The New York Times
Charles M. Blow
– Apr 21, 4:33 PM
The Mueller report has been released, with redactions of course, and it is a damning document. Not only does it detail Russian efforts to attack our election to help the Trump campaign and the Trump campaign's eager acceptance of that help, it…
Nancy NorbeckA worthy opposing argument to the one I shared from Josh Marshall last night. I’d just add that a lot of oversight can be done that could lead to impeachment even if it’s not explicitly called by that name.
In the escalating battle of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to see who can offer the most free stuff, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has taken the extraordinary step of calling for having the government forgive student loan debt. This pander will…
Nancy NorbeckI like Judd Legum’s response to this: “Fixing pothole is a slap in the face to all those who struggled to drive over it.” Really, how angry, bitter, and heartless can you be?
Eva Vazquez was at a bus stop on Wilshire Boulevard, on the way to work as a cashier at a discount store near MacArthur Park, when her phone rang. “I knew it was probably him,” she said. It was Thursday, March 28. The day her son…
Disney, a filmmaker who has become an activist on issues of corporate social responsibility, made the remarks at Fast Company's first annual Impact Council meeting on Thursday, where she joined Columbia University associate professor Howard W.
Deep-pocketed Republicans who snubbed Donald Trump in 2016 are going all in for him in 2020, throwing their weight behind a newly created fundraising drive that's expected to dump tens of millions into his reelection coffers. The effort involves…
I've been exchanging emails with various TPM Readers over the course of the day. If anything it's tending to confirm my sense that the intra-Democratic acrimony over impeachment is driven less by disagreement than the understandable intensity of…
Nancy NorbeckIf you only read one political piece all day, make it this one.
The New York Times
– Apr 15, 10:57 AM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday in a curious case in which no one dared say the word at the heart of the dispute, which was the brand name of a line of clothing that had been denied federal trademark protection.
Nancy NorbeckTHE. BEST. 'Malcolm L. Stewart, a lawyer for the federal government, had come prepared with an elaborate circumlocution, calling the word 'the equivalent of the past participle form of the paradigmatic profane word in our culture.''
Science, according to a Trump appointee at the Department of the Interior, is 'a Democrat thing.' Those words were reportedly used to justify the abrupt 2017 cancellation of a study into the health effects of mountaintop removal for coal-mining. At…
Nancy NorbeckGood LORD. The only thing I'd change here is that I don't think they have a disregard for standards and science. It's pretty obvious to me that they have absolute contempt for them.
By Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN
– Mar 19, 5:03 AM
(CNN) Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too. Grieving and frightened, just days after her son's death she checked…
Nancy NorbeckThere are days when...well, let’s just say I really wonder about humanity.