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Handsome Cory Booker Wants To Guarantee Jobs For Everyone!

You know what we could all use today? Some good news! Luckily, New Jersey Senator and very handsome man Cory Booker is here with some!Today, Booker …

New Jersey

Here’s another telling revelation in the Comey memos

Once again, House Republicans have carefully laid a rake on the ground, dramatically brought their foot down on it and smashed themselves in the face. I speak, of course, about the release of the memos that then-FBI director James B. Comey wrote in early 2017 describing his meetings with President …

Donald Trump

The Comey Memos Hurt Trump in Reality, But Not in the Fox News Vortex

On Fox News and talk radio, this is more Winning.<p>I think there’s a widespread misperception about the release of James Comey’s memos concerning his meetings with the president* in the immediate aftermath of the election and the inauguration. It took the Republicans in the House approximately …

Donald Trump

Devin Nunes Breaks Land Speed Record For Blowing Wad All Over Fox News (ALLEGEDLY!)

This was supposed to be a totally nice follow-up to our last post, which was about how unkempt douchesticks in the House of Representatives are …

Donald Trump

Comey Memos: Clear Proof Trump Repeatedly Lied About His Trip To Moscow

There are a host of revelations and confirmations in the Comey memos released yesterday evening. I want to zero in on one point: The President …

Donald Trump

It’s Time For The Teen Gun-Grabbing WALKOUT!

The kids are out to save themselves. Seems like we should help, maybe.Today’s the second major school walkout since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman …

Guns

Lock them up! GOP goes full banana-republic with demands to jail Comey, McCabe and Clinton

As Andrew McCabe faces possible indictment, House Republicans want a probe of imaginary anti-Trump conspiracy<p>If I had read this opening paragraph of a CNN story four years ago I would have assumed it was actually an excerpt from a bad movie script:<p>A week after the tell-all book from James Comey …

Donald Trump

Meet The ‘Huge Fatty Salad,’ Your Brain’s New Best Friend

Elaine Benes may have introduced the world to The Big Salad on “Seinfeld” in 1994, but in 2018 it’s all about The Huge Fatty Salad.<p>If you’re a human who’s ever lived through the month of January, you know America turns to salads when it’s time to drop a pants size. But there’s one specific type of …

Nutrition

Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400. Here are the tapes.

In May 1984, an official from the Trump Organization called to tell me how rich Donald J. Trump was. I was reporting for the Forbes 400, the magazine’s annual ranking of America’s richest people, for the third year. In the previous edition, we’d valued Trump’s holdings at $200 million, only …

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Barack Obama Writes Pants Off Newt Gingrich And Ted Cruz. By A Doctor Of Rhetoric

More eloquent while dialing it in than either of these dicks at a keyboardIt’s Time magazine’s annual “100 most influential people” issue again, the …

Sean Hannity

A Wonkette Guest Post By Debbie Schlussel About Gross Sean Hannity, Because That Is A Thing That’s Happening Right Now

DEAR WONKETTE U R WRONG, LOVE DEBBIE SCHLUSSELOH MY DARLINGS! Shit just got FUN up at Ye Olde Wonkette!In our latest piece on Sean Hannity’s VERY …

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Being Black in Public

When you’re black in America, you’re either seen as a problem or not seen at all.<p>Last Thursday, an employee at a Philadelphia Starbucks called the …

Trespassing

If the Water Is Rising, Donald Trump Will Throw You Overboard

Michael Cohen, one of Trump's closest allies, is now just "one of his lawyers."<p>No matter how long or how intimately you've known Donald Trump, you're one news cycle away from being tossed overboard. As Esquire's Charles P. Pierce put it this week, the loopholes Trump spends his life squeezing …

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Uh Oh, Donald Trump, Michael Cohen Gonna FUUUUUUUUUUUCK YOU!

Gon’ fuck Trump up!Before we get into this story, can we note that when people are worried about somebody FLIPPING, that means they know full well …

Donald Trump

Signs of a Political Armageddon

Donald Trump can feel the breath on the back of his neck. Aggressive federal investigators — in the Russia case and a separate inquiry of his lawyer’s behavior related to women who have alleged consensual sexual relationships with Trump — are taking ever more bold actions.<p>They are getting closer to …

Donald Trump

Ted Cruz gets buried in ridicule for writing ‘humiliating’ love letter to Trump in Time Magazine

During the 2016 Republican presidential primary, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly called rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) a liar — and also mocked …

Republicans

Is this the endgame stage for Trump, or just a trainwreck?

There are four very clear paths to the end of the Trump presidency (the fourth is the most punishing)<p>The next time you walk out to your car, or head down the street to the subway, or cross the parking lot on your way to the grocery store, look up and squint your eyes, and you’ll be able to see the …

Donald Trump

WATCH: Pope comforts boy who asked if his atheist dad was in heaven

It was a heart-wrenching scene—a young boy approaching the pope, breaking down into tears as onlookers cheer, attempting to encourage the boy. Pope …

Atheism

LSSC Full Uncut Interview: James Comey

James Comey

Richard Cohen’s privilege, explained

The Washington Post columnist and alleged sexual harasser is bitter about having lost a job to a woman more than 40 years ago.<p>Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen wants you to know that he believes in better treatment for women, African Americans, and Latinos in the workplace, but he’s also …

Sexual Harassment

Good Grief. Cohen's World Gets Mobbier The Closer I Look

In today’s podcast, we look into the background of Michael Cohen. TPM first reported last year that Cohen was actually a childhood friend of Felix …

Crime

World’s Stupidest Chuck Todd Beginning To Doubt Fox News’s Commitment To Sparkle Motion

Thinkin’ face.It had been just under 24 hours since news broke that Sean Hannity was Michael Cohen’s oft-spoken-of “thirdcriminal accompliceclient” …

Donald Trump

Richard Cohen Still Has Job

In 1986, in a column the Washington Post later had to apologize for, opinion writer Richard Cohen wrote that it was perfectly reasonable for jewelry …

Sexual Harassment

Ingenious baboons escape Texas biomedical lab for brief taste of freedom

An “animal perimeter breach” is how the Texas Biomedical Research Institute described the events of Monday in a statement. But the exploits of four baboons Saturday were nothing short of a daring escape to freedom.<p>Three of the baboons leaped over the wall that pens in some 2,500 animals, including …

Veterinary Medicine

Reactions To Sean Hannity As Michael Cohen's Third Client Are Hilarious

We have officially walked through the looking glass and are living in an episode of the TV show Lost. In an absolutely insane twist, Michael Cohen …

Sean Hannity

It Was Sean Hannity, In Michael Cohen’s Office, With A Boner (ALLEGEDLY)

We knew today’s Michael Cohen hearings were gonna be HOLY SHITFIRE, but we were NOT expecting that Michael Cohen’s mysterious third client — out of …

Donald Trump

James Comey Failed to Explain His Most Catastrophic Decisionmaking in 2016

Our republic is at the mercy of the International Man of Integritude.<p>To begin another week of fun and excitement here on the hellbound runaway train carrying our battered constitutional republic, let us gaze with wonder and awe at the single most maudlin, self-serving, and self-aggrandizing …

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Michael Cohen, Stormy Daniels and the collapse of Donald Trump’s long con

Despite Trump’s war of words with James Comey, the real threat to his presidency will unfold in a courtroom<p>The weekend started off with a bang and ended with a whimper. In concert with U.S. allies, President Trump ordered a missile strike against Syria on Friday night, in retaliation for the …

Donald Trump

Michael Cohen and the End Stage of the Trump Presidency

On May 1, 2003, the day President George W. Bush landed on the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln in front of the massive “Mission Accomplished” sign, I was in Baghdad performing what had become a daily ritual. I went to a gate on the side of the Republican Palace, in the Green Zone, where an American soldier …

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