Reading Time: 2 minutes The egoist-in-chief can’t help bragging about himself and disparaging others, even when he’s feet away from El Paso’s injured shooting victims.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A witness quotes a very interesting offhand comment by Jeffrey Epstein that may reveal at least one way he became so rich.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A fashion editor has a good time reviewing the spectacularly outrageous clothing that super-rich criminals love to flaunt — and what it says about them. Among other things, they believe it’s a crime to not look good at all times, especially in court.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The hidden cyber war between the US and Iran saw the world’s first known cyber weapon tested a decade ago. Now that conflict, which has so far been fought with hidden means, is on the brink of explosion.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A federal court in New Orleans is weighing a suit that would annul the Affordable Care Act. The basis for the case is as hypocritical as it is mean-spirited.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you hear? We’re having fewer children because we’re richer and smarter. Well, except for some faraway places, which will more than make up for it with their own population growth. But maybe that data is wrong, so we’ll be fine.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Author explores why MAGA hats are worn by right-wing Jews and right-wing Jew-haters alike, and finds out what happens when he walks around wearing such a hat in Ground Zero pinko liberal territory.
Reading Time: 6 minutes President Donald Trump’s continued gross depreciation of Russia’s accelerated attempts to disrupt US and Western democracies has ennobled Republican lawmakers and Christian fundamentalist groups to strengthen ties with prominent members of Vladimir Putin’s circle.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s next president, whose previous job was to play the president on TV, has been accused of Russian connections, but Russia says it’s “too early” to congratulate him.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Erdogan loses Ankara and Istanbul in first significant electoral reversal in nearly two decades in power.
Reading Time: 2 minutes So here comes the 2020 campaign season. Actually, it’s here already. How many Dems are running now? I’ve lost count, but I think it’s up in the high teens. And we can add candidates from both parties running for Congress.All I want this election cycle is fewer highfalutin promises and more facts … you remember Read More
Reading Time: < 1 minute Afghan army personnel stole over $780,000 worth of equipment from local contractors hired by the US, often at gunpoint.
Reading Time: 3 minutes America’s youngest generation took to Capitol Hill this week to tell policymakers it’s time to act on the climate crisis.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I could never understand why anyone would expect President Donald Trump to leave behind evidence of collusion with Russia. After all, Trump eats evidence.Former employee Omarosa Manigault Newman witnessed him indulging in this unusual diet after a meeting with Michael Cohen. In her book, Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House, she wrote, Read More
Reading Time: 8 minutes Happy Talk about Killing Enemy Missiles Sounds Like a Plan to Strike First
Reading Time: 5 minutes Crawling through the weeds at ground level, investigative journalists find amazing things — then sources evaporate.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The nation is now agog over a sex and blackmail scandal that involves two of the more famous publishers in the world — Jeffrey Bezos, owner of Amazon and the Washington Post, and David Pecker, publisher of the National Enquirer. By now you know the bare — and I do mean bare — outlines of Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Iowa may be next in line to restore former felons’ voting rights.
Reading Time: < 1 minute During his entire life, Donald Trump has stiffed government whenever he could. So why should a government shutdown bother him now?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Georgia is setting the stage to spend over a hundred million dollars to again purchase insecure voting machines, disregarding public and expert opinion.