The White Nationalists Are Winning

Recommended reading over at the Atlantic. With Fox News anchors and high-profile Republican politicians openly pushing the racism and talking points of the alt-right. The fringe movement is no longer fringe, it's just the Republican Party. A year after white nationalists in Charlottesville chanted, “You will not replace us!” their message has been taken up … Continue reading The White Nationalists Are Winning

Trump Threatens To ‘Suspend’ Protesting NFL Players ‘Without Pay’

Here we go again with more of that NFL distraction, the Manafort trial must really be ruffling feathers. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1027892043908046849?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1027895506809364480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw I'm going to go ahead and guess that Trump doesn't realize that NFL players are not government employees that he can personally fire or reprimand. Nor, would I imagine that Trump knows he just violated … Continue reading Trump Threatens To ‘Suspend’ Protesting NFL Players ‘Without Pay’

Robert Mueller requests Trump-related portion of Manafort’s trial be kept secret because it revealed ‘substantive’ evidence

https://twitter.com/ShimonPro/status/1027557606821441536 While the FoxNews crowd celebrates Manafort trial Judge TS Elilis' taunts toward the Mueller team, ignoring the fact that he today apologized, those of us in the land of reality got an interesting tidbit today. From CNN: In a filing Thursday, Mueller's team said it wanted to keep a discussion between trial attorneys and … Continue reading Robert Mueller requests Trump-related portion of Manafort’s trial be kept secret because it revealed ‘substantive’ evidence

Rand Paul says he delivered Trump letter to Putin

We still have essentially no details regarding Trump's summit with Putin, which should be a scandal in and of itself, but here's something new to wonder about. Senator Rand Paul says he delivered a letter on behalf of President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in person. https://twitter.com/RandPaul/status/1027186813587337216 Congratulation Senator, now your a mailman traitor! … Continue reading Rand Paul says he delivered Trump letter to Putin

Jon Stewart Tried to Warn us of the GOP’s love affair with Vladimir Putin back in 2014

https://twitter.com/Noahpinion/status/1026150926271143936 So this is a thing that is happening, but maybe it shouldn't be so surprising. After all, Jon Stewart warned us back in 2014. The GOP has a love affair with Vladimir Putin. Stewart makes a great point, among many. It’s funny how Republicans just love Putin’s dictatorial style, while they accuse Obama of … Continue reading Jon Stewart Tried to Warn us of the GOP’s love affair with Vladimir Putin back in 2014

Mike Pence Once Wrote that a President Should Be Impeached for Moral Failings

Mike Pence used to document his opinions on the website for his old radio show. In one of his columns, Pence argued that the president should be held to a higher moral standard than your average American. These writings were recently brought to light by CNN’s KFile and by Splinter in 2016. They were originally posted in the late 1990s. Mike … Continue reading Mike Pence Once Wrote that a President Should Be Impeached for Moral Failings

Investigation proves there was no cyberattack on the FCC

Following a full investigation by the Federal Communication Commission’s inspector general, what was believed to be a cyberattack on the FCC filing system last May was not a cyberattack at all. Nope. Instead, it was a combination of a drastic increase in traffic (see democracy in action) and flaws in the system’s design. On May … Continue reading Investigation proves there was no cyberattack on the FCC