Two More Women Accuse Al Franken Of Sexually Inappropriate Conduct

Senator Al Franken faces new charges of sexually inappropriate conduct on the same day that House Democrats are beginning to pressure one of their members to resign.

Rex Tillerson Appears To Be On The Way Out

It appears that Rex Tillerson’s days at the State Department may be numbered, but his proposed replacement leaves a lot to be desired.

Supreme Court Hears Argument In Case Involving Fourth Amendment Rights And Technology

The Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in what could end up being a landmark case on the issue of the scope of Fourth Amendment rights in the 21st Century.

NBC Fires Matt Lauer After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The latest domino to fall in the ongoing wave of sexual harassment and abuse revelations is Matt Lauer.

Air Force Repeatedly Failed To Report Crimes To National Gun Database

Big problems for the Air Force.

North Korea Conducts Another Ballistic Missile Test

North Korea tests another missile, and sends another message to the United States and its allies in Asia and the Pacific.

Washington Post Exposes Conservative Scheme To Dupe It With False Roy Moore Accusation

The Washington Post exposes another James O’Keefe fraud.

Another Day, Another Trump Attack On Racial Minorities

Even a ceremony honoring American heroes wasn’t immune from President Trump’s habit of attacking racial minorities.

Fate Of Senate Tax Plan Still In Doubt

With time running out in the year, it’s looking increasingly unlikely that the Senate GOP will be able to meet its deadlines on passing a tax reform bill.

Supreme Court Declines Appeal Of Case Upholding Maryland Ban On Assault Weapons

The Supreme Court has declined to hear yet another Second Amendment case.

Benghazi!! (Wait, What?): Tales from the State Department

The ongoing destruction of the Department of State

Hundreds Killed In Terrorist Attack On Mosque In Egypt

A horrible terror attack in Egypt.

Michael Flynn’s Legal Team Ends Cooperation With President Trump’s Legal Team

Potentially bad news for President Trump in connection with the Russia investigation.

Two More Women Say Al Franken Groped Them

More troubles for Minnesota Senator Al Franken.

Happy Thanksgiving From Outside The Beltway!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Second Federal Judge Issues Order Blocking Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

For the second time in as many months, a Federal Court is blocking the Administration’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe

After nearly four decades in power, Robert Mugabe has stepped down after a military coup. What happens next is another, more complicated, question.

This Will End Well…

Trump Endorses Moore Despite Molestation Charges

President Trump put his thumb on the scale for Roy Moore, ignoring the allegations of harassment and sexual abuse that have been made against the candidate.

On German Democracy

Negotiations over government formation is not a crisis.

Explaining Votes for Moore

Voters rank factors before choosing how to vote.

CBS Fires Rose

Federal Judge Issues Order Barring Cut Off Of Funding To ‘Sanctuary Cities’

A Federal Judge in California has entered an order permanently blocking a Trump Administration effort to deny funding to so-called sanctuary cities.

Moore’s Bio Helps Bolster Credibility of Charges

This continues to be a highly credible story, and Moore himself has helped that credibility.

Assessing The 2018 Battle For Control Of Congress

The early numbers in the battle to control Congress look good for Democrats, but there are are a number of caveats to keep in mind.

Another Year, Another Stupid Controversy Over Starbucks Holiday Cups

Some conservatives appear to believe that this year’s Starbucks coffee cops are “promoting a gay agenda.”

Roy Moore Accuser Speaks Out While White House Effectively Endorses Moore

The woman who says Ray Moore assaulted her when she was just 14 spoke out this morning at the same time that the White House effectively endorsed Moore’s candidacy.

Robert Mugabe Ignores Deadline For Resignation

The next step in Zimbabwe seems entirely unclear as long-time dictator Robert Mugabe refuses to formally give up power.

A Peek Inside North Korea Paints A Grim Picture

A recent defection from North Korea gives us a peek inside the DPRK, and it’s not pretty.

Notorious Mass Murderer Charles Manson Dead at 83

Charles Manson, who led a cult-like “family” to a series of murders in 1969 and subsequently spent more than 40 years in prison, has died at the age of 83.

Donald Trump’s Pettiness On Display Yet Again

Donald Trump is without question the pettiest, most vindictive person to ever occupy the Oval Office.

Presidential Authority To Order Nuclear Launches In The Trump Era

Is it time to reexamine Presidential authority to launch a nuclear strike?

Mugabe Removed As Head Of Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party, Threatened With Impeachment

After more than thirty years in power, Robert Mugabe is on his way out in Zimbabwe, but that doesn’t mean things will improve.

Trump’s Tweets Are Hurting Him, And His Aides Can’t Stop Him

There’s growing evidence that Donald Trump’s tweets are hurting him but his aides have basically given up trying to control his Twitter habit.

Malcolm Young, Legendary Rock Guitarist And AC/DC Co-Founder, Dies At 63

A huge loss for the world of Rock & Roll.

Roy Moore And Standards Of Proof

No, we don’t have to presume that Roy Moore is “innocent until proven guilty.”

The Roy Moore Case Has Become The Focal Point In The Republican Civil War

The differing reactions among Republicans in Washington and the base of the Republican Party to the charges against Roy Moore have enhanced a civil war inside the Republican Party.

Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand says Bill Clinton should have resigned over his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Raising the question of just how stringently we should apply the standards of today to the events of the past.

Polling Shows Alabama Senate Race May Be Slipping Away From Roy Moore

Could the tide be turning in the Alabama Senate race against Roy Moore? At least some polling indicates the answer could be yes.

House Passes Tax Reform Bill On Party-Line Vote

House Republicans passed their tax reform bill. That was the easy part.

Case Against Senator Bob Menendez Ends In Mistrial

New Jersey Senate Bob Menendez has temporarily dodged a bullet, but his ultimate fate is far from clear.

Senator Al Franken Accused Of Groping A Woman In 2006

A Los Angeles reporter says that Minnesota Senator Al Franken groped her and engaged in other inappropriate conduct during a 2006 USO tour.

Signs Of Russian Meddling In Brexit Vote

It appears Russia attempted to influence last year’s Brexit vote in the same manner it did the 2016 election in the United States.

Four More Women Come Forward With Accusations Against Roy Moore

The charges against Roy Moore continue to mount as national Republicans continue to push back against him.

After 300 Days, Donald Trump Sees No Accomplishments And Dwindling Job Approval

Donald Trump has been President 300 days and the record reveals no real accomplishments and increased dissatisfaction with the job he’s doing.

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