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Report: Humvees, Helicopters Among ISIS's Growing Cache of Stolen Weapons

The terrorist jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), now rebranded as the Islamic State, has previously paraded stolen American-made vehicles and used weapons from Saddam Hussein's old arsenal to fight the Iraqi military. Show More Summary

Clinton explains defense in controversial rape case

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton pushed back at ongoing criticism of her providing legal defense decades ago to an accused rapist, explaining that she had asked not to be assigned to the case but ultimately had a responsibility to represent her client. In 1975, Clinton, a 27-year-old attorney, was appointed by a judge to represent Thomas […]

First on CNN: Roberts challenger going up with ad in new residency controversy

(CNN) – Sen. Pat Roberts' primary challenger is going up with a radio commercial that highlights what appeared to be a gaffe by the longtime Republican senator from Kansas in the controversy over his residency. The radio spot by Milton Wolf comes as the Roberts campaign announced it's going to start re-airing a television commercial […]

Scientist Explains Why He Bothered To Prove Humans Don’t Like Sitting Alone For 15 Minutes Doing Nothing

Science says we don't like to sit alone and think anymore. Not sure how to think about that. The post Scientist Explains Why He Bothered To Prove Humans Don’t Like Sitting Alone For 15 Minutes Doing Nothing appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New numbers in cash battle in key Senate showdown

(CNN) - With four months to go until the midterm elections, the Democratic senator in a crucial contest that could decide the balance of power in the Senate, has just over $5 million in her campaign warchest. Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire's re-election campaign announced Monday that it had $5.1 million cash on […]

Is depicting the "Obama Presidential Library" as an outhouse racist?

This miniature outrage arrives from Norfolk, Nebraska. A float in a 4th of July Parade had a fake outhouse labeled "Obama Presidential Library" and, standing outside it, a mannequin of a dark-skinned man wearing overalls.Clearly, this...Show More Summary

Climate Denial Goes Vegas

They say comedy is just a funny way of being serious. So it's natural that a deepening climate crisis would produce a deepening well of climate comedy. We don't yet have our climate-themed Dr. Strangelove, but there's now a feature film's worth of gags, skits, and riffs exploring the lighter side of a cooking planet. Show More Summary

Tea Party Lost in the Primaries But Keeps Fighting

The big story of this year's primaries is that the Tea Party is being creamed. Meanwhile, the GOP's mainstream and Tea Party candidates are trying to paper over their differences, all the while keeping up what Democrats must find anShow More Summary

When Conservatives Engage in Islamophobia and Homophobia, and Then Evoke Nazi Analogies, Hitler Smiles Gleefully In Hell

Conservative media personalities from Glenn Beck to Rush Limbaugh, as well as lawmakers and think tanks like the Heritage Foundation, have done their best to create a revisionist historical narrative of the Holocaust, Third Reich, and Nazism. Show More Summary

The doctrine of corporate separateness, or why the Hobby Lobby decision is an absolute farce

Farce. Farce. Farce. Farce. Farce. Do you know why people form corporations? One of the most important reasons is to protect the personal property of business's owners from creditors seeking payment for debts that business might incur. Show More Summary

RAPPER ICE T: “I think right now you’re dealing with the pussyfication of the male sex. Men are jus…

RAPPER ICE T: “I think right now you’re dealing with the pussyfication of the male sex. Men are just being so passive, not standing for something; they’re very politically correct.” Plus, love for Jethro Tull: “Aqualung is probably one of the best records ever. Just the whole shit with Ian Anderson playing a flute, looking [...]

UNDER PRESSURE, HILLARY IS DONATING ALL HER (UNIVERSITY) SPEAKING FEES TO HER OWN FOUNDATION. But A…

UNDER PRESSURE, HILLARY IS DONATING ALL HER (UNIVERSITY) SPEAKING FEES TO HER OWN FOUNDATION. But Ann Althouse has questions: What is her salary from the foundation? How much of her expenses are covered by family foundation money? How many members of her family make salaries from that foundation? To what extent is the foundation an [...]

Late Late Night FDL: Busybody Bear

Barney Bear -- Busybody Bear. This Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon was released on December 20, 1952.

Open Carry Activist Videotapes Walking Around In Target With Guns, Accidentally Shows His PIN Number On Camera

In Wisconsin, William Polster decided to show the world that he can  Open Carry a Glock and an AK-47 inside of a Target store after the chain store giant specifically requested that gun  owners leave their weapons at home. Under the video Polster uploaded on video, he writes, “After the Mom’s Demand Action “victory”…open carried [...]

INSIDE THE EXPLOSION: A fireworks show as seen from a drone. The drone, a DJI Phantom 2 with a G…

INSIDE THE EXPLOSION: A fireworks show as seen from a drone. The drone, a DJI Phantom 2 with a GoPro Hero 3 camera, was not harmed.

Who Cares About 'Islamophobic' Tweets? Muslims Orgs Should Round on Extremism Instead

I’ve always had Muslim housekeepers. They’re clean and they don’t steal things. But do I worry about coming home one day to discover bomb-making equipment alongside the prayer mat and Koran that are now permanent fixtures in my living room? Yes, if I’m being completely honest. Show More Summary

Some help perhaps from across the pond

Hello Mr. Gabb. My name is Drew Warner, a friend from across the pond. I stumbled across your blog after a night of surfing the internet. Love the gun rights posts, and the chutzpah. I’ll continue to read it. I’ve … Continue reading...

Late Late Night FDL: Post-Dickensian Economics

Peter Ustinov and Fozzie Bear as Doctors Arnold Nood and Frederick Nik -- Post-Dickensian Economics from episode 112 of The Muppet Show.

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