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Weekly Standard's Great Idea of the Day: Go Bold With Gold!

You gotta love this! Today at the Weekly Standard we find a terrific suggestion for the Republican Party, a winning issue if there ever was one: GO BOLD WITH GOLD! Republicans are searching for big, bold ideas that will inspire voters to embrace a conservative agenda. To unite its disparate...

The Most Disgusting Right Wing Tweet of the Day: Pat Dollard

Here's right wing blogger Pat Dollard, former contributor to Breitbart "News" and guest on Fox News's "Red Eye" show, the epitome of a pro-war anti-Muslim Republican with more than 38,000 followers on Twitter, managing to pack antisemitism and homophobia into one absolutely vile tweet: The libertarian movement is where Jewish fags...

Video: John Oliver Explains the Hell Out of the Wealth Gap

YouTube John Oliver's show is turning into one of the best politically-oriented comedy shows on cable; the latest episode goes into great depth on America's disastrous income gap. And it's funny, too.

Sgt. Bergdahl Returns to Army Duty, Fox News Goes Full Benghazi

We have news today about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was released by the Taliban after five years in captivity, setting off a right wing freakout that dwarfed all previous right wing freakouts: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Is Back on Regular Army Duty in Texas. Six weeks after his release...

KY GOP Sen. Who Said Mars Has the Same Temperature as Earth Doubles Down

When we last left Kentucky Sen. Brandon Smith, he was lecturing us about the "real facts" of climate change and how Mars is the same temperature as our own happy planet Earth. When called out on his dubious grasp of how things actually work in real life science, he was quick...

Awesome Lap-Tapping: Luca Stricagnoli, "The Future"

YouTube Guitar Tabs & Mp3s available at An original song composed by Luca Stricagnoli and performed using lap tapping technique on a guitar made by Davide Serracini, with the addition of a sardine box. The song was inspired by the style of Erik Mongrain and Reginald "Guitaro" Guillaume. The...

The Chairman of the RNC Is Now Indistinguishable From Breitbart "News"

Complete with scary black President shadow. Help the GOP uphold the Constitution. Support the lawsuit against Barack Obama. -- Reince Priebus (@Reince) July 13, 2014

Eric Holder Criticizes Palin's Impeachment Babble, Breitbart Commenters Spew Hatred and Racism

Video In an interview with ABC News, Eric Holder had some words of truth about half-governor Sarah Palin and her ludicrous calls for impeaching President Obama. Asked about calls by Sarah Palin to impeach Obama over the administration's immigration policies, Holder said: "She wasn't a particularly good vice presidential candidate. She's...

Was Edward Snowden Covered by the IC Whistleblowers Act? Yes, He Was.

"As an employee of a private company rather than a direct employee of the U.S. government, I was not protected by U.S. whistleblower laws, and I would not have been protected from retaliation and legal sanction for revealing classified information about lawbreaking in accordance with the recommended process. "President Obama also...

An Oldie That Still Sounds Amazing: Midnight Oil, "Truganini"

YouTube Here's a song that isn't new, but still packs a powerful message and sounds incredible after 17 years.

Did the Justice Department Really "Bad-Mouth" Glenn Greenwald to Muslim Leaders? Uh, Nope.

At the Washington Post, Erik Wemple fact checks one of the more inflammatory claims in the latest Glenn Greenwald article about alleged NSA/FBI spying on American Muslim leaders: that the Justice Department went around to Muslim groups before the story was even written, warning them Greenwald's article was full of...

Bombshell News! NSA Admits They Have Snowden's Emails! Uh... But...

Retweeted by Glenn Greenwald a few minutes ago, some breaking bombshell news about Edward Snowden! Just in: NSA confirms to me it has copies of Edward Snowden's e-mails during his time as a contractor, but they "are exempt from release." -- Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) July 10, 2014 Wow, you mean...

Glenn Greenwald Argues That Private Companies Have No Right to Censor Genocidal Incitement

Today, MSNBC's Ronan Farrow published an opinion piece in the Washington Post calling on companies like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to do more to stop terrorists from inciting violence. To make his case, Farrow cited the incitements to genocide by Rwandan media that led to a horrific bloodbath 20 years...

Overnight Acoustic Jam: Mike Dawes - Boogie Shred (Official Tour Video)

YouTube TAB available in description. Album 'What Just Happened?' out now! Over the past year, Mike Dawes took a GoPro camera and an iPhone around the world to capture his 'What Just Happened?' world tour, and gather footage to accompany his oldest song, Boogie Shred. 'In addition to bizarre footage over 4...

GOP Will Sue Obama for Not Imposing His Nightmare Socialist Scheme Quickly Enough

Just when you think it's impossible for the Republican Party's obstructionism to get any more absurd and ridiculous, John Boehner releases the details of his plan to sue President Obama. The GOP have spent the last couple of years demonizing the Affordable Care Act as the most nightmarish socialist scheme ever...

Photo of the Day: At the Right Wing Protest in Murrieta, a Confederate Flag

Remember this when people try to tell you the anti-immigrant protesters in Murrieta, California are patriots -- because patriots don't fly the flag of traitors. Posted at Instagram by LA Times reporter James Barragan:

Five Children and One Adult Dead in Yet Another Mass Shooting in Texas, Mainstream Media Ignore It

If you're watching one of the mainstream cable channels, you probably haven't heard about this horrific mass shooting in Spring, Texas; the mass media seem completely uninterested: 5 Children, 1 Adult Shot Dead in Spring Subdivision; SWAT Standoff Underway With Shooter. SPRING, Texas - Six people were shot dead, including...

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Rock Hard: Runnin' Down a Dream

YouTube I don't know about you, but I'm really ready for some great music, and that's exactly what this is. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers live, doin' it up right.

Glenn Greenwald's Grand Finale That Wasn't

This May, while Glenn Greenwald was on his book tour of the US surveillance state (during which he wasn't arrested or tortured, despite months of asserting he would be), he announced he would soon be publishing his grand finale in the series of NSA stories, an expose of the names...

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