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Marco Rubio: Obama most ‘divisive’ political figure in U.S. history

Potential Republican vice presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Saturday blasted President Barack Obama, claiming he was the most “divisive” political figure in modern American history. “They get frustrated,” he Rubio said at a Republican fundraising dinner in South Carolina. “They can’t win on their record. And so they have chosen…

Krugman tells austerity advocate Burnett: The debt is ‘not an urgent crisis’

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman once again pushed back on the notion that America needs to engage in massive suspending cuts now to deal with the country’s debt Friday evening. Appearing on CNN’s Up Front With Erin Burnett,  Krugman rejected Burnett’s premise of advocating for austerity measures to tackle…

Dan Rather to Maher: Corporate media consolidation is politicizing and trivializing journalism

Friday night, on “Real Time with Real Maher,” host Bill Maher welcomed veteran newsman Dan Rather, long-time anchor of “The CBS Evening News.” Rather is the author of a new book, called Rather Outspoken. Rather’s career as a news anchor was brought to an abrupt and ignominious end in 2004…

Cenk Uygur: America is ‘sick in the head with guns’

Friday night on Current TV’s “The Young Turks,” host Cenk Uygur charged that there’s one party in the Trayvon Martin slaying that is truly, undeniably guilty, but it isn’t a person. “Guns are the real problem,” he said. Rolling recently released store camera video of 17-year-old Martin buying a pack…

Same sex binational spouses could still face deportation while DOMA lives

On April 2, 2012, the immigration rights organization Immigration Equality filed Blesch v. Holder on behalf of five married same sex couples who faced forcible separation by the government of the United States under the Defense of Marriage Act because one spouse is not an American citizen. Because DOMA prohibits…

Chris Wallace: ‘McCain was crazy’ not to attack Obama with Rev. Wright

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Friday suggested that it would be “legitimate” for presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to attack President Barack Obama for his association with Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. “As far as Rev. Wright is concerned, I think it had a lot of relevance and…

Fox News psychiatrist: ‘Narcissistic’ LGBT adoptions will lead to polygamy

A member of the Fox News Medical A-Team on Thursday warned that legalizing polygamy was inevitable if “narcissistic” LGBT couples were allowed to adopt children. During a discussion about President Barack Obama’s recent “evolution” on marriage equality, psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow wandered off topic to tell Fox Business host Lou…

Parents of American Jihadist speak out about their son

Viewpoint host Eliot Spitzer on Thursday interviewed Current TV’s Christof Putzel about Omar Hammami, an American-born member of the Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab. Two years ago, Putzel created a documentary about Hammami. In April, it was reported that Hammami had been executed by a rival terrorist. But Hammami later…

Biden mocks Romney by taking credit for moon landing

Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday joked that he would “take a lot of credit for a man having landed on the moon” to point out the absurdity of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney taking responsibility for saving the U.S. auto industry. “So I’ll take a lot of credit…

Ben Stein: Obama not a ‘presidential genius’ like Nixon

Conservative actor Ben Stein says that President Barack Obama is just not that smart — and he’s certainly not a “presidential genius” like disgraced former President Richard Nixon. “Barack Obama is a smart man, you would say that, right?” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly asked Stein on Wednesday. “No, I…

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