The Best of the Left on the Web.
» Congratulations And Thank You Senator Mitch McConnell!
19/06/13 03:59 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
» Watch: Cathy Brennan Geting Kicked OUT of the most LGBTQI Friendly Bar in London on Trans night
18/06/13 23:29 from planetransgender
This is too funny in a sadly pathetic way. Cathy Brennan got herself thrown out of arguably the most LGBTQI accepting bar in London , filmed it and posted it in a failed attempt at martyrdom on her facebook page! This is Brennan..
» Dallas Council Woman finds it Unacceptable that a AIDS Awareness Billboard Presents Gay People As Acceptable
18/06/13 22:37 from planetransgender
Dallas county has the highest rate of new HIV infections in Texas with 6,000 new infections reported every year and ranks among the highest nationally for teens contracting STDs due to the abstinence based curriculum. The Dalla..
» Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the July edition of Harper's Index
18/06/13 22:30 from Daily Kos
Here are a few excerpts from the latest edition of Harper's Index: • Number of U.S. retail jobs Doritos Locos tacos created in the past year, according to Taco Bell: 15,000 • Number of retail jobs created worldwide by Apple in that same pe..
» Anyone can be a PAC. Even you, unhinged crackpot guy.
18/06/13 19:45 from Daily Kos
Sorry, bigots. Via Right Wing Watch : Government Is Not God PAC has issued a warning to All right, I'm gonna stop you right there. Government Is Not God PAC is an actual thing ? Oh for the love of ... Government Is Not God PAC has issued a..
» Watch Netroots Nation Panels And Events
18/06/13 19:25 from Seeing the Forest
Keynote schedule is here: http://netroots.me/12a06Cl Room 210 AE schedule is here: http://netroots.me/11K53lD Room 210 BF schedule is here: http://netroots.me/11wDYDy Room 210 CG schedule is here: http://netroots.me/101eAIq Room 210 DH sch..
» Hannity's lame justification for partisan hypocrisy
18/06/13 19:00 from Daily Kos
When last we heard from Sean Hannity, he was for data mining before he was against it. Having been exposed yet again as a partisan hypocrite, Hannity offers this ... defense? I guess, if Hannity whining he's completely consistent and..
» Immigration reform cuts deficits—a lot
18/06/13 17:55 from Daily Kos
New American citizens swearing in. Not a good day for opponents of comprehensive immigration reform, who have been arguing that legalization would explode the deficit. The reality? It's one of the best deficit-cutting measures on the table..
» House votes for jobs for masturbating fetuses, or something
18/06/13 17:46 from Daily Kos
All up in your uterus, again. Or maybe it wasn't jobs. No, it definitely wasn't a vote about jobs, because John Boehner's House just doesn't do that. It was yet another vote—destined to be ignored by the Senate, and with a promised preside..
» From Istanbul to Rio to Philly, this democracy thing is broken
18/06/13 17:32 from Attytood
People are taking to the streets (or going on hunger strikes) because it's getting impossible to effect change at the ballot box.
» Here's Something You Probably Didn't Know about Immigration Reform
18/06/13 17:29 from AFL-CIO Weblog
While Republicans use deficit hysteria as an excuse to make cuts to earned benefit lifelines like Social Security and Medicare, here's a common sense way to trim the deficit and boost revenue without hurting anyone: Immigration reform with..
» 3 NSA Veterans (whistle-blowers) Thomas Drake, William Binney and J. Kirk Wiebe: We Told You So.
18/06/13 17:22 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
USA Today When a National Security Agency contractor revealed top-secret details this month on the government's collection of Americans' phone and Internet records, one select group of intelligence veterans breathed a sigh of relie..
» Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Or Koch Broadcasting Service (KBS)?
18/06/13 17:12 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
Policymic The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has bowed to pressure from the powerful Koch brothers and declined to show a documentary critical of the Kochs and the role of money in American politics. The documentary, titled Citizen Koch..
18/06/13 17:01 from No More Mister Nice Blog
YOU KNOW WHO ELSE STOOD IN THE RAIN AND PLEADED FOR FAIR TREATMENT, DON'T YOU? Okay, immigrant-bashing Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach hasn't compared the protesters who gathered outside his front door on Saturday to Hitler -- but he..
» D.C. Football
18/06/13 16:50 from Daily Kos
» Right Wing Round-Up - 6/18/13
18/06/13 16:34 from Right Wing Watch
PFAW : PFAW Applauds Proposed Constitutional Amendments to Reverse Citizens United. Hannah Groch-Begley @ Media Matters : WSJ's Taranto Dismisses Military Sexual Assault Epidemic, Cries "War On Men." Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog : Wha..
» Right Wing Leftovers - 6/18/13
18/06/13 16:30 from Right Wing Watch
For some reason, Josh Duggar has been named Executive Director of FRC Action. We should probably be prepared to hear a lot from Louisiana State Sen. Elbert Guillory as he seems to be the Right's newest hero. It is becoming increasingly..
» Rep. Trent Franks Pushes Abortion Bill, Questions Legitimacy of Medical Opponents
18/06/13 16:15 from Right Wing Watch
In an interview with Family Research Council president Tony Perkins yesterday, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) once again expressed confidence that his bill banning abortion after twenty weeks will pass the House. The bill, known as the Pain-Capa..
» Gov. Bobby Jindal explains what 'the left wants'
18/06/13 15:50 from Daily Kos
I have a serious question: Is Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal high? Because in this otherwise uninteresting op-ed bleating about how the Republican Party needs to stop introspecting so much and just start being awesome, he closes with perhaps ..
» Linda Harvey Likens Gay Acceptance among Youth to Believing the Sun Revolves the Earth
18/06/13 15:40 from Right Wing Watch
Mission America’s Linda Harvey yesterday attacked the College Republican National Committee for acknowledging that the GOP’s anti-gay stances were alienating young voters, who overwhelmingly support gay rights, and asking the p..
» Call Logs? Try Kilowatts: Reports Reveal Demands for California Energy Data
18/06/13 15:34 from ACLU Blog: Because Freedom Can't Blog Itself: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union
Amid recent revelations that the NSA has been secretly spying on phone records and the Internet activity of people in the United States, transparency reports filed by the California utilities companies and obtained by the ACLU of Californi..
» A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Plum Job in Opposition to General Warrants (in 1760)
18/06/13 15:14 from ACLU Blog: Because Freedom Can't Blog Itself: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union
A new poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire for the Boston Globe reveals that 40 percent of Massachusetts residents oppose “the government obtaining phone and electronic records of US citizens,” while only 25 percent support it..
» For Many DACA Students, Access to Higher Education Remains A Challenge
18/06/13 14:56 from ACLU Blog: Because Freedom Can't Blog Itself: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union
A Georgia student's story highlights the need for immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million people who have become part of the American fabric, and aspire to become citizens, but currently have no way to att..
18/06/13 14:54 from No More Mister Nice Blog
BLACK LEGISLATOR SAID BY FOX TO BE A NEW GOP CONVERT WAS ACTUALLY A REPUBLICAN YEARS AGO Story at Fox Nation, via The Right Scoop: MUST SEE: Black Louisiana Senator Explains Why He Left the Democratic Party and Became a Republican This has..