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Dana Carvey: Dennis Miller Got 'Brutalized' for Embracing Conservatism

Comedian Dana Carvey understands why comedians initially tread carefully when joking about President Barack Obama, the nation's first black Commander in Chief. What the former Saturday Night Live standout can't fathom is why fellow comic Dennis Miller got taken to the pop culture woodshed for embracing conservatism. Show More Summary

Will Durst: Thanksgiving 2014

In which our intrepid correspondent, in the spirit of the season, gives back. Now read this:Will Durst: The Guiltiest Holiday (Nov 14, 2014) Will Durst: How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Sep 7, 2014) Will Durst: Tumbling Dumpsters (Aug 15, 2014) Will Durst: Slacker Congress (Aug 8, 2014) Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck (Jul 18, [...]

Are Democrats Losing the Jews?

In this year's midterms, Jews voted for Republican candidates more than they have in any election in the last decade.

After GOP Pins Blame on Donkey, Can Dems Find Their Inner TR by '16?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Corn and Christie debate if Republicans won a wave election but not mandate since they campaigned only on "Obama Sucks". Q: How did Dems get blamed for gridlock and the economy by a GOP responsible for the Shutdown and Recession? A: Political malpractice. Show More Summary

Will Durst: Obama And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

In which our intrepid correspondent drowns his sorrows with snark. Now read this:Candidate For Governor Got 22 Percent Of The Vote And Only Spent $35 (Nov 6, 2014) Don’t Look For Compromise (And Other Midterm Thoughts) (Nov 6, 2014) GOP Gerrymandering: Dems Never Had A Chance (Nov 6, 2014) Dennis Kucinich: Democrats Blew An ‘Historic [...]

Thousands Of Protesters Target ‘Redskins’ Name Before Game In Minnesota

Thousands gathered in Minneapolis in what was possibly the largest demonstration ever against the name of Washington's football team. The post Thousands Of Protesters Target ‘Redskins’ Name Before Game In Minnesota appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What Will 2014 Election Mean for 2016? Do Pols Fear Ebola or Voters?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Matalin and LaMarche debate what's driving Tuesday's vote and what it implies for the winner-take-all 2016 contest. Also: can an unapologetic bully get elected president? On Midterm Elections. As the GOP appears...Show More Summary

Here’s How Oil Industry Members Reacted When Told To Use ‘Fear And Anger’ To Win Fracking Fight

"It's brilliant in its simplicity," said one audience member. "The way you're going is really neat," said another. "This has been very, very helpful," said one more. The post Here’s How Oil Industry Members Reacted When Told To Use ‘Fear And Anger’ To Win Fracking Fight appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Will Durst: We Burn Witches, Don’t We?

In which our intrepid correspondent offers up a Second Amendment solution to the Ebola crisis. Now read this:African Boys Attacked At NY School, Called ‘Ebola’ (Oct 27, 2014) Restaurant Owner Changes Name Over Ebola Fears (Oct 27, 2014) Ebola Nurse Released (Oct 27, 2014) Conservatives Link Ebola Scare To Undocumented Immigrants (Oct 26, 2014) White [...]

The Message Kroger Doesn't Want You to Hear

For months, Moms have called on Kroger to make a safer and more family-friendly shopping environment by prohibiting the open carry of firearms in its stores, just as brands including Target, Starbucks, and Panera have done. Instead of meeting with us and reconsidering an irresponsible policy, Kroger's leadership has refused to listen. Show More Summary

Deranged NARAL Ad Warns Corey Gardner Will Cause Condom Shortage In Colorado

New ads launched by NARAL warn Colorado guys and girls that if Corey Gardner becomes the next Senator, there will be a massive condom shortage. Seriously. "So everyone is sold out of condoms?" A disbelieving woman asks her partner in one ad, who has just returned empty handed from a condom shopping trip. Show More Summary

Never Mind That Two People Were Shot On The Steps Of A NC Courthouse: EBOLA!

As I write this, it is shortly before 1 pm.  About 10 minutes ago, I caught the following Tweet.   The link takes you to a one-sentence report from AP. Shooting at North Carolina courthouse; lockdown for county employees, searching for suspects. So, I scanned the major news sources. Nothing. The top story today? BREAKING: [...]

World View: World Health Organization Declares a Global Polio Outbreak

This morning's key headlines from Two-year-old baby in Mali dies after spreading Ebola WHO: 'Millions of doses of Ebola vaccine by end of 2015' World Health Organization declares a global polio outbreak Stephen K. Show More Summary

Will Immigration Swing New Hampshire to the GOP?

(John Hinderaker) In New Hampshire, Scott Brown has pulled into a statistical dead heat with incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen. Brown is not a staunch conservative on every issue; if he were, he would not be competitive in purple New Hampshire. Show More Summary

How Long Until the Next Recession?

Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how the upheaval in Libya and the Euro Bond debate will effect the markets. Then we’ll ask Francis when the next recession will hit, and oh yeah, Brad and [...]

Will 'Obola' Fear-Mongers Sway Voters? Yes, Unless Dems Retake Offense on Economy and Obstruction

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Republicans are conflating crises as if there's an ISIS terrorist with Ebola at the Border. Lowry and Shrum debate if hitting-the-panic button can work in November and if Dems can counter with good economic news and GOP voter obstruction. Show More Summary

Will Durst: Scary Masks

In which our intrepid correspondent smashes up two frightening calendar events. Now read this:Koran-Burning Pastor Wears ‘Nuke ISIS’ Shirt To Court (Oct 9, 2014) Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter Falsely Claims ‘At Least’ 10 ISIS Fighters Apprehended On Texas Border (Oct 9, 2014) Ebola Patient’s Mourning Newphew Compains Of Unfair Treatment (Oct 9, 2014) U.S. To [...]

Will Durst: Rocktober!

In which our intrepid correspondent is able to dig out some funny from a very serious subject.

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