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Latin Grammys Get Political With Reaction to Obama's Amnesty Speech

The 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards took ample opportunity on Thursday night to express their sentiments and outright support for President Barack Obama's decision to proceed with executive amnesty; a move that will provide protection for up to 5 million people who are in the United States illegally if implemented. Show More Summary

The 7 Reasons Why JFK Is One of The World's Greatest Speakers, And What We Can Learn From Him

We not only lost a young, extraordinary leader 51 years ago, we lost one of the truly great orators and speakers of that or any generation and probably the best Presidential orator in American history other than the incomparable Abraham Lincoln. In just 1,000 days, John F. Show More Summary

Emails: DOJ Complained to CBS about Reporter Sharyl Attkisson After Faster & Furious Report

After CBS News aired a damaging report which suggested Attorney General Eric Holder had lied to Congress, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) press director worked overtime to suppress reporter Sharyl Attkisson's story and called her CBS superiors to complain. Show More Summary

President Obama Acts to Right Wrongs That Affront Our Ideals

Look at 10-year-old Stephanie Pucheta's face on the video, sad but determined to tell her family's story. She describes the day her father was put in jail and then deported, putting a stop to his helping her with her homework and playing with her in the park. Show More Summary

Americans Actually Love the Post Office

Poll finds that the beleaguered USPS is the nation's most-liked government agency

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One’: Just In Time For Thanksgiving, Lots Of Delicious Stuffing

[whistling sound, three-finger salute] The post ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One’: Just In Time For Thanksgiving, Lots Of Delicious Stuffing appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hillary Clinton Will Suffer for Obama's Executive Amnesty

The march towards a Hillary Clinton presidency seems inevitable, but Clinton continues to be her own greatest opponent. After refusing for weeks to take a definitive stance on President Barack Obama's proposed executive amnesty, Clinton...Show More Summary

5 Reasons Liberals Tired of War Should Vote for Rand Paul Over Hillary Clinton.

If you've read my over 70 Huffington Post articles or my writing in other publications, seen my debate on immigration reform and my HuffPost Live discussion with Marc Lamont Hill about Ferguson, listened to my appearance on America's first LGBT sports radio show, or read my two novels, and still believe that I'm not a true liberal, then great. Show More Summary

How To Make A Simple Rice Pilaf (Or How To Keep Trying For 15+ Years)

When I was 18, my mother insisted that I needed to know how to cook for myself.  She insisted that I know five recipes. My reaction was that of the typical teenager, and for posterity’s sake, it is archived forever on YouTube. One of the five was her very simple rice pilaf. I am now…

FLASHBACK: Obama Said Executive Amnesty 'Would Not Be Appropriate' For Illegals 'Seeking Economic Opportunity'

Part of waiting for President Obama’s decision to announce executive amnesty is noticing just how far he has come in only a few years. During a Univision town hall event in 2011, Obama specifically told a student that executive amnesty for groups of immigrants was only used in emergencies such as natural disasters. Show More Summary

The Questionable Ethics Of AP’s Delayed Bill Cosby Rape Scoop

The Bill Cosby rape allegations firestorm has already resulted in questionable journalism like Don Lemon’s unsolicited dick-biting advice, at least one hoax, and endless dissections of Cosby’s past work (although the lyric “Nah, nah, nah, gonna have a good time!” is now, admittedly, super-creepy), but a recent Associated Press “scoop” seems to place the news [...]

Midday open thread: FBI thrilled by 90-minute DNA profiler, Jay Leno cancels gun-show appearance

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is The adventures of Bob: FBI excited about machine that can map your DNA in 90 minutes: The RapidHIT represents a major technological leap—testing a DNA sample in a forensics lab normally takes at least two days. Show More Summary

Thousands Of U.K. Students Take To The Streets To Demand An End To College Tuition

As student debt spirals out of control in the U.K., students call for a free higher education system. The post Thousands Of U.K. Students Take To The Streets To Demand An End To College Tuition appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Welcome To Dukeville: The Town Named After The Company Accused Of Poisoning It

"Since I've lived here, we have seen so many people diagnosed, watched so many people die," Sherry Gobble said. "Something has to be done." The post Welcome To Dukeville: The Town Named After The Company Accused Of Poisoning It appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Violence in Post-Verdict Ferguson: What We Should Really Be Worried About

Many reports out this week warn that if the grand jury sitting in the Darren Wilson case decides not to indict, there will likely be violence in Ferguson, Missouri. This, the media explains, is why Governor Jay Nixon has already declared a state of emergency. Show More Summary

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