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PETITION STARTED to Have Kaci Hickox Obey Quarantine or Lose License

An online petition was started on Wednesday by a neighbor of Kaci Hickox to obey her quarantine or lose her license. The petition reads: This woman was exposed to the Ebola Virus in Africa. Instead of doing her required Quarantine … Continue reading ?

Ohio May Disenfranchise Voters For Technical Errors

"This is no different from Jim Crow, it's just a new form of it." The post Ohio May Disenfranchise Voters For Technical Errors appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The most fascinating “mansplaining”: Watch this video about the history of tampons

The menstrual product was first invented by the ancient Egyptians, but wasn't patented until the Depression era!

Defending Real Democracy, Starting in New York

For all the manufactured "Republican versus Democrat" drama that dominates today's cable news and political rhetoric, the most striking feature of our present-day democracy is not partisan divide -- it's a corrupt system that protects...Show More Summary

Pentagon: The Navy SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Should Not Reveal Himself On Fox News

On Wednesday, Fox News announced it plans to reveal the identity of the Navy SEAL who shot Osama Bin Laden in a documentary that will air next month. However, in a statement issued to Business Insider the Pentagon stressed anyone who...Show More Summary

“Why did you draw your gun?” How the law encourages police brutality

It's not a few bad apples we need to worry about. It's a system that condones police violence against black people

Analysis: Estimating the Size of D.C. Marijuana Market

36 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

With people of D.C. set to vote to legalize the possession and home cultivation of marijuana on Tuesday, and the Council already working on a tax and regulate bill, an important question is just how big will this market be. What is the...Show More Summary

On Election Night, Check out the Happiest Place on Earth

The birthplace of modern conservatism and the "happiest place on Earth", Orange County, California may be known for its sunshine, orange groves, and wealth. But it also has deep political roots. Once home to a thriving chapter of the...Show More Summary

'I am not a scientist' is shorthand for 'David Koch doesn't want me to answer that'

36 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A good New York Times read on what Republicans get from their curious new climate-denier talking point "I am not a scientist." Short answer, they get to run away from the question. Jon A. Krosnick, who conducts polls on public attitudes on climate change at Stanford, finds the phrase perplexing. Show More Summary

Obama Focuses on Economy, Equal Pay for Women in R.I. Speech

President Barack Obama tried to shift attention back to the economy in a speech in Rhode Island.

ORSen: Kochs drop $200k against Merkley

37 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueOregon

Even as Monica Wehby circles the drain, the Koch Brothers can't resist one more parting shot before they slither away, via their American Future Fund. AFF is bankrolled by the Koch boys. The two have dropped $200k on a new anti-Merkley ad, because apparently they can't think of anything nice to say about Monica Wehby. Show More Summary

Rush Limbaugh Applauds Joni Ernst For Refusing Mainstream Media Interviews

From the October 31st edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: MSNBC's Maddow Highlights Criticism Of GOP Senate Candidate Joni Ernst After She Snubs Largest Iowa Newspapers After Dodging Iowa Press, Joni Ernst Retreats To Fox News Ernst, Grimes And When Newspaper Editorial Meetings Matter To The D.C. Press

CAUGHT ON TAPE>>> Video Shows Voting Machine Changing Ballot from Republican to Democrat

A voter in Moline, Illinois recorded his vote switching from Republican to Democrat. He posted the video online: Truth Revolt reported: A Moline, Illinois man filmed his votes on an electronic voting machine erroneously switching to the Democrat candidate after … Continue reading ?

HE ALWAYS HAS BEEN: Buzz Aldrin’s Reddit AMA Proves He’s Still Pretty Badass….

HE ALWAYS HAS BEEN: Buzz Aldrin’s Reddit AMA Proves He’s Still Pretty Badass.

Marine Dad Questioned Daughter’s Assignment on Islam and Was Banned From the School

When a Marine who has undoubtedly seen and fought the unspeakable terrors condoned and performed by Muslims sees that his daughter has been assigned a sugar-coated essay about Islam, he

Two-Week-Old Baby Girl Survives Ebola in Sierra Leone

In a striking case of perseverance that may be among the youngest instances of Ebola survival in the history of the disease, a two-week-old baby near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, was declared Ebola-free after enduring the ravages of the illness since before birth. Show More Summary

Would-Be Groom Storms Out Of Wedding Photo Shoot When Bride Shows Up With ‘Old Face’

The Chinese groom abandoned his bride when she showed up at a pre-wedding photo shoot looking as though she were 70, testing him to see if he’d still love her. Things quickly turned sour when the would-be-bride arrived on Dongmen Old Street in Shenzhen wearing an ‘old face’. A heated argument between the couple ensued, to [...]

Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'm Proud to Be Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook has become the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out about being gay, writing a commentary for Bloomberg Business Week with the revelation. "While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven't publicly acknowledged it either, until now. Show More Summary

Millennials Have Landlines? Sure They Do.

I don't know one young person who falls into that generational category we call Millennials who has a landline anymore. Hell, I don't know anyone under the age of 55 who has a landline they use reliably. I have one just so every pollster who calls me can go to voicemail, and that's about it. Show More Summary

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