Seth Millstein
San Francisco native, coffee shop junkie and lover of all things political. I moonlight as a DJ and am morbidly fascinated with the Republican Party's arduous march toward self-destruction.
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This Video Of Obama Talking About Fake News Has A Message You Didn't See Coming

On Tuesday, BuzzFeed posted a video of what appears to be former President Obama giving a public service announcement about fake news before insulting President Trump. The video is fake, of course, as Obama would likely never say something like that …
By Seth Millstein

The IRS Is Giving You More Time To File Your Taxes (Thanks To Its Website Crashing)

After a massive technological failure crippled Americans' ability to electronically submit their tax forms, the IRS extended the tax filing deadline by one day, so taxpayers will have until midnight Wednesday to submit their forms. The agency's syste…
By Seth Millstein

There's A Punk Song About Ivanka Trump & The Lyrics Are Whoaaa

After naming their upcoming EP after a quote from President Trump's eldest daughter, post-punk band Gang of Four released an Ivanka Trump song on Tuesday. Titled "Ivanka (Things You Can't Have)," the song focuses on Ivanka's role in enabling her fath…
By Seth Millstein

Here's Why You Shouldn't Use TurboTax If You're Filing Your Taxes Today

On Tuesday, the last day Americans have to file their taxes for 2017 without paying a penalty, the Internal Revenue Services' Modernized eFile System suffered a partial failure, according to The Washington Post, making it impossible for some American…
By Seth Millstein

Who Are The Tax March 2018 Speakers? The D.C. Protest Will Bring Out Powerful Democrats

Progressives across the country are gearing up for this year's Tax March, a nationwide protest against the tax bill that Republicans passed in December. There are over 100 marches planned across the country on and around April 15th, according to orga…
By Seth Millstein

The 2018 Tax March Has A Brand New Goal This Year — Here's What It Wants

At the 2017 Tax March, protesters took to the streets on tax day to demand that President Trump release his tax returns. April 15 is rolling around again, but the organizers of the 2018 Tax March are highlighting a different issue this year: The Repu…
By Seth Millstein

A GOP Lawmaker Suggested "Attractive Children" Don't Cross The Border Because Of Human Traffickers

During a congressional hearing about immigration, Rep. John Carter suggested that "attractive children" who immigrate to the U.S. are more likely to be targeted by human traffickers, CNN reports. Carter made the comment during a conversation about as…
By Seth Millstein

James Comey Talking About Trump & The Pee Tape Allegation Will Make You Wince

In his first TV interview since his firing in May, former FBI director James Comey talked about working under President Trump, and specifically, what it was like discussing the infamous "pee tape" allegation with the incoming president in January. Co…
By Seth Millstein

A New Survey Found That Some Millennials Actually Have No Idea What The Holocaust Was

A survey released on Holocaust Remembrance Day Thursday found that many Americans, especially millennials, lack basic knowledge of the Holocaust, the mass extermination of Jews in the mid-20th century. More than one-fifth of millennials surveyed said…
By Seth Millstein

Trump "Joked" That He Should Be President For 16 Years & It's SO Uncomfortable

While speaking on the White House lawn Thursday, President Trump "joked" about being president for 16 years, and "jokingly" asked a nearby congressman about extending presidential term limits. It's not the first time the president has mused about the…
By Seth Millstein

James Comey Reportedly Has A WILD Story To Tell About Trump, Melania & The Pee Tape

Political observers are waiting with baited breath for A Higher Loyalty, the forthcoming memoir by fired FBI Director James Comey about working under President Trump. The book doesn't come out until April 17, but according to leaked excerpts publishe…
By Seth Millstein

Paul Ryan's Parenting Comments Aren't What You'd Expect From Him

After announcing Wednesday that he won't seek reelection, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan cited parenting as his reason for walking away from one of the most powerful jobs in the country. The Wisconsin congressman told Politico that he doesn't want to…
By Seth Millstein

How Melania Trump Could Be A Huge Help To FBI Agents Investigating Her Husband's Lawyer

FBI agents conducted a raid on the office, home, and hotel room of President Trump's personal attorney on Monday, alarming political observers and raising questions about the future of the Trump administration. Although it's still unclear precisely w…
By Seth Millstein

Pro-Trump Women Said Facebook Censored Them & Mark Zuckerberg Just Had To Answer For It

Diamond & Silk, two black conservative women who made a name for themselves supporting Donald Trump during the 2016 election, have accused Facebook of acting like a "dictator" by restricting the reach of their videos. Facebook told Diamond & Silk tha…
By Seth Millstein

The FBI Reportedly Wanted Receipts On *That* Access Hollywood Tape & We NEED To Know Why

The FBI raided the home, office and hotel room of President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday, and reportedly seized a wide range of documents on various topics. Now, the New York Times reports that the FBI raid sought documents related…
By Seth Millstein

Lilly Ledbetter Invited Ivanka Trump To Talk About Equal Pay — Here's The Response She Got

As women across the country recognize Equal Pay Day, the annual event aimed at drawing attention to the gender pay gap, CNN reports that fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter invited Ivanka Trump to discuss equal pay in 2017. According to Ledbetter, Trum…
By Seth Millstein

Why This Woman Trump Picked As Federal Judge Is Making Abortion Rights Groups So Worried

One of President Trump's judicial nominees has sparked loads of controversy, and she hasn't even had her confirmation hearing yet. Who is Wendy Vitter, the potential federal court judge who Planned Parenthood called "patently unfit for a lifetime fed…
By Seth Millstein

Um, Did Mark Zuckerberg Just Hint That A New Paid Version Of Facebook Is Coming?

While testifying in front of Congress on Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg hinted a paid version of Facebook may be on the horizon. The founder and CEO of the social network didn't explicitly say that a premium version of the website is on the horizon, or eve…
By Seth Millstein

This GOP Lawmaker Pulled Out A Loaded Gun While Meeting Voters To Make Them Feel "Safer"

During a meeting with constituents Friday, Republican Rep. Ralph Norman pulled out a loaded gun in an attempt to show that guns are only dangerous when criminals have them. Norman kept his .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun in full view of his consti…
By Seth Millstein

Trump Reportedly Asked The CIA Why It Didn't Kill A Suspected Terrorist's Family, Too

During a meeting with the chief of the CIA's drone unit, President Trump reportedly asked why drone strikes don't target families of terrorism suspects, according to the Washington Post. Trump openly supported killing the family members of suspected …
By Seth Millstein