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So much still unresolved from the Trump era installed in 2016, and continued through 2020, a Russian intelligence operation. Hard to tell whether it ranks with Robert Hanssen, Aldrich Ames, or even Operation Pandora, the plan to foment a US race war in the 1960s, although the Trump win could...

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  • April 17, 2021

Club rules seem to apply and Democrats don’t have the Senate votes to convict, perhaps wishing to settle for impeaching Trump twice, despite the insurrectionist attack on the Capitol. GQP senators’ cowardice continues with their fear of Trumpist voters, not wishing “to purify government, prevent future crimes and give warning to those who...

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  • February 9, 2021

Trump’s passive assent to events like the kidnapping/assassination plot against Michigan Governor Whitmer signaled the path to the current DC crisis. He enjoyed watching the unfolding attack on the Capitol rather than deal with it as a national crisis. x Historians are going to point to Trump’s incitement of the Michigan...

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  • January 12, 2021

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:left”> Randall Lane, the editor of Forbes Magazine, has warned corporations not to hire former Trump officials. If they hire them, said Lane, they will be viewed as a “funnel of disinformation” by the magazine.  Business Insider writes a summary of how Trump’s failed coup attempt inspired Forbes...

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  • January 10, 2021

Yesterday on Reliable Sources, CNN’s Brian Stelter interviewed his colleague Jake Tapper about the Trump years, which I kind of thought would end in spectacular fashion like a Hindenburg Hindenberder crash but are instead gradually pissing out like a leaky balloon at a children’s birthday party. And Tapper, who frequently interviewed Barbie Riefenstahl Kellyanne...

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  • December 28, 2020
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Contradictions and false consciousness inhabit many Trumpists and Trump voters, demanding a crypto-fascist election outcome, a sad commentary on the times. Trump himself is left with autocratic fantasies fed by his closest sycophants. x Sources who have gotten used to Trump’s eruptions over four years sound scared by what’s transpired in...

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  • December 20, 2020

Whoever stuck the Tin Man funnel in my head and power-blasted a veritable Niagara of DMT into my brain, please just stop. I get it. Nothing makes sense. And if I see the White Rabbit I’m gonna bite his head off. And I’m a fucking vegan, for fuck’s sake. So, yeah,...

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  • December 20, 2020

Last gasps of biglygate: even Mitt Romney shades Trump as President-elect Biden has not ruled out legal action against the GSA, as Trump will have run out of options very soon. x Arizona will follow in a week.Nevada and Wisconsin will certify on December 1. The electors will cast their...

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  • November 20, 2020

Here’s some encouraging news out of South Carolina courtesy of today Morning Consult’s poll: #ALsen:Tuberville (R) 51% (+12)Jones (D-inc) 39%.#KYsen:McConnell (R-inc) 51% (+11)McGrath (D) 40%.#TXsen:Cornyn (R-inc) 47% (+4)Hegar (D) 43%.#SCsen:Graham (R-inc) 46% (+2)Harrison (D) 44%@MorningConsult, LV, 10/22-31https://t.co/7AsGqSmIR8 — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) November 2, 2020 From the results: That’s a pretty...

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  • November 2, 2020

The name of the anonymous author of op-eds criticizing the operation of the White House, is Former DHS chief of staff @MilesTaylorUSA ), but in the scheme of October Surprises this is a footnote. More important matters are whether one of five swing states can be won by Biden/Harris. x Thread....

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  • October 28, 2020

x German ad for a soda with zero calories…it says: “two zeros, one tastes good” Bro… pic.twitter.com/T3wlxdigBf — Lexi Alexander (@Lexialex) October 17, 2020 x INBOX: I shit you not, @realDonaldTrump has signed a presidential proclamation for “National Character Counts Week.” pic.twitter.com/dW9Kc1rcHD — Andrew Feinberg (@AndrewFeinberg) October 17, 2020 x...

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  • October 18, 2020

Unlike the apparent belief of the President’s personal physician Dr. Sean Conley, looking backward is sometimes instructive. The medical profession literally relies on the scientific actions of its pass. Before even having a tooth pulled, the doctor looks back at your medical history. Dr. Conley's statements were worse than ignorant...

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  • October 9, 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

Trump went to Ohio today to draw attention away from what will continue to be news as his crimes catch up to him. Remember that what Trump really wants among many other things is to kill off Social Security, so aside from actually killing off the elderly with incompetent health...

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  • September 22, 2020

Salon interviewed Arizona Democratic Party Chairwoman, Felicia Rotellini, and Republican strategist, Paul Bentz, about how Arizona is becoming a Blue State and how Donald Trump and U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) have helped push the state into blue territory: “Both chambers are on the precipice of turning blue for...

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  • August 27, 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

Even the pandemic and Kushner’s role in the connections to Russia demonstrate how much the Kremlin remains operative in WH decision-making. If nothing else, the GOP platform is attracted to one strong-man, one-party rule. x 😳 The GOP just announced that there is no 2020 platform this year other than...

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  • August 24, 2020

Chuck Todd shocked Trump's spokesman by pointing out that a lot of people who worked closely with the president have been convicted. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Here is the exchange. Chuck Todd: I want to put up this image here. Quite a few people who were...

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  • August 23, 2020

“I’m the only thing standing between the American dream and total anarchy, madness and chaos.” Trump at the Council for National Policy Recalling that Mark Burnett wanted once to have Trump arrive at an event like Hitler at the Nuremburg rallies, next week’s GOP convention should have bombast to compensate...

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  • August 21, 2020

Trump demands a third presidential term as over 100,000 have no future, except as potential victims of a crime against humanity. The reality is that COVID-19 deaths are undercounted by at least 10%. “I’m making it up as I go along” — Donald Trump x New data update: Reported COVID-19 fatalities...

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  • August 18, 2020

Voting for anyone other than Biden and not doing all the responsible down-ballot voting will bring not a revolution, but more likely accelerates the scientific climate disasters already predicted with the worst POTUS in history.  Reelecting Trump is an ontological argument for not only the existence of a supreme being, but...

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  • August 17, 2020

Trump just said, and I quote: “absentee good, mail-in very very bad.” (Orange man… bad) President Donald Trump said the quiet part out loud, admitting he’s intentionally withholding money from the U.S. Postal Service to undermine its ability to handle mail-in voting in the 2020 election. “They need that money in...

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  • August 14, 2020

his op ed in Washington Post titled Trump’s name should live in infamy. It is delicious. Let me end at the beginning, with the closing paragraph: Trump’s sanction must come at the polls, and beyond. For the sake of our constitutional republic, he must lose, and lose badly. Yet that...

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  • August 3, 2020

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...

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  • July 29, 2020

One Trump tweet today, the rest are retweets. There are signs that like her “I don’t care” jacket, Melania is preparing for the end of the Trump regime as the chancellery garden gets a makeover to resemble the JFK one. OTOH IMPOTUS* doesn’t really want to leave. (CNN) Melania Trump announced Monday...

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  • July 27, 2020

For those of familiar with the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, I hope you appreciated the reference in my title. Any way, here’s some big news out of South Carolina this week: The Lincoln Project, a powerful group of “never Trump” Republicans, will expand its operation to try and defeat some...

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  • July 27, 2020

Fortunately Trump has too many vices unlike Londo Cotton. x Trump cannot take fascism all the way, not because he has any virtues but because he has too many vices. It is right to see fascism and call it by its name. It is also right to mock it, resist...

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  • July 27, 2020

Yesterday’s Trump presser only needed a whiteboard and a Sharpietm to draw the path to a quarter-million US deaths. x The U.S. has now confirmed 4 million coronavirus cases — just 15 days after hitting 3 million. Federal health officials have said the actual number of cases is likely 10 times higher...

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  • July 24, 2020

Trump's cosplay paramilitary uses repression stunts to reinforce GOP's voter suppression message, pointing their tiny mushrooms. x “I can't turn my back. But I fear for my life”: photographer captures pictures of #TrumpsGestapo pointing their guns at him during #PortlandProtests https://t.co/GgFF9VOtmxâ€Â&#x94; Julie Laumann (@Otpor17) July 23, 2020 Putting the sado...

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  • July 23, 2020

Strange day yesterday in the Trump presser. 142,000 Americans have died–there’s still no plan for the #TrumpVirus. Trump wishes Ghislaine Maxwell well. Trump has yet to condemn Russia for bounties on US troops. x I wish SDNY well (in the case of Ghislaine Maxwell)— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) July 22, 2020...

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  • July 22, 2020

Asha Rangappa is right, we are now confronted by Frankenstein’s Monster-like amalgamation of Idi Amin, John Gotti, Bernie Madoff, and Nell (the jungle-child character played by Jodie Foster (see Truffault)). In that same vein, Rush Limbaugh says “Americans should “adapt” to coronavirus, like pioneers who “had to turn to cannibalism”...

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  • July 15, 2020

Trump and the GOP's cancel mania still proliferate, because fear, hate, and money rule the roost until November. All that right-wing cruelty comes out, with GOP governors willing to sacrifice their populations for cult-leader Trump. Those not trying to preserve the Republican party are otherwise drunk on Trumpist nonsense. Then there...

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  • July 14, 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

Kellyanne Conway appears to be facing a rising rebellion in her own home. Of course, Barbie Riefenstahl’s husband, George, is one of the country’s foremost NeverTrumpers, and is also a key figure in the prolific, Trump-bashing Lincoln Project.  And now the couple’s 15-year-old daughter, Claudia, has wisely chosen the rebellion over the doomed...

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  • July 1, 2020

So two DNI directors are lying, because it looks like Trump continues to do Russia’s bidding, however badly. And Trump lies because that’s the default position, because like Sargent Schultz, “he knows nothing”. x The Fake News @ nytimes must reveal its “anonymous” source. Bet they can’t do it, this...

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  • June 28, 2020

It couldn’t be the case that Devin Nunes suffered hardship because he did things that jeopardized the Republic. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) cannot include Twitter in his lawsuit against two parody accounts and a Republican strategist he accuses of defaming him on the platform, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Twitter cannot be...

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  • June 25, 2020

Everybody was kung-fu fighting at the WH today. Those kicks were fast as lightning; in fact it was a little bit frightening, but they fought with expert timing. So much urination in the WH toilet but in the Brady briefing room, there is swimming in the former WH pool, as the...

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  • June 22, 2020

Charlie Kirk’s Turning Point USA is doing a convention for Trump Youth and IMPOTUS* is a featured speaker on Tuesday.  x Somehow I missed that Trump's next rally is in Phoenix in 2 days. Um … pic.twitter.com/gDRRSt8NDa — Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) June 21, 2020 x BREAKING: The World Health Organization...

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  • June 22, 2020

Pence lies about curve flattening and Trumpists are so enamored of IMPOTUS* that they might sacrifice themselves without voting. Dick Cheney’s cardiologist calls Trump’s Tulsa rally “criminal endangerment”. “In a very real sense, (Oklahoma has) flattened the curve. … The number of cases in Oklahoma — it's declined precipitously.” — Mike...

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  • June 17, 2020

Bill Barr has refused to appear before the House Judiciary committee but other witnesses have not. This could be a bigger deal, if only to remind how Barr’s entire career as a Republican “fixer” might be laid bare. Not exactly impeachment but the basis for post-Trump prosecution might be created....

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  • June 17, 2020

That is the title on this Washington Post piece, authored last night be George Conway. It is well worth your time — and one of your free reads at the Post — for you to click and read. And then pass on to others. Consider just  the opening paragraph: Just...

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  • June 6, 2020

Um, okay? Barbie Riefenstahl was back on Fox News today and … well, see for yourself: x wut pic.twitter.com/r283HEZpVc— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 20, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> CONWAY: “You’ve seen the long short list of Joe Biden’s VP choices. They all happen to be female. He sounds like a co-ed...

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  • May 21, 2020

Mark your calendars: Joe Biden will be a guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Thursday, marking his fifth visit to the show and first since becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee. The visit will be virtual, of course, as Biden has been doing interviews from his Delaware home. But his guest appearance will...

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  • May 20, 2020

The Charlotte Observer has a good piece out asking political experts about whether or not U.S. Senator Richard Burr’s (R. NC) FBI probe will have any effect on U.S. Senator Thom Tillis’ (R. NC) re-election campaign. Republican operatives are doubtful but that’s not stopping Democrats from using Burr’s scandal to...

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  • May 15, 2020

Greg Sargent in a WaPo op-ed blames journalistic conventions for amplifying Trump’s recycling nonsense, but the institutional problem is that there are media outlets for whom this is their stock in trade. Those outlets are the 2016 audience upon whom Trump will rely again in 2020. Trump does this constantly and...

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  • May 14, 2020

NPR and Instagram coverage of the oral arguments for Trump’s financial records, explaining why Trump’s been a bit more unhinged than usual. The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments remotely for a second week, once again streaming the audio live — a first for the court. The arguments for Week...

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  • May 12, 2020

So much historical revisionism, so little time, as George Conway reminds us that Trump trying to keep his taxes private may finally be resolved. Conway ultimately argues precedent in the case of Clinton v. Jones would mean the subpoenaed tax documents aren’t related to Trump’s presidential duties and therefore not...

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  • May 9, 2020

Wow: Martha McSally has the solution for Arizona cities that have seen a gaping hole blown in their budgets because of the coronavirus pandemic: Sit tight and hope that the federal government loosens the strings on a too-small pot of money that you can’t access. What she definitely doesn’t have...

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  • May 7, 2020

went up this evening at The Washington Post.  It is on the website titled George Conway: Trump went ballistic at me on Twitter. Here’s why he reacts with such rage. It begins like this: Americans died from covid-19 at the rate of about one every 42 seconds during the past...

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  • May 7, 2020

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
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