After several days of scandal flame-fanning by Republicans, President Obama’s approval ratings are actually up just a tick. The latest wrinkle in Benghazi gate is that President Obama may not have been in the White House situation room during the attacks. Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer, on Fox News, said that the precise location of the [...]
Do you remember Candy Crowley back in October, while acting as a presidential debate moderator, defending Barack Obama's claim that he had called the attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, an act of terror the day after the attack? Crowley...Show More Summary
Several days ago, the new President of the National Rifle Association, not only called President Obama a “fake president” but went on to suggest that the Civil War was an example of an armed citizenry, and thusly, training all able bodied...Show More Summary
Our political Quote of the Day comes from Booman, of the must-read blog Booman Tribune, who notes that despite all of the controversy last week President Barack Obama hasn’t seen a drop in a big drop in his polling numbers — and in fact in one sees a slight increase. Booman’s headline asks if Obama [...]
Just one day after France's Constitutional Council approved the country's gay-marriage and adoption bill, French President François Hollande signed the bill into law. Although it was adopted by both the Senate and the National Assembly...Show More Summary
In honor of May 17, International Day Against Homophobia, we run an interview with Charlot Jeudy. Jeudy is the president of the Haitian organization KOURAJ, meaning “courage” in Creole.
Can Rev Warnock Compel The Street Pirate To Uphold Their End Of The "50 Days Of Non Violence" When They Don't Give A Damn What Dr King Would Have Done? Daily Beast - Obama's Graduation Speech At Morehouse Turns Controversial AJC THIS...Show More Summary
"I'm not a fan of the president, in case you didn't know that."-- Mitt Romney, on the Tonight Show.
Yesterday Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito issued the above tweets in recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia. "This May 17, International Day of the Fight Against Homophobia, I endorse my committment to a #InclusiveMexico, free of discrimination. Making Mexico a society of rights implies equality in dignity and eliminating all types of discrimination."
As he had promised, French President Francois Hollande signed the marriage equality bill into law this morning. Hollande acted a day after the Constitutional Council threw out a legal challenge by the right-wing opposition, which had been the last obstacle to passing the bill into law. Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande fulfilled a major campaign promise today by signing into law a measure legalizing gay marriage, reports Reuters. The first same-sex weddings can be held in 10 days, notes the BBC. Opponents in the heavily Catholic country aren't done protesting the move, however, and plan another demonstration...
A Texas judge is forcing a lesbian couple apart because he disagrees with their "lifestyle". The Dallas Voice reports: Judge John Roach Jr., a Republican who presides over the 296th District Court, enforced the “morality clause” in Compton’s divorce papers...
On Friday afternoon's edition of MSNBC's The Cycle, old co-host and new weekend anchor Steve Kornacki stopped by to help fill in for S.E. Cupp who was off for the day. The group's "Spin Cycle" session over President Obama's scandals this week brought a sharp warning to Republicans from Touré: "The potential for overreach here seems about 100%."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Incoming acting Internal Revenue Service chief Daniel Werfel has been asked to spearhead a "thorough review" of the scandal-plagued agency and report back to President Barack Obama in 30 days, a Treasury Department official said...
Questar Corporation (STR) May 16, 2013 12:00 am ET Executives Anthony R. Ivins - Director of Investor Relations and Treasurer Ronald W. Jibson - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Executive Officer of Questar Gas Company, Chief Executive Officer of Wexpro, President of Questar Gas Company and President of Wexpro Craig C. Show More Summary
"Has this president broken the law, lied under oath, or authorized war crimes? Has he traded arms for hostages with Iran? Has he knowingly sent his cabinet out to tell lies about his sex life? Has he sat by idly as an American city was...Show More Summary
The exiting TV Group president says that his departure isn't an easy one but calls it "right for the company." read more
YouTube The mind-numbingly stupid right wing fake outrage of the day: yes, now they're even going after the President for asking Marines to hold umbrellas for himself and the Turkish Prime Minister. I just can't even. The hacks at wingnut...Show More Summary
Television network The CW has confirmed that they will be offering content from their network on the Apple TV. Mark Pedowitz, president of the network, announced the forthcoming availability at the company’s annual Upfront Presentation. The CW TV NOW service is available on the Xbox 360 along with Windows 8. The Apple TV version will [...]Show More Summary
Ramesh Ponnuru sees it as a general problem for the administration: Ten days ago the president gave a commencement speech at Ohio State University urging graduates not to view government as “some separate, sinister entity.” Liberals prefer that people view government, as former Representative Barney Frank once put it, as just the name we use for the […]