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daily kos

  • The backlash grows: Indiana's largest newspaper goes after license-to-discriminate law
  • Open thread for night owls. Bucheit: You owe us, corporations—four reasons why, one way to pay
  • 'Going Clear' offers a devastating exposé of greed and abuse
  • American religious freedom is a shield, not a sword
  • UPDATE: Gov. signs Arizona abortion bill requiring doctors to give patients misleading information
  • This land is our land? Not if Republicans have their way

political wire

  • From Jailer to Jailed
  • Reagan’s Speeches Analyzed for Dementia
  • Clinton Aides Visit Iowa and New Hampshire
  • Quote of the Day
  • Jindal’s Budget Leaves a Mess Behind
  • Congressional Divide Threatens Free Trade Pact

the corner

  • Krauthammer's Take: 'Farcical Excuses from a Desperate Administration' on Iran Negotiations
  • Corporations Can't Have Consciences, Unless They Oppose Mike Pence
  • The Long Letter from Mrs. Clinton’s Lawyer
  • The Barber of Nob Hill?
  • Want Evidence of Hysterical Anti-Christian Bigotry? Look No Further than #BoycottIndiana
  • NRI/Heritage Live-Stream Event: ‘Living Life to Its Fullest: Supporting the Sick and Elderly in their Most Vulnerable Hours’


new republic

drudge report

  • Iran talks stretch into the night hours before deadline...
  • Drone Spat in Iraq...
  • Saudis Make Own Moves...
  • Rabbi compares Obama to Haman, archenemy of Jewish people...
  • French Fear Plans To Make Iran Key Middle East Ally...


  • China’s stock market sure looks like a bubble
  • Losing a job is always terrible. For workers over 50, it’s worse.
  • Charted: The life and death of every major Walking Dead character
  • How the nation’s largest health insurer is fighting high drug prices
  • After a story is published, a minimum wage worker loses her job
  • How an HIV outbreak hit rural Indiana — and why we should be paying attention

politifact truth-o-meter

  • Fact-checking a deal with Iran
  • PunditFact fact-checks the March 29 Sunday shows
  • Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? (Updated)
  • The scorecards so far
  • PunditFact fact-checks the March 22 news shows
  • The federal health care law: What came true and what didn’t


paul krugman

the hill

  • Obama faces enormous stakes as Iran talks go down to wire
  • Rabbi warns Obama against appeasing Iran
  • 72 hours to Iran deadline
  • WH: Congress shouldn't interfere in DC gun laws
  • Obama heading for Florida golf vacation
  • Obama: Reid is a ‘fighter’

weekly standard

  • Deal Breaker?
  • Jeb to Take Message to Hispanic Evangelical Convention
  • Podcast: What the Media Gets Wrong about Indiana's Religious Freedom Law
  • McCormack Talks Religious Freedom on Morning Joe
  • Elizabeth Warren Gives Presidential Podium a Test Run
  • NH Poll: Walker Ties Up Jeb in Crowded Field

huffington post

  • U.S. Appeals Judge's Hold On President Obama's Immigration Executive Action
  • Indy Star Blasts Gov. Mike Pence Over 'Religious Freedom' Law: 'Fix This Now'
  • American Pharmacists Association Discourages Members From Providing Lethal Injection Drugs
  • Iraqi Militiamen Plan To Travel To Yemen To Battle U.S.-Backed Coalition
  • Why Does Racism Persist?
  • The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Rich

the fix

  • 34 years ago today, Ronald Reagan survived an attempted assassination. Here’s what the front pages looked like the next day.
  • Marco Rubio is a much better fundraiser than you think he is
  • Your guide to all the people and businesses protesting Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law
  • Now you can see who visited the White House with Jay Z. (Spoiler: Beyonce.)
  • Here’s shirtless Rahm Emanuel protesting neo-Nazis when he was 18
  • How Angie’s List got involved in the Indiana religious freedom law


  • Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism
  • President Obama Picks His Favorite Film of 2014
  • ABC News: North Korea Govt Behind Sony Hack
  • MN State Rep Wants $329,000 Refund from Jonathan Gruber for Work With 'Beyond Laughable' Error Rates
  • Can Obama Act Alone On Cuba
  • Juan Williams: Cuba Deal 'Pig in a Poke,' 'Nothing There'

media matters

  • Megyn Kelly's Misinformed Defense Of Indiana's Anti-Gay "Religious Freedom" Law
  • Hugh Hewitt Joins Jeb Bush In Pushing Myths On Indiana's Anti-LGBT Law
  • Bill O'Reilly Blames Bad Reviews Of Killing Jesus On "The Culture War In America"
  • Fox's Megyn Kelly Claims Indiana Anti-LGBT Law "Not That Controversial," Unrelated To Same-Sex Marriage
  • MSNBC's Schultz On Mike Pence's Anti-LGBT "Religious Freedom" Law: "This Is What Right-Wing Radio Culture Of The Mind Will Do"
  • Fox's Jonah Goldberg: Gay Rights Groups Are "Going Across The Battlefield Shooting The Wounded" On Indiana's RFRA

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Yes, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker Are Different Kinds of Conservatives
  • I Have a Pseudo-Flu
  • Sorry Mike, Indiana Is Neither Kind Nor Welcoming to Gays Anymore
  • The US Has No Clean Battle Lines in the Middle East
  • Peculiar Eyesight Question
  • Should We Welcome Saudi Arabia to the Fight in the Middle East?

hotline on call

power line

  • Iran moves the goal posts again
  • Americans Support Nuclear Deal With Iran?
  • What Can Bristlecone Pines Tell Us About the Gulf Stream? Um, Nothing.
  • Deal With Iran? It’s In Allah’s Hands!


  • Here’s Neil DeGrasse Tyson On Space Aliens To Make Your Monday All Better (Video)
  • James O’Keefe Totally Pwns Catholic College For Loving ISIS And Terrorism. Obviously.
  • Pregnant Stabbing Victim Invites CO Rep. Klingenschmitt To Shove Donation Up His Jesus Hole
  • Tammy Duckworth Will Kick GOP Ass With Her Robot Feet All The Way To U.S. Senate
  • Indiana Religious Freedom At Work: Weed Dude Forms ‘First Church Of Cannabis,’ Man
  • Billionaire GOP Sugar Daddy Foster Friess: Stop Making Daily Caller Look Bad, By Quoting Them!

washington post

  • Fact Checker: Is the controversial Indiana law ‘the same’ as a law backed by Obama?
  • Bush defends Indiana governor on religious freedom law
  • Top political aides to Hillary Clinton making NH, Iowa swings
  • Ind. to ‘clarify’ new law decried as anti-gay
  • In death row case, Supreme Court looks for narrow ruling
  • In the Loop: The very rich have more money. But do they really want to be ambassadors?

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Orin Kerr] The physics of drying your hands
  • [Stewart Baker] Why the House information-sharing bill could actually deter information sharing
  • [Eugene Volokh] Supreme Court refuses to review school’s ban on wearing of American flag on Cinco de Mayo
  • [Orin Kerr] Affixing ankle bracelet to monitor suspect is a “search,” Supreme Court holds
  • [Dale Carpenter] The clash of “religious freedom” and civil rights in Indiana
  • [Jonathan H. Adler] The Sixth Circuit reversed yet again in a habeas case

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: The Sound Of Music!
  • John Sununu: Obama's 'Inciting' Birthers By Planning Trip To Kenya
  • Olbermann: The NCAA Must Pull The Final Four From Indiana
  • Bill O'Reilly's Cameraman Shreds The Last Threads Of His Falklands Lies
  • Montana 'Patriot' Arrested For Buying A Machine Gun
  • The Angst Of The Rich And Powerful

the moderate voice

  • Don’t make a bad situation worse
  • With Iran deadline looming, progress difficult to assess in years of nuclear talks
  • An Historical Cycle Ends
  • Obama’s new war by default
  • Tammy Duckworth Running for the U.S. Senate
  • SciFi Weekend: The X-Files To Return; Huge Twist on 12 Monkeys; Werewolf Don Draper 2043; Another Unforgettable Scene on The Americans; Jason Katims and Craig T. Nelson Returning To Television


talking points memo

  • Wilco Cancels Indiana Concert Over 'Thinly Disguised Legal Discrimination'
  • Twitter's Policy Team Bashes Indiana's Religious Freedom Law
  • Mike Pence Has A Long History Of Fighting Gay Rights
  • N.H. Senator Resurrects Kids' Hawk Bill After It Was Brutally Mocked
  • Chat About the Intersection of Race, Gender & Politics in The Hive
  • Bloomberg Group Uses Reagan Shooting To Hit NRA's 'Good Guy With A Gun' Mantra

congress blog

  • It’s in Washington’s hands
  • Time to support Israel
  • Islamic terror organization taps D.C. lobbying firm
  • Let’s step up our game for citizenship
  • Obama on Bibi: Wright or wrong?
  • How Congress should rebuild roads: Let states act


  • You Don’t Need a Rainbow Sticker to Let People Know You’re Black
  • Tech at Night. Obama’s plan is “playing God with the Internet.”
  • ‘Ferguson: The Play': Stage Reenactment Based On Grand Jury Testimony Asks Audience To Decide
  • A *dirty* Democratic primary season may still happen!
  • Obama to Catholic Church: Treat Divorced People and Gays Differently Or Else
  • Martin O’Malley hints he may run for president

oliver willis

  • No, Obama Didn’t Sound Like Bush At The United Nations
  • Hillary Clinton’s Secret Letters To Santa Exposed
  • Green Lantern Liberalism
  • NFL Fans Defending Beating A Child’s Scrotum Are Scum
  • Obama Repeats The Strategy That Killed Bin Laden In Address To Nation About ISIS
  • How “It’s Just Politics” Lets Conservatives Win


  • Information-Sharing Bill Would Extend NSA’s Reach, Opponents Argue
  • The Church of Scientology’s Vitriolic Reaction to ‘Going Clear’
  • A Forceful Call to Rescue Democracy: Peter Richardson on Robert Scheer’s New Book
  • Exposed: Secret TSA Checklist of ‘Suspicious’ Behavior
  • Spending Caps
  • On Women Who Refused to Live in Silence and Be Consigned to Oblivion

michelle malkin

  • Earnest and Psaki back up Obama: Not just Jews shop at ‘randomly’ attacked kosher stores, so stop with the profiling!
  • Bill Nye shares climate change proof: The Wyoming hills are alive with ‘science’!
  • “Success story” update! Cut-and-run Obama shuts down Yemen embassy
  • Another ‘general policy’ bites the dust': Kerry and Biden meet with Netanyahu election rival
  • Man-made climate change alarmists continue to be busted revising history
  • Strategic patience: Obama admin unveils global security policy that will carry lots of ‘wait’

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

  • Day's End and Night Watch
  • Judis on Chicago: No Solutions in Sight
  • Democrats Need to Step Up on Criminal Justice Reform
  • If Mere Dog-Whistling Schiavo Not Enough, Jeb's In Big Trouble
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Andrew Sullivan and the Future of the News Cycle Blog

andrew sullivan

  • 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
  • Your Moments Of Dishness


  • Your 2014 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In Grand Champion Carbonator
  • The 2014 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In
  • May the Cinco be With You
  • The 2013 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In Grand Champion Carbonator
  • The 2013 Iowahawk Earth Week Cruise-In
  • That Was the Week That Was

war is a crime

  • Talk Nation Radio: Brian Terrell: Anti-Drone-War-Movement Is Growing
  • Iran News - Mar 31, 2015
  • Television Commercial in California Asks Drone Pilots to Stop Killing
  • Who Are the Nuclear Scofflaws?
  • Selective case of ‘standing on principle’: PA’s Top Lawyer Defends Illegal Law Silencing Prisoners and Jouralists Who Cover Them
  • Leaked doc proves what we’ve been saying for years: TSA is nuts

connecting the dots

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

flopping aces

  • After conquering the United States, Barack Obama now seeks to become King of the World
  • Sunday Funnies
  • Hillary’s 18 1/2 minutes
  • Obama administration: Saving a deserter was “absolutely” worth the lives of six good American soldiers
  • Obama Administration Declassified Top-Secret Document About Israel’s Nuclear Program
  • Had he done this in Iraq, ISIS would be the JV

drudge retort

  • Sinead O'Connor Stops Singing 'Nothing Compares 2 U'
  • Fiorina: '90% Chance' I Will Run for President
  • Iran Backs Away from Key Part of Possible Nuclear Deal
  • 'Spirit in the Sky' Singer Critical After Vehicle Crash
  • Marco Rubio Plans Big Announcement for April 13
  • Another Blogger Hacked to Death in Bangladesh

little green footballs

  • Indiana Anti-Gay Activist Opposes Mike Pence's Plan to "Clarify" the RFRA
  • Indiana GOP Shocked - SHOCKED - People Think 'Religious Freedom' Law Is Anti-Gay
  • Tim Cook: 'Religious Freedom' Laws Are Discriminatory and Dangerous
  • Awesome Music From Mali: Salif Keita, "Calculer" & "Kamoukie"
  • Former SCGOP Head Todd Kincannon Accused of Threatening Wife
  • Chuck C. Johnson Worked for Two Years on Yet Another Massive Fail

vox populi

  • Why Western troops can't win
  • Engagement is impossible
  • Transgenderism is child abuse
  • "A necessary supplement to Clausewitz"
  • Iran's nukes: an Israeli perspective
  • Her precious....

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: The Sound Of Music!
  • John Sununu: Obama's 'Inciting' Birthers By Planning Trip To Kenya
  • Olbermann: The NCAA Must Pull The Final Four From Indiana
  • Bill O'Reilly's Cameraman Shreds The Last Threads Of His Falklands Lies
  • Montana 'Patriot' Arrested For Buying A Machine Gun
  • The Angst Of The Rich And Powerful

john avlon

ace of spades hq

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