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HAIRSPRAY VON CLOWNSTICK HAS LITTLE TINY INFANT FINGERS! That’s not news. I just wanted to say it. We’ll get to the real news soon enough. Plus your regular dose of oddball non-politics to feed your weekend conversations. Listen LIVE...Show More Summary

Trump won't release his tax returns? Fine, give him the birther treatment. Good for the goose ...

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Apparently the presumptive Republican nominee is not going to release any of his tax returns. “Nothing to see here, move along,” is his attitude. He doesn’t think voters are interested. Voters have a funny way of making that decision for themselves, of course. Show More Summary

Michele Fiore's 'Unofficial Police Romance' Is Just Wrong

I do miss the days before the first Bundy Standoff, April, 2014. It was at that time that Americans first caught a glimpse of Nevada's gun-crazed, self-righteous, semi-literate Teabagger. Las Vegas Republican Assemblywoman, Michele Fiore...Show More Summary

Russ Feingold hits opponent again over bogus Koch attack

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Koch brothers have picked a fight with former Sen. Russ Feingold, current candidate for his old seat, that they just keep losing. They've already had one deceptive ad pulled by Wisconsin television stations in which they accuse Feingold...Show More Summary

Radio ad ties McCain to Trump on immigration, boosting Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump’s repeated racial slurs and promises of mass deportations aren’t going to do Sen. John McCain any favors with Arizona’s Latino voters. And just in case they have forgotten who wanted to “complete the danged fence” in 2010,...Show More Summary

Father of 3 Knocked Out by Clown During Circus

A man was knocked unconscious during a circus stunt in Wales Monday when a clown landed on his head -- as his fiancee and two daughters watched. Ben Garnham was seen in the dramatic video being flipped by the clown who appeared to be taken by his own momentum and landed directly on Garnham's head. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Big donors contribute big $$ to SuperPacs; wagering on a Trump loss

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today’s comicby Matt Bors is The grueling primary: • Beekeepers lost 44 percent of honey bee colonies in 2015: The continuing losses of honey bees took an upward turn last year. T he Bee Informed Partnership, together with the Apiary Inspectors of America and the U.S. Show More Summary

The Wraith of Farrakhan

No group is more intensely anti-Trump than black Americans. According to an April poll conducted by ABC News and the Washington Post, an astonishing 91 percent of black Americans have an unfavorable view of the presumptive GOP nominee—more than Latinos (81 percent) or women (75 percent). Show More Summary

Pat Toomey has too-little, too-late 'advice' for Donald Trump

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is one of those Republicans up for reelection this year who really, really doesn't want to share ballot space with Donald Trump. After months and months of pretending Trump doesn't exist, Toomey...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart: Our Media Has Been Trumped By The 'Man Baby'

Yesterday, Jon Stewart blessed us fans with over an hour of his uniquely acerbic commentary on, among other things, our Trump-obsessed media. Jon met David Axelrod, at the University of Chicago for an episode of "The Axe Report," his...Show More Summary

Trump Would Make 'Exception' for London Mayor

Donald Trump has said the newly elected mayor of London would be an "exception" to his proposed ban on Muslims travelling to the U.S. Because of his faith, Sadiq Khan had expressed concern that he would not be able to visit the U.S. if Mr Trump were elected. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Sarah Palin calls for Wisconsin Republicans to oust Paul Ryan from the House

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leading Off: ? WI-01: In the last few days, the odds that Speaker Paul Ryan will lose the August GOP primary in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District went from slim to slightly-less slim. Last week, Ryan declared that he wasn't ready to support Donald Trump's presidential campaign, though he didn't rule out doing it later. Show More Summary

'Captain America: Civil War' uses the fun of superheroes to explore power and its consequences

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A common interpretation of the superhero genre is that its appeal is based in being a modern-day equivalent of the legends of ancient mythology. Both are fantasies which use outlandish elements to connect to human ideas of justice, or the lack thereof. Obviously, there's an aspect of wish fulfillment. Show More Summary

'Patty Duke Show' Dad William Schallert Dies

William Schallert, one of those actors whom millions would recognize by face if not by name, died Sunday in Pacific Palisades, California. He was 93. Schallert was best known for playing the title character's father on the Patty Duke Show sitcom from 1963 to 1966. Show More Summary

New Patty Judge ad blasts Chuck Grassley for refusing to do his job in Supreme Court blockade

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Patty Judge has released a hard-hitting web ad calling out Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley's Supreme Court blockade. (Watch it below the fold.) This is after polling from the Center for American Progress, conducted by GBP strategies, shows Grassley's vulnerability on the issue. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Vulnerable GOP Rep. Steve Knight: 'I think that Social Security was a bad idea'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leading Off: ? CA-25: Sometimes, some Republican says something so stupid, we don't even need to explain why it's so profoundly idiotic. This is one of those times. Here's freshman GOP Rep. Steve Knight, at a debate with his two Democratic opponents Thursday night: "I think that Social Security was a bad idea. Show More Summary

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2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Feliz Nueve de Mayo! That’s not a holiday, I don’t think, but I missed el Cinco de Mayo, which is also not really a holiday as I understand it. Or at least, is something more like the Taco Bowl Salad of Mexican holidays, anyway. It was...Show More Summary

Florida Woman Scares Hell Out of Video Voyeur

A woman shopping at a Target in Yulee, Florida, was approached last Wednesday by a man in the swimsuit section asking personal questions. Two years earlier he'd done the same thing while filming and his questions became creepy and sexual. Show More Summary

80,000 Canadians Flee Wildfires in Alberta

At least 1,600 homes have been destroyed by wildfires in the Canadian city of Fort McMurray in the province of Alberta. Evacuations began three days ago but flames blocking roads stopped a police-escorted convoy 1,500 vehicles. The BBC's James Cook, who is in Alberta, says that officials now fear that an oil facility near the flames could explode. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE A Fitting “Adios!” You could hear the voices echo across the hills and valleys every time a Republican candidate would leave the race: “Is the Randy Rainbow GOP Dropout song out yet? Is it? is it?!!!!” He’s...Show More Summary

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