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Tuesday Evening Jam: Bob Schneider, "The Fools"

YouTube One of the reasons I love Bob Schneider's music so much is that his lyrics occasionally get completely wacky, but still there's something in there that's really touching. Here's the latest video from his EP King Kong Vol. 1. Published on March 30, 2015. From Bob Schneider's King Kong Vol...

Stephen King: Indiana's RFRA Is "A Dog Turd"

Author Stephen King had a very direct, unvarnished description of Indiana's "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" yesterday on Twitter: Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration act is gay discrimination, pure and simple. You can frost a dog turd, but it's still a dog turd. -- Stephen King (@StephenKing) March 31, 2015 That's...

Indianapolis Star Front Page Editorial: "FIX THIS NOW"

Indianapolis Star's front page editorial today on the controversial "Religious Freedom" law We are at a critical moment in Indiana's history. And much is at stake. Our image. Our reputation as a state that embraces people of diverse backgrounds and makes them feel welcome. And our efforts over many years to retool...

Indiana Anti-Gay Activist Opposes Mike Pence's Plan to "Clarify" the RFRA

YouTube Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been all over the media yesterday and today, pretending the "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" has nothing to do with discriminating against LGBT people, and today he announced that he'd push for a "clarification" of the bill, to show that it doesn't do that thing everybody...

Indiana GOP Shocked - SHOCKED - People Think 'Religious Freedom' Law Is Anti-Gay

Spoiler, for those not aware of how the GOP operates: they're not really shocked. They knew exactly what they were doing. In some circles, this tactic is known as "lying." WASHINGTON -- Indiana's Republican leaders said they were shocked, confused and completely caught off-guard by the backlash to their new...

Tim Cook: 'Religious Freedom' Laws Are Discriminatory and Dangerous

Apple CEO Tim Cook drops the mic at the Washington Post. It's rare to see the head of a massive corporation put himself on the line like this; good on ya, Tim. Tim Cook: Pro-Discrimination 'Religious Freedom' Laws Are Dangerous. I remember what it was like to grow up in the...

Awesome Music From Mali: Salif Keita, "Calculer" & "Kamoukie"

YouTube Here are two songs by the great Malian musician Salif Keita. I dare you to sit still while this plays.

Former SCGOP Head Todd Kincannon Accused of Threatening Wife

Todd Kincannon, former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party and unreconstructed hateful racist, was questioned by police last Thursday after threatening his wife and refusing to let her out of the car in a Chick-fil-A parking lot. Todd Kincannon, a Columbia attorney and former executive director of the...

Chuck C. Johnson Worked for Two Years on Yet Another Massive Fail

A couple of days ago, our stalker pal Chuck C Johnson started posting a string of clownish boasts about an article he was planning to publish. Chuck hyped this article as a bombshell expose of a well-known conservative figure, said he'd been working on it for two years, and dropped...

Charles Barkley Urges Final Four and Super Bowl To Stay Out of Indiana

At Sports Illustrated tonight: NCAA Tournament Analyst Charles Barkley Denounces Indiana Law. NCAA tournament analyst Charles Barkley released a statement Friday calling for big events such as the Final Four and the Super Bowl not to be held in Indiana in light of recent legislation in the state that many...

Charles Barkley Denounces Indiana Law

At Sports Illustrated tonight: NCAA Tournament Analyst Charles Barkley Denounces Indiana Law. NCAA tournament analyst Charles Barkley released a statement Friday calling for big events such as the Final Four and the Super Bowl not to be held in Indiana in light of recent legislation in the state that many...

Friday Afternoon Acoustic Jam: Spencer Elliott, "Insignificant"

YouTube Music & Guitar Tab available at http://www.candyrat.com/artists/SpencerElliott/SomeForgottenColor/ Visit Spencer Elliott at: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008339446684 Website: http://www.spencerelliott.net/ Video Production by Jason Lockart and Robbie Lanham Audio Production by Antoine Dufour Spencer plays: Fan-Fret Jumbo guitar by Jedidiah Wiebe

Stupidest Man on Internet: Germanwings Copilot Was a SECRET MUSLIM

DERPJim Hoft, Dumbest Man on the Internet, has discovered the only evidence he needs to assert that Germanwings copilot Andreas Lubitz was A SECRET MUSLIM! Jim's evidence: a completely insane, over the top writer for a German anti-Muslim website who goes by the pseudonym "Michael Mannheimer" (real name: Karl-Michael Merkle), who...

AZ GOP Lawmaker Suggests Law Requiring Church Attendance

YouTube Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen, who is a Republican if you can believe that, suggested this week (while explaining her vote for a bill that would allow people to carry guns basically everywhere) that Arizona lawmakers should debate a bill to force citizens to attend church on Sunday. You can't...

Right Wing Bloggers Desperate to Blame Germanwings Crash on Muslims

By now everyone's heard about the reports that a French prosecutor has alleged that copilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed a Germanwings A320 into an alpine mountain late Tuesday. Key word, of course, being "alleged," because nothing has been determined for certain yet. But that doesn't stop the Stupidest Man on the...

Overnight Jam: Greg Holden, "Hold on Tight"

YouTube Watch the official music video for Greg Holden's new single 'Hold On Tight'. Pre-order the new album 'Chase The Sun' on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/CTSalbumi Get involved with #RAK15 and help make the world a better place. All you have to do is do one act of random kindness and...

Video: Detroit Police Viciously Assault Black Man for No Reason

YouTube Lots of people I follow on Twitter have been tweeting about this horrifying video. Why is this still happening in America?

Ted Cruz Compares Himself to Galileo, Gets Literally Everything Wrong About Galileo

Good grief. There's so much idiocy about climate change coming from conservatives today it boggles the mind (and we all know how painful that can be). Let's start with this absurdly stupid comment from GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz: "On the global warming alarmists, anyone who actually points to the evidence...

A Nasty Surprise in the Greenhouse: The Gulf Stream is Slowing Down

YouTube The disaster movie "The Day After Tomorrow" was based on long term scientific concerns about global warming's impact on the North Atlantic Current, also called the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, - what most people think of as "The Gulf Stream" - although that is a simplification. The movie was obviously...

Phil Robertson Fantasizes About Atheist Family Being Raped and Murdered

SoundCloud Here's the guy who was invited to give a speech at CPAC this year, and was awarded the "Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment" prize. I hesitated about even posting this, because it's unbelievably deranged. This is what the right wing has devolved into. "I'll make a bet with you,"...

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