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I’M STILL UNCLEAR ON WHAT OUR MILITARY IS SUPPOSED TO ACCOMPLISH, AND HOW THEY ARE TO KEEP SAFE: Lockdown Begins in Sierra Leone to Battle Ebola. “The most ambitious and aggressive government campaign against the Ebola epidemic gripping parts of West Africa began on Friday when Sierra Leone ordered everyone in the country to remain […]

Vivian Maier's hidden talent

"I'm sort of a spy," Vivian Maier once said, and indeed she led a double life. She was a nanny living on the North Shore who kept a profound secret: She was also an extraordinary street photographer who observed and chronicled her world...Show More Summary

The kingdom, united: An aye to the Scots' nae vote

We mostly kept our pixels dark and our newsprint dry as Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom approached. In our lone editorial, two weeks ago, we noted that Americans who take strong stands on other people'sShow More Summary

A legislature of dunces: A look at the Louisiana legislature, with maps and presidential data

10 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Louisiana State Senate Louisiana is (proudly) America's strangest state, and its politics aren't much different. While in recent years the Pelican State has looked more and more like the rest of the Deep South, it has plenty of quirks left. Show More Summary

Proctor & Gamble Withdraws From NFL Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

In the face of a public relations crisis surrounding domestic violence issues involving Ray Rice and several other players, Procter & Gamble/Crest Toothpaste pulled a planned 32 NFL team campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jason...Show More Summary

Long Lines for Fans Returning Ray Rice Jerseys

Fans lined up around the block in front of M&T Bank Stadium on Friday to take advantage of the Baltimore Ravens' offer to return their Ray Rice jerseys. Last week the Ravens announced that fans that had purchased a Ray Rice jersey would be able to exchange the shirt for another player’s. Show More Summary

Ferguson Protesters Threaten to Disrupt Stores, Sports Events Unless Darren Wilson Is Arrested

Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri say they will begin disrupting grocery stores and sports events unless Officer Darren Wilson is arrested. Officer Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson on August 9, and the grand jury for the incident has until next year to decide whether or not Wilson should face charges. Show More Summary

Syria and the Ukraine-A Contrast?

Preachers say: Do as I say, not as I do. John Selden, Preaching Today's question is what is the difference between what the United States may or may not do in Syria and what Russia may or may not have done in the Ukraine. The main difference...Show More Summary

The End of the Conservative Democrat

41 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

There was a time when the role of racial issues and weak national parties left the American political party system, frankly, a sloppy mess. There were liberal Republican senators and actually conservative Democratic members of Congress. Show More Summary

Hypocrite Rick Snyder now touting Medicaid expansion he originally fought

44 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Gov. Rick Snyder Gov. Rick Snyder (R-MI) takes the award for biggest Obamcare flip-flop among Republican governors. Just last year Snyder didn't think Medicaid expansion was going to be good for his state, with a bullshit line about how it would be taking people out of great emergency room care to something else. Show More Summary

Help Wanted: Blunt Roller -- Salary $50,000

According to an Instagram post, the rapper Waka Flocka Flame is currently in search of a personal "blunt roller" for a yearly salary of $50,000. The social media job posting, which was posted on Monday, instructed inquiring candidates to use the hashtag "#ICANROLL" to apply to the herbal position. Show More Summary

Fox Leaves Out Important Context Of Leon Panetta's Statement On Iraq Troop Withdrawal

Fox News' Special Report left out necessary context when previewing former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's upcoming interview with 60 Minutes in which he stated, "it was important for us to maintain a presence in Iraq." During his...Show More Summary

Gay ISIS Leader “Marries” and Sodomizes New Recruits To Blackmail Them Into Fighting

Everything is justifiable to evil, if it’s done in the name of evil: A video is circulating of what is identified to be an Iraqi official interrogating an ISIS terrorist who

OBAMACARE ARCHITECT EZEKIEL EMANUEL: Die Young, Please. “Doubtless, death is a loss. It deprives u…

OBAMACARE ARCHITECT EZEKIEL EMANUEL: Die Young, Please. “Doubtless, death is a loss. It deprives us of experiences and milestones, of time spent with our spouse and children. In short, it deprives us of all the things we value. But here is a simple truth that many of us seem to resist: living too long is […]

O'Reilly: "All The Things That Poor People Have" Proves America Doesn't "Really Have Any Destitution Anymore"

From the September 19 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: To Fox News, Having Necessities Like Air Conditioning Means You Aren't Really Poor Bill O'Reilly Revives Myth That "You Can Make More Money... Going On The Dole Than You Can By Working" Right-Wing Media Have No Clue How Anti-Poverty Programs Work

Part Of White House Evacuated Because Of Intruder

President Obama wasn’t present when part of the White House was evacuated after the Secret Service spotted an intruder running on the grounds. Obama had just left aboard the Marine One helicopter for Camp David, the presidential retreat in nearby Maryland, when armed, uniformed Secret Service personnel ordered the press corps and members of the [...]

BH INTERVIEW: Michelle Monaghan Talks 'Fort Bliss' & Pays Tribute to Military Moms

Written and directed by Claudia Myers, who spent five years making documentaries and training videos for the United States military, Fort Bliss follows one female soldier’s journey back home after a 15-month deployment. Sergeant Maggie...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Mike Rounds continues to act very defensive on EB-5

Leading Off: • SD-Sen: Either Republican Mike Rounds is a firm believer in rapid response, or he's worried about Democratic attacks on him. A few days ago, Every Voice Action accused Rounds of awarding EB-5 immigration visa cards toShow More Summary

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