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A Stunning Live Performance by Bon Iver: "Holocene"

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 00:07

Bon Iver's performance at Rock the Garden took everyone's breath away, especially when he played "Holocene" from his self-titled album near the end of his set.

Hear more from the performance: http://www.thecurrent.org/feature/2017/08/11/hear-bon-ivers-massive-rock-the-garden-set

Categories: Politics

The Tallest Man on Earth: The Light in Demos, Ep. 2: "Same Ghost"

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 15:10

"Same Ghost" is the second episode of The Light in Demos, a video project produced, written, directed, recorded, shot and edited by The Tallest Man on Earth.

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Lyrics:

On certain nights
the ringing in my ears
louder than the rustle of leaves

along the path
but who am I to scare
and who are you to follow out here?

deep in the mile I will walk for you
deep in the lines of our summer
I see the clouds and they seem so young
what wicked mind did set their trails
were they the ones that got away?

the longest train
that I ever saw
but what is in a ticket to move?

could beauty lie
in my place of fear
run and the horizon will too

deep in the mile I will walk for you
deep in the lines of our summer
I see the clouds and they seem so young
what wicked mind did set their trail
were they the ones that got away?

you might as well be on my shoulders, I suppose
I can pretend I do not see you, and so it goes
we can talk about just where the clouds are from

Categories: Politics

A Stunning Solo Performance by Julian Lage: "Study for Electric Guitar"

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:24

Julian Lage live at National Sawdust in Brooklyn on June 28, 2017, performing “Study for Electric Guitar”

Categories: Politics

Stephen Colbert: The Businessman President Can't Even Get Along With CEOs

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:34

The President made a very difficult decision to break up advisory councils that were already doing that for him.

Categories: Politics

Photo of the Day: The Most Unhappy White House Group Portrait Ever

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:06

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Categories: Politics

New Music From the Great Neil Finn: "Second Nature"

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:06

The second single from Neil Finns new album 'Out Of Silence'. Recorded at Roundhead Studios in August 2017.

Categories: Politics

Bannon Latest Casualty of White House Circular Firing Squad

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:36

Everybody saw this coming, and today Stephen Bannon is the latest Trump crony to get tossed under a very crowded bus.

Let's face it, though: Bannon isn't the problem. He was just someone Trump used to get into the White House, and this will change nothing about what Trump is doing.

But it will be amusing to watch the right wing lose its marbles (if they still have any to lose).

Categories: Politics

Video: Stephen Colbert on America's First 'Racist Grandpa' President

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:09

The President received high praise on Tuesday's press conference from white supremacists, white nationalists and white himself.

Categories: Politics

The Bob Cesca Show: Nazi Tears

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:02

http://bobcesca.com/podcast/081717/BCS_081717.mp3

Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob Cesca Show:

Nazi Tears: Jacki Schechner from InvestigateRussia.org is here; The latest on Trump's reaction to Charlottesville; The Lost Cause and Confederate Monuments; Terror attack in Barcelona; The latest polls; Crying Nazis want your sympathy; Trump defends statues via Twitter; Trump attacks Lindsey Graham; Flake Jeff Flake; Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle destroy a Trump surrogate; and much more.

Categories: Politics

Photo of the Day: GOP Rep. Rohrabacher Poses With Holocaust Denier Chuck C. Johnson at Assange Meeting

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:23

Here we see Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher posing on the steps of the Ecuadoran embassy in London with Holocaust-denying white supremacist Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME), as they prepare to meet with Julian Assange. Johnson, of course, is making that hand sign that white supremacists love to pretend has nothing to do with white supremacism.

This is one of the more disgraceful things I've seen a Republican do this year, in a year when the GOP has thoroughly disgraced itself on so many levels.

Here are some other photos of Johnson, for comparison.

Chuck C. Johnson with racist killer of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman

White supremacists Richard B. Spencer (L) and Chuck C. Johnson at the GOP convention

Chuck C. Johnson with Tila Tequila at a meeting of white supremacists

Chuck C. Johnson with Dutch anti-Muslim fanatic Geert Wilders

Chuck C. Johnson smiling creepily next to Lee Harvey Oswald's sniper rifle at the JFK Museum in Dallas

Chuck C. Johnson posing with his best friend

Categories: Politics

Seth Meyers: Trump Keeps Showing Us Who He Really Is

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:36

Seth takes a closer look at how President Trump has spent the last week showing the nation who he really is in the wake of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

Categories: Politics

GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Collaborates With Holocaust-Denying White Supremacist to Meet With Julian Assange

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:33

The Daily Caller reports today that Rage Furby Chuck C. Johnson set up a meeting between Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and Julian Assange.

Republican California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Wednesday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, The Daily Caller has learned.

Charles Johnson, a conservative journalist, told TheDC that he arranged the meeting for Assange because the WikiLeaks chief wants to strike a deal with the U.S. so he can stop living in asylum.

Rohrabacher’s spokesman Ken Grubbs told TheDC, “I can confirm that the meeting happened” and said that Johnson was in the meeting.

Chuck C. Johnson is a notorious white supremacist who recently came out as a Holocaust denier in an "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit, in a far right racist group that has now been deleted. But we saved Chuck's comment:

justacolyte:
what are your thoughts on the Holocaust, WW2, and the JQ in general?

ChuckCJohnson:
I do not and never have believed the six million figure. I think the Red Cross numbers of 250,000 dead in the camps from typhus are more realistic. I think the Allied bombing of Germany was a ware crime. I agree with David Cole about Auschwitz and the gas chambers not being real. I read the German War (highly recommend), Bloodlands, Mein Kampf, and all of David Irving. I'm more or less of the view that the war was an outgrowth of the efforts of communism to spread itself throughout the world. I also believe that the fears of German extermination were not misplaced, especially in light of the Ukrainian famine. But I support Israel as a Jewish state and Zionism as a concept. I'm pro-ethno state, generally. I understand why and how Hitler rose to power but think too much of our focus on World War II is spent trying to understand Hitler and not enough is spent trying to understand Weimar. Mecius Moldbug, aka Curtis Yarvin, is right. America is a communist country.

UPDATE at 8/16/17 7:25:03 pm by Charles Johnson

Here's an archived copy of Johnson's Holocaust-denying comment, for the record.

Categories: Politics

Comedians Step Up to Be America's Moral Conscience in the Trump Era: Now It's Jim Jefferies' Turn

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:55

Jim addresses the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, as well as the president's lackluster response.

Categories: Politics

Video: Stephen Colbert on Trump's Disgusting Pro-Nazi Press Conference

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:00

I thought Donald Trump couldn't shock me any more, but that press conference yesterday was a real jaw-dropper. Folks, we have a president who openly supports and makes excuses for neo-Nazis. It's been obvious for a long time, of course, but yesterday he dropped the mask and made it undeniable.

Stephen digs into President Trump's off-script/off-the-rocker press conference in which he contradicted statements given on Monday condemning hate groups.

Categories: Politics

Seth Meyers Launches New Series: "Breaking Crazy, Donald Trump's Charlottesville Press Conference"

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 22:58

Seth breaks down the crazy that came out of President Trump's most recent press conference, where he seemed to side with white supremacists in the wake of the events in Charlottesville.

Related:
Video: Trump's Absolutely Horrific Press Conference on #Charlottesville

Categories: Politics

New Podcast: In Which Bob Cesca and I Share Moments of Extreme Horror at Trump's Unhinged Press Conference

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:51

http://bobcesca.com/podcast/081517/BCS_081517.mp3?_=1

Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob Cesca Show:

Trumpy Bear: Charles Johnson from Little Green Footballs joins us today; Our coverage of the events in Charlottesville and Donald Trump's completely botched response; Trump's absolutely insane Tuesday press conference as it happens; Trump posts horrible meme on Twitter; Trump Bear; Jesse Watters catches his own racism; Trump praises his economic achievements during solemn remarks; Fox News reporter downplays Nazi terrorist; and much more.

Categories: Politics

Video: Trump's Absolutely Horrific Press Conference on #Charlottesville

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:09

I'm at a loss for words to describe the awfulness of this press conference today by Donald Trump. He is literally defending the neo-Nazis who marched and rioted in Charlottesville. Watch for yourself if you can stand it.

Even journalists who usually try to remain detached and impartial on Twitter are reacting with horror to this one.

A defiant President Trump laid some of the blame for the violence in Charlottesville with alt-left groups along with white nationalist groups as he defended the statements he made in the wake of the violence.

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Trump's statements didn't horrify everyone, though.

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Categories: Politics

On the Same Day, Trump "Disavows" White Supremacists, Then Retweets a White Supremacist

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:52
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Posobiec was also involved with organizing the neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville last weekend.

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Also see:
A Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theorist, a False Tweet and a Runaway Story
Inside The Alt-Right’s Campaign To Smear Trump Protesters As Anarchists

Categories: Politics

Video: Seth Meyers Makes a Powerful Statement on Trump and #Charlottesville

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:19

There's nothing funny about any of this, and Seth Meyers isn't trying to be funny here. Just watch.

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