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  • Lawyer Michael Avenatti Says He Represents a Third Woman with 'Credible Information' on Kavanaugh September 24, 2018
    Michael Avenatti also demanded Brett Kavanaugh's nomination be withdrawn. A Yale classmate of Brett Kavanaugh, Deborah Ramirez, has come forward with allegations of assault their freshmen year of college. She describes to journalists Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer a dorm party in which the two with several others were playing a drinking game.After six days of carefully […]
    Joan McCarter, Daily Kos
  • 'Clearly Disqualifying': Yale Classmate of Brett Kavanaugh Accuses Him of Sexual Assault in College September 24, 2018
    “Somebody Yelled Down the Hall, ‘Brett Kavanaugh Just Put His Penis in Debbie’s Face.'" A woman who attended Yale with Brett Kavanaugh is accusing him of sexual assault. Four Democratic Senators have been informed and at least two are investigating, according to a bombshell new story by The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer.Senator Mazie […]
    David Badash, The New Civil Rights Movement
  • Abraham Lincoln Warned Us About the Dangers of Donald Trump September 23, 2018
    "It will require the people to be united with each other, attached to the government and laws, and generally intelligent, to successfully frustrate his designs." In 1838, when he was a twenty-nine-year-old Illinois state legislator, Abraham Lincoln foresaw the coming of Donald Trump.Lincoln warned of him, or someone like him, in a speech championing the […]
    History News Network
  • Is the Rise of Social Media Proof That We're All Narcissists? September 23, 2018
    Instead of social media merely connecting us, it has become a cult of notifications. Narcissism is defined as excessive self-love or self-centredness. In Greek mythology, Narcissus fell in love when he saw his reflection in water: he gazed so long, he eventually died. Today, the quintessential image is not someone staring at his reflection but […]
    Aeon
  • Fox News' Judge Jeanine Goes on Unhinged Rant About Kavanaugh — And Spews Lies That Were Already Debunked by Her Own Network September 23, 2018
    Pirro is brazenly lying. The Republican controlled Senate Judiciary Committee is continuing on its bullheaded mission to rush through the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court. Their callous approach to the charges of Kavanaugh's alleged sexual assault on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford could not even be slowed down by the resignation of […]
    Daily Kos
  • Iran President Blames US-Backed Gulf State for Terror Attack — And Vows to Confront Trump at UN General Assembly September 23, 2018
    "America is acting like a bully toward the rest of the world." Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday placed blame for a terrorist attack at a parade in southwestern Iran on a U.S.-backed Persian Gulf state, and said he planned to "confront" the U.S. over tensions between the two countries at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly […]
    Julia Conley, Common Dreams
  • Lindsey Graham Says He's Made Up His Mind to Vote for Kavanaugh Regardless of Christine Blasey Ford Allegations September 23, 2018
    It's all happening. Lindsey Graham has decided in advance of Christine Blasey Ford's testimony that he will not change his mind on Kavanaugh, no matter what she brings to the table.On Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, Graham laid out his opinion on the Ford accusation, saying "you can't bring it in a criminal court, you would […]
    Gwendolyn Smith, The New Civil Rights Movement
  • Brett Kavanaugh is the Poster Boy for GOP Bad Faith Politics. Here's How Progressives Can Fight Back — And Win September 23, 2018
    Conservatives have spent the last half century waging a one-sided war to take over America’s courts. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Brett Kavanaugh tried to rape her when they were teenagers has created an epic test for the nation, as well as our government. We’ve had 27 years to learn from the Anita Hill-Clarence […]
    Paul Rosenberg, Salon
  • Ex-Assistant FBI Director Details How Trump's Treatment of AG Sessions Is 'An Extension of the Mob Family Mentality' September 23, 2018
    var icx_publication_id = 18566; var icx_content_id = '1096481'; Click here for reuse options! "We are clearly headed toward a firing of the attorney general and likely [Rod] Rosenstein." Frank Figliuzzi, the former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, on Sunday warned that Donald Trump’s behavior in the White House—and particularly his treatment […]
    Elizabeth Preza, AlterNet
  • Ronald Reagan's Daughter Recounts Her Own Sexual Assault — And Sides with Christine Blasey Ford September 23, 2018
    Patti Davis says she was sexually assaulted by a prominent music executive. Patti Davis, Ronald and Nancy Reagan’s daughter, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post in which she recounts being sexually assaulted in the office of a prominent music executive four decades ago.An aspiring songwriter at the time, she was hoping to get her songs in […]
    Daily Kos

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