Now this is what I’ve been waiting a very long time to see, a teacher face real consequences for violating the right of a student to not stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. A teacher in Colorado who did that is facing actual criminal charges for child abuse and assault. (more…) Read more

Gabe Sherman reports that several sources in the White House have told me that Trump very badly wants to fire John Kelly as his chief of staff but can’t settle on someone to replace him, or find someone qualified who would want the job at this point. (more…) Read more

A deputy in the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department here in Michigan has filed a harassment suit against that department and her attorney released recordings of the county sheriff and others in the department saying some horribly misogynist things to and about female employees there. This is really disturbing stuff. (more…) Read more

Liz Crokin is now managing to beat even Alex Jones when it comes to inventing inane and bizarre conspiracy theories. Her latest is that the entire #MeToo movement started by the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment revelations is a Hollywood coverup of the real problem, which is, of course, pedophilia. She’s rather obsessed with that subject. (more…) Read more

Lewis’ law says that if you post anything that is pro-feminism, you will attract a bunch of obnoxious douchebros who will confirm the necessity of feminism. Looks like we need a similar law for making statements against white supremacy, as the owners of a farm in Virginia found out when they put up a sign that said “Resist white supremacy” on their land. Obnoxious, racist gits came pouring out from under their rocks. (more…) Read more

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery revealed the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama this week. They picked some rather non-conventional artists to do the paintings, which are very unusual compared to previous presidents. And the wingnuts are absolutely losing their minds over it. (more…) Read more

After repeatedly denying that Donald Trump had an affair with Stormy Daniels or that he had set up a $130,000 payment to her to keep her quiet about it, Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal lawyer, now says that it’s all true and that it was his own money, not Trump’s, that paid her off. (more…) Read more

Most of us think that Donald Trump being elected was pretty much the worst thing that could have happened to this country, but it turns out that we really dodged a bullet. If she had been elected, she and her witch’s coven would have started killing pastors. (more…) Read more

Dan Coats, Trump’s handpicked Director of National Intelligence, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee and pretty blatantly contradicted Trump on global warming and undermined his desire to gut environmental protections across the board. (more…) Read more

As expected, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has rejected the new congressional district maps drawn by the Republican leaders of the state legislature. In doing so, he presented more evidence that the new districts are just as gerrymandered as the old ones and that this was done deliberately. (more…) Read more

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