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What Happened Aboard the USS Fitzgerald?

It has been nearly two weeks since the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Fitzgerald, was rammed by the container ship ACX Crystal near Fitzgerald’s homeport of Yokosuka, Japan. The Fitzgerald was extensively damaged–probably putting it out of service for at least a year–and seven sailors were killed. Initial reports based on tracking data from ACX Crystal Read More…

A Senator Who Never Met the Russian Ambassador Never Had Dinner With Him and It Wasn’t Paid for by Secret Donor

It has become sort of a joke that no one in Washington, D.C. will admit to having met Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak despite documentary evidence. While the anti-Trumpers like to harp on Jeff Sessions, there are others. For instance, Nancy Pelosi. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday that she’s never met with the Read More…

DOJ Hosts Event To Honor Virginia Transgender Teen, Who Sued Her School For Bathroom Access

Yes, the Trump administration rescinded an Obama-era policy that made school bathrooms and locker rooms sexual free-for-alls, in order to give so-called transgendered students more consideration than the other 99 percent of the student body. That hasn’t stopped the current Department of Justice from celebrating depravity. On Wednesday, the DOJ held a special event to Read More…

Senate Judiciary Committee Draws A Bead On FBI’s Use Of FISA Warrants And the Trump Dossier

An interesting development out of the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Senator Charles Grassley, as committee chairman, and Lindsey Graham, as chairman of the subcommittee on crime and terrorism, jointly signed a letter requiring the FBI to turn over all FISA applications associated with the Trump-Russia collusion nonsense. You can read the whole letter here but Read More…

BREAKING: Trump Promises “Great, Great Surprise” Coming on Health Bill

The whole GOP health care debacle was already nauseating but now it’s getting ridiculous. According to email pool reports, President Trump promised reporters a “great surprise” with regard to health care. Before leaving Trump made more comments about healthcare: Healthcare is working along very well…we’re gonna have a big surprise. We have a great Healthcare Read More…

State Calls Out China On Its Human Trafficking Abuses

Yesterday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, accompanied by Ivanka Trump, presented the annual Trafficking in Persons report. [embedded content] Read the transcript The report has four tiers: TIER 1 Countries whose governments fully comply with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act’s (TVPA) minimum standards. TIER 2 Countries whose governments do not fully comply with the TVPA’s Read More…

SHADES Of CNN. Vice Media Retracts Ridiculous Trump-Disney Story

Vice Media, the parent organization of Motherboard, has retracted two stories concerning Disney’s animatronic president’s exhibit and Donald Trump. The reason? They were bullsh**. “After a thorough investigation into the sourcing of two stories, ‘Here’s the Secret Backstage Trump Drama at Walt Disney World’s Hall of Presidents’ and ‘Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Donald Trump Read More…

Jason Chaffetz Already Has a New Gig

When a Republican leaves office or loses an election they become a Fox News contributor…because IT’S THE LAW. At least it seems like it is. Jason Chaffetz who recently announced he would be leaving Congress is following the protocol. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is leaving Congress behind for a life in television, Fox News announced on Read More…

We Must Invert the Congressional Pyramid Scheme if We’re Going to Pass Obamacare Repeal

Benjamin Franklin, an early proponent of mutual insurance, was famous for saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This principal of prevention could be easily adapted and applied to the current Congressional gridlock over repealing Obamacare. Using the same structure as Franklin’s truism, I would tell Speaker Ryan and Majority Leader Read More…