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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…

Romney: JPMorgan’s $3 billion loss is ‘the way America works’

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday defended a shocking $3 billion loss on derivatives by JPMorgan Chase & Co. by saying it was just “the way America works.” “I would not rush to pass new legislation or new regulation,” Romney said during a Wednesday interview with Hot Air…

Anti-LGBT Virginia lawmaker: ‘Sodomy not a civil right’

A Virginia lawmaker who recently led the fight to block an openly gay man from becoming a judge General District Court judge in Richmond insisted on Thursday that the move had nothing to do with nominee’s sexual orientation, but he was concerned about “bias” in cases between “a homosexual and…

Colorado Republican rep. apologizes after saying Obama ‘not an American’

A Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado insisted he misspoke on Wednesday after telling supporters that he wasn’t sure where President Barack Obama was born but the president was “not an American.” Speaking to donors at the Elbert County Fairgrounds on May 12, Rep. Mike Coffman…

Maddow: Democrats could keep Senate thanks to extreme GOP candidates

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said Wednesday night that the Democratic Party could benefit from the ouster of moderate Republican candidates. “Republicans were really, really, really confident heading into the last election cycle in 2010,” she said. “They knew they were going to win big all across the country.” While Republicans…

Former Fox News co-host: Obama ‘bigoted’ for suggesting his name makes winning harder

Fox News contributor Monica Crowley on Wednesday called the president of the United States “bigoted” for his suggestion that a name like “Barack Hussein Obama” made winning elections more challenging. In an interview that aired on Tuesday, The View co-host Sherri Shepherd asked Obama how close his re-election would be.…

Will Smith: My son asked Obama about ‘the aliens’

Actor Will Smith says he recently found himself in a “not cool” situation when his 13-year-old son, Jaden, asked President Barack Obama about the existence of extraterrestrial aliens. “I was at the White House with my family and we were getting a tour and, you know, Barack and Michelle and…

Romney refuses to mention Bush’s name after endorsement

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is refusing to even utter George W. Bush’s name after the former president endorsed him in an elevator on Tuesday. “I’m for Mitt Romney,” Bush had blurted out to ABC News on Tuesday as the doors of the elevator closed on him in Washington,…

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