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Christine O’Donnell claims on Bill Maher that she ‘didn’t approve’ the witch ad

Two years ago, Bill Maher stood in front of his audience and dared a former guest — Christine O’Donnell, then the upstart, tea-party-backed candidate for Senator in Delaware — to come back on his show. And, if she didn’t, he promised to release a clip a week of her appearances.…

Ann Romney: Marriage rights, birth control aren’t economic issues for women

David Nelson, an anchor with KWQC in Davenport, Iowa had a chance to interview Ann Romney today, and he decided to focus on the meat behind her convention speech comment, “I love women.” But Ann Romney had other ideas. Less than two minutes into the interview, after she gave her…

Actual socialist Bernie Sanders: No, Obama is not a socialist

Speaking to talk show host Bill Moyers this week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who self-identifies as a Democratic socialist, explained that no matter how many times Republicans say it, President Barack Obama is not a socialist as well. Democratic socialism (PDF), he explained, “means that health care should be a…

Romney: Afghan war not ‘important’ enough for convention speech

Speaking to Fox News on Friday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he did not mention the war in Afghanistan during his convention speech because he doesn’t think it’s important, even though more than 2,100 American soldiers have fought and died there. Oddly enough, Romney didn’t make that startling admission…

Republican Congressman apologizes for linking student loans to the Holocaust

Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) said this week that he’s very sorry for telling his constituents that the federal student loan program is a step down a “slippery slope” to Nazi Germany’s Holocaust. The 86-year-old congressman used the analogy on Wednesday night, speaking to a constituent who asked if he believes…

Former GOP candidate fears Obama may ‘take control of the radio, TV and Internet’

If he’s feeling desperate come November, President Barack Obama just might create a pretext to launch a war with Iran, then seize control of radio, television and Internet signals to ensure his reelection. Or, at least, that’s what former Republican congressional candidate Bill Federer said Friday during a radio interview.…

Palin complains Democrats attacked ‘little people like me’ at convention

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Thursday said she was just one of the “little people” and Democrats should not have mentioned her name during the party’s convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. During an interview with Palin as Democratic event was underway, Fox Business host Neil Cavuto pointed…

Tea party hero Rick Santelli predicts lower unemployment under Obama

CNBC analyst Rick Santelli’s Wall Street friends didn’t sound very happy Friday morning when he predicted that America’s jobs outlook would only improve between now and the election. But that’s what he said, and it sounded like he’s sticking to it. “Hey, I want to make a prediction for the…

‘Fox and Friends’ hosts compare Granholm speech to ‘Dean scream’

Friday on the Fox News morning show “Fox and Friends,” hosts Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade and Gretchen Carlson asserted to viewers that former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s Democratic National Convention speech was the same sort of career-harpooning moment as the infamous “Dean scream” from the 2004 Democratic primary. After Kilmeade…

Cardinal Dolan uses DNC closing prayer to attack LGBT community

Even though the Democratic Party took a major step forward this week by supporting marriage equality in their official platform for the first time ever, Cardinal Timothy Dolan could not resist taking a shot at equal rights for the LGBT community during his closing prayer at the party’s convention after…

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