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8 Terrible Mike Pence Quotes About Women That Show The Vice Presidential Candidate’s True Colors

The statute of limitations on saying shitty things only applies to people who make clear they’ve learned their lesson, and Pence has done anything but. More »


Abigail Fisher And Her Lawyers Continue To Fight Affirmative Action By Arguing Its Negative Impact On Asian-Americans

There’s a myriad of reasons it’s so problematic for white opponents of affirmative action to use Asian-Americans, and stereotypes about them, for their own ends. More »


Fox News’ Roger Ailes Will Be Ousted Following Sexual Harassment Allegations, But Will Reportedly Still Get Millions

According to reports, it’s really only a matter of time before he’s out. More »


Congressman Steve King Asks What Nonwhite “Subgroups” Have Contributed To Civilization

While we were all distracted by Melania Trump’s eyebrow-raising speech at the Republican National Convention, it turns out some troubling discourse was going down in other quarters of the Republican Party. On MSNBC’s Hardball Monday night, Representative Steve King of Iowa asked what nonwhite “subgroups” of people ever contributed to “civilization.”

Taking umbrage with Esquire writer Charles Pierce’s… More »


Trump Appoints Omarosa Manigault, A Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant, As Head Of African-American Outreach

It sounds like Manigault and Trump probably have a lot on common. More »


Protests On The Republican Convention Floor Show A Party More Divided Than Ever

Trump is a controversial figure within his own party, where many disagree with either his language or his radical proposals. More »


Melania Trump’s RNC Speech Is Awfully Similar To Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC Speech

The section of Trump’s speech in question certainly wouldn’t get past basic college plagiarism software. More »


The 7 Most Bizarre Moments Of Trump And Pence’s ’60 Minutes’ Interview

In case you needed further evidence Trump and Pence are the most awkward duo in election history. More »


Colorado’s Rape Kit Legislation Has Already Resulted In New Leads And Convictions

From marijuana to handling sexual assault, Colorado seems to be leading the way on just about every issue. More »


Russia Could Be Completely Banned From The Summer Olympics. Here’s Which Sports Were Implicated.

A new report confirms the existence of a large-scale, state-sponsored program to hide and replace Russian athletes’ positive drug tests. More »


Mike Pence’s 1999 Op-Ed Claiming ‘Mulan’ Was Liberal Propaganda Was Actually Just Sexist

I imagine him feverishly wiping the sweat from his forehead as he wrote this garbage. More »


Stephen Colbert Infiltrated The RNC Dressed As ‘The Hunger Games’s’ Caesar

Luckily, someone caught the short, but glorious, skit on video for all of our amusement. More »


Why Qandeel Baloch’s Murder Shouldn’t Be Called An “Honor Killing”

It’s just fucking murder. More »


We Need To Talk About Mike Pence’s Wife, Karen, And Her Fucking Towel Charms

The stakes are too high to not ask questions (or just yell into the ether) about potential leaders’ values and the company they keep. More »


LGBTQ History Will Now Be Taught In California Public Schools

Aside from the general awesomeness that is not being ignorant, this new curriculum will hopefully inspire more compassion toward the LGBTQ community among young people. More »


The Republican National Convention Program Looks Kind Of Terrifying

The schedule of speakers at the GOP convention is just as terrifying as the party’s slogan and nominee. More »


Cornel West Blasts Hillary Clinton And Endorses Green Party Candidate Jill Stein

To West, Stein is the “only progressive woman in the race.” More »


The Republican Platform’s War On Women’s Rights: What You Need To Know

On women’s rights, the party started from the bottom and has somehow managed to get lower. More »


The KKK Is Still Not Officially Recognized As A Domestic Terrorist Organization

They should have been eradicated decades ago and immediately placed under the umbrella of domestic terrorists. That is, if the word “terrorism” was applied to white people in the U.S. More »


“Comedians In Cars Getting Abortions” Reveals The Truth About TRAP Laws

But how hard it is to get an abortion is no joke. More »


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