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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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Greenland Ice Sheet Less Stable Than Believed

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 30, 2014 3:13 pm

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National Review Contributor: 'Women Who Have Abortions Should Be Hanged'

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 30, 2014 3:00 pm

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Democrats focus efforts on talking to voters while GOP spends on TV and mail

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 30, 2014 2:47 pm

Could a superior ground game help tip November's elections toward Democrats? Once again, Democrats are investing more heavily in voter registration and turnout efforts, while Republicans spend a much greater share of their money on television advert…

Walmart: Fatal Accident Was Tracy Morgan's Fault

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 30, 2014 2:32 pm

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Scott Walker won't commit to serving his full term if re-elected

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 30, 2014 2:30 pm

"Yeah, about that serving my whole term thing...ya see it is like this..." Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was recently campaigning in Green Bay, Wisconsin, at a national trucking firm and was asked by a reporter if he would serve his full term if re-…

Secret Service Chief Pledges ‘Complete and Thorough’ Probe After White House Fence Jumper

Source: Time: Swampland
Sep 30, 2014 2:25 pm

"What happened is unacceptable and it will never happen again"

President Obama Job Approval

Source: Real Clear Politics Poll Averages
Sep 30, 2014 2:14 pm

RCP AverageApprove:41.7%Disapprove:53.3%Spread: -11.6%

Live Video and Chatter: Secret Service Hearing

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 30, 2014 2:07 pm

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is testifying Tuesday at a hearing Tuesday before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Here is a live video feed and Twitter analysis and commentary.

Statement of Secret Service Director Pierson on White House Security

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 30, 2014 2:02 pm

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's prepared testimony on how an intruder entered the White House.

Joe Scarborough: We Should Thank The Koch Brothers, Not Criticize Them!

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 30, 2014 2:00 pm

So is Koch Industries buying ad space on Morning Joe these days for their PR campaign, or is Joe Scarborough giving it away for free? This happened Monday morning, after they played a clip of Bruce Braley telling Joni Ernst she will owe the Koch brot…

Reza Aslan: Maher's "Facile" Generalizations Of Islam The Definition Of Bigotry

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 30, 2014 1:51 pm

DON LEMON, CNN: We're joined now by Reza Aslan, a scholar of religions, a professor at University of California, Riverside, and the author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth." Let's talk about this because it&a…

Cartoon: March of doom

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 30, 2014 1:50 pm

(Click to enlarge) Seeing the People's Climate March reminded me of the global protests against the Iraq War in 2003. People protested on every continent, including Antarctica, in an effort to stop the invasion. It was a rare feat of organization an…

Ron Fournier: "Cowardly" Congress Shouldn't Need "Permission" To Vote On New Iraq War

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 30, 2014 1:44 pm

RON FOURNIER: I don't know what the Speaker is doing. The Constitution doesn't say that Congress has a right to declare war if the president gives them permission, there's no mother-may-I clause. The Congress can do this. And the presi…

Wanker of the Day

Source: Eschaton
Sep 30, 2014 1:29 pm

Ron Fournier

Chris Matthews: Does Bombing ISIS Help Their Recruitment?

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 30, 2014 1:22 pm

Chris Matthews asks whether the US campaign against ISIS will turn more of the Middle East against us.

"Special Report" Panel: Assigning Blame For ISIS Intelligence Failures

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 30, 2014 1:20 pm

Steve Hayes, Nina Easton, and Charles Lane join Bret Baier.

O'Reilly: Government Is Not Protecting Us Effectively

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 30, 2014 1:17 pm

BILL O'REILLY: If you are not troubled about how the USA is being run, you are not paying attention. The threat from Islamic killers is growing and our response is disorganized to say the least. Even more dangerous than that, is the fact that ou…

Rachel Maddow: Thousands of U.S. Troops Will Stay In Afghanistan, Where Is Congress?

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 30, 2014 1:15 pm

Rachel Maddow reports on the status of forces agreements in Iraq and Afghanistan.

George Zimmerman's Big Pity Party

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 30, 2014 1:00 pm

Well, isn't this rich? George Zimmerman's family gave an extensive interview to GQ Magazine in which they cried a river to the nice reporter. Well, not all of George Zimmerman's family. But his brother Robert Zimmerman, Jr, who was known as the 'fami…

State Dept’s Marie Harf: Hey, the spread of ISIS surprised even ISIS

Source: Michelle Malkin
Sep 30, 2014 12:57 pm


It Was Great When It All Began

Source: Eschaton
Sep 30, 2014 12:51 pm

Good puncturing of one of the myth that Los Angeles was the first "car city." It wasn't. It was really the first major trolley city.

Daily Kos Elections Polling Wrap: How 'real' is all the Republican wave talk?

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 30, 2014 12:30 pm

A new poll, by a GOP-leaning pollster, has Gov. Scott Walker (WI) trailing in his re-election bid. It is not hard, for followers of electoral politics, to find some talking head, or some online article, forecasting a forthcoming Republican "wave."…

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 30, 2014 12:18 pm

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Kossack Brain is a Fearsome Throbbing Beast The third quarter of 2014 has officially been vanquished by the evil time troopers and their leader, Sir Ticksalot. That means it's C&J number-crunching time. Every…

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