Its on! The Trump versus Fox News feud reached incredible new levels today as Fox “circled the wagons” in defense of Megyn Kelly. Trump refused to back down, which Frank Luntz learned (to his shock and dismay) is the main appeal of Trump to his supporters. – Read the full article
Tom Harkin endorses Hillary – Read the full article
You’ve read the remarks, now watch the exchange between Donald Trump and Fox News Host Megyn Kelly at Thursday’s first GOP presidential debate.
The other candidates seized on their first opportunity to take their party’s new leader down a notch. But listen to these responses by the Donald’s supporters. – Read the full article
I wrote this week about Time magazine’s strange, ominous cover of Hillary Clinton. Its a black silhouette of Mrs Clinton with her back to the viewer. The RNC has now released an anti-Hillary ad through the Republican Party’s media arm (providing over $150k in free advertising) and its clear they think the Time format is a winner. – Read the full article
When Bill O’Reilly is the reasonable one, you know the radical right is in trouble. Check out this back-and-forth between O’Reilly, Monica Crowley and Kirsten Powers (transcript by Crooks and Liars):
O’Reilly: the only way to prevent it from happening (acquiring uranium) is to attack them. – Read the full article
Abortion & Reproductive Rights
♀ MPs say yes to three-person babies – This is a landmark decision and a world first.
Culture & Pop Culture
♀ Lindsay Lohan sues Fox News for defamation – I am so happy to see that people are no longer willing to let Fox get away with spewing hatred and false “news”. – Read the full article
Fox News, buoyed by Rupert Murdoch’s millions, regard themselves as immune from liability in the US and internationally. Pursuant to their conservative propaganda machine, Fox’s trolls were not deterred by France’s national grief resulting from the Charlie Hebedo massacre and leaped at the opening to disseminate their xenophobic banter by bolstering their argument on falsehoods and misusing outdated data. – Read the full article
Abortion & Abortion Rights
♀ Feminists Will Mobilize Nationwide for Abortion Rights on Roe v. Wade’s Anniversary – The Feminist Majority Foundation, the National Organization for Women, DC NOW, and other allies, will join together at the US Supreme Court on Thursday, January 22nd from 1-3pm, to demonstrate support for Roe. – Read the full article
♀ 21 Inspiring Quotes Every Woman Needs In Her Life – I am making this the Lead Story because everyone needs a little lift once in a while. Also, it includes two of my favorite quotes. One by Ann Richards: “After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. – Read the full article
Its about time a Democrat stood up to Faux News!
http://crooksandliars.com/2014/07/kerry-shuts-foxs-wallace-over-obama-admin – Read the full article
In 2006 Congress passed the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. That law requires the Postal Service to prefund 75 years of potential benefit obligations, and spells out in detail the amounts that must be given to the treasury year by year for that mandate:
“(3)(A) The United States Postal Service shall pay into such Fund–“(i) $5,400,000,000, not later than September 30, 2007;
“(ii) $5,600,000,000, not later than September 30, 2008;
“(iii)$5,400,000,000, not later than September 30, 2009;
[etc. – Read the full article
From Whitehouse.gov with a hat tip to Joanmar on the Daily Kos rec’d list comes yet another inspiring story about how Obamacare is helping Americans, including those who do not normally support President Obama.
Mark D. Bearden is a retired psychologist living in Monroe, North Carolina. – Read the full article