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Short, sweet, to the point and, above all, awesome. Today, Russia announced it was sanctioning President Biden and several other current and former U.S. officials—including, for some reason, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Shockingly, Donald Trump was not sanctioned. Possibly because withholding pallet shipments of 12-cheese blinis from noncombatants is...

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  • March 16, 2022

Sometimes I wonder what might have happened had Jim Comey kept his mouth shut prior to the 2016 election, and if Hillary Clinton were now in the second year of her second term. The House hearings on Mr. Potato Head would have been something, I’m sure. That said, it’s hard...

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  • March 1, 2022

Many want the old guard to chill. But Hillary is on point here as she hits Republicans from a position of strength and not on the defensive. Hillary hits the nail on the head x x YouTube Video Hillary’s message at the New York Democratic convention was on point. It...

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  • February 20, 2022

So now we know why Sen. Ted Cruz was able to mend fences with Donald Trump so soon after the ocher abomination suggested Ted’s dad may have been involved in the JFK assassination. Ted must have thought it was a really funny “joke” and nothing more. Fox News has forced...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • February 20, 2022

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

Received this e-mail from former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton: x I wish Donald Trump knew how to be a president, because America needs a president right now. Let's save our country, and our democracy, by electing @JoeBiden. My full speech from last...

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  • August 21, 2020

Somewhere in a parallel universe we’re safely reopening the country because we elected a president who believes in — and understands — science. But in this universe we’re still in thrall to a moist, gormless, off-brand circus peanut who sees us all as COVID fodder in his war against Joe Biden, the...

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  • June 30, 2020

Granted, he looks like a below-average Sea Monkey who’s grown uncontrollably since being exposed to a gamma-ray burst, but Eric Trump was given numerous advantages in life — including entry into some of the nation’s best schools.  So what’s with the malapropisms? The chips are starting to crumble!These are truly bad people…...

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  • May 13, 2020

In case you missed this: x There’s a key special election coming up in California on May 12, and I’m happy to support @ChristyforCA25. Christy has been an effective public servant from the school board to the CA Assembly, and we need her in Congress. Help her protect this seat!...

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  • May 2, 2020

I’m liking this: Former top advisers to Senator Bernie Sanders are teaming up on a surprising new venture to try to rally progressive support for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s 2020 campaign: a super PAC. Jeff Weaver, who served as Mr. Sanders’s campaign manager in 2016 and as...

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  • April 28, 2020

This should be common sense, but some people apparently still need to hear it: x Please do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse.— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 24, 2020 If only these folks had heeded the august Madam Secretary’s advice before deciding...

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  • March 24, 2020

As Joe Biden lets us know the kind of president we could have if we do our due diligence and GOTV, Hillary Clinton is giving us a glimpse at the compassion, caring, and above all, competence we missed out on. x I know this is all hard for you, @realdonaldtrump, so let me...

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  • March 12, 2020

No, this isn’t a conspiracy theory.  But it is fodder for at least a Hollywood comedy script writer.   An app created by a tech firm run by veterans of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign is taking heat for the unprecedented delay in reporting Democratic caucus results from Iowa. Results from Monday’s...

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  • February 4, 2020

It’s simple. Vote. Vote. Vote. x With their votes to make the American president accountable to no one, Republican senators have put the interests of one president over the interests of all Americans. The only remedy now is for us all to vote in overwhelming numbers to replace them—and him—in...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • January 31, 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

Well, Obama is incredibly smart and observant, so … NBC News: Barack Obama called Donald Trump a “fascist” in a phone conversation with Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia during the 2016 presidential election, Kaine says in a video clip featured in an upcoming documentary about Hillary Clinton. Kaine, Clinton's running...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • January 26, 2020

For the record, Hillary Clinton is committing to support our 2020 candidate, whoever that may be: x I thought everyone wanted my authentic, unvarnished views! But to be serious, the number one priority for our country and world is retiring Trump, and, as I always have, I will do whatever...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • January 22, 2020

Pot calling kettle black here.  I voted for Bernie Sanders during the primary in 2016, but I gave money and my vote to Hillary Clinton in the Fall of that year.  I didn’t really play close attention to Sanders’ supporters — some that is — continuing to throw shit at Hillary when...

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  • January 21, 2020

During the William J. Clinton Impeachment trial in January of 1999, Republicans were fond of using the phrase, “ a man who would cheat on his wife would cheat on his country.”  Maybe Democrats should revise that derisive phrase; ‘a man who has cheated on his wife and country would...

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  • January 17, 2020

Uh … Nada. Zip. Bupkis. The Washington Post: A Justice Department inquiry launched more than two years ago to mollify conservatives clamoring for more investigations of Hillary Clinton has effectively ended with no tangible results, and current and former law enforcement officials said they never expected the effort to produce...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • January 10, 2020

There’s something seriously wrong with this kid. At least he was at “the range” and not firing from an armored Humvee at narcoleptic mountain gorillas or something. In a provocative stupid-as-shit Instagram post on Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. was shown posing with an AR-15 featuring a cartoon drawing of Hillary...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • January 6, 2020

I sense a disturbance in the Media’s Force, and according to Jehdi Mind Trick Master Mark Penn, Speaker Pelosi should send the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate ASAP. Lord, where to begin to unpack all this BS? First up, it’s a poll only released to The Hill. A majority...

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  • Avatar of Merlin1963
  • January 4, 2020

It really kills Donald Trump that the U.S. doesn’t have labor camps to send truculent dissenters to. If he had his way, no doubt Chelsea Clinton would be hauling Chicken McNuggets up the White House Grand Staircase 24/7 like a Sherpa, as fitting punishment for being far too smart to...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 31, 2019

The holiday season is a special time of year for Americans of all faith traditions. The arrival of Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s brings good cheer and joy to family, friends, and even perfect strangers. Above all, it is for many a time of reflection on the miracles that define the...

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  • Avatar of Jon Perr
  • December 30, 2019

Donald Trump has gone on and on about the “insurance policy” supposedly undertaken by the FBI that was allegedly meant to keep him out of office. In the process, he’s made Peter Strzok and Lisa Page household names. But the new inspector general report actually unearthed plenty of anti-Hillary Clinton bias in...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 12, 2019

Yes, Max Boot is a conservative. But despite his Republican roots, he’s been one of Donald Trump’s fiercest and most consistent critics. That makes him useful — at least for the time being. And yesterday, he once again blew holes in the fragrant hunk of Swiss cheese that used to be...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 7, 2019

There are misnomers in this great big wide country of ours. One is that non-voting minorities, young people and women, are responsible for the election of Donald Trump. Barack Obama was elected with unprecedented numbers of blacks, Latinos, and young people between 18-29.  That record-breaking support returned to normal levels...

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  • December 2, 2019

There's been a complete transformation in how the campaign press covers elections in the last decade, and it's a defining change that's benefiting Republicans, and specifically Donald Trump. The change is in the way the press has dramatically curtailed its coverage of policy and of what candidate agendas look like....

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  • November 25, 2019

In 2016, when President Hillary Clinton (oh I am sorry right-wing) when former candidate Hillary Clinton announced she had pneumonia, along with releasing her medical records, the Conservative smear machine sprang into action. We saw a flurry of Trump-ites, and Republican operatives tell us she had either suffered a stroke,...

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  • November 18, 2019

In January 2016, Catherine Herridge, Fox News' longtime chief intelligence correspondent, reported a huge scoop: No fewer than 150 FBI agents were investigating Hillary Clinton's emails and the private server she used while serving as secretary of state. The number, as part of Herridge’s exclusive report based on anonymous sources, was...

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  • November 3, 2019

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and presidential hopeful announced Thursday that she will no longer seek re-election to the House in 2020. That’s the good news. The bad news is likely to be found in the reasons why she did it. After all that rage-tweeting Gabbard aimed at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for daring to suggest that she...

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  • October 25, 2019

Page 16 and 649 words. That’s how The New York Times treated the recent news that a years-long State Department investigation concluded there was no systemic or deliberate mishandling of classified information via emails sent to and from Hillary Clinton’s private server while she was secretary of state. The Times covered that...

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  • Avatar of EricBoehlert
  • October 21, 2019

So, in case you missed it yesterday, Hillary Clinton has been cleared of all wrongdoing in the “big” email controversy that sent both right-wing propagandists and the mainstream media into histrionics prior to the “Jesus Christ, I can’t believe this is even close” election of 2016. As fresh scandals popped...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • October 19, 2019

This pIe-fightery is perhaps well-timed before, rather than during the actual primaries, so that intra-party beefing might dissipate early. x Van Jones says Hillary Clinton smeared Tulsi Gabbard “with no facts” & adds Tulsi is getting “payback hell” for quitting DNC & backing Bernie in 2016 pic.twitter.com/jzGdmLMJzL— Ibrahim (@ibrahimpols) October 19,...

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  • October 19, 2019

Democrats running for president have a new message for the news media: We’re not going to take it anymore. No longer willing to stoically suffer through bad, misleading press coverage, Democrats are borrowing a page from Republicans by going public with their complaints and demanding journalists do better. But unlike Republicans...

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  • Avatar of EricBoehlert
  • October 13, 2019

Democrats running for president have a new message for the news media: We’re not going to take it anymore. No longer willing to stoically suffer through bad, misleading press coverage, Democrats are borrowing a page from Republicans by going public with their complaints and demanding journalists do better. But unlike Republicans...

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  • Avatar of EricBoehlert
  • October 13, 2019

Hoping to intimidate witnesses in other investigations, the Trumpian shibboleth of security breaches by HRC returns to the meme-hopper. No mention of Jarvanka’s private email server or of Trump’s public appeals for emails that were oddly coincident with a 2016 meeting with Russians in Trump Tower.  Ignoring the lack of a...

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  • October 12, 2019

After months and even years of Trump and his minions trying to create an alternative fact fun-world in which Ukraine conspired with the Clinton Campaign in 2016 to counter the unfortunately reality that Russia succeed in their efforts to install their puppet Trump to the presidency, Rudy “Noun, Verb and...

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  • October 3, 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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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • September 27, 2019

Remember Jim Comey?  I know I do.  Seems he gave an interview recently, and he was asked his view on impeaching Trump: WASHINGTON — Former FBI director James Comey said in a radio interview Tuesday that he hopes President Donald Trump is not impeached because it means American voters would...

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  • Avatar of Merlin1963
  • September 25, 2019

Last week I wrote a diary about the manufacturing slump in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — two of the three traditionally blue states Trump flipped red in 2016, and which he desperately needs for another victory in 2020. As I’m sure you’ll remember, his margin of victory in those states was...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • September 23, 2019

Burn, baby, burn! x The debunked study you’re referring to was based on 21 undecided voters. For context that’s about half the number of people associated with your campaign who have been indicted. https://t.co/0zHnWvGjSv — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 19, 2019 Trumpster inferno …  And some context, from Politico … just...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • August 20, 2019

For generations, the politicians consistently and publicly finding fault with the news media have largely been Republican. But as frustrations rise on the other side of the aisle this campaign season, more Democrats are speaking out, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders. His structural critique of corporate media in America is an...

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  • August 19, 2019

Presidential candidate Donald Trump made a lot of promises on his way to the White House. Most ranged from the outright laughable to the literally impossible. Predictably, very few of Trump’s guarantees came to pass. He did not “build a wall” and have Mexico pay for it. President Trump did...

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  • August 18, 2019

You may remember Lynne Patton from the Michael Cohen hearings, when she attempted to refute Cohen’s (rather obvious) assertion that Donald Trump is a racist. Well, now the regional HUD administrator for the Trump administration is stepping into the fray again to (naturally!) accuse Bill and Hillary Clinton of killing Jeffrey...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • August 10, 2019

What a difference a new administration makes. After spending years as self-appointed patrollers of so-called political optics, relentlessly ticketing Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for supposedly major and minor infractions, the D.C. press has dropped that pursuit under Donald Trump. No longer obsessing over how things look or bemoaning a...

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  • Avatar of EricBoehlert
  • August 4, 2019

Donald Trump has elevated some real kooks since announcing his presidential bid, but earlier today he retweeted a serious nutter, proving once again that this bozo is to respectable humans what hot diarrhea is to $3,000 wedding cake. Seriously, this “Lynn Thomas” makes Alex Jones look like Edward R. Murrow. From the...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • July 30, 2019

I’d love to believe in a world where I’m not a champion high jumper because Canadian spies sneak into my bedroom at night and surreptitiously force-feed me McDonald’s hot apple pies through a beer bong. But, sadly, I live in consensus reality, so no. But Donald Trump doesn’t have any...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • July 24, 2019

Yes, It’s Jim Geraghty and the National Review, so why the hell should we EVER pay any attention to either?  Neither is a friend of Democrats.  In fact, both would probably love to hand Democrats an anchor for 2020.  However, he writes about some interesting parallels or similiarities between Hillary...

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  • Avatar of Merlin1963
  • July 20, 2019

This guy. What a fucking asshole. Crowd at tonight’s Trump rally in North Carolina breaks out into chants of “Send her back!” as the president attacks Rep. Ilhan Omar pic.twitter.com/0q5L39W61h — Jon Passantino (@passantino) July 17, 2019 This is about as clever as these budding Voltaires are ever going to...

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  • July 18, 2019