That the Obama administration is now repeatedly declaring that the ‘war on...– Washington gets explicit: its ‘war on terror’ is permanent | Glenn Greenwald (via theamericanbear)
Truth: CItizens United And The IRS →
liberalsarecool: Rick Hasen of Slate: “This is all about the failure of Congress to require the disclosure of donors who bankroll groups designed to influence elections…. Congress should set clear rules to require any entity, regardless of its tax status, to disclose donors whose…
Working Families Flexibility Act Passes House Over... →
robot-heart-politics: Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Depression-era statute that serves as the bedrock of U.S. labor law, hourly workers must be paid time-and-a-half for every hour they work over 40 in a week — both to reward workers for their extra hours and to discourage employers from pushing workers too hard. The Republican measure would instead give employers and their workers the...
Why isn't New Orleans Mother's Day parade shooting... →
stfuconservatives: “So I shouldn’t be surprised that the Mother’s Day Parade shooting has largely been forgotten. On Sunday, shots were fired into a crowd during a parade in the New Orleans 7th ward. Police said they saw three suspects running from the scene. This is the largest mass shooting in the United States where the shooters were still at large after the crime was committed. Think about...
The final few episodes have proceeded in the same nostalgic spirit, prompting us...– ‘The Office’ Is Ending, and Maybe the Mockumentary Sitcom Should Go With It by Esther Breger (via thenewrepublic)
The House soundly defeated a move Wednesday to restrict the governor and...– Texas House rejects term limits for governor, statewide officeholders | Dallasnews.com - News for Dallas, Texas - The Dallas Morning News (via robot-heart-politics)
Just because some Republicans are hyperventilating with silly predictions about...– Jonathan Alter, Obama’s political survival: Three things he should do now (via msnbc)