You’d better really look at your future and figure out who’s going to be the guy...– I present without comment: http://loop21.com/politics/joe-arpaio-arrests-6-year-old-undocumented-immigrant http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/08/gabriela_saucedo_mercer_middle_easterners.php?ref=fpa Ann Romney Wants Hispanic Voters To Get Past ‘Their Biases’ | ThinkProgress (via...
Are you serious?
In an interview with a conservative website last year, Saucedo Mercer talked in depth about her views on immigration. A Mexican immigrant herself who became a U.S. citizen, she said the issue was important because people from places other than Mexico were among those coming across the border illegally. “That includes Chinese, Middle Easterners,” she said. “If you know Middle Easterners, a lot of...
Public Campaign Action Fund: President Barack... →
campaignmoney: President Barack Obama participated in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) today and answered this question: “What are you going to do to end the corrupting influence of money in politics during your second term?” Here’s his response: Money has always been a factor in politics, but we are seeing…
What my doctor thinks of ObamaCare →
theweekmagazine: “Want real health reform that is in the interest of you and your family? Don’t make the same mistake that Washington did. In formulating ObamaCare, the politicians listened to lobbyists, policy wonks, academics, health theorists, regulators, and occasionally to each other. But they failed to listen to the people who actually care for patients: Doctors. Go ahead, ask your...
To Republicans, women exist parenthetically—pesky asides that occasionally...– Fantasy Women of the GOP (via eyesfullofketchup)
House Speaker John Boehner is the most prominent... →
joshsternberg: For real?
The GOP convention: A viewer's guide →
theweekmagazine: Recommended reading for anyone who wants to be informed on the GOP convention but is short on time.
According to Politifact's "Pants On Fire" list,... →
'Romney told The Wall Street Journal that he won’t... →
Study finds rich people give much less to charity... →
stfuconservatives: Reminds me of that cartoon showing two rich guys clinking cocktail glasses and going, “We told them the wealth would TRICKLE DOWN!”
Scientists figure how to store 700TB of data in...
iheartchaos: Right now, almost all digital data is stored on either magnetic hard drives or flash drives, but one day in the future, you could be storing absolutely immense amounts of stuff (read: porn) with DNA, the same stuff that encodes your own genetic data in every one of your cells. Read More
By proposing to end a century of federal control over oil and gas drilling and...– Romney Would Give Reins to States on Drilling on Federal Lands (via theamericanbear)
On average, resource-rich countries have done even more poorly than countries...– Resource Rich, Cash Poor (via azspot)
Those at the Detroit event expressed their agreement with several of the vice...– Biden: Republicans have ‘discovered the middle class’ – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs “Don’t boo. Vote!” —President Obama (via apsies)
Not everyone is rooting for Armstrong. Though many French fans enthusiastically...– Newsweek July 26, 1999 (via nwkarchivist)
Imagine You Were Raped. Got Pregnant. Then Your... →
motherjones: heartsorelegions: It happens—and in many states there are no laws to keep rapists from terrorizing their victims all over again. Read on, Todd Akin. Seriously.
Neither the family nor the auction company has given a reason for the change,...– Lise Balk King, on the cancellation of the auction of Pe’Sla. The 1,940 acres in South Dakota’s Black Hills that are sacred to the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation). The Reynolds family, who acquired the land when the US broke a treaty in 1876-7 (when gold was found there), has decided to sell the...
Dashboard News: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR:Police have... →
dashboardnews: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR: Police have confirmed two people, the gunman and a bystander, are dead after at least four people were shot outside the Empire State Building earlier this morning — and as many as 10 have been taken to local hospitals. The New York Post is reporting that three…
Lance Armstrong drops doping appeals, will be...
iheartchaos: For years, Lance Armstrong, once considered the best professional cyclist ever, has been battling and appealing accusations of doping. Last night, the news came through that he will not fight the charges from the USADA of doping, which results in a lifetime cycling ban and the loss of every single one of his seven Tour de France victories. Read More
My foray into fart science is a bit timid. The mere inclusion of the topic...– Robert R. Provine, Author, Curious Behavior. Via Salon, Passing gas is an art and science FJP: I don’t post just because I’m puerile, but because this is actually a fascinating read about farts throughout the ages, from a famed French performer who dominated the stage with gassy butt tricks, to the...
dashboardnews: UPDATE: Local ABC “Eyewitness News” 7 in New York says it can confirm that this was “a workplace dispute that spilled out onto the street”.
U.S. Department of State: Be the First-Ever, U.S.... →
stfuconservatives: statedept: About the Author: Ashli Ferguson serves as a Public Affairs Specialist in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs. For the first time ever, young Americans are being offered an exciting opportunity to bring the voice of U.S. youth to the United Nations. This year, the U.S…. It’d be so cool if someone from Tumblr did this!