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Video: Donald Trump Accuses US Soldiers of Looting Iraq, And It Isn't the First Time

YouTube Just unreal. What can anyone say at this point? And this is the same guy who constantly asserts that the US should have taken Iraq's oil. UPDATE at 6/14/16 7:11:34 pm by Charles Johnson This isn't the first time Trump has accused...Show More Summary

Monday Night Jam: Mark Lettieri, "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"

YouTube This cover of the now-classic Tears For Fears song is so good, with electric guitar and pedal steel trading off on the melody. iTunes: Bandcamp: From the album Spark...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Implies President Obama Is Connected to the Orlando Attack

Donald Trump's latest insanity is a direct appeal to the conspiracy-minded right wing base, the kind of people who post comments at Breitbart "News." In an interview with Fox News, Trump strongly implied that President Obama either condones...Show More Summary

Sunday Jazz: Mark Lettieri, "Goonsquad"

YouTube Here's some good music from guitarist Mark Lettieri, to soothe the soul after a very bad day of news. iTunes: Bandcamp: From the album Spark and Echo, on RopeadopeShow More Summary

Trump Issues Statement Calling for Obama and Clinton to "Step" Down

Joseph Sohm / Donald Trump is wasting no time trying to capitalize on the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, issuing a statement on his campaign website calling on President Obama to "step down" and for Hillary...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's Ugly Tweets on Orlando

The Republican Party's nominee for president of the United States immediately made the Orlando attack all about him, tweeting "Appreciate the congrats for being right." Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism, I don't want congrats, I want toughness & vigilance. Show More Summary

Latest News From Orlando: Shooter Called 911, Pledged Allegiance to ISIS

Terrible news from Florida today: Orlando Nightclub Shooter Called 911 to Pledge Allegiance to ISIS. The gunman who opened fire at a gay Florida nightclub early Sunday, shooting over 100 people, had called 911 moments before to pledge...Show More Summary

Saturday Jam: World Party Mini-Set on KEXP

YouTube World Party's Karl Wallinger is still in great voice, and here's a mini-set live in the KEXP studio with David Duffy on vocals, violin and mandolin. These are two of Karl's best songs in my opinion and they sound fantastic in this unplugged setting. Show More Summary

Trump Draws Embarrassingly Small Crowd to Richmond Coliseum

Do we dare hope that Trump's popularity bubble has burst? The Richmond Coliseum was almost empty for his rally yesterday, very unusual for the Republican nominee -- especially in a state like Virginia where he presumably has many followers. Donald Trump speaks at an almost empty Richmond Coliseum. Show More Summary

Friday Night Short Comedy: Let's Not Panic

Vimeo An apocalyptic short comedy about love and neuroses, written and directed by Heather Jack 2015 Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival Official Selection 2015 Tacoma Film...Show More Summary

Gawker Files for Bankruptcy, Also Files Lawsuit Against Infamous Troll Chuck C. Johnson

You may have heard that Gawker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today, but as part of their action they've also filed an "adversary" lawsuit naming Hulk Hogan, journalist Ashley Terrill, and our old pal, infamous cyberstalker and all around nasty douchebag Chuck C. Show More Summary

The Bob & Chez Show: Delete Your Account Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Delete Your Account: Hillary is the Presumptive Nominee; Obama Endorses Hillary; Bernie Pledges to Help Hillary...Show More Summary

Thursday Jam: Laura Mvula, "Green Garden"

YouTube An amazingly soulful and musical song from the great British neo-soul mistress, Laura Mvula. So good. Follow Laura Mvula Facebook: Website: Twitter: Subscribe...Show More Summary

And There It Is: President Barack Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

YouTube Here's the video! I'm a little surprised he did it the same day he met with Bernie Sanders; I thought he'd wait a day or two. But I imagine he's feeling eager to get into this and work to defeat Donald Trump and his evil, bigoted...Show More Summary

Announcing: The Random Donald Trump Tweet Machine

Donald Trump has been a member of Twitter since 2009, and he tweets a lot. So I thought it might be amusing to create a little program that uses Twitter's API to display a Donald Trump tweet chosen at random from his voluminous history...Show More Summary

The Bob & Chez Show: Caleefonya Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Caleefonya: The AP Calls the Primaries for Hillary; Bernie's Big Three Options; Superdelegates and Conspiracy Theories;...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton's Historic Achievement

Joseph Sohm / Decisive primary victories for Hillary Clinton give her a strong position going into the general election, and a historic achievement as the first female nominee of a major party, but Bernie Sanders is still insisting he'll continue his campaign, for reasons known only to him. Show More Summary

California Primary Results Starting to Come In

It's still early, and a lot of these votes are from mail ballots, but this is a huge lead for Hillary Clinton. If this holds, she could be looking at a major sweep. UPDATE at 6/7/16 9:22:44 pm by Charles Johnson The front page of The New York Times for Wednesday, June 8. — The New York Times (@nytimes) June 8, 2016

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