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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls. Study: Football players have huge risk of trauma-induced brain disease
  • Washington county orders 'fake' pregnancy centers to post 'not a health care facility' disclaimers
  • MSNBC tops Fox News for first time ever; Maddow leads network
  • ICE agent anonymously speaks out: 'We seem to be targeting the most vulnerable, not the worst'
  • The GOP's other legislative 'train wreck' in waiting: the defense budget
  • Jaw-dropping animation shows the size and frequency of fracking-related earthquakes

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

  • The Super-Sized College-Curriculum Problem
  • A Stand-Up Double!!
  • Sessions, P.S.
  • California Imam: 'Annihilate' Filthy Jews
  • Senate GOP Passes Motion to Proceed on Health Care
  • ‘. . . But at Least Sessions Is Attorney General’


  • Donald Trump prepares to fire Attorney General Sessions
  • Protesters temporarily shut down Senate vote on health care reform
  • Was Schumer right to agree with Kushner that the Russians didn’t cause Hillary’s loss?
  • Who is Anthony Scaramucci, Donald Trump’s new White House communications director?
  • Scaramucci has legal concerns about Don Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians
  • Jill Stein goes on pro-Russia rant, calls election interference “conspiracy theory”

fact check

  • Trump’s Power to Pardon
  • No Arrests for Impeachment Attempt
  • Selling Insurance Across State Lines
  • Trump’s Misplaced Baltimore Bias
  • Obama Didn’t Attend G-20 in 2017
  • Trump Spins Putin Dinner Conversation

drudge report

talking points memo

  • Senate Votes Down BCRA
  • Senate GOP's Trumpcare Bill Fails Spectacularly With New Defections
  • Important
  • Sessions Announces New DOJ Rules Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities
  • Senate GOP Just Admitted It Still Doesn't Know How To Replace O'Care
  • Gowdy Pushes Back On Trump's Public Criticism Of Sessions As AG

politifact truth-o-meter

  • Fact-checking Donald Trump's health care speech
  • Welcome, Anthony Scaramucci! Here's some research on illegal voting
  • Can the president pardon himself? 4 questions about the presidential pardon
  • How expensive would a single-payer system be?
  • How big is coal mining compared to other occupations?
  • 6 months in office, Trump’s mixed record on 6 major promises

hot air

paul krugman

the hill

  • Scaramucci scales back talk of firings
  • Perry conducts fake interview with Russian pranksters
  • Senate Dem: We’re trying to block a recess appointment to replace Sessions
  • Sessions planning to announce leak investigations: report
  • Trump turns up heat on AG Sessions over recusal
  • Trump predicts 'problems' for those voting against ObamaCare repeal

huffington post

the fix

  • Here’s a list of people Trump has fired or threatened to fire
  • Republicans in Congress really don’t trust Trump to get tough on Russia
  • Trump is ratcheting up his abuse of Jeff Sessions. And Sessions has no good options.
  • Who are John McCain’s ‘bombastic loudmouths’?
  • ‘We’re getting nothing done.’ John McCain’s no-holds-barred lecture to the Senate, annotated
  • Willie Nelson, on a tour bus, on divisive politics, Jeff Sessions and marijuana


media matters

  • Fox host calls Trump's media-bashing rally the "Scaramucci effect"
  • Fox host suggests Trump "do an hour's worth of talk radio every day"
  • Hannity attacks John McCain during his return speech following cancer diagnosis
  • Roger Stone: My sources tell me President Trump has decided to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions
  • CNN political commentator: "The left has been trying to destroy the Boy Scouts for years"
  • Capitol Hill staff prevent journalists from reporting on health care protesters

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Trumpcare Is Voted Down
  • Senate Votes to Proceed With Something or Other
  • Lunchtime Photo
  • Quote of the Day: “I’m Worried”
  • Can Mitch McConnell Teach a Horse to Sing?
  • Trump’s Twitter War Against Jeff Sessions Continues

little green footballs

  • The Bob Cesca Show: Skinny Repeal
  • New From Olbermann: Republicans Are Bailing on Trump
  • Another Storm of Rage-Tweets From Our So-Called President, With a Vicious Attack on Jeff Sessions
  • Seth Meyers: Spicer's Out, Scaramucci's in and Kushner Speaks
  • Donald Trump's Horribly Inappropriate Speech to the Boy Scout Jamboree Violated the BSA's Own Code of Conduct
  • Trump Says Obamacare Has "Wreaked Havoc for 17 Years" ... but CBS News Reports He Said "7 Years"

power line

  • Hitler Youth? Seriously?
  • Drumbeats of the Tribe
  • Republicans Dodge a Bullet. I Think.
  • Time To Think About Nukes Again?
  • What would Sessions’ ouster mean for immigration?


the volokh conspiracy

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: The New Boy Scout Badge
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Steve Goodman
  • John McCain Just Voted For A Bill He Could Not Support 6 Hours Ago
  • She's Baaaack! Queen Of Voter Suppression Rides Again
  • Trump Uses Press Conference To Pressure Sessions Into Resigning
  • Senate Votes To Advance Obamacare Repeal, With Pence Breaking The Tie (UPDATED)

the moderate voice

  • Dueling presidential speeches: Obama to schools, Trump to Boy Scouts
  • Left: Trump’s Highly Politicized Boy Scout Speech Is Nazi Hitler Youth Rally
  • Rudderless Democratic Party
  • How Trump’s White House Compares To ‘The Godfather’
  • Why Donald Trump’s Self-Inflicted Wounds Will Matter Most In His Eventual Downfall
  • ‘Joi Lansing – A Body To Die For’ – A Love Story



  • Amid resistance, Trump backs away from controversial trade plan
  • Trump says he’s considering top aide Gary Cohn for Fed chair
  • 1 million jobs on the line as Senate votes on health care
  • These college students lost access to legal pot — and started getting better grades
  • Her dilemma: Do I let my employer microchip me?
  • The GOP plan to protect Medicaid recipients could run out of money after 2 years

congress blog

  • Congress can send a powerful message by passing the Israel Anti-Boycott Act
  • Medicaid is the backbone of health coverage
  • Expansion of federal forfeiture threatens property rights
  • Election Commission’s focus will lead to suppressive voting laws
  • Congress must extend critical federal funding for type 1 diabetes research
  • Healthcare bill lacks truth in labeling

michelle malkin

  • Of course: Princeton seeks ‘manager’ for on-campus masculinity
  • Dems launch ‘Better Deal’ at definition of insanity
  • Hammer time! FBI seizes smashed hard drives from Wasserman Schultz aide
  • New Dem slogan a BIG hit with people who make money testing slogans (open thread)
  • Kamala Harris getting an early start on losing the 2020 election?
  • Climate crisis getting so dire DiCaprio’s *giving up private jets (*next Wed. only)

washington monthly

atlas shrugs

news hounds


flopping aces

  • See something, say something, die. Murder in Minneapolis
  • Sunday Funnies
  • The Week in Radical Leftism – 7/21/2017
  • CIA Director – ‘Of Course’ Russia Interfered In 2016 Election…And in 2012, 2008, 1970’s
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton acted as Vladimir Putin’s lobbyists
  • A Story to be Buried: The Seth Rich Case (Guest Post)

political animal

gruntled center

  • American Religious People Now Evenly Split Between Young-Earth Creation and God-Guided Evolution
  • Heroes Help Us Elevate Our Own Virtuous Actions
  • Would You Have Supported the Revolution in 1776?
  • Mitch McConnell is the Boies Penrose of Today
  • Non-Profits and Volunteering in the Greenwood Help Fight Recessions
  • Reading Harry Potter Reduces Prejudice

the blaze

drudge retort

  • Senate Rejects Repeal and Replace
  • 'We Don't Need Pot to Have Fun. We're Hispanics'
  • Pence Breaks Tie to Begin Debate on TrumpCare
  • Senators on Hot Mic: Trump 'Crazy,' 'I'm Worried'
  • Donald Trump's Napoleon Complex
  • Psychiatrists Can Now Discuss Trump's Mental Health


  • This is even funnier knowing that Scaramucci retweeted it.
  • Painting your stretch marks.
  • McCain returns to the Senate, receives a standing ovation, and casts the vote to open debate on repealing Obamacare that makes it a tie...
  • "Bret Weinstein, the Evergreen State College professor who was driven from campus by a mob of students earlier this year, is preparing to file a $3.8 million claim against the public institution."
  • The art donation tax evasion.
  • At the Ugly Lily Café...

vox populi

  • The DNC-Pakistan connection
  • Which is the true text order?
  • Mailvox: bad writing is cancer
  • SJWs always lie: Patreon edition
  • Modern literature is bad writing
  • America, the overfed

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread: The New Boy Scout Badge
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Steve Goodman
  • John McCain Just Voted For A Bill He Could Not Support 6 Hours Ago
  • She's Baaaack! Queen Of Voter Suppression Rides Again
  • Trump Uses Press Conference To Pressure Sessions Into Resigning
  • Senate Votes To Advance Obamacare Repeal, With Pence Breaking The Tie (UPDATED)

ace of spades hq

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