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Republican Leaders Vow To Keep Fighting Obamacare Despite Supreme Court Loss

Sore losers. The post Republican Leaders Vow To Keep Fighting Obamacare Despite Supreme Court Loss appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Five Things That Won't Work in Iraq

When at First You Don’t Succeed, Fail, Fail Again Cross-posted with In one form or another, the U.S. has been at war with Iraq since 1990, including a sort-of invasion in 1991 and a full-scale one in 2003. During that...Show More Summary

The Route

While acknowledging it’s just symbols and there are still real battles to fight, I am finding the sudden political retreat on symbols of the Confederacy fascinating, if only as a socio-cultural phenomenon. Josh Marshall wrote — I still cannot believe the Charleston Massacre has triggered quite this total a collapse of support, not just for […]

15 Most Outrageous Police Responses after Killing Unarmed People

Police kill a lot of unarmed people. So far in 2015, as many as 100 unarmed people have been killed by police. Here are fifteen of the most outrageous reasons given by police to justify killing unarmed people in the last twelve months. First, a bit of background. Show More Summary

Obama Administration Promises To Ramp Down The Detention Of Migrant Moms and Kids

"I have reached the conclusion that we must make substantial changes in our detention practices with respect to families with children," the Department of Homeland Security Secretary said. The post Obama Administration Promises To Ramp Down The Detention Of Migrant Moms and Kids appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Barack ‘Get in Their Faces’ Obama Can’t Handle Being Heckled by Transgender Illegal in ‘His’ House

The poor thing can dish it out but can’t take it. He also told this person they were in “his” house. Weird, always thought the White House belong to all Americans? President Obama shut down a heckler who tried to … Continued

Bobby Jindal Should Have Run In 2012, Not 2016

Imagine, if you will, that a young Republican governor of a Southern state is thinking about running for president. He’s wildly popular at home — on his way to winning re-election with 66 percent of the vote. He’s Indian-American in a party that desperately wants to reach out to nonwhite voters. He’s got rock-solid conservative […]

And Still More Environmental Epic Fail

(Steven Hayward) It never rains (especially in climate change-stricken California) but it pours (which it will probably do next winter in California this El Nino-fueled year). No sooner do I deliver the latest eco-backfire news this morning that my (gluten free/non-animal-tested) in-box fills up with two fresh howlers. Show More Summary

The "Dangers of Contraception" Revisited

Politicians can say the dumbest things in political campaigns, particularly in primary contests where they are playing to a narrow political base. In the 2012 race for the GOP presidential nod, former Senator Rick Santorum drew political...Show More Summary

Jeb! 50 Shades of Religious Conviction

Make no mistake about it: Jeb Bush is excited about running for president. To prove his excitement, he has placed an exclamation point in his campaign logo design: — Jeb Bush (@JebBush) June 14, 2015 Jeb! wants you to be excited that he is running for president. Show More Summary

Anti-ISIS Coalition: Nurturing the Next Monster

In 1905, the Spanish-American intellectual George Santayana observed: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". His observation seems to materialize once again today in the current campaign by the US-led anti-ISIS...Show More Summary

Tennessee Democrats Wants to Removed Bust of Democrat KKK Founder from Statehouse

So Democrats are finally getting around to cleaning up their ugly history of racism. Fine with us. Tennessee officials are pushing to get statues of a Confederate general turned founding KKK leader known for singling out black Union soldiers for … Continued

Court Rules in Favor of Z Street – Group Targeted by Obama Administration for Being Pro-Israel

Z Street is a pro-Israel group. Z-Street was told by the IRS that their application would be delayed because their... The post Court Rules in Favor of Z Street – Group Targeted by Obama Administration for Being Pro-Israel appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

The Roundup for June 24th, 2015

Good day folks! International Politics Overall – Gallup: Sixty-nine percent of citizens polled across the world view the U.S. favorably – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: There are red lines we will not cross with the international deal – A Pentagon official said China seeks to challenge the U.S. military in the air – The French...

Morning Must Reads: June 24

President Obama is revising the U.S. policy toward family members whose loved ones are being held hostage by terrorist groups, dropping the long-standing threats of prosecution for those paying ransom. The change follows the beheadings and failed rescue attempts of a number of hostages held by ISIS and other extremist groups in recent years. A…

Why the Confederate Flag Still Flies – and How It Will Come Down

  Another racist tragedy reminds us that 150 years after the end of the civil war, America still has a minority that it has failed to integrate, with fatal consequences. Although some of the members of this minority are unusually educated and privileged outliers, we rarely see them with their hands on the levers of [...]Show More Summary

Rand Paul Super PAC Slams "Bailout Bu$h" in Bizarre Web Ad

Here come the crazed attack ads. More than seven months out from the first votes in the 2016 presidential primaries, America's Liberty, a super PAC backing Sen. Rand Paul's bid for the Republican nomination, has put out an online ad attacking Jeb "Bailout" Bush. Show More Summary

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