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Archived Since:February 7, 2008

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Trump's Deconstruction of the United States Is Accelerating

Happy Friday! Today Donald Trump took big steps toward killing Obamacare and the Iran nuclear deal, appointed another energy industry-linked climate change denier to lead the White House Council on Environmental Quality, used his daughter...Show More Summary

Video: John Oliver's Brilliant Piece on the Ugly History of the Confederacy

Confederate symbols are still celebrated despite the ugly history they symbolize. John Oliver suggests some representations of southern pride that involve less racism and more Stephen Colbert.

Samantha Bee's Savage, Well-Deserved Take on Harvey Weinstein: "White Cosby"

Harvey Weinstein is just the tip of the douche-berg. Listen up, creeps of Hollywood, we know who you are.

Another Great Take From Seth Meyers: Republicans Think Trump Is Unstable, Trump Attacks Press Freedom

Seth Takes a closer look at how President Trump is now fighting with members of his own party who think he's dangerous, unstable and a threat to national security.

Sen. Rand Paul Meets With Rep. Dana Rohrabacher - and White Supremacist Chuck C. Johnson

I really don't like linking to the Daily Caller because frankly, it's a sewer, but they're the only place that's reported this story so far. If you click through to read, try not to get any on you. California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher...Show More Summary

Now We Know Why Tillerson Called Trump a "Moron" - He Wanted to Increase the US Nuclear Arsenal Tenfold

At a meeting between Donald Trump and top-ranking defense and national security officials in July, somebody made the mistake of displaying a chart that showed other presidents had more nuclear weapons than the Narcissist in Chief, prompting...Show More Summary

Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile: "Continental Breakfast"

There's something so cool about the total lack of pretension or artifice in this song and video. It's not possible to be in a bad mood after watching. 'Continental Breakfast' is taken from Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile's upcoming album...Show More Summary

Seth Meyers Riffs on Pence's NFL Stunt, Trump vs. Bob Corker and Puerto Rico

Seth takes a closer look at how President Trump whips up racial tensions with transparent political stunts, while the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico continues.

What Is Wrong With This Guy? Now Trump Is Challenging Rex Tillerson to Compare IQ Tests With Him

Every day brings another indication that Donald Trump is unfit for the office of the presidency -- and for that matter, unfit to interact with other human beings in general. Seriously, this guy has very real issues: Trump proposes ‘IQ...Show More Summary

President Man-Baby: "I'm Not a Moron - YOU'RE the Moron"

Emotionally, the man-baby in the White House is stuck at around age 5 or 6: Stung Over Being Called a Moron, Donald Trump Now Insists NBC is ‘Run by Morons'. The president of the United States is still furious at his Secretary of State...Show More Summary

GOP Chair of Senate Foreign Relations Committee: Trump's Reckless Threats Could Cause "World War III"

Will the GOP ever wake up and realize the danger Donald Trump poses to the security of the United States with his impulsive narcissistic behavior? Well, one prominent Republican seems to have finally reached that point: Bob Corker Says...Show More Summary

Genius at Work: Keith Jarrett Solo - "Over the Rainbow"

Keith Jarrett has recorded this classic song many times on many albums and each time it's unique and different; but for me this is the best version, from his solo concert at La Scala, the famous opera house in Milan, Italy. Personal note: I played there once with Al Jarreau; it's an amazing theater that opened for the first time in 1778. Also see: Teatro alla Scala

Video: Trump Is Compared to Harvey Weinstein, Says He Was Different: "That Was Locker Room"

The entire right wing has been desperately trying to attach Harvey Weinstein to the left, because that's what they do, ignoring the fact that the entire right wing voted for and supports a president who openly boasted -- numerous times -- about committing sexual assault. Now Trump is trying to play it like he knew about Weinstein all along. Show More Summary

Something You Don't See Every Day: A Bluegrass Sitar Duo With Samples: Dawg Yawp

Sept. 29, 2017 | Bob Boilen -- A man in a black cape holds a sitar like a guitar all while singing a dreamy tale about wanting to be a dog. Well actually a "dawg." Welcome the world of Dawg Yawp, the musical concoction of Rob KeenanShow More Summary

Breaking: Nazis Are Marching With Torches Again in Charlottesville Tonight

That's right, folks; the goddamned Nazis, led by Richard Spencer, are at it again in Charlottesville, Virginia, with their asinine tiki torches. HAPPENING NOW: @RichardBSpencer & white nationalist supporters are back with their torches in front of Lee statue in #Charlottesville. Show More Summary

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Bombshell Report on Breitbart's Cultivation of White Supremacism

Coates compares Breitbart's cultivation of white nationalists to the Republican Party's exploitation of racism going back decades.

And Now, a Great Tiny Desk Concert From Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

Sept. 25, 2017 | Robin Hilton -- It's hard to think of an artist who's brought more joy to more people, across more generations — and in more ways — than Steve Martin. In the 1970s, he won the hearts of young children for his playful appearances with The Muppets while simultaneously charming legions of older fans with his subversive standup routines. Show More Summary

Video: Donald Trump Mocks the Spanish Pronunciation of "Puerto Rico"

It's hard to believe, but this narcissistic loon actually went on camera today and made fun of the proper Spanish pronunciation of "Puerto Rico," twice, and then mispronounced it to proudly display his ignorance. This is the president of the United States. Show More Summary

Video: Stephen Colbert on the Important Question: Did Rex Tillerson Call Trump a 'Moron' or a 'Fing Moron'?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson boldly refuted allegations that he called the President a 'moron' by refusing to explicitly refute that he called the President a 'moron.'

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