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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Immigration bill ‘practically militarized the border’

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Graham: Immigration bill ‘practically militarized the border’ (via Raw Story )

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday encouraged Republicans to support comprehensive immigration reform because a recent amendment “practically militarized the border.” According to Roll Call, a so-called “border surge” amendment would double the number of border agents to 40,000, complete…


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The US Secretly Training Syrian Rebels Since 2012?

The US Secretly Training Syrian Rebels Since 2012? (via NewsLook)

Video News by NewsLook New reports claim US officials have been secretly training Syrian rebels since 2012 in the use of anti-tank and antiaircraft weapons.


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Obama to Unveil New Environmental Policies

Obama to Unveil New Environmental Policies (via NewsLook)

Video News by NewsLook Sources say the president will push for new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on power plants.


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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson rages against the ‘super moon’

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson rages against the ‘super moon’ (via Raw Story )

Though journalists can’t resist hyping lunar largeness, Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks the celestial event known as the super moon has been severely overblown. In video uploaded to YouTube on Saturday night, Star Talk Radio co-host Chuck Nice asked the astrophysicist why there…


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Greenwald shames David Gregory for asking if he should be prosecuted for helping Snowden

Greenwald shames David Gregory for asking if he should be prosecuted for helping Snowden (via Raw Story )

Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald blasted NBC host David Gregory on Sunday for publicly entertaining the idea that he should be prosecuted for publishing secret National Security Agency (NSA) documents leaked by former U.S. government contractor Edward Snowden. “To the extent that you have aided…


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Glenn Greenwald: Snowden’s revelations ‘not espionage in any real sense of the word’

Glenn Greenwald: Snowden’s revelations ‘not espionage in any real sense of the word’ (via Raw Story )

Reporter Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story about phone and internet surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) thanks to information provided by former contractor Edward Snowden, criticized the federal charges brought against him in a phone interview with MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Friday…


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Controversy erupts after Hannity guest tells woman panelist ‘Know your role and shut your mouth’

Controversy erupts after Hannity guest tells woman panelist ‘Know your role and shut your mouth’ (via Raw Story )

Controversy erupted Friday at the Fox News Channel over a confrontation between two guests on “The Sean Hannity Show” in which contentious right-wing radio host Bill Cunningham attacked commentator Tamara Holder, pointing his finger in her face and firing volley after volley of sexist insults.…


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Maher defends Paula Deen to black guest: The N-word is ‘just a word’

Maher defends Paula Deen to black guest: The N-word is ‘just a word’ (via Raw Story )

Bill Maher was at odds with his Real Time panel on Friday, coming to the defense of now-former Food Network personality Paula Deen in the wake of revelations she used the racial slur “ni–er” freely in the past. “People shouldn’t have to lose their shows and go away when they do something…


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Maher on ‘bimbo’ Rick Perry’s ‘Merry Christmas’ law: Just stop it

Maher on ‘bimbo’ Rick Perry’s ‘Merry Christmas’ law: Just stop it (via Raw Story )

Friday night on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher slammed Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R)’s new law mandating that people can say “Merry Christmas” to each other this year without going to jail, a phenomenon that has been taking place exactly nowhere, ever. The remarks came during Maher…


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Rachel Maddow: Wisconsin and Texas abortion law protests show GOP has gone too far

Maddow: Wisconsin and Texas abortion law protests show GOP has gone too far (via Raw Story )

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow said the end of the week this week has brought on a flurry of “Ripley’s Believe it or Not politics,” from Republican legislators, but that a 700-person protest in Austin, Texas is a sign that the GOP has overreached. Maddow began…


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Pelosi booed at Netroots while defending espionage charges against Snowden

Pelosi booed at Netroots while defending espionage charges against Snowden (via Raw Story )

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) drew boos and heckling from members of the crowd at a progressive conference on Saturday while defending President Barack Obama’s administration and the recently-discovered surveillance policies by the National Security Agency (NSA). About 47 minutes into…


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TEApublican Fuckweasel Rand Paul's ‘Dramatic Comparison’: NSA Surveillance Skips Due Process, Just Like ‘Lynchings’

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Green Card Basics for Same-Sex Couples After DOMA

The workshop by the DOMA Project focuses on the law and procedure for marriage-based green card petitions and fiancé(e) visas petitions for couples in the US, couples who are separated, and couples who are abroad.

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Jon Stewart Appears On Egyptian TV, Talks Movie, Political Satire, And Fox News With Bassem Youssef

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