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Netanyahu draws actual red line on cartoon bomb during UN speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu feels so strongly about imposing a “red line” on Iran’s nuclear program that he demonstrated by using a magic marker to draw an actual red line on a bomb diagram during his speech to the United Nations on Thursday. “There’s only one way to peacefully…

Former employee says Chick-fil-A is a ‘safe place for people to hate’

A former employee says that he quit his job at Chick-fil-A after almost a decade of working at its restaurants and corporate headquarters because the company allowed a mindset “that Chick-fil-A doesn’t like homosexuals.” “It’s become a safe place for people to hate and expect to be patted on the…

Catholic bishop: Voting for Obama jeopardizes the ‘eternal salvation of your own soul’

A Catholic bishop from Springfield, Illinois is warning that the stakes for the 2012 election are even higher than most people think because voting for President Barack Obama could damn “you own soul” to hell. In a column and video posted by the official newspaper of the Diocese of Springfield…

Samuel L. Jackson video tells voters to ‘wake the f*ck up’ in rhyme

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is famous for dropping F-bombs and now he’s added about dozen more to his resume with a children’s-style poem, telling voters to “wake the fuck up” and vote for President Barack Obama. In the tradition of his viral “Go the Fuck to Sleep” audio book for…

Gloria Steinem: Women have to retake the GOP

Feminist Gloria Steinem said Wednesday that women hadn’t left the Republican Party, the Republican Party had left women. “What really happened is that old right-wing Republicans, starting with the 1964 Civil Rights Act, found the Democratic Party too inclusive, and like Jesse Helms, all those folks, they began to go…

Law professors: Drones have turned Pakistan into ‘war zone’

Two law professors told Democracy Now on Wednesday that the use of targeted drone strikes in rural Pakistan had terrorized the local population. Stanford professor James Cavallaro and New York University professor Sarah Knuckey travelled to Pakistan to study the effects the drone strikes had on civilians. “What we found,…

Mike Rowe takes ‘dirty job’ campaigning for Romney but won’t mention his name

Discovery Channel personality Mike Rowe joined Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign in Ohio on Wednesday but during at least one campaign speech in Bedford, the “Dirty Jobs” host didn’t even bother to utter the candidate’s name. “The first time I was here, I think, was 2004,” Rowe said after…

Cherokee chief demands apology: Scott Brown staffers ‘downright racist’

The Cherokee Nation principal chief on Wednesday demanded an apology from Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) after his staffers mocked Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren’s heritage by shouting “war whoops” and doing the “Tomahawk Chop” at a campaign rally. “The Cherokee Nation is disappointed in and denounces the disrespectful actions of staffers…

Nader: Obama is a ‘war criminal’ but Romney would be worse

Perennial presidential candidate Ralph Nader isn’t running for the nation’s highest office this year, but that’s not stopping him from forcefully speaking his mind. The longtime consumer advocate told Politico on Tuesday that he thinks President Barack Obama is a “war criminal” who’s “worse” than his predecessor, President George W.…

Rep. Joe Walsh: ‘I know’ Romney was right about the 47 percent

Tea party-backed congressman Joe Walsh (R-IL), who is accused of failing to pay child support, recently said that Mitt Romney was right to insult 47 percent of Americans because “we have too many people in the wagon and not enough people pulling the wagon.” In video published by Mother Jones…

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