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  1. A massive fire has grown much faster than anticipated, just north of Flagstaff, Arizona. Brady Smith, Coconino County National Forest, told ABC15 that they have at least 200 staff on the ground and planes dropping fire retardant. AZCentral reported...
  2. Former White House advisor Matt Mowers went down in flames trying to claim Democrats call everyone a racist when they don’t agree with them. He had to go back 15 years to find an example, but still never fully explained what the example was....
  3. Conservative Never-Trump columnist Jennifer Rubin outlined the essential questions that Democrats should ask special counsel Robert Mueller in an op-ed for the Washington Post. “Rather than engage in the normal scattershot questioning...
  4. Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) accused the president of being unable to hit a home run on any of the promises he made in 2016. Instead, he’s playing “small ball.” Using a baseball metaphor, Brown explained that President Donald Trump...
  5. Even President Donald Trump recognizes that John Bolton is a war-loving hawk, Axios reported Sunday. In a conversation that included the Irish prime minister, Trump asked Bolton, “John, is Ireland one of those countries you want to...
  6. Former special counsel Robert Mueller will appear in Congress this week to testify for two hours about the report he authored on the case of Russian collusion. The hearing is set for Wednesday, though Mueller has said that he won’t have any...
  7. Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed in an interview Sunday that President Donald Trump has a very serious problem when it comes to women of color. She was asked if she ever heard Trump tell a white person to “go back” to their country of...
  8. Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed in an interview with Rev. Al Sharpton that President Donald Trump has section leaders of each rally that helps urge the audience to chant and even leads them in chants. One of those so-called “section...
  9. A video has gone viral on Twitter of a white man with at least one swastika tattoo being forced to clean a black man’s car after throwing a bottle at it. The video shows a bloodied white man after taking his shirt off to wipe down the side of...
  10. Former lawyer to President Donald Trump went nuts spreading lies about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Twitter Sunday, and what followed was a flood of people calling him out. There is nothing racist about @realDonaldTrump. The criticism of#Squad is...
  11. Speaking with host Alex Witt on Sunday afternoon, an MSNBC contributor speculated that Donald Trump’s racist attack on four female Democrats — none of whom are white — was a test run to see how far he can go attacking Sen. Kamala...
  12. In a column for the Daily Beast, a former Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives laid out a simple way to force lawyers advising aides to Donald Trump to defy Congressional subpoenas — or avoiding one themselves — to...
  13. Lara Trump, the wife of President Donald Trump’s son Eric, has accused CNN anchor Anderson Cooper of pushing a “biased, racially-charged narrative” after he criticized her recent defense of the Trump administration over the...
  14. Not only are U.S. manufacturers and farmers feeling the devastating brunt of Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China — among other countries — now the New York Times reports that foreign investors no longer see America as a...
  15. Marvel unveiled its bumper slate of new superhero movies Saturday, wheeling out a who’s who of Hollywood stars and prompting a collective meltdown at Comic-Con as it ended frenzied speculation over the most lucrative franchise in film...
  16. US President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize “for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.” “I don’t...
  17. Twitter commenters were appalled by the conduct of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) during her interview with Margaret Brennan on CBS, calling out the high-ranking GOP lawmaker for being downright “obnoxious” when asked to answer simple questions...
  18. Fox News host Howard Kurtz on Sunday grilled former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci after he called some of President Donald Trump’s tweets racist. “You’ve said these tweets against [four Democratic...
  19. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) accused CBS host Margaret Brennan of unfairly bringing race into a discussion after President Donald Trump told four non-white Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to where they came from. In an interview on Face...
  20. CNN contributor Rick Santorum ran into some fierce resistance on Sunday morning when he attempted to defend the explicit racism in Donald Trump’s tweets at Democratic lawmakers — with the only other conservative on the panel blowing up...
  21. White House spokesperson Mercedes Schlapp on Sunday insisted that President Donald Trump “stands with” people who chanted a racist slogan at his rally last week — although she also claimed that he disagrees with the chant itself....
  22. Responding to hate, a Winston-Salem music venue rallies the community behind what just might be the greatest band in the world. The comments in response to two sponsored posts on Facebook promoting an upcoming Winston-Salem concert by the...
  23. White House adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s racist tweets directed at four non-white congresswomen: Reps. Ilhan Omar (MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Ayanna Pressley (MA) and Rashida Tlaib (MI). In an...
  24. Appearing on CNN’s “New Day,” a former adviser to Bill Clinton said that he expects ex-special counsel Robert Mueller to make a some blunt statements about President Donald Trump in his upcoming appearance before a Congressional...
  25. Faced with a continuing firestorm over last Sunday’s racist Twitter attack on four Democratic lawmakers — who all happen to be women of color — President Donald Trump was again returned to Twitter to attack the women instead of...
  26. President Donald Trump launched yet another attack on the Washington Post on Sunday morning, accusing the paper of “Presidential harassment!” for reporting on the fall-out from his racist tweets and his equally racist rally in North...
  27. Deep in a report on the fissures Donald Trump created between himself and some of his defenders, after he launched a racist attack on four Democratic lawmakers that led to an equally racist chant at a North Carolina presidential rally, Fox News...
  28. According to a behind-the-scenes report in the Washington Post, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway had to frantically explain to Donald Trump that his tweets attacking four Democratic lawmakers — all of whom are women of color — were...
  29. Hong Kong witnessed another huge anti-government march on Sunday with seemingly no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing the finance hub, sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s rule. The city has been plunged into its worst crisis in...
  30. Several of the headlines emerging from the fallout of President Donald Trump’s recent racist behavior claim that fascism is coming to America. It’s perplexing to read them, because they seem to suggest that there is something new to the blatant and...