Some liberals are more concerned about offending Islam than the fact that a woman is about to die for "blasphemy."
The wild and wacky Joni Ernst Campaign show just keeps getting better and better. Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa, said during an NRA event in 2012 that she would use a gun to defend herself from the government. “I...Show More Summary
There's a good reason for Bruce Rauner's deer-in-headlights look. Bruce Rauner, chairman of R8 Capital Partners and the former chairman of the private equity firm GTCR, based in Chicago, is running on his business record as the Republican candidate to unseat Illinois Gov. Show More Summary
The Oregonian chose not to endorse in the state's U.S. Senate race between Democrat Merkley and Republican Wehby.
I really do admire this man: VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called a "penal populism" that promises to solve society's problems by punishing...Show More Summary
Rudy Giuliani was on the campaign trail for Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday, and besides whining about Charlie Crist not endorsing him in the 2008 Florida primary, one presumes Rudy would have had something to say about Rick Scott. Maybe...Show More Summary
Judging by the reactions of conservatives, the Pope was serious about forging a kinder & gentler papacy after all.
When it comes to expressing opinions on gun control, Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said on Thursday that supermodels should keep their mouths shut and their clothes off. Following the shooting near Parliament in Ottawa, Canada on Tuesday,...Show More Summary
In December 2000, Reginald and Jonathan Carr murdered four people on a cold winter day in Wichita, Kansas. The crime became known as the "Wichita Massacre" and the community was justifiably outraged. After being shot in the head andShow More Summary
I thought DC was expensive, what with our $4 gallons of milk. In NYC, I'm paying $5.50!
How should Democrats make their case on the economy? In the last days of the election, this isn’t a rhetorical question. For all the furor about Ebola, ISIS, Ferguson, the Secret Service, and Obama, the economy will remain the determining issue in this election. Show More Summary
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Oh, look. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been saying (or not saying) very different things on the public campaign trail and privately to far-right groups. Walker hasn't wanted to talk publicly about his position...Show More Summary
Deconstructing a recent discussion (yell-fest) on Bill Maher over whether American liberals coddle Islam.
It's our Friday pot luck breakfast, with contributions from Rosalyn MacGregor. And as a new feature, I thought it'd make sense to include the summary of the previous day's show, down below, so those of you still teetering on the edge...Show More Summary
Students at Elizabeth City State University in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, protest efforts to keep them from voting last year. If you can be drafted at 18, be sent overseas to kill and die for your country, you should be able to cast a ballot. Show More Summary
I'd like to see the GOP try to filibuster a Reagan-appointed, academically unimpeachable judge like Posner.
One would think Republicans are aware that they blocked President Obama’s nominee for surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, due to a backlash from the National Rifle Association. But, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says Ron Klain is “off to a bad start” in his new role as the president’s Ebola response coordinator, and that the U.S. Surgeon [...]
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LOOK OUT EVERYONE HE'S REALLY REALLY TAN This may be the stupidest conservative panic to come over the transom all year. All. Year. In the video — which was posted at Glenn Beck’s The Blaze under the headline, “Surveillance video apparently...Show More Summary
Who's going to take her family's health insurance away? That thing that Republicans feared so much about Obamacare has come to pass: it became law, millions have benefitted from it, and it's now too late to undo it. Sure, most Republican...Show More Summary