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Wait, What Kind of Plan?

Okay, this is kind of fascinating. You can see that we have this story about about Cruz-backed Tea Party candidate Marilinda Garcia, running for a seat in Congess up in New Hampshire. She was being interviewed last week and stumbled into this question of just what kind of insurance she had since she's such a big critic of Obamacare. Show More Summary

Fox News' Anti-Scientific Attack On Meatless Monday "Propaganda"

Fox News lambasted local Texas schools' implementation of Meatless Mondays as anti-scientific "propaganda" that won't improve the environment. But several scientific studies show that reducing meat from the average diet brings considerable...Show More Summary

Kochs proving toxic to Republicans in key states

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Boy, Ernst really knows how to pick her friends. Remember when Republicans were smugly insisting that the Kochs had such a low profile that it was a total waste of time for Democrats to focus on them, that Harry Reid was just grasping at straws (and being a big bully about two, fine patriotic Americans)? Yeah, not so much. Show More Summary

Tomasky: Please Let’s Not Destroy ISIS

We are not going to destroy ISIS. We are not going to end terrorism. So let’s stop saying that we will, says Michael Tomasky at The Daily Beast. …here’s something we’re not going to do, and I wish Obama and especially John Kerry would stop saying it. We are not going to “destroy” ISIS, to [...]

Harvey Levin Schools Howie Kurtz On Fox

It's a great day at Fox when someone calls them out on their hypocrisy and yesterday was one of those rare days. Howie Kurtz interviewed TMZ founder Harvey Levin and tried to get Levin to admit he pays for video and only sensationalists like TMZ engage in that shameful practice. Show More Summary

Rand Paul Changes Views On Foreign Policy Ahead Of Possible 2016 Bid

Rand Paul says he'll support war in Syria and Iraq. The post Rand Paul Changes Views On Foreign Policy Ahead Of Possible 2016 Bid appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ukraine Defense Minister Says NATO Countries Now Shipping Arms To Kiev

The Ukraine Defense Minister has now confirmed what many have long suspected, NATO member countries are supplying the government in Kiev with weapons to kill the separatists in East Ukraine. This poses some interesting questions given...Show More Summary

Black Dentist Forced To Resign All-White Dental Practice Over Support For Michael Brown

Dr. Misee Harris, a pediatric dentist best known as the “Black Bachelorette,” was forced to resign from her dental practice after supporting slain teen Michael Brown and the Ferguson, Missouri protesters on social media. According to Tiffany Willis at Liberal America, Dr. Harris was beloved and respected by staff and patients at the dental practice [...]

Mother Says Police Killed Her Black Son While Carrying A Fake Sword

Cops say 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was lunging toward them with a gun when they shot him. Some witnesses say he was running away, and that the sword was a toy. The post Mother Says Police Killed Her Black Son While Carrying A Fake Sword appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Retailer Sells Bloody Kent State Sweatshirt

A sweatshirt being sold by Urban Outfitters featuring fake blood stains and tattered edges with the logo of Kent State University, where four students were killed in a 1970 incident that shocked America, is "beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life," university officials said Monday. Show More Summary

Larry Lessig defends six-figure gift to campaign finance reform opponents, citing 'common ground'

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Larry Lessig Eccentric law professor Larry Lessig didn't just light money on fire in his hopeless effort to help former state Sen. Jim Rubens win New Hampshire's GOP Senate primary on Tuesday. He also laid down with some very mangy dogs in order to do so. Show More Summary

This 'Analysis' Has Been Brought To You By A Defense Contractor

Lee Fang is one of a handful of reporters I always read, and he does a great job with this Nation piece, naming names, pointing out the conflicts, and explaining the insidious effect of paid defense 'analysts' on the decision to go to...Show More Summary

Miss America Weighs In On Ray Rice Story: ‘I Want People To Stop Asking, Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?’

The newly crowned Miss America is making domestic violence her platform issue. The post Miss America Weighs In On Ray Rice Story: ‘I Want People To Stop Asking, Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 15, 2014

A US Marine carries a round back to his gun in Hawaii for a fire mission. (US Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Victor A. Mancilla)

Republican Congressman: ISIS Is On Our Border!

Arizona scare-monger Trent Franks says ISIS is on our southern border. Buzzfeed reports: Franks, appearing on E.W. Jackson’s radio program over the weekend, appeared to cite a report from a conservative website that has been dismissed by federal law enforcement officials about ISIS operating in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on the border with El Paso. “It [...]

7 Big Food Companies That Say Climate Change Poses A Threat To Their Products

It's not just Chipotle. The post 7 Big Food Companies That Say Climate Change Poses A Threat To Their Products appeared first on ThinkProgress.

PolitickerNJ has No Bias At All

promoted by Rosi Folks over at PolitickerNJ have regularly denied having a political bias, and they may not be aware of it. However, often it is quite clear. Here's a wonderful example. A Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind poll...Show More Summary

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