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Obama Turns Turkey Pardoning into One Big Joke About Immigration Action

15 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Two years ago, President Barack Obama used the annual turkey pardoning ritual to crack a joke about Nate Silver's power of prediction. This time, he took the opportunity to make fun of the conservative backlash to his recent executive action on immigration.

Wolf Blitzer: Was Ferguson ‘Not Supposed to Be Going On’ With a Black President?

18 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Urban League President Marc Morial Wednesday afternoon if events like Ferguson are "not supposed to be going on" due to the fact that America has an African-American president, attorney general, and secretary of Homeland Security.

Brown’s Mother Responds to ‘Burn This Btch Down’: Husband ‘Spoke Out of Anger’

29 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

In a CNN interview scheduled to air tonight, Michael Brown's mother explained her husband's cry to "burn this bitch down," yelled after a grand jury refused to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Brown, was said out of anger -- but a justifiable anger.

Enough with the ‘How to Discuss Politics at Thanksgiving’ Posts Already

36 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Every Thanksgiving, without fail, website after website churns out those "How to Discuss Politics at Thanksgiving" posts, and it's really starting to get tiresome. Why try to ruin a family occasion by encouraging people to trot out talking points during a family gathering?

Roseanne Tweets, Then Deletes, Joke About ‘Tussle’ with Bill Cosby

39 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Comedienne Roseanne Barr weighed in on the Bill Cosby rape and sexual assault allegations with a pretty controversial tweet/photo this week.

Garth Brooks Cancels Tonight Show Appearance Because Ferguson

51 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Country star Garth Brooks canceled his Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's Tonight Show because it would be "distasteful" to make promotional appearances in the immediate wake of unfolding turmoil in Ferguson, Mo.

Maddow Not Buying Darren Wilson’s Description of Michael Brown as Super-Human ‘Demon’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

In one of his interviews with police following the shooting of Michael Brown, Ferguson officer Darren Wilson described the unarmed 18-year-old as being so "angry" he looked like a "demon." In this description, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow saw shades of John DiIulio's 1995 Weekly Standard article, "The Coming of the Super-Predators."

Scandal: Billy Joel Allegedly Smoked Cigarettes with Obama

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

If this source told The Hill the truth, President Barack Obama aided and abetted Billy Joel in breaking his commitment to stop smoking. Which means Obama also secretly smoked. Scandal!

White House Denies Preventing National Guard Presence in Ferguson

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

The White House has responded to Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's claim that Gov. Jay Nixon bowed to pressure from the White House and the Justice Department to hold the National Guard back in Ferguson, calling the accusation "untru...

WATCH LIVE: Obama Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

It's that time of year again. President Barack Obama will perform the bizarre tradition of "pardoning" a turkey for Thanksgiving at the White House on Wednesday afternoon, November 26.

National Review Editor: Boehner Should Ban Obama from State of the Union Speech

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Since Obama won't be at the speech, maybe he can host Darren Wilson at the White House.

CBS Announces Star-Studded Late Late Show Guest Host List; No Women Included

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

CBS announced today the list of Late Late Show guest hosts between January and March, and no, there aren't any women on it.

Hillary Clinton Had Dinner with the Olsen Twins

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

On Monday night, some genius at the Child Mind Institute decided to place Hillary Clinton at the same table as the Olsen twins during a fundraiser in New York City.

Fox’s Greg Gutfeld Compares Ferguson to The Purge

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In one of his classic monologues Tuesday, The Five's Greg Gutfeld offered up his personal take on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, at one point comparing the situation to The Purge, a horror movie series in which all laws are suspended for one night.

Democrats Furious Schumer Threw Them ‘Under the Bus’ for Midterm Losses

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

“What exactly does Chuck Schumer believe was the error?" former speechwriter Jon Lovett told Politico. "Does he believe that the goal of winning office is winning office?”

NY Times Addresses Outrage over Publishing Darren Wilson’s Street

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The New York Times got some heat yesterday for including Darren Wilson's unredacted marriage license, complete with his street address. Conservative news outlets really ripped the Times, and today the paper has publicly commented.

GOP, Breitbart Trick Google into Crowning Obama ‘King’ of United States

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

According to Search Engine Land, a Google search for Who is "king of United States" turns up President Barack Obama. But look ye upon the article that generated the answer...

Two FBI Agents Shot in St. Louis County

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Two FBI agents were shot in St. Louis County last night while they were helping local police arrest a murder suspect.

Serial’s Sarah Koenig: ‘Not My Responsibility to Make a Perfect Ending’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

As Koenig reveals in an interview for The New York Times magazine out today, she has no idea. And that's the point.

Video Shows Ferguson Officer Yelling at Protesters: ‘You Call This Peaceful?’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A YouTube video posted late Tuesday night showed a Ferguson police officer arguing with passing protestors on the second night of protests following the Grand Jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson.

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