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With roughly a third of Americans who identify themselves as Republicans, the party bombards us with the term American People at every utterance. With almost 60% of the country fully vaccinated, Republicans say the American People have doubts. Yesterday, Mitch McConnell, in response to questions about the insurrection, said the...

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  • October 20, 2021

Now that Texas, Georgia, and Florida Republicans have left America by subverting the right of every American to vote, let us look at the rest of the southern Republicans, 66% of which favor secession. According to several polls, the phantom confederacy overwhelmingly favors leaving the Union. To be fair, five...

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  • July 16, 2021

There is a lot of media hand-wringing over a little mind with tiny thoughts who has been elevated into a big political voice by the liberal press. Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson, a distant heir to the Swanson frozen-food fortune, is as slimy and indigestible as a pile of cream...

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  • July 7, 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

World events and notorious characters can have a significant impact on baby-naming conventions over time. That’s why you didn’t have a lot of kids named Adolf, Pol Pot, or Smallpox Blisters in your high school homeroom. And it’s why “Jeffrey Toobin” will henceforth be regarded as a simple declarative sentence instead...

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  • June 11, 2021

Even in Arizona, the Fraudit continues, now interrupted by high school graduations. “We can’t indulge these insane lies any longer. As a party. As a state. As a country” This is as readily falsifiable as 2+2=5. If we don’t call this out… Wow. The Republican who took over Maricopa County...

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  • May 16, 2021

I took my first shot of the Pfizer vaccine two days after my birthday. I had my second shot 21 days later, and I am well past the two-week waiting period to be considered fully vaccinated. Now that I have reached that milestone, I am ready for the next public...

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  • May 14, 2021

The Black Codes of the late 1800s are making a comeback in America. These ordinances were meant to control the free movement of people of color using minor infractions as the reasoning, which was a literal attempt to keep black people in their place. The beginnings of policing in America...

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  • April 16, 2021

Received this e-mail today from Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón (D. CA), in support of Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager’s (D. CA) State Senate campaign in the upcoming special election to fill outgoing LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell’s (D. CA) seat on March 2nd: Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager (D. CA) As...

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  • February 25, 2021

Speechless.   Just speechless.    According to CNN, Mike Pence is starting a PAC to defend Donald Trump’s record and they remain close friends. What in the world?  Some man incites a mob, a former boss, hunts me and not just me but my family, screaming down the halls of congress, Hang...

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  • February 24, 2021

We discuss why “abstraction” is the root cause of good people doing bad things with a clear conscience. We discuss the GOP cult & more. Abstraction must not absolve x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • January 18, 2021

Her closing statement could be taken figuratively and literally. Karen Finney had the most important message to Democrats & GOP today. Karen Finney nails it x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. I was really disappointed with the overall coverage of the Sunday morning shows today. Recently, Anand Giridharadas...

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  • January 17, 2021

Many of the election lawsuit challenges brought by Trump and his allies have been dismissed under a somewhat obscure to the public, but fundamental in the law, doctrine known as “standing.”  I would need a lot of space to fully describe the standing doctrine, but at core what it is requires is...

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  • January 5, 2021

Film director & journalist Michael Nigro, a long hauler talks about COVID-19 deniers and how do we move them to the real world. Michael Nigro, a long hauler speaks x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • November 23, 2020

Democratic Analyst Karen Finney would have none of it as she challenged former GOP NJ Governor Chris Christie to knock sense into their Party. Karen Finney checks Chris Christie x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Earlier on This Week's panel, Chris Christie attempted to absolve himself from the...

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  • November 22, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Georgia courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff gained national acclaim in the spring of 2017, when he came shy of the 50 percent threshold to flip a reliably red congressional seat in the first competitive special election of Donald...

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  • November 2, 2020
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With all the news that’s going on, this has resurfaced: According to court filings obtained by American Ledger, North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis’ ex-wife alleged “cruel and inhuman treatment” by Tillis, raising questions about the reasons surrounding the couple’s eventual divorce. In Tennessee, where the couple was married, “cruel...

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  • October 11, 2020

Trump probably created more “diers” today with a crowd who wanted to celebrate something probably not miraculous, but the product of magical thinking. x WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump makes 1st public appearance since hospital release; White House won't say if he's still contagious with virus.— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) October 10,...

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  • October 10, 2020

George Washington shepherded the United States through the War for Independence and presided, literally, over the birth of the nation, without panic. Abraham Lincoln guided the United States through the literal secession and reuniting of the Union, without panic. Franklin Delano Roosevelt told the nation we had nothing to fear,...

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  • September 25, 2020

Love it: Over the past several years Republican Lindsey Graham has acquired the reputation of a flip-flopper. Once a detractor of Donald J. Trump, the senator from South Carolina is now one of his most loyal allies. As the debate over who will fill the seat of the late Supreme Court...

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  • September 22, 2020

I know many are hearing the same thing in other states but here in Florida, it is ridiculous and with DeSantis heading the ignorance,  the careful are being harrassed. x Beautiful state. I enjoyed myself in Florida last week. Hardly any masks worn either. People respect one another’s personal space...

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  • September 17, 2020

Rudy Giuliani hasn’t kept his gaslight under a bushel, but may get prosecuted, not for his quasi-espionage or actions supporting Trump’s re-election, but simply for defrauding the US Treasury. x To get the amount of money Giuliani did, business owners must prove payroll expenses between $720,000 and $1.68 million in 2019....

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  • September 17, 2020

Remember when Donald Trump was “Individual 1”?  Those were the days — before he became “President Tens of Thousands of Unnecessary Deaths.” Well, it turns out Trump really is a businessman. He can do a cost-benefit analysis like a champ — so long as it relates to hiding porn-star sex from...

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  • September 7, 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

Received this e-mail today from EMILY’s List in support of Paulette Jordan’s (D. ID) U.S. Senate campaign: Did you see the news? We just endorsed Paulette Jordan to flip a Senate seat in Idaho this year! This is a tough race, but Paulette has what it takes, and we know the EMILY's...

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  • September 6, 2020

This is awesome: A campaign event for U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., in North Forsyth was interrupted by Black Lives Matter supporters on Thursday afternoon. About four individuals began chanting “Black lives matter” during Loeffler's remarks at the Sawnee Mountain Park community building during a campaign event attended by several...

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  • September 5, 2020

Karen Finney is not new at this. She knows exactly how to present the Democratic message & pushback. She perfectly contrasts Biden & Trump. Karen Finney knows how to get the message out. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Karen Finney appeared on This Week recently. She presented...

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  • September 1, 2020

Salon interviewed Arizona Democratic Party Chairwoman, Felicia Rotellini, and Republican strategist, Paul Bentz, about how Arizona is becoming a Blue State and how Donald Trump and U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) have helped push the state into blue territory: “Both chambers are on the precipice of turning blue for...

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  • August 27, 2020

So U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) was busted doing this: x YouTube Video Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional...

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  • August 27, 2020

In other GOP nonsense, Trump is spending time in battleground states trying to get airport rallies to substitute for Tulsa-like covid-spreader events. But the marginal stories are the ones that a desperate Trump is trying to give air, as if that will compensate for losing pretty much everywhere. Trump congratulating...

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  • August 19, 2020

Putting this up because some of us are watching this live. Some of you may have comments. x YouTube Video x Kamala Harris will be campaigning from inside Donald Trump’s head. No word on what social distancing is like in there.— Dan Rather (@DanRather) August 12, 2020 x “I have...

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  • August 12, 2020

Apparently, Donald Trump can’t conceive of a running mate who isn’t the quasi-vertebrate equivalent of premasticated Cream of Wheat. Four years ago, Trump chose Mike Pence, who’s basically invisible when he’s not conspicuously smooching Trump’s ass. And being the sick, sick little man he is, Trump thought Joe Biden was...

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  • August 12, 2020

Ok, so far U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) is guilty of doing this: Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional...

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  • August 3, 2020

August Surprise possible tomorrow, x Looking forward to seeing that “full and complete” health care plan that @realDonaldTrump has promised he will sign by Aug 2. pic.twitter.com/m2OEBoAGps— Karen Tumulty (@ktumulty) July 20, 2020 x Trump’s searching for his health plan, which he said he’d sign today, out on the golf...

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  • August 1, 2020

x Since Dr Fauci's analysis of our chart in the US Congress is so widely reported https://t.co/wNrGv58ufA It is wrong to believe that the US finds many more cases than Europe because of 'better testing' The positive rate in the US is higher than in *every single European country* pic.twitter.com/bQ3xly2lpG...

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  • August 1, 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

Trump cares not to acknowledge that he was briefed on Russian bounties on US troops, much like the 150,000 COVID deaths exceeding war dead from the last century’s wars. These are why he will lose in November, but until then, he will worry about our knowing he’s had some mini-strokes...

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  • July 30, 2020

Don’t care as long as we win. Prefer Harris, Warren, and Duckworth to stay in the Senate. Rice would make a better “heartbeat away” than Demings or any of the others. Democrats can’t keep defaulting to “party elders” or the corporatists. x NEW: Joe Biden’s VP candidates ranked by pick likelihood 1-...

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  • July 28, 2020

So U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) was busted doing this: x YouTube Video Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional...

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  • July 25, 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

Real researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, clinicians, grade-schoolers, and your aunt Karen, recognize that the wearing of masks reduces the spread of the coronavirus. Those who will not admit it, know their resistance to masks is because they think it does not go well with a Red Hat. Far from being...

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  • July 17, 2020
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Trump went to another COVID “hotspot” and gave an infrastructure speech because it's that week again. CNN and MSNBC had the good taste not to broadcast it. Trump wore no mask, in violation of Atlanta policy. Strange how only GOP governors void local mask mandates, not coincidentally they have higher...

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  • July 16, 2020

“He's not just delusional. He is not just narcissistic. Trump's behavior with the coronavirus pandemic is intentional. He is malevolent. He is a first-degree mass murderer.” — Dr. John Gartner, Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University Medical School His Evil is reinforced by his media consumption, malevolent Trump is (still) Evil, there's...

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  • July 14, 2020

Room Rater is now being used as a throwaway line for happy-talk television, so this Twitter site that rates the backgrounds we use for our Skype/Zoom conversations now draws our attention. The reality is that most backgrounds are just that, even as their detail is a measure of the quality of...

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  • July 13, 2020

Reactionaries just do their Chad/Karen thing, believing that their speech rights trump others. In this case municipally sanctioned street murals do have some protections. x A Martinez, California couple defaced a Black Lives Matter street mural hours after it was complete, using black paint 😡 pic.twitter.com/RBJyMel4EV— HOT 97 (@HOT97) July...

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  • July 10, 2020

I have never seen such stupidity and idiot leadership in one country in my life.      Do I have faith in the American people to wear a mask and social distance?  Hell No.  They don’t have sense enough to believe science and truth.  They only believe if they get...

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  • July 3, 2020

As reported by DailyKos recently, a white woman, Susan G. Schulz, in the community of Montclair, NJ, harassed a black man by demanding that he tell her if he had a permit to build something in his backyard. Who gives her that right? Well, we can all surmise. #PermitKaren will regret her...

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  • July 3, 2020