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The Jon Stewart/Sean Hannity Feud Got Real

Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 4:52:04 pm
Video Video If you can't view the MP4 videos above, click below. Daily Show Daily Show

Cliven Bundy: "I Want to Tell You About the Negro"

Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:54:47 pm
Getty Image As if the Bundy Ranch right wing cause célèbre weren't already stupid and hateful enough: He said he would continue holding a daily news conference; on Saturday, it drew one reporter and one photographer, so Mr. Bundy used the time to officiate at what was in effect a town ...

Even Snowden's Camp Now Acknowledges the Putin Puppet Show Was a Disaster

Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 8:04:17 pm
Imagine my surprise to learn that Edward Snowden was played like a violin by Vladimir Putin. NSA leaker Edward Snowden instantly regretted asking Russian President Vladimir Putin a softball question on live television about the Kremlin's mass surveillance effort, two sources close to the leaker tell The Daily Beast. "It certainly ...

This Is Bad: Heartbleed Attack Targets VPN Service

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 4:00:34 pm
Image via snoopsmaus Most of the coverage of the Heartbleed bug has focused on the security problems for websites, but there's another avenue of attack now being exploited by hackers: the Virtual Private Network (VPN) systems used by many large and small businesses. Security firm Mandiant reports that it is has ...

In Which Glenn Greenwald Smears Me by Citing a Faked Graphic at a Far Right Hate Site

Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:45:33 am
It's been almost a week since I wrote anything about the Mighty Glenn Greenwald, but it seems the Mighty G has been thinking of me, despite the wonderful awards he's been receiving, because today he tweeted a link to the blog run by the extreme right wing Muslim-hating weirdos who've ...

Lunar Eclipse Causes Panic in Strange Tribe of Throwbacks

Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:55:07 pm
Image via Shutterstock The science of a lunar eclipse isn't complicated and there's nothing magical about it; one large object (the Earth) passes in front of a light source (the Sun), casting a shadow on another large object (Earth's moon). You can do the same thing by putting your hand in ...

3 Confirmed Dead in Shootings at Overland Park Kansas Jewish Sites - Updated

Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 2:11:53 pm
The Jewish Community Center is right behind the Sprint campus where I used to work; this appears to be a hate crime from initial reporting. Initial reports also said 2 dead, but a subsequent report from CBS sets the tally at 1 death. NBC local news reports three are now ...

After His First Article, FiveThirtyEight Apologizes for Controversial Climate Science Writer

Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 12:27:06 pm
Well, that didn't take long. Recently, Nate Silver's new media venture FiveThirtyEight hired one of the most notorious "climate skeptics," Roger Pielke Jr., as their science writer. Today, Silver is apologizing for Pielke, after Pielke's very first article was severely criticized by climate scientists and he responded by sending them ...

Bad Craziness: How the Truth Is Made at Russia Today

Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:20:35 am
Rosie Gray's article on what it's really like to work for Kremlin propaganda outlet Russia Today is our must-read of the day; it's every bit as bad as you thought: How the Truth Is Made at Russia Today. The public shake-up and skewed coverage of Ukraine has pulled aside RT's ...

The Incredibly Strange Firebagger Who Stopped Living and Became a Mixed Up Greenwald Cultist

Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 6:06:23 pm
Video I'll just let Jamie Kirchick tell the story: Defending Putin's Propagandists. Over the past week, I have been the recipient of a deluge of attacks on Twitter from RT fans alleging that I was somehow behind Wahl's resignation. This afternoon, a gentleman identifying himself as Kevin Gosztola, who writes for ...

GOP Rebranding Watch: Paul Ryan Walks Back His Thinly Veiled Race-Baiting

Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 11:12:07 am
After making some of the usual disgusting Republican comments about lazy "inner city" men (do I need to translate that for you?), today Paul Ryan is issuing the standard GOP non-apology apology; he says he was "inarticulate." In a statement issued to ThinkProgress, Ryan said he regretted the comments and ...

Rand Paul Has a Plan to Save Ukraine, and It's Completely Insane

Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 7:56:43 pm
Once again I find myself in agreement with Jonathan Chait: Rand Paul's Plan to Save Ukraine is Completely Nuts. But then, I've long considered Rand Paul to be the latest manifestation of a weird trend of bad craziness in US politics. The biggest victim of the Ukraine crisis - other ...

Lee Stranahan Re-Hired, Then Re-Fired by Breitbart "News"

Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 4:15:41 pm
Lee Stranahan, formerly with Breitbart "News"When Daily Caller wingnuts deliver a smackdown to Breitbart "News" wingnuts, we all win! The Daily Caller's Betsy Rothstein gives us a look into the Breitbart sleaze pit, as Texas weirdo Lee Stranahan is first re-hired, then re-fired by the jolly elves who run the site ...

Anchor Spokesmodels Rebel at Russia Today: "It Makes Me Feel Sick That I Worked There"

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 5:13:13 pm
There's something of a mini-rebellion of news anchors (an anchor putsch) going on at Russia Today, the propaganda channel operated by the Kremlin. First 9/11 Truther Abby Martin made negative remarks about Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and now another anchor, Liz Wahl, has gone further and resigned on air. YouTube I'm cynical ...

An Interesting Discrepancy in First Look's Public Statements, Presented for Your Perusal

Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 5:56:01 pm
An interesting discrepancy, presented for your perusal. First, we have Glenn Greenwald, who is a journalist, professing his "full journalistic independence" from sole owner Pierre Omidyar in his new First Look media venture: @PrisonPlanet I care about one thing: do I have full journalistic independence? If I do, then that's what ...

Watch Live: President Obama's Statement on Events in Ukraine

Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 1:54:54 pm
[Live statement concluded... the discussion continues in our comments.] UPDATE at 2/28/14 3:05:23 pm A transcript of the President's remarks: STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON UKRAINE James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:05 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Over the last several days, the United States has been responding to events as they ...

Guardian Author Says Mysterious Godlike Entity Deleted Text for His Snowden Book as He Was Typing

Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 2:31:44 pm
Rarely do I laugh out loud while reading something on the Internet, but this latest piece from Guardian writer Luke Harding, author of the Guardian's book on Edward Snowden, provoked a genuine lolwut out of me: Writing the Snowden Files: 'The Paragraph Began to Self-Delete'. I was writing a chapter ...

Nebraska Court Ruling Deals Serious Blow to Keystone XL Pipeline

Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 1:47:12 pm
Rena Schild / Nebraska Judge Stephanie F. Stacy has struck down a law that allowed the state government to approve the route of the Keystone XL pipeline and seize property for it through eminent domain, because it violates the state's constitution: Nebraska Judge Strikes Down Legislature's Move Allowing Keystone XL ...

NSA Chief James Clapper: We Should Have Been Transparent About Metadata Collection

Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 6:14:40 pm
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tells the Daily Beast's Eli Lake that he realizes they should have come clean from the start about the NSA's metadata collection programs. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Beast, Clapper said the problems facing the U.S. intelligence community over its collection of ...

Greenwald et al to Receive Polk Award - From the Home of the Homeland Security Management Institute

Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04:55 am
Turns out that the George Polk Award is given out by Long Island University which is also home to the Homeland Security Management Institute. Polk Award page at Long Island University: The George Polk Awards are conferred annually to honor special achievement in journalism. They were established by Long Island University ...

Glenn Greenwald's super-duper new website has launch problems

Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 7:36:45 am
Today was the launch of Glenn Greenwald's much-ballyhooed news website, the one that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar has pledged $250 million toward, to help build a new media empire. And it fumbled its launch. These jokers got $50 million to start with (source:, and what web application do they use? Something ...

Several Cyber Security Initiatives Lost After Snowden's NSA Leaks

Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 9:51:52 am
Alexander wanted to use the NSA's powerful tools to scan Internet traffic for malicious software code. He said the NSA could kill the viruses and other digital threats without reading consumers' private emails, texts and Web searches. The NSA normally protects military and other national security computer networks. Alexander also ...

A Lost World: 1960s Afghanistan, the Photos of Bill Podlich

Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 6:42:25 pm
Parking lot of the American International School of Kabul (AISK). The school no longer exists, although alumni stay in touch through Facebook and hold reunions every few years at different cities around the U.S. The next reunion will be held in Boston in 2013. "AISK's last year was 1979, so ...

American Conservatives Say Israelis Don't Understand Their Own Religious Laws on Abortion

Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 10:49:09 am
But American reporters are curious: if US Christian Zionists, who have significant overlap with the US anti-choice movement, love Israel so much, shouldn't they be up in arms about the country adopting one of the world's most expansive abortion policies? The Daily Beast's Jonathan Krohn set out to find ...

Transcript: President Obama's Remarks on NSA Reforms

Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 9:40:30 am
Here's the complete speech on proposed NSA reforms given by President Obama today, for the record. As Prepared for Delivery - At the dawn of our Republic, a small, secret surveillance committee born out of the "The Sons of Liberty" was established in Boston. The group's members included Paul Revere, and at ...

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