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Obama: Time for Congress to get its act together

President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Congress to “get its act together” and pass his American Jobs Act, which he introduced nearly three weeks ago. “Some Republicans in Congress have said that they agree with certain parts of this jobs bill,” the president said. “If so, it’s time for…

Maher: How would Jesus run (for president)?

On Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher, liberal talk show host Bill Maher proposed a hypothetical: What if Jesus ran for president today? Let’s just say he thinks it probably wouldn’t turn out well. This video is from HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, broadcast Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.…

Watch: Deaf woman hears own voice for first time

In a video that’s gone viral over the Internet this week, a young woman in her 20′s hears her own voice for the first time. But be forewarned: it’s a tearjerker. YouTube user sloanchurman explains: “I was born deaf and 8 weeks ago I received a hearing implant. This is…

Russell Simmons: I will bring hundreds of thousands to ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Hip hop magnate Russell Simmons said Thursday on MSNBC that he planned on joining the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” in lower Manhattan. Simmons, who has an estimated net-worth of $340 million, noted that all his employees paid more taxes than he did. “Last time I got involved in a protest…

Maher, Moore defend Tony Bennett’s 9/11 comments

Two people who aren’t afraid to agree with Tony Bennett’s controversial comments about 9/11 are Bill Maher and Michael Moore. Harking back on their own experiences of getting condemned for provocative statements, both Maher and Moore defended the singer’s 9/11 comments on Real Time Friday evening. In reaction to panel…

Maher, Moore defend Tony Bennett’s 9/11 comments

Two people who aren’t afraid to agree with Tony Bennett’s controversial comments about 9/11 are Bill Maher and Michael Moore. Harking back on their own experiences of getting condemned for provocative statements, both Maher and Moore defended the singer’s 9/11 comments on Real Time Friday evening. In reaction to panel…

Rep. Speier delivers eighth House speech on rape in the military

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) called on Congress to address the pervasive problem of sexual harassment and rape in the U.S. military for the eighth time on the House floor Thursday morning. “It is a black eye on this country that must be erased,” she said. “Nineteen thousand rapes a year…

Obama pushes for ’11th-hour’ debt deal

US President Barack Obama has urged polarized lawmakers to find an “11th-hour” deal to avert a calamitous August debt default, but said he saw progress as he praised a new bipartisan plan. The US leader warned on Tuesday that time was running out to forge a broad deficit-cutting compromise amid…

Libyan rebels claim control of Brega

AJDABIYA, Libya — Libya’s rebels said they were in control of Brega on Monday as loyalist forces retreated leaving just 150-200 fighters pinned down inside the refinery town but the government insisted it had repulsed the rebel assault. “The bulk of (Moamer) Kadhafi’s forces have retreated to Ras Lanuf,” rebel…

Israel ‘violates rights’ of young Palestinians: study

Israel is violating the rights of young Palestinians accused of stone-throwing, failing to protect them as minors and mistreating them during arrest, an Israeli rights group said on Monday. In a report entitled “No Minor Matter,” B’Tselem found that military law encouraged minors to plead guilty to avoid lengthy pre-trial…

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