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Ben Carson Now Says His "Scholarship Offer" Was Actually "Informal"

The New York Times asked Ben Carson about his West Point controversy today, and Carson told them he never actually applied for admission but had received an "informal" offer of an appointment to the school. In an interview with The New York Times on Friday, Mr. Show More Summary

Ben Carson's Campaign Admits His Story About a West Point Scholarship Was a Lie

Albert H. Teich / This Politico report looks very bad for the creationist neurosurgeon, as one of the key details in his much-hyped story of personal redemption seems to have been fabricated. The academy has occupied a central place in Carson’s tale for years. Show More Summary

Ben Carson: "If You Believe You Came From a Monkey That's Fine; Listening to You I Think You're Probably Right"

YouTube In this clip from an interview Ben Carson did in 2010, he launches into a garbled account of Darwin's Galapagos Island finches, then says he's objective and open-minded and has no problem with evolutionary theory or scientists...Show More Summary

Ben Carson Says the Bible Backs Up His Crackpot Theory About the Pyramids

YouTube When Ben Carson was asked today by reporters about his bizarre and ahistorical theory that the pyramids were built by the biblical character Joseph to "store grain," he answered that there was nothing silly about his pyramidShow More Summary

UPDATE: Federal Judge Denies Chuck C. Johnson's Motion to Quash Subpoena, Orders Him to Show Up for Deposition

Via frequent LGF contributor wheat-dogg, here's federal judge William H. Orrick's order denying Chuck C. Johnson's motion to quash the subpoena served him by the National Abortion Federation, and ordering him to show up for deposition. Show More Summary

Carson: Archeologists Are Wrong -- Biblical Joseph Built The Pyramids To Store Grain

Youtube Video Have you ever thought to yourself, "hey, I've got my own theory about the pyramids in Egypt." If you have, then your theory more than likely revolved around the Old Testament's Joseph building the pyramids to store grain,...Show More Summary

Breaking: NAF Will Move to Hold Chuck C. Johnson in Contempt if He Skips Out on Deposition

Chuck C. Johnson poses with Center for Medical Progress head David Daleiden, October 25, 2015 In the ongoing saga of right wing troll Chuck C. Johnson's very bad decision to publish leaked copies of the Center for Medical Progress "sting"...Show More Summary

In Which James O'Keefe Wears a "Constitution" Costume, Complete With Mickey Mouse Gloves and Clown Shoes

YouTube The right wing fever swamps are all abuzz with outrage today over fraudster James O'Keefe's latest moronic stunt. This time the intrepid nincompoop dressed up as "The Constitution" and sprang out an unsuspecting Vassar students,...Show More Summary

Right Wing Anti-Gay Fear-Mongering Wins Big in Houston

YouTube A big win for right wing fear-mongering yesterday in Houston. Seizing on the proposal’s gender-identity provision, a group calling itself the Campaign for Houston recruited women, pastors, and even the ex-Astros star Lance Berkman...Show More Summary

Acoustic Guitar Excellence: Spencer Elliott, "First Flight"

YouTube I have to admit I sometimes get a little tired of the two-handed acoustic guitarists who use open tunings and slap the strings rhythmically on two and four while Travis-picking, but Spencer Elliott is breaking that mold with a vengeance. Show More Summary

Pastor Hosting Conference With Huckabee, Cruz and Jindal Says Gay Marriage Will Lead to Cannibalism

Far right pastor Kevin Swanson SoundCloud Extreme anti-gay right wing pastor Kevin Swanson, who's hosting the "National Religious Liberties Conference" in Des Moines, Iowa, this weekend (featuring presidential candidates Mike Huckabee,...Show More Summary

Right Wing Troll Chuck Johnson Moves to Quash Subpoena From National Abortion Federation

Chuck C. Johnson poses with Center for Medical Progress head David Daleiden, October 25, 2015 We have an update to our article on horrible right wing troll Chuck C. Johnson's subpoena from the National Abortion Federation; his lawyer...Show More Summary

Monday Night Art: Steven Wilson, "Routine"

YouTube "Amongst the hundreds of songs I have written over the years, 'Routine' has a very special place. It's a deeply sad story of loss and denial, but at its conclusion the clouds lift and there is acceptance at least. Having worked...Show More Summary

Tech Note: LGF Pages Unlimited

Image via Shutterstock After adding the new feature to LGF Pages that lets you capture HTML code automatically, I realized it exacerbated a problem that had always been in the LGF Pages posting window; if you tried to select more than...Show More Summary

The Republican Party's Extraordinary List of Demands for the Media

Via Dave Weigel and Robert Costa at the Washington Post, here's the complete draft of the letter Republican candidates are considering sending to TV networks, with their questions/demands about the upcoming debates. None of the candidates have actually signed this yet, so it still could change. Show More Summary

In Which Right Wing Troll Chuck C. Johnson Gets Hit With a Subpoena From the National Abortion Federation

Chuck C. Johnson poses with Center for Medical Progress head David Daleiden, October 25, 2015 Yes, folks, the other shoe has dropped tonight, as Chuck C. Show More Summary

Sunday Jam: Bob Schneider, "Black Mountain"

YouTube Footage from "Dementia 13," Francis Ford Coppola's first directorial effort, produced by Roger Corman. Music by Bob Schneider.

Sunday Oddity: Punch Brothers, "Sleek White Baby"

YouTube Chris Thile and Punch Brothers continue to experiment with... unusual forms of music. Punch Brothers perform "Sleek White Baby" from their upcoming EP, The Wireless, due out November 20 on Nonesuch Records. Pre-order now at Music...Show More Summary

Tech Note: A Cool New Feature for LGF Pages Authors!

Image via Shutterstock We have a new feature to announce for registered LGF Pages contributors! You'll have to install the bookmarklet to take advantage of it, so if you haven't done that yet, hover over the "Create A Page" button at the top of the right sidebar for a popup dialog with instructions on how to install it. Show More Summary

Podcast o' the Day: The Bubble Genius Bob & Chez Show, 10/29/15 Here's the program for today's Bubble Genius Bob & Chez Show: Magic Beans: Our Comprehensive Recap of the CNBC Republican Debate; Lies and Lying Liars; Nonsensical GOP Policy Ideas;...Show More Summary

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