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» Game of Thrones Recap: Second Sons
21/05/13 21:18 from Daily Kos
After several weeks in which the episode was diced into pieces so small they would pass through a soup strainer, this week's adventures in Westeros made fewer hops while delivering more meaty morsels. We got some direct White Walker action..
» Teachers as first responders, as protectors, and as heroes
21/05/13 19:00 from Daily Kos
Plaza Towers Elementary School Too many times, our teachers are called upon to be heroes. And every time, they deliver : [Rhonda Crosswhite], a sixth-grade teacher at the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla. — a building that too..
» Teacher, teacher
21/05/13 18:51 from Attytood
Teachers are the heroes in Moore, Okla.
21/05/13 17:47 from No More Mister Nice Blog
A GRAND UNIFIED THEORY OF GOVERNMENT-CREATED TORNADOES AND THE IRS SCANDAL Via Steve Benen, I see that Alex Jones suspects the Oklahoma tornado may have been created by the government: On the May 21 edition of The Alex Jones Show, ... Jone..
» Oklahoma tornado: Late updates
21/05/13 17:30 from Daily Kos
A rescue worker in front of the now-destroyed Moore Medical Center Updates on the devastating tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma, yesterday: The National Weather Service has confirmed the tornado as an EF-5, the top designation of the Enh..
» Twenty years
21/05/13 16:50 from Daily Kos
» Right Wing Round-Up - 5/21/13
21/05/13 16:36 from Right Wing Watch
Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog : What James Inhofe sees as 'different.' Stephen C. Webster @ Raw Story : Oklahoma Sen. Coburn: Tornado relief funds must be offset with spending cuts. Ben Dimiero & Oliver Willis @ Media Matters : Ale..
» Right Wing Leftovers - 5/21/13
21/05/13 16:30 from Right Wing Watch
Dozens of anti-gay activists and religious leaders have signed on to a letter calling upon the Boy Scouts to reject the proposed change to the policy banning gay scouts. Those opposed to the proposed change are complaining that they are no..
» Jon Karl demands answers on why President Obama didn't retroactively stop IRS targeting
21/05/13 16:30 from Daily Kos
ABC's Jonathan Karl moves past "fake but accurate"-gate and demands answers from White House Press Secretary Jay Carney about why President Obama didn't stop the IRS from targeting of conservative 501(c)(4) groups: JON KARL: How was this a..
» Rand Paul Wants You To Pick Up Apple's Tax Bill
21/05/13 16:11 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
It is no big secret that Rand Paul wants to be President. In beginning his campaign one thing he wants to convince Americans of. He wants us to believe he is a different kind of Republican. He wants us to believe he is looking out for us an..
» Boykin Ties Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell to Rise in Sexual Assaults in the Military
21/05/13 15:50 from Right Wing Watch
Family Research Council vice president Jerry Boykin yesterday chatted with Frank Gaffney for an entire program about the forthcoming “ Islamic Republic of America ” where Boykin’s granddaughters are forced to wear burkas ..
» Dreaming Of The Glory Days
21/05/13 15:23 from Eschaton
Bring the band back together. The president should announce that he has told the Justice Department to appoint an independent investigator with bulldog instincts and bipartisan credibility. The list of candidates could start with Kenneth S..
» Less Tall Megan: Drugs and Taxes
21/05/13 15:20 from The Hunting of the Snark
Shorter Megan McArdle: Get rid of corporate taxes and only tax individuals. Money quote: To sum up, the best way to react to the fact that Apple shelters income abroad is to get rid of the corporate income tax, and at the same time, get ri..
» NRA goes to war against Dems in Colorado, we go to war against NRA
21/05/13 15:17 from Daily Kos
Wayne LaPierre's NRA trying to oust Democrats in Colorado. Hosting two of the biggest gun massacres in recent years, Colorado decided to get serious about gun safety and passed several strong control measures last March. Colorado Gov. John..
» Barber: Satan Behind Obama Administration's Gay Rights Efforts, Bringing America Back to Days of Noah
21/05/13 15:10 from Right Wing Watch
Yesterday, Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber appeared on VCY America’s Crosstalk with Vic Eliason to continue to push his claim that the gay rights movement is Satanic and meant to destroy society just like in the days before Noah&..
» Justice Department's Overreaching on Leaks Threatens Freedom of the Press
21/05/13 14:54 from ACLU Blog: Because Freedom Can't Blog Itself: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union
A week after the Department of Justice notified the Associated Press that it had secretly seized records for more than 20 phone lines in a leak investigation, The Washington Post uncovered an overlooked search warrant in another leak case ..
» Susan B. Anthony List's forced-birthers will fund fellow extremist Cuccinelli for Virginia governor
21/05/13 14:11 from Daily Kos
Extremists will plug hard for Virginia's premier extremist. The anti-abortion organization Susan B. Anthony List plans to use Virginia's statewide elections this year as a test-run for the nationwide congressional mid-terms in 2014. Months..
» Mystery pundit outsourcing
21/05/13 14:03 from Attytood
» Midday open thread
21/05/13 14:00 from Daily Kos
Today's comic by Matt Bors is IRS destroyers of freedom : Andrew Sullivan just can't let go of IQ disparity by race : Yes, “race” is a social construct when we define it as “white”, “black,” “Asian” or, even more ludicrously, “Hispanic.” B..
» Ocean Beach Cottage Among Winners in “People in Preservation” Program
21/05/13 13:40 from OB Rag Blog
SOHO Awards to Be Presented May 23rd at Point Loma Assembly Every year the Save Our Heritage Organization (SOHO) runs their " People in Preservation " program to salute individuals and groups who have helped preserve important aspects of S..
» GOP's effort to drag down Obamacare in IRS scandal commences
21/05/13 13:37 from Daily Kos
Dean Heller It might take a while for Republicans to get the message that The Village is trying to send : watch out for overreach on the scandal thing. Case in point, Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) who's combining Obamacare hatred with IRS scanda..
21/05/13 13:35 from No More Mister Nice Blog
WHY REPUBLICANS CAN POLITICIZE DISASTER RELIEF AND DEMOCRATS CAN'T Republicans held up the Hurricane Sandy relief bill for weeks before it passed; Democrats are not going to do the same in response to the Oklahoma tornado. If anything, rel..
» Apple CEO Tim Cook Testifies Before Congress About Offshore Tax Havens
21/05/13 13:30 from AFL-CIO Weblog
Apple CEO Tim Cook is appearing before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations today to answer charges that his company has avoided paying billions of dollars in taxes through the use of overseas tax shelters and lo..
» GOP aide on Benghazi theater: 'You’ve got to be on Mars to come up with some of this stuff'
21/05/13 13:20 from Daily Kos
New bumper sticker: Democrats are from Earth, Republicans are from Mars Couldn't have said it better myself: “We have got to get past that and figure out what are we going to do going forward,” a GOP aide stressed. “Some of the accusations..