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Voting for the current crop of Republicans is like brushing your teeth with the water running. It is a waste of resources, has no purpose, but all your friends do it. Nothing was more symbolic than the displays of blubbering pique by Congressmen Matt Gaetz and Jim Jordan. The House...

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  • October 22, 2021

I tried sitting through FOX News’ commentary/critique yesterday, following Joe Biden’s report on the status of the nation, and in particular the American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. After a few minutes, and when one of the conservative panelists had the temerity and amnesia to call Joe Biden a liar, I...

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  • August 25, 2021

It’s probably a good thing that Matt Gaetz keeps getting chastened like this. I don’t want him to get a big(ger) head. I mean, how trashed does your reputation have to be to get turned down by Newsmax? It’s like getting turned away from a North Dakota cockfight over a dress...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • June 8, 2021

The predictability of the Republican party is as thinly veiled as the Trump presidency, made of tissue paper, and lies. The tissue, because the former President was full of it and flush with lies. At the height of Hillary Clinton’s popularity, flip-flopping Kevin McCarthy, the now House minority leader, said...

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  • June 4, 2021

Roland Martin has a wake-up call one hopes that the Democratic Party heeds sooner than later because it is existential for many of us. Roland Martin gets real on Velshi See full episodes here. As many are obsessed with all the shenanigans of Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor-Greene, Republicans are busy destroying our...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • May 30, 2021

When people who are supposed to be governing, half of the country is being abused.    I know some personal things happening from deep red republican judges also allowing things to happen that is not upholding the law.   I can’t even go into what is happening personally from even judges...

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  • May 29, 2021

Linda Curtis of the League of Independent Voters of Texas: We need a new political paradigm. Matt Gaetz getting wilder as he threatens the government. Linda Curtis has an important message Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • May 28, 2021

Representative Matt Gaetz has proven once again this level of irresponsibility especially in these times where we get so many bad acts. Matt Gaetz continued his irresponsibility See full episodes here. Matt Gaetz is coming close to becoming an accessory to the next insurrection. He claims the second amendment has...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • May 28, 2021

Ordinarily upon hearing something like this, I’d say Matt Gaetz has gotten in way over his head, but that would be physically impossible. I mean, look at that thing. Archaeologists still wonder how the Rapa Nui’s Easter Island ancestors moved those giant stone heads they’re famous for. I wonder the same thing about...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 27, 2021

Virginia Foxx is a U.S. representative from North Carolina and not, as you might suspect from her name, a now-bitter original member of Emmet Otter’s Jug Band. Honestly, I’d never heard of her before. Yes, I’m a politics nerd, but apparently she’s been hiding her light under a bushel basket...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • May 19, 2021

Marjorie Taylor Greene (MTG) should not ever cross paths with Tiffany Cross as her shenanigans would likely be turned into an embarrassing situation. Marjorie Taylor Greene taken down by Tiffany Cross See full episodes here. Tiffany Cross is very good at putting things in not only an entertaining form but...

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  • May 18, 2021

Roger Stone Says He Took ‘Not a Dime’ From Anyone Seeking Trump Pardon, but that may not have anything to do with @ProjectLincoln buzzing about something happening on Monday. x This story is remarkable and perplexing on so many levels, but the one tidbit that perfectly encapsulates the Trump admin is that...

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  • May 2, 2021

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Ted Cruz admits he’s a corporate shill but like Matt Gaetz’s procurer, Joel Greenberg, prior crimes don’t count if you can get a pardon, even from the press. But hey Ted, confession is good for the soul because you don’t have to rely on the...

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  • April 30, 2021

“A man responsible for Republican vaccine hesitancy wonders why he's being asked to promote getting vaccinated….. It is April 19, 2021, and Trump is still talking about Hillary Clinton and Christopher Steele on Fox News….  says he’s ‘beyond seriously’ considering a 2024 presidential bid” Fox News personality Sean Hannity asked Trump what...

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  • April 20, 2021

Just as the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the country and Donald Trump transformed his body into a Carl’s Jr. grease trap, Trump himself has all but Brundlefly’d the Republican Party—to the point where I don’t know what the fuck it is anymore. What are the GOP’s principles? Well, four years of Trump...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • April 14, 2021
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Americans should listen to the rational Republicans willing to publicly lift the scales from their eyes, who say their brethren are cowardly. Current and former Republicans like the previous Republican National Committee Chair, Michael Steele, and former Rep. David Jolly have said over and over the current crop of GOPers...

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  • April 12, 2021

I’ve watched a lot of mob movies, so I know it’s a really bad sign when the boss refuses to see you. (Question: If a Trump capo leaves a gross giant horse head in Gaetz’s bed, how long will his fiancée canoodle with it before she realizes it’s not Matt?) In...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • April 12, 2021

The 2020 election showed how Trump was defeated by defections among white women but there remain a sizable number still wedded to supporting white male politicians regardless of their character. Why is it that white women in the United States have often wielded their collective power to support and amplify...

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  • April 12, 2021

Gaetz made a speech to a Trumpist women’s group at previous guy’s Doral golf club, because that’s the best previous guy can do. The Group W bench. The deep state, Matty Fivehead?The investigation into you was opened during the former guy’s administration.While Bill Barr was the AG.And the so called, “silent...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • April 11, 2021

Is Matt Gaetz a stalking horse for the even more extensive crimes of the previous guy, whose silence so far is staggering. A plea deal of an associate is going to make life even more difficult. House Republican Adam Kinzinger — who voted to impeach Trump a second time —...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • April 9, 2021

I’d like to say Matt Gaetz has taken an epic fall from rarefied heights, but who are we kidding? This is the guy who sarcastically donned a gas mask on the House floor at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and childishly trolled a fellow Republican after she voted to...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • April 8, 2021

Politico just put this story up: Gaetz to be featured speaker at pro-Trump women’s group event Rep. Matt Gaetz, mired in an ongoing federal sex trafficking investigation, is headed to former President Donald Trump’s resort in Doral this Friday where he will be a featured speaker at a summit hosted...

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  • April 6, 2021

I’m not sure what Matt Gaetz expected. After all, the only exercise Donald Trump ever gets involves golf, languorous coitusTM, and throwing former “friends” under the bus. (Again, Trump has no actual “friends.” He has acquaintances he’s yet to shiv in the liver.) For years, people have filled Gaetz’s head...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • April 6, 2021

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves and Senator Roger Wicker criticized the infrastructure bill as their citizens desperately need it. Roland Martin slams Evangelicals. Minimum Wage hoax. Infrastructure bill misinformation Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 CNN’s Jake Tapper...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • April 5, 2021

It is exceedingly disturbing that media outlets are playing the game of ‘Where’s QAnon,’ searching to unravel the GOP’s puzzle of voter restrictions. The use of voter suppression and the excusing of insurrectionists by Republican lawmakers have made the GOP a group of  Q-watchers. Despite the circumlocutive excuses made by...

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  • April 5, 2021

Because Taylor Greene is all about the family values, the usual trolls made noise about FLOTUS sporting patterned stockings when you can google “Melania Trump nudes”. FLOTUS wore fishnets. Matt Gaetz preyed on underage girls. Guess which one infuriates the GOP and MAGA cult? — Patty ♀️🇺🇦🇵🇷🇺🇸 (@PB_Sun_Tan) April 4, 2021...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • April 5, 2021

Is US progressive politics, especially in cultural issues, incapable of attracting majority support. Not so much in terms of the usual self-fulfilling marginalization, but there are absolute limits to the mutability of moderate ideologies in  order to build working majorities. In these conditions, it seems almost certain that tit-for-tat will...

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  • April 3, 2021

Joe Biden does not cower to GOP and Mitch McConnell. Jen Psaki did not allow a reporter to misinform. Matt Gaetz’s illegal hypocrisy exposed. We must tax the rich. Joe Biden exudes competent strength against GOP Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • April 2, 2021

Actually, had Spielberg reduced the running time, the film 1941 might have been a classic. The classic film history teaching exercise would be to edit it down to 2 hours. Craig Lindsey’s article argues for the Pogo conclusion that the enemy is us when we allow fear to take over. 2020 did that...

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  • April 2, 2021

Remember Pizzagate? It seems like Right Wing Republicans and the GQP had the wrong address. They should have visited Matt Gaetz in Florida. The Pizzagate folks should have visited Matt Gaetz See full episodes here. New York Times’ Katie Benner and Michael Schmidt are on the Matt Gaetz trail. And there...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • April 2, 2021

If I were a betting man, I’d wager that Matt Gaetz’s head is filled with equal parts brain matter, nougat, Nickelodeon slime, and unidentified ooze. I’d bet my 2004 Pontiac Vibe on it. And my entire McLaughlin Group Pog collection. So you might want to put on your 2017 solar eclipse...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • April 1, 2021

Diverting information foregrounds the developing investigations of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). The pattern is familiar, defenses that try to construct logical fallacies in preparation for lawfare. Schadenfreude builds as everyone waits for actual indictments. Yet the periphery is littered with a barrage of “facts” including a story reminiscent of Iran-Contra....

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • March 31, 2021

​The future of a delusion: barrel-time coming soon for previous guy, among others, as there will be more revelations about Florida sex-trafficking and the GOP. ”You and me ain’t nothing but animals…” Discovery in the Zervos case could unearth the Apprentice tapes held by Mark Burnett that Trump tried desperately to...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • March 31, 2021

This Matt Gaetz scandal is probably a good thing for our country. If his head got any bigger, it might rip a hole in space-time. As it is, things appear to be getting worse and worse for the flesh-toned Tootsie Pop. He should probably be scrubbing his Twitter account in...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 31, 2021

He’s not the only one, of course. For instance, I’m convinced Matt Gaetz has the largest head-to-brain-size ratio in the animal kingdom and that Louie Gohmert is the lamentable result of a failed attempt to breed a white supremacist lemur with a bowl of beets. Then there’s Lauren Boebert and Marjorie...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • March 21, 2021

The country needs to take a second look at the meaning of radical and change. Since January of 2019, the Republican party has drawn from their quiver, poisoned conservative-tipped arrows, sharpened and aimed directly at the liberal heart of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. As has been consistent with the Republican party for...

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  • March 8, 2021

Though my spot on the introversion spectrum lies somewhere between Kleenex box-wearing Howard Hughes and urine-collecting Howard Hughes (and as I continue to age, I’m on a bullet train to raw-fish-eating Gollum), I still usually get sick in the winter, at least once. In the past, while grocery shopping or taking...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • February 28, 2021

From November 1994 to October 1995, the so-called trial of the century took place. It centered around murder, race, sex, athletics, and hero-worship. America was drawn to it like a badly made tv melodrama. We were subjected to constant tv break-ins, with breathless reporters recounting every gasp, sigh, and eye-roll...

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  • February 8, 2021

The Trumpist GOP identifies its allegiances. Nice to see Philip Bump using DKos data. Eleven members of the House Republican caucus took the unusual step Thursday of supporting a Democratic-led effort to punish freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) for comments she made before coming to Congress. It was the latest...

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  • February 6, 2021

While I totally agree that a certain new Representative from Georgia should at least be stripped of her committees — and realistically should be expelled from the House, although we know that will not that happen —  that does not go far enough. Everyone in the House and the Senate...

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  • February 4, 2021

Every time someone objects to the right-wing nonsense, they respond by whining we’re trying to censor them. Marjorie Taylor Greene of QAnon  asshole fame even likes to wear a mask that says “CENSORED” on it. (Well, she doesn’t like to wear a mask, so that’s just more of her norrishkeit....

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  • January 31, 2021

Desperate disinformation failed miserably as so many Trumpists were obsessed with selfie declarations of their assault on the Capitol yesterday.  Because they wanted trophies and attention-seeking recognition, many familiar “alt-right” white supremacists revealed themselves, as well as some public officials and even at least one police chief. x There is no...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • January 8, 2021

Lack of standing is the reason for SCOTUS dismissing the Ken Paxton suit to overturn the votes of four states. Meritless frivolity remains. x #BREAKING: #SCOTUS throws out Texas's suit attempting to challenge presidential election results in four battleground states, granting Texas leave to file its complaint but summarily dismissing its...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • December 11, 2020

On Thursday night, Matt Gaetz and his plus-one (i.e., his giant fucking head) attended a Young Republicans gala in Jersey City, New Jersey. Needless to say, the event was held in defiance of social-distancing rules, and the participants were photographed indoors, in close proximity to each other, and without masks. This...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 5, 2020

As the pandemic continues on its unabated spread across the United States and a few other countries that refuse to act containing the virus, many nurses have lost their lives. The evil in the White House continues to spread this pathogen as government policy purposely. Now, Matt Gaetz and Mark Meadows...

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  • November 7, 2020

I look forward to this MAGA experiment ending in November and being stuffed away in a coffee can, wrapped in a sock, and buried in the backyard at noon on January 20th, 2021. This embarrassing blight on modern American politics and democracy thankfully has an early expiration date, or so...

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  • October 16, 2020

From The Daily Beast: A leading congressional ally of President Donald Trump alleged last week that Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) threatened to withhold financial support for the president’s re-election effort unless he helped get her top Republican opponent out of the race. According to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Loeffler or...

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  • September 24, 2020

That is some disgustingly shameless pandering: x RIP to the more than 30 million innocent babies that have been murdered during the decades that Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended pro-abortion laws. With @realDonaldTrump nominating a replacement that values human life, generations of unborn children have a chance to live.— Doug Collins...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • September 20, 2020

Still more contradictions, smoke, and mirrors. And then there’s the lies, as Trump tries to “get within cheating distance”. x Here’s a photo from Trump’s Henderson rally. This is a totally egregious lie https://t.co/UjYiGdew3i pic.twitter.com/NUwwQ6kcjc— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 15, 2020 x REPORTER: Do you think global warming is a...

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  • September 15, 2020