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If you sleep on Mike Lindell even for a moment, you miss barrels and barrels of bonkers. And if you sleep on one of his pillows, you may just stay awake long enough to hallucinate technicolor election conspiracies like they’re bedazzled DMT machine elves. But I doubt you’d ever get non...

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  • December 22, 2021

Nothing is more sacred to right-wing Christian conservatives than their guns. You could tell most conservatives that Jesus was crucified in gold lamé Hammer pants and sang like a Big Mouth Billy Bass the entire time he hung on the cross, and they wouldn’t be nearly as offended as if you casually...

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  • October 14, 2021

Thom Hartmann visits and reveals an inconvenient truth about Medicare and Medicare Advantage and the fraud that is our healthcare system. The first part of the interview discusses the ills of our healthcare system in general. We discuss the Medicaid Advantage fraud at18:33. Thom Hartmann describes our fraudulent healthcare x...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • September 15, 2021

Medicare Advantage is a corporate scam and Thom Hartmann makes that clear. Democrats in Congress school Republicans on Afghanistan. Lt. Governor admonished Red State Governors. Thom Hartmann on Medicare Advantage x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799...

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  • September 14, 2021

Schumer Says White House Talks with GOP on Infrastructure Hit ‘a Brick Wall’. Politico reported: Bipartisan infrastructure talks between President Joe Biden and GOP Sen. Shelley Moore Capito are over, according to an administration official. The president will now focus on working with a bipartisan group of 20 senators. Biden...

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  • June 8, 2021

As usual, Ali Velshi delves deeper into the flesh. While most laugh at Alabama yoga silliness, he used Jennifer Rubin to explain the reality. This is why Velshi is must-see TV See full episodes here. Ali Velshi highlighted a story that proves the lengths the GOP would go to in order...

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  • May 23, 2021

If you take a moment and listen to the so-called moderate wing of the Republican party, they are as extreme as the rest. This weekend Utah Senator Mitt Romney was roundly booed by members of his party at the Utah GOP convention. The crime that elicited the verbal censure from...

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  • May 3, 2021

Like any good con artist Trump now tries to call his losing a “big lie”, because he’s all about the disinformation as he does his lounge act in Florida and now New Jersey. Trump or his media image is the kind of synthetic construction that combines the GQP lie affirmed by...

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  • May 3, 2021

I used to occasionally argue with MAGAs before I realized I’d have better luck trying to convince Wile E. Coyote not to jump off the cliff in his Acme Batman Suit. He always jumps, and it always ends in disaster. I’ve never understood how you can spend more than a minute...

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  • May 2, 2021

This proposed “debate” between Marjorie Taylor Greene and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should generate plenty of charitable  pay-per-view revenues. Enough to build a space laser. The outcome should also resemble Bambi meets Godzilla. There’s yet to be a response from AOC, and MTG is busy trying to expel Maxine Waters. Last week, Georgia GOP...

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  • April 22, 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
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The sparse number of actual carbon capture and sequestration projects plus weak carbon markets amplify the problems of the climate crisis yet to be revisited, post-Trump. Two heartland examples in North Dakota and Texas show how there are several interlocking problems addressing the climate crisis that must be included in future environmental policy. More specifically...

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  • February 28, 2021

Sadly too many Americans allow the con from Republicans on spending. Ali Velshi exposes what is hidden in plain sight that should give us pause. Ali Velshi exposes Republicans, Mitch McConnell See full episodes here. The House of Representatives passed the COVID-19 relief bill. The House passed its $1.9 trillion...

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  • February 27, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D. NM) in support of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto’s (D. NV) re-election campaign: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D. NV) My good friend and Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto just announced she’s running for re-election. Let me tell you a...

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  • February 26, 2021

Speechless.   Just speechless.    According to CNN, Mike Pence is starting a PAC to defend Donald Trump’s record and they remain close friends. What in the world?  Some man incites a mob, a former boss, hunts me and not just me but my family, screaming down the halls of congress, Hang...

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  • February 24, 2021

Trump never truly understood why Paul Manafort chose Mike Pence as his Vice President. Trump thought that Pence’s commitment to theocracy would serve Trump’s con of the evangelicals and guarantee loyalty rather than the opposite. Trump got “betrayed” by Pence because he knew Trump would never really be able to deliver a...

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  • February 24, 2021

I like to study potential  presidential nominees AND their running mates.   I believed correctly Obama/Biden before President Obama picked Biden.  I believed Biden/Harris….Long before Harris even dropped out of the primaries.   I missed Clinton/Kaine.  I always believed in Vice President Biden. I now believe without a shadow of a doubt the...

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  • February 3, 2021

The Wall Street Bets on Reddit move on GameStop has proven that the stock market and its financial instruments are nothing but a fraud. Reddit, Wall Street Bets, GameStop See full episodes here. From the time I took an economics elective class and understood the stock market in detail and...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • January 28, 2021

I used to watch The Simpsons religiously — in the sense that I’d tune in every Sunday regardless of whatever else was happening, not so much in the sense that I’d fall asleep dreaming about pancakes. I haven’t been a regular viewer in years. Not because the show is bad now, but because...

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  • January 24, 2021

Jim Clyburn to Republicans: Tell the truth. Stop lying to the Americans Profiling was almost fatal to our nation—two interesting talks on race. Let’s have some truth. x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics:...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • January 15, 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

Josh Hawley wants to rule the United States; let us make no mistake about that. Claire McCaskill (whom he barely beat in 2018) said on MSNBC the other day that he had just won the race for attorney general when he started running against her, and that he hadn’t even...

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  • January 9, 2021

Don’t listen to any lizard people this year. x Greetings from the White House. Trump appears to be tweeting and watching OANN from the Oval Office this New Year’s Day. The press pool has not been covid-tested for a second day in a row. pic.twitter.com/jtFidJ3TZZ— Sophia Cai (@SophiaCai99) January 1,...

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  • January 1, 2021

Over sixty failed law suits and 50 certifications later, and aside from the stunt-quality, Josh Hawley steps ahead of Tom Cotton in a move to take hold of the Trump base. All he needs is a bit of QAnon numerology. The reality is that it is definitely a stunt for...

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  • December 30, 2020

“A 22-year-old self-proclaimed member of the “Boogaloo Bois” movement pleaded guilty on Wednesday to trying to sell weapon parts to Hamas after traveling to Minneapolis amid this summer’s George Floyd protests.”  What’s curious is that for these Boogaloo Bois, while domestic terrorism remained the goal, the path had that Iran-Contra...

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  • December 17, 2020

This actually started a couple of months ago in my fevered Black Irish mind. At the time, I was writing yet another of my seeming endless sarcastic, caustic articles about His Lowness, and just by happenstance, I took the title of a rather famous song. To be perfectly honest, that...

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  • December 7, 2020

Chattering-toy-chimp-without-the-cymbals Rudolph Giuliani reportedly wants top dollar for his feckless attempts to overturn the 2020 election, which Joe Biden comfortably won. According to a report in The New York Times, Guiliani is seeking 20-large a day for … whatever it is he’s doing. A Grima Wormtongue impression, apparently.  Imagine having a...

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  • November 17, 2020

Joe Biden should thank Greg Palast and other voter roll activists the victory. Trump has a new con and it’s working over his cult. Greg Palast not only talks the voter roll game x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom:...

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  • November 11, 2020

Even in losing the presidency, Donald Trump has found a way to stiff his supporters with one more con, a presidency that won't be. The Trump con continues x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. As Trump's second term seemed tenuous at best, the media started asking concerning but...

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  • November 11, 2020

We are spending too much time listening to Trump. He is done. Let’s help his supporters direct their anger at him for conning them. Indivisible Houston’s president Daniel Cohen joins us. The anger of the Trump supporter. x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central...

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  • November 6, 2020

It is important to understand why the angst of the Donald Trump supporter. He conned them as he has done so many times. Donald Trump conned his own x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Here is what the president would prefer one does not analyze. Trump made the...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • November 6, 2020

Don’t make funeral plans for you or your family because of Trump’s lies and incompetence. I appreciate the POC vote.  I appreciate the seniors who are flipping to Biden.   I appreciate Veterans and Act Blue.  I do not speak Spanish but I have a Puerto Rican friend and activist helping get...

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  • November 2, 2020

Trump’s con represents the worst kind of contradiction when rigging an election by suppressing the vote is anchored in a systematic combination of lies and disinformation. Yet all the GOP has left are long odds for Trump. The issue will be whether in the margins — will there be enough Trump voters...

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  • October 30, 2020

Ted Cruz believes Americans are stupid. Really! He made an unchallenged comment that should've been used against every GOP Senator. Ted Cruz is not a great debater but a wordy con x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Ted Cruz, with his I-am-so-much-more-intelligent-than-you tone, scolded Democrats coming out against...

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  • October 15, 2020

x “It's called a merge commit, Marty! It's a directed acyclic graph! We need to bisect and revert, and then use interactive rebasing possibly with a cherry-pick. What aren't you getting about this!?” pic.twitter.com/zahjHhiB33 — Gabriel Lebec (@g_lebec) October 2, 2020 Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those...

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  • October 10, 2020

That image is not a joke. Lisa Matassa, a country singer and big Trump fan, sent out this tweet and Trump retweeted it. You have to scroll a bit down on his twitter feed to see it, but I nerved myself up and did so. Mediaite has this and a...

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  • October 7, 2020

OK, I know this is going to get CT’d to death, but Trump is the ultimate huckster and I think this is a possibility. Some will say that suggesting this breaks norms, but if we have learned anything is that Trump’s one great advantage is that he will break any...

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  • October 2, 2020

There is a likelihood that there could be federal charges, even after the settlement reached with Taylor’s family. More likely will be new civil disorder that already has destroyed lives. x BREAKING: Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is expected to clear all three LMPD officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death as...

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  • September 22, 2020

Now they’re just making things up. US Department of Justice designates #NYC as an anarchist jurisdiction. Seattle and Portland OR are also on the list because a couple of blocks in each city were involved. x Here is the current pace of what the murder rate might be in 2020 for...

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  • September 21, 2020

x Crowd in North Carolina chants: “FILL THAT SEAT!” pic.twitter.com/RuOI6vpK9u— Team Trump (Text VOTE to 88022) (@TeamTrump) September 19, 2020 Are you angry yet?  I hope so.  We must block the republicans from stealing the election with a packed court.   I think we need to get even more voters out...

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  • September 20, 2020

First of all, my most sincere condolences to the family of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She will be missed. This has changed the calculus. We will have a lot of strategizing going forward. I did the video below a few months ago and it is now even more apropos. It...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • September 19, 2020

Donald Trump supporters may be less the supporters we believe they are. He may just be the surfboarder riding a wave of “unknown” origin. Trump supporters? x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. CNN’s Jim Acosta interviewed several Trump supporters at his most recent rally. To many, their reasons for not...

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  • September 11, 2020

Chris Hayes, in no uncertain terms, lays out how America arrived at being the laughing stock to the rest of the world because of Trump's doings or the lack thereof. Chris Hayes lays it out on Trump x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Chris Hayes points out an...

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  • September 8, 2020

Repeat Trump’s horrendous words and then play Good Night you Stupid People.  Then play Andy Griffith in an interview prediciting it could happen and LP saying.  “It is happening”  Go off with Trump saying Losers. x x YouTube Video We should all be in Operation Landslide. It would make a...

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  • September 7, 2020

“(T)erminating labour and share markets, along with the type of commercial banking taken for granted today, is a prerequisite for a post-capitalist society with functioning markets, authentic democracy and personal liberty.” Left accelerationism seems tempting in a time when markets, democracy, and liberty are in peril. but Yanis Varoufakis is hinting...

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  • August 30, 2020

Melania Trump gave a speech at the Republican National Convention that was full of misinformation. Many in the MSM praised it. Nicolle Wallace & Alicia Menendez completely deconstructed the speech. Nicolle Wallace & Alicia Menendez did not fall for it x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Melania Trump was tasked to give...

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  • August 27, 2020

The strangest thing is the GOP attempt to con the nation into forgetting about a massive and avoidable death toll.   x If this makes you feel rage, then you’ve got to vote. pic.twitter.com/hnFgB4lbUX— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) August 26, 2020 In polling, there’s still too much horse-racing as “gap-tightening” memes...

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  • August 27, 2020

Remember when Donald Trump tried to convince us he’d be uncorruptible because he was financing his own campaign? Hoo-boy, that was a good one. I didn’t believe him, of course, but apparently some walnut-brained yokels with conspicuously more animal carcasses on their walls than diplomas did. And here we are....

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  • August 26, 2020