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Jon Stewart Chews on Eric Garner Grand Jury Case; Finds It Like Arby’s

Jon Stewart was left almost speechless–and humorless– over a New York City Grand Jury decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the “choke-hold” death of Eric Garner last July. Stewart noted the similarities between the incident and the death of African-American teenager Michael Brown at the hands of Ferguson, MO, police officer Darren Wilson–with one key difference. “I think what is so uttering depressing is that none of the ambiguities that existed in the Ferguson case exist in the Staten Island [Garner] case,” he said....

‘Game of Thrones’ Incest Blamed on Gays by Conservative Activist, WTF?

“Game of Thrones” depicts a fantasy world where life was nasty, brutish and short. But a conservative activist claimed today (July 24) a direct connection between the show’s incest scenes and today’s permissive attitudes about homosexuality. Media Matters For America, a non-profit progressive research and information group, condemned the attack. The group is calling attention to an article written by noted homophobic activist Michael Brown. He warns of looming “sexual anarchy” and the “normalization of incest.”...