By default we veer on the side of being resistant to new ideas.
Plus: What is the Shadow app? And are the Iowa caucuses dead?
No, Californians aren't banned from showering and doing laundry on the same day. But the fact that so many people believed that lie says something about how insane the state's real water laws are.
The vice president says assassinated Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was involved in the September 11 plot. That's as true as when Republicans said Saddam Hussein was.
House Republicans Are Spreading 'Fictional Narrative' on Ukrainian Election Interference, Says Former Top White House Adviser
Russia is seeking to "delegitimize our entire presidency," Fiona Hill testified.
Promoters and detractors alike are not thinking through how unlikely it would be for Gabbard to seek and win the Green Party nomination, let alone come anywhere close to Jill Stein's totals from 2016.
Tulsi Gabbard Conspiracy Theories Go Mainstream as Hillary Clinton Accuses the Candidate of Being Groomed by Russia
Gabbard called Clinton "the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long."
"She's a favorite of the Russians and they have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far."
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 American Priority Festival gave a glimpse inside the world where deep state theories thrive.
Plus: how Paul Manafort may be involved, the Crowdstrike conspiracy theory, and more...
"Vaping is a health miracle to me," said ex-smoker Vicki Porter. "Not safe, but less harmful."
The progressive senator's Trumpian anti-Bezos take is part of career-long history of fantasizing about evil billionaires.
Both the House and the Senate want transit agencies to stop buying rolling stock from Chinese-owned companies.
Plus: Ohio vice cop indicted for murder, FFC would police "the new kids online beat," and crony Federal Reserve appointments on the way?
Plus: SCOTUS declines Hawaii lesbian case, UC stands by professor in free speech standoff, and ACLU warns of "privacy Trojan horse."
Homeland Security and Florida Cops Spied on Chinese Massage Workers for Months but Still Couldn't Find Evidence of Human Trafficking
Nine women face felony prostitution charges and hundreds of their customers have been arrested. Florida says it's the real victim.
Republican Senator Pitches Weird Conspiracy Theory About Weed Legalization, Menthol Cigarettes, and the FDA
Sen. Richard Burr raises an interesting point about onerous regulation, but his argument is baffling.
Plus: Author Zadie Smith talking cultural appropriation, and Budweiser versus Big Corn
BuzzFeed report says president personally told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow project.
People are losing their damn fool minds in the midst of Putin paranoia.
Yes, the paranoid lunatic is a mega-troll, but the beauty of new media means never having to engage stuff you find awful or offensive.
When Apple's CEO Tim Cook says "the free market is not working," bad things are coming.
The host of TruTV's hit show has lost some faith in the power of rational discourse. And he has some ideas for how to fix the problem.
The topic: art and conspiracy
Why are we paying for a Spanish-language propaganda station in the first place?
Trump: "We must never allow political violence to take root in America."
I learned it from watching you, Uncle Sam!
Plus: Trump condemns poor cover-up of Saudi journalist killing and Houston compromises on sex robots.
Hundreds of pages and accounts have been purged over accusations that they were "inauthentic." The page operators disagree.
It's a given that many senators are acting in bad faith. But what about the rest of us?
Clinton runs with a Kamala Harris whopper that's already been debunked.