Alec Baldwin To The Rescue: I’ll Sing At Your Inauguration (TWEETS)

Alec Baldwin To The Rescue: I’ll Sing At Your Inauguration (TWEETS)

You’ve probably heard about Alec Baldwin’s hilarious portrayal of President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live. You’ve also probably heard about Trump’s tweets responding to the teasing he’s gotten from Baldwin and the SNL crew. For example, Trump was very unhappy about the December 3″classroom” episode, in which Baldwin’s Trump couldn’t put down his phone and […]

HYPOCRITES: Trump Family Wants Fed Visas To Hire Foreign Workers (VIDEO)

HYPOCRITES: Trump Family Wants Fed Visas To Hire Foreign Workers (VIDEO)

The Washington Post reports that a company headed by President-elect Donald Trump has asked the Labor Department for special H2 visas to allow foreign workers entry into the United States to work in its Virginia vineyards. If granted, the visas would be temporary. According to the request filed with the Department of Labor, the work would […]

White Man Chokes Black Child: Cops Arrested The Mother (VIDEO)

White Man Chokes Black Child: Cops Arrested The Mother (VIDEO)

As the Washington Post reported, on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, mother Jacqueline Craig called the Fort Worth Police Department (FWPD) to report an assault. A neighbor had grabbed her seven-year-old son by the neck, allegedly choking the child. The mother told the officer that the neighbor had grabbed her child and choked him after he accused the child […]

Brothers Pull Back (Sort Of) From Pay-To-Play Trump Fundraiser (VIDEO)

Brothers Pull Back (Sort Of) From Pay-To-Play Trump Fundraiser (VIDEO)

The Washington Post reports that the original invitations to an “Opening Day” fundraiser offered an opportunity to meet with the President-elect at a private reception for a $500,000 donation to unnamed conservation charities. The invitation listed Donald, Jr. and Eric Trump as honorary co-chairs on a copy made public by TMZ. New “Charitable” Foundation The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) reported on December […]

JUST IN: Teachers Can Officially Carry Guns In Colorado School District (VIDEO)

JUST IN: Teachers Can Officially Carry Guns In Colorado School District (VIDEO)

CBS News and the Denver Post report that the Board of Hanover School District No. 28 in rural Colorado voted to allow teachers and other staff to carry guns as volunteer security officers in its two schools. Coincidentally, the vote took place on December 14, 2016, the anniversary of the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, […]

NC Legislature Strips Governor’s Powers Before New Dem Takes Office (VIDEO, TWEETS)

NC Legislature Strips Governor’s Powers Before New Dem Takes Office (VIDEO, TWEETS)

There’s a special kind of turf war going on in North Carolina these days. Just ten days ago, incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory conceded the gubernatorial election to Democrat Roy Cooper—four weeks after the election, after requesting a recount and alleging fraud. The NC legislature is filled with unhappy campers. Surprise Special Session of NC Legislature […]

REPORT: Putin Told Hackers Where To Leak Emails (TWEET/VIDEO)

REPORT: Putin Told Hackers Where To Leak Emails (TWEET/VIDEO)

NBC reported late Wednesday night that top-level U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in the Russian scheme to hack the Democratic National Committee’s emails. The officials told NBC that they were “highly confident” in the accuracy of their information. Putin’s Role According to NBC, Putin directed which information should be […]

Dem Senators: Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Should Pay Election Law Fines (TWEET)

Dem Senators: Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Should Pay Election Law Fines (TWEET)

If you thought that the Republicans were the party of law and order, think again. Common Dreams and the Washington Post report that Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, ran a Political Action Committee (PAC) that deliberately violated Ohio election law and never paid the fine the state imposed. Five Democratic senators wrote a letter […]

Oklahoma’s Supreme Court Strikes ‘Unconstitutional’ Abortion Restriction (VIDEO)

Oklahoma’s Supreme Court Strikes ‘Unconstitutional’ Abortion Restriction (VIDEO)

On December 13, 2016, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down a state law that set stringent requirements for the places where abortions are performed. In addition to following the United States Supreme Court’s ruling that invalidated a similar Texas law, the Oklahoma court ruled that the law violated the state constitution. The Restrictions Oklahoma’s SB1848, enacted in […]

Trump’s Cabinet Will Dismantle Decades of Progress (VIDEO)

Trump’s Cabinet Will Dismantle Decades of Progress (VIDEO)

Goodbye, clean air and water. Farewell, labor standards. So long, subsidized housing. Fuggedaboutit, racial healing. The President-elect plans to appoint your worst nightmare to run the government agency that was created to protect you. World Famous Brain Surgeon To Run HUD? Once upon a time, Dr. Ben Carson saved people’s lives. He performed amazing, technically […]

Trump Stock Sale Just The Tip Of The Conflict Of Interest Iceberg (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Stock Sale Just The Tip Of The Conflict Of Interest Iceberg (TWEET/VIDEO)

On December 6, 2016, Jason Miller, a spokesperson for President-elect Donald Trump, told the press that Trump had sold “all his stocks” last June. The Washington Post reports that campaign finance disclosure forms filed in May of this year showed that Trump’s holdings in publicly traded companies were worth about $40 million as of December 2015. What’s The […]

So Far Only One Tech Company Has Said ‘No’ To Helping Trump’s Muslim Registry (VIDEO)

So Far Only One Tech Company Has Said ‘No’ To Helping Trump’s Muslim Registry (VIDEO)

Of nine high-tech firms asked whether they would be willing to help create a Muslim registry for the incoming Trump Administration, only Twitter said no. Most of the others did not answer at all.The other two that responded wouldn’t rule out taking advantage of the business opportunity. Twitter’s Position Only Twitter refused to help. Its […]

WATCH: Trump Can’t Take It With Him – Could Lose Lucrative DC Hotel Lease

WATCH: Trump Can’t Take It With Him – Could Lose Lucrative DC Hotel Lease

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) asked General Services Administration (GSA) Director Denise Turner Roth to explain how the agency will address a major conflict of interest presented by President-elect Donald Trump. They requested an answer by next Friday, December 9, 2016. Senator Warren has energetically called for […]

Clinton And Trump Camps Clash At Harvard Election Post-Mortem (VIDEO)

Clinton And Trump Camps Clash At Harvard Election Post-Mortem (VIDEO)

Once again, the 2016 presidential election broke with tradition. After every presidential election since 1972, the Institute of Politics at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government has held a conference at which the top staffers from candidates’ primary and general election campaigns and journalists discuss the election. In past years, the participants have behaved […]

Japan OBSESSED With Barron Trump: Make A Barron Anime, Call Him ‘Beautiful Boy’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Japan OBSESSED With Barron Trump: Make A Barron Anime, Call Him ‘Beautiful Boy’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Who knew that Donald Trump’s youngest child would be a major hit in Japan, especially with those who love anime and manga? Barron, ten years old, is known in Japan as a bishonen, or beautiful boy, a character whose “delicate features” make his beauty “transcend gender norms.” At least, that’s what Heat Street  and the London Telegraph say. Barron Trump’s Beginning in Japan […]

Trump And Obama React To Castro’s Death – The Difference Is Profound (TWEETS)

Trump And Obama React To Castro’s Death – The Difference Is Profound (TWEETS)

Both President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump reacted to Fidel Castro’s death. Their responses demonstrate the stark differences between the president we’ve had, and the one who will presumably be sworn in on January 20, 2017. The Thoughtful President Obama’s statement reflected an understanding of the most basic issue: why the president should make any statement […]

‘Christian Identity’ Pastor Begs Trump To Rid Himself Of Jews (TWEET)

‘Christian Identity’ Pastor Begs Trump To Rid Himself Of Jews (TWEET)

Yikes. In an open letter to President-elect Trump, the pastor of yet another racist hate group called for him to become one of the true chosen people and govern according to a bizarre form of right-wing Christianity. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) identifies this self-declared church, Kinsman Redeemer, as a hate group. Mark Downey […]

IRS REPORT: Trump Foundation Confesses To Violating ‘Self-Dealing’ Ban (VIDEO)

IRS REPORT: Trump Foundation Confesses To Violating ‘Self-Dealing’ Ban (VIDEO)

The Washington Post reports that the Trump Foundation admitted to abuses of the foundation’s money. In other words, it broke federal tax laws by spending its money to benefit Trump and his family rather than for charity. What Tax Laws Did Trump Foundation Break? The tax laws ban “self-dealing,” that is, using a charity’s money for private […]

Obama: Dems Should Not Obstruct If There’s Common Ground (VIDEO)

Obama: Dems Should Not Obstruct If There’s Common Ground (VIDEO)

Whether or not he deserves it, Donald Trump is getting respect, even charity, from President Obama. At a press conference in Lima, Peru, a reporter asked Obama about the course that Democrats should take with the new administration. Should the House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as Minority Leader? Should the Democrats oppose Donald Trump as vehemently as […]

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