Jeb!'s Super PAC, Right to Rise USA, is taking aim at Marco Rubio, who is fast emerging as the odds-on establishment favorite to take on whichever candidate wins the GOP's wacko-bird outsider race. Playing on Rubio's distinction of skipping more votes than any other U.S. Show More Summary
The year 2015 saw a number of memorable events that have long-lasting implications. The Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality had people tweeting #LoveWins, multiple terrorist attacks in Paris garnered the world’s attention...Show More Summary
In recent weeks, current GOP frontrunner Donald Trump has begun complaining–even whining–that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman card” because she has talked about sexism in America while she campaigns for the Democratic nomination. Trump even said over the weekend that he had the right to attack former President Bill Clinton due to the fact [...]
In 1962, Barbra Streisand channeled all the emotional turmoil and lyric despair of an abandoned lover into what must be the strangest four minutes of pop music ever written. “Crayons ready?” she croons, “Begin to color me.” The opening lines...Show More Summary
This week, a firestorm erupted when Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump casually observed that Hillary Clinton was "schlonged" by Barack Obama in 2008. Despite that word's long and storied history in American political discourse,...Show More Summary
This holiday season while the news is slow, I thought I’d share clips from a few comedians of the leftish persuasion. Jamie Kilstein isn’t just a comedian but a co-host of Citizen Radio, “d edicated to covering the stories that theShow More Summary
x Vimeo Video The City of Angels is the metropolis Americans often love to hate, but there is a romance and history to Los Angeles that manages to cast a compelling spell despite the notorious sprawl. One passionate admirer is filmmaker Gaffin...Show More Summary
I don’t cry a lot. Rather than getting into the psychology of why that might be, let’s just take it as a fact and move on to the related fact that when a piece of culture—a book, a movie, a song—does make me cry, it tends to be memorable. Show More Summary
This holiday season while the news is slow, I thought I’d share clips from a few comedians of the leftish persuasion. Up now: Phoebe Robinson. You can find her kind of all over the place, including recapping shows like Real Housewives of Atlanta and Empire. Show More Summary
Everyone who celebrates Christmas — and even those who don’t — has probably heard Nat King Cole sing his version of “The Christmas Song,” which is often called “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire.” You may not be aware of its history: "The...Show More Summary
The lawyer for the woman who was viciously assaulted by a former California Highway Patrol officer has requested that federal prosecutors come in and take over the case. Caree L. Harper says in a letter to the Department of Justice that...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… "It's A Festivus Miracle!" Today is the magical holiday known as Festivus. In accordance with tradition, I submit part of my 2015 list for the Airing of Grievances. The following have disappointed me over...Show More Summary
On Monday, a Texas grand jury declined to indict anyone in the jail death of 28-year old Sandra Bland in July, 2015. Bland was found hanged in her cell in the Waller County jail on July 13, three days after being assaulted and wrongfully arrested by Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia. Show More Summary
In November 2013, two days before Thanksgiving, something exploded in the adjoining backyards of two homes in rural Flippin, Arkansas and an eight-year-old girl named Debra Rackley was rushed to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock by helicopter. Show More Summary
He can call denying LGBT people's identities and rights whatever he wants; it's dictionary-definition bigotry.
Actually, taxes are good if they pay for good things. Like health care. Or college. Or caregiving for the elderly.
Lindsey Graham announced on Monday morning that he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination for president. As Graham was polling somewhere barely north of one percent, this is shocking, shocking news … leaving only 10 or 12 lunatics in the race to lose to the Democratic nominee next November. Watch Graham’s announcement here.
We’re back for the start of the Christmas week, which we’re not afraid to say. Just like Ben Carson! We’ll catch up on the Democratic debate, which happened on one of those days that don’t count for us. And maybe now we’ll get to that...Show More Summary
The also did A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Please, no "The Force Awakens" spoilers in comments. Be nice. Open thread below...
When Sanders supporters say the DNC is being unfair to their candidate today, they're right for the wrong reason.