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Moore: Democrats behaving like ‘frightened animals’

The ever-colorful and controversial Michael Moore fleshed out his thesis that Democrats are wimps by mimicking them as babies and likening them to scared animals, during an appearance on MSNBC Wednesday. “Democrats are in for an ass-whipping of biblical proportions in November if they don’t get off the dime and…

Exclusive: Famed NYT reporter tells Michael Moore capitalism driving humanity’s downfall

In his film Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore squares off with the free-market system for its role in leveraging the United States’s wealth into the hands of a few. But in one clip cut from the documentary — which Moore provided exclusively to Raw Story — he interviews Pulitzer…

Media: Pentagon shooter doubted official 9/11 story, hated pot laws

Spin USA continues. As RAW STORY noted last month after Joseph Andrew Stack crashed his small plane into a building containing a federal tax office, “even five years after Jon Stewart famously told CNN’s dueling Crossfire hosts to ‘stop, stop, stop, stop hurting America,’ some folks can’t stop politicizing tragic…

Michael Moore: ‘Democrats are a bunch of wusses…It’s disgusting… I’m sick of them’

Oscar-winning filmmaker talks “Capitalism,” politics and Oscars with Raw Story Just over a year ago, Michael Moore vigorously campaigned for President Obama and the Democratic Party. But watching them jettison the public option from health care legislation appears to have been the final straw. “These Democrats are a bunch of…

Woolsey: ‘It’s not over’ for public option

‘But if stripped, I’ll support bill and re-introduce later,’ Congresswoman tells Raw Story WASHINGTON — A leading progressive in the House of Representatives insisted Friday that the public option fight is “not over” but signaled that its ostensible removal from the final package won’t necessarily strip the votes of liberal…

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The Raw Story and its parent company Raw Story Media, as well as its advertisers, are deeply committed to protecting Internet users’ privacy. Below is information outlining our continued support for the responsible management of consumer information. This policy governs all Raw Story properties, including but not limited to Raw…

Taliban deny US report chief captured in Pakistan

Updates at bottom: Pakistan official blasts reports as ‘propaganda’; ‘Capture’ comes two days after WaPo reported Obama admin. caught no ‘high value detainees’ An Afghan Taliban spokesman has denied a U.S. report that its military commander was arrested by U.S. and Pakistani forces in a secret operation. In a front…

Stewart calls out Raw Story, blogs for sexed-up headlines

Jon Stewart took a shot a Raw Story and several other websites for hyperbolic headlines Thursday. The Daily Show featured our story titled “Stewart destroys Hannity for a second night this week” as an example of how blogs sex up their stories to get clicks. Stewart appeared as a guest…

Exclusive: How corporations secretly move millions to fund political ads

The Supreme Court’s seismic January ruling that corporations are free to spend unlimited amounts of their profits to advertise for or against candidates may have been the latest shakeup of campaign finance – but gaping holes already allow corporations to spend enormous sums without leaving a paper trail, a Raw…

Reuters pulls story claiming ‘backdoor’ Obama tax hikes

Reuters news service has pulled a story claiming that President Barack Obama’s budget would raise taxes on the middle class starting this year. The story made waves in conservative media circles after it was posted online on Monday afternoon, with the Drudge Report linking to it under the headline “Backdoor…

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