Monday was an ordinary day at the Big Bear grocery store in DeKalb County, Ga., where 41-year-old Laquitta Willis worked as a cashier.
Just after lunch, 30-year-old Victor Lee Tucker Jr. entered the store. When he went to check out, Willis reportedly asked him to put his mask over his face.
According to police, Tucker left without his items, ...Read more
“This is ridiculous,” blared the subject line of the fresh email in my inbox Monday. “Will you join Trump’s new site? We’ve emailed you 13x. Fail to respond=Trump knows you’ve abandoned him.” I guess the cat’s out of the bag — I have, indeed, abandoned Trump.
The fundraising email, which had the audacity to say it was “...Read more
“Mental health break.” It’s a term that’s grown increasingly common in recent years, used to describe the need for some emotional and psychological self-care. But rest assured, it’s not a term our parents or grandparents’ generations grew up with, and not something they fully understand even now.
So when one of the world’s top ...Read more
New Yorkers have yet another reason to feel betrayed by their governor, Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo is set to receive a galling amount of money — $5.1 million — for a book he wrote touting his leadership during the global pandemic.
“American Crisis: Leadership Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic” was published in October of 2020. He made a ...Read more
The woodshed: It’s a popular place in politics, meaning somewhere you metaphorically go when you’ve done something bad. Parties go there when they lose big elections. Presidential advisers are sent there when they mess up.
In 2010, Gen. Stanley McChrystal politics/fromtheright/secupp/s-2515611">Read more
Any New Yorker alive in the 1980s knows the reference “Teflon Don.” It was well-earned by Gambino family mob boss John Gotti, famously acquitted in three high-profile trials in that decade. The Teflon wore off, however, in 1992, when he was finally convicted of five murders, conspiracy to commit murder, tax evasion, racketeering and several ...Read more
I can say this because I know: There’s some seriously dangerous, high-level trolling going on in right-wing media.
Having come from this space — I used to be a Fox News regular, a guest on outlets like Newsmax, an employee at The Blaze, a columnist at The Daily Caller, Townhall, and others — I know a thing or two about how it works.
For ...Read more
Whether you consider them a tribute to body positivity and sexual liberation or a sign of civil and social decline, they are inarguably a hallmark of the modern era: nudes.
Thanks to the internet and social media, the advent of easily shareable nudes, or sexually explicit photos and videos, has created both a billion-dollar boom in cyberporn ...Read more
“Please stop covering the crazy stuff out Trump’s mouth [sic]. The nightmare is over. Please #CNN, #NBC, #CBS, #ABC.”
That’s just one of probably thousands of similar tweets in recent months imploring the media to just ignore the former president and, to invoke a Bush-era mantra, move on.
“I can not say this enough. Stop covering ...Read more
After facing weeks of pressure from Republicans and Democrats, the Biden administration has finally released photos and videos from inside two Texas detention centers where unaccompanied children are being held.
An ABC News politics/fromtheright/secupp/s-2496008">Read more