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Late Night: A Stamp for Pearl

On this bit of a downer week for women and their reproductive rights comes this far-out news, courtesy of the USPS: "Janis Joplin Stamp Artwork Unveiled: A stamp of the rock singer is due out later this summer."

Protesters Shout ‘Nobody Wants You’ At Buses Carrying Undocumented Families And Children

Protesters blocked a bus headed for a Border Patrol processing center from reaching its destination. The post Protesters Shout ‘Nobody Wants You’ At Buses Carrying Undocumented Families And Children appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Christie’s New Jersey Window On American Recovery

Governor Chris Christie is back on late-night television, gyrating to the amusement of Jimmy Fallon’s millions of viewers and stumping for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. While Christie shimmies, his state continues to sink into the deepest economic morass in generations. Show More Summary

Amy Poehler Can Do No Wrong, Except For This One Thing

It’s hard to get engrossed in the humor of the movie or care about how Molly and Joel end up if you’re busy pointing out plot similarities to Nora Ephron movies. The post Amy Poehler Can Do No Wrong, Except For This One Thing appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Fox News Host: Hillary Clinton Needs Votes From ‘Beyoncé Voters’ Who Want Free Birth Control

"They depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands." The post Fox News Host: Hillary Clinton Needs Votes From ‘Beyoncé Voters’ Who Want Free Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hobby Lobby’s War On Poor Women

The real victims of this week's Supreme Court ruling are the low-income women who are already struggling to make ends meet. The post Hobby Lobby’s War On Poor Women appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Iowa Has Never Elected A Woman To Congress. Could That Change In November?

Only two states -- Iowa and Mississippi -- have never elected a woman to Congress or as governor. That could change this year. The post Iowa Has Never Elected A Woman To Congress. Could That Change In November? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

You can't parody Erick Erickson, because he does it himself

Fillin' out the open chauvinist quota. What I love about Erick Erickson is that I don't even need to make fun of him. Nobody does, really, because the job does itself. My religion trumps your "right" to employer subsidized consequence free sex. — @EWErickson See there? There's no need to even snark on that. Show More Summary

Bill Maher Explains How The Word ‘Nigra’ Was Invented In The Sixties

HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher is shaping up to be a sort of Drunk Black History, with the host blithely explaining, last week, why black people love their Cadillacs, and this week, delving into the shockingly recent origin of the slur “nigra.” While Maher was dead wrong to the letter of history, he did [...]

'If They Find It, They'll Play With It'

A new public service ad from a group called Evolve Together takes on a hotly debated issue in a fresh and funny way. "When a seemingly uncontroversial word like safety becomes politicized, it's no wonder it feels like nothing can get done," the group states on its website. "So Evolve is consciously apolitical, and doesn't address legislative issues."

Sunday Talking Heads: June 29, 2014

It's morningtime! Get up and smell the coffee -- and the roses. FDL's Book Salon will be Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century, but without Thomas Piketty - this time. Masaccio and Knut team up for the discussion. AndShow More Summary

Late Late Night FDL: Don’s Fountain of Youth

Donald Duck and Huey, Dewey, and Louie -- Don's Fountain of Youth. This Walt Disney cartoon was released on May 30, 1953.

Sunday Talk: These colors don't run

Exactly fifty years after the "Freedom Summer"—during which three civil rights workers were murdered by KKK members while registering black voters in Mississippi—thousands of African Americans escaped from the shackles of the Democrat...Show More Summary

The “Piketty Effect,” or the 1% Can Be Harmful to Your Health

Does this mean that thanks to the ravages of the financial crisis and the findings of professor Piketty we are going to see pitiful, former billionaires huddling on America's sidewalks anytime soon? I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for it.

Late Late Night FDL: Pet Converter

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker -- Pet Converter from episode 422 of The Muppet Show.

Watch And Be Inspired

Check out the video recapping the White House Summit on Working Families. The post Watch And Be Inspired appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Citing GOP Resistance To Reform, Democrats Urge Obama To Expand Deportation Relief

“Think of the grand gesture that President Obama gave to the Republicans," Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said. "He said no to us so that he could say yes to Republicans and what was their response? We’ll sue you." The post Citing GOP Resistance To Reform, Democrats Urge Obama To Expand Deportation Relief appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Will Ferrell To Join USMNT: ‘I Will Bite Every German Player If I Have To’

I I BELIEVE I BELIEVE THAT I BELIEVE THAT WE I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN The post Will Ferrell To Join USMNT: ‘I Will Bite Every German Player If I Have To’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

North Korea Hates New Seth Rogen Movie, Threatens ‘Strong And Merciless Countermeasure’

This probably has nothing to do with the North Korean missile tests on Thursday. Probably. The post North Korea Hates New Seth Rogen Movie, Threatens ‘Strong And Merciless Countermeasure’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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