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Charlie Crist's Complete Pwnage Of Florida's Lt. Governor

Well this was awkward. Carlos Lopez-Canterra was in the middle of dissing Charlie Crist for the television cameras, when lo and behold who should walk up behind him but Crist himself. via CBS Miami “Charlie is willing to say whatever...Show More Summary

Christie's Office Gave Less Attention To Mayors Who Didn't Support Governor, Official Said

(Credit: Gage Skidmore) A top liaison between Christie and local officials said her staff would receive "mandatory directives" to brush off calls.

Does New Boston Bombing Report Hint At Global Intrigue?

by Russ Baker The US government’s latest report on the Boston Marathon bombing is so full of revealing information buried in plain sight, it seems as if an insider is imploring someone—anyone—to dig deeper. It reads like the work ofShow More Summary

IRS Policing Decades-Old Errors Better Than Dark Money

The Treasury Department has quietly begun targeting taxpayers for their parents’ debts, most of which are due to public assistance program overpayment errors made decades ago.

Don’t Let Zombie Corporate Tax Breaks Come Back To Life

A great thing happened at the end of 2013: A pack of corporate tax breaks that long ago should have been weeded out of the tax code finally expired due to congressional inaction and were dispatched to the graveyard of tax inequity. But...Show More Summary

Virginia KKK Leader: We're Not Racist, We're Just Misunderstood Christians

Which Republican public relations firm is handling the Ku Klux Klan PR these days? They seem to be undergoing a "rebranding," that overused euphemism for papering over their past in order to renew interest in their future. Raw Story: “We don’t hate people because of their race. Show More Summary

Pastor John Hagee Predicts ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipses Will Shake The World

Megachurch pastor John Hagee has prophesied that a “world shaking” event will take place some time during a sequence of four lunar eclipses between tomorrow and October 2015.

Former Watchdogs Accuse Christie Of Interfering With State Ethics Agency

(Credit: Gage Skidmore) Three former state ethics commission officials are accusing the governor’s office of unprecedented interference with an agency set up to be free of political influence.

Obama Urges Putin To Rein In Ukraine Insurgents

(Credit: changsterdam) Obama accused Moscow of supporting "armed pro-Russian separatists who threaten to undermine and destabilize the government of Ukraine".

Akamai Admits Its Heartbleed Patch Was Faulty, Has To Reissue All SSL Certs And Keys

(Credit: KoFahu meets the Mitropa) Akamai, which many large companies rely on for hosting as a CDN, has admitted that its Heartbleed patch was faulty.

Fox News Lies About 'Skyrocking' Health Insurance Rates

Don't tell Fox News this, but the CBO published a report on Monday that said insurance premiums were likely to rise in 2015, but at rates that were less than originally estimated. In fact, CBO says the Affordable Care Act is on target to save the federal government billions more than originally estimated. Show More Summary

Donna Tartt Awarded Pulitzer Prize For 'The Goldfinch'

I was very pleased to hear that Donna Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction yesterday for "The Goldfinch," a wonderful and funny novel about art and memory. Award-winning books are too often selected on the basis of what readers "should" like, rather than what they actually do. Show More Summary

NV GOP Strips Out Abortion, Gay Marriage From Party Platform

Well this is a very surprising move by Republicans in Nevada. I never would have thought they would strip out their anti-abortion/pro-life stance in the party platform, ever. Not that this will in any way cause pro-choice Republicans...Show More Summary

Kansas Shooter Glenn Miller, In His Own Words

Mother Jones found an interview Frazier Glenn Miller did with David Pakman in 2010 when he was running for the Senate as a write-in candidate. Among others things, Miller loves Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan, but admittedly hates Howard Stern. Not...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

The Reaction: Republican 2016 Presidential hopefuls are already trying to out-nutbar each other. Horizons: That Pew study showing that whites become more conservative as minority numbers grow got a lot of attention, but its premisesShow More Summary

US Senate Sees 'Let Me Google That For You' Bill

A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the US Senate under the unlikely but wonderful title, "Let Me Google That For You".

Obama Confronts Putin In Call As Crisis Escalates

Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin confronted one another in telephone talks Monday as a standoff over Ukraine escalated.

Wash Post, Guardian Share Pulitzer For NSA Coverage

The Guardian and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Open Thread - Timeline Of The Moon!

From the ever brilliant Tom Gauld comes "You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack," a collection of cartoons. h/t Brain Pickings. Open thread below... [amazon][/amazon]

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Béla Bartók

Traditionally, a concerto is a type of musical work in which a solo instrument is supported by an orchestral accompaniment. If you look at this piece from that perspective, it would be a symphony; however, Bartók postulates that it is,...Show More Summary

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