All Further Articles for 2012-08-01

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
A So-Called Legislator Who Should Live In Infamy If There's Any Justice, Which There May Not Be, But Still
Wednesday marked the start of the health care mandate requiring private insurers to cover contraceptive services without a co-pay, which prompted former car salesman and now Pennsylvania freshman GOP Rep. Mike Kelly to call the event "the day religious freedom died in America" and compare it to Pearl Harbor and 9/11, because, really, if you disagree with something then isn't that just like a war that kills thousands? WHO are these idiot wingnuts and what are they doing in my so-called government? "I know in your mind you can think of times when America was attacked. One is December 7th, that's Pearl Harbor day. The other is September 11th...I want you to remember August 1st, 2012, the attack on our religious freedom. That is a day that will live in infamy..."
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Rafalca As Running Mate: These Are the People In Your Neighborhood
Colbert goes out on a riotous limb on Romney's choice of running mate. Briliant.
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Pepper Spray Cop Out
John Pike, the UC Davis cop/thug who infamously pepper-sprayed seated students protesting tuition hikes last November, is no longer working at the university. Video of the incident sparked a critical report, thousands of angry emails and text messages, lawsuits by students, an internal affairs investigation, and a furious but highly entertaining meme.
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