Bring in the clowns ... oh, wait, they're already here. The House GOP's crumbling anti-Obama lawsuit (MSNBC).
The science behind why Fox News viewers are the most misinformed people in America ... authoritarian personalities have an emotional need for outlets that affirms what they already believe, and allow them to escape factual challenges to their beliefs (Alter Net).
Charter school power brokers turns public education into private profit centers (Nation of Change).
Drinking a 'medium' soda every day can age you as much as smoking (Mother Jones).
THIS STUFF SHOULDN'T BE HAPPENING
Man calls a suicide prevention hotline, SWAT team shows up and kills him (Free Thought Project).
Proposed Arizona law would allow employers to fire women for using whore pills (Jezebel).
Defense attorney: Vanderbilt football player was too drunk to rape (Jezebel).
Fox co-host says young women shouldn't vote or be on juries because "they don't get it" (Addicting Info).
Ooops ... Less than 4% of all Pakistanis killed by CIA drone strikes were listed as al-Qaeda members (Nation of Change).
Now congressional Republicans are digging through scientists' grant proposals (Mother Jones).
Texas detention center staff accused of sexual assault on women detained by the Department of Homeland Security for immigration (Russian Times).
VOTER ID CRAP
In Texas, it's easier to buy an assault weapon than to vote (Buzz Flash).
The next time someone says Voter ID laws don't keep people from voting, show them this (Addicting Info).
Texas election judge had to turn away 93-year-old veteran because of strict voter ID law (Think Progress).
With voter ID on hold, here's what Wisconsin Republicans have planned for election day (Think Progress).
Fracking threatens millions of Californians (Truth Out).
Sorry, California. Winter isn't going to fix your drought (Mother Jones).
THIS IS A GOOD START
Scientists just discovered how to determine if water contamination comes from fracking (Nation of Change).
Bolivia passes 'Law of Mother Earth' which gives rights to our planet as a living system (Bullhorn).
Let us all pray that at least Texas and Mississippi secede ... It's a start (Ring of Fire).
Afghan Army Ranger veteran: Why do we keep thanking the troops (Common Dreams)?
This is what happens when the War on Drugs/Terror gets out of hand ... government seizure and extortion (Forbes).
The Impulse Society: How our growing desperation for instant connection is ruining us (Alter Net).
21 road rage facts and stats (Brandon Gaille).