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So where was I all day Thursday? It's getting a little late and I'm tired, but I promise to regale you with the whole story sometime Friday. It wasn't quite what I was expecting, but in the end things probably turned out OK. More in the morning.

The Great, Amazing, Incomparable Stan Evans Is Dead

"If and when Congress votes on a new immigration bill -- whatever the "triggers," timetables or other provisos -- the real issue to be decided will be the same as it has been from the beginning. That issue is whether the Republican Party,...Show More Summary

Wake redistricting comments

2 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

More Redistricting, Senate Bill 181 sponsor, Sen Barefoot: most Wake residents live outside Raleigh…bill introduces more representation on the board… changes at large process to assure geographic representation… uses Wake school districts which have been upheld by the courts… districts set when county had 300,000 people, now have 1million. Show More Summary

Open Thread: “Bernie Sanders Might Run… Despite It All”

Buzzfeed, of course, specifically Kate Nocera & Ben Smith, on “Bernie’s Reasons Why Not“: If Bernie Sanders decides not to run for president, it will be for one of two reasons. First, the dour Vermont socialist worried during an interview with BuzzFeed News Tuesday, he might wind up doing more harm than good to the [Read more...]

Excellent Read: “A Note on Call-Out Culture”

Via Jamelle Bouie’s twitter feed, Asam Ahmad at Briarpatch Magazine: Call-out culture refers to the tendency among progressives, radicals, activists, and community organizers to publicly name instances or patterns of oppressive behaviour and language use by others. Show More Summary

Cocktail Moment: A David Wondrich Old Fashioned

David Wondrich, James Beard Award-winning author of Imbibe, and cocktail historian, mixes the cocktail everyone should know how to make, the Old Fashioned,...

Fiery explosion as another oil train derails

Mark Stevens, KWQC-TV investigative reporter, talks with Rachel Maddow about a still-burning oil train explosion in Illinois, on a day that included miles of...

Only female House committee chair to retire

Rachel Maddow reports that Rep. Candice Miller, the only woman selected by House Republicans to chair one of the 21 House committees, has announced her...

The Daily Show Goes To Ferguson

The Daily Show tackled the recently released DOJ report on Ferguson, MO which came to the conclusion that everyone's anger was "separate but justified." After discussing the fact that the police department there had basically becomeShow More Summary

US regains dominance in an American art form: cocktails

David Wondrich, James Beard Award-winning author and cocktail historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about the cultural revival of cocktail making as a lost...

Open Thread - Throw Back Thursday

My sisters and I in the 1970's were all about Hong Kong Phooey. What were you watching way back when? Open thread below...

Harrison Ford hospitalized after plane crash

Assistant LAFD fire chief Patrick Butler and NTSB investigator Patrick Jones brief reporters on the circumstances of a crash by a vintage plane flown by...

Hillary Clinton in yet Another Coverup

A COVER UP OF CLINTON E-MAILS By: Derek Varsalona Another day, another scandal for the Obama Administration. The news broke Thursday, when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State; she used

Hitching a ride… Stunning photo captures weasel flying through the air on woodpecker’s back

Holding on for dear life…. A woodpecker became a mode of trandportation for this little squirrel. A photographer received the surprise of a lifetime when he photographed a squirrel hitching

Parents Who Let Kids Walk Alone to Appeal Charges in Their Neglect Case

This is how absurd our government has become: parents have come under investigation by the authorities for having had the audacity to allow their children to walk home from a

Woman Confesses to Digging Up Her Dad’s Grave In Search Of His ‘Real Will’

Okay, hang on tight- this is about to get real crazy, real quick… According to a CBS report, a New Hampshire woman has admitted to violating the final resting place

VIDEO: Argument & bullying over Facebook leads to 2 teens charged with murder of 14-year-old girl

Tragic!! This poor 14 year old girl was bullied to death. Facebook has a lot of good uses but it does have a dark side when it comes to bullying.

Tacoma man gets 18 years for squeezing 2 year-old daughter to death and trying to hang self with a dog leash

I’m sorry… saying your wife abused you and that you grew up poor is no excuse to kill your beautiful, innocent 2 year-old daughter. Little Daveena trusted and adored her

EPIC!! Watch what happens when man covered in Mentos jumps into Coke bath

This video is so funny. Definitely worth watching. This guy takes the Mentos and soda trick to a whole new level!! I wouldn’t want to be the one to have

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