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daily kos

  • Study claiming only developing nations will be hurt by climate change gets it wrong
  • Obamacare continues to succeed, proving Republicans laughably wrong
  • Did the Trump campaign break campaign laws by coordinating with Trump's nonprofit foundation?
  • Rubio state campaign chair defends tackling Robot Rubio protester, claiming he was 'violent'
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Sup. Ct. holds up Clean Power Plan; charges filed over methane
  • Carton: Bern in Hell

political wire

  • Sanders Raises $5 Million In Less than 24 Hours
  • Huckabee Says Cruz Practices ‘Low-Life, Sleazy Politics’
  • Former Spokesman Says Obama Prefers Clinton
  • Fiorina Ends Presidential Bid
  • Marco Rubio Tries to Bounce Back
  • Chris Christie, Suicide Bomber

the corner

  • The Food of Love
  • Wild Horses, Please Drag Me Away …
  • Krauthammer's Take: Christie’s Rubio Hit a ‘Political Suicide Attack’
  • Just 60 Copies Remain
  • Rubio Was Trying to Execute a Debate Strategy
  • Obamaloans Are Back


new republic

  • John Kasich Will Soon Need a Hug
  • What Are the Consequences of Image Overload?
  • Millennial Voters Ask: Why So Much Hate?
  • A. O. Scott, Last of the Power Critics
  • Flint Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg
  • Obama’s Climate Legacy Is in the Supreme Court’s Hands

drudge report

  • CBC leaders to endorse her -- at the DNC!
  • Sanders woos the black vote...


  • How Hollywood privately talks about women, in 7 hilarious but awful tweets
  • Puerto Rico considers new proposal to ease financial crisis
  • How to change someone’s mind, according to science
  • Sorry, Bernie Sanders. There is zero evidence of your ‘political revolution’ yet
  • The problem with how Hillary Clinton thinks about the Democratic primary
  • The radical way Obama wants to change the drug war

politifact truth-o-meter

  • What did Hillary Clinton tell the families of people who lost their lives in Benghazi?
  • Launching PolitiFact Global News Service
  • Candidates fan out ahead of New Hampshire vote
  • Live fact-checking the Republican New Hampshire presidential debate
  • Fact-checking the New Hampshire Democratic debate
  • Live fact-checking from the New Hampshire primaries

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: Nation threatened by poisonous political climate
  • Magazine: Inside Obama's White House
  • How Obama launched his historic bid for the White House
  • Obama congratulates Broncos on Super Bowl win
  • Spies ask for increase in ‘black budget’
  • White House to GOP: Where's your budget?

huffington post

  • Tale of Two Shoemakers: A Century of Nativist Prejudice
  • When Government 'Saves Money' And Gets 'Smaller' We All Lose
  • Waiting For Primary Returns At A Heroin Anonymous Meeting
  • John Kasich Is The Anti-Trump
  • ACLU Sues Obama For Targeting Muslims After He Decried Targeting Muslims
  • Scrambling for Delegates? Remember 3 Lessons From Scrabble for Politics

the fix

  • The ill-timed and unremarkable presidential campaign of Chris Christie
  • 4 of the 7 people who have led the Republican presidential race are no longer in it
  • John Kasich gave a remarkable and moving speech after the New Hampshire primary
  • The GOP’s top Indiana Senate candidate will have to fight to stay on the ballot. But why?
  • Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders strike huge blows against the system — but with one key difference
  • Marco Rubio’s transparent 180 on his debate flub


  • 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

  • Chuck Todd: Rush Limbaugh Gave "Almost An Endorsement" For Ted Cruz
  • Sean Hannity: "I Still Think" Saddam Hussein Had Weapons Of Mass Destruction
  • Hannity Rails Against Criticism That Marco Rubio Is Repetitive
  • Limbaugh: "If Conservatism Is The Dominating Factor In How You Vote, There Is No Other Choice For You In This Campaign Than Ted Cruz"
  • Limbaugh: EPA's Climate Rule Would Bring Us "Back To The Stone Age"
  • Fox Host Falsely Claims The FBI "Confirmed" It Is Investigating Hillary Clinton

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Does Obama Still Have That Old-Time Magic?
  • Here's Why Bernie Sanders Doesn't Say Much About Welfare Reform
  • The 2016 Election Is Likely to Be a Close One
  • You May Officially Stop Wigging Out About Twitter
  • Quote of the Evening: America Currently Suffering Worst Economic Catastrophe in Recorded History
  • Well, That Was a Boring Night in New Hampshire

power line

  • Chris Christie’s national legacy
  • The Fatal Three Minutes
  • Steve Toth for Congress
  • More on the Supreme Court vs the EPA
  • Another Friendly Reminder of Peak Nonsense


  • Chris Christie Tells Himself To Sit Down And Shut Up
  • Lying Liar Carly Fiorina Promised To Keep Running, Was Lying About That Too
  • Jeb Bush So Grateful He Won New Hampshire, If You Don’t Count Everyone Else
  • Denny’s Admits Making Black Customers Prepay Was No Grand Slam
  • Achtung! Alert! BOSTON! We Are In You Today!
  • Christian College Officially No Longer Has To Deal With Gross Professor Who’s Nice To Muslims

washington post

the volokh conspiracy

  • [David Kopel] The Virginia Compromise: Wins for gun rights and gun regulation
  • [Eugene Volokh] ‘Israel appoints 7 new Muslim religious court judges’
  • [Eugene Volokh] Mount St. Mary’s University (Maryland) professors fired, apparently for opposing university president
  • [Eugene Volokh] Amazon Web Services and the zombie apocalypse
  • [Eugene Volokh] Prof. Ron Collins on the freedom of speech and ACLU fundraising
  • [David Post] Random justice

crooks and liars

  • Federal Judge Destroys Daleiden's Claims Of Wrongdoing By NAF
  • Fox News Host Goes Straight For The Gut After Christie's Announcement
  • Did Morning Joe And Mika Hang Out In Trump's Hotel Room Last Night?
  • Midday Open Thread - Coach Of Spurs Reacts To NH Results
  • Carly Fiorina Suspends Her Campaign
  • Chris Christie's Time Just Ran Out: UPDATED

the moderate voice

  • Lent: A Protestant Perspective
  • New Hampshire spanks the elites
  • Stephen Colbert Mocks GOP Debate Entrance Fiasco & Debate Performance Which Sunk Marco Rubio
  • Cartoon: Clown King
  • Rubio self-destructs in New Hampshire
  • Cartoon: Campaign sketchbook – Hillary concedes


talking points memo

  • That Doesn't Seem Right
  • Cleveland Files Creditor's Claim Against Tamir Rice Estate For Unpaid EMS Fee
  • Sheriff: 2 Deputies Dead After Gunman Opened Fire In Maryland Restaurant
  • Christie Leaves White House Race 'Without An Ounce Of Regret'
  • Justice Department To Announce Lawsuit Against City Of Ferguson
  • Here Are Some Of The Absolute Worst Predictions Of The 2016 Race So Far

congress blog

  • Putin’s policy of misperception
  • The House wants in on Defense acquisition reform
  • Rays of hope for our ‘opportunity youth’
  • We have a responsibility to offer a second chance
  • Surviving the robot revolution
  • Fight the sources of Iraq’s ISIS infestation


  • Donald Trump: We’re Going To Keep Common Core
  • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders assigned New Hampshire delegates in true People’s Democratic fashion.
  • Donald Trump Lives in Fantasyland
  • Trump Says Calling Cruz A P*ssy Helped Him Win New Hampshire Primary
  • New Hampshire Primary By The Numbers
  • How Many Other Publications Let The Clinton Campaign Do Their Writing For Them?

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


  • Beyoncé‘s Super Bowl Touchdown for Black Lives Matter
  • Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action
  • VIDEO: Funny or Die Releases Donald Trump Mockumentary Starring Johnny Depp
  • Sanders’ Call to Rein In Wall Street, Artfully Clear (VIDEO)
  • Trump’s Impeachable Offense
  • New Hampshire Spanks the Elites

michelle malkin

  • While the focus was on New Hampshire, SCOTUS knocked the teeth out of Obama’s Clean Power Plan
  • TSA: Total Security Abyss
  • NH watch: Optimistic Sanders supporters sing about having ‘somebody to lean on’ (a primary open thread); Updated
  • Last-ditch Clinton strategy to win NH: Discredit Bernie Sanders by likening him to… the Clintons
  • Great moments in women’s rights activism: Hillary supporter Madeleine Albright informs ladies how to avoid hell
  • Saturday night hive: GOP debate open thread

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

  • Quick Takes
  • Who's Going to be the Last Man Standing in the GOP Establishment Lane? Does it Matter?
  • Fox News Doesn't Know What to Do
  • Why Sanders is Still Behind the Eight Ball
  • "Things Have Always Been This Bad"
  • What We Learned in New Hampshire

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

  • Joy First, Grandmother Activist, Found Guilty of Trespassing in Juneau County, WI
  • The Theatre of War (What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today)
  • How to Counter Recruitment and De-Militarize Schools
  • "Liquid Freedom": First Company to Export US Crude Oil Now Exporting Iran's Oil
  • Talk Nation Radio: Elliott Adams on third party non-violent intervention in the West Bank
  • If Beyonce 'Politicized' the Superbowl, So Did Lady Gaga

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

  • For Marco Rubio being right on Barack Obama was a Pyrrhic victory
  • The Left’s Dirty Secret – They Hate You. Yes, YOU. (Part 4 of 5)
  • Libya- Hillary’s gift to ISIS. Now the JV team has chemical weapons
  • Canned lines, ready to serve “message discipline”
  • GOP Debate on the Waterboarding Issue
  • Gloria Steinem puts the Feminist Movement to death

drudge retort

  • Florida Medical Pot Amendment Makes 2016 Ballot
  • J.K. Rowling Announces 8th Harry Potter Book
  • Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action
  • 538: It Gets Harder from Here for Sanders
  • Trump Clueless on Iran Nuclear Agreement
  • Chris Christie Dropping Out of Presidential Race

little green footballs

  • Texas Researchers Who Confirmed Planned Parenthood Cuts Harm Women Are Now Under Attack
  • Say Goodbye to Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie
  • Judge's Ruling Shows the Sleazy Extent of the Center for Medical Progress Conspiracy
  • Overnight Podcast: The Bob & Chez Show, 2/9/16
  • New Hampshire Primary Live-Blog Open Thread 2
  • New Hampshire Primary Live-Blog Open Thread

vox populi

  • Trump is the Great Nationalist
  • Women, science, and sex
  • Sanders upsets Clinton
  • There Will Be War Volume IX
  • Mailvox: a brief lesson in mainstream publishing
  • New Hampshire: Trump, Sanders win

crooks and liars

  • Federal Judge Destroys Daleiden's Claims Of Wrongdoing By NAF
  • Fox News Host Goes Straight For The Gut After Christie's Announcement
  • Did Morning Joe And Mika Hang Out In Trump's Hotel Room Last Night?
  • Midday Open Thread - Coach Of Spurs Reacts To NH Results
  • Carly Fiorina Suspends Her Campaign
  • Chris Christie's Time Just Ran Out: UPDATED

john avlon

ace of spades hq

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