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Maher Manages Swipe at Pope Francis: ‘Never Turn Your Back on a Priest’

19 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Host Bill Maher ended Friday night’s Real Time episode with his regular New Rules segment, and used the opportunity to deliver a few barbs toward the recent US visit of Pope Francis.

Andrew Sullivan and Bill Maher Battle Over Hillary: She’s ‘a Talent-Free Hack’

59 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

On Real Time with Bill Maher, the conversation quickly turned contentious regarding the candidacy of Secretary Hillary Clinton. The panel — comprised of blogger Andrew Sullivan, Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas, and New America Foundation CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter — took turns defending, then railing, against the flaws of the Clinton campaign.

Bill O’Reilly Tells You How to Take Down Media Matters

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Bill O’Reilly excitedly teased viewers throughout his Friday night broadcast with a new segment featuring Fox Business host Stuart Varney, and the inaugural “Varney’s Villians” did not disappoint.

Pot Is Now Legal in Oregon And Everyone Is Getting High

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

As of October 1, Oregon became the next state to legalize the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes, and the first week’s worth of sales are off the charts.

Undercover Cops Caught Getting ‘Happy Endings’ From Prostitutes Are Suing Everyone

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In a reversal of typical ripped-from-the-headlines scenarios, three undercover Minneapolis Police Officers busted in a prostitution sting over the summer have decided to sue everyone they can. That's because the names of all three officers, who probably watched South Park to prepare for their investigation of massage parlors, were released to the public in court documents.

Richard Pryor Disproves Ben Carson’s Holocaust Comments

6 hours agoNews : Mediaite

New Republic senior editor Jeet Heer made an interesting observation about one of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's problematic comments this week. You know, when he suggested that armed Jews would have countered Nazi Germany before and during World War II. Turns out the late comedian Richard Pryor disproved Carson's claim over 30 years before the latter made it.

Jeb Bush on Speaker Turmoil: ‘Washington’ Is More Offensive Than ‘Redskins’

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said on Thursday that the turmoil in the House of Representatives over the House Speaker election is an example of how the word "Washington" is more offensive than "Redskins," the name of Washington, D.C.'s NFL team which has been under fire for what many say is an offensive stereotype of Native Americans.

Before I Go, Here Are the 15 Craziest Clips I’ve Covered for Mediaite

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The time has come. After almost three years as Mediaite's resident west coast editor, today is my last day with the site. And while I will most certainly miss my colleagues, past and present, instead of writing a sentimental love note to those I will leave behind I have decided to share with you 15 of the most insane things I've seen while working here, in chronological order.

Actually, Ben Carson, Mass Shooters Can ‘Get Us All’

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

People are rightly offended by the victim-blaming inferences in Ben Carson's recent statements about the Oregon mass shooting, but no one has really bothered to refute his premise factually.

Is ‘Dictator’ Obama Abusing His Executive Order Powers?

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

I did some digging, and found that our Fascist In Chief has issued a whopping 219 executive orders during his time as President. The right is right: this man is out of control, and clearly, it’s “unprecedented” as Smith claims.

Trump’s Latino Superfan Baffles CNN’s Baldwin: He Is ‘My Perfect Man’

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In his ongoing quest to prove that Latinos do, in fact, "love" him, Donald Trump brought a Hispanic woman named Myriam Witcher up on stage at his Las Vegas rally Thursday night who could not love him more.

Seth Rogen to Ben Carson: ‘Fck You’

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

On the same day his new film Steve Jobs arrives in theaters, actor Seth Rogen tweeted this succinct message to his 3.27 million followers.

The View‘s Raven-Symoné: I Discriminate Against ‘Ghetto’ Names Like ‘Watermelondrea’

9 hours agoNews : Mediaite

During a segment on a new study finding that people discriminate against people based on their names, The View co-host Raven-Symoné said she wouldn't hire someone with a "ghetto" name.

Meet the Florida Woman Whose Eye Was Accidentally Glued Shut

9 hours agoNews : Mediaite

According to WPBF, after Katie Gaydos had debris mistakenly blown into her eye by a man using a leaf blower, she asked him to retrieve her eye drops from her purse. The unidentified man found what he thought was a bottle of Visine and offered to pour it into Gaydos' eye.

BREAKING: Texas Southern University On Lockdown After 2 People Shot Near Campus

9 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The campus of Texas Southern University went on lockdown Friday morning following a shooting at a nearby housing complex owned by the school.

Kelsey Grammer’s Gun-Toting Anti-Abortion Shirt Isn’t That Surprising

9 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Of course Cheers and Frasier star Kelsey Grammer is anti-abortion. The actor has repeatedly discussed his conservative political views in countless interviews. They don't always match exactly with what mainstream Republicans would like the GOP to stand for, but that hasn't stopped Grammer from identifying himself as a conservative.

Hillary Clinton Accidentally Denounces Iran Deal

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Maybe Hillary Clinton should have chosen her words better when she attacked the NRA yesterday.

Ben Carson: Why Would I Lie About Getting Held Up at a Popeye’s?

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

"I have had a gun held on me when I was in a Popeye's organization," Carson told the host. "Guy comes in, put the gun in my ribs. And I just said, 'I believe that you want the guy behind the counter.'"

‘Aggressive Meat Salesman’ Plagues Small Texas Town

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Local police in Dripping Springs, Texas have issued a warning to residents to be on the lookout for an "aggressive" meat salesman going door to door.

WATCH LIVE: Ben Carson Speaks to National Press Club

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Ben Carson is scheduled to speak to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Friday afternoon, October 9, beginning at approximately 1 p.m. ET.

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