Divergent Realities

Posted on July 03, 2012
If you’re like us, this happened to you on Thursday morning: you tweeted “BREAKING” news that the Supreme Court just struck down the individual mandate from ObamaCare, then watched 5 minutes of utter confusion engulf social media, followed by another 10 minutes of bad puns being made at CNN’s expense. Yup, in a rush to be the first to break the news, CNN got the ruling wrong, proving that “the most trusted name in news” cannot be trusted (see? we can do bad puns too).
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The Evolution of Chaos

Posted on June 27, 2012
The imagery of the emotional circle of denial reminded us of that Phone-booth scene from "Anchorman."
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Longing for Sanity

Posted on June 19, 2012
The irony of it all? Scary extremists who are undermining what America stands for are somehow under the impression that they’re defending America from extremists who are undermining what it stands for.
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Getting Furious Fast

Posted on June 12, 2012
Williamson also said that “in a Romney Administration, an American vice president won’t act like a teenager and keep the elected prime minister of Israel waiting for 45 minutes for dinner, because of a personal pique.” If standing up to Israeli officials when they embarrass American officials or undermine our policy makes one a “teenager,” we’re a little worried about the Romney camp’s conception of maturity.
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Changing How We Fight

Posted on June 06, 2012
If you find TSA screenings at U.S. airports invasive, wait until you hear this: Arab Americans attempting to enter Israel or the Occupied Palestinian Territories are now frequently being forced to open up their emails so Israeli border security can go through their messages and chats. When 42-year old Palestinian American Sandra Tamari refused to log into her Gmail to let Israeli border police go through it, she was expelled from the country.
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Heavy Implications

Posted on May 30, 2012
Romney has yet to “refudiate” Trump (he must be worried about losing the birther & terrible-haircut demographics).
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The Battles Continue

Posted on May 23, 2012
We take a break from our election news to remind you that the first real presidential election in Egypt’s history is taking place today. Well, it’s actually two days of voting, and none of the 13 candidates are expected to secure the 50% needed to win the election, so a runoff vote between the two top candidates is expected in June, but still... today is the day the lengthy process of electing an Egyptian president begins! 50 million Egyptians are eligible to cast ballots, but no one is sure yet what powers the new president will hold in the country. While it may still take some time for Egypt to sort itself out, we salute Egyptians today on another historic turning point in their transition towards democracy; one that will undoubtedly impact the whole Arab world.
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An Endless Repertoire of Madness

Posted on May 16, 2012
Landry reminded Louisiana voters about this Boustany scandal: “Oh and don’t forget that you are paying for his Congressional health care too” (unlike Landry’s Congressional health care, which is paid for by Disney’s Tinker Bell).
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Not Their Best Moments

Posted on May 08, 2012
Well, Romney just had Santorum’s McCain moment. Yesterday, a women told Romney that President Obama should be tried for “treason,” and Romney went on talking about how the constitution is important. Just when you think you’ve found the limits of our tolerance for madness in our political discourse, you find out you haven’t.
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For Your Amusement

Posted on May 04, 2012
Our event succeeded in disrupting the anti-Muslim narrative Spencer and Geller hoped to spread throughout the media. After the conclusion of our event, two AAI staff members and Countdown writers headed to the Spencer/Geller event, only to be escorted out by police... but not before taping this amusing video (you have to watch it).
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