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AARP repeatedly boos Ryan for vowing to repeal ‘Obamacare’

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan was loudly and repeatedly booed by members of the AARP on Friday after he pledged to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. “The first step to a stronger Medicare is to repeal Obamacare,” Ryan said, pausing as the audience in New Orleans…

Maddow: Tea party groups trying to steal election via voter purges

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the fact that the supposed scandal of thousands of people casting votes under the names of dead people on voting day is a “phantom problem,” and alleged that it’s only urgent in the minds of people who…

Geraldo Rivera: ‘Childlike’ Muslims need ’100 years to evolve’

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera on Friday declared that Muslims needed to “evolve” because they were “almost childlike” and would become enraged for almost any reason. During a segment on Fox & Friends, Rivera explained that Muslim protesters in Libya and Egypt had reacted to an anti-Islamic film with violence…

Voting expert to Shepard Smith: Voter fraud rare as ‘winning the lottery’

A voting expert from a nonpartisan think tank on Thursday deflated the hype that new voter restrictions are necessary when he told Fox News that voter fraud was as rare as “winning the lottery.” Brookings Institution nonresident fellow Michael McDonald explained to Fox News host Shepard Smith that the instances…

Ann Romney scolds Republicans: You’re ‘lucky’ to have Mitt

The wife of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney on Thursday told Republicans to stop complaining about her husband’s flailing presidential campaign because they were “lucky” to have him as a presidential candidate. During an interview with radio Iowa, Ann Romney was asked how she would respond to influential conservative critics like…

Bill Clinton tells Jon Stewart: Romney driven by ideology instead of evidence (full interview)

On his show Thursday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart interviewed former President Bill Clinton, praising him for using actual facts in his speech at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton explained that he didn’t want to talk down to the American people. He accused Republicans of basing their economic plan…

Barney Frank: You couldn’t get Scott Brown to say ‘Romney’ with a subpoena

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) on Thursday night weighed in on the debate between Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) and Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren. Frank pushed back against Brown’s claims that he was willing to work with Democrats, describing him as a “cog in this right-wing Republican machine.” “A key moment came…

Reid: No votes tonight so Scott Brown can debate Elizabeth Warren

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Thursday announced there would be no more votes so that Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) could debate his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren. “I wanted to make sure that one of the senators who wanted to go to a debate would be able to do…

Terrorism analyst: U.S. ignores threat of violent right-wing extremists

Analyst Daryl Johnson on Wednesday said the U.S. government was mistaken to focus its counter-terrorism efforts almost exclusively on al-Qaida. “The threat from domestic terrorism motivated by extremist ideologies is often dismissed and overlooked in the national media and within the U.S. government,” he said at a Senate Judiciary hearing.…

Limbaugh: Penises now ’10 percent smaller’ and shrinking because of ‘feminazis’

Rush Limbaugh on Thursday lashed out at feminists — who he called “feminazis” — over the news that male genitalia are shrinking. The conservative radio host pointed to an Italian study which found that the average male penis was 10 percent smaller than 50 years ago. Researchers cited weight gain…

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