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Amazing Scenes From a St. Louis County Council Meeting

#Ferguson protesters voice concerns at STL County Council meeting in Clayton. -- Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) September 16, 2014 The disruption earlier... "@AllisonBlood: Fighting erupting among citizens sitting in the audience. Show More Summary

Right Wingers Freaking Out at Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Feat. the Dumbest Man on the Internet

YouTube Yes, folks, it's yet another ridiculous trumped up fake outrage, spreading like wildfire through right wing blogs and news sites. You can probably expect to see this on Fox News any minute if it hasn't shown up there already. This time the idiots are freaking out at the chairman of the...

Family Research Council's Tony Perkins: America Needs to Be More Like ISIS

SoundCloud On his radio show today,Family Research Council head Tony Perkins argued that separation of church and state has left the US without a "creedal vision," and if we want to prevail against Islamic extremist group ISIS we need to be more like them -- but the Christian version. Where there...

ISIS Bans Teaching Evolution in Schools

Here's some common ground between America's religious right and the jihadis of ISIS: ISIS Bans Teaching Evolution in Schools. The new Mosul curriculum, allegedly issued by al-Baghdadi himself, stresses that any reference to the republics of Iraq or Syria must be replaced with "Islamic State." Pictures that violate its ultra-conservative...

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch Denies Raising Money for Darren Wilson

We have an update on our post from last night about the fundraising effort that was apparently linked to an organization led by St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch; Backstoppers Inc. now denies having anything to do with it. Leaders of The Backstoppers Inc., which raises money to...

John Oliver Explains the Ins and Outs of Scottish Independence; Also Featuring Haggis

YouTube Scotland is about to vote on whether to secede from the UK. There are solid arguments on both sides. But none of that makes bagpipes good to listen to...or does it?

Mark Sanford's Sleazy Divorce Transcript: Dead Children and a Deadbeat Dad

You may have already known that South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford was an amazingly crummy person. but the new details unearthed by Wonkette's Kaili Joy Gray take Sanford into the realm of jaw-droppingly horrible: Dead Children and a Deadbeat Dad: Mark Sanford's Sad, Sleazy Divorce Hearing Transcript. In this creepy...

Is St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch Helping Raise Money for Ofc. Darren Wilson?

In what appears to be a serious conflict of interest, a T-shirt being sold to raise money for officer Darren Wilson, who gunned down unarmed teenager Michael Brown in a Ferguson street last month, appears to be associated with the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, Robert P. McCulloch; here's the...

New Details on Palin Family's Drunken Brawl: It Started When Track Was Mackin'

From Jeanne Devon at the Mudflats blog, new even-more-sordid details on the now famous Palin family drunken brawl: You Want the Palin Brawl? Here It Is. The Palins arrived at the party, but not just Sarah and Todd who were the only actual invitees from the clan - the whole...

Saturday Night Jam: Lydian Collective, "Mr. Sunshine"

YouTube A really lovely piece of music, performed beautifully by a great band, for a warm Saturday evening. From the Laszlo Album: Radial Nerve: Performed by the Lydian Collective: Featuring: Aaron...Show More Summary

Ben Folds With the West Australian Symphony Orchestra: "Boxing"

YouTube Here's a classic song from the first Ben Folds Five album, performed live with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Friday Night Jam: The Tallest Man on Earth - Love Is All

YouTube Here's a great live performance by Kristian Matsson, aka The Tallest Man on Earth, one of the most original singer-songwriters of this generation.

Chuck Woolery Loses It: "The Muslims Are ON THE MARCH!"

I have been reluctant to say this, but I think we have a Muslim problem in the White House. So where does that leave the Democrats? -- Chuck Woolery (@chuckwoolery) September 12, 2014 We may not know for sure what's going on but we can sure make a very...

Good Morning America Interviews Witness to Palin Family's Drunken Brawl - Witness Then Fired From Job

Video This morning, ABC's Good Morning America interviewed an eyewitness to the Palin family's drunken brawl at a party in Anchorage -- who was reportedly fired from his job after the interview aired. I just spoke to the eyewitness in the #PalinBrawl and he tells me that he's been fired from his...

Casual Bigotry From the Front Page of the Wall Street Journal

Gerald F. Seib. Photo from The author of this column, published September 9th on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, is an award-winning journalist and author. Therefore I cannot attribute his writing here to sloppiness or factual cluelessness. I do not care to research his past work to...

Drudge Report Finally Has Proof: Obama Is the Devil

One of the top stories of the day at Drudge Report. Finally, proof that Obama is in fact the devil. OMG!!!!!!!!! TEH ANTICHRIST!!! Here is a clearer picture of our Lucifer-in-Chief. Edit: Here is a close up, courtesy of Charles. Much appreciated.

Best Story of the Day: Sarah Palin Clan Reportedly Involved in Huge Drunken Brawl

Yes, I know, that headline! Can this possibly be true? Well, dear readers, there are multiple sources now, so I believe this has to qualify as the best story of the day so far, as the whole Palin family is reported to have been involved in a giant drunken brawl at...

New Michael Brown Shooting Witnesses: Brown Had His Hands Up When He Was Shot to Death

Video CNN has new video showing two men who witnessed the shooting of Michael Brown, describing what they saw; and once again, their accounts are consistent with other witness reports. The two men in the video say they were about 50 feet away when officer Darren Wilson opened fire, and they...

Remember 9/11 - 13 Years Later

I've written essentially the same opening each of the past few years. It's still appropriate to remember today, as it was when I first wrote this: September 11, 2001. New Yorkers were heading to the polls to vote in primary elections to determine the next mayor of the city. It...

Overnight Jam: Bob Schneider - Peaches

YouTube A happy fun tune to take us through the night. Catchy, too. (Please note: this is not actually Bob Schneider in the video.) Facebook: Twitter: Website:

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