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MSNBC Dumps Anchor Donny Deutsch for Perceived Olbermann Insult

A weeklong anchoring stint on MSNBC by Donny Deutsch ended abruptly on Wednesday, and four people briefed on the decision said the cancellation stemmed from an unflattering mention of that…

GEICO Gecko Fires Actor After Alleged Tea-Bagger Insult

Sometimes you have a headline that makes the rest of the story superfluous, but here’s the background. Actor Lance Baxter, otherwise known as “D.C. Douglas,” currently known as the man…

Racist Christian Threatens Pelosi and Congress

I found this disturbing example of Christian hate over at Liberland. Be disturbed because you are reading the thoughts of Americans: A specific Twitter user was brought to my attention…

Looney Arizona Republicans Pass “Birther Bill” to Force Obama Birth Certificate

It’s really getting crazy out there.  Yesterday the loopy Republicans in Arizona’s legislature decided that anyone running for president must who their birth certificate to the secretary of state.  Only…

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan-A Twisted Sex Trade

In Afghanistan today, in the midst of war and endemic poverty, an ancient tradition–banned when the Taliban were in power–has re-emerged across the country. It’s called Bacha Bazi, translated literally…

Reports Persist that Ghosts Haunt Connecticut Public Library

Odd things are happening at the Deep River, Connecticut Public Library. Staff member Pam Ziobron was working by herself late one Saturday. She had shut off all the lights except…

Sarah “what an idiot” Palin criticizes Obama for diplomatic remark

While catching up on my news I discovered Sarah “dumb as a rock” Palin was at it again.  She was flapping her gums at the president this time, making foolish…

Vicious acid attacks against women continue in some countries

If we step back and take a look at what’s going on in the world we may just realize that even though we have our share of nut jobs we…

Game Theory, Morality, and Leadership

John Von Neumann was a genius. No, I don’t mean “genius” in the way someone is called that “finishes 10 straight questions on Jeopardy” or “can tell you how much…

Pope Benedict calls Catholic Church “Wounded Sinner”

Pope Benedict today celebrated the 5th anniversary of his Papacy. He is the spiritual leader of the world’s 1.1 billion Roman Catholics and he was quoted today of saying the…

Princes of Perdition: Five Myths about Catholic Sexual Abuse

VATICAN CITY — As Benedict XVI prepares to mark the fifth anniversary of his election as pope here on Monday, he is beset by devastating reports about the sexual abuse…

Alpha Male Bill Clinton Dresses down Rush “Jabba the Hutt” Limbaugh

There are just some people fat mouth Rush Blubberbaugh, aka Jabba the Hutt,  shouldn’t tangle with and former President William Jefferson Clinton is one of them.  Here is the great…

Silly John McCain no longer “Maverick” now wants to be called “Great American”

What’s up with these politicians?  For years, back to 2000 as a matter of fact, John McCain has been calling himself a maverick.  Now he denies ever doing it, despite…

Right-wing Tea Bagger mouthpiece Walsh calls Tea Parties ‘the Sarah Palin movement’

Raw Story’s Stephen Webster has a lot to say about Mr. Matt Walsh: As right-wing radio host Matt Walsh learned recently, if you challenge mob mentality, you get the mob…