Goldman Sachs Fears Bernie Sanders

BernieSanders550

Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, told Bloomberg News that he thinks the growing popularity of Bernie Sanders, who has pledged to rein in Wall Street and impose a tax on financial transactions, is a "dangerous moment" for his company and for the financial industry in general. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Could Trump Actually Lose New Hampshire

Trumpface1

Before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump had about a 4 point lead in the polls and finished 4 points down instead. Going into New Hampshire, he has a lead of around 20 points. But is it possible that he could actually lose the nation's first primary? The lack of a serious ground game operation could potentially hurt him. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Kirk Cameron Endorses Rick Green for Texas Supreme Court

Rick Green, co-host of David Barton's Wallbuilders radio show, is running for a seat on the Texas Supreme Court. And he's racking up important endorsements from the legal community. Oops, I mean from the incredibly stupid child actor community. Kirk Cameron has endorsed him and he is very proud of that. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

The Republican Field Starts to Narrow

ElectoralMap550x290

As predicted, the Iowa caucuses has begun to narrow the Republican field. Monday night, Mike Huckabee dropped out of the race. Wednesday, Rand Paul and Rick Santorum dropped out and immediately endorsed Marco Rubio when a lot of people, me included, would have expected him to endorse Ted Cruz. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Klayman: Obama Might Stay in Office Permanently!

LarryKlayman550

Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, did an interview with Alex Jones -- that seems like a good pairing -- and said that he still thinks Obama might refuse to leave office in January and would declare himself the permanent dictator. Would you care to bet on that, Larry? … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Jones: ‘They’ Might Kill Donald Trump

AlexJones550x290

Here's another classic Alex Jones rant about dark conspiracies. He says "they" -- you know, the ubiquitous "they" who are behind everything -- might kill Donald Trump like they did Kennedy. And as usual. he cites "inside sources" that sound remarkably like the voices in his head to back up his loopy raving. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Shoebat: Jesus Would Kill Gay People!

Shoebat550x290

Christian fascist Ted Shoebat has another video in which he calls on Christians to kill gay people, this time by beating them to death in the streets. He praised Christians in Eastern Europe who supposedly did this (like they do in Russia a lot) and were not punished for their violent barbarism, and said Jesus would personally beat gay people to death: … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

The Life of an Exonerated Inmate

Scales of Justice550x290

The number of people being exonerated of crimes they didn't commit, often after spending decades in prison, is higher than it's ever been. ThinkProgress has the story of an Alabama man who spent 30 years in solitary confinement for a murder he didn't commit and was recently released from prison. The transition is incredibly difficult. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Sincere Kirabo on the Secular Social Justice Conference

Humanism550

Last weekend was the Secular Social Justice conference in Houston, Texas, and I so wish I'd been there. So many of my friends were there and it sounds like they had an amazing time. Sincere Kirabo was there and he has a long post about some of the panels and the discussion that took place. His introduction: … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Cruz State Campaign Chair Resigns After Lying About Military Service

TedCruz2550

Remember the guy in Washington who was the chair of Ted Cruz' presidential campaign in that state and was caught lying about his military service, claiming he'd won all kinds of medals he didn't win and to have been wounded when he never even saw combat? He's now resigned from the state legislature and as campaign chair for Cruz. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Trump Demands a Do-Over in Iowa, Accuses Cruz of Fraud

Trumpface3

Donald Trump is now accusing Ted Cruz of committing election fraud and demanding that the Iowa caucuses be done over again or that Cruz be stripped of his delegates from Monday. Yeah Donald, that's going to happen. Not that he cares. This is just standard Trump behavior, any defeat must be the fault of anyone but him. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

Poor Jeb Bush Has to Beg Audience to Applaud

JebBush550

I never thought I could feel sorry for a member of the Bush family, but I feel kind of embarrassed for Jeb Bush right now. In a campaign event in New Hampshire, the poor guy delivered a lame, predictable applause line that got no applause. So he actually had to ask the audience to clap for it. … [Read more...]


Like Dispatches on Facebook:

CLOSE | X

HIDE | X