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VIDEO: Sailor Rescued 200 Miles Off NC Coast After Missing For 60 Days

VIDEO: Sailor Rescued 200 Miles Off NC Coast After Missing For 60 Days
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevacs a man from motor vessel Houston Express off the North Carolina coast Thursday, April 4, 2015. The crew aboard Houston Express spotted the man on a disabled sailing vessel and took him aboard approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City.
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Video: Obama Slows US Military Exit From Afghanistan

Video: Obama Slows US Military Exit From Afghanistan
President Obama says during a joint news conferee with Afghanistan's President that the U.S. will keep its 9,800 U.S. troops—half of which it had planned to remove in coming months—stationed in Afghanistan through 2015.
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Bill for First Lady: Potty Mouth Princesses Rush the Hill

Bill for First Lady: Potty Mouth Princesses Rush the Hill
While Hillary may not have formally announced her presidential run, “Bill” is already hitting the campaign trail running for “First Lady”… in red high heels and a dress to match. Today, just weeks before Hillary’s expected formal announcement of her 2016 presidential run, Democratic activists with the political action committee BillForFirstLady2016.com launched a web campaign and online petition drive supporting Hillary Clinton’s White House run.
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5 Ways We're Getting Screwed by Privatization

5 Ways We're Getting Screwed by Privatization
The Project on Government Oversight found that in 33 of 35 cases the federal government spent more on private contractors than on public employees for the same services. The authors of the report summarized, "Our findings were shocking."
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Obama to Iranian Citizens: Diplomacy, Peace, and Happy New Year

In a video message directed at Iranians celebrating the new year festival of Nowruz, President Obama said "we have the best opportunity in decades to pursue a different future between our countries."
"There are people in both our countries and beyond who oppose a diplomatic resolution." "My message to you - the people of Iran - is that together we have to speak up for the future we seek.
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Saint Patrick’s Day Knows No Borders - Undocumented Solidarity Abroad

Saint Patrick’s Day Knows No Borders - Undocumented Solidarity Abroad
Saint Patrick’s Day quit being political to most people in the United States a long time ago. But this year, U.S. immigrant rights organizers experienced a little luck of the Irish — rather, luck of undocumented people living in Ireland. Activists dropped a banner down the front of a building on the route of Dublin’s annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade. The banner read: “Happy St. Patrick’s Day to the undocumented in the U.S.A. from the undocumented in Ireland.”
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Straight from Tom Cotton's Mouth: Iran Controls Tehran

Straight from Tom Cotton's Mouth: Iran Controls Tehran
Tom Cotton wants us to know that the Iranians have taken over Tehran, and we must imagine the consequences if they get nukes!!
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47 Sophomoric GOPs Outed: Butting In and Screwing Up

47 Sophomoric GOPs Outed: Butting In and Screwing Up
It has happened before that people outside of a significant international negotiation have chimed in, trying to push their own agenda. It is not unprecedented in American history for a political party to advocate a foreign policy of its own, even when it does not have executive power. But for both to happen, for members of one Congressional party to throw doubt on the position of the President, while he and other world leaders are dealing with Iran’s nuclear threat, that’s unique.
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The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do

The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do
"In the last analysis, politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine." Reflecting on the legacy of Paul Wellstone...
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How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps

How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps
Not that we'd want to. But many Americans, perplexingly, have taken that path in the last ten years, as 27 percent of those polled now consider themselves 'mostly' or 'consistently' conservative, up from 18 percent in 2004.
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