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VA Senate Committee Kills Vote Rigging Plan

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 19, 2038 3:14 am

Link: ProgressVirginia reported Tuesday afternoon that the Virginia Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee killed Sen. Charles “Bill” Carrico Sr.’s electoral college-rigging bill, despite an offer by Carrico to amend the bill to award el…

Chris Wallace compares White House 'war on Fox' to gangster tactics

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 18, 2038 9:14 pm

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Press Conference: American Ebola Workers Released From The Hospital

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 3:56 pm

Experts say they don't know which part of the treatment worked, but figured intensive support would help: Two Americans who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa have been released from an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, w…

This Democratic Senator Is Running on Obamacare in a Surprising New Ad

Source: Time: Swampland
Aug 21, 2014 3:34 pm

Hell freezes over

Austerity Cannot Fail

Source: Eschaton
Aug 21, 2014 3:30 pm

It can only be failed....krgthulu has more.

Racist Much, Columbia Tribune?

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 3:13 pm

One of my closest friends is from Columbia, and the other day she said to me, "How could I not have seen how racist these people were when I lived there?" Here's an example: TODAY IN RACISM: From yesterday's Columbia (MO) Tribune. Call 573/815-17…

Random Acts Of Kindness: Feeding And Caring For Ferguson's Children

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 3:00 pm

How about some happy stories from Ferguson for a change? A North Carolina teacher has raised over $100,000 to help feed the kids there, many of whom rely on federal and state lunch and breakfast programs to eat. But in the midst of the violence and …

Sarah Palin: I Hate That Tina Fey Made Me Look Like an Idiot

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Aug 21, 2014 2:52 pm

Years after her failed bid to become vice president, Sarah Palin still seems miffed about Tina Fey's caricature of her during the campaign.

How About You Do This Chicago

Source: Eschaton
Aug 21, 2014 2:52 pm

We were all told the story of how it was Rahm's dream to be mayor of Chicago. The mystery is, why? His policies have shown that he doesn't really like the place, or at least most of the people who live there. CHICAGO (WLS) --New poll numbers out f…

Scarborough: "Savages" of ISIS "Just Setting Themselves Up To Be Killed, All Of Them"

Source: RCP Vlog
Aug 21, 2014 2:38 pm

JOE SCARBOROUGH: They are absolute savages, and I don't know what they think they're proving, but all they're doing is just, you know, they're just setting themselves up to be killed, all of them. Everybody that acts that way, it …

Las Vegas Team's Heavy Bats Crush Taney, 8-1, Force Another Game

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 2:32 pm

I knew it wasn't going to be easy. Mo'Ne was good but she didn't have her A game. And out of the 13 kids on the Vegas team, 12 of them bat over .300, so Vegas bats got them an early lead. Then they tacked on five insurance runs at the top of the 5th,…

Almost Getting It, But Not Quite

Source: Eschaton
Aug 21, 2014 2:30 pm

The reason why Ayn Rand novels appeals to people at a certain stage of (arrested) development is precisely because she tells the story of supposedly awesome people who just aren't quite as loved and appreciated by everybody as they deserve to be. He…

Eric Holder: The Justice Department Stands With The People Of Ferguson

Source: RCP Vlog
Aug 21, 2014 2:29 pm

ERC HOLDER: The national outcry we have seen speaks to a sense of mistrust and mutual suspicion that can take hold in the relationship between law enforcement and certain communities. I wanted the people of Ferguson to know that I personally understo…

Maddow: Terrorist's English Accent Alarms Security Officials

Source: RCP Vlog
Aug 21, 2014 2:28 pm

RACHEL MADDOW: An individual and very specific element of the murder tape that was released yesterday, did become newsworthy today. It's a detail that would not have been dissemanated in a news context before this, but it is now very much part o…

"Special Report" Panel On Secret Failed Rescue Mission In Syria

Source: RCP Vlog
Aug 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Charles Lane, Nina Easton, and Charles Krauthammer join Bret Baier.

Claire McCaskill: Ferguson Will Mean More Diversity in Missouri’s Government

Source: Time: Swampland
Aug 21, 2014 2:11 pm

Missouri senator also says cops and cop cars should get cameras

O'Reilly on "Charlatan" Sharpton Insulting Cops: "My God, Why Is That Acceptable?"

Source: RCP Vlog
Aug 21, 2014 2:01 pm

BILL O'REILLY: I came back from vacation because I am furious. Furious about how the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown is being reported and how various people are reacting to it. So let's run it down. Mr. Brown is a victim, shot …

Hannity Mansplains Justice To Black Committeewoman From Ferguson

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 2:00 pm

Here's your classic Fox News paternalistic sexism on full display. Watch Sean Hannity mansplain justice to Committeewoman Patricia Hynes. Newshounds: However, I suspect Hannity was looking for a (racial) fight. With a resentful edge in his voice, Ha…

Ferguson Cop Who Killed Mike Brown Shot More Bullets Than The Entire British Police Force Did Last Year

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 1:56 pm

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Source: Daily Kos
Aug 21, 2014 1:50 pm

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Democrats Take Lesson From Apple’s Playbook

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Aug 21, 2014 1:43 pm

Democrats are trying to do for voter-turnout what Apple's iPhone did for handheld devices – put innovation in the hands of its users.

Thursday Is New Jobless Day

Source: Eschaton
Aug 21, 2014 1:19 pm

298K new lucky duckies.

Bizarre Early Morning Hotel Evacuation Ends In ‘Border Convoy’ Feud

Source: Crooks and Liars
Aug 21, 2014 1:00 pm

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Pete Santilli insists that militiamen saved his life from drug cartels trying to assassinate him during his “Border Convoy,” a publicity stunt held earlier this month to focus anger about Central American refugee chil…

Morning Must Reads: August 21

Source: Time: Swampland
Aug 21, 2014 12:55 pm

Ferguson Protests Stay Peaceful MoreMorning Must Reads: August 20Morning Must Reads: August 19'Not Contagious': Ebola Patient Declares 'I Am Thrilled to Be Alive' NBC NewsISIS Demanded $132 Million for Foley's Release NBC NewsNelly Discusses His 'Bro…

Ferguson has a 'very good night' ... but still no answers on why Michael Brown was shot down

Source: Daily Kos
Aug 21, 2014 12:52 pm

A "very good night for Ferguson" ... but still no answer to this question Overnight, things were relatively peaceful in Ferguson, Missouri, 10 days after a white police officer gunned down an unarmed black teenager: “Tonight was a very good night…

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