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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls: David Brooks is absolutely clueless on still another subject
  • Economics Daily Digest: Executive pay, consumer rights, and the wealth gap
  • Want war? Congressman thinks we should do this first.
  • Daily Kos Elections Early Voting Report: Florida and North Carolina Democrats seeing what they need
  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Bob Beauprez's pro-secession past returns to haunt him
  • 2014: The Republicans' last stand for Obamacare repeal


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


  • Late Late Night FDL: Ghost Hunt
  • Late Night: The Roundup
  • Setting Up The Students
  • Over Easy: FDL Is Friendships
  • Marc Andreessen Calls Snowden Traitor, Doesn’t Want Democracy
  • Dear New Yorkers, Did a Doctor Recently Vomit on You?

media matters

  • Listen To A Muslim Community Leader Call Out Sean Hannity's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric
  • Conservatives' Latest Example Of Potential Voter Fraud Actually Proves The System Works
  • Evidence Piles Up Against Right-Wing Media's Defense Of Voter ID
  • Herman Cain: 50 Percent Of Black Voters In Georgia "Probably Are Clueless"
  • Tucker Carlson: Alison Lundergan Grimes "Seems Like A Sweet Person But She's Obviously Not Qualified To Be Room Mother"
  • Mike Huckabee: My Fox News Show Helps Me For 2016

the raw story

think progress

crooks and liars

  • Bill Maher Tears Into Chuck Todd For Aiding And Abetting Sam Brownback
  • Open Thread - Old White People Complaining About Halloween?
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tweedy
  • So Allen West Wants To Shut Down 'Dens Of Sedition'?
  • Colorado Reporters Fact-Check Malkin And Kelly On Voting Rules
  • High School Freshman Kills Self, Critically Injures Three Students In Snohomish Co.


  • Peggy Noonan Writes Column, Eats Horse Tranquilizers (Not In That Order)
  • Congressman Don Young Being A Colossal Jerk In Alaska, Again
  • Nice Time: Barack Obama Will Get Vets Jobs And Stop Global Warming All At Once
  • George Will Discovers New Rape Category
  • Sarah Palin So Ashamed Of, ‘Humiliated By,’ Drunken Brawlin’ Bristol
  • Louie Gohmert: Why Is Obama Forcing Troops To Gay Massage Each Other?


huffington post

  • A Song For Bruce Rauner, Illinois' Republican Governor Candidate
  • Why Every Vote Counts
  • Kaiser Permanente Is Failing Its Mental Health Patients
  • Friday Talking Points -- McConnell For Sale!
  • Expand CDC Precautions Based Upon Evidence-Based Science: Quarantine, Not a Ban
  • New Studies, Reports Heighten Need for Action on Climate Change

kevin drum

  • Friday Cancer Blogging - 24 October 2014
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 24 October 2014
  • Final Housekeeping Update
  • Yet More Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping Update
  • Housekeeping Note

political animal

  • Day's End and Weekend Watch
  • On Vetoes, Context is Everything
  • Question of Priorities for Campus Feminists
  • Lunch Buffet
  • The Limits of a Good Campaign
  • Challenge To an Inflexible Policy

talking points memo

  • Ex-DeMaio Staffer: Official Alleging Harassment Not Fired For Plagiarism
  • Reports: Washington School Shooter ID'd As Freshman Homecoming King
  • State Judge May Take On Dispute In Georgia Over Voter Registration
  • Brownback Camp: Kansas City Royals Skewed Poll Showing Him Down 7
  • Sarah, Bristol & The Recurrence Of The Eternal Victim
  • California Deputy And Carjack Victim Shot

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...


  • Friday Evening Thread
  • Sometimes It's Hard
  • Happy Hour Thread
  • The James O'Keefe Era
  • Lunch Thread

talk left

  • 4th Day of Jury Deliberations in Robel Phillipos Trial
  • Zale Thompson's Hatchet Attack on Police in Queens
  • First Case of Ebola in NYC Confirmed
  • Thursday Open Thread
  • Canadian Shooting Suspect Zehaf-Bibeau 's Background
  • Leaks in Michael Brown Death Investigation

the nation

  • BREAKING: Shots Reportedly Fired at Washington State High School
  • Mitch McConnell Reminds Everyone He Tried to Privatize Social Security
  • Chris Christie’s Latest Terrible Idea: Let GOP Governors Control Voting for 2016
  • Why Did This Florida Inmate Die—And Who Killed Her?
  • Did Elizabeth Warren Just Change Her Tune on Running for President?
  • Secretive, Deep-Pocketed Shadow Campaigns Pervade Midterms


  • Friday Not-Exactly Recipe Exchange: “Is Reheated Pasta Less Fattening?”
  • Today In People Suck, But You Can Help
  • Meanwhile, In Texas
  • Fuck Fuck Fuck Fuck Fuck
  • I Can’t Even…
  • These Make Me Happy


  • Actually, it's pretty clear who is to blame for gun violence
  • Jebbie's out of touch
  • The elephant in the room is very confused
  • A short history of the Grand Bargain and why it's still biting us in the ass #2014 #ads
  • Is Mitt Romney a criminal "ballot harvester"?
  • When the 2nd Amendment nullifies the 1st

the brad blog

  • Touch-Screen Votes Flip 'No' to 'Yes' on Abortion Amendment to State Constitution in TN
  • E-Votes Flip D to R in Texas, R to D in Illinois: More Trouble With Touch-Screens (2014 Edition)
  • Christie Says GOP Governors Need to Win in 2014 So They Can Control 'Voting Mechanisms' in 2016
  • CNN vs. CBC on Today's Shooting in Ottawa
  • Ginsburg Errs in TX Photo ID Voting Law Dissent, BRAD BLOG Helps Correct Official SCOTUS Opinion
  • 'Mercy' and 'Restorative Justice'? Imagine That.

informed comment


  • Right on Cue: Five Craziest Right-Wing Reactions to New York's First Ebola Case
  • 7 Facts That Show the American Dream Is Dead
  • Did Elizabeth Warren Just Open the Door to a White House Run?
  • Popular Asthma Drug's Deadly Side-Effects Revealed (Once Merck Stopped Making Money from It)
  • Meet the Kansans Who Bravely Fought for Gay Rights Against a Formidable Conservative Movement
  • Noam Chomsky: The One Big Thing America Needs to Do to Turn Itself Around

mother jones mojo

  • Another Day, Another School Shooting
  • We Spent Millions so Afghans Could Film Live Sports With Headless Goat Carcasses—And Screwed It Up
  • We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for October 24, 2014
  • Anti-Abortion Colorado Republican Candidate Tries to Pass Himself Off As Pro-Choice
  • New York City Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola
  • Students at a Nebraska High School Can Now Pose With Guns in Their Senior Portraits

war is a crime

  • Syria/Turkey News - Oct 25, 2014
  • Understanding and Defeating Resurgent Fascism
  • Combat vs. The Climate: The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared
  • The Inextricable Link Between Social and Environmental Justice
  • Dropping in on Assange, Harrison, and "Citizenfour"
  • War Culture

ezra klein

  • You’ve heard of HealthCare.gov. Now meet HealthCare.com
  • Why arguments for Voter ID laws don’t add up
  • The marijuana industry could be bigger than the NFL by 2020
  • Inside the epic geopolitics of a new futuristic video game
  • Public transit does spread diseases. But Ebola isn’t one of them.
  • Study: Americans are as likely to believe in Bigfoot as in the big bang theory

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

  • Rotella: What the Ebola Panic Says About Us
  • Marshall: Sarah Palin, the Eternal Victim
  • High School Shooter Was Homecoming Prince
  • 'Honey Boo Boo' Halts Production
  • Michael Savage: Vets with PTSD Are Crybabies
  • Dallas Nurse Declared Free of Ebola


  • The Virtual Pub Is Open
  • Quote of the Day
  • Today in Proving the Point
  • Shooting at High School Outside Seattle
  • Daily Dose of Cute
  • The Friday Blogaround

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

  • Herman Cain Says Half The Black Voters In Georgia ‘Probably Are Clueless’
  • Greg Gutfeld: Little Girls Using F-Bombs Are Child Abuse Victims
  • Fox’s Tantaros To Chrissy Teigen: Stick To Your 'Lovely Bottom' And Shut Up About Guns
  • Joni Ernst Ducks Issues At Iowa Editorial Boards, Joins Fox News Lapdogs Instead
  • On Fox & Friends: Sabrina Shaeffer Tells Feminists To STFU Cuz 'Life In America Is Pretty Darned Good'
  • Megyn Kelly Blames NYC Hatchet Attack On Obama Administration - And Benghazi

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