Satanists Have Trolled A Major City Into Submission

by IAN MILLHISER - Phoenix, Arizona will no longer begin its city council meetings with a prayer, a reform the council adopted in order ...

Federal Court Says North Carolina’s Gerrymandered Maps Are Unconstitutional

by IAN MILLHISER - No state has done more in the post-Jim Crow era to restrict voting rights than North Carolina. Just weeks after ...

Bernie Fails Another of His Own Purity Tests

by fivefouranonymous - It has been an interesting election season. I have no doubt Hillary is a stronger candidate for the wringer Bernie has put ...

Donald Trump Remains Clueless on Health Care at GOP Debate

by Peter Suderman - On the campaign trail, Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to repeal and replace Obamacare. But he’s been even more vague than most ...

Modern Medicine Explains Why Your Desire To Punch Ted Cruz In The Face Is Completely Natural

by Christian Drake - Germans call it Backpfeifengesicht. It’s a colloquialism which translated means “a face that needs to be hit.” However, you don’t need ...

Wisconsin/Scott Walker John Doe Probe WILL Go to the US Supreme Court

by Puddytat - It’s ALIVE! Despite the massive attempts to kill it, the decision to kill the latest John Doe Probe looking at illegal coordination between Scott Walker and ...

The Conservative Playbook for Keeping ‘Dark Money’ Dark

by Robert Faturechi - In internal memos, groups opposing tighter state campaign finance rules coach their local supporters on how to battle disclosure of political ...

The Consequences Of Defunding Planned Parenthood

by TARA CULP-RESSLER - Defunding Planned Parenthood clinics leaves some poor women unable to access the most effective forms of birth control, according to ...

Satanists Have Trolled A Major City Into Submission

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Federal Court Says North Carolina’s Gerrymandered Maps Are Unconstitutional

Posted on Feb 92

Bernie Fails Another of His Own Purity Tests

Posted on Feb 93

Donald Trump Remains Clueless on Health Care at GOP Debate

Posted on Feb 94

Modern Medicine Explains Why Your Desire To Punch Ted Cruz

Posted on Feb 85

Wisconsin/Scott Walker John Doe Probe WILL Go to the US

Posted on Feb 86

The Conservative Playbook for Keeping ‘Dark Money’ Dark

Posted on Feb 87

The Consequences Of Defunding Planned Parenthood

Posted on Feb 88

This Day in History

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On This Day, Feb. 9, 1950 – McCarthyism Ushers in the Era of the Red Scare

1950 – U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy charged that the State Department was riddled with Communists. This was the beginning of McCarthyism, a period of intense anti-communism, also known as the Red Scare which occurred in the United States from 1948 to about 1956. The word “McCarthyism” now carries connotations of false, even hysterical, accusation, and of government attacks on the political minority. From the viewpoint of the political and cultural elite, the suppression of radicalism and radical organizations in the United States was a struggle against a dangerous subversive element controlled by a foreign power that posed a real...

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Super Bowl 50 Commercials: The Best and Worst From the Big Game

It was even a pretty staid night for Super Bowl commercials, at least until Peyton Manning promised to drink all the Budweisers in San Francisco (er, Santa Clara) during his postgame speech. Of course, a few Super spots did manage to make a Beyoncé-like splash – while others crumpled like Cam under pressure

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Tommy Chong for President: 7 Policy Proposals

Bernie Sanders has been dismissed for having “pie-in-the-sky” ideas, like free public education, Medicare for all and a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage. Let his critics scowl; Sanders’ supporters like that their candidate thinks big. Take it from Tommy Chong, who recently endorsed Sanders. Chong spoke with Rolling Stone about why he’s feeling the Bern, and laid out the seven-point platform he’d run on if he were in the race.  

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