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Ex-SEAL O'Neill Thinks The Pentagon Should Consult Him On Iraq Strategy

In November, 2014, Time Magazine published an article on Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill: Robert O’Neill may have fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden, but he was merely the triggerman. The U.S. and members of its military—thousands of them—killed the 9/11 mastermind. Show More Summary

House GOP leadership floundering on Homeland Security

If you're waiting for a GOP plan to fund Homeland Security, go back to bed for a few days (at least). House Republicans have no plan yet, other than to wait for the Senate to vote on going to conference committee to negotiate with the...Show More Summary

Guinness Resumes Sponsorship Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Despite LGBT Community Protests

Guinness is "delighted" to resume sponsoring New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade, even though LGBT groups are still protesting it. The post Guinness Resumes Sponsorship Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Despite LGBT Community Protests appeared first on ThinkProgress.

LAPD Probably Fully Justified In Shooting Homeless Guy As He Lay Prone On Ground, Says LAPD

Sunday was a lovely day in Los Angeles, unless you were the homeless guy on downtown’s Skid Row scuffling with LAPD officers who shot and killed you while holding you down on the sidewalk. Then maybe your day was not so good. Read more on LAPD Probably Fully Justified In Shooting Homeless Guy As He Lay Prone On Ground, Says LAPD…

Dick Cheney has found his base

The former vice president used to spend a lot of time at "an undisclosed location." Now he's spending most of his time on Capitol Hill.

John McCain Wants Middle East To ‘Depend’ On U.S. To Fight ISIS

The drumbeat for (more) ground troops in the war with ISIS has resulted in some strange bedfellows, and on Monday morning, some even stranger criticism out of a leading Republican hawk. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Scarborough were explaining how President Obama is just the worst, when McCain relayed some comments that the “leader [...]

The Fast-Track Fandango

The debate over fast-track trade authority – designed to grease the tracks for a vote on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) accords still in negotiation – ought to be the occasion for a fundamental review of our global economic strategy. We know that it is broken. Show More Summary

Pat Robertson: You Know What’s Not Godly? Vegetables.

Televangelist conman-for-Jesus crazy mofo Pat Robertson has scammed a lot of money over the years by offering “the Lord’s” pro-tips on his teevee show, the 700 Club. We could devote 29 hours a day to watching him and trying to make jokes for you about what a crazy mofo that crazy mofo really is. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Seat-belt law debated after 75-car pile-up, 'Dr. Evil,' Mr. Spock—Republican?

Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Does the Supreme Leader truly love our land mass?: What you may have missed on Sunday Kos... Wisconsin Gov. Walker compares protesters to ISIS, by Mark E Andersen Maybe O'Reilly actually believes hisShow More Summary

Does O’Malley Challenge Hillary Or Run For Senate?`

Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley has been eyeing the 2016 presidential race, but the the retirement of Senator Barbara Mulkowski there may be a different opportunity. O’Malley has long been considered among the most credible alternatives to Clinton in the 2016 Democratic nomination process. The governor of Maryland from 2007 to this year, he pushed [...]

The next mayor faces an incredible, shrinking Chicago

Wait, I thought only the Republican Party was being torn asunder by a rift between the establishment middle and the fringe. That impression was nailed down, again, last week by the embarrassing fracture among House Republicans over funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

What next for 'Downton Abbey'?

Many of you will not have watched the season finale of "Downton Abbey" that ran on PBS last night, so read no further if you fear spoilers. 

An Interview with Carleton Montgomery

New Jersey is often viewed through the lens of the opening titles of The Sopranos - a congested urban state with belching smokestacks and ugly oil tanks. But there's another aspect to the Garden State, a one million acre area of South Jersey that has been designated as an environmentally protected area. Show More Summary

Mental Health Experts Explain How Facebook Could Help Prevent Suicides

But even though it's a step in the right direction, nothing beats a face-to-face conversation. The post Mental Health Experts Explain How Facebook Could Help Prevent Suicides appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nebraska poised to become next marriage equality state

A federal judge has ruled for marriage equality in Nebraska in a decision that the state is appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit: Even if the State's purported justifications could be seen as important interests,...Show More Summary

Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter, To Play President And Vice President

Hmm…would this ticket work? [They] have joined the growing list of guest stars for the third TV movie in the phenomenon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Launching in July, Sharknado 3 will be set in Washington, D.C., this time and, per Syfy, will “cause mass destruction in the nation’s capital” before it roars down the Eastern Seaboard. [...]

Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC Before Speech To Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today at AIPAC claiming the US-Israeli relationship has never been stronger. The speech comes before Netanyahu is set to give a speech tomorrow before the US Congress on a possible deal the US is working on with Iran regarding nuclear weapons and sanctions. The speech has created controversy given [...]

Pat Robertson: People Who Are Addicted To Drugs Are 'Enslaved By Vegetables'

I doubt Pat Robertson would do very well on Jeopardy or any other game show or puzzle that asked for correct answers to posed questions because as a man of God, he just makes sht up. In his rant against drug addiction, the 700 Club founder makes believe marijuana is a vegetable to make his point. Show More Summary

Ben Carson Lays Down Some Science For You (Depending On Your Value For ‘Science’)

The Liberal Media tried to Gotcha! Conservahero Ben Carson again this weekend, and once more he escaped the Logic Snares set for him by secularist tricksters. He is not going to fall for your little traps, LIEberals! On NBC’s Meet the...Show More Summary

Could Democrats save Boehner from his crazy caucus and fund Homeland Security?

"Just act casual, John, I got this." It looks like House Democrats might have a path to forcing a vote on the Senate's bill to fund Homeland Security through the end of September (currently, it's only funded through Friday). Such a move...Show More Summary

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