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Trump’s America: The degenerate or the Democrat, Alabama decides

The chickens are coming home to Roy. Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, the God-fearing folks of white Alabama — last month, these brave souls were threatening to draw the line at child molesting, ready to abandon serial teen-dater Roy Moore in next week’s special election for a U.S....

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm

Donald Trump suffers from psychosis and is a 'very sick man:' Psychiatrist

President Trump may be suffering from serious mental health issues and his current mental state poses an “enormous present danger,” according to at least one psychiatrist. Dr. Lance Dodes, a member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and former assistant professor of...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:16pm

Universal basic income would boost U.S. economy by $2.5 trillion: Experts

A new study shows that giving every American adult an automatic income of $1,000 a month would be a major boon to the economy. The analysis by the Roosevelt Institute concluded that a universal basic income (UBI) of that amount would grow the economy by 12.56 percent over 12 years, increasing the...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:31pm

Is the Earth flat? More and more Americans think so

Sometime in the next few weeks, a California man named “Mad” Mike Hughes will launch himself 1,800 feet into the air for a mile-long ride in a homemade, steam-powered metal rocket. His goal: To prove the earth is flat. Wait, is the Earth flat? If you thought that matter was settled...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm

Is Comcast dropping its promise not to charge for internet fast lanes?

Comcast said on multiple occasions that it would not violate net neutrality. In March 2014, Comcast Senior Executive VP David Cohen wrote, “To be clear, Comcast has never offered paid prioritization, we are not offering it today, and we're not considering entering into any paid...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:33pm

Getting cancer is a good thing, ridiculous blogger claims

Cancer is a horrible disease that killed nearly 600,000 Americans in 2016. But one Australian blogger thinks it’s not that bad — and she’s not afraid of sharing her ridiculous viewpoint with the world. “Cancer and disease is your body trying to save you,” Olivia...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 2:42pm

Nurse no longer employed after tweeting white boys should be 'sacrificed to the wolves'

Twitter isn’t for the faint-hearted. Its users — by the millions — can be cruel, snarky, unforgiving. But alas, no one can stop them from tweeting. In many cases their harsh words bear no consequence. We keep on reading, replying and retweeting because that's just how social...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 3:12pm

Trump’s America: Democratic harassers, Republican perverts and the self-confessed groper-in-chief

At last, we have found it: the final gasp of bipartisanship in Donald Trump’s Washington. Out-of-control horniness doesn’t lean left, and it doesn’t lean right. It springs from red states and from blue. Democratic harassers and Republican perverts march arm-in-arm together on a...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 5:51pm

The Girl Scouts want to remind us: No one is owed a hug, even if they're family

As adults, we teach our children to avoid strangers and not let anyone touch them in their private areas. It’s absolutely an important lesson to learn, but then we turn around and tell — or force — these same children to give physical affection to family and friends, even if they...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:05pm

Trump’s America: Trump’s Twitter silence on teen dater Roy Moore

We’d all been waiting for this with no expectation that it would ever arrive: The topic so explosive it could make Donald Trump’s Twitter thumb go suddenly numb. It wasn’t Russian hacking to steal the 2016 election. He’s been tweeting like a madman denying that. It wasn...

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 6:08pm

Trump federal judge nominee defended early KKK online: Report

Brett Talley, President Trump's nominee for a lifetime federal judgeship in Alabama, defended the early Ku Klux Klan on a message board for University of Alabama fans, Slate reported. Talley — who has been an attorney for three years and has never tried a case, but spent one year as a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:17pm

Impeach Hillary Clinton, Trump supporters say: Video

A year after the election, President Trump repeatedly takes to Twitter to deflect from his own controversies over Russia and his job performance, insisting that his vanquished opponent Hillary Clinton is the one who really deserves investigation and punishment. And it’s working unbelievably...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:45pm

The Foreman Forecast: Here comes the judge

From the start, one consolation for voters who oppose Donald Trump has been the ineptness of his party. Despite holding both chambers of Congress and the Oval Office, the Republicans have repeatedly gathered around the launch pad of legislative hopes only to watch their initiatives explode in a...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:04am

Trump’s America: Moore sins in Alabama … Who cares?

So what will it take for Alabama Republicans to forsake Roy Moore? Apparently, this isn’t enough: An on-the-record report that the moralistic Ten Commandments judge, then a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, undressed and groped a 14-year-old hometown girl and dated three other local...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:51pm

The Foreman Forecast: The curious case of Rand Paul

Among the many bewildering puzzles in D.C. these days, this may be the best: Why did Rand Paul’s neighbor allegedly tackle him? The Republican senator from Kentucky was dropped on his lawn like a sack of hammers in a mysterious dispute. We know who allegedly took him down: one Rene Boucher,...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 5:00am

The Foreman Forecast: Our winning ways

Shalane Flanagan won the TCS NYC Marathon this week – the first American woman to do so in 40 years, and the sight of her sweeping into Central Park was spectacular. In the same race, the greatest American male marathoner in a generation, Meb Keflezighi, was washed by oceans of teary-eyed...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:03am

'That's how people like you get shot,' teacher tells black student

A high school teacher in Georgia has been placed on administrative leave after a Facebook video was released in which the teacher threatens a student with gun violence. “Don’t smile at me, man. That’s how people like you get shot,” said Paul Hagan, a physics and electronics...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 8:44pm

FDA warns companies to stop saying that pot cures cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a word of warning to companies selling marijuana-based health supplements: Stop with wildly inaccurate claims, or else. Last week, the government agency sent warning letters to four companies — Natural Alchemist, Greenroads Health, That’s...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:57am

Trump’s America: How low can he go?

One year since his surprise election victory, Donald Trump has just captured another big win, though this one can’t exactly be called surprising. Trump is now the least popular president ever at this point in his term. In a staggering, 33-point landslide, he has defeated Obama, Bush, Clinton...

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:51pm

What is organic food, exactly, and do hydroponic crops count?

There’s a new battle brewing in the food world and it has nothing to do with GMOs. Organic farmers — especially those affiliated with the National Organic Coalition — are fighting another growing of farmers they say have unfairly adopted the term for the foods they grow. “...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:32pm