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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

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Jonah Goldberg Has A Jungian Moment On Fox

The late Carl Jung famously wrote about shadow projection -- that aspect of unintegrated humans that permits them to project qualities and motivations onto others that are really only a reflection of themselves. In this job, I see the sad results every day. Show More Summary

CNN: Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson In Talks To Resign

We can only hope he resigns, since he has no credibility and it would help defuse the tense situation in Ferguson: Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown on August...Show More Summary

How Do You Poison A Well Loaded With Fracking Fluid?

CNN's first mistake was putting Rep. Steve King on to comment about Obama's immigration executive order. Is there a finer example of a nativist than King? If so, I haven't seen them. Their second mistake was Gloria Borger's ridiculous...Show More Summary

Armed Woman Arrested Outside The White House Just After Obama's Speech

For the second day in a row, an armed person was arrested outside the White House. I'm sure glad all those gun nuts are protecting us from the government, aren't you? Because from where I sit, they're the threat, not the answer. NBCNews: An armed woman was arrested outside the White House on Thursday night, a Secret Service official told NBC News. Show More Summary

Alex Jones: Assassinating Obama Could Be A False Flag!

To me, all talk of assassinating anyone is talk that should be avoided at all costs, no matter what, unless we're talking about failures of the Secret Service to adequately protect the President of the United States, whoever that isShow More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

David E's Fablog - be very afraid, stay very afraid; d r i f t g l a s s - Andrew Sullivan, you're soaking in it! Eclectablog - oh those zany Michigan Republicans! Pleasantly Eccentric - guess who's fleecing the Kansas state pensionShow More Summary

Jon Stewart Slams Republican Hypocrisy On Eminent Domain

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart discussed the fact that the United States Congress or President Obama's veto pen are not the only hurdles the building of the Keystone XL pipeline faces. There's also the issue of eminent domain and whether...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Stepping Outside?

West Seneca, NY via Facebook. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Cannonball Adderley

This song is a bit unique in that it is Adderley's biggest hit (monetarily, anyways), but it's probably one of his least jazzy songs. In fact, it could probably even be argued that it crosses the line into R&B. However, Adderley didn't write it. Show More Summary

Bill-O Tries To Get Krauthammer To Call President Obama 'A Bad Person' Following Immigration Speech

The mood was pretty grim over at Faux "news" following President Obama's speech on immigration this Thursday. After carping about the president's motives for taking action now and attacking him for playing politics to make the poor old...Show More Summary

Rep. Ben Ray Luján Of New Mexico Is Surprise Pick To Chair DCCC

This is certainly a pleasant surprise: Rep. Ben Ray Luján is a nice guy and a progressive in a state that needs more. He was Democracy For America-endorsed when he first ran in 2008, and won; he's a product of DFA's candidate training. Show More Summary

Nevada's New Republican Speaker Is Racist, Sexist, And Homophobic

A Nevada independent alternative news site sifted through thirteen years of articles by the incoming Nevada Assembly Speaker designate and found a litany of offensive and hateful views that will make your stomach churn. The former AM...Show More Summary

Small-Town Montana Residents Organize To Oppose Presence Of White Nationalists

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] A collection of citizens in the small resort town of Whitefish, Mont., banded together earlier this week to demand that their local town council take action to deal with the effects of the presence of a nationally...Show More Summary

Major Figure In Chris Christie's NJ Pension Scandal Resigns

Very interesting to those of us who are watching the Christie administration soap opera. I find it bizarre that members of the corporate media still treat him as a viable candidate for president -- I think he'll be lucky to get awayShow More Summary

Former Bank Regulator Hired By Goldman Sachs Shared Confidential Info

Do you suppose there is anyone in the entire country who's still actually surprised by this? I imagine even the nursery school set has caught on by now: From his desk in Lower Manhattan, a banker at Goldman Sachs thumbed through confidential...Show More Summary

Walmart Tells Employees: 'Come To Work On Thanksgiving Or Get Fired'

If this kind of crap keeps up, I won't have anyplace left to shop! Kmart will open its doors at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day this year and remain open for 42 hours, meaning that many employees will have to come to work to staff shifts....Show More Summary

Rick Santorum Longs For Days Of Racial Uniters Like Jesse Helms, Jerry Falwell

Perhaps Uncle Frothy is looking to take his place in the revered halls of race-baiters and Confederate heroes or something. Or maybe the drugs have gotten to him. Please do not be drinking anything when you listen to this: Right Wing...Show More Summary

Overtime: How Obama Can Help The Middle Class Without Congress

Nick Hanauer is the guy who previously warned plutocrats they'd be facing pitchforks if they didn't support a more equitable society. Here he is with some practical advice for Obama, via the Politico Magazine: So what’s changed since the 1960s and '70s? Overtime pay, in part. Show More Summary

Rick Perry: I'm A Lot More Prepared To Run For President. Plus, Now I Have Glasses!

"I'm a lot more prepared to be president because now I have these serious-looking glasses, see?" Rick Perry makes the case for himself: BOCA RATON—Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn’t ready to announce his candidacy for president in 2016; that decision will come in May or June of next year. Show More Summary

Jim Webb Announces Exploratory Committee For Presidential Run

Despite what you're going to hear from the corporate media, Jim Webb really does present a strong threat to a Clinton nomination: Webb announced the exploratory committee in a message posted from his Twitter account late Wednesday, making...Show More Summary

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