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Herman Cain quotes Chris Rock to slam ‘white people’s Independence Day’ joke

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain on Monday rebuked Chris Rock for “holding onto the past” because the comedian called the Fourth of July “white people’s Independence Day.” Rock drew the ire of conservatives on Twitter on Wednesday when he tweeted, “Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren’t free…

Stossel poses as homeless man: ‘You shouldn’t give to these street people’

Fox Business host John Stossel says he recently dressed up as a homeless person and begged for money to prove that “you shouldn’t give money to these street people.” “Yes, we are turning into a nation of freeloaders,” Stossel told the co-hosts of Fox & Friends on Thursday. “Because you…

Ann Romney: Obama’s only strategy is ‘Let’s kill this guy’

In an interview with CBS News, Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), has said that she doesn’t believe that the campaign to re-elect President Barack Obama is playing fair, and that their only campaign philosophy is “Let’s kill this guy.” The former Massachusetts First Lady…

Atheist files complaint over Penn. restaurant’s church-goer discount

An atheist in Manheim Township, Pennsylvania is suing a Columbia restaurant for offering a 10 percent discount to diners who bring in a Church bulletin on Sunday. John Wolff told the Intelligencer Journal that he filed the complaint with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission because Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen discriminated…

Major recount coming in Mexican election

More than half of the ballots used in Sunday’s Mexican presidential elections will be counted again, the Associated Press reports. Edmundo Jacobo, executive secretary of the country’s Federal Electoral Institute, said 78,012 of the 143,000 ballot boxes used during the July 1 vote – 54.5 percent of the votes –…

Tammy Duckworth fires back at ‘extremist loud mouth’ Rep. Joe Walsh

After he implied she was not a “true hero,” Democratic candidate Tammy Duckworth said Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) was just as irresponsible with his words as he was with his actions. “He voted against Medicare three times,” she told MSNBC host Ed Schultz. “When I say my wounds help me…

Salon’s Joan Walsh on GOP anger at Roberts: They believed they controlled the court

Joan Walsh, editor at large from Salon.com, said Tuesday that Republicans were incredibly upset with Chief Justice John Roberts because they believed the Supreme Court was in their control. “I think the attacks on Chief Justice John Roberts have been tragic and awful, you know, people going so far as…

Former Navy chaplain claims he can ‘exorcise’ LGBT activist’s gay demons

Former Navy Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt, who founded the lobbying group The Pray In Jesus Name Project, said on Tuesday that he possesses the power to “exorcise” the gay right out of people, including one of the nation’s leading LGBT advocates. Klingenschmitt, whose prior comments on LGBT people have raised more than…

Rep. Joe Walsh: Double-amputee Tammy Duckworth not a ‘true’ military hero

Tea party-favorite Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) may not have ever volunteered for military service, but he says he can spot a “true hero” and the double amputee running for his seat isn’t one. Think Progress captured video on Sunday of Walsh telling supporters that Tammy Duckworth wasn’t a hero because…

Gary Johnson: Citizens can’t take on corporate polluters

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson believes the government shouldn’t intervene in the marketplace, but accepts the need to regulate certain aspects of the economy to protect Americans. “The government does have a role to protect us against individuals, groups, corporations that would do us harm,” he told Current TV host…

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