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Rep. Tom Cole: If GOP ‘digs in’ then taxes go up for everyone

Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) warned on Wednesday that the debate over the looming fiscal cliff could “poison” the next four years if Democrats and Republicans don’t learn to work together. “If either side feels like they quote ‘won’ in the negotiation, two things will happen,” he told the Associated Press…

Fox News host: ‘Waterboarding? More like awesomeboarding!’

During a discussion about the film “Zero Dark Thirty” on Tuesday night, Fox News host Greg Gutfeld decided he would rename the internationally banned torture technique known as “waterboarding.” His term? “Awesomeboarding.” The response was elicited by a question about a review of “Zero Dark Thirty” written by New York…

New Hampshire police Taser Chinese woman who tried to buy too many iPhones

Police in Nashua, New Hampshire say they were forced to use a Taser on a 44-year-old Chinese woman who does not speak English after she was told to leave an Apple Store because she was trying to buy too many iPhones. Through a translator, Xiaojie Li told WMUR that she…

Fox News host: Undocumented students can submit ‘night vision video’ for free college

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Wednesday took a shot at undocumented immigrants, who he suggested could take scholarships away from American citizens by presenting “night vision video” of their illegal border crossing to get free college education in the United States. On Tuesday, the University of California at Berkeley…

O’Reilly attacks ‘wimpy Christians’ for not freaking out about ‘war on Christmas’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly is turning against the Christians who he says haven’t been outraged enough about the so-called “war on Christmas.” On his Tuesday broadcast, O’Reilly asked evangelical Texas Pastor Robert Jeffress “why so many Christian leaders are silent when Christianity comes under attack.” “A lot of Christian…

Princeton freshman: Scalia’s ‘reduction to the absurd’ defense was absurd

The Princeton freshman who confronted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on his legal opinions regarding same sex marriage told MSNBC’s Alex Wagner on Monday that, while Scalia was cordial in his answer, he still ducked the question. “I don’t feel his response was accurate,” said Duncan Hosie, who asked Scalia…

Sen. Graham: Marriage equality requires constitutional amendment, like ending slavery

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says that the United States Supreme Court should not rule that LGBT couples have the right to marry because it is like banning slavery and should require a constitutional amendment. “When is it proper for the government to set boundaries in terms of relationships?” Graham opined…

Perry’s radical anti-abortion agenda includes 20-week ban

Appearing in Houston on Tuesday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) bragged about his anti-abortion record, including what he called his “privilege” of signing a law that requires women to undergo a medically unnecessary vaginal probe before ending an unwanted pregnancy. Perry spoke at a crisis pregnancy center, at an event…

Gov. Snyder: ‘Right to work’ will ‘make unions more effective’

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is insisting that a so-called “right to work” law which restricts unions’ ability to collect dues is not “anti-union” at all. Speaking to MSNBC on Wednesday, Snyder said his move to sign the legislation into law and join the 23 other “right to work” states…

Granholm: GOP punishing Democratic voters with ‘Orwellian’ right-to-work law

Former Michigan governor and Current TV host Jennifer Granholm on Tuesday slammed Republicans after they pushed a so-called “right-to-work” law through the state legislature. “The ‘Workplace Fairness and Equity Act,’ the Orwellian name will surely give historians a big laugh,” she said. “Was the ‘free beer and ice cream’ act…

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