Category Archives: Isn’t That Illegal?

Italian journalist attacked by far-right mafia thug on live TV

Talk about shameless. Take a look at this: Here’s the story, via Aporrea: An Italian public television journalist was brutally assaulted on Wednesday as he was conducting an interview with the brother of a mafia capo from Ostia, a coastal … Continue reading

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Twitter is doing WHAT?

Because corporations can absolutely be trusted to decide, VIA AUTOMATED ALGORITHMS, what is real and what is false news, eh? I mean, what could go wrong? BTW, here’s the Kiriakou interview Jimmy referenced in the video above: There are some … Continue reading

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Whitefish Energy: Puerto Rico says ¡NO!

David Pakman updates the Whitefish Energy scandal and makes a larger point: Donnie Drumpf & Co. hate the “fake news” media not only because they do, in fact, report real news, but also because the news they report shames them … Continue reading

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Down goes Manafort!

Ladies and gentlemen, we got him: Down goes Manafort! Down goes Manafort! And it’s not just Paul Manafort who’s been indicted today; his associate Rick Gates is also indicted, and on the same twelve charges. And there’s a huge, complicated … Continue reading

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Say WHAT, Dubya?

Holy shit. Look who broke his lengthy silence to dis Donnie Drumpf without even saying his name: Honestly, it’s a cold day in Hades when Dubya starts to actually sound somewhat smart, if only in comparison to someone else, ahem. … Continue reading

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Quotable: Samantha Bee on sexual harassment in Hollywood (and Washington)

How depressing is it when even Antarctica isn’t a safe place to be female?

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Shame on you, Neil Macdonald…AGAIN.

As someone who lives in what’s so quaintly called a “bedroom community”, I get to see my fair share and then some of what happens when people flee the unaffordable real estate market of Toronto. Good things, occasionally; bad things, … Continue reading

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Nazis terrorize Charlottesville AGAIN. Police do worse than nothing…AGAIN.

Dowdy Dickie Spencer’s latest charm offensive in Charlottesville was a cowardly flop. They had what — three, four dozen people, max? — and were so scared of backlash that they required a police escort. Which they got. Now, you can … Continue reading

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Young Turks reporter and camera operator arrested in St. Louis

This happened last night. Jordan Chariton (reporter) and Ty Bayliss (videographer) were arrested by St. Louis police, apparently for filming them during a Black Lives Matter protest in the city. (For context, the protest is one of several following the … Continue reading

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Obama warned Facebook — wait, WHAT?

Why, oh WHY, was this not making the headlines back when it really mattered? Nine days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his company’s social network played a key role in … Continue reading

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