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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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FL State Rep Introduces Bill To Make High Schoolers Watch D'Souza's Film

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 3:00 pm

Gather round, ye graduating high school seniors, and behold the right wing propaganda film your right wing lawmakers want you to view before leaving the cozy cocoon of high school. The Hollywood Reporter: Republican Alan Hays said he’ll introduce i…

Obama's weekly address: Close corporate tax loopholes

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 26, 2014 2:00 pm

The president devoted today's regular address to closing corporate tax loopholes, especially loopholes that allow American companies to evade taxes by "renouncing their citizenship." Even as corporate profits are as high as ever, a small but growin…

Where I Give Mike Huckabee A Lesson In Law Versus Policy

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 2:00 pm

Mike Huckabee is one of the right's top choices for the 2016 nomination. Let that one sink in. Then watch him make an ass of himself with regard to the difference between law and policy. Huckabee went off on Obama (surprise!) over Israel. "How can y…

Complete Mysteries

Source: Eschaton
Jul 26, 2014 1:20 pm

Just how could an industry attract new workers into it? I just have no idea.

This week in science: the good ole days

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 26, 2014 1:00 pm

A ward full of patients in iron lungs, i.e., the good ole days, before polio vaccine was available. This week we learned that back in 2012, Earth barely missed a solar storm of such magnitude it might have fried the intertoobz and every other criti…

Stephen A. Smith: Women Share Responsibility For Getting Beaten Up In Domestic Abuse Cases: UPDATED

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 1:00 pm

Ray Rice's putrid two game suspension by Roger Goodell and the NFL after he allegedly knocked his girlfriend unconscious in an elevator has caused quite an outrage among many different factions around the states. However, there was one sports talkie …

Mike's Blog Round Up

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 12:00 pm

Jason Easley: The Republicans' latest attack on Obamacare blows up in their faces. The Reaction: Rubio's attack on gay marriage exemplifies conservative hypocrisy. The Immoral Minority: Yes, there is a war on women -- just look at Texas. Perrspect…

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Halbig again, Halbig still

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 26, 2014 11:30 am

on Cuomo: The governor is, Mr. Stein said. "somewhere between an astute politician and a thug.” http://t.co/... @jdawsey1 — @DemFromCT     Brett Logiurato: One of the key architects of the Affordable Care Act made little-notic…

Morning Thread

Source: Eschaton
Jul 26, 2014 8:56 am

thereisnospoon @ Hullabaloo thinks there is hope for the midterms, that would be nice.

Freshman GOP Rep Confuses U.S. Government Officials For Indian Officials

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 4:25 am

You don't get much more embarrassing than this. Clawson has been in congress for about four weeks now, having replaced the cocaine-snorting Trey Radel. via Sahil Kapur at TPM. Video by Foreign Policy magazine. In an extraordinary -- and extraordinari…

Maher: When Rupert Murdoch Takes Over HBO, My Show Becomes 'Paste-Eating' Time With Steve Doocy'

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 3:58 am

Bill Maher reiterated a good deal of what he wrote in an op-ed for The Hollywood Reporter this week about the possibility of Rupert Murdoch taking over Time Warner during his New Rules segment on Real Time this Friday evening. HBO's Bill Maher Imagin…

Open Thread - Great Tweet

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 3:30 am

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Open thread for night owls: Oil and gas interests matter but health concerns don't, says judge

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 26, 2014 3:00 am

Brandon Baker at EcoWatch writes Colorado Judge Strikes Down Longmont’s Fracking Ban in Favor of ‘State’s Interest’ in Oil and Ga: One thing is for sure—you can’t accuse Boulder County District Court Judge D.D. Mallard of bei…

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Moones

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 3:00 am

The premise of the experiment is that these guys performed one of their songs five times, but drinking four beers each in between performances. Then, the video allows you to click around on the annotations and see the band performing at different lev…

Obamacare Vs. Anti-Obamacare!

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 26, 2014 1:31 am

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Friday Night

Source: Eschaton
Jul 26, 2014 12:48 am

Stand and deliver.

The End of the Death Penalty

Source: Talking Points Memo
Jul 25, 2014 11:43 pm

Earnest: Some Republicans Running For Office To Impeach Obama

Source: RCP Vlog
Jul 25, 2014 11:35 pm

JON ACOSTA, CNN: Dan Pfeiffer said earlier this morning that I would not discount impeachment as a possibility. Do you really believe that the president could be impeached? > JOSH EARNEST, WHITE HOUSE: Well, I think there are senior members of …

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 25, 2014 11:33 pm

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Friday Night Margaret & Helen Blogging After posting once in January, the most famous octogenarian duo in Blogger Land---one from Texas, the other from Maine---disappeared and left their legion of fans jonesin' f…

Computer Failure Delays U.S. Visa, Passport Processing

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Jul 25, 2014 10:56 pm

A computer failure has caused major delays this week in the State Department's passport and visa issuing system, the agency said.

Photo of the Day

Source: Talking Points Memo
Jul 25, 2014 10:44 pm

Israeli Ambassador Slams CNN For Omitting Key Information In Live CNN Interview

Source: RCP Vlog
Jul 25, 2014 10:35 pm

RON DERMER, ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.: That's publicly available information. It's kind of an important fact for your reporter to mention. And in addition to that, he may have wanted to mention a statement that was made by, not by the …

Obama Architect in 2012: Subsidies Are Only For State-Run Exchanges

Source: RCP Vlog
Jul 25, 2014 10:28 pm

JONATHAN GRUBER: What's important to remember politically about this is if you're a state and you don't set up an exchange, that means your citizens don't get their tax credits"”but your citizens still pay the t…

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