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New Breathalyzer App Calls Uber in a 'Breeze' If You're Drunk

A new device from the Burglinghame, California-based startup Breathometer, called the Breeze, is a breathalyzer that lets drivers with smartphones learn if they are intoxicated before getting pulled over by police. It even lets them summon an Uber if they blow over the legal limit. Show More Summary

Liberal Blogger Kevin Drum Fighting Cancer

Kevin Drum, a liberal blogger for Mother Jones, revealed in a post Friday that he's undergoing treatment for multiple myeloma, a cancer of blood plasma cells. Drum writes, "I'm young, I'm not displaying either anemia or kidney problems, and treatments have improved a lot over the past decade. Show More Summary

Christie Policy Results In Woman Quarantined Who Doesn’t Have Ebola

The woman, who arrived from West Africa at Newark International Airport, tested negative for Ebola. Nevertheless, she is in isolation at Newark’s University Hospital. Governor Chris Christie and Governor Andrew Cuomo announced late in the day on Friday that any medical personnel who had been treating Ebola patients in West Africa would be subject to [...]

Costco Will Close On Thanksgiving So Employees Can Be With Their Families

Geez, Walmart. What's your excuse? If Costco can absorb the hit for letting all its employees have Thanksgiving Day off to be with their families, why can't you? And why can't the other retailers who feed the insanity we call Black Friday?...Show More Summary

Kirsten Powers: I’ve Given Up Explaining Why Obama Does Some Things

USA Today columnist Kirsten Powers declared that the president’s statements that incumbent Democratic Senators up for re-election in 2014 have been loyal supporters of his policies on Friday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. “I've...Show More Summary

Pakistan Court Releases Daniel Pearl Murder Suspect

A Pakistani court released Qari Hashim Ali, a suspect in the beheading of Wall Street journalist Daniel Pearl. In March 2007, at a closed military hearing in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed stated that he had personally beheaded Pearl. … Continue reading ?

New York Mayor, Governor, In Public Rift On Ebola

After a joint Thursday News conference with Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, the governor changed his tune as he sat next to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a Friday news conference. Less than 19 hours later, Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat, joined the Republican governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, and struck [...]

Fox News: Young women shouldn't vote or be on juries because 'They don't get it'

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Yeah, so this happened, in a Fox News (of course) discussion of how married women tend to vote Republican and single women tend to vote Democratic: "It's the same reason why young women on juries are not a good idea. They don't get it! "They’re...Show More Summary

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KFC Nation- We do Stupid Right

In case you have not heard, we now have a mandatory quarantine in NY/NJ: On Thursday night, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sat beside Mayor Bill de Blasio at Bellevue Hospital Center as they offered soothing words to worried New Yorkers: New York City’s first case of Ebola, they said, was no reason for panic. Less [Read more...]

De Blasio Not Notified of NY Quarantine By Cuomo Before Announcement

NEW YORK, New York -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters on Saturday that Governor Andrew Cuomo did not consult with him before a giving a public announcement that revealed individuals who have had contact with Ebola victims...Show More Summary

Tankman, the GOP and Voting Rights

One of the most evocative images of the 20th century was the image of a single man standing in front of a column of tanks as part of the pro-democracy protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The picture resonates because, as Thomas Jefferson...Show More Summary

Sneak Peek At A GOP Senate - It Isn't Pretty

Lee Fang did a little research to see what would happen if Republicans took hold of the Senate, specifically with regard to issues around climate change. His report is pretty eye-popping. Here's a taste: – Environment and Public Works Committee: Sen. Show More Summary

A Baseball Thread! [BCochran81]

Evening Morons and Ettes, BCochran1981 here. For the first time. Nope, not afraid I'll screw this up at all. So a few of us were...opining...that we wished we had a World Series/baseball thread with a little more depth to it....

A GUN-CONTROL POLITICAL CALCULATION GONE AWRY: “The calculation when it was passed was people were …

A GUN-CONTROL POLITICAL CALCULATION GONE AWRY: “The calculation when it was passed was people were going to get mad for a little while and then get over it. I don’t think people are getting over it.”

Man Fatally Guns Down 13-Year-Old Boy For Laughing At Him

A 13-year-old boy was shot nine times by a Gary, Indiana, man after he felt the boy was laughing at him. Koby Jone was killed by a neighbor who was upset after his house was burglarized, then became enraged when the teen laughed at him, according to police. Kobe Jones died of multiple gunshot wounds near [...]

IT’S NOT ABOUT TRUTH, IT’S ABOUT DESPERATION AND TURNOUT-BOOSTING RACE-BAITING: Democrats Join The …

IT’S NOT ABOUT TRUTH, IT’S ABOUT DESPERATION AND TURNOUT-BOOSTING RACE-BAITING: Democrats Join The Ferguson Lynch Mob Right As The Case Against Officer Wilson Collapses. Related: Democrat Ad Blames Thom Tillis For Trayvon Martin Shooting.

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