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Are Emails From A Trump Campaign Data Firm The ‘Smoking Gun’ Mueller Needs?

Are Emails From A Trump Campaign Data Firm The ‘Smoking Gun’ Mueller Needs?

Over the past week and half, both the White House and its allies in Congress and right-wing media have focused unprecedented lies and vitriol in the direction of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, spreading lies about the Russia investigation because they know Mueller and his team are drawing ever closer to proving that President Trump and […]

Don Jr. Refuses To Cooperate With House Committee, And Buys Himself A One-Way Trip To Prison

Don Jr. Refuses To Cooperate With House Committee, And Buys Himself A One-Way Trip To Prison

Even though he met with members of the House Intelligence Committee for eight hours on Wednesday, it was what Donald Trump Jr. refused to discuss that will likely have the greatest long-term consequences for him. When it came to questions about the infamous Trump Tower meeting in June of 2016 with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and […]

Time’s Up For Jared Kushner – Mueller And Congress Are Closing In

Time’s Up For Jared Kushner – Mueller And Congress Are Closing In

Even though former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates are the only two people to have been formally indicted so far in the Russia probe, the person who appears to be in the greatest legal jeopardy is clearly senior White House adviser Jared Kushner. This could be Kushner’s last week […]

Does Robert Mueller Have A ‘Christmas Surprise’ For The White House?

Does Robert Mueller Have A ‘Christmas Surprise’ For The White House?

This week we learned that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s legal team would no longer share information with lawyers representing the White House and President Trump, which seems to suggest that Flynn is now cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the ongoing probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. In the week […]

Mike Pence’s WikiLeaks Lies Prove He’s A Key Target Of The Mueller Investigation

Mike Pence’s WikiLeaks Lies Prove He’s A Key Target Of The Mueller Investigation

It’s become the Washington, D.C version of Where’s Waldo: Where in the world is Vice President Mike Pence? President Trump has been in Asia for the past week and a half, but no one has laid eyes on Pence. Did Mike take a winter vacation? Is he hunkered down in his office, busily working? Or […]

Brother Of Roy Moore: My Bro Is Being ‘Persecuted Like Jesus Was’ (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Brother Of Roy Moore: My Bro Is Being ‘Persecuted Like Jesus Was’ (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Jerry Moore is the brother of GOP Senate candidate/child molester Roy Moore, and his defense of Roy is so disgusting it wouldn’t be a surprise if both brothers wind up being struck by lightning. According to Jerry Moore, Roy is being “persecuted like Jesus was.” Yes, he actually said that! Roy Moore's brother Jerry Moore […]

‘Tough Guy’ Trump Kisses Chinese President’s A*s During State Visit

‘Tough Guy’ Trump Kisses Chinese President’s A*s During State Visit

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump never passed up an opportunity to slam China, saying the trade imbalance between the two nations was a disgrace and vowing to rectify the situation if elected. And yet, on his first state visit to China this week, Trump has wound up sounding like a smitten fanboy, making excuses […]

Are Trump’s Calls For DOJ To Investigate Clinton An Impeachable Offense? Possibly

Are Trump’s Calls For DOJ To Investigate Clinton An Impeachable Offense? Possibly

With Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation moving ever closer to the White House and President Trump, we again see Trump attempting to divert attention from his own actions by suggesting the FBI and Justice Department need to investigate his 2016 Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton: Pocahontas just stated that the Democrats, lead by the legendary Crooked […]

This One Photo Proves The Rank Hypocrisy Of Those Opposed To Anthem Protests

This One Photo Proves The Rank Hypocrisy Of Those Opposed To Anthem Protests

President Trump and his moronic minions just love to say that athletes who kneel during the playing of the national anthem are somehow disrespecting the American flag and the country. That’s total BS, but Trump and his fawning acolytes cannot stand to see black men bringing attention to the issue of racial inequality in the […]

5 Things You Should Know About Religion And Freedom Of Speech

5 Things You Should Know About Religion And Freedom Of Speech

Hello, dear readers, your friendly liberal lawyer is back with another guide to the oft-misunderstood first amendment. This week we’ll look at religious free speech, specifically, what clergy can and cannot say and what lines they must not cross. 1. The Basics As you may remember from my first freedom of speech piece, the first […]

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Free Speech’

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Free Speech’

In the digital age, everyone has the ability to have an opinion. Freedom of Speech is one of the most important pillars of the collection of rights we have as American citizens. Our first President George Washington declared that “if freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep […]

President Obama’s Thoughts On Charlottesville Are Exactly What We Need Right Now

President Obama’s Thoughts On Charlottesville Are Exactly What We Need Right Now

After what happened Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, there’s been a great deal of discussion about President Trump’s tepid response to the violence which left at least three people dead and injured many others. Trump has yet to call the actions of alleged murderer James Alex Fields Jr. domestic terrorism, even though dozens of Congressional Republicans have. […]

James Comey Could Be Preparing To Challenge Trump For The GOP Nomination in 2020

James Comey Could Be Preparing To Challenge Trump For The GOP Nomination in 2020

This op-ed was written by Tony Panaccio and is published here with his express permission. Panaccio is a 30-year media veteran and senior partner in Bold Blue Campaigns, a resource center for local and state political campaigns. Panaccio is a past winner of the Florida Press Club Award, and has written for newspapers like The Clearwater […]

Donald Trump’s Claim Of ‘Tapes’ Is Total BS–Here’s How We Know (VIDEO)

Donald Trump’s Claim Of ‘Tapes’ Is Total BS–Here’s How We Know (VIDEO)

As the Russia investigation threatens to consume both the White House and the Republican Party, the Trump administration has been given a deadline: Turn over any “tapes” of conversations between President Trump and former FBI Director James Comey by no later than June 23. Rest assured, there will be no recordings handed over because none […]

The Top 4 Bombshells From James Comey’s Testimony

The Top 4 Bombshells From James Comey’s Testimony

Whether you watched former FBI Director James Comey’s three hours of public testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday or not, there were some noteworthy moments that are worth recalling and keeping an eye on as the Trump-Russia matter moves forward. Here are four of the most important: The Russians Messed With the 2016 […]

To Impeach Or Not Impeach — Looking At The Options Facing Congress (VIDEO)

To Impeach Or Not Impeach — Looking At The Options Facing Congress (VIDEO)

The whole thing is turning into something of a Shakespearean tragedy. Back in April, when Newsweek asked me what I thought would happen if President Donald Trump really had colluded with Russia I saw no real need to mince words. If evidence that Trump was working with the Russians to rig the election comes out, I […]

Paul Krugman: Future Historians Could Say That ‘American Democracy Died In May 2017’

Paul Krugman: Future Historians Could Say That ‘American Democracy Died In May 2017’

It’s been a disturbing and at times surreal week in Washington, D.C. From the sudden dismissal of FBI Director James Comey to the endless lying emanating from both the so-called president and his spokespeople, it’s enough to make you wonder if indeed American democracy is in peril. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman thinks we could […]

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