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Julian Assange warns the Internet is a threat to civilization

During an appearance on CNN Wednesday night, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warned that mass surveillance was becoming a worldwide problem as technology progressed. Assange told CNN host Erin Burnett that the Internet had become enmeshed in human civilization, giving governments and others an unprecedented ability to spy on individuals en…

Robertson: Liberals ‘passionate’ about trying to ‘kill off old people’

Televangelist Pat Robertson says that people on the left pretend to be liberal but they “want death” because they are trying to “kill off old people” and “want to do away with unborn children.” Following a Tuesday CBN report about how the federal government was cracking down on anti-abortion protesters…

Documentary shows Catholic positions on abortion, contraception are relatively new

The group Catholics for Choice released a 45-minute documentary on Tuesday that seeks to educate viewers about moral theology and reproductive ethics not typically associated with Catholicism. “Contrary to popular opinion, there is more to Catholics’ beliefs than what the hierarchy espouses,” Jon O’Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, said.…

Glenn Beck dunks Obama figurine in jar of ‘urine’

Former Fox News conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck put on his art critic hat Tuesday and proceeded to dunk a figurine of President Barack Obama into a jar of what he claimed to be urine. Repeatedly calling himself one of the “100 most important people in the art industry,” Beck adopted…

Fox News psychiatrist: Woman ‘nuts’ for ‘gender bending’ son with a doll

Fox News’ resident psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow on Wednesday offered his professional opinion that a woman was “nuts” for buying her son a doll because it was “gender bending.” During a “Normal or Nuts?” segment on Fox & Friends, the Fox News Medical A-Team member responded to a viewer who…

Scarborough to Republicans: Start attacking Susan Rice for her ‘temperament’

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough is recommending that Republicans shift from attacking U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice over Benghazi and focus on her “temperament.” During a panel segment on Wednesday’s Morning Joe, co-host Mika Brzezinski reported that Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Lindsey Graham…

Maddow: GOP attacking Rice so Kerry will leave Senate

It doesn’t matter how many closed-door meetings Republicans have with the CIA and U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow theorized Tuesday, because Rice being named Secretary of State would prevent them from what they really want: the chance to get another seat in the Senate. The reason, Maddow…

Indiana State Police chief advises lawmakers to legalize and tax pot

The top cop for the Indiana State Police on Tuesday advised a group of state lawmakers that marijuana be legalized and taxed. Speaking at a budget committee meeting, Superintendent Paul Whitesell noted that both Colorado and Washington had decriminalized small amounts of the drug for recreational use. “It’s here, it’s…

Alan Simpson hopes Norquist drowns in a bathtub

During a discussion on the looming fiscal cliff, former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) joked that he hoped anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist drown in a bathtub. Near the end of an interview with MSNBC host Chris Matthews, Simpson said that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) had trouble negotiating a budget deal…

McCain to Cavuto: ‘I thought you were the sexiest man alive’

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) says that China’s People’s Daily should have known that the Onion’s pick of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un as the sexiest man alive was a joke because that title goes to Fox News host Neil Cavuto. Following a Fox News report on how the the satirical…

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