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  • At halfway mark, Donald Trump's campaign promises hit roadblocks
  • Your questions about the government shutdown, answered
  • Fact-checking Democrats on the shutdown's effects on food safety, hurricane prep
  • Why Trump Is the most fact-checked president
  • Does Border Patrol catch 90 percent of immigrants crossing the border illegally?
  • Trump's real border crisis is the overwhelmed asylum system, experts say

fact check

  • Pence’s Claim that ISIS ‘Has Been Defeated’
  • Football, Fast Food and a Fake Quote
  • Trump’s Numbers January 2019 Update
  • Trumps Not Donating $1 Billion for Border Wall
  • Bibles Aren’t Required for the Oath of Office
  • Facebook Posts Misrepresent Photo of Rep. Tlaib

fact checker


  • The Traitor in the White House
  • Kevin Kruse & Julian Zelizer on history’s lessons for defeating Trump & Trumpism
  • Trump campaign Web site contradicts new claim that Mexico will not directly pay for the wall
  • Bob Cesca on the dangers of Toxic Populism
  • Hairclub for @ssholes, the Stephen Miller story
  • Bill Scher on Pelosi’s victory, Beto 2020, Green New Deal, & Trump’s crimes

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

crooks and liars

  • What, Rudy?: 'I Never Said There Was No Collusion Between The Campaign And Russians'
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Outrageous Cherry
  • Cardi B's Spitting Venom Over This Government Shutdown
  • 'Where's Mitch?' AOC And Friends Hunt Down Mitch McConnell
  • Republicans Whine After Failure To Lure Moderate Dems Into Paying For The Wall
  • Wilbur Ross Loses In Court Over Census Citizenship Question


huffington post

kevin drum

  • Are California Schools the Worst in the Nation?
  • Lunchtime Photo
  • No-Confidence Vote Against Theresa May Fails
  • An Immodest Proposal for a Border Wall
  • The Beast Lives
  • Who’s Afraid of Gillette?

political animal

talking points memo

truth dig

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...


  • Assert
  • Wednesday Evening
  • The MayBot Remains
  • The People Who I Know Fly
  • Great Moments In Local Public Policy
  • Nice Work

talk left

  • Julian Castro Announces Presidential Bid
  • How to Avoid the Goof Made by Manafort's Lawyers
  • The Case Against Natalya Veselnitskaya
  • Trump's Border Speech
  • Trump Seeks Network Prime Time to Promote Border Wall
  • Sunday TV : Golden Globe Awards

the nation

  • Anti-Trump Frenzy Threatens to End Superpower Diplomacy
  • These Hungarian Students Are Fighting for Their Country’s Democracy
  • Steve King’s Racism Must Be Formally Censured
  • South Dakota’s Cruel Attack on Trans High School Athletes
  • Here’s How Democratic Presidential Contenders Should (Not) Talk About Russia
  • A Crisis


  • Dispatches from Balloon Juice HQ
  • Economists Who Are Really Bad At Their Jobs For $200: Who Is Kevin Hassett?
  • Proof of Life: Denver Meet-Up
  • Our goose is cooked, our reputation is shot
  • Open Thread — Pelosi to Trump: No Grandstanding While the Secret Service Is Working Without Pay
  • Open Thread: I Got a New Ride


  • Trump Quarantined by tristero
  • Pay to Play in plain sight
  • Bill Barr's helpful Catch 22
  • 50 Shades of Coulter
  • Deep State Follies
  • Does Bill Barr get his "facts" from Sean Hannity?

the brad blog

  • The 'Low Barr' for Trump's AG Nominee and Other Notes from a 'Symphony of Lawlessness': 'BradCast' 1/16/2019
  • Power to the People?: CA Could Buy the State's Largest Private Utility Co. at a 'Fire Sale' Price: 'BradCast' 1/15/2019
  • 'Green News Report' - January 15, 2019
  • 'Unauditable' Barcoded 'Paper Ballot' Systems Coming to GA, L.A. County: 'BradCast' 1/14/2019
  • Sunday 'Hitting the Wall' Toons
  • Shutdown or Shakedown?: 'BradCast' 1/11/2019

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


  • China Weakness Drags Markets Lower
  • The British Pound Hesitates Before A Vote on Brexit
  • PG&E filing bankruptcy protection, lost about 80 percent of its value
  • Volkswagen to invest $800 million to build new electric vehicle at Plant in Tennessee
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb acquiring Juno parent Celgene for $74 billion
  • Kroger joined Microsoft for high-tech in grocery stores

drudge retort

  • Rolling Stone's 2020 Democratic Primary Leaderboard
  • GOP Rides to the Rescue of Putin Ally
  • Senate Republicans Break with Trump on Russia Sanctions
  • Pelosi: Trump's State of the Union Address Security too Costly During Shutdown
  • Christie on Trump Staff: Amateurs, Grifters, and Weaklings
  • Democratic Party Drops Its Sponsorship of Women's March


  • Question of the Day
  • Wednesday Links!
  • I've Never...
  • What a Mess, Britain
  • Daily Dose of Cute
  • We Resist: Day 727

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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