americablog.com | Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:43:27 +0000
A new Reuters poll shows Democrat Beto O’Rourke 2 points ahead of Tea Party Republican Ted Cruz in the hotly-contested Texas Senate race. (Within the margin of error.) This is the first time O’Rourke has polled ahead of Cruz. Just last week, word leaked that the Trump White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told GOP […]
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americablog.com | Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:53:09 +0000
In a brilliant move, that is well-merited to boot, Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, demanded tonight that the FBI investigate her rape allegations before she agrees to testify before the Senate. Not only is Dr. Ford right to demand an FBI investigation, it’s a brilliant tactical move as well. 1. Why Ford has the […]
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americablog.com | Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:27:55 +0000
MarioKart and Toad are trending on Twitter. But not for the reasons you might think. Stormy Daniels used the game to describe the look of Donald Trump’s privates. Just when you thought it was already a crazy news week — and it’s only Tuesday, folks — a top Nintendo fan site, verified on Twitter, just bragged […]
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americablog.com | Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:37:46 +0000
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is in flames. Only days before the scheduled Senate vote, a law professor from California, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward to accuse Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her in high school. The Senate is in confusion and Republicans are in disarray, unclear how to move forward, especially with […]
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americablog.com | Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:12:14 +0000
Lee Papa, aka “the Rude Pundit,” talks to us about the breaking Manafort plea deal and what it means for Trump, the latest sexual assault bombshell in the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination, Trump’s inhuman comments about the nearly 3,000 hurricane deaths in Puerto Rico, and Trump’s weird claim that he helped dig through the […]
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americablog.com | Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:14:11 +0000
With the Senate preparing to vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Cliff and I discuss what the Republicans would do if the Democrats stole a Supreme Court seat and then nominated a judge who perjured himself: They’d impeach him. In today’s episode, Cliff and I talk Kavanaugh, the increasing good signs for […]
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americablog.com | Thu, 06 Sep 2018 20:59:09 +0000
Liberal writer Bill Scher joins us to talk about his blistering review of the new book by the socialist podcasters at Chapo Trap House, and a larger discussion about how the far-left has adopted the messaging and tactics of the far-right. We also talk about the anonymous NYT oped, and the Democrats kick-ass performance at […]
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americablog.com | Tue, 04 Sep 2018 21:13:47 +0000
Karoli Kuns, the managing editor of Crook & Liars, joins our UnPresidented podcast to talk about Bob Woodard’s damning new book about Trump, the Kavanaugh Supreme court nomination, Jon Kyl being appointed to McCain’s seat and what that means for the repeal of the ACA, Steve Bannon and the New Yorker, and the wisdom of […]
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americablog.com | Thu, 30 Aug 2018 20:58:53 +0000
Today’s UnPresidented podcast episode is about lies, and how demagogues on the right and left use them to rewrite history and influence the masses. We start with a discussion of how self-proclaimed “socialist” podcast Chapo Trap House lied about the history of the liberal blogosphere (and John by name) in its new book, and then […]
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americablog.com | Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:02:50 +0000
Author Molly Jong-Fast (the daughter of Erica “Fear of Flying” Jong) talks to us about Donald Trump (“he’s a succubus”), Glenn Greenwald’s latest defense of Russia’s attack on our elections (“is he mentally ill or is he compromised by Russia?”), the MeToo movement (she thinks Franken needed to go), the women of Fox News (“Tomi […]
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americablog.com | Thu, 23 Aug 2018 18:53:18 +0000
Sycophantic Trump supporter, Paris Dennard, was fired from Arizona State University four years ago after multiple female coworkers accused him of some pretty egregious sexual harassment, some of which Dennard has admitted to. CNN has now suspended Dennard as a paid contributor, pending their own investigation, while there’s no word from The Hill and NPR, […]
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americablog.com | Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:08:34 +0000
In today’s UnPresidented podcast, we discuss Michael Cohen’s plea deal, and we dig deeper into Trump’s growing mania over the past few weeks — certainly caused by the Manafort and Cohen trials, and the Mueller investigation — and how it might affect the election this fall. Find out why I’m starting to get more bullish […]
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americablog.com | Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:28:12 +0000
Today’s big topic is Omarosa and her impact on the Mueller probe. And while Cliff and I spend a good deal of time talking about just that, we also discussed the sexual assault accusations against Keith Ellison, and whether some on the left aren’t jumping a little too quickly to judgment before even seeing or […]
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americablog.com | Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:59:43 +0000
Rosie O’Donnell and 55 Broadway singers descended on the White House last week to perform at Day 22 of our ongoing Kremlin Annex protests. I had initially lost the video in a hard-drive crashed, but just recovered it this weekend, so here it is. It’s a lot of fun. They start with “America the Beautiful,” […]
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americablog.com | Fri, 03 Aug 2018 17:55:40 +0000
CNN’s Jim Acosta had an incredible back and forth with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders this week, in which Acosta tried to get Sanders to say that she doesn’t agree with Trump that the media is “the enemy of the people.” Sanders not only refused, but then read a long list of grievances […]
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americablog.com | Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:19:08 +0000
Adam Parkhomenko, the coordinator of the never-ending nights of anti-Trump protests taking place at the White House in the days following Trump’s disastrous Helsinki Summit with Vladimir Putin, joins us to talk about the ongoing disruptions taking place at the White House. The daily (nightly) protests are already in Day 11, and show no signs […]
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americablog.com | Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:59:55 +0000
A new poll has a conflicting message about whether Americans (outside of Vermont and the Bronx) would vote for a “socialist.” And this may be more a lesson in the importance of semantics and marketing, than substance. A Hill.TV/HarrisX American Barometer poll shows that 76% of Americans say they wouldn’t vote for a “socialist” candidate. […]
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americablog.com | Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:08:25 +0000
On day 7 of the never-ending nights of anti-Trump protests at the Kremlin Annex (formerly known as the White House), I was able to capture video of Donald Trump and Melania walking into the White House just as our protest group yelled “lock him up!” The video is below. We’ve been holding nightly vigils at […]
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americablog.com | Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:07:30 +0000
Attorney and activist Ady Barkan was diagnosed two years ago with ALS, at the age of 31. Ady has channeled his illness into some remarkable activism on health care, but also on progressive issues across the board, from tax reform to helping elect progressive candidates across the country. Ady famously confronted conservative GOP Senator Jeff […]
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americablog.com | Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:37:40 +0000
Donald Trump is facing daily, and growing, protests following his disastrous summit in Helsinki with Russian president Vladimir Putin, in which Trump threw America under the Russian bus, and gave Putin everything he asked for. Every day this week, a growing and increasingly more organized crowd has been assembling outside the north fence of the […]
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