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Joe and Mika have epic clash over lack of women in the Obama administration

Thursday morning on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski clashed mightily during a discussion about the lack of women appointees in the current Obama administration. The loud, contentious back and forth began when Scarborough showed an image of the Oval Office showing a line of men, all…

O’Reilly warns Current TV hosts: Al Jazeera will ‘behead you’ if you misbehave

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Wednesday warned the hosts of Current TV that they were risking decapitation if they decided to stay on after Al Jazeera takes over the network. O’Reilly took multiple jabs stereotyping Muslims as he pointed out that several Current TV personalities are reportedly leaving the…

Bill Clinton: Gun control opposition ‘is nuts’

Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday said those who opposed gun control measures like banning the sale of high-capacity magazines were crazy. “I grew up in the hunting culture, but this is nuts,” he said during a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show. “Why does anybody need a 30 round…

Fox News guest: Obama’s gun control plan is ‘papers please like Nazi Germany’

A conservative radio host on Wednesday warned Fox News that President Barack Obama was “becoming more like Hugo Chavez all the time” and that any effort to control guns in the wake of the Newtown massacre would be “like Nazi Germany.” Vice President Joe Biden, who is heading up a…

Pastor Hagee: Same sex marriage ‘is two disturbed people playing house’

Conservative Pastor John Hagee says that the expansion of rights for LGBT people has made it necessary for him to explain that marriage should only be between one man and one woman — and anything else is just “two disturbed people playing house.” “The concept is just absolutely staggering,” Hagee…

Florida professor defends theory that Newtown shootings never happened

A communications professor from Florida Atlantic University isn’t backing down from his theory that the mass killing of 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut may have never happened. Writing on his Memory Hole blog last month, Professor James Tracy asserted that it was “not unreasonable to suggest the Obama administration [had]…

Perino: ‘Breaking Bad’ is a conservative TV show because ‘there’s consequences’

Fox News host Dana Perino says that AMC’s Breaking Bad drama is “one of the most conservative shows on television because there’s consequences for your bad decisions.” During a Tuesday discussion about reality television shows like Oxygen’s All My Baby Mamas and TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Fox News…

Maddow calls Hagel out for ‘Akin-esque’ views on women’s health

The Secretary of Defense’s duties now include oversight of policies impacting both women’s reproductive health and the rights of LGBT service members, two factors that make presidential nominee Chuck Hagel’s “Akin-esque” viewpoints a questionable fit for the position, Rachel Maddow said on Tuesday. “Running the Pentagon is about troop deployments…

Ron Johnson: Walmart ‘trying to grow the economy’ and doesn’t have time for gun control

Tea party-backed Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) on Wednesday excused Walmart’s decision to decline an invitation to the White House to discuss gun violence because “they are trying to grow the economy.” The nation’s largest seller of munitions told The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that it refused to participate in…

California Democrat blames absurd 1872 rape law on prison overcrowding

The Democratic chairwoman of the California Senate Committee on Public Safety said her committee killed a bill to clarify that an unmarried woman could be raped because of prison overcrowding. “We are walking that tight-rope between a federal court order to reduce our prison population by tens of thousands of…

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