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daily kos

  • Morning Digest: The GOP may get a strong candidate against Michael Bennet after all
  • Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
  • Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
  • Abbreviated pundit roundup: GOP candidates and their extreme immigration policies
  • Open thread for night owls: Tennessee county's commissioners say no way to privatizing a prison
  • As the music industry celebrates, it's still struggling to halt the decline

political wire

  • Bonus Quote of the Day
  • Supreme Court Says Clerk Must Allow Gay Marriages
  • Quote of the Day
  • Election Model Forecasts Democratic Landslide
  • GOP Has Dug Itself a Big Hole on Immigration
  • Trump Vows to Reverse Obama Mountain Renaming

the corner

  • Worth a Thousand Words
  • Mr. Cheney on the Iran deal
  • Murder One
  • 'Whenever We Have a Smooth Portion of Liver, We Think That's Good.'
  • National Review Wine Club Special Offer: Get 4 Exceptional Wines for Just $30 Plus 1¢ Shipping - Save $93!
  • Seven Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 31)


new republic

drudge report


  • He wrote the law to end housing discrimination. Fifty years later, he’s still fighting
  • Should riskier drugs be approved for lethal diseases?
  • The story behind the funniest e-mail Hillary Clinton has ever sent
  • Kim Kardashian corrects her Instagram drug ad
  • Seattle might try something crazy to let Uber drivers unionize
  • Bernie Sanders tries to clarify his record on gun control

politifact truth-o-meter

  • PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 30 Sunday shows
  • 10 wrong statements about immigration
  • Bernie Sanders — socialist or democratic socialist?
  • The week in fact-checks Aug. 27 (video)
  • Happy birthday, PolitiFact! PolitiFact turns 8
  • PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 23 shows

hot air


  • ‘Religious liberty’ argument reignites interest in anti-gay propaganda
  • The Last Late Late Night FDL: When The Music’s Over
  • Arizona Apache Mobilize Against Bill Which Hands Sacred Native American Land To Mining Company
  • Media ……. my last entry at FDL
  • An Appreciation of FDL Contributors
  • Camera Work: Some FDL Final Thoughts

paul krugman

the hill

  • Report: Obama returning to Columbia University after presidency
  • Obama defends rhetoric in Iran fight
  • Recalling Katrina, Obama tells New Orleans: 'You inspire me'
  • DNC to honor Beau Biden
  • Saudi king to meet with Obama on Iran
  • Obama to celebrate New Orleans's 'extraordinary' Katrina recovery

weekly standard

  • Jeb Hits Trump for 'Liberal Views'
  • Hillary Aide Tattled on Colleagues
  • Hillary Received Plan to Impeach Clarence Thomas
  • Hillary Worried About Ambassador 'Table-Dancing' and 'Karaoke Singing'
  • In Cancun, the U.S. Gets Played
  • The Booze From Brazil

huffington post

  • Labor Day 2028
  • Kentucky Clerk Still Won't Issue A Same-Sex Marriage License Despite Supreme Court Ruling
  • Tuesday's Morning Email: Outsiders Lead Republican Field
  • You May Not Know These Black Millennials, But They're Helping Detroit Make Its Comeback
  • Chris Christie Threatens To 'Go Nuclear' In The Next GOP Debate
  • Obama To Call For More Icebreakers In The Arctic As U.S. Seeks Foothold

the fix

  • How journalism is changing for the better, in 1 chart
  • Chris Christie ‘walks out’ of Fallon interview over fat joke [Video]
  • Why ‘Cops’ lives Matter’ fundamentally misses the point
  • How Iowa’s premier pollster sees the 2016 race shaking out
  • Scott Walker floats a U.S.-Canada border wall. In 2013, 822 illegal Canadian immigrants were arrested.
  • Scott Walker was on ‘Meet the Press’ talking about his campaign’s problems. I annotated it.


  • 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

  • Media Matters Calls On Benghazi Committee To Review Facts Before Meeting With Clinton's Former State Department Aides
  • Fox's Bill O'Reilly Says Black Lives Matter Is A "Hate Group" That Wants Police Officers Dead
  • Fox's Kimberly Guilfoyle On Black Lives Matter: "Their Agenda Is It's OK To Go Ahead And Kill Cops"
  • Fox Host Demands Forcible Shutdown Of Black Lives Matter Protests: "People Are Drunk On Rights In This Country"
  • After Report On TX Deputy's Murder, Fox Host Asks If Black Lives Matter Is "Fueling This War On Law Enforcement"
  • STUDY: TV News Coverage Of Economic Issues Rose In First Half Of 2015

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • 54% of Republicans Think Obama Is a Muslim
  • Sovereign Citizens Leapfrog Islamic Extremists as America's Top Terrorist Threat
  • It's Not the Economy, Stupid. The Spanish Language Is the Ur-Motive of Anti-Immigration Sentiment.
  • The Conservative Tax Borg Has Finally Absorbed Donald Trump
  • This Week's Great Showdown: Denali vs. McKinley
  • Waiting For Number 34

power line

  • Obama’s national security fraud
  • CRB: Our false messiah
  • More sleepless nights for Team Clinton as additional classified documents are released
  • Russia and China Are Using Hacked Data to Identify and Neutralize U.S. Agents
  • Poll: Trump and Carson tied in Iowa


  • Why Are Hamptons Snobs Racist Against Kids With Lemonade Stands?
  • Angry Feminist Angry Angry Feminist Isn’t Angry Feminist Enough
  • Texas Republican Wishes Americans All Looked The Same, Like The Orientals
  • Rick Perry Thinks He’s Jesus, Hopes To Also Come Back From The Dead
  • South Dakota Republicans Want To Sneak A Peek Inside Teen Athletes’ Pants
  • NRA Dude Hopes Virginia Shooting Victims’ Parents Won’t Be Total Pussies About This

washington post

crooks and liars

  • New Poll: Donald Trump Beats Kanye West For President
  • Donald Trump's Vile, Brilliant Ad
  • Bill O’Reilly Announces He Will Put #BlackLivesMatter ‘Out Of Business’
  • Mike's Blog Round Up
  • Open Thread - A Modest Proposal
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club: Beethoven's Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 61

the moderate voice

  • At Europe’s New Migration Frontline, Opinion Is Divided on How to Stop the Crisis
  • (Update) The Next War: The War on Names
  • Anchor Baby
  • Walker Walks back statement leaving open idea of U.S. Canada border wall amid Canadian and political fallout
  • SciFi Weekend: Hannibal Finale; Defiance; Mr Robot; Humans; Agents of SHIELD; Outlander and Game of Thrones Spoilers; Galaxy Guest; Russel T Davies Doing Shakespeare; Olive Sacks Dies At 82
  • Ohio’s Congressmen Need A Whaaambulance


talking points memo

  • WATCH: Jeb Web Video Paints Trump As A Hillary-Loving Liberal
  • Poll: Nearly Half Of Trump's Supporters In Iowa Think Obama Is Foreign Born
  • KY Clerk Begging For Contempt Of Court Citation
  • Ky. Clerk Invokes 'God's Authority,' Still Refuses To Grant Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
  • Pope Francis: Priests Can Absolve Women Who Seek Forgiveness For Their Abortion
  • Jeb Hits Back At Trump After Attack Video On Immigration

congress blog

  • Latinos embrace environmental stewardship
  • Stopping an ominous Iran
  • Meat alert
  • Calls for ‘Skin in the game’ in higher education ignore an existing, effective program
  • Planned Parenthood should be worried
  • Trump: Take a punch like a president


  • Patrick Murphy (@RepMurphyFL) goes full metal Neville Chamberlain
  • The Desperation of Rand Paul
  • Global Warming: The Laughable Secular Book of Revelations
  • President Obama, Commute Sharanda Jones’ Sentence
  • To Hell With You People
  • Big Government in action: FDA busybodies target… ‘vegan mayonnaise.’.

oliver willis

  • GatewayPundit (Jim Hoft) Says Lara Logan Deserved To Be Assaulted
  • John Boehner On Job Losses: "So Be It"
  • Apple's App Subscription Service
  • Good Old Boy Haley Barbour Won't Denounce The KKK
  • The Weak GOP Field – Now With Math
  • Bush Administration's "Curveball" Source Admits Lying About WMD


  • VIDEO: Russell Brand Tires of Commenting on ‘Cyclical News’, Puts ‘Trews’ Series on Indefinite Pause
  • Iceland Said It Would Only Take 50 Syrian Refugees, So 10,000 Icelanders Offered Up Their Own Homes
  • Enter the Bear: Is Russia Planning Air Strikes on Islamic State in Syria? (Video)
  • Are We Really Moving Towards an Age of Technological Abundance in Which No One Will Need to Work?
  • Ghoul’s Glossary: ‘Migrants’ or ‘Refugees’ or ‘Anchor Babies’? (Video)
  • 70 Years After V-J Day, Still No Honor for Japan’s ‘Comfort Women’

michelle malkin

  • Salesmanship fail: Rep. Patrick Murphy channels his inner Neville Chamberlain to pitch Iran deal
  • Peak pandering: Ahead of Alaska visit, Obama officially renames Mt. McKinley
  • ‘Degrade and ultimately destroy’ ISIS update: JV team ‘growing like crazy’
  • With friends like these: Iran deputy foreign minister welcomes Harry Reid’s Senate filibuster intention
  • Lincoln Chafee dooms candidacy after reminding DNC crowd he’s been scandal-free for 30 years
  • Denver corruptocrats’ Chick-Fil-A smokescreen

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

  • Will Grover Roll Over?
  • Daylight Video
  • Day's End and Night Watch
  • Backlash Notes, Cruz Edition
  • HRC vs. Jeb!
  • The Lochner Constituency

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


  • 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

  •  After the Iran Deal: How to Make the Most of the Next 15 Years
  • The Psychology of Projection in Conflict
  • An American In Syria
  • Fascism From West Point
  • Focus: Clinton, Sanders, Biden - Aug 31, 2015
  • Militarism Run Amok: Russians and Americans Get Their Kids Ready for War

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

  • The great democrat Presidential primary debate: On Olden Pond
  • Adios America, Europe in Transition & An Enlightened Single Issue Voter
  • Kanye West’s Finest Moment in American History
  • Sunday Funnies
  • IDF soldier vs. Palestinian Boy with Broken Arm
  • Why is ISIS and anything going on in the Middle East our concern?

drudge retort

  • Only 1 Game Apart, But Brady/NFL Negotiations Fail
  • British PM, Wife Go Surfing in Raw Sewage
  • Obama Will Run Wild with Bear Grylls in Alaska
  • Petraeus Prosecutor: Hillary Committed No Crime
  • Enjoy the Refreshing Showers at Auschwitz
  • Is GOP Establishment Planning Trump Takedown?

little green footballs

vox populi

  • Rape Rape always lies
  • Russia reinforces Syria
  • Why we need to replace Wikipedia
  • There is no escape
  • "one of the most important books you will read"
  • The sour grapes of Mensa

crooks and liars

  • New Poll: Donald Trump Beats Kanye West For President
  • Donald Trump's Vile, Brilliant Ad
  • Bill O’Reilly Announces He Will Put #BlackLivesMatter ‘Out Of Business’
  • Mike's Blog Round Up
  • Open Thread - A Modest Proposal
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club: Beethoven's Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 61

john avlon

ace of spades hq

  • Tuesday Morning News Dump
  • Morning Post (9-1-2015)
  • Overnight Open Thread (8-31-2015)
  • Hillary's Emails Hosted on Same Server as Clinton Foundation Emails?
  • A Third Major Chemical Explosion In China?
  • State Department: 150 New Classified Emails Found in Clinton's Email System

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