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IT’S FAIRER THAN BLAMING SARAH PALIN FOR CLIP ART. Cruz lays blame on Obama for inciting killing of…

IT’S FAIRER THAN BLAMING SARAH PALIN FOR CLIP ART. Cruz lays blame on Obama for inciting killing of Texas deputy.

Open Thread - Flummoxed?

Very inconvenient for Fox News and the 27% of Republicans in Congress who are Catholic, that the head of the Catholic Church isn't in agreement with Saint Ronnie or Saint Rush about well, anything. Open thread below...

Why the Undercover Clinton Video Doesn’t Sting Much

The latest sting video from conservative provocateur James O’Keefe centers on a pretty small get: $75 spent on some Hillary Clinton swag at her campaign launch. In an undercover video by O’Keefe’s sting group Project Veritas, an activist for the conservative organization is seen allegedly playing the role of middleman for a foreign donation to…

Overnight Open Thread (9-1-2015)

Quote of the Day I There are no rational means of predicting the 'future of humanity' over a long period or foretelling the nature of 'social formations' in ages to come. The idea that we can make such forecasts 'scientifically,'...

Senator Amy Klobuchar's career born of a mother's outrage

Senator Amy Klobuchar talks with Rachel Maddow about her start in politics and the lost art of civility in today's politics.

North Dakota lieutenant governor admits extramarital affair

North Dakota lieutenant governor admits extramarital affair BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Republican Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley says he had an extramarital affair in the past and he is still considering running for the governor's office.

LEON WOLF: President Obama, Commute Sharanda Jones’ Sentence. “Sharanda Jones is currently servi…

LEON WOLF: President Obama, Commute Sharanda Jones’ Sentence. “Sharanda Jones is currently serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole at Carswell Federal Prison in Texas. Life without the possibility of parole is the second-harshest sentence our justice system can mete out, short only of the death penalty, and that not by much. […]

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Cactus

"Cactus" is one of my favorite 70's rock bands that never really made it big, but God, could they rock! The Cactus Collection features their best material and I went this way because I couldn't pick just one. All Music writes: read ...

Barack Obama is Paralyzed by Fear

Batman is one of my favorite superheroes ever. Among his many winning qualities as a comic book character is his spectacular Rogue's Gallery, featuring personified neuroses and obsessions. The Joker, of course, is the standard-bearer of crazy. Show More Summary

Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for ending automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants living illegally inShow More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Activists push fossil-fuel divestment for Paris climate conference

Deidre Fulton at Common Dreams writes New 'Divest for Paris' Challenge Amplifies Global Pressure Before COP21: Channeling the momentum of an ever-growing movement, climate leaders launched the "Divest for Paris" challenge on Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Immigrant Teens Less Likely To Use Drugs, Commit Crime

Immigrant teens are more law-abiding than their native-born peers, according to a new study published in peer-reviewed journal Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. It’s the latest study to debunk the connection between immigrants and crime. Inspired by the spike of unaccompanied minors from Central America last summer, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin [...]Show More Summary

Blue Bell is Back, All Is Well Again in Texas

Fair warning: The following will make absolutely no sense to those who have never been blessed with the taste of Blue Bell ice cream. — So bye, bye, Miss American Pie Drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry And them good ole boys were drinking whiskey ‘n rye Singin’ this’ll be [...]Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter a model of grace and civility

Rachel Maddow looks at how former President Jimmy Cater had established a legacy of personal good will and political civility, and how he has been embraced...

THIS WAS INEVITABLE: EU may bring back border controls, Angela Merkel suggests. “The German Chance…

THIS WAS INEVITABLE: EU may bring back border controls, Angela Merkel suggests. “The German Chancellor says for the first time that the Schengen zone, which allows passport-free travel across mainland Europe, cannot continue in its current form unless other EU countries accept their share of migrants.” Europe will turn ugly in response to this flood. […]

CNN changes GOP debate rules to include Carly Fiorina

Rachel Maddow reports on fresh news that CNN has announced a change to its criteria to qualify for their Republican primary debate so that Carly Fiorina will...

Joe Lieberman: Iran Deal Supporters 'Absolutely' May End Up With Blood On Their Hands

Just when we thought we were rid of him, look who's running to Fox "news" to make trouble for Democrats again. President Obama is within one vote of getting a victory on the Iranian nuclear deal, so the heat is on from the neocons and...Show More Summary

Undercover Activist James O’Keefe Plans to Step Up Political Stalking

Project Veritas Action, a research group that uses undercover investigators, warned that it was stepping up its stalking of campaigns this election cycle to uncover wrongdoing.

Release the Tea Kraken!

Once, on a trip to Yellowstone Park, I saw a couple try to pose their adorable child on the back of an elk for a picture. It didn't go well. You hear the same thing all the time: people who thought it would be cute to sneak a sandwich to Smokey, or pick up that "dead" snake, or simply poke that sleepy old 'gator. Show More Summary

Obama Flies to Alaska to Push Global Warming Propaganda – Then Orders New Icebreaker

You just can’t make this stuff up… The US sent a Coast Guard icebreaker to Antarctica in 2014 to help... The post Obama Flies to Alaska to Push Global Warming Propaganda – Then Orders New Icebreaker appeared first on The Gateway Pun...

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