CNN nails Trump and Fox News to the wall for pushing right-wing theory that they scripted Parkland town hall

President Donald Trump on Thursday night accused CNN of forcing a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week to provide “scripted” answers to questions during yesterday’s South Florida town hall. The network, in response, shot him down.

The Second Amendment was ratified to preserve slavery

The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says “State” instead of “Country” (the Framers knew the difference – see the 10th Amendment), was to preserve the slave patrol militias in the southern states, which was necessary to get Virginia’s vote.

‘Oh nein you didn’t!’: Internet horrified after German Olympic figure skater competes to ‘Schindler’s List’

German figure skater Nicole Schott competed in the Olympics Thursday to music from the film “Schindler’s List,” and the internet was horrified.

Parkland students have a cause and $3.5 million — here’s how they’re going to spend it

To help fund a national gun control movement, a small group of South Florida students who survived the worst high school shooting in U.S. history set up a modest website Sunday and created a GoFundMe account to pursue an ambitious goal: raise $1 million. They've surpassed it.

Two top White House advisers may leave over tensions with Trump: sources

Longstanding friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that either or both might quit soon.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel

Broward County Sheriff suspends deputy after footage shows he never went into the school during Parkland massacre

Two deputies are being suspended without pay by Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, according to a statement Thursday afternoon. But one of them made the county sheriff "sick."

GOP rattled by Pennsylvania congressional race in the heart of Trump country

The dismayed laborers from shuttered coal yards and steel mills didn’t have to shift political allegiances to vote for Donald Trump in this part of the Rust Belt. They had been electing Republicans long before he showed up on the ballot.

‘You picked the wrong girl to mess with’: Teen victim shames Christian pop singer at sex abuse sentencing

Jordan Baird was convicted on five counts of indecent liberties with a minor by a custodian after a four-day trial, and jurors recommended a five-month jail term as punishment.

Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge and led away by police

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday afternoon by a St. Louis grand jury on felony invasion of privacy and led away by police Thursday.

NCAA cites 13th Amendment slavery loophole when arguing why they shouldn’t pay student athletes

When arguing why student athletes aren’t legally entitled to compensation, the National Collegiate Athletic Association cited a court case that relied on a loophole in the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution that allows legal unpaid labor in the case of imprisonment.

Executive producer reveals Dana Loesch begged to star in sitcom as ‘hot young mom who does far-right radio’

As Loesch was attending a CNN town hall on the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, Geostorm writer Paul Guyot noted on Twitter that the one-time radio host had made the request but he turned her down.

Ted Cruz hilariously trashed for his bizarre attempt to hijack ‘The Simpsons’ at CPAC

During his speech at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) made a bizarre quip about “The Simpsons” — and Twitter is not having it.