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» Evening Thread
19/05/13 21:07 from Eschaton
Enjoy or not
» Kochs, coke and an American dystopia in Detroit
19/05/13 19:22 from Attytood
The Koch brothers create a dystopian hellscape in Detroit
» Welcome to the Darrell Issa Hall of Shame
19/05/13 17:15 from Daily Kos
With Washington engulfed in scandals real and imagined over the Benghazi tragedy, the IRS' handling of applications by political groups for tax exempt status and the Justice Department's seizure of AP phone records, California Congressman ..
» Dept. of I Told You So
19/05/13 16:04 from Attytood
Sen Mitch McConnell proves that Republicans hate a free press
» Why we fight
19/05/13 15:56 from Attytood
Kratz and Galvis go back to back for most exciting Phillies win of the year.
» The Heart of Valor — Tanya Huff
19/05/13 15:45 from Wis[s]e Words
The Heart of Valor Tanya Huff 411 pages published in 2007 I'm beginning to see a pattern here. The first Valor novel was a replay of every mil-sf writer's favourite Zulu War siege , while the second took on an equally venerable plot: the &..
» Sunday, Sunday
19/05/13 15:45 from Eschaton
Travel day tomorrow so blogging will likely be suckier than usual.
» The most vulnerable House members in 2014, in two charts
19/05/13 15:29 from Daily Kos
Jim Matheson (UT-04), most vulnerable Democrat Over the last couple weeks, we've been talking about the 2014 House election, and in particular, which members might be especially vulnerable. First, we discussed House members in "crossover" ..
» Midday open thread
19/05/13 14:30 from Daily Kos
Google's Sergey Brin wears some scary lookin ish. Lawmakers questioned Google about privacy concerns with it's Google Glass technology. I'm no Luddite, but this thing is a bit ummm...unsettling: Google followed all its privacy and dat..
» Gendermorphs, a new series from Scholastic
19/05/13 13:34 from Sadly, No!
And to think, this irrevocable road to evil all started when a single boy scout admitting to liking a Disney movie with a female protagonist. If only America had stood firm. Sniff. The President of the United States of Renew America*: Morm..
19/05/13 13:27 from Eschaton
It's telling that there hasn't been (that I've seen) pressure from other journalists for Karl to burn his source. They never, ever do it.
» The hard lessons of the post-partisan unity schtick
19/05/13 13:15 from Daily Kos
Ezra Klein recently wrote a piece imagining President Obama going Bulworth , including this pretend exchange: Q: Sir, you've been criticized in recent weeks for being overly passive. And as you say here, it's your view the government isn't..
» On "Made Up Tales"
19/05/13 13:06 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
The Republican Party knows no shame or humility. In their witch hunt to capitalize politically on an American tragedy they seem to have forgotten one thing. While four Americans tragically lost their lives in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012 whil..
» Kenyan Gay Muslim Tentacles Extend Everywhere
19/05/13 12:01 from Eschaton
The Texas judiciary proves yet once more that it is merely a puppet doing the bidding of the Obama administration .
» Climate change isn't AN issue, it's THE issue
19/05/13 11:30 from Daily Kos
Home Nicholas Stern has been a lecturer at the University of Oxford, a professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and the London School of Economics, chief economist and special counsellor to the president of the European Bank for..
» OUR Walmart's freedom ride
19/05/13 10:24 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
James and Trina Vetato knew about the freedom riders from history books. Next month, the Paducah, Ky., couple expects to join a civil rights movement-style protest by OUR Walmart, an employees group, against the world's largest retaile..
» Republican outreach report card: Graded 'F' for Fail
19/05/13 09:45 from Daily Kos
Students holding report cards We have had numerous articles here in recent days about Jason Richwine, his racist Republican sponsored research on Latino low IQ (and about blacks too ) for which he received a doctorate from Harvard, and the..
» I'm So Old I Remember When $86 Billion Was A Lot Of Money
19/05/13 09:09 from Eschaton
We could build the California HSR for this, basically. And we spend it every year. It's 4 times the GDP of Afghanistan. The Reuters news agency quotes an unidentified White House aide as saying the president has decreased his request for fu..
19/05/13 09:08 from Eschaton
It may seem hard to believe, but long before the Dancin' Master took over for Working Class Tim, Meet the Press provided an actual service to the public. Also interesting that the right wing bias was pretty much in place back then.
» Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday
19/05/13 08:00 from Feministe
Promote yourself. Similar Posts: Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday by Jill January 6, 2013 Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday by Jill January 13, 2013 Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday by Jill January 20, 2013 Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday by J..
» The next biggest scandal ever, until the next one
19/05/13 08:00 from Daily Kos
Yes, Mitch McConnell. IRS bureaucrats targeting "tea party"-related groups is a conspiracy. Everything is a conspiracy. Everything is a conspiracy meant to distract from all the other conspiracies, and everything is orchestrated by the top..
» After 39 Years, Steelworker Hands Off Local’s Ledger
19/05/13 08:00 from AFL-CIO Weblog
Jim “Runt” Gregory served as the financial secretary of United Steelworkers ( USW ) Local 727 in Calvert City, Ky., during the tenure of eight presidents. “Presidents of the United States,” he said with a grin.
19/05/13 06:00 from Eschaton
David Waldman's weekly compilation of reported gun accidents . Hashtag: #gunFail
» Network Sunday Shows Give Credence To Absurd IRS-Watergate Comparison
19/05/13 05:20 from Media Matters for America - Research Items
Sunday talk shows on NBC, CBS, and ABC compared reports that the Internal Review Service (IRS) applied extra scrutiny to conservative groups to President Nixon's Watergate scandal, a comparison which people who worked on both sides of the ..