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What We Can Learn From the 188-Page Report on the Aurora Theater Shooting

This week an official report commissioned by the Aurora city government about the July 20, 2012 theater shooting was released. The report was the work of the System Planning Corporation, whose TriData Division conducts detailed reviews...Show More Summary

How to get the ebola-panic working for your side.

Here's an effort by the Agenda Project Action Fund (famous for "Granny Off the Cliff") attempting to crank up the fear and get it to go this way: Meanwhile, other Democratic Party voices are saying calm down, we know how to control outbreaks, and fear is unhelpful, a problem in itself. Show More Summary

Fox & Friends Wants An Ebola "Czar" After Suggesting Use Of Czars Was Turning Us Into Russia

After spending much of 2009 complaining that President Obama's appointment of "czars" was akin to the crowning of monarchs and Russian practices, Fox & Friends is now calling for the appointment of an Ebola Virus czar. Fox host Steve Doocy responded to news of the first Ebola diagnosis contracted within the U.S. Show More Summary

Michael Savage: 'If you like your Ebola, you can keep your Ebola’

Dr. Michael Savage explained in an interview on Saturday that the U.S has sunk to the level of the Soviet Union in the 1950s, where government-controlled science and a government-controlled press were a way of life. “There are no more...Show More Summary

Darkness On the Edge of Congress

As autumn descends on the nation's capital, I guess you could say there's a darkness on the edge of town. It's born of the fear, pessimism and uncertainty which have become the Republican political brand. And if the polls are right,Show More Summary

Watch: What’s Dumber Than Mitt Romney’s Obama Joke? The Crowd Listening To It

How sad is former future Republican President Mitt Romney’s life now? Reduced to the emcee slot for Iowa’s Deliverance candidate for Senate, Romney cracked an Obama joke on Sunday that looks lame on paper, but is downright tragic on video. The National Journal‘s Shane Goldmacher helpfully posted a transcript of Romney’s joke, which is making the rounds [...]

The Kentucky Senate Race And The Media's Double Standard For Disqualifying Candidates

Last week, in the tightly contested Senate race in Kentucky, both Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes gave newsworthy interviews in which they seemed to stumble over basic questions.Show More Summary

Candidate for Governor in Massachusetts Stars in Huge Russian Anti-Gay Film

Even though he's running to be the governor of Massachusetts, Scott Lively makes no secret of his extreme anti-gay views. The evangelical pastor, who's being sued by gay-rights groups for his involvement in Uganda's "Kill the Gays" bill,...Show More Summary

Fluke, Allen Debate in Brentwood; Lieu, Carr Spar; Shriver vs. Absent Kuehl

LOS ANGELES, California -- Three different sets of candidates vying for open seats at three levels of government presented their cases in front of an audience of constituents at University Synagogue in Los Angeles on Sunday. With just...Show More Summary

Why South Dakota's Senate Race is Not Like Kansas

Dramatic developments last week in the South Dakota Senate race have left national political observers scrambling to make sense of it. The temptation is to parallel the SD race with the one in Kansas, where a Republican favorite is suddenly vulnerable, and the Democrat has dropped out of the race to the benefit of Independent Greg Orman. Show More Summary

Boston Hospital Monitoring Patient with Ebola-Like Symptoms

On top of news that a healthcare worker in Texas has now been diagnosed with Ebola, a patient in Boston who had recently been in Liberia is now being watched closely for signs of of the deadly virus. A man checked into to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with possible symptoms of Ebola. Show More Summary

CDC Throws Nurse Under the Bus, Blames Victim for Her Ebola

AUSTIN, Texas -- As news has spread Sunday about the second Ebola case in Texas, a nurse at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who treated Thomas Eric Duncan before he died earlier this month, questions have arisen about how the deadly disease was transmitted, considering that the nurse was wearing protective gear. Show More Summary

Fox Disparages Critical Thinkers From Harvard For Thinking Critically

Eric Bolling is just appalled! Someone stumbled upon the Cambridge, Massachusetts Ivy League campus and asked a few students, who is the biggest opponent to world peace. These pundits claim they said the U.S. is a bigger threat to world peace than ISIS, even though none of the clips of interviews with them showed any of them saying that. Show More Summary

Women’s Studies Prof: Islamophobia Meme Is ‘the New McCarthyism’

Dr. Phyllis Chesler, Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the City University of New York and a self-described feminist, argued that the leftist mantra that any criticism of the doctrines of Islam is Islamophobic is “the new McCarthyism” on Saturday’s “Huckabee” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Late Late Night FDL: Snuffy Goes To College

Snuffy Smith and Barney Google -- Snuffy Goes To College. This Famous Studios cartoon was released in 1963.

Sunday Talk: Enough to go around

With less than a month to go before the midterm elections, and control of the Senate on the line, at long last, Republicans think they've found a winning strategy—scare the living shit out of (white) voters. It's an oldie but goodie. Their...Show More Summary

Davis Attack Ad & Romney 'Cancer' Ad From Same Ad Maker

AUSTIN, Texas -- This week, Democrat Wendy Davis' campaign for governor launched her latest ad, "Justice," using the image of an empty wheelchair to attack her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, and was hit with a swift and sharply negative backlash throughout the Texas and national media. Show More Summary

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