‘Moderate’ Susan Collins sides with Trump on family separation

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) is regarded as one of the most moderate members of her party. She has been lauded by the left for her “talking stick” and perceived willingness to break with her party at a time when Republicans are increasingly being compared to…

The Republicans’ Jekyll And Hyde approach to denting the opioid crisis

This week, the House has been voting on dozens of opioid bills ranging from monitoring prescriptions better to money for recovery coaches — a culmination of lawmakers’ work over the last year and a half. But as Congress works to make a dent in a…

Political Cartoonist Censored By Right-Wing Editor

The work of Rob Rogers, longtime political cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has been notably absent from his paper’s opinion page during this past week. Aside from a cartoon criticizing the trade war posted on Tuesday, June 5, the most recent of Rogers’ drawings appeared…

FCC Lied About Net Neutrality Comment Flood Being Cyberattack

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been accused of intentionally lying to the media by claiming a comment submission section of its website designed to solicit opinions on net neutrality was taken offline by a cyberattack. In reality, critics believe it was simply overwhelmed by…

Donald Trump Jr. follows these truly terrible Twitter accounts

It has been a difficult year for Donald Trump Jr. His infamous Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer who offered dirt on Hillary Clinton was revealed in June 2017. A month later, former Trump campaign adviser Chris Christie defended him by implying Trump Jr….

Kim Kardashian Gets Trump To Release Non-Violent Drug Offender From Prison

A 63-year-old grandmother jailed in 1996 on a non-violent drug charge has been released from prison after she was granted clemency by President Trump. Alice Johnson ran towards an emotional reunion with her family after leaving the prison in Pickens County, Alabama. Her case was…

It’s still totally illegal for that Colorado baker to refuse same-sex couples wedding cakes

Many conservatives and even some mainstream press outlets have been lauding Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop as a victory for religious freedom. In reality, the decision was a punt that actually bodes well for the future of LGBTQ rights. More importantly, it is still…

Georgia police officer fired for intentionally hitting suspect with car

A police officer in Georgia has been fired after purposefully ramming his cruiser into a fleeing suspect. Taylor Saulters, an officer with Athens-Clarke County Police Department, was pursuing a suspect Friday in his patrol car. After initially trying to block the man, who was identified…