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As far as I can tell, one of the biggest costs of not knowing history is that you're doomed to repeat it. Comment?
GOP aides tell me the struggle will be to take this IRS thing from being about TP victims to being about an administration's corruption Comment?
As of 9:30 p.m. ET, the death toll in the Moore, Okla. tornado is 51 and expected to go up, with grim reports from local TV station KFOR at the scene of one of two elementary schools hit by the storm. Comment?
Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma says he'll press for offsetting cuts to other spending to fund federal aid to his state. Comment?
In case you haven't already seen we have horrific and surreal images emerging out of a big tornado strike outside of Oklahoma City. We have live video here . Comment?
A new poll shows Michele Bachmann may have her work cut out for her in her next reelection campaign. Dems have had hopes for this seat a few times but perhaps the element of scandal could be tipping the scales. Comment?
Drowning it in the bathtub very slowly by digby I'm all for "reform" and "streamlining" but in my personal experience in the corporate world that inevitably just meant making one person do the job of three. Comment?
On @ foxnewssunday 's "Panel Plus," @ karlrove unearths fascinating facts in Benghazi emails. Comment?
Remember the video of the guy in the "pimp costume" who got advice from ACORN employees on how to run his prostitution ring? Turns out the whole story was just a lie, a doctored-video smear job on an important organization. Comment?
OurFuture.org's Roger Hickey and Richard Eskow explain during their appearance Sunday on "Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore" what it will take for progressives to win the fight against conservative austerity economic policies that are holding down the economy and preventing the job growth that we need. Comment?
Police in Washington made numerous arrests today in connection with the ongoing mortgage foreclosure crisis, in which millions of homeowners lost billions of dollars due to the fraudulent actions of bank executives. Comment?
This week, everything is falling apart: Syria; the Canadian environment; the Times 's coverage of Honduras and Venezuela; higher education as we know it. Comment?
Inflation is low, conservative economists are wrong, sun rises in east by David Atkins Remember how all the Serious People said that quantitative easing, loose monetary policy and fiscal stimulus was going to lead to out-of-control inflation that would doom the dollar, destroy America, and hamper the world's economy? About that : The leading ... (more) Comment?
Having your social welfare group application scrutinized is exactly the same as being dragged from your bed by jack-booted thugs by digby This bit from the IRS hearing last week escaped my notice until today. Comment?
Last fall, Alex Gibney, a documentary filmmaker who won an Academy Award in 2008 for an expos of torture at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, completed a film called "Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream." It was scheduled to air on PBS on November 12th. Comment?
It is now well known that the Obama justice department has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined - in fact, double the number of all such prior prosecutions. Comment?
May 20 - JAMES GOODALE, via Devi Shah, dkshah at debevoise.com . Available for a limited number of interviews, Goodale represented The New York Times in the landmark Pentagon Papers case, when the Nixon White House attempted to stop the Times from publishing top secret documents about the Vietnam War leaked by Daniel Ellsberg. Comment?
May 20 - Eight years to the week after a "Gang of 14" senators joined forces to shake up the U.S Senate and put it to work, obstructionists appear once again to be firmly in charge in Congress' upper house, Common Cause said today. Comment?
Organizing for Action, the so-called 'grassroots arm' of the Obama administration, was designed to harness the youthful and hopeful energy of its members, and bring the political energy generated during the previous presidential campaigns to help support the current White House agenda. Comment?
Results from a year-long investigation into the activities of the United States' expansive counter-terrorism apparatus found that, throughout the country, the government has turned the tax-payer-funded intelligence-gathering against its own citizens in an effort to suppress dissent. Comment?