Joe the Plumber Says He Wouldn't Have 'Queers' Anywhere Near His Children

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I've had some friends that are actually homosexual. And, I mean, they know where I stand, and they know that I wouldn't have them anywhere near my children. -Joe "The Plumber" WurzelbacherJoe "The Plumber" Wurzelbacher, ever that eloquent mouthpiece for the Christian Right, has again opened his mouth and let slip a horrifyingly ignorant quote. But hey, that's what folksy political straight shooters do. Just ask Sarah Palin.While speaking with Christianity Today, Wurzelbacher talked about...Read Full Story

Berlusconi Compares Earthquake Survival to 'Weekend of Camping'

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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (left). A family of Italian quake survivors (right). (Getty Images)It isn't that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi isn't used to the taste of his foot in his mouth, it's just that this time it isn't nearly as funny as pissing off the Queen of England. Earthquake in Italy Photos: Earthquake Strikes Central Italy Mayor: Madonna Promises $500,000 for Quake Relief Aftershocks Rattle L'Aquila as Toll Hits 200 For those unaware, a 6.2...Read Full Story

Sarah Palin 'Disappointed' With Levi Johnston's Tyra Interview

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We're disappointed that Levi and his family, in a quest for fame, attention, and fortune, are engaging in flat-out lies, gross exaggeration, and even distortion of their relationship. -Statement from a Palin famiy representative on Levi Johnston's interview with Tyra Banks (Getty Images) This Levi Johnston situation is really turning into a Jerry Springer episode. In a statement released by a Palin family represenatative over the weekend, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin all but calls Johnston and...Read Full Story

Protests Make Russell Brand Nostalgic

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Today I popped along to the protests seduced by nostalgia as much as any legitimate intention to change the world, for you see there was a time that within the truculent mass was where I was at my most happy. -Russell Brand, writing on his blog about checking out the massive G-20 Summit protests in London Russell Brand attends a protest of the G-20 summit in London on April 1, 2009. (Photo by Photoagency)British comedian and actor Russell Brand was overwhelmed by a sense of curiosity and...Read Full Story

Senator Grassley Says Something Inappropriate About 'Your Wife'

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Your wife said the same thing. -Sen. Charles Grassley to Sen. Kent Conrad, after he said "Oh, you're good." Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) got a zinger in during budget debates Thursday.As Grassley and Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) bantered back and forth, the two got to ribbing each other. Grassley chuckled and said "Oh, you are good." WATCH THE VIDEO Click Here to see the C-div video of Sen. Charles Grassley's zinger. "Your wife said the same thing," came Grassley's quick reply.Grassley...Read Full Story

From Governor to Morning Show, Blago Makes Light of Demotion

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It seems like only yesterday I was the governor of the fifth largest state in America, and now I'm here sitting in the seat that Don Wade sits in. You could say I've achieved higher office. -Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich filling in for Don Wade & Roma on a Chicago morning radio show (Getty Images | Inset from WLS 890 Studio)Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich played radio host Wednesday morning as he filled in for Don Wade and Roma on The Big 89 WLS Chicago.Chicago...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama Called 'Trash in the White House'

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We've got trash in the White House. -Radio host Tammy Bruce on Michelle Obama (Getty Images) Be careful what you say Mrs. Obama. Some radio hosts will attack you for anything. You know, like telling kids that it's cool to get good grades.While filling in for Laura Meghan-McCain-is-fat Ingraham, radio personality Tammy Bruce quipped "We've got trash in the White House," after playing a clip of Michelle Obama explaining to visiting school children why they should work for good grades.Here's a...Read Full Story

NY Times Article Reveals Shocking Teen Take on Rihanna Beating

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(Getty Images)The New York Times ran a story yesterday that has some of the most horrifying quotes I've seen on the subject of Rihanna's alleged beating at the hands of Chris Brown. And they come from ninth grade girls. I thought she was lying, or that the tabloids were making it up. She probably made him mad for him to react like that. You know, like, bring it on? So he shouldn’t get into trouble if she doesn’t feel that way. She probably feels bad that it was her fault, so she took him...Read Full Story

Senator Charles Grassley to AIG Execs: Quit or Kill Yourselves

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Senate Finance Committee ranking member Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)  The outrage fest continues over bonuses given to to AIG execs and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) has put himself in the running for most outrageous sound bite.While appearing on Cedar Rapids radio station WMT, Grassley suggested one way that the shamed financial executives could make amends to the American people. ZIMBIO POLL DO YOU AGREE WITH SEN. CHARLES GRASSLEY'S STATEMENT...Read Full Story

Cheney: Obama's Choices 'Raise the Risk' of Terrorist Attacks

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He is making some choices that, in my mind, will, in fact, raise the risk to the American people of another attack. -Former Vice President Dick Cheney on President Barack Obama's policy decisionsEver since Barack Obama took office, Dick Cheney has been on a mission to lionize George W. Bush as a protector of the American people.In Dick's opinion the torture (which the Red Cross says definitely was torture), the unpopular war (based on the false belief that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction...Read Full Story