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Following the dystopian Republican National Convention, Jon Stewart returned to late night television to blast the hypocrisy of the GOP with his signature fire and conviction that’s propelled him into the hearts of countless left-leaning comedy viewers for years. READ MORE »


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Cruz is still a very sad excuse for a human being. READ MORE »


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The section of Trump’s speech in question certainly wouldn’t get past basic college plagiarism software. READ MORE »


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Luckily, someone caught the short, but glorious, skit on video for all of our amusement. READ MORE »


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The schedule of speakers at the GOP convention is just as terrifying as the party’s slogan and nominee. READ MORE »


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Because nothing makes you want to give birth to a baby more than a throng of angry conservatives flying seemingly photoshopped horrors in your face. READ MORE »


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The frenemy dynamic between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump has managed to elicit cringe-worthy comedic relief while sufficiently confusing voters who know the pair to be equal cartoon villains. READ MORE »


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I thought gun-free zones were supposed to be terribly dangerous! READ MORE »


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It’s the Willy Wonka play — give them everything they want and let them hang themselves. READ MORE »


Celebs

Throwing his feet up on the coffee table isn’t the only thing Clint Eastwood is totally relaxed about. During his interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Eastwood shared his views on gay marriage and his libertarian beliefs: “Socially, [they believe to] leave everyone alone, but [they] believe in fiscal responsibility and government staying out of your life.” DeGeneres… READ MORE »


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When the late Tupac Shakur “appeared” via hologram at the Coachella festival, everyone ooh-ed and ahh-ed. It wasn’t the first time a dead celeb had resurfaced in hologram form (Celine Dion sang a duet with a hologram of Elvis Presley on “American Idol” in 2010) and it won’t be the last time, either (Simon CowellREAD MORE »


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I ask this not as a liberal, not as a woman, not as a person who thought “Gran Torino” was a piece of shit; I ask this as just a human being who, yeah, hasn’t had much sleep in the last few days — what the hell was that? Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican… READ MORE »


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Paul Ryan’s speech last night may have been rousing, but accurate it was not. Ryan is being lambasted today for what Sally Kohn of Fox News calls “an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentations slipped into a single political speech.” Here’s what the critics are saying:

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I’m pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to ignore the lump of depression that rises and settles in my throat every time the crowd cheers for something that stands in stark contrast to… READ MORE »


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Well, this is awful. A black camerawoman working for CNN was pelted with nuts by two white RNC attendees and told “this is how we feed the animals” while covering the Republican National Convention on Tuesday. Two convention-goers were ejected following the incident, which was first reported by Talking Points Memo.

CNN issued… READ MORE »


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Political theater like the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are a big swamp of blerrgghhh to me. My opinion is that it’s all just a dog-and-pony show and not really the best way to get to know a candidate, their viewpoints, or their cronies at all.

But yes, it’s still a big to-do. READ MORE »


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Yesterday, delegates to the Republican National Convention met yesterday in Tampa, Florida, to finalize the party’s platform on various controversial issues, including abortion, with the youngest member of the platform committee, Jackie Curtiss, 22, having the most to say.

Staunchly anti-abortion, Curtiss objected to an amendment to the platform banning medication “that terminates… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

The Republican National Convention is August 27 to 30 in Tampa, Florida, and that means the area’s 40 strip clubs are scrambling to get ready. Strip club owners say that during the 2009 Super Bowl in Tampa, they doubled and tripled the number of dancers. What will happen for this GOP-palooza? Well, you’ll be happy… READ MORE »


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