Whenever the news is on overdrive at it appears to be right now, there's no one I'd rather speak with than Heather "Digby" Parton. She's one of my favorite writers -- both at her Hullaballoo blog and at Salon.com. Today, Digby returns to talk about Brett Kavanaugh and the circus surrounding his probable confirmation to the Supreme Court and the new bombshell report from the NY Times about Trump's tax cheating ways that led to his fortune.
When the House Republicans needed foreign policy advice, they turned to the man most responsible for getting us into this mess in the first place. Cheney was the war's chief propagandist, who told the American public more spectacular falsehoods than anyone, including Bush himself. Cheney was the one who told us in 2002 that "Simply stated, there is no doubt that Saddam Hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. There is no doubt he is amassing them to use against our friends, against our allies, and against us." He's the one who tried to convince us that Saddam Hussein might have helped engineer the [...]
Welcome to Monday. Mondays are usually rough on a good day... but after one last week guest hosting The Randi Rhodes Show, followed by a weekend at the beach for my kid's 15th birthday, I could have used an additional day to get ready to return to the real world. But that didn't happen... so here we are. It was quiet day in terms of guests, but I'll get that fixed before tomorrow's show. We did get a new study this morning on waste, fraud and abuse in the publicly funded Charter school world. Put together by Integrity in Education [...]