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Archived Since:February 7, 2008

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Gross Irony of the Day: Donald Trump Calls Ted Cruz an "Anchor Baby"

Remember when all the GOP candidates were racing to the bottom to match Donald Trump's bigotry, after Trump defiantly refused to stop using the blatantly offensive slur "anchor babies?" Well, now the Trumpenstein is hauling out thisShow More Summary

Podcast o' the Day: The Bob & Chez Show, 1/28/16 Today's program on our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: The Hairless Bigfoot: Farewell to the Tarp Man; The Oregon Militia Takes Its First Casualties; Oregon Militia Doofus...Show More Summary

Unedited Helicopter Video of FBI Shootout With Oregon Militant

YouTube This helicopter surveillance video corroborates the account of the driver of Ammon Bundy on the shooting of militant LaVoy Finicum in almost every detail. This is the complete video footage of a joint FBI and Oregon State Police traffic stop and OSP officer-involved shooting of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Show More Summary

Overnight Jam: Snarky Puppy, "Outlier"

YouTube Snarky Puppy - Outlier From the live DVD "We Like It Here" Buy It Here: Recorded and filmed live (free of overdubs) from October 7-10 at Kytopia Studios in Utrecht, the Netherlands, for GroundUP Music. Show More Summary

GOP Debate: Without Trump, Is It Still a Clown Show?

Image via Shutterstock One of the very few times you'll see LGF linking to Fox News without exposing a comment thread full of outright virulent racism is when they're hosting a GOP debate. This differs from the aforementioned comment...Show More Summary

The Oregon Militia Standoff Is Officially Kaput

A convoy of law enforcement vehicles heads to the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, Jan. 26, 2016 And the great Bundy militia occupation of a bird sanctuary comes to an end, not with a bang but a whimper, as the rest of the armed nitwits surrender peacefully. Show More Summary

Josh Marshall on Donald Trump's Triumph of the Will

Josh Marshall makes some excellent points about the reasons why Donald Trump continues to dominate Republican politics, and why this is potentially disastrous for the US political system; he's basically exploiting a system of dominance through humiliation in a new and very disturbing way: The Trumph of the Will. Trump doesn't apologize. Show More Summary

Overnight Jam: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan: "Crossing Muddy Waters"

YouTube Here's another excellent music video to hold us over until morning, with three immensely talented women joining forces. iTunes: 7” vinyl available now: Music video by Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan performing Crossing Muddy Waters. Show More Summary

Wednesday Night Jam: The 500th Tiny Desk Concert: The Arcs

YouTube It's already been a hell of a week for intense news, so now it's time for some great music as NPR's Tiny Desk series celebrates their 500th concert by hosting The Arcs, featuring the awesome Mariachi Flor de Toloache. January 25, 2016 by BOB BOILEN Today, we celebrate the release of our 500th Tiny Desk concert. Show More Summary

Podcast o' the Day: The Bob & Chez Show, 1/26/16

KILMEADE! And now, it's time for the latest episode of our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Pooping in Heaven: The Most Hilariously Ridiculous Fox and Friends Clip Ever;...Show More Summary

FBI Statement on Oregon Occupation: Response Was 'Deliberate and Measured'

Credit: Thomas Boyd/Oregonian Staff Via, this is the full statement released today by the FBI about the operation against the Bundy gang. Good morning. My name is Greg Bretzing, and I am the Special Agent in Charge for...Show More Summary

Report: Robert 'LaVoy' Finicum Shot and Killed While Charging Police

A false report about the showdown between the Bundy gang and federal authorities circulated rapidly on social media, kicked off by this tweet from Las Vegas Assemblywoman Michele Fiore; grotesquely, they were clearly trying to co-opt...Show More Summary

"Blue Tarp" Guy Killed; Ryan Bundy, Ammon Bundy, Jon Ritzheimer, Pete Santilli Arrested

Credit: Oregon Live/Dave Killen/Staff Here's the latest news on the final moments of the standoff between federal authorities and the Bundy Gang of armed domestic terrorists in Oregon: Oregon standoff spokesman Robert 'LaVoy' Finicum...Show More Summary

Breaking Report: Shots Fired at Oregon Standoff - Ammon Bundy Arrested by FBI

Oregon Live is reporting that the standoff at Oregon's Malheur Wildlife Refuge may no longer be a standoff: Pete Santilli: Militants supporter says Ammon Bundy in custody. (Santilli is a far right lunatic, so we should consider thisShow More Summary

Fact Check: Planned Parenthood Board Member Was NOT Involved in David Daleiden Indictment

The right wing media and blogs have now picked up the false story launched by The Federalist yesterday. I'm seeing a whole lot of Twitter posts by conservatives ranting about Harris Country prosecutor Lauren Reeder, who is a board member...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Picks Up the Coveted Endorsement of Another Nativist Birther, Joe Arpaio

Credit: Gage Skidmore Big news from the world of right wing crackpots, loons and racists, as the Trumpenstein continues lurching toward the White House by locking in the coveted endorsement of Arizona's Birther sheriff, Joe Arpaio. The...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz: Obama Has a "Messiah Complex" - God Is Actually Helping ME

Via Right Wing Watch, here's another reminder of the grip religious fanaticism has on American politics. Ted Cruz bashes President Obama for having "a messiah complex," but then proceeds to demonstrate who really has the messiah complex, boasting that God is going to help him "pull America back from the abyss." This is crazy talk, folks. Show More Summary

Video: State Troopers Arrest Intoxicated Armed Man on His Way to Join the Bundy Militia

YouTube Today in Oregon, state police arrested a man who said he was going to join the militia at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, intending to be a personal bodyguard for the Bundys. The Harney County DA released this video showing theShow More Summary

Democratic Town Hall Open Thread

The Democratic Presidential Town Hall in Iowa is happening now on CNN, but CNN, in their infinite greed, hasn't made it publicly viewable. If you have a cable account you can sign in to watch it over the web here.

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