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Another Police Killing, Another Twitter Hashtag. But #HomelessLivesMatter Isn't Enough.

Like the recent shooting in Pasco, Washington, the latest police killing of an unarmed man was captured on video in broad daylight and i

Human-Caused Warming Helped Trigger Current Syrian Conflict And Rise Of ISIS

A new study finds human-caused climate change was a major trigger of Syria’s brutal civil war. The war that helped drive the rise of ISIS was itself spawned in large part by the worst drought in Iraq's history -- a drought made 2 toShow More Summary

Loathsome Warmonger Addresses Congress. (Not Dick Cheney.)

Bibi Netanyahu came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to deliver his much-anticipated speech to Congress. (No we will not embed it here because we love you.) Wonkette’s Los Angeles bureau rolled out of bed early to watch it, because there is nothing we like more than starting our day with a little bloodthirsty warmongering. Show More Summary

The New York Times ' Deceptive Suggestion That Hillary Clinton May Have Violated Federal Records Law

The New York Times accused Hillary Clinton of potentially violating federal law pertaining to the preservation of e-mail records while acting as Secretary of State, but requirements to maintain such records did not exist during her tenure. Show More Summary

Boehner's ads attacking conservatives look like the spots Republicans ran against Dems—in 2002!

How does this not end in tears for John Boehner? The GOP civil war, which burst wide open with last week's Homeland Security funding debacle, has now reached a fever pitch. The American Action Network, a super PAC tied to none otherShow More Summary

Over Easy:The Hits Just Keep on Coming

Living here on the outskirts of Cleveland Ohio, the location of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame,  I thought it appropriate to do at least one diary of this subject and the radio format that brought it to the forefront.  There is a lot of confusion on this. The music genre Rock & Roll  is [...]

Sunday Talk: Killing Santa

This week, your humble diarist was in country, and bore witness as the #LlamaDrama played out (on cable TV)—LIVE! Hoping to win a Peabody Award (or even a Polk Award), I got back in my limousine, and ordered my driver to take the highway...Show More Summary

Food Waste Is Costing Countries Billions Every Year And Contributing To Climate Change

If countries made a point of reducing their food waste, the globe could save a total of $120 to $300 billion each year by 2030, according to a new report. The post Food Waste Is Costing Countries Billions Every Year And Contributing To Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why ISIS Burned the Jordanian Pilot Instead Of Beheading Him

ISIS shocked the world Tuesday by releasing video of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kassasbeh being set on fire and burned to death inside a cage, a grisly escalation of social media murders-on-video that progressed from grisly beheadings to child executioners. Al-Kassasbeh was to be part of a prisoner exchange that ISIS has been negotiating for weeks, but his [...]

What Happened To Mindy Lahiri Could Happen To Anyone

Let's talk about that big plot twist from last night's episode of "The Mindy Project." The post What Happened To Mindy Lahiri Could Happen To Anyone appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Bryan Fischer Wants You To Know He Hasn’t Really Been Fired

But it’s hard, he says, to be a spokesman for the American Family Association and also have your own opinions. Please “like” Liberaland on Facebook Now read this:Disgruntled Ex-Employee Breaks Into Boss’s Office; Trashes It With Glitter An Silly String (Jan 17, 2015) Atlanta Fire Chief Canned For Anti-Gay Book; He Claims Firing Was For [...]

Mining & Fracking Whirl: 27 Jan 2015

"Dirty Water, Dirty Money: Coal Ash and the Attack on North Carolina’s Courts” Worldwide. It’s now 3 minutes ’til Doomsday, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Due to human-caused climate change. Worldwide. Ocean warming is accelerating rapidly as “more than 90 percent of human induced planetary warming goes into the oceans. Show More Summary

Jindal's Prayer Rally Brings Together 'Prophets,' Bigots and Right-Wing Activists

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Vox Pop

A version of this article first appeared at Right Wing Watch, the website published by People for the American Way. L ouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who only a few years ago was lamenting the GOP’s decline into “the stupid party,” is...Show More Summary

Undaunted, Gov. Bobby Jindal still insists Muslim 'no-go zone' conspiracy theory is real

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

He gave a State of the Union response once. It didn't go well. Oh, Gov. Bobby Jindal. If we can't get you to believe volcanoes exist, how shall we ever convince you that Muslim "no-go zones" do not? Gov. Bobby Jindal continued to claim...Show More Summary

Fox News apologizes for anti-Muslim 'no-go zones' theory

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Le Petit Journal 'investigated' Fox News' claims. Fox News has issued an apology for something. No, not for Sean Hannity's continued existence or for unleashing Fox & Friends onto an unsuspecting world, but for spending a week peddling the idea that European nations are littered with Muslim-only "no-go zones" in which only Sharia law applies. Show More Summary

Republican Congress Launches With Back-Door Attack On Social Security Benefits

A showdown over Social Security is almost inevitable after Republicans used their first day in Congress to prohibit a routine accounting move that would have protected disability insurance beneficiaries from imminent cuts -- something President Reagan oversaw four times. Show More Summary

Oregon Football Players Chant ‘No Means No’ At Quarterback Accused Of Rape

Their coach says they'll be disciplined. The post Oregon Football Players Chant ‘No Means No’ At Quarterback Accused Of Rape appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why The Pakistani Taliban Target School Children

In the hall there are a lot chairs and they came to every chair and shot us." The post Why The Pakistani Taliban Target School Children appeared first on ThinkProgress.

CNN Pats Self On Back For Not Giving Australia Hostage Terrorist Coverage During Wall-To-Wall Coverage

A hostage situation that developed in Sydney, Australia on Monday ended in gunfire after a 16-hour standoff that culminated in a joint SAS/police raid during which the hostage-taker and two others were killed. During the siege, national media organizations followed police requests not to release the name of the gunman, who was later identified as [...]

Race and Star Wars: 'Get used to it'

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

"Dum Dum Dum, Dum-te-Dum, Dum-te-Dum" Disney and Lucasfilm have debuted the first official look at J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Very little is known publicly about the plot of the film, and the teaser trailer above reveals next to nothing. Show More Summary

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