Category: Politics

Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth?

In 2017, Gavin Stonehouse, a graduate student in plant biology at Colorado State University, started cultivating hemp plants in a special soil mixture dosed with varying levels of selenium. A mineral that occurs naturally in…

There Are Others Worthy of Trump’s Pardon Power

For the first time in 21 years, Alice Marie Johnson was riding in a vehicle without wearing handcuffs. After leaping out and stopping suddenly to look for oncoming traffic – the story can’t end that…

Breaking Down Robert Mueller’s Newest Indictments

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against Paul Manafort, the longtime Republican strategist and disgraced former chairman of President Trump’s 2016 campaign, just got a lot stronger. Mueller on Friday filed a new, superseding indictment that…

Why Can’t the President Watch Porn in the White House?

President Trump values his down time in the White House. Since he moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue last January, reports have abounded about his television intake, from primetime cable news to his morning block of…

Sean Spicer Is Ready to Talk About It

Donald Trump had barely taken his hand off the Bible when his press secretary, Sean Spicer, catapulted into the annals of American ignominy with his infamous defense of the president’s sparsely-attended inauguration. Spicer’s daily press…

Taibbi: An Ode to the Feeble Corporate Apology

Three of America’s biggest companies – Facebook, Wells Fargo and Uber – have been offering up vague apologies via television commercials in recent weeks. If you watch the This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Taibbi:…