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daily kos

  • Open thread for night owls: Report says 19% of world's electricity could come from wind by 2030
  • Economics Daily Digest: Justice for pregnant workers; new solutions to layoffs & affordable housing
  • The Republican Party continues its assault on science in the most insane way possible
  • Student loans and school funding cuts force Republicans on the defensive
  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: With his career on the line, Lee Terry doubles down in Omaha
  • Terri Lynn Land the latest Republican to oppose a federal minimum wage

political wire

  • GOP Opens Big Generic Ballot Lead
  • Scott Delayed Execution for Fundraiser
  • Listen In on the Palin Family Brawl
  • Walker's Ambitions on the Line
  • GOP Staffer Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $1.8 Million
  • Cotton Paid Nearly $300K to Group That May Not Exist

the corner

  • John Bolton Backs Eleven More GOP Candidates
  • Krauthammer's Take: Dems' Midterm Strategy Is 'Total Humiliation for Obama. . . and He Can't Take It'
  • Russian Hide and Seek
  • Trust Your Stuff, GOP
  • Colorado Man Offers to Buy Mail-In Ballots for $5 Each
  • ISIS Sympathizer Kills One Canadian Soldier, Wounds Another in Hit-and-Run Attack


new republic

drudge report

  • PAPER: Obama plans to open immigration floodgates...
  • White House ducks question on 34 million new immigrant IDs...
  • FLASHBACK: Foreign-born population on track to hit 60 million ...


  • Joe Biden is very angry at us for scrimping on our infrastructure
  • The incredible cost savings that are possible when patients can actually shop around
  • Vulnerable Democrats are trying to distance themselves from Obama. But their voting records tell a very different story.
  • Millennial attitudes about privacy may be changing how they feel about cars
  • Climate records are breaking so often now, we’ve stopped paying attention
  • Rush Limbaugh is America’s least-trusted news source

politifact truth-o-meter

  • Fact-checking the Florida governor's debate on CNN
  • After Fangate: Previewing the next Florida governor's debate
  • PunditFact fact-checks the Oct. 19 news shows
  • Ebola vaccine research and NIH funding cuts: reviewing the numbers
  • 5 falsehoods about Ebola
  • PolitiFact Florida previews the Florida governor's debate


  • Late Night: Mining the Earth
  • Just 11 Percent of Uninsured Know When the Next Open Enrollment Period Is
  • State Department Quashed Investigations Into Sex Caper
  • Eric Holder Is “Cautiously Optimistic” That Marijuana Legalization Is Going Well
  • Ukraine Army Fired Cluster Bombs On Civilians
  • The Heritage Foundation’s Dishonest Attack on Vanita Gupta

abc politics

  • Bristol Palin Describes Moments That Led to Drunken Brawl
  • Political TV Ad Claims Obama Is Bad for African Americans
  • Obama’s ‘Unpaid Bills’ Quip Disappears From Transcript
  • The Hilarious Moment When a Guy Told Obama ‘Don’t Touch My Girlfriend’
  • Monica Lewinsky Gets Trolled After Calling for End to Cyberbullying
  • Not What Democrats Needed To Hear

paul krugman

the hill

  • Obama political missteps boost GOP midterm chances
  • Obama: Apathy, not Voter ID, keeps minorities from polls
  • White House to red-state Dems: Don't blame Obama
  • Obama, keep your hands off my girl
  • White House shrugs off Obama remarks
  • Obama: 'Actually, I'm doing pretty good'

weekly standard

  • Dem Senate Candidate in N.C. Skips Debate
  • Cost Podcast: The State of the Polls Two Weeks Out
  • Saudi Wahhabism and ISIS Wahhabism: The Difference
  • How to Make the Inversion Problem Even Worse
  • A Letter on 'Death of Klinghoffer' and the Met
  • Mary Landrieu: My $2.5 Million, 7,316 Square-Foot Home Is Not a Mansion

huffington post

  • Official Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Had Close-Range Wound To His Hand, Marijuana In System
  • Pat Quinn vs. Bruce Rauner vs. Chad Grimm Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Illinois Governor's Race 2014
  • Kansans Are Moderate As Hell And They're Not Going To Take It Anymore
  • Things Are Improving For LGBT Students, But They're Still Really Bad
  • Rick Scott Refuses To Say Whether He Knew Execution Delay Was For A Fundraiser
  • Scott Brown Denies His Own Claim That ISIS Terrorists Could Sneak Across The Border

the fix

  • 12 great Ben Bradlee moments, as told in tweets
  • The single trait that made Ben Bradlee so great
  • 7 things you didn’t read today (but should have)
  • Is the Washington Post’s Election Lab forecast too confident in a GOP Senate majority?
  • Can you find Mitch McConnell in this picture?
  • Wait, is the Kentucky Senate race over or not?


  • Palin: Tina Brown’s ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’
  • Hensarling: GOP-Controlled Congress Should Massively Increase Guest-Worker Permits for Foreigners
  • Coulter: This Election Is Too Important to Sit Out
  • Scott Brown Nails Shaheen on Immigration: 'I Want to Fight for Jobs for New Hampshire' over Jobs for Illegal Aliens
  • Maddow Hammers Hagan for Skipping NC Senatorial Debate
  • US Border Agent: We Are Not Ready For Ebola

media matters

  • Fox News Indignant That A Public Health Course On Abortion Does Not Include Anti-Abortion Perspectives
  • Mark Levin Urges Viewers To Vote Republican Because Obama Will Go "Full Mussolini" After Midterm Elections
  • Right-Wing Media Discourage Young Women From Voting
  • Fox Panel Criticizes Hillary Clinton For Championing Women's Issues In Colorado
  • Fox Host: "Young Women On Juries Are Not A Good Idea" Because "They Don't Get It"
  • WSJ Wants To Kill A Key Piece Of Post-Watergate Campaign Finance Reform

new york times

fox news

kevin drum

  • Housekeeping Note
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 17 October 2014
  • What World Leader Has Done the Most Damage to the Global Economy?
  • WHO Admits That It Failed Utterly In Its Response to Ebola
  • Chart of the Day: Inflation Is Down, Down, Down
  • Talk, Talk, Talk to Your Kids

hotline on call

power line

  • Holder DOJ expert witness: blacks are dumber and less civic-minded than whites
  • Cultural Differences, Assimilation and Immigration Policy
  • The Democrats Go Back to Their Racist Roots [Updated]
  • The Blame America First Liberals Are Back
  • A Fall Non-classic


  • Cool Conserva-Ladies: Stop Pretending You Got Roofied, You Ignorant Slut
  • Gov. Kasich Will Still Murder Your Obamacare, Ohio, Except For All The Parts Of It
  • Bill O’Reilly Wishes You Chicks Would Stop Being Such Girls
  • RNC Lady Wishes You Weren’t Stupid, Wisconsin
  • Don’t Feed The Gays After Midnight
  • Kirk Cameron Proves Pagans Tried To Steal Halloween From Baby Jesus

washington post

  • The Fix: 12 great Ben Bradlee moments, as told in tweets
  • The Fix: The single trait that made Ben Bradlee so great
  • Crist and Scott knock each other on wealth in final Florida debate
  • Federal Diary: Election 2014: Congressional candidates respond to federal employee concerns
  • National digest: Oct. 22, 2014
  • Some Democrats worry about whether Obama’s campaigning will help or hurt

the volokh conspiracy

  • [Orin Kerr] Koch Industries gives grant to NACDL “to address the nation’s profound indigent defense crisis”
  • [Dale Carpenter] Puerto Rico federal court dismisses same-sex marriage lawsuit
  • [Ilya Somin] Sherif Gerges on same-sex marriage and sex discrimination
  • [Eugene Volokh] “Inexplicably, [plaintiff's counsel] was not struck by lightning during the course of his denial”
  • [Eugene Volokh] Punishing high school students for condemning school’s firing of allegedly abusive teacher
  • [David Post] Ah, the poetry of the law!

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread - Blow Up Boyfriend!
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With UB40
  • Police Release Audio From Palin Family Drunken Brawl
  • Dana Loesch Calls Gun Control The Real 'War On Women'
  • NRA: Guns Aren't Scary Because They Are Just Like Vacuum Cleaners
  • Chris Christie Is So Tired Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage

the moderate voice

  • Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? (Guest Voice)
  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies
  • How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part ii)
  • The Fight for Kobani Continues
  • Most/Least Trusted News Sources
  • Beware Of Those Politicians Who Spread Fear–We Have No Reason To Fear Ebola As Long As We Respond Sensibly


talking points memo

  • Thoughts on Ben Bradlee's America
  • Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies At 93
  • Fox Host Rails Against GOPers Calling Ebola Czar A Political 'Hack'
  • The Palin Brawl Police Tapes - Annotated Edition
  • Wisconsin Releases Thousands Of Emails From Scott Walker Probe
  • Monetize It!

congress blog

  • Bureaucrats are killing private medical practice
  • Special envoy for gay rights needed
  • In the midst of a health crisis, keeping Liberia's economy functioning
  • How to tap Nigeria’s vast potential
  • Djibouti: Obama’s national security gamble
  • Ebola exposes the lie of the precautionary principle


  • Jeanne Shaheen caught lying about her opposition to nuclear power.
  • Senate Breakers Report October 21, 2014
  • Arkansas Senate: …DOOM.
  • Pakistan Sentences Christian Mom Asia Bibi to Death for “Blasphemy” over a Cup of Water
  • Chuck Hagel: the Army could maybe focus on coastal defense
  • Harry Reid’s Ebolan Roulette.

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


  • Amazon Deforestation Reaching New Heights—and the Future May Be Worse
  • Rachel Maddow: I Would ‘Totally Use’ John Oliver’s Dogs With Fake Paws to Re-Enact SCOTUS Arguments
  • Why Twitter’s Lawsuit Could Make or Break Transparency
  • Who Poses More of a Threat to the U.S.: Islamic State or Mexican Drug Cartels?
  • Good News About Solar Energy From Disparate Parts of the World
  • Americans Need to Get a Grip: Ebola Is Not a Crisis in the U.S.

michelle malkin

  • Labor Secretary has brilliant idea to boost labor force participation
  • Obama pulls fleeing Dems back in again: ‘These are all folks who vote with me’
  • Obama’s campaign speech in Maryland so awesome people left early
  • George Stephanopoulos: Ebola Czar Klain is the communications and management expert government needs
  • Wendy Davis’ campaign website selling baby onesies — baby optional
  • WH: New Ebola Czar has no medical experience but he’ll implement the hell out of the virus

news hounds

  • O’Reilly Smears Americans As Unpatriotic Moochers Too Stupid To Vote Republican
  • Steve Doocy Thrilled That Students Can Still See Jesus -Even After ACLU Took Him Away!
  • Fox’s MacCallum Fear Mongers About An Ebola Terrorist Attack
  • On Fox, Mark Fuhrman Declares Ferguson Killing Of Michael Brown Justified
  • Sarah Palin Not Putting Her Money Where Her Mouth Is
  • Outnumbered Attacks "Radical Leftist" Political Correctness Using Australian Kindergartens?!


riehl world view

  • Ebola: What’s Changed in 24 Hours?
  • Did the EPA Abuse It’s Authority to Influence the 2012 presidential election?
  • Wacko Bird Express: McCain to campaign for Thad Cochran
  • Democrat Political Operative Running Thad Cochran’s GOTV effort
  • MailOnline hires ex-BuzzFeed boss Jon Steinberg as new North America CEO
  • Bob Schieffer Thinks All Hispanics Are Illegal

political animal

  • Day's End and Night Watch
  • No Fear-Based Stampede to GOP
  • Screening Not Banning
  • GOP Govs and Medicaid Expansion: The Exception That Proves the Rule
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Big Picture on Voting Rights

andrew sullivan

  • The Best Of The Dish Today
  • “I Read Myself Out Of The Closet”
  • Ebolisis And Its Enablers
  • License To Strip
  • Face Of The Day
  • Why Are The Midterms So Meh?


  • 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

  • Libya News - Oct 22, 2014
  • Talk Nation Radio: Gandhi's Grandson Warns of World War III
  • Everything Wrong With Liberalism in One Image Found on FaceBook
  • New Law Shreds Rights: New Pennsylvania Legislation Sucker Punches Inmate Speech
  • Public Says No to Silencing Prisoners' Speech
  • Saturday Marked 13 Years of Denmark's Participation in U.S. Wars, and 13 Years of Protest

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

  • Political Confirmation Bias
  • “Abortion Barbie” becomes “Dildo Davis”: democrat candidates get desperate
  • Clarity of Government Purpose – Potentially the Silver Lining Behind of the Ebola Cloud
  • Arlington’s Streetcar of Desire (Guest Post)
  • Community Organizing Is All They Know
  • The next wave of Obamacare problems is on the way

drudge retort

  • 'Django' Actress, Boyfriend Charged with Lewd Conduct
  • Colorado Dems Catch O'Keefe Inciting Vote Fraud
  • Christie: 'I'm Tired of Hearing About Minimum Wage'
  • Least Trustworthy News Source: Rush Limbaugh
  • Philly Decriminalized Marijuana on 10/20
  • Is There a Missing Russian Sub in Swedish Waters?

little green footballs

  • The Police Audio of the Palin Family's Post-Drunken Brawl Interviews Is Not Pretty
  • Ron Paul Says Rand Paul's "Travel Ban" Idea Is "Politically Motivated"
  • Pew Poll: Ebola Worries Rising, Especially Among Republicans, but Most Trust Government to Deal With It
  • Michael Savage Attacks Veterans With PTSD: "Stop Crying Like a Baby"
  • The Incredibly Creepy James O'Keefe Clown Show Goes to Colorado
  • Debunking Another Fear-Mongering Right Wing Myth About Ebola: The "42 Day Incubation Period"

vox populi

  • Debating Amazon
  • Accidents?
  • ON WAR and the CH newsletter
  • The importance of names
  • A response to Brianna Wu
  • An unmoored state

crooks and liars

  • Open Thread - Blow Up Boyfriend!
  • C&L's Late Nite Music Club With UB40
  • Police Release Audio From Palin Family Drunken Brawl
  • Dana Loesch Calls Gun Control The Real 'War On Women'
  • NRA: Guns Aren't Scary Because They Are Just Like Vacuum Cleaners
  • Chris Christie Is So Tired Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage

john avlon

  • George Clooney: A 21st-Century Statesman – Newsweek
  • The Resilient City – from Empire City: New York Through the Centuries
  • Exclusive: Congressional Ethics Probe Adds to Michele Bachmann’s Political Woes – The Daily Beast
  • The Absurd Impeachment Feedback Loop – The Daily Beast
  • Border Kids Crisis—Impotent Congress – The Daily Beast
  • Scaife v. Clinton and the Dangers of Demonization – The Daily Beast

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