And That's That: The $35k Tesla Model 3 Goes On Sale

Well, it's finally happened: Tesla has released the $35k Model 3. While the whole Model 3 programme had been previously moved forward two years, the failure to meet the accelerated timeline has been a regular source of criticism for Tesla over the past year. The new unveiling introduced a whole slew of variants, including: (price, range,…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 110)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1262. It was reported that US farm exports dropped $1.9bn as a direct…

To Republicans: Live by the Subpeona, Die by the Subpeona.

Mr. Bothsiderist — Chuck “Not My Job to Be a Referee” Todd – and several other talking heads have bemoaned the fact of the lack of “bipartisanship” by Democrats during the upcoming House hearings, but yesterday, the Republicans on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform proved that they cannot be allowed to play by the old…

Pete Souza's Best Photograph: Obama Shows How You Talk to a Dictator.

Pete Souza tells a story about Obama meeting Putin in Normandy, France in 2014: The Guardian “I wasn’t supposed to be here for this picture. It was taken on the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings – all the heads of state had gathered there and were coming out of an impromptu luncheon. The official photographers…

Donald Trump Jr. retweets a tweet saying Cohen had no reason to lie

Didn’t Michael Cohen just say Trump thinks his son has the worst judgment in the world? Guess he’s right. So yesterday, Junior retweeted this: x Incredible to see all the hubris drained from Cohen. I've been personally screamed at by Cohen on the phone before and know how much bravado he once had. This is…

Cohen Made History. Now It’s Our Turn

By  Mike Fox and Alan Minsky for Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike H. and Shayna — your PDA National Team Time For All Americans To Act Like Patriots For Future Generations In testimony that scholars will be studying and students will be learning about for decades — so long as conservative text book…

So just to be clear …

The Republicans’ line of questioning during this hearing seems to be singularly focused on demonstrating that Michael Cohen is a total sleaze, liar, and fraud. He worked for Donald Trump for 10 years. We’re supposed to believe all this sleaze was conducted only on his own behalf, and never to benefit Donald Trump — and that…

The Congressional oversight hearings. Where have I heard this before?

This world has seen its share of dictators, and they all tend to share common characteristics. Hard, steely eyed autocrats, Men of iron will, with fists to match. Men like Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Amin, and Ceausescu come to mind. But when the have-nots, never-wills, and shitless-wonders of the United States decide to vote themselves a…

Kellyanne Conway Calls GOP House Members Liars. Gee, When Did You Get a Clue?

Kellyanne used her turn or Fox and Friends this morning to call drumpf’s allies in The House a bunch of mean ole stinky liars…  Well, almost. Washington Post White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday sharply criticized House Republicans for failing to deliver sufficient border wall funding to President Trump when they controlled the chamber…

Merriam-Webster Trolls drumpf Again. Today's “Word of the day” is Grift.

To mark the day Michael Cohen testifies before the House Oversight Committee, Merriam-Webster Dictionary highlights a most apt “word of the day”. x Good morning! Today's #WordOfTheDay is 'grift' https://t.co/LsdLUWP6GU pic.twitter.com/8yX9VtRabV — Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) February 27, 2019 Some replies are hilarious: x pic.twitter.com/C4GgKxeOtl — Ian Cordingley (@IanCordingley) February 27, 2019 x pic.twitter.com/UMcWoO2109 — Shannon (@leo3375) February…

Hillary: Trump's North Korea claims will amount to 'putting lipstick on a pig'

We all know what’s going to happen. Donald Trump will get totally bamboozled by Kim Jong Un, give away the store, and claim a huge breakthrough, convincing his idiot horde that he’s accomplished something no previous president ever could have. Meanwhile, he’ll freak out our allies by doing something stupid, like saluting a North Korean general or…

Bernie Crushed His Town Hall. Dems Combat Trump’s Emergency

In solidarity,  Mike Fox for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deborah, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike H. and Shayna — your PDA National Team Battling Trump Via Town Hall And Congressional Action While we have not officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for president as an organization, we applaud Bernie for his tremendous performance on the CNN Town Hall…

Wisconsin Gov. Evers pulls National Guard troops from border

As a native Wisconsinite now living in the deep-blue state of Oregon, I’m heartened to see my once proudly progressive home state veering back toward sanity. Stating the glaringly obvious, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has announced he will pull the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, where I can only presume they’ve been relentlessly…