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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On December 12, Magistrate Judge Mark R. Abel issued an order for the U.S.District Court for the Southern District of Ohio to place five sets of court records under ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 01:21 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Social Security Disability Benefits are the Benghazi/FastnFurious/Gruber of "Entitlements." Bashing recipients is even the cool, hip thing to do, as proven by NPR-Hipster-God-Horn-rimmed-Raconteur-...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 12:02 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Greenpeace USA has released a major new report on an under-discussed part of President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and his U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 03:42 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog For the first time, DeSmogBlog has published dozens of documents obtained from the North Dakota government revealing routes and chemical composition data for oil-by-...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 09:42 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Hush little baby don't you cry Mamma's gonna find another scandal to try. And if that scandal isn't seen as priority Mama's gonna buy you a senate majority.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 26, 2014 at 08:39 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Hello, Daily Kos! My name is Alec Faber, and I am a high school sophomore in Morris County, New Jersey. For years I have loved politics, and have sought to learn all I can about it. I have been ...
by goestowashington
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 17, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I received the following meme from several of my Right Wing friends today. I love the back and forth between my Conservative and Right Wing friends. We generally have fun with each other. While I ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 307 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 04:06 AM PST with 148 Recommends
The Greek government is forecasting 0.6% economic growth in 2014, after six straight years of economic contraction. Ordinarily, 0.6% economic growth would not be great news. But the return of the ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 02:53 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Patty Prewitt is currently serving a life sentence for a crime she, and many others, claim she did not commit. In the 80's, Prewitt's husband was murdered in their home, and she became the prime ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 02:34 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Read this article: http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_289563/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=KRF3oFPN Now follow me below the orange Kosoissant....
by fToRrEeEsSt
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 03:32 PM PST with 13 Recommends
http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2013/11/26/senators-writing-new-sanctions-in-case-iran-cheats Obama, Senate spar over new Iran sanctions threats By BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press (
by happymisanthropy
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 10:27 AM PST with 83 Recommends
Cross-Posted from Rall.com: Redirection to Water Down the Potency of Dissent On Saturday, October 26th several thousand people gathered near the Capitol Building in Washington to protest National ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 09:17 AM PST with 49 Recommends
A week and a half after the AP published a completely false report about Terry McAuliffe's involvement in an annuities fraud case, its reporter and his editor have been fired. These intrepid members ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 02:10 PM PDT with 243 Recommends
Ho-lee smokes! If you were online and tuned into the news late Wednesday night, you may have seen an incredible train wreck of a story unfold in real time—one so remarkable, you've probably ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Two members of a scant, ever-sifting handful of actual, once-lauded, investigative journalists still working their honored craft in the 21st Century, - despite operating with a distinct shortage of ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 97 comments on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 10:51 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
A very frightened, 11 year old little girl conjured up the courage to ask her Congressman, Republican Scott DesJarlais, a question at the Murfreesboro,TN town hall meeting he was hosting on Thursday ...
by AmBushed
Comment Count 155 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 11:41 PM PDT with 297 Recommends
( UPDATE 7/16/13, 3:00PM EDT: Former Senator Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) has had a fascinating email exchange with Edward Snowden. See farther down, below.) Continuing his efforts from the past few ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 582 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 152 Recommends
Talking Points Memo now has up this AP story from which I quote: Spain says it and other European countries were told that fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden was aboard the Bolivian presidential ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 384 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 05:44 AM PDT with 119 Recommends
The government's arguments in its overzealous case against Army PFC Bradley Manning should be prompting massive outrage from journalists. From The Guardian : The US government is seeking to ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 316 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 06:41 AM PDT with 241 Recommends
Much like the constant flow of water in a stream forming a groove in the land over eons, the procession of people coming forward to blow the whistle on wrongdoing on the part of our government is an ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 100 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 02:34 AM PDT with 74 Recommends