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Christie Defends Common Core Rollback; Says U.S. Dissatisfied With Current Administration

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie defended his decision to roll back the Common Core education standards in New Jersey and said that the large number of Republicans running for president shows that the country is dissatisfied with the current administration.

Adorable! Chris Pratt Teaches 2-Year-Old Son Pledge of Allegiance

One famous Hollywood celebrity is sharing his American pride – in a touching dad-to-son kind of way. For Memorial Day, actor Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World), taught his 2-year-old son Jack the Pledge of Allegiance – and captured the moment on camera. Show More Summary

O’Malley to Join Race This Weekend

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) will become the third candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination this weekend, joining Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders. Harry Enten: “O’Malley is a star in Democratic primary polls. But that’s not a good [...]

NJ JETTISONS COMMON CORE: Potential GOP presidential contender New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announ…

NJ JETTISONS COMMON CORE: Potential GOP presidential contender New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced yesterday that NJ will pull out of Common Core.

Fox Host Gives Scott Walker Platform To Double Down On Claim That Forced Ultrasounds Are "Cool"

Fox News gave likely 2016 presidential hopeful and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) a platform to double down on his assertion that ultrasounds -- mandatory in his state for women seeking abortions -- are just a "cool" thing. This...Show More Summary

Assholes on Parade

Disgusting pricks: Jon Ritzheimer is a former Marine, and he has no middle ground when it comes to Islam. His T-shirt pretty much says it all: “F— Islam.” Ritzheimer is the organizer of Friday’s “Freedom of Speech Rally” outside the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix. It’s the mosque that Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi attended [Read more...]

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is flooding the Supreme Court with gay wedding save-the-dates

Funny or Die teams up with Ferguson to remind the Supreme Court of the human lives its ruling will impact

Open Thread: Arizona Biker Starts ‘Draw Mohammad’ Protest Outside Mosque

Consider this the weekend’s Open Thread, but first… An Arizona man named Jon Ritzheimer has announced plans to host a “draw Mohammad” event outside a mosque in Phoenix and he is urging participants to come armed in order to fight off the terrorists he expects to flock to the event. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ex-Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert Leading Off: • WATN: Did anyone see this coming? Former Speaker of the House Denny Hastert, a Republican who represented Illinois for almost two decades, was just indicted on charges that he lied to the FBI and "structured" financial transactions to avoid IRS detection. Show More Summary

Denny Hastert, the eclectic lobbyist

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert‘s (R-Ill.) indictment Thursday by the Justice Department on charges of evading cash transaction reporting requirements and lying to the FBI came as something of a shock to many, in part because Hastert has led a pretty low-key life as a lobbyist at Dickstein Shapiro LLP since leaving Congress in 2007. In…

Sunday Showdown in the Senate

“The Senate is heading for a tense and unusual Sunday showdown over the expiring antiterrorism surveillance powers of the National Security Agency, and Senator Mitch McConnell, five months into his tenure as majority leader, has a lot on the line,” [...]

Essay by Progressive Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders: A Woman Fantasizes About Being Gang Raped

Socialist and declared presidential candidate on the Democrat ticket Bernie Sanders, reportedly wrote an essay back in the 70s that is....really...

Sanders Wrote About Rape Fantasies

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) campaign tried to distance the presidential candidate from a 1972 essay in which he wrote — among other things — a women “fantasizes being raped by three men simultaneously,” CNN reports. A campaign spokesman said the [...]

Hastert Paid Off Man Over Sexual Abuse

We now have the first indication of the underlying 'misconduct' that led to Denny Hastert's downfall: he paid off a man over sexual abuse in the distant past, seemingly when Hastert was a wrestling coach in Yorkville.

Christie Reverses Position on Common Core

Gov. Chris Christie (R) “proposed dropping national Common Core education standards he once supported but have since become a lighting rod issue for Republican voters,” the Newark Star Ledger reports. Christie declared Common Core is “simply not working” and said [...]

Free Speech Loving Islamophobes Invade Phoenix Mosque To Draw Mohammed, Guns

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

In what’s expected to be a terrific day for both the First and Second Amendments, several hundred armed idiots are expected to show up for a rally and “Draw Muhammad Cartoon Contest” outside a mosque in Phoenix Friday evening. The event’s...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Wrote That Women Fantasize About Being Gang-Raped

According to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, women secretly love the idea of being raped, and by multiple men at that. The real question here, though, is whether today’s so-called

The Daily Show Blasts Media's Dismissive Coverage Of Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2016 Campaign

From the May 28 edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show: Related: The Week Everyone Began Taking Bernie Sanders Seriously Previously: The Daily Show Ridicules The Media's Absurd Obsession With Hillary Clinton's Trip To Chipotle

29-year-old banker jumps from 24th floor of luxury apartment building, landing near a bus full of tourists who take snapshots of the grisly remains.

The body "landed on a guardrail near the northbound Battery Park Underpass, narrowly missing a black SUV." "The head hit the railing.?.?. Half his head is on one side of the railing, half on the other."You know, don't kill yourself. But, if you do, don't transform the body you're throwing away into a deadly projectile or a tourist attraction.

Bush Outsourced His Campaign Before

“As Jeb Bush circa 2015 considers pushing the campaign finance envelope by offloading expenses to an outside group, he has a ready model to emulate: Jeb Bush circa 1998,” National Journal reports. “That’s the year the Republican Party of Florida [...]

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