Tag: spying

Zombie TrumpCare Dies Again! Wonkagenda for Tues., July 18, 2017

TrumpCare fails again, the House moves on to money, and Trump screams at Chris Christie. Your morning news brief.

London Having Fucking TERRIBLE Year. Wonkagenda For Mon., June 19, 2017

Trump's lawyer thinks you should ignore his tweets, John Ossoff's race is getting dirty, and Megyn Kelly is MEAN to Alex Jones. Your morning news brief!

Mick Mulvaney? He’s This Dick. Your Wonkagenda For Wed., May 3, 2017

Mick Mulvaney is a real asshole, TrumpCare is under the weather, and the Heritage Foundation flushes Jim DeMint. Your morning news brief!

Devin Nunes Can’t Shut Up! Wonkagenda For Thurs., March 23, 2017

Republicans struggle to understand healthcare, the Secret Service begs for more money, and the Wingnut-o-sphere is spinning out of control. Your morning News Brief!

Sally Yates Is Your New Superhero! Wonkagenda For Tues., Jan. 31, 2017

Oh hey, did anything happen yesterday?

Wonkagenda: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

You get in here and read your news, RIGHT NOW!
What are we supposed to do with these finger puppets? What are 'fingers' anyway?

Wonkagenda: Monday, September 12, 2016

You get in here and read your news brief, RIGHT NOW!
Go nuts

Fox News Sent A Spy Lady Out On Dates With Reporters, Like An Old-Timey Honeypot

Gross old Roger Ailes ran a dating service, only it was actually more like a spy ring. Our lack of surprise is palpable.

Deleted Comments Of The Week: You Sheeple Represent What Is Sad About America

We heard from the Usual Gang of Idiots this week, but sadly, not a one of them is smart enough to work for MAD magazine.
Delighted Rachel Is Delighted

There’s A Secret Train Station Under The Waldorf-Astoria, And Rachel Maddow Loves It (Video)

Rachel Maddow loves this story so much she can hardly stand it. Just before the Crash of 1929, a "last bit of Gilded Age Amazement" was announced in the New York Times: The then-new Waldorf-Astoria hotel would include its...
CRUSH

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Allegedly Allows Chinese Hacker To Steal America’s Coolest Secrets

Sheriff Joe Arpaio (seen here crushing the testicles of an invisible immigrant) allegedly, we said allegedly, failed to report an alleged Chinese spy who infiltrated the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center. That's according to ProPublica and the Center for Investigative Reporting, but...

Veep Recap: A Field Trip To Merry Olde England

Amy's got Machiavellian skillz to pay the proverbial billz, Selina wears a silly hat, and Dan's heart literally (figuratively) explodes in his chest on this week's episode of Veep. The whole episode takes place in Jollye Olde Englande, and...

Three Possible Explanations For The Snowden-Putin Tele-Potemkin, None Of Them Very Nice (VIDEO)

Spongy-faced Russian Emperor Vladimir Putin did some kind of Face The Motherland forum on his own personal television network, and he had a Very Special Guest: American/Russian hero/traitor Edward Snowden! Snowden began by stating that America’s intelligence-gathering methods are...

CIA Screwed Up So Bad That Biggest Fangirl Dianne Feinstein Yelling At Them Now (VIDEO)

Yeah yeah, we know, it's just so hypocritical of iconic Bond girl Dianne Feinstein to suddenly be acting all hotted up about domestic spying now that she's the one getting domestic spied on. It's very ironic and so on, but that's not...

Barack Obama Will Reform NSA With Platitudes, American Flags

We tuned in to the president's "I fixed the NSA you're welcome" speech just as he was wrapping up the part where he recapped the entire motherlovin history of US surveillance and explicated his very intellectual and nuanced deliberations...

Derp Roundup: Your Weekly Tour Of The Terrible

Happy Saturday, Wonquistadores! Every week, our web browsers overflow with a fetid slop of stories that were too stoopid to ignore altogether, but not quite worth full posts of their own. Then we mop up the mess and wring...