March 2021

Diverting information foregrounds the developing investigations of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). The pattern is familiar, defenses that try to construct logical fallacies in preparation for lawfare. Schadenfreude builds as everyone waits for actual indictments. Yet the periphery is littered with a barrage of “facts” including a story reminiscent of Iran-Contra....

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  • March 31, 2021

Sheila Jackson Lee talks about expanding the courts. Missouri Republicans ignore citizens’ vote for Medicaid Expansion. Minimum wage fraud on Americans. Republicans fraud on their citizens. Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Rep. Sheila...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 31, 2021

I check off a day every morning on my calendar because I am counting down to the day of my second Covid-19 vaccination. I, like a lot of other Americans, especially black Americans, have expressed skepticism over the speed, effectiveness, and side effects of the vaccines. I wrote about a...

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  • March 31, 2021

An ABC News poll and an AP-NORC poll both give Joe Biden above 70% approval for his handling of the pandemic. apnews.com/… Americans have responded favorably to the president’s approach, with 73% approving of his handling of the pandemic. That includes about half of Republicans, a rarity given how divided...

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  • March 31, 2021

Top Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro didn’t come out of nowhere. The administration found him where most high-level government aides are found … i.e., the same place I found the anti-fungal treatment for my big toenail—Amazon. You may or may not know that Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner found Navarro while...

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  • March 31, 2021

Al Sharpton did a piece on immigration that dispels the manner the Fox News-like manner mainstream media is covering “border crisis.” Al Sharpton knocks it out of the park See full episodes here. Al Sharpton did not mince his words in the piece above. Most importantly, he revealed an important chart...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 31, 2021

​The future of a delusion: barrel-time coming soon for previous guy, among others, as there will be more revelations about Florida sex-trafficking and the GOP. ”You and me ain’t nothing but animals…” Discovery in the Zervos case could unearth the Apprentice tapes held by Mark Burnett that Trump tried desperately to...

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  • March 31, 2021

This Matt Gaetz scandal is probably a good thing for our country. If his head got any bigger, it might rip a hole in space-time. As it is, things appear to be getting worse and worse for the flesh-toned Tootsie Pop. He should probably be scrubbing his Twitter account in...

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  • March 31, 2021

Who knew, Big Tech is corporate communism, which may explain why there should be a Magnitsky law for the US. A Ghislaine Maxwell pardon could occur if she gave up those tapes of the previous guy. Comic gold @mcsweeneys ‘The Boat Cops open a shipping container. It is full to...

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  • March 30, 2021

Al Sharpton debunks the immigration farce by Republicans. Dr. Deborah Birx comes clean on Trump’s COVID failure. Ali Velshi slammed voter suppression and more. Al Sharpton dissects immigration farce. Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross,...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 30, 2021

The New York Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that former The Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against our pustulant ex-POTUS. It’s not a comeuppance yet, but sometimes justice comes in dribs and drabs—like makeup slowly cascading off an ex-pr*sident’s blotchy horror-show of a face, transforming...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 30, 2021

Getting a personalized greeting from Donald John Trump is about on par with gnawing on Trump Steaks™ gristle or being spirited away to a Florida fen by a mass of Trump-branded bedbugs. It’s not for me, but hey, surely someone will bite. He may even get more than Barry Williams, TV’s...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 30, 2021

More NYC stories of anti-Asian hate. Because bullies and haters come in all shapes and sizes. TRIGGER WARNING NYPD says 65-year-old Asian American woman was walking to church this morning when suspect assaulted her and said “f*** you, you don’t belong here.” Happened in front of 360 W. 43rd St....

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  • March 30, 2021

Caravan with a drum solo, perhaps Trump will go to the border to help frame what is appearing to be deliberate GOP orchestration of migrant issues at the southern border. As if the Trumpian chaos never existed for four years, with declared emergencies, veiled threats of terrorists, and then that...

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  • March 30, 2021

The Gallup Poll has results that may seriously rattle everyone’s assumptions of American society and politics. From 1937, the first time they started asking about church membership, to 1999, about 70% of Americans told Gallup they belonged to a church, synagogue, or other house of worship. In the last 22 years the number has dropped by...

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  • March 29, 2021

Of course, I’m being sarcastic when I say “popular.” In fact, the provision in Georgia’s new election law banning the distribution of food and water to people in voting lines is so unpopular and indefensible, even Lindsey Graham can’t defend it. And he defended Donald Trump for four years. I didn’t think...

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  • March 29, 2021
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Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) in support of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto’s (D. NV) re-election campaign: President Joe Biden & Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D. NV) Do you remember how close the election was in Nevada in 2020? Joe Biden got just 50.06%...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • March 29, 2021

State Rep. Jon Rosenthal (D-TX-135) details his adult education bill and Jim Crow 2.0 in Texas Legislature. Ali Velshi, Rick Tyler clips. Voter suppression. Jon Rosenthal details the happenings in Texas Legislature Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • March 29, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) re-election campaign: Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) Millions of people are paying overdue bills, buying medicine, paying their rent, and feeding their families right now thanks to the...

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  • March 29, 2021

It is a cruel irony that before the start of the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin the state of Minnesota is one of many placing the knee of racism on the neck of black American voters. It is also not lost on me that Colin Kaepernick was denied his...

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  • March 29, 2021

I am watching the murder trial and I am flabbergasted as what I am witnessing as a former police dispatcher.   Witness #1 KNEW there was something terribly wrong when she observed the suspect being pulled from the squad car after being apprehended.   This is just something you know.  It is...

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  • March 29, 2021

Not a victory for cancellation as perhaps poorly vetted stereotypes best left for an era when Bruce Lee couldn’t be chosen for the lead of a TV series. Dav Pilkey, whose Captain Underpants has its own issues but remains popular, agreed with the withdrawal of his latest ‘graphic novel’ by its...

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  • March 29, 2021

Remember Infrastructure Week? It’s coming back—this time without an infrastructure weakling deflating the promise of a newly rebuilt America. Joe Biden is set to unveil his sweeping $3 trillion infrastructure plan, and according to Axios, top economists are simply “giddy” about its prospects. Of course, Republicans understand Keynesian economics as...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 29, 2021

Formerly the face of Trump-TV, Lara Trump is now being promoted for her run for the North Carolina Senate by being hired by Fox News. There's a lot of things that are pretty bad about this (see thread), but Lara Trump is also actively considering a run for Senate in...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • March 29, 2021

Lindsey Graham has become a heartless and shameless Senator. He would send children crossing the border back home through the desert. That is who he is. Not who we are. Inhumane Lindsey Graham See full episodes here. Along with many other Republican Senators, Graham visited the Texas/Mexico border for a...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 29, 2021

CNN is airing a special where all of these doctors in the Trump administration are finally speaking out about the abuse and chaos that reigned when the pandemic first hit America one year ago. These people include Dr. Deborah Birx, Dr. Brett Giroir, Dr. Stephen Hahn, Dr. Robert Kadlec, and...

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  • Avatar of SemDem
  • March 29, 2021

Republican Strategist says it plainly. The GOP has nothing to offer other than suppressing the vote of those unlikely to vote for them. Republican Strategist comes clean See full episodes here. Rick Tyler has always been partisan. To describe his former Republican Party as he is defining it now explains the...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 29, 2021

He’s now posing as his own Walmart greeter. Trump regularly crashed random wedding receptions at his Bedminster NJ golf club, because he simply likes that opening-the-car-dealership shtick, and copping a feel from the bride seems more acceptable as perv-adjacent. Try the attention-seeking veal, and tip your cow. Unfortunately Facebook may allow him back by next...

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  • March 29, 2021
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Like Martin Luther objecting to Pope Leo X selling indulgences to raise money for a variety of excesses, the environmental costs of carbon markets far exceed the benefits. Austerity would have denied us Renaissance art which is less at risk in an age of non-fungible tokens. Today the consequences for the planet...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • March 28, 2021

So in this episode of Sweet Waffle-snarfin’ Christ, My Eyes!, Fox host Maria Bartiromo suggests Joe Biden is spending far too much time away from the White House and notes that much of it is being spent in Delaware, the state where—um, oh here it is—Biden’s house is. Seriously, you won’t believe...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 28, 2021

I’m not a lawyer—simple country, unfrozen caveman, or otherwise—but I have to think that knowingly spreading lies about the one thing a company does, thereby shredding that company’s credibility in the eyes of millions of Americans, is kind of a big deal … and might just get you in a wee bit...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 28, 2021

Sadly, once again, Chuck Todd allowed a Republican to visit his show to fool Americans. Senator Toomey made voter suppression OK. Chuck Todd allowed Toomey to mislead Americans See full episodes here. Many ask if it is worth covering many of the Sunday morning news shows and White House press conferences....

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 28, 2021
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Remember that the Trump pardon will not protect Steve Bannon from NY prosecution on his multimillion-dollar border wall grift. Investigators employed by the state attorney general were deputized to work as prosecutors with the team led by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. (D), whose investigation of Bannon began shortly after...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • March 28, 2021

The stuck ship does tell us something about the fragility of global trade and the flow of capital.  Fungible Space Logistics, that concept popularized by United Parcel Service is also about the spatial problems of concrete versus abstract global networks. x Everyone is talking about the big ship getting stuck...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • March 28, 2021

Ted Cruz continued his “Hey, look! I’m not in Cancun!” tour yesterday, traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of a thatch of reeds that in no way made him look like a serial killer floating freshly harvested bodies down the river on jerry-rigged rafts comprised of peat bog residue and...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 27, 2021

Sadly, she might have been right.  It doesn’t matter how many police officers were injured or killed, how many were attacked with bear spray, fire extinguishers and flag staffs, or how many eyes were gouged, or how much feces were spread on the walls:  the rioters were white and privileged. But the cardinal...

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  • March 27, 2021

California Rep. Devin Nunes is famously suing the Twitter parody account @DevinNunesMom, but in real life, his mom does his fundraising committees’ FEC reports. It’s not that weird, of course. I mean, I don’t get it personally, but that could be because my mom’s voted for every GOP presidential candidate since...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 27, 2021

Because some Americans just can’t stop being awful long enough for us to digest the last awful thing, the media spin cycle seems to have largely washed away the March 16 Atlanta-area shootings that claimed the lives of eight people, including six women of Asian descent. The massacre further highlighted the kind...

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  • March 27, 2021

MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross, the host of the Cross Connection, excoriated Meghan McCain for her ignorant statement on Identity Politics. Tiffany Cross schools Meghan McCain See full episodes here. Tiffany Cross did not hold back. She went at Meghan McCain for the following statement she made on The View. Tiffany Cross put it...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 27, 2021

 Of all the hundreds of voting suppression bills popping up across the country right now, one of the most nefarious is Georgia’s recently passed law that, among other things, makes it a misdemeanor to give water to voters waiting in line. Language was added to an existing law banning voter gifts that...

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  • Avatar of SemDem
  • March 27, 2021

No one explains the Republican attack on Democracy other than Ali Velshi, who uses his immigrant story to get the message through. Ali Velshi knocks it out of the park. GOP trying to kill Democracy. See full episodes here. Georgia rushed through a voter suppression bill this week. President Biden and just about all...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 27, 2021

So much dodging bullets these past months, but so many tradeoffs. What remains is that we now have a POTUS who can actually talk about “modern Jim Crow” rather than the previous guy making a mockery of the office. “A new study by an UCLA economist estimates that 400,000 people...

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  • March 27, 2021