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Anti-abortion extremist’s racist poem video attacks Samuel L. Jackson and Obama

Anti-abortion crusader Randall Terry has released a video mocking Samuel L. Jackson as the “New Uncle Tom” for his complicity in so-called “black genocide” by supporting President Barack Obama. Wearing a thick gold chain and speaking with a stereotypical urban accent, Terry performs his poem as “Sir Reginald Bling” to…

Matt Taibbi: The Romney-Ryan tax plan should be laughed at

Rolling Stone contributing editor Matt Taibbi said Monday on Current TV that it was appropriate for Vice President Joe Biden to laugh at his Republican challenger Paul Ryan during last week’s debate. “I think what he did — and he got heavily criticized for laughing and bringing this mocking tone…

Jesuit priest on abortion: Not all moral law should be civil law

Father Thomas Reese, a Catholic Jesuit professor, told CNN on Monday that religious belief should not be used as the sole basis for laws, noting that the philosophically-inclined saints Augustine of Hippo and Thomas Aquinas actually believed prostitution should be legal, though they morally opposed it. “Faith has motivated people…

Howard Kurtz: How can Romney face Putin if he’s afraid of Whoopi?

After Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign announced on Monday that the candidate had canceled his Thursday appearance on ABC’s The View, media critic Howard Kurtz wondered how the former Massachusetts governor could stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin if he couldn’t even take questions from Whoopi Goldberg. “Governor…

Rosie Perez: Romney would have a better shot as ‘a gay Latina’

The first release from a new “comedy super PAC” features actress Rosie Perez blasting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his joke saying that he’d “have a better shot” at winning the election if he were Latino. “Hispanics represent 17 percent of the population and account for less than 2…

Joe ‘You Lie’ Wilson: Calling Romney a liar is wrong because ‘it’s not spontaneous’

Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday invited Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), who shouted “You lie!” at President Barack Obama during his 2009 speech to Congress about health care, to comment on whether it was appropriate to call Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney a liar. Kelly pointed out that several…

Iowa pastor threatens to ‘slap’ woman for objecting to anti-LGBT political activism

An Iowa pastor who has called for an Iowa judge to be removed because he voted to legalize same sex marriage recently used a sermon to castigate a woman for objecting to political activism at his church. The Associated Press reported on Sunday that City Church of Burlington Rev. Steve…

Trump on ‘phony’ jobs report: Unemployment is really ’21 percent’

Adding one more conspiracy theory to his resume on Monday, Donald Trump suggested that President Barack Obama’s team had concocted a “phony” 7.8 percent unemployment number and that the real unemployment rate could be as high as 21 percent. Earlier this month Former, GE CEO Jack Welch spawned a “jobs…

O’Brien gets Giuliani to admit to politicizing Libya attack

While challenging former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani during an interview Monday morning, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien got Giuliani to admit to framing discussion of the fatal attack on a U.S. consulate for political gain. Giuliani, a surrogate for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, accused President Barack Obama’s administration of…

Tommy Thompson’s son tells birther joke about sending Obama to Kenya

The son of a Republican Senate candidate in Wisconsin has apologized after he told a joke about sending Barack Obama to Kenya, suggesting that agrees with the so-called birthers who do not believe that the president is a U.S. citizen. “We have the opportunity to send President Obama back to…

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