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Trump’s “amazing” ignorance: The president’s Black History Month celebration was embarrassing

<b>Donald Trump; Frederick Douglass (Getty/Tom Pennington/Wikicommons)</b><p>To commemorate black history, Donald Trump celebrates Frederick Douglass for doing whatever it is he did<p>Simon Maloy<p>February 1, 2017 8:20pm (UTC)<p>It’s pretty obvious that Donald Trump does not know why Frederick Douglass is an …

National park tips: Just north of Glacier, there's another epic park

Just north of Glacier National Park<b>,</b> Canada has its own amazing Rocky Mountain wonderland: Waterton Lakes National Park.<p>Make time for it. And don't miss the seven-story Prince of Wales Hotel, which might be the most handsomely placed park lodging on the continent.<p>Because of its wind-raked location, …

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Thirteen Women Who Should Think About Running for President in 2020

Here is a New Year's resolution for Democratic women in politics: be at least as brazen as Republican men are in deciding whether to run for President. It's not just that Donald Trump had no record of public service and a long list of what might be considered disqualifying attributes and actions. …

Hillary Clinton

Why You Can't Understand Obama Until You Understand Hawaii

"What's best in me, and what's best in my message, is consistent with the tradition of Hawaii."<p>The Obamas have arrived in Hawaii for their ninth consecutive Christmas ― a holiday tradition Michelle Obama has said is especially meaningful for the family.<p>“Because it’s such an important tradition, I …

Russian Interference Could Give Courts Legal Authority To Install Clinton

<i>A 1994 federal court ruling out of Pennsylvania may offer some clues as to possible legal rationale for removing an elected official from office and replacing them with their erstwhile opponent.</i><p>The Washington Post dropped an explosive story last Friday night alleging that Russians in the highest …

Visiting Cuba Highlights The Insanity Of U.S. Foreign Policy

There was palpable excitement on the Adonia, Fathom's 704-passenger ship, as we sailed into the harbor in Havana. For many of us, it was our first look at what has long been hidden. The biggest surprise was the numerous skyscrapers in the city's skyline. One fellow passenger chided, "Remember the …

Why We Don’t Know How Much Sexism Is Hurting Clinton’s Campaign

In 1887, Susanna Salter was a 27-year-old housewife and member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union in Argonia, Kansas. In other words, she …

Colbert Mocks Hillary’s FBI Bombshell: ‘Anthony Weiner’s Penis Might Destroy Two Political Careers’

Stephen Colbert offers his unique take on the big political story of the day.<p>Stephen Colbert taped Friday night’s <i>Late Show</i> on Thursday, but that …

The Revolt of the Conservative Women

A dustup between Megyn Kelly and Newt Gingrich shows why Donald Trump and the Republican Party are struggling to retain the support of women.<p>The 2016 presidential campaign kicked off in earnest with a clash between Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump over gender and conservatism at the first GOP debate, …

Donald Trump

How Donald Trump Broke the Al Smith Dinner

It isn’t the only democratic institution that finds itself in danger.<p>Four years ago, as a speechwriter for President Obama, I commissioned a binder full of women.<p>A little context. It was the morning of the Al Smith Dinner, the election-year tradition in which both parties’ nominees don white-tie …

Donald Trump

There Was a Refugee Crisis on U.S. Soil. We Know It as the Civil War

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

The Women of America Thank You, Donald

For anyone who doubts that sexism exists, this election gave us its supervillain.<p>It’s tough to find a silver lining in an election year that’s better …

The Year of the Woman: How Women Will Take Down Donald Trump

There’s hardly a woman in America who hasn’t been nauseated by this presidential election. That’s an atypical statement from an investigative …

Sorry, Donald, rich people like you and me actually don't create the jobs

That is a common refrain among entrepreneurs, investors, and executives like Trump:<p>"Rich people create the jobs."<p>It sounds persuasive. It just doesn't happen to be true.<p>The story that "rich people create the jobs" goes like this:<p>By starting and directing America's growth companies — and hiring the …

Entrepreneurship

The Tweetstorm Heard 'Round the Republican Party

Women nationwide are denouncing Donald Trump. Conservative Marybeth Glenn is furious that men aren’t following suit—and she has a message for them.<p>Marybeth Glenn describes herself as a Coolidge Conservative who is addicted to politics, Christian apologetics, C.S. Lewis, Ray Bradbury, Ravi …

Paul Ryan

Trump backers realize they’ve been played as WikiLeaks fails to deliver October surprise

By Griff Witte<p>, Bureau chief<p>LONDON — The expectations were breathless.<p>For weeks, backers of Republican nominee Donald Trump hyped the tantalizing possibility that the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks was on the verge of publishing a set of documents that would doom Hillary Clinton’s chances in …

Julian Assange

As news of Trump’s taxes breaks, he goes off script at a rally in Pennsylvania

By Jenna Johnson<p>, Reporter<p>MANHEIM, Pa. — Donald Trump's campaign announced Saturday evening that the candidate would soon deliver a nine-sentence critique of comments Hillary Clinton made months ago about many of the millennials supporting her primary rival, Bernie Sanders. It was an attempt to …

Donald Trump

Why the mediocre male's days may be numbered | Jessica Valenti

After the debate Clinton was praised for her smarts, and Trump called out as a bloviating buffoon. Maybe now that’ll start happening in everyday life, too<p>Quite a few of my feminist friends are fond of a tote bag that reads, “Lord, Give Me the Confidence of a Mediocre White Man”. It’s a cheeky nod …

8 ways Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas is different from other Oasis-class ships

Despite the fact Harmony of the Seas is Royal Caribbean's third Oasis-class cruise ship, she offers a number of different experiences that …

These Record-Breaking Debate Ratings Are Bad News for Donald Trump

Trump’s biggest point of pride may prove his downfall.<p>For better or worse, <b>Donald Trump</b> has built quite the reputation for pulling in ratings—be it for <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, cable news, or network late night. And as the most ratings-obsessed presidential candidate in recent memory, Trump will …

John Oliver: ‘Dangerous’ Donald Trump’s Scandals Far Worse Than Hillary Clinton’s

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host broke down the so-called scandals associated with the two presidential candidates and found Trump’s to be far, far worse.<p>…

The cage match debate: Why Donald Trump will defeat Hillary Clinton tonight

<b>Donald Trump; Hillary Clinton (Reuters/Dominick Reuter/Jim Bourg/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>My bold predictions on why Trump, who’s modeled himself after professional wrestling villains, will win<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 26, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Early last year, I predicted that Donald Trump would be the …

Never say #NeverTrump: The reunifying Republican Party is doing all it can to avoid a reckoning

<b>Ben Sasse; Donald Trump (Getty/Saul Loeb/Reuters/Chris Keane/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Trumpism and the GOP are now inextricably linked, and the #NeverTrump movement has nowhere to go<p>Gary Legum<p>September 21, 2016 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Back in the halcyon days of the presidential primaries, there was speculation …

A Flat Belly in 7 Days with the nr. 1 Detox Water Recipe

We all like a smooth, flat belly! Unfortunately, for most people this doesn’t come easy. We tend to store fat around the waist which, coupled with …

From pregnancy to Skittles, the Trump kids show their roots

<b>(CNN) —</b> America has learned some important things in recent days about Donald Trump's children that could change their carefully cultivated images as moderate, millennial emissaries for their father. It turns out they are, first and foremost, Trumps.<p>This week Donald Trump Jr. created the latest …

Canterbury Cathedral's medieval window frame restored

Structure holding some of most precious stained glass in the world has been saved from imminent collapse in £2.5m project<p>The gleam of new stone in sunlight reveals that work is complete on the conservation challenge that Canterbury Cathedral would never have wanted to tackle – the reconstruction of …

WWII Prisoner Of War Responds To Donald Trump In Powerful Hillary Clinton Video

“He’s everything I would not want to be, or emulate."<p>A powerful web video released by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Friday ― National Prisoners of War Remembrance Day ― features an emotional World War II veteran urging Americans to reject real estate mogul Donald Trump.<p>The 86-second …

Donald Trump

Trump and the media: An outrageous celebu-candidate, plus the debased culture of journalism, produced this disaster

<b>Jake Tapper; Matt Lauer; Megyn Kelly (AP/Andrew Harnik/Charles Sykes/Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Is the media to blame for Trump? Not exactly. But Matt Lauer’s craven idiocy highlights its massive failure<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 10, 2016 4:00pm (UTC)<p>In the wake of Matt Lauer’s dismal performance as moderator …

Press, lies and Hillary’s campaign: Years of smears have created a fictional version of Clinton. They’re also a disservice to voters.

<b>Hillary Clinton (AP/Andrew Harnik)</b><p>Many Americans think Clinton is a congenital liar — that’s because of the right and the media, not her<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>September 6, 2016 11:59am (UTC)<p>That tweet from Chris Cilizza of The Washington Post's The Fix blog is cleverly framed to be about the voters' …

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