Lawmakers and the ‘birther’/Muslim myths

Washington Post […] We’ve collected a list of lawmakers whose comments have helped fuel the debate. Most either said outright that the president is a Muslim, that he is not a U.S. citizen or appeared to leave open the possibility that either falsehood could be true. Several of the officials later issued statements saying that… More Lawmakers and the ‘birther’/Muslim myths

Politico’s The Week In One-Liners

Politico The week’s top 10 quotes in politics:  “#SenJohnMcCain thanks for having my back! I’m going to make you part of my family. Grandpa Snooki for Prez!” — “Jersey Shore” reality star Snooki, continuing the mutual admiration festival between her and the Arizona senator.  “I love the Iowa fair … It’s probably obvious from the 30 chins that… More Politico’s The Week In One-Liners

Stewart Talks Mosque AGAIN, Beats FOX News At Their Own Game (VIDEO)

In a segment on “The Daily Show” last night titled “Extremist Makeover Homeland Edition,” Jon Stewart addressed the Ground Zero mosque for the third time as of late, this time giving mosque critics FOX News a taste of their own medicine.  In clips all from the last 24 hours, Stewart showed how several FOX pundits… More Stewart Talks Mosque AGAIN, Beats FOX News At Their Own Game (VIDEO)

Franklin Graham, Evangelical Minister: Obama’s ‘Problem Is That He Was Born A Muslim’ (Video)

Huffington Post Reverend Franklin Graham, son of renowned Christian evangelist Billy Graham, said Thursday that the reason a growing number of people believe President Obama to be a Muslim is because he was, in fact, born into that religion due to the “seed of Islam” that was passed to him through his father, Barack Hussein… More Franklin Graham, Evangelical Minister: Obama’s ‘Problem Is That He Was Born A Muslim’ (Video)

Outrage Over Plans to Build Library Next to Sarah Palin

The headline looked innocuous at first glance.  Then I realized it was satire at it’s best! The Daily Mash PLANS to build a state-of-the-art library next to Republican catastrophe Sarah Palin are causing outrage across mainstream America. Campaigners have described the project as insensitive and a deliberate act of provocation by people with brains. The issue… More Outrage Over Plans to Build Library Next to Sarah Palin

Troops: Skipping Christian concert got us punished

Christian musician Jeremy Riddle opened the July 22 Spiritual Fitness Concert at Williams Stadium. (Photo: CMCENTRAL .COM / Flickr) Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. – The Army said Friday it was investigating a claim that dozens of soldiers who refused to attend a Christian band’s concert at a Virginia military base were banished to their barracks and… More Troops: Skipping Christian concert got us punished

Colbert to honor troops returning from Iraq

San Francisco Chronicle Stephen Colbert is dusting off his camouflage suit. The comedian will broadcast two special episodes of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” to celebrate the end of combat operations in Iraq and to honor returning troops. On Sept. 8 and 9, the show will fill its audience with Iraq War veterans and active duty… More Colbert to honor troops returning from Iraq

Call me a sentimental fool but I found this touching…

So did I, Mario…Thanks for sharing. Mario Piperni Call me a sentimental fool but I found this touching. President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia swung by Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, an independent bookseller in the town of Vineyard Haven. Plum TV talked to Bunch of Grapes owner Dawn Braasch after the visit. She said… More Call me a sentimental fool but I found this touching…

The Fox News Pundits Blame Obama For Perception He’s A Muslim

News Hounds Just as Sean Hannity did last night (8/19/10), a slew of other Fox News pundits immediately blamed President Obama for the public’s misperception that he’s a Muslim. Democrat Kirsten Powers did an excellent job putting the focus on the likes of Rush Limbaugh and asking why mainstream Republicans are not repudiating such rhetoric. So… More The Fox News Pundits Blame Obama For Perception He’s A Muslim