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 2017-04-30 08:22 

Mother Jones

Fox News Just Tweeted the Worst Tweet in the History of Tweets... +

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 2017-04-30 07:13 

Crooks and Liars

Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner: CJ Cregg Takes Down The Fake News... +

I have to be honest, I preferred Samantha Bee's Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner to both the actual #NerdProm and Donald Trump's Alternative Political Reality Rally in Pennsylvania. I especially liked this little tweak on the "fake news" that t...

 2017-04-30 06:45 

The Daily Beast

Elisabeth Moss on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: ‘If Women Get Together and Form a Resistance, You Can’t Stop Them’... +

Stars Elisabeth Moss and Samira Wiley discuss how the Hulu series is indeed a feminist story. Its also a horror series, and a cautionary tale in Trumps America. ...

 2017-04-30 06:39 

Crooks and Liars

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread... +

Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner I remember Al Gore doing a bit on SNL after the 2000 loss that was intended to be funny and bittersweet, but literally just made me cry. So did this bit from Samantha Bee's "Not The White House Correspondents' Di...

 2017-04-30 06:29 

CNN

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Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House ... +

Hours before the invitation, the Philippines President had urged the US to show restraint toward North Korea, saying both nations are ...

 2017-04-30 05:23 

BuzzFeed

Trump's Supporters Are Just As Frustrated As He Is About Not Getting Things Done... +

Alex Wong / Getty Images HARRISBURG, Pa. — Throughout President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, there’s been a deluge of bad press.From the start, there were issues with the size of Trump’s inauguration. He said it was...

 2017-04-30 05:13 

CNN

[ Politics ]

10 memorable lines from comedian Hasan Minhaj at the WHCA dinner... +

President Donald Trump was a no-show at the first White House Correspondents' Association dinner of his presidency. But that didn't keep ...

 2017-04-30 04:40 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Woodward and Bernstein: Journalism, free press more crucial than ever ... +

Drawing parallels between the Donald Trump presidency and President Richard Nixon's era, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward of Watergate fame argued Saturday that journalism and a free press are more crucial than ever. ...

 2017-04-30 04:24 

The Daily Beast

Woodward & Bernstein: We're Not Fake News... +

Two of the greatest journalists of the 20th century have a message for political reportersand for President Trump....

 2017-04-30 04:15 

MSNBC

Trump Goes After the Media, Obamacare and...... +

President Trump celebrates his first 100 days in office with rally and speech to supporters in Pennsylvania....

 2017-04-30 04:08 

The Daily Beast

Donald Trump’s Spell Hasn’t Worn Off—And It Might Never... +

His rapturous show kept fans enthralled on Saturday night as the populist hero came to speak to his people....

 2017-04-30 04:02 

The Daily Beast

Hasan Minhaj Draws Groans Roasting Donald Trump at White House Correspondents’ Dinner... +

The Daily Show correspondent did a fine job emceeing the bizarre event, but the absence of the Trump administration and the somber media crowd proved an unwelcome combination. ...

 2017-04-30 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

Open Thread - Monty Python And The March For Science!... +

Some Holy Grail equations at the Dallas March for Science. #marchforscience pic.twitter.com/w8UfRSRJgo — Hannah Wanebo (@hannahwanebo) April 22, 2017 h/t Dexter. Open thread below.......

 2017-04-30 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: The Fog (1980)... +

You have laid your plans carefully. You stopped 50 yards from the drive-in to transfer your beer from the shopping bag to a space just big enough under the hood of your car because they never look there. You have carefully chosen something scary so that y...

 2017-04-30 02:56 

CNN

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Gergen: Trump speech was 'most divisive' I've heard... +

Political analyst David Gergen delivered a harsh critique of President Trump's campaign-style rally Saturday night in an appearance on CNN's ...

 2017-04-30 02:37 

CNN

[ Politics ]

CNN panelists clash over Trump speech ... +

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 2017-04-30 02:23 

BuzzFeed

Trump Read "The Snake" On His 100th Day As President As A Metaphor For Immigrants... +

Carolyn Kaster / AP On his 100th day as president, Donald Trump reverted back to his days on the campaign trail to recite the lyrics of a soul song titled The Snake to supporters gathered in Pennsylvania, comparing the song's traitorous reptile to...

 2017-04-30 02:18 

The Atlantic

Imitation and Satire at the Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner... +

Samantha Bees shadow version of Washingtons gala event was a perfect alternative fact of the real thing....

 2017-04-30 02:12 

CNN

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Trump will decide fate of US role in climate accord in next two weeks... +

President Donald Trump said Saturday he will decide the future of the United States' role in the Paris climate accord over the next two weeks. ...

 2017-04-30 02:10 

The Daily Beast

The One Graduation Speech Millennials Need To Hear... +

Marina Keegans essay, published in 2012 just days before she was killed in a car accident, captured the voice of a generation....

 2017-04-30 01:59 

The Daily Beast

The Invisibility of Being Size 8 to 12... +

There is a lot of fuss about size zero and plus-sizes. But, when it comes to womens fashion, the average size, 8 to 12, gets vastly under-marketed to....

 2017-04-30 01:47 

The Daily Beast

‘Donald Donates’ Let’s You Donate to Causes Trump Hates Every Time He Tweets... +

Donald is tweeting again Sad!...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Crooks and Liars

'The Truth Is Out There' - Will Trump Release JFK Records?... +

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) goes there: The nations conspiracy-theorist-in-chief is facing a momentous decision. Will President Donald Trump allow the public to see a trove of thousands of long-secret government files about the event tha...

 2017-04-30 01:21 

The Daily Beast

When Doctors Can’t Afford To Feel... +

Medical residents dont need ice cream and wellness weeks to survive grueling schedules and the deep trauma of patients and families. We need the wisdom of the Stoics....

 2017-04-30 01:18 

The Daily Beast

This Could Save Your Baby’s Life... +

Influenza, whooping cough, strep, and meningococcus are all dangerous for newborns, and little can be done to prevent these disease when theyre born. Except this....

 2017-04-30 01:17 

The Daily Beast

Were Humans Really in America 100,000 Years Before We Thought?... +

The scientific community went into a frenzy this week over a new report claiming humans were in North America 130,000 years ago. Could it possibly be true? And why were people losing their minds?...

 2017-04-30 01:17 

The Daily Beast

The Laws Cities Use To Make Homelessness a Crime... +

A new law gives police new power and wide discretion to arrest the most vulnerable....

 2017-04-30 01:14 

The Daily Beast

Booze-Soaked Shoots, Hot Gay Sex, And Elizabeth Taylor’s Poop Problems: Behind the Scenes of Dominick Dunne’s Infamous Last Film... +

Elizabeth Taylor showed up late and drunk for her shoots. Richard Burton threatened the films beautiful gay star. And producer Dominick Dunne knew a terrible secret about the screenwriter of what would become his ill-fated final movie....

 2017-04-30 01:14 

The Daily Beast

What Made Twin Peaks’ Denise Such a Radical Trans Character on TV... +

At a time when transgender characters on TV and film were killers, villains, or just mocked, the equality accorded to David Duchovnys Denise in Twin Peaks stood out. ...

 2017-04-30 01:09 

CNN

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Trump rallies supporters in Pennsylvania on night of correspondents' dinner ... +

President Donald Trump is spending his 100th day in office not at the annual black-tie dinner that some say launched his bid for the White House, but with some of the people who sent him there....

 2017-04-30 01:05 

CNN

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Trump rallies his base on his 100th day... +

President Trump again forged his own path Saturday, hosting a campaign-style rally in Pennsylvania instead of attending the White House Correspondents' dinner in Washington....

 2017-04-30 01:02 

CNN

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Trump signs two executive orders on trade... +

President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on trade before his rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night. ...

 2017-04-30 01:00 

Daily Kos

Nuts & Bolts: a guide to Democratic campaigns—what can I expect from the party?... +

Welcome back, Saturday Campaign D-I-Y’ers! For those who tune in, welcome to the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. Each week we discuss issues that help drive successful campaigns. If you’ve missed prior diaries, please visit our group or follow ...

 2017-04-30 01:00 

Talking Points Memo

100 Days In, Trump Says At Rally That He's Brought About 'Profound Change'... +

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on......

 2017-04-30 00:09 

MSNBC

Trump Jokes About Correspondents' Dinner...... +

President Trump scored a few laughs at his Pennsylvania Saturday night when he explained to supporters that the White House Correspondents' Dinner took place without him....

 2017-04-30 00:00 

Daily Kos

This week in science: Trash in space... +

We’ve never had a decent microphone on Mars to hear what sounds might actually sound like in the planet’s ultra-thin atmosphere. That may change in a few years with the Mars Rover 2020 mission. But a recently trapped pebble on Curiosity gives us some idea...

 2017-04-29 23:23 

BuzzFeed

More Than Half Of Immigrants Arrested In ICE Raids Had No Criminal Record Or Traffic Convictions... +

Bryan Cox / U.S. Immigration and Customs Enf More than half of the 683 immigrants arrested in raids shortly after President Trump took office either had no criminal convictions or had traffic violations as their most serious crimes, according to feder...

 2017-04-29 23:22 

The Daily Beast

Will Ferrell’s George W. Bush Crashes Samantha Bee’s Not the WHCD: ‘How Do You Like Me Now?’... +

The very special guest at Samantha Bees Not the White House Correspondents Dinner was the 43rd president of the United States. ...

 2017-04-29 23:05 

CNN

[ Politics ]

White House Correspondents Dinner: Live updates... +

It's Nerd Prom in Washington, DC. But this year's White House Correspondents Dinner is unlike any other. We're covering it all live....

 2017-04-29 22:55 

Daily Kos

This week in the war on workers: Death on the job... +

In 2015, 4,836 workers were killed on the job and another 50,000 to 60,000 workers died from work-related illnesses, according to the AFL-CIO’s Death on the Job report, released this week in observance of Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28. That means that...

 2017-04-29 22:55 

The Daily Beast

Samantha Bee Owns the Media at Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner... +

The host of Full Frontal also took shots at Trump and revealed the speech she would have delivered for President Hillary Clinton at the real WHCD. ...

 2017-04-29 22:32 

Daily Kos

Trump's EPA destroys vital climate data web site on eve of Climate March... +

When scientists began frantically copying climate data against the possibility that an EPA website would no longer provide access, it seemed a bit ridiculous. Even for a regime stocked with climate change deniers, removing the site seemed just too blatant...

 2017-04-29 22:30 

Crooks and Liars

Has Trump Really Acknowledged That He's Unqualified To Be President?... +

In a new interview, Donald Trump has conceded that the job of president is harder than he expected it to be: I loved my previous life. I had so many things going, Trump told Reuters in an interview. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it...

 2017-04-29 22:25 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump leaves door open for military action against North Korea... +

President Donald Trump would not rule out the use of military force against North Korea in an interview on CBS's ...

 2017-04-29 22:24 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump's 100th day rally: Live updates... +

While DC parties at the White House Correspondents Dinner, Trump is holding his own rally in Pennsylvania. We're covering it live here....

 2017-04-29 22:01 

Daily Kos

Trump wants to kill the Energy Star program. Guess what his motive might be?... +

Another day, another grift. The EPA's Energy Star program has been, for consumers, a raging success. A label, right there on each of the displayed home appliances in a store, tells you flat-out how much electricity your latest purchase is going to use and...

 2017-04-29 21:37 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Here's why Donald Trump is obsessed with the 2016 electoral map... +

Donald Trump has been President for 100 days. And it's been even longer -- 172 days -- since Trump actually won the election....

 2017-04-29 21:30 

Daily Kos

Climate marches turn out tens of thousands to demand action, oppose denialism... +

As of yet there’s few crowd estimates from today’s marches, but the Washington, D.C. march al one has been estimated at about 150,000. Some images from across the country:...

 2017-04-29 21:26 

ThinkProgress

Peoples Climate March draws 200,000 protesters as Trump flees to coal country... +
 2017-04-29 21:25 

The Daily Beast

Best Signs from the People's Climate March... +

Thousands of protestors have come together in Washington for the People's Climate March...

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