Miley Cyrus's X-Rated VMA Performance Horrifies Everyone Everywhere

Miley Cyrus took a cue from the Linda Blair Playbook during her "Blurred Lines" duet with Robin Thicke — who was dressed like a natty member of a 1920s chain gang, incidentally — at the MTV VMAs last night. Specifically, she danced with some life-sized teddy bears, took off her furry teddy (get it?) to reveal nude… » 8/26/13 9:10am 8/26/13 9:10am

Colin Powell Goes Rogue, Comes Out in Support of Gay Marriage

Colin Powell has never been one to hold his tongue if he disagrees with the Republican party on something—witness his endorsement of Barack Obama in 2008, for instance. And while he's said he's not yet ready to endorse Obama this time around, he doesn't seem to be leaping at the chance to support Mitt Romney either. » 5/23/12 11:55pm 5/23/12 11:55pm

Tom Tancredo Remains The Face Of Republican Racism

  • Former Congressman and failed Presidential candidate Tom "I See Brown People" Tancredo yesterday said that Judge Sonia Sotomayor was a member of the Latino KKK, otherwise known as the National Council of La Raza, the oldest political advocacy group for the Latino community. Unmitigated racists, meet your leader. […
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The Elections Aren't Over, But Obama's Transition Begins

  • Obama's announced his transition team co-chairs — the folks that will help pave the way for his Administration, not a shadow Cabinet — and it includes John Podesta, Pete Rouse (Obama's Senate Chief of Staff) and Valerie Garrett. The advisory board to the co-chairs includes former EPA head Carol Browner; former…
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Republican Racist Jonah Goldberg Should Really Just Shut Up Already

Jonah Goldberg is a conservative writer and "thinker" who holds such well-thought out opinions such as racial discrimination is just a paranoid fantasy, opinions that the LA Times » 10/24/08 10:00am 10/24/08 10:00am lets him publish (he is also an Editor At Large at the ). and I have a different word for him: racist. (Well, I also call him a man who…

John McCain And Colin Powell: The Bromance Is Really Over

The end of every relationship has its he-said, he-said moments, like who called who last and who should have told who what. Colin Powell and John McCain are no different, but Racialicious Editrix Latoya Peterson » 10/21/08 10:00am 10/21/08 10:00am and I try to help by creating a playlist for the former paramours. Our thoughts on that, why we aren't…

There's No Reason To Back Obama Besides His Race (And Other…

Yesterday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who served under George W. Bush, endorsed Barack Obama for what he said are a number of policy reasons, in addition to a growing disillusionment with the tenor of McCain's campaign. But that's all a big lie, because, according to Limbaugh and Buchanan and legions of… » 10/20/08 10:00am 10/20/08 10:00am

Colin Powell: Obama Would Be A "Transformational President"

You can add another endorsement » 10/19/08 1:15pm 10/19/08 1:15pm to Barack Obama's list: former Secretary of State Colin Powell has come out to pledge his support for the candidate from Illinois, stating that he feels Obama would be a "transformational president," and that if Obama is elected, it would "not just electrify our country, it would…

If The Presidential Race Wasn't Enough Of A Joke For You, We've Got…

With Obama On Vacation, Republicans Turn On Their Own

  • Hey, did you forget, Barack is on vacation? In a "foreign, exotic place," according to some, where he does wacky, un-American things like visit his grandmother, his sister and take very cute walks on the beach with his daughter Malia. Totally un-American of him. [HuffPo, Crooks&Liars]
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