February 19, 2016 Archive February 2016

Donald Trump's religious hypocrisy in flap with pope: Apparently he's only OK with questioning someone's faith when he does it himself

“Until last week, the bride worked”: Can you tell the difference between the New York Times Weddings parody and the real thing?

GOP primary has gotten even more ridiculous: The Donald Trump-Ted Cruz catfight reaches glorious new heights with threat of lawsuit

Donald Trump takes on the pope: How are we to interpret Pope Francis' comments on border walls and Christianity?

Scalia was an intellectual phony: Can we please stop calling him a brilliant jurist?

Grayson Primary: Dem Congressman offers his superdelegate vote to winner of online poll

"SNL" has Weekend Update trouble: What this behind-the-scenes story really reveals about the floundering fake news

Review: LNZNDRF's debut CD has drive, lacks memorable tunes

Rush Limbaugh attacks Pope Francis in Trump's defense: "I'm surprised he isn't on the campaign trail for Bernie Sanders"

Meet the queer, 24-year-old woman of color who was just elected to the Georgia House of Representatives

The FBI's disturbing iPhone offensive: What Apple's kerfuffle with the government says about the future of privacy

Prominent American professor proposes that Israel "flatten Beirut" — a 1 million-person city it previously decimated

Porn stars protest condom rule: New safety regulations — including "eye protection" — proposed for adult films

Could a horror movie set in the 17th century explain America's current insanity? See "The Witch," if you dare

Kanye's Kubrick obsession: An examination of West's love for the legendary filmmaker

In defense of grave dancing: It's true that Scalia was a human being, but I still refuse to mourn a-holes like him politely

The secret of "Deadpool’s" success — and why Hollywood is almost certainly learning all the wrong lessons

America is on the cusp of the biggest fight against toxic chemicals in decades

Billionaires are desperately scrambling to attack Bernie Sanders

Robert Reich: Bernie Sanders' economic proposals are far from fantasy, would spur growth

LAPD rape case reveals a disturbing truth: Cops get away with sexual assault for too long

GOP's weak SCOTUS pitch: Orrin Hatch proves just how bad the Republicans' strongest argument is

The New Hampshire earthquake: Trump and Sanders vs. the laws of political probability

KKK chapters more than doubled in 2015 — and the GOP candidates shoulder part of the blame, report finds

Wells Fargo, Tylenol, Oreo: These mega corporations are shamelessly cashing in on the gay dollar

"The coons are coming": Here are 7 of the most offensive TV shows to ever air

Paul Krugman is wrong: Why his case against Bernie Sanders misses the point

"I don't exist, I'm a spook": This is the story of a Black Panther-turned-counterterrorism informant

Food workers without paid sick leave are making customers sick

Paul Krugman: For wonks like me, Bernie Sanders is frankly horrifying

ExxonMobil claims it supports a carbon tax. Let's take a look at the track records of the lawmakers it funds

Hillary Clinton's cynical race appeals: The revenge of neoliberal identity politics

Ted Cruz declares war on gluten-free meals (because we are living through the dumbest election in history)

Seth Meyers mocks Apple and feds: "He never received it because the judge tried to find him on Apple Maps"

The GOP machine can't touch Donald Trump: Why his heretical 9/11 claims won't even slow him down

Donald Trump, who last week questioned the sincerity of Ted Cruz's faith, claims no true leader ever questions another person's faith

Triumph to Colbert: "After I get a good review, I send one critic a nice photo from my personal stash of dog porn"

Stephen Colbert will referee the Pope Francis and Donald Trump feud

Bernie Sanders overtakes Hillary Clinton for first time ever in new national poll

Hillary Clinton just can't win: Democrats need to accept that only Bernie Sanders can defeat the GOP

John Kasich doesn't "really know how average Americans feel about Wall Street," but he does know they like money

Joe Biden understands GOP Supreme Court obstruction: “It was never intended for the president to pick whoever he wants and that’s it”

A copy of Karl Marx's "Capital" signed by Carly Fiorina is being auctioned to raise money for Bernie Sanders

Even from sidelines, governors fixated on White House race

Now this is an "outsider candidate": Zoltan Istvan, a Transhumanist running for president, wants to make you immortal

Make doping a crime in Russia, says leading official

Trump's foggy memory: The Donald wavered on Iraq War more than he's letting on

"We have lost a great writer, a great friend and a beacon of integrity": Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," dies at 89

Are we dreaming? Charles Koch endorses Bernie Sanders (kind of)

Drinking while pregnant: If "Teen Mom" star Maci Bookout had a beer, it's none of our business

Kesha still works for Dr. Luke: Despite sexual abuse allegations, judge says "my instinct is to do the commercially reasonable thing"

In Apple vs. the FBI, the people won't win: "It's the world’s biggest corporation versus the world’s most powerful military"

Racist newsletter endorses Donald Trump: South Carolina publication cites billionaire's stands on border, Muslims entering U.S.

Jeb! admits he "probably would" nominate a Scalia successor if he were Obama

There is now a dating site for singles feeling the Bern — and it's so popular it won't stop crashing

Marco Rubio flip-flops on immigration: The GOP's most "electable" candidate just got even more extreme

"Morning Joe's pathetic Trump temper tantrum: Joe & Mika pretend to be objective — and fail miserably