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The Federalist Blames Daleiden Indictment on Prosecutor Who Had No Connection to Grand Jury

The right wing media still seem to be in shock about the indictments handed down today in Texas against Center for Medical Progress leader David Daleiden. As I write this, there isn't a word about the news at the premier crazy rightShow More Summary

BREAKING: Houston Grand Jury Indicts Center for Medical Progress Head David Daleiden

Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Rosenthal just tweeted out this amazing news; the Houston grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood in the wake of the Center for Medical Progress' "sting" videos has declined to indict Planned Parenthood...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Never Gets Tired of This "Joke:" "Al Gore Told Us This Wouldn't Happen"

Credit: Gage Skidmore Ah yes, conservative "humor" time again. Today in Iowa, Ted Cruz recycled one of those right wing "jokes" that isn't really a joke (because these people actually believe this nonsense): that cold weather proves climate change is a hoax perpetrated by scheming evil scientists and Al Gore. Show More Summary

The New Yorker Imagines Former Presidents Reacting to Trump

Barry Blitt, The New Yorker's cover artist, has a real classic this week, imagining the reactions of five former presidents watching Donald Trump rant on television.

Podcast o' the Night: The Bob & Chez Show, 1/21/16 Tonight's program on The Bob & Chez Show is actually a few days old, but still very relevant and very funny. Bitter Clingin' Proud Clingers: Sarah Palin Endorses Trump with Authentic...Show More Summary

And Again! Donald Trump Retweets Two More White Supremacists in One Day

CJ Hanevy / Again we find the leading presidential candidate of the Republican Party associating with white supremacists. So far today, Donald Trump has retweeted not one, but two overt racists. "@keksec__org: @realDonaldTrump You said it best! #MakeAmericaGreatAgain" — Donald J. Show More Summary

Oregon Terrorists Convene 'Common Law Grand Jury' Against Local Officials

The "sovereign citizen" domestic terrorists who took over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters are really getting delusional now: Armed Occupiers Convene 'Common Law Grand Jury' Against Local Officials. Armed occupiers in HarneyShow More Summary

Sunday Shred: Galia Social, "Tennessee Nightingale"

YouTube Quite a tour de force here, as Orlando's Galia Social rips through a bluegrass-fusion composition. Excellent guitar playing, reminiscent of Steve Morse or Guthrie Govan but with its own twang. Comments - Galia Social performing an original composition entitled "Tennessee Nightingale". Show More Summary

Video: Donald Trump Says He Could Murder Somebody and Not Lose Voters, and the Crowd Laughs

YouTube I know, Donald Trump again. I hate to give him any more publicity, but this is a pretty amazing snapshot of the Republican voting base at this point in time. In this clip from one of his Iowa rallies, Trump says, "I could stand...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Does It Again: Retweets a Neo-Confederate Named "TheSouthWasRight"

By now it's no secret that a large part of Donald Trump's constituency is made up of neo-Nazis and white supremacists. His rhetoric is often indistinguishable from the xenophobic ranting on racist sites like Stormfront, so of courseShow More Summary

Saturday Jam: Becca Stevens, "Weightless"

YouTube This video's a few years old now, but I'm just catching up on Becca Stevens' excellent music after discovering her through this Snarky Puppy video, and this song is amazing. This ain't pop music, folks; Becca likes sophisticated,...Show More Summary

Another Fantastic NPR Tiny Desk Concert: River Whyless

YouTube These NPR Tiny Desk concerts are almost always terrific. Here's another great new group I've never heard of, from Asheville, North Carolina, with some very creative instrumentation including a vintage Royal typewriter. January...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Retweets Yet Another Outright Neo-Nazi

Last November we revealed that the source for Donald Trump's fake chart showing wildly incorrect "black crime" statistics was an outright neo-Nazi. Well, this morning he did it again, retweeting a Twitter user with the name @WhiteGenocideTM...Show More Summary

Thursday Night Jam: Becca Stevens Band, "Imperfect Animals"

YouTube I'm almost embarrassed to admit I just discovered the wonderful Becca Stevens, and her brilliantly unexpected chord changes and very creative band. This great track is from her latest album Perfect Animal.

Operation Rescue's Troy Newman Is No Longer a Board Member of Center for Medical Progress

Here's an interesting development in the story of the Center for Medical Progress, the deceptive far right anti-choice group now being sued by both the National Abortion Federation and Planned Parenthood. Troy Newman, the head of extreme...Show More Summary

Video: The Science of Internet Trolls

YouTube A lot of the points made in this amusing video are pretty obvious, but it's always a good idea to remind ourselves that trolls want you to get upset and angry at them. I'm not sure I agree that ignoring trolls is the best tactic...Show More Summary

Podcast o' the Evening: The Bob & Chez Show, 1/19/16

Credit: Gus 802 Tonight's program on The Bob & Chez Show: The Ted Kruzz: Can Bernie Sanders Win the General Election; Thom Hartmann Discusses Chez's Bernie Article; Bernie's Single...Show More Summary

Ted Nugent: "Chimpass" Obama Should Be "Hung"

Now that Donald Trump has unlocked the coveted endorsement of Sarah Palin, he needs to get draft-dodging former rock star Ted Nugent to sign on. Today on his Facebook page, Ted showed he'd fit right in with the Trump campaign. Our unholy rotten soulless criminal America destroying government killed 4 Americans in Banghazi. Show More Summary

Sarah Palin Says President Obama Is Responsible for Her Son's Domestic Violence Arrest

YouTube You may have heard that Sarah Palin's son Track was arrested on Tuesday and charged with domestic violence assault and possession of a firearm while all liquored up. Palin didn't mention this last night in her disconnected, rambling...Show More Summary

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