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Journalism And Politics: Not Just A Twisted Reality Show
In a segment on This Week with George Stephanopoulis, Rep. Chris Van Hollen quite easily and succinctly cut through the rhetoric to the reality of any repeal of Obamacare. Read more...
Nurses Explain Obamacare In 90 Seconds
Exactly what is the Affordable Care Act doing for us? Read more...
Syria: What's Behind The Conflict
Find out what's behind the Syrian conflict and what's at stake for the international community. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
Fireagra, for foreign policy impotence... Read more...
2012 One Of Warmest Years On Record
Last year was one of the 10 warmest years on record, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday. While the past 150 years have seen average temperatures rise 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, 9 of the 10 hottest years on record have been since the 1990s—with 2012 ranking somewhere around 8 or 9. Read more...

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GOP Rep: "The last thing to say about these folks who are assertedly hunger strikers is that they look to me like a lot of them have put on weight.” Read more...
Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday told Republicans that they should get behind immigration reform because "conservatism begins with facing facts." Read more...
The framing in this video and the accompanying article is so utterly dishonest that I have to believe it came straight out of the Pete Peterson foundation. It is that disingenous. However, in this case I think Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Read more...
From this Thursday evening's The Daily Show, Jon Stewart was still reviewing some highlights from the prior evening and Bill Clinton's extremely long, but fact-filled convention speech. After giving Clinton a ribbing for "having more false endings Read more...
A double feature today from FOX News' resident clown Steven Crowder, who most recently compared food stamp recipients to animals. This time, he proves yet again that right-wingers have absolutely no idea what socialism is. In this first tweet, Read more...