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It does seem clear that in the name of “bipartisanship, there may be pro-Trumpists chosen who will attempt to sabotage such a commission, because some will accept the same false premises manufactured in both Trump impeachments. Perhaps the most important thing is that it focuses the scope of the commission on “the...

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  • May 16, 2021

Previous Guy has been desperate for a regular social media channel to wreak his nonsense. Likely he’ll violate the rules again because we’ve seen his poor impulse control and then there’s the Big Lie. Tech experts are skeptical about plans for a Trump social media platform, if only because justice...

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  • April 7, 2021

The CEO of YouTube just announced that Donald Trump will be let back on the platform. Bloomberg News reports that Facebook is likely to lift Trump's ban as well, allowing him to once again push his lies and racist conspiracy theories all over the Internet. — Don Winslow (@donwinslow) April...

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  • April 7, 2021

Let’s hope he does another two-hour snore-fest speech. “Trump to speak at CPAC conference in Florida next week: he plans to directly attack President Biden’s new immigration plan and will talk about the future of the Republican Party, a source familiar with his speech said.” The usual lies and perhaps...

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  • February 21, 2021

That constitutional scholar Tommy Tuberville claims he wasn’t at a meeting with Trump the night before. Evidence piles up as the impeachment trial begins. “Lawmakers ‘perturbed’ when House Sergeant-at-Arms told them at least none of them died in Capitol attack.” x As GOP defends Trump's impeachment on 'political speech' grounds,...

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  • January 27, 2021

Trump losing his SAG card probably will make little difference to him, although that puts him one rung below Reagan. The falsehood of 2020 election fraud will remain for years. x “Trump receives a $90,776 pension for the acting work he performed on SAG-covered shows and an $8,724 pension for...

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  • January 19, 2021

Grabbing goop everywhere. When you’re a star they let you do it. x Associates who've spoken with Trump say he's used the same vulgarity he used about Pence to describe McCarthy, saying he bowed to pressure with his House floor speech.— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) January 18, 2021 x BREAKING@GwynethPaltrow's 'vagina'...

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  • January 18, 2021

Even in the last days there will be lawfare aside from the threat to 50 statehouses. Rudy is likely bargaining for his pardon as the final list should be a doozy. Spotted by @abdallahcnn https://t.co/gOkIqohlV5 pic.twitter.com/xyhPjhuP1R — Jeremy Diamond (@JDiamond1) January 16, 2021 “Jared, you call the Murdochs! Jason, you call...

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  • January 16, 2021

Trump puts out a gaslight video that leaves him blameless – who knew? True Scotsmen everywhere. Trump tries to lead your attention away from the homicidal intent of the insurrectionists. .@SpeakerPelosi announces the House Impeachment Vote. Full video here: https://t.co/0bDUMcCPoD pic.twitter.com/SwngWQtsFw — CSPAN (@cspan) January 13, 2021 Yes, Trump, has...

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  • January 14, 2021

Whatever you label it there was a coordinated attempt to seize control of the government on Wednesday. Only the speed of evacuation and the incompetence of some insurrectionists and their enablers avoided two things: a capture of Congress members as hostages, and the forcing of a Hayes-Tilden type of presidential election...

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  • January 11, 2021

There was an attack on the seat of government complete with feces left by some of the insurrectionists. Because Trump must be declared the winner of something, something. Fortunately there was no explosive discharge of the pipe bombs. ABC News then obtained an exclusive photo of the suspected explosive device found outside the...

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  • January 8, 2021

Two hours after the Trump speech was scheduled, the joint session begins, leaving us to wonder what Trump said to excite the crowd. The big banana wants his republic back. Congress is in a session recess as the building has been “locked down”. UPDATE: march protesters are now on the Capitol’s...

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  • January 6, 2021

Speaking of criminal behavior, protesters left strongly worded placards and votive candles at Josh Hawley’s house, which he called vandalism and an attack on his wife and child by “antifa scumbags”. x So, they left signs (with words spelled correctly) and flickering candles. Those were very grammatical and polite “vandals.”—...

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  • January 6, 2021

A not unexpected result with National Guard in place. Other legal activities will ensue. x Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley: “No Kenosha law enforcement officer in [the Jacob Blake] case will be charged with any criminal offense.” Graveley follows that with: Also, “no charge will be filed against Jacob...

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  • January 5, 2021

Approaching 4,000 deaths per day, Trump’s big policy win: stronger showers, faster dishwashers. Trump’s legacy will be 300,000 dead—and three-martini lunches. And apparently Trump is coming home early from Florida because he's excited about the Senate attempt to overthrow the 2020 election. x When Republicans who denied #COVID19, called it a hoax...

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  • December 31, 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

Pursed lips moving, Trump lies, repeating the same falsehoods. Fortunately his debunked claims have revealed flaws in the GOP’s historically bogus voter suppression arguments. x Remember: when Trump uses the phrase “got caught,” it's a telltale sign that he's lying, comparable to tales of burly men crying with gratitude around...

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  • December 27, 2020

“Are you still a believer in Santa? Because at seven it's marginal, right?” Trump’s pardon spree is a series of corrupt gifts, administrative vandalism on the way out of the bunker, expecting others to clear up afterwards. x Donald Trump, answering phone call from 7-year-old on Christmas Eve: “Are you...

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  • December 24, 2020

We’re now at the end of the road where Trump imagines that he can affect future architectural style in federal buildings. And of course he wants an airport named after him. x counteroffer: Trump can have a rest stop toilet on the New Jersey Turnpike— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) December 21,...

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  • December 21, 2020

There’s an agitated Trump up late tweeting more conspiracy nonsense as the Electoral College has voted and the sedition attempt has failed with the so-called longshot of a Congressional maneuver on 6 January the last gasp available. What remains is grift and unhingery. x It’s 1:15 am, Eastern Time. https://t.co/mAbK0tsIhO— Reed Galen...

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  • December 16, 2020

The post-presidential Trumpian revisionist history continues because the grift continues, portending an attempt to attach itself to other pseudo-grievances that have persisted because of cultural and regional divisions. Trump will fundraise off a 2024 reelection myth the instant he concedes(sic), with the goal of establishing some permanent media presence. Check-out this...

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  • November 16, 2020

Discovery and disinformation are ahead as RWNJs are looking for reasons to overturn the election, but are perhaps more about grifting. The reality remains that Trump tried to manipulate processing of ballots by installing a crony in USPS, among other things yet to be determined. Attempts to manipulate the system...

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  • November 9, 2020

Idiocracy declared victory at 2 am. Didn’t happen. Trump and the GOP want the courts to intervene before counting is finished. Voting is done, counting’s not finished. At this writing Wisconsin and Maine are now in the Biden column. Biden leads in Michigan, Arizona, and Nevada. Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator says on @NBCNews: “All...

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  • November 4, 2020

How many votes remain to be counted? Exit polls show fewer late-deciders than in 2016 Trump-Clinton contest, but Trump seemed to maintain numbers where he needed, numbers that would still defeat improved Biden numbers over Clinton in 2016. Still, final results won’t be happening until Wednesday mid-morning at the earliest because counts will...

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  • November 4, 2020

 Count every vote. #CountEveryVote x Remember that America is a democracy. Every vote deserves to be counted, no matter what Trump and Republicans say https://t.co/HcHI6D5t0N— Barbara Malmet (@B52Malmet) November 3, 2020 x #BREAK Election eve and Twitter has labeled a Trump tweet as misleading. Removed ability for tweet to be retweeted....

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  • November 3, 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

and I hope to hell that someone comes up with the money to run this on both broadcast and cable in the Great Lakes State: x **BREAKING** AMERICA NEEDS MICHIGANNarrated by Jeff Daniels We need everyone in Michigan to see this video! 🔥 From @donwinslow & @Jeff_Daniels pic.twitter.com/nYJOAaSaHO— Eleven Films...

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  • October 27, 2020

Trump’s now doing shtick at his virus-fests, focusing on grievance and culture-war nonsense, nearly promising Michiganders that he’ll not visit Minnesota if he loses the election. “Remember that time Trump got Herman Cain killed?” x Trump says “lock them all up” as his fans direct “lock her up!” chants toward...

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  • October 17, 2020

Several things became clearer tonight with dueling town halls. Trump cannot disavow the support he gets from the QAnon cult even as it now consorts with white supremicist terrorists. Biden promised to have a position about expanding SCOTUS prior to election day. And Trump continued to lie, with some ridiculous...

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  • October 16, 2020

Axios gives us a map of Trumpian sycophancy with the consistent “always Trumpers” in Congress as Trump goes back on the road to more super-spreader events in swing states. Tonight’s Trump remarks: Andrew Feinberg @AndrewFeinberg INBOX: @TeamTrump has done something unusual for them. They've released excerpts of @realDonaldTrump's prepared remarks...

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  • October 13, 2020

Condescending or patronizing, how we forget until people get talked over. Tupac Shakur didn’t show up last night in Utah for the VP debate, but the truth got busted with a cap in its posterior. x Since the debate, Trump and his allies have called Kamala “unlikeable,” “this monster,” “an...

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  • October 8, 2020

Trump still has it and is contagious. He did his contagion parade outside the hospital to wave to supporters because he was “bored” but wanted to expose his Secret Service detail to COVID-19. x Instead they’ll send him to the White House tomorrow where he has control of the most...

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  • October 5, 2020

What a week ahead. Chris Wallace’s questions for Tuesday night’s debate might get a little tweaking, after the NY Times story about Trump’s alleged tax fraud. And there’s the mounting distractions including a Rick Gates book and Brad Parscale’s mental breakdown. x There’s a Tweet for everything. #TrumpTaxReturns #TrumpIsBroke #TrumpIsNotABillionaire pic.twitter.com/LifppIw1FI...

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  • September 28, 2020

More Trump attention-seeking shtick has happened. He’s threatened to refuse to transfer power. That could really happen because he’s nuts and even if he only represents an anti-democratic 25% of the US population. 26% if you include the plutocrats. It’s going to get worse until Election Day, what with Trump’s inner-child channeling...

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  • September 24, 2020

The 1961 Trump didn’t meet the 1968 Trump and his bone spurs. Trump runs against his own lies about the size of the MIC budget, military pay, and the invisible F-35 plane. And he thinks the military hates “his” generals as much as he hates the intelligence community. It’s the...

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  • September 8, 2020

We are simply at the moment where the accumulated stories of disrespect all get to be compared with the opposing candidate and his party. x Every Republican who stood by and continues to stand by Trump, particularly after we’ve learned about his “losers and suckers” comments, deserves to forever wear...

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  • September 5, 2020

Don’t Look Now, but Democrats Are in… Array?! And Trump now uses emojis. x pic.twitter.com/FVEZQSS2Na — The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) September 2, 2020 Repeat after me: the stock market is not the economy x Dow closes above 29,000. https://t.co/zIPg3Kfsvv — Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) September 2, 2020 “@CharlesPPierce : He’s in NC, trying...

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  • September 2, 2020

Tonight’s RNC celebrates America as the land of opportunity where at least one speaker wants to reduce votes to households rather than adult individuals (because men would be best able to allocate that), and the RNC “cancelled” a speaker who promoted a tweet supporting the Elders of Zion. Maybe it’s the...

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  • August 26, 2020

The GOP national convention will be even more Trumpist than 2016 as many major party figures will not be participating. The list of speakers is more about trying to spin Trump success from so many failures as well as a brand promotion for post-presidency Trump enterprises. This infomercial will feature more...

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  • August 23, 2020

“The urge to destroy is also a creative urge,” and Donald Trump’s creativity, however limited, remains confined to cowardly name-calling. “Slow Joe” and “Phony Kamala” are weak sauce. x Trump only took questions from friendly reporters during today's short press conference. He offered up a few more smears of Kamala...

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  • August 12, 2020

Like the DHS and DoJ contractors deployed with the miscellaneous tactical units, a variety of former military are formally and informally at play during the Portland protests. In this case, a rogue element was pursued by citizen activists because these “contractors” were trying to escalate peaceful protests. The Military Industrial Complex...

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  • August 11, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • August 1, 2020

There are still people who think Trump will win in November, despite his usual attempts at kayfabe like threatening an election postponement today to distract everyone from the record slump in second quarter GDP. Despite a number of poll numbers that predict Donald Trump will lose his reelection bid, one...

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  • July 31, 2020

Pay no attention to another Trump attempt to violate the Constitution like a sex slave. The #TrumpVirus begat a #TrumpSlump. x It worked. Trump’s nonsense talk about delaying the election dominated the very few reporter questions Trump allowed at his briefing. That was exactly what Trump wanted. Nothing about the...

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  • July 31, 2020

Live Blog Below (not really a doozy) Trump’s incompetence and negligence if not already a sign of Trump’s unfitness for office can be measured on charts. We’re now at “tremendous progress”. Trump knows he will lose if people can vote. Republicans know they can’t control the House or Senate if...

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  • July 30, 2020

Stay the course. Wear a mask. GOTV. Camera. Television. The whole world is watching. x My new video: #AmericasGreatestMistake We need 10,000 retweets in two hours. Please remember you can retweet twice. pic.twitter.com/FGgIOcdef1 — Don Winslow (@donwinslow) July 25, 2020 x A long line at #PortlandProtests of REAL patriots defending our...

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  • July 25, 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

The mask wearing photo-op was a ploy to divert attention from his other troubles like Russian bounties, retaliation against Alex Vindman, and the Roger Stone clemency. And then there’s his claim that playing lots of golf is better because he plays faster, now that his play up to now is...

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  • July 12, 2020

“President Truman said the buck stops here, Trump has never seen the buck” x Donald Trump can take all his empty words about respecting our service and shove them. #TRE45ON #TraitorTrump pic.twitter.com/7vxGxLBYh0— VoteVets (@votevets) June 28, 2020 Trump’s bliss is also his ignorance. x Opinion: This is what happens when we...

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  • July 1, 2020

Very soon, SCOTUS will rule on the Trump financial data access, and there will be things to divert our attention, even as Trump is getting desperate for distractions and defaulting to the usual bugaboos. x #TrumpKnewAndDidNothing about pandemic just like bounties.— Denise Wu (@denisewu) June 30, 2020 x Think about...

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  • July 1, 2020