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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:42287
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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

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Watch: Billy Crystal's Moving Tribute To Robin Williams At The Emmys

Thank you, Robin Williams, for sharing your talent with all of us. I'm only sorry the price was so high. Billy Crystal was perfect.

Former British Rapper Identified As Foley's Killer

Via Alternet and the Sydney Morning Herald: British intelligence agencies MI5 and MI6 have identified the man suspected of the horrific beheading of American journalist James Foley, according to British media reports. The hooded manShow More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Reports have Burger King seeking to buy Tim Hortons and move to Canada. We win, America. At long last. This century is our century. But thanks for everything. (Or, wait… is this just another way of advancing your ultimate goal of complete...Show More Summary

Alleged New Audio Of Brown Shooting Surfaces

First, we begin with a new audio recording which has not been authenticated yet. On it, you hear a man's voice talking and then a series of shots. A pause, and then more. According to the man's lawyer, there was 11 shots on the audio altogether, though I counted ten. Show More Summary

Dan Rather To Those Beating War Drums: Send Your Kids Or 'Don't Even Talk To Me'

Here's something we don't hear often enough from the talking heads in our media. As Tom Kludt at TPM pointed out, about the only person we've heard something similar from was Katrina vanden Heuvel when she told Bloody Bill Kristol to...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Gong

Founded by a former member of Soft Machine, in the midst of the French student revolution of the late '60s Gong was a band that was for and ahead of its time. They've seen many personnel changes over the years, but their sound remains original as ever. Got any favorite bands that have been through multiple lineups?

Paul Ryan Dodges Questions From DREAMers On Deportation At Book Signing

Paul Ryan wasn't running away from the DREAMers that attempted to confront him about his stance on DACA at a book signing this Saturday in Florida -- as we saw Rand Paul do earlier this month in Iowa -- but he didn't have to. He just...Show More Summary

Darren Wilson Supporter Calls Black Resident "Stupid Jack@ss!"

While Jake Tapper was interviewing supporters of Darren Wilson, a verbal shootout happened right around the time the Wilson supporters were explaining how upset they were that his presumption of innocence has been ignored, and how they always support police because police are always right. Show More Summary

Fox's Andrea Tantaros: 'Disgraceful' That U.S. Has Not 'Lit Up' ISIS After Foley Beheading

Fox's Andrea Tantaros apparently didn't want to allow the Republicans who were out there over the weekend fearmongering over ISIS be the only ones beating the war drums to get us back into Iraq. From this Monday's Outnumbered, afterShow More Summary

Gov. Christie Shifted Pension Cash To High Risk Funds, Cost Taxpayers $3.8 Billion

Well, there you go. The "means what he says and says what he means" Chris Christie has built up support for his presidential run by setting up an arrange where Wall Street bankers could skim large fees off the top of pension funds, and then turned around and blamed state retirees for the shortfall. Show More Summary

Fox News Worries Labeling Michael Brown As 'Unarmed' Plays The Race Card

You can always count on Fox News to bring a story down to its lowest common denominator of filth. Fox & Friends host Steve Doocey, produced a segment with the help of contributor Laura Chavez that contended since Michael Brown was six...Show More Summary

Mississippi Mystery: Why Did Black Mob Kick The Crap Out Of One Defenseless White Guy?

Poor Ralph Weems IV. Just minding his own business, him and his concealed weapon, when he's warned not to go into the local Waffle House, because the black folks inside are all worked up over Ferguson. He goes in anyway (probably because...Show More Summary

Supporting Our Troops? 620K Military Familes Need Food Pantries To Eat

Have you noticed that everybody in Washington just loves a war, but they hate providing medical care and feeding the people who have to fight it for them? This is really a national disgrace. If we had Democratic leadership that was better able to communicate to the public that budget cuts are really pay cuts, we might not be in this mess. Show More Summary

Melissa Harris-Perry Takes Joe Klein To Task For His Op-Ed On Ferguson Police Shooting

Melissa Harris-Perry did a nice job of taking apart Villager Joe Klein for his "cringe-worthy" op-ed he wrote this week for Time, where he did his best to malign Michael Brown for his own shooting and opined about the need to have an honest discussion about race relations in the United States. Show More Summary

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