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Ann Coulter: GOP has a ‘problem with charlatans’ like Sarah Palin

Conservative author Ann Coulter on Monday night lamented that “charlatans” like Sarah Palin managed to remain prominent voices within the conservative movement, according to The Shark Tank. At a Lincoln Day Dinner event in Florida, she was asked about the possibility of a brokered Republican convention. “One of the ones…

Judge deals death blow to copyright troll Righthaven

Righthaven LLC., a law firm that became known as a “copyright troll” for filing hundreds of lawsuits against media companies and bloggers, was forever banished from its business model on Tuesday by a judge who ordered a transfer of all their copyrights to settle the company’s substantial debts. After a…

Poll: Majority of voters want Limbaugh fired

A majority of Americans say that conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh should be off the air after he called a Georgetown University law student a “slut” and a “prostitute” over her support for contraception, according to a recently released poll. An even larger majority said that birth control should not…

Jon Stewart: Fox, shut the f*ck up about how victimized you are

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night took Fox News to task for responding to the controversy surrounding Rush Limbaugh by claiming he was just a comedian. “Nobody is hiding behind comedy,” he noted. “And there are repercussions for what comedians say. When you’re doing it in a club,…

Jack Cafferty: Military-industrial complex has this country by the throat

CNN commentator Jack Cafferty railed against the United States’ ongoing involvement in Afghanistan following the alleged murder of 16 Afghan civilians by a rogue U.S. soldier. “How much is enough?” he said Tuesday. “The United States has been in Afghanistan for more than ten years. And President Obama insists we…

Salman Rushdie attacks planned DOJ lawsuit against publishers

By Alison Flood Author tweets ‘the US Justice Dept wants to destroy the world of books’ after price-fixing accusation is reported to be imminent Salman Rushdie has hit out at the US Department of Justice, saying it “wants to destroy the world of books”, after reports that it plans to…

Jon Stewart: Media just ‘annoyed’ Rihanna didn’t retweet their Kony coverage

On his show Monday night, Jon Stewart took on the “Kony 2012″ viral video, which called for greater efforts to arrest the fugitive head of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army. “The media just seems annoyed that it took this guy to get people to listen,” he joked. Both CNN’s Anderson Cooper…

Judge doubtful of $105 million Huffington Post blogger lawsuit

A New York federal judge expressed skepticism on Friday about a $105 million class action that unpaid Huffington Post bloggers brought against the website after it was sold to AOL, according to Law360. The class action claimed the Huffington Post had been unjustly enriched by content that others produced for…

U.S. Army among 141 groups pulling ads from Limbaugh

A memo being circulated by the distribution company behind Republican shock jock Rush Limbaugh has revealed a massive flight from Limbaugh’s program in the wake of his offensive comments about a Georgetown law student. The companies include major corporate players like Sony, British Petroleum, McDonald’s, NBC, Toyota, Subway, Lowes, Autozone,…

18th journalist killed in Honduras in past two years

A 54-year-old Honduran journalist was killed by a machete-wielding attacker, police said Sunday, in the 18th fatal attack on a member of the news media in the past two years. Police said Fausto Evelio Hernandez, was riding his bicycle on his way home Saturday when he was attacked in Saba,…

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