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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:42912
Posts / Week:123.4
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

GOP Wingnuts Believe The CIA Is Currently Training ISIL Forces

It’s hard to put the outrage about this scandal into words, but we’ll give it a shot. Based on the numerous scandals before this one, the Obama Administration is the most corrupt — and either the most incompetent or treasonous — in American history. Naturally, this is the latest news from the Obama Derangement front. Show More Summary

Study: Long-Term Unemployed Aren't Seeing Any Recovery

Most people I know are making substantially less, but the ones who can't find full-time work are the ones who are really hanging by a thread. Employers are now consolidating large skill sets into one jobs, and thus guarantee that the unemployed simply don't know how to do the "new" version of their job. Show More Summary

'Flood Wall Street' Activists Are Shutting It Down Right Now

The Flood Wall Street action will probably get cable news coverage, because hippies! Breaking the law! Once again, I am in awe of the spirit and commitment of so many of our young people, who are probably getting arrested as you read...Show More Summary

Rockefeller Foundation Divesting Itself Of Fossil Fuel Investments

If it worked to end apartheid, why not to end apathy about climate change, right? This is a giant step in the right direction. John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels. The family whose...Show More Summary

The People's Climate Change March Your Corporate Media Ignored

Did you know over a half-million people took part in 2,700 simultaneous climate-change events in 161 countries yesterday? Did you know it was in advance of the U.N. climate summit this week? Most importantly, did you see it live on your teevee? As Karoli pointed out, of course you didn't. Show More Summary

When Dems Run An Ad Critical Of Gun Nuts, It's 'Vile'?

There isn't one damn thing wrong with an ad like this. It's running in Arizona, paid for by Gabby Giffords' PAC, Americans for Responsible Solutions. But wow, the Arizona Republic thinks it's vile, and isn't doing any harm to the Republican...Show More Summary

I Did Not Crash The Economy. You Didn’t Either.

If you listen to FOX news, the angry billionaires, and most of the Republican politicians, you’d think that middle class Americans and poor Americans are public enemies. Here’s the reality: our economic woes were the result of unpaid...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd's Banal Midterm Analysis: Chick Fil-A Country Vs. Starbucks Nation

This is why Chuck Todd and Meet the Press are largely irrelevant. This country is a little bit more complex than latté liberals and Southern fried chicken, and the midterms do not depend on which camp you fall into. But that didn't stop...Show More Summary

The 300,000-Strong Climate Change March Media Ignored

So, this happened on Sunday but not one Sunday show acknowledged it. Not one. ThinkProgress: “It’s going to be a good day,” said Van Jones, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire and former White House environmental adviser, in the moments leading up to the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday. Show More Summary

Armed Wisconsin Poll Watchers Plan To Target African-American Voters

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we're going back to Wisconsin for more fun and nonsense. Meet the Wisconsin Poll Watcher Militia, a group of lunatics who really loathe Black voters and would like to make sure none of them dare cast a ballot on Election Day. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Glad to be back for another week! As we head into fall, here's some beautiful fall photos to start your week! Propublica: Keep on Pushing: Fifty years after Freedom Summer, two Mississippi sisters press the fight for voting rights Forward...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Mocks Sarah Palin's Mom Genes

It's always good to write a post about someone mocking Sarah Palin, but when that someone is Bill Maher, it's even better. When it comes to Palin, Maher is the master of snark. TPM: "Now that it has been confirmed that the entire Palin...Show More Summary

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