Monthly Archives: June 2013

How Far Does Freedom Of The Press Extend?

Politico: David Gregory spars with Glenn Greenwald NBC “Meet the Press” host David Gregory got a rise out of Glenn Greenwald on Sunday by asking the Guardian reporter why he shouldn’t be charged with a crime for having “aided and … Continue reading

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Damn White People!

Union boss Karen Lewis blames ‘rich white people’ for Chicago school district woes Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is full of excuses for why the city’s schools are hemorrhaging money, failing to educate students, and laying off teachers by … Continue reading

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To Russia, With Love

The Guardian: Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has flown out of Hong Kong, where he had been in hiding since identifying himself as the source of revelations on US surveillance programmes – despite a … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Music Open Thread

Google Bing “Netroots 2013” and check out the dearth of stories. And they are meeting in Silicon Valley! Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

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The First Step Is Admitting You’re A Racist

Right Scoop: Paul Weston is a British politician and leader of the Liberty GB Party in the U.K who dearly loves his country and wants the culture to remain as it has been for a long time. But he sees … Continue reading

Posted in Racism | Tagged | 46 Comments

Well That Explains The OWS Rape Tents

Nutroots Nation is meeting again: Netroots panelists: People who work multiple jobs aren’t sexually liberated because they don’t have time for sex Americans who work multiple jobs are being sexually repressed by society because they don’t have time for sex, … Continue reading

Posted in Department Of You Can't Make This Shit Up, OWS | Tagged | 67 Comments

Sorry, Hillary, but I don’t want to send any signals

Huffpoop: Hillary Clinton: Female President Would Send Right Signal Hillary Rodham Clinton mused aloud about the significance of America electing its first female president. Left unsaid: whether she might try again to be the one. In a video of a … Continue reading

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Foliehatt Friday – Is The NSA Blackmailing Americans?

NSA whistleblower Russ Tice: Tice: Okay. They went after–and I know this because I had my hands literally on the paperwork for these sort of things–they went after high-ranking military officers; they went after members of Congress, both Senate and … Continue reading

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Correlation Is Not Causation

Policymic (via Brad Woodhouse): Food Stamp Use is Highest in Red States: The Truth Republicans Do Not Want You to Know Food stamps are considered a mode of government spending with a high multiplier effect. In other words, when someone … Continue reading

Posted in Klown Musings | Tagged | 61 Comments

That’s Not Hannah Montana!

I really don’t understand why all the former Disney stars have to go from “innocent” to “hyper-sexualized” as soon as they flee the Magic Kingdom. Miley really does have some singing chops. The rest is a distraction. Billy Ray must … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged | 47 Comments

White Collar Street Brawling Open Thread

Smog will make you cray cray. Meanwhile, here’s a short stack of angry Tea Partier:

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Fool Me Once, Won’t Get Fooled Again!

Been there, done that: Democrats start transition from President Obama to Hillary Clinton Democrats in Washington are starting to shift from the Obamas to the Clintons. Hillary Clinton has already racked up a couple of endorsements for the 2016 presidential … Continue reading

Posted in Clinton Derangement Syndrome, Hillary Clinton | Tagged | 97 Comments

Singling Out A Billion Muslims

Pat Condell: CENSORED BY YOUTUBE According to YouTube, this video has the potential to hurt your feelings, so you need to put on a virtual crash helmet before you’re allowed to watch it in case it fractures your brain and … Continue reading

Posted in Islam | Tagged | 15 Comments

Cruzin’ With Ted

Senator Ted Cruz was busy today: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) was invited on to the Rush Limbaugh Show, this afternoon, to discuss the problems with the Gang of Eight’s immigration legislation. “This gang of 8 bill is a disaster”, … Continue reading

Posted in Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, IRS, Taxes, Tea Party, Ted Cruz | Tagged | 35 Comments

Wednesday Open Thread

What’s up?

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With Friends Like These . . .

Syria rebels ‘beheaded a Christian and fed him to the dogs’ as fears grow over Islamist atrocities Syrian rebels beheaded a Christian man and fed his body to dogs, according to a nun who says the West is ignoring atrocities … Continue reading

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It’s Tinfoil Tuesday

Journalist Whose Article Gave Obama Cause to Kick Out McChrystal Dies In the height of a number of scandals for the Obama administration, a journalist whose coverage gave the president a reason to fire the leader of coalition forces in … Continue reading

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Look at those CFM Shoes!!!

Huffpoop: Sarah Palin’s Shoes Bring Snakeskin, Studded Spunk To Her Cable News Return Sarah Palin is returning to TV — and not just any shoes will do. The notoriously stylish former Alaska governor returned to Fox News on Monday morning … Continue reading

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Off The Plantation And Into The Fire

Rep. Elbert Guillory (LA) is about to find out he’s not really black. He just switched to the Republican party. Now he’s a racist white man. This is an open thread. (Via Legal Insurrection)

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I don’t know why they call them “Obamaphones” since he’s not paying for them

Mail Online: Hidden camera catches wireless company employees passing out ‘Obama phones’ to people who say they’ll SELL them for drugs, shoes, handbags and spending cash Undercover video shot in May by a conservative activist shows two corporate distributors of … Continue reading

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