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Death of a situationist

THE footage is grainy, poorly lit and almost indecipherable. Shot at the Vista Hotel in Washington, DC, on January 18 th 1990, it shows a man and a woman, both standing in profile. The woman is active and talkative, the man stays in one place, leaning back, eventually taking something clear from his mouth and exhaling a plume of smoke. Show More Summary

The New Clean Tech Boom Is Real, And It Will Let You Control The Temperature In Your Cubicle

It's CleanTech 2.0. And it seems to be working. The post The New Clean Tech Boom Is Real, And It Will Let You Control The Temperature In Your Cubicle appeared first on ThinkProgress.

President Obama, Stand With Victims of Sexual Assault and Fix the Broken Military Justice System

Last December, President Obama gave military brass a year to "make significant improvements" when dealing with sexual assault. That deadline is nearly up, but we continue to see multiple scandals, shocking misconduct and criminal actions...Show More Summary

Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy

"I think there will be a political problem for the Republican Party going into 2016 if we don’t define what we are for on the environment," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC). "I don’t know what the environmental policy of the Republican Party is." The post Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Media Lessons From The Benghazi Charade

The calling cards of anger and denial have been on display since Friday afternoon when the House Intelligence Committee, led by Republican Rep. Mike Rogers, released the findings of its two-year investigation into the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi. Show More Summary

I Applaud Hillary For Visiting Ferguson and Meeting Al Sharpton. Oh Wait, That Was Rand Paul.

Before the Hillary machine steamrolls towards the Democratic nomination, it isn't sacrilege to question the sincerity of our 2016 frontrunner. At least one nanosecond of thought should be placed to see if she's the right choice for president, or... Show More Summary

Obama: I've 'Been Very Restrained with Respect to Immigration'

President Barack Obama claimed he has been "restrained" on immigration and that his position on executive actions has not changed after he unilaterally granted temporary amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants. OnShow More Summary

Late Late Night FDL: Pink Daddy

The Pink Panther -- Pink Daddy, from The Pink Panther Show. This Mirisch Films DePatie-Freleng Enterprises cartoon first aired on November 18, 1978.

Late Night: The Muse of the Snowdragon

There’s an inspiring system of ice caves in the Sandy Glacier on the west face of Mount Hood in Oregon (waving to Suz here). In the past few years these caves have been spelunked, photographed and filmed. Here is the haunting result...

Movie Review: “Braddock America”

“Braddock, America” is a feature length documentary now in limited release set in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel town now left to literally rust away to hell. Like so, so many other towns in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West VirginiaShow More Summary

Obama’s executive amnesty helps draw thousands of Lois Lerner’s emails out of the shadows

Written by Doug Powers By the time some of these 30,000 emails are run through the Insta-Redactor 5000, there might end up being just a few thousand remaining: Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were […]

GLOCK Takes Part in 'Designing Spaces' Special to Help a Wounded Warrior

On November 21, Designing Spaces of Hope--Military Makeover will air the first of three episodes on Lifetime chronicling "the renovations of the home of wounded Purple Heart recipient Stephen Lunt." GLOCK Inc.--makers of many of theShow More Summary

The dumbest conservative lies about net neutrality

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Mother Jones does a tremendous service in the dumbest, most deceitful conservative arguments against net neutrality (leaving out Ted Cruz and his Obamacare idiocy, because it is "so stupid on so many levels that it isn't worth debunking"). Show More Summary

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

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