Sen. Pat Toomey sang the usual Republican hosannas to assault weapons during an appearance on Fox News today. The gist: They’re “extremely popular,” so we can’t ban them. Here’s the nuttery in all its glory: FOX NEWS’ SANDRA SMITH: The shooter in Dayton had over 240 rounds
A bit of hope after such an god awful weekend of carnage — the major Democratic presidential candidates are calling out Trump’s racism and blaming him for those deaths. This is a major step for the Democratic Party because the ones who are running for president
The Fake President Fake Condolence Tour is scheduled to make a stop in El Paso tomorrow, but the city’s residents aren’t having it. They’ve been signing onto an online letter to Trump telling him, in no uncertain terms, to stay the fuck out. Written by the Border
Kudos to ShareBlue for highlighting this: When it comes to doing something — anything — to address the gun violence crisis in America, Sens. Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), two of the country's most vulnerable senators, are suddenly very committed to their monthlong August vacation. For the
Received this e-mail from VoteVets: Four powerful incumbent Senators. And not one of them can offer a meaningful solution to our gun violence crisis. Mitch McConnell: prayers – no action. Martha McSally: heart break – no action. Thom Tillis – no action: John Cornyn –
Speaking from the White House on Monday, Donald Trump prayed for the wrong Ohio city in the wake of a weekend gun rampage. Reading prepared comments (that somebody else obviously wrote for him) from a teleprompter, Trump ended his uninspiring address by saying, “May God bless
Here’s the latest news out of Texas today courtesy of Emerson University’s latest poll: The poll also projects a wide-open Democratic primary race for the Senate seat held by longtime incumbent John Cornyn. At 19%, “someone else” is leading the field, a blow to former
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D. CT) in support of Mark Kelly’s (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Chris Murphy (D. CT) Yesterday, President Trump addressed the nation in response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. His response
Like father-in-law, like son-in-law. Jared Kushner, the Borg queen’s consort, apparently planned to use his role as Donald Trump’s second, somehow even more faulty brain to relieve the debts his company accumulated after buying a steaming hot pile of failure at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Sara Gideon’s (D. ME) U.S. Senate campaign: Want to pass background checks, limit high capacity magazine sales, and ban assault weapons? Then we have to flip the Senate. And to do so, we need to win
Can you tell the difference from 10 feet? At night? When it’s buzzing right at you? Last year, a large wasp nest appeared under the rafters of my house, near the front door. Black and yellow striped wasps flew in and out, dozens per hour. I’d
“Because the Arctic’s role in regulating the global climate is a critical link in the chain of climate protection it should be the focus of an all-out effort to keep it strong and safe,” Durwood Zaelke, preident of the Institute of Governance and Sustaninable Development.
When Donald Trump talked about the mentally ill and lock people up in mental facilities against their will if necessary, what exactly did he mean? Political enemies or people he considers enemies of the state that he has referred to when talking about the media
From the Louisville Courier-Journal: WASHINGTON – After a torrent of criticism blasting congressional inaction, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has directed key senators to begin examining ways of curbing gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. In a
Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D. MA) & J. D. Scholten (D. IA-04) I'm traveling to Iowa today. Here's why… Today's NY Times: Steve King Narrowly Won in Iowa in 2018. Now His Challenger Will Run Again. J.
The Trump Effect visits Galveston Texas. I got a Facebook message that said a kid took a picture of a black man that was being pulled by an officer on a horse with a leash. It does not matter if the black man in the photograph is
< p style=”text-align:left”>http://www.investors.com/… Investor Business Daily’s poll out just now shows Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders defeating Donald Trump. Kamala Harris also has a two point lead over Trump, which is within the 3.3% margin of error. Each of those candidates had an