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The Chairperson of the Republican’s House Crackpot Caucus, Marjorie Taylor Greene, is demonstrating again how critical she is to the Loony Fringe contingent of the GOP. And since she has no committee assignments or other pressing duties in Congress, she is free to spend all of her time on the...

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  • November 5, 2022

As the midterm election closes to within ten days, the rancid rhetoric on the right is becoming ever more reckless and slathered in the sort of incendiary bombast that magnifies the risk of violence multifold. Even with the horrific attempted murder of Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Republicans remain devoted to their...

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  • October 30, 2022

Before 2016 if you told most Americans that Donald Trump would become president, they would have laughed or thought you were joking. The outspoken businessman and tv personality was a complete outsider to the world of politics. Yet his antics and political rhetoric were not. Trump can thank Newt Gingrich...

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  • July 12, 2021

Fuck this guy: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), a noted vaccine skeptic, has once again cast doubt on the effort to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus on conservative radio ― this time by using real information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that has repeatedly been cited out of...

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  • May 10, 2021

Fear and loathing rises in the land of previous guy. The raid on Giuliani’s apartment and office netted the Feds 10 devices, laptops and phones. According to the Trump adviser, the (Giuliani) raid ignited a sense of fear inside the former President's orbit that Justice Department officials may be more willing...

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  • May 2, 2021

Remember when Trump said: “I know people that like the Confederate flag and they're not thinking about slavery”. Maybe we can finally get to that obstruction of justice because the former United States President tried to blackmail Ukraine into helping him cheat in our 2020 election. We’ll have more chances...

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  • April 29, 2021

Feebs are closing in. Rudy’s electronic devices have now been seized in a NYC raid on his Manhattan apartment (and a Park Avenue office location). Darn that Deep State down by the Four Seasons Lawn Center. The buried lede is that the warrant was blocked under the former guy, but Merrick Garland unblocked...

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  • April 28, 2021

Not very much has changed with the disinformation being generated by the usual external players. Russia Studied How to Get Americans to Make Mistakes…(how Americans take the Russia disinformation bait) – The Atlantic https://t.co/n5TIn3mf77 — Jennifer Griffin (@JenGriffinFNC) March 20, 2021 For decades now, Russian security services have studied a concept...

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  • April 23, 2021

Eight people are now dead. Six of those victims are Asian women. “Subject was arrested after a high speed chase and brought into custody unharmed” Eight people, including six Asian women, were killed in shootings at three different massage parlors in Atlanta and Acworth, Georgia, on Tuesday, according to local...

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  • March 17, 2021

Perhaps as a coda to the Trump era, the repression of journalists in a democracy got at least one setback. An Iowa jury acquitted a journalist on Wednesday in a highly unusual trial of a reporter who was arrested last spring as she covered a protest against racism and police...

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  • March 10, 2021

No one wants to hear about GameStop(gate) even if it’s not really a scandal or a flaw in capitalism. Slavoj “we must end capitalism but won't” Žižek on GameStop is like imposing a libidinal economy on Sudetenland when you take it over. Was the appeasement good for you too? There’s a market...

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  • February 2, 2021

http://www.msn.com/… The Mike Hunter, Attorney General. of Oklahoma is trying to get back $2 million the state paid to acquire a supply of hydroxychloroquine, one of the favorite snake oil remedies for Covid 19 praised by Donald Trump for much of 2020. Fox News and other right wing news media touted it endlessly as...

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  • January 28, 2021

Hunter Biden disinformation and nonsense will now return because the QAnon idiots elected to Congress want something to counter the second Trump impeachment. Bad, rather than good trouble is coming in the form of fundraising even as none of the QAnon sturmgeist came true and the hoped-for blanket pardons for...

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  • January 21, 2021

Further investigation coming as the reality emerges. The Capitol police officer was killed because he was beaten to death, not a heart attack as originally reported. Foreign money supported at least one figure involved in the 1/6 insurrection, suggesting that a 1/6 Commission be created. x The Jan 6 siege at...

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  • January 14, 2021

The New York Post. Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post. The “Ohmygerrrrrd, Hunter Biden’s Laptop!!!!!” New York Post. That newspaper is telling Trump to shove a moist woolen sock in his Hamm’s-hole, fer cripes’ sake. NY Post cover/editorial: "Sidney Powell is a crazy person. Michael Flynn suggesting martial law is tantamount...

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  • December 28, 2020

Even as he puts his White House cronies on the board of the Kennedy Center, Trump criticizes its funding in the latest COVID relief bill.  Pam Bondi, who took an illegal $25,000 donation from Trump to drop prosecution in the Trump University suit, gets a Board seat at the Kennedy...

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  • December 23, 2020

Desperation and unhingery on the way to the bunker. “Shoo fly don’t bother me”. x Inside the White House, Trump is lashing out, and everyone is in the blast zone. At this point, if officials aren't in the “use DHS or the military to impound voting machines” camp, the president...

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  • December 22, 2020

You may have heard over the weekend that Donald Jizz-O-Matic* Trump has reached the pre-bunker phase of his months-long post-presidential pout. Several news outlets reported that Trump hosted weirdo dead-enders Sidney Powell and Michael Flynn on Friday, and he considered naming Powell a special counsel to investigate the ghost of Hugo...

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  • December 21, 2020

If his puckered lips are moving, he’s lying, but the circular limit to that lie is that Ivanka has Chinese trademarks for, …. wait for it, voting machines. So this is all a delusional branding exercise,.. again. The firehose of disinformation is dribbling again, alwaystm but it dependstm on the...

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  • December 19, 2020

You may know Lindsey Graham as one of Donald Trump’s favorite — and most expendable — colon polyps. But there was a time he pretended to be a senator … with his own opinions and everything. When he ran against Donald Trump for the GOP presidential nomination, he was among the...

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  • December 18, 2020

“Bettors who wagered thousands of dollars that President Donald Trump would win the 2020 presidential election are now planning legal action against at least one online gambling site for their return.” This reminds us of the ridiculousness of the snipe-hunt for Hunter Biden related dirt in Ukraine, as OANN continues its...

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  • December 18, 2020

There are now so many pardon requests there’s a spreadsheet for them, but Trump’s so angry at the lost loyalty, the list could be smaller. Trump just sees no evil, even in a mirror. There may be a firing spree, among other irrational acts by a Trump now confronted by...

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  • December 16, 2020

Stories do have consequences, and following Trump’s American Carnage, truth will out in the larger American narrative. This James Fallows essay is worth reading, made important by the trial balloon of making Andrew Cuomo the AG nominee. For Biden personally, as president, the best thing he can do for most of...

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  • December 13, 2020

We were closer than one thinks to what can still happen without stronger Congressional action, namely an anti-democratic authoritarian regime that resembles a republic in name only. There were seven new Trump election lawsuits filed today. ‘Temporarily Suspend the Constitution’ and Impose Martial Law There was a great piece by Susan...

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  • December 3, 2020

I’m convinced Rupert Murdoch secretly launched One America News Network in secret to make Fox News appear sane. Though he probably didn’t expect Donald Trump to fall in love with it quite so easily. (I’m thinking of tweeting that I saw George Soros frantically shoving discarded Trump ballots up bigfoot’s...

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  • November 27, 2020

So what will the new conservative boogeyman be now that Republicans are finally starting to accept that Donald Trump is a lame duck à l'orange?  Well, conservative media have always played the hits from the ‘90s till today, so they’re bound to cue up a few oldies to keep the...

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  • November 25, 2020

You’d think they’d be penalized for all that disinformation, but in regard to the Trump de-election campaign, that will continue. You take what you can get in the marginally deregulated media universe, whatever “more willing” means considering the size of the Trumpist audience. x YouTube suspends, demonetizes Trump’s favorite TV news network...

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  • November 24, 2020

Trump celebrated a month and 26 days of asshat amateurism left by having a one minute briefing and taking no questions at the White House, but claiming credit for the stock market record even as he had predicted a crash with a Biden victory. x The First Lady (right) at the...

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  • November 24, 2020

Yeah, don’t expect it to make sense. Trump is a quart of strawberries shy of a full Queeg right about now. x In this tweet, the president argues that the election was the most secure election ever except for the fact that it was rigged. pic.twitter.com/SfqavDUEFA— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) November...

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  • November 13, 2020

Trump has always been a loser, but is reaching the end even as he’s trying to keep the grift going. Remember that he began campaigning for 2020 right after his inauguration. This is no different. He simply hasn’t reached the “sale by” date. The path to the bunker has 72 days...

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  • November 10, 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
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Apparently, with four days left, time has run out for the 2016-style October Surprise. Only a major terror attack(s) could make a shift in what looks to be a trending Biden victory. There’s plenty of spookery in how Giuliani and Bannon developed the pre-impeachment attempts to sway the 2020 election. Lots...

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  • October 30, 2020

A presidency whose essence is publicity and public relations, because the most important thing before declaring the pandemic over, was to “defeat despair and inspire hope”. The most important thing to Trump is to divert attention from what you aren’t doing, and defeating despair is like a war on terror....

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  • October 29, 2020

Donald Trump’s closing argument for another term boils down to … COVID isn’t such a big deal after all and Joe Biden is super-corrupt. Of course, Trump has long since locked down the delusional asshole vote, but a new poll suggests he’s failed to make inroads among members of the sane community. To wit:...

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  • October 27, 2020

Donald Trump has gone all in on accusing Hunter Biden of corruption in Ukraine, and on accusing Joe Biden of corruptly helping him. He was furious that the second debate didn’t focus on foreign policy, as he had planned to use that as his lead-in to bringing up Hunter and...

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  • October 25, 2020

Unhingery continues, as Trump lies about the wall, and over 150 times about the 2014 Veterans Choice Act. x The President claims people only say Mexico isn’t paying for the wall because it’s completed pic.twitter.com/ehPVxd4BEX— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) October 24, 2020 x Not my Wall, which will soon be finished...

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  • October 24, 2020

He’s making a habit of this, and I love it. Who ever said Democrats shouldn’t appear on Fox News? How else are its viewers ever supposed to hear the truth? x Damn. Don’t invite @PeteButtigieg on your show fools, UNLESS YOU WANT TO GET SCHOOLED! Go get ‘em, Mayor Pete....

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  • October 23, 2020

As usual GOP/Trumpian evidence makes no sense and given the Impeachment, will not make a difference. Some of us have held out hope for Tara Reade to make an appearance. x Trump aides have been telling people that the big surprise in store for tonight's debate is he's bringing Tony...

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  • October 22, 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

Remember that there have been multiple WH attempts to reframe what is primarily a Russian election offensive in 2020 as also parallel to China and Iran activity. It does explain the foreign policy whining by the Trump campaign about the debate topics. It also explains the syncretic use by Russia...

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  • October 22, 2020

The Trumpian grievance tour continues: Today in North Carolina, apparently the Trump campaign cares about whether a terrorist conspiracy gets to fly its flag. In a car-rally in Philadelphia, PBO dragged Trump about that bank account in China. x A Trump campaign worker ahead of the President’s rally in Gastonia,...

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  • October 21, 2020

Warning….Disturbing ! Well I  hope you can keep your lunch down.  This is sheer perversion and not exactly a winning strategy.  Rudy caught with hands in pants thinking the girl was 15.  Of course we know about the China bank account Trump has.  Wow.  Is this some sort of perverted...

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  • October 21, 2020

Oh, and his advisers “have their heads up their asses” — but I didn’t want to put that in the headline because this is a family-friendly column … so long as you’re not talking about my family. They think I do nothing but write anti-Trump screeds all day and smoke weed all...

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  • October 20, 2020

Trump is barely even trying to disguise his calls for violence against his political opponents: “It’s just crazy. I saw Shifty Schiff get up yesterday and say this is Russia,” Trump said Tuesday. “He’s a sick man. He is so sick. We went through two and a half years of...

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  • October 20, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Debate commission adopts new rules to mute microphones to allow Trump, Biden 2 minutes of uninterrupted time per segment. (Then mikes turn back on & candidates have at it.) Trump will no doubt replicate his gish gallop attacks during the debate trying to force Biden into a...

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  • October 20, 2020

I’ve told friends that I’m not going to completely relax until the moment Joe Biden is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts on January 20. (And after he’s reelected, I’ll look forward to his swearing-in ceremony with Hillary Clinton, the chief justice of the newly packed Supreme Court, which Thief...

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  • October 18, 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

“The political crass” …lies, damn lies, and Trump polling with 2 weeks remaining. Actually Bibb County, Trump’s at the middle Georgia regional airport doing more airplane hangar super-spreading. x What’s striking to me about Trump’s “85%” claim is that the CDC study is being misrepresented in some conservative media…but Trump...

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  • October 17, 2020

Flaily McFails is in rare deform lately. He’s never been able to land a solid punch on Joe Biden so he’s reverted to his default setting, which is to just get crazier and crazier until something appears to stick. But for some reason when you look, talk, and behave like the guy...

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  • October 15, 2020