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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 b ...
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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. ...
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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 t ...
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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 interview was a bloodbath. Not the kind of fake victory that John Oliver and Jon Stewart ...
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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 t ...
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Jon Stewart slams media for Ebola fear-mongering

Oct 2 2014 8:50am CDT | Source: Salon.com

"You're about to bleed out your assh*le! ...
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Even Gladiators Would've Changed the Redskins Name

Sep 30 2014 5:38pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The Daily Show's bit on the meeting of die-hard Redskins fans with Native Americans who oppose the use of the epithet as a football team's name was disappointingly tame. Where were the high emotions, the tears, and the outrage of those poor beleaguered fans who found themselves "ambushed" by those who find the name deeply hurtful and insulting? Where was the woman who called the police on the show, as reported by The Washington Post? Ev ...
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Why Do Americans Hate Beheadings But Love Drone Killings?

Sep 28 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The answer lies in human psychology. And probably like the old observation about history, people who refuse to understand human psychology are doomed to be victims of psychological manipulation. How is it that even members of peace groups have now come to support US bombing? One lady framed the issue like this: "I request that we discuss and examine why the videotaped beheading of a human ...
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