Right-wing media are newly outraged over the Affordable Care Act's "hardship" exemption, a provision of the original law that pardons qualifying persons from the individual mandate to purchase health insurance coverage.
Vox.com editor-in-chief Ezra Klein defended his decision to hire anti-gay apologist Brandon Ambrosino as a writing fellow but admitted he had not reviewed Ambrosino's body of problematic LGBT commentary before hiring him.
Obamacare's Medicaid expansion faces a tough reality in Maine. Republican Gov. Paul LePage vetoed the proposal last year and, though the state Senate approved another bill Wednesday, it didn't pass with enough votes to override another veto.
But maybe that's a good thing, according to at least one Republican state lawmaker. Maybe by rejecting the law's Medicaid expansion, intended to provide health coverage to low-income residents, those people will be encouraged to work more and make more money.
That's what Maine Rep. Deb Sanderson (R) told the Portland Press-Herald.
The Department of Justice has demanded records from an outside “super PAC” as it investigates an improperly coordinated strategy with Bachmann’s campaign staff, including her husband, in violation of election laws. The DOJ is looking into the super PAC's finances and its communications with Bachmann; her "husband" Marcus Bachmann, and former staff members, according to a grand jury subpoena reviewed by The New York Times.
Aside from having one of the more hilarious corporate Twitter accounts around, porn clip megasite Pornhub has some pretty impressive statistics regarding the porn-viewing habits of the world. Pornhub's insight is so accurate that the company was able to pinpoint an exact moment when fans tuned out of the Super Bowl and into porn this…
Below this post is one explaining how the Family Research Council, with the help of a state representative in Hawaii is attacking the Southern Poverty Center for a workshop held for teachers regarding tolerating differences in classrooms.
Jon Stewart stumbled upon a pretty amazing discovery Thursday: some strange b-roll of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) lends itself perfectly to literally any and every song set as its soundtrack.
And so "The Daily Show" introduced the world to #McConnelling.
In what appeared to be an editing error, a Fox affiliate in Oklahoma managed to remove the only mention of evolution from Sunday night’s Cosmos science documentary by cutting only 15 seconds from the broadcast.
A few years back when the Southern Poverty Law Center declared several organizations to be anti-gay hate groups, these organizations (specifically the Family Research Council), like-minded Congressional leaders, and "weak sister" pundits bent over backwards to excuse these groups and their rhetoric.
Dave Daubenmire, the flamboyant former coach whose “News With Views” segments we mockregularly – oh, just click here for every time I’ve written about him — recently was turned down for a football coaching job, likely in large part due to his rabid, unhealthy anti-gay hysteria, which he for some reason posts online where humans can see it.