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Late Late Night FDL: Blue Plate Symphony

Heckle & Jeckle -- Blue Plate Symphony. This Terrytoons cartoon was released on October 29, 1954.

Sunday Talk: The circle of life

Ten years ago, a charismatic young Senate hopeful named Barack Hussein Obama delivered a hell of a keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention—and in doing so, propelled himself into the national spotlight. At the time, Obama...Show More Summary

New guy in town

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Brilliant. Floor Speech on the 2014 Budget from Jeff Jackson on Vimeo. Mr. Jackson speaks for me.

Come Saturday Morning: More Songs about Buildings and Food

For you vicarious food fans out there: Try the blog of Not Quite Nigella, a lass from Down Under.

Late Late Night FDL: Super Adhesive

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Beaker, and Gilda Radner -- Super Adhesive, from episode 304 of The Muppet Show.

Open Thread - Call The Cops!

How does the song go? "in the paper today, ales of war and of waste, but you turn right over FACEBOOK'S DOWN?!? Call the police!!!" Open thread below...

Obama: "We Tortured Some Folks"

On Friday, President Obama said that some of the things the United States did after 9/11 were indeed acts of torture. National Journal has the full quote: Obama also addressed post-9/11 America in remarks about the Central Intelligence Agency. Show More Summary

Parade Of Democrats Line Up On House Floor To Stand Up For Children At The Border

One by one, Democrats took to the House floor to ask for a "bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill, to properly address the humanitarian crisis at the border.” The post Parade Of Democrats Line Up On House Floor To Stand Up For Children At The Border appeared first on ThinkProgress.

When Sean Hannity Attacked Bill Clinton For Trying To Kill Osama Bin Laden

Sean Hannity is lashing out at President Bill Clinton for not moving forward with a 1998 missile strike aimed at Osama Bin Laden that the military thought was likely to fail. But that same year, Hannity actually attacked Clinton forShow More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Republican Tom Foley blames workers for plant closure

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • CT-Gov: Whoa, this is just nuts. Tom Foley, the frontrunner for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in Connecticut,...Show More Summary

Boehner Hits Obama For Not Taking Executive Action One Day After Slamming Administration With Lawsuit

House Republicans say that the President can fix the border situation "without the need for congressional action." The post Boehner Hits Obama For Not Taking Executive Action One Day After Slamming Administration With Lawsuit appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hillary Clinton’s cynical religion

Why everyone should be troubled by Hillary Clinton's claim that her most influential book is the Bible.

Watch: UN Agency Spokesman Breaks Down In Tears While Talking About Gaza School Bombing

United Nations Relief Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness has been talking to media outlets around the world about the situation in Gaza, "advocating passionately," as he puts it, "for Palestine refugees to enjoy all their rights to...Show More Summary

Katy Perry Should Talk To Questlove About Cultural Appropriation

Because there is a huge spectrum of attire and behavior between “things that are racist” and “things that are just baseball and hot dogs.” The post Katy Perry Should Talk To Questlove About Cultural Appropriation appeared first on ThinkProgress.

U.N. Spokesman Breaks Down Sobbing On Live TV Over Palestinian Children Killed In Shelling

Watch the emotional moment. The post U.N. Spokesman Breaks Down Sobbing On Live TV Over Palestinian Children Killed In Shelling appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How The National Rifle Association Misappropriates The Holocaust

The National Rifle Association has once again drawn condemnation from a Jewish group after one of its lobbyists invoked the Holocaust to attack a Washington state ballot initiative to expand background checks on gun sales. Despite regular...Show More Summary

Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His Colleague

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) blocked a Senate resolution that would have simply stated that climate change is real, citing various reasons and conspiracies. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) provided a thorough debunking. The post Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His Colleague appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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