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Must-See Video: An Exploration of the Nature of Bullshit

Sat, May 28, 2016 at 8:42:58 pm
Vimeo Harry Frankfurt is an American philosopher and author of the New York Times Best Seller "On Bullshit". Although first conceived as an essay over 30 years ago, his theory on bullshit is more relevant than ever before. BULLSHIT! aims to further our understanding of what bullshit is, why there's so ...
56 comments | Last comment: Sun, May 29, 2016 at 4:23:39 am

In San Diego Speech, Trump Personally Attacks Judge in Trump U Case as "Mexican"

Sat, May 28, 2016 at 11:16:51 am
lev radin / Shutterstock.com Yesterday Donald Trump devoted a large portion of his stump speech to attacking the judge in the ongoing case against his Trump University scam, describing him as a "hater" and a "Mexican." In what the Wall Street Journal characterized as an “extended tirade,” Trump spent 12 minutes ...
504 comments | Last comment: Sun, May 29, 2016 at 3:21:22 am

Another Gem From NPR Music: Carrie Rodriguez: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, May 27, 2016 at 6:34:41 pm
YouTube Seeing a new NPR Tiny Desk Concert at YouTube is always a treat, and this set by Carrie Rodriguez is yet another gem. May 27, 2016 by FELIX CONTRERAS • Carrie Rodriguez has been many things: a classically trained violinist turned American fiddler, a duet partner to veteran songwriter Chip ...
417 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 28, 2016 at 12:31:49 pm

Donald Trump Pulls the Football Away From Bernie Sanders

Fri, May 27, 2016 at 1:24:55 pm
Well, it took Donald Trump one whole day to go from "I'd love to debate Bernie" to backing out entirely. "Based on the fact that the Democratic nominating process is totally rigged and Crooked Hillary Clinton and Deborah Wasserman Schultz will not allow Bernie Sanders to win, and now that ...
224 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 27, 2016 at 8:39:40 pm

The Bob & Chez Show: Gay Mosquitoes

Fri, May 27, 2016 at 11:08:13 am
http://www.bobcesca.com/podcast/052616/BCS_052616.mp3 Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Gay Mosquitoes: The Trump Versus Bernie Debate; Trump Gets Played; Jimmy Kimmel Subverted Trump Then Humanized Him; Trump’s Best Words About Farmers; The Libertarian Billionaire Behind the Gawker Lawsuit; Debbie Wasserman Schultz Has to Go; Louie Gohmert’s Epic Rant ...
81 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 27, 2016 at 6:16:40 pm

GOHMERT! Louie Won't Stand for Gay Space Colonies!

Thu, May 26, 2016 at 8:00:12 pm
The dumbest man in Congress, Louie Gohmert (R-TX), has been doing some thinking. And we all know how painful that can be, especially for someone like Louie. But he tries, goddammit, he tries. Louie has come to some important conclusions about the people we should send on a space ship to ...
300 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 27, 2016 at 11:18:16 am

Thursday Jam: Joe Bonamassa, "Different Shades of Blue"

Thu, May 26, 2016 at 6:00:44 pm
YouTube I've been coding all day. PHP. Javascript. Linux shell scripts. MySQL. I've covered the waterfront. And registered LGF folks can now save their Donald Trump Bumper Stickers directly to their LGF Image Library. And now I feel like some Joe Bonamassa, with a classic sweet Les Paul tone. This is from his ...
124 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 26, 2016 at 8:22:05 pm

Donald Trump: "I'd Love to Debate Bernie but They've Gotta Pay a Lot of Money for It"

Thu, May 26, 2016 at 11:33:00 am
Crush Rush / Shutterstock.com In the latest chapter of the ongoing saga of History's Weirdest Presidential Election, Bernie Sanders says he'll "debate" Donald Trump. So here we have a guy who's not going to be the Democratic nominee agreeing to "debate" a guy who's not yet the Republican nominee. Who benefits from ...
398 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:57:13 pm

Definitive Video Proof That Donald Trump Is a Minion of Satan

Wed, May 25, 2016 at 6:34:28 pm
When President Obama was bothered by a fly during a speech recently, the entire religious right went into paroxysms of horror, declaring it was proof that the White House was infested by demons and yes, Lucifer himself, the dreaded Lord of the Flies. So today while Donald Trump was giving a ...
479 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 26, 2016 at 12:38:22 pm

A History Lesson From Randy Newman: "The Great Nations of Europe"

Wed, May 25, 2016 at 4:12:13 pm
YouTube The Great Nations of Europe Had gathered on the shore They'd conquered what was behind them But now they wanted more So they looked to the mighty ocean And they took to the western sea The great nations of Europe in the sixteenth century Hide your wives and daughters Hide the groceries too Great nations of Europe coming ...
90 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:13:45 am

Leading White Supremacist Says Trump Is Bringing New Legitimacy to Racism

Wed, May 25, 2016 at 2:17:11 pm
Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com White supremacist Jared Taylor gave an interview to an "alt-right" podcast earlier this month and predicted Donald Trump's administration (assuming he's elected; shudder) would be stacked with people who think like Taylor, and expressed his gratitude that Trump is "making it impossible" for people to ignore this ...
125 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:39:47 am

Next Up in the Donald Trump Attack Plan: Whitewater

Wed, May 25, 2016 at 10:49:02 am
Today Politico confirms that Donald Trump plans to dredge up every single discredited allegation from the 1990s against both Bill and Hillary Clinton. This week, he hauled out the corpse of Vince Foster for some conspiracy-mongering BS. Next up (you knew this coming): Whitewater. Donald Trump, who in recent days ...
247 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:37:46 am

The Bob & Chez Show: Woody Johnson's Apparatus

Tue, May 24, 2016 at 9:39:13 pm
http://www.bobcesca.com/podcast/052416/BCS_052416.mp3 Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show (with bonus shout-outs to LGF): Woody Johnson's Apparatus: Trump Accuses Hillary of Fighting a War on Women; Roger Stone on Alex Jones; Trump Invokes Vince Foster Conspiracy Theory; Trump Does or Doesn't Think There Should be Guns in Schools; ...
253 comments | Last comment: Wed, May 25, 2016 at 11:23:55 am

Bottom Line: Donald Trump Blatantly Lied About His Veterans' Fundraiser

Tue, May 24, 2016 at 6:11:17 pm
OK, we all know politicians lie like badly crocheted rugs. But has there ever been a candidate for president of the United States who has been such a blatant, continual, unrepentant liar as Donald Trump? Four months after fundraiser, Trump says he gave $1 million to veterans group. When asked ...
202 comments | Last comment: Wed, May 25, 2016 at 4:41:53 am

Video: Samantha Bee on the "Screamy, Incoherent Message" of Sanders Supporters

Tue, May 24, 2016 at 11:08:50 am
YouTube Samantha Bee says some things about Bernie's supporters that need to be said, and this is pretty brave because it guarantees she'll be attacked as a shill for the Democratic establishment. It's already happening at YouTube in the comments section for this video, of course, with bonus misogynistic insults.
541 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 24, 2016 at 6:15:59 pm

Monday Night Jam: Joe Bonamassa, "This Train"

Mon, May 23, 2016 at 8:48:20 pm
YouTube Here's the official video for another hard rockin' track from Joe Bonamassa's fantastic new album Blues of Desperation. Related: Wednesday Night Jam: Joe Bonamassa's Awesome New Song, "Drive" Saturday Jam: Joe Bonamassa, "Mountain Climbing"
364 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 24, 2016 at 2:01:44 pm

The Donald Trump "Vince Foster" Conspiracy Moment Is Upon Us at Last

Mon, May 23, 2016 at 5:52:30 pm
Anyone who pays attention to Donald Trump's affinity for far right conspiracy theories knew this moment was coming sooner or later; and now it's here, as Trump brings up one of the most insane right wing smears on the Clintons: that they orchestrated the murder of former White House aide ...
233 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 24, 2016 at 1:49:10 pm

Good Grief; Trump's "Christian Policy" Adviser Is a Loon Who Says He Can Stop Tsunamis

Mon, May 23, 2016 at 4:49:35 pm
YouTube YouTube YouTube The raving lunatics Donald Trump is surrounding himself with may be even more frighteningly insane than Trump himself, if that's possible: Trump 'Christian Policy' Adviser Is A 'Prophet' Who Stopped A Tsunami, Says AIDS Is Result Of 'Unnatural Sex'. Get a load of this claim made by Trump's “liaison for Christian ...
75 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 24, 2016 at 6:58:49 am

Lindsey Graham Sneaks Onto the Trump Train

Mon, May 23, 2016 at 11:18:28 am
Imagine my overwhelming surprise that even Lindsey Graham, who called Donald Trump "crazy" and "a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot" just a few months ago, is now bailing out of #NeverTrump and joining the #GoTrumpGo movement. (CNN)Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of Donald Trump's fiercest critics, is now calling on Republicans to ...
411 comments | Last comment: Mon, May 23, 2016 at 6:53:46 pm

Video: Trump Denies Advocating Guns in Classrooms, Then Says "Teachers Should Have Guns"

Sun, May 22, 2016 at 7:36:12 pm
YouTube A classic example of Donald Trump's relentless double-speak, as he denies he ever advocated having guns in classrooms, then, seconds later, says "teachers should have guns." I've queued this video to start at the section where the Fox & Friends right wing shills play a clip of Hillary Clinton accurately quoting ...
392 comments | Last comment: Mon, May 23, 2016 at 8:21:43 pm

An Amazing Remix of Jacob Collier's "Meet the Flintstones" by Mononeon and Reuben Gingrich

Sun, May 22, 2016 at 2:00:59 pm
YouTube What could make Jacob Collier's astounding version of "Meet the Flintstones" even more amazing? The addition of Dywane Thomas, Jr. (aka Mononeon) on bass (played left-handed and upside-down) and Reuben Gingrich on drums. Fred and Wilma would be proud.
224 comments | Last comment: Mon, May 23, 2016 at 12:58:58 am

Tech Note: A Graphic Display of All Installed Imagemagick Fonts

Sat, May 21, 2016 at 9:21:41 pm
As I've mentioned previously, every once in a while I manage to come up with a bit of code that doesn't seem to exist elsewhere on the web, and if that code is useful I see it as a duty to share it with the world, as a way of ...
298 comments | Last comment: Sun, May 22, 2016 at 5:14:47 pm

A Fascinating and Terrifying Vision of a Media-Saturated Future: HYPER-REALITY

Sat, May 21, 2016 at 5:05:07 pm
Vimeo I'm not sure if the film-makers intended it this way, but this vision of a future city in which media and graphics are literally everywhere is pretty freaking terrifying. Hyper-Reality presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical and virtual realities have merged, and the city is ...
172 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 21, 2016 at 10:15:06 pm

That Time When James O'Keefe Forgot to Hang Up the Phone and Ended Up Stinging Himself

Sat, May 21, 2016 at 1:31:38 pm
One of James O'Keefe's dumbest stunts: wearing a crude Osama bin Laden costume, crossing the US-Mexico border Right wing smear merchant James O'Keefe performed a majestic face plant recently, when he phoned the George Soros-funded Open Society Foundation posing as a "Hungarian-American" named "Victor Kesh" to set up one of his ...
153 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 21, 2016 at 5:46:07 pm

The Bob & Chez Show: Great Hate and Sickness

Fri, May 20, 2016 at 5:28:39 pm
http://www.bobcesca.com/podcast/051916/BCS_051916.mp3 Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Great Hate and Sickness: Trump's Robotic Press Secretary; Trump is Surrounded by Incompetence; Trump isn't Hitler, He's Nixon; The Saturday Night Massacre; Defending Our Friend Stephanie Miller; The Nevada Convention Mayhem; No Evidence of Violence; No Evidence of Fraud ...
331 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 21, 2016 at 3:34:50 pm

It's Time for Bernie Sanders to Suspend His Campaign and Help Hillary Beat Trump

Fri, May 20, 2016 at 1:02:38 pm
The Hill has an article today quoting many Democrats and Hillary Clinton campaign insiders, who aren't happy that Bernie Sanders continues to pretend he has a chance to win the Democratic nomination. At this point, Clinton needs to win only 10 percent of the remaining delegates to lock in the ...
366 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 20, 2016 at 11:16:46 pm

Awesome! Samantha Bee Tells the Story of the Political Awakening of the Religious Right

Thu, May 19, 2016 at 6:32:55 pm
YouTube Samantha Bee walks us through a retrospective of the pathetic history of the religious right's influence on American politics, leading to their endorsement of Donald Trump, a goon who couldn't care less about their fanatical agenda.
497 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 20, 2016 at 1:59:23 pm

Texas Republicans Adopt Astonishingly Extreme Party Platform

Thu, May 19, 2016 at 1:17:49 pm
This not a Sovereign Citizen manifesto issued by some drunken crackpot in a rundown compound on the fringes of Lubbock, it is the official platform of the largest and most powerful political organization in the state: The main theme of the Texas Republican platform this year is nullification and destruction ...
355 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 19, 2016 at 8:46:43 pm

Overnight Jam: Steve Kimock: Tiny Desk Concert

Wed, May 18, 2016 at 9:32:18 pm
YouTube May 16, 2016 by FELIX CONTRERAS • Those of us "of a certain age" have always been told to be true to ourselves, with the understanding that maturity will show us a better sense of our true selves. The hope is that we can move forward and look backward ...
446 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 19, 2016 at 2:01:12 pm

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Donald Trump Bumper Sticker Generator

Wed, May 18, 2016 at 5:57:12 pm
At LGF we’re all about giving options to our users, and we think it’s important that voters get to create their own bumper stickers to show how they really feel about the GOP’s nominee for President of the United States, Donald Trump. So here’s your chance, with our brand new ...
295 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 21, 2016 at 7:55:43 am