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daily kos

  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: 100 days, 100 nights
  • Open thread for night owls: 'The Arctic is unravelling'
  • The president of the United States is an open racist.
  • Nuts & Bolts: a guide to Democratic campaigns—what can I expect from the party?
  • This week in science: Trash in space
  • This week in the war on workers: Death on the job

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?

the corner

  • Dear Nordstrom, Meet My Husband (He Already Has Dirty Jeans)
  • Belgium Catholic Psychiatric Institutions to Euthanize
  • Krauthammer’s Take: On Dealing with North Korea, ‘We Don’t See Anything from China’
  • RFRA Does Not Apply to State Law
  • ACLU Sues Catholic Hospital over Sex-Reassignment Surgery
  • Here's Some Evidence ESPN's Politics Are Impacting Its Audience


  • Trump blames Obama for Trump hiring Michael Flynn after Obama fired him
  • New evidence says top Trump aide Bannon found school “too Jewish” for his kids
  • Congress exempts self from Obamacare repeal — add your name to stop them
  • O’Reilly replacement makes sexist joke about Ivanka Trump on the air
  • Hey Jeff Sessions: Alabama is 2 to 3 times more dangerous than NYC
  • 100 Chechen gays kidnapped, tortured, arrested in growing Russian pogrom

fact check

  • 100 Days of Whoppers
  • ‘100-Day Action Plan’ Scorecard
  • The U.S.-Canada Dairy Dispute
  • The Facts on Chlorpyrifos
  • Did Democrats Once Support Border Wall?
  • Webbys Honor FactCheck.org

drudge report

  • 5 Dead, Dozens Injured After Tornado Rips Through N Texas...
  • Major damage...
  • VIDEO...

talking points memo

  • 100 Days In, Trump Says At Rally That He's Brought About 'Profound Change'
  • Pope Repeats Remarks Comparing Refugee Camps To Concentration Camps
  • Trump Declares His First 100 Days 'Just About The Most Successful' In History
  • Pentagon: Blast Kills US Service Member Outside Mosul
  • Sad! Fewer People Are Engaging With Trump's Tweets Than Used To
  • China Deports US Businesswoman Accused Of Spying

politifact truth-o-meter

  • Seven whoppers from Trump’s first 100 days
  • Fact-checking Donald Trump’s tweetstorm about a potential government shutdown
  • PolitiFact Live for April 27
  • Tracking Donald Trump’s flip-flops in his first 100 days
  • Trump's 100 days: Where he fell short
  • What Trump has done in his first 100 days in office

hot air

the hill

huffington post

  • Mama Told Me There'd Be Days Like This: Schumer Cooks Up Trump 100-Day Playlist
  • Reagan Adviser Slams Trump Rally Speech As 'Most Divisive Ever' From A President
  • This Is What The Climate March Looked Like Across The Country
  • Samantha Bee Visits The Alternate Universe Where Hillary Clinton Won
  • Samantha Bee's 'In Memoriam' For Roger Ailes And Bill O'Reilly Made Us Cry (Laughing)
  • Anti-Abortion Votes Go Unmentioned At Virginia Gubernatorial Primary Debate

the fix

  • Doxxed Trump donors have an unlikely defender in this Democratic congressional candidate
  • The White House Correspondents’ Association paid Trump a compliment — then delivered a message
  • Bret Stephens is discovering that it’s not easy being the new conservative columnist at the New York Times
  • Trump is now talking about consolidating his power
  • Winners and losers from President Trump’s first 100 days
  • Democrats, stop pretending you’ll ‘nationalize’ a race if you fight for it


media matters

  • Climate Change Is Getting Worse And So Is Media's Coverage Of It
  • How The Press Normalized President Trump: The First 100 Days
  • Trump Praises Fox For Being "Fair," Unlike "Every Network" That "Hits Me" On "Made Up Stories Like Russia"
  • How Bill Shine Has Been Implicated In Fox News' Ongoing Legal Disasters
  • "Trash," "Scum," And "Spy": How The “Alt-Right”/Fake News Ecosystem Targets And Smears People They Think Are Muslim
  • By The Numbers: 100 Days In, A Look At The Trump Administration's Conflicted Relationship With The Media

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Kevin's Photography Tip O' the Day
  • Wednesday Was the Most Dangerous Day So Far of the Trump Presidency
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 28 April 2017
  • GDP Growth Anemic? Blame the Weather!
  • Presidenting Is Hard
  • After Only 3 Months Covering Trump, 63 Percent of White House Reporters Have Been Lied To

little green footballs

  • And Now, a Joyous Tiny Desk Concert by Chicano Batman
  • WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump's Celebration of 100 Days of Failure in Harrisburg, PA
  • Acoustic Guitar Maestro Don Ross: "A Million Brazilian Civilians"
  • And Now, an Exquisitely Funky Live Jam From John Mayer: "Moving on and Getting Over"
  • New: Keith Olbermann Tallies Up Trump's Accomplishments in His First 100 Days
  • New From Keith Olbermann: What Would Trump's Immigrant Ancestors Say?

power line

  • This day in baseball history — a wild one in Boston
  • Is Sec. Acosta committed to regulatory rollback at the Labor Department?
  • Klitschko-Joshua: One of the Greatest Fights Ever
  • One Reason Why Trump’s First 100 Days Have Been a Huge Success
  • Review this


new republic

  • The Best Photos From Trump’s First 100 Days
  • The Circle: A Complete Fiasco of a Movie
  • How Video Shaped Our Understanding of the L.A. Riots
  • The Golden Age of the EPA
  • A Tough-Love Letter to the Left
  • In 100 Days, Trump Has Done Lasting Damage to the Planet

the volokh conspiracy

crooks and liars

  • Don't Be Churlish About Taxes; Look To Scandinavia
  • Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner: CJ Cregg Takes Down The Fake News
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
  • Open Thread - Monty Python And The March For Science!
  • C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: The Fog (1980)
  • 'The Truth Is Out There' - Will Trump Release JFK Records?

the moderate voice

  • Pope Francis urges unity against fanaticism
  • Cartoon: Baby’s First Word
  • The One Trick Pony’s One Hundred Daze
  • What to make of Trump’s first 100 days
  • Trump’s First 100 Days: Views Differ Considerably
  • Will robots steal your work or work with you?



  • Trump’s newest trade move reveals scaled-back approach
  • Trump really needs an economic boom. So far, he’s not getting one.
  • Heineken to Pepsi: Hold my beer
  • The latest bad economic news isn’t Trump’s fault, but he has made it his problem
  • U.S. economy grew at sluggish 0.7 percent in first quarter of 2017
  • The 32-word history of Trump’s first 100 days

congress blog

  • 17 real, workable ways to improve patient access to experimental drugs
  • Congress’ next 100 days: Small businesses need regulatory relief
  • Bayou Bridge Pipeline represents jobs, investment in Louisiana
  • We’re off to a great start under Trump’s first 100 days
  • Trump talks big on trade, but workers need action
  • What can Congress learn from Teddy Bear and Peter Rabbit?

michelle malkin

  • Wendy Davis puts Dems’ ‘science’ leadership on full display
  • Perfect: Well-to-do anti-greed progressive who endorsed Hillary and socialist with 3 homes team up to slam Obama for Wall Street hypocrisy
  • Science! Weather Channel shows Trump how Mar-a-Lago would look after ‘extreme scenario’ climate catastrophe in 80 years
  • AWW: United Nations really concerned Obamacare repeal would violate ‘global law’
  • Chakra & Awe: Al Gore’s desires come with a modest price tag (‘modest’ as defined by the Goracle)
  • Muddy Maxine Waters: What a riot

oliver willis

  • Republicans Roll Back Healthy School Food Rules Because Screw You, Michelle Obama
  • France's Alt-Right Party is Still Filled With Racists and Holocaust Deniers
  • Donald Trump Should Just F*cking Resign Already
  • In North Carolina Voter Fraud is OK if Committed by Trump Supporters
  • Guess Who Benefits From Donald Trump's Tax Cut Plan? (Hint: it's Donald Trump)
  • Banter M Issue 76: The Technology That Could Save The World

washington monthly

atlas shrugs

news hounds

  • Watch Samantha Bee Say Good-bye To Bill O'Reilly And Roger Ailes At 'Not The WHCD'
  • Fox Reporter Pretends Donald Trump Accomplished A Lot in His First 100 Days
  • Fox’s Guilfoyle Spins Trump’s WHCD Absence As ‘He’s A Man Of The People’
  • Fabio Joins Tucker Carlson To Blame Liberals For LA Crime
  • FNC Co-Pres Bill Shine May Be On The Way Out And Sean Hannity May Follow Him
  • Will The Debut Of ‘The Fox News Specialists’ Also Debut A ‘New Fox News?’


flopping aces

  • Sunday Funnies
  • ESPN kills the goose
  • Why are taxpayer dollars subsidizing billionaires?
  • Female Genital Mutilation- the illegal immigrant that needs to be deported immediately
  • Hillary in 2020 – She Perfectly Represents Today’s Democrats!
  • Sunday Funnies

political animal

  • A New Low in False Balance at the Washington Post?
  • Why Trump Should Just Give Up and Quit
  • MSNBC Mainly Seems Nothing But Conservatives
  • These Are Not Normal Times: Obama Has A Moral Obligation to Call Out Trump
  • Standing Up Against Trump’s Scorn for Science
  • Quick Takes: Trump Is Figuring Out That Being President Is Hard

gruntled center

  • Donald Trump is the Last Baby Boomer President
  • Kids Do Help Happiness, After All
  • We Are All Equally Shaped By Society
  • The Virtues of Volunteer Firefighters
  • The Kentucky Legislature Should Not Add "In the year of our Lord" to its Resolutions
  • What Really Works to Reduce Teen Pregnancy (and Abortion)

the blaze

drudge retort

  • US Middle East Policy Badly in Need of Rethink
  • There Are Still Blockbuster Stores in Alaska
  • 76,017 Dominos, 1 Chance for a World Record
  • Virginia Police Hunt Cat Shaver
  • Fox Poll: Just 36% of Voters Would Re-Elect Trump
  • Pentagon Investigating Ex-Trump Aide Flynn


  • At the Late Afternoon Café...
  • Trump's secret weapon: We don't want to be bored.
  • At the time of the rise of the Tea Party, in the spring of 2010, "Bannon went through 'a visible transformation,' a friend said."
  • "Claiming total certainty about the science traduces the spirit of science and creates openings for doubt whenever a climate claim proves wrong."
  • "Saturday Night Live" is "incredibly brilliant activism, I think and I'm for that, it's using humor again as terrorism like the Yippies did..."
  • "The 70 Best Magazine Covers of the '70s."

vox populi

  • Failure at Fox News
  • Why aren't YOU buying ebooks?
  • Brainstorm tomorrow
  • The omni-nationalist option
  • Hey, I don't criticize YOUR hobbies
  • Immigration and disease

crooks and liars

  • Don't Be Churlish About Taxes; Look To Scandinavia
  • Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner: CJ Cregg Takes Down The Fake News
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
  • Open Thread - Monty Python And The March For Science!
  • C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: The Fog (1980)
  • 'The Truth Is Out There' - Will Trump Release JFK Records?

war is a crime

  • Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take? -- David Swanson in Vermont
  • Tomgram: Nick Turse, The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa
  • Hey Ireland, Your Ambassador Just Told Me You’ll Do Anything Trump Wants
  • Tomgram: Aviva Chomsky, The Criminalization of Immigrants From Clinton to Trump
  • Talk Nation Radio: Deirdre Enright on Freeing Innocent People from Prison

ace of spades hq

  • EMT 04/30/17
  • Overnight Open Thread (29 Apr 2017)
  • Saturday Evening Movie Thread 04-29-2017 [Hosted By: TheJamesMadison]
  • Saturday Afternoon Chess/Open Thread 04-29-2017
  • Ace of Spades Pet Thread
  • Saturday Gardening Thread: Little Blue Flowers [KT]

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