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Colbert to Maddow: Romney could still win

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert welcomed MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show” and lead anchor for MSNBC’s election night coverage. “Alright, young lady,” Colbert began, “Feeling good? Feeling good over there at MSNBC?” “I love election season!” Maddow enthused. “Every year! No matter…

Robert Reich: GOP’s supply-side mythology isn’t going to work

University of California professor Robert Reich said Thursday that Republican proposals to raise revenues without raising taxes were impossible. “There does have to be an increase in the marginal rate on the very rich,” he told Current TV host Eliot Spitzer. “That is something Republicans don’t want to admit.” “What…

Fox station tells Romney supporters how to ‘beat the traffic’ to Canada

The Fox station in Oklahoma on Wednesday gave supporters of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney some helpful tips for fleeing the country before President Barack Obama starts his second term. In the Fox 23 “Beat the Traffic” segment on the morning after Obama won re-election, traffic reporter Jeff Brucculeri…

Limbaugh: Obama treats women voters ‘like vaginas’

On Wednesday, November 7, on his syndicated radio show, Rush Limbaugh declared that President Barack Obama treats women “like vaginas” and that “they say, ‘He’s my man.’” The radio pundit was discussing turnout in Tuesday’s election, in which women voters favored the president 55 percent versus 43 percent for Romney.…

Family Research Council calls for ‘civil disobedience’ to block same sex marriages

The senior vice president of the Family Research Council (FRC) said on Wednesday that the civil disobedience may be necessary to prevent same sex marriages after voters in several states approved marriage equality. In an special broadcast titled “Election 2012: Aftermath & Aftershocks,” FRC president Tony Perkins told Senior Vice…

Herman Cain: Break up the Republican Party to ‘save the country’

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain said Wednesday that the time has come for tea party conservatives to break away from the Republican Party and form their own political organization, which he said would “save the country.” “I never thought that I would say this, and this is the first time…

Las Vegas business owner fires 22 ‘mostly Hispanic’ employees over Obama win

A business owner in Las Vegas on Wednesday told a CBS radio station that he had fired 22 of his 114 “mostly Hispanic” employees because President Barack Obama had won re-election. “I’ve done my share of educating my employees,” business owner “David,” who refused to use his real name on…

Axelrod lets Scarborough out of bet by wearing fake mustache off air

Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod on Thursday said that he would let MSNBC host Joe Scarborough out of a bet that would have forced him to grow a mustache. In an appearance on MSNBC last week, Axelrod vowed to shave off his mustache of 40 years if President Barack…

Maddow asks Republicans to return to the world of facts

Reviewing the results of the 2012 elections, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow predicted Republicans would need to “pop the factual bubble” that they were living in. Despite polls showing that Obama was likely to be re-elected, conservative pundits had proclaimed that Romney would be victorious on Tuesday night. “Republicans and conservatives…

Rep.-elect Grayson: Democrats should concede nothing in budget deal

Florida Rep.-elect Alan Grayson (D) on Wednesday night said that Democrats should not concede anything in a grand bargain with Republicans. “Why talk about caving at all? The Democrats won the election,” he told Current TV host Eliot Spitzer. Huge automatic budget cuts are set to go into effect if…

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