For Charlottesville Authorities, a Painful Post-Mortem on Preparedness

Inadequate human intelligence, poor communication and unheeded warnings contributed to the deadly debacle a year ago. by Ali Winston, special to ProPublica On Aug. 2, 2017, Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer convened a closed meeting of… Read More

Georgia Lawmaker Quits After Dropping Pants, Shouting Slurs On Sacha Baron Cohen Show

Georgia state Rep. Jason Spencer — who bared his buttocks and yelled racial slurs on camera in an episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical Showtime series Who Is America? — will resign from the legislature… Read More

Max Boot: This conservative would take Obama back in a nanosecond

How I miss Barack Obama. And I say that as someone who worked to defeat him: I was a foreign policy adviser to John McCain in 2008 and to Mitt Romney in 2012. I criticized… Read More

A Day After Report, Violent White Supremacist Loses Job With Defense Contractor

The CEO of Northrop Grumman told employees he was saddened by ProPublica and Frontline’s report concerning Michael Miselis, an aerospace engineer who took part in the violence in Charlottesville last year. by A.C. Thompson and… Read More

Trump diplomat lobbied UK over Tommy Robinson – report

A diplomat representing Donald Trump lobbied the UK on behalf of the jailed far-right activist known as Tommy Robinson and threatened to publicly criticise its handling of the case, it has been reported. Sam Brownback,… Read More