Police have released video of the sting that found Oklahoma Republican state Sen. Ralph Shortey in a motel room with an underage boy whom he had paid for sex. Shortey opened the door in a shirt referencing a Bible verse about wives submitting to their husbands.
- TIME magazine has named "The Silence Breakers" as the "Person of the Year."
- Mammograms deserve little if any of the credit for reductions in breast-cancer deaths, suggests a new study.
- Introducing the U.K.'s insane new porn regulations.
- The House Intelligence Committee chairman plans to file a contempt resolution against top FBI and Justice Department officials "as quickly as possible."
- "In the most illuminating part of last week's House subcommittee hearing on the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA, H.R. 1865), Tennessee Bureau of Investigation special agent Russ Winkler explained how he uses online platforms—particularly Backpage—to fight online sex trafficking," notes the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Tulsi Gabbard Called Out Mainstream Media, Both Parties, Democratic Candidates for Supporting Disastrous Regime Change in the Middle East
"As president I will end these regime change wars."
The New York Times Wonders Aloud If Tulsi Gabbard's Anti-War, Anti-Establishment Message Makes Her a Stooge for Nazis and Russian Bots
The article ignores Gabbard's arguments for a less interventionist foreign policy, preferring to speculate about foreigners and fascists.
The 7th Circuit said the guard is protected by qualified immunity.
The mainstream media are channeling Dr. Zaius, the elitist orangutan from Planet of the Apes, who hid dark secrets out of misguided paternalism.
James called Trump a "bum," but he won't utter a single bad word about China's authoritarianism.