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Gore blasts big fossil fuel ‘misinformation’ for enabling ‘dirty weather’

“Misinformation” campaigns directed by big industrial polluters are a key enabling factor behind the “dirty weather” currently being attributed to climate change, former Vice President Al Gore said Sunday in a special announcement. Gore said his climate action group, the Climate Reality Project, would kick off its second annual “24…

Minn. Republican lawmaker: Homosexuality is not ‘normal behavior’

The Republican candidate for Minnesota state House District 8B says that voters should enshrine marriage discrimination in the state’s constitution because homosexuality is not “normal behavior.” During a debate on Thursday, Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson (R) was asked if she supported a constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage,…

Chris Hayes: Romney tapes reveal ‘plutocracy’ just ‘whining’ about everything

“This is what plutocracy looks like,” Chris Hayes told his audience on Sunday after viewing the now-infamous Romney 47% tapes. “The first thing that jumps out is that a lot of the question [asked of Romney] are really inane.” “The folks in the room all but advise Romney to tour…

Atlanta Mayor: Romney a ‘defective’ candidate

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) said on Sunday’s Meet the Press that Mitt Romney’s comments about the 47 percent of Americans who pay no income tax show once again that the candidate is “defective,” comparing Romney to a race car driver who is constantly grinding along the track’s wall. During…

Paul Ryan accuses Obama of ‘dismantling’ NASA, letting China win space race

President Obama has given up on the space program and is allowing rival superpowers China and Russia to dominate that field, Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan said at a campaign stop in Florida on Saturday. “I think it’s important that we have a space program that has a clear mission;…

Top Romney adviser: U.S. is a ‘nation of people dependent on government’

Bay Buchanan, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney’s campaign, on Sunday doubled down on the Republican presidential nominee’s comment that 47 percent of Americans refused to take personal responsibility for their lives by asserting that the entire country was “a nation of people dependent on their government.” In video published…

Clinton: Republican voter suppression targeting African-American churches

Former President Bill Clinton is warning that President Barack Obama’s edge in the polls may not be enough to defeat GOP hopeful Mitt Romney because the Republican Party was using voter suppression techniques to target traditionally Democratic voters like African-American church members and the elderly. “How much will the vote…

Coulter: ‘Democrats are dropping the blacks’ for Hispanics

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter asserted on Sunday that Democrats were making a mistake by “dropping the blacks” in favor of Hispanics because rights for LGBT people and immigrants are not true civil rights. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Coulter what she meant in her lasted book, “Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the…

RNC chairman Reince Priebus: ‘We’ve got specifics coming out our eyeballs’

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus claimed on Sunday that his party had a “good week” after video surfaced of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney insulting 47 percent of Americans, and said that the presidential candidate didn’t need to offer more details about his policies because “we’ve got specifics coming out…

Bill Kristol: ‘Obama team turned around’ Bush’s financial meltdown

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol says that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is going to have a tough time winning if the election is a referendum on President Barack Obama’s first term. “They need to focus on the next four years,” the conservative columnist told Fox News host Chris Wallace…

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