Articles by: Matthew Desmond

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FunnyOrDie Mocks Megyn Kelly For Her Pepper Spray ‘Is A Food Product’ Comment (VIDEO)

FunnyOrDie.com created a hilarious video that has been circulating the internet, depicting what a Thanksgiving dinner would look like with a pro-Pepper Spray Megyn Kelly.

by Matthew Desmond· · News, Political Humor
The 7 Types Of Republican Idiots

The 7 Types Of Republican Idiots

A humorous (and unfortunately realistic) look at the different types of Republican idiots, what makes them idiots, and things you should remember while debating them (so you don’t go crazy).

Mayor Quan Admits Occupy Raids Are Part Of A Coordinated Effort To End The Occupy Movement

Mayor Quan Admits Occupy Raids Are Part Of A Coordinated Effort To End The Occupy Movement

Many of the larger Occupy movements have been raided over the last several days, including Portland, Oakland, and the original Occupy Wall Street movement early this morning. I, like many other people, found the timing of the raids to be strangely coincidental.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
BREAKING NEWS: Police Evicting Occupy Oakland, Again (LIVE FEED)

BREAKING NEWS: Police Evicting Occupy Oakland, Again (LIVE FEED)

Police began breaking up the Occupy Oakland protesters, again, who have been camped out at Frank Ogawa park. The raid began around 4AM this morning.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The U.S. Passed Mandatory Health Insurance In 1798 Under President And Founding Father, John Adams

The U.S. Passed Mandatory Health Insurance In 1798 Under President And Founding Father, John Adams

Many people who oppose the ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act., also known as ‘Obamacare’, say the Founding Fathers wouldn’t have wanted the Government to make health insurance mandatory for private employees. This is not true, and is proven by history.

Oakland Police surround the Occupy encampment early in the morning preparing to go in and disband the tent community at Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday. Oct. 25, 2011. A couple tear gas bombs were exploded right before the police entered.  (Jane Tyska/Staff)

Occupy Oakland Camp Violently Raided

According to multiple sources the police threw tear gas into the camp, and also used rubber bullets on the protesters. One source says 30-40 protesters were arrested, and another source is saying that over a hundred protesters have been arrested.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Herman Cain Goes On ‘The View’, Says ‘Being Gay Is A Choice’, Wants To See ‘Science That It’s Not’

Herman Cain Goes On ‘The View’, Says ‘Being Gay Is A Choice’, Wants To See ‘Science That It’s Not’

Herman Cain stated emphatically that he does believe being gay is a choice. When the co-hosts asked questions to find out why he believed that, he stated; ‘you show me the science that says that it’s not’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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Andrew Breitbart Compares ‘Anonymous’ Video To ‘Nazi Propaganda.’ Will They Retaliate?

Andrew Breitbart is known for releasing videos that border on propaganda, so the fact that he is accusing Anonymous of the same thing is more than laughable.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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New York Times Blatantly Edits Article About Occupy Wall Street To Protect Police (IMAGE)

Today police in New York City allowed protesters from the Occupy Wall Street rallies to march onto the Brooklyn Bridge. Shortly after they arrested hundreds of protesters for blocking traffic on the bridge, even though they’d allowed them to enter it. The New York times published an article on their website, explaining the true nature of what had happened. 20 minutes later they had changed it, to make it seem like the police had no blame in this incident.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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Ann Coulter Is No Longer Allowed To Call Herself ‘Pro-Life’, And If She Does She’s Lying

Despite the fact that Ann constantly refers to herself as ‘pro-life,’ these tweets show a clear disregard for human life. The fact that she seems to be excited about the execution makes it even worse. Ann Coulter isn’t pro-life, just pro-fetus.

by Matthew Desmond· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Michele Bachmann Unveils The Cover Of Her New Book

Michele Bachmann Unveils The Cover Of Her New Book

Michele Bachmann has a new book coming out in November, and today the cover of the book has been revealed.Check it out and let us know what you think.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) looking confused as he did through most of the debate.

GOP Debate Shows How Weak Perry Is, Other Candidates Seize Opportunity To Attack

While no one may be able to agree about who the winner of tonight’s debate was, it’s clear who the loser was: Rick Perry.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Did Ron Paul’s Supporters Hijack An msnbc Poll?

Did Ron Paul’s Supporters Hijack An msnbc Poll?

On Wednesday night Republican candidates for the Presidential nomination debated in Simi Valley, CA, at the Reagan Presidential Library. Msnbc polled their audience to ask who won the debate, and surprisingly Ron Paul is winning. If he was winning by a small margin we probably wouldn’t be writing this article, but he isn’t. He’s winning with 57.7% of the votes so far, with second place going to Romney with 14.3% so far. That’s a 43.4% difference.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The msnbc Republican Debate In 45 Seconds

The msnbc Republican Debate In 45 Seconds

In case you didn’t have the stomach to watch last night’s Republican debate, BuzzFeed saved you the trouble by releasing this 45 second video which summarizes the debate perfectly.

by Matthew Desmond· · Political Humor
Ron Paul Says ‘Too Much Government’ Caused 9/11 (VIDEO)

Ron Paul Says ‘Too Much Government’ Caused 9/11 (VIDEO)

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) is known for his anti-Government rhetoric, but last night he took it to a whole new level by saying ‘too much Government’ is responsible for 9/11, because guns aren’t allowed on airplanes.

Newt Gingrich Accuses Media Of Intentionally Causing Infighting Between Republicans, To Help Obama Win

Newt Gingrich Accuses Media Of Intentionally Causing Infighting Between Republicans, To Help Obama Win

Newt Gingrich accused the moderators of intentionally causing infighting between the Republican candidates, to help President Obama win re-election in 2012.

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Ron Paul Says Eliminating Minimum Wage Will Help The Poor, And Create Jobs

Ron Paul Says Eliminating Minimum Wage Will Help The Poor, And Create Jobs

Tonight during the Republican Presidential debate Congressman Ron Paul was asked if he believes that eliminating the minimum wage would create jobs. He emphatically stated that he does think that eliminating the minimum wage would create jobs, and that it would also help the poor.

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Sarah Palin Disappoints Fans, Once Again Refusing To Announce Whether Or Not She’ll Run For President

Sarah Palin Disappoints Fans, Once Again Refusing To Announce Whether Or Not She’ll Run For President

Sarah Palin had a major speech scheduled at a tea party rally today. Many of her supporters were hoping she would use the opportunity to announce her candidacy, but she has decided to continue to string them along.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Glenn Beck And Co-Host Cheer August’s Dismal Jobs Report

Glenn Beck And Co-Host Cheer August’s Dismal Jobs Report

The August jobs report came out this morning, and even though the economy didn’t lose jobs it also didn’t gain any jobs. Glenn Beck and his co-host on his radio show couldn’t contain their excitement when they heard the news, and started happily chanting ‘no new jobs!’ when they got the report.

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Michele Bachmann Thinks God Caused The Earthquake And Hurricane For Political Purposes

Gaffe-prone congresswoman and Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has done it again, this time claiming that God used the Earthquake and Hurricane Irene to score cheap political points.

by Matthew Desmond· · News