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President-elect Donald Trump today used a Russian government talking point to disparage the US intelligence community and Republicans (and Democrats) in Congress who want answers about Russia’s attack on the American election. (I was initially alerted to this by Peter Sinclair on Twitter.)
In an interview with the New York Times this morning, Trump called the investigation of the Russia hack “a witch hunt.” That’s the same phrase used this morning by Russia Today, aka RT, a Russian state propaganda organ.
Add your name if you agree: Police MUST report all deaths in custody to ...
Tell the Department of Justice that police MUST report all deaths in custody, as required by law.
Power goes out at CIA director hearing, while C-SPAN mysteriously replac...
The power went out today at the Senate hearing for the new CIA director, while C-SPAN was replaced by Russian TV.
Michelle Obama surprises people making "thank you" videos for her - AMER...
Michelle Obama was on Jimmy Fallon's show where she surprised people making "thank you" videos for her. Wonderful.
Tell Columbia to investigate and revoke Monica Crowley's Ph.D. - AMERICA...
Senior Trump White House appointee Monica Crowley has been accused of plagiarizing her Ph.D. She should lose it.
Trump and Russians use same talking point to disparage CIA, Congress ove...
President-elect Donald Trump today used a Russian government talking point to disparage the US intelligence community and Republicans (and D
How to beat Trump, the Russians, and avoid the pitfalls of purity politi...
A talk about why it's important that Democrats work with Republican allies on issues like Russia.
Art & history know no 'safe space,' and Hamilton owes Mike P...
The cast of Hamilton owe Mike Pence no apology for simply expressing our people's desire to breathe free.
In Loving Memory: The United States of America (1776 - 2016) - AMERICAbl...
The United States of America – military commander, statesman, explorer – is dead at 238. This is her obituary.
Is someone trying to take down the Internet on election day? - AMERICAbl...
The United States may be under attack this election day — an attack on the Internet. Level3, a major Tier 1 carrier and one of the largest I
Is Trump planning to buy Fox News? - AMERICAblog News
Trump's campaign social media guy tweeted a veiled threat at Fox host Megyn Kelly. Could Trump try to buy Fox?
Fox's Megyn Kelly crushes Gingrich over Trump sexual assault claims - AM...
Fox's Megyn Kelly deliciously takes down Newt Gingrich over Trump's sexual assault allegations.
A rare moment of civility and humanity between Hillary and the NC GOP - ...
Hillary and the NC GOP exchanged kind words on Twitter over the news that someone firebombed a GOP office.
How much will Sanders raise your taxes? A lot. - AMERICAblog News
Sanders say you'll actually save by not having to pay for health insurance. I ran the math, and it depends.
Unbelievable. Trump tweets criticism of Cruz's wife's looks
Donald Trump late Wednesday tweeted criticism of Ted Cruz’s wife for not being pretty enough. Trump retweeted someone else comparing Trump's
Donald Trump has a lot in common with segregationist George Wallace - AM...
While many compare Trump's extremism to the rise of Hitler, others are talking about the rise of George Wallace.
California divests from Russian companies over neo-Nazi kidnappings of gays
California pension fund CalPERS divested $20m from Russian companies MegaFon & Mail.ru because of their ties to neo-Nazi organizing site VKo
Cat saves little boy from dog attack, stunning video
A little boy was literally getting dragged off by a neighbor's dog when his cat Tara came to the rescue. Amazing video.
GOP cong-wannabe DeMaio plagiarized National Journal study, same typos
Carl DeMaio, a GOP candidate for Congress from California, appears to have plagiarized a study from National Journal, down to even copying t
CA highway patrol rescues chihuahua from middle of freeway
The wonderful story of how the California Highway Patrol rescued a poor little chihuahua that was abandoned on the highway near Berkeley, Ca