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For part of my yute, Chicago had a number of dailies, the trib, the suntimes, and several others covering different issues from a variety of political points of view. There were times when a couple ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 07:14 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Respected voices among us have come to the conclusion that President Obama would desire tier three Malaysia, the hub of human trafficking, be included in the TPP without expecting that would make a ...
by rktect
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 08:02 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Hillary Clinton is in trouble. Bernie's record shows he was right on A) the changes in banking laws that caused the debacle in 2008 on Wall Street - he voted against Gramm-Leach-Blillely and the ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 09:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Like a National ID card , some items common to other Western democracies seem problematic to American exceptionalists, but given the rise in regional and local police violence against unarmed ...
by annieli
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 03:32 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 Like idiots with twitter accounts think they can't be tracked ...
by annieli
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 12:01 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his nationwide 'Contract with America', which he is calling " The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality ". Like Newt Gingrich's Contract With America, the ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 11:03 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
House Democrats control almost 2/3 of seats (121/188) representing 20 big export-dependent metros , and the amount of Democratic voters living in manufacturing-dependent cities keep on declining , ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Obama granted a major interview to Jeffrey Goldberg to cover Iran, Israel/Palestine and ISIS. It was published in the Atlantic on Thursday and is well worth a read. I've highlighted sections I found ...
by subir
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:38 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Perhaps Rasmussen should ask its sample respondents whether they think the poll they're answering has a bias as well.
by annieli
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 01:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Yep, we need 10,000 to 20,000 more "necessary enablers" from a group created by the Bush administrations along with all that de-Baathification, awakening, and ...
by annieli
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The soon to be officially announced presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, and former MN Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, from Uranus, were ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 03:04 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
"Five of the world's largest banks are to pay fines totalling $5.7bn (£3.6bn) for charges including manipulating the foreign exchange market." (http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32817114) Further ...
by intelink
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 08:58 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
An article just hit my in-box with the following title: Racist query terms in Google Maps trigger the White House in results The lede: Google Maps lists the White House among top search results ...
by rfall
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 07:51 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs , he’s reminded ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The President's continuing advocacy on behalf of the Trans-Pacific trade deal has had me puzzled, stumped, bewildered, scratching my head...until a few minutes ago. It has seemed unlike him and ...
by GoBlue08
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 05:38 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Do NOT share this link if you hate polar bears. And cats. http://www.earthyrobot.com/blorp/an-important-message-on-arctic-oil-from-this-pissed-off-cat/628/
by earthyrobot
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 05:07 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Terrible Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has had a very hard time distancing himself from his brother George Jr., the worst President in US history. Okay, maybe he is showing some of them ...
by laloalcaraz
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
So much for Mitch McConnell's "robust amendment process". After the Senate debating only 2 amendments thus far (& possibly 2 more Wednesday), McConnell has already filed plans to invoke cloture to ...
by Brown Thrasher
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:28 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
I swear that I am not making this up. Seriesly, I am not that mulch of a moran. Here is the actual, factual, batshitual quote about her upcoming 2016 campaign, from Bible Spice herself: “Without ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
With the dearth of newly graduated college students entering the workplace with tens and hundreds of dollars in student debt, it is time for employers to take a stand. Most private employers, and ...
by ChloeMS
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:52 AM PDT with 2 Recommends