Donald Trump supporters are stupid. Very stupid. The stupidest ever! If you haven’t seen Triumph’s focus group of Trump supporters, watch it! So the question here is, is the bullshit memo incompetent right-wing propaganda, or the most...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — By virtue of her long political resume, Hillary Clinton will enter her highly anticipated fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same kind of heightened expectations that often saddle an incumbent president. [...]...Show More Summary
Back in 2002, the Missouri legislature accidentally forgot to make stealing a felony. And now, it's a huge, huge mess. TPM is first on the story. Read the whole thing here.
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich explains why it’s just a matter of time before we have single-payer healthcare. The best argument for a single-payer health plan is the recent decision by giant health insurer Aetna to bail out next year from 11 of the 15 states where it sells Obamacare plans. Aetna’s decision follows similar [...]
From Steven Fulop‘s Facebook: Topps did a baseball card set this year of 35 mayors across the country – why they would decide to do this is an entirely different conversation but nevertheless my official card trades on eBay now...Read more
Dina Uretski/Shutterstock This story appears in our Summer 2016 issue. Subscribe here. Papa was a rolling stone, Wherever he laid his hat was his home And when he died, all he left us was alone. —The Temptations T here is a widespread...Show More Summary
Cruz, who unsuccessfully fought Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, notably declined to endorse him at last month's GOP national convention and faces re-election in 2018. Cruz sparked an outcry at the GOP convention inShow More Summary
As Yogi Berra would say, "It's like Déjà vu all over again!" The current fooflah over the AP story on Clinton's Secretary of State calendar entries rang a bell. Of course they did. I wrote about it back in June. What I said then still applies now. Show More Summary
What’s the real story of the Clinton Foundation? How does the philanthropic world see the Clinton Foundation? They're rock stars. It’s one of the top-rated charities, with a an "A" grade from Charity Watch and a "Platinum" rating from...Show More Summary
Those whimsical playful race-baiters of the 'alt-right' have made their own version of the already terrible 'We Didn't Start the Fire.' It has no beat and you can't dance to it.
(AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has bragged about his influence with politicians, urged Gov. Rick Scott to give a judgeship to a Florida attorney whose work appears at odds with Trump's hard-line stance on immigration,...Show More Summary
Paul Begala has had it with those who say Hillary Clinton somehow engaged in "Pay to Play" with the Clinton Foundation. The AP story is so full of holes, and the attacks so partisan, that the whole argument reeks of desperation bothShow More Summary
Busy work day. Turkey has taken over Jarabulus in Syria. The U.S. aided the effort with airstrikes. According to Twitter analysts, ISIS had already gone, so there wasn't much of a fight. More like they turned the town over. Still, it's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Beautiful. Remember Donald Trump’s claim that he’d talked to an unnamed but “very top” and “rough, tough” Chicago police official, and said rough, tough man had assured Trump that he could put a stop to violence in a week if were just...Show More Summary
They are back, the miniature explosion of florets, cut away just days before by the mower. Their viscous yellow is pure revenge against me, the late spring and the grass. Green intransigence. Embers in the umbrella’s shade, mildly bereaved of the sun or a god, who rides upon a white horse hrough azure clouds. Show More Summary
Lyle Jeffs of the FLDS church has been on the lam since June.
With Senate Republicans refusing to confirm President Barack Obama's choice to succeed Scalia, the outcome of the presidential election will determine whether the ninth, tie-breaking justice moves the court right or left. In key decisions...Show More Summary
It's one thing to read what she said in print, as I did yesterday, and quite another to actually see Trump's campaign manager say out loud such foolishness, as she did for an interview for a British news program recently. Lawrence O'Donnell of MSNBC and two republican strategists had themselves a good chuckle last night when he played this. Show More Summary
Iowa Democrat Patty Judge has her first television ads up in Iowa against Sen. Chuck Grassley. She's got about $55,000 behind them for broadcast television, and about the same amount for cable. They're good, funny ads, and they're about...Show More Summary
Look, a lawsuit to give religious wingnut doctors freedom to deny medical care to transgender folk, hooray!