Interim U.S. Olympic Committee CEO enabled sex trafficking in taekwondo, according to new lawsuit

Just when you start to wrap your head around the breadth of the corruption in the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), another allegation surfaces that takes your breath away. This time, it’s sex trafficking. Last week, four female USA Taekwondo (USAT) athletes filed a joint lawsuit…

Sean Hannity Has Real Estate Holdings in 20 Shell Companies Tied to Trump Admin

–Sean Hannity’s real estate holdings start to unravel as a result of his connection to Trump attorney Michael Cohen, including the existence of multiple shell companies and Hannity’s work with the Department of HUD, run by Ben Carson, to supplement mortgage loans for properties https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/apr/22/michael-cohen-sean-hannity-property-real-estate-ben-carson-hud?CMP…

Sean Hannity and Michael Cohen can’t keep their stories straight

It’s been a rough start to the week for Sean Hannity. On Monday afternoon, the Fox News pundit was outed as the mystery third client of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and longtime fixer currently under investigation for a range of possible crimes. Hannity…

Have you heard the one about Nell Scovell?

Maybe a good place to start is right here: Nell Scovell’s book is funny. Scovell’s done her time in dozens of comedy writers’ rooms. Her CV is longer than a CVS receipt. A very incomplete list: The Simpsons, The Muppets, Murphy Brown, Coach, Sabrina the…

Kris Kobach and the ACLU begin their weeklong face-off over voter registration

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS — At the start of trial Tuesday in litigation over the Kansas law requiring documentary proof of citizenship to vote, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union began the day by reminding the judge that “this case is about the most fundamental…

Trump Starts Trade War w/ Tariffs on Steel & Aluminum

★ Save 20% on thousands of audiobooks → http://www.blinkist.com/pakman –President Trump announces he will start imposing a 25% tariff on imported steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum, which will likely pass the costs of products onto consumers and may spark a multinational trade war…

Oil and gas extraction played central role in Trump’s decision to shrink Bears Ears monument

From the start of the Trump administration’s review of national monuments, agency officials were directing staff at the U.S. Department of the Interior to figure out how much coal, oil, and natural gas had been placed off limits by the Bears Ears’ National Monument designation….