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Stewart explains Perry’s ‘N*ggerhead’ and other racist landmarks

In the light of revelations that Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry leased a hunting ranch that had been called “Niggerhead,” Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and Wyatt Cenac took a tour of other places with racist names. “Wyatt, I know you grew up in Texas,” Stewart told Cenac. “It’s got to…

Van Jones: October to be turning point for progressives

Civil rights activist and attorney Van Jones said Thursday night on MSNBC that he planned to build a “progressive counterbalance” to the tea party movement. “I think everybody should hold on to your seats. October is going to be the turning point when it comes to the progressive fight back,”…

VT Gov on Tea Party: They want to spend more overseas than here

Vermont governor Peter Shumlin (D) appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Friday evening to express his concern over the possible government shutdown over FEMA funds. “Congress is scaring me to death,” Shumlin said. “You know, the fact that we’re at a point in this country where we could get hit…

VT Gov on Tea Party: They want to spend more overseas than here

Vermont governor Peter Shumlin (D) appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Friday evening to express his concern over the possible government shutdown over FEMA funds. “Congress is scaring me to death,” Shumlin said. “You know, the fact that we’re at a point in this country where we could get hit…

LulzSec hacker: ‘There’s no going back’

In an exclusive interview published on Monday by New Scientist, a key member of the notorious hacker group LulzSec spoke directly for the first time about how he sees himself and his motivations. “I’m a man who believes in human rights and exposing abuse and corruption,” the hacker known as…

Worst drought in 60 years hits 10 million in east Africa

Ten million people in the Horn of Africa have been hit by the worst drought in 60 years, with the situation deteriorating to the point of famine in some areas, the UN said Tuesday. “Over ten million people are affected by the drought in one way or other,” said Elisabeth…

Olbermann: New show looks to reclaim independence of TV news

Speaking to reporters Friday, former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann said his new show on the Current TV network would look to reclaim something that’s long since vanished from television newsrooms: independence. “What we’re trying to do is something that is utterly different than what has been done with television news…

Winklevoss twins lose Facebook appeal

SAN FRANCISCO – A panel of federal judges on Monday ruled that Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss can’t back out of the settlement deal they made in a lawsuit charging that Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for Facebook. “The Winklevosses are not the first parties bested by a competitor who then…

Republicans like Wisconsin governor more than GOP presidential hopefuls

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is more popular among Republicans than the top GOP presidential aspirants, according to a poll released on Thursday. The Republican governor unleashed a wave of protests in Wisconsin after pushing to curb state workers’ union rights. On March 11, Walker signed a bill that was rammed…

Winning: Independent voters say they’d pick Charlie Sheen over Sarah Palin

Charlie Sheen is winning, and he literally didn’t even try. A recent poll found that the more independent voters would vote for the disgraced actor in a presidential matchup against Fox News employee Sarah Palin. While two-thirds of those asked in the PPP survey (.pdf) viewed Sheen unfavorably, independents apparently…

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