Horror Hospital: The Most Shocking Photos And... →
It’s beyond horrific. Its beyond inhumane. They are savages and have no soul to do this to the wounded. (WARNING: GRAPHIC)
You’re competing against young people in Beijing and Bangalore....– President Obama, at the Urban League told young audience members to “study” and that success had to be earned in a global economy. ”Don’t just cheer and not study,” the President said to an enthusiastic crowd in New Orleans. Dear Real Houswives, Don’t act like what he saying isn’t...
OMG: Jon Stewart Slams You-Didn’t-Build-That-Gate In Romney, Fox News’ Faces
@TheEdShow I hope you and your wife get through this. In our hearts and prayers.
Mitt Romney: A Walking Faux Pas →
I don’t where to begin to describe Mitt Romney as a walking faux pas. Is it “who let the dogs out” moment, or “I’m not concerned about the very poor”, what about “I Saw my Father March with Marting Luther King”, or “Corporations are people, my friend”. I mean really, do I have to go on. In today’s news there was another blunder...
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that a Chicago Alderman named Joe Moreno...– Real talk: You can’t just ban restaurants from your city because you don’t like their political views. (via motherjones) I have to agree, they took it too far.
If We Knew Our History →
Another amazing article by David Zirin (@edgeofsports), Sports Editor of The Nation. He always knows how to give the back story of any popular (by the status quo of society) event like the Olympics, that even in sports there are human rights issues, prejudices, racism, inequality, poverty and so on. He will tell you straight up what is wrong with that picture and how it is we can educate...
CLOSE VOTE: Senate Dems pass middle-class tax-rate... →
Senate Democrats narrowly pushed through a measure to extend tax rates for family income up to $250,000 for a year, as both parties continued their election-year messaging war on taxes. via The Hill
Daily Beast - 'Obama's Biggest Blunder Yet' by... →
This is very similar to what I wrote a couple of days ago about Barack Obama’s speech on “small businesses” while in Virginia. See my original blog post here: http://tmblr.co/Zn2QnuP-iuY6 Every effort you make to become successful could never be done “only” on your own, whether its a family member, spouse, friend, business partner and/or your government. No one...
Just what did five oil companies do with their...
think-progress: In 60 seconds, these five companies earned $261,000 — more than 96 percent of American households make in one year. Find out what they did with those profits. MUST READ!
We do absolutely anything they ask and we NEVER cross them.– An anonymous, Democratic staffer on the NRA’s “power on the Hill.” (via officialssay)
When Bill Moyers, Keith Olbermann, Mayor Bloomberg, and Rupert Murdoch are all...– John Cassidy gives ten reasons America might be crazy: http://nyr.kr/Pfaoyn (via newyorker)
People still think of [AIDS] as a shame-based disease … and so a lot of people...– Elton John, on NPR’s Talk of the Nation. Read more and listen to the full interview here. (via npr)
In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97...– NASA - Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt
Our America with Lisa Ling, “The Lost American Dream” This episode brought me to tears, every American should watch this episode and remember not to judge people for what they have or don’t have. We all just want to find happiness and comfort with our jobs, our families and our friends. I don’t think that’s a lot to ask for. The first story about Bob in Lake Bluff, IL is the example that...
She inspired generations of young girls to reach for the stars.– President Obama on the passing of Sally Ride (via barackobama) RIP to Sally Ride, the first woman astronaut, died at 61 today.
I got a guy on my staff that got hit in his head with a glass door, Thursday....– William McAvoy, The Newsroom Season 1, Episode 5 Another amazing speech to Nina Howard after she has the audacity to ask Will, “Do you have a problem with me calling myself a journalist?” I’m telling you this show keeps getting better and better.
U.S. Poverty On Track To Rise To Highest Since... →
I don’t think conservatives can use the “lazy” metaphor anymore
Should this young man — whose nature was apparently so obvious to his mother...– Roger Ebert on Aurora, CO Shooting NYTimes Op-Ed Article
If the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida, the assassination attempt on former...– Why the Aurora Shooting Won’t Affect Gun Laws Amen
To look at the the frightened eyes of the survivors in Aurora, and see only our...– Adam Serwer explains why there’s nothing wrong with politicizing a tragedy.
Guns don’t kill people, people kill people, with guns, that they...
" The Obama and Romney campaigns have both... →
motherjones: We’re updating our explainer throughout the day. The only right thing for politicians to do right now.
I was shown how fragile life was on Saturday. I saw the terror on bystanders’...– Jessica Redfield was shot and killed last night at a midnight screening of ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ along with 11 others when a gunman opened fire in a theater. The above is from her blog, written in June, after she narrowly escaped another senseless shooting at a mall in Toronto. (via newsweek) ...
Louie Gohmert: Aurora Shootings Result Of 'Ongoing... →
Can I get stupid politicians for $500 And then the irony that he’s not only a Republican but a Texas Republican Congressman, oh what are the odds. Let’s not blame the easy access to every-single-gun-you-could-every-buy-problem but its the he-needs-to-find-jesus-problem. As my president once said, keep clinging to your guns and your bible.
There are going to be other days for politics. This is a day for prayer and...– President Obama (Aurora, Colorado Shootings)
It is impossible to realize our goals while discriminating against half the...– Kofi Annan, then UN Secretary-General, 2006 In Nicholas Krisof book “Half The Sky”, Chapter 11
To ask us if we will forgive a guy who doesn’t’even regret taking...– ~ Tracy Martin, the mother of Travyvon Martin talking about George Zimmerman interview with Sean Hannity.
SHOCKER: The New Yorker Acquires The Borowitz... →
newyorker: Comedian Andy Borowitz’s satirical news website has a new home on www.newyorker.com, but don’t worry— he’s assured that “The Borowitz Report will be as inaccurate as always.” http://nyr.kr/M8k3nO
We dedicate to our lives to those on the margins of society, many of whom are...– An American Nun Responds to Vatican Criticism (via theatlantic) Wow beautifully said. (and that’s coming from an Atheist)
I shouldn't be surpried but..... →
seriously Sean Hannity you’d go that far to pay for this guy’s attorney fees? Really? Seriously? How can someone not believe this guy is a raging racist?
A former governor born in Cuba tells President... →
WASHINGTON — In the span of one morning, top Mitt Romney surrogate John Sununu referred to President Obama as dumb and stupid, called the Chicago political culture from which he came “corrupt,” brought up Obama’s admitted use of marijuana as a kid in Hawaii, resurfaced the name of Tony Rezko — the jailed financier with ties to Obama — and then questioned the...
What Romney's career shows, after all, is that... →