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Police said a New York City bus was hijacked in Queens and crashed into a pole by a suspect Thursday. No one was hurt and the suspect was arrested.

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  • October 28, 2022

Donald Trump kept saying “we have turned the corner” on Covid so many times one would think we were in an endless maze. Joe Biden saw it differently. His administration is conducting one of the greatest vaccination campaigns in history, starting with bringing the vaccination level up now to 44% of all Americans...

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  • May 2, 2021

Ben Sasse is still a RW member of the GQP, but he can still afford to offend his state party. x Sen. Ben Sasse to the Nebraska GOP State Central Committee: “You are welcome to censure me again. But let’s be clear about why this is happening: It’s because I...

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  • February 6, 2021

http://www.msn.com/… The Mike Hunter, Attorney General. of Oklahoma is trying to get back $2 million the state paid to acquire a supply of hydroxychloroquine, one of the favorite snake oil remedies for Covid 19 praised by Donald Trump for much of 2020. Fox News and other right wing news media touted it endlessly as...

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  • January 28, 2021

Vladimir Putin really did a number on this country, didn’t he? If only Donald Trump’s admiration had led to emulation far sooner. Had Trump been photographed shirtless on a horse, I have to think this would have all been over in June 2015. But he wasn’t, and it wasn’t. And...

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  • January 10, 2021

There was an attack on the seat of government complete with feces left by some of the insurrectionists. Because Trump must be declared the winner of something, something. Fortunately there was no explosive discharge of the pipe bombs. ABC News then obtained an exclusive photo of the suspected explosive device found outside the...

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  • January 8, 2021

Chris Hayes called out the lying Trump and Republicans as he pointed out that Daily Kos, the largest Progressive site proved a guardian of truth. Daily Kos a better guardian of truth x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Chris Hayes brought us back to an article written in 2006...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • November 13, 2020

Other than delusions of victory, Trump is trailing and needs to win the debates. Yet Trump, as with his original 2016 plan, remains focused on surviving past inauguration day short of an indictment.  Trump is desperate for a post-election deal that will cover his massive billion-dollar debts which he may cover...

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  • September 29, 2020

67 straight days of 9/11 on the road to what Trump wants, herd immunity that entails 6 million+ US deaths. x In 2019, Republicans convinced Trump to halfheartedly disavow his supporters after they went on a racist “send her back” chant about @IlhanMN, who’s a U.S. citizen. Will a single...

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  • September 23, 2020

I attempted to watch clips of Donald Trump’s ABC Town Hall from last night. It was like watching a concussed orangutan drown in a bucket of Yoo-hoo.  Not sure why Trump agreed to do this, as it was well outside his comfort zone — that being the twin bouncy castles of...

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  • September 16, 2020
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“Let's understand what this is: Donald Trump has confessed, on tape, to the greatest and most deadly lie in all the long history of the United States bar none.” — Steve Schmidt #TrumpLied200KDied  Trump creates a new term, the opposite of downplaying — “up-playing”, because BS is too smelly. Trump doubled down...

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  • September 16, 2020

Trump Russia continues, as IMPOTUS* covers for Russia, and DHS & DoJ defections continue in the assessment of 2016 and 2020 Russian actions. Will John Durham create an “interim” deliverable for Bill Barr’s ‘October Surprise’. x This is false. No independent arbiter “determined” this about Mueller. The DOJ IG said the Russia probe was...

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  • September 13, 2020

Sometimes I really wonder if we deserve to survive as a species. CNN is reporting that this guy walked into a Walmart store in Springfield, MA, walked up to random shoppes and gave them a hug, then told them “Just giving you a Covid hug. You now have Covid.” Man...

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  • August 23, 2020

Just when you think we’re not going to go all degenerate art versus official art, Trump goes more Roman with triumphal graven images. Perhaps there’s a merchandising tie-in with replicas. If anything, Trump wants effigies out there, forgetting that there were the blimp babies. What better way to display Trump carnage than...

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  • July 8, 2020

The winning formula is based on multiple distractions because even Trump’s daily brief seems to now have become a hoax. The problem in any time of iconoclasm, waging a propaganda war at the level of symbolism eventually must come to a moment where one consciously recognizes material reality. x The plan is...

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  • July 1, 2020

More Trump lies in ABC interview, but he wants the ratings, because it’s Mourning in America. “There'll be more death, that the virus will pass, with or without a vaccine. And I think we're doing very well on the vaccines but, with or without a vaccine, it's going to pass,...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • May 5, 2020

Dithering is not a deregulatory policy. Nor is thinking that 1-2 million deaths are acceptable to get re-elected. Yet Trump does seem to subscribe to a risk model that rewards his benefactors and supporters over anyone else.  Trump has been now proven daily to peddle unsubstantiated hope in dark times. Trump is draconian in a...

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  • March 21, 2020

Trump really hates it when reality gets in the way of his fantasies. When Hurricane Dorian was threatening the southeast coast, Trump mistakenly included Alabama in a tweet, and Alabama residents, who had thought they were not in its path, started to panic. NOAA Birmingham, reacting to the panic (they...

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  • February 26, 2020

I’m editing this so as to start with the most important information: The best prevention advice is to WASH YOUR HANDS. FREQUENTLY. See the diary and comments for more details. WaPo reports that we have the first US coronavirus case where the patient hasn’t recently been to China: Federal health...

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  • January 30, 2020

It is mathematically impossible for private insurance to be less expensive than single-payer Medicare for All. Insurance must pay hundreds of overpaid executives, duplicative services like advertising, rent, computer & database services, and more. They must pay shareholder dividends who are profiting off of your illness and potential bankruptcy. The evidence...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • January 17, 2020

Apparently Ivanka Trump was not married when she first met then MI6 operative Steele, Christopher Steele. We are reminded that in the 1990s, Donald did see himself as a “James Bond” character, even if we now know him more like an Austin Powers one. x BREAKING: ABC News can confirm that...

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  • December 9, 2019

[democracy id=”22″] Trump makes unannounced visit to Walter Reed Medical Center for ‘quick exam and labs,’ says White House President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on Saturday afternoon to complete “portions” of his annual physical exam, according to the White House....

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  • November 18, 2019

http://www.11alive.com/… The state of Georgia has registered 310,000 additional voters in 2019 through its new law allowing people who receive drivers licenses to be automatically registered to vote if they qualify and don’t opt out. If the trend continues, there could be three-quarters of a million new voters in Georgia for...

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  • October 28, 2019

It’s Halloween because Rudy might appear before Congress: Good. I have questions. https://t.co/Ty8QMQzAp4 — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 8, 2019 And Trump now is doing god-emperor cosplay: His claim we must wait until 2020 election has 2 serious flaws: a)that's the very election he was trying to use foreign influence...

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  • October 8, 2019

abcnews.go.com/… ABC News is reporting that a second whistleblower has spoken to the inspector general for the intelligence services and has personal knowledge of some of the events that led first whistleblower to complain about the actions of Donald Trump. The information comes from Mark Zaid, the attorney who now represents...

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  • October 6, 2019

Squid pro quo. The fiduciary value of political oppo-dirt in this case was $250+ million. Crazy. In the Sept. 9 exchange, obtained by ABC News, the concerns are expressed by Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine. Gordon Sondland, the United States Ambassador to the European Union, responds to...

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  • October 4, 2019

abcnews.go.com/… ABC News reports that the Inspector General of the US State Department will brief congressional staffers from a number of Senate and House committees about legal documents that appear to be related to the Ukraine, Rudolph Giuliani and the Bidens. The briefing will happen Wednesday afternoon in a secure...

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  • October 1, 2019

This is one of the strangest stories I have ever read.   It is one thing to want to look your best.  Key word being YOUR best not someone else’s best. We are all outrunning the grim reaper and trying to feel youthful and be our best, I thought.   I was...

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  • August 13, 2019

Anyone surprised that ABC News' Sunday night hour-long prime-time special featuring Donald Trump was something of a ratings debacle has been badly misled by the Beltway press, which for years has been pushing a GOP-friendly myth that the president translates into huge ratings, and that Americans can't get enough of his...

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  • June 18, 2019

Yesterday, Fox News released a poll showing Donald Trump currently lagging behind every leading Democrat, including Joe Biden, whom the pr*sident trails by 10 points: Trump trails the Democrat in each of the possible 2020 head-to-head matchups tested and never gets above 41 percent support. At the same time, none...

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  • June 18, 2019

Donald Trump is a well-known germophobe and petulant child. Both traits are on display in this clip, in which he excoriates his chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, for coughing during the pr*sident’s interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.  x Pres. Trump says he “might” turn over his “financial statement” to Congress....

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • June 17, 2019

http://www.nbcnews.com/… More state numbers have leaked from the Republican internal poll that showed Donald Trump losing in nearly all swing states, several by very large margins. The Poll was taken March 13-28 and was so upsetting to Trump that he ordered aides to lie about it. http://www.msn.com/…. Just two days before...

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  • June 16, 2019

http://www.freep.com/… An Epic-MRA poll of Michigan voters released today shows Donald Trump trailing in the key battleground state of Michigan, a state he won by less than 1% in 2016. Biden is the only Democrat polled against Trump by Epic-MRA. He leads in the Detroit area 57% to 35%, and leads...

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  • June 14, 2019

Still about 44.85 percent too low, but this is good news. A recent ABC News/Washington Post poll conducted by Langer Research found that 55 percent of respondents “definitely would not” vote for Trump in 2020. So, yeah, he starts the election in a hole bigger than his descending colon (you know,...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 1, 2019

House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff appeared on ABC’s This Week this morning and assured us he is ready to subpoena Robert Mueller’s report, call Mueller to testify, or even sue the administration in order to get to the bottom of the Trump-Russia affair. In other words, there’s a new sheriff in...

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  • February 24, 2019

Not sure it really needed to be said, but former CIA director and defense secretary Leon Panetta told This Week’s Martha Raddatz today that Trump’s June summit with Kim Jong Un was basically an Insane Clown Posse concert without the juggalos or gravitas: “The problem is that in many ways it was...

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  • September 3, 2018