So You Are Offended By This?

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http://www.france24.com/... Even though the exhibition won’t be officially opened to the public until June 9, Kapoor’s “Dirty Corner” installation – a massive rusted steel funnel set among a bed of rocks – has already stirred much controversy in France amid...More

Top Comments: GOP Clown Car has Become A Clown Bus

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Standing room only these days How many GOP Presidential candidates do we have now? It's hard to keep count, but it's well over a dozen who have officially announced. And more will be piling in after they've sucked up every...More

WI-Sen: Russ Feingold (D) Wants To Know How You Can Help Out With His Campaign

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Received this e-mail from Russ Feingold's (D. WI) U.S. Senate campaign today: Running a grassroots campaign like this one takes a lot of elbow grease. Over the next 17 months, we'll talk to hundreds of thousands of voters by phone...More

IL & NV-Sen: Harry Reid (D. NV) Goes All In For Tammy Duckworth (D) & Catherine Cortez Masto (D)

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Received this e-mail today from Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D. NV) in support of Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D. IL) and former Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaigns: It’s that time again: at the end of...More

NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Keeps Up The Fight To Stop Fast Tracking The TPP

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Received this e-mail today from former Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign: A lot of bad ideas pass through Congress, and we count on our elected representatives to look them over, debate, and stop them before...More

Slowly getting back into the ground war?

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Zero debate, as usual, as the stakes get higher. US President Barack Obama has ordered the deployment of up to 450 more US troops to Iraq to advise and assist local forces in an effort to reverse the recent gains...More

WI-Sen: Ron Johnson (R) Is To Blame For 2,000-Day Federal Judicial Vacancy

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Tea Party U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R. WI) is making the press again: http://host.madison.com/... In January of 2010, federal appellate Judge Terence Evans retired from his Seventh Circuit seat. That was 2,000 days ago — nearly five years — and...More

MD-Sen: Donna Edwards (D) Calls On Congress To Pass The Every Child Deserves A Family Act

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Received this e-mail today from Rep. Donna Edwards' (D. MD) U.S. Senate campaign: As a mother, I can think of nothing more heartbreaking than a child who needs a home being denied a loving family. But in some states across...More

FL-Sen: Patrick Murphy (D) Calls On Congress To Pass The Raise The Wage Act

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Received this e-mail from Rep. Patrick Murphy's (D. FL) U.S. Senate campaign: What helps workers, businesses, and the economy as a whole? Raising the minimum wage. That's why I'm sponsoring the Raise the Wage Act in the House. The Raise...More

NY Times header:"U.S. Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq." World responds......

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Hehehehahahahehe... 5555555555555555... LOLZ... 呵呵呵呵呵... хихихихихихи... mwahahamwahahamwahahamwahahamwahaha... 크크크크크크크크크크크크... HAHAHAHAHAHAHA... 笑笑笑笑笑笑笑笑... bwahahahabhahaha... חָה־חָה־חָה... mort de rire -- حقا، لا أستطيع ... Uh, yeah. Welcome to 2003 again. Byline says Michael Gordon instead of Judith Martin. Oh gee, big deal folks: "...establish a...More

Will you help these Causes? Help needed for those not making it big !

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Well I wrote a diary regarding the minimum Wage and got some really strange debate from what sounded like Wall Street folks. I observed so much debate against the minimum wage and actually some reference to people who are having...More

NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Pushes Congress To Put An End Human Trafficking

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Received this e-mail today from former Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign: Human trafficking is a horrific crime, one that claims an estimated 100,000 American children as victims every year . Congress recently took an important...More

Studies Show Minimum Wage Won't rent an apt. in Any State!

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Well this one shocked me and I am not easily shocked. Studies have shown the Income Inequlity has tilted to the point of homelessness or edge of it for working people and those on fixed incomes trying to house those...More

MT-Gov: Gianforte (R) Doesn't Believe You Should Be Able To Retire Because It's Not In The Bible

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Ladies and gentlemen, meet the craziest candidate running for Governor next year: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/... Greg Gianforte , a multi-millionaire tech entrepreneur who is "seriously considering" challenging Montana Gov . Steve Bullock (D) in 2016, doesn't believe he has to divorce his...More

Ronald Reagan's $2 million paid trip to Japan right after leaving Presidency

Anyone who follows politics and history knows this flap about Hillary Clinton's speaking fees is a load of B.S. Former Presidents, (G.W. made over $2mil in speaking fees since he left office) and other high profile politicos have been making...More

MO & IL-Sen: Kander (D) & Duckworth (D) Call On Congress To Allow VA To Cover IVF

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Received this e-mail today on behalf of Secretary of State Jason Kander (D. MO) and Rep. Tammy Duckworth's (D. IL) U.S. Senate campaigns: My husband Bryan and I had been talking about maybe having children before I was deployed to...More

OH-Sen: PPP Shows A Toss Up Between Rob Portman (R) & Ted Strickland (D)

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Here's some encouraging news today out of Ohio courtesy of PPP: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/... PPP's newest Ohio poll finds a toss up in the race for Senate- Rob Portman is ahead of Ted Strickland by an inconsequential 2 point margin at 43/41,...More

Republicans To Beg The Emperor For A Boon

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Oh, look, who coulda predicticated For months now legislators have accused Jindal of kowtowing to Norquist's "no tax pledge," which stipulates that taxes cannot be raised unless they’re offset by spending cuts elsewhere. And this weekend they'd had enough. A...More

Don't Mess With HSBC

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It's interesting watching a Bank's behavior over time. Forex fines Money laundering fines LIBOR fines Tax avoidence scams But, they didn't need a bailout. Now the reactions Mr Gulliver was also asked about the bank's policy on placing advertising in...More

Warren Out = Progressive Dilemma

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The Run Warren Run PAC has officially disbanded. Senator Elizabeth Warren has been clear from the get-go that she is not running for President. The PAC advocating her entry into the race has finally succumbed to the reality that Warren...More

IL-Sen: Kirk (R) Hires Wall St. Lobbyist To Help Push Through More Deregulation On Banking Committee

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There are plenty of reasons U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) needs to get the boot next year. First there's this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/... With less than a month before the deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, Sens . Mark Kirk...More

FL-Sen: Patrick Murphy (D) Gives Three Great Reasons To Support Marriage Equality

Received this e-mail today from Rep. Patrick Murphy's (D. FL) U.S. Senate campaign: I support marriage equality because: 1. I believe in equal rights for all Americans, regardless of race, creed, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 2. Love is love,...More

Politicians out of their element in search of votes

Help Us Push Governor Cuomo to Address What Happen to Kalief Browder

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Tell the Governor Cuomo of New York @NYGovCuomo that he needs to step up and address what happen to Kalief Browder (#KaliefBrowder). Tweet him until you can't tweet any longer.

Who Was Kalief Browder?

Kalief Browder, the young man who was held for years in a New York jail without a trial, killed himself on Saturday.

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Mike Huckabee: I'm Proud Of My Ignorance

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Mike Huckabee " I'm one ignorant bunny and I am not backing down" "I take nothing back from that speech,” he told Iowa rightwing radio host Steave Deace on Friday. “I’m kind of glad it’s posted because people — if...More

CA-Sen: Kamala Harris (D) Joins The Call To Pass The Every Child Deserves A Family Act

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Received this e-mail from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign: When I created the Bureau of Children's Justice, I did it for one reason: We can't let down our most vulnerable today, and then lock them up...More

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 6/5/15 Edition

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Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Toomey says one thing in Pennsylvania, and then does another with his votes in Washington, D.C. Let's take a look. On the left, below, we have what Sen...More

Looking back 20 years from today what will be President Obama's greatest legacy achievements?

The Hazardous Wasteland: East Liverpool, Ohio & The Environmental Disaster That Time Forgot

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There is a river that runs by East Liverpool, but you do not swim in it. There are crops that grow from the ground in East Liverpool, but you do not eat them. There are brisk winds that blow the...More

War in Syria and Iraq: Check CENTCOM's event logs for May and the U.S. is roughly a No Show

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Summary: According to U.S. Central Command logs, we are making fewer airstrikes during a whole month today than we did every day in 2003 during the effort to remove Saddam Hussein. Compared to current capacity we're going at less than...More

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