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Fear and loathing rises in the land of previous guy. The raid on Giuliani’s apartment and office netted the Feds 10 devices, laptops and phones. According to the Trump adviser, the (Giuliani) raid ignited a sense of fear inside the former President's orbit that Justice Department officials may be more willing...

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  • May 2, 2021

Remember when Trump said: “I know people that like the Confederate flag and they're not thinking about slavery”. Maybe we can finally get to that obstruction of justice because the former United States President tried to blackmail Ukraine into helping him cheat in our 2020 election. We’ll have more chances...

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  • April 29, 2021

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • February 13, 2021

It must be the bubble-living swamp rats who will determine the badge of honor for Trump, a candidate who’s had at least five campaign managers. Then again martyrs usually die. Republican consultant Brad Parscale, who served as manager for former President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, predicted Saturday that the upcoming impeachment trial...

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  • February 7, 2021

“Trump advisers were privately reckoning with his loss even as the former president and many of his supporters engaged in a conspiracy theory-fueled effort to overturn the election.” The post-mortem, a copy of which was obtained by POLITICO, says the former president suffered from voter perception that he wasn’t honest...

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  • February 2, 2021

I like this: Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan (D-13) is urging President Joe Biden to fire the entire United States Postal Service Board of Governors and nominate new leadership amid recent mail delays. In his letter to the president, Ryan explained how operational changes imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy continue...

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  • February 2, 2021

Judging by the reaction on social media, you either love the ubiquitous Bernie mittens memes or you hate them. Personally, I find them charming—and they’ve been a welcome distraction from the 500-pound gorilla that’s, well, no longer in the room. But this whimsical inauguration day highlight is also doing a lot...

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  • January 27, 2021

Even as DC is now better prepared for a “million militia march” on 20 January, the likelihood is that only the most foolhardy will lay their lives down for Trump’s Big Lie. Meanwhile “something of a pariah” Trump will flee to Florida to rehabilitate his now permanently abysmal position in history. And...

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  • January 17, 2021

COVID-19 patients in American hospitals has surpassed 100,000 for the first time as supply networks will be attacked by gangsters hijacking supplies, and there will inevitably be the problems of guaranteed purity and authenticity. Distribution will get compromised and regulation will be stressed. CNN: The United States reported at least...

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  • December 3, 2020

Trump could try to pardon himself, but it is more likely that he could resign and VP Pence could pardon him, much like the ceremony on Tuesday, live and domestic. As a WaPo op-ed also shows he may be able to even further obstruct justice before leaving office by manipulating...

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  • November 18, 2020

Trump and his supporters are such dupes that rather than taking a village, it may take a dominatrix to de-program Trumpists: But up until recently, there’s one group of potential Biden voters who have not been the subject of voter outreach: kinky, submissive male Trump supporters with humiliation fetishes. Now,...

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  • October 24, 2020

The Trumpian grievance tour continues: Today in North Carolina, apparently the Trump campaign cares about whether a terrorist conspiracy gets to fly its flag. In a car-rally in Philadelphia, PBO dragged Trump about that bank account in China. x A Trump campaign worker ahead of the President’s rally in Gastonia,...

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  • October 21, 2020

Prior to this reporting, very few SARs had ever been revealed. The FinCEN Files encompass more than 2,100. Will there be folks taking the easy way out after these revelations, but more importantly, will this have an effect on future prosecutions that might even involve Trump and his minions, because...

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  • September 21, 2020

I can’t really watch the Trump speech tonight considering how much I’ve already been exposed to the same nonsense. I actually am more concerned about Russian amphibious assault exercises in the Baltic and the reinforcement of Gotland island by Sweden (lest you think that’s trivial, there’s a US SpecOps unit...

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  • August 27, 2020

Because of course he was. x NEW: Kyle Howard Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who was charged with shooting and killing two people and injuring another in Kenosha during protests for Jacob Blake appeared in the front row at a Donald Trump rally in January, BuzzFeed reports.https://t.co/CNM2UZFCCg— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) August 26,...

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  • August 26, 2020

So much disinformation, so little time left to election day. Malign forces are at work, not always interested in things like equal rights under the law. Which side are they on. Who are they, considering the media manipulation at work. On Wednesday morning, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea posted a video on...

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  • June 4, 2020

Fuck yeah: The office of former president Barack Obama privately blasted a congressional investigation into former vice president Joe Biden and his son, as well as alleged Ukrainian election interference, calling it an effort “to give credence to a Russian disinformation campaign,” according to a letter obtained by BuzzFeed News....

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  • May 5, 2020

“I feel like more than anything, we’re just trying to keep our people in some state of calm as we daily put out these bleak circumstances, these bleak numbers. We’re just praying every day that we don’t end up in a state of anarchy.”  Belinda Constant, Mayor of Gretna, Louisiana...

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  • April 3, 2020

http://www.buzzfeednews.com/… http://www.usatoday.com/… Buzzfeed reports Democratic congressman Ben McAdams of Utah and Republican Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Rep. Ben McAdams   ✔@RepBenMcAdams Please read my statement on contracting #COVID19. I have self-quarantined since first having symptoms and consulted with my doctor. #utpol Diaz-Balart, a 58-year-old...

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  • March 19, 2020

This is worth watching before you head to the voting booth: x YouTube Video Elizabeth Warren sat down for an emotional interview with Jimmy Kimmel that included tears from both Warren and Kimmel—and the requisite amount of shots fired at both former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump. Asked by Kimmel if she...

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  • March 3, 2020

Michael Moore schools Chris Matthews on the reason why Medicare for All is essential given that healthcare is a human right. He explains the degeneracy of private insurance as he points out why no employee should be dependent on a private company for their insurance. Michael Moore made it clear...

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  • February 15, 2020

The Trump campaign’s media strategy will more directly address “local news” that at some moment might trade on the same model of Sinclair Broadcasting. Brad Parscale described it as “fighting with the local papers”. Information spam and the Trump campaign could have much more in common this year, since the...

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  • February 7, 2020

2020 cannot be an electability choice, 2020 remains a referendum on Trump. Remind yourself that “winning” Iowa still means proportional delegate allocation. “The Des Moines Register did not include Pete #Buttigieg’s name in at least one of their telephone calls for their poll this week and it’s unclear if the...

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  • February 1, 2020

Some big news today out of New York: Mondaire Jones (D. NY-17) Sen. Elizabeth Warren will endorse Mondaire Jones in the heated Democratic primary for New York’s 17th Congressional district, her campaign told BuzzFeed News. Jones is a candidate in New York’s June 23 Democratic primary to replace Rep. Nita...

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  • January 28, 2020

I’m a very flawed man who doesn’t understand a lot of things, but I feel a little better about myself after reading this Buzzfeed article on Buttigieg’s white Iowan supporters failure to understand why he isn’t doing better with black Democratic voters. DES MOINES — The white voters who come...

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  • January 20, 2020

Since going to a pop-concert in Canada while being Iranian-American could make you a potential security risk, The Trump administration is considering an expansion of countries from which to restrict entry and immigration. The old tricks are the best ones in an election year. x Trump could revive Muslim travel...

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  • January 11, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden voiced a unique concern about the 2020 election results at a campaign event in Iowa on Friday. The presidential hopeful stated that “he's concerned about what would happen if the Republican Party were totally “clobbered,” BuzzFeed News reports, adding that he’s “really worried that no party should...

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  • December 10, 2019

Buzzfeed has gotten hold of a tranche of the Mueller Report’s unpublished memos and southpaw on Twitter has been sifting through them. One of the more explosive states that, according to Rick Gates, the Republican National Committee knew in advance when Wikileaks would drop the emails from the Clinton campaign that Russia...

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  • November 2, 2019

Buzzfeed picked up a list compiled by Emptywheel that shows at least 12 of those Congressidjits who stormed into the SCIF this morning already had the right to be there: Ken Buck√* Paul Gosar√* Mark Green* Jody Hice√* Jim Jordan√* Fred Keller* Carol Miller* Ralph Norman* Mark Meadows√* Scott Perry√*...

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  • October 23, 2019

x Yes! Trump’s threats to those who expose his perfidy are themselves impeachable. But we need triage. I’m leaning toward narrowing the focus on #Ukrainegate and the coverup it triggered. @RepAdamSchiff must take the lead. https://t.co/TyUX7cwdCj — Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) September 26, 2019 So many questions as we begin the...

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  • October 12, 2019

The Giuliani subpoena is also about Giuliani’s association with mobsters, especially ones relevant to Ukraine, which as we know from Michael Cohen’s case, is an important component of NYC and Florida activity x @tribelaw THIS is where this scandal lives. Trump is willing to lead us to crimes beginning &...

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  • October 12, 2019

And the state has just 10 electoral votes. Finding white men with a racist grudge in the Midwest isn’t exactly a heavy lift. I lived in the region for decades. Go into any bar that serves Jägermeister, mutter something barely intelligible about food stamps or free Obama phones, and they’ll...

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  • October 11, 2019

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were nabbed at Dulles airport (perhaps) “trying to flee the country” and have been indicted for financial violations but more importantly in connection to Rudy Giuliani’s role in the Arms for Dirt scandal. Former Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) is mentioned as ‘Congressman-1’, one of their...

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  • October 10, 2019

This is only going to get worse until Patient Zero Donald J. Trump is sent into exile — permanently. BuzzFeed News: A Las Vegas man who once claimed he was protecting his neighborhood while patrolling on foot with an assault rifle has been arrested and charged with plotting to carry...

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  • August 10, 2019

In case you haven’t heard: The organization behind the viral crowdfunding effort to build a private wall along the southern border with Mexico is under criminal investigation in Florida, where it's registered as a nonprofit, officials confirmed to BuzzFeed News. Founded by Brian Kolfage, a decorated Iraq War veteran with...

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  • August 7, 2019

Oh, schadenfreude, you are my very favorite of all the freudes. So you may have heard that those guys who raised money on GoFundMe for a small chunk of easily passable wall actually started building said chunk on Memorial Day weekend. Thing is, they didn’t get the permits they needed...

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  • June 26, 2019

Remember that GoFundMe page to raise money to build Trump his wall? Well, this just got interesting: x Trump supporters are stupid  #MAGAmorons https://t.co/IjhLFRaJ5K — TheSeminoleDemocrat (@TheSemDem) May 13, 2019 Brian Kolfage is supposed to be helping Donald Trump build a wall with the 22 million raised. No construction has begun, even after multiple promises...

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  • May 14, 2019

My picture gave it away but I am a big advocate for early calls for unity and The Daily Beast has a piece out that made me happy: x Donald Trump is the most dangerous president in the modern history of our country and he must be defeated; therefore I am proud...

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  • April 26, 2019

See? It’s not just us. Politico: “The attorney general has created an environment that has caused a significant part of the public … to be concerned about whether or not there is full transparency,” U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton said during a hearing Tuesday afternoon on a Freedom of...

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  • April 16, 2019

Michael Cohen is ready to talk. About Russia. Da. While he’s tried to put off his testimony to the House Oversight Committee because he’s afraid of the Trump mafia, he seems more than willing to give testimony to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, with the proviso that said testimony will be...

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  • January 30, 2019

While Donald Trump’s Westchester, New York, golf club was quietly sacking undocumented workers during the government shutdown, his son Eric’s winery was looking to staff up — with 23 foreign workers. Just try to find the end of the Trump family’s hypocrisy. I dare you. From BuzzFeed News: Trump Winery,...

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  • January 29, 2019

Bartolo Fuentes, a well known Honduran activist and journalist is saying someone used a fabricated  Fakeboo…er…Facebook account to use his identity and photograph to swell the famous caravan’s numbers ahead of its departure from Honduras and — surprise, surprise… Facebook has been no help in assisting him at getting to the identity of...

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  • December 7, 2018

Another day, another attempt by Trump to enforce bigotry, hatred and stupidity upon the country. x BREAKING: The Trump Administration Just Asked The Supreme Court To Let It Enforce Its Transgender Military Ban https://t.co/wKdL2qUC9b #SCOTUS pic.twitter.com/lDGrscs02w— Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) November 23, 2018 x So, what is this? https://t.co/wKdL2qUC9b pic.twitter.com/Ij6SEn4Ox5 —...

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  • November 23, 2018

photo: Standing water in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria by VOA • Public domain by Dan O’Neal and Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F., Donna, Mike H., Janis, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, Judy, Shayna, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Find A 1 Year After Maria Action The Trump Administration has consistently...

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  • September 20, 2018

photo: Standing water in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria by VOA • Public domain By  Dan O’Neal and Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F., Donna, Mike H., Janis, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, Judy, Shayna, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Election Day Is Seven Weeks Away On Thursday, September 20, and Saturday, September...

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  • September 17, 2018

x Charging families separated at the border as much as $8 per minute to talk by phone is a new low. Our country is better than that. I am calling on the Trump administration to end this shameless practice immediately and let these families talk for free. pic.twitter.com/Di6I63F5OF — Senator...

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  • July 24, 2018

Originally posted at Eclectablog. On Monday of this week, Donald Trump revoked the media credentials of journalists working for the Washington Post covering his events. This follows on the heels of his blacklisting of multiple other national media outlets including Gawker, BuzzFeed, Foreign Policy, Politico, Fusion, Univision, Mother Jones, the...

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