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How Trumpian… x The event, which featured a cheering crowd behind DeSantis as he spoke on Fox & Friends, was billed as a rally “for the best governor in the USA.” It's unclear if it was an official governor's event or campaign rally. https://t.co/tW320OIEwE — Axios (@axios) May 6, 2021...

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  • May 6, 2021

President Joe Biden announced today that every state has removed age eligibility for Covid-19 vaccinations so anyone 16 or over can received a Pfizer/BioNtech shot and anyone18 or over can receive a dose of Moderna’s vaccine. Biden’s goal of 200 million vaccinations in his first 100 days should be reached this Wednesday, eight days...

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  • April 19, 2021

Lauren Boebert (R-CO) has learned from the death of Bernie Madoff about Ponzi schemes, because QAnon surely couldn’t be a cult of personality or a grift used by criminals in charge. Because the previous guy still says “the best is yet to come”, having killed hundreds of thousands, we also know...

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  • April 19, 2021

http://www.cbsnews.com/… Dr. Anthony Fauci said he expects a decision from the FDA will come this week on whether to resume vaccinations with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, though it may come with some limitations in use. Vaccinations with the J&J shots were paused while reports of serious but vary rare blood clots...

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  • April 18, 2021

There has been some slowing of vaccinations for Covid  in the last couple of days but that is typical in reports for Sundays, Mondays, and holidays. The CDC reports 32.6% of US residents had received at least one dose as of Monday. Among the adult population, 41.7% have had at...

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  • April 6, 2021

In the choice between wolf predation and human predation wolf culling seems more about sport than the economic threat to herds. Subsidizing trapping and killing with wolf bounties doesn’t begin to address the real ecological harms from other populations like feral pigs.  “Should Montana Allow New Methods of Killing Wolves to...

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  • March 10, 2021

There’s a sizable population of Trumpists at large, some of whom would be willing to kill members of Congress. Fortunately the cosplay of Designated Survivor requires much larger capital resources and smarter members of the GOP/GQP. “…they want to blow up the Capitol and kill as many members as possible...

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  • February 27, 2021

Lots of manipulation today, but the House always wins even in the case of GameStop.  Elizabeth Warren on the GameStop surge on @CNBC:”The billionaires and some hedge funds are yelling because they're not the ones, the only ones, who make money when the manipulation works.” x This is the same...

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  • January 28, 2021

Twitter has finally and permanently suspended @realDonaldTrump from its platform. Bye Felicia.  x After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.https://t.co/CBpE1I6j8Y — Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021 x So...

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  • January 8, 2021

Which is it, Don did you “win by a tremendous amount” or did you lose by “12,000 votes”. Trump at the kiddie table damages his brand again. Apparently he’s still whining about the election with no evidence for his claim that he won. Apparently he still harbors the belief that...

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  • November 27, 2020

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense,...

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  • November 23, 2020

CNN is now framing a narrative that Biden’s victory is inevitable, with “gap-closing” in several states perhaps to be resolved by tomorrow because of trending in PA and GA. Trump did an unhinged “press conference” at 645pm ET that essentially repeated the main themes of grievance and paranoia that will guide his post-presidency...

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  • November 6, 2020

Kamala Harris will appear on The Rachel Maddow Show tonight. The likely topic will be a review of Harris’s questioning of Amy Coney Barrett, featuring more dodging and some hint of hostility from Barrett. Live Blog below. x People are scared. They’re scared what will happen if the Supreme Court...

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  • October 15, 2020

In an interview on CBS Face the Nation Scott Gottlieb affirmed the position that the Trump administration erred in not directing national drug production of antibody drugs like Regeneron’s. x And Scott Gottlieb was just on Face the Nation saying that if we would have had a national response in the...

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  • October 11, 2020

Trump couldn’t last but 18 minutes for a scheduled 30 minute speech Saturday, but he’s now the Taliban’s favorite son in the 2020 election. Trump trying to appeal to a Clark Kent / Superman meme reveals his infantile amusement with his cult doing socialist realism images of “Trump the strongman” as literal....

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  • October 11, 2020

We know a Militia group planned to kidnap Michigan’s governor and mount a civil war with explosives.   The FBI did their job  by infiltrating the terrorists. Director Christopher Wray testified about no voter fraud.  Trump is disappointed.     http://www.cbsnews.com/… Washington — President Trump called FBI director Christopher Wray “disappointing” on Thursday,...

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  • October 8, 2020

Well while Wall Street is rolling in the money now, things are about to change. Coca-Cola will eliminate thousands of jobs in the U.S. and abroad, the company said Friday. It's the latest in a series of cuts that have reduced the beverage giant's workforce by roughly 100,000 in the...

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  • September 3, 2020

President LAW & ORDER seems pretty reticent when it comes to, er … wait, this can’t be right … a white 17-year-old who killed two people and injured another with an AR-15? Why would anyone in their right mind not want to instantly and unequivocally condemn that? Never mind. We’re talking about...

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  • August 31, 2020

As we begin a week of pure GOP propaganda, it’s time to remind ourselves how we got here as well as remind ourselves that the GOP is still entangled with Russia as well as malign forces. With less than 100 days before the presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials are warning...

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  • August 24, 2020

These are gobsmacking, jaw-dropping numbers, and they tend to make me think Jim Jones and David Koresh were underachievers. Wow. I mean, WOW. These people are kookaburra cray-cray devotees of Cocoa Puffs. CBS News: Republicans see an America — to borrow Ronald Reagan’s famous test — better off today than it was four...

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  • August 23, 2020

An excellent speech pairing small details like “muzzle” with “mask”, carrying throughout the imagery of light and dark, and tight in length. It was well crafted and well-delivered. The peroration built on a poem and was a perfect match in tone and cadence to Biden’s regular speeches, complete with reproducible soundbites...

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  • August 21, 2020

Too many compelling arguments for defunding rather than refunding police departments, as the Aurora police seem good at arresting movie theater terrorists but crap at arresting violinists. More sad is their ability to flout authority by mocking that violinist’s death and breaking up mobs of violinists. And then there’s the...

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  • August 6, 2020

Here’s some good news out of Georgia and North Carolina courtesy of CBS News/YouGov’s latest poll: x Georgia Senate GE:Perdue (R-inc) 45% (+2)Ossoff (D) 43%@YouGovAmerica/@CBSNews 7/28-31https://t.co/rYA6avzYHm #GAsen— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 2, 2020 Both Georgia and North Carolina have Republican senators running for reelection this year, and neither appears to...

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  • August 3, 2020

A newly released CBS/YouGov poll shows Joe Biden leading Donald Trump 48% to 44% in North Carolina and by 46% to 45% in Georgia. cbsnews_20200802_GA_1 Further good news is Cal Cunningham is leading Republican incumbent Thom Tillis in the crucial North Carolina Senate race by 48% to 39%.  Democrat Jon Ossof...

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  • August 2, 2020

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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  • August 1, 2020

Remember that his visit to a Texas oil-rig makes it an “official” trip. He’s whining about Fox News coverage, among other things. His fundraising shtick will have the usual things, although there likely will be some idiocy leaking from the event. Today’s meme is that “Democrats will abolish the suburbs”. The Economist’s...

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  • July 29, 2020

Why open them back up, they’re only going to cheat anyway…. x The director of Homeland security #Gaslighted CNN's Brianna Keilar, suggesting she is delusional for thinking #Trump's tweet about schools opening, is serious, and as simple as he wrote..or what #TrumpSupporters call #TrumpDerangementSyndrome Gaslighting is what sociopaths do pic.twitter.com/LsabfynY6v—...

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  • July 7, 2020

Next Saturday will feature an outdoor rally in Portsmouth New Hampshire to re-infect the northeast. x Trump has visited his properties 366 times since becoming president and today is the 274th time at one of his golf clubs, per CNN tally. @tru62 captures Trump from afar at his Virginia club...

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  • July 5, 2020

So much more than meets the eye, and then there’s stupid fruit of the loins. So much lying and falsehoods in a masque of masks. x Kellyanne Conway: “People are not wearing masks. And I don't think they're not wearing masks because the President of the United States is not...

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  • July 3, 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

Donald Trump wants his base to go pack churches and stadiums to see him while ignoring COVID-19. Yet he social distances from them all. He social distances from everyone. x x YouTube Video Watch the episodes here. Trump was in Arizona today. The state is going through a huge COVID-19 spike. Just like...

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  • June 24, 2020

Recalling that Jarvanka had the temerity to have a conversation in which they discussed the order in which they would serve as POTUS, Ivanka won’t be giving the Wichita State University commencement address. Ivanka Trump called out “cancel culture” Friday night after plans for her to give a virtual commencement...

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  • June 7, 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

Apparently the killer of George Floyd previously shot and killed a civilian while on duty.  Asked about the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minnesota, Pres Trump called it "a very very sad event." He said he expects to receive a full report on the incident...

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  • May 27, 2020

Trump: “I was honored as the Man of the Year in Michigan… 5 or 6 years before I even thought about running for President.” x Here's my old fact check about “Man of the Year in Michigan.” Former GOP Rep. Dave Trott called me up to solve the mystery of...

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  • May 20, 2020

The chaos continues as we’re only just beginning the scorched earth campaign on the way to the bunker. 167 days to go.  It's May 19th, and President Trump still doesn’t have an adequate national testing strategy. — Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) May 19, 2020 Very old, Almost dead. 2/ This appears to...

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  • May 20, 2020

Paul Waldman at WaPo hits the latest version of the post-prime-time presser Trump show, as Kayleigh “Kayfabe” McEnany does another Vanna White presser. The last six months of Trump terror a.k.a. Bachelor-Grifter's Price is Reich will feature Individual-1 doing his impression of Thurston Howell on Gilligan-Epstein’s Island. Ignore that second...

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  • May 6, 2020

Giggling RWNJs seized on a Biden comment that only reveals how much context will be needed with an IMPOTUS who’s a pathological liar. If @realDonaldTrump said this the left would mock and the MSM would write articles about economic intercourse for days. — Dr. Russ Arnold, Esq. (@Russarnold22) April 28,...

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  • April 28, 2020
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LIVE BLOG below  5:30* PM EDT *(rarely starts on time) Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing The White House Trump may try to double down today, perhaps with some attempt at “sarcasm” in a specific attack on reporters. He may simply cut his losses and even let...

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  • April 24, 2020

With his dad polling behind in a bunch of states, the spawn does drift far from the roe. x thanks to fox news for getting “Usama bin Laden” to trend. the president who gave the order to kill him has endorsed joe biden. pic.twitter.com/0XyyD0b8Tg— Oliver Willis (@owillis) April 23, 2020...

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  • April 23, 2020

Today was the first time in the COVID daily briefings that Trump has mentioned the 2018 “Right to Try” as the reason for insistence on untested treatments, confabulating them with cures and vaccines. It is an extension of the RW deregulatory discourse that when it comes to the desperate time...

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  • April 6, 2020

Live blog below Takeaway: Apparently “Right to Try” is like “Right to Work” in not actually being about reality. Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing “A review of federal purchasing contracts by The Associated Press shows federal agencies waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders...

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  • April 5, 2020

Trump just removed the Inspector General for the Intelligence Community as reciprocity for his actions in the arms for dirt scandal that led to the impeachment. Even as we’ve seen it all there will be more corruption from the Trump regime only hinted at in the inability to coordinate the COVID-19 response....

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  • April 4, 2020

Aside from another op-ed by Kellyanne Conway’s husband on her boss, we have Trump’s number. This time it could be a COVID-19 death toll of over a million, depending on the counter-measures, and despite Trump’s incompetence. After weeks of denial and deflection, a seemingly chastened Trump on Monday conceded that...

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  • March 19, 2020

Shocked, Shocked… will sentence leniency compel Trump to do more criming. x #RogerStone Senior DOJ official tells @CBSNews Department was shocked to see sentencing recommendation Stone case. This is not what was briefed to Dept. The Dept. believes recommendation is extreme, excessive, grossly disproportionate to offenses…#DEVELOPING— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) February 11,...

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  • February 11, 2020

How strange, Lord Haw Haw gets an Iron Cross. There was a scholarship giveaway, a reunion, and all it needed was that DNA sample in the E. Jean Carroll defamation suit for Maury Povich’s on-camera reveal. x Speaker Pelosi on tearing up the president's State of the Union speech tonight: “It...

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  • February 5, 2020

There may be witnesses in the Senate trial of the impeached POTUS* due to the possibility of four GOP senators who may vote in favor. Remember that it's about testimony (and documents), not about Bolton x Senior White House officials tell CBS News they increasingly believe that at least four...

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  • January 13, 2020

From Steven Portnoy, a reporter with CBS Radio: x BREAKING: @CBSNews has learned US officials are now confident Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner with 176 people on board. Sources say US intelligence picked detected infrared blips of two missile launches, followed by the blip of an explosion.— Steven Portnoy...

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  • January 9, 2020

http://www.cbsnews.com/… http://www.courier-journal.com/… Andy Beshear promised to restore the voting rights of  more than 100,000 former felons in his Inaugural speech Tuesday. The newly elected governor won by 5,100 votes last month.  “My faith teaches me to treat others with dignity and respect. My faith also teaches forgiveness,” Beshear, a Democrat,...

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  • December 11, 2019

The usual overgeneralizations apply as Politico tries to separate liberals from whatever adherents to the left of that position are calling themselves. They’ve chosen Jacobin as this week’s strawman to separate Sanders Democrats from Warren Democrats. As the 2020 campaign has unfolded, Warren has, if anything, tacked toward Bernie, embracing “Medicare...

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  • December 9, 2019
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