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March 17, 2014
theweekmagazine:

The week’s best editorial cartoons

Finally, we know who’s wearing the pants in this surveillance scheme.

theweekmagazine:

The week’s best editorial cartoons

Finally, we know who’s wearing the pants in this surveillance scheme.

18:51 // 1 month ago
February 24, 2014
"I’m sorry, John, I can change! I’ll try harder next time.”

"I’m sorry, John, I can change! I’ll try harder next time.”

9:48 // 1 month ago
February 5, 2014

Clay Aiken’s announcement that he’s running for Congress starts out with a harrowing tale of the domestic violence his mother faced while he was just an infant. Pretty powerful stuff.

10:49 // 2 months ago
January 27, 2014

Oh SNAP: Compromise on farm bill reached, complete with food stamp cuts

  • $8B the amount that a compromise farm bill would cut from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program over a decade-long period, according to a preliminary estimate given to NBC News. That sounds bad and is a roughly 1 percent cut, but it could have been a lot worse—the GOP originally wanted to cut $20 billion from the food stamps program. source
21:40 // 2 months ago
January 3, 2014
9:45 // 3 months ago
December 26, 2013
17:38 // 3 months ago
December 14, 2013
They are not fighting for conservative principles. They are not fighting for conservative policy. They are fighting to expand their lists, raise more money and grow their organizations, and they are using you to do it. It’s ridiculous.
House Speaker John Boehner • Speaking to House rank-and-files in a behind-closed-door meeting earlier this week. It’s one of Boehner’s harshest attacks on the far right, and one the groups very much disagree with.
8:31 // 4 months ago
December 1, 2013
12:13 // 4 months ago
November 24, 2013

Watch out - Millennials to take on U.S. politics

  • 2035 could be the year when Millennials take over the United States Congress, give or take a few years, as according to a study and a mathematical 30-44-53 rule. The rule states that a majority will only reach once the oldest elected office of a generation hits the age of 53. And for the Senate, Millennials will conquer it in the years of 2036 to 2044 source
14:20 // 5 months ago
November 21, 2013
The Senate is a living thing, and to survive it must change, as it has over the history of this great country.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, on dropping the nuclear option for executive branch appointees. Now the chamber can approve appointees with a simple up-down majority. Should ease up the pace a little.
12:57 // 5 months ago