This week, Michael and Dale talk about Nelson Mandela and police militarization. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at Podcast [...]
Part 71 of 71 in the series Terry McAuliffe, carmogul VALUATION: Terry McAuliffe says his lawyers and accountants are working on the disposition of his GreenTech stock holdings. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau RICHMOND, Va. — Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe pledges to run a “transparent” administration. As Inauguration Day approaches, his holdings in an...
MP3 Audio Here's a good backgrounder from NPR's All Things Considered on the huge uprising in Ukraine against President Yanukovich, triggered by his decision to abandon a trade deal with the European Union: Ukranians Face Choice Between...Show More Summary
This week, all of us just talk about stuff. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at Podcast Alley. And, of [...]
By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois lawmakers will have to pass the state’s reported pension reform deal to find out what’s in it. NOT EVERYONE’S FIRST CHOICE: Raoul says pension deal is a compromise in every sense of the word. Word broke from Chicago about noon on Wednesday that top lawmakers...
Earlier this month, a man allegedly shot a woman through the front screen door of his porch when the woman knocked or banged on it after reportedly crashing her car nearby in suburban Detroit, Michigan. The case has since made
On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford zeroed in how President Obama "has got another fight on his hands" over the Supreme Court case challenging the federal government's controversial ObamaCare abortifacients and contraceptive...Show More Summary
Today's comic by Matt Bors is A Walmart Thanksgiving: Incoming Boston mayor wants out of federal immigration deportation program: Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh said today that he wants Boston to pull out of the Secure Communities program,...Show More Summary
This week, Bruce McQuain makes his triumphant–albeit mean-spirited and cruel–return, to talk with Michael and Dale about Iran, The Census Bureau. and the Senate’s filibuster rules. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through [...]
Remember Dinesh D’Souza? The dude who blamed American progressives for 9/11 and who thinks some kinds of discrimination is totally okay? Well, he’s baaaaaaaack: D’Souza took down the Trayvon tweets within an hour, but strangely left the ahistorical and totally sexist tweet stand. Show More Summary
ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today on Friday did their best to downplay Senate Democrats' Thursday move to curtail the Republican Party's filibuster power. The two newscasts devoted a combined 39 seconds to the controversial vote, which ABC's Dan Harris labeled a "bold move". Show More Summary
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is A Message from the Health Insurers of America: Today's "Ask me anything about Daily Kos" is hosted by Senior Political Writer Jed Lewison. Get ready to grill him in the diaries starting at 3:30 ET! Difficult...Show More Summary
“There is more than a little evidence that there has been actual demonic or satanic activity going on within [Obama's] circle and has been for many years. I believe the Omen analogy is quite apt.” Yup, according to sometime Fox commentator and fulltime problem Erik Rush, Obama is Satan. Good to know the Right isn’t [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is A very Chagrin Falls Thanksgiving: Report: 90 companies are responsible for two-thirds of global warming emissions: According to the research, 90 companies on the list of top emitters produced 63 percent...Show More Summary
New York City, Lansing, Chicago, Brooklyn, and a number of other cities have reported incidents where groups of teenagers are running up on unsuspecting, random people and punching them in the head to knock them unconscious. (Warning:...Show More Summary
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Healthcare dot gov fixing: Albuquerque says no to ban of abortions after 20 weeks: The measure’s defeat Tuesday, by a vote of 55 percent to 45 percent, effectively keeps mid-to-late-term abortions available in New Mexico. Show More Summary
Wednesday's CBS This Morning stood out as the only Big Three morning show to spotlight Henry Chao's stunning revelation to Congress – that a significant portion of the I.T. infrastructure needed to support HealthCare.gov has yet to be built. Show More Summary
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – The images of late winter 2011 are seared into Wisconsin’s collective consciousness. The sea of humanity cluttering the state Capitol. The protests. The chanting. The screaming. The signs. What the national cameras missed were the threats of violence directed at Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow...
In an interview with the BBC earlier this week, Oprah Winfrey discussed racism in the America, specifically, how President Barack Obama is disrespected because of his race. And then... Rush Limbaugh decided to weigh in. “These people”? “Not nearly as smart as they think they are”? Really?? I’m sure he would just [Read more...]
Every day’s a good day for right-wing faux outrage at Obama, but the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address? That’s gold, Jerry! Regardless of what President Obama chose to do today, the outcome would have been predictable. Travel to Gettysburg? He’d be guilty of politicizing American history. Don’t travel to Gettysburg? That’s outrageous. (Not mention more […]