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Atheists sue Florida County to remove Ten Commandments monument

A group of atheists is suing Bradford County, Florida because they say a 6-ton granite monument of the Ten Commandments has no place on the courthouse lawn. American Atheists Communications Director Blair Scott told Raw Story that the monument made the members of his organization in Bradford County into “second-class…

Gingrich: Romney will get more than 40 percent of Latino vote

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is predicting that at least 40 percent of Latino voters will cast their ballots for GOP hopeful Mitt Romney — even though he has only 27 percent of their support now. NBC’s David Gregory on Sunday asked Gingrich how big of a problem immigration…

Gillespie defends Romney only doing Fox News: He spoke ‘to schoolchildren last week’

Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, on Sunday fended off accusations that his boss had only made Sunday morning appearances on Fox News. “Do you think we’re ever going to see him on one of these Sunday morning interview shows?” CBS host Bob Schieffer…

George Will: Romney campaigning with ‘bloviating ignoramus’ Donald Trump

Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday questioned the judgement of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will be campaigning with Donald Trump even after the billionaire recently said that the “truth” is that President Barack Obama was born in Kenya. “I do not understand the cost-benefit here,” Will told…

Simpson tells GOP: ‘For heaven’s sake, Norquist can’t murder you’

Former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson (R) offered another colorful perspective from his cantankerous mind Sunday morning, urging Congressional Republicans once again to not be scared of anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist’s pledge of never raising any tax. “For heaven’s sake, you have Grover Norquist wandering the earth in his white robes…

Anti-contraception cardinal refuses to say Romney is a Christian

A Catholic cardinal who is supporting a lawsuit against the Obama administration’s mandate that all health insurance cover female contraceptives refused on Sunday to say whether presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was a Christian. During an interview on Fox News, host Chris Wallace asked Cardinal Donald Wuerl if Mormons…

McCain on Romney’s Bain record: ‘Free enterprise system can be cruel’

Former Republican presidential nominee John McCain on Sunday walked back on his 2008 attacks on current GOP hopeful Mitt Romney for his record of killing jobs as the head of Bain Capital. During a 2008 campaign stop in Florida, McCain had blasted Romney for taking over companies and laying off…

Hayes’ guest: ‘Plutocracy doesn’t work’ anywhere

Barnard College economics professor Marcellus Andrews candidly expressed his dismay Saturday at the growing threat of America’s rich having full control of the nation’s power and direction. Andrews appeared on MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes and took a quick observation at some of the big events in the past few…

Huckabee: Catholics’ birth control lawsuit is as important as MLK’s ‘Dream’ speech

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (R) thought Saturday morning that the news media’s coverage of 43 Catholic institutions suing the Obama administration over the birth control mandate has been very minimal. Making his usual appearance on one of the weekend editions of Fox and Friends, the GOP Southern Baptist figure…

Maddow: Republicans practicing ‘reverse Robin Hood’ economics

On Friday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the fact that presumed Republican nominee former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s wealth is greater than that of the last eight presidents combined, and questioned how that might impact his world view and his policies. “This man who…

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