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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls: 'Facebook for the rich'
  • Economics Daily Digest: Who's taking part in our unequal democracy?
  • The Daily Show: Willary or Won'tary
  • Darren Wilson spent four hours testifying before grand jury
  • Oklahoma cop accused of raping black women goes back to court tomorrow
  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Pat Quinn accuses Bruce Rauner of defrauding the government


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: Don’t Cha
  • Late Night: Letty Owings, Age 89, Recalls More New Orleans History
  • If ISIS Were Really a Movie
  • New DoD Directive on Detainees Allows Sleep and Sensory Deprivation, Biometric IDs
  • More on Private Insurance Whac-A-Mole
  • Whistleblower Mark Klein: Oppose the USA Freedom Act

media matters

  • Fox News Admits WI Voter ID Laws May Disenfranchise Voters
  • Fox News Laments Media Matters ' Fact Filled Study For Exposing Its Benghazi Obsession
  • Right-Wing Media's Mythological "Welfare For Weed" Campaign Has Resulted in Actual GOP Legislation
  • Breitbart Asks: Have They Cut Chelsea Manning's Penis Off Yet?
  • Conservatives Find A Way To Attack Obama For Fighting Ebola
  • Fox Business Correspondent Attacks Climate Marchers: "Get A Job!"

the raw story

think progress

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread - Scotsmen!
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Grupo Fantasma
  • Senate Race Polls Lean Toward Dems, So Media Starts Pro-GOP Spin
  • TEAvangelical Nutjob: Bacon Served In Restaurants Means America Is A Christian Nation
  • Bill O'Reilly Shoots Down New Benghazi Claims
  • The Woman ISIS Wanted To Trade For Foley, Then Sotloff


  • Happy Birthday, U.S. Constitution! Even The Parts Without Guns.
  • Oklahoma Lawmaker Definitely Not Racist Against Muslim Islamics, Because Dictionary
  • And Then There Was That Other Time Baby-beater Adrian Peterson Gave His Son ‘A Whopping’
  • Colorado PSA: Don’t Eat All The Pot Candy Like That Idiot MoDo
  • Obama Declares War On Ebola. Wingnuts Discover Ebola Just Misunderstood.
  • Palin Bumfight Update! New Eyewitness: Bristol Totally Punched That Dude In The Face
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huffington post

kevin drum

  • Quote of the Day #2: Pick an Issue, Any Issue
  • Scotland Should Plan On Having Its Own Currency
  • Prison Rates are Down. Thanks to Lead, They're Going to Stay Down.
  • Quote of the Day: Go Away, I'm Performing Brain Surgery
  • Republicans Are No Longer Favored To Take Control of the Senate
  • Polling Cage Fight Heats Up Today

political animal

  • Day's End and Night Watch
  • Slavery and Theocracy Day
  • What Are We Fighting For?
  • Cruz's Litmus Test For Middle-Eastern Christians
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Is Rand Paul a Realist Islamophobe?

talking points memo

  • Mayor Rob Ford Diagnosed with Aggressive Cancer
  • Report: Another NFL Player Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence
  • House Votes To Arm Syrian Rebels And Avert A Government Shutdown
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has Cancer, Doctor Says
  • Maureen Dowd Is Happy To Be The Poster Child For Eating Too Much Pot
  • California Gun Company Offers 'The Obama's Blaster' Gun Barrel

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...


  • Wednesday Night
  • BigLaw
  • Wednesday Evening
  • What could go wrong
  • BigLaw
  • Afternoon Thread

talk left

  • Wednesday Night Open Thread
  • Obama: No Ground Troops For Iraq
  • Tuesday Night Open Thread
  • Pentagon May Ask for Boots on the Ground in Iraq
  • Monday Night Open Thread
  • Congress and White House One Step Behind on Syria Rebels
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  • "Bad for growth. like your hair!" -bo
  • "Back to 1965..."
  • Intruding Upon the Constitution by the Religious Right
  • Big Bird
  • When God is Your Lifeboat
  • The Party of Legitimate Rape Strikes Again


  • Feedspot
  • Some dots connect themselves
  • Once Again, This Is Good News for John McCain Roger Goodell
  • He’s Just a Scared and Uptight, Metrosexual, Washingtonian
  • Wednesday Evening Open Thread: Historical Politico-Pornographic News Pic of the Week
  • Open Thread


  • Crumbling under the pressure?
  • The Great Debate
  • A throwdown between oracles
  • It looks like somebody's clean money is touching somebody's dirty money after all.
  • Huckabee!
  • "You can't feed a family with GDP"

the brad blog

  • Friendly Reminder (While On Call for Jury Duty)
  • Chris Hayes Plays Horrifying 911 Call From Federal Judge Mark Fuller's Wife; Sounds of Her Apparently Being Struck Can Be Clearly Heard
  • Bobby Jindal on Climate Denial: 'I Know You Are, But What Am I?'
  • 'Green News Report' - September 16, 2014
  • I'll be Appearing After 'Pay 2 Play' Wednesday Night in L.A. - Come and Say 'Hey'!
  • Wife-Beating Federal Judge Mark Fuller Finally Mentioned on MSNBC [VIDEO]

informed comment


  • How the Bush Administration Covered Up the Saudi Connection to 9/11
  • How One Twitter User Tracked Down Philadelphia Hate Crime Suspects All Through Social Media
  • Naomi Klein on the Great Clash Between Capitalism and the Climate
  • Adrian Peterson And What Our Fathers Did to Us
  • Why Is the Right-Wing So Shocked that Miss America Worked with Planned Parenthood?
  • WATCH: Jon Stewart Mocks Joe Scarborough's Hypocritical Fury at Hillary Clinton's Gamesmanship

mother jones mojo

  • We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 17, 2014
  • This Republican Tried To Stop North Carolina From Apologizing For A Racist Massacre. He’d Like Your Vote, Please.
  • Even Liberia's Legislature Can't Escape the Ravages of Ebola
  • Rand Paul to Appear at Event Featuring Neo-Confederate Aide He Had to Fire
  • We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 15, 2014
  • Unredacted Court Docs Reveal Yahoo's Name and Other Top-Secret Stuff

war is a crime

  • Syria/Iraq News - Sep 18, 2014
  • New York Event: Celebrating 10 Years of Resistance: Iraq Veterans Against the War
  • Congressman McDermott Calls Congress's Disgraceful Performance What It Is
  • Traces of Evil
  • Truth Blurted Out in European Parliament
  • War Resisting

ezra klein

  • A look at who did (and didn’t) get mortgages in the boom, bust and after
  • How the pay gap leads to the retirement savings gap
  • Federal Reserve details new exit strategy, keeps record-low rate
  • This chart bodes very badly for the taxi industry in its battle against Uber
  • Most Americans haven’t given any thought to how they will die. This report shows why they should
  • It’s time to bury the ‘death panel’ myth for good. Is this the way to do it?

oliver willis

  • By: liberalrob
  • By: Parthenon
  • By: Quaker in a Basement
  • By: PG
  • By: jr
  • By: David21009


  • 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

  • U.S. Continues to Subsidize Shoreline Development
  • Lawmakers Want to Curb Antibiotic Use on Farms
  • NASA Picks SpaceX, Boeing to Fly U.S. Astronauts
  • Double Agent Served Inside Al Qaeda
  • Saudis Lobbied McCain, Graham to Sell War
  • Obama Beats Reagan in Jobs, Growth, Investing
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  • Question of the Day
  • I Love This
  • An Observation
  • Daily Dose of Cute
  • The Can't Fucking Win List
  • The Wednesday 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

  • Viggo Mortensen Calls Fox News 'A Brazen Form Of Lying'
  • Fox's Faulkner Suggests Sen. Gillibrand Lied About Being Called ‘Porky’
  • Who Needs Professional Intelligence About ISIS If You’re Sean Hannity?
  • Anna Kooiman Thinks Christian Crosses On State School Football Player Helmets Are Just Fine
  • Hannity Interviews Obama’s Half Brother
  • Fox's Hasselbeck Makes NFL Scandal About Benghazi

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