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Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore said Tuesday that young voters did not turn out for 2010 elections because “they don’t suffer fools” and “because they don’t take bullshit.” “You promise them something, you’d better do it, or they’re going to call you on it” he said during a speech at the…

News of the World warnings went back to 2008: documents

LONDON — Aides to Rupert Murdoch were warned as far back as 2008 that there was a culture of illegal voicemail hacking at the News of the World tabloid, according to documents released in Britain on Tuesday. The warnings by a senior legal advisor to the British newspaper arm of…

Taibbi: Perry ‘just kind of lost it’

Rolling Stone contributor Matt Taibbi says that Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has “just kind of lost it.” Over the weekend, Perry gave an odd speech in New Hampshire that quickly went viral and caused some to suggest that he might be medicated or drunk. “When he felt like he…

Olbermann wears Guy Fawkes mask to report on foreclosure mill

Current TV’s Keith Olbermann got into the Halloween spirit Monday by donning a Guy Fawkes to report on a foreclosure mill that encouraged employees to dress up as homeless people. A former employee of foreclosure firm Steven J. Baum provided The New York Times with photos of employees at a…

Maddow: Oddball speech the end of Perry’s campaign

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was unusually expressive and giddy during a speech Friday to an influential conservative group in New Hampshire. He was so out of character that some have even questioned if he was drunk. MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said Monday night that the “devastating” video of his…

New website seeks to hold journalists accountable

WASHINGTON — A Wikipedia-style website launched on Monday which provides information about the journalists behind the bylines. News Transparency is a creation of Ira Stoll, the founder of another website called FutureOfCapitalism.com and the former managing editor of the now defunct New York Sun. In a statement on its home…

Posthumous Amy Winehouse album to be released

LONDON — A new album containing previously unheard material by soul singer Amy Winehouse is to be released just months after her death from alcohol poisoning, her record label confirmed Monday. “Lioness: Hidden Treasures”, features unreleased tracks, alternate versions of existing classics as well as a couple of brand new…

SouthComm CEO tells Gov. Haslam to apologize for arrest of reporter at ‘Occupy Nashville’

SouthComm Publishing CEO Chris Ferrell sent an letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s (R) office saying he expected a public apology after state troopers arrested a Nashville Scene reporter along with protesters at the “Occupy Nashville” demonstration. “I learned this morning that one of my reporters at the Nashville Scene…

Coulter blames ‘liberals’ for allegations against Cain

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter is blaming liberals for reports that Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain covered up sexual harassment accusations against him. While Cain was head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, “at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about inappropriate behavior,” according…

Roger Simon: Being ‘a little bit racist’ helps in GOP primary

Politico’s Roger Simon says that Republican presidential Rick Perry’s recent embrace of birtherism amounts to a racist “dog whistle.” “It’s not a ‘fun’ issue to poke somebody on,” Simon told CNN’s Howard Kurtz Sunday. “It is more than a little bit racist. Not everyone who believes it is a racist.…

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