Category Archives: Politics

Sarah Palin’s oldest son, Track, arraigned on domestic violence charges

Track Palin, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s oldest son, was arraigned Sunday after being arrested a day earlier on charges of domestic violence.  (REUTERS/John Gress ) Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arraigned Sunday after being arrested a day earlier on charges of domestic violence. Palin, 28, was charged […]

Trump plugs Lewandowski book about campaign

Corey Lewandowski, left, appears onstage as then-candidate Donald Trump speaks in Palm Beach, Fla., March 15, 2016.  (Associated Press) President Trump issued a glowing plug Saturday for a book that painted a chaotic picture of his presidential campaign. “Congratulations to two great and hardworking guys, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, on the success of their […]

Nine more women accuse top appellate judge of sexual misconduct

Alex Kozinski, pictured in 2003, served as chief judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  (REUTERS/Paul Sakuma) A former chief judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has been accused by nine more women of subjecting them to inappropriate sexual conduct or comments, The Washington Post reported Friday. […]

Prominent appeals court judge to be investigated over sex misconduct claims

Judge Alex Kozinski, pictured here in 2003, is accused of sexual misconduct by six former clerks and externs.  (REUTERS/Paul Sakuma/POOL) A federal judicial council will launch an internal investigation into a prominent judge accused of sexual misconduct on the job. Judge Alex Kozinski, a member of the San Francisco-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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 […]