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Muslims Attack German Church on Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve Muslims attacked Christians attending a Catholic Christmas celebration in the German city of Mönchengladbach-Rheydt. The five Muslims forced their way into the St. Mary’s Church shouting, “Fcking Christians.” Police arrested two youths. Atlas Shrugged reported: Muslim children … Continue reading ?

THE UGLY JUNCTURE OF ELITISM AND OIKOPHOBIA: Students Rally Around Peer With ‘No Sympathy’ For …

THE UGLY JUNCTURE OF ELITISM AND OIKOPHOBIA: Students Rally Around Peer With ‘No Sympathy’ For Dead Cops At $60,000-A-Year Brandeis.

Open thread for night owls. FAIR awards its P.U.litzers for some of 2014's stinkier reporting

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting announced its 2014 P.U.litzers earlier this week, recalling some of the year's stinkiest media moments. As the editors there point out, only a select few from the many choices made the cut. But y'all can fix that in the comment thread. Show More Summary

North Korea: "Obama Is Like a Monkey in a Tropical Forest"

Kim Jong Un is furious tonight. So furious he sounds like a Tea Party leader. "Obama always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a tropical forest," an unidentified spokesman at the commission's Policy Department said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency. He...

Saturday Open

How are you? How are things? What do you like? What do you hate? Now read this:Post-Christmas Open (Dec 26, 2014) Christmas Open (Dec 25, 2014) Christmas Eve Open (Dec 24, 2014) Tuesday Open (Dec 23, 2014) Monday Open (Dec 22, 2014) Sunday Open (Dec 21, 2014)

Open Thread - Best Books Of 2014

Like many, I have a stack of books "to read" at some point, so whether it came out this calendar year or not isn't my consideration. What was your favorite book you read this year? Any favorites that were published this year? Station...Show More Summary

IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN’T DO? Can beer boost brain power? “New research has shown that a chemical…

IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN’T DO? Can beer boost brain power? “New research has shown that a chemical compound in beer may be able to improve cognitive function. The beverage once thought to obliterate brain cells when consumed in abundance may actually have the opposite effect and boost brain power.” As always, the good/bad effects […]

Late Night FDL: Please Remember Me

Alberta Adams & The Rhythm Rockers - Please Remember Me R.I.P. Alberta Adams...!

James Woods Doesn’t Think Obama’s Done Enough To Prove He’s Not A Muslim

Never mind that there’s nothing wrong with being a Muslim;  James Woods just can’t believe the president is not one of them.  First the Obama-hating actor Tweeted this: I was so moved by Obama’s Christmas message today from the steps of his church. He finally put all those nasty Muslim rumors to rest. — James [...]

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Malvina Reynolds

Wherever you are, be sure not to get stuck in the "little boxes" Malvina sings about. Everybody have a safe end to your holidays! What do you listen to in the strange gap between Christmas and New Years? 10th Anniversary Fundraiser:

THE “ISLAMIC STATE” IS A STATE, to the same degree that “Woodstock Nation” was a nation….

THE “ISLAMIC STATE” IS A STATE, to the same degree that “Woodstock Nation” was a nation.

Of unstoppable tape loops and the most annoying Christmas carols

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Oy! to the world. Imagine for a moment that you are a retail salesclerk. Er, uh... sales associate. And imagine that for the past month or two, your bosses have—in addition to jacking your schedule around and paying you lousy wages and...Show More Summary

FALLEN ANGELS LOOKING MORE AND MORE LIKE PROPHECY: Video: WH Science advisor says man made global w…

FALLEN ANGELS LOOKING MORE AND MORE LIKE PROPHECY: Video: WH Science advisor says man made global warming saving us from another ice age.

2014 took the 'awe' out of 'awesome'

It was an "awesome" year. In my annual search for a word that pretty much describes the past year, I have found that almost everything, everywhere, was "awesome."

FASTER, PLEASE: Existing Drug May Prevent Foggy ‘Old Age’ Brain. “Researchers at The Rockefeller U…

FASTER, PLEASE: Existing Drug May Prevent Foggy ‘Old Age’ Brain. “Researchers at The Rockefeller University and The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found they could stop normal, age-related memory loss in rats by treating them with riluzole. This treatment, they found, prompted changes known to improve connections, and as a result, communication, between […]

Chasing dreams and goals 10 minutes at a time

At the beginning of 2001, with considerable fanfare, I launched the "Someday is Now" society, a group of 188 readers who had responded to a call for volunteers willing to devote half an hour a day, six days a week for one year, pursuing a personal goal.

Overnight Open Thread (26 Dec 2014)

Hope all you morons had a good Christmas and got everything you wanted from Santa....

More Guantanamo Detainees To Be Released

U.S. President Barack Obama is a little closer to fulfilling his six-year-old promise to close the U.S. military prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. At least five detainees are expected to be moved from the facility by the end of the month, which would leave 127 remaining prisoners at the facility, according [...]

A Worthy Choice

CJR chooses Don Lemon as one of the worsts in journalism: As one of the most recognizable anchors on CNN, Don Lemon has helped lead the cable network’s coverage of the biggest stories of the year. Live television is exceedingly difficult to produce, of course, but Lemon’s gaffes this year offer a case study in [Read more...]

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