Now read this:Ron Paul: Putin Has ‘Law On His Side’ (Mar 13, 2014) Obama And Ukrainian Ambassador Give Russia Joint Warning (Mar 12, 2014) Poll: 2/3 Of Israelis Don’t Trust Kerry With Security As His American Favorability Rises (Mar 11, 2014) Kiev Lawmaker: Ukraine May Have To Go Nuclear (Mar 11, 2014) NATO To Initiate […]
Neighbors said they heard a woman screaming before the shots were fired. But the defense is proposing that what neighbors […] The post Pistorius Murder Case, Police Mistakes Haunt like O.J. Case [Graphic Warning] appeared first on Taylor Marsh.
Lawyers for both the company and the regulators exchanged emails on case law that might prevent citizen groups from participating in the lawsuit. The post New Emails Suggest Coal Ash Polluter Helped State Regulator During Investigation appeared first on ThinkProgress.
TPM Reader SR emails with a recent and perilous precedent for Scott Brown's move to New Hampshire so he can run for U.S. Senate: I just read Daniel Strauss' article about why Scott Brown doesn't have history on his side if he runs for the Senate, and I thought a more recent example of how this could play out would be helpful. Read More ?
The legalization of marijuana in Colorado has created a slew of new legitimate jobs ranging from retail clerk to lab technicians. This explosion of new jobs is highlighted by the recreational marijuana job fair that recently took place in Denver.
Careful there, John—don't wanna burst a blood vessel By now, you're probably familiar with the brilliant move that at least half a dozen states have taken to preserve food stamp coverage, despite Republican attempts to cut the program under the recently passed farm bill. Show More Summary
A teenage Houston boy was shot and killed by the furious father (pictured) of his girlfriend when he was found hiding under her bed. One of the man’s other daughters called 911 around 2:30 a.m., saying her dad “found a man under her sister’s bed,” according to KPRC. Authorities now tell the station that the 16-year-old girl […]
In 2014 we are used to stories that have neatly-defined, if contradicting narratives, and which resolve themselves relatively quickly, fading into the ether. Which is what makes the story of the Malaysia Airlines flight that has been missing for a week such an engrossing one. Show More Summary
Last night, Jon Stewart delivered an epic takedown of the utter hypocrisy of Fox News for attacking those on food stamps, while also making excuses for big corporations that drain a lot more money from our system, after Eric BollingShow More Summary
After years of work to get back on her feet, weak minimum wage laws are the only thing impeding Alicia McCrary's drive for self-sufficiency. The post ‘It’s Like I’ll Be On The Ground Forever’: One Woman’s Minimum Wage Nightmare appeared first on ThinkProgress.
“One hundred and forty-four cases of people wrongfully convicted to death is a staggering number,” said UN human rights committee member Walter Kälin. The post UN Officials Question U.S. On Wrongful Death Sentences, Stand Your Ground appeared first on ThinkProgress.
I'm trying to find something to say about this video other than "Whoa, this is crazy." But at the moment I just can't.
That's Frank Pallone, low center (under the chyron) and Rush Holt middle top (with white tablet). This happened last night on the House floor. A little Democratic iPad army appeared behind Rep. Daniel Kildee, Democrat of Michigan, as he rose to protest Rep. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is The Anti-Gay Law in Uganda and the Miracle of Denial: Please join us at 12:30 PM PT today when Kos hosts Ask Me Anything (about Daily Kos). What's coming up on Sunday Kos... The damnation of the Happy Slave,...Show More Summary
This has been an interesting week in our surveillance state, with a tug-of-war between the FISA Court (FISC) and the DoJ over an ability to keep — or a requirement to dispose of — collected metadata.
Reuters is reporting, and CNN has further explanation, that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was spotted by military radar passing near various way points for a period of hours after its last official communication with ground control. This is different from the “pings” the equipment reportedly sent to satellites (a theory that still has not […]
Right-wing media are newly outraged over the Affordable Care Act's "hardship" exemption, a provision of the original law that pardons qualifying persons from the individual mandate to purchase health insurance coverage. One conspiracy...Show More Summary
With Medicaid being expanded to help childless and single adults, the prison population is jumping on board. State and counties are enrolling inmates for two main reasons. Although Medicaid does not cover standard health care for inmates, it can pay for their hospital stays beyond 24 hours — meaning states can transfer millions of dollars […]
As McDonald's workers in three states sue, claiming they've been paid less than is legal in various ways, let's put McDonald's pay practices into some context. The workers say they've been made to work off the clock, denied overtime pay, and forced to shoulder costs for their uniforms that pull them below minimum wage. Show More Summary
(Credit: Truthout.org) This is about creating a framework within which voters can be made to understand the actual policy agenda Republicans are campaigning on.