- Jan. 11, 2017 2:09 pmBy Thom Hartmann A...
Yesterday a federal jury in South Carolina sentenced the Confederacy-loving Charleston Church shooter Dylann Roof to death.
Meanwhile, in Washington, DC, the Senate gave a job interview to the living, breathing embodiment of the Confederacy's legacy - Alabama Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions the Third - who Donald Trump wants to be Attorney General.
- Jan. 10, 2017 2:24 pmBy Thom Hartmann A...
With fewer than two weeks to go before inauguration day and serious questions left unanswered about Donald Trump's cabinet nominees, one of the leading stories in American mainstream media is the president elect's Twitter rant against an actress.
Seriously - I'm not kidding.
Just in case you haven't been glued to Twitter over the past 24 hours, here's what's going on:
- Jan. 9, 2017 2:27 pmBy Thom Hartmann A...
It turns out Mexico won't be paying for that wall after all - American taxpayers will.
It also turns out that that wall really isn't going to be much of a wall at all - at least not the "big, beautiful" wall that Trump talked about on the campaign trail.
This was probably always the case, but now it's pretty much 100 percent certain.
- Jan. 6, 2017 1:06 pmBy Thom Hartmann A...
Speaking in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he was highly confident that Russia had interfered in the presidential election.
- Jan. 5, 2017 2:02 pmBy Thom Hartmann A...
Yesterday on Capitol Hill Vice President Elect Mike Pence reassured Republicans that repealing Obamacare will be "first order of business for the incoming Trump administration".
But as Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer pointed out in a press conference yesterday, Republicans simply have no idea what they're going to replace Obamacare with.