Matt Barnes Gets Kobe Bryant and Gianna Tattoo Tribute from Famous Artist

The ex-NBA star hit up legendary ink artist Steve Butcher — who did the amazing Tupac work on Matt’s hand — in order to add a new image of Kobe and Gianna to his arm.

Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi get Democratic convention speaking slots

Harris’ spot does not mean the former San Francisco district attorney is no longer under consideration as Biden’s running mate, though the vice presidential pick is scheduled to speak Wednesday. Many of the top choices on Biden’s list are slated to speak throughout the week, and any of them could have their time slots changed […]

Kamala Harris, Biden’s running mate, spent career breaking barriers

Harris spent her childhood in that cradle of American left-wing activism: Berkeley and Oakland, where she was born in 1964. Her mother was a cancer researcher and her father, who is of Jamaican descent, a professor of economics — both were involved in the Civil Rights movement and Harris, along with her younger sister, Maya, […]

The history of the women nominated for vice president

Next week at the Democratic National Convention, Harris will become the third woman to accept the nomination for vice president of a major party. In 2008, then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was the Republican vice presidential nominee, and in 1984, then-Rep. Geraldine Ferraro of New York, a Democrat, was the first woman to be on a […]

How Kamala Harris found the political identity that had eluded her

“Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau. I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse,” the elder Biden wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. “I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this […]

Michael Moore Predicts Trump Wins In 2020 If Dems Run Politician Against Him

“We have to run a beloved American. Obama became beloved the night of that convention and he was beloved from that moment on. It’s gotta be like a Michelle Obama or a Sully Sullenberger. Why aren’t we thinking along the lines of ‘who can defeat him?’ We will lose in 2020.”

NEWSMAKER-How Kamala Harris found the political identity that had eluded her

After a strong start, Harris’ campaign quickly foundered amid strategic somersaults. First positioning herself as a progressive in the mold of reformers such as Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Harris then tried to tack toward the center. Her position on healthcare, for example, became a mishmash. She dropped out in December, before a single […]

Kenneth Noland obituary

Kenneth Noland, who has died of cancer aged 85, was one of the young artists tasked with seizing the star-spangled standard from the preceding warrior generation of Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko and bearing it aloft into battle. Even more than this, Noland enjoyed having Americans claiming him as the successor to the mantle of […]

Are you ready for Trump’s Gettysburg Address?

Even if so, Trump need only follow its structure to avoid despoiling its memory. Read the speech, Mr. President: it’s only 272 words, much shorter than one of those bulky briefing books. As you’ll discover, Lincoln talked about a nation “conceived in liberty” — that is, freedom of speech and freedom of the press, unfettered […]

Tucker Carlson: Trump’s Lies Are Not The Reason The Left Despises Him. It’s The Key Truths He Tells

That place is still sad and desperate and screwed up, and absolutely not one person in Washington, DC cares about that even a little bit — except to the extent they want to make certain that you never think or talk about Baltimore, because thinking or talking about Baltimore — or, for that matter, mass […]