To appreciate the value of a community college education, consider the transformation of Shanell Williams. By the time she was a teenager, Williams was constantly getting into trouble on the streets of San Francisco’s Fillmore District. Show More Summary
Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, 67, has been suspended from the reality series by A&E Networks following graphic anti-gay remarks he made in an interview with GQ magazine. "We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil Robertson's comments in GQ, which are based on his own personal beliefs and are not reflected in the series Duck Dynasty. Show More Summary
Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston, who is seeking to replace retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss, says poor kids who get a free meal at school should either pay something or sweep floors. “I’m on the Agriculture Committee, we have jurisdiction over the school lunch,” Rep. Jack Kingston explained to the Jackson County Republican Party in a clip […]
Losers. On Tuesday, I pointed out some good news in the otherwise depressing Washington Post/ABC News poll: Obamacare approval/disapproval had reverted back to pre-rollout debacle numbers. Greg Sargent added to that the point that those current poll numbers (46 approve, 49 disapprove) have been consistent for the past three years. Show More Summary
Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants kids to learn early in life that there's no such thing as a free lunch. To make sure they absorb that lesson, he's proposing that low-income children do some manual labor in exchange for their subsidized meals. Show More Summary
Six of 37 guns discovered by TSA agents at airports across the country last week. One of the lightest weeks in child shootings in recent memory. Congratulations, America! I found just three children accidentally shot this week, ages 3, 4, and 8. Show More Summary
A postman caught twin babies when a father tossed them from a burning building in New York. Jermaine Shirley, 30, a third-floor resident who delivers mail in Greenwich, Conn., first made sure his wife and child got out safely after he smelled smoke and discovered the blaze about 7 a.m. at 870 E. 220th St. […]
Speaking in South Africa in 1973 Billy Graham explained what Jesus looks like. Now read this:Teacher Tells Black Student He Can’t Be Santa (Dec 16, 2013) Herman Cain Laments Republicans Pushing Just White Candidates For 2016 (Dec 10, 2013) Someone Stealing Jesus From Nativity Scenes (Dec 10, 2013) The Five Most Uplifting Stories Of The […]
Now that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett no longer fears a primary challenge, he's ready to reinvent himself with a rush to the center. First step: a brazenly transparent change of heart backed up by embarrassingly bogus reasoning: Corbett...Show More Summary
When you’re sitting down with a potential employer about a possible job, showing your gun may not be the best move. Instead of being behind a counter he’s now behind bars. Norfolk, Va., police said Tevin Kievelle Monroe, 31, walked into the fast-food restaurant and asked to fill out an application, according to the Virginian-Pilot. […]
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The Indianapolis woman signed onto Facebook this past weekend to find out the worst thing a parent can learn. Her 15-year-old son, Anthoney, had been shot dead, people were writing on her son’s Facebook wall. That was the agonizing moment she found out. “Someone put on Facebook, ‘RIP Anthony, I will miss you’ and then […]
A presidential review group convened by President Barack Obama to examine the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices released its report after much criticism when it was announced that the White House was going to wait until January to make it public. There is much to examine and explore in the 300-page report. Show More Summary
The holidays have been brutal for many Americans, thanks to Republican assaults on the safety net. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits were cut shortly before Thanksgiving, and now, 1.3 million long-term unemployed people...Show More Summary
The White House released an independent panel's proposals Wednesday for sweeping reforms to the National Security Administration. The post 6 Things You Need To Know About The White House Panel’s NSA Recommendations appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The latest far-right-winger to take a shot at House Speaker John Boehner is Kentucky Republican Matt Bevin who is looking to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Boehner earned the ire of conservative Republicans for strongly criticizing Club for Growth, Heritage Action, and FreedomWorks for opposing a two-year bipartisan budget deal introduced by Senate Budget […]
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From the December 18 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show: Previously: Fox News Reporter Defends Duck Dynasty Star's Anti-Gay Comments Hannity Downplays Carson's Offensive Anti-Gay Comments As Simply "Not Politically Correct" Hannity, Loesch Mock California Transgender Protections: "You're Gonna Force Acceptance?"
Correspondent Frederik Blauwhof of the Real News Network filed this report, and will be with us live here online live from Germany to answer reader questions on the German Election results, their consequences, and implications.