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U.S. Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Appears to Mock American Indians

U.S. Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Under Fire Over Racially Insensitive Gesture

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) appears to mimick racial stereotype of American Indians U.S. Senate candidate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) is under fire after mimicking a racial stereotype of American Indians, the Sacramento Bee reports. Loretta Sanchez: “I am going to his office, thinking that I am going to meet with a,” she […]

by · May 17, 2015 · Elections
George Stephanopoulos Annhilates “Clinton Cash” Author Peter Schweizer on “This Week”

George Stephanopoulos Annhilates “Clinton Cash” Author Peter Schweizer on “This Week”

“Clinton Cash” author Peter Schweizer could not answer George Stephanopoulos question about whether or not Hillary Clinton or the Clinton Foundation committed any crimes with regard to the foreign donations it accepted and whether she broke the law during her tenure as Secretary of State. Yeah, Stephanopoulos annhilated Schweizer, but I […]

by · April 26, 2015 · Elections
Tennessee GOP Lawmaker Sheila Butt Says Rape and Incest Too Hard to Verify

Tennessee GOP Lawmaker Sheila Butt Says Rape and Incest Too Hard to Verify

The Republican Party’s war on women continues. Tennessee state Rep. Sheila Butt (R) “blocked an amendment that would have created an exemption for victims of rape and incest to an anti-abortion bill by arguing that such cases are too difficult to confirm,” the Huffington Post reports. State Rep. Sheila Butt tabled […]

by · April 23, 2015 · Politics
Ex-FLOTUS Aide Reid Cherlin: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into “Worst Wing”

Ex-FLOTUS Aide Reid Cherlin: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into “Worst Wing”

Not only are the right wing throwing shade on First Lady Michelle Obama for her China trip (#FLOTUSinChina), a former aide is also throwing shade on FLOTUS. Reid Cherlin, a former assistant press secretary to Mrs. Obama, wrote in The New Republic that working in the East Wing of the White House […]

by · March 26, 2014 · Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama and Daughters Visit Great Wall of China

First Lady Michelle Obama and Daughters Visit Great Wall of China

#FLOTUSinChina:  First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, continue to woe the Chinese on their visit. They also snapped photographs during their excursion to the Great Wall. Mrs. Obama is the first president’s wife to travel independently to China. She won compliments for her elegant outfits and […]

by · March 23, 2014 · Politics, Today's Headlines
REPORT:  CNN, Piers Morgan to End ‘Piers Morgan Live’ Show As Ratings Plunge

REPORT: CNN, Piers Morgan to End ‘Piers Morgan Live’ Show As Ratings Plunge

Piers Morgan and CNN have agreed to end his 9 p.m. show “Piers Morgan Live” as ratings continue to plunge, the New York Times reports. Um, it’s safe to say, most people saw this train wreck coming a long time ago. It’s been an unhappy collision between a British television […]

by · February 23, 2014 · Today's Headlines
DOJ Disputes New Yorker Report That Attorney General Eric Holder Plans to Resign

DOJ Disputes New Yorker Report That Attorney General Eric Holder Plans to Resign

The New Yorker magazine is reporting that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to resign this year, but the Department of Justice is pushing back, saying that’s not the case. In a feature story for the magazine’s Feb. 17 issue (sub. req.), writer Jeffrey Toobin said that Holder told him that Holder […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Politics, Today's Headlines
Sarah Palin Defends Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Anti-Gay Comments

Sarah Palin Defends Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Anti-Gay Comments

UPDATE: Sarah Palin admitted she never read the GQ article before she defended Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson’s racist and homophobic comments, but is anyone surprised? Thanks to Greta Van Susteren for reminding us why Sarah Palin is a joke. Leave it up to Alaska’s former half-term governor Sarah Palin to […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Gay Rights, Today's Headlines
Irony: Obama Administration Goes Against Mandela’s Commitment to Access to Affordable Drugs in Developing Countries

Irony: Obama Administration Goes Against Mandela’s Commitment to Access to Affordable Drugs in Developing Countries

While we mourn the loss of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, it’s very ironic that President Obama continues to push policies in trade deals aimed at inflating drug prices through expansive corporate monopolies for medication. This practice is evident in the leaked intellectual property chapter of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is […]

by · December 7, 2013 · Nelson Mandela, Politics
Great-Grandmother Peggy Shannon Files Sexual Harassment Claim Against Bob Filner

Great-Grandmother Peggy Shannon Files Sexual Harassment Claim Against Bob Filner

Great-grandmother Peggy Shannon, 67, filed a sexual harassment claim against San Diego mayor Bob Filner, claiming he repeatedly kissed her on her lips. The ickiness factor in all this is just sickening. After Mayor Filner was elected but before he was inaugurated, Shannon claims Filner would stop by the Senior […]

by · August 15, 2013 · Breaking News