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Less than a week after Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter was completed, Musk himself provided the best evidence for why he may the worst person on the planet to own such a influential platform. His racism, misogyny, narcissism, and warped view of what constitutes free speech are the ingredients of...

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  • November 1, 2022

The false narrative that Trump was tougher on Russia than Biden or Obama was turned on its head by this analyst. Nope! Trump was not tougher on Russia x x YouTube Video Watch Politics Done Right T.V. here. Melinda Haring, Atlantic Council Eurasia Center Deputy Director, a supposedly nonpartisan organization now...

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  • March 7, 2022

Rolling Stone has a major new story out: EXCLUSIVE: Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff Some of the people involved in the January 6th coup attempt on the United States government are starting to talk to...

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  • October 25, 2021

Rolling Stone has a major new story out: EXCLUSIVE: Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff Some of the people involved in the January 6th coup attempt on the United States government are starting to talk to...

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  • October 25, 2021

The US calls it “forced diversion” and the EU uses “State Hijacking”. Belarus’s Lukashenko regime resembles a successful 1/6 with rogue international behavior, martial law and questionable elections, complete with client relations resembling the Soviet era. The latest is interfering with air transport to arrest a dissident journalist. RIGA, Latvia — European leaders...

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  • May 24, 2021

Peter Doocy keeps trying to stump Jen Psaki, and he continues to come up short on the gotchas as she continues to clean his clock. Jen Psaki schools Fox News Peter Doocy once again. See full episodes here. Fox News Peter Doocy thought he would take Jen Psaki off-kilter, but...

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  • May 21, 2021

So Rudy “Up From His Head Come a Bubblin’ Crude” Giuliani, who represented Donald Trump in his effort to overturn the 2020 election, is now learning where Trump’s loyalties really lie—i.e., with the Adderall fairies whispering in his ear 24/7 about the impudent hobgoblins trying steal his pouch of magic beans. Uh, Donald...

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  • May 5, 2021
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WaPo’s Greg Miller’s “main takeaway from ODNI report is that America’s enemies learned more from Russia-2016 about how to muck around in U.S. elections than the U.S. learned/did about how to stop it.” It didn’t stop Russia from trying to interfere again, although this time the Russians relied more on...

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  • March 17, 2021

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett corrected the host mischaracterization of the insurrection. Americans must not forget this was sedition. We cannot water down the insurrection. See full episodes here. I was very impressed with Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, who made sure that she corrected MSNBC Host Ayman Mohyeldin’s mischaracterization of the insurrection as...

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  • January 23, 2021

As with most faculty politics, there is a subtext to the story of a professor fired for specious reasons. Garrett Felber was fired for failing to “communicate face-to-face” with his department chair at University of MIssissippi, even as he was outspoken about a variety of university actions after the selection of...

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  • December 22, 2020

Dr. Dean Baker sheds important light on the COVID-19 vaccine economics. Fox News backtrack voter machines, & autocrat Trump exposed. Dr. Dean Baker articulates an unfortunate 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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  • December 21, 2020

I toss in my sleep, grabbing for the water bottle. I have to push the straw deep for the last few drops of precious cool water. Even the dregs are sweet. And in that moment between a memory and a dream, I was not sure if I was a hummingbird...

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  • November 10, 2020

Apparently the person who gave their gun to Kyle Rittenhouse has some explaining to do. x Blue Lives Matter Supporters Say Kyle Rittenhouse Not Reflective Of Most Peaceful Apologists For Police State https://t.co/JdlxmfEkix pic.twitter.com/CMlVBh6Teq— The Onion (@TheOnion) October 17, 2020 Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old gunman charged with killing two men with...

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  • October 23, 2020

It does seem old-fashioned but the Biden post-debate train tour seems better than Trump’s promises to never return to (insert state) if he loses, which he did tonight in Duluth. x All aboard! Tune in as @DrBiden and I kick off our train tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania. https://t.co/z2m4tpAHNJ— Joe...

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  • October 1, 2020

First of all, I don’t believe in God, so for me it would be meaningless to say our country is in some sense “under” Him. (I’m actually sorta-kinda Buddhist/agnostic. I’ve also kind of worshiped Julie Newmar for the past 45 years or so. But that’s not important right now, and it’s probably...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • August 22, 2020

Reports in various places of locks placed on mailboxes.  Leaving mailboxes but they’re sealing & locking the openings! Darn semantics, leave the boxes, take the cannoli and the constitutional democracy. The labor slowdown may doom the entire effort despite any funding correction because IMPOTUS* continues the disinformation campaign about mail-in...

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  • August 16, 2020

Reminiscent of the Londo Cotton “send US troops” fiasco, the NY Times editorial folks need some staffing changes like the USPS. A vendetta is not a sports utility vehicle, MoDo really hates the Clintons – ya think? Maureen Dowd managed to forget about Clinton/Kaine AND McCain/Palin. “Correction: Aug. 8, 2020 An earlier...

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  • August 8, 2020

There’s been a peculiar disconnect in the polls in the past few months: Most people disapprove of Trump, and most of those strongly disapprove — meaning that they won’t change their minds — and most voters say they will vote for Biden. But more people have also been saying they...

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  • July 28, 2020
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Trump went to another COVID “hotspot” and gave an infrastructure speech because it's that week again. CNN and MSNBC had the good taste not to broadcast it. Trump wore no mask, in violation of Atlanta policy. Strange how only GOP governors void local mask mandates, not coincidentally they have higher...

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  • July 16, 2020

My heart swells with schadenfreude these days, but it’s never quite full. At least when it comes to Grampa Rage Diapers. In a new New York Times report on Donald Trump’s shambolic presidency and his lack of motivation when it comes to, well, anything having to do with being president,...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • June 17, 2020

Hiring TV talking head (er, ass) Larry Kudlow as an economic adviser, which Donald Trump (in)famously did, is kind of like hiring a pro bass fisherman to remove your appendix. Correction: It’s like hiring a bad pro bass fisherman to remove your appendix. With a pair of salad tongs and...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • June 11, 2020

Media muzzled at today’s briefing because of Pence and Trump’s continued lying and subsequent correction by experts about data accuracy and vaccine availability. And there will be a recession because of these Trump shenanigans “Make no mistake about what we are all witnessing,”  x This is a White House briefing on the virus with...

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  • March 4, 2020

There are two stories out this weekend that have more in common than first meets the eye: Newly-Released NOAA Emails Show Anger and Confusion Around Trump’s ‘Doctored’ Hurricane Dorian Map As New Coronavirus Spread, China’s Old Habits Delayed Fight In both cases, the leaders of the country spread false information...

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  • February 2, 2020

I’ve read the comments below (and also had to step out to deal with an urgent issue). I apologize for having taken the LA Times story in its original form at face value, but I have seen Feinstein before taking stands much further to the right than a regular Democrat...

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  • January 28, 2020

When Mike Pompeo instructed NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly to point Ukraine out on a blank map, we all had some version of the same thought: Why doesn’t he ask his boss? Well, George Conway, full-time Trump gadfly and part-time husband to Barbie Riefenstahl, pointed out in a recent Twitter...

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  • January 28, 2020

Darn that pattern of impeachable conduct. Alexander Vindman said he tried to fix the wording in the rough transcript so that it matched his notes of the phone call, but discovered that he wasn’t successful, according to the report. He said he didn’t assume there were sinister reasons for this,...

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  • November 2, 2019

Aside from being the human face of the apparent manipulation of the NRA and the GOP as a conduit for Russian influence, Maria Butina has been released from prison. (CNN) Russian gun rights enthusiast Maria Butina was released from the Tallahassee Federal Correction Institution on Friday after having served more...

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  • October 25, 2019

Donald Trump, sad man-baby, had another episode of the continuing meltdown yesterday as he flipped the bird at a woman who showed him up. This display of passive-aggressive nonverbal anger is no way to run a Space Force. x THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4400: Trump speaks with First All-Female...

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  • October 20, 2019

In case you haven’t heard: The organization behind the viral crowdfunding effort to build a private wall along the southern border with Mexico is under criminal investigation in Florida, where it's registered as a nonprofit, officials confirmed to BuzzFeed News. Founded by Brian Kolfage, a decorated Iraq War veteran with...

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  • August 7, 2019

Many Americans are buying into the idea that the Democratic Party is moving too far to the left. The thing is, movement is relative. Is the party moving left or is the status quo, in reality, edging right? It does not matter. What exactly does moving to the left mean? If one...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • July 7, 2019

They got caught being soulless ghouls again, and unwilling to withstand another news cycle in which they’re painted (quite accurately) as insensitive toward some of our country’s most vulnerable children, Don and Betsy reversed course, withdrawing their proposal to cut nearly $18 million in funding for Special Olympics. (I mean,...

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  • March 29, 2019

Stupid, stupid, Florida. Meet your Florida Democratic rep: Kim Daniels. She is the incumbent state representative for one of the bluest districts in all of Florida, Legislative District 14 in Jacksonville. The Florida GOP isn’t even bothering running a candidate.  This is for two reasons: 1. A Republican just can’t win here, and 2....

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  • August 27, 2018

Well, it's almost lunch time, so I'm ordering some delicious crow. But I'm ordering the diet plate, so it's only half a sandwich, with a side of hot and sour soup. In an article I posted about a week ago, I predicted the identity of whom I thought at least...

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  • July 24, 2018