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Ambassador Stevens's Family: Hillary Clinton Is Not to Blame for Benghazi

Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 8:46:47 pm
A few days ago, Donald Trump tweeted this attack on Hillary Clinton: If you want to know about Hillary Clinton's honesty & judgment, ask the family of Ambassador Stevens. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 21, 2016 OK, so let's do that; what does Ambassador Stevens' family really think about Hillary Clinton's ...
349 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:04:38 am

The Bob & Chez Show: Spooning With Hillary

Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 4:53:00 pm
http://www.bobcesca.com/podcast/062816/BCS_062816.mp3 Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Spooning with Hillary: Benghazi Committee Clears Hillary of Wrongdoing; The Supreme Court's Historic Abortion Ruling; The Unhinged Wingnut Reaction; Greg Abbott and Other Conservatives Reveal the Truth About HB2; Trump Has a New Communications Director Who Thinks Trump is ...
266 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 8:48:52 pm

Photo of the Day: Donald Trump and the Great Wall of Garbage

Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 11:33:32 am
This image rich with many-layered symbolism is from Donald Trump's rally today in Pennsylvania, where he's speaking in front of, yes, a wall of garbage. P.S. Look how tiny that hand is. UPDATE at 6/28/16 11:37:04 am by Charles Johnson Here's an earlier wide shot of this oh-so-symbolic wall of crushed rubbish.
418 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 8:20:39 pm

House Benghazi Commission Ends With a Piteous Whimper

Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 10:46:11 am
I can hardly believe I'm still writing about the Republican Party's asinine Benghazi fake controversy, but the Trey Gowdy witch hunt commission released its "final" report (somehow I doubt this is the final anything from the right on Benghazi) and the New York Times headline says it all: House Benghazi ...
76 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 4:18:04 pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Inadvertently Admits Texas Law Intended to Limit Abortion

Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 7:42:34 pm
Texas Governor Greg Abbott frequently tweets links to the Stupidest Man on the Internet, Jim "Gateway Pundit" Hoft, so that should give you a clue about his depth of intellect. And today, reacting to the SCOTUS Whole Women’s Health decision striking down Texas' anti-choice TRAP law, Abbott inadvertently let slip ...
453 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 7:25:57 pm

Video: John Oliver's Excellent Take on Anti-Choice TRAP Laws

Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 4:48:26 pm
YouTube With today's excellent news about SCOTUS ruling in favor of Whole Women's Health and throwing out Texas' extreme anti-choice law (which masqueraded as a "women's health" measure), here's a really good John Oliver segment on abortion from a few months ago -- and the Whole Women's Health case is a ...
219 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 8:24:40 pm

Scott Brown Wants Elizabeth Warren to Take a (Pointless) DNA Test

Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:50:46 pm
Credit: Gage Skidmore Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown was defeated by Elizabeth Warren in the 2012 election, and is still clearly carrying a rather large grudge against her. And since Republicans like Brown know she's a powerful and effective voice for the Democrats, they're doing what they always do: trying to ...
411 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 10:41:15 am

Texas Anti-Abortion Law Struck Down by Supreme Court, 5-3

Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:07:46 am
NBC News Fantastic news from the Supreme Court this morning, as one of America's most repressive right wing attempts to outlaw abortion by fiat has been struck down. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down one of the nation's toughest restrictions on abortion, a Texas law that women's groups said ...
258 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 5:33:52 pm

Don't Hug Me I'm Scared Part 6

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 7:11:25 pm
YouTube Another title for this might be "Sesame Street Gone Horribly Wrong." Looks like someone's having a bad dream? T-shirts & posters available here!! http://beckyandjoes.com/kickstarter/ Directed by Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling A Blink Industries Production http://www.beckyandjoes.com http://blinkindustries.tv/# Join the Facebook group!!!! https://www.facebook.com/DHMIS?ref=hl If you want to start at the beginning, here's the first episode.
750 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:42:24 am

Neo-Nazis and Anti-Fascist Protesters Clash in Sacramento; Multiple Injuries Reported

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 1:30:32 pm
In California, confrontations between neo-Nazi groups and anti-fascist protesters have been getting increasingly violent lately, and today in Sacramento at a rally organized by the "Traditionalist Worker Party" multiple people were stabbed and beaten. The Traditionalist Working Party — which supposedly has ties to white supremacy groups — held a permitted ...
282 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 7:32:28 pm

WaPo-ABC News Poll: Support for Trump Collapses

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 11:45:12 am
Here's an encouraging sign from the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll: Donald Trump's poll numbers are taking a serious nose dive. Support for Donald Trump has plunged as he has alienated fellow Republicans and large majorities of voters overall in the course of a month of self-inflicted controversies, propelling Democrat ...
179 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 8:15:05 pm

NPR First Listen: Jacob Collier, "In My Room"

Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 3:52:39 pm
NPR has a review today of wunderkind Jacob Collier's debut album; it's officially coming out on July 1st, but the entire album is online at NPR for your listening astonishment. That's the thing about Collier: His music operates on multiple levels at once. His sound is all happy showbiz dazzle ...
867 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 7:45:26 pm

Saturday Acoustic Excellence: Julien Régnier-Krief - Ratmott Part 1

Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 10:41:39 am
YouTube After another week of weird and/or disturbing news, here's something beautiful to recharge the batteries. Julien Régnier-Krief is a composer, guitar player and a guitar maker. Ratmott Part 1 is the first "song" from the EP "Ratmott Suite", available on Julien's website from the 21th June 2016, in HQ audio quality, ...
430 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 3:05:06 am

Sarah Palin Applauds Brexit Vote: "The EU Is a One World Government Mini-Me!"

Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 6:13:50 pm
Andrew F. Kazmierski / Shutterstock.com I'm sure many LGF readers have been wondering, "What the heck is half-governor Sarah Palin 'thinking' about the Brexit vote?" Well, wonder no more. Because Caribou Barbie has now weighed in and it's every bit as ludicrous as you knew it would be. Palin says Brexit reminds ...
793 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 2:28:21 pm

European Fascist Parties Ecstatic Over Brexit Vote

Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:05:09 am
European far right and neo-fascist parties are ecstatic about Britain's vote to leave the European Union. European far-right parties have praised the UK's decision to abandon the EU, hoping their countries will follow suit and have their own referendum. Marie le Pen, leader of the National Front in France, has ...
684 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 5:22:48 am

The Bob & Chez Show: Bring Out the Gimp

Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 11:22:16 pm
http://www.bobcesca.com/podcast/062316/BCS_062316.mp3 Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Bring Out The Gimp: The Democratic Sit-in on Gun Control; Bernie Supporters Think It’s All About Them; Paul Ryan Thinks It’s All a Publicity Stunt; Louie Gohmert Goes Bananas Again; Steve King on Gun Grabbers; The Trump Bros; Corey ...
692 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:18:36 pm

Britain Votes to Leave the EU

Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 8:49:51 pm
The BBC is now calling the EU referendum and Britain has voted to leave the European Union, in a stunning backlash of far right nationalism that is already having serious consequences around the world. Things going from bad to worse for #pound. Fall in last 12 hours bigger than Black Wednesday ...
450 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 5:47:21 am

Thursday Night Jam: Snarky Puppy With Tony Scherr, "Turned Away"

Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 5:47:22 pm
YouTube While we wait to see if the UK is going to commit economic suicide and bail out of the European Union (and if they leave the ripples will spread around the world), here's a fantastic Snarky Puppy live performance with Tony Scherr. This is what it sounds like when Snarky Puppy ...
484 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 9:07:09 pm

CNN Hires Abusive Liar Fired by Trump Campaign

Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:04:17 pm
lev radin / Shutterstock.com Well, this is the grotesque media news of the day, as a man who abuses women and lies professionally for a racist candidate gets a paid job at CNN: Corey Lewandowski to join CNN. Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is joining CNN as a political ...
522 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 6:33:28 pm

The Bob & Chez Show: Human Centipede of Supermodels

Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:37:13 am
http://www.bobcesca.com/podcast/062116/BCS_062116.mp3 Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: Human Centipede of Supermodels: Drunken Chez Live from Palm Springs; The Trump Trainwreck is Underway; Trump Fires Top Staffer; Trump is Out of Money; Trump Spent Millions on His Own Businesses; Trump is The King of Debt; Trump Backpedals ...
101 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 1:13:08 pm

Video: Louie "Terror Babies" Gohmert Jumps Out and Yells About "Radical Islam"

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 8:36:13 pm
YouTube One of the more ridiculous moments tonight involved Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, who suddenly jumped out and started yelling about "RADICAL ISLAM!" It's easy to mock Louie Gohmert but he isn't just a clown - he's a virulent far right anti-gay GOP operative, about as far from a defender of the ...
690 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:02:32 pm

Watch Live: Historic Anti-Gun Violence Sit-in on House Floor

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 7:49:00 pm
NBC News Here's the live feed from NBC News from this historic night at the House of Representatives, as House Democrats stage a full-fledged revolt against business as usual for gun violence. Eight years of Democratic frustration about Republican obstructionism is erupting tonight.
67 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 8:58:08 pm

Wednesday Night Hotness: Snarky Puppy With Lucy Woodward, "He Got Away"

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 5:44:28 pm
YouTube Time for some mid-week hot jazz, featuring Snarky Puppy with the great Lucy Woodward. Oh yeah. "He Got Away" from Snarky Puppy's live DVD/CD - "Family Dinner - Volume One" Buy It Here: http://ropeadope99.bandcamp.com/album/family-dinner-volume-1 http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/family-dinner-vol.-1/id692332178 http://www.snarkypuppy.com / http://www.facebook.com/snarkypuppy written by Lucy Woodward arranged by Lucy Woodward & Michael League produced by Michael League co-produced by Snarky Puppy recorded and filmed ...
287 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 9:29:07 pm

Tennessee Congressional Candidate Posts "Make America White Again" Campaign Sign

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 2:36:09 pm
This is what Donald Trump has set loose in the right wing; after decades of (barely) keeping the racism under wraps, it's now all out in your face again. Tennessee white supremacist candidate Rick Tyler wants America to be like a 1960s TV show. It's not clear what he thinks ought ...
414 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 9:00:11 pm

WATCH LIVE: Hillary Clinton Responds to Donald Trump

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:38:09 am
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421 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 4:07:03 pm

Alex Jones and Trump Surrogate Roger Stone Vow to Hold Rally Wearing "Ball Gags"

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 10:38:59 am
Once again, conspiracy peddler Alex Jones played host to Trump adviser Roger Stone, and this one was a doozy. Jones and Stone vowed to show up for the Republican convention in Cleveland and stage a demonstration where "we all wear gag balls in our mouth." The two claimed that local ...
119 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 12:34:51 pm

Steve King (R-Iowa): Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill Would Be "Racist" and "Sexist"

Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 7:21:39 pm
When asked why he sponsored a failed amendment to prohibit the US Treasury from changing the $20 bill to feature freed slave Harriet Tubman, Iowa Republican caveman Steve King said it was because he was opposed to racism, sexism and divisiveness. "It's not about Harriet Tubman, it's about keeping the ...
507 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:38:24 am

Donald Trump Shows His "New Tone" by Saying Hillary Clinton Is Raising "Blood Money"

Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 4:27:21 pm
Video Donald Trump continues his "pivot" toward a more reasonable, presidential tone by saying the money raised by the Hillary Clinton campaign ($42 million vs. Trump's $1.3 million) is "blood money." Asked how he can run a campaign without adequate fundraising, Trump said he's not concerned with raising money. "I don't want ...
256 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 9:28:07 pm

Trump Names "Evangelical Advisory Board" - First on the List: Michele Bachmann

Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:25:53 am
They're all theocrats, far right homophobes and conspiracy peddlers, but man, that first name on the list is a real winner. She's baaaack. Trump's Evangelical Executive Advisory Board, per campaign news release pic.twitter.com/RgCjnI4wUJ — Mark Murray (@mmurraypolitics) June 21, 2016
359 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 5:31:10 pm

Trump Says "There's Nothing Out There" About Hillary's Religion. He's Lying Again.

Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:00:11 am
Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Yesterday lots of pundits were saying Donald Trump's firing of campaign manager Corey Lewandowski presaged a change in tone, a "pivot" if you will, to a more even-handed and less inflammatory, conspiratorial campaign style for the erstwhile billionaire. Yeah, right. Today in New York, Trump addressed a group ...
42 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 12:32:30 pm