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Santorum claims his ‘filthy’ Google results ‘have an impact on the country’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum no doubt dislikes that he isn’t topping any recent polls of the 2012 field, but he may dislike the thing that tops search results of his name even more. And now, he’s asking search giant Google to do something about it. Sex columnist Dan Savage…

Georgia Dems call for prison strike to block execution of Troy Davis

With the final hope of clemency now lost, Georgia death-row inmate Troy Davis faces execution tomorrow night – unless, of course, prison staff refuse to carry out his sentence. That’s precisely what State Senator Vincent Fort (D) and U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) want to see. “I am calling for a…

Issa: On second thought, I don’t know Rupert Murdoch

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) apparently disagrees with his own memory. The House Oversight Committee Chairman indicated in the past that he trusts News Corp, saying he “personally knows Rupert Murdoch.” But when asked Tuesday morning on C-SPAN if his conflict of interest led to him declining an investigation into News…

Kansas judge recommends letting anti-abortion law stand

A Kansas judge Monday recommended that federal courts deny an American Civil Liberties Union request that would allow abortion clinics in Kansas to operate unhindered by new, restrictive standards, The Wichita Eagle reported. A bill was passed in May that requires women to purchase an add-on to their insurance if…

Poll: Warren takes early lead over Brown

It’s the perfect start that Elizabeth Warren and her supporters wanted. A new poll by the Democrat-affiliated Public Policy Polling group shows the Harvard professor taking an early lead on Sen. Scott Brown in their Massachusetts Senate race for 2012. Warren has erased a 15 point deficit from last June,…

Michael Moore: The media ignores Wall Street occupation

Filmmaker Michael Moore appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Monday evening to discuss the media’s coverage towards the tea party being notably larger than coverage given to protests from the left. “A thousand people were arrested a couple weeks ago on the Tar Sands environmental issue,” Moore said to Maddow.…

Michael Moore: The media ignores Wall Street occupation

Filmmaker Michael Moore appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Monday evening to discuss the media’s coverage towards the tea party being notably larger than coverage given to protests from the left. “A thousand people were arrested a couple weeks ago on the Tar Sands environmental issue,” Moore said to Maddow.…

Nader pushes Dems to challenge Obama in 2012 primary

Ralph Nader, the perennial candidate and outspoken political voice, released a letter insisting that a Democrat should challenge sitting President Barack Obama in a primary election. The letter was co-signed by Princeton scholar Cornel West and writer Gore Vidal. West especially has been a critic of Obama’s, calling him “another…

O’Reilly guest compares Chaz Bono to heroin addicts, anorexic people

One person certainly hoping Chaz Bono doesn’t win Dancing with the Stars is Dr. Keith Albow. The psychiatrist continued his objection towards the transgender child of Sunny and Cher Bono, who is competing on the ABC show, on The O’Reilly Factor Monday evening. Earlier in the month, Albow wrote on…

O’Reilly guest compares Chaz Bono to heroin addicts, anorexic people

One person certainly hoping Chaz Bono doesn’t win Dancing with the Stars is Dr. Keith Ablow. The psychiatrist continued his objection towards the transgender child of Sunny and Cher Bono, who is competing on the ABC show, on The O’Reilly Factor Monday evening. Earlier in the month, Ablow wrote on…

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