Douglas Valentine on the Ken Burns Vietnam documentary

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Our friend and expert correspondent on the CIA, Douglas Valentine, recently appeared on Our Hidden History speaking about the new PBS documentary about the...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, aided by assorted Florida Loony Tunes, promotes regime...

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Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, you may recall, was forced to resign as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee when hacked documents showed she...

Millennial Warning: Al Gore is not groovy

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One of the great mysteries of modern politics is why millennials have the lowest voter turnout rate of any age group. The U.S. system...

Lies, Public Opinion Surveys and Deep-Fried Butter: Why you should ignore...

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Throughout the primary season, the polls were consistently off, sometimes significantly, in capturing the outcome of the primaries and caucuses.  This is important because...

Alexander Cockburn on the Alt-Right: A Prophecy or Fallacy?

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBxC48liHmI?list=PL1846D10C9E23F23E] The late Alexander Cockburn tapped into something a long time ago when he discovered the Libertarian movement in this country. He understood that,...

This Campaign Satire Might Save Your Day

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Hillary Clinton is going to be the next president. Kenneth Bone wore a red sweater and became a celebrity. The Upper West Side thinks...

Washington Babylon's Launch a Global Success

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So there are a lot of exciting developments here at Washington Babylon. We launched yesterday and Sydney Leather's delightful dismantling of Anthony Weiner was picked...

Fentanyl Cheerleaders: How Insys Peddled its Products

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There's a great story in the Wall Street Journal today -- "Fentanyl Billionaire Comes Under Fire as Death Toll Mounts From Prescription Opioids" --...

Elizabeth Warren’s Political Theater

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I admit I’m baffled by all the praise being heaped on Senator Elizabeth Warren for her comments to Well Fargo criminal mastermind and CEO,...

Donald Trump Jr., Skittles and ISIS's Captured Syrian Passports

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The latest vapid uproar of campaign 2016 involves Donald Trump Jr. posting a tweet that "Compared Syrian Refugees to Poisoned Skittles," according to an...