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Seth Meyers Continues Bringing It: Trump Attacks the Press, Goes All-in for Roy Moore

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:50

Seth takes a closer look at how President Trump is pulling out all the stops to help elect an accused sexual predator in Alabama's special election.

Categories: Politics

Fox News Poll Has Doug Jones Leading Roy Moore by 10 Points With Likely Voters

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:18

Given the source, I can't help suspecting that this is actually some kind of scheme to make Alabama voters complacent and suppress turnout, but according to Fox News Doug Jones is now leading extreme right wing child molester Roy Moore by ten points in Alabama.

Democrat Doug Jones holds a 10-point lead over Republican Roy Moore among likely voters in deep red Alabama.

Greater party loyalty plus higher interest in the election among Democrats combined with more enthusiasm among Jones supporters gives him the advantage in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

That’s according to a Fox News Poll of Alabama voters conducted Thursday through Sunday using traditional polling techniques, including a list-based probability sample with both landlines and cellphones.

Jones receives 50 percent to Moore’s 40 percent, with 1-in-10 undecided (8 percent) or supporting another candidate (2 percent) -- which could make a difference Tuesday. That’s even truer with such an unconventional election with unconventional candidates.

"Truer?" "Unconventional?" Don't ever change, Fox.

Categories: Politics

A Different Kind of Christmas Music: Aoife O'Donovan, Chris Thile, Julian Lage: "Ornaments"

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:18

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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Ornaments" from our December 9, 2017 broadcast, with Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Alex Hargreaves, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor

https://www.prairiehome.org/shows/59331

Categories: Politics

Video: Stephen Colbert Interviews Billy Bush About Trump's Infamous "Grab 'Em by the Pussy" Recording

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 17:01

Billy Bush confirms the authenticity of the infamous 'Access Hollywood' tape. And then some.

Categories: Politics

An Epic New Bad Lip Reading Parody: "STRANGER THINGS"

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:15

In this week's episode, El watches the boys rehearse a scene from their play, while Joyce and Hopper butt heads over musical tastes. Featuring Gillian Jacobs as the voice of Nancy.
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A Gorgeous Acoustic Guitar Piece by Antoine Dufour: "Drowning"

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:46

'Back & Forth', the new double LP/record by Antoine Dufour available in high resolution studio masters, CDs, LPs, Mp3s, & Guitar Tab format at http://www.candyrat.com/artists/antoinedufour/

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Visit Antoine Dufour at
Website: https://www.antoinedufourmusic.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/antoinedufourmusic
Twitter: @antoinedufour
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Soundcloud: SoundCloud

Join Antoine Dufour's mailing list:
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Antoine Dufour plays Beauregard Guitars http://beauregardguitars.com/

Categories: Politics

Creation Festival Founder Harry Thomas Arrested and Charged With Multiple Counts of Child Molestation

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 23:59

Harry L. Thomas is the pastor of Come Alive New Testament Church in Medford, New Jersey, and founder of the Creation Festival, one of the most popular Christian music festivals in America.

And tonight, he's under arrest for sexually assaulting four children over the course of 16 years.

Come Alive Church, which “believe[s] in the entire teachings of the inspired Word of God as recorded in the Old and New Testament of the Holy Bible,” according to its website, released a statement Thursday night:

“It is with deep regret and saddened hearts that the board of Come Alive International and Creation Festivals along with the Elders and Trustees of Come Alive New Testament Church have indefinitely suspended Pastor Harry Thomas from all leadership positions with the church, festival and all associated ministries. While the allegations are unrelated to his roles in these ministries, leadership has determined this to be the proper course of action at this time until there can be a full investigation. It is requested that all pray for the parties involved and refrain from speculation regarding the circumstances.”

The church has responded to this news by putting their entire website under password protection tonight.

Categories: Politics

Friday Night Music Break: Snarky Puppy Feat. Susana Baca, "Fuego Y Agua"

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 22:54

This has been a week of one horror after another, and if you're anything like me you're ready for something completely different, and here it is. Featuring the great Peruvian singer Susana Baca, with an exceptional piano solo by Bill Laurance.

"Fuego y Agua"
featuring Susana Baca
from Snarky Puppy's live DVD/CD - "Family Dinner - Volume Two"
©GroundUP Music 2016

Buy It Here:
http://store.snarkypuppy.com/pages/music
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/fam...

produced by Michael League
arranged by Michael League & Snarky Puppy
recorded and filmed at Esplanade Studios in New Orleans, LA, February 12-14, 2015.

FEATURED GUESTS
Susana Baca - vocals

SNARKY PUPPY
Michael League - electric bass
Bill Laurance - piano
Cory Henry - vocals
Shaun Martin - vocals
Justin Stanton - vocals
Mark Lettieri - baritone guitar
Chris McQueen - acoustic guitar
Jay Jennings - vocals
Mike “Maz” Maher - trumpet & vocals
Chris Bullock - flute & vocals
Jeff Coffin - flute & vocals
Carlos Malta - flute & vocals
Robert “Sput” Searight - drums
Nate Werth - percussion
Marcelo Woloski - cajón
Bernardo Aguiar - percussion
with…
Candy West - vocals
Peaches West - vocals
Rachella Searight - vocals
Carolina Araoz - vocals

engineered by Eric Hartman
assisted by Matt Recchia, Andrés Daza, & Camilo Salazar
mixed by Eric Hartman, Michael League, & Nathan Forsbach
mastered by Scott Hull
directed by Andy LaViolette & Michael League

Categories: Politics

Comedians Speaking Truth About Liars: Colbert on Donald Trump Jr.'s Congressional Testimony

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:59

The apple doesn't fall far from the Apple computer on which illegal emails were likely sent.

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Seth Meyers on Al Franken's Resignation and Donald Trump Jr.'s Russia Investigation Testimony

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:08

Seth takes a closer look at Senator Al Franken's resignation amid a growing sexual harassment scandal and how Donald Trump Jr. testified in the Russia investigation and refused to answer some questions on the basis of attorney-client privilege.

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Video: Samantha Bee's Savagely Funny Bit on the Recent Creep Emergence

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:49

Men were able to shape the media's coverage of Hillary with one hand, while holding their dicks in the other.

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The Bob Cesca Show: Sucking Sound

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:02

http://bobcesca.com/podcast/120717/BCS_120717.mp3?_=1

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

Sucking Sound: Not Safe For Work; David Ferguson from Rawstory and the forthcoming TRex podcast is here; Al Franken resigns from the Senate; Al Franken vs Donald Trump vs Roy Moore; We theorize about what happened to Trump and why he was slurring his words; Trump Eating; Recognizing Jerusalem; Harold Ford fired for sexual misconduct; Don Junior and Attorney Client Privilege; The tax bill and the GOP; and much more.

Categories: Politics

Video: Stephen Colbert Can't Stop Laughing at Trump's Garbled Jerusalem Speech

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:25

Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital in a speech live from the capital of some place called "The United Shursh"?

Categories: Politics

MSNBC Admits They Were Hoaxed by Nasty Right Wing Troll Mike Cernovich, Reverses Decision to Fire Contributor Sam Seder

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:15

When MSNBC fired contributor Sam Seder after a bad faith smear campaign by far right racist, rape-promoting troll Mike Cernovich, they faced a huge amount of criticism from viewers, other media outlets, and generally everyone who thinks truth and context should actually matter in this world.

And today they did the right thing and took back this decision, re-hiring Seder.

Chalk one up for the side of decency.

MSNBC has reversed its decision to terminate Sam Seder, a podcast host and contributor to the network, after a right-wing campaign targeted him for a satirical tweet criticizing supporters of accused rapist Roman Polanski.

“Sometimes you just get one wrong,” MSNBC president Phil Griffin told the Intercept in a statement. “That’s what happened here.”

Griffin said the network initially fired Seder “for the right reasons — because we don’t consider rape to be a funny topic to be joked about.”

“But we’ve heard the feedback, and we understand the point Sam was trying to make in that tweet was actually in line with our values, even though the language was not,” Griffin said. “Sam will be welcome on our air going forward.”

Cernovich has claimed he has a list of 100 journalists on whom he's "paying" people to dig up dirt, so this is probably not the last we'll hear from this horrible human being.

UPDATE at 12/7/17 10:21:42 am by Charles Johnson

Cernovich is pitching a royal fit on Twitter about MSNBC's decision.

Categories: Politics

Video: Seth Meyers Checks Up on How It's Going With Rick Perry in Charge of the Department of Energy (Spoiler: It's Not Good)

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:42

Seth checks in on Rick Perry, the man President Trump chose to lead the Department of Energy, an agency that Perry once wanted to abolish.

Categories: Politics

Video: Trump's Reckless, Dangerous, Deeply Stupid Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:43

There have been many reckless and stupid moves made by this horrible man this year, but throwing 70 years of US policy into the garbage heap and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel right now, when there's no pressing need for it, will achieve nothing but to derail the peace negotiations in the Middle East, inflame the Muslim world beyond measure, and put people all over the globe in serious danger.

For no good reason. He was universally advised not to do this by Middle East policy experts and other world leaders, but of course, this is a narcissistic fool with a dangerously inflated sense of his own righteousness. The United States will seriously regret this day.

Categories: Politics

The Bob Cesca Show: Cruel Whimsy

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 22:47

http://bobcesca.com/podcast/120517/BCS_120517.mp3?_=1

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

Cruel Whimsy: Not Safe For Work; Buzz Burbank from Buzz Burbank News & Comment is here; Russia barred from 2018 Winter Olympics; Mueller subpoenas Trump's Deutsche Bank records; Bombshell Mike Pence story in the Atlantic; The Intercept reports Trump considering private spy firm; Liddy and Watergate; Trump's historical ignorance; Trump goes to war against the National Parks; John Oliver hammers Dustin Hoffman; and much more.

Categories: Politics

Russian Lawyer Confirms: Trump Jr. Lied, He DID Seek Damaging Info on Hillary Clinton

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:26

Here's the proof that what we've suspected for months was actually true: Donald Trump Jr. has been lying about the reason for his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer tied to the Kremlin. He was trying to get damaging information on Hillary Clinton to benefit his horrible father's campaign: Donald Trump Jr. asked Russian lawyer for info on Clinton Foundation.

Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting whether she had evidence of illegal donations to the Clinton Foundation, the lawyer told the Senate Judiciary Committee in answers to written questions obtained exclusively by NBC News.

The lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, told the committee that she didn't have any such evidence, and that she believes Trump misunderstood the nature of the meeting after receiving emails from a music promoter promising incriminating information on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump's Democratic opponent.

Once it became apparent that she did not have meaningful information about Clinton, Trump seemed to lose interest, Veselnitskaya said, and the meeting petered out.

Categories: Politics

A Big Development in Mueller's Investigation: Trump's Deutsche Bank Records Subpoenaed

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:00

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump's connections with Russia is not over, as the news breaks that several weeks ago, Mueller issued a subpoena for Trump's financial records with Deutsche Bank.

Special prosecutor Robert Mueller zeroed in on President Donald Trump’s business dealings with Deutsche Bank AG as his investigation into alleged Russian meddling in U.S. elections widens.

Mueller issued a subpoena to Germany’s largest lender several weeks ago, forcing the bank to submit documents on its relationship with Trump and his family, according to a person briefed on the matter, who asked not to be identified because the action has not been announced.

“Deutsche Bank always cooperates with investigating authorities in all countries,” the lender said in a statement to Bloomberg Tuesday, declining to provide additional information.

Deutsche Bank for months has rebuffed calls by Democratic lawmakers to provide more transparency over the roughly $300 million Trump owed to the bank for his real estate dealings prior to becoming president. Representative Maxine Waters of California and other Democrats have asked whether the bank’s loans to Trump, made years before he ran for president, were in any way connected to Russia. The bank previously rejected those demands, saying sharing client data would be illegal unless it received a formal request to do so. Trump has denied any wrongdoing.

The significant thing about this development is that Deutsche Bank is the only major bank in the world that still does business with the notoriously bankruptcy-prone Trump -- and Deutsche Bank is also notorious for being caught several times laundering money for Russian interests.

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