Socialism is American as Apple Pie

By: Friday February 27, 2015 6:00 pm

Rudy Giuliani’s recent rant questioning President Obama’s love for his country has drawn severe criticism. While the defense of the President’s commitment to his country is laudable, there has been scant comment on Giuliani’s clarification, which was directed at Obama’s supposed socialist leanings. Giuliani’s charge that President Obama is a socialist is not only factually [...]

Mister Spock Has Died

By: Friday February 27, 2015 5:00 pm

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83. Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut “Star Trek,” died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of [...]

You Can’t Fix Stupid II

By: Friday February 27, 2015 3:00 pm

You would think the House would pass this bill to avoid public excoriation and humiliation, but you would be wrong. As I write this, House Republicans are talking about playing a stupid kid’s game called Kick The Can. In this situation, it’s kick the can down the road for 3 weeks, so that the DHS and the nation will be forced to revisit this issue and once again excoriate and humiliate the stupid Republicans.

Larry Summers Shifts To See Rentier Capitalism As Threat

By: Friday February 27, 2015 2:00 pm

Former Clinton Treasury Secretary and Economic Advisor to the Obama Administration Larry Summers has had a change of heart. After decades of promoting deregulation of the financial system that expanded the power of Wall Street, Summers now sees the dangers of rentier capitalism. At a discussion on technology and the workforce hosted by the Hamilton [...]

Former CIA Operative Who Suffers from Narcolepsy Has Discrimination Lawsuit Dismissed Over ‘State Secrets’

By: Friday February 27, 2015 12:00 pm

A federal judge dismissed a former CIA operative’s lawsuit alleging he was subject to a “hostile work environment” and discriminated against because of his disability and race. The judge decided the CIA had appropriately made a state secrets claim and there was no way to litigate the case without creating “substantial risk” to “national security.” [...]

Scott Walker Claims Fight With Unions Has Prepared Him To Take On ISIS

By: Friday February 27, 2015 9:00 am

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told a crowd at the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that he was qualified to take on ISIS because he fought unions in his home state claiming “If I can take on a 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the world.” Since when is dealing [...]

The Roundup

By: Friday February 27, 2015 7:00 am

Friday mornings are the best since it’s the end of the week! International Politics Overall – Gallup: Fifty-seven percent of Americans say the United Nations does a poor job in solving international problems – Phyllis Bennis talks to The Real News about the role of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in regards to the Iran-P5+1 negotiations and what his impact can [...]

Over Easy: NSA SIM Hackers are Up to No Good!

By: Friday February 27, 2015 5:00 am

According to documents provided to The Intercept by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, both American and British spies hacked into the internal network of the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, Gemalto, and stole encryption keys that protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe.

Late Night FDL: Am I Evil?

By: Thursday February 26, 2015 8:00 pm

Metallica – Am I Evil?

Metallica has a busy schedule ahead of them…

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