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Rick Santorum: Obama's Failing Because He's Not Enough Like Jerry Falwell and Jesse Helms

SoundCloud SoundCloud Here's one of those jaw-dropping political statements that sends your mind into vapor lock for a few seconds as you try in vain to comprehend the bizarre illogic that could drive someone like Rick Santorum to such an absurd inverted reality conclusion: Rick Santorum Wishes Obama Would Be a Racial...

A Wildly Unique Vocal Group in Concert: Roomful of Teeth

YouTube Mix a bit of yodeling with Tuvan throat singing, add in a pinch of Sardinian cantu a tenore, fold in compositions from cutting-edge composers and you have the vocal group Roomful of Teeth. This eight-voice ensemble, which includes the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, is gleefully dismantling the...

Missouri Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency in Expectation of Brown Grand Jury Decision

If the reports we've been getting about the Grand Jury in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson are accurate, it seems like a foregone conclusion that officer Darren Wilson is not going to be charged in Brown's killing. And now in preparation for the soon-to-be released decision of the Grand Jury,...

YouTube Removes Anonymous Video Threatening KKK

Over the weekend we noted that the Anonymous hacker's group had responded to a threat by the Ku Klux Klan in Ferguson, Missouri, by outing the identities of more than a few Klan members. Anonymous posted a YouTube video announcing their "OpKKK," and today that video has been removed from...

A Timelapse of the Surface of the Sun in Stunning 4K Video

YouTube One of the most amazing videos I've seen this year is this absolutely stunning timelapse of the wildest frontier, the surface of our Sun, composed of images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. What you're looking at is actually a gigantic self-sustaining nuclear fusion reaction. The center of our solar...

When a Guitar Is a Drum: Tommy Emmanuel - Mombasa

YouTube We often feature acoustic guitarists who don't just play the strings, but use the body of the guitar as a percussion instrument as well -- but Tommy Emmanuel is the absolute master of the technique. If you haven't seen him perform this tune before, be prepared to be blown away. ...

Anonymous Is Doxing the Klan

YouTube Some Ku Klux Klan members made threats against protesters in Ferguson, and now the Anonymous hacker group is retaliating by doxing Klan members: Anonymous Takes the Hoods Off the KKK After Threats of 'Lethal Force' on Ferguson Protesters. These people sure do fit the stereotypes when the white hoods come off....

And Now, Gruberghazigate, Electric Boogaloo Edition

The entire wingnut universe is screaming in unison, as is their wont, over the SMOKING GUN that's finally going to DESTROY OBAMACARE, and its name is... Gruber. Jonathan Gruber, who apparently said something not very political about the Affordable Care Act; he admitted that parts of the bill were written...

John Cook Leaving Greenwald's "The Intercept" - Another High Profile Bail-Out

John CookLess than two weeks after Matt Taibbi's sudden departure, today we learn of another high-profile bail-out from Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept: John Cook Is Leaving the Intercept to Return to Gawker at the End of the Year. Greenwald's post about Cook's departure is empty by-the-numbers PR-speak, revealing nothing. Which is...

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds on Austin City Limits: "Stagger Lee" (EXPLICIT)

YouTube Just posted last week by Austin City Limits, here's a wild performance of "Stagger Lee" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, one of the highlights of the magnificent 1996 album Murder Ballads. Definitely not safe for work. (And big kudos to ACL for posting it unedited at YouTube!) Exclusive web-only bonus...

US and China Announce Historic Agreement on Climate Change

Image via Shutterstock Some excellent news from President Obama's trip to China: BREAKING: The US and China Just Announced a Huge Deal on Climate--and It's a Game Changer. So much for the conventional wisdom that China will never agree to reduce carbon emissions. Two of the world's major carbon-producing countries have made...

What if the Ku Klux Klan Were More Inclusive?

Some concepts are not really worth pursuing. For example, reclaiming the swastika as a Buddhist symbol of good fortune? Not gonna happen. Same principle applies to this well-known Montana white supremacist's attempt to launch an all-new "inclusive" Ku Klux Klan. Not gonna happen. The brand is too fucked up. John Abarr of Great...

In Which Right Wing Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Takes Credit for Stopping Ebola

Here at LGF I've written numerous articles on the dishonest fear-mongering coverage of Ebola by right wing smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson; his record on this has been absolutely abysmal, filled with incompetent factual errors, wildly incorrect predictions, outright lies, smears of doctors and nurses, and stalking and outing private...

In Which Right Wing Stalker Chuck C. Johnson Takes Credit for Stopping Ebola

Here at LGF I've written numerous articles on the dishonest fear-mongering coverage of Ebola by right wing smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson; his record on this has been absolutely abysmal, filled with wildly incorrect predictions, outright lies, smears of doctors and nurses, and stalking and outing private information of suspected...

Ebola Doc Craig Spencer Now Free of the Virus, Will Be Released From Hospital

We've been following the case of Dr. Craig Spencer with interest, since he's the only remaining confirmed Ebola patient in the US -- or he was the only confirmed Ebola patient until today, when it was reported Dr. Spencer is now completely free of the virus and will be leaving...

Tweet of the Day: Ted Cruz: "Net Neutrality Is Obamacare for the Internet"

Right wing demagogue Ted Cruz wins our Net Neutrality Tweet of the Day award, because it makes absolutely no sense yet the conservative crowd will eat it up and beg for more. Showing up soon on bumper stickers throughout Texas. "Net Neutrality" is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not...

Obama Wants "Net Neutrality" So Wingnuts Erupt "Don't Mess With My Internets!"

If Obama declared he was in favor of oxygen, they would all hold their breaths. Net Neutrality

Breitbart "News" Bombshell Report on Loretta Lynch and Whitewater - Deleted!

At Breitbart "News" they've suddenly realized how badly they screwed up. Related: Breitbart "News" Bombshell Report on Loretta Lynch and Whitewater Is Totally Wrong

Breitbart "News" Bombshell Report on Loretta Lynch and Whitewater Is Totally Wrong

Spreading rapidly through the right wing blogosphere today, we see yet another completely false BOMBSHELL BREAKING STORY that hits two of the hottest wingnut hot buttons: Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. The wacky gang of crack right wing journalists at Breitbart "News" have not one but two articles pushing the claim...

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