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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.
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
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
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
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
Original Fat Beagle found here. Open thread below...
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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