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Kids Are Quoting Trump To Bully Their Classmates And Teachers Don’t Know What To Do About It

BuzzFeed News reviewed more than 50 reports of school bullying since the election and found that kids nationwide are using Trump’s words to taunt their classmates. If the president can say those things, why can’t they?<p><b>Donald Trump’s campaign</b> and election have added an alarming twist to school …

The Bait-and-Switch Presidency

Time and again, Donald Trump promises something—tax returns, a press conference, separation from his business—and then quietly reverses course.<p>There were many surprising pieces of Trump-related news on Monday, from Donald Trump’s fight with the F-35 to his allies’ fight with the intelligence …

Facebook is being blamed for Trump's election — but Mark Zuckerberg's response is tone deaf

And Facebook feels that's very unfair!<p>The argument is that Facebook now plays a huge role in the distribution of information. Its 2 billion active users may read traditional news sources like The New York Times and Business Insider. But they aren't typically visiting those websites directly. …

Donald Trump is making America more Russian by the day

Our news sounds more Russian, the way we think about our government is more Russian, and what we accept as fact starts to slip away.<p>Trump is fomenting conspiracy theories and delegitimizing the media and the government. Russia watchers know well that that's a Kremlin tactic. The way the Russian …

HERE’S WHY THE AMERICAN “PATRIOTIC” EVANGELICAL RELIGIOUS RIGHT NOW SUPPORTS THE MURDERER/FASCIST AMERICA-HATING THUG PUTIN

HERE’S WHY THE AMERICAN “PATRIOTIC” EVANGELICAL RELIGIOUS RIGHT NOW SUPPORTS THE MURDERER/FASCIST AMERICA-HATING THUG PUTIN<p>September 13, 2016 by …

Religion

A treasure hunter went missing in the Rocky Mountains, and a computer algorithm found him months later

When Randy Bilyeu disappeared, he was hunting for the Fenn Treasure, a chest allegedly filled with gold, precious stones, and jewelry, supposedly …

Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Washington D.C., Dec 17, 2016 / 02:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Catholics are leaving the faith at an early age – sometimes before the age of 10 – …

Catholicism

James Carville: The Republican Party Is Committing Suicide

Plus: the outspoken political strategist identifies this year’s “most treasured voter.”<p>Since the Democratic convention, <b>Hillary Clinton</b> has opened an average lead in national polls over <b>Donald Trump</b> of more than 5 percent, and is posting a double-digit lead over her Republican rival in a number of …

This Show Can't Go On

WASHINGTON -- Of the 2016 election's lightning storm of shocks, few will have more lasting political consequence than the discrediting of the main …

A New Documentary Promises to Prove We're Not Alone in the Universe

Film distributor The Orchard just picked up the rights to release a documentary called <i>Unacknowledged: An Exposé of the Greatest Secret in Human</i> …

Paranormal

34 Riveting First Lines From Literature

While you may recognize “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” you might not recall some of literature’s other, equally gripping …

Horror

Donald Trump’s Art of the Fail

Even if he loses at the polls, Trump will call it a win. It’s what he’s always done.<p>In a boardroom on the 26th floor of Trump Tower, in a meeting in the late 1980s in the offices of the Trump Organization, one of Donald Trump’s deputies had had it. Blanche Sprague earlier in the day had learned of …

The GOP’s anti-crying crusade is so deeply embarrassing it hurts

<b>(AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Mary Altaffer/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Yesterday, Paul Ryan became the latest Republican to put down Obama for showing genuine human emotion<p>Bob Cesca<p>January 8, 2016 10:57am (UTC)<p>Three years into his second term, it's not difficult to draw the conclusion that President Obama might …

Paul Ryan

Hey, Hipsters: Please Save Us From Ted Cruz

If you goddamn millennials get off P.J. O'Rourke’s lawn and into a voting booth, we could actually have a decent president.<p>A plea to America’s …

This question is CNN and Hugh Hewitt’s shame: “Could you order air strikes that would kill innocent children by not the scores, but the hundreds and the thousands?”

A debate moderator tested qualifications on basis of how many kids that candidate is willing to carpet bomb. On CNN<p>The Republican presidential candidates were in a Las Vegas casino Tuesday night for a twin-bill CNN debate slate that bent the fabric of morality into bold new shapes. First up was the …

Donald Trump left Joe Scarborough stunned after being asked about Vladimir Putin killing journalists

"Sure, when people call you 'brilliant' it's always good. Especially when the person heads up Russia," Trump told cohost Mika Brzezinski when asked about Putin praising him as "very talented" the day before.<p>Scarborough pointed to Putin's status as a notorious strongman.<p>"Well, I mean, it's also a …

What the hell is Donald Trump talking about? His campaign runs on pathetic, white male despair

<b>(AP/Bill Haber/Carolyn Kaster/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Donald Trump’s claim that America’s currently a loser nation is just a redux of Reagan’s 1980 campaign themes<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 17, 2015 4:58pm (UTC)<p>To read the mainstream press regarding who "won" the Republican debate on CNN Tuesday night, …

The 10 most bald-faced lies from the final Republican debate of 2015

<b>(AP/John Locher)</b><p>The GOP is almost entirely post-truth at this point, and if you call them out, you’re part of the liberal media<p>December 17, 2015 5:49pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Another GOP debate, another steaming pile of half-truths, lies and pseudo-facts. The Republican …

Government

The GOP debate’s weirdest twist: That one moment where it was almost possible to like Rand Paul

<b>(AP/John Locher)</b><p>In an event filled with saber-rattling histrionics, it was hard not to appreciate Paul’s vaguely contrarian stance<p>Gary Legum<p>December 16, 2015 3:12pm (UTC)<p>When CNN finally, mercifully took a commercial break more than an hour into Tuesday night’s GOP debate, I wandered into the …

Photo

Bush vs. Gore's ironic legal legacy

Fifteen years after Bush vs. Gore, 15 years after the Supreme Court intervened in a presidential election, a single sentence in the majority opinion remains one of the great constitutional brainteasers in our history. If we take the sentence at face value, it's nonsensical; if we ignore it, we …

Government

Donald Trump brings up Ted Cruz's Cuban ancestry at rally

"I am an evangelical. I'm a Christian. I'm a Presbyterian," Trump said, speaking in Des Moines, Iowa.<p>The Republican presidential front-runner then highlighted the fact that Cruz's father is Cuban.<p>"We're doing really well with the evangelicals," he continued. "And by the way, and again, I do like …

Donald Trump’s Donors Asked Me if I Was Muslim

The GOP frontrunner’s plan to keep Muslims out has further endeared him to his most ardent supporters: those who have donated money to his …

'The Daily Show' calls Donald Trump 'white ISIS'

During Tuesday night's show, host Trevor Noah and senior political correspondent Hasan Minhaj discussed Trump's plan for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."<p>Minhaj agreed with Trump on a Muslim ban, but on the grounds that the US isn't safe for Muslims. And that's …

Everything You Need To Know About Ben Carson's Health Care Plan

He wants to replace Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid with more liberty, or something.<p>WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson unveiled his agenda to reform the American health care system Wednesday.<p>What does the renowned pediatric neurosurgeon have to offer to the debate? First …

Thomas Jefferson DESTROYS Donald Trump's Call To Ban Muslims In 7 Devastating Quotes

Thomas Jefferson DESTROYS Donald Trump’s Call To Ban Muslims In 7 Devastating Quotes<p>December 8, 2015Marc Belisle US<p>Founding father Thomas Jefferson …

Just give it up already! Fox News breaks out yet another Benghazi lie to give life to a long discredited conspiracy theory

Did the White House withhold aid from people under attack in Benghazi? No, but Fox News wants you to think that<p>The conservative Benghazi freak-out, now in its fourth year, has become so thoroughly focused on Hillary Clinton’s emails that it’s easy to forget what the actual conspiracy is at the …

Sean Hannity’s searing hypocrisy: Having conservative beliefs is only OK if you’re a Christian

Sean Hannity wants Muslims to prove they’re liberal enough to live here, but gives a pass to Christians<p>While many Republican politicians are trying to distance themselves from Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. (or returning when they travel abroad), right wing talk show …

Get ready to argue: This optical test is our new “the dress,” but for politics

<b>(Ollyy via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new study says whether or not you see this shape as a circle can predict how liberal or conservative you are<p>Erin Coulehan<p>December 8, 2015 9:52pm (UTC)<p>Dear Reader,<p>Let’s play a game. Look at the image below, and think about what you see. From your response, I can probably …