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Pat Robertson’s CBN suggests God moved hurricane to protect Republicans

The religious lifestyle show hosted by televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday suggested that Christians in Florida had convinced God to move soon-to-be Hurricane Isaac away from Tampa, Florida to protect Republicans. During a segment about how Isaac forced the first day of Republican National Convention to be cancelled, Christian Broadcasting…

Conservative ‘historian’ claims amendment guaranteeing right to trial criminalizes abortion

Self-styled conservative “historian” David Barton has never had an easy ride with things like facts, but his latest theory might strike even his supporters as a bit more than odd. In short, Barton believes that America’s founders banned abortion when they guaranteed the right to trial by jury in the…

Robertson: Raise retirement age to 72 because ‘people really like to work’

Evangelist Pat Robertson weighed in the issue of Social Security’s long-term feasibility on The 700 Club Monday, advocating for the mandatory retirement age to be raised past 65 years of age, citing extended lifespans and advances in medicine. “Consequently [people] should be working longer and they should not begin retirement…

Fox News introduces Romney sons with gay anthem ‘It’s Raining Men’

The conservative morning show Fox & Friends on Monday used one of the world’s most popular gay anthems as they introduced all of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s five sons. Fox News co-host Brian Kilmeade teased an upcoming segment with the Republican presidential candidate’s offspring as the music began to play…

Chris Matthews destroys RNC chairman on live TV for playing race card

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus may have canceled the first day of the party’s convention due to weather, but he couldn’t evacuate in time to escape the wrath of Hurricane Chris. The party chairman found himself on Monday weathering a blistering rant from MSNBC host Chris Matthews about how…

Mark Sanford surprises mistress with restaurant marriage proposal

Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford is engaged to the ex-journalist he called his “soul mate” after locking himself in a handicapped bathroom stall for an hour while waiting to propose to her. According to the Argentinian newspaper Clarín, Sanford arrived early to the Bella Italia Grill in Palermo for…

Rove: Obama ‘never said thank you’ when Romney admitted he was born in U.S.

Republican strategist Karl Rove on Saturday complained that President Barack Obama had “never said thank you” when GOP hopeful Mitt Romney acknowledged he was a U.S. citizen. Speaking to the hosts of Fox & Friends, Rove defended Romney’s recent suggestion that the president’s birth certificate might not be real as…

Mary Matalin: Republicans will defeat Akin with write-in candidate

GOP operative Mary Matalin on Sunday said that the Republican Party would mount a third-party or write-in campaign to defeat Rep. Todd Akin (R), whose bid to defeat Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is in danger after he suggested women could not get pregnant by “legitimate rape.” Matalin told ABC’s George…

Bill Nye: Please don’t teach your kids creationism, because it is crazy

Bill Nye, host of the popular nineties children’s show Bill Nye the Science Guy, is warning parents to not teach their children creationism because, he says, it does them a disservice by undermining their scientific understanding and development. In a short video for Big Think, Nye says that despite being…

Maryland governor: Romney sending ‘coded messages’ with birther joke

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) on Sunday asserted that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was sending “coded messages” and pandering to white voters by making jokes suggesting that President Barack Obama was not a U.S. citizen. Speaking to a large crowd of supporters in Michigan on Friday, Romney had…

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