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Over Easy: New Beginnings

Hello, am looking forward to Shadowproof, and will happily begin with a Friday Over Easy for that new presence.   As you know, I am usually previewing today what will be the Art and Archaeology feature Saturday,  and as you see above, this is about Avebury, England’s, stone circle.   It is a fascinating place...

MSNBC Cancels 3 Shows in Daytime Shift to News

MSNBC has decided to cancel The Cycle, Now with Alex Wagner and The Ed Show as part of a shift in its daytime lineup away from opinion programming. Alex Wagner and Cycle host Ari Melber will remain on the network. Ed Schultz and Cycle hosts Abby Huntsman, Krystal Ball and Toure will depart. Show More Summary

Would You Believe ...

A desperate Chris Christie rebrands himself as the protector of delayed commuters in epic bowl-swirl flip-flop.

In Miami, Clinton set to call for lifting Cuba embargo

MIAMI (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday will call on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962. The position, which Clinton already outlined in her 2014 book "Hard Choices," puts her in line...Show More Summary

Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

WASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. Not long after they return in September, lawmakers face a vote...Show More Summary

News Guide: Super PACs land wealthy donors to fund 2016 bids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well. Unlike campaigns, these outside groups aren't limited in how much money they can accept from individual donors. Show More Summary

Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately. "We're going to have to do what we can in this election to make sure that we're not swamped by money on the other...Show More Summary

Clinton and Bush to offer views on saving America's cities

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are being asked by one of the nation's largest African-American civil rights organizations to offer a vision for saving America's cities. The National Urban League is meeting this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Show More Summary

Mexician Court Approves Detention Order for El Chapo's Extradition

The Mexican Attorney General's office (PGR), issued a statement today (available here in Spanish) saying that a federal judge has approved an order of detention for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman-Loera for the purposes of extradition to the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Angry About Cecil the Lion's Death? Take It Out on the Republican Congress

As outrage spread online over a Minnesota dentist’s alleged poaching of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, Democratic Representative Raul Grijalva saw a convenient political opportunity. “This sort of incident is why we have endangered species laws and why Republicans need to start taking their enforce

Stewart: Trump 'Living Embodiment Of Everything Republicans Were Trying To Exorcise'

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart had a bit of fun this Thursday with the RNC's Reince Priebus and how well The Donald has been helping them out with that Hispanic and women's outreach program of theirs. Stewart started things off with reminding...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Alexey Rom

Since I don't have many 110-year-old carnival organs lying around, I have to say I haven't heard many things like this before. Alexey Rom went ahead and made an arrangement of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody, charted it out on a piano roll, and ran it through the organ. Show More Summary

Big, Big Government: Alabama Strong Arms Jailed Woman To Stop Abortion

Matt Osborne has some eye-opening coverage on the recent confab of anti-abortion extremists groups in Alabama, not-so-curiously timed to coincide with the edited videos David Daleiden is using to smear Planned Parenthood. The one above...Show More Summary

MSNBC Drops Ed Show, The Cycle, Now With Alex Wagner

Your liberal media, ladies and gentlemen! MSNBC has formally decided to cancel three programs -- "The Cycle," "Now with Alex Wagner" and "The Ed Show" -- as part of a larger effort to shift its daytime lineup away from opinion programming,...Show More Summary

Pity The Billionaires: AT&T Edition

Phil Gramm, architect of the repeal of Glass-Steagall and subsequent financial collapse, feels very, very sad about one rich pal's measly severance package. Phil Gramm, a former three-term Republican senator from Texas who once ran the...Show More Summary

Why Immigration Is The Hole In Bernie Sanders’ Progressive Agenda

Sanders says allowing immigrants into the U.S. hurts wages and the economy. The post Why Immigration Is The Hole In Bernie Sanders’ Progressive Agenda appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Online weapon sales loophole targeted by Aurora victim's parents

Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, whose daughter was killed in the shooting at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, talk with Rachel Maddow about challenging the...

Republican voters looking for love, not electability

Rachel Maddow shows poll results that explain that Republican voters care more about a candidate they agree with than one that can win, so they aren't...

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