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To begin with, the Constitution makes no allowance for the arrest of a lawless current or former President. If that presidential exception existed, a sitting president could stand on Fifth Ave and shoot someone; Oh, wait! Despite the mountain of evidence, Donald Trump is not in jail for inciting a...

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  • July 25, 2022

Asking a rhetorical question; Is there an ongoing social experiment in this country that has continually pigeon-holed Black people and left the cage open for white men? If you ask a black man or woman—of mature age, we can point out the historical and verbal gymnastics that subtly brainwash our...

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  • September 17, 2021

Donald Trump, the man with gold-plated bathroom fixtures and a 10,000 dollar portrait of himself bought with money donated to his corrupt and now-defunct charity, thinks that the 1.7 million [tax-free] dollars paid to his CFO, Allen Weisselberg, were a fringe benefit, or just Trump change. Anyone still buying into...

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  • July 2, 2021

Donald Trump has ruined a lot of lives. Usually that’s a tragedy. But sometimes it careens mighty close to comedy. Needless to say, those who hitched their wagon to Donald Trump were staring at a billowy, cornucopian rectum for what must have seemed an eternity. And now they’re in a ditch, with a...

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  • June 12, 2021

On Jan. 6, Donald Trump took advantage of a phalanx of weak-minded sheep to do his bidding, sending them into the fray at the Capitol while he cooled his bone-spurred heels in the safety of his KFC-redolent villain’s lair. That’s not my assessment. Except for the KFC part, that’s basically...

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  • May 18, 2021

Normal tourists to the Capitol don’t cheer ‘hang the VP’ as they enter, but disinformation and delusion are the coin of the Trumpist realm. Andrew Clyde (R-GA), a gun dealer, is Doug Collins’s successor in the House of Representatives. Turns out it was four months, and "pro-Trump media" was Congress....

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  • May 13, 2021

#RacistAttacksProtesters #MarvinScottIII #JusticeForMarvin During a peaceful protest and demonstration at the intersection between the cities of Plano and Frisco in North Texas, a racist white man runs up screaming, cursing and swinging at Kamona Young, a black woman and others as we blocked traffic. We block traffic for Marvin Scott...

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  • May 10, 2021

How Trumpian… x The event, which featured a cheering crowd behind DeSantis as he spoke on Fox & Friends, was billed as a rally “for the best governor in the USA.” It's unclear if it was an official governor's event or campaign rally. https://t.co/tW320OIEwE — Axios (@axios) May 6, 2021...

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  • May 6, 2021

Previous guy colluded with Russia, led a Capitol insurrection, and is not rotting in a prison cell. But if it happens, could there be enough secessionist nut-logs ready and willing to bust him out. “I think this blending of the far-right militia movement with overt secessionism is something I think we’re...

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  • April 14, 2021

(Apr. 13 ) The “prime suspect” was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the 25-year-old disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart. Paul Flores, 44, who was the last person seen with Smart on the California Polytechnic State University campus in San Luis Obispo before she vanished in 1996,...

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  • April 13, 2021

Actually, had Spielberg reduced the running time, the film 1941 might have been a classic. The classic film history teaching exercise would be to edit it down to 2 hours. Craig Lindsey’s article argues for the Pogo conclusion that the enemy is us when we allow fear to take over. 2020 did that...

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  • April 2, 2021

Sadly, she might have been right.  It doesn’t matter how many police officers were injured or killed, how many were attacked with bear spray, fire extinguishers and flag staffs, or how many eyes were gouged, or how much feces were spread on the walls:  the rioters were white and privileged. But the cardinal...

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  • March 27, 2021

Assuming Jason Miller is a real person and not a failed Soviet-era experiment to cross the human genome with the formula for Axe Body Spray, he appears to be in some trouble. According to The Guardian, the former former-guy spox, who impregnated another Trump campaign adviser while engaging in an...

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  • March 25, 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

Plenty of dimwittedness to share as Trump demands via a cease and desist order that the GOP not use his likeness or name unless they pay for it. Also, Trump threatens to negative campaign against Lisa Murkowski in yet another empty threat. And finally Trump returns to NYC, the reasons for...

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  • March 7, 2021

Every Republican in the Arizona Senate co-sponsored a resolution demanding the Supervisor of Elections for Arizona’s largest county, Maricopa, to be arrested for declaring Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 election and for not complying with their illegal demand to turn over election equipment and mail-in ballots to a Trump-allied firm...

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  • February 28, 2021

It is true that white supremecy reigned on Jan 6th and still does but stupid does not actually know any color.  This guy is everything opposite of Eugene Goodman. How this man aligns himself with whites who are using him as a black prop is beyond me.  From Right Wing Watch. http://www.rightwingwatch.org/…...

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  • February 19, 2021

Here’s the latest news today out of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D), who announced a 2022 Senate bid earlier this month, said in a statement Tuesday that he will not accept donations from the fossil fuel industry in his run. Fetterman said in the statement obtained by The Hill via...

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  • February 16, 2021

Oh these rioters, so mollycoddled. Organic food in jail. No problem. Personally want my Harrod’s delivery, or I’m on hunger strike! I booked a holiday. No problem just as long as you don’t go to DC. Can I have a break during my sentence then? Imagine if this was how...

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  • February 8, 2021

This may be nothing more than a clever trolling exercise, but I’m curious to see what becomes of it. x .@williamlegate and I are going to prove that progressives can make a better pillow, run a better business and help make the world a better place while doing it.— David Hogg...

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  • February 4, 2021

There’s going to be a lot of swearing in this. Let me begin: What the fucking fuck? A woman accused of participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol asked a federal judge for permission to leave the country on vacation later this month – and got it. …...

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  • February 3, 2021

Normal, decent people were outraged when Kyle Rittenhouse, the Kenosha killer charged with first-degree intentional homicide, was made into a right-wing celebrity. All of the videos we’ve seen of him are unpleasant, whether he’s shooting people, or punching a girl. Yet Tucker Carlson praised him. Failed actor Rick Schroeder put...

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  • January 29, 2021

For a brief moment after Trump sent his myrmidons to storm the Capitol where Mitch McConnell was telling the Senate the Biden election was legal, he was angry at what had just happened that he actually showed emotion. “The mob was fed lies,” the GOP leader said on the Senate...

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  • January 28, 2021

I belonged to a Veteran group on Facebook. The administrator came on and said because of “Big Tech” conspiring against conservatives, he would move to an alt-site like Gab or Parlor.  He talked all about the First Amendment and the hate he feels coming towards Republicans. Once again, Fox and...

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  • January 11, 2021

Yes, this dude was from Florida, because 2020 just does not want to let go. It’s okay, 2020. Shhhh. It will be all right. Go to the light. 2021 is clearly up to the task. The Hill: A man who was photographed carrying Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) lectern during the Capitol...

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  • January 9, 2021

Yes, this dude was from Florida, because 2020 just does not want to let go. It’s okay, 2020. Shhhh. It will be all right. Go to the light. 2021 is clearly up to the task. The Hill: A man who was photographed carrying Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) lectern during the Capitol...

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  • January 9, 2021

Not sure how this will fly after yesterday’s events, but here it is. The worst person in the country wants to grant himself clemency—because if you want a job done right, you have to do it yourself. Plus, everyone else thinks he’s a lunatic now. (Join the club, obsequious idiots.) The...

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  • January 7, 2021
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  • December 27, 2020

How is it possible that my respect for Donald Trump can still be diminished on December 19, 2020? As COVID-19 kills more than 3,000 Americans a day and Russia basically declares war on our country, Trump is monomaniacally focused on embarrassing himself further. He’s lost to Joe Biden, other casino operators,...

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  • December 19, 2020

Dodge City, Kansas Mayor Joyce Warshaw quit two things, her mayorship, and her Republican Party. She felt safe, no more. Kansas Mayor would take it no more. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. According to the Washington Post, The emails and voice mails to Dodge City, Kan., Mayor Joyce...

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A loser’s victory rally, what a message. In his Valdosta, Georgia speech on Saturday Trump will essentially repeat his 46 minute Facebook rant from Wednesday with a few local references and additional stupid ad libs. Save that hour for more productive activities that don’t involve super-spreading. They’re “not dumb in Georgia” but...

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  • December 3, 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

Did you have this one on your road to the apocalypse bingo card? A 17-year-old kid brings an AR-15 to a protest, kills two people and wounds another, and eventually gets sprung from jail with the help of the My Pillow guy and the kid from Silver Spoons. Of course...

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  • November 21, 2020

We’re not humoring Trump’s father Fred with a Potemkin executive desk to humor delusional derangement. It has always been deadly serious. Whatever his bluff, call it. Trump is leveraging some negotiated pardon that even includes the NY state charges. Flight from the country to evade prosecution could still be the only option. Trump’s...

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  • November 20, 2020

Time after time, succeeding presidents have followed less than stellar Republican administrations feeling obligated to bestow forgiveness. Richard Nixon masterminded a crime, known to every police drama watcher as B&E, breaking and entering. Nixon was disgracefully relegated to the dustbin of history, but that dustbin was a mansion off the...

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  • November 13, 2020

Don’t dangle Twitter threads like this in front of me when my heart is already bursting with schadenfreude. Are you trying to kill me, Twitter? It’s too much! Quick, someone show me a Chachi tweet to bring me down! Or some Jon Voight gibberish. I can’t safely hold this much joy...

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  • November 12, 2020

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, knows the Trump crime family better than almost anyone. And, needless to say, he’s no longer impressed. After discussing his unlikely friendship with Rosie O’Donnell, who visited him in prison, Cohen told MSNBC’s Ari Melber he believes either Trump or a member of...

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  • November 11, 2020

Do you really believe the little turtle and pig Barr and loonie Graham and others will go so far as to try and disenfranchise the first Black /Asian woman VP in American history?   Do you think after countries including France, and Israel and even Saudia Arabia have offered congratulations will be...

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  • November 10, 2020

If 70 million voted for Trump, the GOP expects that number or more will rise up to nullify the 2020 election and overthrow the government. Just remember that Kimberly Guilfoyle Humiliated the Trump Campaign by Offering a Lap Dance to the Highest Donor. Expect more stunts that won’t finance what they...

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  • November 9, 2020

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 for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • November 7, 2020

That image is not a joke. Lisa Matassa, a country singer and big Trump fan, sent out this tweet and Trump retweeted it. You have to scroll a bit down on his twitter feed to see it, but I nerved myself up and did so. Mediaite has this and a...

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  • October 7, 2020

I’ll just get this out of the way at the outset. I doubt that Donald Trump will ever go to prison. It’s just too hard to imagine a former U.S. president breaking rocks — or whatever the equivalent for a bone spur-riddled silver spoon might be. Crocheting doilies, maybe? I don’t...

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  • October 2, 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

I have lived a lot of years, and I have seen a lot of injustices.  The “talk” that has been so widely spoken about in the media and by black mothers and fathers is a real thing. There was a time, when it was a mitigating factor but never eliminated...

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  • August 28, 2020

Back to 1954 is the desperate place that Trump is going to spread disinformation. The GOP has tried to make Democrats “godless”, because how else could you win an election. Trump even brought his brother’s funeral to the White House to counter the spiritual expressions at the DNC. Trump got his...

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  • August 22, 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

        Donald Drumpf’s campaign chairman went to jail. So did his personal lawyer. His long-time political consigliere was convicted of serious federal crimes, and his national security advisor pled guilty to others. Several Russian spies were indicted in absentia. Career intelligence agents and military officers were alarmed enough...

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  • August 15, 2020

The Supreme Court in June released a flurry of opinions some of which were applauded by myself and many others as we braced ourselves for the worst.  For example, LGBT rights being upheld. But since the summer recess, they have issued many important decisions. What they are doing is hiding...

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  • August 14, 2020

The Supreme Court in June released a flurry of opinions some of which were applauded by myself and many others as we braced ourselves for the worst.  For example, LGBT rights being upheld. But since the summer recess, they have issued many important decisions. What they are doing is hiding...

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  • August 14, 2020

Trump believes that delivery of a vaccine will alter the election results, a quarter-million people might agree if they were still alive by election day. A similar ignorance of COVID has brought a similar disregard for human life and human rights. The leader of Belarus urging his people to drink...

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  • August 13, 2020