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Maddow: NATO warned in June about Russian-trained anti-aircraft gunners in Ukraine

On Friday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow recounted a NATO warning from June 30, in which the group of nations warned that Russia was training Ukrainian separatists how to use sophisticated anti-aircraft surface-to-air weapons. Maddow began the segment by noting that two journalists have left the TV and web network Russia…

Cliven Bundy-style scofflaw jailed in Miami over threats to shoot county commissioners

A 54-year-old Florida man is in jail after he threatened to shoot the members of the Miami-Dade County Commission on Tuesday. According to the Miami Herald, Jose Antonio Fernandez attended the meeting to tell county officials that if they seized his property, he would have “the right to shoot every…

Jon Stewart hammers GOP impeachment bluster: ‘All this talk of tyranny is bullsh*t’

Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked Republican lawmakers on Thursday for talking tough in referring to President Barack Obama as a “tyrant,” but never following up on their repeated insistence that he should be impeached out of fear it would only push more of the electorate against them. “That’s how…

Limbaugh: ‘Eerie’ crash of Malaysian flight is an ‘opportunity’ to save Obama from border crisis

Radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday said that the news media was covering the crash of a Malaysian flight that went down in the Ukraine because it was an “opportunity” to save President Barack Obama from the crisis of refugee women and children coming to the U.S. border. “It’s a…

FL pastor ‘assaults’ reporter asking why he forced shelter women to reenact rape fantasies

A Florida pastor accused of raping women at a shelter that he ran was caught on video this week ripping the microphone out of a reporter’s hands when she asked him about the crimes. According to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Orlando Sentinel, 44-year-old Pedro L. Custodio — who…

Missouri woman fears boyfriend’s gun so she gives it to brother, who shoots a 4-year-old

A 22-year-old Kansas City man was accused of accidentally shooting a 4-year-old boy this week after his sister gave him a gun because she feared that her boyfriend might do something “stupid” with it. KCTV reported that the sister of Delaney R. Singleton told police that she gave her boyfriend’s…

Connecticut trooper admits to stealing bloody gold crucifix, cash from dying motorcyclist

A 45-year-old Connecticut state trooper admitted in court this week that he stole a gold crucifix and cash from a dying motorcyclist. Trooper Aaron Huntsman, a 19-year veteran of the force, was charged with larceny in 2012 for allegedly stealing from 49-year-old John Scalesse, the president of JAS Masonry, as…

Drunk man posing as TSA agent pats down women down at San Francisco airport

A San Francisco man has been accused of getting drunk and posing as a Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) agent so he could pat down women. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the man was seen at the International Terminal of San Francisco International Airport at around 12:30 p.m. on…

‘This is 2014, not 1914′: Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasts GOP and Hobby Lobby ruling

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) blistered her GOP colleagues and the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case just before a bill reversing the decision was blocked. “Guys, this is 2014, not 1914,” Warren said. “Most Americans thought this was settled long, long ago. But for some reason, Republicans keep…

Robert Reich: Children fleeing to the U.S. are ‘refugees of the drug war we created’

Robert Reich, President Bill Clinton’s former Secretary of Labor, recently put the so-called immigration crisis in perspective by reminding Americans that the women and children who were escaping to the U.S. were “refugees of the drug war we’ve created.” “I’ve been watching media coverage of angry Americans at our southern…

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