LOUIS C.K. Goes Full Jerk-off.

Well, this is disgusting. And vile. And disgustingly vile. x i mean he's like a RW comic now. hes milo pic.twitter.com/QYOGI7TrGa — jack allison (@jackallisonLOL) December 31, 2018 TMZ “The jokes are vile. First, Louis attacks the youth of this generation … comparing them to himself in his 20s, and saying kids these days are…

It's Not Like I Do Not Trust You Senator Graham…

But no one in their right mind trusts Donald Trump to negotiate in good faith or keep an agreement.  Trump whisperer Senator Lindsey Graham is telling the world that Trump and the Republicans are willing to negotiate on wall funding. Graham says Republicans are going to put on the negotiating table ideas that Democrats have…

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Whoo boy, just when you think you’ve heard it all… x Candace Owens Claims Trump's Popular With The Youth Generation Because He's 'Punk Rock' https://t.co/6GJgoNtI4b pic.twitter.com/fAvmuXX0PG — Contemptor (@TheContemptor) December 30, 2018 x No rock, just punk. — Lindsey Graham’s Gay Boyfriend (@DankSinatra06) December 30, 2018 x She got one part right. pic.twitter.com/VH24BXFnpj — jujuphil1…

Retired top general: Trump is 'dishonest,' 'immoral'

Trump loves him some generals. They allow him to look tough in a vicarious sort of way. Since Trump has no discipline, brains, courage, heart, willpower, probity, honor, impulse control, elocution, continence, or clothes that fit him correctly, hitching his wagon to proud, patriotic Americans who don’t make half the country want to vomit every…

Legacy of a Nerd

This article was first published on Up North Progressive on December 29, 2018 On Christmas Eve Rick Snyder closed the citizen’s input hotline early to ensure Michigan taxpayers could no longer object to the shame duck bills he signed just in time for Gretchen Whitmer to take over on January 1, 2019. It’s the final…

Amid shutdown, government helps fund Trump's private New Year's party

It’s not much money in the grand scheme of things, but it’s definitely more than most federal workers could make from loofah-ing dead skin off the buttocks of their landlords. (Or painting or doing carpentry work or whatever, but who are we kidding? Landlords want their buttocks loofah-ed. Or am I overgeneralizing from my own…

Non-furloughed workers can’t take vacation during a shutdown—unless their names are Jared or Ivanka

Putting aside Donald Trump’s ridiculously authoritarian decision to put his freaking kids in top White House positions, the fact remains that they are federal employees. When Ivanka Trump was made “Special Counsel” and husband Jared Kushner was put in charge of everything, they filed official paperwork (including Form 278) which legally binds them to ethics rules. Upon taking…

Can They Approve Judges During a Government Shutdown?

I can’t find any information on this topic yet, but I was wondering if the U.S. Senate can approve Trump’s judicial nominees while there is a partial government shutdown?  The only verification of this potential hiccup for Mitch McConnell was the fear expressed by Fox if there was a government shutdown during the process to…

2018 MoveOn Year In Review

In 2018, MoveOn members helped power spectacular victories at the ballot box, fought back against attacks on our democracy, and provided critical aid to those facing humanitarian crises at home and abroad. Millions of MoveOn members were part of a movement that ended Republican control of the House, marched against gun violence, fought brutality at…

Wait a tick! In 2016, Michael Cohen admitted he had been to Prague

In the wake of McClatchy’s bombshell story about Michael Cohen’s cell phone being used near Prague in the summer of 2016, Cohen himself categorically denied — three times via Twitter — that he’d ever been to the Czech Republic. x I hear #Prague #CzechRepublic is beautiful in the summertime. I wouldn’t know as I have never…

Betrayed by Trump, Kurdish Fighters Forced to Ask Assad for Support.

Forced into choosing between the Devil and the deep blue sea by Trump’s abandonment of them earlier this month, Kurdish forces in the Northern Syria city of Manbij have chosen the Devil. BBC “The consequences of President Trump's surprise announcement to withdraw all US troops from Syria are now being seen on the ground. Manbij…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 101)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1169. Shutdown the government for the third time in a year 1170. Threatened to cut aid to…

MSNBC tops Fox in key ratings for first time since 2000

This can’t all be the result of my hiding my mom’s TV remote over Christmas, but I’m sure that made a huge dent.* From The Hill: MSNBC beat out Fox News last week in key ratings for first time in 17 years, topping its competitor in total viewers for the first time since 2000, according to a…