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Archived Since:February 7, 2008

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Kirk Douglas: The Road Ahead

Kirk Douglas will soon be 100 years old, believe it or not. And he's disturbed to the bone by what he sees in this election: The Road Ahead. A few weeks ago we heard words spoken in Arizona that my wife, Anne, who grew up in Germany,...Show More Summary

An Incredibly Beautiful Full Performance: Bon Iver on Austin City Limits

YouTube This is simply one of the greatest live performances I've seen all year. Highly unusual, beautiful music from Justin Vernon and his band Bon Iver.

Pence Says Gennifer Flowers Won't Be at Debate, Trump Was Just "Mocking" Clinton

You probably heard the news yesterday that Donald Trump was going to invite Bill Clinton's ex-mistress Gennifer Flowers to the debate tomorrow night. Today, Mike Pence says she's not going to be there; Trump was just "mocking" Hillary Clinton. “Gennifer Flowers will not be attending the debate tomorrow night,” Mr. Show More Summary

Acoustic Shredding Par Excellence: Nick Johnston, "Sandmonster"

YouTube Sandmonster - Official Music Video - Nick Johnston Thanks to Ben Dundas and Sean Curry for their excellent job with this video!...Show More Summary

Friday Night Jam: Joe Bonamassa, "Distant Lonesome Train"

YouTube Jam packed with filthy licks and driven by a mean, iron riff, Joe Bonamassa’s latest music video from his Blues of Desperation album is infused with the spirit of blues rock. Haunting, almost mystical imagery contrasts with the earthier, starkly realistic vision of the distant lonesome train. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann: Trump Supporters Are Now Blaming Their Racism on Obama

YouTube These Keith Olbermann videos for GQ are relentless. This is what we've been missing from the media so far in this election: somebody who pulls no punches when it comes to the tiny-fisted Republican fascist nominee.

The Bob & Chez Show: Librarian From Outer Space Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Librarian from Outer Space: Ben Cohen from The Daily Banter fills in for Chez; The Terence Crutcher Shooting in Tulsa;...Show More Summary

Video: Keith Olbermann Interviews White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on the Debate and the Stakes of the Race

YouTube It's great to see an interview of someone like Josh Earnest that gets right to the point without the usual "false balance" trappings. There's a lot of meat in this one, and it's highly worth watching all the way through.

Glenn Reynolds' USA Today Column Suspended for a Month After Tweet Urging Motorists to Run Over Protesters

After saying earlier today that he was not sorry for his tweet saying motorists should run over protesters, blogger/law professor Glenn Reynolds is now apologizing for it, sort of. It's one of those "I'm sorry you misunderstood me" non-apology apologies. And the reason for this is because he apparently nearly lost his USA Today column. Show More Summary

Trump Adviser's Wife Tweets Fake Photo of Hillary Clinton "Working for Fidel Castro in Havana"

NH Rep. Al Baldasaro and wife Judy on their heavily armed wedding day You may recall Donald Trump's co-chair of veterans' issues, New Hampshire Representative Al Baldasaro, from the time he publicly called for Hillary Clinton to be "shot...Show More Summary

UT Knoxville College of Law Dean Denounces Glenn Reynolds' Tweet Encouraging Violence Against Protesters

The University of Tennessee Knoxville's College of Law Dean Melanie Wilson has issued a statement denouncing "Instapundit" Glenn Reynolds for his ugly tweet encouraging violence against protesters, and UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Show More Summary

USA Today Columnist/Blogger Glenn Reynolds Suspended by Twitter for Advocating Murder of Protesters

Sometimes it still amazes me how extreme and hateful the right wing blogosphere has become. Today's example: Glenn Reynolds, who has been blogging as "Instapundit" for years, suspended from Twitter for an ugly tweet advocating that motorists...Show More Summary

Trump's "Black Outreach" Effort Proceeds: He Wants a Nationwide Stop-and-Frisk Policy

Donald Trump has been really working on his "African American outreach" effort lately, and today we learned the next step in his outreach initiative to blacks and minorities: a nationwide stop-and-frisk policy. He thinks it worked out...Show More Summary

Video: Keith Olbermann on Trump's Repeated Incitement of Violence Against Hillary Clinton

YouTube Keith Olbermann is mad about this, and he should be. Everyone should be. Honestly, it's a disgrace that the media and much of the public don't seem to care about one of the worst things Trump has been doing.

The Bob & Chez Show: Silver Bullet Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Silver Bullet: There’s no metaphorical silver bullet to defeat Trump; Terrorist attack in Chelsea, NYC; Trump takes...Show More Summary

Video: Keith Olbermann: The Real Secret Behind Trump's Terrorism Plan

YouTube Keith Olbermann makes an excellent point about Donald Trump's claim to have a "secret plan" to defeat ISIS overnight; if he really has such a magic plan, why hasn't he told our military instead of just boasting about it for the...Show More Summary

In Which Donald Trump Jr. Tweets Another White Supremacist Trope: A "Rape Epidemic" by Immigrants

Donald Trump Jr. seems to have taken over the "white supremacist outreach" position in the Trump campaign, and today he follows up his ugly "Skittles" tweet with one of the most common white supremacist tropes of all time: that immigrants are responsible for a "rape epidemic," targeted against Western women. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees to a Bowl of Poisoned Skittles Candy

a katz / Donald Trump Jr. has blocked the LGF account after we revealed several of his associations with antisemites and white supremacists, but we have ways to see what he's tweeting anyway -- and today he tweeted something so ugly and yes, deplorable, that I did an honest to goodness double take: This image says it all. Show More Summary

At Site Run by Trump's Campaign CEO, Commenters Call for Mass Deportation and Murder

Trump campaign CEO/Breitbart "News" owner Stephen Bannon At Breitbart "News," the website run by Donald Trump's campaign CEO Stephen Bannon, commenters instantly launched an orgy of hate speech and genocidal rhetoric targeting all Muslims...Show More Summary

After Shootout, Police Arrest Ahmad Khan Rahami for NY/NJ Bombs

A naturalized US citizen of Afghan descent, Ahmad Khan Rahami, has been arrested in New Jersey after a shootout with police. He was identified on surveillance video placing the bombs in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, and his fingerprints were found on the pressure cooker bomb that did not explode. Show More Summary

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