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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words, terrorism? 9/11? ISIS? The Taliban? While these examples are certainly just, they don’t always represent terrorism in its entirety. Dan Brown said, “History is always written by the winners”. Stereotypes and generalizations often cause the public...

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  • June 13, 2021

Republican operative Miles Taylor came out swinging against the Republican Party on the Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross. He told the inconvenient truth, and one hopes Republicans are listening. Republican gets real with an inconvenient truth See full episodes here. Miles Taylor was a Republican government official who worked for both...

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  • May 2, 2021
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It’s been clear for some time that Donald Trump gave the Republican Party permission to be who they are. Nicolle Wallace got it. Nicolle Wallace gets it. See full episodes here. I really love how Nicolle Wallace can be pretty tough on herself, the media, and others to make her point....

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  • April 27, 2021

Francisco Franco is still in Madrid waiting for his COVID shot, but previous guy seems full of the usual disinformation. He’s drawing attention away from his failure in Georgia and trying the same scam in Arizona, only this time, it’s “a group of conspiracy theorists running a sham audit.” Apparently election audits can be...

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  • April 25, 2021

Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all three counts of murdering George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes and twenty-nine seconds, knowing that people were filming him doing so, looking at those cameras with his hands in his pockets and no expression on his face. “Depraved...

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  • April 20, 2021

Minnesota law enforcement, at its based level exhibits some intersectional issues often represented in fictional culture products like Fargo. Their police forces haven’t learned very much since the death of George Floyd. So many examples of bad faith below:

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  • April 19, 2021

Ivanka Trump has spent the past five years trying to position herself in the public’s mind as the “reasonable” Trump. Granted, that’s a pretty low bar. All she really needed to do is show up as “warm-blooded” on infrared surveillance cameras, and she was basically there. Another useful tactic? Avoid appearing...

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  • April 15, 2021
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If anything a nightly rant by David Letterman about Madoff marked the 2000s, with $65 billion swindled. x T***p surprised some observers by not pardoning Madoff (through brokerage) & by not staging a Kent State massacre of protesters; but he more than made up for these omissions by facilitating the...

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  • April 14, 2021

Trump sycophant/enabler Senator Ted Cruz was asked respectfully by a reporter to wear a mask during a press conference. The reporters likely knew that the pompous Senator speaks explosively with fluid sometimes emanating from his trombone-like soliloquies. An obstinate Ted Cruz refuses to wear a mask. See full episodes here. “When...

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  • March 25, 2021

NASA needed to test its Rover programming and terrain around the same time as the trend for movies about street racing and making doughnuts on pavement. Happy science. https://twitter.com/OhOEvie/status/1364008082552934400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Nasa’s $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity were launched nine years ago,...

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  • February 23, 2021

If I had say so at MSNBC, CNN , CSPAN, or any of the major carriers I would order the camermen or women  pan the members of congress and reaction of presentations.  Can they do   like they do in State of the Union?    Put the speaker in a corner of...

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  • February 10, 2021

However, like Rudy’s Four Seasons landscaping company stunt, apparently Project Lincoln among other never-Trumper organizations are also another cause of 1/6. Apparently, Steve Bannon is now the voice of reason, asking for proof. When the going gets tough, triangulate your disinformation. Because Mitt Romney is all about a revolutionary vanguard,...

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  • January 29, 2021

So this morning, Melania Trump helpfully pointed out to all us plebs who the real victim of the assault on the Capitol is: Melania Trump. That’s no surprise. Trumps are always victims—of the whiniest sort. If Donald Trump ever sincerely took responsibility for anything, I’d start checking random D.C. basements...

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  • January 11, 2021

Meanwhile, Trump’s on the golf course today. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said on Tuesday that America has to assume that the coronavirus pandemic is going to get worse. The U.S. is already dealing with the worst month of the pandemic thus far. The nation surpassed 19...

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  • December 29, 2020

Trump doesn’t care whether he loses his security deposit. He just wants the chaos of dying meat processors, conspiracy-driven ICU trespassers, and a quarter-million dead Americans from COVID-19. And in foreign policy, Trump’s inviting skunk, gophers, and groundhogs into the crawlspaces before moving out.  Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's order...

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  • November 19, 2020

Angry baby strikes again, ignoring the rules to exact revenge on those who did their duty. Mark Esper will probably not be the last firing, but for today this will divert attention from Trump signaling that he will run again in 2024 to continue the grift. Not unlike other cabinet...

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  • November 9, 2020

Darn crime families and their damn raccoons. Now they’re using Sharpiestm. Because concessions are where you get your Barbecue and Beer, frothy beer. x Some news — Jared Kushner has approached President Trump about conceding the election, per two sources.— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) November 8, 2020 x That would be good for...

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  • November 8, 2020

Warning….Disturbing ! Well I  hope you can keep your lunch down.  This is sheer perversion and not exactly a winning strategy.  Rudy caught with hands in pants thinking the girl was 15.  Of course we know about the China bank account Trump has.  Wow.  Is this some sort of perverted...

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  • October 21, 2020

I’m excited that a new Borat film is coming out (Friday on Amazon Prime!), but I’m a little disappointed, too. Who decided to change the title from Borat: Gift of Pornographic Monkey to Vice Premiere Mikhael Pence to Make Benefit Recently Diminished Nation of Kazakhstan to the slightly more anodyne Borat Subsequent Moviefilm:...

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  • October 21, 2020

Stuart Spittle, the incredible shrinking candidate, was spinning the hits last night in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Lies that have long since been debunked were pulled out of the couch cushions, denuded of dustballs and cat hair, and fed to the only people dumb enough to accept candy from a creepy old...

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  • October 14, 2020

This is just a theory but has anyone seen him today?  Has a video been posted?   Hmmmm.   We know there are tweets.   Buttttttt anyone can tweet from his twitter account.   He probably does not want the public to see him coughing or breathing.  Is this just my thought? Speculation runs...

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  • October 7, 2020

He’s never dropped his naive belief in herd immunity perhaps because he had someone take his statistics tests in college. A quarter-million dead soon means that by the time a vaccine comes to the general public, minus a “flu season” there will still be a quarter-million dead from COVID-19. And...

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  • October 6, 2020

So was that huge team of doctors at that press conference earlier today for monitoring Trump's condition or for flipping his body around so he doesn't get bedsores? Or were they just there for the lying? Apparently, things aren’t quite as rosy as they may seem, at least according to...

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  • October 3, 2020

The Daily Beast actually starts its story with this headline: Trump’s Defenders: He Doesn’t Hate the Troops, He Just ‘Sounds Like an Asshole’ In The Daily Beast’s interviews with 11 senior administration officials, Trump aides, Republican operatives, and former and current friends of the president, several of them mounted a...

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  • September 5, 2020

Details from Stephanie Winston Wolkoff’s upcoming Melania Trump tell-all, Melania and Me, are leaking out like whatever that viscous nightmare fluid under Don Jr.’s eye was the other night. Seriously, what the fuck was that? Writing for Vanity Fair, Emily Jane Fox dishes some of the details. Spoiler alert: These people are...

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  • August 28, 2020

Imagine, for a moment, if in 2008 Obama campaign manager David Plouffe had coordinated with Wiki Leaks and the Russians to infiltrate and influence the readers of America's social media apparatus. Imagine then, if Mr. Obama was caught on tape regaling his exploits of how he molested women; only to...

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  • August 19, 2020

He golfs most of the time when he is not tweeting or on the phone like a 16 year old.  He loves the cameras and mics.   He loves the sound of his own voice.  He spends a lot of time saying, “Mirror Mirror on the wall”. Who really believes that...

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  • August 16, 2020

He’s golfing again this weekend in Bedminster. Will he do more pseudo-pressers and populate the “press corps” with “reporters’ from Epoch Times, Gateway Pundit, and OAN. “The president is back at his New Jersey golf resort, bringing his taxpayer-paid golf tab to $142 million.” x Trump’s here at Bedminster, his...

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  • August 14, 2020

Trump believes that delivery of a vaccine will alter the election results, a quarter-million people might agree if they were still alive by election day. A similar ignorance of COVID has brought a similar disregard for human life and human rights. The leader of Belarus urging his people to drink...

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  • August 13, 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

They’ve left Seattle, now it’s time for Portland. “Why can't we all just get along”, as the ACLU charges that law enforcement has targeted journalists at the Portland protests. Trump continues to hope for more atrocities to distract from his other failures. x Protesters walk and sit in silence in Chapman...

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  • July 29, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate, Amy McGrath (D. KY), is working to unite her party after her close primary win against progressive challenger, Charles Booker (D. NJ). McGrath stopped in Louisville to address police brutality and seeking justice for Breonna Taylor after being killed by three police officers: “I think the investigation...

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  • July 13, 2020

One of the biggest mysteries in the universe — more vexing than the search for a unified field theory — is how in the hell Donald Trump got into Wharton, one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. Well, Mary Trump’s upcoming book, Too Much and Never Enough, about her...

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  • July 7, 2020

How good are the cameras at Rose M. Singer Center (Rikers for Women)? The goods: laundry, baggage, etc. and the tapes, oh so many tapes. Is the GOP “so far gone that even if Ghislane Maxwell implicates the President in child sex trafficking, they will find a way to excuse...

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  • July 2, 2020

ELAINE: “Perhaps there’s more to Newman than meets the eye.” JERRY: “No, there’s less.” I’m reminded of this bit from Seinfeld whenever anyone ascribes any sort of complexity or gravitas or anything beyond a primal, raging, cotton candy-covered id to Donald Trump. It’s wishful thinking — the idea that there...

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  • June 24, 2020

Suprisingly, the 2020 Kentucky Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate was probably the major driver for the higher than expected voter turnout (initial estimate of 32% voter participation statewide).  Yes, I know that is still a terrible number for any democracy, but the usual voter turnout in Kentucky is around 20%...

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  • June 24, 2020

Since the latest media frame “defend/defund the police” is self-limiting, the discourse should move to redefining emergency services much as “first-responders” has expanded to include those on the “front-line”. Trumpists just don’t get it, but they will seize on the latest frame much like some celebrities (and IMPOTUS*) can confuse...

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  • June 11, 2020

I found Ali Velshi's standalone segment shockingly honest. That he was allowed to use those two minutes to say what he said proves the changing times. Ali Velshi gives America the necessary message on race x x YouTube Video Visit full episodes here. I participated in and covered a George Floyd...

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  • June 7, 2020

Month of disruption are ahead. and Putin possibly egging on Trump in the phone call on the same day as the St John’s photo-op does not bode well for life in the Drumpfbunker as November approaches. If the G-7 summit is held in the U.S. in September, and Russia is...

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  • June 6, 2020

On the one hand, this is a bizarre, inexplicable story.  On the other hand, it is probably the most revealing story about the failure and obsequiousness of the White House press. In short, looking to fuel their fantasy propaganda that the Covid pandemic is over, White House aides at Trump’s Rose...

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  • June 5, 2020
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Show of Farce. Peaceful protest in the day, now earlier curfews. x JUST CONFIRMED: Denver Police seized these guns and tactical gear from two men who showed up to the protest on Friday. One of them, Chevy McGee, tells me he didn't break any laws. McGee is part of the...

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  • June 2, 2020
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We are at an interesting point, the necessity for socially distanced behavior and the imposition of De Facto martial law. Even as there is peaceful protest during the day time, there will be problematic police behavior in the evening. Remember that Trump needs martial law or at least its quasi-military manifestation to...

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  • June 2, 2020

There were a lot of die-ins this weekend. The NY Times assembled the sequence from arrest to death of George Floyd. On May 25, Minneapolis police officers arrested George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, after a deli employee called 911, accusing him of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. Seventeen...

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  • June 1, 2020

You might think the most seismic fake conversion of all time was Donald Trump pretending to be a pro-life Christian conservative. (If you sprinkled holy water on him once a fortnight, the resulting chemical reaction could likely provide cheap, renewable energy for a mid-sized American city.) Well, according to a...

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  • May 19, 2020

Ed Scarce over at Crooks and Liars has a disturbing piece up about anti-lockdown protesters in Long Island, New York threatening a reporter who was wearing a mask and covering their protest.  The reporter is Ken Vesey of News 12.  Vesey has video of the incident, and the cops were...

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  • May 16, 2020

Chuck Todd decimates the president’s cognitive dissonance as he continues to claim victory as Americans continue to succumb to COVID-19. Chuck Todd inflicting “death” by a thousand cuts Watch the entire episode here. The corporate media have been getting a bit more responsible with their critiques of the president. Last week Chuck...

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  • May 4, 2020

Lawrence O’Donnell exposed a well-known secret. The supposedly liberal media while present for Right-Wing protests of any size, seldom gives progressive groups the same attention. O’Donnell gets it right about liberal media bias Visit the episode here. “A tiny minority tiny minority wants to pretend that nothing has happened,” Lawrence...

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  • May 1, 2020

They also serve who only stand in shadows cast by gaslight. https://twitter.com/pppatrickford/status/1254437713467580416?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Donald Trump loves attention, and people can’t help but give it to him. It’s been this way for a generation. Television cameras and tabloids were trained on him long before he was president, and even more so now....

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  • April 26, 2020

COVID-19 is not like the seasonal flu, among other things. The above chart should end all comments about it being “just like the flu”. Remember that 0.6% of the US population has been tested for COVID-19.  And Howard Dean is the first to announce that he’ll not go on MSNBC as...

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  • April 8, 2020
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