“Saudi Arabia’s Political Purge: The Daily Show”


THE DAILY SHOW

“White student arrested after allegedly contaminating her black roommate with bodily fluids”


SALON

“A white student at the University of Hartford in Connecticut has been charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace after she posted an Instagram message bragging about how she terrorized her black roommate for over a month. The student under arrest, Brianna Brochu, 18, was also expelled from the university.” MORE

“President Trump “likely obstructed justice,” could be impeached: report”


SALON

While special counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, legal experts and scholars at the Brookings Institute have determined that the president likely broke the law by firing former FBI director James Comey and, as a result, could be impeached by Congress.

A new report from Brookings analysts Barry Berke, Noah Bookbinder and Norman Eisen found that Trump “likely obstructed justice” when he impeded the investigations of Michael Flynn and Russia’s election interference by firing Comey.” MORE

CARTOON


“Save Your Prayers, Republicans: It’s Time To Actually Do Something About America’s Gun Problem”


POLITICUS USA

People wait in a medical staging area on October 2, 2017, after a mass shooting during a music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

“Russia probes kick into high gear”


POLITICO

“The congressional Russia investigations are entering a new and more serious phase as lawmakers return from the August recess amid fresh revelations about contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

In the coming weeks, both intelligence committees are expected to conduct closed-door interviews with high-ranking members of the Trump campaign, and potential witnesses could include Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr.”  MORE

“Trump’s Foundation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)”


“Trump’s electoral threat against Sen. Claire McCaskill raises legal questions”


POLITICO

“We must — we have no choice — we must lower our taxes. And your senator, Claire McCaskill, she must do this for you, and if she doesn’t do it for you, you have to vote her out of office,” Trump said to loud applause and whistling from the audience. “She’s got to make that commitment. She’s got to make that commitment. If she doesn’t do it — we just can’t do this anymore with the obstruction and the obstructionists.”  MORE

“Bombshell Dropped On Trump As 1 Attorney General Is Looking At Russia State Crimes”


POLITICUS USA

On his MSNBC program The Beat, Ari Melber reported that Trump can’t pardon his way out of any state crimes committed in the Russia scandal and that one state attorney general is already looking their jurisdiction for potential Russia state crimes.

“Florida Executes White Man For Killing Black Victim For First Time Ever”


HUFFINGTON POST

“The state of Florida did something on Thursday it hasn’t done since reinstating the death penalty in 1976: Execute a white man for killing a black man.

By contrast, at least 18 black men have been executed for killing white men in the last four decades, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.”  MORE