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The GOP will henceforth and forevermore be known as “The Vladimir Putin Republican Dance Party.” In the span of a few short decades, our Republicomrades went from “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall” to “I know Vladimir likes me, but does he like like me?”—all because the derpiest derp who ever...

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  • February 25, 2022

For the second time, in approximately sixteen years, President Joe Biden is part of a multicultural team pulling America back from the brink. The last time, in 2009, Mr. Biden was second in command to former President Barack Obama. This time he is in charge, with Kamala Harris as his...

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  • May 10, 2021

Republicans desperately want you to forget the events of Jan. 6 and their aftermath. Unfortunately, the guy who caused the riot (at least according to Mitch McConnell) is still the face of their party, and so they have to do an awkward little dance where they pretend he’s actually not a...

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  • April 25, 2021

The Darek Chauvin defense pretty much wants us all to believe that he was a reasonable police officer. So do not believe what you are seeing or hearing. Derek Chauvin defense depends on jury gullibility Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls:...

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  • April 19, 2021

I thought it was brilliant how panelist @LZGranderson used his last 38-seconds to tell a white supremacist truth we continue to dance around. Panelist gets real by changing the subject x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Our mainstream media infrastructure does not cater to critical thinking. In fact,...

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  • April 18, 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

Senator Ron Johnson said the blatant part out loud, that he fears black people and not white people. When confronted about his remarks, surprise, surprise, he accused his detractors of playing the “race card.” Mr. Johnson uttered one of the most overt racist statements in recent political history. Johnson recognized...

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  • March 17, 2021

About 15 years ago, my son and I dug out two back yard fish ponds with a back hoe, to my wife’s surprise.  A backhoe. (not in my backyard.) This pond was about 12 X eight feet. We stocked it with dime-a-dance aquarium goldfish. The goldfish grew rapidly. I operate...

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  • March 14, 2021

After Sean Spicer, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Stephanie Grisham, and Kayleigh McEnany, anyone or anything would have been an upgrade as press secretary. A wheel of Gorgonzola with a Furby chip jammed into it would have been better. But, luckily, we did much better. Biden’s first press secretary, Jen Psaki, is knowledgeable,...

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  • March 13, 2021

Fuck him royally: x F*ck Tucker Carlson. While he was practicing his two-step, America’s female warriors were hunting down Al Qaeda and proving the strength of America’s women. Happy belated International Women’s Day to everyone but Tucker, who even I can dance better than. pic.twitter.com/E4wchht9lA— Tammy Duckworth (@TammyforIL) March 11,...

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  • March 11, 2021

I watched Jake Tapper yesterday repeatedly try, and fail, to get the Mississippi Governor to say plainly that Joe Biden was legitimately elected president.  We all see this same variations over and over – “Joe Biden is the president.  He was elected president by a majority of the electors.”  Tapper (or...

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  • March 8, 2021

Likely there will be Daniel Dale or Aaron Rupar to tweet about the Trump blather. As for the insurrection, it was as if it had never happened. It will shock you how much the it never happened. Tom Cotton inveighed against anti-cop mobs—but only in the context of Portland and without seeming to...

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  • February 28, 2021

Hey, did you hear Rush Limbaugh died? Not that you need another post about this. You can already choose between endless right-wing hagiographies and a host of far-less fawning fare-thee-wells, but this kind of tectonic shift in the conservative radio-sphere doesn’t happen every day, so I’ll toss in my two cents....

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  • February 17, 2021

Big news today out of Pennsylvania: x YouTube Video Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman formally announced Monday what has been evident since his unsuccessful first campaign for U.S. Senate: He’s taking another shot at it. Fetterman, who launched his campaign with a video for supporters, is the first officially declared...

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  • February 8, 2021

Following the video released by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talking about her harrowing, and as it turns out life-threatening experience during the January 6th, insurrection, right-wingers, aggravated me to no end.  Self-styled civil libertarian Glenn Greenwald, in a profanity-laced tirade, as if to make a point, particularly annoyed me. I am...

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  • February 3, 2021

“These boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do, one of these days these boots are gonna walk on orange goo.” Or something. Hey, I’m not Bernie Taupin. Or Hal David. Or even Weird Al, for that matter. Nancy Sinatra, the daughter of show business legend Frank...

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  • January 31, 2021

There’s that old adage about evil people doing evil things and good people standing by and doing nothing. It’s a powerful reminder that we all have to remain diligent in order to preserve the wispy bonds of comity and goodwill that hold our fragile republic together.   There might also be a...

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  • January 28, 2021

As Steve Bannon is pardoned for scamming border wall money, he’s likely the new operative for a Trump political party to promote neo-fascism. Trump has trial ballooned it prior to leaving DC and its site of a recent insurrection. Bannon has been speaking with Trump in recent weeks. x Trump pardons Stephen...

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  • January 20, 2021

So what will the new conservative boogeyman be now that Republicans are finally starting to accept that Donald Trump is a lame duck à l'orange?  Well, conservative media have always played the hits from the ‘90s till today, so they’re bound to cue up a few oldies to keep the...

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  • November 25, 2020

Lemmings, with the Secret Service locked and loaded. Was this also a protest of DC gyms’ occupancy limits? x This loser parade must’ve left their self respect at home. https://t.co/ztC8SLOMUC— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) November 14, 2020 x MOMENTS AGO: Trump supporters rush to see the president's motorcade driving by. pic.twitter.com/h0brs4gfC0...

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  • November 14, 2020

If 70 million voted for Trump, the GOP expects that number or more will rise up to nullify the 2020 election and overthrow the government. Just remember that Kimberly Guilfoyle Humiliated the Trump Campaign by Offering a Lap Dance to the Highest Donor. Expect more stunts that won’t finance what they...

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  • November 9, 2020

The war on Xmas continues as Santas aren’t essential workers, but VP Pence is, ignoring the guidelines to quarantine after being exposed to not an insignificant number of staffers infected by COVID19. Elves and Mrs. Claus could still be included in the unemployment figures for vaccine promotion. Despair still must...

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  • October 26, 2020

Sure, there is something to be afraid of when a group of gun-toting terrorists brandishes weaponry to cover their intellectual deficiencies. Whether they or their ilk, make plans to kidnap governors, or declare the “Proud Boys are here” in a profanity-laced group tirade directed at the Speaker of the House...

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  • October 21, 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

OK, I know this is going to get CT’d to death, but Trump is the ultimate huckster and I think this is a possibility. Some will say that suggesting this breaks norms, but if we have learned anything is that Trump’s one great advantage is that he will break any...

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  • October 2, 2020

At some point someone must have told Donald Trump that he needs suburban women to win reelection — and that he’s losing them, badly. If there was one big takeaway from last night’s Kimberly Guilfoyle Ba’al summoning convention speeches, it’s that the suburbs will be abolished in Joe Biden’s America and anarchy...

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  • August 25, 2020

“The circus of it all, the meanness, the lies, the conspiracy theories…” Apparently GW Bush isn’t appearing at the GOP RNC event next week, so Jeb! decided to draw a line at least in terms of what might be left for the GOP. https://twitter.com/TVietor08/status/1296275539372544000?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/BostonJoan/status/1296231941688176641?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw How do terror organizations succeed? Some...

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  • August 20, 2020

More news out of Georgia today. First, the main Senate Race: Georgia Senate GE:David Perdue (R-inc) 44% (+3)Jon Ossoff (D) 41%@surveyusa/@11AliveNews, LV, 8/6-8https://t.co/4Je6G768GC #GAsen — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 11, 2020 Here are some points on this race: * Among voters who strongly disapprove of GA Governor Brian Kemp’s response...

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  • August 11, 2020

The Republican Party is falsely worshiping at the Yeezy clad feet of new ecclesiastic fundamentalism, all hail Kanye West. Mr. West is the subject of daily jokes and has become a virtual walking meme on every social media platform in the world. The GOP has launched an insulting and racist...

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  • August 7, 2020

The response to the Trump rally in Tulsa was peaceful as only 6,611 Trumpists showed up to a 19,000 seat venue. Protesters circled the BOK venue and then marched to the Greenwood area for a celebration. More than 1,000 people gathered in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s historically Black Greenwood neighborhood Saturday night to...

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  • June 21, 2020

I’d always felt there was more than one heron that’s been visiting my backyard ponds for the last ten years.  One would land and catch our fish while we gardened 30 feet away. Another one would watch from a neighbor’s roof for half an hour before coming in for lunch,...

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  • June 17, 2020

So this is what happens when you take a cautious, science-based approach to a deadly pandemic. You reopen your economy safely! How bizarre. After reporting no new COVID-19 cases for more than two weeks, New Zealand has now lifted nearly all the restrictions it put in place in response to...

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  • June 8, 2020

Quackery emerged again during the WH COVID Taskforce briefing yesterday, because Trump does listen to people in his base who engage in fringe beliefs and conspiracy theories (CT). “Expect a Miracle”  x The President inquires about injecting disinfectant? pic.twitter.com/75kGQkD0h7 — Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) April 23, 2020 “Maybe you can, maybe...

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  • April 24, 2020
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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) is one of my favorite Senators. He’s a progressive champion who knows how to mobilize voters and build coalitions without having to compromise his beliefs. His suits and car are made in Ohio and he’s the only U.S. Senator who does not accept the...

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  • April 10, 2020

No, not Sean Hannity. Trump could mail out smallpox blankets in Swiss Colony cheese boxes and Hannity would scold us for not being grateful. It’s New York sportscaster Mike Francesa, who is seeing this American carnage up close and went on a righteous tirade on Monday: “We’re watching one thing happen in...

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  • March 31, 2020

Thank God I stocked up on weed. From Donny’s Daily Disinfo Dance Party: x “How do you go from 10 to 20 to 30,000, to 300,000 — even though this is different. Something is going on. And you ought to look into it as reporters. Where are the masks going?” —...

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  • March 29, 2020

I like the sounds of this: Joe Biden’s campaign is mounting an aggressive behind-the-scenes effort to address the biggest weakness of his candidacy: A lack of enthusiasm among the liberal base, particularly young voters. Since his landslide victories earlier this month, Biden’s advisers have engaged in talks with a range...

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  • March 29, 2020

There’s a common belief reflected in popular culture and even “progressive” entertainment media that vegans are part of some ghoulish, otherworldly cabal disgorged from Satan’s viscera to rob our planet of joy. Lazy screenwriters often portray vegans as preachy, joyless, listless, pale, and weak. Similarly, vegan food is seen as tasteless,...

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  • January 17, 2020

I’m not a big Donny Deutsch fan or anything. For one thing, in his latest rant, he makes the mistake of suggesting that Trump is actually good for the economy, when he’s anything but. (Do any of these fools understand that job growth has actually slowed considerably under Trump?) But...

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  • December 17, 2019

Trump is about the ceremonial and pomp, so awards ceremonies and his pomposity overrule advise and consent when cconsidering federal recognition of the arts.  Because for Trump, there should be no federal support, for even the martial arts even as his visit to the UFC match at MSG cost the taxpayers...

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  • November 12, 2019

Stop me before I dance again. Rick is no stranger to jail time, among other stupid things. Perry was in contact with Ukrainians during period of the infamous call because of associated energy meetings, but none of that diminishes the reality of the Trump call, the notes, the extortion, or...

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  • October 5, 2019

Oh, my. This could kill him. He might swallow his tongue. And it’s not even a Chicken McNugget. The Washington Post: The former secretary of state, who lost the presidency to Trump, offered a scathing assessment of the president, his 2016 win and the latest allegations that he tried to...

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  • September 27, 2019

Nothing like reading the online version of “Where Politics and Business Meet.”  It shines a little light on what the patricians are thinking.   First up, Harris’s wealthy donors are really not happy with her most recent debate performance: Going into the Democratic primary debate in Houston, Harris’ closest supporters privately...

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  • September 15, 2019

On Tuesday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer noted that he’s been hearing a lot of doom and gloom from Wall Street executives over the possibility that Elizabeth Warren could — gasp! — actually win the presidency: “Look, I’ve got to tell you, when you get off the desk and you talk to executives,...

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  • September 12, 2019

I haven’t seen Amy McGrath’s ad about Moscow Mitch dissing coal miners who suffer from black lung disease yet on the TV, but McGrath is being credited with getting Moscow Mitch to pop his head out of his shell to write a letter to the Labor Department over a current...

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  • August 31, 2019

Two-hundred and forty combined Congressmen and women voted to officially condemn Donald Trump, for maligning 4 American female members of Congress, of color, as interlopers, who should “go back” to the country from “which they came.”  With racism staring him squarely in the face yesterday, Mitch McConnell defended Donald Trump...

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  • July 17, 2019

In the middle of a simmering rape scandal involving writer E. Jean Carroll and a peripheral connection to sex trafficking, with the arrest of Trump friend Jeffrey Epstein, the White House was furthered embarrassed today with the feting of the United States Women’s National (soccer) Team in New York this...

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  • July 10, 2019

My opposition to Biden is not based upon hatred.  I’m seeing Biden supporters on Daily Kos throwing that charge around lately in the comments section.   I’ve even seen some complaints that anti-Biden Democrats would actually prefer Trump over Biden.  And it is always repeated as a mantra that anti-Biden Democrats...

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  • June 29, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, the tiny native Chorus Frogs have returned with the Winter Solstice moon, to breed in my back yard ponds.  The new generation of frogs were born as egg sacs on the Equinox moon. And now, they are morphing from tadpoles into full-pledged, if tiny,...

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  • June 21, 2019