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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 …

Trump and his crime family have been in bed with the Russian Mafia for decades and everyone knows he’s also Putin’s bitch. But there are some Russians he’d like to do without and one is chess grandmaster– and political activist– Garry Kasparov, a Put…

Rand Paul frequently makes constitutional arguments against Trump’s behavior and huffs and puffs about voting against them… but in the end, he’s a pretty dependable Trump enabler. Murkowski and Collins have bigger balls than he does. Yesterday the Bo…

A lot of people I hired to play concerts at Stony Brook died young and not long after they played their shows– Jim Morrison (27), Jimi Hendrix (27), Janis Joplin (27), Otis Redding (26), Tim Buckley (28). Tim Hardin died in 1980, age 39, still young, …

The Triumphant Individual, the Benevolent Community, the Mob at the Gates, the Rot at the Top. Four narratives define America – true Americans must define them What’s the real American story? A film by Robert Reich and Jacob Kornbluth. Donald Trump has perfected the art of telling a fake story about America. The only way to […]

Maybe even more. WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators poring over the transcripts from Michael Cohen’s testimony say President Trump appears to have engaged in crimes — and they now have an astonishing number of leads to follow. By the time Cohen’s televised session before Congress wrapped up Wednesday, he’d provided testimony and evidence suggesting Trump may […]

The views of Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives are much closer to the vast majority of ordinary Americans than Joe Biden or Michael Bloomberg. DO YOU KNOW what really annoys me about the media’s coverage of U.S. politics, and especially the Democratic Party? Google the words “moderate” or “centrist” and a small group of names will instantly appear: […]

A viral video of New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using a “Corruption Game” to highlight the need for campaign finance reform during a House Oversight Committee hearing last Wednesday has become the most viewed video of any politician in Twitter history, according to a video analytics firm. On Monday, NowThis News Deputy Editor Jon Laurence tweeted […]

On Saturday, while Bernie was kicking off his 2020 campaign with a speech of substance, hope and love in Brooklyn, Trump was delivering a hateful scorched-earth address to the far right radical fringe of American politics, “calling the Russia investiga…

Last week David Atkins, writing for the Washington Monthly pushed back on some of the lame ideas ritually asserted by the Republican wing of the Democratic Party upon which they claim their right to dominate a party they are so obviously out of touch w…

A couple of years ago, when The Blade asked Mayor Pete about the experience of being openly gay in a state where Pence was governor, Buttigieg called Pence a “super-nice guy,” immediately adding that he pursues “divisive and backward-looking policies…..

Youth climate activists as young as 7 years old confronted California Senator Dianne Feinstein last week in San Francisco, demanding she sign on to the Green New Deal. We speak with 12-year-old Rio and his sister, 10-year-old Magdalena, who were among the protesters who spoke to Senator Feinstein. They are members of Earth Guardians San […]

BY CHRISTINA ZHAO ON 3/2/19 AT 5:58 PM CNN national security analyst Samantha Vinograd on Saturday said President Donald Trump’s talk of preserving our “heritage” during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) made her feel “sick” and argued it was reminiscent of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. Trump addressed the CPAC for more than two […]

New government data show that President Trump has failed to reach the 3 percent promised land for economic growth. KEY POINTS Throughout the 2016 campaign and since, the president and his party have vowed to kick-start tepid Obama-era economic growth. New government data show that Trump, too, has failed to reach the 3 percent promised […]

In 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the core of one of the crowning achievements of the civil rights movement: the Voting Rights Act. The 1965 bill, propelled by the historic march of protestors from Montgomery to Selma, Alabama, officially put an end to the literacy tests, poll taxes, and voting restrictions that had disenfranchised millions of minority voters for […]

While most Americans were glued to the testimony of Michael Cohen, who brought receipts to the House Oversight Committee of multiple felonies committed by Donald Trump, including during his time in office as president, Trump was halfway across the world in Vietnam. Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in an effort to get the dictator to […]

The legislation’s most contentious provision would end private health insurance and replace it with a government system. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Jan. 29, 2019.Salwan Georges / The Washington Post via Getty Images file Feb. 26, 2019, 5:57 PM EST By Benjy Sarlin WASHINGTON — As the debate over “Medicare […]

He also alleged that Trump knew in advance that WikiLeaks would be releasing hacked DNC emails. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and longtime fixer, on Wednesday delivered devastating testimony against his former boss, branding him a “racist” and “con man” with a long record of lying to the American public. “I am ashamed […]

Real economic responsibility means sustaining the communities and physical resources on which society is built In the coming days, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, plans to hold a vote on the Green New Deal resolution recently introduced by congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Edward Markey (D-MA). Despite polls showing broad bipartisan support for a Green New […]

One image shows a blackface doll in Elizabeth Warren’s kitchen. Democrats are already feeling the effects of information warfare in the 2020 cycle. A calculated disinformation campaign is targeting the Twitter mentions of four prominent Democrats and 2020 contenders, and foreign actors are likely responsible for the attacks, according to a new report from Politico. The […]

The Manafort sentencing document from Robert Mueller paints a picture of a career criminal that Trump picked to chair his campaign. The Sentencing Doc Contained No Russia Bombshells But Painted a Damning Picture Read the sentencing document: 2-23-19 US Sentencing Memo … by on Scribd Video: Sarah Reese Jones ✔@PoliticusSarah The sentencing document shows Trump had a […]

Journalism is based on judgment and on deciding which stories to cover and which stories to downplay. This week, lots of national news organizations opted to focus relentlessly on the unfolding story of actor Jussie Smollett, who was arrested for filing a false crime report after he said he was attacked by pro-Trump racists on the streets of Chicago last […]

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