Egyptian Women Sentenced to 11 Years for Peaceful Protest Get Appeal

On December 7, a court in Alexandria is scheduled to hear an appeal from fourteen women who were sentenced to 11 years in jail following their participation in a peaceful pro-Morsi demonstration. Another appeal by seven girls who were arrested at the same protest — all of whom are under 18, the youngest of whom is 15… » 12/02/13 12:30pm 12/02/13 12:30pm

Congratulations, Michele Bachmann! Huma Abedin Now Getting Death Threats

Someone call Michele Bachmann and let her know that she's finally obtained the ranking of Asshole Eagle Scout. Huma Abedin — the Pakistani-American Hillary Clinton aide whom Bachmann and several other nuttier-than-a-fruitcake Congressmen alleged had close ties with the Muslim Brotherhood — has begun receiving death… » 7/23/12 12:15pm 7/23/12 12:15pm

Michele Bachmann Told She Can No Longer Sit at Cool Republicans' Lunch…

Michele Bachmann and America have had some pretty sexy times together. Remember when Michele Bachmann was running for President and she won the Iowa Straw Poll and everyone freaked out for a haysecond before they realized that she's about 8 players short of a baseball lineup, brain-wise? Remember how she gave that… » 7/19/12 7:00pm 7/19/12 7:00pm

Michele Bachmann Really Wants to Become Our Generation’s Joseph McCarthy

Michele Bachmann's been a busy bee this summer, what with writing a 16-page letter detailing her two-part paranoid fantasy that the Muslim Brotherhood has penetrated the highest offices of the U.S. government and that she, after a failed primary bid for the presidency, is still a relevant figure in the national… » 7/17/12 9:30am 7/17/12 9:30am

Egyptian Crowds Jeer Hillary with Chants of ‘Monica’

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was offered an especially unpleasant greeting in the Egyptian port of Alexandria on Sunday when crowds started chanting, "Monica, Monica" in reference to her husband's affair with Monica Lewinsky. Then the convened Egyptians started throwing tomatoes — which apparently isn't just… » 7/15/12 11:00pm 7/15/12 11:00pm

When Fox News Lies, Actual People Die

Fox News is usually so aggressively full of shit that it's easy to believe that no one takes it seriously. I mean sure, you know that some people (maybe even people in your own family) are watching it and eating it up, but generally you let yourself believe that everyone deep down understands that it should be taken… » 3/21/12 10:40am 3/21/12 10:40am

Seven Things You Should Know About Egypt's Elections

Today, Egyptians are heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the first stage of the first truly free parliamentary elections in the country since Hosni Mubarak seized power in 1981. Enthusiasm is tempered by suspicion, and security is tight. But what in the world is going on? » 11/28/11 7:00pm 11/28/11 7:00pm