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Historian: Sexual fundamentalists became ‘gatekeepers’ of GOP primaries

Historian and author Nancy L. Cohen explained to Reason TV on Monday the powerful influence of “sexual fundamentalists” on the Republican Party. “About forty years ago, everything changed in America,” she said. “Birth control actually used to be illegal, gay sex was illegal, and then you had this sexual revolution.…

Chomsky: Bush kidnapped and tortured, Obama murders

MIT professor Noam Chomsky on Monday decried the use of drones against suspected terrorists, saying that it was murder and violated due process. “If Bush, the Bush Administration, didn’t like somebody, they’d kidnap them and send them to torture chambers,” he said on Democracy Now. “If the Obama Administration decides…

TV preacher: Same sex marriage ‘could cost us everything, including our lives’

San Diego-based TV preacher Jim Garlow wants Americans to know that if same sex couples start getting married, we’re all going to die. Appearing Monday on Daystar TV, one of the nation’s largest religious broadcasters, Garlow compared “religious liberty” and “the radical homosexual agenda” to speeding trains headed toward a…

Pat Robertson: Vote Romney because ‘you don’t have Jesus running’

Televangelist Pat Robertson may think Mormonism is a cult, but he has given his most vocal endorsement of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney yet because “you don’t have Jesus running.” Robertson began Monday’s edition of CBN’s The 700 Club by highlighting Romney’s commencement address to Liberty University, a Christian…

Ex-CIA agent: President Clinton missed chance to kill Osama bin Laden

Appearing on CBS News Sunday, former CIA agent Hank Crumpton revealed that the U.S. had a chance to kill terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden months before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but the Clinton administration didn’t take the shot. While using an unmanned aerial drone to spy on members…

Fox News contributor: ‘Hundreds of thousands’ of scientists deny climate change

Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock says that that there are “hundreds of thousands” of scientists “on both sides” debating if climate change is real. In a Sunday appearance on Fox News, Murdock, who also writes for Scripps Howard News Service and National Review Online, told anchor Eric Shawn that six…

Perino calls marriage equality ‘crass politics of the left’

Former Bush spokeswoman Dana Perino on Monday said that President Barack Obama only ended the “charade” that he did not support same sex marriage because his campaign wanted to use “crass politics” to divert attention from the economy. Over the weekend, conservative New York Times columnist Ross Douthat charged that…

Warren calls for JPMorgan CEO to resign from NY Fed

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) is calling for JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to resign from his position at the New York Federal Reserve Bank to acknowledge that he was in a position of trust after his company revealed that it had recently lost $2 billion as a result of…

Ron Paul supporters boo Mitt Romney’s son off stage

Mitt Romney’s likely nomination as this year’s Republican candidate for the presidency still hasn’t been accepted by Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) supporters, who roundly booed one of the former Massachusetts governor’s sons Saturday evening. According to The Arizona Republic, Paul supporters waged their frustration at Josh Romney during his speech…

Clay Aiken confronts Tony Perkins: You’ll be ‘ashamed’ for opposing LGBT rights

Gay country music star Clay Aiken on Sunday told the leader of a Christian think tank that he would eventually be “ashamed” over his opposition to rights for LGBT Americans. During a discussion about President Obama’s support of same sex marriage, Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins explained that “civil rights…

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