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  • Fact-checking Trump's first general election ad on immigration
  • Happy 9th birthday, PolitiFact!
  • What we know about the health of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
  • The post-truth election? Comparing 2016 to past elections on the Truth-O-Meter
  • Donald Trump's speech about fighting 'radical Islamic terrorism,' fact-checked
  • In context: Donald Trump's 'Second Amendment people' comment

fact check

  • Groundhog Friday
  • Stein Over the Top on Sea Level Rise
  • Boustany’s Flawed ISIS, Oil Claims
  • Opposition Overreach in Nevada
  • Trump on Clinton’s Emails
  • Twisting Clinton’s Immigration Plan

fact checker

  • How many Trump products were made overseas? Here’s the complete list.
  • Here’s how Trump got the AP story on Clinton Foundation donors all wrong
  • Does Huma Abedin have ‘ties’ to the Muslim Brotherhood?
  • Trump’s misleading claim that 58 percent of black youths are unemployed
  • Pro-Clinton group takes a Donald Trump quote out of context
  • Clinton’s misleading citation of ’15 million jobs’ under Obama

daily kos

  • Not one former White House economic adviser is supporting Donald Trump
  • The harmful logic behind new attacks on the husband of this candidate for Orlando prosecutor
  • Last month was the hottest July ever—and then some
  • Trump's campaign CEO spent two years in a sealed dome—and got sued
  • Nuts & Bolts: Inside a Democratic Campaign—Community Forums & Debates!
  • Scientific American makes a special announcement about Donald Trump


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


  • Customwriting Org
  • ‘Religious liberty’ argument reignites interest in anti-gay propaganda
  • Writing Services In Dubai
  • How-to Publish an Observation Dissertation – Observation Paper Ideas with Private Example Composition
  • Top Reasons for College Dropout
  • What Is An Investigation Paper Outline

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

think progress

  • NFL Quarterback Refuses To Stand For National Anthem To Protest Oppression Of People Of Color
  • FDA Orders Blood Banks To Use Experimental Zika Screening In Face Of Congressional Inaction
  • Trump Uses Fatal Shooting Of Chicago Woman To Boast About His Own Campaign
  • Governor Of Maine Says People Of Color Are ‘The Enemy,’ Implies They Should Be Shot
  • What University Of Chicago Students Think Of Their School’s Campaign Against ‘Safe Spaces’
  • Following Widespread Outrage, French Court Overturns Burkini Ban

crooks and liars

  • Trump Tweets That Blacks Will Vote For Him After Dwyane Wade's Cousin Murdered
  • Mercedes Schlapp Finds The Truth Of Trump's Racism 'Insulting'
  • In Divorce Documents, Steve Bannon's Anti-Semitism Comes To Light
  • Texas College Students Bring Sex Toys To A Gun Fight
  • Mike's Blog Round Up
  • MSNBC Guest Says Whites Left Detroit Because Black Dem Mayor Told Them To



huffington post

  • Trump, Clinton: Racial Stalemate Or Unfair Fight
  • Here's What Parents Of Kids With Life-Threatening Allergies Think Of The EpiPen Price Increases
  • Donald Trump: The NSA Is ‘Coddling’ Hillary Clinton
  • Paul Wolfowitz Is So Concerned With Trump He May Vote For Clinton
  • Trump Or The Trouble With Hating
  • Why Colin Kaepernick Refused To Stand For The National Anthem Before A 49ers Preseason Game

kevin drum

  • Your Day in Trump: Friday, 26 August 2016, 74 Days Until the Election
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 26 August 2016
  • A Question for the AP
  • Is the Clinton Foundation Corrupt? There's a Way to Find Out For Anyone Who's Seriously Interested.
  • It's the End of August and Hillary Clinton's Lead Remains Clear and Steady
  • Republicans Agree: Trump Is a Racist Boor

political animal

talking points memo

  • In Wake of Cousin's Fatal Shooting, Dwyane Wade Speaks Out
  • Is This About Taxes?
  • Maine Newspaper Apologizes For Giving America Paul LePage
  • Nevada Becomes One Of Trump's Great Swing State Hopes
  • Trump After Dwyane Wade's Cousin Is Shot: 'African Americans Will Vote Trump'
  • Clinton Receives Her First Security Briefing As The Democratic Nominee

paul krugman

truth dig

  • Big Pharma
  • Donald Trump’s Hot-Air Balloon Is Ripping
  • The Euro
  • Photo of the Week: A Burkini in Marseille
  • Warren Hinckle: Remembering the Godfather of Gonzo
  • A Progressive Political Revolution of Historic Importance

liberal oasis

  • Politico Magazine: Think You’ve Got It Locked, Hillary? Meet Jill Stein.
  • Politico Magazine: Can Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Save The Establishment?
  • Politico Magazine: What If Bernie Wins California?
  • Politico Magazine: Why Does The Left Hate Hillary?
  • Politico Magazine: Bernie Loses His Halo
  • Politico Magazine: Is Sanders 2016 Becoming Nader 2000?

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...


  • Be Excellent to Each Other
  • Saturday Crass Commercialism
  • Lunch Thread
  • Don't Bad Things Happen to Everybody?
  • Saturday Morning Thread
  • The Messicans Are Everywhere

talk left

  • Thursday Night Open Thread
  • Rudy Giuliani's Glass House
  • Wednesday Open Thread:
  • Sunday Night Open Thread
  • Trump's Many Failures
  • Mexican Media Report El Chapo's Son Freed, Back in Sinaloa

the nation


  • Rice Paddy Art
  • A Gaping Void Where “Self-Awareness” and “Human Decency” Are Supposed to Be…
  • You be the referee
  • ICYMI Weekend Open Thread: Hillary’s Big Anti-Alt-Right Speech
  • Open Thread
  • Juicers- WE HAVE LIFTOFF!


  • Little pitchers have big ears
  • He's so happy
  • A coming Ted and Rick death match?
  • Badass in black by @BloggersRUs
  • Friday Night Soother: National Dog Day
  • I know you're a bigot but what am I?

the brad blog

  • 'Extreme Vetting'? New Trump Campaign Chief is Alleged Domestic Abuser, Voter Reg Fraudster: 'BradCast' 8/26/2016
  • The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Stand Against the Dakota Access Pipeline: 'BradCast' 8/25/2016
  • 'Green News Report' - August 25, 2016
  • Clinton, Trump and a Responsible Way to Crack the Two-Party Duopoly: 'BradCast' 8/24/2016
  • NSA Hacking Tools in the Wild and Hackable Election Systems in the U.S.: 'BradCast' 8/23/2016
  • 'Green News Report' - August 23, 2016

informed comment


  • Forget Swing States: The Presidential Election Will Be Determined by 20 Swing Counties in Linchpin States
  • The Racist Alt-Right Dictionary: 7 Terms You Need to Know to Understand Trump's Most Hateful Supporters
  • New Study Reveals NYPD Cops Fired on Unarmed Black Teen 16 Times While He Tried to Surrender
  • Colbert Skewers EpiPen Makers and Big Pharma
  • 'Election Fraud': Steve Bannon's Residency Issues, Explained by Breitbart News Articles
  • Your Immune System May Decide How Your Social Life Goes

mother jones mojo

  • Senate Democrats Just Began A Filibuster To Demand New Gun Laws
  • Elizabeth Warren Just Endorsed Hillary Clinton
  • Donald Trump Selected a White Nationalist as a Delegate in California. Here's His Campaign's Reponse.
  • We Thought We Could Not Be Shocked by Donald Trump. Then He Tweeted This.
  • Here's How Unprecedented Carly Fiorina's Nomination Would Be
  • Bernie Sanders Is Laying Off Hundreds of Campaign Staffers

war is a crime

  • Unethical antics: Philadelphia District Attorney Hammered for Hypocrisy
  • Focus: Hillary Clinton - Aug 26, 2016
  • ABC Shifts Blame from US Wars to Doctors Without Borders
  • Tomgram: Ann Jones, "I Didn't Serve, I Was Used"
  • The Debut of Our Revolution: Great Potential. But.
  • Focus: Turkey Military Intervention in Syria - Aug 24, 2016

ezra klein

  • Republicans should be winning this election. Trump’s new campaign chief shows why they’re losing.
  • The media vs. Donald Trump: why the press feels so free to criticize the Republican nominee
  • Donald Trump’s worst-of-both-worlds campaign
  • This poll result shows Donald Trump’s single biggest problem
  • Trevor Noah: a very serious conversation with a very funny man
  • Donald Trump’s fight with the Khans is a reminder of his greatest weakness

oliver willis


  • Stock Market Crash A Chance? RBC Closely Watching Housing Markets In Vancouver and Toronto
  • Survival of the Fittest: To Growth; Shift With Oil and Gas Industry.
  • World’s Biggest Pension Fund Loses $52 Billion in Stock Rout!
  • Clinton is Pro Tech, Donald Trump A Wreck?
  • Uber lost $1.2 Billion in 2016, so how is it still alive?
  • Out With the Old In With The New: Former Facebook Live Manager Launches Live-Streaming App

drudge retort

  • Ex-Wife Accused Trump Manager of Anti-Semitism
  • CNN: AP Botched Clinton Foundation Story
  • Uncle Sam Wants You to Eat More Cheese
  • Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Patrol Boat
  • David Duke: We've Taken Over the GOP
  • EpiPen CEO: Blame Somebody Else, Please


  • The Virtual Pub Is Open + Programming Note
  • Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime
  • The Wednesday Blogaround
  • YES!
  • Photo of the Day
  • In the News

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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