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ProPublica Just Absolutely Owned Sean Spicer on Twitter

This is a total mic drop.<p>On Monday, <i>ProPublica</i> reported that President Trump can draw money from any of his businesses without disclosing this information to the public due to a new clause added to his trust agreement. Press secretary Sean Spicer dismissed the report in his usual fashion: by …

Jared Kushner

See 'An Inconvenient Truth' Sequel Trailer Take on Trump

Al Gore's 'Truth to Power' frames the urgency to combat climate change around impending policy threats<p>The first official trailer for <i>An Inconvenient</i> …

What's Spider-Man Going To Do With His New Unnecessary Suit Upgrade?

A brief explanation of the Spidey Drone.<p>It's pretty clear in the new <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i> trailer that the latest reboot of this franchise is going to feature A LOT of Iron Man. And along with acting like Peter Parker's condescending father, Tony Stark has another role: building the Spider-Man …

Marvel Universe

RIP, Trumpcare: How the Health Care Bill Crashed and Burned

As Joe Biden might say, this is a big f-cking deal<p>Without so much as a vote, the Republican crusade to repeal and replace Obamacare has failed.<p>Related<p>…

This Level of Corruption Is Unprecedented in the Modern History of the Presidency

And it's threatening our democracy.<p><i>The important part about dealing with epidemics is to deal with them early. Just like the fire department would really rather come into a building when there was smoke coming out of one window instead of when there are flames coming out of every window, because</i> …

Donald Trump

Stephen Colbert Loves President Trump and Ted Cruz's Phony Bromance

"How's your ugly wife and your father the president killer?"<p>After an election in which everyone and their brother billed themselves as an "anti-establishment outsider," it's great fun to watch everyone settle into Washington Mode like nothing happened. That includes President Trump and Senator Ted …

Republicans

Trump Hilariously Botched His St. Patrick's Day MAGA Hats

A four-leaf clover is not the same thing as a shamrock.<p>Earlier this week, the Donald Trump brain trust tried to cash in on St. Patrick's Day by peddling an Irish-ed up version of the "Make America Great Again" hat. Rather than red, the caps come in bright green with gold lettering, and with an …

Donald Trump

The New Stimulus Package Has a Lot More Guns

Military Keynesianism is alive and well.<p>On Thursday, the president* visited the <i>USS Gerald Ford</i>, the flagship of a new class of super aircraft carriers to replace the old <i>Nimitz</i> class. He put on a ballcap (and, remarkably, not one on which his family would turn a buck) and a flight jacket and, …

Military

来,干了这碗心灵砒霜

<b>点击底部 “阅读原文” ,到龙门客栈和我们一起聊聊电影</b><p><b>虽然与本届奥斯卡最佳影片无缘,《海曼》还是摘取了最佳男主角和最佳原创剧本,可喜可贺。</b><p>《海边的曼彻斯特》是肯尼斯·罗纳根执导的剧情影片,该片讲述了一个男人他的哥哥因病去世,而他不得不照顾失去父亲的侄子的故事。在本届奥斯卡之前,该片还曾获第74届美国 …

President* Trump Is Ready for His Participation Trophy

Happy National Bar-Lowering Day!<p>At some point in the last week or so, the nation's cable teevee news directors apparently decided to declare Tuesday to be National Bar Lowering Day. The president* was going <i>to give his first speech to Congress!</i> And the cable newspeople decided that this historic …

Participation

古会玩!教皇和皇帝互怼,“玩”脱了神圣罗马

卡诺莎之辱<p>这是每周四的德意志系列<p>上次我们讲到了作为世俗皇帝的亨利四世在教皇开除教籍的威胁下不得不妥协,冒着漫天的大雪在卡诺莎城堡哭哭啼啼地乞求教皇的原谅。在三天的跪求之下,格里高利七世终于大受“感动”,原谅了亨利四世的年幼无知。然而看起来两个人表面上的和气背后却是难以平复的风起云涌。<p>皇帝真的因为这一 …

Why Lying Is So Damn Easy for Some People

In light of, well, everything.<p>These days, the average American can get 100 percent of their daily lies in just a single serving of White House happenings. Generally speaking, the lying goes as follows: The president lies, the press secretary lies to cover up the president's lie, then the …

University College London

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英语学习者需要大量接触英文素材,除了阅读原版书,其实还有很多方法可以接触原汁原味的英文。<p>以下这些功能各异的外国网站,让你在生活中轻松自如地接触英语,培养使用英语的习惯。<p>其中还有很多广播节目,给你最新鲜的听力素材,快来看看都有哪些吧。<p><b>本文作者双语君,转载自全国最大的双语资讯公众号中国日报网双语新闻(i</b> …

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa Wants a Special Prosecutor to Investigate Trump's Ties to Russia

He also told Bill Maher that Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from the investigation.<p>Bill Maher interviewed Republican Representative Darrell Issa, former chair of the House Oversight Committee, on <i>Real Time</i> Friday night. The interview came with a surprising twist: Issa voiced his support for a …

Donald Trump

That's Not the Israeli Flag, Vice President Pence

The Trump administration continues to embarrass itself.<p>"If the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel," Vice President Mike Pence told the Republican Jewish Coalition on Friday night. Meanwhile, Pence's Twitter account was sending an entirely different …

Donald Trump

Global stocks fall, bond markets rally as Trump optimism pauses

Key global stock markets fell on Friday as investors lowered bets that policies of US President Donald Trump would benefit economic growth, and …

Stock Markets

US governors prepare wish lists for Trump infrastructure promise

President Donald Trump's campaign promise for a $1 trillion infrastructure program will be in focus when US governors gather on Friday in Washington, …

National Governors Association

Good God, We're Ruled by a Giant Toddler

American horror story.<p>Big props to Tara Palmeri of <i>Tiger Beat On The Potomac</i> for writing as perfect a horror story as ever Rod Serling imagined. I mean, holy mother of god. We are being ruled by, as my pal Quinn Cummings has been saying for months, a giant toddler, and not a particularly …

Social Media

科比退役,耐克知道所有人都急于在这一刻说点什么_商业_好奇心日报

60 分,50 次出手,惊天大逆转…科比职业生涯的最后一战,依然兢兢业业地拿出了一个足够戏剧性的剧本。<p>爱他的人说“青春就此谢幕”,恨他的人也不禁肃然,还有更多的人:“我从来不是科蜜,但是…”<p>这样的表态想必你已经见过很多了。<p>在过去的 20 年间,这名极富个人英雄主义色彩的球员无论做什么、出现在哪里,都 …