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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Real Time with Bill Maher: Zagat Guide to Sex Rehab Clinics

Cubs Ryan Dempster Harry Caray Impression for Derek Jeter's 3000th Hit

Republican Leadership Conference Winners and Losers

All bad news for Tim Pawlenty. (CBSNews)

Video of Obama and Boehner Playing Golf

Ron Paul Wins RLC Straw Poll, Huntsman Finishes 2nd

Not sure why they do these straw polls knowing that people will rig it by sending in supporters to distort the vote. (Politico)

John Wall Terrible First Pitch at Nationals Orioles Game

Kids' Lemonade Stand at US Open Shut Down

This is why we can't have nice things. (ESPN)

Fame and Power Corrupt

Cheaper Solar Panels

Game change for solar energy? (HuffingtonPost)

SI College World Series Preview


8 teams left fighting for the title. (SI)

Michele Bachmann: Eliminate Capital Gains Taxes

Why should millionaires pay taxes? (CSMonitor)

Wall Street vs. Main Street

Unfortunately, it's become a zero-sum game. (MotherJones)

Saturday Cartoon: Heat and Mavericks

The Electability Argument

Do Republicans go heart or head? (Slate)

Movie Review: Green Lantern

Worst movie of the year? (Slate)

People Argue Just to Win

Not surprising that people resort to lies. (NYTimes)

Rachel Maddow: Schurick Doctrine: Maryland Robocall Fraud and Voter ID

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Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rules June 17

Nancy Grace has to prove she was somewhere else the day of the murder. (RealTime)

Stephen Colbert Northwestern Commencement Speech Video

Friday, June 17, 2011

Funny or Die: John Edwards Mugshot Outtakes

Jimmy Kimmel: Week in Unnecessary Censorship June 16

2011-2012 College Bowl Schedule

No games on New Year's Day due to NFL Sunday (assuming there is NFL). (ESPN)

2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Rankings

Mitt Romney is starting to pull away from the field but there's still a long time to go. (WashingtonPost)

Jimmy Kimmel: Sex Scandal Schoolhouse Rock

Conan: Vancouver Hockey Riots

Matt Lauer Rides Jim Carrey Like a Horse

Samuel L Jackson Pulp Fiction Hockey Coach

Luke Rasmussen Announces Minnesota Gophers Lineup

The Onion: Cleveland Celebrates Mavericks Victory as Best Sports Moment in City's History


This is hardly a fake story given John Kasich naming the Mavericks as honorary Ohioans. (TheOnion)

The Six Step Plan to Fix Congress

Turn Democrats and Republicans into Americans. (TheAtlantic)

Are All Criminal Acts Voluntary?

Do you really have free will when you're committing crimes? (TheAtlantic)

Time to End the Drug War

For those who think we've spent too much money and time on our wars in the Middle East, the drug war has been worse. (Time)

If Republican Candidates Were Simpsons Characters


Some of these are perfect comparisons. (HuffingtonPost)

MLB Power Rankings June 17

After some shaky play early, the Phillies and Red Sox are not surprisingly 1 and 2. (SI)

Michele Bachmann's Obama Medicare Conspiracy

Don't let facts and logic get in the way of a good anti-Obama story. (CSMonitor)

Jay Leno: Larry David Interview

Thursday, June 16, 2011

50 Highest Earning American Athletes

So much for Tiger's scandal hurting him. (SI)

David Letterman: Top 10 with NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks

Movie Trailer: Moneyball

Baseball America College World Series Preview

2 more days. (BaseballAmerica)

Republican Candidates Say the Darndest Things


Some choice words from potential presidents. (Buzzfeed)

David Tyree: Gay Marriage Will Lead to Anarchy

The Office as a 90's Sitcom

Louis CK on Tracy Morgan Scandal

Privacy Invasions by Tabloid Journalism

Will the government shut these disgusting tabloids down? (Slate)

Debating Ethanol Subsidies

Worthwhile or wasteful? (LATimes)

Conan: Mike Birbiglia on Jumping Out of Trees

Colbert Report: Keith Olbermann Interview

Is Current TV about electricity or tiny raisins?

Colbert Report: Conservative Abortion Horror Movies

Daily Show: Gay Girl in Damascus

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We're Here, We're Queer, Get Newsed to It - NY Marriage Equality & Gay Blogger Hoax
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Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: Origins of Michele Bachmann Extremism

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Vampire Appliances Increase Electric Bills

Just because you're not using your appliance doesn't mean it's not costing you money. (ABCNews)

How Rich is Your Congressman?

Financial disclosure documents from Congress. (WashingtonPost)

Funny or Die: Be Like Dirk

Samuel L Jackson Reads Go the F*ck to Sleep

[Warning: language]

Pawlenty Tax Cuts vs. Bush Tax Cuts

Ferris Bueller's Last Day Off Parody

[Warning: language]

Ben and Jerry's Making Schweddy Balls Ice Cream?


They will neither confirm nor deny. (Buzzfeed)

Betty White Co-Hosts with Regis

Anderson Cooper: Bill Maher on Republican Debate Winners and Losers

Mark Cuban Takes NBA Championship Trophy to Bathroom

Mitt Romney is Michael Scott

Interesting analogy. (HuffingtonPost)

Stanley Cup Finals Game 7 Preview


All comes down to 1 game. (SI)

A Sun with No Sun Spots


What does it mean for the climate? (CSMonitor)

Did Mitt Romney Commit Voter Fraud?

I'm sure he lives in his son's basement. (MotherJones)

Has Facebook Peaked?

Recently lost 6 million American users. (Slate)

Governors' Advantage over Senators in Presidential Races

Hard to win when you actually have to vote on things. (NYTimes)

Chart: Who Voted for the Debt?

Detailing who's responsible for the tax cuts, wars, and stimulus that have ballooned the debt. (WashingtonPost)

Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: Tom Coburn on Ethanol Subsidies and Grover Norquist's Anti-Tax Pledge

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Jimmy Kimmel: Obama and Obamacare at Republican Debate

Colbert Report: Sesame Street Marshmallow Test

Colbert Report: Tim Pawlenty Google Test

Daily Show: John Oliver Candidates are Back Horror Movie

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Indecision 2012 - The Awakening
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Daily Show: America's Got America Game Show Republican Debate

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Indecision 2012 - Second Republican Debate
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Indecision 2012 - Second Republican Debate Is a Success
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

California Tea Party Group Creates Most Offensive Racist Political Ad Ever

2011 NBA Mock Draft June 14

Kyrie Irving is still #1. (SI)

Republican Debate: This or That?

The dumbest segment in the history of presidential debates. (Buzzfeed)

Game of Thrones June 12 Review

Contains spoilers. (Grantland)

2011 College World Series TV Schedule

UNC and Vanderbilt start it off on Saturday. (NCAA)

Conan: Anthony Jeselnik Stand Up

HBO Programming Venn Diagram

Minor League Manager Tirade: Goes Over Fence

The Onion: Tim Pawlenty Shaves Every Hair on His Body


Finally, something to get him some attention. (TheOnion)

Fly or Drive Calculator

Picking the best travel option. (BeFrugal)

Airbus Airplane of the Future


Flying in style. (AOLTravel)

Healthy Foods with Hidden Sugar

Food lies. (HuffingtonPost)

Mitt Romney: Job Killer

Romney killed jobs as a corporate raider and had the 47th best job record as governor. This is the guy who knows how to create jobs? (MotherJones)

Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: Flip Flops on Farm Subsidies

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Prop 8: Vaughn Walker's Bias

Apparently if you're gay, you can't judge a case on gay marriage but if you're Clarence Thomas, financial conflicts of interest are okay. (Slate)

Republican Debate Fact Check

A few whoppers in the midst of crazy truths. (NYTimes)(WashingtonPost)

Monday, June 13, 2011

Republican Presidential Nomination Odds June 13

Post-NH debate edition. Change from Friday in parentheses:
Romney 24% (+4)
Pawlenty 16% (-5)
Bachmann 14% (+5)
Other 14% (+1)
Cain 8% (-1)
Huntsman 8% (0)
Palin 5% (-2)
Gingrich 4% (-1)
Santorum 4% (0)
Paul 3% (-1)

Daily Show: Sarah Palin Emails and Reading Day Laborers

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New Hampshire Republican Debate Winners and Losers

Winners:
-Mitt Romney- won Romneycare against feckless Pawlenty, looked polished, nobody got in any particularly good points on him despite all the flip flops in his past
-Michele Bachmann- quite a few blatant lies but par for the course for her and her supporters won't care, polished speaker, bold stances
-Rick Perry- Pawlenty's failure once again shows he can join as a viable opponent to Romney unless Bachmann takes that role

Losers:
-Ron Paul- couldn't put sentences together and made too many complicated points, didn't have the same libertarian "that makes sense" appeal he has in past debates that will attract voters
-Tim Pawlenty- Bachmann's good performance and his bland performance combined with his utter failure on attacking Romney should hurt him, Mr. Process of Elimination doesn't seem that good compared to Romney
-Sarah Palin- Bachmann is Palin without all the baggage and Bachmann is much better at combining truths and lies effectively to make her political points, this should be the end of a Palin candidacy if she's smart
-CNN- "This or That?"...seriously. It's sad when FOX News did a better job at journalism than CNN in a debate

Meh:
-Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Herman Cain- didn't do much to help their cases, likely overshadowed by Bachmann in the crazy wing of the party

UVA Bottom of 9th Walkoff Hit vs. Irvine to Advance to Omaha

New Hampshire Republican Debate Drinking Game

Gonna take a lot of alcohol to make these guys seem reasonable. (DailyCaller)

The NBA Half Court After a Timeout Rule

The dumbest rule in the NBA is also the best rule it has. (Grantland)

Razzie Watch 2011

So many bad films to choose from. (Grantland)

Hitler Finds Out Lebron and the Heat Lost

Conan O'Brien Dartmouth Commencement Speech

FOX News Racism: Hoods at the Hizzouse



(Mediaite)

Herman Cain Says Obama was Raised in Kenya

Once again, Herman Cain speaks without knowing anything. This moment joins the list that includes confusing the Constitution and Declaration of Independence, not knowing what Right of Return is, suggesting we build a Great Wall of China on the Mexican border, saying Muslims can't serve in his administration, and saying he wouldn't sign a bill longer than 3 pages. This is what you get when a true outsider tries to run for President. (TheAtlantic)

Destructive Myths About the Economic Recovery

Trying to speed up the recovery. (Time)

New Hampshire Republican Debate Preview

Mitt walks in with a target on his back. (WashingtonPost)

Sarah Palin: Great Governor?

The new Sarah Palin movie makes a case for her that she never has. (Slate)

Lebron James: Emperor with No Clothes


Lebron's Finals disappearing act. (LATimes)

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