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Rep. Speier: U.S. military ‘sweeps sexual offenses under the rug’

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) delivered her fifteenth speech on the House floor condemning the pervasive problem of sexual harassment and rape in the U.S. military. To call attention to the problem, she has been telling the stories of women who were sexually harassed and assaulted while serving in U.S military.…

Santorum: Dems ‘look down their nose’ at Americans

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Tuesday charged that the Obama administration was full of “elite snobs” who were looking “down their nose at the average American.” The former Pennsylvania senator went on the attack against President Barack Obama and Democrats for rejecting Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) to replace the…

Televangelist Pat Robertson joins ‘Obama dictatorship’ conspiracy

Even though the claim is wildly inaccurate, President Barack Obama’s critics have for years been calling him a “dictator,” and on Wednesday morning televangelist Pat Robertson joined the conspiracy parade by insisting that Obama secretly “wants to take control of every aspect of this nation by the federal government.” “If…

Man has heart attack while eating ‘Triple Bypass Burger’

A restaurant called “The Heart Attack Grilled” finally earned its name on Saturday when a customer eating one of their Triple Bypass Burgers had a cardiac arrest. “At the time of the incident I was performing bypass procedures on other patients,” restaurant owner Jon Basso told Raw Story. “My ‘head’…

Romney: ‘Living life makes you more conservative’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday explained his extreme change in positions since serving as the governor of Massachusetts by saying that he had gotten more conservative by “living life.” Speaking to Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday, half-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) had worried that Romney…

‘Fox & Friends’ suggests employment numbers were ‘fabricated’

Several Fox News co-hosts on Wednesday continued to suggest that there may be a conspiracy to increase President Barack Obama’s chances at re-election by manufacturing better-than-expected employment numbers. “What does the good economic news — if you believe these numbers — mean for President Obama’s fortunes?” asked co-host Brian Kilmeade.…

‘Young Turks’ showdown: Cenk tells Breitbart, ‘Stop having gay sex in bathrooms!’

Posing a hypothetical on his show Tuesday night, “The Young Turks” host Cenk Uygur asked flamboyant conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart if it would be fair to say to all conservatives: “Stop having gay sex in bathrooms!” The bizarre exchange was part of Cenk’s rebuttal to Breitbart’s recent outburst at “Occupy”…

Romney is machine gun-toting ‘Rombo’ in new Santorum ad

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has released a new ad warning voters to expect an onslaught of attack ads from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. In the new commercial, a Romney look-alike uses an assault rifle to fire mud at Santorum. “Mitt Romney’s negative attack machine is back on full…

Maddow: PolitiFact, you are a disaster

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Tuesday once again blasted the fact-checking website PolitiFact. In January, she accused PolitiFact of undermining the word “fact.” This week, the fact-checking website drew Maddow’s ire after rating Sen. Marc Rubio’s comment that the majority of Americans are conservative as “mostly true.” PolitiFact cited a…

Gov. Christie: Same sex marriage bill ‘a good bunch of theater’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday said he would stand by his vow to veto legislation that would allow same sex couples to marry. On Monday, the New Jersey Senate passed the bill by a 24 to 16 vote. “Yesterday was a good bunch of theater, but that’s…

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