Michelle

So I may be burying the lede on this one—on purpose for once. The buried bit involves a bit of classic Trumpian projection that, sadly and predictably, ventures into the offensive. (Skip ahead if you want to see it. I’ll never know.) But first, let’s take a look at the most...

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  • June 7, 2021

Do we really have the will to prosecute Trump for anything? Or will he escape yet again because he’ll try to bargain his way out of an indictment  because he holds something, something national security secret. This is probably how Kushner guaranteed his safety after leaving the Trump regime. For...

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  • April 17, 2021

2022 may appear to recycle the Big Lie because they got nothing. Turn on the Sunday shows and this is what you get— ABC: The election was stolenNBC: The election was stolenCBS: The election was stolenFox: The election was stolen pic.twitter.com/A9cCRHvyz3 — Matt Negrin, HOST OF HARDBALL AT 7PM ON...

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  • February 21, 2021
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Rachel Campos-Duffy is a former reality star … and some other things. Her husband, Sean, is a former GOP congressman from Hayward, Wisconsin, which is way, way up north. I’ve been to northern Wisconsin. I know northern Wisconsin pretty well. And I can tell you with some confidence that most northern Wisconsin...

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  • February 8, 2021

“Can anyone honestly say that if some of those in the mob with zip ties, stun guns and other weapons actually came upon a member of Congress in the Capitol on Jan 6, they'd have just stopped and asked them to pose for a selfie?” x Anyone who thinks Trump...

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  • February 2, 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

From The Los Angeles Times: But a Times investigation found that recall campaign leaders, seeking to capitalize on the darkening public mood, allied with radical and extreme elements early on to help collect signatures. Those included groups promoting distrust of government, science and medicine; peddlers of QAnon doomsday conspiracies; “patriots”...

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  • January 29, 2021

Darn that Big Tech, it’s like the Deep State decided to merge with it and become mega-kleptocracy. Appropriately the new platform could be called “Trump”, and like Parler, access your personal information with its influence and affiliation interface. It could cut out the “middleman” in his grifting model. Twitter permanently...

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  • January 9, 2021

rMoney finds that conscience like a visually impaired squirrel. Mitt Romney says, "The egregious ploy to reject electors may enhance the political ambition of some, but dangerously threatens our Democratic Republic." — Niels Lesniewski (@nielslesniewski) January 3, 2021 “It would not be Congress’s job to second-guess the state’s appointment of...

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  • January 3, 2021

​Is the Market for Lemons like the market for lemonade or even Don Lemon. Asymmetric information is everywhere, the example of the used-car salesman synonymous with the reign of Trump, best exemplified by his disinformation complicity shared by hiring as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil from...

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  • December 24, 2020

The Kraken Caucus makes itself known. GOP sedition messaging harkens back to the 19th Century, except Trump's lost cause won't rise again. This time it’s not a Brooks Brothers Riot but pseudo-secessionist displays. “Trump can't handle the concept of the label 'loser'” as he pimps a 'seditious abuse of justice', and Jake Tapper...

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  • December 11, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the progressive organization, Our Revolution: Michelle Sanchez is an Our Revolution leader doing critical work in Gwinnett County, Georgia who joined Our Revolution’s national organizing call on Monday. Thanks to your support, her team has already knocked on thousands of doors delivering PPE kits to essential...

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  • December 9, 2020

Tom Vilsack returns to the position he held during the Obama administration at USDA. Why hasn’t the pandemic compelled a rethinking of factory farming. Changing trends toward sustainability must show that the structure of industry needs to change. We’ll see. At least Biden is motivated by actual contacts rather than seeing...

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  • December 9, 2020

God regrets that he took this Zoom call from Michele Bachmann, thinking it was Marsha Blackburn. x Former congresswoman Michele Bachmann has a personal request for God: “Lord, would you allow Donald Trump to have a second term as president of the United States.” pic.twitter.com/i7MafqysDU— Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch) December...

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  • December 4, 2020

Late last month, Yakolt, Washington city councilwoman Michelle Dawson hosted a tearful rant on Facebook Live that went viral and has since been deleted. She launched a diatribe against “antifa” for causing her husband to lose his good job of six years as a construction foreman. She literally cried for her mom because of how hard...

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  • November 30, 2020

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense,...

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  • November 23, 2020

I have to hand it to Michelle Obama. She’s a better person than I am. (Not an especially high bar, but still.) Today, in the wake of Donald Trump’s one-manbaby poo-fling-palooza, she took pointed jabs at Trump without all the blood-letting that often accompanies such screeds. And it amply demonstrated what...

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  • November 16, 2020

Ann Coulter tells Texas crowd “a second term of Trump would have killed us”: “I'm glad he lost” “It's like he didn't know he was president..” He didn’t. These remain dangerous times, but they will get better. Looking back will always bring salty tears. x Robbie Kaplan, my attorney, is the woman who's going to make...

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  • November 16, 2020

Some very good news out of Kansas courtesy of Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) internal polling: x #KSsen:Bollier (D) 46% (+1)Marshall (R) 45%Buckley (L) 4%@GBAOStrategies/@BarbaraBollier (D) Internal Poll, LV, 10/25-27https://t.co/ESgRxzXfvt— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 To: Interested Parties From: GBAO Date: October 28, 2020 RE: Recent Polling in Kansas...

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  • October 28, 2020

From The Huffington Post: x YouTube Video Two Republican super PACs used the same supposed voter in newly released ads for at least three different Senate races, including those in Maine, Iowa and Kansas. In an ad produced by American Crossroads that aired in Kansas, a brown-haired woman criticizes Democratic...

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  • October 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College latest poll: President Trump, who won Kansas by more than 20 percentage points four years ago, maintains only a single-digit lead in the state, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll released Thursday, an...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NEW POLL: 45% of Kanas voters say they’re less likely to vote for @RogerMarshallMD due to his vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement. #ProtectOurCare #KSSEN— Protect Our Care (@ProtectOurCare) October 21, 2020...

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  • October 21, 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

Now that’s what I’m talking about: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced endorsements for more than 150 Democrats running in local races across the country. Sanders said the 172 contenders he endorsed Friday would be strong advocates for the progressive movement and that victories at the local level will help lay the foundation...

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  • October 12, 2020

Some big news today out of Kansas: x Kansas Senate Poll: Bollier (D) 45%Marshall (R) 42% Sunflower State Journal (R)— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) October 8, 2020 Sunflower State Journal is a GOP firm and the author himself confirms this: x New poll shows Bollier with narrow lead in U.S. Senate...

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  • October 8, 2020

From The Huffington Post: x YouTube Video NextGen America, which focuses on turning out voters under age 35, is expanding its target list to include Senate races in Alaska and South Carolina, and House elections for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District and Kansas’ 2nd and 3rd Congressional districts. The group, funded...

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  • October 8, 2020

From CNN: The last time Kansas sent a Democrat to the US Senate, the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby was all over the news. “Tarzan the Ape Man” was a hit movie. And Franklin Delano Roosevelt won his first term, crushing incumbent Herbert Hoover. The year, as you history majors...

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  • October 5, 2020

From The Kansas City-Star: The bulk of Kansas Republican Rep. Roger Marshall’s Senate campaign team have health insurance because of the law their boss and other Republicans have repeatedly sought to repeal. Marshall’s campaign staff are independent contractors rather than employees. It means that the campaign does not have to...

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  • October 1, 2020

Some big news today out of Kansas: x #KSsen:Bollier (D) 45% (+2)Marshall (R) 43%Buckley (L) 7%@GBAOStrategies/@BarbaraBollier (D) Internal Poll, LV, 9/24-27https://t.co/TvC6KAOwdY— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) September 30, 2020 Here’s some more info: Bollier leads Marshall 45 % to 43 %, according to a survey of 600 likely voters conducted between Sept....

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  • September 30, 2020

Big news today: x I’m proud to endorse these outstanding Democratic candidates who will work to get the virus under control, rebuild the economy and the middle class, and protect Americans’ health care and preexisting conditions protections. Support these candidates––and vote early if you can. pic.twitter.com/KETni3uwBt— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September...

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  • September 26, 2020

The Kansas Reflector wrote an op-ed to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts asking them to suspend  U.S. Senate candidate and U.S. Representative, Dr. Roger Marshall’s (R. KS) medical license for constantly campaigning without a mask: As many in your profession have said repeatedly, masks are one of the simplest...

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  • September 23, 2020

President Obama has weighed in on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the confirmation battle that’s sure to ensue. Here’s his statement in its entirety: Sixty years ago, Ruth Bader Ginsburg applied to be a Supreme Court clerk. She’d studied at two of our finest law schools and had ringing...

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  • September 19, 2020

Seventeen is an American bimonthly teen magazine based in New York City. The magazine's reader-base is 13-to-19-year-old females and is published by New York City-based Hearst Corporation. Since its debut in New York City in August 1944.[2] It began as a publication geared toward inspiring teen girls to become model workers and citizens.[3] Soon after its debut, Seventeen took a more fashion- and romance-oriented...

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  • September 12, 2020

Early voting has started, and Democrats are doing well: Politico: Democrats build big edge in early voting The Democratic dominance spreads across an array of battleground states, according to absentee ballot request data compiled by state election authorities and analyzed by Democratic and Republican data experts. In North Carolina and...

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  • September 11, 2020

We in big trouble. Trump says there’ll be more “pro-crime judges”. Michele Bachmann claims that Transgender Marxists Want To Elect Biden, Turn US Communist, And Create Digital Currency (because there are so many of them!) Because Trump is really going to try and define Kamala Harris as “further left than Bernie”?...

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  • September 9, 2020

The real story breaking is the 2012 performance piece Trump created to “fire” an actor playing PBO. But the real transition will be leaving Donald’s house of Klan kayfabe in 2021. Ten years earlier Trump couldn’t get over being humiliated by PBO at the 2011 WHCA dinner and still can’t get past...

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  • September 6, 2020

Cry me a river: U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is accusing Facebook of censorship after the social media giant removed a post from his account that promoted a conspiracy theory about federal reports of coronavirus deaths. In the comments that Marshall posted Sunday, he said the Centers for Disease Control and...

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  • September 4, 2020

Honestly, I’d be surprised if Donald Trump didn’t want a North Korea-style military parade at the heart of his inauguration — complete with goose-stepping, FFS! — but that doesn’t mean it’s not jarring to see it in print. I mean, what’s next? Will he announce a cabinet-level Department of Eugenics?  Ugh....

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  • August 30, 2020

“Work, work, work, work, work, work, work. (turns to the bosom of a female staffer) Hello boys! Have a good night's rest? I missed you! Gentlemen, affairs of state must take precedent over… affairs of state.” Trump is truly Le Petomane. Trump’s America must remedy the horrible ills of . . . Trump’s America. x “Trump is attempting to win...

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  • August 30, 2020

Seriously, there is no bottom for these people. (Pun sort of intended). Politico is reporting some of the highlights (lowlights) in Stephanie Winston Wolkoff’s new book “Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady.” One that jumped at me as reported by Taggan Goddard’s...

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  • August 30, 2020

Details from Stephanie Winston Wolkoff’s upcoming Melania Trump tell-all, Melania and Me, are leaking out like whatever that viscous nightmare fluid under Don Jr.’s eye was the other night. Seriously, what the fuck was that? Writing for Vanity Fair, Emily Jane Fox dishes some of the details. Spoiler alert: These people are...

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  • August 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Governor and potentially 2021 gubernatorial candidate, Terry McAuliffe (D. VA), in support of U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s (D. VA) re-election campaign: After watching my friends Joe, Kamala, Barack and Michelle speak last week, I’m more fired up than ever about helping Democrats win up...

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  • August 24, 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

Putting another one up in case folks want to comment as we watch history together, I will include liveblog comments below as we proceed. #KHive who’s ready for a speech tonight? #DemConvention2020 pic.twitter.com/DFKJrQy9Ag — Piper Perabo (@PiperPerabo) August 19, 2020 PBO excerpt The DNC's 3 core messages have been: 1)...

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  • August 20, 2020

Thom Hartmann visited to discuss his new book on monopolies as we discuss other issues. The Democratic National Convention display a unity seldom seen, Thom Hartmann does not disappoint. x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254...

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  • August 18, 2020

All of Donald Trump’s favorite pickup strategies — meeting porn stars at golf tournaments, asking to be spanked with magazines sporting his pug-ugly mug, calling women who turn him down fat slobs, grabbing unsuspecting women by their privates — are pretty much worthless in a political context. So the guy is flailing. ...

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  • August 18, 2020

in his Washington Post column titled For someone who says she hates politics, Michelle Obama is a political powerhouse. Let me put it simply by starting with his final two paragraphs: Speakers tonight had no crowd to rouse, no applause to draw energy from, no way to gauge how their...

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  • August 18, 2020

Donald Trump said it first and then Michelle Obama threw some shade. Turns out they are both right. It is what it is. Michelle Obama: It Is What It Is x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Michelle Obama gave a very piercing speech where she scorched the president in the manner...

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  • August 18, 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

The Mangled Mango Mussolini has now set his sights on Albuquerque, New Mexico: Trump: 35 agents coming to Albuquerque for Operation Legend President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced that 35 federal agents and additional resources will be coming to Albuquerque as part of the expansion of Operation...

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  • July 22, 2020
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