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Jim Hoft's Latest Sick Crusade: Attack NGOs Receiving Federal Money to Shelter Immigrant Kids

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 6:06:09 am
Apparently the latest thing over Jim Hoft's The Gateway Pundit blog is to pinpoint and attack any NGO that receives federal grants to care for undocumented immigrant children. A week ago. Hoft's "guest blogger" Kristinn Taylor torpedoed a shelter proposed by BCFS, a charitable organization based in San Antonio. Taylor declared, ...
33 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 7:04:00 am

Stephen Colbert's Heart Is Full of Love for Migrant Children

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 3:17:21 pm
Comedy Central Video This episode of the Colbert Report is actually the comedy version of last week at LGF -- Stephen Colbert covers several of the stories that appeared here, including Jim Hoft's evil, destructive lies about a $50 million resort hotel for immigrant children.
338 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 6:29:10 am

Greenwald Announces New "Grant" Program; First Beneficiary: Greenwald's Partner

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:56:40 pm
Today Glenn Greenwald and Pierre Omidyar's media organization First Look is announcing a new grant program they're hyping as: Promoting and Protecting Free Speech and Free Expression. And if you've been paying attention to the way they do things at First Look, it probably won't surprise you to learn the first ...
168 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:56:33 pm

John Oliver on America's Terrible Infatuation With Prisons

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:15:00 pm
YouTube This is filed in our "Humor" category, and there is humor in it, but it's of a decidedly dark nature.
31 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 2:54:52 pm

Weird Conspiracy Propaganda About MH17 Rampant in Russia

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:15:53 am
Here's an interesting piece by Julia Ioffe at the New Republic on the massive propaganda effort being pushed out by the Kremlin to the Russian population: Russia Conspiracy Theories Trap Putin Malaysia Airlines MH17. Did you know Malaysia Air Flight 17 was full of corpses when it took off from ...
157 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 4:33:18 pm

Greenwald Wrong Again: The Real Reason NBC Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin Was Pulled From Gaza

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 2:11:45 pm
When NBC News correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin was recently called home from Gaza where he had been reporting on the conflict, our good friend Glenn Greenwald immediately took to The Intercept to post one of his over-heated propaganda pieces, very strongly insinuating that Mohyeldin was pulled out because his reporting was ...
556 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:05:04 pm

Update: As a Father Who Lost His Children in Gaza, I Call for an End to This Bloodshed

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 11:58:53 am
The man in the photo below, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, was born & raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza. He studied hard and received a scholarship to study medicine in Cairo, then went on to earn a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of London. He subsequently ...
67 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 3:03:22 pm

MH17 Updates: Video Released of Ukrainian Separatists Stealing 'Black Box' Flight Recorder

Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 10:50:34 am
YouTube Ukrainian intelligence service SSU has released this new video on YouTube with verified evidence that Russian operatives and Ukrainian separatists worked to find and conceal the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight 17's black box flight recorders. Reuters released the following video showing the actual moment one of the flight recorders was discovered ...
50 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 10:51:29 pm

Glenn Greenwald Smears Elizabeth Warren Using a Right Wing Attack Video

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 3:28:03 pm
Sometimes Glenn Greenwald does something that really brings out his true agenda -- and it's not at all related to helping advance progressive causes. The most important thing to Greenwald often seems to be simple sabotage of the democratic process, with smear tactics and ugly personal attacks the order of ...
389 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 11:29:09 am

Ukraine: Russia Is Helping Destroy MH17 Evidence

Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 11:31:49 am
By all accounts the situation at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine is an absolute nightmare -- and now the Ukrainian government is accusing Russia of helping separatists destroy evidence. The government in Kiev said militiamen have removed 38 bodies from the crash site in ...
138 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 8:00:40 am

Do You Have a Misbehaving Child? Now There's "Naptime!"

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 5:55:10 pm
Vimeo OK, I know it's a little on the sick side. But it's funny as hell. Notice the quickly scrolling list of states at the end in which NAPTIME is illegal.
477 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 1:04:22 pm

Russia Today's Sara Firth Resigns Over MH17 Coverage

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:51:10 am
Another one of Russia Today's "correspondents" resigned today: Russia Today Correspondent Sara Firth Resigns Over Coverage of Ukrainian Plane Crash. Firth, who joined the channel in 2009, told BuzzFeed that she decided to resign from the Kremlin-funded news channel because she felt it was "disrespectfully" attempting to pin the blame ...
422 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 7:17:04 pm

Video: President Obama's Statement Today on MH17 and Ukraine

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 9:47:12 am
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74 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:56:31 am

My Official Response to Jim Hoft's Demand for Apologies and Retractions

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 8:24:57 am
No.
119 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 6:57:36 pm

Gateway Pundit demands 'major apologies' from LGF, others

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 8:20:20 am
An open letter to Jim Hoft (aka The Gateway Pundit) and his loyal sidekick Kristinn Taylor, Dear Messrs Hoft and Taylor, I have read Mr Taylor's demand for apologies and retractions from those writers who found fault with your reporting abilities regarding the now canceled Weslaco project. I am referring to this ...
19 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 12:17:51 pm

"Weird Al" Yankovic Pokes Fun at the Prison Planet Dopes: Foil

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 5:21:32 pm
YouTube I've never really understood why he's supposed to be "Weird" Al -- he's not really that weird. Funny, sure, but weird? Captain Beefheart was weird; honestly, deeply weird. The Captain couldn't be anything but weird. Al, on the other hand, does parodies of pop songs, usually involving food. Nonetheless, this is ...
412 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 4:01:28 pm

Israeli Military Starts Ground Operations in Gaza

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 1:16:38 pm
In the other big news of the day, the expected Israeli ground invasion of Gaza has begun. Israel sent ground forces into the Gaza Strip in a military offensive intended to stop the barrage of missiles fired by Hamas and other Palestinian militants, raising the stakes of the 10-day-old conflict ...
409 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:22:10 pm

Rush Limbaugh: Crash of MH17 Is "An Opportunity to Abandon the Bad Obama News at the Border"

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 11:03:40 am
Media Matters Now that Rush Limbaugh has given them their predictable talking point, you can expect right wingers all over the Internet to start saying the crash of MH17 is a distraction from the border crisis. LIMBAUGH: It's a Malaysian Airlines jet and can you -- I've got the British ...
313 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 5:12:31 am

Fox News Host Todd Starnes Reacts to Malaysia Airlines Crash by Making Sick Jokes About Obama

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 9:49:31 am
I thought we should have a record of how a Fox News host who claims to be a traditional Christian, espousing traditional family values, reacts to the news that Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 295 people aboard has possibly been shot down by Ukrainian separatists: with sick, disgusting jokes about ...
156 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 7:52:17 am

Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes in Eastern Ukraine - Possible Missile Attack

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:56:35 am
Very bad news from Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 295 people aboard has reportedly been shot down by Ukrainian separatists. KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Ukrainian official said a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the ...
101 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 1:52:22 pm

How Right Wing Propaganda Harms Everyone

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 6:43:38 pm
Today I witnessed one of the most evil and dishonest right wing propaganda efforts I've ever seen, and that's really saying something. The false story spread from Jim Hoft to Drudge Report to Fox News within hours, and now a Texas community has been robbed of a huge economic benefit ...
327 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 10:06:37 am

Gateway Pundit Claims the "Obama Admin" Awarded a "$50M Contract" to House Migrant Children: A Bald-Faced Lie

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 1:47:16 pm
DERPFollowing up on the ridiculously awful post at Gateway Pundit highlighted by Alouette, let's take a closer look at the claim made by Jim Hoft's guest poster Kristinn Taylor in this screaming headline: FEDS TO OPEN $50 MILLION RESORT for ILLEGAL CHILDREN - Complete With Tennis Courts, Sauna & Pools ...
377 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:31:01 pm

Children's Home Bids on Rundown Motel to House Immigrants, Dim Jim Hoft's Head Explodes

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 12:37:48 pm
More: Hotel to Undergo Transformation Into Immigrant Center DIM JIM HOFT SCREAMS: FEDS TO OPEN $50 MILLION RESORT FOR ILLEGAL CHILDREN - Complete With Tennis Courts, Sauna & Pools http://t.co/fdi89nUDWf via @gatewaypundit — Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) July 16, 2014 WESLACO - A center for unaccompanied minors set to open in Weslaco ...
114 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 2:15:48 pm

Buffalo Hate Radio Rides the Derp Train to Fraudsville

Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:54:43 am
It used to be that references to undocumented immigrants as "invaders" was reserved for the outermost fringes of the body politic. Stormfront. Short wave. Nazi/Racist/Neo-Confederate bulletin boards. Infowars. Now, because of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, the right-wing freakout over "illegal" "invaders" has become commonplace. Neo-Nazi hate-speech is now mainstreamed. Add to that the ...
178 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 1:17:22 pm

Funny or Die: John Boehner (aka Harry Hamlin) Explains the Minimum Wage

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 9:02:25 pm
Funny Or Die Cashier bonuses just make rich people richer.
308 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:01:57 am

The Republican Party's Frontrunners for 2016: A Parade of Bad Craziness

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 8:32:40 pm
Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the frontrunners for the GOP presidential ticket in 2016, courtesy of RNC chairman Reince Priebus: Take our 2016 Presidential Straw Poll: http://t.co/bxnapgWYm5 Pick who you want to be the next president. pic.twitter.com/PpIbN8MnmP — Reince Priebus (@Reince) July 16, 2014
43 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:17:15 am

Arizona Politician Mistakes YMCA Campers for Migrant Children

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 5:17:56 pm
Click for Video More: Arizona Politician Mistakes 'Y' Campers for Migrant Children Republican congressional candidate and state legislator Adam Kwasman had just raced up to Phoenix Tuesday morning from the protest in Oracle over the expected arrival of dozens of migrant children at a shelter. He had tweeted from the scene, "Bus ...
186 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 7:00:01 am

11-String Acoustic Tour De Force: John Butler, "Ocean"

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 3:07:40 pm
YouTube Here's an epic live performance of "Ocean," by American-born Australian musician John Butler. And yes, his guitar only has eleven strings -- the G string is not paired as it usually is on a 12-string guitar. This special re-recording was captured in 'The Compound', John Butler's studio in his hometown ...
36 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 8:39:54 pm

CNBC Climate "Expert" Compares "Demonization of Carbon Dioxide" to the Holocaust

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 11:25:49 am
Media Matters Here's today's example of the absolutely horrible anti-science propaganda relentlessly pushed out there by right wing groups, as CNBC promotes an Exxon-funded physicist as an expert on climate change despite the fact that he has no demonstrated expertise on the subject, and he launches into a bizarre rant comparing ...
242 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 7:01:32 pm

Exclusive: NSA Director Was Secretly Briefed on 22 Counter-Intelligence Operations Undermined by Snowden Leaks

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 9:40:05 am
Since Edward Snowden absconded from the National Security Agency last year with hundreds of thousands of classified documents, the NSA has made several public statements on the leaks, citing "grave damage", "catastrophic impact" and the "worst leak in history", but refused to comment on the specifics of the damage caused. But ...
104 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:13:23 pm