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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls: David Brooks is absolutely clueless on still another subject
  • Economics Daily Digest: Executive pay, consumer rights, and the wealth gap
  • Want war? Congressman thinks we should do this first.
  • Daily Kos Elections Early Voting Report: Florida and North Carolina Democrats seeing what they need
  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Bob Beauprez's pro-secession past returns to haunt him
  • 2014: The Republicans' last stand for Obamacare repeal

political wire

  • McConnell Loans $1.8 Million to His Campaign
  • What Happened to the GOP Lawsuit Against Obama?
  • Begich Holds Double-Digit Lead in Alaska
  • Gohmert Says Gays Getting Massages Make U.S. Vulnerable
  • Perdue Signs a Woman's Body
  • Political Futures Market Sees a GOP Senate

the corner

  • Today's Shooting Tells Us Nothing About the Law
  • Democrats' Attack on Perdue Backfires
  • Shooting at Seattle High School Leaves At Least Two Dead Including Gunman
  • Is Tough Talk on Immigration Just Boob Bait for Bubba?
  • Name Rec
  • Nurse Nina Pham Cured of Ebola, Gets Hug from President Obama


new republic

drudge report

  • Race to decontaminate...
  • Another Traveler From West Africa Develops Fever...
  • PAPER: Another doctor who treated Ebola came through JFK...
  • FINGERS CROSSED: Sign Language Interpreter Overly-Animated During De Blasio Presser...


  • You’ve heard of HealthCare.gov. Now meet HealthCare.com
  • Why arguments for Voter ID laws don’t add up
  • The marijuana industry could be bigger than the NFL by 2020
  • Inside the epic geopolitics of a new futuristic video game
  • Public transit does spread diseases. But Ebola isn’t one of them.
  • Study: Americans are as likely to believe in Bigfoot as in the big bang theory

politifact truth-o-meter

  • PolitiFact's 9 biggest whoppers of the 2014 campaign
  • Could terrorists use Ebola to attack the United States?
  • Republicans' favorite attack on incumbent Democrats: their loyalty to Obama in votes
  • Fact-checking the Florida governor's debate on CNN
  • After Fangate: Previewing the next Florida governor's debate
  • PunditFact fact-checks the Oct. 19 news shows


  • Late Late Night FDL: Ghost Hunt
  • Late Night: The Roundup
  • Setting Up The Students
  • Over Easy: FDL Is Friendships
  • Marc Andreessen Calls Snowden Traitor, Doesn’t Want Democracy
  • Dear New Yorkers, Did a Doctor Recently Vomit on You?

abc politics

  • The Note: Ebola Digs In
  • Close To Home
  • Ebola Czar Ron Klain Starts His Job — Quietly
  • Chuck Norris Gives Texas Voters a Kick, Boosts GOP Candidate
  • What the Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal About 3 Hot Button Issues
  • White House Still Confused About Bruce Braley

paul krugman

the hill

  • Ex-White House counsel withdraws from AG race
  • Obama embraces Ebola nurse
  • Millennial voters a new worry for Dems
  • HHS reshuffles amid Ebola crisis
  • Humane Society backs White House dogs
  • Hagan: Obama's leadership lacking

weekly standard

  • The Rise of the Disrupters
  • Digging In
  • The College Board Turns Political
  • This World Series Is Pre-Steroid Baseball
  • GA Senate Polls: Race Statistically Tied
  • New York City's Hotel War Heats Up

huffington post

  • A Song For Bruce Rauner, Illinois' Republican Governor Candidate
  • Why Every Vote Counts
  • Kaiser Permanente Is Failing Its Mental Health Patients
  • Friday Talking Points -- McConnell For Sale!
  • Expand CDC Precautions Based Upon Evidence-Based Science: Quarantine, Not a Ban
  • New Studies, Reports Heighten Need for Action on Climate Change

the fix

  • 8 things you didn’t read today (but should have)
  • With Martha Coakley, deep-blue Massachusetts continues to be a headache for Democrats
  • Joni Ernst skipped an editorial board meeting. That was probably smart.
  • Why watching grass grow might actually be a good investment of federal money
  • QUIZ: Which Senate race are you?
  • Five myths about black voters


  • Biter Luis Suarez to Return for Barcelona
  • Penn. High School Cancels Football Season over Hazing Accusations
  • The 3 CFB Games That Matter: Buckeyes, Tigers, and Rebels in the Valley of Death
  • Maher: Racism Causes Obama to Restrict Press
  • Senate Debate: Cornyn Positive Amid Nasty Attacks from Opponent
  • NYPD Top Cop: Hatchett Attack Was 'Act of Terror'

media matters

  • Listen To A Muslim Community Leader Call Out Sean Hannity's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric
  • Conservatives' Latest Example Of Potential Voter Fraud Actually Proves The System Works
  • Evidence Piles Up Against Right-Wing Media's Defense Of Voter ID
  • Herman Cain: 50 Percent Of Black Voters In Georgia "Probably Are Clueless"
  • Tucker Carlson: Alison Lundergan Grimes "Seems Like A Sweet Person But She's Obviously Not Qualified To Be Room Mother"
  • Mike Huckabee: My Fox News Show Helps Me For 2016

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Friday Cancer Blogging - 24 October 2014
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 24 October 2014
  • Final Housekeeping Update
  • Yet More Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping Update
  • Housekeeping Note

hotline on call

power line

  • Hillary Clinton Reveals Her Stunning Ignorance of Economics
  • Something happening here? An update
  • A Lefty Explains What the Election Is All About
  • Why Climate Negotiations Are Like Arms Contol
  • It’s The Economy, Stupid


  • Peggy Noonan Writes Column, Eats Horse Tranquilizers (Not In That Order)
  • Congressman Don Young Being A Colossal Jerk In Alaska, Again
  • Nice Time: Barack Obama Will Get Vets Jobs And Stop Global Warming All At Once
  • George Will Discovers New Rape Category
  • Sarah Palin So Ashamed Of, ‘Humiliated By,’ Drunken Brawlin’ Bristol
  • Louie Gohmert: Why Is Obama Forcing Troops To Gay Massage Each Other?

washington post

  • Republicans ramp up minority outreach nationwide ahead of 2016
  • She The People: Ebola ‘nightmare’ for nurses as union demands protection for its members
  • Federal employees unhappy with senior leaders, suffer low moral, survey shows
  • Sen. Al Franken is trying hard to be boring — and succeeding
  • Sen. Al Franken is trying hard to be boring — and succeeding

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Eugene Volokh] Doctor Who has ebola!
  • [Eugene Volokh] Coeur d’Alene apparently changes stance, agrees that for-profit chapel need not perform same-sex weddings
  • [Eugene Volokh] First Amendment vs. freedom of information law
  • [Sasha Volokh] N.C. Board of Dental Examiners podcast
  • [Ilya Somin] Rejoinder to Sherif Girgis on sex discrimination and same-sex marriage
  • [Ilya Somin] More on Clarence Thomas and Korematsu

crooks and liars

  • Bill Maher Tears Into Chuck Todd For Aiding And Abetting Sam Brownback
  • Open Thread - Old White People Complaining About Halloween?
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tweedy
  • So Allen West Wants To Shut Down 'Dens Of Sedition'?
  • Colorado Reporters Fact-Check Malkin And Kelly On Voting Rules

the moderate voice

  • Too soon to know if Republicans will take control of the Senate
  • Election may not end in a “rout”
  • Profile or Die (Guest Voice)
  • Cartoon: I’m a Canadian Redo
  • Josh Marshall on the Palin Brawl
  • Police: 2 dead, 4 wounded in high school shooting north of Seattle


talking points memo

  • Ex-DeMaio Staffer: Official Alleging Harassment Not Fired For Plagiarism
  • Reports: Washington School Shooter ID'd As Freshman Homecoming King
  • State Judge May Take On Dispute In Georgia Over Voter Registration
  • Brownback Camp: Kansas City Royals Skewed Poll Showing Him Down 7
  • Sarah, Bristol & The Recurrence Of The Eternal Victim
  • California Deputy And Carjack Victim Shot

congress blog

  • Administrative action on immigration must include LGBT immigrants
  • China patiently challenges US military superiority
  • Puerto Rico needs a financial control board
  • Consumers win as WTO condemns protectionist meat labels
  • Success of China's economic reforms depends on better governance
  • A strong recovery is made of more than money


  • Rape, Sex Offender, these are subjective terms for Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper
  • American Bridge’s (read: Michelle Nunn’s) incompetent attempt to smear David Perdue.
  • The Ferguson powder keg
  • OK, let us address Vincent Sheheen calling Nikki Haley a ‘wh*re.’
  • Politically, I am Through with Sarah Palin
  • Federal Court Puts Road Block in the Way of Justice for Conservatives Targeted by the IRS

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


  • A Revisionist Take on President Obama
  • In Legalization Battles, Alcohol Defines the Politics of Marijuana
  • President Obama’s ‘Dumb’ War
  • Three Decisive Events for Europe in the Week Ahead
  • Tinted Pope
  • Witnesses Say High School Freshmen Opened Fire on Classmates

michelle malkin

  • Where was President Obama?
  • Number of people saying ‘do not panic’ about Ebola might be about to drop now that it’s in NYC
  • Caption DWS after being asked which Senate Dems Obama has been campaigning for
  • Shocker! Somehow a voting machine in Cook County, Illinois knows just what to do
  • Obama question dodge of the day: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen twists self into pretzel
  • The Hunter Biden Chronicles

news hounds

  • Herman Cain Says Half The Black Voters In Georgia ‘Probably Are Clueless’
  • Greg Gutfeld: Little Girls Using F-Bombs Are Child Abuse Victims
  • Fox’s Tantaros To Chrissy Teigen: Stick To Your 'Lovely Bottom' And Shut Up About Guns
  • Joni Ernst Ducks Issues At Iowa Editorial Boards, Joins Fox News Lapdogs Instead
  • On Fox & Friends: Sabrina Shaeffer Tells Feminists To STFU Cuz 'Life In America Is Pretty Darned Good'
  • Megyn Kelly Blames NYC Hatchet Attack On Obama Administration - And Benghazi


riehl world view

  • NYC Doc With Ebola Was Out Bowling
  • Patient in NYC Tests Positive for Ebola
  • 9 percent of voters ‘enthusiastic’ about Obama
  • Joni Ernst carries Her 9 mm Everywhere
  • Ebola: What’s Changed in 24 Hours?
  • Did the EPA Abuse It’s Authority to Influence the 2012 presidential election?

political animal

  • Day's End and Weekend Watch
  • On Vetoes, Context is Everything
  • Question of Priorities for Campus Feminists
  • Lunch Buffet
  • The Limits of a Good Campaign
  • Challenge To an Inflexible Policy

andrew sullivan

  • The End Of Gamer Culture? Ctd.
  • This Is Your Brain On Sleep
  • Face Of The Day
  • Why Do Americans Go Out Sick? Ctd
  • A Poem For Friday
  • Will Ukraine Vote West?


  • 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

  • Syria/Turkey News - Oct 25, 2014
  • Understanding and Defeating Resurgent Fascism
  • Combat vs. The Climate: The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared
  • The Inextricable Link Between Social and Environmental Justice
  • Dropping in on Assange, Harrison, and "Citizenfour"
  • War Culture

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

  • Hard Core Socialism – Clinton Picks-up The Banner
  • 7th century beliefs with 21st century technology
  • Meet Tom Perez : The goal of immigration is to marginalize whites
  • The Liberal War on the Palins
  • Photo of the Day
  • Political Confirmation Bias

drudge retort

  • Rotella: What the Ebola Panic Says About Us
  • Marshall: Sarah Palin, the Eternal Victim
  • High School Shooter Was Homecoming Prince
  • 'Honey Boo Boo' Halts Production
  • Michael Savage: Vets with PTSD Are Crybabies
  • Dallas Nurse Declared Free of Ebola

little green footballs

  • Maragold - Cry (Official Lyric Video)
  • Dumbest Man on Internet Freaks Out Over "SHOCK VIDEO" That Isn't the Least Bit Shocking
  • Photo of the Day: President Obama Hugs Nurse Nina Pham, Now Ebola-Free
  • Ted Cruz's Senior Adviser Blames Obamacare for Ebola, Then Says It Was "Sarcasm"
  • An Amazing Artist From Iceland: Ásgeir - NPR Tiny Desk Concert
  • NYC Doctor Who Treated Ebola Patients in Guinea Tests Positive

vox populi

  • Castalia subscribers
  • Hate speech from Canada
  • Retro robbery
  • Ebola in NYC
  • #Gamergate: an open letter
  • Nothing but a lie

crooks and liars

  • Bill Maher Tears Into Chuck Todd For Aiding And Abetting Sam Brownback
  • Open Thread - Old White People Complaining About Halloween?
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tweedy
  • So Allen West Wants To Shut Down 'Dens Of Sedition'?
  • Colorado Reporters Fact-Check Malkin And Kelly On Voting Rules

john avlon

  • George Clooney: A 21st-Century Statesman – Newsweek
  • The Resilient City – from Empire City: New York Through the Centuries
  • Exclusive: Congressional Ethics Probe Adds to Michele Bachmann’s Political Woes – The Daily Beast
  • The Absurd Impeachment Feedback Loop – The Daily Beast
  • Border Kids Crisis—Impotent Congress – The Daily Beast
  • Scaife v. Clinton and the Dangers of Demonization – The Daily Beast

ace of spades hq

  • Overnight Open Thread (24 Oct 2014)
  • Game 3
  • Study: "Non-Citizens'" Illegal VotingIs More Than Enough to Swing Close Elections; May Have Provided Obama With His 60th Vote for Obamacare in 2009
  • You. Decision Desk. Volunteer. Now.
  • AoSHQ Podcast: Guest, Noah Rothman
  • 7 Shot in Another School Shooting

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