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Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov Shot Dead in Moscow

Russian Liberal politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated across the street from the Kremlin today: He was shot four times late on Friday night, not far from the Kremlin in the center of Moscow. Police cars blocked the street where he was shot. An ambulance was also nearby. "Nemtsov B.E. died at...

Ken Silverstein's Tell-All Piece on First Look Media: Where Journalism Goes to Die

When Ken Silverstein was hired by the Greenwald/Omidyar project First Look Media, he thought it would be his dream job; complete freedom to cover the stories he wanted to cover. But the dream turned into a nightmare almost immediately, with editorial incompetence, bureaucratic infighting, and an extreme libertarian/left ideological agenda that...

RIP, Leonard Nimoy

CarlaVanWagoner / Shutterstock.com Today we have to say goodbye to the man who breathed life into Star Trek's Mr. Spock, one of the most memorable characters in the history of television -- the great Leonard Nimoy. President Obama pays tribute: LOOK: President Obama on the loss of Leonard Nimoy: "I loved Spock" pic.twitter.com/ezUejFcurU ...

CPAC, Festival of Lunacy, Day 2

Video As I write, Sean Hannity is interviewing birther Donald Trump, and I'm trying really hard to resist making a "Dumb and Dumber" joke.

FCC Classifies Internet Service as a Public Utility

Image via Shutterstock I know the amazing llama chase was huge news today, but this might be even more important: F.C.C. Approves Net Neutrality Rules, Classifying Broadband Internet Service as a Utility. WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, a...

Watch Live: The Great Marijuana Debate at CPAC

Video The Ron Paul libertarian crowd is applauding pro-marijuana Gary Johnson, while the REAL CONSERVATIVES are cheering for the woman who wants to lock up all the pot smokers and thinks marijuana is just like LSD.

Sen. Inhofe Competes With CPAC for Dumbest Right Wing Moment of the Day

Yes, folks, climate change deniers really are this dense. #facepalm RT @frankthorpNBC Sen Inhofe brought a snowball on the Senate floor during his climate change speech: pic.twitter.com/4anbbo9aHz -- Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) February 26, 2015

Watch Live: CPAC 2015, Festival of Lunacy, Day 1

Video This year, once again, CPAC has banned gay conservative group GOProud from attending, while accepting the sponsorship of a white nationalist hate group, so nothing has changed. But then, that's the whole point of being a conservative, isn't it? I went to their website to check the schedule, but here's what...

CPAC 2015: Sponsored by White Nationalists Again

Tomorrow is the opening day of CPAC, the yearly gathering of right wing nutjobs, once again featuring white nationalist sponsors: Civil Rights Groups to GOP Presidential Candidates: Distance Yourself From CPAC's White Nationalist Ties. Today, People For the American Way, America's Voice, and ColorOfChange.org released an open letter to Republican...

CPAC's Attempt at Covering Up a Minor Server Glitch Backfires

Whoops... Looks like the CPAC mobile app has confused @SenatorTimScott for @RealBenCarson pic.twitter.com/bevHJRzx0g -- Ben Terris (@bterris) February 25, 2015 Ben Terris, a reporter for the Washington Post noticed this morning that CPAC's webpage for Dr. Ben Carson in fact featured a photo of Senator Tim Scott. On cue,...

A Picture of Bad Craziness: New Poll Shows 54% of Republicans Think Obama Is Muslim "Deep Down"

Since Rudy Giuliani's ugly comments about President Obama not loving America, I've been making the point that Scott Walker is deliberately dodging the question because he simply can't afford to alienate the deeply deranged Republican base of voters if he plans to run for president. Today at the Washington Post,...

Nevada GOP Lawmaker: Cancer Is a "Fungus" That Can Be "Flushed Out" With Baking Soda

Nevada Republican assemblywoman Michelle Fiore, last seen at LGF when she said "hot little girls" on campus need guns to protect themselves against rapists, is telling her constituents tonight that cancer is a fungus that can be flushed out with salt water and baking soda. Yes, she really said that....

Gov. Bobby Jindal: "Obama's Failure to Respond to Radical Islam Has Disqualified Him to Be President"

Here we see Bobby Jindal going all out to pander to the Fox News audience. Tonight, @SeanHannity and I talk about how Pres. Obama's failure to respond to Radical Islam has disqualified him to be President. Tune in. -- Gov. Bobby Jindal (@BobbyJindal) February 25, 2015 Maybe Sean Hannity should...

Ron Paul: Congressional Black Caucus Is Anti-War Because They Want the Money for Food Stamps

SoundCloud In other news, Ron Paul is still a racist: Ron Paul: Black Caucus Only Against War Because They Want That Money for Food Stamps. "I was always annoyed with it in Congress because we had an anti-war unofficial group, a few libertarian Republicans and generally the Black Caucus and others...

Breaking: President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill - Update: Right Wing Freakout Well Under Way

Carrying through on his promise, the President has vetoed the Keystone XL bill. The right wing will now go nuts, as usual. .@WhiteHouse: Veto Message to the Senate: S. 1, Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act pic.twitter.com/hEGi0YakXa -- Michael Rusch (@weeddude) February 24, 2015 UPDATE at 2/24/15 1:15:45 pm by Charles...

Republicans Overwhelmingly Support Ignoring the Constitution

What part of the First Amendment, and Article VI of the US Constitution do those polled by a Public Policy Polling survey not get? Oh wait, they're into ahistorical revisionism and imposing a theocracy, so it must be my mistake. PPP polling Feb 20-22, 2015 The poll, the full report of which...

Jon Stewart to Rudy Giuliani: "You Know You're Not the Mayor of 9/11, Right?"

Comedy Central Video You knew Jon Stewart would have a savagely funny take on Rudy Giuliani's asinine offensive comments about President Obama, and here it is.

On Lemmings and Cliffs

I am a child of the Midwest. Around these parts, the default constructor for people is "wingnut". I was raised in the proud tradition of the Assemblies of God - a name many of you may recognize as associated with some of the derpiest hardcore creationist/Dominionist names out there....

Monday Night Jam: John Legend on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series

YouTube At 34, John Legend has sold millions of records, won nine Grammys, collaborated with many of the biggest stars in music (Jay-Z, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, The Roots, et al), and achieved the kind of statesmanlike musical-ambassador status usually afforded to artists twice his age. He is, in short,...

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