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More on the O'Reilly/Stewart Brouhaha: The Right-Wing Urge to Kick Down

Oct 23 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In my previous piece on "The O'Reilly/Stewart Brouhaha," I said that it's unclear whether conservatives like Bill O'Reilly really want to help foster a culture of responsibility among people at the lower end of the economic spectrum -- in particular, in black culture -- or whether they just "enjoy the excuse to beat up on an oppressed people, as their kind have been doing in America for centuries." It looks a lo ...
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Chrissy Teigen Just Made A Good Point About The Sad State Of Gun Violence In America

Oct 22 2014 12:49pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As a shooting unfolded near Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, on Wednesday, supermodel Chrissy Teigen took to Twitter to make a good point about gun violence in the United States. Teigen, who is known for her unapologetic, unfiltered tweets, noted active shooting situations seem to be more common in America than Canada: active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in america, wednesday— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) October 22, 2014 That ...
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The Bill O'Reilly/Jon Stewart Brouhaha: Denial Is a River in the Right-Wing Mind

Oct 20 2014 3:06pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

People like Bill O'Reilly call upon people to raise themselves up while helping keep a foot on their necks. Conservatives like O'Reilly do have some kernels of truth on their side. They rightly think people should develop good character, including virtues such as discipline and responsibility for oneself. And they are rightly concerned to assure that social policies don't discourage people from developing such virtues. But af ...
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Jon Stewart Slams Dems for Fundraising Hypocrisy, Email Barrages

Oct 14 2014 12:27am CDT | Source: Big Government

On his Monday broadcast of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took aim at Democratic politicians and their campaign apparatuses for their shameless pleas for monetary donations. Stewart noted some Democrats have criticized money in politics, but have not shied away from soliciting donations for their political efforts, in particular President Barack Obama, who last week attended a fundraiser hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow. “Here’ ...
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O’Reilly: Jon Stewart Doesn't Believe Everything He Says; Marketing to a 'Liberal Audience'

Oct 12 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Big Government

On Sunday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Media Buzz,” “The O’Reilly Factor” host Bill O’Reilly took a jab at Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart. O’Reilly said Stewart was a “culturally” important figure but didn’t believe everything he says because he is marketing himself to a liberal audience. Partial transcript as follows: KURTZ: You love to take whacks at Jon Stewart and he, of course enjoys beating up on you and beating up on Fox. And whenever I’ve talked to Jon St ...
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Jon Stewart Does The Math For AIG, Comes Up With 'Go F**k Yourself'

Oct 10 2014 5:12am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Jon Stewart wants to know when was the last time you got angry about the 2008 government bailout because on Thursday night's "Daily Show," he offered up a new outrage that's bound to get you mad all over again. Hank Greenberg, who at the time of the bailout was the biggest shareholder of AIG and the company's former boss, is suing over the $184 billion bailout. Greenberg's lawyer is calling the terms of the bailout ...
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'Daily Show' Discovers That Joe Biden Is 'The Seinfeld Of Vice Presidents'

Oct 8 2014 4:43am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

With "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart out sick, longtime correspondent Jason Jones got to fill in at the anchor desk, and he spent the first part of the show examining someone else who's used to living in the shadow of a better-known boss. Vice President Joe Biden has been making headlines lately for a series of gaffes, including referring to his job as a "bitch" and then having to apologize to Turkey and the ...
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Why the Obama Administration is Unable to Defend Itself on the Issue of a Residual Force in Iraq

Oct 3 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Could the rise of ISIS in Iraq have been prevented if the U.S. had left troops in the country in 2011? That question has been a subject of debate in Washington for years. So why do members of the Obama administration seem so utterly unprepared to discuss it? Last night State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki agreed to discuss it with Megyn Kelly and her apparent lack of preparation cost her. The i ...
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Jon Stewart Perfectly Sums Up The GOP: Save Americans From ISIS & Ebola, But Not Guns & Heart Disease

Oct 3 2014 5:38am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Between ISIS and Ebola, Republican lawmakers are demanding swift action to do whatever it takes to save American lives. But as Jon Stewart pointed out on Thursday night's "Daily Show," that demand doesn't extend to other major killers of Americans. In recent years, Republicans have been preventing implementation of Obamacare, blocking attempts at gun control and even fighting efforts to improve the American diet. "All keep hearing is 'we must do whatever it t ...
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