John Aravosis
Follow me on Twitter: @aravosis | @americablog | @americabloggay | Facebook | Instagram | Google+ | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the Executive Editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown; and has worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, the United Nations Development Programme, and as a stringer for the Economist. He is a frequent TV pundit, having appeared on the O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline, AM Joy & Reliable Sources, among others. John lives in Washington, DC. .

Trump’s panders to Asia while the GOP destroys all cultural norms

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Trump’s embarrassing trip to Asia, and the GOP effort to destroy any remaining cultural norms in politics (e.g., picking Quayle, Palin and Trump; trying to steal Al Franken’s ...
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Papa John’s has a delicious Nazi pizza problem

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The GOP’s favorite pizza, Papa John’s, has a delicious Nazi problem. It all began when the conservative owner of Papa John’s decided to weigh in on the NFL kneeling ...

Yet another mass shooting, what it all means if anything

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In today’s podcast, Cliff Schecter and I discuss the mass shooting in Texas, and what if anything gun control advocates can do in a country that seems to have lost its mind. You ...

Democratic election victory recap: What this means for 2018

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Democrats kicked GOP butt last night in races across the country, from Virginia to Washington state. We won governorships, state legislatures, attorneys general, mayors races and more. ...
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Trump/Russia, the latest

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I wanted to write a little wrap-up of the Trump/Russia news last week, as things got really interesting with the Mueller indictments, and more importantly, the plea deal reached with ...

George Papadopoulos has a story to tell about Donald Trump, Russia and Hillary’s emails

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While it’s all well and good that Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted yesterday, the big news was the FBI’s plea deal for Trump campaign senior foreign policy aide ...

Indicted: What you need to know about today’s Russia-related FBI indictments

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Two members of the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, have been indicted by FBI special counsel Mueller; and a third member of the Trump campaign, George Papadopoulos, has ...
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Why GOP Sen. Flake’s anti-Trump speech mattered

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In our latest podcast, Cliff Schecter and I dissect why we both believe that GOP Senator Jeff Flake’s anti-Trump speech this week really did matter. Now, it’s true that Flake ...

F—–g Moron

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In our latest UnPresidented Podcast, Cliff Scehcter and I discuss: The JFK files, quarantining people with HIV (yeah, this brilliant idea came from the spouse of a Trump cabinet secretary), ...
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What really happened in Niger?

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Today’s White House press briefing was unusually illuminating. Spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked a lot of questions about the growing scandal over Donald Trump’s ...
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Anderson Cooper blasts Trump for using Gen. Kelly’s dead son as political fodder

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Yesterday, Donald Trump used the dead son of his chief of staff, General John Kelly, as political fodder. Trump was fighting back against a growing chorus of condemnation over his failure ...
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Sean Hannity, useful idiot.

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In national security circles, a “useful idiot” is an American citizen who unwittingly works for a foreign intelligence agency, and is so dumb that he doesn’t even ...

The Case for Impeachment

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The news from Puerto Rico grows more dire. Donald Trump revs up his efforts to incite war with North Korea and Iran. Trump last week took new steps to undercut the Affordable Care Act, ...
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