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White Supremacists Run Interference for Steve Scalise

One of David Duke's right hand haters, Kenny Knight, is now trying to run interference for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise with a story that Scalise didn't actually attend that white supremacist conference after all. Knight says it was pure coincidence; Scalise just happened to give a speech at the...

Gorgeous Animated Short Film of the Day: 'Rocketboy'

Vimeo A beautifully drawn and animated short film with a thought-provoking story, for your Tuesday evening enjoyment. Director: Minhyuk Jang Production manager: Minwoo Jang Character Rig & Animator: Wonsuk Choi Modeling: Minwoo Jang,...Show More Summary

House Speaker John Boehner Stands by Rep. Scalise Despite His Speech to White Supremacists

What happens when a prominent Republican politician gives a speech at an international conference of white supremacists hosted by former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke? How does the Republican leadership respond in this era of rebranding and improved messages? By supporting him. Speaker Boehner Statement Supporting Whip Scalise. House...

David Duke Threatens to Release Names of Politicians With Whom He Has Ties

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is doing some frantic damage control after it emerged on Sunday that he spoke at a white supremacist conference hosted by the infamous David Duke. The New Orleans Times-Picayune has an interview with Scalise: Steve Scalise: 'I Detest Any Kind of Hate Group'. Louisiana Rep....

David Duke: Rep. Steve Scalise Is "A Fine Family Man"

I'm guessing this is probably not what Rep. Steve Scalise wants to hear right now. The notorious former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke described Scalise as "a fine family man" with whom he often agrees. [...] Duke told The Huffington Post that he doesn't remember speaking with Scalise before the conference....

BREAKING: In 1999, Rep. Steve Scalise Embraced David Duke's "Conservative" Views

On Jan. 7 1999 John Mercurio, who used to cover congressional races for Roll Call, published an article entitled "Duke aims for Livingston seat", which currently seems to be only accessible through a Usenet copy (as a part of "Antifa Info-Bulletin", among unrelated articles and news items). Mercurio surveys the views...

House Majority Whip Scalise Says He Didn't Know He Was Speaking at a David Duke-Sponsored Event

Remember folks, anyone who tells you the Republican Party has a serious problem with racism is a liar and a scoundrel. Oh, and by the way? House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) spoke at an event in 2002 sponsored by white supremacist David Duke. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)Rep....

Erick Erickson: "If Obama Were a Transvestite Serial Killer the Media Would Turn a Blind Eye"

This weekend The Atlantic published the following bizarre puff piece about right wing hatchet man Erick Erickson: Is the Most Powerful Conservative in America Losing His Edge? Well, apparently the "most powerful conservative in America" felt some pressure to perform like a good conservative does, after all this praise about how...

Sunday Night Jam: Bob Schneider's Lonelyland Saxon Pub Residency 12/15/14

YouTube I've been watching these Bob Schneider Saxon Pub videos for a while and I just realized it's time I posted one, because it's always a privilege to see an artist honing the edge on his songs in a live setting.

Right Wing Stalker Chuck C. Johnson Attacks Mayor De Blasio's Family

Our stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson is now targeting the family of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio for his special kind of right wing hate attack, and using Twitter to ask his knuckle-dragging followers to help and give him money: We are beginning necessary research of vetting #BillDeBlasio's whole family....

AirAsia Flight Loses Contact With Air Traffic Control After Reportedly Asking for "Unusual Route"

Bad news from Southeast Asia, where another passenger plane has suddenly gone missing. An AirAsia flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, Indonesian media said, citing a transport ministry official. Transport ministry official Hadi Mustofa said the aircraft, flight number QZ...

What Did Mayor De Blasio Say to Get the NYPD So Angry?

With the incredible disrespect shown to New York's Mayor de Blasio by the NYPD recently, it's instructive to go back and reread what de Blasio said that sent New York's finest into such a paroxysm of rage. Via Michael Tomasky: This is profoundly personal for me. I was at the...

Saturday Jam: The Winery Dogs, 'Elevate'

YouTube I've always found it pretty impressive that Richie Kotzen can play this style without a pick. Official Music Video for "Elevate" The Winery Dogs are: Richie Kotzen (guitar/vocals) Billy Sheehan (bass/vocals) Mike Portnoy (drums/vocals) http://www.thewinerydogs.com http://www.facebook.com/TheWineryDogs http://twitter.com/TheWineryDogs

NYPD Throws Public Tantrum at Funeral

Do any of the cops who participated in this ugly public tantrum understand how crass and unsympathetic it makes them look? Police Outside Cop Funeral Turn Backs on NYC Mayor. NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along...

North Korea: "Obama Is Like a Monkey in a Tropical Forest"

Kim Jong Un is furious tonight. So furious he sounds like a Tea Party leader. "Obama always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a tropical forest," an unidentified spokesman at the commission's Policy Department said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency. He...

A Merry MST3k Christmas

What is Christmas without the classics? First off, "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" Youtube Video and then, "Santa Claus" Youtube Video

The Most Unusual and Twisted Short Film Since Eraserhead: "Self-Assembly"

Vimeo I just discovered this amazing and unsettling short film by Ray Sullivan on Vimeo, and at first I actually hesitated to post it because it's... disturbing. In some ways, it's reminiscent of David Lynch's weird classic "Eraserhead." But with more realism and more goo. Bereaved parents find a monstrous...

A Totally Wacky Christmas Eve Music Video: Giraffage, "Tell Me"

Vimeo This is one of the most fun videos I have had the honor of working on, and was happy to be brought on to this project as a writer, director of photography and 3D animator. Here is the popular electronic music artist, Giraffage. The video chronicles the...

Lucinda Williams Tears It Up in an NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

YouTube What a treat to find a new video at NPR's YouTube channel with the great Lucinda Williams and her amazing band. She came to the Tiny Desk a little unsure, and left singing "West Memphis" with intensity and passion. Lucinda Williams has a voice like no other, and it shines...

Smear Merchant Chuck C. Johnson Uses Brooklyn Cop Killings to Spread Anti-Muslim Hatred

On news of the shooting of two police officers in Brooklyn, right wing smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson immediately launched a full-on hate campaign, culminating in this frenzied piece of sheer bigotry (another "BREAKING EXCLUSIVE," of course -- they all are): BREAKING, EXCLUSIVE: NYPD Cop Killer Worked for Alleged Muslim...

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