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Hatchet Attack on N.Y.C. Cops Act of Terrorism

A broad-daylight hatchet assault on a group of New York City police officers -- leaving one critically injured with a head wound -- was carried out by a self-radicalized convert to Islam in what officials Friday termed a terrorist attack. Show More Summary

Satan Told Him To Destroy Ten Commandments, Kill Obama

He may not actually worship the Dark Lord – no, not Voldemort, the other one – but he sure does listen to his advice! The man who drove his car into the controversial Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol building claims to have had divine inspiration, of sorts, for his actions: The devil [...]

Saturday nutpick-a-palooza: Was the world created 6,000 years ago?

Today's source material: No. No it wasn't. Why do I think it matters how old the Earth is? There are two reasons: I take the Bible literally – and seriously. And the Bible strongly affirms a date in the neighborhood of 6,000 years, at least for the age of man, who was created on the sixth day, according to Genesis. Show More Summary

Hatched Attack on N.Y.C. Cops Act of Terrorism

A broad-daylight hatchet assault on a group of New York City police officers -- leaving one critically injured with a head wound -- was carried out by a self-radicalized convert to Islam in what officials Friday termed a terrorist attack. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Writes $1.8 Million Check To His Campaign

With Alison Lundergan Grimes within one point of Mitch McConnell, there's a battle for the finish and it looks like Kentucky voters are going to get a barrage of ads, thanks to Mitch's checkbook. While he claims he's not worried at all, he's also writing his campaign a personal check for $1.8 million dollars. Show More Summary

Senate Candidate Claims Harry Reid Is Conspiring To Let Obama Run The Country Unilaterally

Supporters of David Perdue (R-GA) told ThinkProgress they agree, and fear President Obama will "confiscate anyone's food, clothing and shelter" and "declare martial law." The post Senate Candidate Claims Harry Reid Is Conspiring To Let Obama Run The Country Unilaterally appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Honey Boo Boo Shocker: I Was The Victim Of Mom’s Child Molester Boyfriend

June Shannon’s daughter, Anna says she was the victim of Mark McDaniel, a boyfriend of June’s who Shannon believes is still in the picture. McDaniel, 53, was convicted of aggravated child molestation in 2004 and was released this year after serving a 10-year jail sentence for sexually assaulting one of June’s 8-year-old relatives. McDaniel was [...]

Teenage Boy May Have Shot Up His School Because His Girlfriend Broke Up With Him

A student told the Seattle Times that the girl in question was one of the victims. The post Teenage Boy May Have Shot Up His School Because His Girlfriend Broke Up With Him appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nothing changes

Even when it does.By Capt. Fogg Oh goodie, we can stop obsessing about Ebola and the Ottawa shooting and renew the obsessive hysteria about school violence until something else happens. Of course something else is happening constantly,...Show More Summary

Thou Shalt Not Drive Over Ten Commandments

A driver smashed the Ten Commandments monument near the Oklahoma City Capitol to pieces Thursday night. Suspect Michael Tate Reed Jr., 29, was taken to a mental health facility on an emergency order of detention after the incident. Reed,...Show More Summary

Saturday Extra Credit Reading

These are open tabs in my browser for reading and re-reading, because they're either really great insights, or they're information we should all have. What are you reading today? Josh Marshall - Sarah, Bristol and the Recurrence of the...Show More Summary

This week in the war on voting: Colorado's mail-in voter law changed candidates' campaign approach

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This Week in the War on Voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades. • Georgians in court over allegedly missing registrations: By the NGP's estimate, some 800,000 Georgians—"people of color, voters between the agesShow More Summary

Armed Open Carry Group To March Through St. Louis One Day After School Shooting

After yet another school shooting, many are praying for Marysville, a small city in Washington populated with 63,269 residents. Others are wondering what can be done to prevent the next school shooting because we all know it’s inevitable. A 14-year-old boy with a grudge and a gun went on a rampage An Open Carry activist [...]

Report: Lewnisky Mistreated By Feds, Told FBI: ‘Go Fck Yourself’

A report recently obtained by the Washington Post reveals how Monica Lewinsky was mistreated by authorities. According to the report, a prosecutor who confronted Lewinsky “exercised poor judgment and made mistakes in his analysis, planning and execution of the approach.” The report, written by two lawyers appointed to investigate the matter by Robert W. Ray, [...]

Immigration Judge Berates Lawyer For Putting Her Clients' Interests Ahead Of Her Own

What? No war on women? Someone needs to tell immigration judge J. Dan Pelletier that, because he just waged it on a new mother who also happens to be an immigration lawyer. An immigration judge in Atlanta denied an attorney's request...Show More Summary

Amtrak’s Suspicious Activity Reporting Guidelines & the White Privilege of Freedom of Travel

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) obtained a copy of guidelines for Amtrak customer service employees in Texas. The organization received it as a result of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, which it filed because individuals...Show More Summary

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