Marcia Langton on Q&A accused me of subjecting her colleague Misty Jenkins to “foul abuse... simply racial abuse”, She claimed I had “argued that…
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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- A poll by Farleigh Dickinson University finds that more New Jersey voters disapprove of Governor Chris Christie's job performance than approve of it, a first for the two-term governor. The poll, out on Tuesday, finds that 41% of New Jersey voters approve of the job Christie is doing, while 44% disapprove. Show More Summary
Rob Thomas – no, not the singer - is an American producer and screenwriter, best known for creating the critically-acclaimed TV series Veronica Mars and Party Down. One year ago this week, he launched one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of all time in support of a Veronica Mars movie. Show More Summary
Maybe Texas Congressman Louie Goehmert really meant it that way. “I’m willing to postpone as much of it as we can, hoping that in 2016 we really will get a president who has the best interest of a free nation at heart and not one going socialist,” Gohmert said. “If we keep doing little fixes […]
TEXAS--The Texas State Securities Board entered an emergency cease and desist order against Southlake-based Balanced Energy LLC Monday after making public claims to be the first in the energy industry to accept Bitcoin transactions from investors. Show More Summary
Unified Field Theory of Liberalism.
Last night, Stephen Colbert mocked the efforts of a Kentucky church giving away guns to lure people back to church in a segment that's sure to offend the NRA crowd. But these days, all of that is just intangible, and these days, people want something more. Show More Summary
CNN's New Day on Tuesday devoted a 23-second news brief to the death of author Joe McGinniss' death on Monday, noting that "McGinniss made headlines again in 2010, when he moved next door to Sarah Palin's Alaska home in order to research...Show More Summary
Fox News displayed a striking double standard on politicians appearing on comedy shows, questioning the appropriateness of President Obama's comedic interview, and ten minutes later praising Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) Letterman appearance On...Show More Summary
Here’s something that could turn into a real problem for the White House: After months of hammering away at Republicans to act on immigration reform, the Latino media is increasingly shifting its focus to President Obama, urging him to unilaterally slow deportations. “There has been a shift within the Hispanic media,” Jorge Ramos, the influential Univision anchor […]
On Monday night, President Barack Obama appeared as a guest on Zach Galifianakis' "Between Two Ferns" — the Funny or Die web series that parodies celebrity interviews. The 6-minute video passed more than 2 million views after just three hours online. Show More Summary
An effort to legalize the limited possession and growth of marijuana in the nation’s capital has overcoming a significant legal hurdle Tuesday. After lengthy deliberation the District of Columbia Board of Elections ruled the initiative was a “proper subject” under the rules governing D.C.’s initiative process. From the board: The District of Columbia Board of [...]
Tuesday's lead New York Times editorial attack on the paper's favorite conservative bogeyman, the Koch brothers ("The Democrats Stand Up to the Kochs") followed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's political playbook, denouncing Obama-care...Show More Summary
In just the last eight months, members of the armed forces have reported almost 4,000 separate instances of debt collector harassment. The post Debt Collectors Have Harassed Thousands Of Military Servicemembers Over Nonexistent Debts appeared first on ThinkProgress.
MoreKareem Abdul-Jabbar Reprises ‘Airplane’ Role in Wisconsin Tourism AdCleveland’s Hard LandingTravelers: It’s About Damn Time Airlines Toughened Up Baggage PoliciesTo pump up tourism and attraction conventions, cities and states regularly roll out new logos, slogans, and marketing campaigns. Show More Summary
Pilot-blogger Patrick Smith is debunking speculation about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished from radar screens on Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Smith’s bottom line: Unfortunately it could be weeks or even months before we have a solid idea of what happened. And tempting as might be, we should be […]
Housing assistance vouchers demonstrably improved the conditions of low-income Americans, but sequestration has put them in severe danger. The post Housing Vouchers Reduced The Number Of Low-Income Homeless Families By 75 Percent appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Newly released public records show that the Department of the Interior knew in advance that two groups of aging veterans would be visiting the World War II Memorial on October 1, 2013, but they decided to barricade the premises anyway. Show More Summary