Writing at Vox, Laura McGann said that Nancy Pelosi is “that woman”—the one who enables and forgives sexual harassment from her buddies, the woman who urges the targets of harassment to calm down, deal with it privately, keep it quiet.
Last night Stephen Colbert announced a five million dollar donation from Apple during the “Hand in Hand” hurricane relief benefit, which raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. After the Apple announcement, Colbert added, “…which is also the cost of the new iPhone.” Another Silicon Valley corporation said today […]
House Speaker Paul Ryan said that President Donald Trump should not end DACA, calling for a “humane” solution to the executive amnesty provided by former President Barack Obama to illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. “I actually don’t think he should do that,” Ryan said in an interview with radio station […]
The first lady wore black capris, heels, and an army green jacket as well as sunglasses as she boarded Marine One, but the 6 inch heels are the part that triggered a series of critical comments from journalists, bloggers, and celebrities on Twitter, showing that the First Lady was out of touch for wearing heels […]
Roosevelt Island needs be renamed because of FDR’s racist decision to send Japanese-Americans to internment camps during World War II, a new petition demands. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is unworthy of having his name on the 147-acre island that is home to 9,700 New Yorkers. The online petition says, “Executive Order 9066 which put the Japanese […]
Former President Carter’s statue is now being targeted for removal in Georgia. Representatives with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Legislative Clergy Council and other local organizations are calling for it’s removal. Pastor Sabrina McKenzie wants government officials in Georgia to remove all Confederate […]
Actor Leslie Odom Jr. says statues should be erected to “inspire us,” to “teach us,” and to “give us hope,” but if they no longer do so, communities can decide that they don’t want them anymore — even when it comes to statues of America’s Founding Fathers. I agree, and I believe that glorifying another […]
In a profile of Julian Assange in The New Yorker, Raffi Khatchadourian gets Assange to admit that he believes President Trump is evil.
The New York Times reports that the Senate Intelligence Committee will be questioning President Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner concerning meetings he held with Russian officials close to the Kremlin, including an executive with Russia’s state-owned development bank, who claims he met with Kushner “in his capacity as the then-chief executive […]
President Donald Trump’s job approval rating fell to 36% for the three-day period of March 24-26, following Republican House leaders’ failed effort to pass a new healthcare bill that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act, reports Gallup. Trump’s three-day reading prior to Friday’s events was 41%. His previous low point was 37%, recorded March […]