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Conservative radio host: Individual mandate is greatest threat ‘since segregation’

A conservative radio host who is president of the legal advocacy group Landmark Legal Foundation believes that President Barack Obama’s health care reform law created the biggest threat from government “since segregation” by requiring individuals to purchase health care insurance. “Obama and a super majority of Democrats in the House…

Fortune reporter: ‘Fast and Furious’ the fault of weak laws pushed by gun lobby

The “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal has blown up in Republicans’ collective faces just one day before a major House vote on holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over related documents. Despite the insistence of the National Rifle Association (NRA), the nation’s largest…

Cenk explains truth behind ‘fabricated’ Fast and Furious scandal

Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks on Wednesday explained how Katherine Eban of Fortune unveiled the “reals story” behind the Fast and Furious scandal. “It is amazing what we didn’t know,” he said. “It is also amazing what the Obama administration admitted to when it wasn’t true.” The Bureau of…

Bernie Sanders blasts ‘oligarchic form’ of U.S. government

Indepedent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Wednesday said the wealthy were taking control of the United States government. “The wealthy people in this country are becoming wealthier, the middle class is disappearing and poverty is increasing,” Sanders said. “Now, when we talk about an oligarchic form of government, what…

Santorum denies ‘hateful rhetoric’ against gay and lesbian people

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denies that he has ever used “hateful rhetoric” against LGBT individuals. The socially conservative politician — who once said he was willing to die to prevent same sex marriages — was recently confronted about his views by Abby Martin of Media Roots. “You said…

Boehner vows to repeal ‘Obamacare’ if it survives court challenge

Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday vowed to repeal all of the Affordable Care Act if the U.S. Supreme Court did not strike down the health care reform law. “Now we all know the Supreme Court is likely to make some announcement about ObamaCare tomorrow,” he said. “We made…

Rep. Gutierrez warns Canadian Justin Bieber to bring papers to Arizona

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) made a point about the potential for racial profiling in Arizona’s anti-immigration law on Wednesday by challenging members of the House to look at a series of photographs and determine which of the people were immigrants and which were citizens. In a 5-4 ruling earlier this…

Bachmann: Blame Democrats if health care ruling makes costs rise

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) is already pre-blaming Democrats if health care costs go up because the Supreme Court strikes down all or part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law on Thursday. Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Wednesday asked the Minnesota congresswoman what Republicans were “going to say…

Suspended Politico reporter: Breitbart media ‘in the business of gathering scalps’

Suspended Politico reporter Joe Williams on Monday accused conservative publications like the late Andrew Breitbart’s Big Media and Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller of acting like a “schoolyard bully” by deliberately targeting him after he said GOP hopeful Mitt Romney was more comfortable around “white folks.” Speaking out for the…

House Democrats: Fast and Furious probe ‘based on a series of unfounded claims’

Democrats on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a video on Tuesday highlighting Republican inconsistency regarding the “Fast and Furious” scandal. The 3-minute video shows Republican lawmakers contradicting themselves and each other while talking about the botched “Fast and Furious” operation. A House Committee on Oversight and…

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