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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls: 10 things teachers shouldn't and should do when teaching Native youth
  • 'Star Trek: Discovery' tries to boldly go where others have been before
  • Why I stand for the national anthem, and why I will never force anyone else to stand
  • Two jet-setting cabinet secretaries, two different tones from Trump
  • Kaepernick pledges $25,000 to assist undocumented immigrant youth attacked by Trump
  • Steve Bannon tried to insert an agent at Facebook so he could shape the direction of their news

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

  • Merkel’s ‘Nightmare Victory’
  • What Did Porn Have to do with Weiner's Perversion?
  • Susan Collins Will Vote No on Graham-Cassidy
  • ‘Isn’t Thanksgiving a Secular Holiday?’
  • Steven Rattner's Chart
  • Was Alejandro Villanueva the Rick Monday of the #TakeTheKnee NFL Weekend?


  • Did McCain just save Obamacare?
  • Obamacare repeal update — all about pre-existing conditions and more
  • What religious right leader had an affinity for gay sex art?
  • Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal to get 2 minutes of debate
  • Trump tweets video physically attacking Hillary Clinton
  • Fox Sports analyst Clay Travis tells female CNN anchor about his love of “boobs”

fact check

  • No Nationwide Sharia Ban
  • What ‘China’ Ads in Virginia Race Omit
  • Sept. 23: Employment, Defense, Air Quality
  • Revisiting Trump’s Wiretap Tweets
  • The Preexisting Conditions Debate, Again
  • Natural Born Bunk

drudge report

  • NFL Owners 'Unity' with Players Might Be Short-Lived...
  • ESPN Becomes CNN...
  • Major sponsors tiptoe around controversy...
  • Car Dealer Pulls Ads Featuring BRONCOS Star...
  • Player Accused Of Spitting On Fan...

talking points memo

  • Just 99 To Go
  • TIMELINE: How Republicans Broke Their Promise On Preexisting Conditions
  • McCain: State-Specific Buy-Offs In Obamacare Repeal 'Unsavory'
  • Susan Collins Becomes Third No Vote To Kill Graham-Cassidy O'Care Repeal Bill
  • Collins Is A NO
  • CBO: 'Millions' Fewer With Health Coverage Under Graham-Cassidy Bill

politifact truth-o-meter

  • A short history of the national anthem, protests and the NFL
  • What is a 'dotard'?
  • Estimating costs of refugee resettlement in the United States, assistance in home region
  • PolitiFact Live: Parsing the Kimmel-Cassidy health care feud
  • Fact-checking Jimmy Kimmel's reaction to the Graham-Cassidy bill
  • Fact-checking Donald Trump's United Nations speech

hot air

paul krugman

the hill

huffington post

the fix

  • ‘That is racism’: Black lawmaker condemns Trump, kneels in Congress to honor NFL players
  • Why Republicans’ latest Obamacare repeal attempt was doomed from the start
  • Why NASCAR is a sports league still in Trump’s good graces
  • White House: It’s not Trump’s fault that his NFL tweets are a distraction. It’s the media’s.
  • Love or hate NFL players’ protests, you are seeing them on live TV
  • Why Puerto Rico is a big moment for Trump — and a fraught one


new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • S&P: Graham-Cassidy Will Cost Half a Million Jobs
  • Passing a Tax Bill Should Be Easy. Here’s Why It Isn’t.
  • Lunchtime Photo
  • Quote of the Day: Taxes Are Going Way, Way Down!
  • Trump Issues Travel Ban 3.0, Which Is Totally Not Aimed At Muslims
  • Workers Have Finally Caught Up to 1974

little green footballs

  • Seth Meyers Weighs in on Trump's Jingoistic Attacks on Protesting Athletes
  • In Which Donald Trump Victim-Blames Puerto Rico
  • Trump Ranted: "Iran Test-Fired a Missile." Today We Find Out There Was No Missile.
  • Terrific Video: John Oliver on Trump's Anti-NFL Tirades
  • An Amazing Solo Performance by Guitarist/Singer Jon Gomm: "Everything"
  • A Beautiful Drone Film: "Tuscany Dawn"

power line

  • Redskins best Raiders on and off the field
  • The Disgrace at Hamilton College
  • Violent Crime Rates Rise, But Liberals Take No Responsibility
  • For the White House Press Corps, Football Is Issue #1
  • Villanueva apologizes for standing during anthem


the volokh conspiracy

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: Happy Banned Books Week!
  • Trump's Fight With NFL Is Distracting From Tax Cuts For Billionaires
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Rhythim Is Rhythim
  • Trump Fell For Fake News About Iran Launching A Ballistic Missile
  • Jimmy Kimmel Responds To Susan Collins 'No' Vote On Graham Cassidy
  • Trump Callously Uses Pat Tillman's Death To Further His Attack On Patriotism Of NFL Players

the moderate voice

  • Trump’s fumbling grasp of democracy (GUEST EDITORIAL)
  • Cartoon and Column: TAKE A KNEE
  • Can we avoid a health care horror?
  • The Unanimity of the Grave
  • Afterlife snack: Jar of toads popped open in 4,000-year-old Canaanite tomb dig
  • How Trump is helping to save our democracy


  • What Ted Cruz Gets Right About Graham-Cassidy
  • As One Sports Franchise Gets Politics Correct the Media Gin Up Turmoil
  • Puerto Rico Governor: Trump and His Administration Have Responded Quickly to the Hurricane Crisis
  • Villanueva Apologizes for Standing for the National Anthem
  • Iran Engages in a Bit of Fakery Over the Weekend
  • BREAKING: GOP Health Care Reform Dead


  • Trump’s tax ‘reform’ looks like tax cuts for the rich
  • What an Air Force Academy experiment teaches us about how to help all students shine
  • How insurance companies can help fight the opioid epidemic
  • ‘Snob zoning’ is racial housing segregation by another name
  • Trump’s push for all-American cars will kill American jobs, auto suppliers say
  • New details of GOP tax plan reveal focus on wealthy

congress blog

michelle malkin

  • Planned Parenthood backs ‘Do No Harm’ campaign but with MAJOR exceptions
  • Hillary won’t like ex-Clinton adviser’s take about ‘What Happened’ in 2016
  • Pittsburgh Steelers ride out National Anthem *in the locker room (*all but one)
  • Wife of Bill Clinton points out which women are ‘publicly disrespecting themselves’
  • Surprise! Look who was helping Jimmy Kimmel with ‘nonpartisan’ talking points
  • DiCaprio supports belief-based test to hold office (Out: Theocracy – In: Leo-cracy?)

washington monthly

atlas shrugs

news hounds


flopping aces

  • RINO McCain (Guest Post)
  • As much as I despised the last President, I always stood for my country’s flag
  • Sunday Funnies
  • The Week in Radical Leftism, 9/23/2017
  • The Ben Shapiro Test
  • Valerie Plame outed again- this time as an anti-Semite

political animal

gruntled center

  • Merkel Takes a Huge Gamble on the Demographic Future - Still Mostly Winning.
  • The False Choice Between Altruism and Social Conformity
  • America Acts as One Commonwealth Whenever It Can Check The Southern Grandees
  • When Faced With Moral Hazard, Err On the Side of the Innocent
  • We Don't Like to Contemplate Our Vices, But Could Reap the Easiest Benefit from Doing So
  • Aung San Suu Kyi is Squandering Her Moral Capital by Persecuting Muslims

the blaze

drudge retort

  • Joe Biden's Latest Gig: Curating the News
  • Puerto Rico Without Power, Low on Supplies
  • Ivanka Used Private Email for White House Business
  • Reid: Puerto Rico is Trump's Katrina
  • Tom Brady: Trump's Comments Were 'Divisive'
  • Anthony Weiner Gets 21 Months in Prison


  • At the Cat-Reads-Althouse Café...
  • "I haven’t seen a single play that happened yesterday in the NFL. And I’m not urging people to… It’s not a boycott. I just didn’t feel it."
  • "Anthony Weiner got 21 months of hard time."
  • "Is it just me, or are the comments under Althouse's post nonsensical?"
  • "The 33-year-old self-proclaimed anarchist from Janesville smiled as he closed one eye, cocked his head and made a clicking sound to mimic gunfire coming from an assault rifle..."
  • "How can you know I've never said one thing about a particular topic unless you yourself have been stalking me?"

vox populi

  • In remembrance
  • Just create. Just do it.
  • Trump nails down Pennsylvania for 2020
  • The Right rises
  • Calling out the Pope

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: Happy Banned Books Week!
  • Trump's Fight With NFL Is Distracting From Tax Cuts For Billionaires
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Rhythim Is Rhythim
  • Trump Fell For Fake News About Iran Launching A Ballistic Missile
  • Jimmy Kimmel Responds To Susan Collins 'No' Vote On Graham Cassidy
  • Trump Callously Uses Pat Tillman's Death To Further His Attack On Patriotism Of NFL Players

ace of spades hq

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