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KKK to Protest South Carolina Removal of Confederate Flag

The Ku Klux Klan has been approved to hold a protest rally at the South Carolina statehouse next month against removing the Confederate battle flag, with the group calling accused mass murderer Dylann Roof a "young warrior." The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan applied for the permit last week to hold a rally for 100 to 200 people on July 18. Show More Summary

Karl Rove, Ted Cruz in Slap Fight Over Bush 41

Business Insider: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, is publicly feuding with top President George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove. Among other things, Cruz published emails that he said prove Rove is lying about events that took place six years ago when Cruz was looking at running for Texas state attorney general. Show More Summary

Hispanic ¡Jeb! Bush Says Donald Trump Wrong About His People Being Drug-Criming Rapists

13 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Jeb! Bush is mildly displeased with Donald Trump. Or rather, ¡Jeb! Bush està ligeramente disgustado over Donald Trump’s contention that Mexican immigrants are rapists and drug crimers. Nicest drug-criming rapists you’ll ever meet, though!...Show More Summary

One scandal-plagued governor to another: LePage endorses Christie

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Chris Christie has only been in the Republican presidential race for a day and already he has his first big endorsement. If you include the scandal-plagued, notoriously buffoonish governor of a small state without a particularly early primary as a big endorsement, that is. Show More Summary

In Case You Missed Rand Paul's Racial Dogwhistle, He Cranked It To 11 On Twitter

Rand Paul, obviously, was sending two messages with this little gesture: Rand Paul met privately with Cliven Bundy on Monday, the Nevada rancher and anti-government activist told POLITICO. The encounter came after Bundy attended an event for the Kentucky senator’s presidential campaign at the Eureka Casino in Mesquite, Nevada. Show More Summary

GOP Congresstwit So Sad SCOTUS Pissed On Graves Of Christian Civil War Heroes

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Wisconsin’s freshman Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman is fast becoming our favorite numb-nutted wingnut in the House. He’s the one who recently suggested the good people of his district spy on suspicious looking grocery store shoppers, just to make sure those fake welfare queens aren’t buying too many crab legs. Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Chris Christie, liar-in-chief?

20 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Tom Moran: Most Americans don't know Chris Christie like I do, so it's only natural to wonder what testimony I might offer after covering his every move for the last 14 years. Is it his raw political talent? No, they can see that. Is...Show More Summary

Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.

The people of Arizona scored a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. People of Illinois, were you watching?

Impeachment of Governor LePage considered by Maine legislators

Rachel Maddow reviews some of Maine governor Paul LePage's more controversial moments and reports on the latest episode, in which LePage may have exposed...

Associated Press Leaves Out Racism Controversy While Reporting On Meeting Between Rand Paul And Cliven Bundy

The Associated Press' (AP) report on a meeting between lawless Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) completely ignored the nationwide controversy Bundy sparked in 2014 when he made a series...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Speedy Ortiz

I just heard Speedy Ortiz for the first time today and, I've got to say, I'm digging it. I listened to a few songs and came to realize that this is a pretty talented band. It originated as a solo project for Sadie Dupuis, but eventually expanded into a full band back in 2011. Show More Summary

Poll: Strong majorities support SCOTUS rulings on both Obamacare and gay marriage

A CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday showed that most Americans support both of the Supreme Court's major rulings last week upholding the Affordable Care Act and overturning same-sex marriage bans nationwide. Jennifer Agiesta has the details: According...Show More Summary

KKK Throwing Totally Non-Racist Confederate Flag Party At South Carolina Capitol

In South Carolina, the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan are planning to rally in support of the Confederate flag at the South Carolina Statehouse July 18. Yr Wonkette is wholly in favor of the event, since it will be the first completely honest show of support for the treason rag. Show More Summary

Dozens Dead as Military Plane Crashes in Indonesia

An Indonesian Air Force C-130 Hercules crashed today into a residential neighborhood in Medan, the country's third largest city, killing dozens of people, authorities said. The plane crashed into houses and buildings, including a hotel, located near the Soewondo Air Force Base, where the plane took off. Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly And Jesse Watters Shamelessly Slam Homeless People

As far as I can tell, this shameful segment from Bill O'Reilly and Jesse Watters was intended to slap Mayor Bill DeBlasio for policies enacted during the Bloomberg years. But slapping homeless people around to do it is just a craven, despicable act. We begin with O'Reilly complaining that police can no longer use choke holds on suspects. Show More Summary

Chris Christie will jump on board the 2016 Republican clown car today

"I lost a bet." With more than a dozen candidates already vying for the driver's seat in the 2016 Republican clown car, today New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will hop on board the Bozo Express and: When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race for president this week, he'll do so as an underdog. That's putting it mildly. Show More Summary

Yet Another Unhinged Rant As Bill O'Reilly Attacks Liberals And Supreme Court

Bill O'Reilly, who somehow still has a job over at Fox "news" despite the accusations of spousal abuse, and the fact that he has a Brian Williams problem of his own, was off the rail again this Monday night during his Talking PointsShow More Summary

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Campaign By Yelling At America For Its Own Good

Having burned all his bridges in New Jersey – those he didn’t shut down, anyway – Gov. Chris Christie today announced his escape plan: to run for the GOP nomination for president in 2016. There are so many reasons why Christie is likely...Show More Summary

Christie's Speech Announcing his Run for the Presidency

You can parse his speech as you wish, and please do so. Comments on the live coverage from the Star-Ledger were overwhelmingly negative. Outside protester were not too happy either. Here are selected statements in his speech: We have led NJ to a better day. Show More Summary

A zombie healthcare lie makes an unfortunate comeback

The "death panels" lie first emerged six years ago. As mind-numbing as this may seem, it still hasn't gone away.

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