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When Donald Trump repeatedly asked Russia [Vladimir Putin] to find thirty-thousand emails of his opponent Hillary Clinton, The press ate it up like a bowl of gazpacho. “Russia, if you’re listening — I hope you are able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably...

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  • February 11, 2022

I have rolled a question around in my head for months; why are Republicans so mean? I have concluded that it is not meanness, it is fear. The fear of betraying the religion of Trump and fear of being called stupid. Having a point and blind devotion to a point...

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  • October 1, 2021

This is not a joke. This is what Texans must live through. A governor and his party that has Texas in a state of disarray. Texas Governor needs electricity, not a wall See full episodes here. It was just a few months ago when Texas suffered one of its worst...

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  • June 15, 2021

Former Conservative Republican Bill Kristol did not mince his words as he disparaged Trump’s Republican Party, which for all practical purposes, he has left. He has been on this necessary crusade for some time. Bill Kristol makes his case against the Republican Party See full episodes here. Bill Kristol is...

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  • May 15, 2021

Conservative Bill Kristol provides a revealing interview about his party. Jen Psaki neuters another unprepared reporter. Deranged congresswoman? Bill Kristol castigates the GOP x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Former Conservative...

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  • May 14, 2021

Conservative Bill Kristol provides a revealing interview about his party. Jen Psaki neuters another unprepared reporter. Deranged congresswoman? Bill Kristol castigates the GOP Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Former Conservative Republican Bill Kristol did not mince...

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  • May 14, 2021

Once upon a time a long time ago Republicans stood for obstructing Democrats no matter what the cost by claiming  capitalist conservatism or other such nonsense. They were then engulfed in a miasma of tangerine bile. In a resurgence of democracy their tinted demagogue was deposed. Hallelujah! One would have...

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  • May 13, 2021

Steve Bannon’s path to a pardon included appeals to a range of RWNJ groups including some dangerous proto-fascist cults. “The Fourth Turning” by Strauss & Howe returns to our attention, because of Bannon. But are we shifting to a more liberal era or are we on the brink of a greater series of disasters....

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  • March 15, 2021

We haven’t gotten past the angst-ridden discourse of privilege and buoyancy even in law schools. Then again E. Jean Carroll really wants that DNA sample from Trump and only good lawyers are going to make that happen. The Georgetown law school said Sandra A. Sellers, an adjunct professor, had been terminated,...

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  • March 12, 2021

The Republican Party should listen to both Fareed Zakaria and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Otherwise, the party will be dead sooner rather than later. UK Conservatives our Liberals? See full episodes here. Fareed Zakaria has some advice for the Republican Party. Adopt UK’s Boris Johnson’s social and economic progressive...

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  • March 1, 2021

CNN’s Dana Bash ripped Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) for begging for federal assistance when they wanted independence from the national grid. CNN’s Dana Bash perfect call out on the hypocrisy of conservatism See full episodes here. Texas decided to forego the national electric grid to avoid federal regulations. Now they are...

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  • February 21, 2021

We must make the Texas Electric grid failure strike 3. Economist & Professor Dr. Richard Wolff discusses his new eBook, The Sickness System. Dr. Richard Wolff explains Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The misery that Texans...

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  • February 19, 2021

I took a day to think about the death of radio personality Rush Limbaugh. My immediate thoughts were snark-provoking. Although Limbaugh spent over 30 years mining the cavernous depths of cruelty, I wanted to suppress the urge to welcome the death of his brand of political divisiveness—but who am I...

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  • February 19, 2021

The combination of Cancun Ted Cruz, lying Greg Abbott, and Texas Electric Collapse will be Strike 3 for Texas Conservatism if we make the case. Is Texas conservatism dead? See full episodes here. The misery that Texans are feeling right now is widespread. Both the rich and poor are stressed...

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  • February 19, 2021

Houston Peace & Justice Center President, Jeff Reese, visited to discuss that most important. Trump’s impeachment fiasco on display. Impeachment fiasco Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Former Congressman Denver Riggleman appeared on MSNBC. He showed his...

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  • February 12, 2021

Futurist Rebecca Costa suggests measures the government must take for COVID relief. A Republican politician says this on conservatism. A Republican politician surprised me Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Former Congressman Denver Riggleman...

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  • February 11, 2021

I had to do a double-take on this. As poor health & economic outcomes and tolerance for crooked politicians have become its signature, this Republican is trying to redefine conservatism. A republican redefining conservatism See full episodes here. For Congressman Denver Riggleman appeared on MSNBC. He showed his embarrassment for...

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  • February 11, 2021

The editorial board after highlighting the crazy that is Marjorie Taylor Greene and wondering why the Republican Party is failing to act, comes to these observations :- The silence from Republican leaders has been deafening. That can’t continue if the party has any hope of reclaiming conservatism from nihilistic rot...

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  • February 1, 2021

That is the title of this superb Washington Post column, which to put it mildly, is absolutely on fire, superbly written, with prose  at which you cannot help but go”Wow!” I will not go through the entire column, because you really should read it.  Trust me. It begins simply enough,...

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  • January 30, 2021

During her second appearance on the leader of the genre in daytime talk, The View (1/5/21), following her maternity leave, Meghan McCain was told in no uncertain terms by one of the other four co-hosts, Joy Behar, that she was not missed.  Although McCain was apparently appalled by the rebuke,...

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  • January 6, 2021

I found some of their attack ads amusing for a short time, then I remembered the origins of these attacks, similar in style to attack ads released against the left by republicans and done by the same people. They were totally ineffective with respect to Trump’s supporters  and I do...

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  • December 22, 2020

Out of 249 Congressional Republicans, only 27 acknowledge Biden’s win, measuring their fear and/or loyalty to Trump. Thus around 10% can answer truthfully, aside from Trump wanting their RINO names. Trump seems to work harder when he loses regardless of GOP cowardice. Their complicit silence now comes as Trump continues to mount...

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  • December 6, 2020

The second actual debate could be three too many as we expect more of the same stunts despite a mute switch for the two-minute responses to questions. The GOP has telegraphed some of the debate’s tactical options including foreign interference, even as they whined after foreign policy wasn’t included as...

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  • October 22, 2020

The GOP Senate mischief continues, as the GOP’s rush to endanger the women’s health of at least 17 states and 30 million people also continues. x Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris will not in person attend the SCOTUS confirmation hearing as COVID runs through the Senate GOP.https://t.co/AD6Q5ulw4T via @politicususa—...

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  • October 11, 2020

“'Tis the time's plague when madmen lead the blind.” William Shakespeare The evil of science deniers recently has been beyond the pale. Not content with killing the planet over climate change, and sowing doubt over vaccines the far-right conspiracy theorists have a new target to haunt the world with the crazy,...

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  • September 17, 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

Wow: x I joined @JackPosobiec on @OANN to discuss why I had to call out the BLM political organization — and why the woke mob is trying to cancel me. WATCH the full interview here. #gapol #gasen pic.twitter.com/yU5QU1kNiW— Kelly Loeffler (@KLoeffler) July 31, 2020 U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler granted an...

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  • August 3, 2020

Considering his long-time support of the Chicago Cubs, Will was a typical conservative. He remains so. But this is something, something. Will predicts a Biden landslide. As Trump says, “we’ll see”. GOTV. The measures necessary for restoration of national equilibrium are many and will be protracted far beyond (Trump’s) removal....

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  • July 22, 2020

The Lincoln Project is doing great work against Donald Trump. While progressives should welcome their actions they should not fall into a false camaraderie. The Lincoln Project is not the friend of Progressives x x YouTube Video Watch complete episodes here. As we watch the very well designed, written, and...

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  • July 18, 2020

From Politico: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday signaled he would be open to the Senate ending its practice of imposing a 60-vote threshold for most legislation, a positional shift from the Democratic presidential nominee who spent more than 35 years as a senator. In comments to journalists Monday...

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  • July 14, 2020

I used to avoid Jennifer Rubin back in the Obama days, when she could find nothing good to say about the President and nothing bad to say about Romney, as well as the way she insisted that everything conservative was better. Since the Great Orange Slug slithered down the escalator,...

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  • July 13, 2020

Angry that Dick Cheney’s cardiologist called Trump’s Tulsa rally “criminal endangerment”, Trump cleverly references Cheney’s gun accident, probably because he associates John Bolton with the Bush administration. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1273633632742191106?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The Supreme Court’s ruling today is a victory made possible by the courage and resilience of hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients...

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  • June 18, 2020
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From Salon: Women voters who propelled Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to wins in four consecutive Senate races have increasingly soured on the so-called “centrist” Republican as her record has drifted farther right since President Donald Trump's election. Maine is a uniquely women-dominated state. About 77% of women residents are registered to vote,...

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  • May 10, 2020

Paul Krugman is always a pleasure to read, in that he is so often right, and so often cuts to the heart of the matter. This morning’s column is particularly insightful: Trump and His Infallible Advisers Trump and company didn’t make a one-time mistake. They grossly minimized the pandemic and...

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  • May 5, 2020

So many believe that they are generally moderate or moderating because they cannot imagine themselves being so nonconforming that they cannot be sociable or civil in any situation. We are always conciliatory because we don’t really want to have someone tell us “DBAD”. We can support diversity up to and...

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  • February 10, 2020

There’s squandering decency and then there’s squandering democracy. Trump moves the US toward a post-Soviet satellite autocracy, currently in a HR reign of terror against impeachment witnesses. Expect a Senate subpoena for the whistleblower. (Thread) Mafia States Each of Trump's outrageous actions push us one step closer to what Hungarian...

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  • February 8, 2020

Ultimately, conservatism is about mercenary money, so at some point, delays in the perishable publication of the Bolton memoir could be no different than the “catch and kill” of any Trump paramour’s story. en.wikipedia.org/… Rick Wilson ignores how Bolton’s superPAC could get some bigly money from somewhere foreign/domestic that would...

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  • February 1, 2020

A cadre of neocon and conservative critics of Trump have decided to organize an effort to remove Trump in 2020. "This president’s actions are possible only with the craven acquiescence of congressional Republicans." – @gtconway3d, @SteveSchmidtSES, @jwgop & @TheRickWilson announcing the Lincoln Project.https://t.co/rlm1w3F6o6 — Minh Ngo (@minhtngo) December 17, 2019 "Over...

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  • December 17, 2019

There are misnomers in this great big wide country of ours. One is that non-voting minorities, young people and women, are responsible for the election of Donald Trump. Barack Obama was elected with unprecedented numbers of blacks, Latinos, and young people between 18-29.  That record-breaking support returned to normal levels...

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  • December 2, 2019

Chuck Todd went through a poll showing Biden strong black support. It would seem to conclude that blacks should be Republicans. This is the second time Chuck has issued a statement about small “c” conservatism of some sect in the Democratic Party. There are several reasons why Joe Biden’s black support is...

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  • November 24, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: x YouTube Video This month, Democrats did the unthinkable and won gubernatorial races in two deep red states: Kentucky and Louisiana. Not only are these states traditionally thought to be easy wins...

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  • November 19, 2019

For some Trumpers, not even the spawn is racist enough for some of its followers in 2020. Still early days, but Trumpism may be in the beginning stages of base fracturing among its Christian nationalists and its GOP conservatives primarily on how racist they should be. No Night of the Long Knives...

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  • November 12, 2019

That great Republican sage from Utah — Mitt Romney — gave an interview in which he basically said that conservative Republicans think that a President Elizabeth Warren would hurt the country more so than Donald Trump.  I wanted to let that sink in for several moments. Republican Sen. Mitt Romney told Axios’...

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  • October 21, 2019

David Brooks latest experiment in detoxified masculinity is called: Why Trump Voters Stick With Him: An imagined conversation with Flyover Man. Unfortunately, like most of his columns, the vague generalizations of non-coastal populations resembles a sophomoric version of the NY Times’s attempts to sample Trump voters’ opinions. This time the caricature of...

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  • October 4, 2019

Planned Parenthood paid fora  poll of Kentuckians to find out their views on abortion rights, and I was surprised by the results: Asked whether it’s important for women in Kentucky to have “access to all of the reproductive health care options available, including abortion,” 65% said yes, according to the...

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  • August 8, 2019

I’m getting too old for this shit. When i began obsessing on politics, back in my teens, following the game the way other guys followed box scores, and housewives followed soap operas, there were two kinds of politicians. There were the corrupt horn dogs, heading to Washington to stuff their...

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  • June 17, 2019

It is never too late to be an asshole in an election, but I had forgotten that bad coffee king Howard Schultz had announced he was thinking as running as a “centrist independent” for president in 2020.  Turns out that Schultz is taking a “summer hiatus.”  Frankly, he can go...

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  • June 13, 2019

Unlike the late night comics, I didn’t find it funny nor amusing that Trump called himself an “extremely stable genius” and then went around the room to demand his toadies proclaim how great and calm he was after his temper tantrum. It wasn’t funny to me—more along the lines of...

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  • May 24, 2019
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Sadly, an Air Force buddy I had served with over 20 years ago is, today, a huge Trump fan.  He’s the complete package, down to the stupid red hat and wacky conspiracy theories. His immigrant attacks must have made things particularly awkward with his lovely wife, who immigrated from Mexico. (I actually...

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  • April 7, 2019
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Sadly, an Air Force buddy I served with over 20 years ago is a huge Donald Trump fan today. He’s the complete package, down to the stupid red hat and wacky conspiracy theories. His immigrant attacks must have made things particularly awkward with his lovely wife, who immigrated from Mexico. (I actually...

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  • April 7, 2019
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