The 2016 election campaign for Jeff Fortenberry, a GOP lawmaker, received a questionable donation. An aide apparently warned him: "hey, Jeff, that donation looks questionable". The FBI had, of course, already spoken to the aide when it asked Fortenberry "hey, Jeff, anyone talk to you about that questionable donation?" Instead of saying "fuck off, pigs", however, Fortenberry said "why I've never heard of it." And so a Federal grand jury indictment has charged U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry with one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and making false statements to federal investigators.
Mask mandates saved lives, according to a study conducted by Missouri's health department. This was not the outcome that governor Mike Parson wanted, so the study was buried. The Missouri Independent forced them to reveal it with a Freedom of Information Act filing. The study compared infection and death rates in St. Louis, St. Louis… READ THE REST
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo often used his cable TV perch to help his brother, then the governor of New York, look good during the Covid pandemic. But he was also using the cable network's resources to research the women that Andrew Cuomo harassed while in office, according to an expose that saw him finally yanked… READ THE REST
The classic UK political sit-com Yes, Prime Minister contains an amazing joke, famously defining the nation by newspaper readerships. HACKER: Don't tell me about the press. I know exactly who reads the papers. The Daily Mirror is read by people who think they run the country. The Guardian is read by people who think they… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Listen, long gone are the days of being able to fix everything just by plugging it back in again (otherwise we would have done that with the completely nuts country already).… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Spending habits getting out of hand? Sure, you absolutely needed 1,000 rolls of toilet paper not so long ago, but that opened the door to frivolous, mindless shopping you otherwise would… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's hard to remember a time before apps — and no, not the kind they serve at your favorite dinner joint. From banking to talking to friends to shopping for houses,… READ THE REST