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Two weeks ago, I mentioned that Republican billionaire Andy Sabin was on a mission to get Jeb Bush to be proactive on human-caused climate change. Obviously, Bush’s recent remarks denouncing...

"Extreme Breastfeeding."

The name of a new reality show that will be on The Discovery Channel.I learned about it from an article titled "Most Support This Mom’s Right to Breastfeed in Public. Then They Realize How Old the Kid Is…."The child is 6. She's quoted saying: "Sometimes it tastes like candy canes... Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders is popular despite messy hair, and Politico is On It

8 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) It's kind of hilarious watching the media try to wrap its collective head around the idea that of Hillary Clinton's two Democratic primary challengers, the one who's getting more traction is Sen. Bernie Sanders, not former Gov. Show More Summary

VIDEO: The moment judge let a pepper-spray attack victim fire back on his assailant in court…

A woman was found guilty of pepper-spraying a fast food worker. The punishment? The fast food worker got to pepper-spray her back.  Just, with water… A woman accused of pepper-spraying

Where they stand: O'Malley on some issues of 2016 campaign

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced his candidacy Saturday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president. O'Malley has cited income inequality and wage stagnation as major economic problems and sought to...Show More Summary

Rand Paul vows to force expiration of Patriot Act

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) vowed that he would force the Patriot Act to expire Sunday when the Senate reconvenes after not taking action last week to extend or replace a controversial surveillance program. "Tomorrow, I will force the expiration of the NSA illegal spy program," the Republican presidential candidate said in a statement, which was first […]

Daily Beast Writer: GOP’s ‘Messianic Tax-Cutting,’ Opposition to Gay Marriage Could Be ‘Liberal Wedge Issues’

A recent Gallup poll found that 31 percent of Americans self-identify as social liberals, and that an equal percentage call themselves social conservatives -- the first time since Gallup began conducting such surveys in 1999 that conservatives haven’t outnumbered liberals. Show More Summary

One Photographer Documents Sweden's Amazing Leave Policies

When Swedish freelance photographer Johan Bävman had a son, he decided to take a deeper look at his country’s extremely generous parental leave policies. No other country offers 480 days of paid leave, with an allowance from the State. Of those days, 60 must be taken by the father. (The country <

House Democrat Carolyn Maloney Floats Obamacare for the Second Amendment

Carolyn Maloney is at it again. Per The Hill: House Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.) has introduced a bill that would require gun owners to carry liability insurance. The Firearm Risk Protection Act, unveiled Friday, would require...Show More Summary

That Special Small-Batch Bourbon With The Great History? Maybe Not......[CBD]

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Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Working to End Mass Incarceration

The month of May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), a time for the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to celebrate our heritage and the communities we have formed in the United States. Yet far too many of our brothers and sisters remain behind bars. The prison population for AAPIs has been increasing steadily. Show More Summary

American Dude Will Beat ISIS All By Himself If He Has To, Please Send Money

31 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

When Yr. Wonkette runs stories about our Liberty-loving pals in the militia crowd, who totally want to play soldier and keep America safe from Tyranny and Obama’s plans to destroy America, someone in the comments usually asks “If these...Show More Summary

HOW MATURE: A feminist group at Wesleyan University vandalized the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) fratern…

HOW MATURE: A feminist group at Wesleyan University vandalized the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity, trashing the house lawn with feminist flyers and spraying silly string everywhere. It’s the latest chapter in an ongoing dispute between feminist groups and fraternities at the university, which decided in September that fraternities must open their chapters to women. […]

Red Rose

Observed at the corner of 17th and Seaton Streets, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

VIDEO: They Say the US ‘Failed’ in Fight Against ISIS, So They Took Matters Into Their Own Hands…

A group of civilians in Florida feel that America has failed against ISIS, so they are training to do something about it! No, they didn’t join the military.  They’re going

VIDEO: ‘Draw Muhammad’ Protest Organizer Reveals How He’s Responding to Alleged Death Threats

A Marine organized a “Draw Mohammed” rally outside of a mosque in Arizona.  He shared his thoughts with the media. “I’m having to go into hiding after this because they

Federal Judge Who Was Arrested For Domestic Abuse Resigns

The justice who faced allegations of domestic abuse against his ex-wife tendered his resignation on Friday. The post Federal Judge Who Was Arrested For Domestic Abuse Resigns appeared first on ThinkProgress.

"I'm Running For You"

Another day, another long-shot candidate enters the race. This time it’s former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who announced his candidacy...

Politics in the Late 1990s

Orin Kerr: “If I understand the history correctly, in the late 1990s, the President was impeached for lying about a sexual affair by a House of Representatives led by a man who was also then hiding a sexual affair, who [...]

Hastert Passed Law That Led to His Indictment

Huffington Post: “On Oct. 24, 2001, then-House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL) shepherded the Patriot Act through the House of Representatives… Little did Hastert know at the time that the law he helped pass would give federal law enforcement the [...]

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