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Eric Holder on Press Freedom: “No Reporters are Going to Jail as Long as I’m Attorney General”

Deal or not, Holder seems pretty unequivocal when he twice stated that no journalists will be going to jail on his watch.


If the News Media Wants Better Access to the White House, It Needs to Grow the Hell Up

If the president’s suit color is worthy of above-the-fold press coverage, it’s baffling how anyone can seriously argue that the press deserves more access to the behind-the-scenes minutia inside the White House.


The GOP’s New and Subtly Racist Anti-Obama Attack Ad Will Scare You To Death

The Republican Party’s closing argument in the 2014 midterms: Have You Crapped Your Big-Boy Pants Yet?


NRA Kills Pennsylvania Bill That Would Ban the Slaughter of Dogs and Cats for Food

The gun industry lobbyist group successfully convinced lawmakers to bury the legislation in the state house. Why? Because an amendment in the bill would have banned the cruel and gratuitous tradition of “pigeon shoots.”


Once and For All, There’s No Such Thing as “The War on Whistleblowers” and Here’s Why

On Friday night, James Risen of The New York Times appeared as a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher and, among other things, repeated the tired meme that Obama is Worse Than Bush when it comes to press freedom and whistleblowers.


Louie Gohmert Believes Our Troops Can’t Fight Because of Alleged Greek-Style Gay Massages

Gohmert thinks that because it happened in, you know, 334 B.C., it must be happening now.


PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss the White Trash Palins; The Death of Journalism; and the NRA Hipster Douchebag

This week’s show: Audio Recording of the Palin Family Brawl; Expensive Fashion Accessories; Charles Bowen’s Fair-Use Guide for Bloggers; The Palins and Their White Trash Stretch Limo; Remembering Ben Bradlee and Real Journalism; The NRA Hipster; Guns are ‘Bits of Plastic and Metal'; and much more.


The NRA Hipster is Back to Tell Us that Guns Are Just “Bits of Plastic and Metal”

You might recall our coverage of Billy’s previous NRA effort in which he explained how gun classes should be taught in schools.

Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald in Rio de Janeiro

Glenn Greenwald’s Reaction to Attack in Quebec: “It’s Not the Slightest Bit Surprising”

He performs some typically Greenwaldian semantic gymnastics, both blaming Canadian military hubris for the attack, but then insisting Canada’s militarism doesn’t justify what happened.


Bob Cesca: “Hawaii is a State,” Part Three: 10 Recommendations for Your Hawaii Vacation

Considering how grim the previous chapters of this Hawaii series have been, I thought I’d take a well-deserved break from real life with a list of my recommendations for a great Hawaii vacation.


In Defense of Monica Lewinsky (Shame on You, Social Media)

There’s a terrible injustice in the fact that President Clinton is the most popular politician in the world today, while Monica Lewinsky is the cheap punchline to dozens of blow-job jokes.


Sarah Palin Tried To Bully Us With Legal Action and Failed Miserably

On September 21, I logged into my YouTube account to find the following copyright notice…


During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee for Being “Anti-Gun”

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are relatively new to politics, so perhaps they don’t realize that the surgeon general can’t pass legislation, and therefore is incapable of implementing an assault weapons ban.


Bob Cesca: “Hawaii is a State,” Part Two: Renting in Hawaii With Dogs (Conclusion)

The following is the conclusion of Part Two in Bob’s multi-part series about real life in Hawaii.


PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss Shep Smith’s Ebola Monologue, Rick Scott’s Hissy Fit and Robo-Snowden

On this week’s Bob & Chez Show, the guys discuss Shep Smith’s fantastic Ebola monologue; the news media’s irresponsible Ebola hype; Chuck Todd and the Kentucky Senate race; Rick Scott’s freak-out over Charlie Crist’s fan; the New Foo Fighters documentary; Glenn Greenwald’s “Nothing To Hide Challenge”; the New Snowden Documentary; Snowden On A Stick; and much more.


Ted Nugent’s Illiterate Death Threat Against President Obama

Who the hell are “Pilosi” and “Bloomburgh?”