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21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker. F…

21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker. Frankly, if it shows your location just as “Northwest DC,” that’s not very useful.

Does the Sudden Ukraine Deal Clear the Decks for Obama's Asia-Pacific Tour?

After spending Thursday in Geneva negotiating with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton, and Ukrainian Acting Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia, Secretary of State John Kerry came away with a deal that may defuse the present crisis in Ukraine. Show More Summary

Did Frazier Glenn Miller commit a 1987 NC gay triple murder?

6 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Raw Story has a heart-wrenching piece about the ties of Frazier Glenn Miller, the white supremacist who shot and killed three people at a Kansas City community center, to a highly publicized 1987 triple murder in Shelby, North Carolina. The...Show More Summary

Tea party fuels right-wing radio with millions in cash

Ken Vogel and Mackenzie Wagner of Politico put a dollar figure on the massive flow of cash from conservative groups to talk radio hosts between 2008 and 2012: A POLITICO review of filings with the Internal Revenue Service and Federal...Show More Summary

PODCAST: OBAMACARE, UKRAINE, BUDGET

In today’s Washington Report, Talk Radio News Service correspondent Victoria Jones at the White House talks with Gary Baumgarten of the Paltalk News Network about President Obama’s declaration that Obamacare is working, the Geneva agreement to disarm militias in eastern Ukraine and the CBO’s analysis of President Obama’s proposed budget.

Tea Party Holds ‘Retirement Party’ For John Boehner

The Tea Party really wants to bid adieu to House Speaker John Boehner. Tea party activists are sending out invitations for a “surprise retirement party” for House Speaker John Boehner, targeting inside-the-beltway Boehner backers and reporters. The email invites are paid for by the Tea Party Leadership Fund Political Action Committee, a conservative organization that […]

Guns Make Domestic Violence Deadlier

When guns are involved in domestic violence, women die. This simple fact was the basis for a tweet from Everytown for Gun Safety, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's new gun violence prevention group, which noted that theShow More Summary

Charlemagne: Russia's Friends In Black

Why Europe's populists and radicals admire Vladimir Putin. If Europe's far-right parties do as well as many expect in May's European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin. For a man who claims to be defendingShow More Summary

Amy Kremer Resigns from Tea Party Express

Amy Kremer, one of the original Tea Party activists who participated in the February 20, 2009 call that launched the movement and played a key role as scheduler of the April 15, 2009 Tax Day Tea Party rallies, resigned on Friday as chairman of Tea Party Express, a position which she has held since the summer of 2009. Show More Summary

J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: The IRS Scandal: One-Way Civility In Academia. “Conservatives are ruthlessly …

J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: The IRS Scandal: One-Way Civility In Academia. “Conservatives are ruthlessly attacked in the most vicious of ways, so many tend to shut up and hide. You don’t get many calls for civility when the left’s war machine has sprung to life and targeted a conservative for an Alinsky-style onslaught. Even many conservatives [...]

Russian Vice Speaker Screams at Guards to Rape Pregnant Journalist ‘Hard’ (Video)

Russian Vice Speaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky told guards to rape a pregnant journalist ‘hard’. Russia Today has more on the violent exchange: A reporter asked Vladimir Zhirinovsky if Russia should reply to the entry ban recently imposed by Ukraine on Russian … Continue reading ?

Former CIA Director: Snowden Is Obviously A 'Prop' For Putin

Former National Security Agency and CIA Director Michael Hayden thinks it's clear Edward Snowden was a "prop" for Vladimir Putin when the NSA leaker appeared alongside the Russian President on television Thursday. Hayden shared his thoughts...Show More Summary

Professor Suspended Because Of 7-Year-Old Daughter’s T-Shirt

Francis Schmidt, who teaches at Bergen Community College, was suspended because his daughter was seen in an online photograph wearing a t-shirt with a quote from Game of Thrones. He says he was suspended for eight days after posting a photo in January of his 7-year-old daughter wearing a T-shirt with a quote from the […]

President Obama makes the case for Medicaid

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In Thursday's press conference announcing that the Affordable Care Act had reached 8 million exchange enrollees, President Obama was asked whether that would mean Democrats would start campaigning on Obamacare. His answer in part: IShow More Summary

Will Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy Become Another Right Wing Conspiracy?

On Thursday, Chelsea Clinton made the happy announcement that she was with child: In a surprise announcement and with her mother, former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, looking on, Chelsea, 34, said she and husband Marc Mezvinsky...Show More Summary

SOME POSITIVE NEWS: Dr. Ben Carson Honors Kirk Cameron, Aubrey Chernick, and Brooks Robinson: His …

SOME POSITIVE NEWS: Dr. Ben Carson Honors Kirk Cameron, Aubrey Chernick, and Brooks Robinson: His Carson Scholars Fund recognizes 300 high-achieving students.

Chart of the Day: Obamacare sign-up tally if Fox News does the counting

Thanks to Daniel Liebman for this chart that would surprise nobody if it appeared on Fox.

In Defense of Snowden’s Question

Responding to the flood of speculation from individuals who thought his video question for Russian President Vladimir Putin proved he was a tool of the Kremlin, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written an op-ed where he rejects Putin’s answer to his question.

What’s The Deal With The Ukraine Deal?

Talks in Geneva between Ukraine, Russia, the US, and the EU on the Ukrainian crisis produced an agreement last night: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the terms of the deal during a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland. All parties agreed that all sides refrain from violence. All illegal groups must be disarmed. All illegally […]

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