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daily kos

  • Pennsylvania paper apologizes for Memorial Day letter calling for execution of President Obama
  • Midday open thread: Is rent out of reach? Col. Graham retiring; Cubans not keen on Marco Rubio
  • Supreme Court to hear case that may dramatically alter 'one person, one vote' — and boost the GOP
  • No, Sanders isn't gaining on Clinton, but that doesn't mean he hasn't won
  • How the hell can Ted Cruz support Texas flood relief after telling Hurricane Sandy victims to rot?
  • The political peril of Supreme Court Obamacare case

political wire

  • Hastert Charged With Federal Crimes
  • What If Republicans Can’t Decide?
  • Trump Looks Likely to Join Race
  • Former Schock Aide Talking to the FBI
  • Lindsey Graham Gets a Super PAC
  • Another Way Clinton Could Make History

the corner

  • Dennis Hastert Indicted
  • Ten Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 28, 2015)
  • The Campaign Call of Cthulhu
  • NR Seeks Assistant to the Editor
  • Let's Not Crucify Bernie Sanders for His Sexual-Fantasies Essay
  • Vox's Big Scoop


new republic

  • The Many Rebrandings of Rick Santorum
  • Hillary Clinton Should Declare Her Own "War on Coal"
  • What Are They Thinking?
  • The Nutrition Gap
  • "You Cannot Claim to Have Any Ideas About Family Values Unless You Value Fathers"

drudge report

  • 7-Year-Old Boy, Mother Fatally Shot In Head...
  • Police Say Mobs Gather Around Officers When Responding to Calls...
  • MD Sheriff: Cops 'have been eviscerated, disemboweled'...


  • Hollywood just had its worst Memorial Day weekend in 17 years
  • Why this Fed official believes the central bank should rethink everything
  • Scott Walker, discussing abortion, says ultrasounds are “just a cool thing out there”
  • The bizarre thing that happens when people take diet drugs
  • Redlining: Still a thing
  • Nike becomes suspected player in alleged $150 million FIFA bribery scandal

politifact truth-o-meter

  • 'Teabagger' group makes splash with fake-quote memes
  • Rick Santorum on the Truth-O-Meter
  • Mailbag: 'This seems like an "Onion" spoof'
  • Mailbag: 'Jebio' edition
  • Mailbag: Hillary Clinton edition
  • Fact-checking claims about Amtrak


  • Team Clinton Worried Sanders Will Make Hillary ‘Look Like A Corporatist’
  • Federal Appeals Court Affirms Persons Threatening Suicide Have Right to Not Be ‘Shot on Sight’ By Police
  • The Roundup for May 27th, 2015
  • Over Easy: Around the World
  • Late Night FDL: A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop
  • Bill Moyers: The Challenge of Journalism Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy

paul krugman

the hill

weekly standard

  • Dennis Hastert Indicted
  • 'A Letter to My Liberal Jewish Friends'
  • Carly on Offense on ISIS
  • Florida Press Knocks Hillary for Hiding: 'You Won't Have A Chance To See Her'
  • Hayes Podcast: As First Hillary Emails Released, A Friendly Media Complies
  • Congress Moves to Strengthen Obamacare Oversight

huffington post

  • Requiem for Lethal Injection?
  • HUFFPOST HILL - Wacky For Pataki
  • The Top Ten Ways to Select the Republican Candidate for President
  • Equal Pay For Women: 5 GOP Hopefuls Who Just Don't Get It
  • Uncovered: Corporate Lobbying Funded by Your Tax Dollars
  • CNN Host Spars With Anti-Muslim Activist Over Cartoon Contest

the fix

  • Your online guide to George Pataki
  • Isiah Thomas demonstrates how not to respond to a sexual harassment controversy
  • Who will make it into the first GOP presidential debate? This tool will tell you.
  • We watched President Obama’s Twitter Q&A so you didn’t have to
  • The HOPE poster guy is done with Obama. And Republicans now have their metaphor.
  • Hillary Clinton is having a contest to see which ‘everyday American’ will win a chat with her


  • 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

  • "Obama Republican": Right-Wing Media Denounce Rand Paul For Criticizing Republicans On ISIS
  • Media Give Carly Fiorina A Free-Pass On Opposition To Equal Pay Legislation
  • BBC's Katty Kay Laughs Off Guest's Denial On Climate Change And Texas Floods
  • Hillary Clinton Spoke About Policy Positions, But Media Only Heard Her Southern Accent
  • National Review 's Rich Lowry Advocates For Increased Incarceration In "Dangerous" Black Neighborhoods
  • NBC's Today Show Ignores Hillary Clinton's Record To Claim Personal Wealth Gives Her A "Romney Problem"

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Americans Now Approve of Suicide, But Only With a Doctor's Note
  • Cubans Really Don't Like Marco Rubio
  • Health Update
  • Note to Politicians: Stop Being So Self-Centered About Medical Research Funding
  • Republicans Find Yet Another Ingenious Way to Suppress Democratic Votes
  • Cuba Is Cautiously Hopeful and You Should Be Too

hotline on call

power line

  • Behind Science Fraud, Chapter 5
  • The Washington Post and Rand Paul: Who Is More Wrong About ISIS?
  • The rational ayatollah hypothesis
  • Sanders Save the Children Fund
  • Mosby’s favorites


  • Someone Thought A Rap Song About Ted Cruz Was A Good Idea
  • Surprise! GOP Plan To ‘Fix’ Obamacare Will Just Make It Worse
  • Texas ‘Open Carry’ Loon Ready To Start Executing Lawmakers, Because Freedom Is Why
  • Alaska Judge In Big Trouble, Just For Saying Rapey Words To Everybody
  • Ted Cruz Still Wants To Murder Federal Government, But After It Cleans Up Texas
  • Colorado Public High School Basically A Church, Saving Kids With Jesus Pizza

washington post

  • The Fix: Ted Cruz requests a correction from the liberal media: He is actually on level 357 of Candy Crush
  • The Fix: Your online guide to George Pataki
  • Chris Christie, a onetime booster, now wants to dump the Common Core
  • Sen. Ron Johnson does not think everything is awesome
  • Jeb Bush cites anthrax outbreak as an example of his leadership experience
  • The Fix: Isiah Thomas demonstrates how not to respond to a sexual harassment controversy

the volokh conspiracy

crooks and liars

  • Hannity Gives Ann Coulter's Xenophobic Hate A Forum, Again
  • Margaret Hoover: Fiorina Trolling Clinton Is A 'Positive Contribution To America'
  • Bill O'Reilly: More Americans Identify As Liberals Because They're 'Simpletons'
  • Scarborough Demands That Warren Attack Labor Unions; Blames Them For Amtrak Crash
  • Nebraska Repeals The Death Penalty -- Yes, Nebraska!
  • The New York Times Would Be A Great Paper If It Could Avoid Editorial Lapses Like This

the moderate voice

  • Vladimir Putin Accuses U.S. of Trying to Take Russia’s World Cup
  • Clinton Foundation Donors And Weapons Deals At Clinton State Department, Plus How The Clintons Channel Their Inner Mitt Romney
  • ‘Draw Muhammad’ contest planned in Phoenix
  • Ireland’s ‘social revolution’
  • NYT Article Blows Hole in Case Against Obamacare
  • The Return of the Sweater Vest


talking points memo

  • Sounds Reasonable
  • Walker Poised To Sign 20-Week Abortion Ban With No Rape Or Incest Exceptions
  • Herman Cain's CainTV Mocks Rick Santorum's 'Doomed' 2016 Bid
  • Gun Activist: Texas Lawmakers Should Be Arrested, 'Hung From The Tree Of Liberty'
  • 6 Cops Charged With Murder Ask Judge To Move Case Out Of Baltimore
  • Texas County Shuts Down Militia's Hope Of Becoming its Official 'Military Force'

congress blog

  • Data-driven dynamics in STEM
  • Why is it OK for Jon Stewart to make Lindsey Graham gay jokes?
  • The common core of BDS and campus anti-Semitism
  • Can this Congress agree to agree?
  • We need a digital Constitutional Convention
  • End the ban on oil exports


  • [Video] AFL-CIO Boss to Hillary: Support Us On Trade or Else.
  • Nicholas Kristof tries the Otter Defense on behalf of the Clintons.
  • George Pataki runs for president as the WTF?? candidate
  • Clinton Foundation hit with RICO lawsuit
  • Follow the Money: Boeing
  • The Believer in the Public Square

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


  • The Pre-Charge Punishment of Julian Assange
  • Texas Protester
  • US Left Behind
  • Soccer Hooligans
  • FIFA
  • Global News Organizations Will Cooperate to Publish Climate Stories

michelle malkin

  • George Stephanopoulos removes ‘Hillary 2016′ button long enough to call out ‘Clinton Cash’ author’s bias
  • Baltimore mayor provided destruction ‘space’ for rioters, and they’re running with it
  • Open thread: Obama era perfectly encapsulated in one sentence; Krauthammer nukes Hillary apologists
  • Hillary: Killing unborn babies will never be copacetic until you clingers let go of your religious hangups
  • Team Hillary’s first emailed bumper sticker pitch is an in-your-face reminder that she has 9 lives
  • Chairman of uber-populist Dem candidate’s campaign wants you to trust word of corporate billionaire just this once

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

  • Lunch Buffet
  • Even George Pataki Doesn't Want Those Damn Moderates
  • What Happens When the Border Is Secure?
  • Good Money After Bad
  • The Hillary Heckler
  • The Phone Part of a "Pen and Phone" Strategy

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

  • Urging a 'Surge' Against Insurgents -- Again
  • Nuclear Realism
  • Michael Klare: Superpower in Distress
  • Catch 22 at the German Embassy
  • Memorial Day 2015: Antiwar Veterans Join the Conversation at the Vietnam Wall
  • Corporate Welfare Fails to Deliver the Jobs: The Sad Case of Start-Up NY

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

  • Do You Believe in the Truth, Fairey?
  • How are Hillary’s emails not classified while on her server but are classified when they’re supposed to be released?
  • Marie Harf – Seriously (Guest Post)
  • America took a bite of the poisonous fruit of liberalism and now people are dying for it
  • Look What The JayVee Team Is Up To Now: Is Obama’s Real ISIS Strategy On Display? (Guest Post)
  • Obama’s three year plan for ISIS, Iran, Iraq and about everything else

drudge retort

  • Assange: NSA Has Secret Authority to Spy Unabated
  • Indiana Woman Forked in Eye over Last Rib at BBQ
  • Texas House Approves 'Campus Carry' Gun Measure
  • Texas Happy to Let Obama Invade with FEMA
  • Warning: Anyone Can Crash Your iPhone
  • Golden State Reaches First NBA Finals in 40 Years

little green footballs

  • Armed Biker Gang Plans Open-Carry "Draw Mohammed" Contest Outside Phoenix Mosque
  • Scott Walker Tells Dana Loesch Mandatory Ultrasounds Are 'Just a Cool Thing'
  • NSFW: Amy Schumer and Bill Nye Explain the Universe
  • And Now, Santorum Enters the Clown Car
  • Audio: In Which I Appear on Bob Cesca's Podcast to Discuss You Know Who
  • Jason Vieaux and Yolanda Kondonassis: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

vox populi

  • George Martin really really likes rape
  • There is no solution
  • SCIENCE is not science
  • America's Ethnic Achilles Heel
  • GGinParis
  • Hugo Awards 2015: Best Novella

crooks and liars

  • Hannity Gives Ann Coulter's Xenophobic Hate A Forum, Again
  • Margaret Hoover: Fiorina Trolling Clinton Is A 'Positive Contribution To America'
  • Bill O'Reilly: More Americans Identify As Liberals Because They're 'Simpletons'
  • Scarborough Demands That Warren Attack Labor Unions; Blames Them For Amtrak Crash
  • Nebraska Repeals The Death Penalty -- Yes, Nebraska!
  • The New York Times Would Be A Great Paper If It Could Avoid Editorial Lapses Like This

john avlon

ace of spades hq

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