The Chemical Plant Explosion in Texas Is Not an Accident. It’s the Result of Specific Choices.

So, conservative ideas have triumphed in Texas. A business-friendly environment has been created, based on free-market principles, deregulation, and a return to 10 th amendment freedoms just as the Founders designed them, because the best government is the one that is closest to the people.

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Louis C.K. on Trump: ‘He’s Just a Gross, Crook, Dirty, Rotten, Lying Sack of Shit’

Over the course of his career, Louis C.K. has rarely been political insofar as supporting one candidate or party over another. The enemy is normally “the system” or humanity in general, and our capacity and appetite for absurd bullshit. But like so many others, the candidacy of one Donald J.

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Jon Stewart’s Message to the Media Is Something Everyone Needs to Hear

If Jon Stewart hasn’t been among the best media critics of the last two decades, then he’s certainly been the funniest. For the 16 years he was at the helm of The Daily Show, nearly every cable news talking head went on air knowing that Stewart was watching them.

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This Story Should Dominate the News Until Trump Is Sworn In

Maybe it’s because I grew up at the tail end of the McCarthy Era and in the heart of the Cold War, and maybe because I spent 13 awful days in 1962 waiting for the missiles to fly, and maybe it’s because I believe that, Tsarist or Communist or Kleptocracy, Russia behaves in pretty much the same way, but I honestly believe that this should be the only story dominating the news right now.

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This 90s Photo of Trump Must Be Carefully Studied

Donald Trump has many legacies: failed businesses, garish behavior, the fecalization of our democratic system, the list goes on. But one of his key accomplishments in life is his rich history of garish family portraiture.

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Noted Former Cocaine User Carrie Fisher Says Donald Trump Was ‘Absolutely’ On Coke

In recent years, Carrie Fisher has been hilariously open about her drug use while filming the original Star Wars movies. She did a lot of cocaine-specifically during the filming of The Empire Strikes Back. It’s an addiction she kicked after a life in an out of rehab and some scary close calls with overdosing.

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This Isn’t Funny Anymore. American Democracy Is at Stake.

CLEVELAND, OHIO-A while back, we here at the shebeen decided that Donald J. Trump’s act was no longer funny. That he no longer was a goofy guy with three wives and a ferret on his head, a freak candidate who devoured an incredible passel of unpopular lightweights on his way to a freak nomination.

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This Video of Men Reading Disgusting Tweets to Women Is Painful to Watch

Sarah Spain a sports columnist, radio host, and reporter for ESPN. Julie DiCaro is a Chicago-based radio anchor who also writes for Sports Illustrated. They cover sports, because it is their job and their passion. And they get ravaged by people on Twitter every day.

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Read Michael Brown Sr.’s Emotional Father’s Day Letter

Today is the first Father’s Day Michael Brown Sr. will celebrate without his son, Michael Brown Jr. We interviewed the Ferguson shooting victim’s dad earlier in the year and discussed the tragedy, as well as the agony of the black father in America. Since then Brown Sr.

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Charleston Shooting: We Need to Talk About This

What happened in a church in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday night is a lot of things, but one thing it’s not is “unthinkable.” Somebody thought long and hard about it. Somebody thought to load the weapon. Somebody thought to pick the church. Somebody thought to sit, quietly, through some of Wednesday night bible study.

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