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GOP pundit calls Romney ‘foolish’ for butting into Chen affair

Word seems to be getting around that presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney goofed badly when he accused the Obama administration of creating a “a dark day for freedom and … a day of shame” by allegedly encouraging Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng to leave the U.S. embassy in Beijing. Abby…

Romney attacks Obama for not keeping unemployment below 4 percent

As the unemployment rate hit a three-year low of 8.1 percent on Friday, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney escalated attacks on President Barack Obama by moving the bar to 4 percent. “Just this morning there was some news that came across the wire that said that the unemployment rate…

Enraged Ted Nugent threatens to ‘f*ck’ female CBS producer

Ted Nugent recently said presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign “expressed support” after the musician made comments that caused the U.S. Secret Service to wonder if he had threatened the life of President Barack Obama. In a recent interview where the conservative rocker flew into a rage, Nugent revealed…

Barney Frank slams Republicans: They’re going to get repudiated

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) on Thursday blasted the Republican Party, which he claimed had become so partisan that it was unwilling to work with Democrats. “American politics has always had two factions, one that wanted slightly more government and one that wanted slightly less government, each side understood the legitimacy…

Pat Robertson: America ‘belongs to Jesus’

Televangelist Pat Robertson explained on Wednesday that God had empowered him to create the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) “to reaffirm His claim over this land.” In a speech marking CBN’s annual “Week of Prayer,” the network founder told a group of followers about how the Jamestown settlers had claimed the…

NC pastor’s ‘apology’: ‘Effeminate behavior is ungodly’

A North Carolina pastor who in a recent sermon advocated giving gay children “a good punch” now says he was just joking. Berean Baptist Church pastor Sean Harris told The Fayetteville Observer on Tuesday that he had made the comments in “in jest,” but defended the idea of reinforcing traditional…

Fox’s Shep Smith goes on brutal anti-Gingrich tirade

Yesterday, after former Speaker of the House Rep Newt Gingrich (R-GA) gave a somewhat long and convoluted concession speech, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith let fly with a surprisingly blistering assessment of Gingrich’s candidacy, his mettle as a man, and the Speaker’s own party members’ disgust with him. “Wow,” Smith…

Cenk blasts Rumsfeld for claiming Obama’s decision to kill bin Laden was easy

The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on Wednesday accused former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld of hypocrisy for brushing off President Barack Obama’s decision to strike Osama bin Laden’s compound. Tuesday night on Fox News, Rumsfeld denied that sending a SEAL team into Pakistan to kill or capture bin Laden was…

Rep. Van Hollen on the tea party: Voters have buyer’s remorse

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) said Wednesday that Democrats “had the momentum” going into the 2012 elections in November. “People absolutely do have buyer’s remorse,” he said on MSNBC. “They did not know what they were getting themselves into with this tea party dominated House, which has focused on providing…

Drug czar: There are no good reasons to legalize marijuana

R. Gil Kerlikowske, the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, on Tuesday denied there was any reason the United States should regulate marijuana the same way it regulates alcohol. “There are no good reasons to legalize marijuana,” he said at an event hosted by the Center for…

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