Watch Trump promise strong action on background checks … in February 2018

According to Donald Trump, Donald Trump has had a change of heart on background checks. Unfortunately, you can’t believe a damn thing Donald Trump says, especially if Donald Trump insists it’s true. I mean, come on. Trump would let Nancy Pelosi shove Whole Foods organic kale down his rotten gob with a giant hay fork before he ever betrayed the…

The NRA should have never messed with the Parkland kids

I guess the NRA thought the Parkland school shooting would follow the script of every other massacre: Americans would call for our politicians to finally do something  The NRA would then fundraise off the tragedy, and donate to their politicians to keep them in line  The NRA politicians would then offer thoughts and prayers to the victims Rightwing pundits would then viciously attack the…

Parkland father snubbed by Kavanaugh: 'Vote like your life depends on it'

Before we all found out that Brett Kavanaugh was a rapey asshole, we discovered he was just an asshole. When Fred Guttenberg, the father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Jaime Guttenberg, tried to shake Kavanaugh’s hand early on in the SCOTUS confirmation process, Kavanaugh turned his back, barely acknowledging the grieving parent. That didn’t sit…