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I haven't read and screened, I'm just trying to get a first impression of how well HRC's press conference went over today in general. I am only going to create links and their headlines. NYT:...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 05:17 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
For those with some time this weekend, I thought I'd put out some air-related links I've been accumulating. As always, the BBC is a good place to turn up the story or two. Major Kong had an ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 01:20 PM PST with 13 Recommends
[Poe's Law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poe%27s_law] states : Without a blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of extremism or fundamentalism that someone won't mistake for ...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 11:24 AM PST with 5 Recommends
While reading some campaign advice from David Axelrod directed at Hillary Clinton's campaign for President, my first reaction was a wild whoop of incredulous laughter. My laughter turned to ...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 09:44 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Probably known more for its presence in the lobby of the Econolodge or Holiday Inn than exhaustive, in-depth reporting, USA Today has hit it out of the park with its recent article on the crushing ...
by james321
Comment Count 269 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 11:07 AM PST with 231 Recommends
The bold protest of Jefferson County, Colorado students to the actions of the conservative majority on the Jefferson County School Board in Colorado has already drawn national and international press.
by wade norris
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
Oren Dorell has a story that's on the USA Times website today. The story is purportedly about Retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Lovell testimony in the House (which, yes, is apparently ...
by MPociask
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 05:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
USA Today and others are shouting about the 2014 dark money spending by liberal 501(c)s. THEY DO IT TOO, they tout. And what's with the word "Liberal" when even liberals seem to flinch at the word, ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 11:53 AM PST with 2 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 perennial target of conservatives (i.e.: the Cato Institute ), Amtrak nonetheless is still around and growing ridership . (pdf file) The latest news (here in the Washington Post) should ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 11:58 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Running errands on a Monday holiday, got a chance to hear bits of both El Rushbo and Hannity on the radio. It's all there - the paranoia, the stupid, the crazy. If you want to know what's ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 03:22 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Warren Buffet's team announced that Berkshire Hathway is set to have a 2.91 stake in Goldman Sachs; from options provided during the "bailout" era. Reportedly, Warren Buffet isn't putting in ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 06:22 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
On this anniversary of " Birmingham Sunday " where tears of sorrow flow for 4 little girls who did not choose to be, but were, sacrificed upon the alter of freedom; I'm taken aback at home far ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Pew and USA Today released their polling results from their latest survey of public opinion on the administration's proposed military intervention in Syria. Over the past week, the percentage of ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 10:20 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Weather - what is going on here? Back at the end of June weather patterns set up the northeast U.S. for heavy rains and flash flooding. I wrote up the aftermath here . In New York state the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 05:03 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Short diary, but I thought it was good news worth sharing. Almost immediately after last week's historic Supreme Court ruling that struck down a key part of DOMA, public opinion on marriage ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 12:08 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Darwin observed that conscience is what most distinguishes humans from other animals. If so, grief isn’t far behind. Realms of anguish are deeply personal—yet prone to expropriation for public ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 12:35 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Veteran education journalist John Merrow obtained a copy of a previously "missing" memo from an outside consultant, and wrote about it this evening in a blog post he titled Michelle Rhee’s Reign ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 08:39 PM PDT with 200 Recommends
Today, Mother Jones carried an article originally from the USA Today, busting one of the NRA's most popular myths and distractions from the debate over stricter gun laws. Confronted with more gun ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 06:26 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Republicans, the party of NO, replied to Obama’s request to raise the minimum wage with a surly, “No way!” Respect the invisible hand, they said, referring to their beloved spectral regulator ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 06:46 AM PST with 15 Recommends