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Charles Rangel rips Gohmert and GOP ‘Confederates’ with ‘hatred in their heart’

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) on Thursday defended the assertion that race played a role in the treatment of President Barack Obama and other minorities in government, saying that the Republican Party had allowed itself to be taken over by “Confederates” in the Tea Party. Earlier this week, Attorney General Eric…

Fox News host: Obama is ‘giving away’ the Internet in a plot to tax web page clicks

Fox News host Gregg Jarrett asserted on Thursday that President Barack Obama’s plan to “give away” the Internet was the first step in a plot to allow taxation of web page clicks. Last month, the Commerce Department announced that it was moving forward with a 1998 plan to transition the…

Louisiana teacher suspended for calling 12-year-old girl a ‘sassy slut’

A life sciences teacher at Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, LA was placed on six days’ administrative leave this week after she allegedly called a 12-year-old female student a “sassy slut” in front of other students. According to KTBS, the girl’s mother was horrified to hear what the teacher reportedly…

Maine moose population ‘walking dead’ after ticks drain blood due to climate change

Researchers in New England say that warmer weather caused by climate change has allowed ticks to thrive, and devastated the moose population by literally draining them of blood. In a segment on PBS Newshour this week, reporter Hari Sreenivasan traveled to New Hampshire and Maine, where teams were tagging moose…

Texas parent complains: Children can’t ‘grow naturally’ unless school fires transgender teacher

A Texas school district has suspended a transgender teacher, and is now trying to decide if she can be legally fired for creating a “distraction” in the classroom with her gender. Laura Jane Klug told KBMT that she worked as a substitute teacher at Lumberton Intermediate School until some parents…

‘Hollywood pinhead’ Rob Lowe asks Bill O’Reilly: Am I a libertarian?

Actor Rob Lowe appeared on Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s show on Wednesday to explain how good-looking people suffer for their beauty, and discovered that he might be a libertarian. “Individuals usually do a better job than the government,” Lowe told O’Reilly, standing by his statement in a New York…

Adviser to Texas GOP’s Greg Abbott: No ‘evidence’ that women are ‘significant thinkers’

An adviser to Greg Abbott, the Republican candidate for Texas governor, said this week that he had found no “evidence” to prove that any woman had been a “significant original thinker in any of the world’s great philosophical traditions.” In audio obtained by the Burnt Orange Report, American Enterprise Institute…

Rep. Speier tells her colleagues: You need to take sexual harassment training classes

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Tuesday said members of Congress need to admit they “have a problem” and should be required to complete sexual harassment training program. “I have spent a fair amount of time on the House floor talking about sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape in the military;…

Iowa candidate flashes handgun, and threatens to ‘blow your balls off’ in ad

A fringe independent U.S. candidate from Iowa is encouraging voters to support him by showing off his handgun, and threatening to “blow your balls off.” In campaign advertisement posted to YouTube last week, Bob Quast highlights his support for the Second Amendment. “If you are a sexual predator and sociopath…

Jimmy Carter: Violence against women is ‘the worst human rights abuse on Earth’

Former President Jimmy Carter said this week that violence against women was “the worst human rights abuse on Earth” — and it was happening right here inside the United States. During a discussion at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library’s Civil Rights Summit in Austin on Tuesday, Carter explained that the…

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