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In 2016, CNN was blasted for allowing Hillary Clinton a peek at one question in advance of a debate with Bernie Sanders. President Trump just got a peek at almost 50 questions he’ll be asked in an even more serious setting, and all anyone can talk about is who may have leaked them.

Trevor Noah has a different question. Why would Mueller allow documentation of the 49 Russia-collusion questions to surface at all? The old law enforcement pro has been stonewalling leaks throughout the investigation. Not this time.

Trump is no lock to ace the exam, however, even though it’s a take-home test. In this brilliant clip focusing on the Mueller leak, Noah excoriates the POTUS for his illiteracy, compares Trump’s lawyers to parents tricking their toddlers, and pauses to nail Sean Hannity for a rather elementary mistake at the 4:00 mark.

Click to see the GOP’s children get a spanking.

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Reprinted with permission from TomDispatch

When it rains, pieces of glass, pottery, and metal rise through the mud in the hills surrounding my Maryland home. The other day, I walked outside barefoot to fetch one of my kid's shoes and a pottery shard stabbed me in the heel. Nursing a minor infection, I wondered how long that fragment dated back.

A neighbor of mine found what he said looked like a cartridge case from an old percussion-cap rifle in his pumpkin patch. He told us that the battle of Monocacy had been fought on these grounds in July 1864, with 1,300 Union and 900 Confederate troops killed or wounded here. The stuff that surfaces in my fields when it storms may or may not be battle artifacts, but it does remind me that the past lingers and that modern America was formed in a civil war.

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