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Palin Family Brawl Report Released: Bristol and Track "Heavily Intoxicated" and "Out of Control"

OK folks, here's the moment we've all been waiting for, the official police report on that massive drunken brawl involving the entire Palin clan at a party in Anchorage last September -- and it's as trashy and lurid as a Jerry Springer episode. Presented for your reading enjoyment via TPM. Scribd Also see: Palin...

Breaking: Ebola Test Negative for Dallas County Deputy (Chuck Johnson Wrong Again)

The test results are in for that sheriff's deputy who was hospitalized for possible Ebola symptoms -- and as we suspected, he does not have Ebola. UPDATE: DALLAS -- The Texas Department of State Health Services says negative results were returned from a lab in Austin Thursday, indicating that a...

Your Horrible Right Wing Article of the Day: "Thank You, ISIS, for Beheading Americans"

The National Review brings us our absolutely vile right wing article of the day, as David Horowitz says, "Thank You, ISIS," for beheading people and posting the video --because according to Horowitz this will wake up Americans, make them truly hate all Muslims, and get us ready to kill, kill,...

Update on Possible New Ebola Patient: "Low Risk," Did Not Have Contact With Duncan, Does Not Have Fever

The test results are not in yet for the sheriff's deputy under observation at Texas Health Resources in Dallas, but Matt Goodman at Healthcare Daily has one more piece of information we hadn't seen before: the deputy does not have one of the main symptoms of Ebola, a fever. On...

NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert: Jackson Browne

YouTube Jackson Browne's early albums were the soundtrack to my teenage years, and this NPR Tiny Desk Concert shows him still evoking the themes that touched my heart all those years ago, with an excellent band as always. My admiration for Jackson Browne began with his first album in 1971. I...

A Little Verified Info on Possible New Ebola Patient in Dallas: "A Low Risk Event"

According to Chief Mark Piland of the Frisco, Texas FIre Department, the patient now under observation in Dallas is a deputy who did not have direct contact with the Ebola patient who died today, Thomas Eric Duncan, but he was reportedly inside Duncan's apartment and may have had contact with...

Dumbest Man on Internet Screams: 10 ISIS Fighters Caught at Southern Border! DHS Says: False.

DERPDutifully passing on some fear-mongering propaganda he picked up from (where else?) Fox News by way of Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, the legendary Dumbest Man on the Internet, Jim Hoft, yells: US Lawmaker: Ten ISIS Fighters Have Been Apprehended Coming Across Southern Border (Video) | the Gateway Pundit Hoft thought this was...

AR GOP Senate Candidate Tom Cotton: Terrorists, Immigrants and Drug Cartels Want to Infiltrate Arkansas

GOP Rep. Tom Cotton is running for the Senate in Arkansas, and he's the latest Republican to try to mash all the various right wing fear memes together into a hellish brew of paranoia. Immigration, terrorism, ISIS, human trafficking -- all that's missing is a chupacabra: Tom Cotton: Terrorists Collaborating...

Federal Judge Rules #Ferguson Police's "5-Second Rule" for Protesters Is Unconstitutional

One of the very controversial measures used by Ferguson police and St. Louis County police against people protesting the shooting of Michael Brown is their "5-second rule" --a crowd-control tactic that forces protesters to keep moving or be arrested if they remain in one place longer than 5 seconds. Yesterday a...

Right Wing Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Suspended From Twitter for Posting a Private Address

Wingnut smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson can't say I didn't warn him: .@ChuckCJohnson Pretty sure you're violating Twitter's policies here, Chuck. -- Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) October 4, 2014 .@ChuckCJohnson FYI - Twitter Rules: "You may not post other people's private and confidential information, such as... street address." --...

Wingnut Dolt Chuck C. Johnson Says Ferguson Protesters Sang "Communist Song" in the "Opera"

Chuck C. Johnson is developing into one of the most disgusting, dishonest smear merchants in the right wing blogosphere, and that's really sayin' something. As we all know, the right wing base has a Pavlovian reaction to the "communist" word, so here comes the Ginger Avenger with a really vile...

SCOTUS: Scalia Says Constitution Permits Court to 'Favor Religion Over Non-Religion'

E gad, I was out with my son all day last Thursday and wasn't even aware of this until just now. Seriously creepy stuff--I'm surprised no one Paged it (at least not that I could find). Antonin ScaliaThe separation of church and state doesn't mean "the government cannot favor religion...

Overnight Acoustic: Chris Woods, 'Unhinge'

YouTube An original composition by guitarist Chris Woods. Visit http://chriswoodsgroove.co.uk You can download the full TAB here: http://chriswoodsgroove.co.uk/product/unhinge-full-tab/ Find Chris Woods Groove on Facebook, twitter, Spotify, Itunes and more by searching 'Chris Woods Groove'

Ted Cruz, "Strict Constitutionalist," Wants to Amend the Constitution to Ban Marriage Equality

If there's one thing we know about Republicans, it's that they have the utmost respect for the Constitution. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, for example, is a strict constitutionalist who "believes firmly in the United States Constitution." Right. That's why he now wants to change it, so that states can forever deny...

In Which My Tweet About #Ebola and Evolution Goes Viral

Image via Shutterstock I'm going to kick off the week by humble-bragging about this off-handed tweet I posted over the weekend that has now gone viral (ironic considering the subject), with more than 7200 retweets as I write this. I wonder if all the conservatives yelling that Ebola might become airborne realize...

A Beautifully Disturbing Sci-Fi Short: "The Shift"

Vimeo Here's a fantastic science fiction short film, the highly disquieting story of a businessman who returns home to find things are... different. And his wife is not exactly his wife any more. In TECHNOCOLOR. THE SHIFT Written, Directed & Edited by Francesco Calabrese with Molly C. Quinn, Ryan Welsh & Whitney Hoy Produced...

CDC Getting 800 Calls a Day About Possible Ebola Cases - and They're All False Alarms

Image via Shutterstock Today during a press briefing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden said the CDC has been receiving about 800 calls a day from hospitals and other sources about possible cases of Ebola -- and to date, they've all been false alarms. As of today, Liberian Thomas...

PBS Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien Calls Out Fox News's Irresponsible Coverage of Ebola

Media Matters On CNN's Reliable Sources this morning, Miles O'Brien, science correspondent for PBS NewsHour, had some very strong words for the irresponsible coverage of the Ebola virus from many media sources -- especially Fox News, where they've been in non-stop fear-mongering mode. Perhaps the most outrageous comments on Fox News came...

Meet the Anti-Science, Anti-Women Republican Running for Governor of Colorado

The Denver Post's John Frank and Lynn Bartels have a jaw-dropping report on the debate between gubernatorial candidates Gov. John Hickenlooper and his batshit crazy Republican rival Bob Beauprez, a microcosm of the sheer insanity that has taken over the GOP, not just in Colorado but across the nation. Beauprez has...

Every Suspected #Ebola Case in the News Has Now Been Cleared: DC, Maryland, Honolulu, Newark, Toronto All Negative

Image via Shutterstock There's some good news on the Ebola front today; first, the patient in Washington DC's Howard University Hospital who was admitted with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the disease. And another patient in Maryland has also tested negative for Ebola: Meanwhile, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland, said...

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