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Texas has its own Liar-In-Chief. Journalist Benjamin Dixon discusses Independent Media & the reason for identity politics. Independent Journalist Benjamin Dixon speaks Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: As Ted Cruz vacation in Cancun, Texas and the...

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  • February 18, 2021

A piece in The Bulwark gives us another political neologism, as if we had enough to deal with in designated “more conservative”, “more moderate”, “less liberal”, and even anti-progressive Democrats. At their margins they may be responsible for the Democratic losses in Congress even as Trump has been defeated. “Can’t we all just get...

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  • December 22, 2020

Unhingery continues, as Trump lies about the wall, and over 150 times about the 2014 Veterans Choice Act. x The President claims people only say Mexico isn’t paying for the wall because it’s completed pic.twitter.com/ehPVxd4BEX— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) October 24, 2020 x Not my Wall, which will soon be finished...

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  • October 24, 2020

In case you haven’t heard: Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy drew the first high-profile challenger to his reelection bid Wednesday, when Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins announced his last-minute entrance into Louisiana’s Senate race as the candidate signup period began. All of Louisiana’s incumbent members for Congress who are running for...

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  • July 24, 2020

I like Mike Bloomberg again: The political arm of an anti-gun-violence group cofounded by the billionaire former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg says it will spend at least $1 million to help Democrats try to gain control of the Pennsylvania legislature in the November elections. Everytown for Gun Safety Victory...

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  • July 16, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: It’s Jen O’Malley Dillon, Joe Biden’s Campaign Manager. It was important to me that we were able to share with you a little bit more about our campaign’s overall strategy moving forward. A lot has changed, our world...

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  • March 26, 2020

Donald Trump thinks the woman he continually refers to as “Pocahontas” is too mean to be president. She’s not nice like, you know, him (second tweet): x TRUMP on Elizabeth Warren: “I think lack of talent was her problem. She had a tremendous lack of talent … she is a...

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  • March 6, 2020

http://www.washingtonpost.com/… The Washington Post Reports that former presidential candidate  Mike Bloomberg is forming an independent campaign to attack Donald Trump  keeping alive his extensive, well-funded organization in battleground states. Bloomberg’s advisers have identified Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Florida and North Carolina as the six states that will decide the electoral college winner this year. Staffers...

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  • March 5, 2020

Kellyanne Conway is trial ballooning the “HRC 2.0” meme that has already been applied to several Democrats, as Mr. Conway gave the maximum amount to Biden. Fox News Host Grills Kellyanne Conway: Is Trump Scared of Biden? x x YouTube Video Kellyanne Conway got some unexpectedly tough questions when she appeared Wednesday...

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  • March 5, 2020

Trump represents a vestigial Reagan revolution, if not a fascist revolt beyond St. Ronnie, moving the media frame closer to autocratic dictator now ready to manipulate a pandemic into a looming recession.  It is time to end Trump’s reign of terror even if the standard bearer might not resemble the necessary...

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  • March 4, 2020

This is worth watching before you head to the voting booth: x YouTube Video Elizabeth Warren sat down for an emotional interview with Jimmy Kimmel that included tears from both Warren and Kimmel—and the requisite amount of shots fired at both former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump. Asked by Kimmel if she...

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  • March 3, 2020

Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar will endorse Joe Biden at a rally in Texas on the eve of Super Tuesday. Former Senator Harry Reid has also endorsed Biden. politicalwire.com/… Pete Buttigieg will be joining Amy Klobuchar to publicly endorse Joe Biden at a rally in Texas later...

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  • March 2, 2020

When political maven and American University history professor Allan Lichtman predicted Donald Trump would win the 2016 election, I laughed … nervously. When it turned out he’d been right, I wanted to crawl into a hole and die. When he predicted Trump would be impeached, I was ready to stick my head...

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  • February 28, 2020

Charles P. Pierce from Esquire made it clear today who he was voting for: In 2016, I decided to make it a custom here at the shebeen to reveal the candidate for whom I voted in the Democratic primary election because a) I think it’s right to be transparent about...

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  • February 25, 2020

Mike Bloomberg has been attaching himself to the hip of Obama in all his commercials as if they've been mutual supporters. Yet in newly exposed tapes, he trashed his endorsement of Obama. A new Bloomberg tape emerges that proves who he is. x x YouTube Video English Catholic historian, politician,...

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  • February 25, 2020

Here’s something that will raise your spirits: x New CBS/YouGov national poll just out: Sanders 28%Warren 19%Biden 17%Bloomberg 13%Buttigieg 10%Klobuchar 5%Steyer 2%Gabbard 1%— Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) February 23, 2020 Here’s some more info: Measuring sentiment among would-be Democratic primary voters nationwide, it's Sanders who is leading in overall preference to...

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  • February 23, 2020

Texas Kossacks, mark your calendars: Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren and Secretary Julian Castro are coming to San Antonio next week. The pair will hold a town hall event at the Sunset Station Lone Star Pavilion at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. The town hall is set to begin at...

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  • February 23, 2020

“A man’s gotta know his limitations.” “The politics has gotten so ornery,” Eastwood reportedly stated before adding he approved of “certain things that Trump’s done” but wishes the president would act “in a more genteel way, without tweeting and calling people names. I would personally like for him to not...

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  • February 22, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D. MA) presidential campaign: x YouTube Video I messed up. I voted early in Nevada for Pete Buttigieg. Then I saw Elizabeth Warren in this week's debate and at a local rally —...

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  • February 22, 2020

The reality of tomorrow’s Nevada caucus will be in the details of delegate allocation. The meme of “insurmountable delegate lead” could prevail. Meanwhile Trump does a counter-rally in Vegas. x Post-debate poll (Thursday, Feb. 20):@BernieSanders – 30% (+2)@JoeBiden – 19% (0)@MikeBloomberg – 17% (-3)@ewarren – 12% (+2)@PeteButtigieg – 11% (-1)@amyklobuchar – 5%...

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  • February 21, 2020

Deep pockets and the cost of campaigning has contributed to a cash crunch as Bloomberg’s media buying combines with the scale of the upcoming super-Tuesday media markets. The price of victory is rising with the next two primaries, as the strategy of planning for a brokered convention features in Bloomberg’s...

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  • February 21, 2020

Kevin Sheekey, Mike Bloomberg’s campaign manager, was interviewed by MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle after a mob of Dem senators and other candidates went Ides of March on his ass last night, and the best Sheekey could say about Bloomie’s performance was that he’ll do better: x Bloomberg’s campaign manager admits the candidate didn’t...

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  • February 21, 2020

Hmmmmm…Media asks leading questions of Democratic presidential candidates to get them to attack each other.  In latest debate, Elizabeth Warren comes out swinging against all the other candidates.  Bernie Sanders gets into it with Bloomberg and Buttigieg.  Klobuchar gets into personal fight with Buttigieg.  Biden even goes after Bloomberg.   And...

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  • February 21, 2020

Love this: x The day after the debate, Elizabeth Warren bought a full page ad in Sheldon Adelson’s newspaper saying Sheldon Adelson will pay $2.3 billion the first year of her wealth tax. I think that’s called chutzpah. pic.twitter.com/dV7O3G8MJu— Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) February 20, 2020 The morning after Sen. Elizabeth Warren savaged...

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  • February 20, 2020

Chest thumpers and embarrassing belligerents are how the followers of Bernie Sanders are being described.  The Michael Bloomberg crowd who I suppose are Bloomers, who find themselves in the unenviable position of defending a billionaire and racist policies, instead of his politics, face off in a debate tonight. Predictably, the candidates...

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  • February 19, 2020

The disappearing of Elizabeth Warren is, in my opinion, a tragedy and a crime. (Full disclosure: She’s my top candidate and has been for some time now.) But she’s not going to go away without a fight, and everything she does from here on out will be accomplished with her...

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  • February 19, 2020

Back in 2015 and 2016, before a giant art installation made of Saran Wrap, cotton candy, and toenail fungus somehow became president, Donald Trump pretended that his personal fortune made him immune to corruption. Oh, that was a good one. First of all, he’s more corrupt than a Borgia pope....

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  • February 19, 2020

For some reason I wasn’t watching this live. I mean, on a good day, choosing between watching a NASCAR race or a Trump speech is like deciding whether to eat a Denny’s Grand Slam Breakfast out of a roadhouse urinal or my own liver with a Taco Bell spork. But...

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  • February 17, 2020

If you’ve followed politics for a while, you surely remember Sam Donaldson. The veteran reporter could be loud and obnoxious, but more than anything he was blunt, especially in his longtime role as ABC News’ chief White House correspondent. But he didn’t wade into partisan politics, and he certainly didn’t make...

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  • February 15, 2020

I love her so much: At an event on Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren called President Donald Trump an “elf on the shelf” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a rally in Arlington, Virginia, an attendee asked Warren what she would do as president to ensure everyone was held to the...

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  • February 14, 2020

The Iowa caucus was informative in terms of the current status of low information voting, no different than Rush LImbaugh expressing his horror at Buttigieg kissing his husband following the debate. Accordingly The Trump media operation “reveals” he’s tolerant of voting for someone gay, so how does the hypothetical of...

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  • February 14, 2020
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First off, this is bull shit: Michael Bloomberg said at the height of the housing crisis in 2008 that getting rid of “redlining,” the biased housing practice that stopped banks from providing mortgages in low-income, largely minority neighborhoods, was to blame for the collapse. Bloomberg's presidential campaign said Thursday the former New...

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  • February 13, 2020

Well, “friends” might be a stretch. I don’t think Trump actually has friends. Associates? Gobsmacked, open-mouthed starers? Mike Bloomberg knows Donald Trump and knows how to get his goat. After Trump attacked the self-made billionaire business genius’ height yet again this morning, Bloomberg hit Trump where it hurts: x .@realDonaldTrump –...

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  • February 13, 2020

In a recent video clip, Bloomberg is heard making a racist justification for stop & frisk. This newer video could be more devastating. He seems to express support for redlining and blames the 2008 collapse on poor people. Mike Bloomberg exposed x x YouTube Video The Washington Post reported it as follows....

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  • February 13, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of North Carolina today courtesy of High Point University’s latest poll: In the race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, former State Senator Cal Cunningham has the most support (29%) among self-identified registered voters who may vote in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senator....

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  • February 12, 2020

While many are shocked by racist words coming out of Mike Bloomberg. I find it rather amusing. Patriarchs and Oligarchs of his ilk share the same prejudices and ignorance. An uninformed Mike Bloomberg likely still believes this. x x YouTube Video So what did this bastion of virtue say? 95% of...

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  • February 11, 2020

Rebranding a Trump economy is more than slapping a new paint job on Air Force One. Trump took a strong economy and weakened it. x It’s “not fashionable in progressive circles” because progressives are rejecting the bogus arguments about debt and deficits that have been used to undermine the progressive...

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  • February 9, 2020

For those less familiar with forecasting, you might take a moment and read this Politico article on the person who accurately predicted the 2018 Blue Wave numbers. The problem of “It didn’t matter who was running; it mattered who was voting.” is that it needs much more testing especially in the context...

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  • February 7, 2020

An MTP Daily panel finally completely soured on Joe Biden. Interestingly they came to the same conclusion most of the progressive Independent media came to months ago. Biden won’t like the tone of the discussion. Biden exposed by MSM? Chuck Todd started the segment with an inconvenient truth. He pointed...

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  • February 7, 2020

Bernie Sander's surrogate Nina Turner did not let MSNBC pundit Jason Johnson get away with challenging her notion that Mike Bloomberg is an oligarch buying his way into the Democratic Presidential Election. x x YouTube Video MSNBC’s Chris Matthews interviewed Bernie Sanders’ spokesperson Nina Turner during the initial stages of the...

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  • February 4, 2020

Conservative “never-Trumper” Jennifer Rubin tells us that the electorate needs to be reminded how ignorant Trump is, how he will never get any better, and more likely is getting worse. This seems uncontroversial to rational human beings, and only gets daily reconfirmation with each new Trump screw-up. Her complaint does seem more...

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  • February 3, 2020

When asked about the legitimate criticism directed toward the DNC debate rule change that will now allow Michael Bloomberg to grace us with his divine presence on a debate stage, MSNBC political analyst Beth Fouhy thought the DNC made the correct decision.  Her argument is that Bloomberg is being allowed...

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  • February 1, 2020

It seemed inevitable, but that small versus large donor thumb-on-the-scale will have consequences for super-Tuesday. x The DNC drastically shifts debate requirements, opening the door for Bloomberg to join the stage starting in mid-Februaryhttps://t.co/vusk0JBTQS — POLITICO (@politico) January 31, 2020 The Democratic National Committee is drastically revising its criteria to...

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  • January 31, 2020

Here’s some more news out of Texas: On Wednesday, Texas Lyceum released results from its 14th annual poll, identifying Texans' views on the 2020 elections and primaries. Pollsters surveyed 1,000 adults from Texas via telephone. The results show former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders are essentially tied to win the Democratic presidential nomination among...

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  • January 30, 2020

Unapologetic democratic socialism will survive 2020, but if Trump wins, there could be no democracy by the 2024 election. Trumpists have been strangely obsessed with ignorant nonsense against a “radical left” Democratic party. x Omaha World-Herald: “Ben Sasse announces reelection campaign, says 2020 is 'choice between civics and socialism'“ https://t.co/SG1tkzyhlH —...

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  • January 27, 2020

Chris Matthews attempted to belittle Bernie Sanders ascent in the polls with a novel theory used to propel Mike Bloomberg given the expected Biden demise. Even as Bernie Sanders is starting to surge, the New York Times decided to endorse two candidates; neither being him. And now the mainstream media, here...

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  • January 24, 2020

Chuck Todd in a backhanded fashion, attempted to challenge the credibility of The Intercept by implying they are a stooge to Senator Bernie Sander's campaign and progressives. Chuck Todd slights The Intercept  x x YouTube Video Notice that Chuck Todd refers to The Intercept as the Sanders campaign's favorite publication. He then attempts...

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  • January 20, 2020

Lots of complaints lately, here and elsewhere, about Mike Bloomberg spending hundreds of millions of dollars (pocket change for him) to try to, in essence, buy the Democratic nomination. But suppose he doesn’t get it? It’s often been the case that money alone does not get you a win in...

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  • January 12, 2020

Trump’s attempt to throw out E. Jean Carroll’s case fails. Her defamation case moves forward. Trump probably should have “moved” to Florida even earlier. Should there be a GoFundMe to DNA test E. Jean Carroll’s dress. Maybe Mike Bloomberg can check his couch cushions for change. Trump asks a New...

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  • January 9, 2020
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