Good news! A terrible bill to gut public education may be defeated by opponents who are farther to the right than the bill's author, Iowa Rep. Steve King.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers took the first step Tuesday to get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools, a move driven by a court challenge from gay rights groups. The Senate Education Committee voted unanimously in favor of a Republican bill cutting the phrase from sex education law. Show More Summary
This was the scene inside Sen. Mitch McConnell’s constituent meeting today, where he met with around 50 people. x The contrasting scene inside the American Legion Hall where @SenateMajLdr is about to speak. Protesters outside outnumber folks in here. Show More Summary
Valerie Plame speaks: When the most famous ex-CIA spy alive is concerned about the world blowing up, there’s probably something worrisome in that. Sure, this is the kind of fretting Valerie Plame Wilson has been doing since her cover was famously blown in 2003 by an operative of President George W. Bush’s administration. But as [...]
For months, President Trump and his aides have insisted that they had no contact with Russian officials during the presidential campaign, a denial Trump repeated last week. "I have nothing to do with Russia," he told reporters on Thursday. Show More Summary
Rep. Jerry Nadler is calling out Donald Trump’s continues anti-press rhetoric. “To label the press or anybody else ‘enemy of the people’ is a totalitarian tool of dictators,” he said on CNN’s “New Day.” The president often rails on the media, accusing reporters of biased and dishonest coverage against him. Democrat @RepJerryNadler: Labeling the press [...]
How the 'mighty' have fallen!
Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Orwellian reversals for 2017: A Calendar of Resistance Events & Resistance in Your Backyard • Study shows marriage equality laws reduced teen suicide: States that legalized same-sex marriage before...Show More Summary
This Friday at 9:30 AM, the Pinelands Commission will meet in the ballroom at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hill. Why is the meeting a quite a distance from the Pinelands and in such a large venue? Because the...Read more
It shouldn't have taken quite so much time and effort for Donald Trump to denounce a rise in anti-Semitic incidents and threats nationwide.
Harlan Hill claims he was a Bernie Sanders supporter, but really. The pundit paycheck requires him to say that while being mouthpiece number one a-hole for Trump and his policies. This morning on CNN, Hill melted down over legitimate...Show More Summary
British bookies have the actress Tilda Swinton as the favorite to become the next Doctor Who. Thhe Oscar-winning star of Doctor Strange and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe has 7/2 odds, ahead of Love, Actually actor Kris Marshall at 4/1, Broadchurch's Olivia Colman at 5/1 and Shameless actress Maxine Peake at 8/1. Show More Summary
(AP) — Nearly 1,000 people jeered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he drove to a speech Tuesday where he told local business leaders that "winners make policy and the losers go home." Protesters crowded the American Legion Post...Show More Summary
You’ve got to hand it to Sen. Chuck Grassley: he’s one of the few Republicans who decided to meet with constituents in a series of town halls in his home state of Iowa. In Iowa City, he faced an overflow crowd. Among the people who wanted to speak with Sen. Show More Summary
1970s teen heartthrob David Cassidy has quit performing and revealed that he is suffering from dementia. At a weekend performance, Cassidy, 66, struggled to remember lyrics to songs he's been singing for 50 years. His mother and grandfather suffered from dementia. Show More Summary
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee defended Republican President Donald Trump on Tuesday against a tiresome "full onslaught" by the "mainstream media" — and says he can relate to theShow More Summary
Another day, another entry into the seemingly unending list of stories about Trump supporters being delicate little flowers who demand America's respect but are too damn stupid to earn it. But less than one month into Trump’s term, many...Show More Summary
NEWSFLASH!!! Women harassed and threatened online!!! Law enforcement advises constant vigilance and voting in midterm elections.
New York Times: Mr. Grassley...heard from a man who said he had worked as an interpreter in Afghanistan and was trying to get asylum in the United States. Mr. Grassley said he would try to help the man and also said that Mr. Trump’s executive order on immigration “wasn’t carefully drafted.” Mr. Show More Summary
Rex Features via AP Images President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walk into the White House. C ontrary to what you may have read, the so-called president of the United States did not stand next to Benjamin...Show More Summary