Watch Mark Sanford (R) debate a – wait for it – cardboard cutout of Nancy Pelosi

April 24, 2013
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Watch Mark Sanford (R) debate a – wait for it – cardboard cutout of Nancy Pelosi

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) on Wednesday debated a cardboard cutout of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Did he not witness Clint Eastwood’s failed but remarkable debate with an empty chair at the Republican National Convention? Sanford’s strange debate with the cardboard cutout (to be clear, it means the person is not there!) was…

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In response to the number of mass school shootings, company creates bullet proof school uniforms

April 24, 2013
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In response to the number of mass school shootings, company creates bullet proof school uniforms

After gun control efforts failed in the Senate last week, and the number of mass school shootings, the world is taking notice. Because of the escalation of school shootings here in the States, a Colombian-based company is responding with creating bullet proof school uniforms targeting the American market. Mother Jones reports, “The world’s leading high-fashion bulletproof clothing company has…

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Koch Industries warned employees about voting for Obama but the brothers’ wealth has almost doubled since 2010

April 24, 2013
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Koch Industries warned employees about voting for Obama but the brothers’ wealth has almost doubled since 2010

Well, look who is ‘better off’. The Koch brothers should love our Socialist, Marxist, Muslim, Atheist, Kenyan President, instead of funneling their vast wealth into right wing front groups. Under Obama, the Koch brothers’ net wealth has almost doubled since 2010. Koch Industries, just before the election, sent out a letter warning that “many of our…

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Bill O’Reilly demands to know why Obama didn’t jump to conclusions and immediately blame Islam for the Bombings

April 24, 2013
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Bill O’Reilly demands to know why Obama didn’t jump to conclusions and immediately blame Islam for the Bombings

During Bill O’Reilly’s Fox News show, the host Tuesday played a segment of President Obama urging that until facts are brought in on the Boston Bombing case, not to jump to conclusions. That segment from the President was made prior to any knowledge of the alleged involvement by the Tsarnaev brothers. Bill O’Reilly apparently thinks facts are incidental and…

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Iowa Conservatives having a hissy fit, want drastic pay cut for justices in same-sex marriage decision

April 24, 2013
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Iowa Conservatives having a hissy fit, want drastic pay cut for justices in same-sex marriage decision

A handful of House conservatives are having a hissy fit over the State’s Supreme Court decision in 2009 to strike down a ban on same-sex marriages. So, they propose cutting the Justices’ pay involved in that decision. In short, they didn’t get their way so they’re mad.  Rep. Tom Shaw, R-Laurens, said Tuesday, “It’s our responsibility…

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GOP Lawmaker proposes during fiery debate that kids work as school janitors for food

April 24, 2013
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GOP Lawmaker proposes during fiery debate that kids work as school janitors for food

West Virginia lawmaker Ray Canterbury (R-Greenbrier) floated an unconventional idea during a floor debate in the state’s House of Delegates of having school children work as janitors, the Associated Press reports.                               The bill requiring all schools to try to maximize…

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Midnight lives: Three men allegedly douse neighbor’s cat with lighter fluid, set it on fire, then laugh

April 24, 2013
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Midnight lives: Three men allegedly douse neighbor’s cat with lighter fluid, set it on fire, then laugh

Three men from Monroe, North Carolina face felony animal cruelty charges for allegedly pouring lighter fluid over a neighbor’s cat then setting it on fire, thus giving the cat named Midnight, third-degree burns over 30 percent of its body. Midnight was expected to make what authorities are calling “a miraculous recovery.”        …

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Sniffing For Bombs: Meet America’s most elite dogs

April 24, 2013
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Sniffing For Bombs: Meet America’s most elite dogs

" Get a rare look into the secretive world of working dogs -- some of whose capabilities are military secrets -- and their handlers. ... When the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon, highly trained dogs were rushed to the scene to search for more explosives. "

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GOP Legislator Writes Crazy Rant on Glenn Beck’s Facebook page, says U.S. Govt Planned Boston Bombing

April 23, 2013
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GOP Legislator Writes Crazy Rant on Glenn Beck’s Facebook page, says U.S. Govt Planned Boston Bombing

New Hampshire State Rep. Stella Tremblay (R-Auburn) claimed on Glenn Beck’s Facebook page that the United States government is responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. Tremblay said the bombings were a plot by the federal government, then included a link to an Alex Jones YouTube video, which as it happens, is the same radio host the alleged…

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the alleged mastermind of the Boston bombings was an Alex Jones fan

April 23, 2013
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Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the alleged mastermind of the Boston bombings was an Alex Jones fan

As it happens, the deceased alleged Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was an Alex Jones fan. Well damn. Who woulda thunk it? Besides all of us I mean. The drama is still unfolding around the Tsarnaev siblings, their motivation and where on earth they got their ideas. The AP reports, ‘Tamerlan took an interest in Infowars, a conspiracy…

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Rand Paul’s two faces: “If someone comes out of a liquor store with a weapon & 50 dollars, I don’t care if a drone kills him”

April 23, 2013
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Rand Paul’s two faces: “If someone comes out of a liquor store with a weapon & 50 dollars, I don’t care if a drone kills him”

When Rand Paul held the podium during a 13 hour old-school filibuster, he became a rockstar of the right, and some on the left. Meh, that was sooo last month.  Paul made an appearance on Neil Cavutos’ Fox Business Network Monday night, and attempted to make a distinction between the American “sitting in a café” example he has…

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That GOP Outreach: Conservative group photoshops out minorities in a mailer opposing pro-voting legislation

April 23, 2013
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That GOP Outreach: Conservative group photoshops out minorities in a mailer opposing pro-voting legislation

Here’s a dose of failed GOP minority outreach: In an attempt to oppose a voting bill, a conservative group connected to Colorado’s Secretary of State has been sending political mailers — including a picture of a darker-skinned woman whose face was digitally removed and replaced with a white woman’s face. Yes, they disappeared the darker-skinned…

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FBI serves Search warrant at former GOP candidate’s home in connection with Ricin-laced letters

April 23, 2013
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FBI serves Search warrant at former GOP candidate’s home in connection with Ricin-laced letters

Paul Kevin Curtis of Mississippi, was arrested after allegedly sending the potential dangerous poison Ricin to President Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and a state Judge by way of a letter. He was released after an investigation and reportedly, authorities didn’t find any ricin in Curtis’ Corinth home or vehicle. Federal agents are now searching the home…

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Boston bombing suspect specifically points to the U.S. war in Iraq and Afghanistan as his motive

April 23, 2013
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Boston bombing suspect specifically points to the U.S. war in Iraq and Afghanistan as his motive

Interrogators delved into what the motivation could be behind 19 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s radicalization and alleged actions behind the bombings at the Boston Marathon,which resulted in 3 deaths, and over 250 wounded. From his hospital bed, Tsarnaev relayed to interrogators that the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan motivated him and his brother Tamerlan, to carry out…

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What the right wing media ignores: 56 percent of terrorist attacks and plots were from right-wing extremists

April 23, 2013
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What the right wing media ignores: 56 percent of terrorist attacks and plots were from right-wing extremists

During an appearance on Fox News with Sean Hannity Monday night, right wing hack Ann Coulter lambasted immigration reform and went on to say that she would like to see the alleged Boston bomber’s widow in jail too, but not for committing a crime but for “wearing a hijab.” No she wasn’t joking. And she’s not alone.…

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