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Fox News host: ‘Right-wing people’ love gentrification because poor areas smell bad

A Fox News guest host this week argued that it was good for rich people to gentrify poorer neighborhoods because they were “ratty” and smelled bad. Tom Shillue, a comedian who was filling in for regular Red Eye host Greg Gutfeld on Tuesday, noted that New York City was “no…

WATCH: Donald Rumsfeld caught lying about conflating Saddam Hussein and 9/11 attacks

In the video below, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was interviewed by documentary filmmaker Errol Morris, who confronted the Iraq War architect with his statements regarding former Iraqi Pres. Saddam Hussein and his putative connection to the 9/11 terror attacks. The Daily Beast reported that Morris’ documentary, “The Unknown Known,”…

Texas officer accused of raping unconscious woman while ‘helping’ her sober up

A Texas police officer has been fired and charged the sexual assault of a woman who he was supposed to be helping because she was too drunk to drive. KHOU obtained video of police explaining what happened when they responded to a 911 call outside officer Oscar Araiza’s home last…

Florida mom finds Ku Klux Klan flyer in bag of candy on her lawn

A Florida woman alerted police and local media when she found a bag containing candy and a Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyer lying on the lawn in front of her home on Monday morning. Orlando’s WFTV Channel 9 reported that the woman — who lives in a mostly black neighborhood…

Pat Robertson tells Wiccan: You’re ‘nice’ — but you’re going to Hell anyway

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Tuesday told a Wiccan viewer that he was going to end up in Hell no matter how good of a person he tried to be. “I’m Wiccan,” a viewer name Tim explained to the TV preacher in a letter. “Does that mean by your Christian beliefs…

Rick Perry orders Texas prisons not to follow federal rape prevention law

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has told the Department of Justice that he has ordered the Texas Department of Criminal Justice not to abide by federal rules that were designed to prevent prison rapes. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder last week, Perry explained that Texas could not…

Philosopher A.C. Grayling: The Creation Museum seems like a human rights crime

The various creationist museums in the United States that teach children the universe is only about 6,000-years-old are akin to a “human rights crime,” according to one British philosopher. “On my travels around the states last year I visited the Creation Museum in Oklahoma,” Professor A.C. Grayling, the master of…

Louie Gohmert: ‘Separation of church and state’ means ‘church plays a role in the state’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said this week that the constitutional separation between church and state was meant to be a “one-way wall” where the “church plays a role in the state.” In a World Net Daily-sponsored promotion for an upcoming Christian TV event called “Washington – A Man of Prayer,”…

Fox host tells Ted Cruz: ‘You’re in a minority’ on Obamacare repeal, people aren’t ‘behind that’

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Tuesday warned Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) that fewer and fewer people were backing his crusade to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. “I think at this point it is abundantly clear this thing it isn’t working,” Cruz told the Fox News…

Rachel Maddow mocks Fox News for wishful thinking over Obamacare ‘death spiral’

On Monday night on her MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow discussed the fact that in spite of everything the Republican Party and Fox News had predicted, millions of people are signing up for new health insurance policies under the Affordable Care Act — also known as “Obamacare.” Maddow played a clip…

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