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Jon Stewart: ‘Right-to-work’ like strip bars calling themselves gentlemen’s clubs

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart reviewed the controversy in Michigan over a new union busting law. Stewart observed that Republican Gov. Rick Snyder had described “right-to-work” laws as a “divisive” issue nearly a year ago, yet publicly supported the law this month. Today, Snyder…

Colbert ramps up Twitter pressure on SC Gov. Haley in Senate push

Stephen Colbert urged his followers on Monday to keep using Twitter to badger South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) into appointing him to the U.S. Senate, using the hashtag #spottedsalamander in a riposte to Haley’s own social-media jibe. While Haley pointed out earlier in the day on her Facebook page…

Jon Stewart rips Fox News for their perpetual outrage at gun control talk

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart sharply mocked Fox News over the issue of gun control. Earlier this month, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas read out-loud portions of a piece by Fox Sports.com columnist Jason Whitlock during his regular halftime segment. The article ripped into American…

SNL: Pitying Boehner’s plight, Obama agrees to no tax hikes

President Barack Obama agreed to not raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans in Saturday Night Live‘s opening skit, after hearing about the cruel pranks Republicans had played on House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). Boehner has found himself in a difficult position, having to negotiate with Obama to avert the so-called…

Colbert nominates himself for Jim DeMint’s Senate seat

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert announced his willingness to fill retiring South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R)’s soon-to-be-vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. “Tonight’s big story comes from my home state of South Carolina,” Colbert began, before rolling footage of the Washington Post‘s Chris Cillizza announcing…

Colbert: GOP election conspiracies run so deep that they don’t exist (just like ACORN!)

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed the sorry low point that some Republicans have come to in the wake of the 2012 elections and the paranoid conspiracy theories that many of them are still clinging to. Colbert began by saying that he likes to take a…

Jon Stewart mocks ‘delusional paranoia’ of Senate Republicans

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart noted that Senate Republicans appeared to hate the United Nations more than they liked helping the disabled. Senate Republicans voted against a UN treaty regarding disabled rights because it allegedly would have infringed on U.S. sovereignty. However, Stewart noted…

Alan Simpson does the horse dance ‘Gangnam Style’ in anti-debt ad

Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) has become the latest public figure to join the “Gangnam Style” dance craze. In a parody of South Korean singer Psy’s popular YouTube video, Simpson attempts several dance moves including what he calls “the lasso” and “the horseback.” The former senator is hoping to get…

Colbert: Science says old people are more gullible, which explains Fox News

Tuesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert looked into afflictions suffered by aging Americans including increased inability to determine when someone is untrustworthy, “Low-T” (low testosterone) and what Colbert calls “Low-O” (low female orgasm). Older people, Colbert began, are less able to trust their gut instincts, according to…

Jon Stewart summarizes GOP budget plan: Jump off the fiscal cliff voluntarily

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart noted that Republicans proposed a budget plan that was eerily familiar so-called fiscal cliff — the very thing their budget plan was supposed to avert. The fiscal cliff would reduce the federal deficit by $1.2 trillion over 10 years…

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