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New Poll Shows Fewer Fundies Bowing Down To Trump (VIDEO/TWEET)

New Poll Shows Fewer Fundies Bowing Down To Trump (VIDEO/TWEET)

As of Friday night, Donald Trump’s average approval rating, as calculated by FiveThirtyEight, stands at 37.3 percent–far and away the lowest on record for any newly-elected president after 323 days in office. If that sounds like a broken record, that’s because this year has seen Trump’s approval ratings sink to levels not seen since opinion […]

Steve Schmidt Has A Question For Senate Officials About Roy Moore (VIDEO/TWEET)

Steve Schmidt Has A Question For Senate Officials About Roy Moore (VIDEO/TWEET)

When Roy Moore upended Luther Strange in the Republican primary for Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat, there were already a number of reasons to be unnerved about the former Alabama chief justice going to Washington. And that was before Moore faced allegations that years ago, Moore molested women and pursued girls young enough to be […]

Betsy DeVos Has A Bad Habit Of Not Showing Up For Work (TWEET)

Betsy DeVos Has A Bad Habit Of Not Showing Up For Work (TWEET)

A lot of people in Donald Trump’s administration give the impression that they really aren’t qualified to serve at such a high level. But one person in particular leaves people wondering, “What is s/he doing there?” Namely, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Without a doubt, DeVos is the most unqualified Cabinet-level official in recent memory. She […]

Capitol Hill Is The Safest Space In The Nation For Sexual Predators (VIDEO)

Capitol Hill Is The Safest Space In The Nation For Sexual Predators (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, Buzzfeed revealed that in 2015, Congressman John Conyers, the ranking Democrat and former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, reached a settlement with a former staffer who claimed he’d fired her after she refused to “succumb to (his) sexual advances.” As part of the staffer’s complaint, four other staffers filed affidavits stating that […]

Princess Of Lies Sanders Helps Her Boss Overflow His Own Swamp (TWEET)

Princess Of Lies Sanders Helps Her Boss Overflow His Own Swamp (TWEET)

Ever since becoming White House Press Secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has done more than enough to replace Kellyanne Conway as Donald Trump’s main peddler of alternative facts. It’s gotten to the point that it’s more than appropriate to call her the “Princess of Lies.” After all, her name means “princess,” and she’s working for the […]

Why Being Liberal Doesn’t Equate To Being An Ally

Why Being Liberal Doesn’t Equate To Being An Ally

The principles of groups like Black Lives Matter are wonderful. For too long, brown people in America have been ignored, denigrated to less than human, marginalized, oppressed, and systemically abused. In recent years, increased instances of police brutality that have almost always seemed packed with racist undertones, as well as killings of unarmed individuals whose […]

History Writer Explains: No, Nazis Were NOT Socialists (TWEETS)

History Writer Explains: No, Nazis Were NOT Socialists (TWEETS)

Yes, “Nazi” is a short name for “National Socialist German Workers’ Party.” They put socialist in the name to draw people away from communism, even though this was a far-right organization. Many people try and claim that Nazis were socialist, but they really weren’t. Mike Stuchbery, a history teacher, and writer, recently posted a long […]

GOP Congressman Dodges Press To Avoid Confirming Or Denying Trump (VIDEO/AUDIO)

GOP Congressman Dodges Press To Avoid Confirming Or Denying Trump (VIDEO/AUDIO)

For the better part of two years, Donald Trump talked about giving the government back to the American people. On the surface, that meant making government more accountable. Well, it looks like the only Republican congressman from New England seems to have missed the memo. He openly admits that he avoids speaking to reporters because–wait for […]

This Is What America Would Look Like Without Gerrymandering (GRAPHIC)

This Is What America Would Look Like Without Gerrymandering (GRAPHIC)

In his last State of the Union address, former President Barack Obama said we need “to change the system to reflect our better selves.” On the top of that list was ending gerrymandering. He said: “We have to end the practice of drawing our congressional districts so that politicians can pick their voters, and not […]

New Bill Would Prove Just How Delusional Trump Really Is (VIDEO)

New Bill Would Prove Just How Delusional Trump Really Is (VIDEO)

A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require President Donald Trump to undergo a mental health evaluation to make sure he is stable enough to stay in office. The bill was introduced by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) on Friday. The bill calls for Vice President Pence and members of the President’s Cabinet […]

The Russians Are Coming–For Paul Ryan (TWEET)

The Russians Are Coming–For Paul Ryan (TWEET)

This past weekend, House Speaker Paul Ryan got a rather rude surprise. Twitter started lighting up with a hashtag campaign calling for him to resign. As difficult as it is to say considering what we know about Ryan and his past history, this is one campaign in which we shouldn’t take part. It’s actually part of […]

New Chief Of Staff John Kelly Basically Gives Up On Controlling Trump (TWEET)

New Chief Of Staff John Kelly Basically Gives Up On Controlling Trump (TWEET)

When Donald Trump tapped Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff, it was widely believed that he would bring a heavy dose of discipline to a White House that was severely lacking in it. At first glance, he seemed to have succeeded. He put the entire staff–even First Daughter Ivanka Trump […]

States Tell Kobach To ‘Kick Rocks’ With Latest Request For Voter Info (TWEETS)

States Tell Kobach To ‘Kick Rocks’ With Latest Request For Voter Info (TWEETS)

Earlier this spring, Donald Trump created a commission on “election integrity,” ostensibly to review concerns about the manner in which elections are conducted. The real purpose, however, soon became apparent–to troll for “proof” that Trump only lost the popular vote due to massive voter fraud. The commission’s vice chairman and operating head, Kansas secretary of […]

Dems Promise ‘A Better Deal’ For The American People (VIDEO)

Dems Promise ‘A Better Deal’ For The American People (VIDEO)

For some time, one of the loudest critiques leveled at the Democratic Party is that it really doesn’t stand for anything except opposing Donald Trump. This coming week, the Democrats are doing something to change that. They are rolling out a new economic agenda on Monday called “A Better Deal.” The new program is due to […]

Senate Rules Could Force GOP To Bend Over On TrumpMcConnellCare (TWEETS)

Senate Rules Could Force GOP To Bend Over On TrumpMcConnellCare (TWEETS)

The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare has hit one snag after another in the last few months. When the House passed its version of a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Senate concluded it was so extreme that it simply blew the bill up and started over. However, the Senate bill imploded amid opposition […]

New Poll Proves It–Trumpsters Live In Alternative Universe (TWEETS)

New Poll Proves It–Trumpsters Live In Alternative Universe (TWEETS)

It’s no secret that there is a yuuuuuge gulf between the diehard supporters of Donald Trump and the rest of the nation. But a breathtaking new poll shows just how wide that gulf is. Public Policy Polling, one of the most accurate pollsters in the business, released its latest nationwide poll early Tuesday morning. There’s […]

MS Secretary Of State Was For Sharing Data With Kobach Before He Was Against It (TWEET)

MS Secretary Of State Was For Sharing Data With Kobach Before He Was Against It (TWEET)

Earlier this month, Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, the operating head of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, asked all state election officials to provide detailed data on registered voters– Social Security numbers, party affiliations, military statuses, criminal histories, voting records, the lot. Kobach quickly had a bipartisan revolt on his hands. At […]

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Late Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he won’t bring up the latest incarnation of the Republican effort to replace Obamacare until John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from his right eye. It’s not as if McConnell had a choice. Within hours of the bill being unveiled three days […]

Pat Toomey Reveals That No Repubs Expected Trump To Win Either (VIDEO)

Pat Toomey Reveals That No Repubs Expected Trump To Win Either (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that the Democrats were caught completely unawares by Donald Trump’s upset victory. But it turns out that all the Republican gloating about the polls being very, very wrong was just for the cameras. Over the long Fourth of July weekend, a Republican Senator admitted that almost no one in his party expected […]

SC Repubs Put Voter Privacy At Risk, Hand Over Data To Kobach’s Fishing Expedition (TWEETS)

SC Repubs Put Voter Privacy At Risk, Hand Over Data To Kobach’s Fishing Expedition (TWEETS)

Last week, Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity made a sweeping request of the nation’s election officials. The commission, helmed by former Kansas Secretary of State and voter suppression specialist Kris Kobach, wants every bit of information that the states have on the people on the voter rolls–Social Security numbers, party affiliations, military statuses, […]

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