The internet takes on ISIS with 'Bloopers Video' and relentless mockery (IJReview).
After billions of dollars in subsidies here's Verizon's broadband coverage; it's not impressive (Daily Kos).
New report examines lynchings and their legacy in the United States (NPR).
The food stamp capital of the United States is WHITE and REPUBLICAN (Political Blind Spot)
IRRATIONAL HYSTERIA OVER OBAMA'S 'CRUSADES' COMMENT
Obama, the National Prayer Breakfast and the tortured truth of Christian history (Truth Out).
Was Obama right about the Crusades and Islamic extremism (Washington Post)?
"The Crusades Were Great, Actually!" (The Daily Beast).
"A complete lie. An absolute lie!": 9/11 terrorist points fingers at Saudis (Salon).
Exclusive: Deported Palestinian scholar Sami Al-Arian on his chilling post-9/11 prosecution (Democracy Now).
WAR & THE PRESS
The New York Times does what it's told: What the media's not telling you about our next likely foreign intervention (Salon).
Brian Williams perhaps 'misremembered' dangers of Katrina, hotel manager says (Washington Post).
Brian Williams suspended for false Iraq tale, but media's real scandal is the war lies spun daily (Truth Out).
THINGS THAT SHOULDN'T BE HAPPENING
Housing Lawsuit: M&T Bank discriminates against African-Americans, Asians, Latinos (Russian Times).
"Fascism is rising in America": The Koch brothers and democracy's dispiriting demise (Salon).
Home schooled and illiterate (Salon).
How bail punishes the poor for their poverty (Washington Post).
Measles outbreak hits Texas church that preached against vaccines (Huffington Post).
WHY THE RIGHT IS WRONG (STILL)
21 truths that prove Republicans have been wrong about everything (Jeff61 Hub Pages).
After Solyndra loss, U.S. Energy loan program turning a profit ... now has a loss rate of just 2.28 percent (NPR).
Obama v. Reagan: Fun Comparison I did to piss off Wingnuts on Reagan's B-day (Daily Kos).
It's time to face the truth that Republicans are traitors (Politics USA).
CONSERVATIVES GONE WILD
KKK supports Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's fight against marriage equality (Patheos).
West Virginia legislation would criminalize teaching social problems first (Common Dreams).
Virginia court official tells atheist couple they have no right to get married because they don't believe in God (Addicting Info).
Pat Robertson says non-religious children should be beaten until respect Christian beliefs (Addicting Info).
True stupidity: Rand Paul says ISIS is Hilary Clinton's fault (The Hill).
Another GOP fail: 0.2 percent of Tennessee welfare recipients found to use illegal drugs (Reverb Press).
POLICE STATE WITH IMPUNITY?
U.S. looks to detain more mother, child migrants, sometimes for months (Truth Out).
'Ferguson everywhere'" Hundreds protest cops killing Latino worker in Washington state (RT).
LAPD shoots 15-year-old in back for standing near friend holding a toy gun (Nation of Change).
"Carceral Conglomerate" makes millions from incarcerated, their friends and families (Truth Out).
The best kept secret on Wall Street might be ... therapy (Ozy).
'Mostly Civilians': Probe into Gaza home strikes finds 60% of deaths are non-militants, mostly women, children, and elderly (RT).
Karl Rove, lost in a sea of 'make believe' (MSNBC).
Five reasons no Progressive should support Hillary Clinton (Truth Out).