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“Today's sentencing of human rights lawyer Steven Donziger should be front-page news ringing alarm bells anywhere people are concerned about democracy, abuses of corporate power, and the rule of law. The real crime here is the death and disease resulting from Chevron's poisoning of the drinking water of thousands of Indigenous...

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  • October 6, 2021

Most of us saw or heard the campaign ads for the gubernatorial race for Florida. Ron DeSantis, dressing his infant daughter in MAGA motif pajamas, helping her with border wall building blocks, and reading her a faux bedtime story about the fanciful mind of Donald Trump. Unfortunately, the internal xenophobic...

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  • August 4, 2021
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Former President Trump ordered the Pentagon to release all of its information on “unidentified aerial phenomena” (UAP) within 18 days in his last coronavirus relief bill in December 2020. More inexplicable sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) will be released for public scrutiny in June — including a UFO that broke...

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  • May 29, 2021

Ron DeSantis is actually giving Trump a run for his money on dictatorship try outs. Check this out.  www.local10.com/… I would assume that includes hurricanes.  No emergency shut downs.  Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday that he is using his executive powers to terminate all local COVID-19 orders, effective immediately. During a...

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  • May 3, 2021

MMT proponent Stephanie Kelton has a message for Biden. Katie Porter wants Biden to move quickly on women’s policies. Jen Psaki & Jake Tapper highlights. Stephanie Kelton has an important message. Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091...

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  • April 7, 2021
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By way of a baffling and contradictory threat in explaining his position, Senator Mitch McConnell, in his best southern drawl, warned “Co-cola” to not be “stupid.” Addressing a gaggle of reporters in Kentucky,  McConnell said, “It’s quite stupid to jump in the middle of a highly controversial issue,” he went...

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  • April 7, 2021

Previous Guy has been desperate for a regular social media channel to wreak his nonsense. Likely he’ll violate the rules again because we’ve seen his poor impulse control and then there’s the Big Lie. Tech experts are skeptical about plans for a Trump social media platform, if only because justice...

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  • April 7, 2021

A mainstream media reporter asked a Fox News-like question by blaming Biden for the MLB boycott’s economic impact. Jen Psaki responded well. Jen Psaki makes MLB question seem as petty as it was See full episodes here. It is hard to understand why the mainstream media believe they have something to...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • April 6, 2021

Katie Porter wants Biden to move quickly on women’s policies. Jen Psaki swatted away a silly reporter’s question. Jake Tapper failed at checking the Mississippi governor. Jen Psaki was ready for silly question Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • April 6, 2021

It is exceedingly disturbing that media outlets are playing the game of ‘Where’s QAnon,’ searching to unravel the GOP’s puzzle of voter restrictions. The use of voter suppression and the excusing of insurrectionists by Republican lawmakers have made the GOP a group of  Q-watchers. Despite the circumlocutive excuses made by...

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  • April 5, 2021

Because we remember Bruce the shark: https://twitter.com/ddoniolvalcroze/status/1379064362602692615?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Easter in the State of Georgia.Opinion | Free-range voter suppression https://t.co/aNJpzR74Wv — Michael de Adder (@deAdder) April 3, 2021 Pope Francis Scouring Papal Tombs For Final Easter Egg Of Vatican Hunt https://t.co/J2Sk7WGM0E pic.twitter.com/COhBklDszd — The Onion (@TheOnion) April 5, 2021 Look, America! I...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • April 5, 2021

Consistency really isn’t their thing, is it? In the last election cycle, Tom Norton, a once and future candidate for Congress, challenged “RINO” Peter Meijer in the GOP primary for Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District. He lost. By a lot. Meijer captured 50.2% of the vote while Norton came in a distant...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 4, 2021

Is this like conservatives abandoning Twitter for Parler?  Actually, no. Sounds a bit more like people threatening to move to Canada if we pass “socialized” medicine. Because, uh, where the fuck are they gonna go for cheaper shit brought to you by workers who have been more cruelly exploited? Seems...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 31, 2020

Mitch McConnell acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory earlier today and KABOOM … you knew this was coming. In MAGA-land you can say a satanic cabal of Democrats is harvesting the blood and organs of children for some reason known only to them, but don’t say Joe Biden has won the...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 15, 2020

C’mon Trumpers, boycott that 5 January election in Georgia. #destroyGOP x omfg pic.twitter.com/iRCoRbYOaY— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) December 13, 2020 Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump gathered on Saturday to make clear they are not ready to accept that President-elect Joe Biden won the election two days before the electoral college...

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  • December 13, 2020

After Donald Trump won Wisconsin in 2016, I wondered how I could ever go back there. (I’m a Wisconsin native who currently lives in Oregon. I thought I’d never have to deal with someone as loathsome as Scott Walker again; holy shit, was I wrong.) Well, my home state gets...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • November 29, 2020

Ron Desantis makes Rick Scott look like a saint.  Seriously, who would have thought such a thing. He hasn’t done squat over Hurricane damage and in hiding.  He sends out pre recorded messages and the local news has been running on a scroll line how he has lifted all precautions...

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  • Avatar of Vetwife
  • November 25, 2020

RW logic at work: They’re so angry at GA Governor Kemp that they might urge a GOP voter boycott of the Senate Runoff in January or even write in Trump’s name. You go, nutters. Georgia has already certified the election results so their objective got a bit screwed up. There will be...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • November 21, 2020

Just a quick reminder about something I see largely left out of the coverage of Republicans’ bad faith regarding the Supreme Court:  Republicans eliminated the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees. This was supposed to be a seismic event, but I don’t hear it discussed much anymore in the overall Supreme...

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  • October 29, 2020

The song written by Sonny Bono and was a hit for Sonny Cher had a song called The Beat Goes on.  The song was released in 1967 but applies to every year it seems. I sat on my porch today thinking, “ This is one crazy year”.   I never say...

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  • Avatar of Vetwife
  • October 26, 2020

Nothingburger: but the latest attempt to vilify Hunter Biden does remind us that bad things could happen when you bring your computer in for repair. Ever desperate for a horse race, Comcast gives Trump free air for his own town hall in Miami. x No one should link to or share...

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  • October 14, 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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  • Avatar of annieli
  • September 13, 2020

Good God, Little Lord Fauntleroy. Read the room. What exactly are you trying to accomplish with this response? Way to seize the moment with your creepy little Lobster Boy claws. x Jared Kushner on athlete protests: “The NBA players are very fortunate that they have the financial position where they’re...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • August 27, 2020

Putting another one up in case folks want to comment as we watch history together, I will include liveblog comments below as we proceed. #KHive who’s ready for a speech tonight? #DemConvention2020 pic.twitter.com/DFKJrQy9Ag — Piper Perabo (@PiperPerabo) August 19, 2020 PBO excerpt The DNC's 3 core messages have been: 1)...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • August 20, 2020

is my reaction to what Trump and his enablers are attempting to do to with the Post Office in order to steal the election. 1) it pisses people off 2) it hurts rural folks a lot, and they are Trump voters 3) it hurts veterans bc they cannot get their...

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  • August 15, 2020

This may not be as crazy as it sounds. Republicans are boycotting mask wearing because of Trump. They are taking hydroxichloroquine because Trump told them to. If they think the elections are unfair they just may decided to own the libs by boycotting the election. They might proudly walk around...

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  • July 30, 2020

I feel like I am assigning you all summer reading but then again, I will be taking off for the 4th of July weekend (every please be safe this weekend). With that said, here’s a must read piece that came out earlier this week from Glamour profiling State Senator, Dr....

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • July 2, 2020

Facebook said it has removed 220 Facebook accounts, 95 Instagram accounts, 28 Pages and 106 groups that comprise the violent Boogaloo-affiliated network. An advertising boycott is beginning against Facebook. x The real reason big brands are joining the Facebook boycott? It could be a “handy excuse” to cut ad spend,...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • July 1, 2020

Bolton’s tell-all book will be out this month…. If he had any decency or sense of duty to the nation, he would have testified under oath, rather than ignore Congress, but he preferred benefiting financially. The only question to be answered is the degree of Trump’s impeachable iniquity. Bolton is planning...

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  • June 8, 2020

Arsonist as firefighter. x Now T's winding up to do the main thing he's here for, his focus for 3 days: to re-define 100K deaths as an amazing accomplishment he shd be praised for. And in the process, to paper over him calling it a hoax, the flu etc—& brand...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • April 3, 2020

Live Blog below COVID Taskforce briefing Livestream (5pm) x If @presssec tries to override the @whca decision, then its members should boycott the briefing and refuse to broadcast it. They can always report later on OAN’s questions about “is ‘Chinese food’ racist?” and whatever infomercial for My Pillow the president wants...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • April 2, 2020

It was either three years prior to her birth, or when my great-grandmother (GG) was three years old, that the Wright Brothers flew for 12 seconds in a field just outside Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.  My late great-granny was born at home in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, sometime between December...

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  • February 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: Are you familiar with AIPAC? The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a powerful right-wing lobbying group that has given a platform to antisemites like Pastor John Hagee, who suggested God sent Hitler to hunt Jews, Islamophobes like Steve Emerson, who has...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • February 10, 2020

x Welcome to the #KremlinAnnex 350! Week 82! Sham Trial! Sham POTUS! pic.twitter.com/ZDqvbTNSNW — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) February 5, 2020 x Have you read about our team yet? ✌️🇺🇸 Kremlin Annex: Five women have been protesting outside the White House for over a year – The Washington Post https://t.co/NhHHZV420V —...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • February 5, 2020

Whether among a family, in the workplace, or on the web, gossip operates as cancel culture and at scale is easily monetized by tabloid media. The production of pariahs is one genre of media culture, that in a family is the production of runts, scapegoats, or black sheep. You may...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • December 2, 2019

Last year, the Parkland students took on the National Rifle Association (NRA). All of the adults in the proverbial room told them that it was futile because the NRA was just too powerful with its legion of followers. The kids didn’t know any better and took them head on, even when...

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  • November 28, 2019

I just found this story in the Washingtonian via Political Wire: The Impeachment Loophole No One’s Talking About The gist of it is that, according to Lawrence Tribe, there is a way, spelled out in the Constitution, that the Republicans in the Senate can let Trump be impeached AND removed...

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  • October 12, 2019

As the WH purges its NSC, DPRK talks broke down in the wake of the John Bolton resignation.  While Trump continues to tout North Korea talks as success, signs of any progress are hard to find x Kim Myong-gil, the North’s chief negotiator, told reporters after meeting with his US counterpart,...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • October 6, 2019

You may have seen the ads; Scorsese, De Niro, Pesci, and Pacino, are all together in a new movie, “The Irishman.”   These are my favorite actors and director, and my favorite subject; labor unions. However this new movie is based on a book featuring confessions of a thuggish convict, without...

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  • September 28, 2019

#BoycottABC is now trending thanks to their airing of the despicable New Faces GOP PAC ad they ran and some of their stations during the Democratic debate last night. x The ad inciting violence by burning AOC’s face with human skulls and dead bodies was not only aired on Sinclair’s...

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  • September 13, 2019

The Florida GOP literally refers to pregnant Florida women as “host bodies”. Now, we are expected to get an abortion ban that is in every way as bad as Alabama’s—and may even be worse. Our state is purple, we have more Democrats here than Republicans, and yet our state legislature...

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  • Avatar of SemDem
  • May 25, 2019

I lost a few Facebook “friends” in 2016 after challenging them on their false and misleading posts. I never unfriended anyone, mind you. They were simply allergic to facts and went into anaphylactic shock whenever evidence of the ocher hellbeast’s incompetence, venality, immorality, and fluorescent stupidity was brought to light....

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 24, 2019

There are two things that I saw in the last hour that drove me to the keyboard today, in what should be my “day of rest,” cuz I’m like, ya know, so damn busy the rest of the week. But when duty calls, ya gotta step up and represent. First, I never realized...

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  • Avatar of Joseph Murphy
  • May 19, 2019

So I am heading to Atlanta next month to visit friends who moved there to work in the film industry. I am worried for them that a potential boycott could slow down their work all thanks to Governor Brian Kemp (R. GA) and the Georgia GOP passing their bull shit...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • May 14, 2019

Trump administration officials are rightly pariahs, and that’s certainly true in D.C. and environs as much as anywhere else. We remember how Sarah Huckabee Slanders got 86’d from the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, and that time Kirstjen “Baby Cages” Nielsen got hounded out of a Mexican restaurant in D.C. And I...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 13, 2019

Well, this is good news for men who work in the lotion industry, but that’s about it. Short of a lard embargo, I can’t imagine what would get Donald Trump’s attention faster.  x Our reproductive rights are being erased. Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 12, 2019

If you spent as much time at imdb.com looking up old Facts of Life episodes as I do, you might know that Georgia has become a popular location for numerous TV and film productions, thanks to generous tax breaks signed into law more than 10 years ago. In fact, Gov....

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 11, 2019

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1349. Exacerbated tensions by moving to sanction countries, including...

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  • April 26, 2019

I love boycotts, and have for years. There’s just something empowering about a whole bunch of us small, insignificant little pissants using collective action to “stick it to the man,” regardless if it’s a country, a personality, or a large, monolithic corporation. Personally, I boycott all kinds of shit. I was...

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  • Avatar of Joseph Murphy
  • April 23, 2019

Like most people, I like Girl Scout Cookies. I think my favorites are the Thin Mints, because they taste the most like socialism. On the other hand, the Tagalongs remind me too much of craven bipartisan compromise. And the Lemonades, of course, are far too evocative of Donald Trump’s stay at...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 8, 2019