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Lewis Black Reflecting On Government: Drunks Ran It Better Than These Guys Going To The Gym

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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Lewis Black Weighs In On President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Justin Bieber And Anthony Weiner

"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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John Fugelsang Says Goodbye To Current TV

"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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Should Bradley Manning Have To Apologize?

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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If You're A Christian American Who Discriminates, You Suck At Being Christian...and American

"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 On Anthony Weiner: “He’s A Capering Loon With Serious Mental Problems”

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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John Fugelsang: Keep It Up, Tea Party

"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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John Fugelsang: An Open Letter To Our Pro-life, Anti-abortion Republican Friends

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

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John Fugelsang: How To Call Out An Ignorant Racist When Others Are Too Polite

"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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Joy Behar Reveals What Happened On Her Farewell Taping For “The View”

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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John Fugelsang: 'We're In The Golden Age Of Slut-shaming'

“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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Joy Behar Says Farewell To Current TV

“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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John Fugelsang: If You Think Gay Marriage Is 'Unnatural,' Let's Talk About Monogamy

“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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Who Was The Worst SNL Guest Host Of All Time? Alum Julia Sweeney Weighs In

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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John Fugelsang: The Top Three Reasons Republicans Should Support Obamacare

"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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John Fugelsang: Vote For Liz Cheney To Be President Of The Lucky Sperm Club

"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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John Fugelsang: What To Say To People Who Still Defend Walmart

"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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John Fugelsang: Why Mississippi Schoolchildren Should Pray For No Prayer In School

"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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John Fugelsang: Virginia Is For Very Bad Lovers

"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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Rep. Karen Bass On Food Stamps Program: Republicans Can’t Accept That Hunger Exists In America

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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