Huffingtonpost. Jon Stewart Shows How Antonin Scalia Is A Total Hypocrite. Jon Stewart said Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia may have reached his breaking point last week, with a series of bizarre and conflicting opinions that involved the use of words such as "jiggery-pokery" and "applesauce.
" “You kiss your mother with that mouth? " Stewart mockingly asked on "The Daily Show" Monday night. Dennis Hastert’s secret gay ‘misconduct’ is even worse given his terrible voting record on gay rights. Though he paid millions to keep a man quiet about the nature of their relationship, former House speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) was a reliable opponent of gay civil rights during his tenure in Congress.
U.S. Defends Record Before Human Rights Council. BERLIN (AP) — The United States heard widespread concern Monday over excessive use of force by law-enforcement officials against ethnic minorities as it faced the U.N.'s main human rights body for a review of its record.
Washington also faced calls to work toward abolishing the death penalty, push ahead with closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center and ensure effective safeguards against abuses of Internet surveillance. Its appearance before the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva is the second review of the U.S. rights record, following the first in 2010. A string of countries ranging from Malaysia to Mexico pressed the U.S. to redouble efforts to prevent police using excessive force against minorities. 'Not Even Close To Reality' - Filtering Sources On The Syrian War.
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Sean Hannity On NSA Surveillance, Then And Now. Fox Brings on Karl Rove to Discuss IRS 'Scandal' While Ignoring His Own. You've just gotta love Fox, without a hint of irony, being capable of conducting an interview with Karl Rove discussing Attorney General scandals with no mention of the politicization of the Department of Justice during the Bush administration, and the IRS "scandal" on these tax exempt groups, when the real scandal is that his group was approved at all. Instead we had Fox giving Rove some more free air time instead of asking him about this (the post is from Nov. 2012): Watchdog: Karl Rove And His Crossroads GPS Broke Election Law By Failing To Disclose Donors : The non-partisan Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed complaints Thursday with both the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) alleging that Karl Rove and his secretive Crossroads GPS violated election law and may have engaged in a criminal conspiracy to do so.
Oklahoma senator: Tornado aid “totally different” from Sandy aid. Sen.
Oklahoma Senators Jim Inhofe, Tom Coburn, Face Difficult Options On Disaster Relief. Trump Gets Trumped by David Letterman. Mitt Romney's Contraception Strategy: Change The Subject. Earlier in his campaign, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took a clear stand on the issue of contraception coverage by stating that he would support legislation that allowed all employers to refuse to cover employees' birth control for moral reasons.
Mitt Romney Reverses Contraception Position Under Pressure From Obama. Dick Cheney on Fox News Sunday. Following is a transcripted excerpt from Fox News Sunday, May 19, 2002.
TONY SNOW, FOX NEWS: Good morning, and welcome to Washington. Partisan fisticuffs broke out this week in the nation's capital, marking the end of bipartisanship in the war on terror. The question: Did bureaucratic bungling prevent intelligence officials from predicting and foiling the September 11 attacks? And what about reports that Al Qaeda is planning further mayhem? We'll get answers from Vice President Dick Cheney. Mr. RICHARD CHENEY, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Good morning. SNOW: Is Al Qaeda planning to strike American targets? Blame Obama for the Libya consulate attack. But don’t blame Bush for 9/11. Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images The president was warned of an impending threat of terrorism.
He failed to act. The attack came, Americans died, and now the administration is covering up the truth. John Boehner, DOMA Defender, Campaigns For Openly Gay GOP Candidate. WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has long opposed gay rights, from his opposition to repealing "don't ask, don't tell" to his vote against the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to his decision to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court to the tune of $1.5 million in taxpayer dollars.
But when it comes to the prospect of ousting a House Democrat in favor of a Republican, Boehner seems willing to overlook that record. Boehner spent Tuesday morning raising money for Republican candidate Richard Tisei, who is openly gay and supports same-sex marriage. Tisei, who is running against Rep. Mitt Romney's Bain Made Millions On Big Tobacco In U.S., Russia. WASHINGTON -- As the Soviet Union splintered in the early-1990s, Sushovan Ghosh packed his colleagues into a van and chugged across the collapsing nation, hitting depressed towns and famished cities, busted up factories and lonely kiosks.
As Romney Repeats Trade Message, Bain Maintains China Ties. Jon Stewart Skewers Hannity and Senor for Their Hypocrisy on Promoting Democracy.