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daily kos

  • It's time to end America's global isolation over Cuba
  • We are no better than our enemies
  • Ignoring torture here at home
  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Twas the week we use twas in a sentence edition
  • Sunday Talk
  • Thirty-six Senate and House Democrats join Obama in calling for true net neutrality

political wire

  • Obama Vows Again to Close Guantanamo Prison
  • Activists Try to Rile Up Christie
  • Bush Has Big Hurdle in Iowa
  • Clinton Still Holds Commanding Lead
  • Chinese Annoyance with North Korea Shows
  • Ohio Tries to Make Elections More Competitive

the corner

  • ‘Patient Dialogue’?
  • Will: Sens. Marco Rubio and Rand Paul Are Both Right on Cuba
  • Rogers: Intelligence Community Was Ready to Respond to North Korea Hack Attack, Didn't Get Decision from Obama
  • For the NYPD, It Doesn’t Stop in Brooklyn
  • Join the National Review Wine Club and Save $100 — And Get Two Free Bottles of Pinot Noir!
  • The Horror in Brooklyn


new republic

  • Can Potential Terrorists Be "Rehabilitated"?
  • The World Is Experiencing the Worst Refugee Crisis Since World War II
  • EPA Is Finally Regulating Coal Ash Disposal—But Letting the Industry Police Itself
  • British Conservatives Have Been at War With the BBC for Decades—and This Time They Might Win
  • Obama's Right: Belgium Really Does Need a Politico

drudge report

  • DE BLAMEIO: For Mayor, Attack Comes Amid Tension Over Police...
  • NYPD members SHUN...
  • Sharpton scrambles...
  • Killer's INSTAGRAM threat: 'I'm putting wings on pigs today'...
  • 'They take 1 of ours, let's take 2 of theirs'...
  • People Take To TWITTER To Celebrate...


  • Putin’s Groundhog Day: The Russian people keep paying the price for their leaders’ incompetence
  • Americans aren’t getting married, and researchers think porn is part of the problem
  • The days of the year when Americans are most drunk, visualized
  • 2014: The year we finally learned how to talk seriously about dying
  • Investors who can’t bet on Uber are betting instead on the death of taxi medallions
  • The world’s biggest canned tuna company is about to get a lot bigger

politifact truth-o-meter

  • Immigration: the year in fact-checking
  • The Readers' Choice poll: Comments from readers
  • Climate change: the Readers' Choice winner
  • 2014 Lie of the Year: Exaggerations about Ebola
  • 2014 Readers' Poll results
  • A look back at PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year


  • Camera Work: The Gift of Light
  • Sunday Food: Pulla Bread
  • Late Night FDL: Blue Hawai’i
  • Saturday History: “Remember the Sabbath…”
  • A Proportional Response
  • You Can Play the Home Torture Game

abc politics

  • Marco Rubio: Rand Paul ‘Chief Cheerleader’ of Obama Foreign Policy
  • Clinton: Off Her Peak, but Still Towering
  • U.S. Seeks Help from China with Korean Hackers
  • Sunday on ‘This Week’: Sen. Marco Rubio
  • Obama’s Year To Remember — And To Forget
  • 2016 Presidential Race: Where Things Stand

paul krugman

the hill

  • Obama condemns NYPD killings, calls for 'patient dialogue'
  • WH rejects North Korea offer of Sony probe
  • Obama gives pay raise to federal workers
  • US hits Crimea with new sanctions
  • Obama enters the 'fourth quarter'
  • Obama's all-women press conference

weekly standard

  • Obama: Sony Hack Not an 'Act of War'
  • Obama: Putin Hasn't Rolled Me or America
  • NYPD Chief: 'Some People Get Caught Up' in 'Anti-Police' Movement
  • Obama: 'Reject Violence and Words that Harm'
  • New York City Police Officers Turn Their Backs on Mayor After Shooting
  • Rand Just Doesn't Understand

huffington post

  • Cuba Announcement 'A Truly Historic Moment'
  • Rudy Giuliani Accuses Obama, Black Leaders Of Stoking 'Anti-Police Hatred'
  • Blowing Up Heads
  • Rubio Pushes Back On Obama, Rand Paul On Cuba Policy
  • The False Choice of Protesting for Justice and Supporting Our Police
  • Ismaaiyl Brinsley, Alleged Cop Killer, Had Criminal History, 'Estranged Relationship' With Family

the fix

  • ‘Serial’ takes on Santa
  • Hillary Clinton *drops* to a 49-point lead for the Democrats’ 2016 nomination
  • Obama as culture warrior
  • 8 things you didn’t read today (but should have)
  • Fact-checking Obama’s press conference jobs claims
  • President Obama’s last press conference of the year was his best press conference of the year


  • 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

  • Sharyl Attkisson Compares Sony Hack To Benghazi Hoax On Fox News
  • Fox's Stacey Dash: Government Assistance Is "The Democratic Party's New Version Of Slavery"
  • Pew Admits Flaw In Poll Being Used To Attack Stronger Gun Laws
  • Media Erroneously Claim Obama Overstepped His Authority By Restoring Diplomatic Relations With Cuba
  • Right-Wing Media Lash Out At Obamas For Talking About Personal Experiences With Racial Bias
  • Limbaugh Manages To Connect Sony Hack And Movie Cancellation To Benghazi Hoax

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Let's Blame Conservatives For All the Killings They're Responsible For
  • Here's How the Sony Hack Is Like 9/11
  • Personal Health Update
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 19 December 2014
  • More Good News For Obamacare: Employer Health Coverage Hasn't Crashed
  • Are Republicans Really Ready to Embrace Net Neutrality?

hotline on call

power line

  • Dr. Evil Versus the Norks
  • Oil, Oil, Toil and Trouble (Update 4)
  • The Ellison example
  • Rand Paul proves Marco Rubio’s point
  • President Obama Weighs In On Murders of NY Policemen [Updated]


  • Nominate Your Terrible Local Lawmakers for Legislative Sh*tmuffin of the Year!
  • Derp Roundup: Fans Of Killer Cops Can Breathe Just Fine, Why Do You Ask?
  • Ferguson Prosecutor: Sure, I Sent Liars To Grand Jury. That’s A Problem Now?
  • Wonkette Week In Review: Yule Want To See The Week’s Best Stories
  • The Colbert Report Is No More. Long Live Stephen Colbert’s Best Moment Ever
  • Women In Tech: When Will They Shut Up And Be Men?

washington post

  • Rubio slams ‘Obama-Paul’ Cuba policy
  • Meeks defends de Blasio against criticism over slain NYPD officers
  • The Fix: ‘Serial’ takes on Santa
  • Obama: North Korea hack ‘cyber-vandalism,’ not ‘act of war’
  • The Fix: Hillary Clinton *drops* to a 49-point lead for the Democrats’ 2016 nomination
  • Getting Chris Christie’s goat: Activists try to rile up governor, pile up some YouTube hits

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Ilya Somin] Facebook should stop cooperating with Russian government censorship
  • [Jonathan H. Adler] (Mis)Measuring executive overreach revisited
  • [Eugene Volokh] A defense of the Nebraska & Oklahoma v. Colorado marijuana lawsuit
  • [Orin Kerr] Cameras at the Supreme Court — and the confirmation process link
  • [Eugene Volokh] ‘The law is an ass — an idiot … a __.’
  • [David Bernstein] Pigs into farmers: the case of Sen. Bernie Sanders and the foregone traffic ticket

crooks and liars

  • Marco Rubio Attacks Rand Paul As 'Chief Cheerleader Of Obama's Foreign Policy'
  • 'God Doesn't Want Us To Push An Agenda,' Fox News Priest Explains
  • Rudy Giuliani Uses NYPD Shootings To Continue To Lecture About 'Black On Black' Crime
  • Fox's Bolling Has The Gall To Opine About The 'Death Of Journalism'
  • Walkergate Was About To Go Nationwide
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

the moderate voice

  • Techies Join Other Liberals Who Are Not Ready For Hillary
  • The AP’s top 10 movies of the year
  • Cartoon: Clinton/Bush 2 C
  • Slain NYPD Officers Celebrated Recent Birthday, Marriage
  • Thank Ted Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA Hates
  • 5 Ways Marijuana Won In 2014


talking points memo

  • Giuliani: Obama 'Propaganda' Pushed People To 'Hate The Police'
  • Police: Officer Shot And Killed In Florida
  • Rubio Calls Rand Paul Obama's 'Chief Cheerleader' In Cuba Feud
  • Obama Condemns Shooting Of Two NYC Police Officers
  • Police Unions Slam NYC Mayor De Blasio After Shooting Of 2 Officers
  • Obama: North Korea Cyberattack On Sony Not 'Act Of War' (VIDEO)

congress blog

  • Cuba: We’ve made this mistake before
  • Balancing net equality and net neutrality
  • Missing link in measuring healthcare: Quality of life
  • Regulated to death: The burdensome assault on manufacturers
  • Improving the Affordable Care Act to help the chronically ill
  • Let’s stop our hypocrisy


  • More ISIS Barbarism: This Time it’s Church Desecration
  • Obama sends 1,000 paratroopers to Iraq to provide advice
  • BREAKING: 2 Cops Shot Dead in Brooklyn. UPDATE: Was it connected to Garner or Brown Killings?
  • Tech at Night: This is why we need the NSA
  • Buried lead: Barack Obama comes out in favor of Citizens United!
  • Michelle Obama’s lie about racism at Target

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


  • Head of Police Union Declares War on Protesters After NYPD Cops ‘Assassinated’
  • Sony Pictures
  • Cheney Xmas Ghost
  • Sony
  • Unmasked: The CIA’s ‘Unidentified Queen of Torture’
  • Prisoner Exchange

michelle malkin

  • Priorities: Obama admin tasks healthcare facilities with focusing more on … climate change
  • Now how about a report about how many Dems already knew about the CIA’s interrogation techniques?
  • If you like your Slurpee, you can keep your Slurpee: Obamacare ads coming to 7-Eleven receipts
  • The cop-hating cult of Larry Davis
  • Elizabeth Warren was against government shutdowns before she was for them
  • Sebelius: Obamacare is working so well it should probably be renamed

news hounds

  • Fox News Blames Obama, De Blasio And Sharpton For NYPD Killings
  • FoxNews.com Readers React To NYC Cop Killings: 'It's Lynching Time'
  • Fox Guest Wants The U.S. To Assassinate North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un For Real
  • Fox's Stacey Dash Again Likens Democrats To Slaveowners
  • Fox’s ‘All-American Christmas’ Includes Right-Wing Extremists And The Heck With Most Everyone Else
  • Steve Doocy Takes Side Of 'Banned' Marquette Prof Who 'Defended' Anti-Gay Student


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

  • Learning From Fly-Over Country
  • What to Expect From the 114th Congress
  • Hidden Trauma
  • Daylight Poem
  • Odds & Ends
  • Pope Francis, Catholics and the Republican Party

andrew sullivan

  • The View From Your Window
  • Santa Is A Lie I Will Tell To My Son
  • The Mother Of God Through The Ages
  • Will All Dogs Really Go To Heaven?
  • Waters’ World, Ctd
  • A Poem For Saturday


  • 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

  • Obama Tortured by Fear
  • Russia/Ukraine News - Dec 20, 2014
  • Obama’s Trojan Horse: US Recognition of Cuba after 54 Years of Hostility and War Does't Mean an End to US Subversion
  • Not Just Public Lands: Defense Bill Also Incentivizes Fracked Gas Vehicles
  • No More Khirbet Khizehs
  • The Senate Drone Report of 2019: Looking Back on Washington’s War on Terror

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

  • Sunday Funnies
  • A tale of three movies
  • A CIA Official of the “Torture” Program Identified
  • Obama Lies to Cubans, and Exposes His Real Purpose
  • (Mis)Perceptions, Assumptions, and Perpetuations: How We Keep Racism Alive
  • Gruber The Most Recent Person To Lie About ObamaCare (Guest Post)

drudge retort

  • New York Subway Ads Fight 'Manspreading'
  • Home Security Company Rips Off Veterans
  • Congressman Put Wall Street Bailout Into Spending Bill
  • Putin Invites Kim Jong Un to Visit Russia
  • Obama, RNC Urge Showings of 'The Interview'
  • Gunman Kills 2 Cops After Threat to 'Put Wings on Pigs'

little green footballs

vox populi

  • 4GW in Brooklyn
  • Pity the poor troll 2
  • She won't ride with her
  • Female intelligence
  • The hope for world order
  • Art by Andrew's friends

crooks and liars

  • Marco Rubio Attacks Rand Paul As 'Chief Cheerleader Of Obama's Foreign Policy'
  • 'God Doesn't Want Us To Push An Agenda,' Fox News Priest Explains
  • Rudy Giuliani Uses NYPD Shootings To Continue To Lecture About 'Black On Black' Crime
  • Fox's Bolling Has The Gall To Opine About The 'Death Of Journalism'
  • Walkergate Was About To Go Nationwide
  • Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

john avlon

ace of spades hq

  • Sunday Football Thread
  • Tough Rhetoric Does Not Cause Violence
  • Gun Thread [Weirddave]
  • Sunday Morning Book Thread 12-21-2014: Christmas Time Is Here [OregonMuse]
  • Early Morning Thread, 12/21/14 - Delayed Payments edition. [krakatoa]
  • Overnight Open Thread (20 Dec 2014)

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