In the latest of a disturbingly long line of attacks against free speech protections under the First Amendment, the Trump administration has indicated that it intends to take action against late night talk show host Stephen Colbert due to a joke he made at Donald's expense. Colbert's barb was apparently too much for the delicate sensibilities of Trump - a man who … [Read more...] about Admin. Vows ‘Full Investigation’ Into Colbert’s Trump Joke. Colbert Has the Perfect Defense.
Republicans are celebrating the passage of Trumpcare 2.0, one of the cruelest, most tone deaf pieces of legislation ever voted on in the House of Representatives. Now, new reporting shows that while tens of millions of people all over the country would potentially be devastated by the bill, the states hardest hit would be Republican strongholds. CNN reports that of all fifty … [Read more...] about Congratulations, GOP: Trumpcare Would Bring Devastation To Trumpland
As reported here and elsewhere, the Trump administration has been attempting to shirk any and all responsibility for the ongoing Michael Flynn debacle. This, despite the fact that Flynn served as a key surrogate for Trump during the campaign, and the fact that, you know, Trump appointed him as his national security advisor. Still, Sean Spicer and others within the White House … [Read more...] about Yates Warned Trump About Flynn’s Russia Ties, Was Ignored
In his first 100 days in office, Donald Trump has set about to dismantle as many of Barack Obama's initiatives as possible. From environmental protections, to trade, to affordable health care, to protections for Dreamers, to equality for the LGBTQ community, Trump has made every effort to erase the progress achieved by the Obama administration (thankfully, with limited success … [Read more...] about In New Low, Trump Targets Michelle’s Legacy
According to recent reporting, Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's former national security adviser, may soon face criminal charges for lying about payments he received from Russia and Turkey. As has been the pattern with this White House, the Trump administration has refused to take any responsibility for the Flynn debacle, placing the blame on former president Barack … [Read more...] about Maddow Catches Spicer in Another Lie
Donald Trump is a man rumored to value loyalty above all else. As we have seen, this "loyalty" tends to be starkly one-directional: while he demands complete loyalty from his subordinates, he does not hesitate to throw loyalists under the bus, if politically expedient. Now, Trump is seeking to cultivate his brand of loyalty on a much larger scale. As reported by Fox News, … [Read more...] about Echoing a Dark Past, Trump Declares May 1, ‘Loyalty Day’