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Romney: ‘Nuclear weaponry will by used’ if Obama re-elected

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday played the ultimate fear card and promised that someone would definitely use nuclear weapons if President Barack Obama is re-elected. During a CNN-sponsored debate in Mesa, Arizona, the candidate explained that reducing the price of gas was less important than preventing Iran from…

GOP debate audience boos contraception

On Wednesday, contraception became the latest topic to raise the ire of conservative debate goers. During a CNN-sponsored Republican presidential debate in Arizona, the crowd booed wildly at the mention of birth control. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich used the opportunity to attack the moderators as he had done in…

NOW President O’Neill: Abortion ultrasound bills are ‘ritual humiliation laws’

National Organization of Women president Terry O’Neill said Wednesday that laws requiring women to view an ultrasound before terminating their pregnancy were “ritual humiliation laws.” Lawmakers in Virginia on Wednesday approved a controversial bill requiring women to undergo an ultrasound prior to an abortion. Similar legislation, which requires women to…

Feingold: Voting against the PATRIOT Act ‘one of the best things I’ve done’

During an appearance Wednesday on CNN, former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) said he “absolutely” did not regret being the only Senator to vote against the PATRIOT Act following the September 11 terrorist attacks. “That was probably one of the best things I’ve ever done,” he said. Civil liberties advocates have…

Romney: Obama ‘gave’ car companies to UAW

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday insisted that President Barack Obama made a mistake by saving the U.S. auto industry because “the president gave those companies” to the United Auto Workers (UAW) labor union. During a CNN debate in Mesa, Arizona, the former Massachusetts governor admitted that he had…

Alan Simpson: The GOP ‘won’t have a prayer’ with ‘homophobic’ Santorum

Former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson (R) expressed his disgust with Rick Santorum Wednesday afternoon, strongly dismissing any chance at the former Pennsylvania Senator defeating President Barack Obama in the general election and labeling him “homophobic.” Simpson sat down with CBS’ Face the Nation Bob Scheiffer in an online interview, describing…

CNN host to Franklin Graham: ‘You’re a Republican in preachers clothing’

Evangelist Franklin Graham is still refusing to say whether he believes President Barack Obama is a Christian. The son of Rev. Bill Graham ignited a controversy on MSNBC Tuesday with comments that suggested he had some doubt about the president’s faith. When questioned directly about the issue by CNN’s Kyra…

Christie: Santorum Satan remarks are ‘by definition relevant’

Republican New Jersey Gov. Christie says that Rick Santorum’s warning that Satan is targeting the U.S. should be a relevant topic in the U.S. presidential race. “This is a spiritual war,” Santorum said during a speech as Ave Maria University in 2008. “And the Father of Lies has his sights…

Feingold: Citizens United opened floodgates of corruption

Appearing on Tuesday night’s episode of The Daily Show, former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) said that the Supreme Court’s decision in the “Citizens United” case has brought about the worst corruption since the guilded age at the turn of last century. Worse yet: Feingold, who collaborated with Sen. John McCain…

Leno to O’Reilly: ‘This anti-gay thing, it doesn’t make any sense’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly told NBC’s Jay Leno on Tuesday that people should cut Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum some slack for his “dopey comments” on social issues. “I have no idea what Rick Santorum stands for,” Leno admitted to O’Reilly. “All I know is, he doesn’t like condoms,…

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