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Video: Elizabeth Warren Says TPP Deal Is "Rigged"

Video After President Obama said Elizabeth Warren was wrong about her objections to the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, she appeared last night on the Rachel Maddow show to explain her objection to the process. In the interest of promoting a reasoned discussion on this deal (instead of what I see as a...

Video: Pres. Obama Says Elizabeth Warren Is 'Wrong' About the TPP Deal

MSNBC There's a lot of discussion about the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal in the previous thread, so here's a relevant video clip from the Chris Matthews show, with President Obama making his case for the deal.

Obama Decides Not to Use the Word 'Genocide' - Leading Chuck C. Johnson to Praise Hitler

President Obama is being attacked from all sides for deciding not to use the word "genocide" when he speaks this Friday about the murders of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Turks in the early 20th century. Armenians are especially upset, of course, but right wing media and politicians...

Republican Congressman Confronted by Extreme Anti-Immigrant Protesters, Threatens to Punch Them Out

YouTube California Republican Rep. Stephen Knight was recently confronted by anti-immigrant protesters from the group "We The People Rising" at his office in Simi Valley, and the conversation got so heated that Knight threatened to fight one of the protesters. "You told me you didn't vote for amnesty and you did....

LA Times Calls on California Lawmakers to Pass Vaccination Bill Despite Anti-Science Parents

The Los Angeles Times editorial board is calling out the state legislature for caving in to the demands of the deluded, selfish anti-vaccination movement: California Lawmakers Should Pass the Vaccination Bill. Anti-vaccination parents showed up last week in Sacramento threatening to leave the public schools en masse, and the Senate...

David Horowitz Says 'Traitor' Obama Is Letting Terrorists Bring Nukes Over Southern Border

SoundCloud In a conversation with right wing Florida talk radio extremist Joyce Kaufman, David Horowitz went into an absolutely bizarre hallucinatory rant about terrorists bringing nuclear weapons over the southern border of the US. When Kaufman asked Horowitz about the U.S. program to resettle refugees from the Syrian civil war, he...

Daredevil Volume 1, Issue 26: "Stilt-Man Strikes Again!"

In episode 13 of the amazingly great Netflix Daredevil series, the Stilt-Man costume made an appearance in Melvin Potter's workshop: And here's one of the first appearances of the Stilt-Man character (who will probably be featured in future Marvel productions) in issue #26, published in March 1967, with cover art and...

Special Deal on Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 7, Today Only: $79

I just bought one of these sweet little Android tablets for myself, and you may want to take advantage of this special from Amazon too: Kindle Fire HD 7 - only $79.00. The special offer lasts until the end of the day, and the normal price is $139.00 -- so...

New York Times Pays Right Wing Activist for Access to Anti-Clinton Research

In today's story of grossly unethical journalistic practices, the New York Times announced yesterday that they made a deal with a disreputable Republican activist with a long history of errors and distortions to grant them access to his anti-Clinton research. Speaking to anonymous sources, Politico's Dylan Byers reported on Monday...

Town's Officers Resign En Masse When First Black Mayor Elected

Here's a fun story about a bunch of very corrupt looking cops and city employees cleverly trying to appear racist to avoid being investigated for illegal shenanigans. Voters in Parma, Missouri voted in their first African-American female mayor. Tyrus Byrd will be sworn in as mayor on Tuesday evening, April 14...

In Which Award Winning High-IQ Journalist Chuck C. Johnson Threatens to Shoot Me

Our article about pseudo-journalist Chuck C. Johnson's "men's rights advocate," Jeremiah True (who was arrested on Thursday for sexual abuse of under-age girls at a rugby practice session) apparently got the Ginger Avenger quite upset, sending him into a multi-tweet tirade filled with insults and personal attacks. So, win! In the...

Saturday Afternoon Jam: Death Cab for Cutie, NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

YouTube This is a really great live performance by Death Cab for Cutie; I was trying to think who singer Ben Gibbard's voice reminds me of, when it suddenly hit me: he sounds like a less edgy version Stan Ridgway from Wall of Voodoo. (Their name, by the way, comes from a...

Newsweek Reports on the Growing Alliance Between Netanyahu's Likud Party and Europe's Anti-Semitic Far Right

Long-time readers of LGF will recognize many of the names of people and organizations called out in this piece by Charles Hawley; these are the very fascists and antisemites that made alliances with American "counter-jihad" groups years ago, leading me to make a clean break with them and their hateful...

Chuck C. Johnson's Creepy "Fake Rape Expert" Arrested for Sexual Abuse

Remember all those times that Chuck C Johnson was super creepy about women and rape? Yeah? You do? Good. Because it's happening again, only by proxy this time. Last month Chuck found himself a true hero in the war against all those college sluts telling lies about the young mens, one...

Chuck C. Johnson Reveals He Was Detained at Boehner Fundraiser Because Cops Saw Him as a Threat

Our stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson got into a Twitter altercation with Talking Points Memo founder Josh Marshall last night, and in the course of the exchanges revealed some interesting new information about that John Boehner fundraiser he tried to crash in March. As we reported, Johnson was recognized by Capitol...

Exquisite Live Performance by the Ruth Moody Band: "Dancing in the Dark"

YouTube The Ruth Moody Band "Dancing in the Dark" (Bruce Springsteen) Recorded Live, April 2013 Victoria, BC Ruth Moody: voice, guitar Adrian Dolan: viola, voice Adam Dobres: mandolin Sam Howard: bass, voice Directed and edited by Matt...Show More Summary

First Look: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Official Teaser #2

YouTube Get your first look at the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser #2! Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as "Star Wars" returns to the big screen with "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Episode VII in...

Daredevil Volume 1, Issue 16: "Enter...Spider-Man!"

Daredevil #16, published in May 1966, featured one of those "mistaken identity" battles between Daredevil and yes, Spider-Man. The Masked Marauder tricked Spider-Man into thinking Daredevil was his enemy; Marvel superheroes were always falling for this one. And what's more, DD kicked Spidey's ass. I don't need to tell you how...

Wednesday Night Inappropriate Juxtaposition of Musical Styles: Mary Poppins Sings Death Metal

YouTube This is pretty hilarious, in a totally inappropriate juxtaposition of musical styles way. (h/t: Dangerous Minds.)

Why Are People Playing Dumb About Hillary's Private Email Account?

The big news today about Hillary Clinton is that GOP hatchet man Darrell Issa wrote to her two years ago and asked if she had used a private email account while serving as Secretary of State, but she never replied. WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton was directly asked by congressional...

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