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Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Florist Who Refused Service To Same-Sex Wedding

Doug Mataconis · 84 Comments
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The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled against a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill · 42 Comments

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill · 1 Comment

The Don’t Dream It, Be It Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Trump: Fear-mongering in Florida

Steven L. Taylor · 63 Comments

The President gathered supporters around him, and blatantly lied to them, so as to increase support for his policies.

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There’s Only One Right Side In Trump’s Unjustified War On The News Media

Doug Mataconis · 101 Comments

There are two sides in this war between Trump and the media, but only one of them is the right side.

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Trump’s First Choice To Replace Mike Flynn Turned Him Down Due To Chaos In Administration

Doug Mataconis · 72 Comments

Chaos inside the Trump Administration is causing people to turn down lucrative positions.

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Apparent Assassination Leading To Tension Between North Korea And China

Doug Mataconis

The apparent assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s eldest brother has raised red flags in China.

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Trump’s Press Conference Performance Confirmed Everything Bad We Thought About Him

Doug Mataconis

For seventy-seven minutes yesterday, President Trump held forth in a press conference that confirmed the most dire predictions about what he’d be like as President.

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Chaos Continues As Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws

Doug Mataconis

The President’s choice for Labor Secretary withdrew his name from consideration yesterday, but this is just the latest example of what has been a transition that has largely consisted of fumble after fumble by the Trump team.

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Trump Campaign Reportedly In Contact With Russian Intelligence During Campaign

Doug Mataconis

The story about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia didn’t start with Michael Flynn, and it isn’t going to end with his resignation.

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Playboy Is Bringing Back The Nudity

Doug Mataconis

After a year long experiment, Playboy is bringing nudity back.

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Judge In Bergdahl Court Martial Calls Trump’s Comments About Case ‘Disturbing’

Doug Mataconis

Could Donald Trump’s comments about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on the campaign trail lead to the case against Bergdahl being dismissed? A military judge will have to decide.

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Cabinet Room

Senate Approves Mnuchin For Treasury Secretary As Trump Cabinet Comes Together

Doug Mataconis

With two votes last night, President Trump’s Cabinet is coming together.

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Michael Flynn Out As National Security Adviser

Doug Mataconis

An unsurprising ‘resignation’ from the shortest-serving National Security Adviser in history.

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Republicans Looking At Plans To Break Up The Ninth Circuit

Doug Mataconis

Independent of the current controversy surrounding President Trump’s immigration order, Republicans in Congress are looking at a plan to break up the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Former Presidential Candidates Emerging As Candidates For Senate In 2018

Doug Mataconis

Several former candidates for President are emerging as potential candidates for Senate.

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Michael Flynn, Trump’s National Security Adviser, Under Fire For Lying About Contacts With Russia

Doug Mataconis

Could National Security Adviser Michael Flynn be the first to go under Trump?

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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Walls are not Unidirectional

Steven L. Taylor

All the effects of a wall, given its cost, needs to be taken into consideration.

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Ragnarok and Roll Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Trump Advisor: There’s No Such Thing as Judicial Supremacy

James Joyner

Stephen Miller said something very stupid on “Meet The Press” this morning.

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Robot Assembly Line

The Rise Of The Robots And The Decline Of The Middle Class

Doug Mataconis

Technology continues to make more and more jobs unnecessary and irrelevant. And the consequences are going to be widespread.

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Bureaucratic Insurgency

James Joyner

There are growing signs that the Deep State is seeking to thwart legal orders from President Trump. This is dangerous.

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Iranian And American Flags

Rhetoric Matters: Trump and Iran

Steven L. Taylor

Trump’s combination amateur hour/tough guy approach is not going to make the world a safer place, nor will it advance US national interest.

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Signs Of An Anti-Trump ‘Tea Party’ At Congressional Town Halls

Doug Mataconis

At Congressional town halls across the country, there are signs of what could turn into a movement that would cause real headaches for the GOP in future elections.

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Appeals Court Upholds Restraining Order Barring Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Doug Mataconis

Another judicial slap at the Trump Administration.

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Judge Gorsuch Parts With Trump On Attacks On Judiciary

Doug Mataconis

Judge Gorsuch isn’t much of a fan of Donald Trump’s comments about the judiciary.

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Jeff Sessions Confirmed As Attorney General

Doug Mataconis

After a highly contentious nomination process, Jeff Sessions was confirmed last night as the new Attorney General of the United States.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Silenced By Senate During Debate On Sessions Nomination

Doug Mataconis

There were fireworks on the floor of the Senate last night, but it was really just politics as usual.

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