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Sen. Bernie Sanders blasts economic inequality: This is not what democracy looks like

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) railed against the growing economic inequality in the United States during a Senate speech in support of the Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012. “It is absurd that at a time when our country has a $15 trillion national debt and enormous unmet needs, the…

Limbaugh: Barbara Boxer supports ‘murdering women before they’re born’

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday blasted Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-FL) as someone who supports “murdering women before they’re born” after she recently claimed that the Republican “war on women” was real. In an op-ed for Politico over the weekend, the Democratic senator wrote that “Republicans have launched a…

Ted Nugent on Democrats: ‘Chop their heads off in November’

Conservative rocker Ted Nugent, a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, over the weekend encouraged members of the National Rifle Association (NRA) to defeat Democrats and “chop their heads off in November” because “our government is wiping its ass with the Constitution.” “Your goal should be to get a…

Gay men kiss as Muslims protest atheist convention in Australia

A kiss between two gay men angered Muslims who were protesting outside the Global Atheist Convention in Australia over the weekend. Gregory Storer and his partner, Michael Barnett, were attending the convention in Melbourne when they were confronted by a group of Muslim protesters holding signs that that said, “Atheism…

Anti-Mormon pastor endorses Romney because Obama ‘opposes’ the Bible

A Texas pastor who has repeatedly called Mitt Romney’s religion a cult is now endorsing the former Massachusetts governor because President Barack Obama “opposes biblical principles.” Dallas pastor Dr. Robert Jeffress first said in 2007 that Romney was not qualified to be president because “Mormonism is a cult.” “Mitt Romney…

Bachmann: Women ‘can make their own choices for… their own bodies’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), who wants to outlaw abortion and restrict coverage of female contraception, on Sunday insisted that Republican members of Congress “want women to have their own choices.” During a Sunday interview on NBC, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) spoke out against a Republican effort to allow employers to…

Fox host to Romney aide: Women job loss claim an ‘accounting trick’

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday called out presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for using an “accounting trick” to assert that women had lost 92.3 percent of the jobs during President Barack Obama’s first term. “The number of jobs — this is an amazing statistic — the percentage…

Geithner: Romney’s women jobs lost numbers ‘ridiculous’

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner criticized likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney several times Sunday morning, calling his numbers attacking of President Obama on women’s job losses “ridiculous.” Geithner made his sharpest hitback at Romney on ABC’s This Week before repeating the criticism of the former Massachusetts governor on NBC’s Meet…

RNC chair: ‘I don’t think’ GOP wrong on Buffett Rule

Although a majority of Americans support a rule that would tax millionaires as much the middle class, the chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) said on Sunday that his party was not wrong for opposing the policy. In an interview on CNN, host Candy Crowley pointed to a recent…

Romney aide denies cutting federal funds is ‘defunding’ Planned Parenthood

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s senior adviser insisted on Sunday that it was “not fair to say” that his boss wanted to defund Planned Parenthood just because he intends to strip the organization of all federal funding. “Anyone who saw the controversy with the Komen Foundation knows that Planned…

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