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by Sam Husseini (@samhusseini)As a virtual lynch mob moves to chastise Rep. Ilhan Omar over her recent remarks around Israel, the new congresswoman basically has three options before her: (1) Fold; (2) Continue the back and forth of the last several we…

While Bernie was being arrested fighting for integration, Biden was building a career based on backing segregationAfrican-American voters were extremely loyal to Clinton in 2016. I’m not implying that Debbie Wasserman Schultz didn’t work her corporate …

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan Last week, as the media focused on President Donald Trump’s North Korea summit in Vietnam and the congressional testimony of his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, a largely overlooked news conference took place, announcing legislation that could save millions of lives. Seattle Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal introduced the Medicare […]

The Democratic measure would expand voting rights and crack down on gerrymandering and dark money. The House of Representatives on Friday passed the most significant democracy reform bill introduced in Congress since the Watergate era, by a vote of 234 to 193. The sweeping bill, known as HR1: the For the People Act,would massively expand voting […]

To a normal person, the case for reelection Trump is making– “I’ll protect you”– is patently absurd. But normal people won’t be voting for Donald Trump anyway, even if they did in 2016. Ron Brownstein asserted yesterday that amid all the meandering a…

I thought neocons were gone, but the most bombastic of them all has Trump’s ear. Let’s learn from Iraq mistakes and avoid a devastating war with Iran. I was surprised to see my commanding general in the conference room that December 2001 day. Almost immediately following 9/11, he had been in Kuwait at Camp Doha […]

The Democratic old guard prepares to make it’s last stand against working families before being swept awayAfter netting 41 seats in November, there are now 235 Democrats in the House. According to the voting records tabulated by ProgressivePunch, Cheri…

by Noah Judge Ellis’ assessment that Manafort led an “otherwise blameless life” was proof that he is unfit to serve on the federal bench. I’ve rarely been more disgusted by a judge’s preferential treatment to a rich white guy who betrayed the law and t…

Ilhan Omar voted against bigotry and hatred while Louie Gohmert voted for itIlhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and AOC voted for the anti-hate bill that passed the House this afternoon 407-23. All 23 NO votes were racist Republicans who just couldn’t support a …

It’s still early; there haven’t been that many votes in the House. Ranking and rating could change– in fact, it’s a sure bet that they will. But among the freshman class, the split is becoming apparent. As of today, there are 2 dozen freshmen whose vo…

People have been asking me if I hate Biden so much because of Bernie and the 2020 presidential primary. The answer is absolutely not; I’ve always hated Biden. Biden has been a consistent conservative shit-bag from the very first time I ever became awar…

The top Democratic Party establishment SuperPAC, Priorities USA, has decided that Ohio, Iowa and Texas will not be target states for 2020. What a dumb-ass move! Their new report lists 15 states and puts them in prioritization categories. The top prior…

One of the premises of Jane Meyer’s blockbuster piece for the New Yorker, Fox News White House, is that Fox might not have always been propaganda. That would be a hard case to make, considering who owned it (Australian neo-fascist Rupert Murdoch) and w…

by NoahTonight’s meme comes to you from the Noah’s Big Pop-Up Archive Of Things You Can’t Unsee. I hope it doesn’t give you nightmares. Look at it this way: The nightmares can’t be any worse than what we are all seeing every day. As a side benefit, if …

The 2018 midterm election were the story go how two years of Trump– along with a supine, enabling GOP Congress– impacted voters. According a study by Brookings, electoral support for Democrats– or, more accurately, withdrawal of support for Republic…

After two years of ‘America First’ policies, the United States is likely to post the biggest trade gap in its history. The gap with China is also set to hit a record. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the United States last year posted an $891.2 billion trade deficit in merchandise, the largest in the nation’s […]

The new Quinnipiac poll looks fairly dire for Republicans preparing for the 2020 election cycle, especially the bozo at the top of the ticket. Most Americans now consider Trump a criminal and less than a third of voters think he’s honest. Here are some…

The defining political fact of our time is not polarization. It’s the thwarting of a largely unified public. We are told that America is divided and polarized as never before. Yet when it comes to many important areas of policy, that simply isn’t true. About 75 percent of Americans favor higher taxes for the ultrawealthy. The idea […]

The North Carolina Election Board has set May 14 as the day of the NC-09 congressional primary do-over. Election thief Mark Harris isn’t running and he’s endorsed Boss Hogg (AKA- Stony Rushing). Candidate filing begins next week and the whole process e…

Not that anyone thought she would try, but Hillary finally announced yesterday– on camera– that she isn’t running for president again in 2020. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” she sa…

Following Cohen’s explosive testimony to Congress last week, 50 percent of voters say they believe Cohen more than Trump, a Quinnipiac University poll found. Michael Cohen is going to jail for lying to Congress. Still, voters are more likely to trust President Donald Trump‘s former lawyer than the president himself, according to a poll released Tuesday. Following […]

Yesterday Terry McAuliffe’s vile SuperPAC– Tenaciously Moving America (TMAC 200 PAC)– sent another note trying to sell McAuliffe-branded merchandise, like they do every few days. “We’re counting down to March 31st– less than 27 days until Terry anno…

In the video above, Morning Joe regular, Mike Barnicle, asked Chris Christie how he felt about the neo-fascist CPAC convention giving the announcement of Senator John McCain’s death a standing ovation. Barnicle’s soft ball: “Is that your political part…

The top Democrat on Senate Intelligence Committee says Trump campaign’s contact with Russians during 2016 was historically unprecedented. WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election said Sunday that lawmakers have found “enormous evidence” of possible collusion between President Trump’s orbit and Russians during that […]

The Washington Post has a squad devoted to reporting on Trump’s lies. Monday they wrote about his deranged address at CPAC– the one that crackpot editor of Reason, Nick Gillespie, insists won him the 2020 election: “Powered by his two-hour stemwinder …


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