Some needed perspective on the new coal ash bill: What The Heck Is Going On In Raleigh Re: #Coal Ash? Some Answers #ncga #ncpol @NCDEQ @Coal_Ash #mtraleigh #wnc #nc https://t.co/WTz1LsK4RT — MountainTrue (@MtnTrue) May 31, 2016 Weighing the pros and cons:
When a Democrat criticized Donald Trump for attacking New Mexico’s Latina governor, Fox host Harris Faulkner jumped in to blame Governor Susana Martinez and suggested that she’s prejudiced against Trump. In a discussion on Outnumbered...Show More Summary
Alicublog: Possibly the worst thing Megan McArdle has ever written. Notes from the Ironbound: Untangling class, race and "the good old days." Balkinization: The Supreme Court’s role in our constitutional scheme – why eight is not enough. Southern...Show More Summary
Jeff Sessions is "certain" Donald Trump will do well with Hispanics and African-American voters. Really?
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Libertarians nominated a two-term governor. Republicans are nominating a reality-show personality. Which is the party of oddball misfits?
No one ever said golfing was easy, but this goliath gator surely didn't make it any easier. Charles Helms posted this video to his Facebook page after seeing the enormous gator roaming the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida. Show More Summary
There's a difference between a process that's "rigged" and one in which an underdog faces institutional challenges that are difficult to overcome.
At least four people at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oakland rushed the stage Monday evening, spurring Secret Service agents to jump onto the raised platform and protect him. The identities of the individuals, who yelled as they approached the stage, were not immediately known. Show More Summary
When Donald Trump invokes Martin Luther King and claims credibility on veterans' issues in the same speech, there's a problem.
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The Sanders campaign emails are the most absurd shit you’ve ever seen. In a formal credentials challenge, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign on Friday asked for the ouster of two “aggressive attack surrogates” for Hillary Clinton from key Democratic National Convention committees. The campaign called for the removal of Connecticut Gov. Show More Summary
Happy Tuesday! We’re back on the air live for the last day of May. How was your holiday weekend? Hairspray von Clownstick is still running for president, and America seems to be getting used to the idea that he just lies about everything,...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I Learned from Republicans in May… The giant, pulsating Bin-O-Edumacation is once again full to the brim. To quote the great Colin Powell: "Every statement I make today is backed up by sources, solid sources. Show More Summary
Over the long weekend I read Megan McArdle's take on the Peter Thiel-Gawker story. It was pretty disappointing. The gist of McArdle's argument boils down to 'Maybe liberals should understand how big corporations feel when they get sued...Show More Summary