SNL Casts Steve Martin as Roger Stone — Watch Him Beg Trump for a Pardon

Saturday Night Live briefly turned one of the most likable actors in Hollywood into one of the most reviled men in America. No stranger to the program, Steve Martin made a special appearance atop this week’s SNL, playing the freshly incarcerated Roger Stone. Martin’s Stone was a guest on Tucker Carlson Tonight, with Alex Moffat […]

NBA champs’ ultimate Trump snub

In their only trip to Washington this season, the Golden State Warriors decided to meet with former President Barack Obama instead of a traditional visit to the White House. The defending NBA champions were disinvited by President Donald Trump after saying they wouldn’t go to meet him, anyway. Golden State hasn’t visited the White House […]

Netflix reveals Space Force comedy series before Trump gets real thing approved

Welcome to (Netflix’s) Space Force. [credit: Netflix ] Netflix took the wraps off its latest comedy series on Wednesday, and while that may sound humdrum for a company with roughly 7,000 series in the works, this one has set its sights on something huge: the outer reaches of space. Er, sorry, we misread that. The […]

'Don't vote for that ni***' Snoop Dogg trashes Trump in message to government workers

Snoop Dogg has pulled no punches calling on federal employees forced to work without pay or stay home due to the government shutdown to remember the ordeal when they vote in 2020. “Don’t vote for that ni***,” the rapper said. In an expletive-ridden Instagram rant, Snoop Dogg, real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., said that […]

Democrats won’t wait for the Mueller report to investigate Trump, but impeachment remains a long shot

Alex Wong/Getty Images House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said they plan to move forward with investigations of President Trump before Robert Mueller releases any report. Nadler also vowed to make the findings of Mueller’s report public. While other Democrats have pushed the need to impeach Trump, Nadler said it is “too early to talk […]

Trump sent 80 US troops to Gabon over possible violence in DR Congo

Citing the possibility of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, US president Donald Trump has deployed 80 troops with “appropriate equipment” and aircraft to the nearby Gabon, he informed Congress in a letter. The first members of this US contingent arrived in Libreville, Gabon on January 2, Trump said in a letter sent […]

The Trump administration is weakening the global trading system

The chips are down “SEEING POSSIBILITIES in potatoes” is the upbeat slogan of Lamb Weston Potato Products, Inc., an American exporter. But new trade deals mean that its foreign competitors have fewer obstacles blocking their view. One is the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which came into effect on December 30th. Negotiated as […]