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Repeat after me: President. Obama. Is. Black.

Jacob Philadelphia touches President Obama’s hair.

I happened to run across this item in the Washington Post this week, Is Barack Obama ‘black’? A majority of Americans say no , penned by Chris Cillizza (Jon Perr has described him as a ” conventional wisdom regurgitator “). Cillizza links to data in his article from PEW Research (wh [Read More...]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 20 April 2014 | 1:00 pm

Sunday Talking Heads: April 20, 2014

Good morning. I hope the Easter Bunny didn’t skip your house this morning, chocolate does not prefer one belief system over another, be it as bunnies or lambs. [Read More...]
>Posted to Firedoglake on 20 April 2014 | 9:00 am

Politics, the Constitution, and the Roberts Court

When I was a law student at the University of Chicago in the late 1960s, I had the great privilege as having Philip Kurland as one of my constitutional law professors. Kurland was one of the most distinguished constitutional scholars of his generation. He was also, by the standards of the day, quite conservative, and often a sharp critic of the War [Read More...]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 20 April 2014 | 4:49 am

Forgiveness is Dysfunctional

Certain religious traditions, including Christianity, emphasize theimportance of forgiveness. I want to explain why forgiveness ismisconceived and, therefore, a bad idea. And why there are importantpsychological reasons for this. In essence, the key question is this: Whatis the appropriate psychological response to inappropriate behavior if wewant [Read More...]
>Posted to NationofChange on 19 April 2014 | 8:12 am

Podcast: The NRA Meets Its Match

Huge news: Yesterday, Michael Bloomberg announced that he’ll spend $50 million this year on political campaigning for gun reform. That’s more than the NRA will spend on campaigning against it. [Read More...]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 18 April 2014 | 7:03 pm

Kathie Lee Gifford Is a Trojan Horse for Conservative Causes

The less-than-candid 'Today' show host lets her real right-wing flag fly on her podcast.

“Today” personality Kathie Lee Gifford was recently admonished by NBC higher-ups for promoting her line of wines, the punnily named Gifft,  on-air . The idea, in part, is that “Today” is to some degree a news program, on [Read More...]
>Posted to Main RSS Feed on 16 April 2014 | 4:27 pm

CPC Co-Chairs Call For Constructive Engagement On Drones: Human Rights Must Be A Priority

Our national security would be stronger with international standards regarding the use of drones. No… [Read More...]
>Posted to Congressional Progressive Caucus: Hot Topics on 29 March 2014 | 12:40 am

Blue Heart Chronicles

Progressive Liberal Democrat and Air Force Veteran John Liming describes the motivation for his daily blogging, “I want to do what I can to help protect and preserve The Heart And Soul of my Beloved Homeland, America!” from Blue Heart … Continue reading

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David Swanson

Progressive political blogger David Swanson is the author of “When the World Outlawed War,” “War Is A Lie” and “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union. Swanson has played a key role in many progressive activities, … Continue reading

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This Can’t Be Happening

This Can’t Be Happening is a news collective originally founded in 2004 as a blog by Dave Lindorff. The collective now also includes John Grant, Linn Washington and Charles M. Young, who share Dave’s profound frustration with the establishment corporate … Continue reading

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Chris Weigant

Chris Weigant, political commentator, author, and blogger, has been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post since 2006. Chris describes his political outlook as “left libertarian.” From Chris Weigant’s blog Friday Talking Points [300] — Our 4/20 Acronym Contest Challenge … Continue reading

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Chris Floyd

Award-Winning journalist and author of Empire Burlesque – High Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium, Chris Floyd blogs about the American political scene. News from Chris Floyd’s Empire Burlesque Stone by Stone, From the Mouth of the Grave … Continue reading

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Barry Lando

Barry Lando, former producer with 60 Minutes and author of “Web of Deceit-the History of Western Complicity in Iraq from Churchill to Kennedy to G.W. Bush” blogs mainly on U.S. policy in the Middle East and Central Asia. News from … Continue reading

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Congressional Progressive Caucus


The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) promotes a strong, progressive agenda, called “The Progressive Promise–Fairness for All”.  The four core principles of the Progressive Promise are: 1. Fighting for economic justice and security for all; 2. Protecting and preserving our civil … Continue reading

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