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Antarctica Ice Sheet is Disintegrating

In Antarctica, glaciers are sloshing seaward at an ever faster clip, ocean waters are warming, and, perhaps counterintuitively, sea ice is expanding, according to a batch of recent studies that paint a stark picture of climate change unfolding at the far southern reaches of the globe. Show More Summary

Dave Brat: GOP 'Going to Lose the American People' on Exec Amnesty

Representative Dave Brat (R-VA) argued that "Republicans are going to lose the American people" "if we don't draw some stark red lines" on the president's executive action on immigration and at least force the Senate to vote againstShow More Summary

The Cromnibus Deal Includes A ‘Stunning Victory’ On Medical Marijuana

A move to shield medical marijuana from federal prosecution stands in stark contrast to another budget provision blocking recreational pot. The post The Cromnibus Deal Includes A ‘Stunning Victory’ On Medical Marijuana appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Obama Supporter: 'Obamacare Has Hurt My Family'

Obama supporters continue to find out the hard way that the reality of Obamacare stands in stark contrast to the rhetorical promises of Obamacare. Case in point: Obama supporter Catherine Keefe. On Wednesday, the Washington Post published...Show More Summary

This is, without question, the best argument I have ever seen for electing Hillary Clinton in 2016.

It's quite bizarre to experience the power of emotion and art so... starkly. There is no content to the argument. It works entirely through emotion and one must fight off the influence that strikes so insidiously into the lower depths of the nervous system.

Looking back: Ferguson and the Detroit riots

Comparing 1967 Detroit to Ferguson today reveals stark differences.

Kansas Gov. Brownback Now Faces the Hard Part

Less than a week after being re-elected, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback got a stark look at the fiscal challenges of his second term.

Jerry Brown's California, Barack Obama's America: Starkly Different Democratic Realities

Looking at the political shards left over from Tuesday's election, shadowed so heavily by President Barack Obama's sharp decline from his strong re-election just two years ago, we see two starkly different realities for Democrats inShow More Summary

MSNBC Host: Why Can Dems Red Line ObamaCare but GOP Can't on Immigration?

Thursday on MSNBC, host Tamron Hall accidentally highlighted a stark contradiction in President Obama's leadership skills when she pointing out to Rep Elijah Cummings (D-MD) that while the president is angry over the GOP warning himShow More Summary

Hartmann: What Has Greed Cost America?

From Thom Hartmann's radio show this Tuesday, he discusses a couple of really great articles. One from Alternet: The Stark Facts of Global Greed, a Disease as Challenging as Climate Change: Global inequality, like global warming, is a disease that may be too far along to ever be cured. We seem helpless, both in the U.S. Show More Summary

Marvel Announces, Seriously, Eight Movies for "Phase Three"

"Full Slate," indeed. They're announcing all of their movies through 2019. Yes, five years from now. One of the more interesting ones is Captain America: Civil War, which will feature a a significant guest appearance by Tony Stark/Iron Man, as...

A Stark Contrast in Iowa

Everything you need to know about Bruce Braley was made clear by the candidate himself in a thirty-seven second video of him speaking to his real constituents – his fellow

WATCH: The Gun Conversation We Need to Have

On Wednesday a gunman opened fire in Ottawa and killed a soldier at a war memorial. It is a stark reminder of the kind of world we live in every time a life is taken through violence. My prayers are with the victim and his family and...Show More Summary

Joni Ernst’s hog-castrating ideology, revealed!

Democrats have unearthed new audio of Joni Ernst in 2013, in which she details rather stark views about the relationship of Americans with their government. It doesn’t rise to the level of a Mitt Romney “47 percent” moment, in which he declared nearly half the country “believe that they are victims” and that “government has […]

World Health Organization Warns That Ebola Outbreak Could Lead To Failed States, CDC ‘Rethinking’ Strategy

With the Ebola virus spreading out of control in West Africa the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a stark warning that the outbreak could so disrupt communities over such wide areas that countries could become failed states. While...Show More Summary

Seneca Jones Timber posts another stupid anti-Kitzhaber sign in Portland

If you live in Portland--particularly if your daily commute brings you into downtown--then you have seen the sign(s). With large black font on a stark white background, they intone: "It's not a red or blue issue. It's a black and white issue. Show More Summary

Protesters from Opposing Sides Chant at President Obama in San Francisco

President Obama was met with protests from two groups with starkly opposing ideologies on the war as he prepared to head into his only scheduled fundraiser in San Francisco on Friday afternoon. The chants ranged from "Stop ISIS, save...Show More Summary

This Mime Laughing With Refugee Children On The Run From ISIS Is Surreal, Beautiful, & Starkly Human

As ISIS raises its menacing black flags to the East of Kobane, a Syrian city on the northern border with Turkey where Kurds are battling ISIS and hordes of civilians are evacuating, a mime puts on a show for Syrian refugee children in a scene straight out of Life is Beautiful. Show More Summary

Dan Patrick: Van de Putte 'Out of Step With Most Texans on Every Issue'

HOUSTON, Texas -- On Monday evening, Texas State Senators Dan Patrick (R-Houston) and Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) met for their first debate in the race for Lieutenant Governor. Noting the stark contrast between the two candidates,...Show More Summary

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