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Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 6:00:31 pm
As Vladimir Putin shuts down dissenting media outlets, cracks down on dissidents and brings Europe to the brink of war, some observations on Glenn Greenwald's very noticeable evasiveness when the subject turns to Russia's propaganda machine: And there's Glenn Greenwald ducking and dodging questions about Russia and spewing insults at those ...
183 comments | Last comment: Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:20:04 am
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 5:44:25 pm
Vimeo Music Video Year: 2014 Directed by Albert Sala Production Company: Village Green and Guinarde Girl: Jordana Mba Assistant Director: Guillem Coma Producer: Albert Sala Production Manager: Xènia Pintó, Javi Requena Producer Assistant: Joan Sala, Jamie Soong
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Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 12:36:26 pm
Here's the official statement from the White House on today's Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2014 The United States has steadfastly supported the independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of Ukraine since it declared its independence in 1991, and we ...
287 comments | Last comment: Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 11:35:32 pm
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 10:43:07 am
One of the most horrible, hateful people in the United States is reportedly "on the edge of death." The estranged son of the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church said his father is "on the edge of death." Fred Phelps Sr. became famous for organizing picket lines of brightly-colored signs carrying ...
198 comments | Last comment: Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 4:10:55 pm
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 6:32:04 pm
YouTube One of my favorite Tom Waits performances of all time, delivered off the cuff in a radio station studio on a stand-up piano. It's the same with men as with horses and dogs Nothing wants to die Evelyn James was killed in the game With guns too big for their hands Just off St. ...
372 comments | Last comment: Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32:51 pm
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 12:55:25 pm
Here's a reminder that Russian society is not a one-sided monolith, as thousands of people stage an anti-war rally against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, ahead of the Crimean vote on secession. Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Meanwhile, Putin's supporters held a counter-demonstration with a slightly different vibe. Getty Image Getty Image ...
175 comments | Last comment: Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 9:17:54 pm
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 11:17:03 am
YouTube A drum from the Argentine Pampas fuels the music of Sofia Rei in this video: The way Franco Pinna has it incorporated into a traditional drum set serves as a musical metaphor for the music Rei performs alongside Pinna and guitarist/bassist JC Maillard. Rei carries the accent and spirit of ...
67 comments | Last comment: Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 2:10:06 pm
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 5:38:29 pm
Getty Image MP3 Audio Here's a good audio segment from NPR's All Things Considered on what we know so far about the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, a week later. Also see: Expert Was Needed to Disable Malaysia Airlines Jet Systems
408 comments | Last comment: Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 3:36:55 pm
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 3:26:39 pm
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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 ...
229 comments | Last comment: Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 3:39:20 pm
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 ...
418 comments | Last comment: Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 1:48:05 pm
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 1:10:21 pm
Getty Image Rolling Stone's interview with Bill Gates is interesting, not least because he makes some comments about NSA leaker Edward Snowden that have thrown our pal The Mighty Greenwald into a fine rage: Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview. Do you think some of these concerns people have are overblown? There's ...
386 comments | Last comment: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:33:45 pm
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 ...
237 comments | Last comment: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 1:44:57 pm
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 6:55:57 pm
Vimeo Happiness Has A Hole - Solo Piano Version Digital bonus track from the upcoming Album "My Name" available 30th March 2014 Peformed by Marie Louise Written by Marie Louise & Michael Fragstein https://www.facebook.com/marielouisemusik Director: Michael Fragstein Produced at Büro Achter April www.8apr.de Recording , Mix & Mastering Johannes Matz
494 comments | Last comment: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 11:42:25 am
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 12:12:31 pm
I'd love to know exactly which conservatives are "afraid to say what they actually believe," because when I look at Fox News and right wing media and right wing blogs, I see a whole lot of people who don't seem the slightest bit afraid to express absolutely any reactionary, ...
454 comments | Last comment: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:01:33 am
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:03:56 am
Here we go again. The latest story from Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept is based on another stolen 5-year old PowerPoint deck, and describes an NSA system designed to be able to scale to a large size -- so of course, Greenwald's headline screams: How the NSA Plans to Infect ...
128 comments | Last comment: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:21:18 pm
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 ...
368 comments | Last comment: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:29:52 am
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 12:52:18 pm
Click to open the videos: Comedy Central Comedy Central UPDATE at 3/11/14 1:16:22 pm Any show that can get the Catholic League's Bill Donohue to defend the Inquisition is OK in my book: "COSMOS" SMEARS CATHOLICISM - Catholic League. At first I thought he was just going to deny the Catholic Church had anything to ...
387 comments | Last comment: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 9:46:06 am
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 10:44:32 am
Funny Or Die Also see: Right-Wing Media Indignant Over President Obama's Funny or Die Interview
215 comments | Last comment: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 4:44:19 pm
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 6:01:47 pm
The Mighty Glenn Greenwald gave a presentation at Austin's SXSW gathering of dudebros today, and since I know LGF readers are busy adults who don't like to waste time with inconsequentialities, here's the condensed infographic version of his speech about the perils of being the most honest and moral journalist ...
423 comments | Last comment: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 11:44:40 am
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 12:35:15 pm
SoundCloud The latest Republican crackpot to come out in defense of the Koch brothers and their big, big far right money: the always fully-deranged Michele Bachmann. Bachmann advocates using the RICO Act against people who criticize the Koch brothers. I just thank God that there's a billionaire or two on our side. ...
427 comments | Last comment: Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 6:54:21 pm
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 9:56:41 am
Some conservatives have started laying into the Oscar-winning movie 12 Years a Slave for creating an unfairly negative portrayal of slavery. You see, the movie portrays slaves being made unhappy by slavery. But that negativity is merely anti-slavery "propaganda," according to James Bowman in conservative magazine The American Spectator: ...
343 comments | Last comment: Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 1:23:52 pm
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 6:00:03 pm
Here's a Sunday evening open thread -- I'm definitely watching True Detective, but we don't have to talk about that.
447 comments | Last comment: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 1:11:56 am
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 ...
94 comments | Last comment: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 9:32:52 am
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 11:47:54 am
YouTube "Promentory", acoustic version from the original soundtrack of "The Last Of The Mohicans" (based on Dougie MacLean's "The Gael"), arranged and performed by Luca Stricagnoli on three guitars (Standard, Baritone and 7 String) made by Davide Serracini. The bass line is played using a violin bow. Luca ...
239 comments | Last comment: Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 4:37:03 pm
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 8:52:57 pm
Vimeo This is my final project from Vancouver Film School's 3D animation program. With Malaise I wanted to do a project that was both visually exciting and a demonstration of my abilities as an animator. The look of the piece was influenced by an array of old sci-fi classics ranging ...
314 comments | Last comment: Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 2:32:07 pm
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 6:02:27 pm
A few of the many special moments from this year's CPAC, courtesy of the new embed feature of Getty Images. Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image Getty Image NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MARCH 08: An exhibitor plays a video game in their booth during the ...
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Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 3:06:31 pm
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Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 12:30:19 pm
Our new feature of the day: you can now very easily embed photographs from Getty Images into a comment or an LGF Page, simply by copying and pasting Getty's embed code into the editing area. As we mentioned a couple of days ago, Getty Images now allows us to embed millions ...
142 comments | Last comment: Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 3:27:44 pm
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 10:02:15 am
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