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Stanford Computer Scientists Develop "Troll-Spotting Algorithm," Explodes When Analyzing Breitbart "News"

A group of Stanford computer scientists have developed an algorithm that supposedly can detect trolls by analyzing as few as five comments. Today, Justin Cheng at Stanford University in California and a few pals say they have created just such a tool by analyzing the behavior of trolls on several...

Video: Hillary Clinton's Campaign Announcement

YouTube BREAKING NEWS! Well actually, not that much of a surprise; but here's Hillary's official announcement video, and it's pretty well done. Reince Priebus obviously had his statement ready to go; the usual. And here's the RNC statement on @HillaryClinton's launch: pic.twitter.com/eRHBdctChp -- Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) April 12, 2015

Video: Rand Paul on Meet the Chuck

MSNBC If this weren't Chuck Todd, I might be surprised that he doesn't even bring up some of the really problematic things about Rand Paul -- for example, his close friendship with the craziest conspiracy theorist in America, Alex Jones, or his statement that he wouldn't have voted for the Civil...

Daredevil Volume 1, Issue 12: "Sightless, in a Savage Land!"

The new Netflix series "Daredevil" is out, and it's really good -- much better than the sub-standard film released a few years ago. It captures the comic's dark feeling beautifully. And in honor of the excellent debut of this new series I'll be posting images of the Silver Age Daredevil comics...

Live Performance: Greg Holden's Excellent New Song "Hold on Tight"

YouTube I first heard of Greg Holden when the TV show "Sons of Anarchy" used his song "The Lost Boy" over their closing credits. His new song is just great, and I've been totally unable to get it out of my head since first hearing it. Here's a live version, so...

Bloomberg News Falls for Fake Story About Nancy Reagan Endorsing Hillary Clinton

So today, this happened: Bloomberg News fell for a fake news story originally posted at one of those awful sites that plays on confirmation bias to circulate seemingly genuine stories and generate clicks for them: RETRACTED: Nancy Reagan Gives Her Endorsement to... Hillary Clinton? - Bloomberg Politics. There's now a...

Police Release Video of Christian Band in Deadly Parking Lot Brawl

Youtube Video Even going to Walmart can get weird when you are an end of times Christian Band... Arizona investigators have released dramatic video of a Walmart parking lot brawl that left a police officer wounded, one man dead, and reportedly involved members of a Christian family band. Enoch Gaver, 21,...

Rand Paul Walks Out of Interview, Chuck C. Johnson Tweets, "I Wish Rand Paul Would Smack a Bitch"

Video Rand Paul's presidential campaign is off to a smashing start! After snapping at reporters in two separate interviews this week, today he walked out on a video interview with the Guardian newspaper. This story apparently spurred our stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson to come out with one of his smoking hot...

The Only Confederate Flag We Ever Need to Remember

Today is the 150th anniversary of the Confederacy's Surrender at Appomattox. In the spirit of this day, there's only one Confederate flag that should ever be shown in the United States of America. 'Matthew G. Bisanz [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html),...Show More Summary

Dash Cam Video of Walter Scott Traffic Stop Shows No Struggle Occurred

YouTube Here's the dash camera footage of the traffic stop of Walter Scott by South Carolina policeman Michael Slager; the only new information we can glean from this: there was no struggle at the car. Mr. Scott apparently panicked and took off running after Slager took his license and walked back...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Answers Rand Paul on Abortion, Paul Promptly Distorts the Hell Out of It

Yesterday, as Rand Paul was desperately avoiding answering questions about his stance on abortion, he tried to deflect the issue by calling out DNC head Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Later in the day, when asked after a campaign stop in Milford about the interview, which the Democratic National Committee had sent...

The Return of Crazy Eyes Bachmann: Obama Is 'The Best Friend of Terrorists'

SoundCloud Michele Bachmann may no longer be a member of Congress (whew), but she hasn't forgotten how to rant like a street corner preacher. In an interview yesterday with a Florida talk radio station, she informed the always rational right wing base that President Obama 'Has Been the Best Friend of...

The Next Right Wing Freakout Looms: Obama to Call for Ban on 'Conversion' Therapies for Gay/Transgender Youth

President Obama may have originally been opposed to same sex marriage, but he's now making it clear he's not going to take the nonsense being peddled by homophobes any more: Obama to Call for End to 'Conversion' Therapies for Gay and Transgender Youth. In a statement to be posted on...

Rand Paul Refuses to Spell Out Abortion Ban Exceptions, Snaps at Interviewer

Rand Paul has been very busy today dodging questions right and left, and in an interview with the Associated Press he did his best to avoid answering the question of whether he supports stripping women of the right to control their own bodies in just some circumstances, or in all...

Dutch Far Right Anti-Islam Demagogue Invited to Address Members of Congress

One of the horrible political developments of the past few years has been the complete acceptance of radical anti-Muslim hatred by the Republican Party. The nastiest bigoted conspiracy theories and fear-mongering have become totally mainstream GOP positions; fantasies about shariah law taking over America, accusations of terrorist ties against innocent...

Rand Paul Seems to Have a Problem With Being Interviewed by Women

YouTube We should note that this isn't the first time Rand Paul has been patronizing and insulting to a female interviewer; earlier this year he actually shushed CNBC host Kelly Evans when she pressed him about his nutty statements on vaccination. The pseudo-libertarian crackpot seems to have a real problem with assertive...

Horrible Video of SC Cop Shooting a Black Man in The Back

Video This video is just awful and very difficult to watch; it shows a police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, shooting a black man eight times in the back as he ran away, and killing him. Then the cop plants evidence on the man as he dies. The cop was charged...

Tuesday Night Shred: The Aristocrats, "Culture Clash"

YouTube Guthrie Govan is just flat out frightening. That is all. A complete song preview from The Aristocrats' new live CD/DVD "Culture Clash Live". Available at http://thearistocrats.spinshop.com. Guthrie Govan - guitar Bryan Beller - bass Marco Minnemann - drums Edited by Dave Foster. Release date: January 20, 2015 (pre-orders ok before then)

Todd Kincannon Threatened to Kill His Own Father

The more we learn, the crazier Todd Kincannon gets: Just before midnight on April 13, 2013, according to one incident report, an officer with the Simpsonville Police Department responded to a call from Kincannon's father, who said he wished to report an incident but did not want to press charges....

Rand Paul Wants to Abolish the Department of "Eductation"

YouTube In this ridiculous video from Rand Paul's campaign site, he says he wants to abolish the Department of Education, because of course he does. But Rand Paul's site gives us our funniest inadvertent right wing comedy moment of the day, because whoever put this together actually misspelled the word "education" in...

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