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Since the legal  FBI search—not a raid—was revealed to have taken place at the Trump property in Mar-a-Lago, my phone has rung off the hook; what do you think, what did they get, who ratted him out? Since the punditry’s heart-pumping nonreporting began, leaning on former members of Trump’s inner...

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  • August 10, 2022

Vladimir Putin has made his second foray into Ukrainian territory since 2014, first Crimea and now poised to march into Kyiv. Both moves were against Democratic presidents, and both seem retaliatory for personal reasons. Putin’s tension with the Obama administration is well documented, especially with former Secretary of State Hilary...

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  • February 23, 2022

Remember when the Trump administration was telling Americans that an “invasion” of migrants was going to threaten our very existence in mere days. Yes, a caravan of mostly women and children was going to take your freedom in the fall of 2019. A year earlier, Mr. Trump told us to...

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  • February 9, 2022

Senator Lindsey Graham once again exposed Republicans as heartless, racist, xenophobes, bent on winning at all costs. He tried injecting heroism into the actions of border patrol agents who, literally, rode herd on desperate Haitian refugees. Despite the scenes of crying, terrified children grasping for the comfort of their mother’s...

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  • September 24, 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

By way of a baffling and contradictory threat in explaining his position, Senator Mitch McConnell, in his best southern drawl, warned “Co-cola” to not be “stupid.” Addressing a gaggle of reporters in Kentucky,  McConnell said, “It’s quite stupid to jump in the middle of a highly controversial issue,” he went...

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  • April 7, 2021

Fox News and Greg Gutfeld apparently believes he’s funny enough to go up against late night comedy programming. Because of the previous guy, the world might be safe for RW late night humor when ‘Pretentious Virtue Signaling’ can be an intelligible punch line. As if Dennis Miller on RT makes us feel better...

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  • April 6, 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

Grabbing goop everywhere. When you’re a star they let you do it. x Associates who've spoken with Trump say he's used the same vulgarity he used about Pence to describe McCarthy, saying he bowed to pressure with his House floor speech.— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) January 18, 2021 x BREAKING@GwynethPaltrow's 'vagina'...

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  • January 18, 2021

There’s a meeting of Trump and GOP lawmakers in Gettysburg PA where they will discuss a fraud to which Rudy has yet to admit under oath in court. x Trump is expected to join his attorney Rudy Giuliani in Gettysburg, PA, Wednesday where GOP state lawmakers are holding a “hearing” on...

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  • November 25, 2020

In the midst of increased voting plurality is this also true: “Trump appears to also have increased strength among rural Black voters across the ‘Black Belt.’” Will that then also reveal itself in the Georgia special US Senate election on 5 January. x REUTERS/IPSOS POLL: About 80% of Americans, including...

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  • November 11, 2020

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

Okay, this is some bullshit. And the bullshitter’s older brother, Curtis, agrees. x My sister is full of #$@%# ! Trump’s first order of business was to rush a tax credit through for the top 1%…which includes her! She, along with Trump,have no use for the working class. She only uses...

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  • October 4, 2020

Recently, Trump (a latest Covid case) claimed credit, and gave himself an “A+,” on his Covid response because we only have 200,000 plus deaths when models predicted 2 to 3 million deaths if we all did nothing in response.  (Yes, that’s an amazing argument.) But that same number, 2 to 3 million, is the number of...

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  • October 3, 2020

I attempted to watch clips of Donald Trump’s ABC Town Hall from last night. It was like watching a concussed orangutan drown in a bucket of Yoo-hoo.  Not sure why Trump agreed to do this, as it was well outside his comfort zone — that being the twin bouncy castles of...

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  • September 16, 2020

What he tweeted before he left for a round of golf: x ….This reminds me of the Dirty Dossier, which was pushed hard by John McCain, & then with a thud turned out to be a total fraud. So many other scams also. The Radical Far Left is VICIOUS, they...

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  • September 5, 2020

I have to admit, I was one of those nervous Nellies fretting the past two days over the possibility of a Trump win in November. This Kos diary, a strong Biden speech, and some robust, consistently applied cannabis therapy helped me out of my funk, but man. The PTSD (and that’s...

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  • September 1, 2020

I can’t really watch the Trump speech tonight considering how much I’ve already been exposed to the same nonsense. I actually am more concerned about Russian amphibious assault exercises in the Baltic and the reinforcement of Gotland island by Sweden (lest you think that’s trivial, there’s a US SpecOps unit...

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  • August 27, 2020

Trump has franked all of us. Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked...

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  • August 15, 2020

He’s golfing again this weekend in Bedminster. Will he do more pseudo-pressers and populate the “press corps” with “reporters’ from Epoch Times, Gateway Pundit, and OAN. “The president is back at his New Jersey golf resort, bringing his taxpayer-paid golf tab to $142 million.” x Trump’s here at Bedminster, his...

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  • August 14, 2020

Trump never read Bob Woodward’s first book on Trump, Fear, and yet, Trump does believe that there’s no such thing as bad publicity, what? Why it matters: Trump participated extensively in Woodward's research for the book, sitting for 17 interviews at the White House, Mar-a-Lago and over the phone between December...

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  • August 14, 2020

There are still people who think Trump will win in November, despite his usual attempts at kayfabe like threatening an election postponement today to distract everyone from the record slump in second quarter GDP. Despite a number of poll numbers that predict Donald Trump will lose his reelection bid, one...

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  • July 31, 2020

Billions and billions of odds and dollars are being wasted or stolen because Trump thinks he can BS his way to re-election and set up federal paramilitary forces as ‘protection squads’. x He really believes he can bullshit his way through this. https://t.co/joAVB4g1r3— digby (@digby56) July 18, 2020 x Trump doesn’t...

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  • July 18, 2020

Blake Neff, who bragged that he authored the first draft of Tucker Carlson’s programs, is gone and one can only hope that the reader of the final drafts goes as well. Because “Blake's writing and his points of view didn't affect this show”. Carlson whined about “ghouls” to attempt to reframe...

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  • July 14, 2020

The dirtiest trick might be parody, especially as Roger Stone will get his federal sentence commuted by Trump even as history might be first tragedy, then repeated as farce. Perhaps Stone will get Trump’s face tattooed on his chest. The first draft of history or the revisionist, bowdlerized version of it,...

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  • July 11, 2020

From The New York Times: As Representative Doug Collins went booth to booth at a recent Republican jamboree in northeast Georgia’s Rabun County, he was a hero, not an insurgent. No one knocked him for splitting the party with his bid against the state’s junior senator, Kelly Loeffler, who is...

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  • July 9, 2020

The Trump campaign has yet to reverse the slide but Trumpian chaos does continue. With COVID cases hitting record highs and Donald Trump’s poll numbers going in the opposite direction, (dinner party) guests agreed that Trump is probably incapable, or unwilling, to take steps to turn things around. “We have to be prepared...

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  • July 8, 2020

Trump has just issued an executive order to protect statues. This faux martial law applies only for objects, and specifically protects by inference, right-wing extremism. Because Trump wants to sanction only one side of those “very fine people” and protect appearance rather than substance in public spaces. The farcical Trump regime...

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  • June 27, 2020

The warm weather will as we have seen with recent protests, also encourage antisocial types on the margins to act out their issues trying to foment lawnmower revolts or disruptions of lawn order. x “It’s a situation where my son needs help and I hope he gets the help he needs,” Carini's...

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  • June 5, 2020

Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, on the heels of the Colin Kaepernick kneeling episode, commented in 2018 on the opinions of basketball players, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant. Both Durant and James commented harshly and profanely about the leadership of President Trump, to which Ingraham famously said, “ shut up and...

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  • June 4, 2020

Trump is no Nixon, but like Nixon, he could still win a second term, extending the latest national nightmare. x Going back further, the Kerner Commission reported in 1968 that frustration over racism and policing had been at the center of the riots in Newark and Detroit. President Nixon pivoted...

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  • May 31, 2020

Yup. Exactly the same. A Black man getting his throat crushed by a cop is exactly the same thing as the FBI investigating a presidential candidate’s numerous sketchy ties to — and lies about — Russia during and after an election in which Vladimir Putin clearly worked to help elect that candidate....

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  • May 29, 2020

Steve Schmidt progressively fine-tunes his critique on the president and this time he includes the president’s supporters in the Right-Wing media. The excoriation was palpable. Steve Schmidt nails the President x x YouTube Video Watch full episodes here. Steve Schmidt had some doozies in his assessment of Donald Trump in this particular...

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  • May 20, 2020

Pew pew pew and the operation warp speed…. x President Trump compared the accelerated effort to develop a coronavirus vaccine by January 2021 to the Manhattan Project. Experts have noted that a timeline of even 12 to 18 months is optimistic.https://t.co/Bb1ibQwfcs — All Things Considered (@npratc) May 15, 2020 x...

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  • May 15, 2020

“There has been so much unnecessary death in this country. It could have been stopped and it could have been stopped short, but somebody a long time ago, it seems, decided not to do it that way. And the whole world is suffering because of it.” The Spanish Inquisition is...

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  • April 27, 2020

When last we saw Rudy Giuliani, he was either getting locked out of his own phone or scouring Ukraine for the Chili’s placemat Jesus wrote the Bible on. Or something. I forget, honestly.  Well, he’s back, and his brain is still as curdled as month-old goat yogurt. Here he was...

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  • April 24, 2020

Live blog below (yes, it is a pseudo-campaign rally, but the various Trumpian errors often make it worth it, also some folks like watching trainwrecks) 5:00* PM EDT (*it rarely starts on time) Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing The White House The Trump premise continues...

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  • April 17, 2020

Fox News, the platform that will get you killed Laura Ingraham falsely claims that the death rate is ten times less than what it was likely to be. She believes California should get all of its people back to work. Former Secretary of Education who should know better claims that...

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  • April 17, 2020

Today’s COVID presser approached a high point in propaganda content: x “That's one million eight hundred and seventy thousand million tests.” pic.twitter.com/AKxe9h3vVI— Matt Rogers (@Politidope) April 7, 2020 Example of the anecdotal rather than the scientific evidence and the “Trump = miracle worker” meme x Michigan Democrat politician says Hydroxychloriquine...

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  • April 8, 2020

In the wake of the firing of Fox News business host Trish Regan, who labeled the coronavirus an “impeachment scam,” it reminds me more every day of Republican hypocrisy. From Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, the finger-pointing and shouts of stop politicizing the COVID-19 virus...

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  • April 1, 2020

Aside from the forced separation of families, The #TrumpPlague will be more than about fleas and rats. The Trumpian aversion to accurate data elsewhere has brought the nation to the edge of the golden hour. x If the mortality rate is 1%, that means 50,000 of the cases from the...

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  • March 15, 2020

Although today is not the actual date of birth for Civil Rights and humanitarian leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we have given him the ultimate American honor, a day off for workers, and retail sales prices at your favorite stores.  I hope that we keep in mind that Dr....

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  • January 20, 2020

For some Trumpers, not even the spawn is racist enough for some of its followers in 2020. Still early days, but Trumpism may be in the beginning stages of base fracturing among its Christian nationalists and its GOP conservatives primarily on how racist they should be. No Night of the Long Knives...

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  • November 12, 2019

I’m sure most of you have seen the clip from last night’s car wreck of a Laura Ingraham show where she and her all star panel of a torture advocate and alleged child rapist smeared today’s witness in the impeachment hearings, Lt. Colonel Alexander S. Vindman. If not: The torture enabler was...

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  • October 30, 2019

Alexandra Chalupa is the Ukrainian_American former DNC staffer who tried to alert the nation of the danger that was Paul Manafort before the 2016 election and was subsequently smeared by Republicans for her efforts. So when she saw the below clip from the Laura Ingraham show on Fox, slandering the...

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  • October 29, 2019

Matt Whittaker offered the latest Trumpie defense of the indefensible: Former Trump Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Offers Stunning Impeachment Defense: ‘Abuse of Power is Not a Crime’ Speaking with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, Whitaker blasted the House Democrats for “secret testimony” and “selective leaking to preferred outlets” after warning that...

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  • October 23, 2019

Shepard Smith's recent, abrupt resignation isn’t the only crisis Fox News is facing these days. Aside from allegations that conservatives simply will not tolerate any dissenting voices amid a chorus that worships Donald Trump, the right-wing cable news outlet is struggling as it tries to fight the public opinion battle over impeachment....

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  • October 16, 2019
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Trump is at the Minneapolis Target Center tonight for yet another campaign rally. Below is the Daniel Dale tweet thread in anticipation of another even more stupid Trump statement. It is unbearable to put up with such repetition of falsehoods, but there’s always that hope of some ad-libbed idiocy “><p...

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  • October 11, 2019

Pedophilia and sexual assault have never been a deal breaker within the GOP. Neither have the scumbags who protect them. Despite the fact that as a wrestling coach at Ohio State University, Rep. Jim Jordan knew the team doctor was sexually assaulting kids on the team according to multiple former athletes, he did nothing to stop them....

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  • September 29, 2019