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O’Reilly: Obama wants to ‘restrain capitalism’ because of slavery ‘grievances’

Fox News opinion host Bill O’Reilly says that President Barack Obama’s misguided disdain for capitalism is a reaction to “historical grievances” about slavery. During his Thursday “Talking Points” segment, O’Reilly said that footage of president’s comments about business, which critics say were deceptively edited by both Fox News and Mitt…

O’Donnell rips Romney’s promise to put porn filters on every computer

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell on Thursday called out presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney over his promise to put a “filter to block pornography” on every new computer in the U.S. “Mitt Romney talks about freedom a lot these days,” but there is “one economic freedom that he wants to…

Maddow blasts Romney for ‘brazenly empirically false’ ads

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tore into Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for blatantly distorting comments made by the President. “This is not typical political practice,” she said. “There is a lot to debate here in terms of the substance. But there is also the question…

Rep. Steve King pushes to ban same sex marriages on military bases

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Thursday pushed for legislation that would prohibit same sex couples from having wedding ceremonies at military facilities. He said on the House floor that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) prohibited such ceremonies and accused the Obama administration of trying to undermine “marriage between one…

Rep. Speier blasts ‘cancer’ of unaddressed military rapes

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Thursday said she was “sick of waiting for action” while she delivered her 23rd speech on the House floor condemning sexual harassment and rape in the U.S. military. “I rise again today to talk about military sexual trauma,” she said. “It’s a cancer, it’s ubiquitous,…

Rep. McCaul warns domestic drones could be terrorist threat

The use aerial drones within the United States could pose a terrorist threat, according to Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management. “The Department of Homeland Security’s mission is to protect the homeland,” he said at a hearing on Thursday. “Unfortunately, DHS seems…

Science guy Bill Nye endorses President Obama

Children’s television host Bill Nye, better known as “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” has formally endorsed President Barack Obama for reelection in 2012. Appearing at a press conference this week with Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) at the Seacoast Science Center, Nye told a reporter for Foster’s Daily Democrat that the…

Boehner: Bachmann ‘pretty dangerous’ but staying on Intelligence Committee

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Thursday refused to consider removing Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) from the House Intelligence Committee even though he said it was “pretty dangerous” for her to accuse Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, of infiltrating the U.S. government on behalf…

Huckabee: Boy Scouts’ LGBT ban is ‘right decision’ to prevent sex crimes

Fox News host Mike Huckabee on Wednesday said that the Boy Scouts of America’s policy of discriminating against LGBT Americans was the “right decision” to protect young boys from being molested. After a two-year review, Boy Scouts spokesperson Deron Smith on Tuesday announced that the discriminatory rule was “absolutely the…

Bachmann flees CNN cameras over questions about anti-Muslim attacks

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Wednesday ran from CNN cameras as Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash asked her about her accusations that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, was infiltrating the U.S. government on behalf of radical Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood. Earlier on Wednesday,…

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