"I hope to pass on such lessons to future officials in similar circumstances and to all the citizens who should hold them accountable."
Ever since the introduction of the comedy studies major at Emerson College, I wanted to know what goes into creating the first-ever such program. Who are the students that take it? What does it take to teach kids how to be funny?
Since there is absolutely nothing you can do between now and September that will change anything at the national level (and really after that too, but I’m being nice), I’ll make you a deal.
The emails from Felix Sater—a convicted criminal and informant with longtime ties to Trump and his organization—promising Trump’s lawyer that Putin would help get the Donald elected are only the most recent example of the Trump/Putin nexus of political crime.
He was filmed and photographed beating a black man, Deandre Harris, by what looks like the Village People of racists—one with a Nazi helmet, another like a construction, one in a polo, and another, like this guy, with beard and baseball hat.
It’s not normal that a psycho rich guy like Trump takes over the office to make profit for his family. But it is normal for rich guys to hold the office.
In the workplace protection case, a civil lawsuit involving a fired skydiving instructor who came out as gay, the Justice Department argues that Congress has not extended Title VII to include sexual orientation.
Mainstream journalists have seen some ugly shit. From shootings to bombings, even the most superficial morons on the evening news may need some therapy. At the same time, while they are often numb to conventional horrors, many have reactionary impulses that result in the wrong kind of attention being given to countless issues.
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