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Get This Look: Tactical Pants Get This Look: Tactical Pants

Hi, there’s something I really need to talk to you about. It’s been weighing on my mind for the past 24 hours. It starts with a “T,” and ends with an “-actical pants.” Yes—I’m talking about tactical pants.

Report: Don Jr. Continues to Be a Sad, Sad Man  Report: Don Jr. Continues to Be a Sad, Sad Man 

A new profile of Donald Trump, Jr., written by Julia Ioffe in GQ, underscores what we have long known deeply in our hearts: That he is very dumb, and has spent his entire life trying in vain to make his sociopathic father love him, to the extent that he has transformed himself into a living, breathing white…

Lawsuit Alleges Immigrant Children Forcibly Injected With Antipsychotic Drugs  Lawsuit Alleges Immigrant Children Forcibly Injected With Antipsychotic Drugs 

Affidavits filed in April claims that migrant children in a taxpayer-funded facility with a history of abuse allegations were forcibly injected with powerful anti-psychotic medications, Reveal reports. In an interview with Reveal, forensic psychiatrist Mark. J. Mills compared the practice to tactics used in the former…

After a Nice Long Day of Human Rights Violations, Trump Shares Sensual Embrace With American Flag  After a Nice Long Day of Human Rights Violations, Trump Shares Sensual Embrace With American Flag 

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Ask an Immigration Lawyer: Migrant Parents Face a Long, Complicated Road Ahead to Get Their Children Back Ask an Immigration Lawyer: Migrant Parents Face a Long, Complicated Road Ahead to Get Their Children Back

After the official launch of Jeff Sessions’ “zero-tolerance policy” in April, which mandates the criminal prosecution of everyone who crosses the border without authorization, at least 2,300 children—over a hundred of whom are under the age of four—have been forcibly separated from their parents. (The Trump…

'Congress and the Courts Created This Problem,' Lies Woman Who Helped Create Family Separation Crisis    'Congress and the Courts Created This Problem,' Lies Woman Who Helped Create Family Separation Crisis   

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This Is What 'Zero Tolerance' Sounds Like  This Is What 'Zero Tolerance' Sounds Like 

At ProPublica, reporter Ginger Thompson has obtained what might be the most potent illustration of the impact of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” border policy: stomach-churning audio of the sobs and frantic pleading of young children who have been stolen from their parents by the U.S. government. The audio…

We Have a Policy of Separating Families at the Border  We Have a Policy of Separating Families at the Border 

On Sunday night, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielson tweeted: “We do not have a policy of separating families at the border. Period.”

Jeff Sessions Says the Bible Wants the Trump Administration to Rip Children Away From Their Parents  Jeff Sessions Says the Bible Wants the Trump Administration to Rip Children Away From Their Parents 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to be pleased with the outcome of his “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has resulted in the forcible separation of children—some only a few months old—from their parents, who often do not know where they’ve been taken. The psychological repercussions of these forced…

Dick Remains Satisfying  Dick Remains Satisfying 

Flashback Film Friends is a series in which a Jezebel staffer watches a movie she or he has seen a million times, with a staffer who has never seen it once. Then they discuss—just like friends.

Turns Out Rudy Giuliani's Son Has Also Done This With His Hair  Turns Out Rudy Giuliani's Son Has Also Done This With His Hair 

Andrew Giuliani, White House staffer, golfer, and son of Rudy Giuliani, recently had his West Wing access revoked by John Kelly, Axios reports. Yes, there are two Giulianis running around the White House, and they seem equally cool and qualified. More importantly, this not-particularly-recent photography suggests that…

The Trump Administration Is Considering Putting Thousands of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Tent Cities The Trump Administration Is Considering Putting Thousands of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Tent Cities

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Rand Paul's Neighbor Gave Himself Second Degree Burns Setting an Errant Stick Pile on Fire Rand Paul's Neighbor Gave Himself Second Degree Burns Setting an Errant Stick Pile on Fire

New court documents have surfaced revealing more definitive details about the mysterious case of Rand Paul getting tackled and severely injured by his neighbor. The attack was said to be inspired by yard debris. Please sit down, as this is going to be titillating.

Love Makes Us Vulnerable, But It's a Risk We Must Take Love Makes Us Vulnerable, But It's a Risk We Must Take

Commitment is hard. But it’s easier when you share goals and perspectives, like wanting to have two children and a lake house, or feeling comfortable executing your uncle with antiaircraft guns and then incinerating his body with flamethrowers.

The Trump Admin Doctrine Is 'We're America, Bitch', In Case You Weren't Feeling Humiliated Enough  The Trump Admin Doctrine Is 'We're America, Bitch', In Case You Weren't Feeling Humiliated Enough 

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Actually, Sarah Jessica Parker's Most Important Work Was Her Starring Role in The Family Stone Actually, Sarah Jessica Parker's Most Important Work Was Her Starring Role in The Family Stone

For the 20th anniversary of Sex and the City—which premiered on HBO on June 6, 1998 and went on to become iconic prestige television—Jezebel is doing a week of posts dedicated to our favorite band of sexual women friends.

Rudy Giuliani Has Some More Thoughts About Porn and Feminism Rudy Giuliani Has Some More Thoughts About Porn and Feminism

The president’s lawyer would like to clarify something he said about Stormy Daniels. On Wednesday, Rudy Giuliani said: “If you’re going to sell your body for money, you just don’t have a reputation. I may be old fashioned, I dunno.” He also said: “The business you were in entitles you to no degree of giving your…

Don Jr. Is Having a Tough Time Selling His Dumbass Book  Don Jr. Is Having a Tough Time Selling His Dumbass Book 

Several major book publishers have turned up their noses at Don Jr.’s proposed new book, according to a Fox Business report. The feeling, in the words of one source, is: “There was basically no interest in a book that’s basically a defense of daddy book when you’re under federal investigation yourself.” But he was…

Trump Is Now 'Obsessed' With Pardons, They Are His 'Favorite Thing'  Trump Is Now 'Obsessed' With Pardons, They Are His 'Favorite Thing' 

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Free Mattress-Seeker Scott Pruitt Also Used His Position to Try to Get His Wife a Job at Chick-fil-A Free Mattress-Seeker Scott Pruitt Also Used His Position to Try to Get His Wife a Job at Chick-fil-A

It’s weird how when Scott Pruitt does stuff he isn’t supposed to do—so, most days—those things always end up being kind of depressing, eliciting the same very particular sort of bored carsick feeling that I always get while standing in line at the post office. This time? The Washington Post reports that Pruitt had his…

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