If you want to understand the ethical blumpkin that is corporate influence over American politics, look no further than this story from the Kansas City Star.
Last Thursday, Speaker of the House and erstwhile Ayn Rand fanboy Paul Ryan spoke with the New York Times’ Jonathan Weisman at the Newseum in Washington about Congress’ full docket opening new fronts in the top-down class war.
WASHINGTON— Protesters supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals parched marched down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House to the Trump International Hotel on Tuesday, before marching to the headquarters of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
In 2011, historian Corey Robin published The Conservative Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin. In the book, Robin argued that the era of George W. Bush and the Tea Party did not represent a radical departure from the supposedly genteel origins of the conservative movement—conservatism’s ancien regime,…
“Democracy dies in darkness.” So says The Washington Post.
President Trump, as a member of the globalist fake news media, I humbly implore you: Do NOT look directly into the sun during today’s eclipse.
David Maraniss is a well-respected biographer of American presidents and commentator. On Wednesday, after Donald Trump pointedly laid some of the blame for the violence in Charlottesville at the feet of anti-fascist protesters, Maraniss tweeted this:
A uniting factor of the alt-right and their attendants is that they think they’re purebred galaxy-brain geniuses while they in fact possess the intelligence of an ostrich bred with a bowl of tapioca pudding.
When I arrived at the Capitol at 11 pm on Thursday night, there were roughly 300 people protesting in the dark. They were young people, people in wheelchairs, parents with their kids, and seniors. They joined the hundreds of Americans who put their own bodies on the line over the past weeks to stop Congress from…
On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice will ramp up civil asset forfeiture, the practice that lets police confiscate innocent people’s property and money as long as they can come up with a flimsy excuse that either were being used in the commission of a crime.
Rep. Trent Franks, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, introduced an amendment to Congress’ annual defense spending bill on Wednesday night that would foment anti-Muslim bigotry in the guise of counter-terrorism. On Friday morning, Franks’ amendment failed narrowly, 208-217.
On Tuesday, The Human Rights Campaign announced the launch of a $26 million advocacy campaign to counteract the Republican agenda. But that doesn’t mean they won’t be supporting Republicans for office.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight Committee and Angry Beavers understudy, is retiring from Congress this week to (maybe) host his own Fox News show.
On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally released the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill from its secret crypt.
Erick Erickson, a right-wing radio host and New York Times contributor famous for takes such as “gay men in bars should expect to be assaulted,” is horrified, simply horrified, by the violent rhetoric coming from the left these days. On Monday, Erickson expressed his horror with a provocative idea: “Let’s Consider…
Here’s a funny YouTube video that some guy named Mike Toomey put together (features some NSFW language):
On Friday, Donald Trump Jr. made a surprising but brave proposal: that the U.S. should unilaterally arm all queer women of color:
On Wednesday morning, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot while practicing for Congress’ annual charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. Two Capitol Police officers, a lobbyist and a congressional staffer were also wounded. The shooter, Illinois man James T. Hodgkinson, had a history of domestic abuse, as…