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CNN: ObamaCare Sign-ups 'Good'; Blames Insurance Industry For Lack of Young Adults

On Tuesday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo and Elizabeth Cohen applauded the 2.2 million reported enrollments in ObamaCare as "good," but also lamented that only 25 percent of the sign-ups are young adults. The Obama administration hadShow More Summary

New York Times Covers for Another Radical, Violent Leftist

A radical-leftist American Indian who was convicted of abducting, confining, and beating four postal workers during a militant crime spree has died.The New York Times began its report of his death by first listing all of the wrongs American Indians suffered at the hands of the U.S. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Google map apology, chemical spill in W.Va., activists beat Radio Disney

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Cartoon: One minute Middle East update: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... War On Poverty, Income Inequality, And Wealth Disparity Not A Winning Message, by Egberto Willies What Aitzaz can teach Christie,...Show More Summary

No One Feels Sorry For Chris Christie

Governor Chris Christie is embarrassed and humiliated about this whole Fort Lee/George Washington Bridge scandal. It’s nice that he finally admitted it. But it’s hard to give someone the benefit of the doubt when, well…you’re a dick. A huge arrogant, bullying dick. Like we’re talking the ruling Dicktator of Dickistan kind of dick. On today’s [Read more...]

AUDIO: Mark Levin Blasts Chamber Of Commerce, Thomas Donahue For Declaring War On American Taxpayers

Guest Post by Mara Zebest The Chamber of Commerce has declared war on Tea Party Americans. Mark Levin blasts Thomas Donahue for his elitist attack on the people. DailyCaller and Bloomberg have more. Mark Levin’s full 1-8-2014 podcast show can … Continue reading ?

Midday open thread: ADP says 238,000 new jobs in December, journalists have 8th most stressful job?

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Cartoon: Melissa Harris-Perry-Gate: ADP says 238,000 new jobs were created by the private sector in December: "The U.S. private sector added 238,000 jobs in December, surpassing November as the strongest month for job growth in 2013,” said Carlos Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of ADP. Show More Summary

#IStandWithMHP

We’re pretty sure the world is ending. That’s got to be the case when Glenn Beck is defending MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry after she was attacked for “remarks” made on her show about Mitt Romney’s adopted black grandson, Kieran.   And his big finish? “In the grand scheme of things, if this is her big screw-up, [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 05 Dec 14

This week, Bruce, Michael and Dale talk about Global Warming, NSA Spying, and Obamacare. 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 [...]

Plays of the Year: From the Savvy Leaker to the Wacko Birds

For more on this post listen to Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 12.26.13 2013 was a year for playmakers and politics, no doubt. But among these 17 awards -- some serious, some tongue-in-cheek -- it's clear enough that it was not a year to brag on the merits of influence strategy. Show More Summary

Our Ninth Annual Christmas Podcast!

As Christmas approached, I had this idea of a "film noir" radio play, a kind of Sam Spade meets Miracle on 34th Street deconstructing Milton Friedman.

White House Releases Report Calling for Major Changes in NSA Programs

MP3 Audio Here's a good backgrounder on the report released today by the White House that proposes reforms to the National Security Agency, from NPR's All Things Considered: White House Releases Report on NSA Surveillance Program. The...Show More Summary

NPR: Snowden May Have Stolen 1.7 Million NSA Documents

Here are a couple of excellent audio segments from today's edition of NPR's All Things Considered on recent developments in the ongoing NSA story, starting with the federal district court decision that the NSA's telephone metadata collection...Show More Summary

ABC Falsely Reports Pope Removed 'Outspoken Critic of Abortion' From Vatican Court

Tuesday's Good Morning America simply didn't have its facts straight in their rush to portray Pope Francis as a crypto-liberal. Amy Robach hyped that the pontiff "removed an outspoken critic of abortion and same-sex marriage from a powerful post within the Church. Show More Summary

CBS Highlights '55 of the 62 Elected Sheriffs' Opposing Colorado Gun Law; ABC, NBC Ignore

CBS This Morning stood out on Monday as the only mention so far on the Big Three's morning and evening newscasts of the New York Times' Sunday item about sheriffs in Colorado who are "refusing to enforce" gun control laws passed earlier in 2013, "saying that they are too vague and violate Second Amendment rights. Show More Summary

Let Us Leave the EU – But Not Yet! (2013), Speech by Sean Gabb

http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2013-12-14-sig-im.mp3 On Saturday the 14th December 2013, Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, spoke at the Intellectual Minds Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Syon Park, “The European Union and the New British Constitution. Here is a brief summary … Continue reading ?

BOTH SIDES NOW: Nation vs. National Review on Obama and Inequality

Reagan charged up the hill of Big Gov't -- now it's Obama turn on Big Inequality. Lowry and vanden Heuvel debate whether that's become the "defining crisis" of our era and if government can do anything about higher executive pay, lower worker wages. Show More Summary

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 15 Dec 13

This week, in the last podcast of the year, Bruce, Michael and Dale talk about Iran, government, and Obamacare. 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 [...]

Let Us Leave the EU – Bot Not Yet! (2013), Speech by Sean Gabb

http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2013-12-14-sig-im.mp3 On Saturday the 14th December 2013, Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, spoke at the Intellectual Minds Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Syon Park, “The European Union and the New British Constitution. Here is a brief summary … Continue reading ?

CBS Berates Rubio For Opposing Budget Plan, A 'Rare Outbreak of Bipartisanship'

Norah O'Donnell and Charlie Rose predictably conducted a hostile interview of Senator Marco Rubio on Friday's CBS This Morning, badgering the Republican for his opposition to a budget proposal from Republican Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Senator Patty Murray. Show More Summary

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