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Brexit Offers Lesson in the Danger of Protest Votes

Primary blame for the result of last Thursday's EU referendum in Britain lies with the Fleet Street press, the Conservative Party fighting their internal civil war through a vote and a tidal wave of xenophobic isolationism that both they and the far-right UK Independence Party exploited with terrifying enthusiasm. But there...

Marco Rubio Refuses To Say Trump Is More Qualified Than Clinton On National Security

Sen. Marco Rubio who recently renegade on his promise not to run for re-election to his Senate seat in Florida, was asked in many different ways by CBS' Face The Nation host John Dickerson, if Donald Trump was qualified to handle complicated...Show More Summary

Big businesses are hurting small businesses

We often hear that taxes and regulation are hurting small businesses. As a small business owner and someone who talks to a lot of conservatives, I hear this all the time. Though it has a small kernel of truth to it (a key to most successful...Show More Summary

Fox News' Chris Wallace Fact-Checks Trump And Asks Gingrich: Why Doesn't He 'Stick To The Facts?'

Newt Gingrich had a rough time trying to withstand a fact checking of Donald Trump's many falsehoods under FNS' Chris Wallace' scrutiny. Newt Gingrich did his best to try and stay on Trump's shortlist for VP on Fox News Sunday earlier...Show More Summary

Katrina Pierson Whines That The Media Is Treating Her Boss Unfairly

Katrina Pierson went on Fox News today to whine about how mean the media is to her boss, Donald "tiny fingered, Cheeto-faced, ferret wearing shitgibbon" Trump. Waa waa. Kurtz: Trump says he has been 'brutalized' by the coverage, he used...Show More Summary

Brexit Emboldens Texan Campaign to 'Texit'

Britain's surprise vote to exit the European Union has sent shockwaves around the globe, not least of all in the Lone Star State, as Texas nationalists seized on Thursday's Brexit decision to renew calls for a referendum for Texas independence. Show More Summary

Deleted Comments Of The Week: Why U Make Baby Jebus Cry, Wonkette? WHY?

Wonkette made fun of Michele Bachmann and Donald Trump's pretended outreach to evangelicals. Clearly, we hate Christians and want to impose Sharia. Duh.

Clinton's gamble on gun safety is paying off

Last fall, after the latest mass shooting—this one at an Oregon community college that killed nine people—Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton decided to go all in on the gun issue. No doubt it was a personal as well as a political decision. Show More Summary

George Will Announces He Is Going Unaffiliated Because 'This Is Not My Party'

Let the GOP party defections continue! Just a few days ago, conservative commentator George Will announced that he changed his voter registration to...unaffiliated! Yikes. He told the crowd at a Federalist Society lunch in Washington, DC: "This is not my party." Well, it is, George. Show More Summary

Sen. Bob Corker Calls Trump's Scottish Presser 'One Of His Best Events'

Apparently it doesn't take much to impress Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker. The Republican Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was asked to weigh in on the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's disaster of a press conference the other...Show More Summary

First Voyage Through Expanded Panama Canal

A Chinese container ship has become the first vessel to sail into the newly expanded Panama Canal. Thousands gathered as the ship, called Cosco Shipping Panama, entered from the Atlantic en route to the Pacific. Construction on the new lane for the canal, which runs for 48 miles, began in 2007 and was due to finish in 2014. Show More Summary

City Demands New Sidewalk, State Tears It Up for Tree

A New York City man was ordered by the state Department of Transportation to fix the cracked sidewalk in front of his home or pay a fine. Patrick Colletti paid more than $6,000 for a new sidewalk in front of his Bronx home. Two weeks...Show More Summary

Canadian Kiddie Murderers Sentenced To All-Natural Wrist-Slap

Greetings, you scandalous scallywags! It's time once more for your weekly recap of pseudoscientific psychopaths, the Snake Oil Bulletin!

Passing a new rubicon on gun violence and terrorism

This has been quite a week.  Truly.  It feels almost as if the country is in the midst of an upheaval, one almost as great as the change and trauma we endured following the attacks in New York and Washington on September 11, 2001.  As...Show More Summary

America’s national priorities: Police thuggery, broken schools, and the 'wages of whiteness'

A budget is a statement of priorities and values. In a political community, a budget also prioritizes the interests of some individuals and groups over those of others. For example, the city of Chicago has spent more than $ 500 million since 2014 in literal blood money for the victims of police brutality. Show More Summary

Even Trump's Homeland Of Scotland Can't Stand Him

Donald "I have the best brain" Trump continued to prove how uneducated and uninformed he is with his latest set of tweets, this time regarding the Brexit news on Thursday. He seems utterly perplexed by the ripple effect this exit will...Show More Summary

Trump Surrogate Warns Apple 'Will Feel It In Pocketbook' For Boycotting GOP Convention

Donald Trump supporter Wayne Allyn Root warned over the weekend that conservatives would punish Apple after the computer company reportedly pulled support for the Republican National Convention. According to reports, Apple told the Republican...Show More Summary

Trump Campaign Manager Calls Clinton Ad 'Tone Deaf'

As Karoli discussed here earlier this week, after Donald Trump's disastrous press conference in Scotland: Hillary Clinton's campaign released a video responding to Donald Trump's absurd press conference today where he showed no knowledge...Show More Summary

Mass Harvesting of Prisoner Organs Alleged in China

Transplant surgeons in China are awash in human organs. Some complain of working 24-hour shifts, performing back-to-back transplant surgeries. Others ensure they've got spare organs available, freshly harvested -- just in case. SomeShow More Summary

Johnny Manziel's Life Continues to Spiral

"He's a druggie. It's not a secret that he's a druggie. I don't know what to say other than my son is a druggie and he needs help. He just hasn't [sought] it yet. Hopefully he doesn't die before he comes to his senses. That's about all you can say. Show More Summary

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