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The Wall Street Journal Trots Out a Former Chief Scientist for BP to Argue Against Action on Climate Change

As hundreds of thousands of people demonstrate across the world to demand action on the growing threat of climate change, the Wall Street Journal trots out the former chief freaking scientist of BP, one of the world's top fossil fuel producers, to say Climate Science Is Not Settled. And the argument...

Sunday Night Jam: Bob Schneider on Austin City Limits, "Bullets"

YouTube With a massively funky horn section, here's a good quality video of Bob Schneider on Austin City Limits more years ago than I like to admit, tearing it up with a live version of "Bullets." This episode of Austin City Limits was the first time I heard Bob doin' his thang,...

Photos from the People's Climate March in Manhattan

A huge demonstration is taking place today in midtown Manhattan, expected to draw up to 100,000 people: the People's Climate March, intended to focus the world's attention on the need for action on climate change, as the disaster clock is ticking. Here's a good post at Think Progress on this event...

STL County Police Academy's New Course: How to Handle the Media After You Gun Down an Unarmed Teenager

Sometimes you get a glimpse into a separate subculture that shows you how incredibly removed from the ordinary person's experience its members are; for example, this new course being offered by the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting, which promises to...

John Boehner Is Sick of Unemployed People Who Would 'Rather Just Sit Around'

Richard Cowen, Reuters: John Boehner Is Sick of Unemployed People That Would 'Rather Just Sit Around' Boehner then lamented "this idea that has been born, maybe out of the economy over the last couple years, that you know, I really don't have to work. I don't really want to do...

Drudge Report is Pushing Yet Another Crackpot AAPS Doctor Making Claims About Ebola

Yesterday, I posted about how Drudge was spreading all kinds of misinformation about the current outbreak of enterovirus D68. That misinformation was courtesy of the AAPS, which is a crank organization with ties to both Rand and Ron Paul, filled with racists and xenophobes. Well, the AAPS is back in the...

NBC Was Wrong: Federal Charges Have Not Been "Ruled Out" for Gov. Christie

You may have seen right wing sites trumpeting a report on last night's NBC Nightly News in which Brian Williams said that federal charges against New Jersey governor Chris Christie in the "Bridgegate" scandal had been ruled out. This report led to an orgy of football-spiking, all over the right...

Ridiculous Breitbart "News" Post of the Day: Demons Are Real!

Yes, folks, we have our inadvertently hilarious right wing post of the day, courtesy of Breitbart "News," where ace journalist Kate O'Hare is sounding the alert about... demons. Yes, I said demons. Watch out, the threat from them is real. This is nothing to play around with. EXORCISTS WARN OF DANGER...

Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Hypes White Nationalist Website - Again

You may recall this LGF post from a couple of weeks ago, in which we called out right wing smear artist Chuck C. Johnson (most recently infamous for alleging -- with no evidence -- that Ferguson teenager Michael Brown had been involved in a second degree murder while a juvenile)...

Creepy Thursday Night Jam: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, "Red Right Hand"

YouTube This is a classic from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, a disturbing little ditty about a tall handsome man with a red right hand. I didn't even know there was a video for this one until today, but it's as unsettling as the song. Take a little walk to...

Drudge Touts Claims That Illegal Aliens Are Source of Enterovirus Outbreak

Matt Drudge's website is nothing if not consistent; they tweet an endless stream of inflammatory and eye-catching claims/statements. A couple of these tweets caught my eye: Doctor: Feds 'Tight-Lipped,' May be From Illegals... http://t.co/L4nfmYYKpQ -- DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) September 17, 2014 Mystery illness spreads to Virginia... http://t.co/5mtQZ4TbOf -- DRUDGE...

Hannity Removes Belt and Smacks It on Desk During Segment on Peterson

YouTube In this clip, Sean Hannity says his father beat him with a belt and even punched him in the face, but he's "never been to a shrink" and he's just fine. And he demonstrates by taking off his belt and slamming it on the desk. No. This is not a person...

Live Music: The 2014 Americana Music Honors & Awards

Video The 13th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. ET, live from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. You can watch the entire event, including more than 20 performances by some of Americana's biggest acts, live on NPR.org and...

Newt Gingrich Says Obama Is Sooo Arrogant He Even Golfs Arrogantly

YouTube If anyone knows arrogance, it would have to be serial philanderer and human pudding pop Newt Gingrich.

Intense STL Council Meeting Leads to Torrents of Outright Racism at Gateway Pundit

Last night during the St. Louis County council meeting that erupted in protests from residents infuriated at officials' inaction on the Michael Brown shooting, I tweeted this: The right wing blogosphere is going to go batshit over this STL council meeting. Get ready for the racism. -- Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs)...

Amazing Scenes From a St. Louis County Council Meeting

#Ferguson protesters voice concerns at STL County Council meeting in Clayton. pic.twitter.com/F9p8sBfLJa -- Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) September 16, 2014 The disruption earlier... "@AllisonBlood: Fighting erupting among citizens sitting in the audience. Show More Summary

Right Wingers Freaking Out at Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Feat. the Dumbest Man on the Internet

YouTube Yes, folks, it's yet another ridiculous trumped up fake outrage, spreading like wildfire through right wing blogs and news sites. You can probably expect to see this on Fox News any minute if it hasn't shown up there already. This time the idiots are freaking out at the chairman of the...

Family Research Council's Tony Perkins: America Needs to Be More Like ISIS

SoundCloud On his radio show today,Family Research Council head Tony Perkins argued that separation of church and state has left the US without a "creedal vision," and if we want to prevail against Islamic extremist group ISIS we need to be more like them -- but the Christian version. Where there...

ISIS Bans Teaching Evolution in Schools

Here's some common ground between America's religious right and the jihadis of ISIS: ISIS Bans Teaching Evolution in Schools. The new Mosul curriculum, allegedly issued by al-Baghdadi himself, stresses that any reference to the republics of Iraq or Syria must be replaced with "Islamic State." Pictures that violate its ultra-conservative...

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch Denies Raising Money for Darren Wilson

We have an update on our post from last night about the fundraising effort that was apparently linked to an organization led by St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch; Backstoppers Inc. now denies having anything to do with it. Leaders of The Backstoppers Inc., which raises money to...

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