1. Red-State Cities Find Euphemisms To Prepare for Global Warming →

    The pattern illustrates a growing disconnect between the debate still raging in politics and the reality on the ground. In many city planning departments, it has become like Voldemort, the arch-villain of the Harry Potter stories: It’s the issue that cannot be named.

    The cognitive dissonance can only hold so long. At some point the denial side will have to admit they are wrong.

  2. The Biggest Robbers In America Are Employers →

    The amount of money employers had to pay because they were found guilty of wage theft is nearly three times greater than all the money stolen in robberies, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).

    That $50 billion figure dwarfs the $14 billion taken from victims of robberies, burglaries, larcenies, and car thefts in 2012. That’s less than a third of the cost of wage theft, according to EPI’s estimations.

    The NLRB needs to be reformed for the post labour union era. It should be the advocate for those who are robbed by their employers and it isn’t.

  3. Alaska Riot Exposes White Culture of Lawlessness, Violence →

    attendees said some of the members of the Palin family allegedly jumped into a fistfight. Police later confirmed that members of the Palin family were indeed present at the rowdy party.

    I blame hockey, reality TV and country music for glorifying such behavior.

  4. Rob Ford Drops Out Of Toronto Mayoral Race →

    Just a matter of time before he ends up in a van down by the river.

  5. Rand Paul Calls Hillary Clinton 'A War Hawk' →

    For those playing at home, there are two wings of the GOP. One that claims the Dems are War Mongers and another that claims they are Gutless Surrender Monkeys.

  6. Rand Paul: GOP Can’t 'Completely Flip' On Gay Marriage →

    He went on to say that when it comes to the GOP, “the party can’t become the opposite of what it is” on social matters.

    Paul is basically admitting that once the homophobes and bigots in the GOP base start dying off, the GOP will have to change its stance in the culture wars. Liberals have been saying this since the start of the southern strategy.

  7. Koch Group Abandons Obamacare 'Horror' Stories After Fact-Check Backlash →

    But what’s notable about the ads is what they aren’t: A personalized story of someone who’s been negatively affected by Obamacare, the kind of verifiable set of facts that can be checked — and rebutted, as happened with a recent AFP ad that led to significant backlash from the fact-checking community.

    The facts have a liberal bias….so lets base our opinions on something other than facts. Wonderful.

  8. Boehner Declines To Explain Why NSA Phone Tracking Is Necessary →

    If only he was in some position to draft legislation stripping this power from the president so it can never happen again. Sadly, he is powerless to do anything about it.

  9. Top House GOPer: 'We Have To Be Careful' About New Gun Laws →

    Can we just discuss ways that might make it harder for crazy people to get access to guns?

  10. RINO Hunters Fire Warning Shots At Republican Senate Candidates →

    Tea Party Express has a history of upsetting the Republican establishment. The group backed O’Donnell’s Delaware Senate run in 2010 and got behind Mourdock’s primary challenge against Lugar this year. Kremer said it was “way too early to make any decisions on what races we will be involved in during the 2014 cycle,”

    The Tea Party has been more successful at getting moderate Dems elected in red states than the DLC.