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Stewart to Obama: ‘Get back to the motherf**king spill’

President Barack Obama finally made it to the Gulf coast to see effects of the BP oil leak Friday but that wasn’t soon enough for Jon Stewart. The Daily Show host returned from a two-week vacation and blasted the president and the oil company for failing to plug the leak…

Energy expert: Nuking oil leak ‘only thing we can do’

BP ‘totally in charge of the news’ about oil leak, energy expert says As the latest effort to plug the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico meets with failure, the idea of nuking the immediate area to seal the oil underground is gaining steam among some energy experts and…

GOP candidate’s ‘microchip an illegal’ comment draws outrage

The argument over Arizona's harsh new immigration law has already sparked outrage from activists on both sides of the issue, and Monday's comments from an Iowa Republican congressional candidate will only add fuel to the fire.…

Holder says NYC not ‘off the table’ for trying 9/11 suspects

Despite strong opposition to the idea, Attorney General Eric Holder said New York is still "not off the table" for trials of 9/11 suspects.…

GOP assails health coverage requirement … even though they invented it

Republicans were for President Barack Obama’s requirement that Americans get health insurance before they were against it. The obligation in the new health care law is a Republican idea that’s been around at least two decades. It was once trumpeted as an alternative to Bill and Hillary Clinton’s failed health…

Doocy: ‘Makes sense’ to give people same care as dogs

Fox & Friends on Friday may have finally offered up the alternative to “ObamaCare” that Republicans and other health reform opponents haven’t stepped up with. The solution? Treat patients as if they were pets. To be fair, it wasn’t the Fox show hosts’ idea. It came from a Newsweek article…

Book: Cheney pushed for military conflict with Russia

A new book suggests Vice President Dick Cheney pushed for the US to engage militarily with Russia when Russia invaded the US-allied Georgian republic in 2008. Ronald Asmus’ A Little War that Shook the World, published last month, says that in August 2008, as the South Ossetia War between Russia…

Vice President: Iraq War wasn’t worth the ‘horrible price’

Vice President Joe Biden still believes the Iraq war was a bad idea, a position he had held from the outset. “I don’t think the war was worth it in the sense that we paid a horrible price,” Biden told NBC’s David Gregory Sunday. Gregory asked Biden about a statement…

UK air travelers who refuse body scans to be blocked from flying

If you’re planning on flying from any British airport, better get comfortable with the idea of a stranger looking at you naked. That’s the new rule which went into effect at airports across the United Kingdom at the beginning of February, even as three dimensional body scanners were just being…

Candidate Obama criticized McCain’s spending freeze idea as ‘hatchet’

WASHINGTON — President Obama, who plans to implement a three-year spending freeze on most domestic programs, criticized his Republican opponent John McCain in the 2008 presidential campaign for suggesting a similar plan during the debates. According to the New York Times, Obama’s intended freeze will “exempt security-related budgets for the…

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