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Rube Goldberg was an inventor and cartoonist who satirically depicted complicated machines to perform simple tasks used to show the absurdity of over-thinking. In March of 2016, with eight months to go in former President Obama’s first term, the then-Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell refused to consider the current Attorney...

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  • June 16, 2021

Just broke by the New York Times and picked up by Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow: Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress As the Justice Department investigated who was behind leaks of classified information early in the Trump administration, it took a highly unusual step: Prosecutors subpoenaed...

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  • June 11, 2021

Trump's DOJ secretly obtained Washington Post reporters’ phone records “The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post journalists' phone records and tried to obtain their email records over reporting they did in the early months of the Trump administration on Russia's role in the 2016 election, according to government letters...

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  • May 8, 2021

No. No.  We don’t need infrastructure bills in America .   We are fine according to republicans.  Well, that state of mind is being changed I bet as I type. (or maybe not according to Republican thinking)  Manatee County Florida is under mandatory evacuations and every homeowner can expect higher homeowner...

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  • April 3, 2021

The GOP hunt for unicorns continues as only the southern border seems to leak Middle Eastern terrorists (not). This fiction was floated during the “caravan” scare pimped during the midterm election and is a continuation of the “Muslim Ban” from the first month of the Trump regime. “Sir Lanka” (whoever...

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  • March 16, 2021

Everybody’s favorite cultural caricatures came out from beneath their rocks because they have nothing to contribute while we wait for the final chapter in the Trump era. The same idiots who hate the French and ignorantly rebranded French(sic) Fries “Freedom Fries” now want to mock the contextualizing of cultural products...

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  • March 11, 2021

Aside from not putting himself in quarantine upon return from Mexico, Ted Cruz continues to lose the PR battle of abandoning his Texas constituents. Because he’s a populist, he also got “mariachied” today. Like a normal person naming his dog Ted Cruz, Ted’s an unreal populist. Beto O'Rourke drove from El...

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  • February 22, 2021

Yesterday on Reliable Sources, CNN’s Brian Stelter interviewed his colleague Jake Tapper about the Trump years, which I kind of thought would end in spectacular fashion like a Hindenburg Hindenberder crash but are instead gradually pissing out like a leaky balloon at a children’s birthday party. And Tapper, who frequently interviewed Barbie Riefenstahl Kellyanne...

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  • December 28, 2020

Yemen’s Houthi rebels in Yemen finally gave the United Nations access to a disintegrating oil tanker that threatens the northern Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba's coral reefs and coastal communities. Safer, the tanker, had been abandoned with over 1.1 million barrels of crude oil (four times the amount of the...

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  • December 18, 2020

Trump’s doing nothing about the continuing rise in Covid cases, and is spending his time at golf and continuing to sow chaos on the path to the bunker. Meanwhile the derangement spreads to Newt Gingrich. x The more data comes out on vote anomalies that clearly are not legitimate the...

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  • November 28, 2020

“Sometimes you own the libs; sometimes the libs own you.” says a new Olivia Nuzzi piece. Nuzzi does get the inside WH dope probably better than Maggie Haberman because Trump does like talking to her rather than leak information. Trump worrying about assassination is not something related to being IMPOTUS,...

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  • November 13, 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

Everyone is screaming over Trump’s absolute indifference to the safety of the Secret Service agents sworn to protect him at their risk of the own lives. The speculation is that he needed the adulation of his supporters, or that he wanted to keep the campaign momentum going, or that he...

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  • October 5, 2020

Hooowee it’s a big news day today. Trump fled questions, if only from the counterintelligence question that for the cost of a minor weapons program, a foreign country could purchase his influence. And then there’s the selling of state secrets. x MOMENTS AGO: President Trump leaves White House press briefing,...

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  • September 28, 2020

Kos has noted that Donald Trump’s campaign appears to be out of money — or close to it, anyway. It’s been hemorrhaging cash faster than a Trump business or Trump-led government, and now The New York Times is giving us a bit of an inside look at all that gruesome bloodshed....

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  • September 7, 2020

Desperate measures, manipulating the process, the results, anything that can result in staying in power. April Ryan on CNN stated that Trump “looks like he’s in decline, not just mentally but physically.” Donald Trump is not only the most improbable, confounding president America has ever produced; he is also clearly the...

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  • August 15, 2020

Antarctica is estimated to have a quarter of the world’s marine methane stores. Methane, a dangerous greenhouse gas ( 25% more potent than the greenhouse gas CO2), accelerates global heating, aggravating the planetary climate emergency and collapse of biodiversity. The first methane leak discovered in Antarctica is on the Wilkes Subglacial Basin...

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  • July 27, 2020

“Quit being so emotional, Elaine, it’s not about the people, it’s about the money.” Mick Mulvaney to Elaine Duke, acting director of Homeland security in 2017. Of course, he did. Some news outlets stated that he was joking, where have we heard that canard before? If we have learned anything...

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  • July 12, 2020

The Trump crime spree continues and the carnage cannot be commuted because Roger Stone remains a convicted felon. Trump’s minions have all but declared victory now that Trump put on a mask, like 134,000 deaths don’t count. x Retweet if you agree trump is the most corrupt president in United...

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  • July 12, 2020

I think highly of Vanity Fair’s Gabe Sherman, but his latest piece with the information that Moscow MItch is giving Trump until Labor Day to turn things around or he is on his own is complete and utter bullshit. Nervous Republicans worried about losing the Senate are now debating when...

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  • July 3, 2020

Apparently there’s RWNj demand for something that’s like Twitter but monetizes subscription scams and harvests influence among like-minded crazies.  Parler is the RWNJ refuge from Twitter, like it makes much of a difference considering Twitter still allows Trump to tweet. So much work just so you can show reactionary “tongue-in-cheek”...

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  • June 26, 2020

To be clear, I do not condone this. Not at all. And, unlike Trump, if someone came to me with this kind of information, I’d contact the FBI immediately — not say, “I love it, especially later in the summer.” Because, you know, I’m a real American with real American values,...

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  • May 15, 2020

We will never ever know if Trump or Pence has tested positive or negative regarding Covid19.  They lie about everything and unless they both end up hospitalized in ICU and on ventilators, they will always say they test negative.   They will say that because unlike Boris in UK, our constitution...

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  • May 7, 2020

…because it was the Chinese, broken test, no ammunition, the World Health Organization, stupid governors, and now the old standby, immigrants. Since the day Donald Trump stood before a rally crowd on February 28, 2020, in South Carolina and alluded that the coronavirus is part of a “new hoax,” the...

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  • April 22, 2020

The massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 was an environmental calamity of epic proportions. Two hundred and five million gallons of crude oil and two hundred and twenty-five tons of methane spilled into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast. Now a new study by...

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  • February 15, 2020

Nov 20, 2019 'Everyone Was in the Loop' Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified that President Trump ordered a pressure campaign on Ukraine and that senior-most administration officials knew about it. “It doesn't matter whether you like him. It doesn't matter if you dislike him,” Adam Schiff said. “What matters is whether...

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  • January 27, 2020

I rise (reluctantly) to Bolton’s defense here, against the many comments accusing him of being self-serving and wanting to know why he hasn’t spoken up way earlier. Bolton was the national security advisor, and as such remains under lifelong restrictions as to what he can say publicly. Without a subpoena,...

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  • January 27, 2020

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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  • December 12, 2019

Politico is reporting that Trump's strain with Pentagon inspires talk of more departures: Even before Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s forced ouster this weekend, a handful of the Pentagon's highest-ranking officials have been debating just when they would feel compelled to resign over what they see as Trump's disregard for the...

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  • November 26, 2019

The Arms for Dirt whistleblower has, like Christopher Steele and his dossier, yet to be proven wrong, and yet considerable effort has been spent on trying to discredit them. Several times during today’s hearings attempts were made to try to insert the whistleblower into the proceedings. The reasons are mainly...

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  • November 14, 2019

Holy Cow Patties, we didn’t even hear a peep from Devin during the storming of the SCIF, but he’s been a busy cowpoke. NEW: A top aide to Rep. Devin Nunes has been providing conservative politicians and journalists with information—and misinformation—about the anonymous whistleblower who triggered the biggest crisis of...

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  • October 29, 2019

It’s a fast-moving day and a press conference was scheduled for 4pm. Trump’s last such presser at the UNGA was “free-wheeling” so the cray-cray might be especially wild. Chances are that the GOP members of House/Senate Intel committees need to leak the complaint contents to the WH, which may explain...

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  • October 12, 2019

Well, this is perfect. Washington Post “In his quest to rewrite the history of the 2016 election, President Trump’s personal attorney has turned to an unusual source of information: Trump’s imprisoned former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Rudolph W. Giuliani in recent months has consulted several times with Manafort through the federal...

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  • October 3, 2019

Since Donald Trump thinks he can do no wrong, he apparently didn’t fully comprehend the danger inherent in releasing the transcript of his call with Ukraine’s new president. But less brain-damaged Republicans apparently understand the gravity of the situation that the 8,000-pound White House gorilla has put them in. The...

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  • September 25, 2019

Last month the Kyiv Post, Ukraine’s oldest English Language newspaper, made use of an old  American colloquialism when it told Hizdizzhoner Rudy Giuliani in no uncertain terms to Get Lost! “On Aug. 21, The New York Times reported that Giuliani had met with Andriy Yermak, a key aide to President Volodymyr...

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  • September 22, 2019

At some point we have to start checking their basements for pods, right? Can they really be this empty and soulless? Republicans who were once on the right side of history have sworn fealty — in droves — over the past four years to the least admirable man on the...

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  • September 14, 2019

As if the misery of the Bahamian people was not horrifying enough, the apocalyptic winds of Hurricane Dorian have been found to have ripped the roofs off of five storage onshore oil tanks on Grand Bahama Island. The battered island was mauled for 40 hours by the windstorms eyewall. The...

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  • September 7, 2019

The real problem is not that immigrants are destroying the American dream but that they are achieving it.  If you are in the segment of America that applauded the re-writing of the plaque on the Statue of Liberty by Ken Cuccinelli yesterday, you can no longer look her in her...

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  • August 14, 2019

This story was posted in the Daily Mail today: Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama: How the British ambassador called the President's actions 'diplomatic vandalism' fueled by 'personality reasons' – as revealed in more explosive cables that have sparked a free speech row while Iran tensions mount Now, we...

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  • July 14, 2019

Breaking news! The U.K. ambassador to the United States has eyes! And they’re attached to his brain! Which functions as it should! CNN: Cables sent from the United Kingdom's Ambassador to the United States to the British Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) describe President Donald Trump as “inept,” “insecure” and “incompetent,”...

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  • July 7, 2019

This is not the diary I wanted to write. Though it includes snippets of the research I wanted to share, it is not what I had been working on for the past few days, obviously. I am rushing this diary through as I had most of the research already and...

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  • July 2, 2019

http://www.nbcnews.com/… More state numbers have leaked from the Republican internal poll that showed Donald Trump losing in nearly all swing states, several by very large margins. The Poll was taken March 13-28 and was so upsetting to Trump that he ordered aides to lie about it. http://www.msn.com/…. Just two days before...

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  • June 16, 2019

The sinister derp-state campaign to pass Donald Trump off as a real president and/or human being continues. Today, it was Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s turn. Speaking with Face the Nation’s Margaret Brennan, Pompeo risibly claimed that Trump would do what normal presidents, politicians, and people do if offered election...

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  • June 16, 2019

When you live 24/7 inside a giant acrylic hamster ball full of unicorn glitter farts and faerie dreams, reality can really chafe you when it finally rears its head. Sean Hannity and some Fox regulars are finding that out now. Today, in the wake of the Robert Mueller press conference —...

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  • May 29, 2019

Rudy Giuliani has to be the worst lawyer in the world … especially when his clients are criminals. You’d be better off buying a Magic 8-Ball, drinking the liquid inside, and hoping you hallucinate some decent legal advice than you would hiring this hairless magenta clown schwantz. And today, once again,...

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  • April 24, 2019

Joe Biden has not done himself any favors in the last day.  First up, he has demonstrated again that he has bad political judgement, arrogance, and won’t acknowledge, “I fucked up.” Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he wished he “could have done something” to prevent the attacks...

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  • March 27, 2019

Joe Biden has not done himself any favors in the last day.  First up, he has demonstrated again that he has bad political judgement, arrogance, and won’t acknowledge, “I fucked up.” Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he wished he “could have done something” to prevent the attacks...

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  • March 27, 2019

A new book on Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, titled Kushner Inc., is due out next week, and excerpts are starting to leak like the cranial fluid from Donald Trump’s head. The book, by journalist Vicki Ward, includes several revelations, including that “Ms. Trump and Mr. Kushner wanted to control...

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  • March 13, 2019

Imagine our beloved Rachel Maddow possessing the comedic chops of Kathy Griffin. Or Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg wielding not only outrage and hilarity, but also an encyclopedic command of the minutiae of the Mueller investigation. If you imagination can conjure those, then you have a proximate idea of what it...

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  • March 9, 2019

Shocking. Someone in the admin doesn’t like the Prince and Princess of Griftland…. Axios “Scoop: White House leak to House Dems on Jared and Ivanka's clearances The news: The White House this week rejected the committee's request for documents on the process for granting security clearances to staffers. The twist: But the House Oversight...

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  • March 8, 2019
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