Cybil McMurtrey

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BREAKING: Most Republicans Pure Evil

As a relentless stream of horrifying images, sounds, and stories pour out of the facilities where immigrant children taken from their parents are …

Immigration

Trump losing GOP and media allies in outcry over separating immigrant families

A Republican president has a problem when he's lost the New York Post.<p>And religious leaders who have backed him on just about everything he's done.<p>And the last Republican first lady.<p>And his own wife feels compelled to speak out.<p>That's where Donald Trump is right now on the practice that has …

Donald Trump

This might have been the most embarrassing day in the history of the Fox News network

x<p>Acting ICE director Thomas Homan, without any sense of irony, tells @TuckerCarlson that he objects to people comparing ICE to Nazis because they …

Donald Trump

More Than 600 Members Of Jeff Sessions’ Church Have Filed A Formal Complaint Against Him Over Immigrant Family Separations

In a letter Monday, United Methodist Church clergy and lay leaders accused the attorney general — a member of their denomination — of violating church laws.<p>More than 600 clergy and lay leaders from the United Methodist Church have accused Attorney General Jeff Sessions of violating church law in …

Immigration

Did Democrats Pass a Law Separating Children and Adults at the Southern Border?

During an interview on Friday, Trump stated that a law passed by Democrats was the reason illegal immigrants were being separated from the children …

Immigration

Trump replaces White House photos of French president with framed pictures of Kim Jong-un

President Donald Trump’s White House has reportedly removed several photographs of French President Emmanuel Macron and replaced them with framed …

Donald Trump

How to stop feeling helpless when you hear about immigrant children taken from their parents

I held my tears back upon reading about Marco Antonio Muñoz, a Honduran father who killed himself after being separated from his 3-year-old son. I …

Immigration

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is getting more and more bizarre

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to say that President Donald Trump's Twitter habits are getting stranger. After all, this is a President who has, from the start of his presidential campaign, used the social media site as among other things, a communications device, a Festivus pole and a psychologist's couch. …

Melania Trump Slams Donald’s Policy Of Separating Migrant Children From Parents — She ‘Hates’ It

Melania Trump released a statement on June 17 expressing her heartbreak over the upsetting crisis concerning immigrant children who are getting taken …

Donald Trump

A Scary Example of Trump Supporter Delusion

Trump’s 'lack of decorum, dignity, and statesmanship' By Marshall Kamena, Mayor of Livermore, CA.<p>My Leftist friends (as well as many ardent …

Donald Trump

Immigration crackdown brings 123 migrants to Sheridan, outrage from Oregon Democrats

The detainees told four members of Oregon's congressional delegation that they are locked up 22 to 23 hours a day, three to a cell, and without ready …

Immigration

What life is like for Paul Manafort in jail

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just before dusk on Friday, a white van pulled into Northern Neck Regional Jail, a green-roofed, low-slung building about three miles from the bank of the Rappahannock River in Virginia.<p>Inside the van sat former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.<p>The white van had left the federal …

Donald Trump

A visit to one of Trump's child-gulags reveals prison conditions and propaganda posters

For the first time, journalists have been allowed to visit one of the camps where children—most of them the children of applicants seeking to legally …

Donald Trump

GOP senator says Republicans in 'cult-like situation' with Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker ramped up his criticism of his Republican colleagues Wednesday, railing on GOP leadership for not wanting to take on President Donald Trump on core Republican issues like trade.<p>"We're in a strange place. It's becoming a cultish thing, isn't it?" …

Donald Trump

Kids Whose Parents Limit Screen Time Do Worse in College, New Study Shows

You think strict tech rules are helping your kids do better in school but you may be wrong.<p>Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both sets of …

Parenting

2 names that explain why Republican politicians are afraid of criticizing Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> While President Donald Trump was busy rhetorically destroying America's neighbor to the north and disrupting the broader G7 conference over the weekend, you could have heard a pin drop among congressional Republicans.<p>And while the President was in Singapore meeting with North Korean leader …

Republicans

The Constitutional Crisis Is Now

We are no longer trying to avert a constitutional crisis—we are living one, and have been for months.<p>I keep hearing that if Trump fires Mueller we’ll …

Donald Trump

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he got …

North Korea

Day 1 of a Worse Internet

Net neutrality is officially dead. Here’s how you’ll notice it’s gone.<p>Monday, June 11, is the first day of the post–net neutrality internet. In …

Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is really, officially dead. Now what?

The Obama-era net neutrality rules, passed in 2015, are defunct. This time it's for real.<p>Though some minor elements of the proposal by the Republican-led FCC to roll back those net neutrality rules went into effect last month, most aspects still required approval from the Office of Management and …

Net Neutrality

The Guardian view on Trump and the G7 summit: a watershed moment

The failure of the G7 meeting in Charlevoix, Quebec, marks a watershed for the 21st-century democracies. It is the moment when Donald Trump’s disruption of the international order moved from annoying threat to damaging reality. Mr Trump went to Quebec only under protest. He made no effort to …

Geopolitics

Private equity bosses took $200m out of Toys R Us and crashed the company, lifetime employees got $0 in severance

Private equity's favorite shell game is to take over profitable businesses, sell off their assets, con banks into loaning them hundreds of millions …

Employment

Melania Trump’s Friends Worried — No One Has Heard From Her Since Before Her Sudden Surgery

Melania Trump’s friends are concerned about the First Lady ever since she’s been MIA after having sudden kidney surgery and they are wondering why …

Donald Trump

UN report slams US for criminalizing poverty as destitution grows

The report concludes that the persistence of extreme poverty in the US is a political choice made by people in power. It also criticizes US policy …

Human Rights

The wind in my hair: one Iranian woman’s courageous struggle against being forced to wear the hijab

Masih Alinejad unties her hair, and a sea of corkscrew curls cascades down her shoulders. It looks amazing, but the significance of Masih’s hair isn’t looks – it’s politics. Masih is an Iranian activist who has spent her life fighting for women’s rights in her country through one simple battle: a …

Cherry Blossom

Michael Ian Black Has Some Questions About The Disappearance Of Melania Trump

In case you haven’t been paying attention, First Lady Melania Trump has somehow managed to not be seen publicly since May 10th, shortly after the White House unveiled her bewildering “Be Best” initiative. That’s over three weeks — 22 days to be exact. Quite a feat for someone who’s <i>married to the</i> …

Donald Trump

Trump’s response to the Roseanne incident betrayed a lack of knowledge about black history

President Trump’s response to the Roseanne Barr controversy this week exemplified a concern many Americans have about him: He does not understand the history of race in America.<p>When Barr compared Valerie Jarrett, who was a top adviser to President Barack Obama, to an ape, she was using a very old …

Black History

‘He Pretty Much Gave In to Whatever They Asked For’

Trump says he’s a master negotiator. Those who’ve actually dealt with him beg to differ.<p>In 1985, Tony Schwartz, a writer for <i>New York</i> magazine, was sitting in Donald Trump’s office in Trump Tower interviewing him for a story. Trump told him he had agreed to write a book for Random House. “Well, if …

Donald Trump

Buffalo Wild Wings Gives Homeless Man Free Wings for a Year After Employee Writes Horrid Message on Receipt 

Buffalo Wild Wings is standing up and taking swift action after at least one of its employees was rude to a homeless man, leaving a hurtful, …

Homelessness

The Trump Score Card

I posted this yesterday and decided to re-post it as a diary for those who may have missed it.I will keep it short because there no need add anything …

Donald Trump