|Adolf Hitler was born in April (1889), and died in April (1945) ... |
I know, I know, but Donald Trump is leading the GOP field in April 2016.
Early Warnings: How American journalists reported the rise of Hitler (The Atlantic).
What happened when venture capitalists took over the golden state warriors (NY Times).
California is increasing its minimum wage to $15. Here's what that means for workers (Think Progress).
U.S. Army grants long-term exemption allowing Sikh soldier to wear turban, beard (Think Progress).
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Why do conservatives keep saying Seattle's minimum wage hike has failed - without data (LA Times)?
Feds release pictures of $6 million in damages Bundy militants caused to Oregon reserve (Raw Story).
In Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is in retreat on multiple fronts (WP).
An experiment in privatizing public land fails after 14 years (HCN).
YOU KNOW YOU'RE STUPID WHEN ...
Jury rejects fraud claim against law school (San Diego Union-Tribune).
Unemployed QB Johnny Manziel's wild West Coast party tour continues (CBS Sports).
Donald Trump says his very rich Muslim friends won't be banned from the country (Think Progress).
Chris Christie struggles to defend Donald Trump to Jimmy Fallon (The Daily Beast).
Televangelist Jim Bakker: Christians who pray at graduations will soon be machine-gunned down for public prayer (Patheos).
The Right's stupidity forces Snopes to debunk an article by The Onion (Dead State)
THIS IS NOT GOOD
Private prisons fight back (OZY).
GOP House votes to cut GI Bill housing stipend in half for children of military service members (The Intellectualist).
Declassified CIA document reveals Iraq war had zero justification (Mirror Spectrum).
LABOR LEADER DOLORES HUERTA IN THE NEWS
An open letter to Dolores Huerta (Huffington Post).
Rosario Dawson, how dare you lecture Dolores Huerta (The Guardian).
OK, NOW FOR THE TRUMP SHOW
New poll shows half of America thinks Donald Trump is a fascist (U.S. Uncut).
Meet the Archeo-Trump, Wally George [FYI, I listened to Wally George in the early 1980s and thought he was a clown then] (TPM).
Donald Trump embodies how great republics meet their end (Financial Times).
Elizabeth Warren stops being polite and starts getting real: "Let's be honest - Donald Trump is a loser" (Salon).
Muslim vet booted from Trump rally, told to "get a job." Guess what he does for a living ... (Occupy Democrats).
IS TED CRUZ WORSE THAN TRUMP?
8 things you need to know about the Ted Cruz sex scandal (Conservative Outfitters).
Larry Flynt: Ted Cruz more dangerous than Trump because he actually believes 'the crap' he says (Raw Story).
Texas forced this woman to deliver a still-born baby (The Daily Beast)
"We ain't seen nothing yet," Dutch Party leader rages: "We need to de-Islamize the West" (Zero Hedge).
All hell is breaking loose at Arizona election fraud hearing (U.S. Uncut).
OK, HERE'S SOME GOOD NEWS
NFL to Georgia: No Super Bowl for you unless governor vetoes anti-LGBT RFRA bill (JMG).
Lost at sea and feared dead, dog found on island after 5 weeks (NPR).
The right's shocking admission: Stunned by Trump's dominance, some GOP pundits concede that Dems have been right about Republicans all along (Salon).
Weather records broken as world faces alarming levels of change (New Scientist).
The Holy Trinity comes to life, and China's involved ... so, yeah, we're all in trouble (Zero Hedge)
Heidi Nelson Cruz, Ted's wife: 5 fast facts you need to know (Heavy).
FYI: 2016 Primary Schedule (USpresidentialelections).