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We haven’t gotten past the angst-ridden discourse of privilege and buoyancy even in law schools. Then again E. Jean Carroll really wants that DNA sample from Trump and only good lawyers are going to make that happen. The Georgetown law school said Sandra A. Sellers, an adjunct professor, had been terminated,...

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  • March 12, 2021

Even Fox News is getting sick of this shit: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has been using his airtime on Fox News to appeal for more money from viewers. But it seems the right-wing network may have had enough. Graham, who is locked in a tight race against Democratic challenger Jaime...

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  • October 28, 2020

Assuming that there will be some violent provocations, we should encourage all deescalation efforts for election week, regardless of the vote outcomes. We’ve now seen the potential for serious planned electoral violence with the attempts on the governor of Michigan and the mayor of Wichita.   We’ve also seen long-term confrontations in...

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  • October 20, 2020

If Donald Trump had his way, the government would be shipping cases of Mountain Dew Baja Blast — with “Acme COVID Vaccine” written on them — to clinics across the country within the next two weeks.  Because he doesn’t have the patience or intelligence to formulate a coherent COVID-19 strategy,...

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  • October 17, 2020

From Newsweek: Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath has set a new campaign record for fundraising in August, adding to her impressive war chest heading into the final weeks of her Senate campaign against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The McGrath campaign told Newsweek that the team raised $8.7 million in August—the most money she...

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  • September 10, 2020

I almost preferred the dog whistles to the train whistles. But hey, at least they’re out in the open now. Tucker Carlson from last night’s Shit Your Pants in Fear, Rural White People Hour. Via Media Matters: TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What will be the aftermath of all of this? What...

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  • August 11, 2020

Trump said if there were 100,000 deaths, “then we’ll have done a good job”. Low-Information Individualism may continue among the Trumpist population to November. There will be more conflicts on mask policies, as if resistance was a pro-Trump statement. And the death toll will likely rise. “We’ll have done a...

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  • July 18, 2020

This is the second time she’s done this: x YouTube Video The camera pans across pictures of a woman in the hospital before Whitney from Queen Creek begins telling viewers about her rare blood disorder that requires monthly chemotherapy. In the 30-second ad that began airing last week, Whitney says...

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  • July 16, 2020

Today’s Trump WH presser apparently repurposed his canceled NH campaign speech of 50 minutes, and took 10 minutes of questions. Waste not, want not. Who wants that hour back: Trump produced more gibberish and barely mentioned the COVID19 pandemic, and spent most of his time attacking Biden. Even Daniel Dale, CNN’s...

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  • July 14, 2020

“He's not just delusional. He is not just narcissistic. Trump's behavior with the coronavirus pandemic is intentional. He is malevolent. He is a first-degree mass murderer.” — Dr. John Gartner, Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University Medical School His Evil is reinforced by his media consumption, malevolent Trump is (still) Evil, there's...

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  • July 14, 2020

From Sam Brodey at The Daily Beast: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has been the object of liberal ire since her 2018 vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Now in a tight re-election fight, whatever hopes she might have had of putting that episode behind her were dashed this week,...

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  • July 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news regarding the U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R. AK) and his challenger, Dr. Al Gross (I. AK), courtesy of the Cook Political Report: Sullivan, 55, grew up in Ohio — a refrain against him in his 2014 race and one that Gross...

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  • June 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: This is huge: Polls show Jaime Harrison is TIED 42% – 42% with Sen. Lindsey Graham in the race for South Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat. Grassroots supporters like you have helped Jaime Harrison outraise...

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  • June 9, 2020

The Atlantic has a good piece out about the upcoming U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R. SC) and former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison (D. SC). It’s worth the read but Adam Harris emphasizes how Harrison could pull off an upset win: When we...

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  • May 30, 2020

Ouch: Wallace Lightsey, a Greenville attorney, is a self-described “moderate Republican” who has given money over the years to members of both parties. That includes $9,500 to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the Republican incumbent up for reelection this November. But this year, Lightsey is doing something different: he’s donating to...

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  • May 22, 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 Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: This is our first of regular newsletters we will be sending around to Team Joe supporters from Vice President Biden. We hope you find this entertaining, informative, and a place to connect with the VP and our team....

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  • March 26, 2020

x This Saturday will mark *600* days of ongoing @KremlinAnnex protests outside the White House. I’ve committed to adding 200 grassroots contributions to support the protestors in March. Please retweet and chip in here, and thanks for your support: https://t.co/FOJu73fWY0 — John Aravosis🇺🇸 (@aravosis) March 5, 2020 x Have you...

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  • March 6, 2020
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First off, this is bull shit: Michael Bloomberg said at the height of the housing crisis in 2008 that getting rid of “redlining,” the biased housing practice that stopped banks from providing mortgages in low-income, largely minority neighborhoods, was to blame for the collapse. Bloomberg's presidential campaign said Thursday the former New...

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  • February 13, 2020

In a recent video clip, Bloomberg is heard making a racist justification for stop & frisk. This newer video could be more devastating. He seems to express support for redlining and blames the 2008 collapse on poor people. Mike Bloomberg exposed x x YouTube Video The Washington Post reported it as follows....

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  • February 13, 2020

As our liberal democracy decays into tyranny faster than Lindsey Graham responds to the coo of Trump’s velvety, dying-hyena voice, it’s nice to see that many people in this country still respect and understand our values: x Sustained standing ovation for Marie Yovanovich at Georgetown University where she accepted the...

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  • February 13, 2020

The Trump campaign’s media strategy will more directly address “local news” that at some moment might trade on the same model of Sinclair Broadcasting. Brad Parscale described it as “fighting with the local papers”. Information spam and the Trump campaign could have much more in common this year, since the...

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  • February 7, 2020

As President Trump’s legal team wrapped up its impeachment defense on Tuesday, all eyes turned to the issue of witnesses. But whether or not the mounting revelations surrounding former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s upcoming book are sufficient to spur Republican defections in the Senate, there is little doubt Donald...

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  • January 29, 2020

Democratic Jackie Speier  had to be traumatized when Devin Nunes called Dems a cult.  For those who are not familiar with this wonderful legislator, she was shot at Jonestown when accompanying Congressman Ryan from California on an investigation into Jonestown.  She was shot 5 times. en.wikipedia.org/… Speier entered politics by...

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  • October 31, 2019

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. VA) in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: If we are going to take back the Senate next year — and I believe that we can — Jaime Harrison is going to be a big part of getting us there. So I'm...

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  • September 28, 2019

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D. IL) in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: I’m writing to you today to ask you to make a donation to support Jaime Harrison, the Democratic candidate for Senate in South Carolina. Jaime is hands down our best...

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  • September 23, 2019

Be still my beating heart. Two climate forums, one from CNN (who refer to it as a climate crisis town hall) and now, news that MSNBC, along with Our Daily Planet, will host their own climate forum with MSNBC hosts, Chris Hayes, and Ali Velshi, will be moderating.  CNN will...

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  • July 29, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Nobody has abandoned their values and become more of a Trump suck-up than South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham. He plays a starring role in our new TV ad calling out national Republicans for being silent in the face of Trump's racism...

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  • July 24, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: x YouTube Video Exciting news: You know Lindsey Graham. He's the Senator who frothed at the mouth in anger over how horrible Brett Kavanaugh was treated by Dr. Christine Ford during the Supreme Court hearings. He's the Senator who said Trump is...

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  • June 12, 2019

I really have been wanting to give Speaker Nancy Pelosi the benefit of the doubt on handling the issue of any impeachment of Trump, but after hearing her arguments against starting an impeachment inquiry, I’m convinced she has no grand strategy.  According to Kelly O’Donnell and Politico, Pelosi has stated...

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  • June 6, 2019

Oh, you mean you can’t just propagate false and malicious conspiracy theories to damage your political opponents without facing real consequences? Someone crowbar the pr*sident off his golden loo and tell him. On Friday, federal judge Norman Moon said InfoWars’ Alex Jones can be sued for spreading a conspiracy theory...

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  • March 30, 2019

Depending upon how you calculate it, the KY-6th is R+9 to +10.5 and went for Trump by 15 percentage points in 2016.  Yet, here is Speaker of the House Paul Ryan coming in to campaign for Republican Congressman Andy Barr.  He is going to the Toyota plant in Georgetown, KY. ...

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  • October 29, 2018

It’s difficult to see unless you click on the tweet below, but the entry the little yellow hand is pointing to says “Killer Qs and 151.” It’s from the Georgetown Prep yearbook entry of Brett Kavanaugh’s friend and classmate Donald Urgo. Seems pretty cryptic, but there’s a possible (and surprisingly...

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  • October 3, 2018

What happens at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep   Brett Kavanaugh What a total crock of shit that statement is. It’s also an illuminating glimpse into the mindset of the rich. What it says is that the pampered, rich, entitled youth of America will do or say nothing that...

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  • October 2, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh is having quite a week. The latest? One of the 64 women who signed onto the (in)famous letter of support for Kavanaugh that appeared almost instantly after Christine Blasey Ford made her allegations against the beleaguered SCOTUS nom is more or less backing away from her endorsement. According to The New York Times,...

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  • September 25, 2018

This has bearing on the witness/participant in the sexual assault on Christine Balsy Ford:  Mark Judge.  According to Ronan Farrow’s New Yorker article: Ford’s allegation has made Judge a potentially pivotal witness for Kavanaugh. Judge told The New Yorker that he had “no recollection” of such an incident. Judge, who is a...

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  • September 24, 2018

UPDATE: And BOOM goes the dynamite. The story is here: www.newyorker.com/… And here’s an excerpt: Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections to say that she remembers Kavanaugh had exposed himself at a drunken dormitory party, thrust his penis in her face, and caused her to touch it...

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  • September 23, 2018

Heidi Feldman is the real deal you can read about her here. She has opened a GoFundMe page to help Dr. Blasey Ford cover her expenses incurred from fleeing from RWNJ’s. You can help here. “Due to death threats, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford (who uses “Dr. Blasey” professionally)  and her family have...

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  • September 19, 2018

Amy McGrath is in a statistical tie with Republican Congressman Andy Barr in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District.  As for the highlights of this article: Barr, R-Lexington, led McGrath, D-Georgetown, by one point in a telephone survey conducted Sept. 6-8 by the New York Times Upshot and Siena College. The poll has a...

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  • September 12, 2018

While I was writing my latest diary about Trump’s plan to place a 20% tariff on auto parts imports from the EU, I had wondered if those proposed tariffs would have an impact on the Toyato plant in Georgetown, KY.  Remember, Kentuckians LOVE us some Trump!  Well, seems I got...

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  • July 21, 2018

911 Operator:  What is your emergency? Civility Watch:  I want to report some vile leftist protesters are giving Senator Mitch McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, a hard time about Trump’s immigration policy! 911 Operator: Where did this crime against civil society occur?  Was it at the Red Hen...

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  • June 27, 2018
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