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Jordan Peterson’s quest to beat his addiction to Klonopin sent him to Russia — and nearly killed him, his daughter says

By David Futrelle

If you’ve been wondering where Jordan Peterson has been for the past several months, we now have an answer, courtesy of his daughter Mikhaila in a YouTube video yesterday: he’s been in “absolute hell” trying to get himself off of the effective but highly addictive anti-anxiety drug Klonopin, a quest that ultimately took him to Russia, where he ended up in a medically induced coma to cure a case of pneumonia she says he picked up in a North American hospital.

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MAGAs insist that Mueller’s indictment of Russians somehow proves there was “no collusion.” It doesn’t.

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By David Futrelle

As you may have heard, special prosecutor Bob Mueller dropped a little bomb today — charging 13 Russians and several Russian organizations with a conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and support the candidacy of one Donald Trump.

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Trump threatens to nuke N. Korea, GOP threatens to nuke healthcare. Also hurricanes: Today in Tweets

If they push that button / Your ass got to go!

By David Futrelle

In normal times, a president literally threatening to obliterate an entire country would be the lead story on every news outlet for weeks. But this is the age of Trump, so this alarming development has to compete, news-wise with: A GOP determined to take away health care from 20 million people, some dramatic developments in the investigation that could bring the nuke-talking president down. And then there are the hurricanes and earthquakes.

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Pee Crier Snub I: Today in Tweets

Goodnight, sweet Reince!

By David Futrelle

It’s been another busy 24 hours in Trumpmerica. Reince Priebus is out, Trump is literally advocating police brutality, and Pickle is a Real Boy.

Let’s go to the tweets:

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#ResistTrump: Call about Russia! Call about Gorsuch! Call about Health Care!

Ugh. This guy again.

Ok, folks, let’s get calling! Three big issues to push on this week.


#ResistTrump: Jeff Sessions, delete your account!

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Russia is the issue that won’t go away for the Trumpers. Today Attorney General/Racist Keebler Elf Jeff Sessions is in the hot seat for lying to Congress under oath about his contacts with a Russian official.

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Today’s #ResistTrump Menu: Scott Pruitt, Trump’s tax returns, Russia Russia Russia!

Scott Pruitt: Crushing the environment’s head

Three items on the menu today — do them all or pick your favorite(s)!

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Mike Flynn’s fall, as told in tweets with the word “cuck” in them

Mike Flynn: Cuck, or cuckity cuck cuck? Trump fans can’t agree

There are a lot of questions still swirling about former National Security Advisor and current unemployed person Michael Flynn.

But there is one question we can answer right now, and that is how people who use the word “cuck” a lot on Twitter have reacted to Flynn’s resignation.

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#ResistTrump today by reading the declassified intelligence report on Russian hacking

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Popular-vote-loser Donald Trump got his official briefing on Russia’s hacking of the election. In what we can only assume was an attempt to counteract Trump’s brilliant plan to flat-out lie about what was in this briefing, the US intelligence agencies released the declassified version of the report yesterday as well.

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Trump is right about one thing: Putin is smart. Smarter than Trump, in any case

In order to resist Trump, you need to be able to cut through the media clutter, seeking out information and analysis that doesn’t always make it onto cable news or the front page of the newspaper.