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Fox News guest links Gore to terrorists for selling to Al Jazeera instead of Beck

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Friday slammed former Democratic Vice President Al Gore for being a “great American businessman” and selling his Current TV network to the “clearly anti-American” Al Jazeera network instead of former Fox News host Glenn Beck. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that…

Barney Frank: I would accept temporary appointment to John Kerry’s Senate seat

On Friday, Massachusetts congressman Rep. Barney Frank (D) announced that he has spoken to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick about the possibility of accepting a temporary appointment to Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)’s seat in the U.S. Senate should Kerry be confirmed as U.S. Secretary of State. After 32 years in the…

Rep. Ellison: ‘If Republicans want to do cuts,’ then cut corporate welfare

Appearing on “The Young Turks” Thursday, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) agreed with Republicans that cuts are needed to restore the nation’s fiscal outlook, but he wants to look in the last place conservatives are interested in curtailing: corporate welfare. “If Republicans want to have a conversation about cuts, we should…

O’Reilly: Asians not liberal ‘by nature’ because they’re ‘industrious and hard-working’

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” host Bill O’Reilly and producer Jesse Watters engaged in a discussion of the changing demographics of the U.S. and noted, with puzzlement, that many Asian-Americans are voting Democratic. According to Media Matters, O’Reilly suggested that this is surprising because “Asian people are…

Maddow wonders if endless war on terror is morally forgivable

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow summed up why many Americans are so distraught over counter-terrorism efforts such as Guantanamo Bay and targeted drone strikes. Before interviewing former Defense Department general counsel Jeh Johnson, Maddow noted that German prisoners were held on U.S. soil during World War…

Rep. Polis mocks ‘big spending’ Republicans over DOMA ‘lawyer stimulus’

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), one of the few openly gay members of Congress, blasted Republicans on Thursday for re-committing to spending taxpayer dollars on the legal defense of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Republicans included language in the Rules of the House for the new 113th Congress that authorizes…

Former Navy chaplain: Gingrich ‘worthy of death’ for supporting marriage equality: UPDATED

A disgraced former Navy chaplain says that former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich recently embraced marriage equality for LGBT people because he has been influenced by “demonic voices” and is now “worthy of death” just like all homosexuals. In an interview with The Huffington Post following President Barack Obama’s re-election,…

‘Miss Universe’ comes out for medical marijuana

The winner of 2012′s “Miss Universe” pageant, put on by Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump, told the hosts of “Fox & Friends” on Thursday morning that she’s in favor of legalizing marijuana for medical uses, but nothing more. “I think that for medical purposes, it is okay,” Olivia Culpo…

State Dept. slams Fox News ‘credible journalist’ for ‘asinine’ question about Clinton’s health

A spokesperson for the Department of State recently seemed to be really enjoying his job as called out Fox News correspondent Justin Fishel for asking an “asinine” question that suggested Secretary Hillary Clinton had faked her illness to avoid testifying about September attacks in Benghazi. Officials revealed last month that…

Newspaper threatened with ‘suspicious white powder’ after publishing gun owners’ names

A New York newspaper this week said that it would hire armed guards because it was sent “suspicious white powder” after publishing the names and addresses of gun owners in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties last month. “The Journal News staff is back at work this evening after officials deemed…

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