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  • How Republicans Are Still Trying to Lock Hillary Clinton Up

    How Republicans Are Still Trying to Lock Hillary Clinton Up

    The nation's ultra-conservative attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is facing mounting pressure from the far-right wing of his party, and even President Trump himself, for not rushing to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton. While on the campaign trail for Trump, Sessions smiled through This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How Republicans Are Still Trying […] More

  • Joe Biden: Trump Administration 'Dangerous to the Fabric of Society'

    Joe Biden: Trump Administration ‘Dangerous to the Fabric of Society’

    “The journey of this country has always been: When we run into this phony populism that occurs, it always gets pushed back,” former vice president Joe Biden said on Monday night during the New York stop of his book tour. “It's one step back, three steps forward.” Biden offered numerous variations on this This article originally […] More

  • The GOP Tax Plan Just Became an Assault on Obamacare

    The GOP Tax Plan Just Became an Assault on Obamacare

    Republicans in Congress have renewed their assault on Obamacare – this time through the Senate tax bill, which party leaders announced Tuesday will include language to abolish the individual mandate to buy health insurance. The individual mandate spurs Americans to enroll in an insurance plan – or pay a fine to the IRS. The mandate […] More

  • Matt Taibbi on the Death of Edward Herman

    Matt Taibbi on the Death of Edward Herman

    Edward Herman, the co-author (with Noam Chomsky) of Manufacturing Consent, has died. He was 92. His work has never been more relevant. Manufacturing Consent was a kind of bible of media criticism for a generation of dissident thinkers. The book described with great clarity how the system of private commercial media in America cooperates with state […] More

  • What's Behind Trump's Vitriol for the Intelligence Community?

    What’s Behind Trump’s Vitriol for the Intelligence Community?

    Despite his handlers, and the phalanx of high-priced lawyers paid to represent him in the Russiagate investigation, and White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly’s best efforts to contain him, sometimes President Trump just can’t help himself. Thus it was, during an extended, highly scripted Asia tour – perhaps jet-lagged and sleep-deprived, or maybe […] More

  • How Congress Is Reacting to the Texas Church Shooting

    How Congress Is Reacting to the Texas Church Shooting

    The massacre a little over a week ago that left 26 dead and another 20 injured at a church in a sleepy Texas town has rekindled the debate about the nation’s gun laws at the Capitol. Unlike in the aftermaths of other recent mass shootings, over the last week a flurry of bills were introduced […] More

  • If Roy Moore Isn't Rock Bottom for Republicans, What Is?

    If Roy Moore Isn’t Rock Bottom for Republicans, What Is?

    When the news that Alabama Senate candidate and longtime conservative raconteur Roy Moore was accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl when he was 32, we braced for the inevitable pushback from those on the right who would defend him. Partisanship is a hell of a drug, one powerful enough to cause at least some supporters to […] More

  • Louis C.K., Roy Moore, and How America Is Reacting to #MeToo

    Louis C.K., Roy Moore, and How America Is Reacting to #MeToo

    Thursday’s news cycle was a non-stop horror show of sexual abuse allegations against prominent men. First The Washington Post dropped a bombshell story alleging that Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore molested a 14-year-old girl and “dated” three other girls between the ages of 16 and 18 when he was in his early 30s. Then The New York […] More

  • Will Republicans Send an Accused Child Molester to the Senate?

    Will Republicans Send an Accused Child Molester to the Senate?

    Roy Moore, the Republican Senate nominee in Alabama, has been accused in The Washington Post article of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 – and an assistant district attorney. Will the party that rode Donald “grab ’em by the pussy” Trump to the presidency stand by an accused child molester as he runs for Senate? […] More

  • Does Trump Want a New Middle East War?

    Does Trump Want a New Middle East War?

    Does Donald Trump want a new Middle East war, pitting Saudi Arabia against Iran in a conflict that could lay waste to the world’s oil region and drag the United States into a conflict that would make the war in Iraq look like a minor skirmish? It sure looks like it. In his September address […] More

  • GOP Tax Plan: The Biggest Winners and Losers

    GOP Tax Plan: The Biggest Winners and Losers

    The Republican tax plan now up for debate in the House is a budget-buster, creating $1.7 trillion in new deficits over ten years. It’s another mark of ideological bankruptcy from a party that, just a few years ago, shut down the government – and threatened to throw America into default – rather than raise the […] More

  • Voters Across the U.S. Rejected Trumpism This Election Day

    Voters Across the U.S. Rejected Trumpism This Election Day

    On the eve of his electionversary, voters seized the first electoral opportunity they’ve had to send a message to Donald Trump and the mostly white, mostly male Republican legislators empowered by his elevation to the presidency. In races all across the country, they voted to defeat candidates and replace incumbents who share the president’s divisive, […] More

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