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Video: The Jon Stewart vs. Bill O'Reilly Cage Match

Comedy Central Video Does Bill O'Reilly admit there is such a thing as "white privilege?" Take a wild guess. Also see: Bill O'Reilly's Levittown Denialism

Saturday Night Acoustic Excellence: Petteri Sariola Does a Tune by Michael Hedges: Bensusan

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Darren Wilson's Grand Jury Testimony Destroys Jim Hoft's Bogus "Fractured Eye Socket" Claims for Good

Jim Hoft, liarYou may recall Jim Hoft's now-infamous repeated claims that anonymous sources told him police officer Darren Wilson suffered an "orbital blowout fracture to the eye socket" in a struggle with unarmed teenager Michael Brown, before Wilson shot Brown to death. LGF's article debunking Hoft's unsourced claims went viral on...

Blogger Chuck Johnson Knows Who to Blame for Being Suspended From Twitter: Me

Right wing blogger Chuck C. Johnson's statements about being suspended from Twitter for the second time in a week (for posting private information) are a hoot, starting with the wildly self-aggrandizing title of the post at his creepy website: Twitter Suspends Journalist for Reporting Ahead of the Curve (Again) -...

Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Suspended From Twitter Again For Posting Private Info

Yes, folks -- the Ginger Avenger Chuck C. Johnson has been suspended by Twitter again for posting private information and publicly asking his followers to help him find more, just a week after his previous suspension for the same thing. .@ChuckCJohnson now asking for help to post another person's private information. ...

Dallas Ebola Updates: New Patient Receives Blood Transfusion, Boyfriend Admitted to Hospital (w/ No Symptoms)

You've probably heard about the new Ebola patient in Dallas, Nina Pham, a nurse who had extensive close contact with Thomas Eric Duncan (who died of the disease last week). The latest news from WFAA in Dallas is that Pham has now received a blood transfusion from an Ebola survivor...

Last Month Was the Hottest September Since They Started Keeping Records

As the Republican Party sinks ever deeper into its denial of climate change (good luck finding a single GOP politician these days who doesn't deny the influence of human beings on the Earth's climate), NASA has reported that last month was the hottest September on record since the records began. ...

NIH Director: We'd Probably Have a Vaccine for Ebola by Now if Not for Budget Cuts

Image via Shutterstock The head of the National Institutes of Health doesn't specifically call out the Republican Party in this statement, but I will; the anti-science, anti-research GOP is the main reason why America hasn't been able to do the basic scientific research necessary to be ready for diseases like Ebola. And...

Watch the First 4 Minutes of the Walking Dead, Season 5

YouTube I guess it's no secret that I'm a huge fan of the twisting, turning, constantly surprising and often horrifying plotline of The Walking Dead (I started by reading the graphic novels) so now I will inflict upon you, gentle reader, the first four minutes of tonight's opening episode of Season...

Right Wing Blogger Chuck C. Johnson's Appearance at a Birther Event With Orly Taitz

Right wing smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME) is becoming infamous for inserting himself into breaking news stories like the shooting of Michael Brown, and pandering to the worst elements of the right wing with blatantly racist assertions based on no real evidence -- usually citing "anonymous...

Bob Schneider Live on Texas Music Scene: "Unpromised Land"

YouTube Yes, I'm inflicting another Bob Schneider video on you, because it totally rocks, and his explanation of the inspiration for the song is really funny too.

WSJ: Obama Considering Executive Action to Close Guantanamo Unilaterally

Image via Shutterstock The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that President Obama is considering using an executive action to circumvent Republican bans and close the Guantanamo Bay prison. They say such a move would "likely provoke a sharp reaction," which may be the understatement of the month. The White House is...

Facepalm of the Day: Rand Paul Is "The Closest Thing Republicans Have to Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson"

I'm resigned to the mainstream media promoting crazy fringe libertarians and refusing to call them out on their craziness, but this Washington Post article on Rand Paul's trip to Ferguson, Missouri, to cash in on the situation by appearing to "reach out" to the black community, is our facepalm of...

The Raging Cognitive Dissonance of Michael Savage: "Obola" Will Destroy America

YouTube Radio screamer Michael Savage is continuing his bizarre, utterly insane campaign to convince right wingers that President Obama is deliberately trying to bring an Ebola epidemic to America. In the clip above, he begins by saying Obama is "much cleverer than anyone can imagine," has "managed to destroy the country's...

How to Survive in an Age of Ebola and Right Wing Panic

Image via Shutterstock Every time you think the right wing screamers have reached a fever pitch, they find a new way to become more shrill and less connected to the facts and reality. The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the possibility that someone might be able to bring...

The Police Are Out in Force Again in St. Louis

The scene in St. Louis -- Alan Blinder (@alanblinder) October 10, 2014 #shawshooting Cops wielding cans of pepper spray order protesters off the street. Cops wrestle man to ground. -- Paul Hampel (@phampel) October 10, 2014

Breaking: Supreme Court Blocks Wisconsin's Right Wing Voter ID Law - Update: Voter ID Also Blocked in Texas

Great news from the Supreme Court for a change: a late-night order blocking the implementation of Wisconsin's Republican-sponsored voter ID law. WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Thursday night blocked Wisconsin from implementing its new voter identification law on the eve of next month's elections. In a related action, a district...

Palin Family Brawl Report Released: Bristol and Track "Heavily Intoxicated" and "Out of Control"

OK folks, here's the moment we've all been waiting for, the official police report on that massive drunken brawl involving the entire Palin clan at a party in Anchorage last September -- and it's as trashy and lurid as a Jerry Springer episode. Presented for your reading enjoyment via TPM. Scribd Also see: Palin...

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