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Category Archives: 2020

I'm a Traveling Man

I am in the wrong business—I should have become a lawyer.  The top attorney for the United States of America not only gets a parking pass in one of the most exclusive lots in Washington, D.C., but he also got a taxpayer-paid tour of western

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Tim Ryan Calls It Quits.

And then it was 18… CNN “(CNN) Rep. Tim Ryan dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, ending a campaign that failed to gain any traction in a large field of better-financed and better-known Democrats. In a video sent to his supporters, Ryan

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Trump declares his southern border wall should resemble Red Dawn's

Trump announces at a Pittsburgh shale conference that his wall will be built in Colorado. Senator Patrick Leahy observes that Trump could do it with a SharpieTM. Our president may actually be dumb and not at all smart. https://t.co/08t7zvnm5Y — Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) October 23, 2019

Pull the Lever…

The racial slot machine Donald Trump has used, since he trundled down an escalator in the late Spring of 2015, reached its’ newest low yesterday.  Starting in the late 1880s through the 1960s, when black lives were deemed even worth counting, over 4,700 lynchings took

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

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

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Van Jones becomes part of the HRC-Tulsi beef because “payback hell”

This pIe-fightery is perhaps well-timed before, rather than during the actual primaries, so that intra-party beefing might dissipate early. x Van Jones says Hillary Clinton smeared Tulsi Gabbard “with no facts” & adds Tulsi is getting “payback hell” for quitting DNC & backing Bernie in 2016

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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

Facebook might be a GOP media organ … surprise, surprise

New Popular Info article describes how completely the post-2016 use of Facebook for political purposes has been compromised beyond foreign ad buys and manipulation by malign actors. 2. "Decisions are made to benefit Republicans because they are paranoid about their reputation among conservative Republicans, particularly

Stop using GOP talking points re: healthcare – you already “pay for it”

Call private health insurance costs “taxes in everything but name.” Analysis: Americans already pay a "gigantic" hidden health-care tax, economists say. The question of who will foot the bill for Medicare-for-all is almost beside the point. https://t.co/12fott4Bqf — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 16, 2019

The MOAT (Mother of All Tweeters)

The last time the President told the press to ask my lawyer, Michael Cohen was subsequently fitted for a numbered orange jumpsuit.  Well, Rudy, I think your right profile is your best side and black and white stripes say GQ federal prison. You remember in