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Torture: Not Only Was It Evil and Immoral, It Didn't Work

Image via Shutterstock Dick Cheney and many other Bush administration officials were lying about torture, and now we have proof. After reviewing thousands of the CIA's own documents, the committee has concluded that torture was ineffective as an intelligence-gathering technique. Torture produced little information of value, and what little it did...

Barack Obama Takes Over the Colbert Report

Comedy Central Video In which President Obama proves he's perfectly capable of doing Stephen Colbert's job.

Another Massive Fail by Smear Merchant Chuck C. Johnson: Posts Photo of Wrong Woman

In his rush to smear, Chuck C. Johnson has now identified the wrong woman as "Jackie," claiming he has a photo that shows she "cried rape" before: BREAKING: Fraud #JackieCoakley Cried Rape BEFORE #UVAHoax - GotNews. A screenshot: But, uh, this is actually a woman named Angie, according to the event's official...

Watch: President Obama Learns to Code

YouTube On December 8, 2014, President Obama met with students participating in an "Hour of Code" event at the White House, which is really cool and all that, but somebody in the room is playing Angry Birds and the sound effects are louder than the people's voices, and I have to...

UVA Rape Victim's Roommate: "This Story Is Not a Hoax"

The rotunda at the University of Virginia The former roommate of the woman in Rolling Stone's article on rape at the University of Virginia has written a letter to the campus newspaper, insisting Jackie's Story Is Not a Hoax. In December 2012, Jackie broke down. All of a sudden she was...

Stephen Colbert on the Historic No Social Security for Nazis Act

Comedy Central Video Who says Republicans and Democrats can't work together to pass important legislation?

Ferguson Protesters Met With Hecklers, Confederate Flag in Rural Missouri

Youtube Video Demonstrators marching from Ferguson to Missouri's capital to protest the police shooting death of Michael Brown were met with opposition as they passed through a rural town. Television station KRCG reports that some people in Rosebud shouted obscenities and held signs telling them to "go home" and someone put...

Watch: Eric Holder Announces DOJ Will Pursue Civil Rights Investigation in Garner Death

MSNBC Here's Eric Holder's announcement that the justice department will launch a civil rights investigation into the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner with a Choke Hold Will Not Be Charged

The New York Police Department banned choke holds 21 years ago, in 1993. And today, a grand jury in Staten Island declined to indict an NYPD officer who used a choke hold to kill 43-year old Eric Garner: No Charges in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for Officer. Click for video An...

In Which Chuck C. Johnson Goes on an All-Night Hate Binge

Every once in a while, smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson goes on an all-night hate bender on Twitter, spewing bizarre conspiracy theories and absurdly grandiose boasting in all directions. Last night's example is a classic... but it actually began with a hilarious Freudian slip. (Now deleted.) A classic from the Ginger...

Tuesday Night Indian Fusion Jam: Janapriya Levine - 'The Children's Illustrated Book of Music'

YouTube Here's a beautifully played 21st Century raga by the intriguingly named Janapriya Levine.

Just What Ferguson Needs: An Extreme Right Wing Anti-Government Militia

Getty Image Now showing up in Ferguson, Missouri: the "Oathkeepers," one of the most extreme right wing militia groups in the US and one of many offshoots of the Patriot movement, with numerous ties to white nationalist and xenophobic anti-immigrant groups. Founder Stewart Rhodes believes Barack Obama is plotting to disarm...

Nominee for Next Defense Secretary: Physicist Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter It hasn't been officially announced yet, but numerous sources report that President Obama's nominee for the next Secretary of Defense will be Ashton Carter, a physicist with many years of experience in national security and defense. "Great, very highly qualified," said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), the chairman of the...

Rick Santorum: Separation of Church and State Is a Communist Idea

SoundCloud Did you know that Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were communists? Yes! It's true, at least according to Rick Santorum. A listener on the call told Santorum that "a number of the things that the far left, a.k.a. the Democrat [sic] Party, and the president is pushing for and accomplishing...

Police: Austin Shooter Belonged to an Ultra-Conservative Christian Hate Group

Video More from the home grown religious right terror front. The concept of the Phineas Priesthood hinges on biblical passages and interpretations of how they think race mixing ought to be handled. Previously, police said they had not yet determined the motive for the shooting, which left only the gunman dead,...

Right Wing Crackpot Chuck C. Johnson Now Harassing Ferguson Reporters

In today's story about right wing journalism, Dave Weigel has a piece on our stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson, who is now targeting journalists for harassment campaigns and inciting his crazed knuckle-dragging followers to deluge them with hatred. On November 25, Johnson published a story at his independent GotNews website...

The Mighty Thor #133, October 1966: "Behold...the Living Planet!"

Originally published in October 1966, this issue of The Mighty Thor featured a classic Jack Kirby cover with a horde of attacking humanoids, a stoic muscular robot, and a menacing giant face emerging from a background of Kirby's trademark power bubble matter.

Awesome Visionary Short Film Made With NASA Imagery: 'Wanderers'

Vimeo For more information and stills gallery, please turn to: (Just in case my website runs slow, here is a link to an imgur album version of the gallery: Wanderers is a vision of humanity's expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future...

Saturday Jam: Galia Social, 'Warning Signs'

YouTube These guys are great! Check out the vocal harmonies at around the 2 minute mark -- outstanding. I don't know what to call this music; prog-metal jazz? Galia Social performing an original composition entitled "Warning Signs".Show More Summary

Gov. Sam Brownback Undergoes a Post-Election Conversion on the Kansas Budget

Since we are on the subject of False Witnesses this morning, the Governor of Kansas has apparently had an epiphany. In October, Brownback dismissed concerns that folks like Goossen raised. "They're just trying to paint a Chicken Little sky is falling situation, which is not true," Brownback said late in the...

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