What happens when you oppress basically everybody who is not a prince? You have idiots running the country. Exhibit A is Saudi Arabia, which just started an ill-advised fight with Canada.
After President Donald Trump attacked LeBron James on Twitter — in the same week that the basketball star opened a school for children in need — we thought it might be fun to compare the charitable records of both men. The result is a slam dunk.
The Trump administration has made it easier for oligarchs across the world to influence US politics. The Koch brothers are celebrating; transparency advocates are horrified.
There is a lot of confusion about special counsel Robert Mueller’s mission. We’re cutting through the clutter.
There is lots of speculation about what President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will talk about when they meet one-on-one next week. We have a pretty good idea.
Right-wing spinmeisters like Sean Hannity are using Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a tool to scare their audiences. They should be afraid of her — but for different reasons.
With so much job security, US politicians can get away with just about anything and the country suffers as a result.
Many US cable news pundits are saying that the Trump administration’s immigrant family separation policy is “not who we are.” It’s a nice thought, but unfortunately it doesn’t comport with history or reality.
The Supreme Court has given the green light to a completely unnecessary voter purge in Ohio, supposedly implemented in the name of fighting voter fraud. But its effect and obvious real purpose is just more disenfranchisement — and now other red states will surely implement the same program.
If the Democrats want to win control of the House in the fall, they need to have a plan, a positive vision, and a focus on issues that directly affect Americans. Not surprisingly, they are failing on all fronts.
Many evangelical leaders have gone all in for President Donald Trump. Down the road, that could backfire and hopefully cost them — and other religious organizations that get too involved in partisan politics — their tax-exempt status.
Officers of the law across all levels are (ab)using their power to oppress others. They find a justification for their actions in the words and actions of their ultimate boss.
We need to find a way to stop racists from using 911 to call the cops on people of color before somebody gets hurt.
Various companies handed Michael Cohen piles of cash in what looks like a pretty blatant attempt to buy access to President Donald Trump. Now that they have been caught, they call it a “mistake.” But isn’t it really just business as usual in the US?
President Donald Trump’s avalanche of lies poses a challenge for his supporters and the media alike. For the benefit of us all, they must call him out in more definitive terms.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to triple the rent of thousands of the poorest Americans — while helping multi-millionaire Sean Hannity obtain mortgages to build a real estate empire. A perfect metaphor for how this administration works — and for whom.
President Donald Trump’s poll numbers are up on his perceived win and leadership qualities. But there is a difference between a leader and a bully.
Having failed to fully gut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling it quits. What’s next for one of Washington’s biggest hypocrites?
Facebook makes money by sucking as much data from your profile and your actions as possible. There is no reason to believe the company will stop doing that until it is compelled to.
Personal attacks on the Parkland students have shown that their political opponents are scared. Will they resort to new voter suppression schemes to keep millennials away from the polls in November?