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Alec Baldwin visits ‘Occupy Wall Street’ demonstration

NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin, star of the hit TV show “30 Rock,” was the latest celebrity to visit the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, and he urged them to find some goals. “OWS needs to coalesce around some legislative policy. The ‘occupy’ strategy may be an effective…

Scarborough responds to Raw: ‘I’m always the problem’

MSNBC’s Morning Joe called out Raw Story and other media outlets Tuesday for reporting that he had downplayed the impact of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Raw Story was the first to note that CNBC’s Melissa Francis criticized Scarborough Monday for “making this whole thing a whole lot worse” by…

Maddow blasts ‘Conservadem’ Ben Nelson for cheering Herman Cain

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow wasn’t surprised Tuesday to find out that “sort-of Democratic” Sen. Ben Nelson had been seen cheering then-Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain during his 1991 parody of John Lennon’s “Imagine.” Talking Points Memo spotted then-Nebraska Gov. Nelson in the video after it surfaced Monday. “Do you see who…

Daily Show’s John Oliver asks protesters, ‘Am I the man?’

Comedy Central’s John Oliver wanted to join the Occupy Wall Street movement, but after visiting Zuccotti Park this week, he found that he just didn’t fit in. “We’re fighting the man,” several protesters in Guy Fawkes masks explained to Oliver. “Am I the man?” Oliver worried. “Because you’re making me…

News Corp key shareholders mull ditching Murdoch board

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A growing number of News Corpshareholders with voting rights are considering sending a strong message of discontent to Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch by voting against several long-standing board members including his sonsJames and Lachlan. In the run up to Friday’s annual general meeting, holders of News Corp B stock, including…

Fox Business memo to staff: Stop copying Fox News

NEW YORK – Here’s a novel idea: Fox Business Network should focus on covering business news. At least that’s what Kevin Magee, executive vice president of the News Corp-owned cable news network, is urging his staff to do. Unhappy with Fox Business’ focus on politics, Magee fired off a memo…

Fox News promotes Nazis who claim to support ‘Occupy Wall St.’

Conservative media have jumped over the story of the American Nazi Party supporting Occupy Wall Street. It all started last week, when the party’s chairman Rocky Suhayda praised the protests, saying, “My heart is right there with these people.” Seeing that as an opportunity to paint the movement as somehow…

Fox News psychiatrist wants Obama investigation of transgender therapy

Fox News medical “expert” Dr. Keith Ablow is so concerned about transgender people that he is calling on President Barack Obama to investigate gender reassignment therapy. Ablow used his Fox News online column last month to recommend that parents boycott ABC’s Dancing with the Stars over the inclusion of Chaz…

Stewart gets evangelicals and Mormons to agree Judaism is a cult

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart Monday helped evangelical Christians and Mormons to come together and agree that Jews belong to a cult. Last week, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had called on fellow candidate Rick Perry to renounce an anti-Mormon Dallas pastor who he had chosen to introduce him at last…

WikiLeaks not financially endangered: Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told Latin American media that his organization was far from financially endangered despite sanctions slapped on it by the United States. Purportedly “our biggest problem is an economic problem related due to that US banking and financial embargo. But we’re not taking this lying down,” Assange…

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