James Inhofe

Watch a US Senator Cite the Bible to Prove That Humans Aren’t Causing Global Warming

Mother Jones and C-SPAN have the story… Senator Inhofe is bringing the crazy. To understand the craziness that just went down on the floor of the US Senate, you first have to understand the overwhelming scientific... Read More
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Mayor of Paris to Sue Fox News for Wildly Inaccurate, Insulting Coverage

Alternet explains that Europeans are outraged by unsubstantiated claims made by the news network about Sharia law in their countries. The Mayor of Paris, France is threatening to sue Fox News over its claim that the... Read More
NBA record for most points in a quarter by a single player used to be 33. Klay Thompson just shattered it!

NBA record for most points in a quarter by a single player used to be 33. Klay Thompson just shattered it!

And here is every point scored in just 9 minutes and 41 seconds as his first basket came with 9:45 remaining. 37 in the quarter gave him 50 for the game and a huge home... Read More
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Mitt Romney Has a Koch Problem

Mother Jones explains: Mitt’s not on the guest list for the billionaire brothers’ donor confab this weekend. Here’s why. This weekend, a select group of Republican presidential hopefuls will arrive in southern California to attend one... Read More
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U.S.’s Kerry, like Obama, will not meet with Israel’s Netanyahu during visit

The Mail Online has the story… U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will not meet with Israeli’s Benjamin Netanyahu during the prime minister’s upcoming visit to Washington, the State Department said on Thursday. The White... Read More
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Running costs of BBC’s London headquarters are triple UK average

The Guardian explains… National Audit Office tells corporation to ‘make better use of space’ as report reveals New Broadcasting House accounts for third of BBC’s property running costs while housing fifth of its staff. The... Read More
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9 Fox News Atrocities the French Might Consider Grounds for a Lawsuit

Alternet explains that some of the news channel’s finest moments would have caused an uproar if they’d aired in France. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Tuesday that she planned to sue Fox News after... Read More
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Mike Huckabee’s PAC Paid His Family Almost $400,000

Mother Jones explains the would-be candidate’s organization hasn’t given much to fellow Republicans—but it has spent a ton on family and fundraising. Politics is a family business for potential Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas... Read More
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Choosing Weed Policy Over Cyber Security

by Tina Dupuy A cyber attack altered your holiday movie choices last year. Sony Pictures was the victim of a massive security breach. Personal emails were revealed, films pirated and employee data leaked. The corporation... Read More
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What a Rise in Obama’s Approval Rating Means for 2016

The Upshot has the story. After a difficult year, President Obama is enjoying a modest rebound ahead of State of the Union address Tuesday. His approval rating has increased to around 46 percent over the... Read More
Fox News Commentator Makes Up Shit About Muslims In English Cities

“This Guy’s Clearly a Complete Idiot”: How Fox News Became a Joke in Paris

Alternet has the story… The news channel has been roasted for its erroneous depiction of Muslim-linked no-go zones. While much attention has been paid stateside to Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s public threat to sue Fox... Read More
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Hard Evidence: is immigration policy discouraging foreign students?

The Conversation explains… As debates continue over the number of foreign students in the UK, there have been accusations from business leaders that the government’s policy of including students in the net migration target has... Read More
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Fox News Already Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad 2015 (And it’s only January!)

Alternet has the story of a network being hoisted on its dishonest petard. What happened to the extended victory lap? Convinced that last year’s midterm losses for Democrats signaled the effective end of Barack Obama’s presidency... Read More
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Tea Party Republicans Attack Immigrants In State Of The Union Response

ThinkProgress has the story… President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night barely touched on immigration, but some on the right are nevertheless criticizing his recent actions on the issue, potentially setting the stage... Read More
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(Whoopsie?) Jeb Bush kept key roles in Florida firm amid signs of trouble

The Washington Post explains… After attending his second meeting as a board member for InnoVida, a Miami-based company that marketed prefabricated housing materials for use in disaster zones and other places in need, Jeb Bush... Read More
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Obama Has Only Vetoed 2 Bills. That’s About to Change—Thanks to Democrats

Mother Jones explains… Moderate Senate Democrats may force Obama’s veto. Barack Obama hasn’t needed to wield his veto pen very often during the first six years of his presidency. With Democrats holding a majority in... Read More
Aerial schmaerial, this camera’s about to go submariner! (And it’s way cool!)

Aerial schmaerial, this camera’s about to go submariner! (And it’s way cool!)

I do feel bad for the fried electronics of the plane but what a great capture from air AND sea…
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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

ABC News reports… Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change — and to... Read More
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Thousands Of Montanans Can’t Drink Or Cook With Tap Water Because Of Oil Spill

ThinkProgress has the disgusting story and oh, by the way? That river will also have 40 miles Keystone Pipeline running under it. The estimated 50,000 gallons of crude oil that spilled from a pipeline into... Read More
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Google will review Europe-only policy for ‘right to be forgotten’ from online searches

Raw Story has the details… Google is only removing search results from European websites when individuals invoke their “right to be forgotten”, contrary to regulators’ guidelines, but will review that approach soon, the company’s chief... Read More
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Historic Black LGBTQ Intergenerational Discussion on “Selma

by Rev. Irene Monroe If Bayard Rustin were alive today he certainly would have been proud on Monday as the LGBTQ communities held discussions on the film “Selma”. Flashback Sunday, a social group for LGBTQ... Read More
Sir Terry Leahy, CEO of Tesco, at a store in Cheshunt, Britain - 22 Dec 2009

Sir Terry Leahy, the supermarket superhero? Not exactly …

The Guardian explains… A year ago, Sir Terry Leahy presented himself as too lofty, or too decent, to engage in the grubby business of putting the boot into his struggling successor, Philip Clarke. “I am... Read More
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Eye on the prize: Coca-Cola’s magic has always been in mischievous marketing

The London Eye and Coke. The Conversation explains… When it was announced last year that Coca-Cola had agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with the owners of the London Eye, the general manager of the company’s... Read More
Re-engineering McDonald’s French Fries…

Re-engineering McDonald’s French Fries…

Consistency and precision are the key. Makes you think Hmmm.
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GOP split over taxing the wealthy, poll funds

The Hill explains… Republican voters are divided over the idea of increasing taxes on wealthy U.S. taxpayers, according to a new GBA Strategies poll first shared with The Hill. When asked whether they support raising... Read More
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Republican Response To Obama SOTU Dodges Nearly Every Major Issue

ThinkProgress explains what we call #GOPIAS (GOP issues avoidance syndrome…) In her official Republican response to the State of the Union, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) said she would talk about voters’ priorities “rather than respond... Read More
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17. The 3 Muckrakers: Egypt Four Years On… Now What?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Four years ago this Sunday Egypt’s 18-day revolution toppled the 30 year rule of President Hosni Mubarak, Ahmed Tharwat of PBS Minneapolis’ Bel Ahdan joins us. David Cameron... Read More
This was a cool, but dangerous use of fireworks! Kids don’t try this at home…

This was a cool, but dangerous use of fireworks! Kids don’t try this at home…

They know how to have fun in Sweden…
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No, You Shouldn’t Let Fears of a Scary Nervous System Disease Stop You From Getting a Flu Shot

Mother Jones explains… Despite abundant evidence that flu vaccines are safe and effective, only about a third of Americans get the shots each season. Public health experts believe that one reason for the low immunization... Read More
(Bang Biscuit!) Obama Goes Off Script, Silences Hecklers

(Bang Biscuit!) Obama Goes Off Script, Silences Hecklers

After six State of the Union Addresses President Obama finally fires back for Joe Wilson’s ‘You Lie’ remark.