Nearly 200 of you sounded off in the nomination round o help us find your five favorite computer speaker systems. But there can only be one, so check out the nominees, vote at the bottom of the post, and turn up the volume in the comments to stump for your pick. Read more...
“UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Committee meeting in Istanbul this July voted not to put Venice on its list of World Heritage in Danger sites, but instead to postpone the decision until the 2017 meeting. This was despite the highly critical conclusions of UNESCO’s own recent State of Conservation report on Venice.”
SCOTUSBlog has a new symposium over the next few weeks on how the Court may change after Justice Scalia is (eventually) replaced on the Court. And I kick it off with a post on Scalia and voting rights. It begins: When … Continue reading ?
Four years ago we first exposed the dismal fact that in the U.S., for the lowest income American Dreamers, work is punished. Sadly, the situation has grown worse as buying votes amid a burgeoning welfare state has left millions in the...Show More Summary
Paul made Natalie feel guilty for nominating him and then proceeded to pull himself off the block in Big Brother 18 Episode 30. Corey is now on the block along with Victor. The vote all comes down to James (and Natalie). He has been pretty much working with everybody and really has no enemies, so having [...]
The Kansas City Fed has released the schedule of its two day Jackson Hole symposium which, officially kicked off with dinner on Thursday night, hosted by dissident regional Fed president, and dissenter, Esther George (she voted against Yellen's decision to keep rates unchanged in March, April and July). Show More Summary
This is how Ben Carson promotes the Trump candidacy. Earlier this week, Kirk Cameron joined Ben Carson in his living room for a live “teleforum” for My Faith Votes, a Religious Right effort overseen by Carson that seeks to mobilize millions of Christians to vote in 2016. As with several of theprevious events, much of [...]
Because of course he is: I am absolutely positive the Clintons will try to rig the election against @realDonaldTrump Let's stop them https://t.co/ZZGHq562va — Roger Stone (@RogerJStoneJr) August 25, 2016 … Continue reading ?
“Inside Donald Trump’s strategy to counter the view of many that he is ‘racist,’” the Washington Post headline reads. And if that tortured, long-winded headline language doesn’t tip you off, take it from me: this article—like any Trump effort to be seen as not racist—is a hot mess. Show More Summary
As written about yesterday, a federal judge has halted elections for the school board in the Ferguson-Florissant, Missouri, school district because the process was found to be stacked against African Americans. Mother Jones reports that: Voters...Show More Summary
Beck responded with one of his infamously hyperbolic this-or-that analogies, so Kelly brushed him off, with, "You're staying home. You're doing the write-in vote."
Post submitted by Ryan Wilson, Senior Regional Field Organizer for the Southern U.S. Last week, HRC’s Equality Votes campaign kicked off a nationwide tour holding workshops in local communities where staff equip and empower local volunteers...Show More Summary
Donald Trump “is leaning heavily on Republican Party organizations to provide crucial campaign functions like getting out the vote, digital outreach and fund-raising, at a time when some leading Republicans have called for party officials to cut off Mr. Trump [...]
MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaragua's election campaign kicked off on Saturday, with President Daniel Ortega the clear favorite to sweep aside a weakened opposition and win a third consecutive term in a Nov. 6 vote.
New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for foreign investment in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the European Union would diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions indicate...
80 days remain until the general election. Are you registered to vote? Click here to be sure. Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Make America Russian Again: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Trump ripped the scab off our country's racism....Show More Summary
"Nearly everyone who’s being arrested or incarcerated is incurring criminal justice debt. And in many states you can be stripped of your right to vote until you pay off all of your criminal justice debt. So I talk about that essentially as a modern day poll tax."
The latest eviction saw to a powerful houseguest getting voted off the House.