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Democracy & Politics:


  • Senate Republicans Are Ready to Repeal Obamacare
    by Kevin Drum on June 24, 2017 at 1:20 am

    This is just a note about the Senate health care bill. Do not believe any prattle about Mitch McConnell “being OK with a loss.” Or about “moderate Republicans” who will vote against it. Or about conservatives who are “revolting.” Or about “desperate attempts” to hold the Republican caucus together. Next week the CBO will […]

  • Here are the 5 Best Headlines Decimating the GOP Health Care Bill
    by Maha Ahmed on June 23, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    Millions of Americans woke up Friday morning to newspaper headlines decimating the latest Republican attempt to take down Obamacare. Check out some of the punchiest front-page headlines from around the country below.   […]


Culture Wars:
  • Senate Healthcare Bill Already in Trouble
    by Ed Brayton on June 23, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Republican Senators from the far right to the middle are objecting to the newly-released Senate version of the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, one group because they think it’s too cruel and the other because they don’t think it’s quite cruel enough yet. The health-care proposal unveiled by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on [Read More... […]

  • “Coach” Dave: Get Mad Or Your Grandkids Will Be Gay
    by Ed Brayton on June 23, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    “Coach” Dave Daubenmire is still ranting about the gay pride parade he attended in protest so he could “witness” to the sinners. He thinks Christians need to wake up and get angry, because if they don’t their grandchildren might turn out to be “homos.” “I think America could use a little bit of anger,” Daubenmire [Read More... […]


Anarchy:

Media:
  • Stand And Be Counted
    by WNYC Studios on June 23, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Following the Republican victory in Georgia this week, a look at how gerrymandering makes some political outcomes inevitable—and why the media aren't talking about it. Also, the US Census is on the rocks, and the repercussions could be severe. Plus, how Mexico's most prominent journalists and activists have been targeted by sophisticated government spyware. 1. […]

  • The Slants Win the Day!
    by WNYC Studios on June 20, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a law denying federal trademark protection to names deemed disparaging is unconstitutional. Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the unanimous decision that “it offends a bedrock First Amendment principle: speech may not be banned on the ground that it expresses ideas that offend.” The suit was brought by the Portland dance-rock band […]