December 17, 2016 Archive December 2016

Donald Trump's White House transition team isn't playing well with President Barack Obama's West Wing staffers

Lawyer asks Supreme Court to force Senate action on Obama appointee Merrick Garland

Kellyanne Conway should check Donald Trump's Twitter history before telling Democrats to stop talking about the Russia hacks

Happy New Year, rich people! Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and Congress will make sure 2017 will be terrific for the super-wealthy

Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

Monica Crowley, Donald Trump's pick for deputy national security adviser, also said Vladimir Putin should leak Hillary Clinton's emails

Ousted North Carolina GOP governor curtails sucessor's powers amidst Republican assault on power

BULLSH**TER OF THE DAY: Michelle Malkin, for her ill-advised freestyle on the Hamilton electors

FBI agrees with CIA: Russia intervened in the election to help Donald Trump win

GOP elector voting against Donald Trump faces smear campaign over 9/11 first-responder claim

Brian Cox, star of "The Autopsy of Jane Doe," on the work: "It can be quite brutal actually"

"The Man in the High Castle" season 2: an alternate "then" only slightly removed from our "now"

Peter Buck sounds off: Looking back at R.E.M's "Out of Time" and "Losing Our Religion"

Robert Reich: 4 syndromes of passivity in the face of pending Trump tyranny

Organization created by congress to certify voting equipment has been hacked!

WATCH: What do you do when the cat calls back?

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott draws criticism for defending racial profiling

WATCH: Philanthropy "makes you feel good" says the voice of the NYC subway

"Celebrity Apprentice" fans, rejoice! 15 things Trump apparently does and doesn't have time for

Living with Exploding Head Syndrome: This is what it feels like to hear gunshots in your mind

Is "liberal democracy" dead in the age of Brexit and Donald Trump? It depends what you mean

This Week in Donald Trump's conflicts of interest: Divesting? Nah!

Here's an early, easy GOP win for reform: Republicans should scrap the CFPB

Degeneration nation: It takes a village of idiots to raise a kakistocracy like Donald Trump's

WATCH: Pipeline leaks 176,000 gallons of crude oil two hours from Standing Rock

From Alexander Hamilton to Donald Trump: Electoral College history offers no room for wishful thinking

Gov. Cuomo announces New York "Subway Therapy" post-it notes will be preserved

BULLSH**TER OF THE WEEK: Sean Spicer, for the most opaque view yet on presidential transparency

Fake news and online harassment are more than social media byproducts — they're powerful profit drivers

Donald Trump, the tech industry and the H-1B visa: How will he tackle the thorny issue of foreign guest workers?

Restoring the fundamental right of habeas corpus, legal scholars say, is crucial to protecting dissent under Donald Trump

Climate change had a direct impact on extreme weather in 2015

Drowning the world in oil: Trump’s carbon-obsessed energy policy and the planetary nightmare to come

What they did in the shadows: President Putin and President Trump, and what we know about what we don't know

It’s HB 2 all over again: North Carolina Republicans call secret ‘special session’ that could be a devastating blow for LGBT rights