Cruelty

“No, no. There's 52 senators who don't agree, okay, and there's two that want to work something out if possible in a most rational reasonable way.” Joe Manchin fessing up that he and Sinema are Republicans to CNN reporter. Manchin Cheerfully Gives Republicans A Senate Majority (video in link) West Virginia is...

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  • October 19, 2021

“[The debt limit suspension] ensures our federal government will not approach any kind of short-term debt crisis in the coming weeks or months. It secures our nation’s full faith and credit and ensures that Congress will not throw this kind of unnecessary wrench into the gears of our job growth...

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  • September 27, 2021

Hours and hours of television was dedicated to a sermon delivered by former Obama preacher Reverend Jeremiah Wright. The public was subjected to months and months, of the media’s fixation on Hillary Clinton’s emails. The revealing upshot of which was that she loved her grandchild and that John Podesta has...

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  • September 22, 2021

…suppressing your opposition with power; strong regimentation of society and economy, and dictatorial power- Fascism In the collegial setting, politics is taught as a science. It is meant to be an apolitical study based upon history or comparison, its global effects i.e. international implications, and accepted theory. Although modern fascism...

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  • September 3, 2021

The Republican members of the House of Representatives convened their star chamber this morning and ousted the most conservative member of their caucus. GOP House conference chair Liz Cheney is under fire for breaking one of their sacred tenets—not embracing duplicity and hypocrisy. The vote was held in secret because...

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  • May 12, 2021

Have you ever asked yourself, why are so many GOP political theories race and gender-based? The latest is that voter ballots in Arizona were smuggled in from China. The GOP has decided the best way to expose this absurd idea is to exploit a silly stereotype and check the ballots...

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  • May 7, 2021

Caravan with a drum solo, perhaps Trump will go to the border to help frame what is appearing to be deliberate GOP orchestration of migrant issues at the southern border. As if the Trumpian chaos never existed for four years, with declared emergencies, veiled threats of terrorists, and then that...

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  • March 30, 2021

I could spend a lot of time making statistical comparisons about the influx of immigrants at the border starting with the George W. Bush administration through the Trump administration. If that were the real issue, Joe Biden’s current border dilemma numbers would compare favorably. Now that human decency has become solely...

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  • March 22, 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 not-guilty verdict ending the impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump was as expected, but it revealed something even more sinister about the Republican party. After the Senate trial ended, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, made a public display of the hypocrisy in the GOP. He prattled on about the former...

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  • February 15, 2021

Florida’s iconic and beloved manatees are not immune to the cruelty of Trumpists.  In the Homosassa River North of Tampa, a manatee was found with injuries to its back. The word Trump was etched into the slow-moving sea cow. The Center For Biological Diversity has offered a reward leading to the...

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  • January 11, 2021

Sitting down, gathering my thoughts, and staring at my half-empty elitist bottle of overpriced artesian water, which I get delivered by the case, I took a moment to be thankful. With all the deaths, job losses, and general anger and dismay from a public, let down by its government, I...

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  • December 30, 2020

Trump’s staff may have tricked him into thinking he has a line-item veto. Attention-seeking becomes purer for the desperate POTUS*. Trump dithered because he thinks that improves an “unpredictability” brand that shines the turd of incompetence. Trying to make indecisiveness a fashion statement only works when horseshoes are hand grenades. One...

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  • December 28, 2020

Donald Trump didn’t really say why he blew up the meticulously negotiated $900 billion stimulus bill, throwing Washington into chaos and screwing over millions of people who are simply trying to survive the winter. But since this is Trump, you can be certain the motive was both gobsmackingly petty and monumentally self-serving. Oh,...

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  • December 27, 2020

Ever since the first enslaved Africans stepped off ships, suffering from dysentery, malnutrition, and pleurisy, the marker was laid that race is the predominant politic in America. I highly recommend that if you see slavery as some sort of isolated cruelty, you read the 1619 Project. There has been criticism...

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  • December 14, 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

This is remarkable. Ivanka tweets some gobbledygook about how daddy has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 10 percent last year.  This is a lie; the emissions drop she references is not from 2019, but 2020. Sneaky she is. And the drop in emissions is due to daddy’s ineptitude in dealing...

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  • November 25, 2020

My local chapter of Indivisible shared Matt’s post. I have no idea who Matt is, but his post has gone viral. I know we have another 2 months of 45’s divisiveness, his cruelty and we will be subjected to more horror and heartache before this monster finally exits in January....

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  • November 16, 2020

Surely it couldn’t be cynical demagoguery about denying the existence of of a pandemic or is it more about trying to visit ever more cruelty upon defenseless fellow citizens. Trump’s reign of cruelty is ending where it began. https://t.co/aBheKGGy50 — Slate (@Slate) November 10, 2020 But Trump’s favorite riff was...

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  • November 10, 2020

The road back will be long. What is troubling are the 70 million people who voted for hate and cruelty. It is time for healing, as America stops at the brink of neofascism. Biden’s victory speech is at 8pm ET. x POTUS and FLOTUS. pic.twitter.com/KCO8aE4QBw— Pete Souza (@PeteSouza) November 7, 2020 x...

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  • November 7, 2020

Biden-Obama speech scheduled at 530pm ET. A Stanford study shows Trump rallies have killed 700 people so far. x YouTube Video Trump remains 10% behind Biden nationally but folks still need to go to the polls. GTFO and VOTE x Former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are...

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  • October 31, 2020

I’ve argued with many a conservative over the years. No matter what the argument, be it violence against women, kids in cages, killing old people to save the economy, etc., the right-wing extremists will always try to bring up abortion. They do this for two reasons: they can’t possibly justify their...

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  • October 30, 2020

Reminding myself that during nearly two decades of my life, racial segregation dominated some states, and that in 2020 we are still battling some of the same issues preventing people from voting. As if we didn’t need more reminders of systemic racism. People are going to need to be “carefully taught”,...

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  • October 28, 2020

I have never laughed harder at campaign ad: x Every single hour in South Carolina, Lindsey Graham is being violently out-fundraised. But you can help stop the suffering. pic.twitter.com/9rDS5naJ4V— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) September 25, 2020 The Lincoln Project, a conservative super PAC opposed to President Trump and several incumbent...

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  • September 26, 2020

We in big trouble. x You think the Republican war on democracy is bad now? Just imagine what it would be like if Trump won: https://t.co/ogHG88jwDa— Paul Waldman (@paulwaldman1) September 24, 2020 With the Supreme Court soon to have a 6-3 conservative majority even though Republicans have lost the popular...

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  • September 24, 2020

< p style=”text-align:justify”>Moderator: Mr. Trump, how would you protect the suburbs? Trump: BOO! I am not sure at what time or where the first presidential debate will take place but I feel certain the answer to every question put to Mr. Trump will be; BOO! The President is ignoring the...

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  • September 9, 2020

Trump’s a coward, we know this from the biographies and his own words about cruelty and blood. Why subject the public to more windbaggery and decompensation. Ultimately it is about legitimizing Trump, or rather making an obvious display about an obvious choice. Then again we’ll see some Tara Reade stunt...

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  • August 27, 2020

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’...

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  • August 26, 2020

Climate change denier Donald Trump has been credibly accused by his former DHS Chief of Staff (Miles Taylor) of ordering FEMA to withhold funds for California climate change victims during the aftermath of devasting wildfires in 2018. The personification of cruelty, Trump reiterated the same threat to the state of...

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  • August 22, 2020

If you listen to Donald Trump, he is the Bigly master of distraction, with the Greatest talent for lying. He says, Believe me, because he is a Winner. These are the repeated themes of a man with little imagination, little thought, and little compassion. He speaks in a con man’s...

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  • August 17, 2020

Full circle has been achieved, the re-manufacturing of misinformation using hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 treatment, framing it as a “cure”, again. Trump fortunately has yet to return to suggesting household disinfectant injection, fleeing his presser before it got worse. x This is the best comment I’ve read so far about #TrumpPressConference #TrumpleThinSkin...

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  • July 29, 2020

According to the Trump Twitter archive, Trump hasn’t posted about Rep. John Lewis since January 2017, when he felt compelled to whine about Lewis’ decision to skip Trump’s inauguration. Since Lewis’ passing yesterday, Trump has yet to acknowledge him on his favorite media platform. Joe Biden, on the other hand, understands the...

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  • July 18, 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

The President is pushing hard for the reopening of schools come August and September of 2020. The paranoia of the President makes him believe that anyone opposing sending their kids, possibly into a diseased Petri dish, is out to get him. “Corrupt Joe Biden and the Democrats don’t want to open...

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  • July 8, 2020

… in the Caribbean, of course. The Genocidal Genoan never set foot in what we now know as the United States. And he had no idea where he was. And the “American way of life” he started was slavery. And greed/plunder. And wanton cruelty. And mass murder. But other than that...

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  • July 5, 2020

Trump got himself elected in large part by playing on this country’s racism, exploiting resentment over Barack Obama for not only being the nation’s first Black president, but for being mostly successful at it. He made his opening political gambit with his “birther” claim that Obama was really born in...

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  • July 4, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: Cal Cunningham (D. NC) November will be a turning point for our country. After all of the chaos we’ve seen in Washington, it’s finally our...

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  • June 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto’s (D. PR) gubernatorial campaign: Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto In a moment I’m going to ask you to support our efforts to ensure that Mayor Carmen...

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  • June 28, 2020

Donald Trump is barely even pretending to care about the novel coronavirus anymore, even as new cases spike in the U.S. All along, he’s treated the crisis as if it’s dozens of women accusing him of sexual assault: Claim it’s all a hoax and wait for it to go away. Unfortunately,...

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  • June 25, 2020

There are many people angry and hurt and I get that greatly !   I have been angry for a long long time about Police brutality.  I have witnessed it for years in different situations but the first one affected me so much that I fought back and was only 16....

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  • June 3, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: Cal Cunningham (D. NC) Friend — November will be a turning point for our country. After all of the chaos we’ve seen in Washington, it’s...

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  • May 29, 2020

Much of this narrative still has to play out, but birding, animal cruelty, privilege, Central Park, class, culture, all are part of this bit of meme. COVID-19 has wound everyone up in the hotspots. Which Fox News pundit will take the lead on this. Imagine the counternarrative (he was trying...

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  • May 26, 2020

Rachel Maddow exposes a very cruel act by the President as he cuts national guard deployment by one day to avoid giving them retirement and educational benefits. Rachel Maddow exposes another Trump evil Watch full episodes here. Rachel Maddow reported the story written in Politico recently. More than 40,000 National...

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  • May 20, 2020

All those commencement events made Trump all Pomp & Circumstance. Or perhaps it was the TV ratings that set Trump off. x 90,000 Americans are dead because of a pandemic that Trump was unprepared for and has thrown in the towel on mitigating https://t.co/qvnz5vGc5J — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 17,...

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  • May 17, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: Jaime Harrison (D. SC) This November, our country will make a decision about the character of America's future. A lot is on the table — including the...

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  • May 17, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s (D. PA) re-election campaign: Josh Shapiro (D. PA) After all of the chaos we've seen in Washington, the 2020 election is our chance to usher in a new...

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  • May 16, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s (D. NH) re-election campaign: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D. NH) The 2020 election is a chance to end an era of division and cruelty and launch the era that comes next...

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  • May 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: Cal Cunningham (D. NC) Friend — November will be a turning point for our country. After all of the chaos we’ve seen in Washington, it’s...

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  • April 23, 2020

The Trump hoards hungry for Trump twitter nonsense got bombarded with over 20 retweets this evening as Trump’s last pre-briefing tweet touted his ratings. Bad Barnum will have more animal cruelty as he will promote some Easter stunt. Speaking of Fake News: Here's Trump on Feb 28 talking the threat...

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  • April 10, 2020

While Republicans work hard to get elected to offices they decry as useless and impediments to success, I am taking a moment to remember the sarcastic critique of the federal government by former president Ronald Reagan,” I'm from the government and I'm here to help.” Reagan was almost right, except...

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  • April 8, 2020
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