Qutation Of The Day

19 February 2014 |permalink | email article

“We will come out of the Maidan either free or slaves. But we don’t want to be slaves.” Serhiy Sobolov, a member of Ukraine’s Parliament, describing the protest standoff in Kiev’s Independence Square, known as Maidan.

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$100 Million Ad Campaign to Press for Climate Change

18 February 2014 |permalink | email article

Tom Steyer, 56, accumulated more than $1.5 billion during his days as a hedge fund manager before he retired in 2012. Today, he is among the most visible of a new breed of wealthy donors on the left who… read full story

Editor Calls Paper’s Endorsement “Regettable’

11 February 2014 |permalink | email article

Nearly four months after his newspaper endorsed Chris Christie for a second term as covernor of New Jersey. the editorial page editor of The Star-Ledger called the paper’ decision to back him “regrettable.” The editor, Tom Moran, said the… read full story

BOEHNER ON FANTASY ISLAND

08 February 2014 |permalink | email article

REP. JOAQUIN CASTRO OF TEXAS SAYS THAT THEN HE THANKED BOEHNER FOR STANDING UP TO REP. STEVE KING, BOEHNER RESPONDED, WHAT AN ASS. I’M EDITING, BUT YOU GET THE IDEA.’

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Latest Attack: labeling Obama as “lawless”

08 February 2014 |permalink | email article

The Republican messaging attack is at it again. The latest talking point is that the president is a “lawless” dictator” hellbent on operating outside, and indeed, above the law. On Thursday House Speaker John Boehner signaled that he might… read full story

Job Losses are the New Death Panels

07 February 2014 |permalink | email article

Economent Paul Krugman notes the budget office has now increasted its estismate

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High School Never Ends

05 February 2014 |permalink | email article

Chris Christie has given us proof that anyone who clings to high school the way the 51-year old governor of New Jersey does makes her nervous. In his hilariously lame attempt to demonize his old teammate and handpickricked

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Praising Philip Seymour Hoffman

04 February 2014 |permalink | email article

It was clear, at least since he won the Oscar in 2006 for “Capote,” that the actor was an unusually fine actor. Really though, it was clear long before that, depending on when and where you started paying attention.… read full story

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