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YouTube Right Wing Watch is watching Glenn Beck's strange ongoing pseudo-meltdowns, and he had a good one today, declaring that he's done with America and "really considering burning the flag." I don't know about you, but I'd pay money to see that.
Today Breitbart's "Big Hollywood" section has an opinion piece from "Johnny Carson's head writer", Raymond Siller. Amidst polemical nonsense like: With his pen and phone, our selfie-absorbed president is one whacked uncle away from appointing...Show More Summary
YouTube Utah state Rep. Jerry Anderson, who is a Republican of course, has introduced a bill that would allow industries to pump as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as they want, because he feels there isn't enough CO 2 yet. He'd like to see us return to the days of the dinosaurs. You can't make up stuff like this; nobody would believe it. Show More Summary
This article provides a brief but fascinating history of the corporate quest for civil (personhood) rights and how dangerous it is to our democracy. (I had no idea it goes all the way back to the end of the Civil War/beginning of the...Show More Summary
Here we go again. Another hyperbolic fear-mongering headline that is not supported by the actual article: Snowden Documents Reveal Covert Surveillance and Pressure Tactics Aimed at WikiLeaks and Its Supporters. It's an ongoing pattern...Show More Summary
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tells the Daily Beast's Eli Lake that he realizes they should have come clean from the start about the NSA's metadata collection programs. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Beast, Clapper said the problems facing the U.S. Show More Summary
Turns out that the George Polk Award is given out by Long Island University which is also home to the Homeland Security Management Institute. Polk Award page at Long Island University: The George Polk Awards are conferred annually to honor special achievement in journalism. Show More Summary
Vimeo Simon knows about ducks quite well. They make noise, fly, swim, some even roll. Sometimes, it's a bit confusing and Simon gets lost. Papy3d productions. Thanks to the BLENDER foundation Scenario, Art direction and editing : Jérémy...Show More Summary
Video The good thing about Bill Nye debating these right wing demagogues is that people get to see how completely deranged and disconnected from reality they are. In this clip from Meet the Press, GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn is our case in point, as she actually insists increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a good thing. Show More Summary
Naked Mole Rat Puppies. Need I say more? Photo Credit: Zoo Budapest Nearly hairless and covered in wrinkly pink skin, Naked Mole Rats are one of only two mammal species known to be eusocial - they live in highly organized societies similar to those of ants, termites, or bees. Show More Summary
YouTube If you're watching HBO's True Detective (which I highly recommend) you might recognize this as the wild song that played over the closing credits of episode 4.
Slate magazine reports on a new psychology paper from researchers at the University of Manitoba, which sought to investigate whether people who engage in trolling were characterized by personality traits that fall in the so-called Dark...Show More Summary
YouTube I've uploaded a piece about this on my Potholer54 Facebook page. Basically, I think it's a mistake to share a public platform like this with Creationists. Unless they can be questioned directly, it is simply a forum to make equal speeches in equal time. Show More Summary
YouTube Neil's new album "Dizzy Heights" is available at Amazon and Itunes now: Amazon iTunes Songs-only edit of Neil Finn's webcast from Roundhead Studios in Auckland, 1st November 2013. 00:00 Private Universe 03:30 Daydream Believer 04:31...Show More Summary
Ted Cruz infuriated Senate Republicans this week with his Tea Party lunacy over the debt ceiling, but Byron York reminds them that Cruz represents a whole lot of right wingers who are living in a fantasy world: Angry at Ted Cruz, Republicans...Show More Summary
More: How One Billionaire's Idea to Give Rich People More Votes Is Already in the Works Asked for an idea that could "change the world," billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins told an audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco...Show More Summary
YouTube Exclusive web-only bonus track not included in television broadcast. Watch Austin City Limits on PBS. To find out when ACL is on in your area, visit: acltv.com/watch/tv-schedule/ to check your local listings.
What the hell has happened to us? It's taking longer to rediscover manned space flight than it took to go from Gemini suborbital to the moon. Not just one but both of our new fighter planes seem to be crap. The replacement for the SR71 will be out by maybe 2025. Show More Summary
At NBC News, Michael Isikoff has obtained an NSA memo with more details on the reports that NSA leaker Edward Snowden tricked fellow workers into giving him their passwords in order to steal top secret documents: Exclusive: Snowden Swiped...Show More Summary
Here in Texas, football is damn near a religion. Friday Night Lights wasn't just a book, or a film, or a TV series. It's real life. It's hard for people outside this state to understand, but that's just how it is. Texas is also a deeply red state. Show More Summary