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Spring in the Air and in Obama’s Step

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While Republicans cast a frozen gaze on the prospect of peace with Iran, the President welcomes a new season as diplomacy nears a nuclear deal. Conservatives continue to storm against healthcare and...

 

Iran. We Ran. They’re Off And Running.

As the president runs a historic effort to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, the Republicans run to ruin diplomacy and in doing so, they run off the rails. Cruz, Rubio, Paul all want to run, but on...

 

Message Mess

Netanyahu tries to mess with US diplomacy, and delivers a misguided message to Congress, but in the end, it mucked up the GOP’s march to war as hawkish Dems turn against Mitch McConnell mayhem. The...

 

Pipelines, Pipe Dreams and Punchlines

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Of all the issues they could choose to tackle, Republicans fixate on the Keystone pipeline, which they knew the president would veto — likely just the first of many vetoes in this new era. While the...

 

The Winter of Our Malcontents

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An Alabama judge is pissed at same-sex marriage. A Texas judge is ticked at compassionate immigration policy. Rudy Giuliani thinks President Obama doesn’t love America. Boehner would defund homeland...

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Stewart’s Gone — But Satire Goes On

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A President who rose to prominence opposing an open-ended Mideast war is now seeking Congressional authorization for an open-ended Mideast war. Republicans stake out turf by fighting for a polluting...

 

Inoculate Against Hypocrisy?

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When Ebola presented a limited threat to America, GOP leaders ignored science and stoked fears. Now an outbreak of a beatable disease claims lives and Republican candidates disseminate misinformation...

 

Heckuva Snow Job

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GOP hopefuls play pretend about a new approach, but at a conservative convening in Iowa, they keep up their cultural crusades against gay rights, women's equality and immigrants. The Tea Party rails...

 

AmeriCans but RepubliCan’ts

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In the State of the Union, the President announced that Americans can now look ahead with new hope. But can Republicans move past defunding Obamacare, blocking women’s rights and their pipeline...

 

Paid Sick Leave - Because The World Needs A Break

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In Washington, the GOP pursues a sick agenda: pushing pipelines, attacking abortion rights, undermining healthcare, fighting immigration reform and championing corporate cronies and big banks...

 

Standup for Charlie Hebdo

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Laughing Liberally presents an evening of standup comedy and conversation in support of Charlie Hebdo and freedom of comedic expression. 100% of the net proceeds will go to ensure the existence of...

 

Weapons Drawn

The GOP takes the Senate with targets set on dismantling Obamacare and rushing Keystone, but the Prez is drawing weapons of his own from executive orders to the veto pen. As protests continue over...

 

New Year’s Fears, Cheers and Beers

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We fear what could happen in Washington as Republicans take control of the Senate. And we cheer some of the recent moves that show the President has stiffened his spine. We risk falling into further...

 

If Only Christmas Came To Washington...

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On Christmas Day, we mark the birth of an immigrant boy born to a single mom. But both immigrants and single moms are often in the crosshairs of American politics. We celebrate a prophet who cared...

 

Bush and Cheney - The Answer to Nobody's Prayer

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As the President normalizes relations with Cuba, Governor Cuomo bans fracking in New York and the Senate actually confirms nominees, Dick Cheney returns to defend torture. As rallied...

 

Cruel and Too Usual

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Horrific and outrageous details come to light about America’s use of torture in interrogations, yet so many of us aren’t surprised by this news, and too many others still defend the actions. Protests...

 

"No Indictment" Is An Indictment

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In Ferguson, a grand jury didn’t indict the officer who killed Michael Brown, despite the frequent adage that a prosecutor could get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. In New York, a grand jury...

 

Thankful, Rageful, Hopeful, Forceful

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The failure to indict in Ferguson has stirred anger, fear, outrage, surprise, and calls for justice, reform, peace, honesty, but giving thanks isn’t the first instinct for most. The President’s...

 

Pipelines and Lifelines

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Republicans and ConservaDems nearly passed the disastrous Keystone tar-sands pipeline. A pipeline of progressive opposition stopped it for now, but ultimately the Prez’s veto is our only lifeline...

 

Fight or Flight to Face the Right?

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After the midterm elections, many wondered whether losses would neutralize the President. But this week he wasn’t neutral on Net Neutrality, calling for the FCC to protect a free and open internet...

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