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  • Las promesas de inmigración de Donald Trump en su primer año
  • Trump backtracks on Mueller meeting, resurfaces misleading Clinton claim
  • Donald Trump’s ‘s---hole countries’ remark and its policy history
  • What happened at the immigration meeting between Trump, bipartisan lawmakers
  • Fact-checking Donald Trump’s economic speech in Nashville
  • A fact-checker's guide to Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House'

fact check

  • What Did Trump Say at Immigration Meeting?
  • Trump’s Phony ‘Fake News’ Claims
  • Video: Trump’s Claim on Diversity Visas
  • Bogus Claim on Mosque Raid
  • Pelosi Inflates Tax Cuts
  • The DACA Population Numbers

fact checker

  • Fact-checking the Trump administration’s claims on ‘saving’ coal country
  • Is the Trump tax cut good or bad for the middle class?
  • Chris Christie’s dubious claim he saved $120 billion in the N.J. pension system
  • President Trump has made more than 2,000 false or misleading claims over 355 days
  • What you need to know about Christopher Steele, the FBI and the Trump ‘dossier’
  • Trump’s repeated claim: ‘We don’t have a surplus with anybody’


  • Sh*tholeCongress & Trump’s porn collection
  • Playing fetch with sea lions at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC (video)
  • President Oprah?
  • 2017 Year in Review
  • Trump’s hilarious denial of collusion with Russia
  • Trump claims to have most effective administration since Truman. It’s another huge lie.

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

think progress

  • McKayla Maroney is facing a $100,000 fine for speaking up about her sexual assault
  • Christie finds courage to do the right thing as long as he’ll face no political consequences
  • Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security conveniently suffers from short-term memory loss
  • The Department of Education isn’t handling trans student discrimination complaints, report says
  • Another day, another false nuclear missile alert
  • Justice Department report blames immigrants for terrorism, but doesn’t have the data to prove it

crooks and liars

  • DHS Secretary Confirms Durbin On 'Shithole' Comment Without Saying It
  • Rural Iowans Laugh At Joni Ernst's 'Defense' Of Trump
  • Graham Ripped Trump In White House Meeting: 'My Family Was From One Of Those ShitHole Countries'
  • Pastor's Sermon On Trump Turns Mike Pence's Face Red
  • Scarborough Urges Dems: No DACA? No Shutdown Deal
  • Media Shocked That Republican Senators Are Unabashed Liars Just Like Their House Counterparts


huffington post

kevin drum

  • Black Incomes Have Fallen Further Behind Whites for the Entire 21st Century
  • Uninsured Rate Holds Steady Through the Middle of 2017
  • Paul Romer Explains the “Doing Business” Ranking FUBAR
  • Why Trump Killed the Immigration Deal: Because Democrats Made Him Look Bad
  • Lunchtime Photo
  • The Population of Young Men Is Down, and So Is Crime

political animal

talking points memo

  • New US Embassy In London That Trump Calls A 'Bad Deal' Opens To Public
  • DHS Head Wasn't Aware Thousands Have Already Lost DACA Status
  • Graham Calls On WH To Negotiate On DACA Deal: This 'Turned Into An S-Show'
  • Trump: I Want Immigrants To Come To U.S. From ‘Everywhere, Everywhere’
  • NYT: Mueller Subpoenas Steve Bannon In Russia Probe
  • Gallup: Trump's First Year In Office Ends With Lowest Average Approval Rating

paul krugman

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...


  • Family Travel
  • Sure Why Not
  • Overnight
  • Bureaucracy
  • More thread
  • Afternoon Thread

talk left

  • Norway, Tales of Sexcapades: Trump Slinks on
  • Friday News and Open Thread
  • Trump Brings the Apprentice to Congress
  • Monday Open Thread
  • Oprah for President: You Don't Have to Like Her
  • Trump's Shortened "Work" Day

the nation

  • Will Our Endless Wars Fuel the Next Populist Revolt?
  • The Health-Care Industry Is Sick
  • Why Are the Media Ignoring Crucial Parts of the Simpson Testimony?
  • Fortress America Is Crumbling
  • Rethinking Putin: A Talk by Professor Stephen F. Cohen
  • 10 Days to Shake the Twin Cities’ Super Bowl Sunday


  • Out in the West Texas town of El Paso
  • Liars, all the way down
  • Tuesday Morning Open Thread
  • Bad news everybody
  • Centene and hassle screening
  • On the Road and In Your Backyard


  • Bannon to the Grand Jury
  • He's backsliding
  • Clarifying our values by @BloggersRUs
  • Flake = Trump by tristero
  • AmeriKKKa First
  • The fine art of unraveling right wing BS

the brad blog

  • Sunday Toons of the $h!thole Moment
  • Trump is a Symptom, Not the Disease: 'BradCast' 1/12/2018
  • Another White Supremacist Neo-Nazi Domestic Terror Case Ignored by Trump, Congress, Media: 'BradCast' 1/11/2018
  • 'Green News Report' - January 11, 2018
  • Chaos Reigns: 'BradCast' 1/10/2018
  • Battling 'Big Lies' in 'Trump Country' with Facts and Sustainable Farming in IA: 'BradCast' 1/9/2018

informed comment


  • A Powerful Economic Justice Movement Is Brewing, Even in This Dark Time
  • Which Awful Roman Emperor Does Trump Most Resemble?
  • More Than a Third of Americans Give Trump's First Year a Resounding 'F': Poll
  • Why White Supremacists Will Never, Ever Abandon Trump
  • Zambia Responds to Trump's 'Sh*thole' Insult with Hilarious Tourism Ad
  • Philip Roth Admits He Never Imagined a President as Grotesque as Trump

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

ezra klein

  • Beyond the gossip, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury reveals a president in crisis
  • Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau on Trump’s “shitshow,” the GOP’s “rot,” and the left’s failures
  • What Trump didn’t do in 2017
  • Incoherent, authoritarian, uninformed: Trump’s New York Times interview is a scary read
  • The best books I read in 2017
  • The inside story of Doug Jones’s win in Alabama


  • Alteryx cloud storage exposes data on 123 million US households
  • Facebook, Microsoft played a part in stopping North Korea hackers
  • CME Group, Others Downgrade Membership on Blockchain consortium
  • Kaspersky Lab appeals DHS decision to ban their software
  • Twitter Effects New Policies with Ban of Some White Supremacists and Other Extremists
  • FCC finalizes plan to fine Sinclair $13.3 million due to undisclosed commercials

drudge retort

  • Vet Sues VA over Scalpel Left in Body After Surgery
  • Man Brought to U.S. at Age 10 Deported at 39
  • Scientists Create Embryo of Dino-Chicken
  • Moore Forces Seek Retribution Against Shelby
  • Next GOP Panic: Gubernatorial Races
  • Hidden Text Found in Alexander Hamilton Letter


  • We Resist: Day 362
  • The Good Guys Who Have Betrayed My Trust and Broken My Heart
  • The Hell That Misogyny Has Wrought
  • Steve Bannon to Testify Today
  • Open Thread
  • Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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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