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11 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

SUPREME COURT AGAIN, TO NC: DON'T PLAY POLITICS WITH THE CONSTITUTION: It is becoming all too familiar. If it’s Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will declare another North Carolina law unconstitutional. It’s no joke. Since a new majority...Show More Summary

Weekend News Roundup for June 24-25, 2017

13 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Blue Jersey

This is K9 Search Dog Storm, who helped find an 84-year-old Moorestown woman with dementia who wandered away last Wednesday and was missing for three days including during this week’s rainstorm. She was found finally in the woods off Route...Read more

Mike's Blog Round Up

Booman Tribune: The wingnuts are still hopeless at compromise, so not much is going to get done. Miscellanea Agnostica: "Neocrusaders" agitated about Sharî'ah law have a lot in common with what they claim to be against. Gin and Tacos:...Show More Summary

Step, tap, stomp: The power of dance rhythms

There are times when we are overwhelmed by a world which seems to be knocking us down and crushing us under the weight of hate and social inequities. Many of us turn to music and song to lift those blues and inspire us to get back up, persevere, and move forward, yet again. Show More Summary

Why Republicans are struggling mightily to overhaul tax code

WASHINGTON (AP) — Why are Republicans struggling mightily to reach a consensus on how to overhaul the nation's tax system? Administration officials have talked about simplifying the tax system and getting rid of deductions, but haveShow More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The Great Leap Backwards

If you’d asked me a year ago, I would have assumed that right now we’d be arguing fiercely over how quickly we were moving the national minimum wage to $15. That we would be looking at just how to implement a carbon tax as part of a tough package of reforms to address climate change. Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Here we are, another Sunday. Pretty much the same old people. And I guarantee you the conversation will be entirely around the politics of the Senate Republicans' healthcare plan, not the impact it will have on every day Americans. The Sunday shows should focus on what the bill does to people, not guessing about the politics. Show More Summary

Unhinged Hannity Commands Trump Attorney: ‘I Want Hillary Prosecuted’

Sean Hannity’s fascism was revealed in all its ugliness as he demanded that Hillary Clinton be prosecuted just on his say so. He didn't seem to think there was any need for a trial, either, as he pronounced her guilty of "felonies,"Show More Summary

Democracy with no choices: Many candidates run unopposed

When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: Political scientists say a major reason for the lack of choices is the way districts are drawn — gerrymandered, in some cases,...Show More Summary

AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

Less attention was paid to manipulation that occurred not during the presidential race, but before it — in the drawing of lines for hundreds of U.S. and state legislative seats. The AP scrutinized the outcomes of all 435 U.S. House races...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Tone Police?

Tone down the rhetoric, loser. And please share this @laloalcaraz cartoon. pic.twitter.com/cnehJWHyRt — Mexican Judge (@laloalcaraz) June 15, 2017 Open Thread below...

C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: White Zombie (1932)

Zombies now come in all shapes, sizes and purposes. There are slow, shambling zombies that come at you like a rising tide, and high-speed, raging zombies that are on you before you know it. Zombies who sweep the world like a plague, and zombies who trap goofballs in a pub. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Sen. Warren blasts 'blood money' cuts in Republican healthcare bill

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

x YouTube Video • What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … A final ode to Cliff Huxtable: Burying the past in order to deal with the present, by   Kelly Macias Right-wing ‘news’ sites distract from nightmare Trumpcare with scary fairy talesShow More Summary

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