New Trump Spokesman Doesn’t Understand Separation of Powers

For some bizarre reason, the Trump administration decided to send the toxic Steven Miller, the architect of some of his worst policy ideas, on television as a spokesperson. It worked out about as well as Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer. Miller's ignorance of judicial and executive power was on full display. … [Read more...]

Trump Thinks Protesters are Supporters

Another day, another ridiculous accusation of "fake news" from Donald Trump, this time claiming that the media won't report on the "big crowds of enthusiastic supporters" when he left Mar-a-Lago to go back to the White House. … [Read more...]

No, Public Facilities Cannot Refuse to Allow Use by Religious Groups

Here's another case where a government facility that offers its property for use by community groups doesn't get that they can't then say "but no religious groups." This issue was settled, unanimously, by the Supreme Court nearly three decades ago. And this case is here in Michigan. … [Read more...]

Larry Klayman’s New ‘Leftist Media Strike Force’

Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, has a brand new scheme to separate wingnuts from their money. He's formed a "Leftist Media Task Force," which will...actually I have no idea what it's going to do. Klayman's announcement of it gives few hints. … [Read more...]

Trump Has No Idea What Asset Forfeiture Is

I wrote last week about the meeting Trump had with a bunch of county sheriffs in Texas where civil asset forfeiture came up and Trump simply couldn't believe that anyone would want it curtailed. But a look at the full conversation shows that Trump has absolutely no idea what it is or how it works. … [Read more...]

Sessions Echoes Trump on Crime

Upon being sworn in as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions immediately started in with the fear-mongering over violent crime, cherry picking statistics and stating in absolutist terms what he cannot possibly know to be true (or false, for that matter). … [Read more...]

Netanyahu Likely to Face Criminal Charges for Corruption

It's looking more and more like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is going to face serious consequences for his attempt to gain better news coverage by hurting a rival newspaper and for accepting illegal gifts from donors. The police in Israel are likely to recommend criminal charges after their investigation. … [Read more...]

Chaffetz: People at My Townhall Were Paid Shills

Just like happened to the Democrats in 2009 and 2010, Republican legislators are facing furious voters when they hold townhall meetings in their home districts, so naturally they're desperately grabbing on to the "they're all paid protesters" lie to make it all better. … [Read more...]

Some Really Fascinating Poll Results on Trump

There's a new poll out from Public Policy Polling that asks a number of interesting questions about Mango Mussolini and his policies. The results are really fascinating on a number of subjects. On the question of whether Trump is really keeping us safe: … [Read more...]

Flynn Lied About Conversations with Russia

In late December, on the very same day that the Obama administration announced new sanctions on Russia for their interference in our election, Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump's soon-to-be National Security Adviser, was evidently on the phone with the Russian ambassador telling him not to worry, Trump would lift them when he took office. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Astonishing Ignorance

Donald Trump had a phone call with Putin a few days ago and, as usual, details of the talk leaked out almost immediately. When Putin brought up the START treaty and suggested extending it, Trump didn't know what he was talking about. … [Read more...]

Wallnau: Trump Threw Witchcraft Out of the White House

Professional con artist and self-declared "prophet" Lance Wallnau is still blathering on about Donald Trump and how he was put in power to destroy Satan and blah blah blah. Apparently the White House was full of witchcraft and Trump cleansed the place by his very presence. … [Read more...]