Michael Hubert

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Limbaugh: “White race” should not “have guilt about slavery”

“If any race of people should not have guilt about slavery, it’s Caucasians,” he said<p>On his Monday show, Rush Limbaugh ranted against "white guilt" and "Caucasians" getting "blamed for slavery when they've done more to end it than any other race, and within the bounds of the Constitution to …

Ohio Officials Ordered To Recognize Gay Couple's Marriage

Married on July 11 in Maryland, John Arthur is in hospice care and "certain to die soon." He and his husband have sued to ensure their marriage is recognized by Ohio officials at Arthur's death.<p>A federal judge in Ohio ordered state officials Monday to recognize the marriage of two men that was …

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Scarborough Can't Take Hannity's Race Baiting

Scarborough blasts Hannity over Trayvon ‘pot’ remark. Watch.

There Is No GOP Alternative Health Care

<b>And in related news</b>, the wetness of water is confirmed.<p>But internal divisions, disagreement about political tactics, and Obama's 2012 reelection add up to uncertainty on whether Republicans will vote on a plan of their own before the 2014 elections, or if not by then, perhaps before the president …

Health Care

FED PAPER: Washington Is Keeping Nearly 2 Million People Unemployed

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke consistently blames Congress, and its inability to enact meaningful tax and spending reforms, for the economy's ongoing sluggishness.<p>According to a new paper from the San Francisco Fed (as observed by the NYT's Catherine Rampell), this is not just talk.<p>In "Uncertainty and …

Watch Conservative Republican Steve King Get Asked About That One Time He Compared Immigrants To Dogs

The interview with Fusion's Jorge Ramos is as awkward as you imagine it would be.

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Awesome dad defends awesome daughter’s message to Texas lawmakers

Billy Cain thinks everyone needs to calm down about his daughter’s quippy rebuttal to Texas’ new anti-abortion law<p>A 14-year-old Texan stirred a considerable amount of controversy last week with a quippy sign protesting the state's sweeping new abortion restrictions. Tuesday Cain's message, written …

Fringe Factor: Should Oral Sex Be a Crime?

Sorry, lovers: Virginia could outlaw all oral and anal sex & more from the far out in politics this week.<p>Virginia’s Republican nominee for governor …

Fox news host: Obama is “Race-Baiter in Chief”

Radio host Todd Starnes called the president’s remarks on Trayvon Martin’s shooting “beyond reprehensible”<p>Fox News radio host Todd Starnes decried President Obama's speech on race and the Trayvon Martin shootings, saying that the president is officially "Race-Baiter in Chief."<p>"President Obama is …

Liz Cheney: a high-profile name – but she isn't going to win in Wyoming | Harry Enten

Sometimes people do things in electoral politics that make no sense. Liz Cheney running for the United States Senate in Wyoming looks to be a prime …

People Are Saying Obama's Off-The-Cuff Speech On Race Was One Of His Most Important Ever

This was the kind of speech that civil-rights leaders have always been calling on President Barack Obama to give.<p>At length on Friday, during a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room, Obama spoke off-the-cuff about the death of Trayvon Martin and racial profiling in America.<p>"He should …

These Numbers Show That Nate Silver Made A Genius Decision Ditching The New York Times For ESPN

Frankly, the move is brilliant for several reasons.<p>Silver first got public attention after he sold his sabermetric PECOTA model to Baseball Prospectus. His interest originally lay in the statistical modeling of sports. His leap into politics came when he realized that writing about actual …