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The man in the White House is melting down

This is an an actual headline about the actual man who sits in the Oval Office, who inherited the title of the most powerful man in the world: "‘He is stubborn and doesn't realize how bad this is getting." The body of the story isn't...Show More Summary

Trump laments removal of 'beautiful statues and monuments' celebrating fight for human enslavement

The hole isn’t big enough yet, folks. Trump’s back for a second round on Thursday morning… x Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments. You........Show More Summary

Donald Trump's lawyer equates Lee and Washington, says FBI and BLM are run by terrorists

John Dowd, the head of Donald Trump’s legal team, forwarded a letter on Wednesday that was filled with neo-Confederate distortions, racist justifications, and accusations that both the FBI and Black Lives Matters have been infiltrated by terrorists. Show More Summary

Donald Trump's morning rant attacks Republicans who dare to say his name

Like Voldemort or Candyman, Republicans fear that mentioning Trump by name will summon him forth. Lindsey Graham dared mention he-whose-name-can-only-be-in-giant-gold-letters on Wednesday, earning himself a personal attack on Thursday...Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Court ruling striking down Texas GOP's congressional map still disappoints Democrats

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, and David Beard. LeadingShow More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … Official White House Statement August 17, 2017 For Immediate Release During his inspiring and very prestigious press engagement Tuesday at Trump Tower, The President made the following statement aboutShow More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is ALL-NEW at 9 AM ET!

We’re not done with Nazi Sergeant Pepper just yet. But also, Russia! It’s still there! And the swamp is getting murkier. Eventually, Republicans and pundits are going to forget that they’re outraged that Trump is unfit for office, and remember that he’s also corrupt on a cosmic scale. Listen right here at 9:00 AM ET! Hello. Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Waiting for DJT to order staff to smile when he spews; Charlottesville

Here’s something to start out today’s APR that’s nearly 10 weeks old and not really punditry but that still merits notice under our current circumstances. Gen. Robert E. Lee typically gets a pass even from many liberals when discussing the Civil War. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Katherine Cross: The Art of the Real—Disinformation vs. Democracy

Katherine Cross calls herself a pizza-loving feminist sociologist, trans Latina, and amateur slug herder, working on her PhD at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her blog can be found at At The Baffler, she writes—The Art of the Real. Disinformation vs. Show More Summary

Perfect: Paul Ryan's first public town hall in nearly two years will be on eclipse day

It’s been nearly two years since House Speaker Paul Ryan held a public town hall meeting, so now that he’s finally holding one, it’s appropriate that it will be on the day of an even rarer event: a solar eclipse. The town hall in Racine is being organized by CNN and will be hosted by Jake Tapper. Show More Summary

Heller finally admits he voted for Trump, reminding Nevada voters how weak and dishonest he is

Sen. Dean Heller got a primary challenger last week, and this week he’s showing how craven and desperate he is. Perennial candidate Danny Tarkanian will challenge Heller in the Nevada Republican primary, prompting Heller to try to shore...Show More Summary

This is why Republicans stand with Trump: Appeals court rules Arkansas can defund Planned Parenthood

Want to know why so few Republicans are willing to call their president out by name as giving aid and succor to white nationalists? This is why—he'll appoint more federal judges to rule counter to federal law in cases like this. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Show More Summary

Transgender military ban still in limbo as Mattis awaits official 'guidance' from Trump

It's been 21 days since Donald Trump whimsically fired off several tweets that he thought could instantaneously set military-wide policy on a matter the Pentagon has been studying since last year. Top military brass quickly said they...Show More Summary

Court strikes down Texas GOP's congressional gerrymander, but Democratic victory is limited

Late on Tuesday, as Donald Trump was busy defending white supremacists, a federal court in San Antonio struck down Texas’ congressional map on the grounds that the Republican lawmakers who drew it had engaged in intentional racial discrimination in violation of both the Voting Rights Act and the 14th Amendment. Show More Summary

Colorado Republican feels the heat back home for his Obamacare repeal vote

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) probably felt he was pretty safe having town meetings this week, since he actually came out of the gates Saturday with a very strong statement on Charlottesville, tweeting "Mr. President - we must call evil by its name. Show More Summary

Trump regime killed funds dedicated to fighting Nazis, denies there's an issue

While Donald Trump was quick to praise the police in Charlottesville, he doesn’t want to listen to the police when they talk about the real threats to the nation. A 2015 survey of nearly 400 law enforcement officials by the TriangleShow More Summary

Troll organizer cancels far-right 'March on Google' before it can flop and embarrass him

The “March on Google” planned by far-right provocateurs for this weekend has been canceled, supposedly because of threats of violence from the “alt-left.” Google was targeted for protest for having fired James Damore over his memo opposing...Show More Summary

Ding dong, Texas' anti-trans bathroom bill is dead, for now

When the Texas legislature's special session came to a close Tuesday, so did GOP Lt. Gov Dan Patrick's crusade to prohibit transgender individuals from using public restrooms. The bathroom bill, which Patrick tried to force into consideration...Show More Summary

100 law professors to Trump: 'No question' DACA is constitutional

There is “no question” the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is legal, some 100 law professors have written in a letter to Donald Trump, calling on him to continue the program despite a legal threat from beleaguered...Show More Summary

Cartoon: Trump does not see a problem

The terrorist loving occupant of the White House just did not see any problem with white supremacists causing violence and killing Americans in Charlottesville, VA this weekend. “Both sides do it.” 

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