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And Now, a Tender Moment of Self-Beclownment Brought to You by TruthRevolt

Sometimes I really love right wing journalism. Where else can you find such amusing self-beclownment on a regular basis, written by people with marginal command of the English language and no fact-checking skills at all? It's some of the funniest stuff on the web (if you ignore the sheer hatefulness...

Sarah Palin: "At Least Trig Didn't Eat the Dog"

Sarah Palin has a rather spectacular word salad for us today at Facebook, ranting at one of the right's perennial targets, PETA, after they criticized her for posting a photo of her son standing on the family dog to wash dishes. In a standard what-about deflection maneuver, she brings up,...

A Spectacular Fiery Dance Video: Stardust

Vimeo High Definition & headphone for better experience. Directed by Adrien Servadio With : Fanny Sage Director of photography: Baptiste Chesnais Editing: Elodie Sempere Music: Alban Sautour SFX: Benoit Talenton Flam & Co VFX : Adrien...Show More Summary

Why Does the Media Trust the Word of a White Supremacist?

It looks like America's pundit classes have decided it's no big deal that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise pals around with white supremacists. Here's a finger-wagging article at the New York Observer berating everyone who thought there was actually an important story here: It's Time for a Slow Journalism Movement. ...

Hilarious Short: El Terror - Wrath of a 4-Year Old

Vimeo A funny New Year's Day short from a Canadian artist/animator who goes by "Franco." In the wild Sonoran desert, the greatest criminal of the Far-West suffers the wrath of a four years old child after stealing her ice cream cone. I animated this with Toonboom Harmony, and did my backgrounds in...

Happy New Year!

In Times Square they're preparing to drop the ball, and here's an open thread to ring in the new year at LGF. I wish all of our readers the very best in 2015!

White Supremacists Run Interference for Steve Scalise

One of David Duke's right hand haters, Kenny Knight, is now trying to run interference for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise with a story that Scalise didn't actually attend that white supremacist conference after all. Knight says it was pure coincidence; Scalise just happened to give a speech at the...

Gorgeous Animated Short Film of the Day: 'Rocketboy'

Vimeo A beautifully drawn and animated short film with a thought-provoking story, for your Tuesday evening enjoyment. Director: Minhyuk Jang Production manager: Minwoo Jang Character Rig & Animator: Wonsuk Choi Modeling: Minwoo Jang,...Show More Summary

House Speaker John Boehner Stands by Rep. Scalise Despite His Speech to White Supremacists

What happens when a prominent Republican politician gives a speech at an international conference of white supremacists hosted by former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke? How does the Republican leadership respond in this era of rebranding and improved messages? By supporting him. Speaker Boehner Statement Supporting Whip Scalise. House...

David Duke Threatens to Release Names of Politicians With Whom He Has Ties

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is doing some frantic damage control after it emerged on Sunday that he spoke at a white supremacist conference hosted by the infamous David Duke. The New Orleans Times-Picayune has an interview with Scalise: Steve Scalise: 'I Detest Any Kind of Hate Group'. Louisiana Rep....

David Duke: Rep. Steve Scalise Is "A Fine Family Man"

I'm guessing this is probably not what Rep. Steve Scalise wants to hear right now. The notorious former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke described Scalise as "a fine family man" with whom he often agrees. [...] Duke told The Huffington Post that he doesn't remember speaking with Scalise before the conference....

BREAKING: In 1999, Rep. Steve Scalise Embraced David Duke's "Conservative" Views

On Jan. 7 1999 John Mercurio, who used to cover congressional races for Roll Call, published an article entitled "Duke aims for Livingston seat", which currently seems to be only accessible through a Usenet copy (as a part of "Antifa Info-Bulletin", among unrelated articles and news items). Mercurio surveys the views...

House Majority Whip Scalise Says He Didn't Know He Was Speaking at a David Duke-Sponsored Event

Remember folks, anyone who tells you the Republican Party has a serious problem with racism is a liar and a scoundrel. Oh, and by the way? House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) spoke at an event in 2002 sponsored by white supremacist David Duke. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)Rep....

Erick Erickson: "If Obama Were a Transvestite Serial Killer the Media Would Turn a Blind Eye"

This weekend The Atlantic published the following bizarre puff piece about right wing hatchet man Erick Erickson: Is the Most Powerful Conservative in America Losing His Edge? Well, apparently the "most powerful conservative in America" felt some pressure to perform like a good conservative does, after all this praise about how...

Sunday Night Jam: Bob Schneider's Lonelyland Saxon Pub Residency 12/15/14

YouTube I've been watching these Bob Schneider Saxon Pub videos for a while and I just realized it's time I posted one, because it's always a privilege to see an artist honing the edge on his songs in a live setting.

Right Wing Stalker Chuck C. Johnson Attacks Mayor De Blasio's Family

Our stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson is now targeting the family of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio for his special kind of right wing hate attack, and using Twitter to ask his knuckle-dragging followers to help and give him money: We are beginning necessary research of vetting #BillDeBlasio's whole family....

AirAsia Flight Loses Contact With Air Traffic Control After Reportedly Asking for "Unusual Route"

Bad news from Southeast Asia, where another passenger plane has suddenly gone missing. An AirAsia flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, Indonesian media said, citing a transport ministry official. Transport ministry official Hadi Mustofa said the aircraft, flight number QZ...

What Did Mayor De Blasio Say to Get the NYPD So Angry?

With the incredible disrespect shown to New York's Mayor de Blasio by the NYPD recently, it's instructive to go back and reread what de Blasio said that sent New York's finest into such a paroxysm of rage. Via Michael Tomasky: This is profoundly personal for me. I was at the...

Saturday Jam: The Winery Dogs, 'Elevate'

YouTube I've always found it pretty impressive that Richie Kotzen can play this style without a pick. Official Music Video for "Elevate" The Winery Dogs are: Richie Kotzen (guitar/vocals) Billy Sheehan (bass/vocals) Mike Portnoy (drums/vocals)

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