07.24.2016 - 10:59 AM EDT

This is where I say, "Appreciate the congrats", right? In all seriousness, we're focused like a laser on building our subscriber base. It's important. And if you feel like you need us, then we definitely need you. Take a moment, click here and become part of what we do. Thank you.

07.23.2016 - 4:15 PM EDT

Over the last year there has been a recurrent refrain about the seeming bromance between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. More seriously, but relatedly, many believe Trump is an admirer and would-be emulator of Putin's increasingly autocratic and illiberal rule. But there's quite a bit more to the story. At a minimum, Trump appears to have a deep financial dependence on Russian money from persons close to Putin. And this is matched to a conspicuous solicitousness to Russian foreign policy interests where they come into conflict with US policies which go back decades through administrations of both parties. There is also something between a non-trivial and a substantial amount of evidence suggesting Putin-backed financial support for Trump or a non-tacit alliance between the two men.

07.22.2016 - 8:03 PM EDT

The conflagrations and controversies are coming at us at a blinding speed. We're keeping you up to speed on all of them. But our sign-up drive continues. If you absolutely need TPM, then we absolutely need you. Please take a moment right now and join us as a Prime subscriber. It's important; it's awesome, you will be supporting our independent journalism and you'll be very glad you did. Just click right here.

07.22.2016 - 4:21 PM EDT

Clay Shirky drops a truthbomb on white liberals.

07.22.2016 - 12:43 PM EDT

TL;DR ... Trump is a lying fraud repeating an endless list of fraudulent horror stories and blood libels meant to induce fear and desire for revenge. The rising police death toll claim is another one of these ...

Per the Trump lie factory, the Washington Post notes that these are the average number of police fatalities per year from all forms of attack broken down by presidency ...

07.22.2016 - 11:19 AM EDT

Donald Trump’s dark, angry law-and-order appeal was a throwback to Richard Nixon’s 1968 presidential campaign. Here’s Nixon’s 1968 acceptance speech:

As we look at America, we see cities enveloped in smoke and flame. We hear sirens in the night. We see Americans dying on distant battlefields abroad. We see Americans hating each other; fighting each other; killing each other at home. And as we see and hear these things, millions of Americans cry out in anguish. Did we come all this way for this?

Donald Trump surmised that the crowd at the Republican National Convention would've "ripped" Sen....
Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday that he had "great respect" for...
Donald Trump denied his speech at the Republican National Convention was a dark one,...
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Sunday that he thought it was "outrageous" for an...
Donald Trump insisted in an interview aired Sunday that he was not rolling back...

Most Popular

TOP DISCUSSIONS
COMMENTS