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Midday open thread: Susan Collins on marriage, World Cup offenders, a reporter's self-indictment

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Dare you peer into the secret files of Dick Cheney? The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza is perhaps the ultimate embodiment of vapid insider political reporting. But he may offer the clearest indictment...Show More Summary

Old White Men Say Ignorant Things

And in today’s edition of old white men that say ignorant things, we bring you actor Gary Oldman. This space reserved for your ad.

Midday open thread: Rising death toll in Iraq, getting rich by avoiding regulations

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Iraq: Now and Zen: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook June 23: 50% of Germany's electricity produced by solar in one hour on June 6, also achieves grid parity, by HoundDog Physicist...Show More Summary

The Same Chris Matthews Who Defended Tea Partiers Assailed 'Racist,' 'Nazi' Conservatives

Want to see the hypocrisy of Chris Matthews exposed? The Media Research Center has done just that with a must-see montage. [Video below. MP3 audio here.] Americans across the country were shocked on June 11 as Matthews defended the Tea Party and lashed out against their critics. Show More Summary

‘Hey Girl, Hey’ Says Rand Paul

Senator Rand Paul wants you to know, m’am, that he enjoys the festive colors in your kente. And

CNN's Bolduan Rips Conservative Super PAC's 'Sexist' Jab at Hillary's 'Shopping Sprees'

On Monday's New Day, CNN's Kate Bolduan blasted conservative super PAC America Rising for a supposedly bigoted attack on Hillary Clinton. The group recently attacked the former secretary of state as being out of touch: "If Hillary is...Show More Summary

Podcast: Dahr Jamail on ISIS, Maliki & How the US Has Fueled a Growing Regional War

What is being reported in the news is that in the past day or two the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has advanced and taken control of more towns in western Iraq, including a strategic border crossing. But where did ISIS come from? What has made this militant group so strong?

Me, Two Nudey Men, and a Theatre Full of Lefties

http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-06-19-sig-libertarianism-hackney.mp3 Me, Two Nudey Men, and a Theatre Full of Lefties By Sean Gabb 19th June 2014 The London International Festival of Theatre is an enterprise funded by the Arts Council  of England and by the Culture Programme of the European Union. … Continue reading ?

Will Durst: How To Watch The World Cup

In which our intrepid correspondent flops for football. Now read this:Will Durst: Glasswipes (Apr 26, 2014) Will Durst: Cold War 2 (Mar 20, 2014) Will Durst: 50 Shades Of Cool (Mar 14, 2014) Will Durst: It’s Not The Hate, It’s The Stupidity (Feb 27, 2014) Will Durst’s 2014 Political Animals Awards (Feb 24, 2014) Will […]

Me, Two Nudey Men, and a Theatre Full of Lefties

http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-06-19-sig-libertarianism-hackney.mp3 Me, Two Naked Men, and a Theatre Full of Lefties by Sean Gabb 19th June 2014 The London International Festival of Theatre is an enterprise funded by the Arts Council  of England and by the Culture Programme of the European Union. … Continue reading ?

Paul Rodriguez: Environmentalists 'Have Gone Too Far'

Comedian Paul Rodriguez says he isn't against fish or the environment. But the veteran comic has had enough of environmentalists who push their pet causes to the detriment of the working man and woman. Like, for instance, his own mom. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Location, location, location!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is "Making a point": From the Department of Who Knew, Rick Perry edition: “I’m more Jewish than you think I am,” he told me. “I read the part of the Bible that said the Jews are God’s chosen people.” Where...Show More Summary

Podcast - Radio Free Delingpole Episode 56: The Doctor Will See You Now

Dr. Tim Stanley returns to RFD's airwaves to discuss Eric Cantor’s loss, Iraq’s collapse, multiculturalism in Britain, is UKIP too radical?, and a depressing prediction for the future of British politics. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Did Anti-Gay Spokesman Mat Staver Lie to Congressional Committee?

It seems that Liberty University's Mat Staver's recent testimony in front of a Congressional committee has become more than he bargained for.

Will Durst: Crow Medium Rare

In which our intrepid correspondent tests the limits of the irony setting. Now read this:Brat Works To Scrub His Record (Jun 12, 2014) How Brat Thinks (Jun 11, 2014) Brat Doesn’t ‘Have A Well-Crafted Response’ To Whether There Should Be A Minimum Wage (Jun 11, 2014) Brat’s Stunning Victory Highlights The Fringe Elements Of The […]

NBC Boosts Bloomberg Gun Control Group's Misleading Figure on School Shootings

Miguel Almaguer hyped on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News that "since the mass shooting in Newtown a year and a half ago, there's been at least 74 school shootings across the country – roughly one every week." However, the correspondentShow More Summary

Chris Matthews Defends Tea Party: 'They're As American As Any Liberal Is'

Don’t look now, but there may be pigs flying around outside your window. On the June 11 episode of Ronan Farrow Daily, Hardball host Chris Matthews defended conservative Republican congressional nominee David Brat – who surprised all...Show More Summary

Cantor Defeat Reminiscent of Talk Radio/ Conservative Pundit Influence During '07 GOP Immigration Bill Push

In response to Brat Wins in Virginia - Cantor Goes Down!: Some may think that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss in Virginia is a win for the tea party, and for those local tea party activists in Richmond who supported George Mason economics professor David Brat that may very well be the case. Show More Summary

Adam Tobias of Wisconsin Reporters discusses dark money conference

http://watchdog.org/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/06/brian_schimming_joins_vicki_fo_0_1400868244-1.mp3 Adam Tobias discusses dark money conference with on the Vicki Mckenna radio show.

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