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Study: Students who resist change see teachers as biased

It has become a truism among conservative activists that college professors typically have a liberal bias which causes them to give lower grades to students who express right-wing opinions. In 2005, for example, when Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was a Minnesota state senator, she and another Republican legislator called for…

Damn! Aussies to be fined for swearing

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Australians may have a love of plain speaking but new laws are set to curtail some of their more colourful language with police issuing on-the-spot fines for obnoxious swearing. The country’s second most populous state Victoria is due to approve new legislation this week under which police…

“South Park” creators hit Broadway with Mormon musical

NEW YORK (Reuters) – It’s sprinkled with jokes about Mormons discriminating against black people and repressed gay longings, but the creators of a new musical about Mormons say it won’t attract the sort of religious controversy they are famous for. One of the most anticipated musicals this Broadway season, “The…

Exclusive: Walker and his ‘palace guards’ look to sow ‘chaos,’ tackled Wisc. Dem lawmaker tells Raw

‘Scott Walker thinks that the Capitol is some sort of palace and he has his own palace guards’ A Wisconsin lawmaker who was tackled by police while trying to get into the Capitol Thursday says the blame lies squarely with Gov. Scott Walker (R). Wisconsin state Rep. Nick Milroy (D)…

Obama opposes permanent extension of tax cuts for rich

President Barack Obama said on Friday he does not want to permanently extend tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, sending another signal he is willing to forge some sort of compromise with newly emboldened Republicans to win an extension for the middle class. The White House has been hinting it…

Cheney says telling senator to go ‘f*ck yourself’ ‘sort of the best thing I ever did’

If you had to put your finger on the what Dick Cheney felt was his proudest moment as vice president, you’d probably guess invading Iraq. Turns out, you might be wrong. On Thursday, Cheney told a conservative radio host that an argument he got into with a Democratic senator in…

Joy Behar: Glenn Beck ‘was an alcoholic and a drug addict,’ ‘so it sort of follows he’s crazy now’

Related: Leaked video shows Glenn Beck using Vicks to cry on cue The boisterous comedienne and co-host of The View, Joy Behar, didn’t mince words on this weekend’s Reliable Source with The Washington Post‘s Howard Kurtz. Asked about popular Fox News host Glenn Beck, Behar cut straight to the point,…

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