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If it were a perfect world, I would like to think that the most recent attacks on young black millionaires are just a coincidence. In a perfect world, the success of blacks would be applauded as a plus for the country. Unfortunately, American history is littered with incidents of racial...

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  • June 2, 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
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Banana Republic is not yet a bankrupt concept in America, although it is being sorely tested. Trump’s 1/6 coup counted on the numbers of RWNJs in the US military, including some QAnon-influenced former National Security and ex-DoD/Military. The hint at the misuse of federal personnel was foreshadowed in the Summer...

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  • March 13, 2021

Every time someone objects to the right-wing nonsense, they respond by whining we’re trying to censor them. Marjorie Taylor Greene of QAnon  asshole fame even likes to wear a mask that says “CENSORED” on it. (Well, she doesn’t like to wear a mask, so that’s just more of her norrishkeit....

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  • January 31, 2021

A few misnomers are floating around about Trump supporters. That they are all either pickup driving Confederate flag-waving morons or Archie Bunker types with a pair of wingtips parked next to their favorite chair, while railing against the ‘Coloreds.’ The seditious attack on the Capitol proved otherwise. Actively participating with...

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  • January 13, 2021

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:left”> Randall Lane, the editor of Forbes Magazine, has warned corporations not to hire former Trump officials. If they hire them, said Lane, they will be viewed as a “funnel of disinformation” by the magazine.  Business Insider writes a summary of how Trump’s failed coup attempt inspired Forbes...

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  • January 10, 2021

http://www.nydailynews.com/… The rioting crowd who stormed the Capital Building smeared excrement on the walls and left brown footprints down the hallways of Congress to show their support for Trump. While some Trump supporters fought police and committed violence that led to the death of five people, others expressed their “patriotism” by...

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  • January 8, 2021

http://www.nydailynews.com/… The rioting crowd who stormed the Capitol Building smeared excrement on the walls and left brown footprints down the hallways of Congress to show their support for Trump. While some Trump supporters fought police and committed violence that led to the death of five people, others expressed their “patriotism” by...

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  • January 8, 2021

Joe Scarborough really went at Trump's attempt to be a victim. He called him a “Rich White Billionaire” playing the victim. Joe Scarborough strikes Trump again x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin played a video where Donald Trump claimed victimhood for himself and his adoring fans. He...

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  • December 9, 2020

There is more to Student Loan Forgiveness that Progressives must understand, according to Dr. John Theis. GOP Hypocrisy. Student Loan Forgiveness? Check this out. Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Right-Wing Host about Trump...

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  • November 16, 2020

Professor Lawrence Tribe was not kind to Ken Starr, another Trump enabler. He called what Starr, Trump, and the enablers are doing BS. Professor Lawrence Tribe calls out Ken Starr for his “BS.” See full episodes here. Harvard law professor Lawrence Tribe did not mince his words. He explained why...

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  • November 16, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Texas: x 🚨New Poll – TEXAS🚨Biden 49 / Trump 48Hegar 46 / Cornyn 48https://t.co/OCRMOhwGdJ— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) October 26, 2020 Click here for the full results. Yesterday’s UT Tyler poll showed a tightening race: In his bid for a fourth term in...

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  • October 26, 2020
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From Emily Singer at The American Independent: Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said Thursday that preexisting health conditions are not as big a deal as Democrats are making them seem, using one of the most popular provisions in the Affordable Care Act to attack Democrats. “The left, including Joe Biden in...

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  • October 2, 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’s spokespersons did not have a very good weekend on the news. They were either summarily dismissed or called out for their lies. Trump spokespersons get a rude awakening x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • September 14, 2020

Chuck Todd interviewed RNC chair, Ronna Romney McDaniel, about Trump's COVID-19 failure. He did not let her get away with the hypocritical spin. Chuck Todd took countered her spin x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Two times in one program, Chuck Todd performed journalism for a change. While he continued to...

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  • September 14, 2020

Trump’s doing more law and order bafflegab among other idiocy, as Trump is whining about not getting credit for stuff. We’ll see whether he takes questions (and flees when the questions get too tough). He’s scared, especially if you compare his presser to Biden’s earlier today, replete with complete sentences. x...

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  • September 4, 2020

Wannabe felons crowded around the US Postal Service after Reagan’s 1980 election.  They claimed that “privatizing” the mail would increase efficiency  and lower costs. The trucking industry tried to pack the Postal Board with appointees in their thrall. James Bovard and other dependable conservative lackeys wrote op-eds in the Wall...

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  • August 16, 2020

Trump: “If stupid people aren’t elected, next year, we’re going to have one of the greatest years that we’ve ever had.” Trump will likely flee at the first suggestion that he’s lying again. Bigger/bigly question is whether CNN, MSNBC, or CSpan will cover it live. Live blog below. Date: August...

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  • August 15, 2020

“To Joe, I would say stop playing politics with the virus. Too serious. Partisan politics has no place here,” the president says while delivering an attack on his election opponent from the White House briefing room. Expect a brag on the Israel UAE agreement, a dodge on sabotaging the postal service,...

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  • August 13, 2020

I was in Atlanta, Georgia, three years ago for Netroots Nation.  (Totally bummed we had to cancel in Denver this year.)  It was during this time that a young activist was brutally murdered at the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a...

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  • August 13, 2020

Started at 547pm ET Apparently like the Germans and Pearl Harbor, for Trump, the second World War ended in 1917. x YouTube Video Trump starts with more disinformation using a Virginia example Trump pimps stock market — usual blah-blah…. (550pm) whoa, something happened and Trump abruptly leaves after a secret service agent...

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  • August 10, 2020

Trump claims to be holding a News Conference but some of the media doesn’t feel it is.  CNN and MSNBC cut away.    All he is doing they claim is name calling and distorting the truth.   WOW…What else is new?  He has been on the campaign trail via the presidential...

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  • August 8, 2020

There’s a presser from the Trump golf club, because optics matter: “Congress needs to stay in Washington and work this out. Now watch this tee shot.” Undoubtedly pimpage of executive orders as a GOP stunt to criticize the Congressional impasse and circumvent legislation. CNN is covering it, as is MSNBC and...

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  • August 7, 2020

The Republican Party is falsely worshiping at the Yeezy clad feet of new ecclesiastic fundamentalism, all hail Kanye West. Mr. West is the subject of daily jokes and has become a virtual walking meme on every social media platform in the world. The GOP has launched an insulting and racist...

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  • August 7, 2020

Live Blog below: Trump to hold press conference today at 5:30 in briefing room Apparently they’ve given up trying to announce it for 5pm. Will Trump show up on time? Will there be medical professionals there, or generals to affirm yesterday’s “attack” in Beirut? Trump on Obama's speech at John...

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  • August 5, 2020

The police said their policy dictated that they put these innocent women and little girls in handcuffs and on the ground because of policy. BS. Do you think if that were a white family they'd do that? Hell no. Why I have zero, trust in cops. Punto final! x x...

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  • August 5, 2020

A few weeks ago I wrote a piece warning the American people to keep their eyes on the juggler, not the balls in the air. Yesterday, on the day the nation buried one of its voter rights heroes, Rep. John Lewis, Donald Trump tossed an ornate ball in the air....

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  • July 31, 2020

Another strange weekend ahead. So much carnage yet Trump will golf. x The White House press briefing right now is an outright fascist fear campaign. pic.twitter.com/xZFoBVoIis— Joshua Potash (@JoshuaPotash) July 24, 2020 x Press Sec. Kayleigh McEnany: “Paw Patrol, a cartoon show about cops, was canceled. The show 'Cops' was...

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  • July 24, 2020

Live Blog below … looks like Trump will be late, sliding into the old habit, so much for that “new tone”. x Trump says he made this decision even though lots of people “desperately” wanted to be there, given that the pageantry and such were really top of the line.— Daniel...

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  • July 23, 2020

We all cheered Fox News’ Chris Wallace when he challenged Trump’s fusillade of bullshit in a recent interview. Well, it turns out veteran journalist Barbara Walters showed us the way long ago — when Trump was just a buffoon and not a dangerous, potentially world-ending buffoon. This is uber-satisfying, and you simply...

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  • July 23, 2020

Billions and billions of odds and dollars are being wasted or stolen because Trump thinks he can BS his way to re-election and set up federal paramilitary forces as ‘protection squads’. x He really believes he can bullshit his way through this. https://t.co/joAVB4g1r3— digby (@digby56) July 18, 2020 x Trump doesn’t...

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  • July 18, 2020

Doctor Jane Appleby, Chief Medical Officer of Methodist Healthcare, announced a 30 year old Texas man died from the coronavirus that he got from attending a “COVID Party.”  This what News 4 San Antonio reported about this death: SAN ANTONIO, Texas (WOAI/KABB) – A patient in their 30s died from the...

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  • July 11, 2020

I am not sure if this is just general stupidity on his part or if Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas is just doing Trump’s bidding when it comes to reopening schools this fall, but here is what he said about COVID-19: When asked about the safety of Texas students...

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  • July 10, 2020

So two DNI directors are lying, because it looks like Trump continues to do Russia’s bidding, however badly. And Trump lies because that’s the default position, because like Sargent Schultz, “he knows nothing”. x The Fake News @ nytimes must reveal its “anonymous” source. Bet they can’t do it, this...

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  • June 28, 2020

and to digest. Let me get into why I wound up reading it in a publication to which I would normally not go, National Review.  I follow The Atlantic  writer Adam Serwer for several reasons. First, he is the son of my Haverford College classmate Dan Serwer.  He has an...

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  • June 12, 2020

Sigh.  More wonderful news out of my home state of Kentucky. First, one of the cops involved with shooting Breonna Taylor is now being investigated for sexually assaulting two women.  And one of the ministers who won a Kentucky court case allowing in person attendance for church services has now had to...

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  • June 9, 2020

Moscow Mitch’s attack on Obama’s criticism of Trump’s criminal negligence when dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is pure Trumpism — blatant racism aimed at the former president.   The Republican base, especially in Kentucky, is filled with bigots and racists, and one of their favorite punching bags is that uppity black man...

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  • May 13, 2020

Trump promises us “It will disappear — like a miracle, it will disappear.” but only after there are many more deaths filling Yankee stadium. On 4 May, CEA decided to tweet some nonsense about “curve-fitting” the latest COVID death projections, at which the Twitterverse was subsequently merciless. Some folks dragged the...

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  • May 7, 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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  • May 5, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: I won’t mince words: This is some callous, blatantly partisan BS. First, Mitch McConnell said we should allow cities and states suffering from the coronavirus pandemic to go bankrupt—rather than...

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  • May 5, 2020

The odds are very high that Amy McGrath will win the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate to take on Moscow Mitch this year in Kentucky.  In fact, you can tell that she is going to be the nominee because she outraised Moscow Mitch in fundraising.  The Democratic Establishment and some...

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  • April 29, 2020

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s Administration announced today that 521,592 people have filed for unemployment since March 16th.  Doing the math, it means that the unemployment rate in Kentucky is approximately 29.6% (87,900 plus 521,592/2,058,000 in workforce x 100).  As for how many have gotten unemployment compensation so far: Almost 157,000...

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  • April 14, 2020

The Iowa Public Health Department has made the following announcement:   Although the number of new cases of COVID-19 reported in Iowa hit a one-day high of 125, state health officials said Thursday they are beginning to see an overall flattening of the curve. With the deaths of two Linn County residents,...

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  • April 10, 2020

Seems another economic victim of the coronavirus pandemic is Fox Business propagandist Trish Regan.  Fox has decided to fire her.  The good news for Regan is that she’s eligible for unemployment compensation!   Oh wait.  As someone who has been fired from a job, I discovered that obtaining unemployment is dependent...

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  • March 27, 2020

UPDATE press holding for daily COVID taskforce briefing following CARES act signing ceremony. x YouTube Video 5pm ET will supposedly feature the daily WH COVID-19 briefing, featuring a Trump stand-up warm-up. Trump's “jack-(w)hole of government”approach means he’ll be doing the relief act signing because he wants to pretend he’s in...

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  • March 27, 2020

I get so tired of my home state of Kentucky producing some of the biggest assholes to ever occupy political office.  If you haven’t gotten enough of Moscow Mitch’s destructive partisan obstructionism or Rand Paul’s reckless selfishness, there is always Republican Congressman Thomas Massie of the 4th Congressional District.  Massie...

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  • March 27, 2020

Yes, we are seriously going back to this again. I was really being tough and so was he. And we would go back and forth. And then we fell in love. No really. He wrote me beautiful letters.  They were great letters. And then we fell in love!    ...

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  • March 22, 2020

Who pays $20,000 for a plane ticket, or a Final Four ticket, or an Inaugural ticket, and should you blame some other country for your own incompetence. And Pence and Trump will still have rallies in Wisconsin next week. x Trump misstated his own policy in an Oval Office address...

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  • March 12, 2020

President Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism following his comments Friday at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). After Trump explained, “I’d rather have the people stay” on the 3,500 person cruise ship anchored near San Francisco with 21 coronavirus cases “because I like the numbers being where they are,”...

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  • March 8, 2020
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