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No, Nancy Pelosi’s Trip to Syria Was Nothing Like “Tehran Tom’s” Iran Letter

Attempts to link Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria with Cotton's Iran letter, fail, as Pelosi was even briefed by the…

8 years ago

Democrat Russ Feingold Leads Sen. Ron Johnson 50-41 In Potential Wisconsin Senate Rematch

Early polling suggests that if Democrat Russ Feingold decides to mount a comeback Senate bid, Wisconsin will back him all…

8 years ago

“Tehran Tom” Cotton’s Iran Blunder Has Made Him the New Hanoi Jane

As the saying goes, stupidity is its own reward, and Republican Senator Tom Cotton has certainly proven the truth of…

8 years ago

Wild West “Blood Atonement” Mentality Triumphs: Utah Senate Says Bring Back Firing Squads

The Utah State Senate voted 18-10, to reinstate the firing squad as a form of execution for criminals convicted of…

8 years ago

Bibi’s Speech To Congress Backfires As Netanyahu’s Popularity Crashes In US And Israel

Polls in the U.S. and Israel show Netanyahu's popularity has declined after his speech addressing the U.S. Congress.

8 years ago

Senate Subcommittee Invites Hate Group Leader to Testify about Religious Freedom

Inviting hate group leader Tony Perkins to speak about religious freedom is just more evidence of the GOP's farcical approach…

8 years ago

Corporations Suddenly Don’t Have Religious Freedom if They Support Marriage Equality

Corporations apparently have religious freedom if they are against contraception, but they have no right to speak up about marriage…

8 years ago

47 GOP Senators Send Open Letter To Iran, Warning They Can Undo Any Deal Made With Obama

47 GOP Senators signed a letter to Iran, warning them that Republicans were prepared to undermine any nuclear agreement reached…

8 years ago

Jeb Bush Tells Iowans Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Let Us Down

Jeb Bush can look at an Iraq wracked by civil war and marauding barbarians, and somehow imagine that America power…

8 years ago

Scandal? Use of Private Email is Pervasive Among 2016 Hopefuls

It turns abouta whole slew of Republicans looking at the White House in 2016 has used private emails for government…

8 years ago

Obama Recovery In Full Swing As Unemployment Fell In Every One Of The 50 States Last Year

Every U.S. state and the District of Columbia, saw their unemployment rate drop from 2013 to 2014.

8 years ago

Todd Starnes Says Muslim Holy Days in Public Schools Persecute Christians

It is difficult to have an intelligent conversation with somebody who wants a holiday which falls in the fall to…

8 years ago

Alaska GOP Rep Don Young Wisecracks That Wolves Can Solve Homeless Problem

During a committee hearing, Alaska Representative Don Young (R), suggested that wolves could cure the homeless problem in some districts.

8 years ago

The Absurd Call for Obama to Save Keystone XL by Regulating It

The idea that Republicans would ever go along with further regulating the oil industry is laughable, and funding? Forget about…

8 years ago

Netanyahu and the GOP See Peace as an Existential Threat

What Netanyahu and Republicans fear is peace, which would interrupt their cycle of fear, leaving Iran more reasonable than the…

8 years ago

Conservatives Go Gaga For Bibi As They Trip Over Themselves Praising Netanyahu’s Speech

Immediately after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech before Congress, Republicans and conservatives made sure to deliver overwhelming…

8 years ago

Conservative Radio Host Wants Democrats Skipping Netanyahu Speech Hanged

Apparently, having integrity is a hanging offense according to Andrea Shea King, who fails to explain how bombing Iran will…

8 years ago

John McCain Tag Teams With Morning Joe To Label Obama’s Foreign Policy As “Delusional”

On Monday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) did what he does best, which is preen for the cameras and make…

8 years ago

Right Wing Media Explodes at Rumor Obama Would Shoot Down Israeli Jets Attacking Iran

A third-hand rumor justifies every lie the Right Wing media tells itself about President Obama

8 years ago

Pew Report Details the Sorry State of Religious Tolerance in the World

Pew tells us restrictions on religion were high or very high in 39% of countries and that Muslims are as…

8 years ago

During his Final Days as AG Eric Holder Will Push For Improved Civil Rights Protections

During an interview with Politico on Friday, Holder said he plans to push for a new standard of proof in…

8 years ago

5 Big Whoppers from Speaker Boehner

Unwilling to do anything to help Americans, John Boehner concocts some more self-serving lies to blame Obama for his own…

8 years ago

CPAC: Icky Brown People Are Destroying our Country

Republicans have sold their souls, assuming they have any, to white nationalists who believe mixing races is rebellion against God

8 years ago

57% Of Republicans Say Dismantle Constitution And Make Christianity National Religion

A PPP poll found that 57 percent of Republicans want to dismantle the Constitution and establish Christianity as the national…

8 years ago

Bill O’Reilly’s Call for Holy War Just Articulates What the Right Has Been Doing All Along

We've been victims of holy war for decades. This just turns attention from our own women, children and poor to…

8 years ago

Call off the Bombers, Franklin Graham Says ISIL Will Bow Down to Jesus

"One thing is for sure - one day every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ…

8 years ago

The Countering Violent Extremism Summit Will Not Ignore Homegrown Terrorism

Despite the insistence of Republicans that the War on Terror is unidirectional, that it extends only outward, in the direction…

8 years ago

Republican Lawmaker Doesn’t Want To Fund Schools Because Blacks Get “Welfare Crazy Checks”

In comments made to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi State Representative Gene Alday said he opposed additional school funding because he…

8 years ago

John Boehner Shares his Scott Walker-Like Delusions About Foreign Policy

You might remember how John Boehner went all Stepford-like on Fox News Sunday and screamed that he was going to…

8 years ago

Dear Religious Right: I’m Still Waiting for the Sky to Fall

My question is, will there be spankings all around? And if so, will there be a charge?

8 years ago

Republicans Claim Obama’s “Quasi-Amnesty” Will Create An Epidemic of Non-Citizens Voting

During an appearance on Fox & Friends Friday morning, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach told host Steve Doocy that…

8 years ago

Nothing Says Patriotism Like Celebrating Lincoln’s Assassination

The League of the South "thanks Mr. Booth for his service to the South and to humanity" for his "execution…

8 years ago

#GOPMoveOver: Immigration Activists Storm Capitol Hill To Confront Republicans

Calling February 11 a day of action, activists staged protests in approximately three dozen Congressional offices on Wednesday.

8 years ago

Obama Limits Use Of Ground Troops in Proposed ISIL Fight Authorization

The following is a Letter from the President to the U.S. Congress regarding authorization for the Use of United States…

8 years ago

CDC Director Smacks Down Republican’s Idiotic ‘Immigrants Brought Measles’ Theory

Preventing measles in America doesn't require more troops on the border, it requires putting more vaccination needles in our children.

8 years ago

PFAW’s New Ad Calls Out the RNC for Israel Trip with Hate Group

PFAW says, "We deserve to know why Republicans continue to stand with this hate group after years of offensive statements…

8 years ago

The Truth, “No president in history has done more for Israel’s security than Obama”

Republicans hope to paint Democrats as "anti-American" "Nazis" if they don't attend Netanyahu's speech, but President Obama has done more…

8 years ago

GOP Stooge Tries To Take Healthcare From 13 Million Because He Wishes Obama Wasn’t Born

Next month, the Supreme Court of the United States will consider King v. Burwell, in which millions of people will…

8 years ago

Hillary Clinton Is Building Her Democratic Army As The GOP’s Worst Nightmare Comes True

She hasn't even announced yet, and Hillary Clinton's campaign is looking like an incumbent's reelection campaign.

8 years ago

Obama Attacked for Telling the Truth about Christianity’s Bloody History

Republicans are outraged that Christian murdering and enslaving for God should be compared to ISIL murdering and enslaving for God

8 years ago

John Boehner Falsely Claims House Focused Squarely on Jobs and the Economy

John Boehner continues to pretend he cares about jobs while pushing his Keystone XL get rich quick scheme on the…

8 years ago

Detroit Flop City: Jeb Bush Pretends To Care About Poor People In First Speech

Jeb Bush is marketing himself as a different kind of conservative, but his ideas support the same GOP policies that…

8 years ago

Koch Lovers Claim Kochs Are Defenders of the American Dream

Under attack and exposed, the Kochs have gone on the offensive, with their minions singing paeans of praise for our…

8 years ago

President Obama Advances 478 Billion Dollar Infrastructure Funding Proposal

The President's plan is a common sense approach to reinvesting in America by rebuilding its transportation infrastructure.

8 years ago

The Enemies of Democracy Are Not Threats from Without But from Within

We see demagogues, unregulated capitalism, and might-makes-right. These, as populism, ultraliberalism, and political messianism, are the enemy

8 years ago

Obama budget sets up battle with Republican-controlled Congress

After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget…

8 years ago

Debate on Gun Violence Limited by Either-Or Thinking

There have been 101 school shootings since Newtown. Obama said afteward, "the time is now." It is now well past…

8 years ago

Bryan Fischer Fired, but Jews Still Lack First Amendment Rights, Says AFA

The GOP has tied itself to a hate group - the AFA - which insists America is for Chrisitans only…

8 years ago

Not Only The Great War But Our Perceptions of it Have Created Our Modern World

The Great War has cast a long shadow and we are living with its effects today, as much from the…

8 years ago

SCOTUS, Interrupted: Wolf PAC Takes Citizens United Repeal To The States

Enter Wolf PAC. A grassroots effort spawned by the enormously popular Young Turk Network, Wolf's mission is boldly simple. Per…

8 years ago

The Kochs Plan to Buy the 2016 Election for $889 Million

The Kochs are ready to outspend the Republican Party in putting forth candidates THEY approve of in 2016, like Rand…

8 years ago

Fox News Host Says America “Saved The Planet” By Using Snipers And Invading Other Countries

During Sunday morning's broadcast of Fox & Friends, co-host Charles Payne outlandishly claimed that the United States "saved the planet"…

8 years ago

Sen. Chuck Grassley Absurdly Claims Bill of Rights Dependent on Citizens United

The only thing keeping Republicans in power right now is money, and they'll tell any lies to hold onto that…

8 years ago

Sarah Palin Knows How to Beat Hillary – Accuse Her of a Bunch of Stuff!

"You know, reverse them. It is they who point a finger who don't realize they have triple that number of…

8 years ago

Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of…

8 years ago

The GOP Wants to Turn America into the Ultimate No-Go Zone

Republicans want to replace the laws of physics and say, "This is how reality works now" but you can't legislate…

8 years ago

Senate Republicans Unanimously Block Amendment To Keep Keystone Oil In The United States

GOP Senators killed amendments requiring Keystone oil be kept in the U.S., and mandating that the pipeline be built with…

8 years ago

It’s On! Ben “I’m not crazy” Carson Exploring 2016 Presidential Bid

Feeling "fingers from God" but assuring us he is not crazy, Ben Carson has appointed an Iowa operative for a…

8 years ago

Obama Didn’t March In Paris Because Of Difference Between Free Speech And Hate Speech

Terrorism is something worth fighting against. President Obama knows this, and has been proving it time and time again throughout…

8 years ago

Is Complex Systems Collapse in Our Future?

The internationalized world of the Bronze Age came to a catastrophic end. We are not immune to a similar systems…

8 years ago

The Possibility of Obama Successfully Negotiating with Iran has GOP Freaking Out

Only Republicans would see a war slipping through their fingers as a loss, and losing this chance is almost too…

8 years ago

Hey Everybody, You’re Not for Free Speech if You Are Only for Your Own

The Pope said, "You cannot provoke, you cannot insult other people's faith, you cannot mock it" but mocks critics of…

8 years ago

Friday Fox Follies – Angels With Dirty Faces

While you were sleeping Fox News and Dish Network Have Reached a Deal. This truce came after Fox News goes…

8 years ago

Attention Climate Change Deniers: NASA, NOAA Report 2014 Was Warmest Year Recorded

In a joint press release, NOAA and NASA scientists reported that 2014 was the warmest year on earth, since at…

8 years ago

Hacktivist Group Anonymous Declares War on ISIL

What will #OpCharlieHebdo mean for ISIL? Given the hacktivist group's record so far, ISIL might want to refer back to…

8 years ago

Charlie Hebdo Has Republicans Getting Their Crazy On in 2015

Charlie Hebdo tells Republicans that people who don't look like Fox News hosts should be killed, or at the very…

8 years ago

Obama Attacked for Missing Unity Rally in Paris Sunday

Yesterday saw some 3.7 million people unite against terrorism in Paris and in various places around France in unity rallies.…

8 years ago

Fox News Still Falsely Claiming Muslim Leaders Have Been Silent On Charlie Hebdo Attack

While French law enforcement was engaged in standoffs with the terrorists responsible for the Charlie Hebdo attack, ultimately killing three…

8 years ago

2014 Finishes With Best Job Growth Since 1999 As Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.6%

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released December's job numbers and revealed that the strong growth we had seen…

8 years ago

Rudy Giuliani Uses Charlie Hebdo Tragedy To Demand America Become A Police State

During an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani used the terrorist attack on…

8 years ago

Can Obama Fix the Troubled Export of American Democracy to Latin America?

All too often, the export of democracy has looked a lot like the export of imperialism, and America's defense of…

8 years ago

Fox News Contributor Says “Communist Mayor” Bill De Blasio Will Cause Terror Attack In NYC

During an appearance on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, retired US Air Force general and current Fox News contributor Tom…

8 years ago

President Obama Demonstrates Statesmanship to Republicans in Meeting Mexico’s President

President Obama and Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, talked yesterday about various issues involving the two countries, including Cuba, immigration,…

8 years ago

Critics of American Sniper Chris Kyle Threatened with Violence and Rape Fantasies

'It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I…

8 years ago

First Popularly Elected Black Senator Edward Brooke Dies

The first African American to be elected by popular vote to serve in the U.S. Senate has passed away at…

8 years ago

Religious Right: Loving Israel and Hating Islam Bestows Foreign Policy Cred

When Indiana Governor and presidential hopeful Mike Pence went to Israel he met Benjamin Netanyahu but not Palestinian leader Mahmoud…

8 years ago

Let’s Not Forget Democracy And Equality In The Income Inequality Debate

Although New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is tired of hearing about increasing the minimum wage, it is worth noting that…

8 years ago

Barack H. Obama is the Greatest President of Modern Times

His list of accomplishments, even minus any opposition, would be staggering. Considering the odds against him, they are truly monumental

8 years ago

President Obama Named The Most Admired Man In The World For The 7th Straight Year

The endless Republican anti-Obama campaign suffered another defeat as for the seventh consecutive year President Obama was named the most…

8 years ago

Republicans Plan Another Bush Trickle Down Assault In 2015

Some Republicans are beginning to express little hope that the President will go along with the scam and may eschew…

8 years ago

The Incomprehensibly Stupid Things Said by Republicans in 2014

Shubhranshu Choudhary says "Journalism has to become everyone's business," but Fox News says journalism is nobody's business, including, especially, their…

8 years ago

Conservatives Can’t Find Their Way to the Future Because They Can’t Understand the Past

Context is everything, and in willfully misrepresenting the past, Republicans create a false premise upon which to build their plans…

8 years ago

No, We Don’t Care If President Obama Goes to Church

Obama critics might take a moment to reflect that even though Obama does not go to church regularly, the economy…

8 years ago

Republican Warhawks And Arms Lobby Unite To Undermine US On World Stage

President Obama has been clear in his advocacy of sensible gun reform at home, as well as balanced global demilitarization.…

8 years ago

Obama’s War to Stop the GOP From Dragging America Into Irrelevance

icant advertising revenue. Obviously, the President has preached at, begged, and cajoled Republicans to pass legislation addressing the income gap…

8 years ago

New York Times Editorial Calls for Investigation and Prosecution of Torturers in Bush Administration

The Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture…

8 years ago

Ben Carson’s Embarrassingly Stupid Attack on Obamacare

Ben Carson thinks Obamacare is unconstitutional because it doesn't help everybody. The only problem with that is that it DOES…

8 years ago

Oklahoma and Nebraska Marijuana Sales in Colorado are Against Foreign Laws, So Stop it!

Red States Nebraska and Oklahoma incredibly claim federal law trumps state law, and that foreign laws are more important than…

8 years ago

GOP On GOP Violence: Marco Rubio Slams Rand Paul For Agreeing With Obama’s Cuba Policy

During an appearance on Fox News' The Kelly File Thursday night, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)…

8 years ago

The Insane Republican Reaction to Obama’s Cuba News

Tom DeLay said, "Frankly, I think this could also be payback by Obama to those Cubans who normally support Republicans"

8 years ago

Alan Gross Home Free After 5 Years in Cuban Prison, Thanks President Obama

Gross told the media, "In my last letter to President Obama, I said despite my five years of captivity I…

8 years ago

A Cuban Victim of the Cold War is Free Today Thanks to President Obama

Though there has seemed no reason for the two nations to remain at odds over the past 20+ years, old…

8 years ago

Sen. Marco Rubio Leads Predictable Republican Whinefest Over Obama’s New Cuba Policy

After President Obama announced a new policy shift with Cuba Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) led the predictable Republican outrage.…

8 years ago

The White House Delivers The Facts On President Obama’s New Course on Cuba

The following is a fact sheet from the White House Office of the Press Secretary on the President's plan to…

8 years ago

Bill Clinton Says Eric Garner “Didn’t Deserve To Die” For Selling Untaxed Cigarettes

In an interview with Fusion that will air in its entirety Tuesday evening, former President Bill Clinton told interviewer Jorge…

8 years ago

White Conservatives Justify Their Racism By Claiming Black Criminals Are Racists

Even when the right tries to explain racism, they end up being racist. They are all in agreement that there…

8 years ago

Drudge Suggests Obama Blackmailed Boehner to Get Funding Bill Passed

Because he can't admit to the most likely explanation, insanity in his own party, Matt Drudge tweets the least likely…

8 years ago

Lynching Obama

Republicans just can't get over the fact that they can no longer get together and lynch the black guy they…

8 years ago

US Probation Office Recommends Ten Years In Prison For GOP Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell

The U.S. probation office recommends that former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell spend at least ten years in prison.

8 years ago

Welcome to the Age of Authoritarianism – Sponsored by the 1 Percent

The 21st century is seeing the spread of the authoritarian principle that far from being the origin of authority, people…

8 years ago