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Sally Quinn Puts Burden Of Inclusiveness On Women's March, Not Anti-Choice Activists

Sally Quinn is outraged that anti-abortion groups were not invited to the Women's March: I think it's a terrible mistake, because abortion is not a political issue. It's not an ideological issue. It's an issue of faith for a lot of these women. Show More Summary

The Latest: Trump changes course after denouncing protesters

Trump won the vote in the Electoral College, putting him in the White House, but Democrat Hillary Clinton captured the popular vote by nearly 3 million ballots. The Senate's top Democrat says his party won't be rushing into confirming...Show More Summary

Tired feet & lifted souls. Weekend News Roundup & Open Thread for Jan. 21-22, 2017

WOMEN (and MEN) MARCH by the MILLIONS NJ sent 300 buses – thousands of cars. I-95 rest stops a sea of pink hats, not so much traffic heading north from inauguration.  You marched by the millions. So – What’s next? Sister...Read more

Sunday News: The roar still echoes

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

DEFIANT VOICES FLOOD U.S. CITIES AS WOMEN RALLY FOR RIGHTS (New York Times) -- On successive days, two parallel and separate Americas were on display in virtually the same location. First there was President Donald Trump’s inauguration,...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Balloon Juice - we shall be free; Bark Bark Woof Woof - MARCH! David E's Fablog - well there a few people out there; Eclectablog - whee! get ready for sad slogan! No More Mr. Nice Blog - Hohmann is an idiot; Steve in Manhattan (@blogenfreude)...Show More Summary

The Latest: Trump scoffs at protesters, asks if they voted

President Donald Trump says he watched some of the protests from Saturday — when more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in Washington and around the world. Trump won the vote in the Electoral College, putting him in the...Show More Summary

Lawrence Claps Back On Brian Williams' Pearl Clutching Over Swears

After Madonna dropped a couple of F-bombs while being covered live on CNN and MSNBC, NBC analyst Mike Murphy tweeted this about the Women's March protests. The lefty platform speakers almost never do these protest rallies any favors... —...Show More Summary

'I Am Not Your Negro' will introduce James Baldwin to a new generation

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

There are voices we all need to hear. At a time when the United States is once again faced with our chilling legacy of racism and other ills including sexism, homophobia, and economic inequality, one of the most powerful voices from our recent past is speaking out again through the medium of documentary film.  It is the voice of James Baldwin. Show More Summary

Half a million show up for women’s Washington march

And more at sister marches around the world. The massive rally, with double the 250,000 attendees at Trump’s Friday inaugural, packed the route of a planned march on the White House so densely that there was no room to stage the walk. Not that it seemed to matter as a new generation of protesters locked [...]

Cautious welcome from congressional Republicans to Trump era

[...] GOP lawmakers also say they're growing increasingly accustomed to expecting the unexpected from Trump, and they're learning to take his abrupt pivots in stride, even when what he says stirs divisions or casts doubt on key Republican goals. [...]Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Never stop marching

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

They came. The call went out and … they came. In Washington, yes. In Los Angeles. Boston. Chicago. In Denver, and in Austin. But also in Bethel, Alaska where the high temperature for the day was -21. They came in conservative strongholds like Lubbock, Texas and Colorado Springs. Show More Summary

Border Agents Refused Entry to Canadians Who Wanted to March

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

The Washington Post reports that U.S. Border Patrol Agents refused entry to Canadians who were coming to the U.S. to join the Women's March: U.S. border agents asked what they planned to do in the United States. “We said we were going to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Trump hotel starts 'inaugural tradition' amid ethics concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight in "a new inaugural tradition," its social media account promised. [...] while President...Show More Summary

Trump kids turn to social media to chronicle dad's big day

Lara Trump included a caption that read "Dinner date" and a smiling face emoji. Later, he posted a video of him dancing with his wife, Vanessa, at a ball, and then for his nightcap, an encounter at the family's new Washington hotel with...Show More Summary

FACT CHECK: Trump uses bogus claim to knock media on reports

Trump uses bogus claim to knock media on reports WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's speech at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency turned into the latest battle in, as he put it, his "running war with the media." Photos...Show More Summary

Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won't go unchallenged

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message...Show More Summary

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