Entries by Zandar

Skip The Middle, Go Straight To The Top

The grift is on and in glorious prime-time, kids. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened Monday that he may not attend CNN’s next debate unless the network forks over $5 million, which the real estate mogul said would go to charity. Trump pulled the stunt once before, demanding that CNN donate the proceeds from its […]

Post-Racial America Update

The only thing I’m surprised about when it comes to five Black Lives Matter activists at a vigil in Minneapolis being shot last night by a couple of white men is that it took this long to happen. Five protesters were shot late Monday night near the Black Lives Matter encampment at the Fourth Precinct […]

Riding The Red Line In Richmond

Meanwhile, in Post-Racial America(tm)… Black borrowers in Richmond are less likely to be approved for home loans and refinancing than white applicants regardless of their income levels, according to a study by fair-housing advocates. The effect is a continuation of the “redlining” that explicitly denied loans to minorities in the 20th century, according to Housing […]

Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated

Well gosh, that sure didn’t take long, did it? A top Tennessee Republican lawmaker believes the time has come for the National Guard to round up any Syrian refugees who have recently settled in the state and to stop any additional Syrian refugees from entering Tennessee. “We need to activate the Tennessee National Guard and stop […]

Spies (Really Do) Like Us, Or The Man From K.O.C.H.

Team WIN THE MORNING commits acts of investigative journalism for once, and guess which major right-wing political donors are so wealthy and powerful that they have their own 25-person strong in-house intelligence gathering agency to spy on liberals with? The competitive intelligence effort, reported here for the first time, also hints at the audaciousness of the Koch […]