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Late Late Night FDL: Long John Silverstein

John Cleese — Pigs In Space: Long John Silverstein from episode 223 of The Muppet Show . [Read More...]
>Posted to Firedoglake on 20 September 2014 | 5:00 am

Fence Jumper Entered White House

A man who jumped the White House fence on Friday evening prompting an evacuation was able to enter the North Portico doors of the White House, the Secret Service said.

APNewsAlert: Secret Service says fence-jumper made it through North Portico doors of White House. — AP Politics (@AP_Politics) September 20, 2014

He was apprehended [Read More...]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 20 September 2014 | 3:31 am

Open thread for night owls: Big fines, little enforcement for financial crooks

Joe Pinsker at The Atlantic writes Financial Criminals Have Been Fined Billions, but They Rarely Pay :

On a plane earlier this week, I watched The Wolf of Wall Street. The film’s outsized antics—public masturbation, the tossing of little people, lots and lots of Quaaludes—seemed too big for a seatback screen, or, for that mat [Read More...]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 20 September 2014 | 3:00 am

LIVE: People’s Climate March Organizers, Bill McKibben, and Amy Goodman Kick Off Big Weekend With Live Event

Watch the live event here.

In kicking off New York’s Climate Week activities, the organizers of the People Climate March have come together to talk about their hopes for the March, the United Nations Climate Summit, and the challenge we face in stopping global warming.  Speaking tonight are some of the top climate ambassador [Read More...]
>Posted to AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed on 19 September 2014 | 11:27 pm

Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on Need for New Economic Model to Address Ecological Crisis

As the United Nations prepares to hold one-day global summit on climate change, we speak to award-winning author Naomi Klein about her new book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.” In the book, Klein details how our neoliberal economic system and our planetary system are now at war. With global emissions at an all-time high, Kle [Read More...]
>Posted to NationofChange on 19 September 2014 | 10:05 am

You won’t believe what they’re trying to get away with in their quest to take over the Senate

The GOP is banking on a plan to mislead women and other voters in the closest Senate races in the country—election year politics at its worst. It’s really dangerous, because if they’re elected, we’re facing outright attacks on women’s access to health care. Can you help share the truth about the GOP’s new “birth control plan”? [Read More...]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 18 September 2014 | 8:51 pm

Progressive Caucus to Speaker Boehner: Stop Wasting Tax Dollars on Benghazi Committee

Washington, D.C.–Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl… [Read More...]
>Posted to Congressional Progressive Caucus: Hot Topics on 17 September 2014 | 5:26 pm

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 [320] — Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation … 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 A Peace That Passeth Understanding At the London Review … 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

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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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