Later in the interview, Fugelsang asks what current issue is ripe for comedy crowds, and Black says, “First is sequester, which I think everybody knows is psychotic.” He adds, “To show just how bad this government is now — the fact that it operated…

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"America suffered a stroke, and then he was the next president after the stroke. The best that he was gonna be able to do was to get us to kind of move our right arm.” — Lewis Black on President Obama

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"I thank Al Gore and Joel Hyatt for beginning this experiment, and most of all — I gotta thank you, the viewers of Current." — John Fugelsang

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Cenk talks to Col. Morris Davis about Bradley Manning’s testimony on Wednesday. Davis, a law professor and former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, served as an expert witness in Manning’s trial and attempts to assuage some of Cenk’s ire at…

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"One of the most attractive aspects of religious fundamentalism is you can't be wrong. Extreme conservative Christian, Muslim, or Jew; doesn't matter — you are on the side that speaks for God, and therefore anyone who opposes you clearly speaks for…

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Dick Cavett says, “He’s a capering loon with serious mental problems — should probably be in a straightjacket, and I would love to know what sort of people are saying he’s fine.” Norton says, “I don’t care about it either way…he’s a kind of…

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"Maybe they don't like that the members of the tea party are whiter than the cast of “Gossip Girl” at mime school." — John Fugelsang

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"America doesn't have an abortion problem — it has an unwanted pregnancy problem, and an abortion symptom." — John Fugelsang

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"This should come as no surprise in a society where one of our leading exports is ignorant white people." — John Fugelsang

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The taping happened before Joy’s actual last day, and Shuter asks, “What did you think? What was that last moment?” Behar responds, “I have to do another week and a half. I can’t believe it.”

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“We are now though, my friends, in the golden age of slut-shaming—a time when the culture, the media and the men demand women sexualize themselves to prove their value to society, but then punish those women if they dare to actually enjoy it.”—John…

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“This may not be goodbye. Who knows? We might just come back somewhere else — like Univision, Telemundo or TVMONDE. To everyone, I say shalom, adios, ciao, au revoir, al vida zein, khoda hafez.” — Joy Behar

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“Let’s start talking about how straight marriage is unnatural—specifically the concept of monogamy. Now, I’m not against marriage. I think a wedding is the most beautiful gift you can give to your parents’ friends, but what’s natural about…

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Joy Behar and “Saturday Night Live” alum Julia Sweeney discuss the inspiration for her iconic and gender-nonconforming character “Pat,” plus Joy makes Sweeney spill the dirt on why action film actor Steven Seagal was the worst guest host of all time.

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"Jefferson said, 'The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.' I know, he was probably a Kenyan — but I think we can agree Republicans that saving American lives is what…

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"If it wasn't for overprivileged-millionaire-at-birth children of right-wing politicians running for office on their daddy’s name, we wouldn’t have a W. and Cheney wouldn’t have been vice president — and that's why the Cheneys are the grift that…

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"And again — not picking on the folks who shop in Walmart. But the fact is, Walmart could give every employee a $5,000 raise and still have $17 billion in profits, but only a communist who hated freedom and puppies would ever repeat a fact like…

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"You also only got around to officially banning slavery this year. Yes, it's fair to say the state of your state sucks so hard, Alabama has a hickey." — John Fugelsang

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"Isn't this just another Republican who won't ever regulate big corporations but tries to regulate your bedroom?" — John Fugelsang

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Bass notes that in passing the farm bill, Republicans gave subsidies to individuals who are already wealthy. Bass says, “That is their priority, that is their focus — it’s not on 100 percent of the United States.” She adds, “If you were concerned…

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