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Glenn Greenwald and Pals Throw Matt Taibbi From the Train

Wow. This is an extraordinary statement from Greenwald, Poitras, Scahill and Cook, throwing Matt Taibbi under the bus and backing it over him several times: The Inside Story of Matt Taibbi's Departure From First Look Media - the Intercept. I won't even try to pull a quote. Just go read it...

Right Wing Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Is Now a Real Live Stalker

Today at Talking Points Memo, Tom Kludt has a report on our pal Chuck C. Johnson, who has now crossed a major line into outright stalking behavior. The target: yours truly. After a pitstop for an Italian dinner on Tuesday night, right-wing agitator Charles C. Johnson showed up at what...

Video: The Sunny Personality of Chris Christie

YouTube Here's the inimitable Gov. Chris Christie, appearing at an event on the Jersey shore to mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, demonstrating once again that patience and calm resolve that's the mark of a true leader. This man is presidential material, no doubt about it. Sit back and dig...

Pope Francis Takes a Stand for Evolution

Pope Francis is more pro-science and anti-superstition than most Republicans: Pope Francis Takes a Stand for Evolution, Against 'Magic Wands'. Social conservatives in the United States who've been unhappy with Pope Francis' moderation today have one more reason to be upset. Daniel Berger reported this afternoon: Pope Francis broke with Catholic...

Glenn Greenwald on "The Last Word:" Canadian Attacks Weren't Terrorism

MSNBC Here's the Mighty Glenn Greenwald on the Lawrence O'Donnell show, explaining that in his view the attacks in Canada last week were not terrorism -- but on the other hand, the US and Canada and Israel (he's obsessed with Israel) are always committing terrorist acts. I think that's a fair description...

Video: Orbital Sciences Rocket Explosion From 3000ft

YouTube Took this video of the very unfortunate Orbital Sciences rocket explosion. Video was taken in our Cessna 177 Cardinal from an altitude of 3000ft. Sorry for the sound. I'll have a better one up once it's been edited out.

Nurse Amber Vinson Ebola-Free, Discharged From Hospital

Video Good news from the Ebola front: Amber Vinson, the second nurse who contracted Ebola through close contact with Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan, has now been declared free of the disease and discharged from the hospital. Vinson is one of two Dallas nurses who was diagnosed with Ebola after treating...

Jim Hoft Repeats the Right Wing Lie of the Week: That Nurse Kaci Hickox Hid Her CDC Job

DERPHere we go again, as the Dumbest Man on the Internet, the inestimable Jim Hoft, takes the ball of lies inflated by Chuck C. Johnson and runs with it: BREAKING: Ebola Nurse's Ties to CDC Scrubbed From Website - Is Far Left Progressive & Obama Supporter | the Gateway Pundit. (Ever...

Jim Carrey's Parodies of the Matthew McConaughey Lincoln Ads Are Absolutely Hysterical

YouTube Saturday Night Live is so rarely funny these days, it's a bit of a shock when they actually have skits that make me laugh -- but these parodies of Matthew McConaughey's advertisements for Lincoln cars, featuring Jim Carrey, are just hysterical. If you haven't seen the original ad for some reason,...

Nation's Leading Epidemiology Groups Oppose Mandatory Quarantine

Image via Shutterstock Some of the nation's leading organizations that specialize in epidemiology and infectious diseases have come out against the mandatory quarantine policies being pushed by paranoia-pandering politicians. Here are...Show More Summary

Video: John Oliver's Hilarious Interview With Chimpanzee Expert Dr. Jane Goodall

YouTube Dr. Jane Goodall gives as good as she gets in this hilarious interview with John Oliver about her work with chimpanzees.

Christie Caves: New Jersey to Release Quarantined Nurse to Home Quarantine

It's sad that a 5 yr old might have the disease, but there's some good news here : it appears that Christie has caved on Quarantine, and that Kaci Hickox will be released despite the atavistic anti-science fear of the GOP grandstander. A 5-year-old boy with a fever who recently...

In Which Chuck C. Johnson Lies About Quarantined Nurse Kaci Hickox's CDC Employment

Yes, it's another ridiculous, mindless, and highly dishonest post from our pal Chuck C. Johnson, who's now attacking the nurse who was placed into mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, because of course he is: #Ebola Nurse Complaining About Quarantine Is Left-Wing Democrat, CDC Employee. It's a mark of how batshit nuts...

NIH's Dr. Anthony Fauci: Mandatory Quarantines Will Have "Unintended Consequences"

Video Dr. Anthony FauciToday on CNN, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases had some words to say about the ill-advised and unscientific mandatory quarantines instituted by New York and New Jersey. Fauci pointed out that the best way to prevent the spread of Ebola is to...

Panic-Stricken Politicians Force Mandatory Quarantine on Ebola Health Workers

Image via Shutterstock Ugh. Now fear-mongering politicians are pandering to the panic and instituting mandatory quarantine for everyone who returns to the US after trying to help Ebola patients in West Africa -- a wrong-headed, paranoid measure that goes way beyond what infectious disease experts recommend, and that was taken without...

Saturday Acoustic: Michael Chapdelaine - the Harp of the Warrior (El Arpa Del Guerrero)

YouTube This one's a bit different from most of the acoustic guitar videos I've been posting -- a pure modern classical guitar piece by Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, beautifully performed by Michael Chapdelaine on a steel string guitar instead of a traditional gut string classical guitar. "Harp of the Warrior" This tune...

Maragold - Cry (Official Lyric Video)

YouTube A fascinatingly tricky and obtuse rhythm guitar pattern by Greg Howe makes this song a stand-out, along with Meghan Krauss's knock-out vocals. Maragold is one of the best rock bands of 2014. From Maragold's album "Maragold". Download it now on iTunes: Stream Maragold on Spotify: Amazon:

Dumbest Man on Internet Freaks Out Over "SHOCK VIDEO" That Isn't the Least Bit Shocking

DERPYes, dear reader, the Dumbest Man on the Internet has beclowned himself again, in Jim Hoft's Never-Ending Cavalcade of Pure Fail! This time Jim has seen a SHOCK VIDEO on Gretchen Carlson's ridiculous Fox News show, a horrifying SHOCK VIDEO that depicts two New York City police officers throwing gloves...

Photo of the Day: President Obama Hugs Nurse Nina Pham, Now Ebola-Free

Obama hugs Nina Pham, nurse who is now Ebola-free -- Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 24, 2014

Ted Cruz's Senior Adviser Blames Obamacare for Ebola, Then Says It Was "Sarcasm"

Here's today's example of right wing humor, which doesn't really resemble the thing most of us know as "humor." After the news broke about Dr. Craig Spencer testing positive for Ebola in New York City last night, Ted Cruz's senior adviser and deputy chief of staff Nick Muzin took to...

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