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Kremlin Threatens New Sanctions, Says U.S. Treating Russia Like 'Guilty Schoolboy'

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 7:25am

SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine, April 18 (Reuters) - A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued.

Republican FINALLY Admits The GOP Is The Party Of No Ideas

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 7:10am

Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Doomed) is completely screwed. He did the unthinkable. The inconceivable. The forbidden. He told the truth.

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Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 7:08am

In this week’s address, the President offers his warmest greetings as millions of Americans celebrate Easter this Sunday and recounts the Passover Seder he hosted at the White House earlier this week, joining Jewish families around the world in their celebration. The President looks forward to taking part with his family in the hope and joy of the Easter season and reminds all Americans, no matter their faith, of the common thread that binds us.

What Democrats Must Do to Win in November

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 6:13am

In this November's mid-term elections, the Democratic Party will be focused on winning back the governorships and legislatures in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. They lost decisively in these battleground states in 2010, giving Republicans the opportunity to institute far-reaching changes in programs, benefits, and regulations that for generations had provided economic security for the middle class.

Bombing Anniversary a Reminder of the Radical Right's Rage

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 6:00am

Nineteen years ago today, evil came to Oklahoma City. Timothy McVeigh, fueled by hatred of the government he saw as an oppressive tyrant, set off a massive truck bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, tearing away the lives of 168 Americans, including 19 small children in a day-care center.

He was one of ours. Although many rushed to declare that the bombing bore all the hallmarks of an attack by foreign Muslim jihadists, they were quickly shown to be completely wrong. McVeigh was a U.S.-born white man, what the Klan of old liked to call a "100 percent American."

The Pothead Stereotype Lives, Even Among Americans Ready To Legalize Marijuana

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 5:30am

Americans may be ready to let people smoke marijuana legally, but they still take a rather dim view of those who do, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. A definite stigma remains -- though Americans don't think every stereotype holds true.

Paper Shows U.S.-Flagged Plane In Iran Has Ties To Ghana

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 10:59pm

New details emerged on Friday about an American plane, owned by a small community bank in Utah and mysteriously parked this week at Tehran’s airport, showing that it had been leased by a Ghanaian mining company owned by a brother of Ghana’s president.

Tom Cotton Wants to Make Medicare Doubly Dead... Attacks from Two Fronts

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 8:27pm

It is not on his website; it is not in his campaign platform. But, do not let this stealth candidate fool anyone: Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton (R-AR) really wants to kill Medicare. So much so, that he attacks it on two different fronts.

First, by repeatedly voting to repeal Obamacare, he votes to make Medicare become insolvent in 2016, as it was destined to do.

SPLC Report: Stormfront Users Linked To Nearly 100 Racially Motivated Homicides

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:24pm

White supremacist website Stormfront has been linked to nearly 100 racist murders. Now, what are we going to do about it?

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