There have been a lot of frivolous suits filed by various Republicans lately, ranging from suits to try to block the Affordable Care Act to the House Republicans’ own suit. While we had contradictory rulings in the case making the absurd argument that the ACA did not intend to allow subsidies to those who obtained [...]
Republican candidate Michael Peroutka won the primary for a county council seat in Anne Arundel County, which includes Maryland’s state capital. After video surfaced of Peroutka singing “Dixie” as the national anthem at a secession conference in Alabama, he held an awkward press conference in order to prove he’s not a racist. Peroutka is a [...]
Will Dunham, Reuters: If someone were to create an award for "mother of the year" in the animal kingdom, a remarkably dedicated eight-limbed mom from the dark and frigid depths of the Pacific Ocean might be a strong contender. Scientists...Show More Summary
Guest Post by Mara Zebest On the heals of a well documented IRS scandal targeting conservatives, it seems the IRS is also teaming up with an Atheist group—FFRF (Freedom From Religion Foundation)—to target Churches. It’s enough to make one’s blood … Continue reading ?
Washington, DC—Today the DNC and the Democratic Party of Wisconsin announced the hiring of Lillian Cheesman as the Wisconsin Voter Expansion Project State Director. Cheesman joins a growing roster of Voter Expansion Project staff inShow More Summary
A single-engine, four-seat passenger airplane crashed into a San Diego Costco parking lot on Wednesday evening, resulting in the death of one of the two women on board the aircraft. The pilot, 52, was reportedly attempting to land the...Show More Summary
"... I found a pleasant area surrounded by many pristine lakes ruined by its residents. Collegians from around the country, their professors and local progressives team up to form Berkeley of the Midwest, where generally one ideological mindset is tolerated. Show More Summary
A three-day ceasefire imploded after two hours as an IDF soldier was feared abducted. In a statement, the Israel Defense Forces said “initial indication” suggested that 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23, had been seized while taking part in an operation to decommission a tunnel belonging to militants. Two other soldiers were killed in the attack. [...]
The leader of France's anti-immigration, anti-EU Front National would win the first round of a French presidential election if it were held today, a new poll reveals. The IFOP poll for political magazine Marianne shows that Marine Le...Show More Summary
President Obama did two crucial things in signing his latest executive order. The first was that it requires prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations and give federal agencies more guidance on how to consider labor violations when awarding federal contracts. Show More Summary
The Labor Department reported the economy added only 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent, but that hardly tells how tough the labor market has become for ordinary folks. The jobless rate may be down from its...Show More Summary
LIFE AMONG THE BARBARIANS: Anti-Israel Protestor Proudly Admits Palestinian Organizations Kidnap Israelis.
Social Security is the most effective anti-poverty program in U.S. history. So why do some people hate it?
Politics, not policy.
LOS ANGELES -- An exclusive, members-only race car club which is modeled after similar ones in Europe and the United States' East Coast has arrived in Southern California; thanks to a French entrepreneur who acted on an opportunity to create a private club of other individuals who employ a similar admiration for high-end vehicles. Show More Summary
Joe Zadeh explores the history of sound as a weapon of war: The incorporation of sound into warfare may sound like a modern tactic, but the first reports have their roots in history. Back in 1944, as World War II slipped through Germany’s fingertips, it was rumoured that Hitler’s chief architect Albert Speer had set […]
GOP candidate from Louisiana (where else?) says climate change is a hoax, and she's a birther too.