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Limbaugh: "I'm Not Opposed To A Hottie Being Picked" For Vice President On The 2016 Ticket

From the January 30 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Limbaugh: "Most Women Actually Are Intrigued By" Sexual Objectification Limbaugh Calls Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu "Cute Little Baby Fat" The Rush Limbaugh Guide To Sexual Harassment

Republicans and ‘Climate Non-Committalism’

The New York Times has released some interesting new polling that gauges public attitudes towards global warming in a host of useful ways — revealing results that are both encouraging and discouraging. The findings help explain why Republicans have increasingly been hewing of late to a line that might best be described as “Climate Non-Committalism.” […]

Martin Luther King Jr. -- Health Care as a Moral Crisis

On this occasion honoring the anniversary of the birthday of Martin Luther King 86-years-ago, coinciding with the release of the movie Selma, it is fitting to recall his leadership on moral principles toward equity of health care in this country. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Out – Open Thread

[ Guest post by JD ] Mitt will not be running for President. Discuss. —-JD

Where is Ron Wyden on Fast Track and TPP?

6 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueOregon

On the night of the State of the Union address, about a dozen Measure 92 advocates watched President Obama on a large screen TV in Blitz’s sports bar. They liked what they heard. Obama’s impassioned appeal for an increased minimum wage,...Show More Summary

The Massive Cost Of Hosting A Super Bowl, By The Numbers

Rosy projections about the economic benefits of hosting the Super Bowl obscure the painful reality that Glendale, AZ's quest to become a sports mecca has inflicted on its people. The post The Massive Cost Of Hosting A Super Bowl, By The Numbers appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Working Mom On Food Stamps Hits Back At Scott Walker’s Plan To Drug Test Her

Governor Walker is pursuing a policy ruled unconstitutional in other states for discriminating against the poor. The post Working Mom On Food Stamps Hits Back At Scott Walker’s Plan To Drug Test Her appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Brooks’ Simplistic Interventionism

12 minutes agoUS Politics / Conservative : Eunomia

It is exactly this sort of oversimplified approach to foreign conflicts that keeps luring the U.S. into unnecessary wars.

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White House: Romney ‘Worthy of Our Respect’

One day after President Obama mocked him in front of a meeting of House Democrats, the White House struck a gracious, conciliatory tone about Mitt Romney's decision not to pursue a 2016 presidential campaign.

OBAMA ATF and DEA Recorded License Plate Numbers Outside Gun Shows

The DEA and ATF cooperated to record the license plates of attendees at gun shows. The Obama U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Obama Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives cooperated to build a massive database of license plate … Continue reading ?

Millions Of Gallons Of Oil Settled At The Bottom Of The Gulf After BP Oil Spill

Now that the oil is buried in the sediment of the Gulf's floor, it's part of the food chain, and could impact the health of fish and other marine life. The post Millions Of Gallons Of Oil Settled At The Bottom Of The Gulf After BP Oil Spill appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Romney Could Throw His Support To Christie

They’re having dinner tonight. (h/t Political Wire) Liberaland is on Facebook. Please “like” us there. Now read this:FOX Poll: Romney Leads (Jan 29, 2015) Romney Plans Speech Attacking Hillary Clinton (Jan 28, 2015) Rove To Trump: ‘You Choke On Running’ (Jan 26, 2015) Christie Setting Up White House Run With Political Action Committee (Jan 26, [...]

The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition

19 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

Neither of these women hinder or help the Emerging Democratic Majority. Egberto Willes in arguing that the "Obama Coalition" is not truly a Democratic coalition, wrote: President Obama won the presidency twice. Each time he won he did so by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

'King of Kitsch' Poet Rod McKuen Dies

Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81. His best knownShow More Summary

Romney’s Decision Not to Run in 2016 Upends the GOP World

Mitt Romney's decision not to make a third run for president has upended the political landscape. Reaction to the news poured forth from friend and foe across the political world, including a gracious response from the man who may stand to gain the most from the decision.

Midday open thread: Driver tracking plans went further than thought, 4Q GDP growth slowed to 2.6%

19 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is King Abdullah: Royal Pain: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Religious freedom gives me the constitutional right to violate your constitutional rights. Right? by Ian Reifowitz Is split-ticket voting dying? by Steve Singiser Abortion: good intentions, or bad, and the road to hell, by Susan Grigsby In King v. Show More Summary

Carvin's Cornhusker Quandary in King

On Wednesday, as part of a brief filed by my organization, Constitutional Accountability Center, in King v. Burwell on behalf of state and federal legislators - including Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - we dropped a bit of a bombshell. Show More Summary

A LIFESTYLE SO GOOD, IT’S MANDATORY: “California has effectively decriminalized marijuana (possessi…

A LIFESTYLE SO GOOD, IT’S MANDATORY: “California has effectively decriminalized marijuana (possession of less than an ounce is a civil matter roughly equivalent to a speeding ticket — a rarely written speeding ticket), and the state has a medical (ahem) marijuana program that is, for the moment, largely unregulated. At the same time, the state […]

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