The internet is having a field day with Trump’s assertion that he’s a ‘stable genius’

January 13, 2018

… 2018 There's one #stablegenius here and it's not the President. pic.twitter.com/fdqEQGse3w — Jenius (@PersianCeltic) January 6, 2018 Even Trump’s statement on being a “stable genius” wasn’t completely… truthful. He didn’t win the presidency on his first run—he initially ran under the Reform Party in 2000 before shortly dropping out before the primaries. Was it a conscious submission? Or perhaps a slip of the mind? I’m …

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Shes Not Crazy, Shes Hurt

January 5, 2018

… she’s sure you’re calling her crazy for it. But really, aren’t you the crazy one for faking who you are just to get laid? You don’t have a right nor reason to call her crazy when she was as real as they come and you were hiding behind your mask. You fucked up. You’re the crazy one. Don’t ever blame her. She’s fought battles and wars you couldn’t win even if you tried. She’s sassy AF and doesn’t hide who she is because she’s spent …

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Why the net neutrality vote could change everything

January 4, 2018

… prohibited from charging you more money to visit sites such as Netflix and Youtube. Verizon and Comcast are also prohibited from charging Netflix and YouTube to prioritize their traffic over other websites or services.  Until now, the internet mostly evolved under net neutrality principles. This meant that the internet was something of a meritocracy. The best idea would conceivably win out, even something like two guys starting a search engine out of a garage.  Without net neutrality, …

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Is This Marine Veteran the Next Doug Jones?

December 31, 2017

… after a stunning report revealed that he had told a mistress to abort a possible pregnancy. Comprising a mix of coal-mine country, rural regions in the southwest corner of the state, and the very wealthy suburbs outside of Pittsburgh, its the kind of district that has been trending Republican for at least a decade. And its one where President Trump won by almost 20 points in the 2016 election, helping him win the state and ultimately the presidency. But Democrats, who didnt even put up a …

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I Think Bannon Made an Ass of Himself: Republicans Rejoice in Breitbart Chiefs Alabama Humiliation

December 31, 2017

… president kept tabs on the race in his residence in the White House. When he finally weighed in just after 11 p.m., Trumps response was uncharacteristically muted. Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory, the president wrote on Twitter. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends! One senior Trump aide stressed early Tuesday …

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A Heartfelt Thank You To The Women Who Broke Their Silence On Roy Moore

December 29, 2017

… “primer” on . And they had to listen as President Donald Trump, himself accused of , sided with Moore, choosing to believe one man over nine women. The president even went out of his way to during a rally. “He says it didn’t happen,” Trump . “You have to listen to him, also.”   In a surprising upset on Tuesday night, Moore was defeated. Voters instead chose Doug Jones, making him the first Democrat to win a U.S. Senate seat in the state in 25 …

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39 of the best celebrity responses to Keaton Jones’ powerful video about bullying.

December 28, 2017

… me. X — Tom Payne (@justanactor) December 10, 2017 My dude. Lotta folks got your back. Me included. I’ll come down and have a chat with anybody getting on your nerves. You’re awesome my man. Be strong. Always. You will win because you are the better man. Believe that. Xojd — Jeffrey Dean Morgan (@JDMorgan) December 10, 2017 Even Gaston and LeFou (a couple of fiction’s most famous bullies) weren’t having it. I was bullied my whole childhood. …

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Trump Wins Tax Cuts, Kids Lose Health Insurance

December 27, 2017

… Capitol Hill boasted of passing a major tax package that will, largely, benefit the wealthy and corporations. And, in true Trumpian fashion, he cast it as a prolonged fight between the winners and the losers. "It's always a lot of fun when you win," Trump made sure to note, shortly after giving kudos to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the latter of whom he has repeatedly feuded with privately, as well as publicly. Despite the pomp and …

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Anti-Trump Protesters Beat D.C. in Court: Jury Rules Not Guilty on All Charges

December 24, 2017

A Washington, D.C., jury on Thursday returned a verdict of not guilty for the first six of 194 people charged with rioting outside President Donald Trumps inauguration. The ruling is a major win for activists and journalists, and a strong rebuke to the prosecutions attempt to crack down on the first major protest of the Trump administration. The six defendants, including a medic and a photojournalist, were not accused of breaking windows or damaging vehicles. Instead, the prosecution said they …

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15 real ways to thank black women for carrying the country on their backs.

December 23, 2017

After an intense, widely watched campaign, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s open seat in the U.S. Senate. It’s the first time a Democrat has held the spot in more than 20 years, and the victory cost Republicans a desperately needed seat just as the fight to pass major items on the GOP’s agenda has become particularly heated. Doug Jones’ win was huge for Alabama — and the nation too — but as the exit poll data has emerged, it’s very clear who pushed …

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Kayla Moore: ‘One of our attorneys is a Jew’

December 21, 2017

… in a special election Tuesday. Moore has cast himself as an outsider to Washington, hoping to strike the anti-establishment chord that helped Trump win last year. Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, has been one of Moore’s most prominent backers. Though Alabama is considered a reliably Republican state, the election is expected to be closer than usual. Moore has been besieged by allegations of sexual misconduct, including pursuing relationships with teenage girls while …

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Alabama election: Doug Jones scores stunning win, but Moore won’t concede

December 21, 2017

Montgomery, Alabama (CNN)Doug Jones on Tuesday became the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama, beating Republican Roy Moore amid a firestorm of allegations that the GOP candidate had sexually abused teens. “When the vote is this close … it’s not over,” Moore told supporters after Jones declared victory. Dad who lost gay daughter protests Moore rally …

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It’s time to nationalize the internet

December 19, 2017

… easier for healthcare activists to knock on doors and win converts. It gives people something to fight for rather than simply stand against. The same could be true for net neutrality. Instead of just standing against Pai’s proposals, let’s stand for nationalizing the internet. In the post-Reagan era in America, we have been conditioned to believe that the government isn’t equipped to handle large-scale projects. Conventional wisdom has been that private industry is better …

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Exit polls show Black female voters should be credited for Doug Jones’ win

December 15, 2017

… are false, while 89 percent of Jones’ voters believed them to be true. The effort led by Black voters to deny Moore the Senate seat didn’t go unnoticed across Twitter, with activists and critics alike pointing out that Black voters deserved praise for Jones’ win. Many advocated for white people to not just be aware of who turned out the vote, but also to support Black candidates, businesses, and institutions that are often overlooked. black women really are holding this sorry …

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Democrat Doug Jones Defeats GOPs Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

December 14, 2017

… Senate Republicans opposed him. Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2017 On Twitter, Trump congratulated Jones "on a hard fought victory." "The write-ins played a very big factor, but a win is a …

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The #MeToo Moment Came Too Late for Anita Hill

December 8, 2017

… inspected and auditioned as a female. Their affidavits got little attention as the circus moved on, allowing Republicans to maintain the fiction that Hill was a one-off, and not at all comparable to the serial harassing that we see today. A Gallup poll had 54 percent believing Thomas, and 27 percent believing Hill. Among African-Americans, 71 percent favored confirmation. Anita put the issue on the map, but she didnt win and she was pilloried in the process, says Phelps, the reporter who broke …

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