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Has the Republican Party become a clown car?

I know professional clowns. They are actually very serious professional people. And it’s fair to say now that when someone suggests the Republican Party is becoming a clown car it’s an insult — to the hard-working clowns, whose humor, silliness and absurdity is intentional, and in most cases perfected after years of hard work. What [...]Show More Summary

A Bigger Computer Fiasco For The Obama Administration Than

The fiasco with the initial opening of the exchanges at has become a well-known IT glitch from the Obama administration, but that might not turn out to be their biggest mistake regarding computers and health care. As it primarily involves physicians and hospitals, as opposed to the general public, far fewer people are aware [...]Show More Summary

Cartoon: Jed Clampett Oil Prices

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Obama Moves To Protect 1.4 Million Acres In ANWR

Obama Moves To Protect 1.4 Million Acres In ANWR The Obama administration is poised to set aside 1.4 million acres of coastal land in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, designating core areas of the refuge as wilderness, the White House announced Sunday. The move would prohibit motorized access to the area as well as the [...]Show More Summary

Choosing Weed Policy Over Cyber Security

Choosing Weed Policy Over Cyber Security By Tina Dupuy A cyber attack altered your holiday movie choices last year. Sony Pictures was the victim of a massive security breach. Personal emails were revealed, films pirated and employee data leaked. The corporation immediately kowtowed to the terrorists, rumored to be North Korean-sponsored, killing the theatrical release [...]Show More Summary

Note to Readers on TMV Content

‘ IMPORTANT NOTE TO READERS: We try to keep TMV updated constantly, but once in a while due to schedules there could be a delay. Yours truly puts a lot of original and syndicated materials up on TMV. However, since last night I’m on a 21 hour drive from the Pacific Northwest to my California [...] The post Note to Readers on TMV Content appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Attack On Ukraine Civilians Condemned By John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned an attack by pro-Russian rebels on civilian neighborhoods in eastern Ukraine that killed at least 30 people Saturday. “I join my European counterparts in condemning in the strongest termsShow More Summary

Donald Trump Says He Would Have Beaten Obama in 2012 Elections

LOL: I must admit, Donald Trump saying he would have beaten President Obama in the 2012 presidential campaign is a funny as Sen. Joni Ernst’ bread-bag story. He said he was leading in every poll. Um, really? Which poll? In a sit-down interview with The Des Moines Register, he said the two presumed GOP frontrunners, [...]Show More Summary

Doomsday Clock Moves Two Minutes Closer To Midnight

The Doomsday Clock from The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists was more commonly seen during the Cold War but CNN reports that they have moved the clock to three minutes to midnight, two minutes closer than its previous setting. This was the first move since 2012, precipitated by both nuclear arsenals and the risk to humanity [...]Show More Summary

Netanyahu, Obama: Who said what and when

Netanyahu, Obama: Who said what and when by Donald Harrison Editor, San Diego Jewish World SAN DIEGO (SDONA) – The rumors and “not for attribution” comments are far outdistancing what U.S. officials have put on the record concerning President Barack Obama’s alleged anger with Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for agreeing to speak before a [...]Show More Summary

It looks like Obama’s trip up the polls is likely to last

Dana Milbank makes a good point. Obama was a teensy bit overmuch at one point in his State of the Union address to Congress when he ragged on about his two big wins. But he wins. Like, get used to it: His cocky, colloquial cadence was a bit much, but it’s hard to deny Obama [...]Show More Summary

Report: ISIS Executes One Japanese Hostage, Offers Prisoner Swap for Other

Report: ISIS Executes One Japanese Hostage, Offers Prisoner Swap for Other A new video was circulating Saturday that purported to show the murder of Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese men held captive by the Islamic State (ISIS). The video was reviewed by the SITE Intel Group, a watchdog of extremist groups. The men’s lives [...]Show More Summary

Cartoon: Je suis football

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What about TV is now attracting top directors like Woody Allen, Steven Soderbergh?

Everyone, it seems, had an opinion about Woody Allen signing a deal recently with Amazon to produce a TV series for its video streaming service. Some praised Amazon for aligning with one of America’s most celebrated creative figures. Others worried about the fallout from sexual-abuse allegations levied by Allen’s daughter, Dylan Farrow, in 1993 that [...]Show More Summary

Drum on GOP Moderates

Kevin Drum comments on House Speaker John Boehner’s difficulty getting anything passed with Tea Partiers to the right and “moderates” to the left on Mother Jones. This comes from LA Times reporter Lisa Mascaro, who tells us these folks “bristle” at being called moderates. The prefer to be called pragmatists. Tomayto, tomahto, says me, though [...]Show More Summary

Cartoon: Boehner and Netanyahu

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Divesting America of Ozone-Destroying Energy Sources

by Walter Brasch Long before the price of gas and oil began to plummet, socially conscious churches, universities, non-profit organizations, and local governments began to divest themselves of fossil fuel stock and shock the fossil fuel industry to understand the environmental and public health concerns. The World Council of Churches, which represents about 590 million [...]Show More Summary

Letters of Sacrifice

As I watched Jenn stretch her arm to insert yet one more letter at the top of her eight-foot tall work of honor, respect and compassion, I could not help but to ask myself: How many more “I regret to inform you” letters will have to be opened by the trembling hands of a father, [...] The post Letters of Sacrifice appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Doubts about Loyalty of Saudi Forces Trigger U.S. Reassessment (Le Figaro, France)

Le Figaro correspondent Laure Mandeville, quoting an anonymous source close the the U.S. intelligence services, writes that alarming questions about the loyalty of Saudi military forces and the relentless spread of Saudi Wahhabism in the form of ISIL has prompted U.S. officials to question America’s longstanding relationship with the Saudi Kingdom. This may be why, [...]Show More Summary

Leftist Surge in Greece?

On Sunday, Greece will vote on their government and leadership, which shall determine the course of the nation for years to come. Antonio Samaras, leader of the center-right New Democracy political party and Prime Minister since 2012, has carried out austerity measures, accepting bailouts and making severe budget cuts. While Greece’s economy may be in [...]Show More Summary

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