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When Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, famously created the television sensation of the late 1980s Seinfeld, they hyped it as the show about nothing.  The resulting enigma of laughter about nothing resulted in some famous flashes of comedic brilliance known as, Seinfeld moments. Well, the Republican National Committee announced its’ party platform Monday night, and…

Collusion between Trump campaign and Russia never ended

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 that Russia and other adversaries…

Senators on vacation as the Russians keep working

GOP Senators took their three weeks off, as the COVID death toll rises, Some left to campaign for re-election, others to disinform in support of IMPOTUS*. And then there’s Trump corrupting USPS in unprecedented election meddling. All the while, even Trump cannot condemn QAnon’s tacit escalation of Trumpian themes.   x Which Senate seats are in play…

QAnuts

Remember when the Tea (Taxed Enough Already) Party was the darling of conservatives. They elevated the profiles of people like Michele Bachmann, Sharron Angle, and Scott Brown.  The group of so-called grassroots activists was in reality bankrolled by a group called FreedomWorks and given free media access by Fox News. Freedom Works was headed up…

Is it time to publicly disclose classified intelligence on the Senate floor?

There is Russian interference in the 2020 election, likely not at the scale of 2016, since they’ve garnered numerous financial and political advantages from their many Congressional puppets. Remember when the NRA was a conduit for Russian election interference. Some senators have been suggesting that they might reveal classified information because they are shielded from…

PA-10: Sen. Kamala Harris (D. CA) Endorses Eugene DePasquale (D) For Congress

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D. CA), in support of State Auditor Eugene DePasquale’s (D. PA-10) congressional campaign: Hi friend, I am proud to endorse Eugene in his race to represent Pennsylvania’s 10th District in Congress. Eugene is a fighter with a proven track record of bringing accountability…

President Obama Just Endorsed A Whole Slate Of Down Ballot Democrats That Deserve Our Support

Some big news today: x I’m proud to endorse this diverse and hopeful collection of thoughtful, empathetic, and highly qualified Democrats. If you’re in one of their districts or states, make sure you vote for them this fall. And if you can, vote early—by mail or in person. https://t.co/PSm3Rf3wkF pic.twitter.com/7RXrJriBz8— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 3,…

In three quotes, Republicans admit the 'great party switch'

Republicans and their amen corner in the right-wing media are trying to perpetuate yet another hoax on the American people. In a nutshell, they claim that history ended in 1865 or, at the latest, 1965. But sadly for them, three of their leading lights past and present—Cindy Hyde-Smith, Trent Lott and Strom Thurmond–already gave the…

Who Can Get Under This Barr?

Trinidad native Shemika Charles holds a world record. Who is Shemika Charles—you ask? Ms. Charles is a 23-year-old performer whose claim to fame is holding the Guinness World Record for the lowest Limbo back-bend, (or whatever the verbiage) of 8.5 inches low and the longest distance walked in that contorted position—just over 10 feet. Not only…

is Ron Johnson's Senate probe “laundering” a foreign operation to damage Joe Biden

More scorched earth, this time from another GOP politician among the many who have gotten something, something from the Russians. x NEWS: Among intel that prompted Schumer/Schiff/Pelosi/Warner letter to FBI is concern that Senate probe being led by Ron Johnson has become a vehicle for “laundering” a foreign operation to damage Joe Biden, according to people…

‘What I thought was right’

In a meeting with a group of children and their parents, held more than nine years ago, a little girl asked Congressman John Lewis what he remembered about protesters' first attempt [Bloody Sunday] to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma, Alabama. After describing his harrowing experience to the ten-year-old, one that almost cost him…