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“Today's sentencing of human rights lawyer Steven Donziger should be front-page news ringing alarm bells anywhere people are concerned about democracy, abuses of corporate power, and the rule of law. The real crime here is the death and disease resulting from Chevron's poisoning of the drinking water of thousands of Indigenous...

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  • October 6, 2021

The misplaced displays of so-called love for the U.S. by Republicans will eventually strangle her to death. We heard evidence of that in the opening testimony from one of four officers present at the Capitol insurrection on January 6. Faced with a frothing mob of white supremacists, fascists, and riotous...

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  • July 28, 2021

I was born in the 1950s when it was not illegal for black people in the south to vote—it was suicide. Pseudo-laws, tests, intimidation, hoods, ropes, and guns were the anti-democracy tactics of the day. Southern state officials could not legitimately ban black people from voting, so the strategy was...

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  • July 12, 2021

Oklahoma’s right-wing politicians would like to erase history because that’s what they do, whether it’s the omission of facts or rewriting them to favor those in power. Historical guilt and its associated media effects cooties can’t be part of public school curricula. H.B. 1775  implies that the past prior to 1776...

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  • May 24, 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

CBS News/YouGov conducted a poll this weekend, and there is some disturbing news: CBS News poll: Widespread agreement with Chauvin verdict Three in four Americans think the jury reached the right verdict in which former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd,...

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  • April 26, 2021
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The sparse number of actual carbon capture and sequestration projects plus weak carbon markets amplify the problems of the climate crisis yet to be revisited, post-Trump. Two heartland examples in North Dakota and Texas show how there are several interlocking problems addressing the climate crisis that must be included in future environmental policy. More specifically...

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  • February 28, 2021
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From The Hill: Spoiler: Passing laws would indeed make my flags go away. Just not that one. Let’s do the right things for Pennsylvania. 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️🇺🇸 — John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) February 24, 2021 Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democratic Senate candidate, has replaced the pro-weed and LGBTQ rights flags hanging from...

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  • February 25, 2021

The GQP senate is an honor-free zone with pro-wrestling byplay, save the magnificent seven dead. Mitch McConnell is doing his best to keep the reality-TV show kayfabe going. Lindsey Graham who proclaimed he’d “had enough” of Trump is now going to Florida on MAGA business. x Graham on Fox says he...

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  • February 15, 2021

Panelist Audie Cornish in her NPR-style pushed back when Chuck Todd seemed to create collective blame for future insurrections. Panelist Audie Cornish checks Chuck Todd See full episodes here. Americans are not used to real instability. They have never had a President like Donald Trump, one without morality, self-reflection, humanity,...

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  • February 14, 2021

Insurrection, per dictionary: “an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government.” Trump's lawyer says he's innocent because 'clearly there was no insurrection' x Here are the four questions Raskin left off with last night. Trump's team answered none of them....

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  • February 12, 2021

Riot declared at 1:49pm. Pence evacuated at 2:26pm. The count is now $3.5 million supporting the 6 January demonstration, up from the $2.7 previously reported. The approach by the House impeachment managers is to not hold the GOP jury members accountable, rather showing how Mitt Romney and VP Pence nearly...

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  • February 10, 2021

I’ve been white my whole life (and, believe me, it’s never been this embarrassing), so I understand white privilege. As a young teenager, I got into some minor hijinks involving snowballs and cars that landed me in the back seat of a cop car for about five or 10 minutes....

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  • February 2, 2021

“Lies of a feather flock together” “I think there is a very fair question here whether moderators of The Donald destroyed evidence that would aid law enforcement investigation." https://t.co/bLXNZ8fXvt — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) January 29, 2021 In the days ahead of the January 6 Capitol riot, there were warnings, but...

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  • January 30, 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

No doubt there are Trump pardons, but the cluster falls close to the _____. Apparently Trump has been advised that the optics of guilt are greater exposure to his soon to be mounting legal woes. This includes even the Trumpian small insults, a hastily assembled 1776 position paper to prescribe...

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  • January 19, 2021

We are living in a society that was basically defined by a few people. What I have realized is that many of its failures are based on abstraction. When I worked for NASA, we were tasked to develop software that had to work on PCs, Apollos, and Macs, different brands...

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  • January 18, 2021

#PoliceThePolice Civil asset forfeiture is manifestly unfair, loaded with perverse incentives, based on a legal fallacy and opposed by an overwhelming majority of the public (once they know what it actually is). It’s also typically carried out with little transparency or oversight, and it’s a policy that, when we do have data,...

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  • December 6, 2020

Ali Velshi, in a vicious deconstruction of Trump and the GOP's lies, dereliction of duty, and unpatriotic vile, speaks the necessary truth. Ali Velshi exposes the Trump stench x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Ali Velshi did not disappoint. He did what few journalists do as they either...

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  • December 5, 2020

“Imputation of Guilt”, Flynn’s loss of a 5th Amendment exception could figure in the subsequent, yet unfulfilled prosecution of justice obstruction by the Mueller investigation.  Abuse of power continues, as his pardoning spree further hardens his de facto concession. Trump personally benefits from pardoning Flynn, so the pardon is an abuse of power. Abusing...

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  • November 25, 2020

Combative Trump tried to bully Lesley Stahl, good luck with that Donald. The Trump release of the interview proves he just wanted a propaganda piece that repeated his stump speech’s talking points. The same fallacious logic and falsehoods appeared in the CBS interview, as did more Trump interruptions. It was no different...

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  • October 22, 2020

It took credible evidence and the words of the self-identified victims of underage sexual advances, to allow Doug Jones to defeat Roy Moore for the Alabama Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions in 2017. Mr. Jones deserved to win the race on integrity alone. Confirmed in 1997 as the United...

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  • September 23, 2020

Black people get that question put to us a lot more often than you would think. It is generally followed by the statement, ‘well…I don’t see color’ or ‘things have changed’ accompanied by a raised eyebrow of incredulity. Unlike the police or people who believe in witchcraft, people of color...

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  • September 21, 2020

Trump's followers are operating under a different set of determinants. While most of America and the free world views truth as a factor in defining honesty, Trump sycophancy dictates that you dispose of that value. When credibly accused of rape by writer E. Jean Carroll, President Trump unbelievably used as...

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  • September 18, 2020

Cadet Bone Spurs's campaign can't help itself, it is like the candidate, lewd and crude, but it looks like there’s more to the iceberg. What is obvious is Trump’s ultimate obsequiousness to the military, even ex-KGB officers, accompanied by a passive-aggressiveness revealed by his comments. The Trump campaign flunkies are...

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  • September 7, 2020

Elbridge Gerry was the 5th Vice President of the United States from 1813, until his death in 1814, serving under President James Madison. Gerry signed both the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. More importantly, he did not sign the Constitution after saying at the Constitutional Convention debates...

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  • September 2, 2020

Imagine, for a moment, if in 2008 Obama campaign manager David Plouffe had coordinated with Wiki Leaks and the Russians to infiltrate and influence the readers of America's social media apparatus. Imagine then, if Mr. Obama was caught on tape regaling his exploits of how he molested women; only to...

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  • August 19, 2020

There’s been a lot of moaning on this site lately about how Lincoln Project and other GOP groups ads against Trump are great but not very useful in persuading voters, since Trump’s base will never be swayed by them. These ads, they say, are really about getting into Trump’s head...

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  • July 24, 2020

http://www.gravismarketing.com/… Gravis Marketing released a poll today showing Joe Biden has a 58% to 42% lead in Minnesota, a closely divided state that was also the scene of racial and anti-police disturbances after the death of George Floyd on May 25. In addition to being a state that Donald Trump came...

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  • June 20, 2020

If I hear that phrase uttered one more time, I will not need a haircut after three months of a stay-at-home order, I will pull out what hair I have left myself. Bad Apples are what you find in inner-city fresh produce deserts. Bad Apples are used to make cider....

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  • June 12, 2020

John Gleeson, the retired judge whom Emmet Sullivan, judge in Michael Flynn’s case, tasked with writing a review and recommendation of Barr’s demand (he calls it a request) to dismiss the Flynn case, has completed his report. Michael Flynn committed perjury but should not face contempt hearing, court-appointed counsel finds...

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  • June 10, 2020

I reached for the grimy tumbler.  It was empty.  Not even any ice. I reached for the whiskey bottle.  It was empty too. This was the night the bottle let me down, and a savagely bright dawn poured through the dirty windows in my Private Investigator’s office. I stared at...

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  • May 30, 2020

Memorial Day is hard anytime.  A time of rememberance and for military and vet families, it is very hard along with many holidays.   This year is even more trying. We have more soldiers  in the healthcare industry who have died on the front lines of trying to save lives and...

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  • May 24, 2020

Hot, polluted water is identified in a WaPo op-ed by John Gleeson, David O’Neil and Marshall Miller, on the withdrawal of Michael Flynn charges. What will knowing the content of the 2016 Sergey Kislyak — Michael Flynn phone call tell us. Flynn wants lobster and Barr will get it for him, except now...

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  • May 14, 2020

Louisville Courier-Journal reporter and columnist Joseph Gerth points out that Moscow Mitch is admitting that Trump has failed when it comes to the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic.   Huh?  I thought that Moscow Mitch was blaming Democrats and Trump’s impeachment for diverting the American governments response to the coronavirus? ...

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  • March 31, 2020

After a few weeks of Lieutenant Pence hogging the Trump spotlight, the General has found a way to ambush his own troops. Donald Trump, by his own account, served in the Vietnam War by avoiding venereal disease. In 1993 the alleged business mogul said, “You know, if you’re young, and...

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  • March 20, 2020

Former Ohio State wrestler Adam DiSabato made headlines this week when he claimed, during a public hearing, that Republican Rep. Jim Jordan asked him not to assert that sexual abuse allegations were well known within the university’s wrestling program and were ignored by Jordan and other coaches. “Jim Jordan called me crying,...

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  • February 15, 2020

I love her so much: At an event on Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren called President Donald Trump an “elf on the shelf” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a rally in Arlington, Virginia, an attendee asked Warren what she would do as president to ensure everyone was held to the...

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  • February 14, 2020

Trial without witnesses is no trial at all. The impeachment as indictment can never be withdrawn. The constant attempts to reduce the impeachment to a civil, rather than a criminal trial, since a bribe of $391 million was at stake for a personal use of public monies in the pursuit...

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  • January 31, 2020

Doesn’t everyone in Trump-land know that John Bolton is an agent of the Deep State (sic), ready to bring on the Sixth International (sic). We just never see him at the membership meetings (or the BBQs). x ….many more mistakes of judgement, gets fired because frankly, if I listened to him, we would be...

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  • January 29, 2020

There is a pattern of almost diseased behavior in the Trump White House that has become like a super virus; if this were China it would be surrounded by a corona.  From the beginning it has been denying the obvious: Inauguration crowd sizes: Lie when confronted: I do not know...

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  • January 27, 2020

Lest anyone doubt that I am not a defender of legal counsel, for even the most heinous of criminals, that is not the case. I believe everyone deserves the best defense they can buy or are afforded if not our legal system is a sham.  Quoting a setup line from...

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  • January 22, 2020

Looks like FORMER Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin — he lost reelection in November — fucked up with regards to one of his favorite rapists, Dayton Jones.  Seems that Bevin only commuted Dayton Jones sentence.  And it has been ruled by the new Democratic Governor Andy Beshear that Bevin issued a commution not a...

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  • January 17, 2020

Since the concept of imminent has become stretched, so should that compliance, if only to make Moscow Mitch sweat, since it appears that he’ll do whatever he pleases. “Imminent” means something, something to Mike Pompeo and that rule should apply. Speaker Pelosi simply needs to delay long enough to not...

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  • January 11, 2020

Indonesia is one of the most vulnerable nations on earth to climate change. Indonesians will face more intense floods, droughts and sea level rise in the years to come. The low lying and densely populated nation has 18,000 miles of coastline and many islands at sea level. Winds and rainfall...

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  • January 9, 2020

The big story right now is about the unredacted memos that Kate Brannan at Just Security just got hold of.  Included in them is the previously redacted message from OMB associate director Mike Duffey to Elaine McCusker at DOD, sent the day after Bolton, Pompeo, and Esper all met with...

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  • January 2, 2020

At some technical moment in 2020, there will be the delivery of the articles of impeachment, there will be a Senate trial, and some result. Trump however remains impeached in perpetuity. Even if he tries to nullify the impeachment by suing the House and arguing “the entire process is politically motivated” as...

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  • December 25, 2019

Kentucky’s version of Donald Trump — loser former Governor Matt Bevin — just won’t go away no matter how much Kentucky Republicans wish it.  Bevin is an early Christmas present to Kentucky Democrats because he won’t STFU, especially about his criminal pardon fest as he was leaving office.  I’m not sure if...

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  • December 22, 2019

“Shall the man who has practised corruption, and by that means procured his appointment in the first instance, be suffered to escape punishment by repeating his guilt?”– George Mason According to the current United States Senate Majority leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY.), the most ‘deliberative body’ in the world is...

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  • December 18, 2019

x Thank you, @BlueActionRes & @hr_indivisible for your #resistance with the #KremlinAnnex protest! Your partnership and participation is what the #KremlinAnnex team is thankful for! ❤️✌️ pic.twitter.com/ZzSPc9Usb1 — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) November 24, 2019 x Have you read about our team yet? ✌️🇺🇸 Kremlin Annex: Five women have been protesting...

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  • November 27, 2019
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