Jon Stewart Skypes with John Oliver on Daily Show

By |June 28th, 2013|

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook Jon Stewart checks in on Jon Olivers. JON STEWART is not hanging out with Edward Snowden in an underground bunker. He's dropping in on Jon Oliver on the Daily Show via Skype! "It's like watching someone [...]

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Saying Good-bye to James Gandolfini

By |June 28th, 2013|

James Gandolfini, via HBO SAYING FAREWELL to their friend, larger than life actor James Ganfolfini, he was described as always having time for people, as well as a man with "inner demons." I've never known a creative force worthy of his or her dynamism who didn't have them, myself included. What would a [...]

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Rachel Jeantel: Trayvon Martin Said “Get off, Get off”

By |June 27th, 2013|

"And then I heard a hard-breathing man come say, 'What you doing around here?' ... And then I was calling, 'Trayvon, Trayvon.' And then I started to hear a little bit of Trayvon saying, 'Get off, get off.'" - Rachel Jeantel Rachel Jeantel was talking to Trayvon Martin just moments before he was killed [...]

Chris Christie’s Religious Views Inappropriate on DOMA

By |June 27th, 2013|

"I've made it very clear since 2009 that I believe that marriage should be between one man and one woman. I've said that, I ran on that, I've said it consistently. That doesn't mean, in any way shape or form, that I have anything against folks who are homosexual. In fact, I've said I believe [...]

Rick Perry Really Said This About Wendy Davis [Video]

By |June 27th, 2013|

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke at the National Right To Life Conference in Dallas, and he really did say this bout Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis. Via Steve Benen, at Maddow Blog: '[E]ven the woman who filibustered the Senate the other day was born into difficult circumstances. She [...]

A Brit’s View: Royal Scroungers?

By |June 27th, 2013|

The annual figures of public 'spending' on the Royal Household have just been published, with the usual justifications attached. You'll always be able to find more people willing to defend the monarchy than those who will shout it down. There are enough apologists for the monarchy already, but those numbers are set to swell with the immanent arrival of [...]

Queer Talk: Post SCOTUS, Now What? – Looking to the South [Video]

By |June 27th, 2013|

We Do project of the Campaign for Southern Equality Post SCOTUS, post DOMA and Prop 8 decisions, the "now what" in LGBT equality question is getting attention, and one response to that question comes by way of the Campaign for Southern Equality. The organization didn't just come into existence, but they were very [...]

Perry Special Session II, Decries “Breakdown of Decorum and Decency”

By |June 27th, 2013|

After having the Texas Republican party's efforts to dramatically restrict access to abortions, clothed in "we're just making it safer for the little women" language; and with Gov. Rick Perry decrying the "breakdown of decorum and decency" related to the filibuster by Sen. Wendy Davis, the guy who still hasn't said if he'll run for [...]

Obama in Africa: Nelson Mandela “Hero for the World”

By |June 27th, 2013|

President Obama approaching Presidential Palace in Senegal today. [Official photo by Pete Souza] THE HISTORIC presidential trip of Barack Obama to Africa, today leads him to Senegal. Seen through the lens of official White House photographer Pete Souza, who blasted these photos out over Twitter. Obama's trip to Africa comes as Nelson Mandela [...]

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The Moment Obama Called Edie Windsor

By |June 27th, 2013|

President Barack Obama talks on the phone aboard Air Force One to Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in United States v. Windsor (Defense of Marriage Act case), after the U.S. Supreme Court struck it down, June 26, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) AFTER the Supreme Court's landmark ruling overturning DOMA, the [...]