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Jon Stewart excoriates Murdoch’s mind-boggling level of corruption

Rupert Murdoch, head of the embattled media conglomerate NewsCorp was back before Parliament this week.  His previous testimony revolved around his many newspapers’ proclivity for hacking into the voice mail accounts of various celebrities, the families of British troops killed in action, and most memorably, the cell phone of a…

Colbert: Global warming caused by immigrants

One thing audiences love about conservative firebrand Stephen Colbert is that he’s not afraid to state the uncomfortable truths, the things that lie beyond the realms of liberals’ namby-pamby notions of “political correctness.”  Time and time again the “Colbert Report” host has shown us that such murky territory sometimes provides…

Stewart asks top astrophysicist if asteroid mining is bulls**t

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took a break from the endless cycle of Republican primary election coverage to look at a news story that appeals to the sci-fi geek in all of us, asteroid mining. A group of billionaires, including tech executives and pioneers…

Colbert: Canada’s glow-in-the-dark coin is a threat to America

Stephen Colbert was both enamored and concerned Tuesday evening with Canada developing a glow-in-the-dark coin, the first of its kind based on a dinosaur fossil. Worried that young Americans would be impressed over their neighbors to the north’s new coin, Colbert warned his country about the threat Canada is bringing…

Stewart: ‘How the f**k does the Secret Service guy have a Facebook page?’

In his segment Monday evening about the ongoing Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia, Daily Show host Jon Stewart focused on David Chaney, the agent forced into early retirement over his posting of a photo of Sarah Palin with a sexist comment while serving on her security detail. Stewart took…

Colbert: Fox host Steve Doocy is ‘practicing journalism plus’

Stephen Colbert had a field day Monday evening analyzing Fox and Friends host Steve Doocy misquoting President Barack Obama on the campaign trail. Doocy told Romney in an interview last week that Obama indirectly called him out for being rich. “He said, ‘Unlike some people, I wasn’t born with a…

Stewart: Being Romney’s VP is ‘a dare no one wants to take’

Jon Stewart discussed Monday evening the job that no one currently desires to have in the Republican Party: Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate. The Comedy Central host played a montage of different figures in the party, from Tim Pawlenty to Sarah Palin, who have immediately declined being the former…

Maher: Republicans have declared war on common sense

On Friday night’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher took aim at the tendency of conservatives to reflexively object to anything that liberals advocate, no matter how middle of the road or sensible those positions may be. Take for example, he said, “pink slime,” the gunk…

Stewart: Watch Fox pundits’ reversals now that ‘Mitt happened’

It has been said with regard to candidates, Democrats fall in love, but Republicans fall in line, and on Thursday night’s “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart rolled the tape to show us this fascinating process in action. First up was former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R), who in an…

Colbert offers to help Romney find ‘Mr. Right’

Now that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) is the de facto Republican candidate for president, like all young men who have come of age, it’s time to find him a proper (running) mate. The natural choice would probably be the candidate who gave him the strongest challenge in the…

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