Jon Stewart To Terry Jones: Did God Tell You ‘Don’t Be A F—ing Idiot, Dude’? | TPMMuckraker

TPM Muckraker Jon Stewart was incredulous that Florida pastor Terry Jones decided not to burn copies of the Koran because God supposedly told him not to. “Oh really,” Stewart said last night. “God’s telling you to stop? When God told you to do it originally, he hadn’t anticipated the backlash? “I think you might be… More Jon Stewart To Terry Jones: Did God Tell You ‘Don’t Be A F—ing Idiot, Dude’? | TPMMuckraker

VA Made Secret Deal With Prudential Over Payments To Dead Soldiers’ Families

 Bloomberg The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs failed to inform 6 million soldiers and their families of an agreement enabling Prudential Financial Inc. to withhold lump-sum payments of life insurance benefits for survivors of fallen service members, according to records made public through a Freedom of Information request. The amendment to Prudential’s contract is the first… More VA Made Secret Deal With Prudential Over Payments To Dead Soldiers’ Families

Tea Party vs. The GOP

Mario Piperni If there is one primary result you should be looking at on Tuesday, it’s the GOP Senate primary in Delaware.  It spells big trouble for Republicans. Ahead of tomorrow’s highly-anticipated GOP Senate primary in Delaware, a new poll suggests another “seismic upset” may be coming, with tea party favorite Christine O’Donnell up three points… More Tea Party vs. The GOP

Tea Party Insurgent Aims to Oust Well Funded Foe in Delaware Primary

Well, it looks like Christine O’Donnell, the right wing “darling” of the Tea Party movement who faces opponent Mike Castle in the Delaware Republican primary today, may have a fighting chance of upsetting the 17 year House Veteran’s chances of winning the primary this time around. According to reports, O’Donnell, who has been endorsed by Sarah Palin,… More Tea Party Insurgent Aims to Oust Well Funded Foe in Delaware Primary

Anti-Park 51 Rally Attendees Echo Fox News Misinformation And Right-Wing Islamophobia

This is not surprising at all… Think Progress For months starting in May, conservatives, right-wing media, and Republican lawmakers engaged in a campaign of misinformation, paranoia, fear, and anger toward Muslims, sparked by (old) news that the Cordoba Initiative led by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf would begin an effort to build an Islamic community center and mosque… More Anti-Park 51 Rally Attendees Echo Fox News Misinformation And Right-Wing Islamophobia

Breitbart complains ralliers are portrayed as “racist, sexist, homophobe, Islamophobe”

Media Matters Hey Breitbart, look to your left: During his speech at FreedomWorks’ September 12 rally on the National Mall, Andrew Breitbart berated the media for portraying tea party ralliers as “racist, sexist, homophobe,” and “Islamophobe,” but the crowd he addressed was full of inflammatory signs: Hey Breitbart, look to your left | Media Matter…, posted with… More Breitbart complains ralliers are portrayed as “racist, sexist, homophobe, Islamophobe”