November 21, 2014

A Big Election With Little Local Journalism

By: David Sirota
A Big Election With Little Local Journalism
November 21, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Immigration Meltdown Edition

By: Henry Decker
This Week In Crazy: Immigration Meltdown Edition
November 20, 2014

Obama To Immigrants: ‘Come Out Of The Shadows’

By: Kevin G. Hall and Lesley Clark
Obama To Immigrants: ‘Come Out Of The Shadows’
2014 Warmest Year: California, World Set To Break Records

2014 Warmest Year: California, World Set To Break Records

See the startling new data from the National Climatic Data Center. ...

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House GOP Sues Obama Over Health Care Law

House GOP Sues Obama Over Health Care Law

House Republicans have finally followed through on their lawsuit threat. ...

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Los Angeles Mayor Proposes L.A. Climate Change Summit Of U.S., China Mayors

Los Angeles Mayor Proposes L.A. Climate Change Summit Of U.S., China Mayors

Eric Garcetti wants to take the next step in U.S. - China climate cooperation. ...

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With Ferguson Decision Looming, Holder Issues New Police Guidance

With Ferguson Decision Looming, Holder Issues New Police Guidance

Read the attorney general's plea for calm in Ferguson. ...

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Chief Diplomats Leave Iran Nuclear Talks Despite Looming Deadline

Chief Diplomats Leave Iran Nuclear Talks Despite Looming Deadline

Can the group of six and Iran reach a deal before time runs out? ...

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St. Louis-Area Churches Plan To Act As Safe Houses For Those Seeking Refuge During Protests

St. Louis-Area Churches Plan To Act As Safe Houses For Those Seeking Refuge During Protests

Get the latest on the tense situation in Ferguson. ...

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Obesity Rivals Smoking And War Among Self-Inflicted Health Risks

Obesity Rivals Smoking And War Among Self-Inflicted Health Risks

These stats on the real dangers of obesity will shock you. ...

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San Francisco Shout Helped Set Stage For Obama Immigration Action

San Francisco Shout Helped Set Stage For Obama Immigration Action

Meet one of the immigration protesters who spurred the White House to action. ...

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Obama Ends Secure Communities Program, Saying U.S. Should Deport ‘Felons, Not Families’

Obama Ends Secure Communities Program, Saying U.S. Should Deport ‘Felons, Not Families’

Inside one of the biggest victories ever won by immigration activists. ...

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Obama To Immigrants: ‘Come Out Of The Shadows’

Obama To Immigrants: ‘Come Out Of The Shadows’

Everything you need to know about President Obama's historic executive action. ...

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Obama: U.S. Will Make Immigration ‘More Fair And Just’

Obama: U.S. Will Make Immigration ‘More Fair And Just’

Learn more about President Obama's big announcement. ...

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Jim Webb First To Form Presidential Exploratory Committee For 2016

Jim Webb First To Form Presidential Exploratory Committee For 2016

Find out what Webb DIDN'T mention during his 14-minute announcement. ...

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Obama’s Expected Immigration Action Stokes Republican Fury

Obama’s Expected Immigration Action Stokes Republican Fury

President Obama's immigration moves are driving the GOP mad. ...

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Detention At Guantanamo Grinds On: 13 years And Counting, 148 Captives Remain

Detention At Guantanamo Grinds On: 13 years And Counting, 148 Captives Remain

American use of the world's most expensive prison still has no end in sight. ...

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Supreme Court Denies Stay Of Same-Sex Marriage In South Carolina

Supreme Court Denies Stay Of Same-Sex Marriage In South Carolina

The path has been cleared for gay and lesbian couples to wed in South Carolina ...

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Blizzard-Weary Americans Brave More Snow As Eight Die

Blizzard-Weary Americans Brave More Snow As Eight Die

Get the latest on the extreme weather in western New York. ...

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A Look At Who Loses As Oil Prices Keep Plunging

A Look At Who Loses As Oil Prices Keep Plunging

American consumers are winning -- but not everyone is happy about the decline in oil prices. ...

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Tension Mounts In Ferguson With Every Day Of Waiting

Tension Mounts In Ferguson With Every Day Of Waiting

Is the unrest in Ferguson about to boil over again? ...

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National Guard To Leave Texas Border By Spring, Earlier Than Thought

National Guard To Leave Texas Border By Spring, Earlier Than Thought

Find out why Rick Perry's "border surge" is meeting an early end. ...

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Mandatory House Ethics Training? Incoming Freshmen Don’t See The Point

Mandatory House Ethics Training? Incoming Freshmen Don’t See The Point

The freshmen of the 114th Congress don't see the point of learning the anti-corruption rules. ...

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Secret Service Arrests Man Outside White House, Finds Rifle In Car

Secret Service Arrests Man Outside White House, Finds Rifle In Car

Secret Service agents arrested an Iowa man outside the White House on Wednesday after a search of hi ...

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Montana Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down, Effective Immediately

Montana Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down, Effective Immediately

The Treasure State is the latest to accept marriage equality. ...

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Prosecutor On Cosby Allegation: ‘I Thought He Did It’

Prosecutor On Cosby Allegation: ‘I Thought He Did It’

Bill Cosby was never charged with rape -- but it's not because the prosecutor didn't believe his acc ...

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Obama’s Immigration Plans Hard To Block, Legal Experts Say

Obama’s Immigration Plans Hard To Block, Legal Experts Say

President Obama can take action on immigration without congressional Republicans -- whether they lik ...

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Obama To Announce Plan To Fix U.S. Immigration

Obama To Announce Plan To Fix U.S. Immigration

Learn more about the president's big announcement. ...

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Conservatives Tell GOP: Look Past Obama Order On Immigration

Conservatives Tell GOP: Look Past Obama Order On Immigration

Not all Republicans think that the party should be the part of mass deportation. ...

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Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration Friday In Las Vegas

Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration Friday In Las Vegas

Learn more about President Obama's big announcement. ...

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A Big Election With Little Local Journalism

A Big Election With Little Local Journalism

What if you held an election and nobody showed up to cover it? ...

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This Week In Crazy: Immigration Meltdown Edition

This Week In Crazy: Immigration Meltdown Edition

Obama starts a new civil war, Latinos escalate the War on Whites, and so much mo ...

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It’s Not Just Ferguson – It’s All Of America

It’s Not Just Ferguson – It’s All Of America

Why we need to restore police as guardians and undo the “warrior cop” mentality. ...

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Bill Cosby Allegation: It’s Oral Rape, Not Oral Sex

Bill Cosby Allegation: It’s Oral Rape, Not Oral Sex

What Don Lemon doesn't get about the Bill Cosby rape allegations. ...

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Gripes About Excessive Regulations And Taxes Often Are Baseless

Gripes About Excessive Regulations And Taxes Often Are Baseless

Ignore the hysteria -- tougher regulations will not sink the economy. ...

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Imagine A World Without ‘Obamacare’

Imagine A World Without ‘Obamacare’

What's in a name? More than you might think. ...

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The Democrats’ Chronic Depression

The Democrats’ Chronic Depression

Want to win elections? Start standing up for yourselves! ...

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A Mission For Jeb Bush

A Mission For Jeb Bush

Could another Bush be the Republican Party's last hope? ...

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Obama Charts A Risky Course On Immigration

Obama Charts A Risky Course On Immigration

Think Washington politics are ugly now? Things are about to get worse. ...

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Chief Tax-Dodging Officers

Chief Tax-Dodging Officers

Many corporations are paying their CEOs more than they pay the Treasury. ...

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Keystone Stalemate: Fix Decaying Pipelines First For Jobs, Health, And Safety

Keystone Stalemate: Fix Decaying Pipelines First For Jobs, Health, And Safety

With the Keystone XL pipeline stalled again, now perhaps we can look ahead and c ...

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They Killed Peter Kassig!

They Killed Peter Kassig!

On ISIS' latest cowardly act of violence. ...

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Don’t Trust Anyone Who Doesn’t Like Dogs

Don’t Trust Anyone Who Doesn’t Like Dogs

Which pet is right for you? It's complicated. ...

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5 Reasons The GOP Should Not Shut Down The Government Over Immigration

5 Reasons The GOP Should Not Shut Down The Government Over Immigration

Republicans should really think this new shutdown plan through. ...

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End The Game On Immigration Reform

End The Game On Immigration Reform

If Republicans don't like President Obama's plan, there's a very simple remedy. ...

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Predators Follow Prey To Florida

Predators Follow Prey To Florida

Yet again, white-collar crooks are flocking to Rick Scott's Sunshine State. ...

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Understanding Net Neutrality: We Need A Better Analogy

Understanding Net Neutrality: We Need A Better Analogy

"Free market" advocates can't answer this one simple question about Net Neutrali ...

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Partisan Wave Fails To Swamp State Courts…This Time

Partisan Wave Fails To Swamp State Courts…This Time

Is our system of impartial justice in danger of collapse? ...

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Some Thoughts As We Wait To See Whether Ferguson Burns

Some Thoughts As We Wait To See Whether Ferguson Burns

How can we channel the anger in Ferguson into positive change? ...

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Obama And The Other Electorate

Obama And The Other Electorate

Here's why Republicans are really so distressed over President Obama's immigrati ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Political Mercenaries: The Inside Story Of How Fundraisers Allowed Billionaires To Take Over Politics’

Weekend Reader: ‘Political Mercenaries: The Inside Story Of How Fundraisers Allowed Billionaires To Take Over Politics’

We've seen big money buying our elections and our democracy. Could big donors be ...

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Climate Change Is Our Most Pressing Issue

Climate Change Is Our Most Pressing Issue

Congratulations, Republicans: You're now even less climate-conscious than China. ...

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Immigration, Impeachment, And Insanity On The Republican Right

Immigration, Impeachment, And Insanity On The Republican Right

Why Obama's immigration order will serve conservative values -- and why the GOP ...

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Immigration Opponents Don’t Say ‘Deportation’

Immigration Opponents Don’t Say ‘Deportation’

What are Republicans so afraid of? ...

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Boehner Wants To Expand Magic Obama Lawsuit

Boehner Wants To Expand Magic Obama Lawsuit

How long can Speaker Boehner get away with this charade? ...

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A Reckless ‘Repair’ To Obamacare

A Reckless ‘Repair’ To Obamacare

John Boehner and Mitch McConnell say they can fix the Affordable Care Act. Don't ...

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This Week In Crazy: Net Neutrality Will Kill Us All

This Week In Crazy: Net Neutrality Will Kill Us All

Net neutrality sparks mass bloodshed, War on Christmas season starts early, and ...

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Wall Street Takes Over More Statehouses

Wall Street Takes Over More Statehouses

Forget the GOP -- the financial services industry was the biggest winner of the ...

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Republicans Aren’t Rigging The Electoral College

Republicans Aren’t Rigging The Electoral College

Republicans could rig elections to keep themselves in power indefinitely. But th ...

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Trolling For Hollers

Trolling For Hollers

Welcome to the strange world of the right-wing blogosphere. ...

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