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  • Seven whoppers from Trump’s first 100 days
  • Fact-checking Donald Trump’s tweetstorm about a potential government shutdown
  • PolitiFact Live for April 27
  • Tracking Donald Trump’s flip-flops in his first 100 days
  • Trump's 100 days: Where he fell short
  • What Trump has done in his first 100 days in office

fact check

  • 100 Days of Whoppers
  • ‘100-Day Action Plan’ Scorecard
  • The U.S.-Canada Dairy Dispute
  • The Facts on Chlorpyrifos
  • Did Democrats Once Support Border Wall?
  • Webbys Honor FactCheck.org

fact checker

  • The White House’s claim that ‘sanctuary’ cities are violating the law
  • Ivanka Trump’s claim that for half of U.S. families, ‘the single largest expense is child care’
  • Sen. Kamala Harris’s claim that an ‘undocumented immigrant is not a criminal’
  • The White House boo-boo in counting Franklin Roosevelt’s executive orders
  • Fact-checking President Trump’s Pinocchio-laden Associated Press interview
  • Who was the ‘somebody’ who issued a 100-day plan for President Trump?

daily kos

  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: 100 days, 100 nights
  • Open thread for night owls: 'The Arctic is unravelling'
  • The president of the United States is an open racist.
  • Nuts & Bolts: a guide to Democratic campaigns—what can I expect from the party?
  • This week in science: Trash in space
  • This week in the war on workers: Death on the job


  • Trump blames Obama for Trump hiring Michael Flynn after Obama fired him
  • New evidence says top Trump aide Bannon found school “too Jewish” for his kids
  • Congress exempts self from Obamacare repeal — add your name to stop them
  • O’Reilly replacement makes sexist joke about Ivanka Trump on the air
  • Hey Jeff Sessions: Alabama is 2 to 3 times more dangerous than NYC
  • 100 Chechen gays kidnapped, tortured, arrested in growing Russian pogrom

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

  • People’s Climate March draws 200,000 protesters as Trump flees to coal country
  • Granddaughter of coal breaker becomes local leader against climate change
  • GOP candidate has financial ties to Russian companies sanctioned by the U.S. government
  • Yale Republicans taunt hunger-striking union workers with a barbecue
  • The NY Times promised to fact check their new climate denier columnist — they lied
  • Trump broke 80 promises in 100 days

crooks and liars

  • Don't Be Churlish About Taxes; Look To Scandinavia
  • Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner: CJ Cregg Takes Down The Fake News
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
  • Open Thread - Monty Python And The March For Science!
  • C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: The Fog (1980)
  • 'The Truth Is Out There' - Will Trump Release JFK Records?



huffington post

  • Mama Told Me There'd Be Days Like This: Schumer Cooks Up Trump 100-Day Playlist
  • Reagan Adviser Slams Trump Rally Speech As 'Most Divisive Ever' From A President
  • This Is What The Climate March Looked Like Across The Country
  • Samantha Bee Visits The Alternate Universe Where Hillary Clinton Won
  • Samantha Bee's 'In Memoriam' For Roger Ailes And Bill O'Reilly Made Us Cry (Laughing)
  • Anti-Abortion Votes Go Unmentioned At Virginia Gubernatorial Primary Debate

kevin drum

  • Kevin's Photography Tip O' the Day
  • Wednesday Was the Most Dangerous Day So Far of the Trump Presidency
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 28 April 2017
  • GDP Growth Anemic? Blame the Weather!
  • Presidenting Is Hard
  • After Only 3 Months Covering Trump, 63 Percent of White House Reporters Have Been Lied To

political animal

  • A New Low in False Balance at the Washington Post?
  • Why Trump Should Just Give Up and Quit
  • MSNBC Mainly Seems Nothing But Conservatives
  • These Are Not Normal Times: Obama Has A Moral Obligation to Call Out Trump
  • Standing Up Against Trump’s Scorn for Science
  • Quick Takes: Trump Is Figuring Out That Being President Is Hard

talking points memo

  • 100 Days In, Trump Says At Rally That He's Brought About 'Profound Change'
  • Pope Repeats Remarks Comparing Refugee Camps To Concentration Camps
  • Trump Declares His First 100 Days 'Just About The Most Successful' In History
  • Pentagon: Blast Kills US Service Member Outside Mosul
  • Sad! Fewer People Are Engaging With Trump's Tweets Than Used To
  • China Deports US Businesswoman Accused Of Spying

truth dig

  • Why Earth Will Never Freeze Over
  • Trump’s Unconstitutional Assault on the Judiciary
  • Officials Detain Undocumented Immigrant as an Adult on His 18th Birthday, Law Firm Reports
  • People’s Climate March Pushes Back Against Trump Agenda (Multimedia)
  • Terrific
  • The Blame

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...


  • Late Night Thread
  • Mark Zuckerburg Should Be President
  • Lunch Thread
  • Stupid Voters
  • If It's Cable News, It's Conservative
  • Late Night Thread

talk left

  • Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
  • Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
  • Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
  • Trump's Latest Whoppers
  • Sunday Open Thread
  • Sunday TV: Series "El Chapo" Premiere

the nation


  • Sunday Morning Garden Chat: Beginnings
  • Late Night Mockery Open Thread: Faux-Fyre Festival
  • Saturday Night Open Thread
  • Another Day, Another March of Thousands
  • Perspective (Open Thread)
  • Open Thread: His Mandate Was Bigger, Too…


  • Writer’s block: Top 10 films about writers By Dennis Hartley #solidarity
  • Highlights of the apocalypse
  • There's certainly nothing disconcerting about this, nothing at all
  • Bad hombres
  • Ivanka, a one time seller going for the gold
  • He's getting worse

the brad blog

  • 100 Daze: 'BradCast' 4/28/2017
  • Trump/GOP's 100th Day Dash and 'No Planet B': 'BradCast' 4/27/2017
  • 'Green News Report' - April 27, 2017
  • Why Trump's U.S. War Against Syria (and Now Canada?!) Matters: 'BradCast' 4/26/2017
  • Not Even Close, Mr. Spicer
  • Fooled Again? Why Aren't U.S. Corporate Media Outlets Questioning Trump's Attack on Syria?: 'BradCast' 4/25/2017

informed comment


  • Will This Be the Biggest May Day Ever in the U.S.?
  • 100 Days of Disaster for Our Democracy—A Review of Trump's Early Presidency
  • Trump Has Already Proven He's Willing to Bomb the World to Help His Political Standing
  • It's So Much Harder to Escape Poverty Than You Might Think—It Can Take Decades and an Incredible Streak of Good Luck
  • 5 Times Charter School Founders Used Shady Real Estate Deals to Shamelessly Enrich Themselves
  • How a Supermarket Sales Gimmick Has Become a Major Driver of Climate Change

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

war is a crime

  • Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take? -- David Swanson in Vermont
  • Tomgram: Nick Turse, The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa
  • Hey Ireland, Your Ambassador Just Told Me You’ll Do Anything Trump Wants
  • Tomgram: Aviva Chomsky, The Criminalization of Immigrants From Clinton to Trump
  • Talk Nation Radio: Deirdre Enright on Freeing Innocent People from Prison

ezra klein

  • Elizabeth Warren: Obama was wrong. The system is more rigged than you know.
  • Is Singapore’s “miracle” health care system the answer for America?
  • Cal Newport on taking your life back from technology
  • The GOP’s biggest health care achievement has been making Obamacare more popular
  • The GOP’s problem on health reform is they’ve spent years hiding their real position
  • How to fix the Supreme Court

oliver willis

  • Republicans Roll Back Healthy School Food Rules Because Screw You, Michelle Obama
  • France's Alt-Right Party is Still Filled With Racists and Holocaust Deniers
  • Donald Trump Should Just F*cking Resign Already
  • In North Carolina Voter Fraud is OK if Committed by Trump Supporters
  • Guess Who Benefits From Donald Trump's Tax Cut Plan? (Hint: it's Donald Trump)
  • Banter M Issue 76: The Technology That Could Save The World


  • World’s Largest Stock Marketplace Hasn’t Been This Divided Since 2008
  • Rising Evasions In China Are Sighting Hidden Debt
  • Markets Continue To Rise For The Second Day In A Row
  • Marijuana Corporations Elevating in Stock Market
  • Back on Investors’ Focus Is Asia’s Worst Performing Currency
  • Oil Withdraws As U.S. Production Growth Counterbalances Stockpile Rejection

drudge retort

  • US Middle East Policy Badly in Need of Rethink
  • There Are Still Blockbuster Stores in Alaska
  • 76,017 Dominos, 1 Chance for a World Record
  • Virginia Police Hunt Cat Shaver
  • Fox Poll: Just 36% of Voters Would Re-Elect Trump
  • Pentagon Investigating Ex-Trump Aide Flynn


  • The Virtual Pub Is Open
  • An Observation
  • The Friday Blogaround
  • Updated: On Jane Sanders and the FBI/DOJ Investigations of Burlington College
  • Daily Dose of Cute
  • We Resist: Day 99

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

  • Watch Samantha Bee Say Good-bye To Bill O'Reilly And Roger Ailes At 'Not The WHCD'
  • Fox Reporter Pretends Donald Trump Accomplished A Lot in His First 100 Days
  • Fox’s Guilfoyle Spins Trump’s WHCD Absence As ‘He’s A Man Of The People’
  • Fabio Joins Tucker Carlson To Blame Liberals For LA Crime
  • FNC Co-Pres Bill Shine May Be On The Way Out And Sean Hannity May Follow Him
  • Will The Debut Of ‘The Fox News Specialists’ Also Debut A ‘New Fox News?’

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