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
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
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
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
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 […]
The single most important fact to understand about the Federalist Society -- indeed, about the conservative legal movement in general -- is that it once viewed the Supreme Court as its greatest enemy, but the Roberts Court is now the best friend it has in the American government. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Right-WingLandia: Today's "Ask me anything about Daily Kos" is hosted by Senior Political Writer Hunter. Get ready to grill him in the diaries starting at 3:30 ET! What's coming up on Sunday Kos... HowShow More Summary
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Healthcare dot gov meeting: Oops: Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is accelerating efforts to explore another bid for the presidency. But few Republicans, including some past supporters, are excited at the prospect of him launching a second White House campaign. [...]Show More Summary
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Legal horseplay: Go figure: The Anti-Defamation League on Monday criticized former President George W. Bush for his plans to address a fundraiser for an evangelical group that aims to convert Jews to Christianity. “We were disappointed to learn that former President George W. Show More Summary
"People of faith and clergy have been long-time supporters and proponents of reproductive justice, and New Mexico is no different." The post Religious Groups In Albuquerque Are Fighting To Defeat A Proposed 20-Week Abortion Ban appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Li'l NSA Spy Kit: Today's "Ask me anything about Daily Kos" is hosted by Orange Overlord Markos Moulitsas. Get ready to grill him in the diaries starting at 3:30 ET! What's coming up on Sunday Kos... The...Show More Summary
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is The real reason Lucky Ducky is stuck at a minimum wage job: This Klansman just busted the cognitive dissonance gauge: Jessica Black was just trying to honor her family and its proud tradition of defending white supremacy when she dressed her 7-year-old son Jackson as a Klansman for Halloween this year. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Fear of flying: Government investment hits lowest level since 1950: Gross capital investment from the public sector, or government spending on infrastructure, scientific research, education, and other long-term priorities, has fallen below any level since World War II, according to an analysis by the Financial Times. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is The democracy scam: We'll be live-blogging the vote tonight: It's Election Day, of course, and that means the gang at Daily Kos Elections will be live-blogging all of tonight's results, starting when polls close in Virginia at 7 PM ET. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is America's Bestest Idea: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... The country doesn't like Republicans? Well, Republicans don't like the country either, by Dante Atkins Anti-racism is not ‘anti-white’, no matter...Show More Summary
The Oneida Nation will take its Change The Mascot campaign to the airwaves -- in the backyard of Washington's biggest rival. The post Oneida Nation To Air Radio Ads Targeting ‘Redskins’ Name During Sunday’s Game appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Come November – a little over a month from now – TEPCO will all by itself try to remove the spent fuel rods from the Fukushima number 4 reactor.
Roger Goodell's shift on the "Redskins" name is ever-so-slight, but it could portend a much bigger shift in the near future. The post NFL Commissioner: ‘We Have To Listen’ To People Offended By Redskins Name appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Clear Channel yanked the ads from the air last month, claiming they violated "decency standards." Now, the media conglomerate is conceding that women's health care isn't actually "hateful or incendiary." The post After Pressure From Activists, Media Giant Lifts Ban On Abortion Clinic’s ‘Indecent’ Radio Ads appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Rep Thompson is one of just 10 California Democrats who voted against Amash-Conyers and its requirement for warrants; moreover, he was on the Intelligence Committee that was supposed to be providing NSA oversight these past 6 years – the key “Congressional oversight” that the president boasts about in every speech defending the NSA. Show More Summary