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Ex-Navy SEAL calls Trump’s military parade idea “third world bullshit”

Photo: DonkeyHotey CC0 Link to original source: Alex Ward | vox.com Robert O’Neill, a retired Navy SEAL, was on the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. A retired Navy SEAL who was on the raid to kill Osama bin Laden ...
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Trump Is Trapped by the Democrats’ Memo

Photo: DonkeyHotey CC0 Original link to source: Matt Ford | newrepublic.com He could approve its release or block it. Either outcome will sting him. The Trump era sometimes feels like a trip through obscure and rarely used mechanisms of federal ...
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Even veterans don’t want Trump’s military parade

Cover: Newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump (in red tie), first lady Melania (L), Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen (R) preside over a military parade during Trump’s swearing-in ceremony in Washington, January 20, 2017. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar ...
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White House Staff Secretary resigns amid abuse allegations

Image Credit: The Intercept Rob Porter is resigning from office while denying the allegations against him. Accused of physically beating his first wife and psychologically abusing his second wife, White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter is resigning from office while ...
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Top 5 Economic Disappointments of the Trump Regime (so far)

Photo: DonkeyHotey CC0 Link to original source: Juan Cole | Informed Comment Since Trump has decided that declining to clap for him is a form of treason, and only dictators in banana republics use that sort of diction, perhaps it ...
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Far-Right Trump Backers Biggest Purveyors of Sensationalist, Low-Quality News: Oxford ...

Oxford University conducted a study of tens of thousands of Twitter and Facebook accounts in recent months, finding that hard-right users and Trump supporters were far more susceptible to misinformation than their progressive and liberal counterparts. Photo: World’s Direction/Flickr/cc Source ...
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Republicans warn Trump of 2018 bloodbath

Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, pictured with President Donald Trump, presented the White House with a memo about the party’s poor standing with female voters several weeks before Alabama voters headed to the polls for the Dec. 12 ...
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Republicans Fighting to Protect Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania Have an Ethics ...

Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district, drawn to help Republicans maintain a political edge. Photo: Mother Jones; National Atlas It could complicate their conflict-of-interest challenge. Last week, after the Pennsylvania state Supreme Court invalidated the state’s GOP-friendly congressional map, top Republicans in ...
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White Supremacist Holocaust Denier Likely to Become GOP Nominee in ...

Arthur “Art” Jones, the only GOP primary candidate running for the U.S. House in Illinois’s 3rd District, sat down for an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times. (Chicago Sun-Times/Screenshot) Link to original source: Jessica Corbett | CommonDreams.org Arthur Jones, the only Republican ...
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Republicans give up on Obamacare repeal

“We sort of tested the limits of what we can do in the Senate last year,” Sen. John Thune said to reporters. “And we’re one vote down from where we were then.” | Al Drago/Getty Images Most GOP lawmakers aren’t ...