Well, it’s been a good run. The people of Earth developed agriculture, composed symphonies, traveled into space, and invented a high-tech porn-distribution device that could also be used to watch cat videos, but now it’s all over. The zombie apocalypse — the one we’ve all feared for the past couple of years or so, whenever
Walking Dead premiered — has finally begun.
It’s subtle. If you look out your window right now, you won’t see a herd of decomposed, blood-soaked zombies lumbering down the middle of the street. Not yet. But the evidence is there, if you’re willing to piece it all
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Yesterday at 5:41 p.m.
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On Friday, Egypt suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in its modern history.
Yesterday at 4:26 p.m.
The GOP’s Lonely Deficit Hawks Just Might Kill the Trump Tax Cuts
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Yesterday at 2:07 p.m.
Fake Americans Dominated the Net-Neutrality Debate
Bots inundated the FCC with anti-net-neutrality comments. And the Trump administration is hampering an investigation into how that happened.
Yesterday at 11:38 a.m.
Mugabe’s Fall Doesn’t Necessarily Mean a Free Zimbabwe
Those who ousted the president are focused on making Emmerson Mnangagwa their next leader, not on democracy.
Yesterday at 11:35 a.m.
Republicans Want You to Know They’re for Corporations, Not the Middle Class
There’s no other explanation for this newly discovered detail of the Senate’s tax bill.
Yesterday at 11:00 a.m.
Mueller May Have Flipped Michael Flynn
Flynn’s lawyers just told Trump’s legal team that they can no longer discuss the Russia investigation.
11/22/2017 at 5:28 p.m.
The Trump Organization Bails on Its Struggling Soho Hotel
Business has been down since the election.
11/22/2017 at 4:09 p.m.
Mark Halperin Is a Symptom, Not a Cause, of Brain-dead Beltway Media Disease
I’m grateful he embodied so many distasteful things about Washington.
11/22/2017 at 3:10 p.m.
Roy Moore’s Communications Director Resigns Weeks Before Special Election
It’s not clear why the alleged sexual predator’s spokesman quit.
11/22/2017 at 2:25 p.m.
Senator: Gary Cohn Faked Bad Reception and Hung Up on Trump
“… Sorry Mr. President … We’re losing you … Talk soon …” Click.
11/22/2017 at 1:45 p.m.
10 Reasons for Liberals to Be Thankful This Year
Yes, the Trump nightmare continues, but there are growing signs of morning light.
11/22/2017 at 1:13 p.m.
Trump Won’t Be Able to Defang the CFPB Without a Fight
The president’s plan to put Mick Mulvaney in charge of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — without Senate confirmation — might be illegal.
11/22/2017 at 10:41 a.m.
Is Trump Sabotaging Police on Purpose?
More violence, crime, and protest is bad. But maybe not for the president.
11/22/2017 at 10:11 a.m.
3 Missing After U.S. Navy Plane Crashes Near Japan
It’s the latest accident for the beleaguered Seventh Fleet.
11/22/2017 at 10:08 a.m.
This Thanksgiving, Trump Wants Black Athletes to Be More Thankful
The president is tweeting about ungrateful African-Americans again.
11/22/2017 at 4:17 a.m.
Murkowski, Who Nixed Obamacare Repeal, Says She Supports Ending the Mandate
The Alaska senator said she’s still considering the larger tax-cut plan — welcome news for Republicans.
11/22/2017 at 12:21 a.m.
Kushner’s White House Role Was Significantly Reduced — But Not Fast Enough
Now Kushner is focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but Mueller’s team still has questions about his previous contacts with foreign officials.
11/21/2017 at 9:12 p.m.
Endorsing Roy Moore Is the Trumpiest Decision Ever
How the demagogic, authoritarian alleged sexual predator decided to support the other demagogic, authoritarian alleged sexual predator.
11/21/2017 at 7:11 p.m.
Tide of Right-Wing Judges Could Recede Quickly If Democrats Take Back the Senate
The GOP’s Alabama fiasco and a 2018 wave election could bring back a Democratic Senate and ruin the right’s plan to control the judiciary.