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Unpacking the Inaugural Address of Donald J. Trump

The Trump Inaugural Address last Friday was so full of Kellyanne Conway-type "alternative facts" that the bulk of the intellectual energy subsequently devoted to it by its progressive critics has been directed towards fact-checking - questioning the new president's claims on drugs, crime, manufacturing, and the leakage of American wealth abroad. Show More Summary

PRODUCT SAFETY: Samsung Announces Cause of Galaxy Note 7 Fires, Apologizes to Customers. After se…

PRODUCT SAFETY: Samsung Announces Cause of Galaxy Note 7 Fires, Apologizes to Customers. After several months of investigations, Samsung announced Sunday in a Korean press conference the cause. DJ Koh, president of Mobile Communications...Show More Summary

The Myth of the Well-Behaved Women’s March

On October 5, 1789, a crowd of more than seven thousand women—fish sellers and bakers, working women from the markets, bourgeois “bonnet-wearing” women from the suburbs—marched the twelve miles from Paris to Versailles to demand King Louis XVI release his stores of grain. Show More Summary

Democrat-Run Office of Government Ethics Clears Betsy DeVos

The Democrats on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee have done everything they can to fight the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education. They have raised questions about her financial...Show More Summary

Fox’s Alveda King Insists Women’s March On Washington Got It Wrong Because Trump ‘Loves Women’

Never mind that Donald Trump has actually bragged about sexually assaulting women. Nor that four of his more recent accusers were at the Women’s March on Washington this weekend. Fox News – which did its darnedest to ignore any significance of the massive protests – was willing to spend plenty of time dismissing the groundswell of opposition to Trump as a failure. read more

New study: Trump to inherit $559B deficit, stable economy

Trump is promising higher growth as his administration curbs regulations, overhauls the tax code, and repeals the Affordable Care Act, former President Barack Obama's signature accomplishment. The projections come as Trump and Republicans...Show More Summary

Senate roll vote confirming Mike Pompeo to be CIA director

Senate roll vote confirming Mike Pompeo to be CIA director The 66-32 roll call Monday by which the Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Voting yes were 14 Democrats, 51 Republicans and 1 independent. Voting no were 30 Democrats, 1 Republican and 1 independent.

Trump: I Will Announce My Supreme Court Pick Next Week

Speaking from the Oval Office Tuesday after signing a series of new executive orders, President Donald Trump announced he will be naming his first...

ABC, NBC Tout Chelsea Clinton Defending Barron Trump, No Mention of ‘SNL’ Writer Responsible

Saturday Night Live writer Katie Rich found herself in hot water over the weekend after the 33-year-old thought it was humorous to bully 10-year-old Barron Trump, saying “Barron will be this country’s first homeschool shooter.” In response to Rich’s vile tweet, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton spoke up and defended the president’s son. Show More Summary

Twilight Zone: Dan Rather Scolds Kellyanne Conway’s Over ‘Alternate Facts’ Flub

Dan Rather, a man whose career at CBS was destroyed by a lie he couldn’t let go of, appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball where he was outraged at Kellyanne Conway’s coined term of “alternate facts.” “Well, to say it was unfortunate is, to put it mildly. Show More Summary

REPORT: Senate Democrats are set to reveal a $1 trillion infrastructure plan and invite Trump's support

Senate Democrats intend to reveal a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan and back President Donald Trump if he supports it, according to The New York Times. The proposal is to be presented by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer,...Show More Summary

Capital Journal Daybreak: Trump Dives In

HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: President Donald Trump meets with representatives from major auto companies at the White House at 9 a.m. The president is expected to sign an executive order at 11 a.m., hold a call with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 1 p.m. and meet with key Senate […]

‘The Last Jedi’ details (officially) leak

Geeks of the world, rejoice! The full title of Star Wars, Episode VIII has been revealed – but little else, other than tantalizing teasers released Monday and reported in Entertainment Weekly: Mark Hamill… tells Ryan Pearson of the Associated Press that he has known the real name of the movie since last year, when writer-director [...]

Activists are already planning their next march against Donald Trump — for Tax Day

Nearly 500,000 people marched in the streets of Washington and millions more across the country as part of the Women’s March Saturday, to express solidarity with women’s rights and signal … Click to Continue »

Paul Ryan invites Trump to address joint session of Congress next month

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news conference that he had invited President Donald Trump to address a joint session of Congress on February 28. As Ryan's chief communications adviser, Brendan Buck, noted,...Show More Summary

WHY ARE DEMOCRATS SO ANTI-WOMAN? Shikha Dalmia: The foolish Democratic crusade against Betsy DeVos…

WHY ARE DEMOCRATS SO ANTI-WOMAN? Shikha Dalmia: The foolish Democratic crusade against Betsy DeVos. “Democrats are treating her nomination like the ultimate scandal — simply because she is an ardent proponent of school choice. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) seemingly avoided even shaking her hand. But if Democrats can’t do business with DeVos, then is there […]

Betsy DeVos vs. the Educational Industry

Betsy DeVos's new ideas and innovations are gravely needed in the American education system.

Wynonna Judd Goes Full On Patriotic After Sister Ashley’s Rant at the Women’s March

After hearing her sister Ashley Judd talk about “feeling Hitler in these streets” and implying that our President has inappropriate dreams about his daughter Ivanka at the so-called “women’s march”

What Donald Trump Could Learn From Andrew Jackson

Stephen Sestanovich: There’s one problem with claiming Andrew Jackson as inspiration for President Donald Trump's inauguration speech. There are numerous way in which Mr. Jackson’s inaugural addresses were completely different from Mr. Trump’s.

Senate Democrats want a second confirmation hearing for Betsy 'potential grizzlies' DeVos

21 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, got a high-speed, abbreviated confirmation hearing thanks to Republicans presumably wanting to protect her from embarrassment of the sort she managed anyway, with...Show More Summary

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