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Appalling Incident at Missouri State Fair: "Anyone Want to See Obama Run Down By a Bull?"

Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 12:40:27 pm
Right wing racism just keeps getting more and more overt. Here's the latest absolutely disgusting example, reported by the Kansas City Star: Shameful Missouri State Fair Stunt Smears Obama. The taxpayer-supported Missouri State Fair is getting a lot of negative publicity in social media Sunday afternoon following a report of ...

Daily Beast: Al Qaeda Plot Foiled Through Intercepted Conference Call

Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 11:48:38 am
The Al Qaeda terror plot that was disrupted this week, targeting cities and oil pipelines in Yemen, was apparently exposed when top Al Qaeda leaders participated in a conference call that was intercepted by US intelligence, according to The Daily Beast. The crucial intercept that prompted the U.S. government to ...

It's Ernie Pyle Day in New Mexico!

Sat, Aug 3, 2013 at 6:38:57 pm
Ernie Pyle (center left) with a U.S. Marine patrol during the Pacific campaign in World War II. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Defense Soldiers looked up to Ernie Pyle, who stood 5-feet-7 and may have weighed 140 pounds. Politicians almost never complained about what he wrote. Companies wanted him ...

FISA Accountability and Privacy Protection Act Would Curtail Surveillance, Increase Transparency

Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:47:40 pm
Unlike the knee-jerk "defund it!" of the Amash amendment, this new bill contains some meaty pro-transparency provisions: As part of a bipartisan push to reform surveillance laws, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has introduced the FISA Accountability and Privacy Protection Act of 2013. The bill aims to bring more judicial oversight, ...

Mother Jones Exposes "Groundswell," (aka the Unison Wingnut Coordinating Committee)

Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 12:54:56 pm
At LGF we've noted many times the curious phenomenon of the Unison Wingnut Chorus -- the almost instantaneous coordination of talking points throughout the right wing blogs and media. And of course, there's nothing spontaneous about it; like good little authoritarians, wingnut bloggers and journalists are following directions from a ...

Anthony Weiner Accused of Whipping It Out Again

Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 11:54:43 am
Apparently, being busted for an online affair and forced to resign from Congress taught Anthony Weiner that he'd need to be more careful, and use an alter ego the next time he sent pictures of his equipment to women. So he used the name "Carlos Danger." It was bound to happen ...

Rand Paul's Neo-Confederate Aide Resigns, Denies Racism

Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 10:40:45 am
Jack Hunter, Sen. Rand Paul's blatantly racist neo-Confederate staffer (who used the name "Southern Avenger") has resigned, complaining of being unfairly labeled a racist. (Of course.) Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) controversial senior aide, who has come under fire recently for his reported past as a pro-secessionist activist and radio shock ...

Michele Bachmann (R-Mars): Congress Needs to "Spank the President" and "Pinch His Ears Back"

Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 5:17:36 pm
YouTube In an interview today with the loons at World Net Daily, Rep. Michele Bachmann started ranting about "amnesty," falsely claimed that President Obama had given voting rights to undocumented immigrants, then indulged in a bizarre little dominance fantasy about "spanking" Obama and "pinching his ears back." Amazingly, the right wing is ...

Greenwald: Edward Snowden Has the NSA's Blueprints

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:41:19 pm
Tonight, Glenn Greenwald tells the Associated Press that Edward Snowden has "blueprints" that detail exactly "how the NSA is built." RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Edward Snowden has very sensitive "blueprints" detailing how the National Security Agency operates that would allow someone who read them to evade or even duplicate ...

Creeping racist fake outrage - "Black Mob Violence" and the "Media Blackout"

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 3:43:00 pm
On the far fringes of the Wingnutosphere is a growing meme about mobs of black youth randomly attacking white people, and the "media blackout" surrounding it. It's been going around for awhile now, but it's gaining momentum as the George Zimmerman trial has gone to the jury, and mainstream ...

Greenwald Issues Blackmail Threat: "The US Should Be on Its Knees Begging"

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 10:06:12 am
Today, Glenn Greenwald is basically issuing blackmail threats to the US government: Snowden Documents Could Be 'Worst Nightmare' for US. "Snowden has enough information to cause harm to the U.S. government in a single minute than any other person has ever had," Greenwald said in an interview in Rio de ...

Greenwald's New Piece Targets Microsoft

Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 1:53:56 pm
The newest Glenn Greenwald bombshell exclusive story is out, and already people are hyperventilating on Twitter that it proves the NSA has "direct access" to Microsoft's servers: Revealed: How Microsoft Handed the NSA Access to Encrypted Messages. The claims made by the article (note that there are no source documents to ...

The Little Green Footballs User's Guide, Part One

Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 1:57:13 pm
Welcome to Little Green Footballs. Here you can find news, analysis, humor, politics, music, photography, videos, discussion of all these and more, and the opportunity to write and publish your own blog posts. Let me show you around. Front Page, Center The Left Column The Masthead The Right Column Now With Added Zappa Featured and Recently Published ...

Rand Paul's Neo-Confederate Co-Author Praised Lincoln's Assassin

Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 10:46:00 am
The only really surprising thing about this story is that it was broken by wingnut website The Washington Free Beacon: Rand Paul Staffer Has History of Neo-Confederate Sympathies. Ron and Rand Paul: two branches of the same poisoned tree, allies to neo-Confederates, racists and white supremacists. A close aide to Sen. ...

Details About France's Domestic Surveillance Programs Revealed

Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 11:47:46 am
Image via Shutterstock In what has to be one of the least surprising revelations ever, it turns out that France has a vast, incredibly intrusive domestic surveillance program: French Agency Spies on Phone Calls, Email, Web Use, Paper Says. (Reuters) - France's external intelligence agency spies on the French public's phone ...

Jonathan Chait: Glenn Greenwald Is Ralph Nader

Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 1:47:45 pm
Jonathan Chait nails it: Glenn Greenwald Is Ralph Nader. Greenwald, like Nader, does not believe in meliorist progress. If you are not good, you are evil. Even at the heyday of his career, when he was one of the most powerful figures in America and his brand of crusading regulation ...

Greenwald: Snowden Leaked Secrets to "Ingratiate Himself to Hong Kong and China"

Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 1:37:48 pm
Glenn Greenwald is out there spreading paranoia about the US government again, telling the Daily Beast's Eli Lake that Edward Snowden has distributed archives of his stolen documents to "many different people," just in case "anything happens" to him. As the U.S. government presses Moscow to extradite former National Security ...

Daily Beast "Fringe Factor:" the Week of the Masturbating Fetuses

Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 3:02:58 pm
Also: Gay Tutus. The heads of the Idaho Republican Party would like to get rid of all six of the state's city ordinances banning sexual-orientation-based discrimination. Why? Because Cornel Rasor is under the impression that gay men have a tendency to wear tutus to work and throw in-office pride parades, ...

LGF at the Daily Beast: A Geek's Guide to the NSA Scandal

Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 1:17:29 pm
Without further ado, my first piece for The Daily Beast: A Geek's Guide to the NSA Scandal.

Dumbest Man on Internet Gloats, Fails Again

Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:52:40 am
If there's one thing the Dumbest Man on the Internet is good at, it's gloating: Doofus Charles Johnson Falls for Bogus Tea Party Rally Shot to Bash Conservatives | the Gateway Pundit Poor Charles Johnson. If he's not trolling right-wing blogs or bashing conservatives he's just not happy. Too bad ...

On Sale for Father's Day: Kindle Fire HD - Only $179

Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 11:29:20 am
Amazon has their excellent high-definition tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, on sale for Father's Day at a $20 discount: Kindle Fire HD - Most Advanced 7' Tablet. To get the discount, enter DADSFIRE at checkout. (I may just pick one up for myself!) World's most advanced 7" tablet [Item List] Note: ...

Atheist AZ Lawmaker Quotes Carl Sagan Instead of Praying Before House Session

Wed, May 22, 2013 at 6:51:26 pm
Juan Mendez. Photo: Facebook Arizona history was made yesterday: An atheist state lawmaker tasked with delivering the opening prayer for this afternoon's session of the House of Representatives asked that people not bow their heads. Democratic Representative Juan Mendez, of Tempe, instead spoke about his "secular humanist tradition" and even quoted author ...

RI Sen. Whitehouse Pleads for Republicans to Stop Denying Climate Change, Right Wing Goes Nuts

Tue, May 21, 2013 at 11:34:10 am
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) made an impassioned plea yesterday for Republicans to stop denying the science of climate change -- so, like clockwork, the right wing blogs and media are attacking him in fake-outraged unison today. The Daily Caller's Jeff Poor (last seen at LGF when he was busily counting the ...

Little Green Footballs: Week in Review

Sun, May 19, 2013 at 9:47:42 pm
Here's a look back over this week's numerous fake scandals and right wing wild goose chases -- and this is not an exhaustive list by any means: Whoa! Obama's Twitter Account Includes a 'Fallen Eagle' Heritage Immigration Study Co-Author: 'I Do Not Apologize' National Review Defends White Nationalist-Linked Heritage Immigration Expert Pat Buchanan Calls ...

Daily Caller Cooks Up Another Stupid Scandal, Commenters Spew Vile Racism

Fri, May 17, 2013 at 11:31:14 am
YouTube The mind-numbingly stupid right wing fake outrage of the day: yes, now they're even going after the President for asking Marines to hold umbrellas for himself and the Turkish Prime Minister. I just can't even. The hacks at wingnut propaganda site The Daily Caller lead the charge, but it's on every ...

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