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  • Fact-checking 9 things Trump overstated, got wrong in his Cedar Rapids speech
  • The Senate health care bill: What’s in it
  • Senate health care bill's two-front war: Policy and process
  • Read the Senate GOP health care bill 'discussion draft'
  • Five things to watch in the Senate health care bill
  • 7 questions about the Senate health care bill and transparency

fact check

  • Pelosi’s Partisan Pick on Jobs Analysis
  • Trump Official Wrong About Warming, Again
  • A Bogus Kellyanne Conway Quote
  • False Maxine Waters ‘Meetings’ Statistic
  • Trump’s Lawyer Spins Russia Facts
  • Trump Didn’t Bill the Obamas

fact checker

  • History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the Senate
  • Justice Alito’s misleading claim about sex offender rearrests
  • Pelosi’s claim that an estimated 1.8 million jobs will be lost through AHCA
  • Mitch McConnell on the health-care legislative process, 2010 vs. 2017
  • Video: Trump’s flip-flops on remarks in his 2015 campaign announcement speech
  • The bogus claim that a map of crosshairs by Sarah Palin’s PAC incited Rep. Gabby Giffords’s shooting

daily kos

  • NY governor pardons 9/11 recovery worker facing deportation after 30 years in U.S.
  • Here's the simplest takedown of the Republican scheme to take away health care from millions
  • Obama rips the 'fundamental meanness' of the GOP's healthcare repeal bill
  • Shhh—White House quietly urging Republicans to weaken Russian sanctions bill
  • Arrests outside Mitch McConnell's office: he won't meet with the Americans his bill might kill
  • The supposed Senate GOP 'no' votes already caving


  • 66% premium increase for age 50+ under Senate GOP health care bill
  • Trump calls Russia’s interference in our election “a hoax”
  • Omarosa is now demanding people call her “Honorable”
  • Next week, the Republicans will gut your work health insurance
  • Trump to break lower-drug-price promise
  • Georgia GOP says mass shooting of congressmen is actually a good thing

glenn greenwald

  • Obama's NSA 'reforms' are little more than a PR attempt to mollify the public | Glenn Greenwald
  • On leaving the Guardian | Glenn Greenwald
  • As Europe erupts over US spying, NSA chief says government must stop media | Glenn Greenwald
  • The perfect epitaph for establishment journalism | Glenn Greenwald
  • Committee to Protect Journalists issues scathing report on Obama administration | Glenn Greenwald
  • NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users


media matters

  • On MSNBC, Ex-GOP Staffer Details How The Purpose Of Voter ID Laws Is To "Take People's Constitutional Rights Away"
  • Trump Adviser To MSNBC's Chris Hayes: "I Admire The Passion" In Stone's Threat To Disclose Delegate's Hotel Rooms
  • Bill O'Reilly Says Ted Cruz Is Right About New York City Values
  • How The Wash. Post Kicked Off The "Qualified" Argument Between Clinton And Sanders
  • Fox's Bolling Criticizes Paid Family Leave: "Socialism Is Spreading Across America"
  • Latest CMP Video Deceptively Attacks Planned Parenthood's Patient Consent Process

the raw story

  • Where key US Republican senators stand on healthcare bill
  • ‘Not a great strategy’: CNN’s Tapper points out how Trump’s Comey tape lie backfired spectacularly
  • Yellowstone grizzly bears can now be hunted
  • Texas man charged with hate crime for burning mosque
  • Ex-US Attorney Preet Bharara signs book deal after firing by Trump
  • ‘F*ck my life’: Trump’s new conspiracy theory already has staffers dreading the backlash

think progress

  • Plenty of Republican senators aren’t happy about the AHCA draft
  • Barack Obama calls on Republicans to oppose Senate health care bill
  • Trumpcare vocab lesson: ‘Death spiral’
  • Trump’s Interior Secretary defends his plan to cut at least 4,000 staff
  • Wheelchair users dragged away from McConnell’s office for protesting health care bill
  • ‘Pizzagate’ shooter sentenced to 4 years in prison

crooks and liars

  • President Obama Speaks Out On Trumpcare's 'Fundamental Meanness'
  • Sen. Warren Warns 'American Women Are Here To Fight Back' On 'Mean Healthcare Bill'
  • Watch Out! Trump Runs Over Putting Green With Golf Cart
  • Meghan McCain Paints Massive Medicaid Cuts As 'A Phase Down'
  • Twitter Reacts To The Senate's Trumpcare Unveiling
  • Andrea Mitchell: 'A Brutal Image For Republicans And Supporters Of This Bill, Frankly'



huffington post

  • Despite More Losses, Democrats Say They Can Win The House In 2018
  • This Couple Is Having A Republican Health Care Bill Reveal Party!
  • Donald Trump's Comey 'Tapes' Flop Is Just His Latest Self-Inflicted Controversy
  • What The Senate GOP Health Bill Will Mean For Opioid Treatment
  • White House Admits Trump’s ‘Tapes’ Tweet Aimed To Impugn Comey
  • Woman Convicted After Laughing At Jeff Sessions Asks Judge To Toss Jury Verdict

kevin drum

  • Lunchtime Photo
  • Five Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Raises the Cost of Insurance
  • CNN: Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Publicly Exonerate His Campaign
  • New Study Suggests Police Stop Minorities at Moderately Higher Rates Than Whites
  • Senate Health Bill Would Wreck the Individual Insurance Market
  • Senate Health Bill Finally Drops, and It’s a Huge Giveaway for the Rich

political animal

talking points memo

  • Now Just 324!
  • Portman Has 'Real Concerns' About Medicaid Cuts, May Still Vote For Bill
  • Don't Assume Conservative Defections Will Sink Senate TrumpCare Bill
  • Is Immigration Undermining Social Democracy in the UK?
  • Virginia Man Charged With Giving Secret Documents To China
  • Some GOP Guvs Express 'Concerns' About Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

truth dig

  • Syria’s ‘Hell on Earth,’ Up Close and Personal
  • Saudi Arabia Is Playing Donald Trump With Potentially Disastrous Consequences
  • U.S. Interrogations Held at Secret Yemeni Prison
  • Archbishop José Gomez on the Intersection of Catholicism and Undocumented Immigration
  • Senate GOP Releases Obamacare Overhaul to Immediate Criticism From Both Sides of the Aisle
  • Blanket Coverage

liberal oasis

open left

  • Open Thread
  • Lasting impressions...
  • Thank you and a sort of goodbye...
  • Goodbye isn't a very good title because I hope it won't be.
  • Farewell thought: Conservatism is still the enemy
  • I'm not very good at goodbyes, so...


  • Happy Hour Thread
  • On That Note
  • The Long Game
  • Not A Debating Club
  • Your Liberal Media
  • Uber'd

talk left

  • Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
  • Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
  • Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
  • Trump's Latest Whoppers
  • Sunday Open Thread
  • Sunday TV: Series "El Chapo" Premiere

the nation


  • Mitch McConnell Will Not Hesitate to Abuse People with Disabilities
  • Take me to the airport
  • See Ya In Court, Jackass
  • Good manners and bad breath will get you nowhere
  • The summary of the Senate AHCA
  • The Tree of Liberty…


  • QOTD: Orange Julius Caesar
  • The GOP is finally doing their oversight duty. They're investigating Hillary Clinton and Loretta Lynch
  • Oh goodie. The nasty GOP mean 'tweens are in charge.
  • Why are they doing this? Because they can.
  • A fair deal again by @BloggersRUs
  • Does Rep. Collins have insurance for a gun accident? @spockosbrain

the brad blog

  • 'Green News Report' - June 22, 2017
  • Tuesday's 100% Unverifiable U.S. House Special Election Results in GA, SC: 'BradCast' 6/21/2017
  • 'Bedlam' Ahead: Obstruction, Recusals, Chain of Succession, Impeachment and Indictments: 'BradCast' 6/20/2017
  • 'Green News Report' - June 20, 2017
  • GA's Unverifiable E-Vote System Passwords, Voter Database, More, Found on Unsecured Server: 'BradCast' 6/19/2017
  • Sunday Toons of the Rhetoric Toning Moment

informed comment


  • The American Empire Is Now Effectively Being Run by Generals
  • Obscene: Bill Cosby Planning To Tour Country Teaching About Sexual Assault
  • Anti-Racism Author Tim Wise: Injustice Is Not a Glitch, It's a Feature: Reflections on the Murder of Philando Castile
  • Elizabeth Warren Excoriates Senate Republicans for Financing Their Tax Cuts with 'Blood Money'
  • The Conspiracy Theorist-in-Chief Will Decide the Fate of Secret Documents on JFK's Assassination
  • The Philando Castile Jury Was Stacked With Pro-Gun, Pro-Cop, Middle-Aged White People

mother jones mojo

  • 2014 Donald Trump Landed a Sick Burn on 2017 Donald Trump
  • President Obama Just Surprised Joe Biden With the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Donald Trump Will Make His Son-In-Law A Senior White House Advisor, Which May Be Illegal
  • White Nationalist Leader Doubles Down on Support for Donald Trump
  • Michelle Obama Just Gave A Speech In Virginia and Hit Donald Trump Hard
  • One Perfect Tweet That Shows How Ridiculous Fox News' Latest Scandal Is

war is a crime

  • Focus: Syria - June 21, 2017
  • An anti-war vet in Trumpland: Guns and Religion in a Small Town on Memorial Day
  • Talk Nation Radio: Ray McGovern on Russia and Syria
  • Focus: Syria - June 19, 2017
  • Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach
  • Focus: Syria - June 14, 2017

ezra klein

  • The Senate health bill takes what Americans hate about Obamacare and makes it worse
  • The Senate GOP health bill in one sentence: poor people pay more for worse insurance
  • Lyft spent years preparing for Uber’s cultural crisis
  • What Donald Trump and Sean Spicer can learn from Al Franken
  • The real reason Republicans can’t answer simple questions about their health care bill
  • Trump thinks “they” created his legal problems. He created his legal problems.


  • Oil prices again put pressure on Wall Street
  • Amazon picks a new sector at gunpoint – the fashion industry
  • Theravance Biopharma is a top pick of investment guru Seth Klarman
  • Lufthansa overtakes Turkish – the best airline in Europe
  • Ford Shifts Focus Production From Mexico to China
  • Boeing continues to warm up for a new medium-sized jet

drudge retort

  • U.S. 'Second Tier' Country in Well-Being
  • CIA Finally Releases Details of 1953 Iranian Coup
  • Cuomo Pardons Ground Zero Worker Facing Deportation
  • Trump: I Lied About Taping Comey
  • ISIS Topples 850-Year-Old Minaret in Mosul
  • Intel Chiefs: Trump Wanted Russia Collusion Denied


  • President Obama on the Senate GOP "Healthcare" Bill
  • The Definitive Proof That Hillary Is A MONSTER
  • Daily Dose of Cute
  • We Resist: Day 154
  • The Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Is Vile Garbage
  • The Latest on Trump and Russia

the blue voice

  • Looking forward to holiday political chit-chat (Arrgg-ggh!)
  • The NRA's solution to gun violence: more guns, more fear
  • If only ...
  • Financial recovery and recovery in the "real" economuy
  • The theology of distraction and the Newtown mass gun murders
  • Obama to seniors: Merry Christmas! I'm cutting your Social Security benefits!

news hounds

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