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Open Thread: Sunday Night Long Sports Read

Yeah, this is old, but still interesting, though it would’ve been rude to post it earlier in the weekend. Jeb Lund tweetpromoted his own “Can Dirtbags, Pretty Ladies and Twitter Save Horse Racing?” … Assuming you aren’t a Kennedy conspiracist, there’s very little more seductive than the idea of the magic bullet, the notion that [Read more...]

Overnight Open Thread (5/3/15) [tmi3rd]

Good evening once again, Morons and Moronettes. Maetenloch is on assignment for one more week, so you'll get me tonight, and tomorrow night, you'll get @CraigR3521, one of my good friends from Facebook and Twitter, and a guy whose links...

BREAKING: Two Men Shoot Up Muhammed Art Event in Dallas

Two suspects, who are now dead, opened fire at a Muhammed Art Exhibit in Dallas, Texas tonight. The event was held as a protest for free speech in...

Never Trust Liberal “Fact Checkers”

(John Hinderaker) The Democratic Party controls almost all of the news media. Some years ago, the Democrats came up with a great idea: they established “fact checkers” within Democratic Party newspapers to spin unfortunate facts in the Democrats’ favor. Show More Summary

Geller: 'The War Is Here'

Details are still coming in on the reported shooting at a Muhammed cartoon contest being held in suburban Dallas by Pamela Geller's anti-Islam group American Freedom Defense Initiative. The Dallas Morning News is reporting that two gunmen were killed by police: Read More ?

Hispanic Group Brings New Voice in Washington to Coveted Demographic

As both parties put more emphasis on winning the Hispanic demographic, the Latino Victory Project, a left-leaning group looking to animate voters and bring new leaders, will host its first major conference in Washington on Monday.

Abbott Distances Coalition From 'Pay To Enter' Migration System

How low can they go? The Coalition’s immigration policy may be cruel and inhumane, but at least it’s not for sale. Max Chalmers reports.

Fast Tracking Death: NC House Bill 562

1 hour agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

While most of the civilized world would think it rare to have something so absolutely idiotic, so devoid of common sense, and so disdainful of one's own fellow human beings presented as legitimate legislation, we've become used to it in NC. Show More Summary

ED DRISCOLL HAS BEEN LIVEBLOGGING the failed Islamic terror attack in Garland, Texas, and the reacti…

ED DRISCOLL HAS BEEN LIVEBLOGGING the failed Islamic terror attack in Garland, Texas, and the reactions thereto. Me, I wrote a song, to the tune of You Picked A Fine Time To Leave Me, Lucille. “You picked the wrong state to jihad, Abu. Texans have guns and they’re going to shoot you. You picked the […]

God Bless Texas

Liberals who are perfectly fine dropping a crucifix in a jar of urine and calling it art are appalled that Pamela Gellar would hold a "draw Mohammed" contest in Texas. "She's just asking for trouble," they proclaimed. In fact, trouble...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Do progressives need to make better emotional ties when organizing?

Excerpted by Alternet from Michael Bader's More than Bread and Butter: A Psychologist Speaks to Progressives About What People Really Need in Order to Win and Change the World—Let's Get Progressives to Better Make Emotional Connections When They Organize: As progressives, we have a huge job in front of us in the fight for economic justice. Show More Summary

Christie? Fuhgeddaboudit.

Via Balloon Juice, lights are going out for Chris Christie. But amid the bustle, there was an absorption of a new reality for the governor and those closest to him: that his bid for the White House seems increasingly far-fetched. A political team long characterized by its self-assuredness now sounds strikingly subdued, sobered and, realistic […]


OVER AT ACE OF SPADES, SOME THOUGHTS ON ENGAGING WITH THE LEFT: “EFF OFF.” “We have to stop granting the left, and especially the activist left, the SJW types, the courtesy of treating them as if they are legitimate. We need to tell them to eff off. We need to stop debating and start dismissing. […]

Shooting At Texas Anti-Muhammad Event, 2 Reported Dead, One Officer Injured

NBC News is reporting two suspects dead and a security guard wounded at a so-called "free speech" event in Garland, Texas. The event was sponsored by Pamela Geller's American Freedom Defense Initiative. Two suspects were killed and a...Show More Summary

Tippi Hedren and the Vietnamese Nail Salons

I tend to believe that events have their roots in structural causes rather than the actions of a single individual. And I confess to not thinking too much about nail salons. But who knows, maybe the actions of Tippi Hedren in having Vietnamese refugees trained to do nails is why the Vietnamese play such a […]

Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners March 6, 2015

The picture for the week of March 6 Weekend Caption Contest™ was a memorable one. Kind of makes you want to know the back story. The assignment that week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (cathymv)...Show More Summary

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: Washington Post: The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor….

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: Washington Post: The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor.

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