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Donald Trump Offers To Build Border Fence: "Who Can Build Better Than Trump?"

From the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24: Previously: Bill O'Reilly Advocates For A Berlin Wall-Style Border Fence Fox News' Discount Border Fence

Warren Calls Anti-Obamacare Bill 'Corporate Welfare'

A bill that would redefine a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act as 40 hours instead of 30 actually amounts to a break for corporations, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) argued in a hearing Thursday. "This bill is corporate welfare," Warren said at a hearing held by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Show More Summary

Responsible Gun Owner’s Gun Falls Out Of Fanny Pack, Discharges Injuring 2

Just another good guy with a gun. “Like” Liberaland on Facebook Now read this:Toddler Dead After Dad Leaves Gun In Glove Compartment (Jan 23, 2015) Kansas Considering Concealed Carry With No Permits (Jan 23, 2015) Revealed: Cops Wanted To Arrest David Gregory For Showing Gun On TV (Jan 22, 2015) Bryant Gumbel: There Are ‘Few [...]

Cop Cars Reading License Plates of All Drivers

Police cars mounted with automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) wind their way through the streets of Oakland like a "Snake" game on an old cell phone. Instead of eating up pixels of food, these cameras gobble down thousands of license plates each day. Show More Summary

View from the left—Obama's final campaign

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

President Obama in Boise, ID, this week. President Barack Obama embarked on his final campaign this week and it has nothing to do with 2016. To be sure, he has launched several hand grenades into the 2016 campaign field that are already vexing Republicans. Show More Summary

Man Shoots 2 Daughters, Girlfriend, Her Mother; 3 Dead

New York police are looking for the suspect. Please “like” Liberaland on Facebook Now read this:Toddler Dead After Dad Leaves Gun In Glove Compartment (Jan 23, 2015) Kansas Considering Concealed Carry With No Permits (Jan 23, 2015) Revealed: Cops Wanted To Arrest David Gregory For Showing Gun On TV (Jan 22, 2015) Bryant Gumbel: There [...]

Elizabeth Warren takes on big pharma

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has been championing increased spending for the National Institutes of Health and greater investments in health research. The problem is, austerity still reigns in Congress and finding that funding means slicing the budgets of other programs. Show More Summary

Top Anti-Gay Leaders Offer Liberals A Surprisingly Good Deal On The Supreme Court

Why would conservatives choose to neuter their greatest ally in government? The post Top Anti-Gay Leaders Offer Liberals A Surprisingly Good Deal On The Supreme Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.

So much for Republican support of strong net neutrality

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Comcast) The analysis is in, and what appeared to be a shift toward real net neutrality has proven otherwise, as usual. Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) announced last week they would have legislation...Show More Summary

Rep. Steve King: Americans 'Come From Every Possible Planet'

I'm sure Rep. Steve King, who commutes between the planets Koch and WhackoBird just got a little confused about where he was today. RightWingWatch: Rep. Steve King got a little mixed up in his remarks at the Iowa Freedom Summit thisShow More Summary

Arthur Laffer is Not Laughing at Sam Brownback’s Budget

An anonymous tipster called me on a burner phone, and directed me to a row of round hay bales in a field outside Topeka. "Walk down the row, and when you find a pile of manure, look for an envelope. I think you'll be very interested in what's inside." Curious, I pushed back a bit. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Has Double-Digit Lead Over Potential Rivals

That’s what a Washington Post/ABC News poll finds. Please hit the link and “like” us on Facebook Now read this:Corn: Why Liberals Should Embrace ‘Progressive Champion’ Mitt Romney (Jan 23, 2015) Mitt Romney Acknowledges That Climate Change Is Real And Human-Induced (Jan 23, 2015) Hillary Clinton Leads Over All Potential Republican Challengers (Jan 22, 2015) [...]

Right-Wing Charter Schools Looking For Toehold In Michigan

The John Birch Society or some facsimile thereof is on the move, and they're aiming at charter schools in Michigan. Chris Savage at Eclectablog has an alarming post about it: Back in 2011, a man named Pasquale “Pat” Battaglia posted a blog entry on the website of the Lapeer County Tea Party Patriots titled “The God and Country Education Project”. Show More Summary

American Officials Meet With Cuban Dissidents

The highest-ranking U.S. diplomatic official to visit Cuba in more almost 40 years met with seven leading dissidents there on Friday, to the seeming annoyance of the communist nation's leadership. The post American Officials Meet With Cuban Dissidents appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Oklahoma Skirts Gay Marriage By Marginalizing Atheists

Oklahoma Republican, Todd Russ has proposed a bill that would require a religious official to sign off on the marriage certificate to make marriages legal. It's obvious that the Republican fundamentalists in one of the reddest states in the nation, harbor feelings of revulsion for same-sex marriage. Show More Summary

Palin Tells Washington Post She’s ‘Seriously Interested’ In Running In 2016

She tells the paper, “You can absolutely say that I am seriously interested,” when asked to clarify her thinking about a possible presidential bid. “Like” Liberaland on Facebook, please Now read this:Republicans Shouldn’t Count Out Kasich...Show More Summary

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