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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

Conservatives Are SHOCKED at GRUBER!

MIT economist Jonathan Gruber has caused a giant fake outrage Today the entire conservative media machine woke up in a fake rage, screaming GRUBER! GRUBER I SAY! DIE OBAMACARE DIE! Many are pretending to be outraged that MIT economist Jonathan Gruber actually was paid for his work. Charles Krauthammer is pretending outrage...

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Stalls in Senate

Our government news of the day is a shocking act of Democratic obstructionism in the Senate, where the bill to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was narrowly defeated today. WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday defeated a bill, 59 to 41, that would have approved the construction of...

Rick Santorum: Obama's Failing Because He's Not Enough Like Jerry Falwell and Jesse Helms

SoundCloud SoundCloud Here's one of those jaw-dropping political statements that sends your mind into vapor lock for a few seconds as you try in vain to comprehend the bizarre illogic that could drive someone like Rick Santorum to such an absurd inverted reality conclusion: Rick Santorum Wishes Obama Would Be a Racial...

A Wildly Unique Vocal Group in Concert: Roomful of Teeth

YouTube Mix a bit of yodeling with Tuvan throat singing, add in a pinch of Sardinian cantu a tenore, fold in compositions from cutting-edge composers and you have the vocal group Roomful of Teeth. This eight-voice ensemble, which includes the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, is gleefully dismantling the...

Missouri Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency in Expectation of Brown Grand Jury Decision

If the reports we've been getting about the Grand Jury in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson are accurate, it seems like a foregone conclusion that officer Darren Wilson is not going to be charged in Brown's killing. And now in preparation for the soon-to-be released decision of the Grand Jury,...

YouTube Removes Anonymous Video Threatening KKK

Over the weekend we noted that the Anonymous hacker's group had responded to a threat by the Ku Klux Klan in Ferguson, Missouri, by outing the identities of more than a few Klan members. Anonymous posted a YouTube video announcing their "OpKKK," and today that video has been removed from...

A Timelapse of the Surface of the Sun in Stunning 4K Video

YouTube One of the most amazing videos I've seen this year is this absolutely stunning timelapse of the wildest frontier, the surface of our Sun, composed of images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. What you're looking at is actually a gigantic self-sustaining nuclear fusion reaction. The center of our solar...

When a Guitar Is a Drum: Tommy Emmanuel - Mombasa

YouTube We often feature acoustic guitarists who don't just play the strings, but use the body of the guitar as a percussion instrument as well -- but Tommy Emmanuel is the absolute master of the technique. If you haven't seen him perform this tune before, be prepared to be blown away. ...

Anonymous Is Doxing the Klan

YouTube Some Ku Klux Klan members made threats against protesters in Ferguson, and now the Anonymous hacker group is retaliating by doxing Klan members: Anonymous Takes the Hoods Off the KKK After Threats of 'Lethal Force' on Ferguson Protesters. These people sure do fit the stereotypes when the white hoods come off....

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