Daily Archives: May 11, 2018


  • Trump’s Latest Cabinet Tirade Lasted 30 Minutes

    Trump’s Latest Cabinet Tirade Lasted 30 Minutes

    “Kirstjen Nielsen, Chief of Homeland Security, Almost Resigned After Trump Tirade,” reported a headline in yesterday’s New York Times. According to the story, which broke the news of the harangue, Trump’s abuse of his Homeland Security director “was part of a lengthy tirade in which the president railed at his cabinet about what he said…


  • Europe strives to keep Iran deal alive

    Europe strives to keep Iran deal alive

    Image copyright AFP Image caption Iranians have been demonstrating against the US decision A flurry of diplomatic activity is under way to rescue the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from it and bring back sanctions against Tehran. German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with President Putin of Russia, and…


  • House candidate drops F-bomb in new ad targeting NRA

    House candidate drops F-bomb in new ad targeting NRA

    Smith and Wesson handguns are displayed during the NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on May 5, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) A Democratic House candidate from New Mexico hopes to draw attention in an ad with an especially pointed message for the National Rifle Association: “F***…




  • We Need To Talk About White People Calling The Cops On People Of Color

    We Need To Talk About White People Calling The Cops On People Of Color

    All in the last two weeks 🤦🏾‍♀️🙄 pic.twitter.com/FktUZPjhlS— Stacey E. Singleton (@staceyNYCDC) May 10, 2018 The past few weeks have seen a spate of news stories about white Americans calling the police on people of color who appear to be simply going about their lives ― whether waiting at a Starbucks, golfing, attending a university…




  • Lawmaker anger builds after White House aide mocks ‘dying’ McCain

    Lawmaker anger builds after White House aide mocks ‘dying’ McCain

    Democratic lawmakers sounded a similar note. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said shortly after the story broke that it was “unacceptable” for anyone in the Trump administration to “cruelly mock veterans” like McCain, no matter their political or policy differences. “He gave so much for our nation,” Reed said, referring to the torture McCain endured as…