Yesterday The Nation published a piece titled “The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Effect” which reads like a summary of recent history written by someone in love with the subject who thinks you should be in love too.
It’s a midsummer night, and I am sitting with [Janice] Manlove, a 64-year-old retired postal worker, on the back of a hay wagon decked out with campaign signs for Democratic congressional candidate James Thompson, a civil-rights lawyer whose challenge to a Republican incumbent has attracted the support of Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. We’re waiting to join the parade that kicks off the annual Sedgwick County Fair in this community of 2,100. It’s almost 100 degrees and wickedly humid. Manlove is irritated—not with the weather, which she’s used to, but with the politicians and pundits who say that Middle America won’t take to Ocasio-Cortez and her message of working-class solidarity. “That’s just crazy,” Manlove says. “People love her.”
Over the weekend I looked at one of the more damning details of Christine Blasey Ford’s original accusations against Brett Kavanaugh in l
Is this credible? Hey, would a man who turned a porn star who reneged on a payoff into a paragon of civic virtue lie? Early this morning,
My therapist has helped me recover some lost memories from the early 1980s when Brett Kavanaugh kidnapped me and sexually harassed me on
The calls started almost immediately.
“When will the opposition wake up?”
“We need to stop this from happening!”
We should start with a recent update to the on again, off again plans for Christine Blasey Ford to testify before the Senate Judiciary Co
Jazz: The good news is that I won’t have to embarrass myself by picking the Jets this week. The bad news is that they gave the Browns the
This morning’s Gospel reading is Mark 9:30–37:
Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee, but he
Does the Senate Judicial Committee finally have a date set for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to appear and tell her story in hopes of deraili
For the second straight week a hurricane is the top story on the Sunday shows. The storm over Kavanaugh and what he may or may not have d
At the moment, it appears that Christine Blasey Ford will testify on Thursday. And at the moment, it’s not clear whether her story will c
On Thursday we were discussing the pending declassification and release of various FISA documents, text messages and FBI notes pertaining
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) is the person that Christine Blasey Ford first contacted in her quest to stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation
He’s getting creamed for this, justifiably, and not only by liberals. The best part is the presented-without-comment framing, as though O
The saber rattling coming out of Iran this week is growing louder and becoming very reminiscent of some other authoritarian rulers we’ve
Coming at the end of a hyperbolic week of allegations and machinations flying back and forth, this fact check from Jake Tapper almost see
So much for “believe the woman” I guess.
While most of the media attention regarding sexual abuse allegations is focused on the Bre
Chairman Grassley says a committee vote on Judge Kavanaugh will take place Monday in the event that Christine Blasey Ford fails to respon
I don’t understand. What’s not to like about Trump insinuating that what happened to Ford maybe wasn’t that bad and dragging her parents
Nothing much at stake here, just a seat that might decide whether the GOP retains control of the Senate and (maybe, if the hearing goes b
I can’t believe he spent two days boasting that evidence was coming that would prove so compelling that Dianne Feinstein would apologize
A group of Google employees discussed how to “leverage” their search function to oppose President Trump’s travel ban shortly after the ba
They want her to be questioned by an attorney? With the accused allowed to actually answer the specific claims against him?
CNN’s Chris Cillizza is worth reading because he often presents, albeit sometimes unintentionally, the unspoken assumptions of the mainst
The risk of a no-deal crash-out Brexit soared yesterday after the UK proposal for an end to its EU membership got laughed out of Salzburg
Many of us wondered what the usually reliable Ed Whelan had up his sleeve the last few days, as he hinted that information would emerge t
The New Yorker dropped a story on Sunday night of a second woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of lewd behavior some 30 years ago. Ronan Fa
Former Trump campaign staffer and CNN contributor Jason Miller allegedly slipped a possibly laced abortion pill into a smoothie he gave his
The Senate Judiciary Committee called on Judge Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford to disclose before Thursday’s hearing evidence re
Air pollution is one of the most pressing public health issues facing the UK, with new health warnings hitting the headlines on a seemingly
The New Yorker hit piece on Brett Kavanaugh published Sunday night accusing Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, without corroborati
Thousands gather for the annual festival in Munich.
Kevin Daley, DCNF Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington warned Sunday that the GOP is poised to repeat past mistakes, saying that Senat
Returning to a familiar rebuttal, Trump questioned why Ford didn’t report the assault, which she claims occurred in the summer of 1982.
Judge Kavanaugh labels the New Yorker’s report a “smear, plain and simple.” He should be applauded for his restraint.
"His credibility is already very questionable in my mind."
A staff member for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is thought to have been responsible for leaking Christie Blasey Ford's allegations against S
As the trustworthiness of news outlets is under constant assault, the Washington Post’s article adds credence to charges of ‘fake news.’
Do you believe Ford or Kavanaugh and why?
Season five of Netflix's "Bojack Horseman" harps on the lessons of #MeToo at the expense of developing the show's characters.
Democrats, such as newly elected Rep. Conor Lamb, who won a special election in a Pennsylvania district carried by 20 points for Presiden
The Democrats' current attack on Judge Brett Kavanaugh obviously recalls their failed assault on Clarence Thomas, who has gone on to a disti
He will toe the democrat line if elected.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Phil Bredesen is a Democrat. But he’d rather you not mention that
The Israel Defense Forces are so much more than the picture of raw power perceived in news stories and war-centered history books. The I
Claiming that homosexuality and Christianity are incompatible, Rev. Paul Kalchik—a Catholic priest from Chicago’s North Side with blazing bl
She has a few ideas...err...demands?
Weasel words, weasel moves from an emotionally overwrought deputy AG eager to ingratiate himself with Democrats