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Ron Paul gives farewell address to Congress: A society that boos the Golden Rule is not moral

After 23 years in office, Republican Rep. Ron Paul of Texas delivered his final speech to Congress on Wednesday. The libertarian-leaning congressman has gained an enthusiastic following for his strong views on limited government, Austrian economics and non-interventionist foreign policy. During his final speech, Paul lamented that he had achieved…

Former Navy chaplain: Same sex marriage is like crucifying Jesus

Former Navy chaplain and anti-LGBT activist Gordon Klingenschmitt argued that same sex marriage and its growing approval in the U.S. is hastening the “end times” and the destruction of the earth, and that people who vote to support same sex unions are ultimately the same as those who voted to…

Obama dares McCain: Go after Susan Rice and ‘you’ve got a problem with me’

President Barack Obama on Wednesday lashed out at Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for their “outrageous” attacks on U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice “because they think she’s an easy target” and dared them to “go after me” instead. During a press conference on Wednesday,…

Beck: Obama ‘set up’ Petraeus to ‘discredit the military’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck is accusing of President Barack Obama’s administration of a manufacturing former CIA Director David Petraeus’ sex scandal as a plot to “discredit the military.” “This is a set up,” Beck said on his Tuesday broadcast. “This is spontaneous, they just found out? Bull crap. They…

Russert demands to know if Pelosi is too old to lead House Democrats

While announcing her decision to remain House Minority Leader Wednesday morning, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) blasted NBC correspondent Luke Russert for suggesting she was hurting the party because of her age. The exchange began when Russert told Pelosi, “colleagues privately say that your decision to stay on prohibits the party…

Fox News labels Nancy Pelosi as a Republican

Fox News on Wednesday identified as Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi as a Republican. During a the 10 a.m. ET hour, Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum and reporter Peter Doocy broke the news that Pelosi would be remaining as the minority leader while an on-screen graphic indicated that the California…

Maddow mocks hilariously awkward GOP presser, ‘Nothing to see here!’

Tuesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow informed viewers that Tuesday was officially “orientation day” for newly elected members of the U.S. House and Senate. Given that some races are still being counted, “Orientation day,” Maddow said, “was a little more awkward than usual.” For instance, Rep.…

‘Romney face tattoo guy’ claims Republicans paid him $15,000 to do it

If Republicans thought they were shocked when Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama last week, just imagine how this guy felt. When Eric Hartsburg, of Michigan City, tried to auction off a part of his face on eBay for $15,000 last September, he probably wasn’t expecting that someone would…

McCain: ‘Will do everything in my power’ to block Susan Rice appointment

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is vowing to block U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice from becoming the next secretary of state because he says that her early assessment of attacks in Benghazi, Libya make her “not qualified” for the job. “Susan Rice should have known better and if…

Former cop: Time for Obama to lead on marijuana legalization

Tuesday night on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, former Baltimore police officer Neill Franklin called on President Barack Obama to push for drug policy reform. Franklin, the director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, told Maddow that the recently approved marijuana legalization referenda in Colorado and Washington state were a win…

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