Slide in polling for vulnerable GOP senators in 2020

Morning Consult reports some sliding in poll numbers for vulnerable GOP US Senate candidates The most vulnerable Republican senators are not improving their standing in their home states ahead of a tough 2020 election cycle, while the field of potential Democratic challengers took shape and began to flex its muscle. According to Morning Consult’s latest…

Help PDA Debunk The Lies

photo: PDAers Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Dr. Bill Honigman for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Mike H.—your PDA national team. We Need Medicare For All!   We need Medicare for All, but industry insiders and their allies are spreading disinformation about MFA. Join Progressive Democrats of America as we…

Morons' Watergate: Impeachment inquiry continues, despite numerous diversions

What a day. Trump opines: “You people with this phony Emoluments Clause” because apparently there’s a US Constitution. So much diversionary activity as Trump repeats campaign lies during his “Cabinet meeting” press opportunity. That event was meant to offset the failed Mulvaney press briefing of last week and the even more disastrous TV appearances. Gaslighting Nation…

Making Mud Pies

Sort of lost in the President’s latest machinations, and wall bouncing, was the fact that Hillary Clinton was once again cleared of any charges of criminality on the issue of her infamous emails.  To put this matter to rest—finally, I wish the State Department and the FBI would issue a joint press release that reads:…

The Daily Bucket–The Foliage Frogs of Fall.

Some years I stop seeing my tiny backyard frogs by August.  The Spring-hatch of tadpoles have all morphed, and the older frogs have dispersed to nearby areas, beyond my vision.  This year, however,  The frogs ‘ Spring-hatch was plentiful, and I often found 5 or 10 frogs on every morning walk. Now the Summer days are…

Kurds throw tomatoes and rocks at departing U.S. soldiers

Jenan Moussa is a roving reporter for Al Aan TV, and she has a dispatch from the heart of Donald Trump’s latest colossal failure: When American troops first arrived in North Syria, kurds received them as heroes with flowers and ululation. Now terrified Kurds in Syria are throwing tomatoes and stones at departing American forces.@akhbar pic.twitter.com/mRWJeZINBK…

Will Turkey Steal Our Bombs?

The New York Times has this story up this evening: Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons. Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants the Bomb. The story mainly talks about Turkey’s ongoing nuclear program…

Jarvanka is at Individual-1's side, because nepotism has too many syllables

The biggest leaker of them all: Jarvanka will throw all kinds of folks under the bus. Jarvanka thinks that because Barr prevented the Mueller report from reaching them, that they won’t at some moment be held accountable in the aftermath of the Trump regime’s attempt to destroy US democracy.  They remain a target of opportunity. But…