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Deputy AG Lets Mueller Off His Leash. Wonkagenda For Mon., Aug. 7, 2017

Rod Rosenstein is hands off, Trump has his own shadow government, and Trump TV gets a new host. Your morning news brief!

We’d Almost Feel Sorry For Kayla Moore If She Wasn’t Such A Lyin-Ass Scammer

And the missus is a piece of work, too!

Time For Jesus-Loving, Lady-Hating Pharmacists To Take Center Stage Again

It's been a minute since we checked in on the good people over at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. You might remember them from their previous hits like Hobby Lobby and their more recent tracks like "We Little Sisters of the Poor Are...

Trump Whines And Dines With Mittens! Wonkagenda for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trump's scraping the bottom of the swamp, North Carolina's gerrymandered racism, and Hamilton has the best week on Broadway! Your daily news brief!
fetuses do not work that way!

Florida Not-Birth Certificates For Miscarriages Definitely Not A Ghoulish Anti-Abortion Move, No Way

Conservatives wouldn't be as cynical as we suspect, would they? UNPOSSIBLE.

Bill O’Reilly: A Gross, Gross Creep. Wonkagenda For Mon., April 3, 2017

Neil Gorsuch lurches closer to the court, Trump's minions are filthy and rich, and Bill O'Reilly doesn't want us to talk about how rapey he might be. Your morning news brief!

McConnell Retreats To His Shell. Wonkagenda For Wed., June 28, 2017

McConnell kicks TrumpCare down the road, Chaffetz wants a kickback, and Sarah Palin tries to kick the New York Times. Your morning news brief!
We hear some Republicans are running, too

Maryland Has Two Awesome Democrats Running For Senate. Can We Have Both?

This week, our Senate preview will be a little different from the usual format: We're off to Maryland, where the two parties' candidates haven't yet been chosen. Barbara Mikulski, who served in the Senate for five terms, announced last...

Nice Time! Gay Syrian Refugee Pretty Darn Happy To Be In Boise. Yes, The One In Idaho

You need to start your Fourth Of July weekend with a happy story. WELL HERE YOU GO.

Trump Mindlessly Threatens WWIII (AGAIN). Wonkagenda For Fri., Oct. 6, 2017

Trump personally fucking with ACA, John Kelly got hacked, and you'll never guess that Breitbart's all-Nazi and Buzzfeed has the goods! Your morning news brief!
What? It's a flower is all

Substitute Fired For Saying Georgia O’Keeffe Vaginas Look Like Flowers

A Michigan substitute teacher has been fired for saying the word "vagina" out loud in an art classroom while discussing the imagery of Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings of flowers, under a school policy requiring instructors to get advanced approval for...
Not very realistic -- no ISIS infiltrator with them?

Stupid Racist Trump Wannabes Making Their Own Gloriously Stupid And Racist Campaign Ads

One of the great joys of campaign season is that magic moment when the really stupid campaign ads start dropping. And here's a real beauty, a veritable Plan Nine From Outer Space of political ads: It's got bad acting...

Father-Son Duo Shoots Father-Son Duo In Gun-Stuffed America, Hooray

It seems like every time we turn around, we are writing a post about someone who is an idiot, awful, or an awful idiot, and they shoot up a place for no reason whatsoever. We could probably just start recycling...