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daily kos

  • 15 Questions for Darren Wilson
  • Ad shows Wisconsin voters the real Glenn Grothman in all his nutso glory
  • Republicans concede Ebola travel ban talk is just politics
  • Cartoon: White riot
  • Racist Rep. Steve King: Obama treating 'people in Africa as if they were American citizens'
  • Daily Kos pays people to break the law! Read the latest efforts to get out the SD reservation vote


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


  • The Heritage Foundation’s Dishonest Attack on Vanita Gupta
  • CIA Agents Reportedly Impersonated Senate Staffers While Torture Report Was Being Produced
  • Sheriff of Washington’s Largest County Tells Oregon Voters That Marijuana Legalization Works
  • Was the story about Mike Brown’s blood in Darren Wilson’s vehicle selectively leaked
  • Judge Dismisses Lawsuit by Seattle Police Officers Who Believe Restricting ‘Use of Force’ Violates Their Rights
  • After Corruption Scandal Federal Reserve Says It May Start Enforcing Law

media matters

  • Fox Host: "Young Women On Juries Are Not A Good Idea" Because "They Don't Get It"
  • WSJ Wants To Kill A Key Piece Of Post-Watergate Campaign Finance Reform
  • The Midterm Election Spending Fox Actually Wants To Talk About
  • NRO Minimizes Harmful Effects Of Extremist Personhood Laws
  • George Will Suggests Cory Gardner's Extreme Record On Personhood Is Immaterial
  • Michael Savage's Disgusting Rant: PTSD And Depression Sufferers Are "Weak," "Narcissistic," "Losers"

the raw story

think progress

  • Three Factors To Watch In The 2014 World Series
  • How Should You Laugh At Renée Zellweger’s Face Today?
  • Hottest 12 Months On Record: NOAA Data ‘Show No Pause In Warming’
  • Dallas Cowboys Cut Michael Sam From Practice Squad
  • Is The Federal Government Trying To Put Gun Ranges Out Of Business?
  • Texas’ Top Toxicologist: EPA’s New Smog Regulations Unnecessary, Just Stay Indoors

crooks and liars

  • Dana Loesch Calls Gun Control The Real 'War On Women'
  • NRA: Guns Aren't Scary Because They Are Just Like Vacuum Cleaners
  • Chris Christie Is So Tired Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
  • Former Wingnut Shock Jock Is About To Become The Texas Lt. Governor
  • Michael Savage Is Sick And Tired Of Veterans With PTSD Crying Like Babies
  • Sneaky James O'Keefe Wears Pornstache, Tries To Bait Democrats Into Voter Fraud


  • Cool Conserva-Ladies: Stop Pretending You Got Roofied, You Ignorant Slut
  • Gov. Kasich Will Still Murder Your Obamacare, Ohio, Except For All The Parts Of It
  • Bill O’Reilly Wishes You Chicks Would Stop Being Such Girls
  • RNC Lady Wishes You Weren’t Stupid, Wisconsin
  • Don’t Feed The Gays After Midnight
  • Kirk Cameron Proves Pagans Tried To Steal Halloween From Baby Jesus


huffington post

  • Capitalism: Republicans and Regulations
  • Alleged Head Of Mexico's Gulf Cartel Arrested
  • The U.S. Senate: A Body in Denial
  • ISIS Still Threatens Yazidis On Mount Sinjar (VIDEO)
  • Jimmy John's Noncompete Agreement Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny
  • Ferguson Protesters Anticipate Bad News In Michael Brown Case

kevin drum

  • Housekeeping Note
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 17 October 2014
  • What World Leader Has Done the Most Damage to the Global Economy?
  • WHO Admits That It Failed Utterly In Its Response to Ebola
  • Chart of the Day: Inflation Is Down, Down, Down
  • Talk, Talk, Talk to Your Kids

political animal

  • Day's End and Night Watch
  • No Fear-Based Stampede to GOP
  • Screening Not Banning
  • GOP Govs and Medicaid Expansion: The Exception That Proves the Rule
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Big Picture on Voting Rights

talking points memo

  • The Palin Brawl Police Tapes - Annotated Edition
  • Wisconsin Releases Thousands Of Emails From Scott Walker Probe
  • Monetize It!
  • Firearms Company Unveils Pandemic Survival Kits
  • Gut Check on the Senate
  • GOP Clerk Yanks College Paper Off Rack Near Polling Place Over Udall Front Page

paul krugman

democratic underground

  • Russia's Vladimir Putin says his marriage is over
  • Christie expected to name Lautenberg successor
  • George Zimmerman wants ‘inflammatory terms’ banned from trial
  • Swimming Champion, Movie Star Esther Williams Dies
  • Syria Hails Qusair Capture as Foreshadowing Rebel Defeat
  • Lindsey Graham ‘glad’ NSA collecting phone records

liberal oasis

  • MSNBC's Up: Debating Snowden's Lawyer
  • The DMZ: Yes All Women Edition
  • MSNBC's Up: Obama's Bet On Climate
  • The DMZ: GOP Civil War Update
  • The DMZ: When Rove Attacks
  • The DMZ: Immigration Lives

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...


  • The Worst Person In The World
  • Evening Thread
  • Nobody Could Have Predicted
  • Lunch Thread
  • Ross'd
  • Trump'd

talk left

  • Robel Philippos: Verdict Watch
  • Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
  • Monday Night Open Thread
  • Jared Polis: The Most Internet Friendly Congressman
  • Fl Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Tower Data
  • UN Calls for Moratorium on Death Penalty in Iraq

the nation

  • The Ebola Crisis Has Revealed Just How Unequal Our Healthcare System Is
  • The Supreme Court Eviscerates the Voting Rights Act in a Texas Voter-ID Decision
  • Just for Gaffes: Why the Political Press’s Obsession With Minutiae Is No Joke
  • One Thing Hillary Clinton Understands About Politics in 2014
  • What Will Protect Black Americans From Police Violence?
  • Can Ferguson’s Protests Build a Nationwide Movement Against Police Violence?


  • Tuesday Evening Open Thread: Shut Up, Dave
  • Tapped Out
  • The Passing of Australia’s Labor Lion
  • Important Book Announcement
  • He Didn’t Know the Gun Was Loaded
  • Keeping it like the Kaiser


  • Just leak it already
  • Now here's a good answer from a politician #Merkley
  • Can David Brooks see what's wrong with this picture?
  • Everyone calm down. If Nigeria can contain Ebola the US can too.
  • The weight and counter-weights at the far end of both parties
  • Testing the attacks for 2016

the brad blog

  • 'Green News Report' - October 21, 2014
  • On the Upside in Texas...
  • Congresswoman Declares Impeachment Deadline for Wife-Beating Federal Judge; Court Unseals Divorce Docs From Fuller's Previous Marriage
  • Another Dark Day For Democracy: SCOTUS Allows Racially-Motivated Disenfranchisement Of 600k+ Texas Voters in This Year's Midterm Elections
  • Nightmare Scenario: 'Dead Heat' and 'Dirty Tricks'
  • Attorney For Judge Mark Fuller Says Wife Beating Incident No Big Deal; Chilling 911 AUDIO and Former AL Gov. Siegelman Suggest Otherwise

informed comment


  • 6 of America's Most Panicky, Misinformed Overreactions to the Ebola Virus
  • Some People Think CrossFit Is Nutty and That Makes CrossFit Really Angry
  • We Spend $9 Billion a Year to Lock Up People With Mental Illnesses: Here's What We Should Do Instead
  • 4 Terrible Mistakes We Can't Afford to Make With Ebola
  • How the Quest for Happiness Can Have a Big Downside
  • 5 Most Extremist GOPers Who Might Be Headed to Congress

mother jones mojo

  • Elizabeth Warren Demands An Investigation Of Mortgage Companies
  • Rwanda Hits Back at America's Ebola Paranoia
  • Everything You Need to Know About Ebola in America, in One Fantastic Quote
  • Elizabeth Warren Was on Fire This Weekend. Here Were Her 5 Best Lines.
  • The 5 Stupidest Paranoid Responses to Ebola
  • Which Dad is More Embarrassing: Ron Paul or Rafael Cruz?

war is a crime

  • Talk Nation Radio: Gandhi's Grandson Warns of World War III
  • Everything Wrong With Liberalism in One Image Found on FaceBook
  • New Law Shreds Rights: New Pennsylvania Legislation Sucker Punches Inmate Speech
  • Public Says No to Silencing Prisoners' Speech
  • Saturday Marked 13 Years of Denmark's Participation in U.S. Wars, and 13 Years of Protest
  • David Hartsough on Clearing the Fog Radio

ezra klein

  • Joe Biden is very angry at us for scrimping on our infrastructure
  • The incredible cost savings that are possible when patients can actually shop around
  • Vulnerable Democrats are trying to distance themselves from Obama. But their voting records tell a very different story.
  • Millennial attitudes about privacy may be changing how they feel about cars
  • Climate records are breaking so often now, we’ve stopped paying attention
  • Rush Limbaugh is America’s least-trusted news source

oliver willis

  • No, Obama Didn’t Sound Like Bush At The United Nations
  • Hillary Clinton’s Secret Letters To Santa Exposed
  • Green Lantern Liberalism
  • NFL Fans Defending Beating A Child’s Scrotum Are Scum
  • Obama Repeats The Strategy That Killed Bin Laden In Address To Nation About ISIS
  • How “It’s Just Politics” Lets Conservatives Win


  • What is a startup?
  • Backing Ukraine’s territorial integrity, UN Assembly declares Crimea referendum invalid
  • People and sanctions: who and why included in the US list
  • TOP 10: Interesting facts
  • BIG DATA: no more privacy
  • Ukraine – Russia deploys its troops to Crimea

drudge retort

  • Christie: 'I'm Tired of Hearing About Minimum Wage'
  • Least Trustworthy News Source: Rush Limbaugh
  • Philly Decriminalized Marijuana on 10/20
  • Is There a Missing Russian Sub in Swedish Waters?
  • Top Pennsylvania Judge Snared in DirtyMailGate
  • How Edward Snowden Changed Journalism


  • Question of the Day
  • Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime
  • Welp
  • Quote of the Day
  • People Are Assholes
  • Daily Dose of Cute

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

  • O’Reilly Smears Americans As Unpatriotic Moochers Too Stupid To Vote Republican
  • Steve Doocy Thrilled That Students Can Still See Jesus -Even After ACLU Took Him Away!
  • Fox’s MacCallum Fear Mongers About An Ebola Terrorist Attack
  • On Fox, Mark Fuhrman Declares Ferguson Killing Of Michael Brown Justified
  • Sarah Palin Not Putting Her Money Where Her Mouth Is
  • Outnumbered Attacks "Radical Leftist" Political Correctness Using Australian Kindergartens?!

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