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72 Hour Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Collapses Less Than Four Hours In

Having a ceasefire that included military occupation to search for tunnels was never really going to work, was it? Yesterday a 72 hour cease fire was announced by Israel and Hamas, but less than four hours into the cease fire fighting...Show More Summary

What You Won’t See In This Bank’s Viral ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ Video

Just how incredible was TD Bank's customer appreciation day? The post What You Won’t See In This Bank’s Viral ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ Video appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Cantor: You Can’t Fire Me, I Quit!

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is quitting Congress ahead of his previously-scheduled departure.  Maybe he got himself a higher-paying gig. Cantor said he has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election for his district that coincides with the general election on Nov. 4. By having a special election in November, the winner would [...]

On Immigration, Plenty of Stupid to Spread Around

Before I launch into the big ol’ mess o’ derp that is the U.S. Congress, I want to say something to pro-immigration reform activists. Yesterday a group of more than 100 religious leaders and immigration activists were arrested in Washington, DC, after they refused to clear a sidewalk where they were rallying. Coming on the […]

How Impeachment Tied Right Wing Media In Knots

Yes or no? Up or down? It's been a confusing week for professional Obama critics. Suddenly confronted with the topic of impeachment and busy issuing not-quite-believable denials that trying to drive the Democratic president from office...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Republican Tom Foley blames workers for plant closure

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • CT-Gov: Whoa, this is just nuts. Tom Foley, the frontrunner for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in Connecticut,...Show More Summary

Video: Homeless Man In Tears As Police Tear Down His Shelter

// Now read this:Pregnant Woman Gets Apparent NYPD Chokehold After Grilling On Sidewalk (Jul 28, 2014) Cop Shoots Family Dog In Front Of 6-Year-Old (Jul 28, 2014) Family: Police Fatally Shot Dog In The Head In Front of 6-Year-Old Girl (Jul 27, 2014) Officer Who Stomped On Restrained Man’s Face Forced To Turn In Badge, [...]

What Fox Didn't Tell You: This Coal CEO Who Broke Down In Tears Is Attacking Miners' Health Protections

Coal giant Murray Energy's chief executive was promoted on Fox News to express "concern" about coal miners by attacking the Obama Administration's keystone climate change legislation. Here's what wasn't mentioned during the segment --...Show More Summary

Bipartisan Bail Reform: The Greater Good

A Star-Ledger article yesterday evening opened with "Gov. Chris Christie will likely get his wish on bail reform." Why should the main point be that Christie will get his wish? It has long been a wish of Democratic and Republican legislators,...Show More Summary

Daily Dose

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

TEACHER PAY, THE MORE WE LEARN, THE LESS WE KNOW? – Historic pay raise is what legislative leaders proclaimed earlier this week. History is owned by those who write it. “Every teacher in North Carolina will receive a pay raise,” said Dan Sucheck, R-Watauga). Show More Summary

California Is Now Experiencing Its Most Severe Drought Ever Recorded

The majority of the state is now in the worst category of drought conditions. The post California Is Now Experiencing Its Most Severe Drought Ever Recorded appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Justice Who Upheld Wisconsin’s Anti-Union Law Was Embroiled In Ethics Allegations

A cloud of allegations suggesting lying and conflicts of interest hangs over the judge who upheld Wisconsin's anti-union law. The post Justice Who Upheld Wisconsin’s Anti-Union Law Was Embroiled In Ethics Allegations appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Male Justices Don't Understand Hobby Lobby Effect On Women

In her wide-ranging interview, Bader discussed the ruling in which the all-male majority opinion granted Hobby Lobby the “religious freedom” to exclude certain forms of birth control from their employees’ health insurance coverage. “Contraception...Show More Summary

Uganda’s Constitutional Court Knocks Down Anti-Homosexuality Law

Uganda's highest court has overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act, ruling that Parliament passed it illegally. The post Uganda’s Constitutional Court Knocks Down Anti-Homosexuality Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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