Michael Wolff kicked off ‘Morning Joe’ for smearing Nikki Haley, then pretending it didn’t happen

Michael Wolff, embraced by the #resistance for his questionably-sourced book Fire and Fury, which documented the tumultuous first year of the Trump administration, has proved yet again that he’s actually just as craven as the man at the center of his “reporting.” On Thursday morning, Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski tossed Wolff off her MSNBC show after he denied having pushed … [Read more...]

Textbook co-authored by Roy Moore in 2011 says women shouldn’t run for office

Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore co-authored a study course, published in 2011 and recently obtained by ThinkProgress, that instructs students that women should not be permitted to run for elected office. If women do run for office, the course argues, people have a moral obligation not to vote for them. The course is also critical of the women’s suffrage movement, which in 1920 … [Read more...]

A growing number of Democrats are embracing single-payer health care

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has become the latest high-profile Democrat to embrace expanding Medicare coverage to all Americans, the freshman senator announced at a town hall in Oakland Wednesday night. “I’ll break some news. I intend to co-sponsor the Medicare for All bill because it’s just the right thing to do,” Harris said Wednesday. It’s just the right thing to do… But it’s also about being … [Read more...]

Trump retweets bigoted conspiracy theorist

Donald Trump retweeted a meme from an account Thursday morning that has pushed conspiracy theories, advocated violence against protesters, and seems to believe white Americans are under attack for being white. The retweet came in the midst of a tweetstorm ridden with basic grammar mistakes in which Trump attacked both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker Paul Ryan … [Read more...]

The President of the United States thinks health insurance costs $12 per year

And his position on what do to with Obamacare continues to change.President Donald Trump smiles as he walks with his daughter Ivanka Trump across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before boarding Marine One helicopter for the trip to nearby Andrews Air Force Base. They are traveling to Milwaukee, to meet with people dealing with healthcare issues. CREDIT: AP … [Read more...]

Jeff Sessions is making it easier for cops to confiscate private property

Even from citizens who haven’t been charged with a crime.Attorney General Jeff Sessions listens during the Justice Department’s National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, in Bethesda, Md., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPolice officers can now seize property from individuals who have not been charged with a crime, a policy known as asset forfeiture, even in … [Read more...]