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Longtime xenophobe Aaron Schlossberg is having a very, very bad day

Aaron M. Schlossberg is finally paying for what’s proving to be a lengthy history of unapologetic, unabashed bigotry and xenophobia.<p>x<p>On Wednesday, …

Donald Trump

Netflix's The Rain Has a Pretty Freakin' Incredible Soundtrack — Here Are All 23 Songs

<b>The Rain</b> is one of Netflix's most exciting new shows for a couple of reasons. Despite covering ground well-trodden by sci-fi series before it, the Danish apocalyptic tale about a group of young people struggling to survive in a world where the rain is filled with fatal toxins is an immensely …

TV

CNN’s Ana Navarro ridicules ‘snowflake’ Wolf critics with ‘f*ck your feelings’ tweet

Conservative CNN commentator Ana Navarro stood up for comedian Michelle Wolf’s scathing monologue about President Donald Trump and his staffers at …

Donald Trump

Trump officials went on a taxpayer-funded shopping spree. Here’s the bill.

Well over $3 million and counting.<p>Last week, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer joined the cabal of cabinet-level officials from the Trump …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's Child Rape Accuser Canceled Her Press Conference Due to Death Threats

She's still Jane Doe.<p>The woman who filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump alleging he raped her when she was 13 years old was scheduled to speak out publicly Wednesday, but the press conference was called off just as it was scheduled to start. Her attorney, Lisa Bloom, told members of the media that …

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“All Is Fair in War”: Stormy Draws Blood, and the Far Right Goes Ballistic

With Michael Cohen on the ropes, the president’s foot soldiers call for a Saturday Night Massacre.<p>“In order to defend Trump, one has to attempt to suggest that anyone charged with holding the White House accountable is corrupt and evil,” explained <b>Matt Lewis,</b> a conservative commentator who has …

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GOP Shocked to Discover Another Hell Monster May Win a Crucial Primary

Politico reports today that the Republican Party is aghast and baffled that yet another miserable demon from beneath the world of men may end up …

MSNBC Dumps Fact Free Trump Speech To Latinos After 4 Minutes

MSNBC dumps a Trump speech to the Latino Coalition Legislative Summit as he was rambling and delivering his usual misleading and false …

Immigrants say working at Kansas ranch was 'like slavery'

SYRACUSE, Kan. (AP) — Immigrants working on a remote Kansas ranch toil long days in a type of servitude to work off loans from the company for the …

Immigration

Trump claimed credit for rising stock prices. Now he owns their fall — and a possible recession

Until the recent downturn, the soaring U.S. stock market had been one of President Trump’s favorite topics.<p>He’s tweeted more than 60 times since his election about new highs and frequently touted the gains in public comments.<p>“The stock market is smashing one record after another, and has added more …

This photo of Trump’s notes captures his empathy deficit better than anything

President Donald Trump held a worthwhile listening session Wednesday featuring a range of views on how to combat gun violence in schools. And while Trump's at-times-meandering comments about arming teachers will certainly raise eyebrows, for the most part he did listen.<p>Thanks in part, it seems, to …

Trump supporters have their own dating websites now — and they're already sparking controversy

The dating game has become more political than ever. A 2016 Tinder study found 71% of online daters consider political differences to be a dealbreaker.<p>And now, two online dating sites — Trump Dating and TrumpSingles — have arisen to indulge one side of that growing divide.<p>The two sites brand …

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How the new tax code will impact your take-home pay as early as this month

Employers and payroll services across the nation are expected to begin implementing the new tax code in February.<p>Yet there remains a great deal of confusion regarding the looming changes and how they will impact take-home pay for individuals across the country.<p>Making matters worse, the Internal …

Retirement

By lashing out at Steve Bannon, Trump has tripped head over heels into his own political coffin – but not for the reason you'd think

There’s nothing sadder than a messy divorce. They just bring out the worst in people, and you can understand why. Divorce obliterates the foundations …

I spoke my mind on guns. Then my Senate confirmation was put on hold.

<i>Dean L. Winslow, a retired Air Force colonel and flight surgeon, is a professor of medicine at Stanford University.</i><p>Last week, I withdrew my name from consideration to be assistant secretary of defense for health affairs. My appointment had been put on indefinite hold by the Senate Armed Services …

Guns

Dylan Ratigan embarrassed Conservative: Red States mooch off of Blue State

(Image by Egberto Willies) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>The Conservative thought he had a point and attempted to make it with former MSNBC …

I Saw the Kate Steinle Murder Trial Up Close. The Jury Didn’t Botch It.

I was an alternate juror in the Kate Steinle murder trial in San Francisco. I didn’t get a vote, but I saw all of the evidence and the jury instructions, and I discussed the verdict with the jury after it was delivered. Most of the public reaction I've seen has been surprise, confusion and …

Crime

Vintage EPA photos reveal what Midwestern industrial cities looked like before the US regulated pollution

A growing number of these plants are shutting down, partly due to the declining costs of renewables. According to one recent Moody's Analytics report, the price of wind power has fallen so rapidly that it could soon replace coal-fired plants in the Midwest.<p>Meanwhile, the Trump administration has …

Pollution

US moves to end ban on new uranium mining near Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials said Wednesday they have proposed ending the Obama administration's ban on new uranium mining leases on public land …

Grand Canyon

So Few Americans Understand What the Second Amendment Is Really About—or Its Dark History

With the crazed assault in Las Vegas that killed over 50 and wounded hundreds as only the most recent example, America’s gun violence problem has …

WWII Vet, 97, Takes a Knee to Support NFL Protests

The photo of a 97-year-old WWII veteran kneeling in solidarity to show support for protesting football players has gone viral on Twitter.<p>Brennan Gilmore posted the photo of his grandfather, John Middlemas, around 7:30 a.m. Sunday before National Football League players knelt during the national …

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The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

Trump Firm Loses Bid to Limit Cleanup Liability for Property

South Carolina regulators on Tuesday rejected an effort by the Trump Organization to limit its environmental cleanup liabilities at an industrial site once owned by President Trump’s eldest son.<p>The decision is a rebuke of the Trump Organization and could result in millions of dollars in added costs …