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  • Bill Clinton's DNC speech, annotated
  • Fact-checking Bill Clinton on the second night of the Democratic convention
  • How Trump plans to build, and pay for, a wall along U.S.-Mexico border
  • Live fact-checking the DNC
  • Fact-checking Bernie Sanders and his 2016 campaign
  • Fact-checking the first night of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia

fact check

  • FactChecking Day 2 of the DNC
  • Democratic Convention Day 1
  • Clinton, Pence Mislead on Indiana Education
  • Trump on Tim Kaine’s Gifts
  • Clinton’s Greatest Hits
  • Trump Defends Oswald Claim

fact checker

  • Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention
  • Fact-checking the first day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention
  • Did Donald Trump really say those things?
  • Fact-checking Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the 2016 RNC
  • New study: Far fewer juveniles engaged in sex trade than previously estimated
  • Fact-checking the third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention

daily kos

  • In case you missed it, Michelle Obama gave a perfect, mindblowing speech at the DNC last night
  • The powerful moment when Mothers of the Black Lives Matter Movement took the stage at the DNC
  • The three biggest moments of tonight's Convention festivities
  • Open thread #8 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention
  • Open thread #7 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention
  • Open thread #6 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention


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

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread - Meanwhile, At Trump Tower...
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Betty Davis
  • Bill O'Reilly Scolds Michelle Obama: 'Slaves Had It Good Building The White House'
  • Limbaugh: Michelle Obama Needs To 'Get Over' Slavery
  • Elizabeth Banks Mocks Donald Trump's Entrance At RNC
  • Uncle Ruckus Trump Delegate Drops In At DNC



huffington post

  • Obama Still Has Time To Curb A Toxic Waste Crisis Caused By Gadgets
  • The Science Behind Hillary Clinton's Problems with Trust
  • Climate Change Risk Threatens 18 U.S. Military Sites, Study Finds
  • Elizabeth Banks Mocks Donald Trump's RNC Entrance, Compares Him To Her 'Hunger Games' Character
  • HuffPost Rise: What You Need To Know On July 27
  • Today's Democrats Booted Anthony Weiner For Sexting. How Would They Treat Bill Clinton's Scandal?

kevin drum

  • Does Russian Money Keep Donald Trump Afloat?
  • Democrats and Republicans Have Mirror Image Race Problems
  • White Men Liked Mitt Romney Better Than Donald Trump
  • We Need Smarter Bears
  • Democrats Are Running an ISIS-Free Convention
  • Party Unity Finally Comes to the Democrats

political animal

talking points memo

  • Donald Trump: ‘I Have Nothing To Do With Russia Whatsoever’ (VIDEO)
  • Virginia Guv Suggests Clinton Will Change Her Stance On TPP
  • For Fans – And Skeptics – Of Clinton In Philly, Trump Raises November's Stakes
  • Clinton Celebrates: 'We Just Put The Biggest Crack In That Glass Ceiling' (VIDEO)
  • Bill
  • Bill Clinton Tells Powerful Story Of The ‘Real’ Hillary Voters Should Elect

paul krugman

truth dig

  • For the First Time, Insiders and Outsiders Mingle at the Democratic National Convention
  • Bernie Rebels Fed Up With Democratic Party’s Corporate Values (Video)
  • Jill Stein: ‘The Floodgates Opened Into Our Campaign’ After Sanders Endorsed Clinton (Video)
  • The 1 Percent’s Useful Idiots
  • Democratic Convention 2016: This Is What a Police Sedate Looks Like
  • Live From Philadelphia: Thomas Frank and Robert Scheer on the Democratic Party Establishment (Video)

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...


  • Wednesday Morning
  • Tuesday Late Night
  • Tuesday Night
  • Vote For Whoever The Hell You Want
  • The Truth
  • Lunch Thread

talk left

  • Tuesday Night DNC: Clinton Time
  • Tuesday Afternoon Open thread
  • My Day In Philly at the DNC
  • Scott "Chachi" Baio Being Unavailable, Trump Provides Omarosa As Foreign Policy Expert
  • Bernie Sanders Speaks: "No One is More Disappointed Than I Am"
  • Monday Night at the DNC

the nation


  • Wednesday Morning Open Thread: History Made
  • Later Night Calming Open Thread
  • Late Night Open Thread: #NotAllBernistas
  • DNC Night 2: This Is What My America Looks Like
  • DNC Open Thread
  • A Moment In History – Letting It Sink In


  • Same As It Ever Was by tristero
  • We've come a long way
  • Trump stiffs the Freedom Kids
  • DNC DAY 1: Michelle Sets the World Right by Dennis Hartley
  • About that bump #atinylittlebumpforamanwithtinyfingers
  • This is why it's helpful to have women at the top #GoSamBee

the brad blog

  • Sanders: 'That's What Democracy is About': 'BradCast' 7/26/2016
  • 'Green News Report' - July 26, 2016
  • DNC Chair Out Amid Email Hacks, Protests from Sanders Supporters; Plus: Fox 'News' After Ailes: 'BradCast' 7/25/2016
  • Sunday Toons of the Conscientious Moment
  • Fear and Loathing in Cleveland: Trump's RNC Acceptance Speech and the GOP's Dark Future: 'BradCast' 7/22/2016
  • Ailes Out, Cruz Booed, and a World on Edge With 'President Trump': 'BradCast' 7/21/2016

informed comment


  • Bernie Steps up For Hillary As Historical Nominee; They Ready Themselves for Fierce Battle With Trump
  • Elizabeth Warren’s Devastating Trump Hit: She Drew a Straight Line from Jim Crow to Donald Trump
  • The NYPD Is Already a Small Army - Now It Is Hyping Terror Threats to Militarize Even More
  • Deja Vu Again—Is Trump Really Nixon and Are We in Big Trouble?
  • 'Kids Are Watching Us': Michelle Obama's Speech Echoes Hillary Clinton Campaign Ad
  • Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges

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

  • Focus: Islamic State - July 26, 2016
  • No crooked sociopaths in the White House: I’m with Jill Stein!
  • Tomgram: William Hartung, How to Arm a "Volatile" Planet
  • The Democrats' War Within, War at Home, and War Abroad
  • Talk Nation Radio: Jill Stein on Why You Should Help Make Her President of the United States
  • What The Brown Shirts Look Like This Time Around. Which Side Are You On?

ezra klein

  • Bill Clinton explained Hillary’s political style perfectly — but disguised it as a love story
  • The Democrats’ message: America is already great. Don’t let Trump screw it up.
  • “Clinton-Kaine: the safe choice” isn’t a bad message in a race with Donald Trump
  • Donald Trump’s nomination is the first time American politics has left me truly afraid
  • Donald Trump doesn’t want to make America great. He wants to make it afraid.
  • Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin on how the Republican Party lost its way

oliver willis

  • The DNC Email Story Is About Putin Trampling Our Sovereignty, And Not the DNC Screwing Bernie
  • Whether or Not He Wins, Trump has Brought Mourning to America
  • Michelle Obama Just Redefined Race and Politics in America
  • This Bernie Sanders Delegate Literally Doesn't Know Anything. At All.
  • Russia's Apparent Attempt To Hijack the U.S. Presidential Election Is the Biggest Story of the Year
  • Two Pathetic Bernie Bros Heckle Elizabeth Warren During DNC Speech


  • Kimberly-Clark’s quarterly sales hit by currency fluctuations
  • Yahoo decides to sell its core internet business to Verizon for $4.83 billion
  • G20 Leaders Gather in China to Discuss Brexit Repercussions
  • Dish Network posts biggest-ever drop in pay-TV subscribers
  • General Motors posts record quarterly profit and lifts outlook for the full year
  • Microsoft Corp. warned by French privacy watchdog over excessive data collection from Windows 10 users

drudge retort

  • Hillary Nominated
  • Potential New Superfood: Cockroach Milk
  • Arizona Delegate Born Before Suffrage Reveals Hillary's Vote
  • TV Psychic Miss Cleo Dies
  • Trump's Top Adviser Has Deep Pro-Russian Ties
  • Utah State Pol Quits GOP, Joins Libertarians


  • Democratic Convention Day Two Thread
  • She Did It!
  • Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime
  • Damn
  • Hillary Clinton's Entire Career Has Been Set to a Soundtrack of Shouting

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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