Stop Pretending the Founding Fathers Agreed on Stuff

I cringe every time I hear someone start a sentence with, "The founding fathers believed..." Historian Alan Taylor has an op-ed in the New York Times pointing out that other than separating from England, they agreed on very little. And they fought just as dirty as our politicians do today. … [Read more...]

Stay Classy, Buffalo Bills Fans

The San Francisco 49ers and QB Colin Kaepernick played a game in Buffalo on Sunday and some Bills fans were selling and wearing t-shirts with Kaepernick's picture on a wanted poster with a rifle target over him, calling him a "national disgrace." … [Read more...]

Conservative Con Law Scholars Speak Out Against Trump

A group calling themselves Originalists Against Trump, which includes some of the most prominent conservative legal scholars in the country, has put up a website taking a strong stand against electing Donald Trump as president. … [Read more...]

Obama, Holder to Lead Redistricting Effort

After leaving office, President Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder will be joining forces to push for more fair redistricting, which is an enormously important thing for maintaining a genuine democracy. Politico has the details. … [Read more...]

Trump, Jr: Women Shouldn’t Work if They Can’t Handle Harassment

Donald Trump, Jr. went on the Opie and Anthony radio show three years ago and said that if women can't handle being sexually harassed in the workplace, maybe they should find a different job that is more traditional for women. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Misogynist Defense of Assault Accusations

I'm just gonna leave this here:Trump, who attempted to smear his accusers as ghastly liars seeking money and fame, said of the woman who told the New York Times that he had groped her on an airplane three decades ago: “Believe me, she would not be my first choice, that I can tell you. Man, you don’t know, that would not be my first choice.”Ah yes, the old "I wouldn't sexually assault her, she's ugly" position. Vile. Sexist. Misogynist. Moronic. And fuck you, Donald. … [Read more...]

The Dumbest Thing a Trump Surrogate Said Today

Donald Trump's gaggle of surrogates, who all seem to share a brain, manage to top one one another every day with their idiotic defenses of his behavior. Scottie Nell Hughes is among the dumbest, proven by the fact that she makes arguments like this: … [Read more...]

Black Preacher Declares President Obama ‘Demonic’

E.W. Jackson, a right wing black preacher who somehow managed to get on the ballot in West Virginia as lt. governor for the Republican party in 2013, says that President Obama has made things worse for black people and the reason is obvious: He's demonic. … [Read more...]

AZ Newspaper Gets Death Threats from Trump Supporters

The Arizona Republic, which has only ever endorsed Republicans in its entire 125 year history, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president over Donald Trump and Trump fans have been sending death threats to people at the paper ever since. Mi-Ai Parrish, the publisher of the paper, writes about it: … [Read more...]

Trump Wants Drug Tests Before Last Debate

In today's edition of Let's See How Desperate Donald Trump Can Be, The Donald says that Hillary Clinton was using "performance-enhancing drugs" before the first two debates and that the candidates should take drug tests before the last one. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Problem is Not Naughty Words or Lewdness

Here's yet another Trump surrogate making the idiotic argument that liberals are "hypocrites" if they criticize him for saying things that are "obscene" and "vulgar" but don't do the same to Beyonce or other entertainers whose lyrics may be offensive. … [Read more...]

Peterson: Trump Accusers are ‘Literally Satan’s Daughters’

Raging misogynist and opponent of women's right to vote Jesse Lee Peterson is leaping to the defense of Donald Trump. But he doesn't just say that the particular accusers of Trump are lying, he says that all women who accuse men of sexual assault are lying. … [Read more...]