The Santa Fe school shooter used his father’s guns. Could his father be punished?

Texas has legislation on the books that holds parents liable if their kids access their guns. But both gun owners and gun control advocates have problems with the law. By Jane Coastonjane.coaston@vox.com  May 25, 2018, 9:30am EDT   A metal sculpture sits among flowers and other items left at a memorial in front of Santa Fe High

‘We’re closed!’: Trump vents his anger over immigration at homeland security secretary

By Josh Dawsey and Nick MiroffMay 24 at 5:41 PMEmail the author President Trump began berating Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office earlier this spring, according to administration officials, griping about her performance and blaming her for a surge in illegal border crossings. Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, who installed her in the job,

Why did anyone ever take Trump’s North Korea diplomacy seriously?

Trump lies and says nonsense all the time. We need to remember that. By Matthew Yglesias@mattyglesiasmatt@vox.com  May 24, 2018, 10:30am EDT The White House announced Thursday morning that it is canceling the planned summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in light of statements from the North Korean government that make it clear that Pyongyang is not, in

Chris Cuomo Shreds Rep. Peter King’s Lies: ‘I Can’t Believe You’re Saying That’

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) asserted on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is improper because there is no evidence of any wrongdoing. During an interview on CNN, host Chris Cuomo challenged King after he argued that Republicans were being “stonewalled” in the investigation into an FBI “spy” that President Donald Trump says infiltrated

The 14 most ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ lines from Donald Trump’s ‘Fox & Friends’ interview

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Updated 2:37 PM ET, Thu May 24, 2018 (CNN) President Donald Trump sat down with “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade in Long Island on Wednesday afternoon, an interview the network aired Thursday morning. It wasn’t hard-hitting (you didn’t expect it to be unless you have lived on another planet for

‘Panicked’ Trump Roundly Mocked After Parroting Fox News Conspiracy Theory in Unhinged Monday Morning Meltdown

He tweeted it 7 times in an hour. By David Badash / The New Civil Rights Movement The American president used to be considered the leader of the free world. As such, any president of the United States should have access to the absolute best: the best intelligence, the best advisors, and, if necessary, the best attorneys. But

Dave Daubenmire: The Royal Wedding Was A ‘Psy Op’ To Promote ‘The Blending Of The Races’

By Kyle Mantyla | May 21, 2018 2:06 pm Religious Right activist Dave Daubenmire said on his “Pass The Salt Live” webcast this morning that the royal wedding this weekend between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was a “psy op” intended to promote “the blending of the races.” Daubenmire, who has declared that he is “proud to be white” because “white, heterosexual, Christian” men represent America’s

NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

The Associated Press Associated Press• May 20, 2018 The National Rifle Association’s incoming president has linked school shootings and other violence to using medications such as Ritalin. Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North told “Fox News Sunday” that perpetrators of school violence “have been drugged in many cases” and “many of these young boys have been on Ritalin

Evangelical Robert Jeffress thinks Jews are going to hell. Israelis are OK with that.

Jerry Adler Senior Editor Yahoo News• May 21, 2018 Say what you will about Robert Jeffress, the controversial Dallas preacher who gave the opening prayer at the dedication of the American Embassy in Jerusalem last week, he sticks by his beliefs. An event in the Jewish state, attended by a great number of Jewish people, might have been

Kellyanne Conway praises Sean Hannity for offering ‘unique content’

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday went to bat for Fox News host Sean Hannity, explaining that he offered “unique content” instead of fact-based reporting. While speaking to Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter on CNN, Conway opined that Donald Trump was one of the most “transparent” and “accountable” presidents in history. “I’d love for him to

The GOP Is Silent While Trump Trashes Amazon And Free Market Principles

By LeftOfCenter https://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2018/05/kurt-bardella-blasts-hypocritical Trump made no secret of his intense loathing and jealousy of Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and owner of The Washington Post, in his hate-filled 2016 campaign rallies. Most folks thought those were just idle threats made by a ranting lunatic. Most folks didn’t think the forces of Heaven and Earth would put this