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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls: To Veep or not to Veep
  • The Trump campaign is likely regretting asking this fierce Scottish MP for an illegal donation
  • Donald Trump really is the king of debt—and he wants to share his kingdom with you
  • Republican legislature kills dream of Medicaid expansion for 50,000 South Dakotans
  • Five questions on outsourcing and activism: 'Out of Sight' author Erik Loomis
  • They gave their life savings to Trump, and got nothing

the corner

  • Krauthammer's Take: 'Destabilized' Turkey 'Feels Surrounded and Isolated'
  • New RNC Proposal: No Rules Changes in Cleveland
  • Trade and Paul Ryan
  • Al Qaeda: Kill White People So the Left Doesn't Screw Up the Narrative
  • Thanks to SCOTUS, Vicious Anti-Christian State Action Is Legal in the Ninth Circuit
  • Dissent over the Democratic Platform


new republic

  • The Curse of Jesse
  • Wounds From Incarceration that Never Heal
  • Mom’s Invisible Hand
  • Conservatives Have Groomed the Perfect Suckers for Trump’s Epic Scam
  • Regulating Cars Made Them Safer. Can We Do the Same with Guns?
  • How Game of Thrones Changed George R.R. Martin’s World

drudge report

  • International Terminal Rocked By Blasts, Gunfire...
  • 11th busiest airport in world...
  • 3 BOMBERS...
  • TRUMP: Terrorist threat never been greater...


  • Donald Trump is detonating a GOP policy position
  • How Brexit threatens one of Britain’s biggest perks
  • Americans are watching more TV and working less, new federal data show
  • One weird difference between Brexit’s supporters and Donald Trump
  • This could be the start to a whole new world of chicken
  • How Brexit could turn every country into a loser

politifact truth-o-meter

  • What do fact-checkers around the world have in common?
  • Fact-checking the June 26 Sunday shows
  • Fact-checking Donald Trump's speech calling Hillary Clinton 'a world-class liar'
  • Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's economic speech about Donald Trump
  • Donald Trump has floated big tariffs. What could the impact be?
  • Fact-checking 'Meet the Press' on June 19

hot air


  • 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

paul krugman

the hill

  • Obama: Trump ‘embodies global elites’
  • White House rips 'obsessed' GOP for trying to question Obama on Benghazi
  • Obama lauds abortion decision from Supreme Court
  • Donor promised to make Clinton ‘look good’ on advisory board
  • Benghazi panel protests continued ‘stonewalling’ from State Dept.
  • UK vote triggers talks with US

huffington post

  • California Approves Recreational Marijuana Ballot Measure
  • Bernie Sanders Gets Mixed Results With Progressive Candidates In New York Primaries
  • Progressive Icon Zephyr Teachout Wins Democratic Primary In New York
  • Pivot? Trump Doesn't Need No Stinkin' Pivot
  • Free Speech Battle at Republican National Convention
  • Bringing Them All Back Home

the fix

  • Republicans may have just forfeited half their Senate pickup chances
  • Reported email hack purports to show Clinton campaign tracking snoopy reporters
  • Donald Trump’s opposition to free trade is savvy — and a sign of a how he’s changing the GOP
  • The GOP is in a very tough fight to keep the Senate. These ad reservations prove it.
  • Bernie Sanders just gave an amazingly condescending interview about Hillary Clinton
  • Why Congress is probably not approving any Zika funding this summer


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

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Even With a Teleprompter, Donald Trump Is Full of Shit
  • A Closer Look Behind the "Obamacare Surprise"
  • Labor Leader Jeremy Corbyn Loses Confidence Vote in a Landslide
  • Benghazi Committee Finally Wraps Up and...Concludes Nothing New
  • Shane Bauer's Four Months As a Private Prison Guard
  • Hillary Clinton Continues to Not Be a Shady Character

power line

  • New York Times still peddles narrative Ben Rhodes told the paper is false
  • Trump Holds Big Lead Among White Voters
  • Trump’s Declaration of Independence
  • What’s next for amnesty?
  • Brexit Week in Pictures


washington post

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Ilya Somin] Jacob Levy’s libertarian critique of Brexit
  • [Eugene Volokh] Idaho federal prosecutor issues follow-up statement about Twin Falls child sexual assault controversy
  • [Eugene Volokh] Alexander Hamilton, the truth and freedom of the press
  • [David Bernstein] The New York Times’s worshipful 1935 obituary for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • [Eugene Volokh] Et vir
  • [Jonathan H. Adler] Unanimous Supreme Court throws out former Governor Bob McDonnell’s conviction

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: Happy 90th Birthday, Mel Brooks!
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Martha And The Muffins
  • Unhinged Gunsplaining GOPer Defends AR-15 Giveaway
  • Showing Solidarity With Immigrants: Wear A 'Safety' Pin!
  • MS State Rep Calls Constituent A Moocher In Response To Appeal For Help
  • Best Tweets On The Benghaaazi Reports

the moderate voice

  • Brexit could unravel Trump instead of doping his crusade
  • Tiny ICELAND defeats England in the UEFA Euro 2016 Quarterfinals
  • Becerra Should Be On The Shortest of Hillary’s Short-List for Veep
  • Cartoons: Abortion ruling wipeout
  • Brentrance
  • Read The Republican Benghazi Report

talking points memo

  • Trump Now Hitting Up Iceland MPs for Cash
  • This Would Be a Wonderful Thing
  • Prosecutor Asks That State Be Allowed To Try Dylann Roof Before The Federal Govt
  • Denver Police Secure Scene After Responding To Reports Of Shots Fired
  • Ex-NFL Player Dies After Accidentally Shooting Himself
  • Lawyer For Air Force Officer: Military Adultery Ban Is Unfair To Heterosexuals

congress blog


  • HUGE: Chamber of Commerce Opposes Trump
  • DUMB: MSNBC’s Joy Reid (and fans) Actually Thought This AR-15 Istanbul Tweet Was A Real Thing
  • VIDEO: Why Don’t Feminists Fight For Muslim Women?
  • Real Life Cuckolds Don’t Like Trump Supporters Using Their Word
  • Donald Trump To Face Millions In “Totally Unfair” Attack Ads
  • What Made the Washington Post Finally Doubt Hillary Clinton’s Email Lies?

oliver willis

  • Matt Taibbi's Embarrassing Article on Brexit and Democracy
  • New Reuters Poll Proves Trump's Campaign is Almost Literally a Pile of Garbage
  • Gee, If Only Hillary Had Warned Republicans About Preventing Benghazi Ahead of Time
  • No Surprises: Sham Investigation Exonerates Hillary Clinton of Benghazi Wrong Doing
  • News Networks Should Stop Carrying Trump's Lie-Filled Campaign Speeches Live
  • The Meaning of Life Podcast #12: Office Politics


  • Clarence Thomas Argues Strenuously to Keep Guns in the Hands of Domestic Abusers
  • At Least 28 Killed, Scores Wounded as Explosions Hit Turkish Airport
  • Brexit’s Cautionary Tale for Trump Supporters
  • A Progressive American in London: My Thoughts on Brexit and the Revolt Against Jeremy Corbyn
  • The Donzi Scheme
  • Black Lives Matter at Politicon 2016: Personal Tragedies Fuel Fierce Activism

michelle malkin

  • Of course: Senate Dems blocking $1.1 billion Zika bill because Planned Parenthood isn’t getting a cut
  • Benghazi report: Military response delayed while Obama admin debated what they should wear
  • Hillary shares secret to earning trust (apparently it has something to do with lying constantly)
  • Hillary joins NYC gay pride parade blaming ‘Republican hate’ for ISIS-influenced registered Dem’s attack on Orlando club
  • Move over, ‘climate change,’ because Brexit’s already the new multi-purpose scapegoat (open thread)
  • Taxpayer-funded astroturf: NYC Health Dept staffers encouraged to join immigration protest during work hours

news hounds


riehl world view

  • Hm: Rolling Stone begins fully reporting botched rape story
  • CBS This Morning has also spoken with Jackie’s 3 friends
  • Discrepancies: U-Va. Rolling Stone alleged sexual assault
  • Charles C. Johnson’s Dumb, Despicable New Low In Attacking Jackie
  • Jann Wenner Declines Resignation from Rolling Stone Deputy Ed. Sean Woods
  • UVA: Jackie’s Father Claims Daughter WAS raped

political animal

andrew sullivan

  • It Is Accomplished
  • The Years Of Writing Dangerously
  • The Miracle Of Francis
  • A Note To Our Readers, Ctd
  • As The World Turns
  • How To Read The Entire Internet


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  • May the Cinco be With You
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  • The 2013 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In
  • That Was the Week That Was

war is a crime

  • Focus: The Benghazi Report - June 29, 2016
  • Obama Approved Over 1,500 Offshore Frack Jobs in Gulf of Mexico: Corporate Media Ignored It
  • Mayors Tell President to Take Money Out of Nukes
  • Talk Nation Radio: Harvey Wasserman on Environmental and Antiwar Activism
  • Tomgram: Patrick Cockburn, An Endless Cycle of Indecisive Wars
  • Focus: Donald Trump vs. the Republican Establishment - June 28, 2016

connecting the dots

  • Trump Redux
  • Robert Stein: March 1924 - July 2014
  • Undergraduate Upsets Wall Street
  • Fear of Flying
  • The Putin/Tea Party Axis
  • The Far End of Obamacare

flopping aces

  • Benghazi shows that if we are ever attacked while obama is President, we are absolutely f**cked
  • Photo of the Day: Be Cool!
  • Sunday Funnies
  • It’s Time for a National Conversation About Having a National Conversation On Guns
  • The Mighty Tadpole, an excerpt from the book, Fifty Thousand Years
  • Why isn’t the Assassination Attempt on Donald Trump Bigger News?

drudge retort

  • Map: Is There Lead in Your Town's Water?
  • Bernie Sanders: What Brexit Should Teach Democrats
  • Trump Promised Millions in Donations, Gave $10K
  • The Worst Drivers in America Live In ...
  • Only 13 More Episodes of Game of Thrones
  • Scotus Rejects Pharmacist Religious Liberty Claim

little green footballs

  • Ambassador Stevens's Family: Hillary Clinton Is Not to Blame for Benghazi
  • The Bob & Chez Show: Spooning With Hillary
  • Photo of the Day: Donald Trump and the Great Wall of Garbage
  • House Benghazi Commission Ends With a Piteous Whimper
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Inadvertently Admits Texas Law Intended to Limit Abortion
  • Video: John Oliver's Excellent Take on Anti-Choice TRAP Laws

vox populi

  • Another day, another bomb
  • Declaring economic independence
  • Of Byzantium and the #AltRight
  • Brings the Lightning now in paperback
  • Fun with atheists
  • The problem of peer review

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: Happy 90th Birthday, Mel Brooks!
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Martha And The Muffins
  • Unhinged Gunsplaining GOPer Defends AR-15 Giveaway
  • Showing Solidarity With Immigrants: Wear A 'Safety' Pin!
  • MS State Rep Calls Constituent A Moocher In Response To Appeal For Help
  • Best Tweets On The Benghaaazi Reports

john avlon

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