Daily Archives: May 9, 2017

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin gets it right. A grotesque abuse of power (video)

CNN’s legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin was as succinct as could be on the firing of FBI Director James Comey calling it a “grotesque” abuse of power and raising questions about what it means for the country.

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Joe Scarborough blasts fellow Republicans on Comey firing. Sometimes he’s right (Tweet)

Republicans trying to whitewash this gross abuse of power, stop.The President is trying to kill the investigation into his ties w/ Russia. — Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) May 9, 2017

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Obama: “You get the politicians you deserve” (video)

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Rep. Raul Labrador announces for Idaho governor

Here’s a great idea: Say one of the most insensitive things imaginable about health care policy, and then soon thereafter announce that you are going to run for governor of Idaho. Way to plan,  Rep. Raul Labrador. Now you can … Continue reading

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Sen. Sherrod Brown for President

There is little doubt that the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 is wide open. Or maybe it’s just that having recently elected a grossly unqualified buffoon to the top job, we’ve had to reframe what it means to … Continue reading

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Some difficult truths on TrumpCare

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Actor/model Antonio Sabato Jr. is running Congress. Who and why?

I’m not sure what to make of an announcement for a House seat that shows up prominently in Variety, People Magazine, and US Weekly. Oh, wait. Must be another celebrity who thinks getting elected is about good ratings. Well, it … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

CNN Politics: After Yates, more questions for the Trump White House The Hill: Trump White House eyes Warren as potential 2020 foe New  York Times: The Kushners and their golden visas Politico: Republicans war over taxes Roll Call: Senate Democrats … Continue reading

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