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Thousands of volunteers, forever moved by Katrina

I'll never forget that first drive into New Orleans after Katrina.

White House quietly working to get enough Senate votes to filibuster rejection of Iran nuclear pact

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Dick Durbin is pressing for enough votes for a filibuster in the Senate so President Obama can avoid having to veto a rejection of the Iran nuclear agreement. Ever since last May when Congress authorized itself to review the Iran...Show More Summary

George Zimmerman Goes Off On Blacks, Gays, And Obama

I'm sure glad George Zimmerman isn't a racist, because race definitely didn't have anything to do with him shooting Trayvon Martin, am I right? Here's how he reacted to the shooting of two reporters yesterday. Not with compassion for their families, not with anything remotely resembling empathy for their loss. Show More Summary

In Case You Were Wondering...

Donald Trump has tied up that racist vote. David Duke just endorsed him. David Duke, the anti-Semitic former Ku Klux Klan leader, praised Republican front-runner Donald Trump for his immigration policy proposals and said Trump is “the...Show More Summary

How Hedge Funds Are Exploiting Baltimore’s Poorest Residents

"Our legal system can be and all too often is stacked against those who have the least power, who are the most vulnerable," said Hillary Clinton, who has taken donations from the hedge funds preying on Baltimore residents. The post How Hedge Funds Are Exploiting Baltimore’s Poorest Residents appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Let’s Go To Rehab With Josh Duggar And Learn How To Give Our Penises To Jesus

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Duggar’s looking forward to the laying on of hands part. Once upon a time, a teenage boy called Josh Duggar got in BIG trouble with his fundamentalist Christian mom and dad, for sticking his fingers inside his sisters, so they sent him...Show More Summary

Jorge Ramos: 'This is the first time in my life I have ever been ejected for asking a question'

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Washington Post interviewed Univision anchor Jorge Ramos about his Tuesday run-in with Donald Trump and Ramos filled in a bit of the back story. Univision has a goal of talking to every presidential candidate. They've conducted 10...Show More Summary

NRA News Tries To Shut Down The Debate: Calls For New Gun Laws Show "A Lack Of Shared Humanity"

The host of the National Rifle Association's radio show reacted to the fatal shooting of two journalists in Virginia by attacking "anti-gun politicians" and "anti-gun activists" for using the tragedy to call for stronger gun laws, claiming...Show More Summary

Fox News Criticizes Obama For Advocating Gun Reform After Virginia Shooting Victim's Father Makes The Same Point -- On Fox News

Fox News figures attacked President Obama's new call for gun safety measures after a gunman killed two journalists as they delivered a live TV report in Virginia, saying Obama's remarks were "too soon" and was "politicizing tragedy."...Show More Summary

A candidate moving in the wrong direction

Much of the Beltway is focused on Hillary Clinton's alleged campaign troubles. They seem to be missing the story of the candidate who;s actually in trouble.

Screw You Guys, Gov. Paul LePage Gonna Go Be A Senator Now

23 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Stupider things have happened. Like his reelection. Maine Gov. Paul LePage has apparently not been paying attention to all the mail requesting that he resign, but he does at least have some thoughts about leaving office eventually. Like maybe he’ll run for the U.S. Show More Summary

Fox Guest Recycles Debunked Clinton Email Myths To Call For Criminal Investigation

Fox News rolled out a series of debunked myths about Hillary Clinton's email use during her tenure at the State Department in order to call for an investigation into whether the Democratic presidential candidate committed "criminal negligence."...Show More Summary

The William T. Sherman Of Crazy

As some of you know, I've long been fascinated by the innovation of more mobile forms of warfare during the American Civil War. Out in the West, Grant and Sherman began streamlining and eventually even abandoning conventional supply lines to allow themselves figuratively and in some cases almost literally to run circles around their enemies. Show More Summary

Watch The Most Awesome Pro-Planned Parenthood Sermon, In Utah

Tuesday, August 25, Salt Lake City Utah- In the least likely of places for views that align with Atheists, Mormons, Agnostics, Protestants, Catholics and Jews (to name a few), Preacher Topher Mehlhoff spoke to a pink clad, pro-choice crowd in front of the Salt Lake City Capitol. Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Submits Report To Congress: Videos Show 'At Least' 42 Splices

Not that I expected any different, but there you go. Via I Stand With Planned Parenthood: An expert report submitted to congressional leadership today, concludes that the secretly recorded and heavily edited videos, released about Planned...Show More Summary

Former ESPN Ombudsmen Weigh In On ESPN Analyst Curt Schilling's "Hurtful" Comments

Veteran ESPN ombudsmen are weighing in on ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling's "hurtful" comments comparing Muslims to Nazis, including one who labeled him a "right-wing dummy." They're also urging the sprawling sports media empire...Show More Summary

Whether Fox News Acknowledges A Hate Crime Depends On The Race Of The Shooter

Fox News was quick to label the Virginia murder of two white journalists at the hands of a black former colleague a hate crime, a markedly different response than the network's treatment of the racially motivated massacre of nine black churchgoers in Charleston. Show More Summary

Pittenger's anti-union accolades

23 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

@reppittenger stopped by the @ABCofCarolinas office today to accept his Merit Shop Defenders Eagle Award #ncpol — Benton Albritton (@ABCCGovtAffairs) August 27, 2015 Instead of an eagle it should be a tortured factory-farm chicken. Here's the dirt on ABC:

Donald Trump Takes Bold Stand Against Hitler

23 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Take THAT, Adolf! Would ya check out the big beautiful balls on this guy? No wonder Republicans love Donald Trump for being willing to make with the tough talk that all those other “gutless” candidates are too afraid of: Read more on Donald Trump Takes Bold Stand Against Hitler… The post Donald Trump Takes Bold Stand Against Hitler appeared first on Wonkette.

Rand Paul gets more cowardly on Black Lives Matter

23 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rand Paul is falling into the Trump trap. After expressing some relatively nuanced thoughts on Black Lives Matter—relative to the other GOP contenders, that is— Rand decided to slip back into completely and totally ignorant territory yesterday. Show More Summary

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