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MCCONNELL Calls Out Trump Over Syria!

The Washington Post just published an op-ed by Mitch McConnell himself: Mitch McConnell: Withdrawing from Syria is a grave mistake Withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria is a grave strategic mistake. It will leave the American people and homeland less safe, embolden our enemies, and weaken

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Elijah was the Boldest…

It is a shame we are not spared a moment from daily turmoil to respectfully mark the death of a legendary figure like the dearly departed Maryland Congressional Rep. Elijah Cummings. Mr. Cummings left us yesterday at age 68.  I hesitate to bring up the

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Trump's Ghostwriter Says POTUS *is* a Child

Tony Schwartz, who ghostwrote Trump’s Art of the Deal, has a column in today’s WaPo: Why Trump can’t change, no matter what the consequences are This one sentence sums it all up: As Trump himself has said, he is essentially the same person today that

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WaPo weighs in on Mick Mulvaney's truth-telling

The Trump Doral-G7 announcement was designed to draw attention from Turkey-Syria warfare and #Trumpeachment. Unfortunately, Mick Mulvaney’s set-to with the press over the Ukraine quid pro quo did demonstrate the continuing messaging incompetence of the WH. Hours later, Mulvaney made a clumsy attempt to disinform the


Tass announces joint US cyber operations with Russia – again?

A surprise announcement from the Russian news service, TASS: According to the FSB in Russia, the US government has now agreed to carrying out joint cyber operations with Russian intelligence. What? — Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) October 18, 2019 This bit of cynical non-collusive activity

LOL. Gen. Mattis Roasts drumpf. (Updated with full speech)

"I’m not just an overrated general. I’m the most overrated general," Mattis says. "I'm honored to be considered that by Donald Trump because he also called Meryl Streep an overrated actress. So I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals, and frankly that sounds pretty