As he appeared as a guest on Thursday's New Day, liberal CNN political commentator and Hillary Clinton supporter Paul Begala hinted that being called a Bolshevik communist is resume enhancement for a Democratic presidential primary as he recalled that, what he referred to as the "very moderate Clinton economic team" from the Bill Clinton administration, used to deride Hillary Clinton and her staff as "the Bolsheviks." Begala, who runs a superpac promoting Hillary Clinton's candidacy, made the comments to bolster her credentials against socialist Bernie Sanders as someone the left wing of his party should support.
By Spencer Raley | July 2, 2015 | 4:39 PM EDT
It appears the writers over at Salon have an interesting definition of “marriage equality.” Gay marriage proponent and radical feminist Mary Elizabeth Williams showed her true colors on the issue today by claiming “fringe groups”, like those who practice polygamy, should not have access to new freedoms detailed in the recent SCOTUS case which granted gay couples marriage recognition nationwide.
By Scott Whitlock | July 2, 2015 | 3:53 PM EDT
MSNBC on Wednesday hyped the possibility of a Bernie Sanders boom. Alex Seitz-Wald, a network reporter who had previously swooned over Hillary Clinton's "Scooby Van," enthused, "This is definitely quite a crowd, Chris. They are chanting, 'feel the Bern' behind me."
By Kristine Marsh | July 2, 2015 | 3:47 PM EDT
An image many call provocative, if not offensive, has caused an uproar on social media platforms since last week. The photo, taken by gay artist Ed Freeman of young men holding up a rainbow flag, replicates the iconic picture of Marines and a Navy Corpsman raising the American flag at Iwo Jima in 1945.
The Washington Post decided to highlight the controversy July 1 and let the artist defend himself. Freeman told the Post that the image originally for a cover of the gay magazine, Frontiers, was taken over ten years ago. After the Supreme Court ruling last week, someone shared the image and people started sending him hate mail, even death threats.
By Andrew Miller | July 2, 2015 | 3:18 PM EDT
The things you learn watching HuffPost Live! For instance, did you know the Vatican’s art collection is gay enough and dirty enough to earn an NEA grant?
That’s the kind of information you pick up from a HuffPost Live interview of a gay ex-Catholic priest, a lesbian activist, and a Yahoo editor.
By Sarah Stites | July 2, 2015 | 2:50 PM EDT
Get this: Kim Kardashian West thinks millennial girls need to ditch the make-up and focus on working hard. Success doesn’t come from being pretty.
You heard right. “People sometimes think that with looks things will be easy,” said the woman who owes her fame to a sex tape, “but I just encourage people to put in the work."
By Kyle Drennen | July 2, 2015 | 2:16 PM EDT
As reported by The Washington Free Beacon, Thursday’s NBC Today devoted a minute-long segment to discussing newly-released Hillary Clinton e-mails. However, rather than focus on the former Secretary of State seeking advice from political hatchet man Sidney Blumenthal or top Obama administration officials knowing she was using private e-mail, the morning show instead speculated on Clinton’s reference to “Santa” in a couple messages.
By Brad Wilmouth | July 2, 2015 | 1:36 PM EDT
Appearing on Thursday's New Day, liberal CNN political analyst John Avlon asserted that Hillary Clinton would be "the most liberal nominee of the Democratic party since George McGovern" during a discussion of socialist Bernie Sanders's success in attracting large crowds of left-wing supporters as he seeks the Democratic presidential nomination.
By Katie Yoder | July 2, 2015 | 1:31 PM EDT
While the media anticipate the upcoming World Cup final, they overlook this tidbit: player Tobin Heath’s faith in God.
Heath, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, plays on the United States women's national soccer team headed for the World Cup final on Sunday. During the games leading to the World Cup final, Heath took to Twitter and Instragram to say, “Thanks Lord.” In a 2011 interview Heath revealed even more insight about her Christianity and a want to evangelize, declaring, “That’s why I play. I play to glorify Him.”
By Matthew Balan | July 2, 2015 | 1:04 PM EDT
On Thursday's New Day on CNN, former Clinton administration official Ana Maria Salazar blasted Donald Trump's recent comments on illegal immigration, and predicted that it would lead to racist violence: "This is hate language. This will incite violence – not only against Mexican-Americans, Mexicans – but also against migrants."
By Javier Zurita | July 2, 2015 | 12:53 PM EDT
An effort aimed at building support for slowing the amount of immigration to the U.S., and that bases its concerns on the deleterious effects of population growth on California’s quality of life and environment, was recently the subject of ridicule on the national evening newscasts of Univision and MundoFox.
By NB Staff | July 2, 2015 | 12:12 PM EDT
"The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned state bans on same sex marriage. But there is still positive news for conservatives. Now that gender is irrelevant, there's no reason to vote for Hillary." – NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller
By Connor Williams | July 2, 2015 | 11:24 AM EDT
On the July 1 edition of Hardball on MSNBC, Chris Matthews brought former Democratic senator and presidential candidate Gary Hart to the program to discuss his book and today’s politics. Matthews asked Hart about “the ideological direction of the party right now” and added that Bernie Sanders is bringing a kind of 1960s message to Democratic politics.
The Hardball host then moved on to discuss Hillary Clinton, making a very dubious observation: “Hillary Clinton [is] more of a conservative in a sense of more of a traditional politician from the center, center.”
By Kyle Drennen | July 2, 2015 | 10:12 AM EDT
On Thursday, both NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning saw Donald Trump’s presidential bid spelling disaster for the Republican Party in 2016. On Today, correspondent Peter Alexander touted how the “controversy” surrounding Trump’s anti-illegal immigration comments had “proven to be some pretty good politics among some Republicans,” with Trump having “jumped to second place among Republicans in a recent national poll.”
By Scott Whitlock | July 2, 2015 | 9:59 AM EDT
George Takei unleashed a racist rant against Clarence Thomas, sneering that the Supreme Court justice is a "clown in blackface." The Star Trek actor on Monday fumed, "[Thomas] is a clown in black face sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that angry. He doesn't belong there."