Recent Posts

Fox’s Lou Dobbs Slams “Treacherous Fool” Mitt Romney: I Can’t Believe The People Of Utah Elected This Creep

Mediaite reports: Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs tore into Mitt Romney tonight and called him a a “treacherous fool” for his op-ed decrying President Donald Trump‘s lack of character. He said Romney’s acting “petty” and “small,” while Ed Rollins added with disdain that this is all before he’s even sworn in. “He’s reprehensible. I can’t even believe the people of Utah …

Read More »

NORTH CAROLINA: Mark Harris To Demand Election Certification From State Court, Meet With Investigators

The Charlotte Observer reports: Republican Mark Harris said Wednesday he’ll ask a Wake County Superior Court judge to certify his election in the 9th Congressional District immediately, even as a probe into alleged election fraud continues. Harris’ announcement came after North Carolina state elections officials postponed next week’s hearing into allegations of election fraud in the 9th District — and …

Read More »

TODAY: House Democrats Take Back The Gavel

USA Today reports: Nancy Pelosi, who is expected to take the gavel as House speaker Thursday, told USA TODAY in an exclusive interview that President Donald Trump can expect a “different world” from the first two years of his presidency when the GOP controlled both chambers of Congress. The California Democrat plans to confront Trump on many fronts, from investigating …

Read More »

CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

ABC News reports: A Florida man spent New Years day in a jail cell after police say he attacked a McDonald’s employee for not giving him a straw. Police say 41-year-old Daniel Taylor forcefully grabbed the staffer and pulled her up onto the counter. According to police, she defended herself by punching Taylor in the face. The new law, which …

Read More »

Bernie 2016 Staffers Complain Of Sexual Harassment

Talking Points Memo reports: As Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gears up for another likely run at the presidency, women who worked on his last campaign are voicing their pain and anger after experiencing indignities including sexual harassment and pay inequality. As first reported by Politico, 2016 Bernie alums got the ball rolling Sunday with a letter to the senator’s campaign …

Read More »

New USB-C Tech Could Protect Against Malware

Engadget reports: USB chargers and devices are universally accessible and easy to use, but they come with a host of potential security risks, namely the spread of malware from infected devices, and data leakage should a device fall into the wrong hands. Now, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) — the big dog in the advancement of USB tech — has …

Read More »

The Captain And Tennille’s Daryl Dragon Dies At 76

From the Hollywood Reporter: Daryl Dragon, the musician best known as the Captain from the group The Captain and Tennille, died due to renal failure on Wednesday. He was 76. “He was a brilliant musician with many friends who loved him greatly. I was at my most creative in my life, when I was with him,” Toni Tennille, Dragon’s longtime …

Read More »

Pelosi’s Message To Trump: “Nothing For The Wall”

NBC News reports: Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi told NBC’s “Today” show in an interview set to air Thursday that she will not provide President Donald Trump with the border wall funding he has demanded and shut down the government over. Asked by NBC’s Savannah Guthrie if she was willing to give up any money specifically for the border wall, Pelosi said …

Read More »

BRAZIL: Far-Right President Targets Minorities On First Day, Removes LGBT Issues From Human Rights Ministry

The Associated Press reports: Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro targeted Brazil’s indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community with executive orders in the first hours of his administration, moving quickly after a campaign in which the far-right leader said he would radically overhaul many aspects of life in Latin America’s largest nation. In removing LGBT concerns from the …

Read More »

NASA Probe Sends Back First Images Of Ultima Thule

The New York Times reports: Ultima Thule, an icy world 4 billion miles from the sun, looks like a big snowman. At a news conference on Wednesday, scientists working with NASA’s New Horizons mission released several images that the spacecraft took as it flew by on Jan. 1. The scientists now say with confidence that Ultima Thule long ago was …

Read More »