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Family of Freddie Gray, fatally injured while in Baltimore police custody, demands answers

Freddie Gray alive and well, Freddie Gray under arrest, Freddie Gray in coma On April 12, Freddie Gray, healthy and whole, was arrested by the Baltimore Police. According to his family and attorney Billy Murphy, when Freddie arrivedShow More Summary

Franklin Graham: Stop Muslim Immigration

Billy Graham’s son doesn’t seem to have the egalitarian views of his dad. Franklin Graham didn’t mince any words today with Fox News host Gretchen Carlson on the 30 Christians from Ethiopia that were slaughtered this weekend. He both condemned the White House for their inaction against ISIS and called for a complete halt to [...]

Crown prince of United Arab Emirates visits US for talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates to discuss top issues for the Gulf region, particularly the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, Islamic State...Show More Summary

On MSNBC's Maddow , David Brock Highlights The New York Times Joining Fox News To Push Opposition Research From Anti-Clinton Smear Book

From the April 20 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: Previously: Fox's Karl Rove Lauds Disreputable Author Of Clinton Smear Book: "He Has Got A Good Reputation As A Conscientious Researcher" Fox News Is Trumpeting The Latest Anti-Clinton Smear Book "Bombshell" Clinton Cash Author Peter Schweizer's Long History Of Errors, Retractions, And Questionable Sourcing

'Ex Machina' asks why do all the smart robots end up wanting to kill us?

Alicia Vikander as Ava in Alex Garland's 'Ex Machina' It's a tale as old as dirt. Man plays God and creates life in our own vision. Some see the creation as tools to do with as we please, while others empathize and have feelings for the new creation. Show More Summary

Missouri town elects first black mayor; 80% of the police, city attorney, water supervisor resign

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Tyrus Byrd being sworn into office in Parma, Missouri What the hell were they afraid of? Born and raised in tiny Parma, Missouri, Tyrus Byrd, a Christian missionary and the city clerk of Parma, decided she wanted to give running for mayor a shot. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush declares his brother's failures 'irrelevant'

Jeb believes his foreign policy beliefs should be guided by his brother's staff. He also believes his brother's foreign policy decisions aren't relevant.

Can Rubio Get Away With Saying (In Spanish!) That He'll Retain DACA As President (Even Temporarily)?

The GOP Establishment's alterna-Jeb, Marco Rubio, will let the DREAMers stay in America as president, at least for a while, says Breitbart. Can a guy win the Republican nomination if he says that and lacks Jeb Bush's money and connections? Sen. Show More Summary

Loretta Lynch resolution? and other headlines

Morning headlines: Senators: Loretta Lynch standoff to end soon, report on Saddam officer who helped found ISIS, the Clinton book Rand Paul wants you to read.

OKC Bombing: 20 Years Later

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, for which Timothy McVeigh was executed in June, 2001. On April 19, 1995, President Clinton said during his first national address [More...] “We will find the people who did... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Police, Officials Resign After Town Elects Black Mayor

Parma, Missouri voted in it first black female mayor and what happened next is not pretty. Tyrus Byrd will be sworn in as mayor on Tuesday evening, April 14 at the Parma Community Building. According to Mayor Randall Ramsey, five out of six police officers resigned this week, effectively immediately. Mayor Ramsey said the city’s [...]

Clifton: A Reality About 2016 Liberals Need to Face

Allen Clifton: Let me list a few numbers for everyone: 78, 80, 80, 83. Those are the ages that Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsberg will be when the next president is sworn in, respectively. Show More Summary

Maureen Dowd's Advice For Hillary Clinton Is Full Of Sexist Tropes

The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd advised Hillary Clinton "how to campaign as a woman," using a series of sexist tropes in-line with her more than twenty years of gendered attacks on the former secretary of state. In an April...Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham ‘91% Sure’

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham is “91% sure” he’ll run for president, meaning there will be yet another long shot candidate. “If I can raise the money, I’ll do it,” he said on “Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.” He added, “I think I got a good message, I think I’ve been more right than [...]

McCaskill: Rubio 'Folded Like A Cheap Shotgun' On Immigration

Sen. Claire McCaskill took a whack at her colleague, Sen. Marco Rubio on ABC's This Week when asked to respond to him calling Hillary Clinton "a leader from yesterday" during his own 2016 announcement earlier this week. RADDATZ: Your...Show More Summary

acTVism Munich: Whistleblowers, Activism and the Alternative Media

Recently, an informational event was hosted by Actvism Munich at the Muffatwerk in Munich, in which the significance and role of whistleblowers, the alternative media, activism and a host of other related issues were discussed. The guests included Annie Machon, Noam Chomsky, Paul Jay and Zain Raza. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4:

Oklahoma City Bombing 20th Anniversary

[Susie] Ferrell walked out the door for work on April 19, 1995. For families like her parents, Don and Sally Ferrell of Chandler, the pain lingers 20 years after a bomb exploded in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, resulting in the death of Susan Ferrell and 167 other people. Show More Summary

Week in Geek: 'What's that noise?' edition

Scientists are narrowing in on the dominant cause of our planet's continuous background "hum."

90 for 90. Getting out the vote in Virginia

Dr. William Ferguson "Fergie" Reid, the first African American elected to the Virginia General Assembly since Reconstruction While much of the media is focusing on presidential hopefuls for 2016, the state of Virginia has key elections coming up this year—elections for the Virginia House of Delegates. Show More Summary

Man’s Obit Says Don’t Vote For Hillary

Larry Upright, 81, who is described as a diehard Republican from North Carolina, made one final request in his obituary. Don’t vote for Hillary Clinton. “Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. R.I.P. Grandaddy,” the obituary reads. Under the obit, are friends and family weighing in to [...]

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