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Dave "Doctor" Gonzo is a renegade record producer, writer, reformed corporate shill, and still-registered lobbyist for non-one-percenter performing artists and musicians. He lives in a heavily fortified compound in one of Manhattan's less trendy neighborhoods.

U.S. Hostage Freed In Yemen

Yes, you need a little bit of good news this morning, so here goes: An American was among hostages in Yemen who were freed from al-Qaeda kidnappers by the country’s security forces, according to a Tuesday report. A government source told Reuters that the foreign hostage freed along with seven Yemeni citizens was an American […]

Obama Asks Hagel To Resign

Breaking at the Gray Lady: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama’s Democratic majority in the Senate and a beleaguered national security team that has struggled to stay ahead of an onslaught of global crises. The president, who is expected to announce Mr. Hagel’s […]

Will Durst: Thanksgiving 2014

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent, in the spirit of the season, gives back. Now read this:Will Durst: How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Sep 7, 2014) Will Durst: Tumbling Dumpsters (Aug 15, 2014) Will Durst: Slacker Congress (Aug 8, 2014) Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck (Jul 18, 2014) […]

Just before 11pmEST, CNN’s  Anderson Cooper reported that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with the Ferguson Police Department to resign, based on CNN’s sources “close to the talks.” A brief summary in CNN’s home page Breaking News banner was all that was known until […]

Late last week, a Missouri-based Ku Klux Klan group issued death threats against activists who might show up to demonstrate in support of justing in the matter of Michael Brown, a young man killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. This raised the hackles (no pun intended) of the loose online collective Anonymous, who essentially […]

Yesterday afternoon, Anonymous began “doxxing” (exposing the un-hooded identities of) members of the Ku Klux Klan in the greater Saint Louis, Missouri area in response to their online promise to use “lethal force” against individuals who are anticipated to peacefully protest the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer one hundred days ago in […]

New York’s irrepressible Daily News brings us the brouhaha over two Venezuelan charities’ hijacking of high fashion marketing to drive home a point: A display showing mannequins of pregnant schoolgirls at a Caracas mall is shocking shoppers and stirring debate over sex education in Venezuela. Two local charities have dressed up three mannequins behind a shop window as girls […]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent gets all sentimental and stuff. Now read this:Obama To Introduce Sweeping New Environmental Regulations (Nov 25, 2014) Environmentalists Protest Pipeline At Mary Landrieu’s Home (Nov 17, 2014) The Government Energy Loan Program Is Now In The Black (Nov 14, 2014) Obama Signs Historic, […]

Rep. Steve Stockman Subpoenaed

How did this one slip past the mainstream media? Oh, yeah: IOKIYAR! Outgoing Rep. Steve Stockman and three staffers in his Capitol Hill office have been served with grand jury subpoenas for testimony and documents in a criminal investigation in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The Texas Republican — who has been […]

If you have been arrested in possession of methamphetamine, it is probably a good idea to be careful what you wear: A Kentucky woman’s mugshot has lifted her to Internet stardom after busted while wearing an “I Love Crystal Meth” t-shirt, for allegedly dealing crystal meth. Deborah Asher, 37, was sensationally snapped wearing the tell-all […]

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