Maddow Is Trying to Stop AZ School District From Censoring Textbooks

A couple weeks back we told you about the curious fight between an Arizona school district and science, namely the Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board's plan to rip out two pages of a high school biology textbook. Those offending pages mention the existence of contraception and abortion, and for that, of course,… »11/12/14 11:00am11/12/14 11:00am

Rachel Maddow Endures Tricksy Politicians With Sleater-Kinney Jams

Rachel Maddow, bastion of political information in bold frames, shared her top five punk songs to help us survive the midterm elections on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Not sure if you've noticed, but the Democrats are chasing black folks around while Colorado politicians who've long been against a women's right to… »10/21/14 11:30am10/21/14 11:30am

The National Review Just Fake Geek Girl'd Neil deGrasse Tyson

It would seem the National Review looked up and realized that suddenly, its stockpile of liberal stereotypes were out of date. The old standbys like "latte-swilling limousine liberals" "hairy-legged radical feminists" and "effete Ivory Tower collectivists" just don't have the same punch. Meet the statistics-spewing,… »7/31/14 4:40pm7/31/14 4:40pm

Republicans Let a Woman Talk So Obviously They Don't Hate Women

Last night, the GOP's response to the President's State of the Union made history: a woman delivered it. Two women, actually. See? They're not alienating to women at all, unless you count the other stuff they did yesterday, which includes passing a bill that would make it all but impossible for many women to pay for… »1/29/14 11:40am1/29/14 11:40am

Rand Paul Threatens to Quit Politics In What Maddow Calls a 'Meltdown'

In a Tuesday interview with the New York Times, Senator Rand Paul finally admitted that he sort of fucked up with this whole plagiarism controversy. Until now, the Kentucky Junior Senator has been defensive and downright hostile when confronted with the fact that his staff has repeatedly taken portions of articles… »11/07/13 11:40am11/07/13 11:40am

Rachel Maddow Basically Tells Rand Paul to Fucking Grow Up Already

Last night on her show, Rachel Maddow addressed Rand Paul's comments from over the weekend when the Senator, while talking to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's This Week, expressed a desire to duel Maddow over her recent claims that Paul plagiarized large parts of his books and speeches from Wikipedia and other sources.… »11/05/13 12:00pm11/05/13 12:00pm

Rand Paul Wishes Dueling Were Legal So He Could Fight Rachel Maddow

Attention everyone! Senator Rand Paul will not be allowing Rachel Maddow to ruin his reputation with her (indisputable) claims that the Kentucky Republican has been plagiarizing parts of his speeches directly from Wikipedia. In fact, if it were up to him, he'd challenge her to a duel right here and now because, as… »11/04/13 3:55pm11/04/13 3:55pm

Rachel Maddow Takes Down the Nuttiest Republicans In One Fell Swoop

Well. Not all of the nuttiest republicans, but she does make pretty good cases against New Jersey's Steve Lonegan, Oregon's Art Robinson, Barfville's Donald Trump, Iowa Rep. Steve King, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert and Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Buck McKeon. And she does it in less than 8 minutes. »8/13/13 11:00am8/13/13 11:00am

Sandra Fluke Gives the Romney/Ryan Ticket a Stern Talking-To

Sandra Fluke spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight, and pretty much called Mitt Romney out for being a coward. In front of eeeevvvveryone. If she'd made her speech in a lunchroom with middle school Democrats on one side and middle school Republicans on another, there would have been a low, rumbling… »9/05/12 11:35pm9/05/12 11:35pm