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Celebrities Pan Trump Before White House Correspondents Dinner

'It's certainly crazier things in this election than anything that I've ever seen in House of Cards'

Donald Trump Doesn’t Know We Invaded Iraq After We Invaded Afghanistan

During a two-part interview with buddy Bill O’Reilly, Donald Trump tried to show off his foreign policy mojo but wound up revealing how truly ignorant he is on the subject. Of course, O’Reilly did not mention how Trump’s recent foreign-policy address had been slammed by editorial boards. O'Reilly did, however challenge Trump on policy. Show More Summary

'John Wayne Day' gets nixed due to the fact he was a raging, racist a-hole

California Republican State Assemblyman Matthew Harper proposed a resolution to declare May 26, 2016 as John Wayne Day in California. He got more than he bargained for when many California lawmakers loudly objected due to the fact that...Show More Summary

Overnight Open Thread (29 Apr 2016)

Pentagon warns of conflict over Chinese buildup on disputed island. I just don't see the White House escalating this beyond some hashtags of concern. It's not the first time the White House has disagreed with military leadership. the Obama...

FASTER, PLEASE: Amazing! A Blind Boy Gets to See His Mother for the Very First Time. Related: How…

FASTER, PLEASE: Amazing! A Blind Boy Gets to See His Mother for the Very First Time. Related: How eSight Works.

The Great Democratic Party Schism

In all my years of being a voter I don’t think I’ve ever felt so alienated from the Democratic Party as I do now. In some ways, this year has been worse than 2008. It has struck me for some time that the Clinton and Sanders supporters are not only disagreeing; we’re speaking different languages. […]

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Hillary Clinton Is the Democratic Nominee, Plus Ted Cruz Announces His Running Mate

Today's topics include: We Have a Democratic Nominee; Cenk Uygur and HA Goodman Hoping for the FBI to Make Bernie the Winner; Donald Trump is Close to the Nomination; The Woman Card; Nate Silver's Electoral Vote Tally; Ted Cruz Announces...Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Fraudster David Daleiden and Accomplice Reject Probation Plea Deals

Anti-choice fraudster David Daleiden and co-conspirator Sandra Merritt have both now officially rejected plea deals that would have let them avoid possible prison sentences. HOUSTON (AP) — Two anti-abortion activists indicted in connection...Show More Summary

David Brooks Admits He Lives in Wealthy Bubble

WARNING! David Brooks has admitted that he lives in a wealthy bubble and to rectify that he plans to break out of his New York Times cocoon and travel down the Heart of Darkness to mix with the hoi polloi. What caused Brooks to issue his bubble admission was the rise of Donald Trump whom he had previously discounted. Show More Summary

Democrats defeat energy spending bill because of Tom Cotton's latest move to punch Iran

Still determined to do whatever he can to wreck the Iran nuclear agreement, Sen. Tom Cotton attempted Wednesday to amend a $37.5 billion bipartisan energy and water spending bill with what a leading Democrat called a “poison pill.” But, joined by four Republicans, Senate Democrats poleaxed the bill in a 50-46 vote. Show More Summary

Open Thread: On the Delicate Honor of Donald Trump, and His Most Fervent Supporters

I always enjoy Julia Ioffe’s journalism for her deadpan Sancho Panza/Twelve Chairs wit. When I read she was being twitter-mobbed by antisemitic Trump followers, I assumed their grievance would be associated with her latest Foreign Policy article, “On Trump, Gefilte Fish, and World Order”: I don’t think it’s a coincidence that I was eating my […]

I’ll Hire The Muscular Descendants Of Roman Gods To Do The Heavy Lifting

This is my neighbor’s yard. Every year I say I’m going to take photos and every year they are done before I remember. Not this year! I made a point the other morning to get it done. Click on the photos to see full-sized. Just a small sampling. Next up are his irises, followed by […]

VIDEO: Ted Cruz Responds to Anti-Trump Protests in California; This Is “Not Acceptable”

Senator Ted Cruz was asked by a reporter today for his opinion on the Donald Trump protests that took place at the California Republican Convention. He called them out for what they are. The post VIDEO: Ted Cruz Responds to Anti-Trump Protests in California; This Is “Not Acceptable” appeared first on RedState.

DEEP SEVENS AND OTHER HORRORS, PROBABLY: What lies beneath West Antarctica? Alternatively, oil and…

DEEP SEVENS AND OTHER HORRORS, PROBABLY: What lies beneath West Antarctica? Alternatively, oil and gas.

Rolling Stone Writer: Cruz and Fiorina Are 'Two Spectacular Failed Approximations of Human Beings’

A few months back, some maintained that Ted Cruz was ineligible for the presidency because, in their view, he wasn’t a natural-born citizen of the United States. In a Thursday article, Jeb Lund made an even more extreme argument about Cruz, suggesting that he isn’t even a full-fledged person. Show More Summary

Livingstone: symptom of a deeper problem

Confronting the ex-mayor means confronting what it means to be Labour You know you have a PR problem when your party’s second most successful politician this century is publicly debating at what point in the 1930s Hitler lost the plot. Labour’s problem runs a great deal deeper than bad publicity though. To be clear, Labour […]

Will Rioters Hand the Election to Trump?

(John Hinderaker) I think Donald Trump likely will defeat Hillary Clinton, simply because she is such a terrible candidate. But if the current trend toward anti-Trump riots and violence continues, Trump could win going away. Last night in Orange County, Trump addressed a crowd of thousands. Show More Summary

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