Tantaros Accuses Fox of Tapping Her Phone

Things may have just gotten worse for Fox News. Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host who was already suing the network for sexual harassment has now added a second suit, this time alleging that the network tapped her cell phone to leak dirt on her after she made the harassment allegations. … [Read more...]

Will Trump Go Big or Small on Taxes?

The Washington Post reports that there is a divide among Trump's advisers over whether to go big or small with their tax bill. Small would be just cuts in taxes; big would be a more comprehensive package that would eliminate all kinds of deductions and simplify the tax code. … [Read more...]

Gorka Ties to Nazi Group Get Deeper

The Forward has been doing some great reporting about Sebastian Gorka, a Trump national security adviser brought in by Steve Bannon, and his close ties to a Hungarian Nazi group. In their latest article, they document that his ties to the group go back decades. … [Read more...]

The Laffer Curve Returns, as I Predicted

I said the other day that Trump's big announcement of tax "reform" would be just the same old trickle down economics, tax cuts for the wealthy with some anticipated economic boom. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin obliged me by proving me right. … [Read more...]

Trump Thinks He’s Still on Reality TV

The Washington Post has a report that really says so much about Donald Trump that is important if you want to understand him. When asked if he might fire Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who is absolutely horrible at his job, he said no -- because he gets good ratings. … [Read more...]

Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before…

Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage seems to have one template for every fundraising appeal his organization sends out. They're always just on the brink of having to make deep cuts to their very important budget, so please please please send them money to keep being ineffective. … [Read more...]

Joyner Spreads Lie About Mexico Having a Wall

TV evangelist con man Rick Joyner is, like everyone of his ilk, a professional liar. His latest lie is to claim that Mexico has a wall along its border with Guatemala, which allegedly makes liberals hypocrites for criticizing Trump's proposed wall but not the Mexican wall. … [Read more...]

The Dumbest Thing You’ll Read All Day

Michael Reagan, easily the dumbest of Ronald's children, did not react well to the firing of Bill O'Reilly, blaming women for sexually arousing him in a tweet on Friday that he later deleted but continued to defend over the course of the weekend. … [Read more...]

DOJ Pushes Rampant Crime Myth for NYC

One of Donald Trump's primary bits of demagoguery during the election was his constant claim that violent crime was rampant in the United States after it had gone down steadily for a quarter of a century. The DOJ is now pushing that same nonsense in regard to New York City: … [Read more...]

The Dangers of the French Election Results

Six months after Donald Trump shocked the world by being elected after running on a platform of chauvinism, xenophobia and hyper-nationalism, France is facing a similar choice now that a runoff election will be held between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right neo-fascist Marine Le Pen. … [Read more...]

Trump and the First 100 Days

In an interview the other day, Trump bristled at the attention paid to his first 100 days in office, calling it an "artificial barrier" and a "ridiculous standard." And he's right, there's no reason for such a deadline on anything. But as usual, he's being a hypocrite. He's the one who talked repeatedly about all he would accomplish in that first 100 days while campaigning. … [Read more...]

Why Comey Went Public with New Clinton Emails

FBI Director James Comey caused a massive controversy by going public with the fact that some possibly new emails had been found from Hillary Clinton's infamous private server just a few days before the election. The New York Times reports on the reason why he did so: … [Read more...]