Barbara Morrill

Michelle Obama delivers epic speech on the opening night of the Democratic convention

On Monday, Michelle Obama delivered an incredibly powerful speech to close out the first night of the Democratic National Convention. She talked about America’s place in the world today compared to four years ago, she talked about how white supremacists have been empowered in the age of Trump, she talked about systemic racism, and most importantly, she talked about the ongoing efforts to suppress the vote, and that we must be ready to fight to elect Joe Biden:

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Trump laughably claims he will 'strongly consider' testifying for impeachment inquiry — in writing

In recent days, Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelsoi has suggested that if Donald Trump has any proof that he’s innocent of extortion and bribery, he should feel free to testify at the House impeachment inquiry. On Monday morning, Trump pretended he would “strongly consider” doing just that. Well, in writing:

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Trump spends morning dismissing war crimes, attacking critics and plugging Sean Spicer on Dancing With The Stars

With the genocide of the United States’ longtime Kurdish allies well underway, and as the impeachment inquiry into his alleged quid pro quo offer to Ukraine chugging along, Donald Trump had a busy Monday morning, tweeting away in defense of his crimes (against both humanity and the law).

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Gun-toting far-right group says 'we ARE on the verge of a HOT civil war' after unhinged Trump tweet

On Sunday night, Donald Trump tweeted out a call for civil war should he be removed from office, and it didn’t take long for the Oath Keepers, a radical anti-government group that was formed “in the direct aftermath of the election of the nation’s first black president,” to answer that call:

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Trump laughably claims he's 'considering' releasing transcript of his extortion call

It’s been a busy 24 hours in the ongoing story of Donald Trump pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Trump’s political rival Joe Biden in exchange for military and financial aid. First, there was Trump himself admitting it. Then there were Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin hitting the Sunday talk show circuit to defend Trump, even if he did do it because Joe Biden is probably a crook. And of course Fox News was cranking up its own conspiracy theories in the service of Dear Leader, while the rest of the media explained why this is bad news for Joe Biden. And then there was Trump claiming that he was "considering" releasing the transcript of his extortion call. Uh huh.

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Knife-wielding woman stabs giant Trump balloon in the diaper

You really can’t make this stuff up. A Trump cultist, armed with a “pointed or bladed” weapon, decided that the best way to defend the dignity of Donald Trump was to stab a balloon in the ass.

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Kellyanne Conway is Concerned About a Self-Centered Liar Hogging the Spotlight

Whenever you see the name Kellyanne Conway trending at the top of Twitter, you know one of two things have happened: Either there was another massacre at Bowling Green, or she’s been on television peddling an utter load of codswallop in defense of her boss. The good news here is, the people of Bowling Green will live to see another day:

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If You Want a Job With Team Trump, Shave Your Mustache

Need a job? Have a certain look? Then have your agent contact team Trump and you too could land a job in the White House! 

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Trump Sons Backpedal on Selling Access to Donald

These are hard times for the Trump clan. First they had to cancel auctioning off a coffee date with Ivanka, and now they’re having to back off on the plan to sell access to Unpresidented-elect Donald Trump:

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What We Know So Far About the Shooting at a Dallas Protest: 11 Police Officers Shot, 4 Dead

A horrific mass shooting has taken place tonight in Dallas, Texas, during a Black Lives Matter protest. Police say snipers shot 11 police officers, murdering four. The situation is still unfolding and suspects are still at large. We will bring you further updates as they come in.

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Donald Trump Goes on Epic Rant Slamming GOP Candidates, the American People

On Thursday evening, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gave a speech launched a 95-minute rant to the faithful in Iowa and it was … something else.

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Federal Judge in Texas Temporarily Blocks Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

Having successfully shopped for a federal judge in Texas who is an "outspoken critic" of President Obama's immigration policies, Republicans are crowing this morning:
A federal judge in Texas has ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, siding with Texas and 25 other states that filed a lawsuit opposing the initiatives.
Those would be the initiatives—overwhelmingly supported by the Latino community that Republicans seem hellbent on alienating—that:
... focus enforcement agents on deporting serious criminals and those posing threats to national security. Three-year deportation deferrals and work permits were offered for undocumented immigrants who have not committed serious crimes, have been here at least five years and have children who are American citizens or legal residents.
Following the ruling, the White House issued a statement denouncing the decision and said the Department of Justice would appeal.

Which means, according to some, that:

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What's Wrong With the Media Coverage of ISIS in One Picture

No word on what in the hell CBS was thinking, but for some reason they had Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday morning to outline his plan to defeat ISIS, as pictured above.

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Listen: Audio Recording Allegedly Captures Moment Michael Brown Was Shot

While it has not been verified, an audio recording of the shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager shot down by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9 has surfaced:

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Police Chief Demands Explanation for Walker's "Troubling" Statements During Prank Call With "Koch"

Madison Police Chief Noble Wray has listened to the taped conversation between Republican Governor Scott Walker and a blogger posing as Kansas billionaire David Koch, and he wants an explanation for Walker's "troubling" admission that he toyed with the idea of "planting troublemakers" among the crowds of protesters.

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