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Another Trump Surrogate Pushes the "Muslim Brotherhood" Smear Against Khizr Khan

New Hampshire Representative Al Baldasaro is the co-chair of veterans' issues for the Trump campaign, and he's now the latest Trump surrogate to push the far right conspiracy theory that gold star father Khizr Khan is a secret member...Show More Summary

John McCain's Toothless, Dishonest Denunciation of Trump's Attacks on Khizr Khan

Christopher Halloran / This morning, John McCain harshly criticized Donald Trump for his ugly attacks on the parents of a fallen US soldier. Which is good, as far as it goes. Unfortunately, it didn't go very far at all,...Show More Summary

Sunday Night Acoustic: Jacob Raagaard, "Slightly Withering"

YouTube “Slightly Withering” is an original composition by Jacob Raagaard, played on his Weissenborn and electric guitar. Facebook: YouTube: Instagram: Twitter: Weissenborn built by:

Far Right "Anti-Jihad" Loon Walid Shoebat Smears Khizr Khan as "Muslim Brotherhood Plant"

You knew right wingers were digging frantically for something to smear Khizr Khan with, right? It's what they do. They'd never let this father of a Muslim war hero get away with criticizing their god emperor Donald Trump, and if you've...Show More Summary

Trump: "Putin's Not Going Into Ukraine, OK? Well, He's There in a Certain Way."

YouTube I'm really running out of words to describe this horrific human being's venal ignorance. In the full interview with George Stephanopoulos which aired today, Donald Trump mixed up a word salad worthy of Sarah Palin, and appeared...Show More Summary

Saturday Night Jam: Bill Laurance, "One Time"

YouTube Yes, it's another gorgeous track from Bill Laurance, featuring some stellar bass work from Snarky Puppy founder Michael League. ORDER SWIFT AT ? Written by Bill Laurance Produced by Bill Laurance...Show More Summary

The Bob & Chez Show: Homegrown Demagogues With all the convention excitement this week, we got a bit behind on our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show, but here's the program from Thursday and it's still worth a listen: Homegrown...Show More Summary

Video: The Most Disgusting Thing Donald Trump Has Said Yet

Donald Trump to Army Gold Star father Khizr Khan: “I've made a lot of sacrifices" — This Week (@ThisWeekABC) July 30, 2016 Get ready to be disgusted. On ABC's This Week, Donald Trump was asked by George Stephanopoulos about Khizr Khan, the father of Army Captain Humayun S.M. Show More Summary

Friday Evening Jazz: Bill Laurance, "The Real One"

YouTube ORDER SWIFT AT ? Written by Bill Laurance Produced by Bill Laurance and Michael League Bill Laurance - keyboards, vocoder, handclaps and rhodes solo Michael League - guitars, upright bass, moog...Show More Summary

Donald Trump: "I Have One of the Great Temperaments of All Time!"

It's totally beyond parody at this point. Speaking to Colorado's KRDO NewsChannel 13 today, Donald Trump boasted that he has "one of the great temperaments of all time!" Trump to KRDO: "I think I have one of the great temperaments of...Show More Summary

RNC Official Falsely Accuses Clinton of Plagiarism

A few seconds of research reveals that this is not a De Tocqeuville quote, and it's been used by most presidential candidates. Even if it were De Tocqueville, it's not unusual to use well worn "Americanisms" like this one in speeches without attribution. Show More Summary

Jacob Collier Live @ Village Underground, London: "Don't You Know"

YouTube Here's a stunning live performance by Jacob Collier of one of the most complex tracks on his debut album. Jacob Collier and his One-Man Live Show Creature perform 'Don't You Know', an original song from Jacob's debut album 'In...Show More Summary

Watch Live: Hillary Clinton's Historic Speech

YouTube The previous thread has filled up with comments so fast we need another one. This is the big moment.

Watch Live: 2016 Democratic Convention, the Main Event

YouTube The Democratic convention is drawing to a close, and here's our thread for the main event -- Hillary Clinton's speech accepting the nomination, with special guest Chelsea Clinton.

In Iowa, Donald Trump Publicly Fantasizes About Physical Violence Against His Critics

Donald Trump said this today in Iowa to get media attention: Trump Says He Wanted to 'Hit a Couple of [DNC] Speakers So Hard'. I almost didn't write about it because let's face it, this is a naked ploy to get people outraged and get into the media during the Democratic Convention. Show More Summary

Watch Live: 2016 Democratic Convention, Day 4, Thread 1

YouTube Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a veteran of the Iraq War who lost both legs when the helicopter she was piloting was shot down, just said to Donald Trump, "I didn't put my life on the line for democracy for you to invite Russia to interfere." And with that great start, here's our first thread of the evening for the final night of the 2016 Democratic convention

Donald Trump Jr. Tweets Link to Alex Jones Website - a Ludicrous Fake Story, of Course

a katz / So today, the son of the Republican candidate for president of the US, Donald Trump Jr., tweeted a link to the website of Alex Jones -- the conspiracy-mongering lunatic who thinks 9/11 was an inside job andShow More Summary

Did Melania Trump Really Have an Architecture Degree? Then Why Has Her Website Disappeared?

In the latest plot twist of this continuously baffling election season, it now looks like Donald Trump and his wife Melania may have lied about her undergraduate degree in architecture, after her professional website disappeared from...Show More Summary

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