MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

According to MLive.com, the CDC has now found the first genetic link to the Legionnaires’ outbreak and the Flint, MI water system. Far from a cause of celebration, however, the discovery leads to thorny questions about the state of Michigan’s water system, including whether the Flint water system was the source of the outbreak, what the […]

Dems Must Jump On Midterms NOW – Not Keep Sitting On Their A**es (VIDEO)

Dems Must Jump On Midterms NOW – Not Keep Sitting On Their A**es (VIDEO)

If you thought all was lost after Donald Trump’s surprise victory in November, you’re not thinking straight. Beyond well-employed tactics of resistance like non-violent protest, pressure on lawmakers, and economic shifters like strikes, there is a way to resist: Politics. Through it all, the political process is still going on, and that’s why Democrats should […]

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

For those upset about Donald Trump’s recent move to suppress the information coming out of science agencies, there is an answer. Congressmen Ted Lieu and Don Beyer have created a resource to help federal employees break the communications blackout. According to a press release from Lieu.house.gov: “The guide explains how to safely and responsibly share information, […]

Senate Committee Has Secret Meeting With Comey (VIDEO)

Senate Committee Has Secret Meeting With Comey (VIDEO)

In the moments leading up to the election and the intervening months since Donald Trump’s surprise victory, the actions of FBI Director James Comey have come under heavy scrutiny. From his decision not to alert the public about ongoing investigations on Trump to his bombshell letter about a possible Hillary Clinton scandal concerning a laptop for […]

Stopping The Trump Terror – Take Their Money Away (VIDEO)

Stopping The Trump Terror – Take Their Money Away (VIDEO)

California is currently studying ways to fight against President Donald Trump’s most recent push to defund sanctuary cities, according to Occupy Democrats. The definition of a sanctuary city is: “A municipality that has adopted a policy of protecting illegal immigrants by not prosecuting them for violating federal immigration laws in the country in which they are now […]

Tammy Duckworth: ‘I Didn’t Give Up LITERALLY Parts Of My Body’ To Watch Trump Trample The Constitution (VIDEO)

Tammy Duckworth: ‘I Didn’t Give Up LITERALLY Parts Of My Body’ To Watch Trump Trample The Constitution (VIDEO)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), just elected to the Senate in November, is off to a rousing start. At the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., she invoked her history of heroism in order to stand for the rights of Americans with disabilities in a powerful way: “I did not give up – literally parts of my […]

WATCH: Women Marched Around The World – Change Is Coming, Like It Or Not

WATCH: Women Marched Around The World – Change Is Coming, Like It Or Not

It’s a simple fact that then President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration was nowhere near the same size President Barack Obama’s. It seems there is something of an “enthusiasm gap” for the 45th president. Maybe people were not eager to usher in a Cheeto-dusted alleged rapist into the highest office. Or maybe it was because the people […]

WATCH: What You Need To Know About The N Word – NSFW

WATCH: What You Need To Know About The N Word – NSFW

You may have read about Yahoo Finance‘s hilarious typo the other day, featured in an article titled “Trump wants a much nigger Navy.” It was a couple hours until it was taken down, but that was enough time for #NiggerNavy to be born on Twitter, with people cracking jokes about Yahoo’s unfortunate mistake. But what’s […]

Hateful Dylann Roof Got The Most Severe Sentence – Is It Justice Or Reprieve? (VIDEO)

Hateful Dylann Roof Got The Most Severe Sentence – Is It Justice Or Reprieve? (VIDEO)

Dylann Roof, noted white supremacist and murderer of nine Black churchgoers last summer, was condemned to death today by a federal jury, according to the New York Times. Roof insisted on serving as his own lawyer throughout the trial. The 22-year-old was adamant that his actions in June 2015 were not caused by any mental deficiency and […]

Secretary of State Elect Rex Tillerson Leaves Exxon with $180 million (VIDEO)

Secretary of State Elect Rex Tillerson Leaves Exxon with $180 million (VIDEO)

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is leaving Exxon Mobil with a severance package of $180 million. The move comes ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing determining what would be done with Tillerson’s stake in the company. PBS reports: “Tillerson will surrender, if confirmed, all unpaid stock that was part of his pay package, more than […]

Republicans Will Gut Obamacare Using Budget Reconciliation (VIDEO)

Republicans Will Gut Obamacare Using Budget Reconciliation (VIDEO)

Many Democrats and Republicans live in ongoing fear of the future of The Affordable Care Act. 1099 employees, for instance, who are contract workers instead of hourly or salary workers, can have a difficult time getting insurance through their employers. Others instead, like those with pre-existing conditions, live with the reality that many health providers […]

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Debtors’ Prison For Juveniles (WATCH)

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Debtors’ Prison For Juveniles (WATCH)

Normally, the act of jailing someone for being unable to pay fines would be classified under “things that are not okay,” and “things long abandoned in the US,” but for some towns in America, the practice is creeping back into popularity. In Harpersville, Alabama, the website Common Dreams reports, Debra Shoemaker Ford was fined for driving without a […]

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Repeal Promise Broken (TWEETS/VIDEO)

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Repeal Promise Broken (TWEETS/VIDEO)

North Carolina is keeping HB2, the controversial “bathroom bill,” in place. For now. The bill has resulted in a lot of negative attention for the state, and many even credit it for losing incumbent governor, Pat McCrory, to Roy Cooper. According to the Washington Post:  “…Many rural, low-propensity voters who came out for President-Elect Donald Trump […]

WATCH: Obama Childproofs The Oval Office – Moves Registry Program To A Higher Shelf

WATCH: Obama Childproofs The Oval Office – Moves Registry Program To A Higher Shelf

In the latest, last-ditch efforts to nail the floorboards down and child-proof the Oval Office, President Barack Obama announced that he would end a program used for the registry of visitors from countries with active terrorist groups, The Boston Globe reports. Although it truly is hard to predict what President-elect Donald Trump will actually do […]

Kellyanne Conway Named Counselor To Trump (VIDEO)

Kellyanne Conway Named Counselor To Trump (VIDEO)

The appropriately named Kellyanne Conway was named to be Counselor to the President, The New York Times reported early this morning. Even more interesting than her ability to deftly answer questions concerning the controversy surrounding President-elect Donald Trump, is that she appears to be one of the only people with direct access to Trump with the […]

How Richard Spencer Got His Groove (Twitter) Back (VIDEO)

How Richard Spencer Got His Groove (Twitter) Back (VIDEO)

Richard Spencer, popularizer of the term “alt-right” and aficionado of the German language has had his account reinstated on Twitter. Even though most believed that he had violated Twitter’s “hateful conduct” clause in the company’s Terms of Agreement, Richard Spencer was actually dislodged from the social media site for violating its policy against having multiple, overlapping […]

Paul Ryan Wants To Privatize Medicare And It WILL Be Disastrous (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Wants To Privatize Medicare And It WILL Be Disastrous (VIDEO)

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said in a recent interview that he’s not ruling out Medicare privatization. A frequent opponent of The Affordable Care Act and Obama’s Patient Protection, he said that he’s not ruling out an overhaul of the current Medicare system. In order to appease those who thought that meant full privatization, Ryan […]

Most Students Don’t Know If News Is Faked (TWEET/VIDEO)

Most Students Don’t Know If News Is Faked (TWEET/VIDEO)

Think kids have a good eye for what’s true and what’s not? Not according to a recent study by Stanford University. The study details the 7,804 students from middle school to college, and is the biggest so far about how young people evaluate news online. The results so far do not suggest robust fact-checking abilities […]

‘We Won’t Do Racists’ Public Relations Work For Them’ — Stop Saying ‘Alt-Right’ (Video)

‘We Won’t Do Racists’ Public Relations Work For Them’ — Stop Saying ‘Alt-Right’ (Video)

In a shocking turn of events, the guys that shout “Lügenpresse” (lying press) at journalists, say “Heil Trump” at meetings, and describe the supremacy of the white race like Richard Spencer…are Nazis. The guys who idolize Hitler and copy his exact rhetoric down to the original German are, shockingly, Nazis and racists. ThinkProgress has decided […]