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wonk wire

  • Supply-Side Economics, But for Liberals
  • It’s Too Late to Compensate Free Trade’s Losers
  • The Handbook That Can Help Americans Rig the Government
  • How Left and Right Media Models Perpetuate Partisan Politics
  • AI and the Robot Uprising: With So Many Jobs at Risk, Why Isn’t the World More Prepared?
  • You Draw It: Just How Bad Is the Drug Overdose Epidemic?

the corner

  • The Sports Tail Keeps Wagging the College Dog
  • ‘Why Claims of Unconscious Racism Fall Flat’
  • DEVELOPING: Four Injured in Apparent Terrorist Attack in New York City
  • A Suicide Bomber Attacks the New York City Subway... and Life Goes On
  • Dreading Holiday Political Arguments?
  • The Tax Cut Won't Save (or Doom) Republicans


  • Trump’s speech suddenly slurs during major Jerusalem statement
  • The Alt Right is trying to destroy Sam Seder
  • Trump’s latest tweet might get him banned from UK as an extremist
  • Gorka get your gun
  • “Treason’s Greetings” – Resistance Xmas gifts
  • Roy Moore’s lawyer makes racist comments about MSNBC’s Ali Velshi

fact check

  • Video: Trump’s Criticism of FBI
  • FBI, GOP Tax Plans, Economic Growth
  • Kevin Bacon Isn’t a Trump Supporter
  • Video: Claims about the GOP Tax Plan
  • Al Franken on GOP Support for Roy Moore
  • Smith Wrong About NSF Funding

drudge report

  • LIST...
  • Biggest snubs...
  • 'SHAPE OF WATER' Leads...
  • Plummer Nod for Role Replacing Spacey...

talking points memo

  • We Have No Idea What Will Happen in Alabama Tomorrow Night
  • Graham: Being A 'Child Molester' Is 'Inconsistent' With Being A Senator
  • The King of Bullshit Mountain
  • Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Takes Leave After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
  • RNC Official Quits Over 'Strongly' Opposing GOP Support Of Roy Moore
  • CNN: Obama Records Robocall For Jones, Tells Voters 'You Can't Sit It Out'

politifact truth-o-meter

  • Donald Trump rallies for Roy Moore, repeats falsehoods in Pensacola speech
  • Do Jefferson, Lincoln prove Donald Trump can tell Justice Department what to do?
  • In Context: Orrin Hatch's comments about CHIP, people who 'won’t lift a finger' to help themselves
  • From Arctic tundra to church, here's what else GOP tax bills might change
  • Flynn’s guilty plea confirms he talked Russian sanctions, misled FBI
  • The facts behind Elizabeth Warren, her claimed Native American ties and Trump's 'Pocahontas' insult

hot air

paul krugman

the hill

huffington post

the fix

  • It will take more than a visit to a museum for Trump to win over black voters
  • Why Mike Tirico’s history of alleged sexual harassment hasn’t led him to Matt Lauer’s fate
  • CNN botched a story about Trump Jr. — who claims, without evidence, that reporters ‘got played’
  • Trump unleashes fresh attacks, saying ‘CNN made a vicious and purposeful mistake’
  • It’s official: President Trump just campaigned for Roy Moore
  • Grand juries, explained for those who kinda sorta know what they are


new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Republicans Really, Really Hate the Press
  • Raw Data: The Prime-Age Labor Force Participation Rate
  • John Kelly Keeps Donald Trump on a Very Short Leash
  • The 2017 Trump Christmas Ornament Explained
  • Friday Cat Blogging – 8 December 2017
  • Conservatives Are Scared to Death of Robert Mueller

little green footballs

  • A Different Kind of Christmas Music: Aoife O'Donovan, Chris Thile, Julian Lage: "Ornaments"
  • Video: Stephen Colbert Interviews Billy Bush About Trump's Infamous "Grab 'Em by the Pussy" Recording
  • An Epic New Bad Lip Reading Parody: "STRANGER THINGS"
  • A Gorgeous Acoustic Guitar Piece by Antoine Dufour: "Drowning"
  • Creation Festival Founder Harry Thomas Arrested and Charged With Multiple Counts of Child Molestation
  • Friday Night Music Break: Snarky Puppy Feat. Susana Baca, "Fuego Y Agua"

power line

  • Breaking: Explosion at Port Authority
  • A framework for analyzing the Colorado wedding cake case
  • A Stain On America [with comment by Paul]
  • More Global Warming Fraud: This Time, It’s Sea Level
  • Truax Delivers Stunning Upset In Great Day for Minnesota Boxing


the volokh conspiracy

  • [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisions
  • [Ilya Somin] Justice Sotomayor unintentionally highlights the danger of having too many laws
  • [Eugene Volokh] Sen. Orrin Hatch on President Trump’s appointments to the judiciary
  • [Eugene Volokh] ‘Religious Holidays Aren’t Represented Equally on Campus’ — a Catholic campus, that is
  • [Sam Bray] National injunction developments
  • [Eugene Volokh] Delaware Supreme Court strikes down broad restrictions on gun possession in state parks and forests

crooks and liars

  • Roy Moore Is Nuts: He'd Eliminate Constitutional Amendments Passed 100 Years Ago
  • WATCH LIVE: Trump's Accusers Speak Out On His Sexual Misconduct
  • David Frum Chides CNN For Hiring 'In-House Trump Associates In Order To Promote Trump Falsehoods'
  • Morning Joe: Trump's Influence On The Line In Alabama Election
  • Want A Nice Piece Of Art For Christmas? Blue America 'Gung Ho!' Contest
  • Open Thread - Toy Train Tricks Go Viral

the moderate voice

  • Best ‘Star Wars’ Ever? ‘The Last Jedi’ Reactions Are In
  • Our institutional crisis is upon us
  • The Ultimate Unthinkable Of Unthinkables: Trump Axes Mueller & Gets Away With It
  • Cartoon: Moore’s Coming (Cartoon)
  • ‘A Cleansing Needed’: Fox Host Demands The Arrest Of Everyone Investigating Trump (VIDEO)
  • Merry Christmas



  • Economists: No, the tax bill won’t kill people — it will save lives
  • ‘Very, very scary’: 8.8 million Americans face big tax hike if Republicans scrap the medical deduction
  • Why these researchers think most Americans could end up losing under the GOP tax plan
  • State group: USDA mulling big changes to food stamps, including allowing states to impose soda ban
  • Americans are drowning in debt. Here’s where they have it the worst.
  • Marco Rubio warns GOP that it can’t just be the country club party

congress blog

michelle malkin

  • NBC News churns out spin N. Korea State Media might want to pick up on
  • SCIENCE! Jerry Brown knows who to blame for Calif. wildfires
  • How can MSM prove they’re making ‘honest mistakes’ about Trump? Simple
  • Obama reminds nation to thank Obama for current economic growth
  • Newsweek wants you to meet the Pence family — Serial pet killers
  • Uh oh! Planned Parenthood under federal investigation

washington monthly

news hounds


flopping aces

  • Sunday Funnies
  • The week in Radical Leftism, 12/8/2017
  • Shocker: Rosenstein Satisfied With Mueller Witch Hunt (Guest Post)
  • No Democrats, You Don’t Have the Moral High Ground. You’re Not Even Close
  • The FBI mess is about to go Chernobyl. The scandal reaches high up into the DOJ
  • Utah ‘Monument’ Was a Reward to a Clinton Donor (Guest Post)

political animal

  • Will Anyone Really Be Surprised if Roy Moore Wins?
  • Roy Moore Goes Into Hiding as Election Day Approaches
  • Will Alabama Republicans Follow Carpetbagger Trump, or Their Own Republican Senators?
  • Ann Althouse’s “Grab” and “Gumbo”
  • Daniel Shaver’s Murder By Cop Shows How Guns Make Us Less Safe
  • Defending Franken is Neither Moral Nor Pragmatic

gruntled center

  • Who Will Win the Election? The Party That Governs Better
  • Conservatives Want a "Strict Father" To Make Everyone Personally Responsible - Except Corporations
  • Good News: India Outlaws Sex With Child Brides
  • I Don't Care About Sports Unless It Touches Me Personally. This is Like How Many Conservatives Feel About Social Problems.
  • We Need the State to Maintain Free Elections, Because They Are Not Self-Organizing. The Same is True of the Free Market.
  • Online Dating Seems to Increase Racial Intermarriage

the blaze

drudge retort

  • Explosion Reported Near NYC Port Authority
  • The Rich Are at War with the Rest of Us
  • 31 House Members Oppose Graduate Student Tax
  • Kareem: 'Trump Wants to Move Us Back to 1952'
  • FCC Blocks Legal Inquiry Into Fake Neutrality Comments
  • Blockchain Project Helps Homeless New Yorkers


  • "If you’re going to make up an entire false identity, why would you make yourself into a shitty person?"
  • "Me and the wife are thinking about voting for Moore, but I just don’t like some of the things they saying about him."
  • "In the latest in a series of gestures toward modernization that would once have seemed improbable, Saudi Arabia announced on Monday..."
  • "I’m a human just like anybody else. I’m a man just like the other man in the stands."
  • There's news of an explosion in the subway in NYC.
  • The morning after the 50-year anniversary of the death of Otis Redding.

vox populi

  • Magic dirt fail in NYC
  • Dark prophecy
  • This may amuse only me
  • Mailvox: two readers, two different views
  • We've been here before
  • NFL Week 14

crooks and liars

  • Roy Moore Is Nuts: He'd Eliminate Constitutional Amendments Passed 100 Years Ago
  • WATCH LIVE: Trump's Accusers Speak Out On His Sexual Misconduct
  • David Frum Chides CNN For Hiring 'In-House Trump Associates In Order To Promote Trump Falsehoods'
  • Morning Joe: Trump's Influence On The Line In Alabama Election
  • Want A Nice Piece Of Art For Christmas? Blue America 'Gung Ho!' Contest
  • Open Thread - Toy Train Tricks Go Viral

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