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Fred Karger mocks Perry for having ‘most disliked’ ad

Long-shot Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger released a video on Saturday mocking Texas Gov. Rick Perry for having the most disliked video on YouTube. Karger was the first official entrant in the GOP 2012 race, as well as the first openly gay presidential candidate of a major political party. He…

Perry wants constitutional amendment for prayer in schools

As president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) says he would fight for a constitutional amendment to allow prayer in schools. In an ad released last week, Perry declared that President Barack Obama was waging a “war on religion” because gays are allowed to serve openly in the military and children…

‘Middle class’ Romney tries to bet Perry $10,000

Most Americans these days can barely afford a friendly wager of $5 but Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has claimed he’s part of the middle class, tried to bet fellow-candidate Rick Perry $10,000 Saturday night. During ABC’s debate at Drake University in Iowa, Perry noted that Romney had suggested…

GOP debate audience cheers child labor

The audience at Saturday night’s Republican presidential debate gave their loud seal of approval to the idea of removing restrictions on child labor. For over a week, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) has been suggesting that poor children should be in the workforce. He has said that janitorial jobs…

Beck calls Gingrich a stealth progressive, his tea party supporters racists

Glenn Beck and Newt Gingrich had a tense head-to-head earlier this week. The two sparred on multiple topics, but the final straw for Beck was apparently when he asked Gingrich to name his favorite president. Gingrich answered Theodore Roosevelt, and as a result, Beck has decreed that Gingrich is a…

Cenk tells Alan Simpson his Social Security cuts are ‘terrible’

Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) continued his crusade against Social Security, getting into a fiery exchange with Cenk Uygur Friday evening over the program. Despite Uygur stating the fact that Social Security has a huge surplus and contributes nothing to the U.S. debt, Simpson was sticking to his usual, negative…

Romney: Scientists can figure out global warming 50 years from now

When asked about his views on climate change at a campaign event, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney replied that the earth might be getting warmer, but that his top priority as president would be to increase energy production in the United States. “I’m not a scientist, so I don’t know…

Pastor’s viral rant: Gingrich is ‘the GOP’s Kim Kardashian’

In perhaps one of the most breathless condemnations of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to come from America’s right in years, Pastor Cary Gordon of Sioux City, Iowa has published a video that labels the presidential candidate as “the GOP’s Kim Kardashian.” Kardashian, the daughter of an attorney for athlete…

Undocumented immigrant booted from Romney event

A former Washington Post reporter, who says he’s also an undocumented immigrant, was kicked out of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s town hall event in Iowa Friday. Jose Antonio Vargas showed up at the Romney town hall in Cedar Rapids holding a sign that read, “I am an American w/o…

Trump might cancel GOP debate after Bachmann snub

A pouting Donald Trump said Friday that he may cancel his Republican presidential debate altogether after all but two candidates refused to participate. “You know who I’m very disappointed [in]?” Trump asked Fox Business News’s Don Imus. “Michele Bachmann. She came up to see me four times. Four times! She’d…

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