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» Late Night
10/12/13 00:00 from Eschaton
» Open thread for night owls: Fast track on trade deal is train wreck for Americans
09/12/13 23:30 from Daily Kos
At the Campaign for America's Future, Dave Johnson writes Urgent Fast Track Trade Deal Alert : This is an urgent warning that the country’s big-corporate elite are about to try to push something called “Fast Track” Trade Promotion Author...
» 'There are some who say Christie is the wave of the future. Let them come to Fort Lee!'
09/12/13 21:50 from Attytood
Is there a major scandal looming over Chris Christie and a bizarre allegation of political retaliation?
» Hellish Snowscape
09/12/13 21:02 from Eschaton
Obviously they're going to do what they can do make the Superbowl as miserable as possible , even aside from the fact that it's being played in an open stadium in northern New Jersey in February. Good luck with that.
» Monday Evening
09/12/13 19:26 from Eschaton
I got nothin'.
» Macca's Meatless Monday: We can slow down or eliminate the worst effects of climate change
09/12/13 18:00 from Daily Kos
In this weekly series we have been discussing the benefits of a vegetarian diet including: better health (pdf), animal rights, food safety, public health, frugal living, global food crisis, water and land depletion and the staggeringly h...
» Right Wing Round-Up - 12/9/13
09/12/13 17:35 from Right Wing Watch
J. Lester Feder @ BuzzFeed : U.S., U.K. Activists Urge Jamaicans To Keep Same-Sex Intercourse Illegal. Zack Ford @ Think Progress : Rick Warren: Marriage Is Not ‘Equally Valid’ For Same-Sex Couples. Hemant Mehta @ Friendly At...
09/12/13 17:32 from No More Mister Nice Blog
» Right Wing Leftovers - 12/9/13
09/12/13 17:30 from Right Wing Watch
E.W. Jackson will do what every failed Republican candidate does: launch a political action committee. Richard Viguerie went to Israel and found some government minister who doesn't trust President Obama and apparently that is news o...
» Shilling For Profit: A Case Study Of ALEC's Campaign Against Divestment From Apartheid South Africa
09/12/13 17:27 from Right Wing Watch
As the movement for public and private divestment from apartheid South Africa grew throughout the United States in the 1980s, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) aggressively mobilized against South African divestment, stymy...
» Sidle Up To The Bar
09/12/13 17:26 from Eschaton
I'm running a tab. Hic.
» Heritage Action tells Republicans to nix rumored Murray-Ryan budget deal
09/12/13 17:00 from Daily Kos
Heritage Action, the outside political group that worked with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to push House Republicans into last October's shutdown, is ready to do it all over again : Heritage Action released the following statement in response to ...
» Fischer: Pot Should Be Illegal Because Its Use Violates Biblical Teaching
09/12/13 16:51 from Right Wing Watch
On his radio broadcast today, Bryan Fischer spent the better part of one segment railing against the dangers of marijuana and saying that it should never be legalized because it's use violates the teachings of the Bible. Citing Paul&...
» VDARE Remembers Nelson Mandela, 'Monster' And 'Nasty Individual'
09/12/13 16:35 from Right Wing Watch
The white nationalists at VDARE have responded to the death of Nelson Mandela with a flurry of blog posts painting the former South African leader as a “monster” and “nasty individual” responsible for destroying &...
» NSA and CIA infiltrating online gaming worlds
09/12/13 16:19 from Daily Kos
Gaming National Security Operations Center Wow ! To the National Security Agency analyst writing a briefing to his superiors, the situation was clear: their current surveillance efforts were lacking something. The agency's impressive ars...
» Rios: Mandela Was A Criminal & 'Criminals Are Placed In Solitary Confinement'
09/12/13 16:00 from Right Wing Watch
On Friday, American Family Association radio host Sandy Rios lashed out at Nelson Mandela, who was imprisoned for 27 years, and said that he deserved to be in jail because he was a violent criminal: Nelson Mandela was placed in prison be...
» Halladay on ice
09/12/13 15:59 from Attytood
Roy Halladay retires from baseball.
» Sander Levin: Cutting off unemployment insurance would be 'a disservice to humanity'
09/12/13 15:53 from Daily Kos
Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI) Rep. Sander Levin, ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, is pushing back hard on Sen. Rand Paul's bizarre lie about the effects of unemployment benefits. While Paul claims it's a disservice to j...
» Marriage equality qualifies for Oregon 2014 ballot
09/12/13 15:50 from Daily Kos
A couple in Portland, Maine, celebrates. It's time Portland, Oregon, couples can, too. Happy news from Oregon, where this weekend Oregon United for Marriage announced that it had gotten enough signatures to qualify for the November 2014 ...
» Construction at Voltaire and Catalina: 3-Story Development With 9 Units and One Commercial
09/12/13 15:44 from OB Rag Blog
A number of readers have asked us, 'what's going on at the corner of Voltaire and Catalina?' Certainly many have seen the construction. What's going on at that busy intersection is a three-story "mixed-used" development that will include...
» Issa-led field hearings reveal GOP still wants to repeal Obamacare
09/12/13 15:40 from Daily Kos
House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa: Wasting taxpayer money on bogus hearings since 2011. Via Steve Benen , House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has been keeping himself busy by holding taxpayer-funded field heari...
» Cashill: Prosecuting George Zimmerman On Civil Rights Grounds Is Like Prosecuting Nelson Mandela Or Mother Theresa
09/12/13 15:27 from Right Wing Watch
WND contributor Jack Cashill recently released a book entitled " 'If I had a Son': Race, Guns, and the Railroading of George Zimmerman ," in which he argues that Zimmerman is a hero who has been unfairly maligned by the...
» Tancredo: 'Street Hustler' Obama Trying To Compare Himself To Mandela
09/12/13 15:25 from Right Wing Watch
Tom Tancredo, the former Republican congressman and possible 2014 Colorado gubernatorial candidate , is angry that President Obama wants to compare himself to Nelson Mandela, even though Obama hasn’t done that. Tancredo writes in a...
» Vote for me, and all your wildest dreams will come true
09/12/13 15:18 from Attytood
The Pen and Pencil Club is honoring Philadelphia journalists.