Rush Limbaugh, a man who has made a living slamming people by saying vile things about them, is threatening to sue the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for what his lawyer says were attempts to paint the conservative talk show host in a bad light. According to the Daily Caller, Limbaugh ... More >>
Stephen Colbert kicked off Thursday night's episode of the Colbert Report by diving headlong into the recent reports of 90-year-old homeless advocate Arnold Abbott being cited twice by Fort Lauderdale Police for feeding the homeless in violation of the city's new restrictions on the practice. The s ... More >>
Welcome to a life of mooching, meetings, and trying not to get caught making out with your aides.
It's a random weekday during a random month and so -- wheeee! -- Allen West is back in the news. This time, though, it's not for calling FAU students "animals" and promising to "face" them if they step to his lady, and it's not for writing A TOTES AWESOME book comparing Democrats to Star Wars chara ... More >>
Florida Sen. and Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio just can't stop himself. Though Obamacare exceeded its goal by signing up more than 7 million people nationally by the April 1 deadline, Rubio told Sean Hannity: "There's still a significant number of people -- I saw a report a couple da ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
Fox News talking face Sean Hannity announced on his radio show last week that he's going to bolt New York after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo made comments about how extreme conservatives have "no place" in New York. So where does one go to find solace in the bosom of like-minded extreme conservativ ... More >>
It looks like Rush Limbaugh is going to have to take his history lessons on how white people were actually awesome about slavery or about Obama's secret plot to end the GOP or how Chris Christie is so fat and dumb to some other venue, because, according to a report, the blowfish is going to be dropp ... More >>
So last night didn't exactly go as planned. Thanks to some Globetrotter gymnastics on the part of Tony Parker, San Antonio took the lead in the NBA finals 1-0. Something certainly kick-started the old-ass Spurs on the court. It might have just been the fact that they were playing for all the marbles ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., charting where all those 18 shell casings fell on Las Olas, then comparing with a map of the zodiac).
Marco Rubio is using his Charisma Boy! powers to Jedi Mind Trick a couple of the most influential GOPer talking heads into actually accepting the liberal(ish) immigration plan he and his fellow senators are touting. Most notably, Rubes convinced Fox News' Sean Hannity as well as radio nutter Rush ... More >>
When a video of Mittington Mittbot saying rich douchey things about the majority of Americans to other rich people surfaced a couple of weeks back, Matt Drudge released a 14-year-old video of President Obama saying "redistribution" a lot of times. When that failed to anger America and force an impea ... More >>
See also:Allen West Is a Troll, How Allen West Uses the Military and Ignores Its Biggest Problems, Allen West Not Paying Payroll Taxes on Campaign WorkersAllen West spoke with Fox News' Sean Hannity last night and got all mad at them race baiting Democrats who are using the "race card" and stereotyp ... More >>
See also: Barbara Walters Ditches George Zimmerman Interview; "Appalled" By Demand.Hey, guys! Did you know George Zimmerman was on Fox News last night? Yeah, it was in like, a living room or something, and Sean Hannity, who couldn't be bothered to put a tie on because it's only national television, ... More >>
See also: George Zimmerman: It Was "God's Plan" for Me to Kill Trayvon Martin.George Zimmerman was going to do a second interview. He was going to have a sit-down with Barbara Walters, according to the New York Post, but she, after flying to Florida to meet with him, left him behind when he mad ... More >>
Renegade Fox News employee Joe Muto got a lot of attention when he joined Gawker and started writing dispatches from the inside of the Murdoch empire. He got only one post in before he was found out and fired from Fox, with a follow-up letter from the legal folks being sent to Gawker threatening leg ... More >>
A day after George Zimmerman's lawyers held a news conference to announce they were quitting as his legal counsel, special prosecutor Angela Corey charged Zimmerman with second-degree murder in the February 26 death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford.Talk about timing.His lawyers yesterday com ... More >>
Fox News stooped to a bit of copyright infringement last week in lifting a story from the Pulp. In response, we sent a letter to Fox this morning with a reasonable demand for compensation. Dearest Fox News,It came as some surprise to see your January 27 article titled "Epic Campaign Ad Brings Oba ... More >>
Although one of Republican Rep. Connie Mack's advisers announced that the congressman was running for U.S. senator in 2012 more than a month ago, it's not official until there's a Fox News appearance involved.Mack appeared on Sean Hannity's show to make his formal announcement, spending most of h ... More >>
Ann Coulter has something to say.Now, this isn't exactly a new Coulterian utterance, but it is a remarkable one. Remember last month, when Ann Coulter put her foot in her mouth by claiming to know more about radiation than physicists? Remember how she claimed that nobody died of radiation poisoni ... More >>
Flickr: muri-LSecurity was tight this weekend at Rush Limbaugh's Palm Beach nuptials, where only good (heterosexual conservative) hard-working (plutocrat) Americans like Sean Hannity and Karl Rove were on the guestlist. An exception was made, however, for a gay man named Elton John with the condi ... More >>
Maybe Rush Limbaugh doesn't spend enough time in his Palm Beach home. Because clearly, there's no path back to political relevance for the Republican Party that does not include winning back Florida. And yet the two figures who have the most credibility on that front, governors Jeb Bush and Charlie ... More >>
Someone ought to give these Jeb Bush education ideas a try. Check it out: accountability for school districts by punishing and humiliating the low-scoring ones, school choice to put more pressure on public schools because they need more of that, and a statistics-based apples-to-apples comparison bet ... More >>
Hopeless jackass and Palm Beach county resident Rush Limbaugh has a particularly ridiculous sound byte traveling around the internet lately in which he's basically quoted as saying he doesn't want the Obama doctrine to succeed. The quote came from an interview Limbaugh did with Sean Hannity, in whi ... More >>
Rock 'n' roll maverick Henry Rollins talks politics and the upcoming election
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A Fox News Stipend for Gay Newsgroup Has Homophobes Worried.
So I was interviewing Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle last night about a story and he starts going off about the media, specifically about the Sun-Sentinel. Here's a synopsis of what was said: Naugle: It's a national crisis. People have really lost faith in the media and the new media is saving t ... More >>
Eggelletion The Sun-Sentinel often doesn't do news -- it's more what might be called newslets. They are little bite-sized articles that state a bit of news, hint at the problem, then head for the hills with none of us the wiser. There's a good example of one in this morning's paper about Lauderdale ... More >>
Columnist repents, vows to stop killing Christian fundamentalists
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Outraged New Times readers and a Fort Lauderdale office skirmish are only part of the equation