Former leaders of the intelligence community have been reduced to leveling their criticisms against the president on Twitter today because that’s where trolls live. “Mr. President, the American people will hear my story very soon,” Former FBI director James Comey tweeted mid-day Saturday. “And they can judge for…
An elderly former reality television host who’s famed for the catchphrase “you’re fired!” and now sits in the president’s chair flew into another tantrum this week. Unsure whether to poop or order McDonald’s or what, he blinked and then said: “you’re fired!” And then he retired to the presidential bedroom for soda and…
In response to Britain’s decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats, Russia will return the favor by kicking 23 UK diplomats out of the country, the BBC reports.
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that questions whether crisis pregnancy centers have a First Amendment right to mislead patients about abortion and abortion services. The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, an anti-abortion nonprofit that represents more than 1,400 “pregnancy…
Donald Trump’s campaign promise to address the opioid crisis combined with his love for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has added up to about what you’d expect: he reportedly has a proposal in the works recommending capital punishment for certain drug crimes. And Republicans are thrilled!
Contrary to its name, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s newly-created “International Wildlife Conservation Council” is filled almost entirely with people who enjoy shooting animals for sport.
California has appointed an undocumented person to a statewide post, a first in the state’s history.
The Associate Press reports that St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, where 11-year-old Barron Trump is a student, joined over 100 other schools in the D.C/Maryland area in an effort to pressure his father into supporting actual gun control measures.
The first things you notice are the uniform orange beanies, blazing like a sore, tangerine thumb against the dour grey smattering of a New York evening. Armed with name tags and press passes, manila folders and snacks, the student volunteers are buzzing with an excitement normally afforded to theater kids before a big…
Donald Trump, the congealed bacon fat coating a McDonald’s griddle, openly admitted to lying to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about our trade relations. Very good.
On Wednesday, as thousands of students staged walk-outs to protest gun violence in America, adults in the House of Representatives made a far less impressive attempt to reckon with the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month.
Aminah Glenn, a high school junior from Chicago, was one of five students detained by the Chicago Police Department while participating in a national student walkout to combat gun violence and support gun control. Though reports soon surfaced that she was released without criminal charges, the ordeal showed the stakes…
A disheartening report from High Country News shows that the widespread harassment running rampant through the Department of the Interior is especially bad at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt spent a total of $43,000 on a custom soundproof phone booth in his office, according to a report from the Washington Post.
The official outcome of Tuesday’s special House election in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district is still pending: As of Wednesday morning, the New York Times reports that Democrat Conor Lamb is leading Republican Rick Saccone by a 0.3 percent margin—641 votes—in a red district where Trump won by nearly 20…
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