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Ron Reagan: Poll truthers smoking ‘giant crack pipe’ in Fox News green room

Ron Reagan, the liberal son of former President Ronald Reagan, on Thursday said that the so-called ‘poll truthers’ at Fox News like Karl Rove and Dick Morris who deny any poll that says President Barack Obama is ahead were so out of touch that they must be smoking a crack…

Gingrich: Obama only has to be ‘believable’ in debates to be re-elected

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is setting a low bar for President Barack Obama’s debate performance, saying that he only needs to be “believable” to be re-elected. The former House Speaker on Friday told MSNBC that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney would need a “very strong debate” to even have…

Tricia Rose: Obama can’t talk about race ‘too much’

President Barack Obama has to walk more gingerly around the topic of race than even a white progressive, The Young Turks contributor Tricia Rose said on the show Thursday night. Rose was responding to recent criticism by Congressional Black Caucus chairperson Emanuel Cleaver, who said the president has not been…

Maine mayor to immigrants: ‘Why are you over here?’

The Mayor of a Maine city is standing by critical remarks against Somali immigrants, despite his views garnering more attention after his appearance in a documentary film. According to The Huffington Post, Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald’s (R) anti-immigrant viewpoint gained a larger platform when he recently appeared in a British…

Netanyahu draws actual red line on cartoon bomb during UN speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu feels so strongly about imposing a “red line” on Iran’s nuclear program that he demonstrated by using a magic marker to draw an actual red line on a bomb diagram during his speech to the United Nations on Thursday. “There’s only one way to peacefully…

Former employee says Chick-fil-A is a ‘safe place for people to hate’

A former employee says that he quit his job at Chick-fil-A after almost a decade of working at its restaurants and corporate headquarters because the company allowed a mindset “that Chick-fil-A doesn’t like homosexuals.” “It’s become a safe place for people to hate and expect to be patted on the…

Catholic bishop: Voting for Obama jeopardizes the ‘eternal salvation of your own soul’

A Catholic bishop from Springfield, Illinois is warning that the stakes for the 2012 election are even higher than most people think because voting for President Barack Obama could damn “you own soul” to hell. In a column and video posted by the official newspaper of the Diocese of Springfield…

Samuel L. Jackson video tells voters to ‘wake the f*ck up’ in rhyme

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is famous for dropping F-bombs and now he’s added about dozen more to his resume with a children’s-style poem, telling voters to “wake the fuck up” and vote for President Barack Obama. In the tradition of his viral “Go the Fuck to Sleep” audio book for…

Gloria Steinem: Women have to retake the GOP

Feminist Gloria Steinem said Wednesday that women hadn’t left the Republican Party, the Republican Party had left women. “What really happened is that old right-wing Republicans, starting with the 1964 Civil Rights Act, found the Democratic Party too inclusive, and like Jesse Helms, all those folks, they began to go…

Law professors: Drones have turned Pakistan into ‘war zone’

Two law professors told Democracy Now on Wednesday that the use of targeted drone strikes in rural Pakistan had terrorized the local population. Stanford professor James Cavallaro and New York University professor Sarah Knuckey travelled to Pakistan to study the effects the drone strikes had on civilians. “What we found,…

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