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wonk wire

  • Supply-Side Economics, But for Liberals
  • It’s Too Late to Compensate Free Trade’s Losers
  • The Handbook That Can Help Americans Rig the Government
  • How Left and Right Media Models Perpetuate Partisan Politics
  • AI and the Robot Uprising: With So Many Jobs at Risk, Why Isn’t the World More Prepared?
  • You Draw It: Just How Bad Is the Drug Overdose Epidemic?


  • Podcast: David Frum on Conor Lamb, Trump/Russia, & authoritarianism in America
  • Election Special – Conor Lamb wins PA!
  • From Russia with Poison
  • Dan Savage on sex & politics (podcast)
  • Conor Lamb
  • Sexism at the Oscars, and bigotry in the Women’s March

drudge report

  • Meet the whistleblower...
  • 'I created Steve Bannon's psychological warfare tool'...
  • Staff claim ANALYTICA ignored ban on foreigners working elections...
  • FACEBOOK suspends...
  • Zuckerberg to testify before Senate committee?

talking points memo

  • House Russia Probe Leader Distinguishes 'Collusion' From 'Evidence Of Collusion'
  • Republicans Urge Trump To Stop Mueller Attacks: 'Don't Go There'
  • Amid Spy Row, UK Accuses Russia Of Stockpiling A Nerve Agent
  • AP Exclusive: Kushner Cos. Filed False Documents With NYC
  • Continuing A Twitter Rant, Trump Attacks McCabe, Mueller And Comey
  • See You In A Week

politifact truth-o-meter

  • An ICE spokesman resigned after Trump criticized the Oakland mayor. Here's why
  • Comparing unprecedented Trump White House turnover with Bush, Obama
  • Understanding Poland's ‘Holocaust law’
  • Were medics denied access to treat students inside Stoneman Douglas High School?
  • PolitiFact fact-checks Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, The Post
  • Hope Hicks and the history of White House 'white lies'

hot air

paul krugman

the hill

huffington post

the fix

  • The top 10 House races of 2018
  • The ‘value divide’ between Democrats and Republicans is getting bigger and bigger
  • Andrew McCabe was just offered a job by a congressman so he can get his full retirement. And it just might work.
  • Trump lawyer’s call for end to Russia probe is all about the investigation’s aftermath — or firing Mueller
  • Could getting Andrew McCabe fired come back to bite Trump?
  • Five reasons Trump would have wanted Andrew McCabe fired


  • John Brennan Tweet Confirms Donald Trump’s Concerns About Politicized Intelligence
  • Nolte: Threats Against Trump Made by John Brennan and Samantha Power Must Be Investigated
  • Rubio: McCabe Should Have Been Allowed to Retire
  • Flake: McCabe Firing a ‘Horrible Day for Democracy,’ Firing Mueller Is a ‘Massive Red Line’
  • Graham Calls for Hearing on McCabe Firing — To ‘Make Sure It Wasn’t Politically Motivated’
  • Trey Gowdy on Trump Lawyer Calling for Mueller Probe to End: If Trump Is Innocent, ‘Act Like It’

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Here Is Andrew McCabe’s Full Statement. Everyone Should Read It.
  • Friday Cat Blogging – 16 March 2018
  • Europe Isn’t Playing the Trade War Game Right
  • Are Wages Disconnected From Labor Market Tightness?
  • California Bullet Train Becomes Slightly Less Bullet-Like
  • 2018 Is the Year of Trump Unchained

little green footballs

  • Acoustic Guitarist Ian Ethan Case With the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra: "Slow Burn"
  • Joe Bonamassa Covers a Classic Jeff Beck Tune: "Let Me Love You"
  • Great New Music Video From Courtney Barnett: "Need a Little Time"
  • Chaos Watch! Jeff Sessions Announces He's Firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe a Day Before His Retirement
  • Reports: Trump Says Kelly Is "100% Safe." Translation: He's Doomed.
  • Seth Meyers: Trump Brags About Lying to Trudeau, Fills His Staff With Loyalists

power line

  • The Power proviso
  • McCabe statement suggests Comey lied to Congress
  • Career DOJ employees and an Obama appointee sank McCabe
  • Trump Rips Mueller Investigation. He’s Right.
  • Who You Callin’ a ‘Hoogleraar’?

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Ilya Somin] Why We Shouldn't Give Special Credence to the Political Views of Young People and Victims
  • [Eugene Volokh] Twitter's Policy Changes Hurting This Russian's Bots
  • [John K. Ross] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisions
  • [David E. Bernstein] Announcement: Liberty & Law Center Seeks Free Speech Fellow
  • [Eugene Volokh] Elisor
  • [Orin Kerr] New Draft Article: "Cross-Enforcement of the Fourth Amendment"

crooks and liars

  • I Bet Trump Doesn't Know That McCabe Will Still Get A Pension
  • Trump Blows Up On Twitter Over Andrew McCabe Giving Mueller 'Fake Memos'
  • Mike's Blog Round Up
  • Fox Guest Blames The Clintons For Andrew McCabe Firing
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
  • SNL Cold Open: Anderson Cooper Covers White House Turmoil

the moderate voice

  • Cashless Economy?
  • Comey Fires Back At Trump Over His Unhinged Tweets Attacking Andrew McCabe And The FBI
  • Love, Simon (2018)
  • A Retired Four-Star General Speaks Out
  • On Pennsylvania Trump Turf, a House Seat Goes Blue
  • Cartoon: Generation Z


  • Toxic Air Conditioner: Skripal Poisoning Method Revealed?
  • Trump’s Unhinged Twitter Sunday Morning
  • Team Mueller Presents Team Trump With Interview Questions – Hilarity Ensues
  • Sunday Music: Stabat Mater, BWV 1083
  • Feeling Emboldened, Trump Takes To Twitter To Direct His Ire At Robert Mueller
  • Samantha Power Warns President Trump Not to Mess Around With Big Bad John Brennan


  • These GOP lawmakers say it’s okay for imprisoned immigrants to work for a $1 a day
  • Big Cranberry Juice: We can stop UTIs. Science: Maybe.
  • Toys R Us’s baby problem is everybody’s baby problem
  • We looked at almost 100 leaders who tried Xi Jinping-style power grabs. Here’s how they turned out.
  • The Senate rolls back rules meant to root out discrimination by mortgage lenders
  • Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes charged with massive fraud

congress blog

michelle malkin

  • Look homeward, “change agents:” My #nationalwalkoutday message
  • Give VA Secretary David Shulkin the boot
  • Missing Marizela: Seven years
  • Release the Florida School Shooting Surveillance Video
  • Broward County school district’s corruption runs deep: Grand jury report blasts “culture of misfeasance and malfeasance”
  • Broward County superintendent’s solution to systemic failure: Mo’ money!

washington monthly

news hounds


flopping aces

  • Sunday Funnies
  • Democrats accuse the Department of Justice Inspector General and the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility of collusion- with Trump
  • The Week in Radical Leftism, 3/16/2018
  • Fire Andrew McCabe
  • James Clapper – Leaker and Perjurer Of The Deep State Coup
  • Top Anti-Gun Memes from Last Month

political animal

  • What Do You Do About A Problem Like Russia?
  • Congress Must Protect the Mueller Probe Immediately. History is Watching.
  • Donald Trump Is a Simple-Minded Bully Who Only Knows One Tactic
  • Conor Lamb’s Victory Proves the Economic Populist Case
  • Gina Haspel’s Confirmation as CIA Director Must Be Opposed
  • The Problem With California’s Primaries

gruntled center

  • The Scariest Hate: From the Low-Achieving Privileged Against the High-Achieving Un-Privileged.
  • Today's "Useful Idiots"
  • I Think Jeff Bezos May Be Planning to Run for President
  • Are Conservatives More Nostalgic Because They Weren't Paying Attention to Others the First Time?
  • Baby Boomers Will Be the Last Generation to Live Their Whole Lives in Majority-White America
  • Whites Are Now a Minority Among All U.S. Children

drudge retort

  • Trump Fills Wildlife Protection Board with Trophy Hunters
  • Tennessee Republicans Won't Denounce Neo-Nazis
  • Tinhorn Trump Pushes Plan to Execute Drug Dealers
  • China Invents 'Social Credit' as New Tool of Control
  • Famous Snake Handler ... You Finish the Headline
  • Trump-Supporting Evangelicals Sold Their Souls


  • "People have asked me for 40 years how not to get sued for sexual harassment. Well, a good first step is..."
  • "Can we just say it? Facebook is evil. Its entire raison d'etre is the balkanization of communities and nations in pursuit of financial profit."
  • "The information that Facebook holds on its users (at least 98 data points per user) is deeply revealing – including of their tastes, preferences, habits, sexuality, politics, hopes and fears."
  • Millions of us took that Facebook quiz myPersonality, that scored you on Openness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism and gave access to our Facebook profiles.
  • "The Democrats’ Only Hope: Give Up Leftism for Lambism."
  • A view of "Love."

vox populi

  • A portrait of the fall of Britain
  • Big Social Reeducation
  • No spirit of liberty
  • Twitter's "Russia" bots are Google
  • The clue may be in the name
  • Spy for a spy

crooks and liars

  • I Bet Trump Doesn't Know That McCabe Will Still Get A Pension
  • Trump Blows Up On Twitter Over Andrew McCabe Giving Mueller 'Fake Memos'
  • Mike's Blog Round Up
  • Fox Guest Blames The Clintons For Andrew McCabe Firing
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
  • SNL Cold Open: Anderson Cooper Covers White House Turmoil

ace of spades hq

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