Koch brothers teaming up with Silicon Valley

The newest shock in certain circles is the fact the Koch brothers…

The media is covering itself with glory in its zeal to get Trump

Friday, Ed wrote about CNN’s big scoop involving a shadowy figure emailing Wikileaks…

Political discourse collides with the Christmas season

I was struck today by a piece I read online at NOLA.com…

Keaton Jones got bullied at school and now everyone knows about it

A boy named Keaton Jones from Knoxville, Tennessee has been facing some…

The Punisher isn’t anti-gun. It’s pro-freedom.

Author’s note: Below includes some minor spoilers for The Punisher. Read at…

The FBI is now investigating the NY Governor’s office

“Governor Cuomo? The gentlemen don’t have an appointment but said you’d want…

Sunday morning talking heads

It’s been a busy 10 days for Nikki Haley. First she warned…

The Democrats may finally be about to dump most of their superdelegates

It’s far too soon for anyone to get their hopes up, but…

NFL week 14 open thread

Jazz: The mediocrity continued for me again last week with yet another…

As the world holds its breath: Sunday reflection

This morning’s Gospel reading is Mark 1:1–8: The beginning of the gospel…

Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby: I wrote in a Republican instead of voting for Roy Moore

Most Senate Republicans are reluctant to criticize Moore too loudly lest populists…

Scott Walker is tired of waiting, looks at drug testing food stamp recipients

Governor Scott Walker continues making the push for Wisconsin to become the…

Another congressional victim comes forward – this time with a $200,000 settlement

It just won’t stop. The latest congressional harassment case to hit the…

Chicago Judge gives woman charged in Facebook Live hate crime a shocking sentence

The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime…

Those Obama era methane regulations? Nevermind

It’s a subject which has been dragging on in the courts for…

Civil rights leaders refuse to attend Mississippi museum opening

Saturday morning President Trump traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to attend the opening…

Baltimore’s “generous” court system releases a murderer, now back in jail

While this story takes place in Baltimore, it could just as well…

Who wants to be kingmaker in Minnesota — Dayton or Schumer?

Chuck Schumer to the rescue? When confronted with the necessity of naming…

Did Al Franken wreck the #MeToo movement or save it?

Yesterday, Ed Morrissey looked at the somewhat unsettling comments made by Morning…

Your next “renewable” energy source is basically black sludge

What do you think of when you hear the term “renewable energy”…

Frank Luntz Alabama focus group: Why we’re sticking with Roy Moore

The full spectrum of Moore defenses is covered here in a brisk…

Report: Staffers thought Trent Franks might have wanted intercourse in asking them to be surrogates

His office put out a statement this afternoon announcing that his resignation…

Director Bryan Singer accused of sexually assaulting a teenager

A lawsuit filed Thursday claims director Bryan Singer, best known for The…

Divorce, EU style: UK Brexit bill could hit £40 billion — or more

Theresa May got what she wanted in the short term, but it…

Video: The shooting of Daniel Shaver

The headline should be “The murder of Daniel Shaver” but the cop…

Lauren Sivan: Roger Ailes had me sit on his lap

Remember reporter Lauren Sivan? She’s the Harvey Weinstein accuser who found herself…

Bros 2, LA City Council 0

A treat to cleanse the palate after a long week in case…

Disney in talks to buy Fox, glorious Marvel reunion on the horizon

Disney has been in talks to buy most of the assets of…

Bernie Bros already undercutting Sherrod Brown for 2020?

If you’re a Republican or conservative who was, shall we say, a…

Politico just BUSTED the Governor of New York

The last time New York Governor Andrew Cuomo held an in-person press…

Reuters: This jobs report means we don’t need GOP tax reform, you know

Did the economy go into hyperdrive in November, and did we all…

Unraveling a Malta murder mystery and its Panama Papers link

The first murky details are emerging about the October assassination of Daphne…

Yeesh: I wrote the part of that yearbook inscription under Roy Moore’s signature, says accuser

For fark’s sake. Moore has denied it’s his handwriting, and his campaign…

Morning Joe host: Should we believe the “Playboy model who goes on Hannity”?

Mika Brzezinski will catch a lot of flack for this segment, but…

Revealed: Melania Trump’s ideal Christmas

And now for something completely different: A December story totally free of …

WaPo: Yeah, about CNN’s big Trump scoop … CBS: Hold our beer; Update: CNN finally corrects

Media outlets get highly offended when Donald Trump and his supporters use…

California wildfires burn 141,000 acres, Trump approves disaster declaration

The number of wildfires currently burning in southern California is up to…

Chris Matthews: The worst thing you can say about Democrats now is that they’re “too pure”

This is the same guy, notes the Free Beacon, who lamented less…

Al Franken accusers not thrilled with his non-apology

Three of Al Franken’s accusers say they were disappointed in the Senator’s…

Roy Moore: Maybe America’s the focus of evil in the modern world

This clip is four months old but it’s making the rounds now…

GOP tax reform debate: 20, 22, whatever it takes

The epic adventure of Republican tax reform continues as House and Senate…

If Moore wins and Franken un-resigns, will Senate Democrats back him up?

Ed touched on this earlier. I think Franken’s play in his “resignation”…

Denture-gate: What was up with Trump during his Israel speech yesterday?

Yesterday President Trump made the announcement that Jerusalem was the capital of…

Uh oh: GOP Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign; Update: Harassment? Update: Asked employees to be surrogate mothers

No word yet on why but Roll Call is whispering about allegations…

Oh my: Former Argentina president indicted for treason in Iran terror case

Want to see a real constitutional crisis? Keep your eyes on Argentina, where…

Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott

Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced to 20 years…

NRSC chief Cory Gardner: “Roy Moore will never have the support of [this] committee”

Too bad Gardner’s from a battleground state. If he wasn’t we’d have…

WaPo: No really, what was the reason behind assault on Rand Paul?

The Bermuda Triangle. Jack the Ripper. The Zodiac codes and series of…

John Lewis, Bennie Thompson to skip opening of civil rights museum — because Trump is attending

A bad idea, even though a man who ran on “white identity…

Rep. Devin Nunes cleared of leaking classified information by House Ethics Committee

After an investigation that lasted 8 months, the House Ethics Committee released…

White House: We look forward to U.S. athletes participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea

With due respect to Jazz, not only do I not understand the…

Hollywood planning new “code of conduct” that’s much less rapey

There’s been some movement toward more transparency and less tolerance of sexual…

Franken: Wait ’til you hear what I say on the Senate floor this morning

Will Al Franken resign, as Minnesota Public Radio reported yesterday? Or does…

Should we be sending Olympic athletes to South Korea?

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang County, South Korea are barely…

Stunner from Hamas: We must fight the Zionist entity after Trump’s declaration!

Really? How unusual for them. Hamas has taken offense to Donald Trump’s recognition…

The Democrats asked for a DACA fix. I don’t think they’re going to like it

Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and most of their Democratic colleagues have been…

Breaking: CNN, NBC report that Franken’s out; Liveblog: Franken denies allegations; attacks Trump, Moore; resignation in “weeks”; Final question: Will Franken actually leave?

Update: Karol Markowicz deserves the final word on Franken’s legacy as defined…

This Democratic lynch mob needs to back off Al Franken, say … Laura Ingraham and Newt Gingrich

Sweet Jesus. What has happened to this party? Virtually everything said here…

Guess who won’t be coming to Trump’s biofuels meeting today

As we discussed over the weekend, regarding complaints from GOP legislators and…

Norwegian royal: Kevin Spacey groped me at Nobel Peace Prize concert

Ari Behn is the former husband of Princess Martha Louise of Norway,…