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An Awesome Video From the Milk Carton Kids: "Poison Tree"

Sat, May 23, 2015 at 5:56:01 pm
YouTube These two guys remind me a little of Simon and Garfunkel, and their new video is touching and beautifully produced. From the album Monterey. The steam above the water rises through the air. All I want's to touch it; feel it on my skin. Follow in it's motion; travel where it's been I'm ...
99 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 23, 2015 at 8:05:14 pm

Same-Sex Marriage Wins in Ireland by a Landslide, Breitbart Says "Why Didn't the Muslims Help Us?"

Sat, May 23, 2015 at 1:36:19 pm
Today, Ireland became the first country in the world to vote to legalize same-sex marriage, and predictably, right wingers all over America are completely losing their shit. The funniest reaction I've seen so far is at Breitbart "News:" Landslide Win for Same-Sex Marriage in Ireland. To the very end, opponents of ...
188 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 23, 2015 at 6:51:17 pm

BREAKING, EXCLUSIVE: GotNewsDotCom's Coercion Business Model

Sat, May 23, 2015 at 10:46:02 am
Confess, or my thousands of readers will know the truth! Here's how Award Winning Journalism works. Target someone in the news, especially a victim of a crime or a well known person. Get some dirt on them. If it's of a sexual nature, so much the better. Tweet that you have dirt on ...
142 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 23, 2015 at 1:44:50 pm

The Duggars and the Bizarre Regressive "Quiverfull" Movement

Fri, May 22, 2015 at 5:50:41 pm
Admitted sex offender Josh Duggar The TLC channel announced today that they're pulling "19 Kids and Counting" from their schedule, following the reports of Josh Duggar's admitted sexual abuse of five underage girls. TLC's statement was posted on Facebook: Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all episodes of 19 Kids and Counting ...
499 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 23, 2015 at 11:45:01 am

Sociopaths Salivating Over Adult Dating Site Hack

Fri, May 22, 2015 at 11:10:48 am
Nearly 4 million people's very personal information has been exposed to the world, after a hacker broke into the database of Adult FriendFinder in March. Adult FriendFinder asks customers to detail their interests and, based on those criteria, matches people for sexual encounters. The site, which boasts 64 million members, ...
404 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 23, 2015 at 4:58:25 am

Mike Huckabee Stands By Josh Duggar

Fri, May 22, 2015 at 10:12:43 am
Huckabee praised the Duggar family, who took over a year to bring the matter to law enforcement, saying that they "dealt with it and were honest and open about it with the victims and the authorities." He adds that Josh is a good person who "confessed his sins to those ...
98 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 22, 2015 at 8:23:57 pm

Overnight Jam: Todd Rundgren, "Secret Society" and "Something to Fall Back On"

Thu, May 21, 2015 at 9:16:09 pm
YouTube Two awesome songs by Todd Rundgren, from a 1990 concert in Japan with his great "Nearly Human" band. This is Todd at his best, singing his heart out. When we were young they would break our hearts You and I had to go undercover We knew in time we would be pulled ...
405 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 22, 2015 at 10:50:25 am

Family Values, Duggar Style: Jim Bob Duggar Didn't Report Son Josh's Alleged Sex Offenses for More Than a Year

Thu, May 21, 2015 at 5:17:35 pm
Entertainment journal In Touch has the latest horrible news about the scandal breaking for the far right ultra-Christian incredibly fertile Duggar family: Bombshell Duggar Police Report: Jim Bob Duggar Didn't Report Son Josh's Alleged Sex Offenses for More Than a Year. Josh DuggarJim Bob Duggar waited more than a year ...
223 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 21, 2015 at 9:37:05 pm

All 6 Police Officers Indicted by Grand Jury in Death of Freddie Gray

Thu, May 21, 2015 at 2:46:10 pm
Some big news in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore: all six police officers charged in the case have now been indicted by a grand jury. This is vindication for State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, who came in for some heavy criticism for deciding to charge the officers.
101 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 21, 2015 at 10:24:55 pm

Jeb Bush Has the Gall to Accuse Climate Scientists of "Intellectual Arrogance"

Thu, May 21, 2015 at 1:05:52 pm
Jeb Bush shows the disturbingly awful attitude of the GOP towards the most serious problem the human race has ever faced; in his latest statement on climate change he has the absolute gall to accuse the climate science community of "intellectual arrogance." As he has before, Bush acknowledged "the climate ...
92 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 21, 2015 at 5:16:06 pm

White Nationalist Peter Brimelow: Texas Must Secede to Protect 'White Rights'

Thu, May 21, 2015 at 10:47:11 am
YouTube The latest buzzphrase constantly tossed around by white supremacists is "cultural Marxism," and racist icon Peter Brimelow was tossing it with abandon at the "American Renaissance" conference in Tennessee last month, as he called for Texas to secede from the United States to protect "white rights." (Via Right Wing Watch.) ...
256 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 22, 2015 at 8:54:22 am

Overnight Open

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 9:26:47 pm
Here's a traditional overnight open thread, for overnight discussions, folderol and general goofing off.
402 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 21, 2015 at 12:14:56 pm

Is @ChuckCJohnson Planning to Monetize His Obsession With Rape?

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:46:32 pm
Chuck C. Johnson smiling next to Lee Harvey Oswald's sniper rifle at the JFK Museum in Dallas (Source: Twitter) Last month, our deranged stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson posted a couple of comments on Twitter that caught a lot of people's eyes: What is extortion? And should it be illegal? — Charles C. ...
181 comments | Last comment: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 10:00:43 pm

New Images of Ceres Show Mysterious Bright Spots in More Detail

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:25:18 pm
Here's the latest image from NASA's Dawn Mission, now in orbit around the protoplanet Ceres in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, with a clear shot of those mysterious bright spots first sighted months ago. The composition of the material causing these bright areas is still unknown as of ...
100 comments | Last comment: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 3:14:34 pm

Searching Google Maps for the N-Word Directs You to the White House and the Lincoln Memorial

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 11:20:12 am
The Washington Post has a report on this ugly story: If You Search Google Maps for the N-Word, It Gives You the White House. Someone on Google Maps just labeled President Obama a very bad word. A reader points out that if you enter a search for "N***** king" -- which ...
146 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 21, 2015 at 9:28:06 am

OMG Y2K WTF?

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 3:40:18 am
OMG Y2K WTF? I stole this title from a bumper sticker I saw a while back that said something like OMG GOP WTF. ☺ I was looking through an old file recently and came across a pamphlet I saved to show my kids, called Y2K Citizen's Action Guide. Here ...
378 comments | Last comment: Thu, May 21, 2015 at 6:39:41 am

Failed Congressional Candidate Pleads Guilty to Plotting Attack on Muslims

Tue, May 19, 2015 at 6:11:02 pm
Attack plotter Robert Doggart Here's where the ceaseless anti-Muslim incitement of people like Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer and media outlets like Fox News and Breitbart "News" unsurprisingly leads: Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Plotting Attack on Muslims. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A man who ran for Congress last year in ...
126 comments | Last comment: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 3:49:19 am

GOP Hypocrisy Watch: TX Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Overruling Voters in Denton

Tue, May 19, 2015 at 11:35:39 am
You know how Republicans are always touting the wonders of local government, and demonizing big government -- especially the federal government -- for imposing laws on local communities against their wishes? Well, in Texas, Republican Governor Greg Abbott has just signed a law overruling the ban on fracking voted into law ...
297 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 19, 2015 at 6:23:56 pm

Video: Lewis Black, "Where Are They Now? (Nazi Edition)"

Tue, May 19, 2015 at 10:35:35 am
Comedy Central Video Lewis Black is hilarious on Nazis who refuse to die.
40 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 19, 2015 at 12:56:52 pm

POTUS Joins Twitter, The Usual Wingnut Firehose Of Rage Erupts

Mon, May 18, 2015 at 5:01:40 pm
The predictable meltdown of the lunatics, as the President joins the Twitter madhouse: Obama Tweets
516 comments | Last comment: Tue, May 19, 2015 at 9:40:19 pm

Stupidest Man on the Internet Starts the Week With a Huge Lie About Benghazi

Mon, May 18, 2015 at 10:18:29 am
DERPOn this fine Monday morning, Jim Hoft, fabled Dumbest Man on the Internet (also known as the Stupidest Man on the Internet, or SMOTI), decided it was time to circulate a huge, blatant lie about Benghazi, with a screaming headline about a BREAKING REPORT SMOKING GUN! at Fox News that ...
261 comments | Last comment: Mon, May 18, 2015 at 7:08:16 pm

A Classic Horrible Racist and Sexist Ad From the 80s: Mr. Microphone

Sun, May 17, 2015 at 6:35:18 pm
YouTube Casual racism, casual sexism, and a whole lotta stupid: the original "Mr. Microphone" ad is a lesson in how they marketed cheap gimmicks in the early 1980s.
421 comments | Last comment: Mon, May 18, 2015 at 10:53:39 am

Sunday Ukrainian Jam: You've Never Seen Anything Like DakhaBrakha

Sun, May 17, 2015 at 1:48:01 pm
YouTube People always ask me, "What's your favorite Tiny Desk Concert?" Well, right now it's the one recently performed by DakhaBrakha. The creative quartet from Kiev, Ukraine make music that sounds like nothing I've ever heard, with strands of everything I've ever heard. There are rhythms that sound West African ...
355 comments | Last comment: Sun, May 17, 2015 at 6:55:53 pm

The Backwards Bicycle Will Break Your Brain

Sat, May 16, 2015 at 5:00:39 pm
YouTube Here's a fascinating look at how our brains are programmed to expect certain behaviors from the tools we use, and how difficult it can be to re-program those neural algorithms. Destin was given a bicycle that was designed with a fiendish twist -- the steering was reversed so that turning ...
412 comments | Last comment: Sun, May 17, 2015 at 2:17:09 pm

Saturday Jam: Toro Y Moi, "Lilly"

Sat, May 16, 2015 at 2:25:21 pm
Vimeo Director -- HARRYS Production Company -- Ways & Means :: http://www.ways-means.co/ Executive Producer -- Lana Kim Executive Producer -- Jett Steiger Producer -- Sonja Mereu Director of Photography -- Frank Mobilio Steadicam -- Jon Beattie Gaffer -- Lucas Pitassi Key Grip -- Zander Kroon Production Manager -- Ovidio Jimenez Assistant Director -- Ryan Lacen Production Designer -- Dominic Guidote Production Designer ...
58 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 16, 2015 at 5:31:26 pm

Video: Amy Schumer and Friends Endure Traumatic Events

Sat, May 16, 2015 at 11:00:08 am
YouTube Here's something hilarious to kick off a Saturday...
172 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 16, 2015 at 7:39:09 pm

Freaky Friday Afternoon Music Video: MAESTRO, "Darlin' Celsa"

Fri, May 15, 2015 at 5:28:33 pm
YouTube Hello there, please meet Celsa, the only girl of Mount Madness Academy. He had to have Celsa. But he had to get rid of all who had been there before him. This is a college story about love, frustration, deception and revenge. As for you ultra picky nerds, the video also features ...
485 comments | Last comment: Sat, May 16, 2015 at 3:41:10 pm

Amtrak Trainer: Outside Force Likely Cause of Crash - UPDATE: Asst. Conductor: Engineer Said Train Had Been Struck

Fri, May 15, 2015 at 12:10:46 pm
The Amtrak conductor who trained the engineer of Amtrak 188 has told the Tampa Bay affiliate of ABC News he thinks it's likely the derailment was caused by a projectile of some kind striking the engineer's compartment window. (Video at the link.) "My take on the whole thing is there ...
380 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 15, 2015 at 5:37:30 pm

Jon Stewart on Fire: Fox News and Their Constant Poor-Bashing

Fri, May 15, 2015 at 11:16:51 am
Comedy Central Video Fox News is savaged in this clip, and they thoroughly deserve it. This is Jon Stewart at his best.
46 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 15, 2015 at 2:27:55 pm

GOP Clown Car Watch: The Jeb Bush Backflip: 'I Would Not Have Gone Into Iraq'

Thu, May 14, 2015 at 8:18:55 pm
Is he triangulating because his aides let him know how disastrous it would be to still support the Iraq War at this point, or is he actually expressing an honest opinion now? Who knows! In the 2015 GOP Clown Car, not even the clowns know what they really believe: Jeb ...
402 comments | Last comment: Fri, May 15, 2015 at 12:09:41 pm