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Atlas Society: Ryan budget ‘very much in line’ with Ayn Rand

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) may be publicly rejecting Ayn Rand’s philosophies, but the folks at The Atlas Society have never been bigger fans of the House Budget Budget Committee chairman and his policies. “His general approach to the budget — especially the budget — is very much in line with…

Rodney King on LA riots: You can’t fight violence with violence

Rodney King, the victim in a police brutality case that ignited the Los Angeles riots in 1992, said Monday that he hoped that what happened to him could no longer happen today. After the officers who beat him with batons were acquitted, thousands of people in LA rioted. “My reaction…

Ron Paul and Paul Krugman debate economic theory

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) and economics professor Paul Krugman debated political economy Monday on Bloomberg TV. Paul made his case for Austrian economics, arguing for a limited government that keeps its hands off the economy. In contrast, Krugman made the case for Keynesian economics, arguing that a completely unmanaged economy…

Perino: Equal pay issue is a ‘distraction’ for just ’48 hours’

Former White House press secretary Dana Perino felt on Fox and Friends Monday morning that the discussion around the Paycheck Fairness Act for equal pay for women is a “distraction” for likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to discuss. The legislation, which Senate Democrats will soon bring up for a…

Radio host: Contraception mandate like Muslims forcing you to ‘kill your family’

Conservative radio host Matt Barber say that the federal government’s requirement that all health insurance cover contraception for women is comparable to Muslim terrorists forcing you to “kill your family.” During a Monday segment on Liberty Counsel’s Faith and Freedom radio program, Barber hailed Catholic bishops for taking on President…

Doocy: Dan Savage ‘bullying’ Christians by calling Bible ‘bullsh*t’

Fox News host Steve Doocy on Monday suggested that sex columnist Dan Savage was “bullying” Christian journalism students with a speech where he said that Bible passages about homosexuality were “bullshit.” Savage, who created the anti-bullying “It Gets Better” project, became a target for conservative websites like Fox News and…

‘La Bamba’ actor expects Romney ‘in a photo op outside a taco stand’

A actor and activist who is famous for his role in the 1987 film “La Bamba” on Sunday said that Mitt Romney has begun pandering to Hispanic voters now that he has become the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. “We call that Hispandering,” Esai Morales told CBS News’ John Dickerson in…

Robert Gibbs: Romney’s slogan is Obama ‘didn’t clean up our mess fast enough’

Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs on Sunday dismissed the Republican claim that women would vote for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney because they were being hurt by President Barack Obama’s economic policies. “I think sometimes you listen to the Romney campaign and they do think a lot people in…

GOP strategist: Women don’t make less money than men

Republican strategist Alex Castellanos denied Sunday morning the actual fact that women in America make less than men from work. In a roundtable discussion on NBC’s Meet The Press, Castellanos displayed signs of disagreement when MSNBC host Rachel Maddow mentioned the statistic that women make 77 cents for every dollar…

Romney aide: Obama made bin Laden a ‘divisive partisan political attack’

A senior advisor to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Sunday accused Barack Obama of being “one of the most divisive presidents in American history” for making the killing of Osama bin Laden a part of his re-election campaign. “He took something that was a unifying event for all…

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