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Racism, Discrimination and Privilege

I have known and seen racism and discrimination. I have known and experienced privilege. And I have the common sense to distinguish between the two. Ferguson is a place that is riddled with racism and discrimination. The police are known by all to engage in discrimination and racism. The state has disbanded...

The Final Word on Jim Hoft's "Fractured Eye Socket" Hoax

If he has even a shred of integrity Jim Hoft will finally retract his bogus claims about Darren Wilson's "fractured eye socket," but I don't expect him to do that. These photos of Wilson from the grand jury evidence are the final word on this dishonest story. Photos show Officer Darren...

Watch Live: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

MSNBC Here's the live video of Bob McCullogh's statement on the Darren Wilson grand jury decision.

Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision Watch

People are beginning to fill the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the St. Louis County prosecutor's office prepares to release the results of the grand jury investigation into Darren Wilson's shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. We're expecting the announcement at 8 pm Central time.

Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement Expected Today

Video Looks like today's the day; the Ferguson grand jury decision is expected to be announced soon. Here's a thread to keep up on news; I'll be very surprised if Darren Wilson faces charges for his killing of Michael Brown. I think the fix has been in from the start.

CNN's Brian Stelter: Officer Darren Wilson Holding Secret Meetings With Media Bigwigs

YouTube Brian speaks with Inside Edition's Jim Moret about secret, off-the-record meetings between reporters and Darren Wilson.

A New Sound for Punch Brothers: "I Blew It Off'

YouTube A new song from the upcoming record by the Punch Brothers is a bit of a departure for them, with a drum track (possibly for the first time) and a "poppier" direction, but still pretty warped in a good way. Punch Brothers perform "I Blew It Off" from their new...

House Intel Panel Benghazi Report: No There There

In today's episode of the Great Republican Benghazi Boogaloo, the House Intelligence Committee told the right wing noise machine to stop. Just stop it already. House Intel Panel Debunks Many Benghazi Theories. Not that they will. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that...

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Expected, the Open Thread

Here's an open thread to keep up on events, as it seems we may be expecting the Ferguson grand jury decision any moment. The quintessential Friday night news dump.

Watch: President Obama Speaks at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas

YouTube The President will deliver remarks on the new steps he will be taking within his executive authority on immigration. The President will speak at Del Sol High School, where he laid out his principles for commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform nearly two years ago.

Report: Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in Talks to Resign

Video Interesting news tonight from Ferguson, Missouri: Officer Darren Wilson in Talks to Resign.

Watch Live: President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration

YouTube President Obama lays out the new steps he's taking to fix our broken immigration system. Watch the address live on November 20th at 8pmET and learn more at

About President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

Image via Shutterstock Sahil Kapur has a good backgrounder on what to expect from Obama's announcement of an executive action guaranteed to send the entire right wing into a frenzy: All You Need to Know About Obama's Executive Action to Legalize 5 Million. The cornerstone of Obama's executive action is a...

Nevada GOP Leader Has Long History of Extremism and Racism

I knew things had swung to the radical right in Nevada, but the Reno News & Review has a jaw-dropper of a report today on the Republican picked by the GOP to be speaker of the state assembly, Ira Hansen -- a paleoconservative caveman who wrote a column for years...

Stephen Colbert on the Essential Douchebagginess of Libertarians

Comedy Central Video This Stephen Colbert bit hilariously illustrates the essential douchebagginess of libertarians, as he discovers a gang of delusional "patriots" fighting back against the tyranny of parking meters in Keene, New Hampshire. If the republic is to survive, it will be no thanks to these asshats.

President Obama Announces Immigration Reform Speech on Facebook

Certain to be the cause of a major eruption of right wing craziness, the President announced his speech on immigration reform tonight on Facebook, and with a post at the White House blog by Josh Earnest: Tune In: The President Addresses the Nation on Immigration Reform | the White House. ...

New LGF Feature: Download a Copy of Your Entire Image Library

Image via Shutterstock Here's a brand new feature I'm sure everyone who uses LGF's personalized Image Library system (available free to registered users) will appreciate: now you can download your entire collection of images in a ZIP file. When you expand the file, it creates a directory structure with all the...

New Video Shows Darren Wilson With No Visible Injuries After Shooting Michael Brown

YouTube YouTube Two videos released today by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch show Officer Darren Wilson (in a white T-shirt) at the police station immediately after he shot Michael Brown to death in Ferguson; the first shows him leaving the station to go to the hospital, the second shows him returning from the...

Friday Night Acoustic: Trevor Gordon Hall, "Turning Ruts Into Grooves"

YouTube "Turning Ruts Into Grooves" From the album entitled "Mind Heart Fingers" played on a custom Schwartz guitar designed by luthier Sheldon Schwartz and Trevor Gordon Hall CD & Guitar Tabs available at More Summary

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