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  • Revisionist History

    18 April 2015, 10:02 pm by: Josh Marshall

    Natan Sharansky has an oped today in the Washington Post (exactly where you'd expect it). And reading it, crazy as this must sound, it's clear that Sharansky needs something of a refresher course in what actually happened during the Cold War. The premise of…
  • Now He's Ready

    18 April 2015, 9:35 pm by: Josh Marshall

    I've already gotten a lot of interesting responses to my Hillary question below. And I'm going to be publishing a lot of them over the weekend. But this one has a fascinating twist.…
  • Huckabee: Don't Enlist till We Get a More Godly President

    18 April 2015, 6:07 pm by: Josh Marshall

    Mike Huckabee says serving in the armed forces is great. But you should probably wait to enlist until we have a Commander-in-Chief who is godly and promotes sexual morality. Read More →
  • Are You Ready for Hillary?

    18 April 2015, 5:33 pm by: Josh Marshall

    I've mentioned a couple times that Democrats appear to be at the beginning of an all but unprecedented primary season in which the outcome appears so foreordained as to change the whole nature of the process. So I wanted to ask readers? Are you ready for…
  • Ohio Cop Refused To Shoot Suspect Who Was Shouting 'Shoot Me! Shoot Me!'

    18 April 2015, 4:54 pm by: ASSOCIATED PRESS

    NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me." Read More →
  • Rep. Steve King: Obama Is Importing Millions Of 'Undocumented Democrats'

    18 April 2015, 3:57 pm by: Ahiza Garcia

    Rep. Steve King (R-IA) during a radio interview Thursday on “The John Fredericks Show” accused President Obama of importing “undocumented Democrats” and essentially buying votes. Read More →
  • GOP Rep: Obamacare Makes America More Like North Korea

    18 April 2015, 3:24 pm by: Ahiza Garcia

    Rep. David Brat (R-VA) on Thursday, during a conversation with Lars Larson at the “Hold Their Feet To The Fire” conference, blamed Obamacare for moving America away from a free market system and making the country more like North Korea. Read More →
  • UN: Assailants Attack Convoy, Killing 2 And Wounding 1 In Northern Mali

    18 April 2015, 2:46 pm by: BABA AHMED

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Two assailants attacked a United Nations convoy of civilian workers in northern Mali, killing two and wounding another, the peacekeeping mission said Saturday. Read More →
  • Rand Paul: Hillary Has So Much 'Baggage' She Needs An Extra Plane

    18 April 2015, 2:22 pm by: Ahiza Garcia

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) criticized Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton saying she had so much baggage she’d need an extra plane just to haul it, during a speech on Saturday in New Hampshire, The Hill reported. Read More →
  • Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Allowing Nitrogen Gas To Be Used In Executions

    18 April 2015, 1:29 pm by: KEN MILLER

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma became the first U.S. state to approve nitrogen gas for executions under a measure Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law Friday that provides an alternative death penalty method if lethal injections aren't possible, either because of…
  • 2 Cuban Dissidents Up For Election In Unprecedented Vote

    18 April 2015, 1:20 pm by: ANNE-MARIE GARCIA AND MICHAEL WEISSSENSTEIN

    HAVANA (AP) — At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing as candidates in municipal elections that will be watched on and off the island Sunday as an unprecedented test of Cuba's single-party system. Read More →
  • Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' Still On Guard In North, South

    18 April 2015, 1:12 pm by: CHRIS CAROLA

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered "Silent…
  • Obama To Spend Earth Day In Florida, Where Term 'Climate Change' Is Allegedly Banned

    18 April 2015, 12:58 pm by: NEDRA PICKLER

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida Everglades. Read More →
  • Fox Contributor: If We Allow Gays To Get Married, Why Not Siblings?

    18 April 2015, 12:53 pm by: Ahiza Garcia

    Fox contributor Pastor Robert Jeffress during Friday’s “The O’Reilly Factor” likened gay marriage to incest while arguing that the Supreme Court shouldn’t make gay marriage a civil right. Read More →
  • Police: Man Shot, Killed By Chicago Officer

    18 April 2015, 11:34 am by: ASSOCIATED PRESS

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them. Read More →
  • Gas-Line Blast At California Shooting Range Injures 11

    18 April 2015, 11:22 am by: SCOTT SMITH AND OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said. Read More →
  • O’Reilly: I Give 'Big Money' To Minorities, Have No Complicity In White Suppression

    18 April 2015, 11:01 am by: Ahiza Garcia

    Bill O’Reilly during Friday night’s “The O’Reilly Factor" denounced "the big lie" of “white privilege" and ranted that he wasn't complicit in "white suppression." Read More →
  • Bill Maher To Ted Cruz: 'You, Sir, Are No Galileo’

    18 April 2015, 10:06 am by: Ahiza Garcia

    Bill Maher slammed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Friday’s “Real Time With Bill Maher” for denying climate change and comparing himself to Galileo. Read More →
  • Colorado Law Enforcement Switches To Message Of Safe Pot Use

    18 April 2015, 9:28 am by: KRISTEN WYATT

    DENVER (AP) — Breaking from decades of "Just Say No"-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use. Read More →
  • There's Wingnuts in Them Thar Hills

    17 April 2015, 6:24 pm by: Josh Marshall

    ICYMI: This gold mine in Oregon is probably going to be the next Bundy Ranch. The militia winguts are already converging. Because of course it is.

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