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‘He’s going through a pretty rough time’: Avenatti crashes and burns

The most serious threat to Michael Avenatti’s political ambition is a still-pending domestic violence case in Los Angeles. | Mario Tama/Getty Images 2020 Election Some of the attorney’s most loyal supporters question whether he [...]
Ivanka Blows Kisses While Gaza Strip Burns
No, we didn’t freeze that while she was talking. Watch the video. It’s a kiss. While Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 50 protesters (and injured an incredible 2,400 people) in the Gaza Strip, the USA opened its brand new embassy [...]
Senate Sunday: For Ohio, Sherrod Brown Burns Brighter Than The Cuyahoga River. Wait, Let’s Rephrase That…
Sherrod Brown does ‘rumpled serious guy’ pretty well. Sherrod Brown, the senior US Senator from Ohio, is one of our favorite senators (one sign of a dangerous addiction to politics is saying that you have “favorite senators,” but at [...]
Ken Burns Loves The Smell Of Napalm In The Morning: A Wonkette Documentareview!
There’s a man with a gun over there telling me I’ve got to beware. Of clichés. Now that Yr Wonkette has thrown a bunch of clichés at the topic, you’ll actually be glad to know that in their new 10-part, 18-hour documentary The Vietnam [...]

The Vietnam war: An interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

This piece originally appeared in New America Media The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, will premiere September 17, 2017 on PBS. It tells the epic story of one of the most divisive and [...]
Karl Rove burns Steve Bannon: “White House and the country are better off” with him gone
Karl Rove, who famously served as Senior Adviser and Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, has some harsh words for Steve Bannon regarding his recent departure from Donald Trump’s White House. “Mr. Bannon is not the first [...]
Blowback from staffer scandal burns Wasserman Schultz
The chatter about a House leadership post is gone. So is talk of statewide office. After Hillary Clinton’s defeat, there’s no prospect of an administration job for Debbie Wasserman Schultz. One year after the Florida congresswoman’s [...]
Dubai Tower Burns a 2nd Time, and Flammable Cladding Is Again Under Scrutiny
The authorities blamed flammable siding for an enormous fire that tore through one of the world’s tallest residential buildings on Friday in Dubai, an eerie echo of a blaze that killed at least 80 people in London in June. No one was [...]
“Trump Jr. burns GOP defenders”: Even Fox News can’t spin the Russian email story away
For the first time since the 2016 presidential campaign, America got a glimpse at what appeared to be real collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia on Tuesday. Emails between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian intermediary showed that the [...]
Rome Burns – Nero Worries About Pyrophobia
The latest Muslim terrorist attack ripped apart little girls at a concert in Manchester, England, on Monday, killing 22. The death and body-part count is still rising. This is not a game. When young British girls are the targets of a suicide [...]