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"The most important single election next Tuesday is for governor of Wisconsin."

Writes James Taranto:The incumbent, Scott Walker, was elected in the Republican wave of 2010 and embarked in 2011 on a serious, substantive program of reform. He succeeded in his effort to eliminate “collective bargaining” for most government...Show More Summary

Leading US Jewish Publication Questions Netanyahu’s Grasp On Reality

The bitter back and forth between Israeli and US officials in the Obama Administration that spilled out into the open earlier this week has taken another twisted turn. After The Atlantic reported that a Senior Obama Administration official...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Cauldron of Rum and Eye of Newt Gingrich FRIDAY!

3 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: "Boo!" Edition "According to a new phone poll, 45 percent of Americans are concerned that they'll get ebola. The other 55 percent wouldn’t answer the phone because they thought that might...Show More Summary

Top Colorado Newspapers Largely Ignore Issues Important To Hispanic Voters In Senate-Race Coverage

Colorado's two largest newspapers, The Denver Post and The Gazette, have rarely mentioned Hispanic voters and the issues that matter to this key electoral bloc in their coverage of the state's U.S. Senate race. Hispanic Vote Is Key In Colorado's Senate Race Pew Research Center: Hispanics Are An Important Voting Bloc In Colorado. Show More Summary

That Time Legally Owned Guns Were Confiscated When George W. Bush Was President

Republicans are waiting for Barack Obama to confiscate their guns. Any minute now, he’s going to pounce. Obama must be waiting until the day before he leaves office to grab all of your guns, and on the way out he’ll show you his middle gun grabbing finger. The GOP has been sending emails seeking donations [...]

WTO in Seattle - 15 Years Ago

In November 1999, the WTO met in Seattle, where I live, to negotiate the terms of globalization. I missed it. At the time, I was negotiating a union contract. Our negotiating teams recommended rejecting a terrible contract offer. Over...Show More Summary

Democrats Accuse Fargo Legislator Of Living In Minot, Have Residency Problems Of Their Own

Rep. Randy Boehning has been elected to serve the people of District 27 (Fargo area) since 2003. But his opponeng in the current election cycle, Democrat Jess Roscoe, is accusing Boehning of living outside of his district. According to a mailing she’s sent out (see above), Rep. Boehining is currently living in Minot. Here’s the...

Hartmann: Why Do We Pay So Much For Crappy Internet?

Progressive radio host Thom Hartmann on an issue we'll never hear mentioned by anyone in our corporate media given the fact that their owners are part of the problem. As Hartmann discussed the the clip above, The New York Times' Clair...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Chose to Be a Heterosexual

Asked on CNBC's Squawk Box about Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly revealing he is gay, Tea Party hero Ted Cruz of Texas responded by calling Cook's sexuality a "personal decision." Cruz, one of the GOP's most strident opponents of marriage rights for gays, said on the program, "Those are his personal choices. Show More Summary

Sanford Suggests Yes Vote On Measure 7 To Employees

A SAB reader sends along the letter below which Sanford Health sent out to its employees via email today. The letter, signed by Sanford Bismarck President Craig Lambrecht, urges employees to vote yes on Measure 7 which would repeal North Dakota’s pharmacy protection law. Lambrecht argues that approving Measure 7 would allow Sanford to expand...

Halloween Leads To Demonic Possession Says Right-Wing Host

Rick Wiles warns us to avoid Halloween. After arguing that Christians cannot participate in Halloween traditions like dressing up in costumes or trick-or-treating because the day is “dedicated to Lucifer and death,” Wiles said that those who partake are “opening yourself up to demonic possession.” “The demons are moving, they’re stirring in this country right [...]

The Title of Jim Hoft's Latest Fear-Mongering Post Is Debunked by His Own Post

The mindless, dishonest fear-mongering never stops. The Dumbest Man on the Internet is relentless. And now, his latest tactic is to use a title that's completely belied by the actual article he's quoting; he obviously knows his knuckle-dragging audience of right wing goons aren't going to read or care about...

Your Halloween hangout.

That's an old pic. From 2009. I'm looking back on old Halloweens blogged in years past. The nicest one was the first year of blogging, 2004: Click for more »

Doctors without Borders already seeing 'chilling' effect of U.S. quarantines

27 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Volunteers for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, receive training on how to handle personal protective equipment. The United State's Ebola panic of 2014 is potentially claiming thousands of victims in Africa, the place where Ebola has to be stopped to prevent it becoming a much larger epidemic than it already is. Show More Summary

Saturday Rally for Dems in Burlington County

27 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Blue Jersey

Come and meet your Democratic candidates on Saturday night, November 1. Senator Cory Booker will be there to support Aimee Belgard for Congress, Mike Schmidt and Tom Pullion for Freeholder, and many of the local candidates. November 1 at 7:00 PM Knights of Columbus 55 JFK Way South, Willingboro

Walker, Christie Make Nice in Wisconsin, After Spat Earlier in Week

Incumbent Wisconsin governor Scott Walker bolstered his last-minute campaign blitz of the state with appearances from Chris Christie and professions of friendship from the New Jersey governor.

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Commercial spaceship suffers catastrophic failure, at least 1 dead

A Virgin Galactic rocket plane known as SpaceShipTwo crashed in the Cantill area of the California Mojave desert during a test flight Friday morning, leaving one pilot dead and another injured, the California Highway Patrol reported. The pilots have not yet been identified, but Virgin reported that its WhiteKnightTwo carrier plane landed safely. “Virgin Galactic’s [...]Show More Summary

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