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Mean Girl Elisabeth Hasselbeck Confronts Bill Maher (VIDEO)

Mean Girl Elisabeth Hasselbeck Confronts Bill Maher (VIDEO)

The smirk, the sideways glance, the sarcasm, the condescending touch of the shoulder, the painted on smile; these are the trademarks of a mean girl. Most people are familiar with mean girls from high school.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Karl Rove Yells At Occupy Baltimore Protesters, Says They Have No Right To Occupy America

Karl Rove Yells At Occupy Baltimore Protesters, Says They Have No Right To Occupy America

During an appearance at Johns Hopkins University, Occupy Baltimore protesters interrupted a speech by Karl Rove. Protesters yelled ‘Mic check!’ from among the audience and said , ‘Karl Rove is the architect of Occupy Iraq, the architect of Occupy Afghanistan!’ That’s when Rove flipped out and began yelling at the protesters.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Mutiny On The Bounty: Republicans Going AWOL On Messaging

Are my eyes and ears deceiving me or has the GOP gone soft? Like the Grinch on Christmas day, maybe their hearts have suddenly grown three times in size? Perhaps there’s something to this compassionate conservatism after all.

by Peter Fegan· · News
Christian Right Wing Pastor And Endorser Of Michele Bachmann Admits That The Religious Right Wants Dominionism And ‘World Conquest’ (VIDEO)

Christian Right Wing Pastor And Endorser Of Michele Bachmann Admits That The Religious Right Wants Dominionism And ‘World Conquest’ (VIDEO)

Meet Dr. George Grant. He is an evangelical educator and a Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) pastor from Texas. He reportedly supports executing homosexuals and he has also publicly endorsed Michele Bachmann for President.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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
NY Supreme Court Sides With Mayor Bloomberg (Watch protesters LIVE)

NY Supreme Court Sides With Mayor Bloomberg (Watch protesters LIVE)

At 5:00 p.m. ET, NY Supreme Court Justice Michael D. Stallman reversed the restraining order. Arguing that Zuccotti Park is private and thus subject to somewhat different rules, according to him.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Releases Audio Message To Her Constituents (AUDIO)

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Releases Audio Message To Her Constituents (AUDIO)

Essentially, she understands what is going on, and she knows the words she wants to say but is unable to articulate her thoughts properly. This is why she was able to vote on the debt ceiling issue in August, despite the speculation that she was unfit to do so.

by Samantha Orum· · News
NYPD Evicts OWS Protesters, Courts Say ‘Not So Fast’

NYPD Evicts OWS Protesters, Courts Say ‘Not So Fast’

Bloomberg says the protesters can return but that they must do so without tents. This is a brand new rule dreamed up by the owners of the park and Bloomberg that would significantly weaken the Occupy Wall Street movement. But the courts are intervening to protect the right to protest.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Wisconsin Wire: ROLL OUT THE RECALL. Scott Walker Recall Officially Begins

Wisconsin Wire: ROLL OUT THE RECALL. Scott Walker Recall Officially Begins

And that brings us to today, November 15th. At 12:01 AM the recall of Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin, officially began. This will be a battle as we now have sixty days to collect at least 540,000 valid signatures, we are shooting for 700,000-1,000,000 in two weeks.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
‘We Don’t Need Laws For The Powerful.’ Darrell Issa Contradicts GOP Talking Point

‘We Don’t Need Laws For The Powerful.’ Darrell Issa Contradicts GOP Talking Point

Darrell Issa: Republican. Corporate Shill. Weasel. Raging Liberal? Wait, what?!

by Walt Dismay· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Chamber Of Commerce Gets Mic Checked (VIDEO)

Chamber Of Commerce Gets Mic Checked (VIDEO)

The latest target of the recent string of mic checks was none other than Scott Serota, the President and CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), during a Chamber of Commerce event.

by Samantha Orum· · News
Breaking: NYPD Raid Occupy Wall St. Camp

Breaking: NYPD Raid Occupy Wall St. Camp

Hundreds of police in riot gear have cleared the protesters in Zuccotti Park.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Eating Their Own: Conservative Editor Calls For Ouster Of Grover Norquist From Conservative Movement

Eating Their Own: Conservative Editor Calls For Ouster Of Grover Norquist From Conservative Movement

Republicans have refused to agree with any plan that raises revenues, even if it’s a minuscule tax increase. But now, conservatives are beginning to turn on Norquist and are calling for his ouster from the conservative movement.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Newt Gingrich Is The New GOP Flavor Of The Month, According To PPP Poll

Newt Gingrich Is The New GOP Flavor Of The Month, According To PPP Poll

According to a new poll to be released this afternoon by Public Policy Polling, Newt Gingrich will be the latest Republican Presidential candidate to take the frontrunner mantle.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
How Does the Occupy Movement Win? Easily…Because There Are More of Us Than There Ever Could be of Them

How Does the Occupy Movement Win? Easily…Because There Are More of Us Than There Ever Could be of Them

Our just being here, confounds and enrages the 1% – and so they are frantic to make us go away. You know the mantra. They ignore us. When that doesn’t work they ridicule us. When that doesn’t work they find or invent laws to arrest us. When the jails are full and the police are exhausted what do they do then? Do they shoot us with ‘real’ bullets?

by Nurmi Husa· · News
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney pauses during a speech before the Conservative Political Action Conference, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, in Washington, where he announced he was suspending his faltering presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mitt Romney Hints At Privatizing Veterans Health Care Benefits During Veterans Day Campaign Event

During a Veterans Day campaign event in South Carolina on Friday, Mitt Romney indicated that he would privatize veterans care currently operated and paid for by the federal government and put a voucher system in its place.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · 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 Freedom Forum: Unemployment And The 99% In Baltimore

The Freedom Forum: Unemployment And The 99% In Baltimore

With economic turmoil widespread across the country and the globe, urban communities and cities find themselves dealing with disturbing unemployment numbers. This has everyone brainstorming solutions to deal with high unemployment rates in cities such as Baltimore.

by Cory McCray· · News
Facebook Opens Doors To A New Way of Suppressing Information, Activists Constantly Banned

Facebook Opens Doors To A New Way of Suppressing Information, Activists Constantly Banned

Articles are shared on Facebook as quickly as a press of a button. But this creates obstacles for the people who want to control the message. So what do they do now? Well, in some instances, they take the source of information out.

Dark Knight Writer Frank Miller Refers To Occupy Wall Street Protesters As ‘Louts, Thieves, And Rapists’

Dark Knight Writer Frank Miller Refers To Occupy Wall Street Protesters As ‘Louts, Thieves, And Rapists’

Frank Miller is a comic book writer. Notable for such works like ‘300,’ ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns,’ and ‘Sin City,’ you would think Miller would be thrilled about protests against powerful entities. But he has no love for the Occupy Wall Street protesters. In fact, he hates them.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News