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The stupidity of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling is summed up perfectly in this image

After the SCOTUS ruling on Monday that a privately-owned company is not required to cover contraception under the Affordable Care Act, Sarah Baker took to Twitter to make her thoughts known.

Watch Eric Holder snap at GOP Rep. Louis Gohmert: ‘You don’t want to go there, buddy!’

The feud between Attorney General Eric Holder and Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) seems to have gone to a whole new level. During questioning by Gohmert at a House Judiciary Committee this Tuesday, Holder was asked again for documents related to the Fast and Furious

VIDEO: ‘Family Values’ Republican endorsed by Duck Dynasty cast is caught in extra-marital affair

A Louisiana newspaper is claiming to be in possession of surveillance video that shows GOP Rep. Vance McAllister locked in a passionate kiss – with a woman who is not his wife. McAllister is a married freshman member of Congress who ran for office

Federal court rules that Florida’s 2012 voter purge was illegal

A federal appeals court ruled this Tuesday that Florida’s 2012 efforts to remove non-citizens from its voter rolls was in violation of the National Voter Registration Act. From Talking Points Memo: The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the state’s efforts to

Economists cited in Paul Ryan’s anti-food aid report slam him for misrepresenting their research

According to some of the economists cited in his report that slammed the federal safety net, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan either misrepresented or misunderstood data that he used in the 204-page study. The report, titled “The War on Poverty: 50 years later,” was released

Inside source reveals right wing crusader Brent Bozell forces an underling to write all his columns and books

Brent Bozell, the founder of the far-right Media Research Center and longtime crusader against feminists, secularists, and anything gay, was recently exposed for forcing an underling to write all his columns and books, without attributing him any credit. In the wake of the revelation,

Lou Dobbs completely DESTROYS Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert in Fox Business interview

In an incredible moment rarely seen on Fox, Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert was subjected to a tense 6 minutes of questioning by Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, who slammed Gohmert for the “political theater” that he and other members of the extreme right

Watch Chris Christie get booed during his brief speech at a Super Bowl ceremony

The governor was booed at a Super Bowl event in Times Square on Saturday, where he sat on stage with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona, and Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York.

GOP panel is asked if they’ll extend unemployment benefits, long dumb awkward pause ensues

During a Georgia GOP primary debate earlier this week, candidates were asked to raise their hands if they would extend benefits for the thousands of American workers who’ve been saddled with long-term unemployment. The question resulted in a long, awkward pause with some of

This Republican National Committee member thinks Russia’s draconian anti-gay laws are great

A Michigan GOP politician who sits on the Republican National Committee has taken his notorious anti-gay rhetoric to a new level, posting on Facebook that he thinks Russia’s draconian anti-gay laws are “common sense.” According to a report from the Washington Blade, Dave Agema