Category Archives: Politics

Black Women Defeated Roy Moore, and the Country Is Better for It

Black women get shit done, but we’ve always known that. We’ve raised your kids and taught in your schools and prayed for your healing. We are the most reliable force in this increasingly frustrating country, and it is because of our strength and resilience in the face of systemic adversity that we are often ignored, […]

Roy Moore “Probably” Thinks Homosexual Acts Should Be Illegal, According to Campaign Manager

They had to get one more in before the buzzer. Roy Moore’s campaign has been One Flew Over the Spokesman’s Nest, as surrogate after surrogate for his campaign has taken to cable news to say something batshit crazy. There was his chief strategist, Dean Young, who dismissed the nine charges of sexual misconduct against him—many […]

Trump administration requests emergency stay to stop transgender enlistment in January

The Justice Department on Monday night requested an emergency stay to a decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that would require the Pentagon to start accepting transgender recruits on Jan. 1. The Trump administration turned to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, saying the Pentagon still will be reviewing the […]

Jerry Brown: Trump doesn’t fear ‘the wrath of God’

California Gov. Jerry Brown said, “I don’t think — President Trump has a fear of the Lord, the fear of the wrath of God.”  (REUTERS/Thomas Peter, Kevin Lamarque, File) California Gov. Jerry Brown said Sunday President Trump’s apparent lack of fear “of the wrath of God” explains his denial of climate change. “I don’t think […]

Washington Post reporter apologizes for ‘bad tweet’ after Trump calls him out

A Washington Post reporter on Saturday apologized for his “bad tweet” after President Trump called him out by name for posting a misleading photo about the crowd size during Friday’s rally. “It was a bad tweet on my personal account, not a story for Washington Post,” the reporter, Dave Weigel, tweeted Saturday. “I deleted it […]

Arpaio ‘seriously, seriously, seriously’ considering Senate run

Former Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio told The Daily Beast Thursday that he is “seriously, seriously, seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate” to replace the retiring Jeff Flake. The Daily Beast reached out to Arpaio shortly after Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced his resignation over discussions with two female staffers about whether they would […]

Trump travel ban gets second look from judges who previously blocked it

SEATTLE –  Three federal appeals court judges who blocked President Donald Trump’s second travel ban earlier this year had some skeptical questions about his third and latest set of restrictions on travelers from six mostly Muslim nations during oral arguments on Wednesday. Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Ronald Gould, Richard Paez and Michael […]

How Money Plays into the Mueller Investigation

Tuesday was quite the day for Robert Mueller. First, as Reuters reports, he’s honing in on an entirely new area of investigation regarding the president*. Namely, Trump’s relationship with Deutsche Bank, which was the only major bank in the world that would give him a loan for an awfully long time. Advertisement – Continue Reading […]

ABC News boss berates staff for botched Brian Ross story, report says

ABC News president James Goldston, left, berated staff Monday for suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross’s botched story on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The boss at ABC News viciously berated his staff on Monday over Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross’s botched “exclusive” about former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to a bombshell new report. “I don’t […]