Prayer

Here’s the latest news out of Pennsylvania: The TV ad is no-holds-barred. It bluntly attacks a decision of the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court. And on Saturday, the state Bar Association said the spot went too far. The ad says the Democratic contender, Superior Court Judge Maria McLaughlin, “chose...

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  • October 25, 2021

Hearts are not had as a gift, but hearts are earned By those that are not entirely beautiful. These are some lines from one my favorite poems, “A Prayer for My Daughter,” by one of my all-time favorite poets, William Butler Yeats. They came to mind this morning as we...

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  • May 8, 2021

Finally! A voice for white people in the United States! I’ve felt like a second-class citizen ever since … okay, I’ve never felt that way. Nevertheless, Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar, who might be able to cobble together a fully functioning brain between them if it doesn’t have to be...

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  • April 17, 2021

As much as I would like to take credit for the fitting title of this piece, I cannot. I heard it for the first time yesterday afternoon (April 8th) on the Randi Rhodes radio broadcast. A caller from Philadelphia used the two-word descriptor, and I found it apropos to the...

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  • April 9, 2021

I’m not in a jovial mood today. I woke up on the wrong side of the bed … because my bed is still in America. If it straddled the U.S.-Canada border, I might have had a puncher’s chance—but no. I had to wake up here—in the land of the mask-free, gun-obsessed asshole....

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  • March 23, 2021

So I know C-SPAN’s whole shtick is to simply report the news without editorial comment, but maybe they could make an exception here and there? Like when a member of one party accuses the entire opposition party of eating babies? Just spitballing here. Watch: x “We need women like [Marjorie Taylor-Greene] in...

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  • February 4, 2021

From The Huffington Post: Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, one day before her closely watched Georgia Senate runoff, announced Monday she’s joining the coalition of GOP senators objecting to this week’s tally of the Electoral College results in Congress. “The American people deserve a platform in Congress, permitted under the Constitution,...

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  • January 5, 2021

No one is really talking about it but we all or most of us all have mirrors.   This is a real thing.  First of all quit beating yourself up.  One day at a time.   Most of us gain weight during the holidays despite any unusual problems BUT if you add...

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  • December 30, 2020

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

Apparently, Sen. Marco Rubio is sitting in his office planning a strategy around selling prayer cloths. Judging from his recent spate of religiosity on his Twitter feed, do not be surprised to see Rubio wearing sandals, draped in a mantle with tassels.  His time might be better spent sewing protective...

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  • December 21, 2020

For starters, this  “No Trespassing” sign isn’t on private property.  It’s on Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation Lands that are open to the public as the Rock Creek Greenway, west of Portland Oregon. Fortunately there are many anglers who are simply crazed about catching fish and who would wade through Hell fire for...

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  • December 5, 2020

Because “freedom” means having the right to kill the grans at Thanksgiving 1978 — WKRP in Cincinnati: The "turkey drop" episode. Forty live turkeys were dropped from a helicopter onto an unsuspecting Cincinnati shopping mall. “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.” Happy Thanksgiving, all.🌎🦃❤️ pic.twitter.com/cNswSKVQ5w — Rex...

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  • November 26, 2020

Donald Trump has lost. I don’t think I’m jinxing anything by saying that. Look here … x Trump's vote margin in PA has declined to 116k now, and with maybe ~500,000 left to count (depending on how many in-person ballots remain in Philly) it's only a matter of time before...

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  • November 5, 2020

Unhingery abounds on the path to the bunker. MSNBC reports that angry Trumpists are demonstrating at the Phoenix vote counting center (Maricopa County Elections Dept.) because Fox News called the election for Biden.  x A conservative super PAC is working to organize anti-vote-counting protests in Phoenix, Detroit and Philadelphia for...

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  • November 5, 2020

A bus, traveling from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, Louisiana, was attacked by a white mob of Confederate flag-waving thugs and louts. The terrorist ran the bus off the road, beat the passengers with pipes and bats, and burned the bus. The riders were from an organized group of young...

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  • November 2, 2020

As in 2016 there are key counties that will lead to victories. The NY Times identifies 20 of them, even if there could be surprises in the final counting. The weird calculations include the multiple visits in 2016 and 2020 to Macomb county, Michigan by Trump and the insistence on thinking...

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  • November 2, 2020

There are many on here who are people of faith and many who are not but maybe some needing hope and encouragement  and are in confusion will read my prayer in the Christian faith who will see truth and maybe some blindly in  the cult off this site will read...

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  • October 20, 2020

I look forward to this MAGA experiment ending in November and being stuffed away in a coffee can, wrapped in a sock, and buried in the backyard at noon on January 20th, 2021. This embarrassing blight on modern American politics and democracy thankfully has an early expiration date, or so...

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  • October 16, 2020

It doesn’t take preternatural insight to see Donald Trump isn’t a religious guy. “Two Corinthians” was a big tip-off, as is the fact that he’s the apotheosis of the Seven Deadly Sins — greed, sloth, envy, pride, daughter lust, fried-chicken-skin hoovering, and looking like an irregular, overfertilized squash. (I think that’s...

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  • September 29, 2020

Other than Trump’s deliberate mass-casualty response to COVID-19, there was an earlier event that had similar malevolence. This is not about “antifa” as a threat, rather it is the continuing, intergenerational threat of right-wing domestic terror, made more possible by Trump’s election and not triggered by isolated individuals. x TREASONOUS SABOTAGE OF...

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  • September 15, 2020

In an interview yesterday, Trump went all in on sanctioning extralegal political killing, because death squads seem right for his presidency, shooting people on the avenue, Fifth Avenue. x Trump on a purported antifa sympathizer who allegedly killed someone in Portland being killed by federal forces: “This guy was a...

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  • September 13, 2020

Low-Energy Don opened his lie-hole today and the grody innards of a Hieronymus Bosch painting spilled out. While his lies and misrepresentations weren’t as effervescent as usual, they were still pretty outrageous. It’s like Nixon fucked Eeyore and the resulting placenta decided to give a really tired, boring speech. x President @realDonaldTrump:...

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  • September 10, 2020

Trump’s desperation shows in attempting to try nearly anything, however inept he was in trying to confuse the public about voting by mail. Such wackiness is meant to avoid the oncoming publication of the Michael Cohen book. Similarly, Trump could appear to have won in a landslide with only 15%...

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  • September 6, 2020

I’m going to have to start taking full-on Silkwood showers after reading the news. I have a feeling, in retrospect, the Trump era will feel a bit like stepping in dog shit. It will take a while to completely scrape his residue off our shoes, and even then our country...

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  • September 6, 2020

Somehow I don’t remember the continual civil unrest when Joe Biden was vice president. I don’t remember a thousand people dying every day from a raging, out-of-control pandemic. JESUS POGO-HOPPING CHRIST, THIS IS DONALD TRUMP’S AMERICA! He is overseeing all this carnage! How can we let him beat Joe Biden...

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  • August 30, 2020

Because we’re still using stereotypes from the 1960s, the Nixonian 1968 campaign Trump now has hate riders and flags. And violence. Presently lots of disinformation on twitter with RWNJs spinning the event. One version of reporting is that a person with a Patriot Prayer hat sprayed someone with pepper spray...

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  • August 30, 2020

Flaws and all, The Mueller Report. like the Steele Dossier remains a foundational source for the current mischief that will flood the disinformation channels until election day. Because “Kremlin-linked actors.”. BREAKING: China would prefer Trump not win reelection, seeing him as 'unpredictable,' while Russia is seeking to damage Biden candidacy, intelligence official says...

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  • August 7, 2020

Oh, and Trump’s detractors are “satanic.” Because of course they are. In a deeply corrupt move that would have made Richard Nixon vomit his small intestines, Donald Trump recently commuted the sentence of his friend, confidant, and chief ratfucker Roger Stone. Translation: Stone was involved in some hinky, illegal shit,...

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  • July 15, 2020

It is a surprise to some who haven’t spent time in African-American cultural institutions that Lift Every Voice and Sing is a standard for many events. It never substitutes for the US national anthem. It is equally surprising not to know the lyrics of a song that is much more...

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  • July 3, 2020

A hate-filled group of right-wing militants assembled at the statue of conquistador Juan de Oñate y Salazar Oñate outside the Albuquerque Museum, where peaceful protestors were attempting to topple the bronze statue of Onate sitting on an Iberian horse. Wiki notes that Oñate slaughtered 1,000 at the Acoma Pueblo when he arrived in what is now New...

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  • June 16, 2020

It is important to remember that public acts of prayer do not absolve the application of selective violence especially against journalists. x Police Target Journalists as Trump Blames ‘Lamestream Media’ for Protests https://t.co/bd5DEgZMYU— Anita Kumar (@anitakumar01) June 3, 2020 A senior White House official said Trump wanted to an aggressive...

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  • June 3, 2020

Darn those 9th and 10th Amendments, Trump declared that he will override governors to allow places of worship to reopen this weekend. Because they are essential businesses. “We need more prayer, not less”. x Trump demands that states allow places of worship to reopen this weekend. “If they don't do...

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  • May 22, 2020

Live updates: Trump calls on governors to allow places of worship to open this weekend: BREAKING: President Trump said that if governors do not follow his recommendations to allow in-person religious services to resume, he will “override” them. Trump did not specify what that means and he did not take...

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  • May 22, 2020

In the Oregonian Presidential Primary.  Yet I was probably one of the first people to write a Joe Biden for President diary on Daily Kos.  Joe didn’t need my vote in Oregon and I wanted to send him a message not to fight pot legalization. I’d voted third party for...

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  • May 21, 2020

Many here and other liberal sites always believed Georgia was going to go blue.  I don’t think so.  I hoped so but with that idiot governor Kemp in the statehouse, I don’t see it.  I am a Georgia native and not a proud one but I am one still the...

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  • April 21, 2020

So here’s Low-Energy Don today talking about God, the power of prayer, and Easter with all the emotion of a 16-year-old Arby’s trainee trying to upsell you an order of curly fries: President Trump: "We place our trust in the hands of Almighty God." pic.twitter.com/irKFbEJQKN — The Hill (@thehill) April 10,...

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  • April 10, 2020

Pink News has corrected its reporting on this story: An earlier version of this article referenced two inaccurate reports regarding Yaakov Litzman blaming the coronavirus pandemic on homosexuality. This has since been corrected. Apparently, it was an Israeli rabbi named Meir Mazuz who had made the comments about COVID-19 being a...

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  • April 7, 2020

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/446461592029630464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw With his catastrophic mishandling of the coronavirus, Trump has established himself as the worst president in U.S. history. Far worse is the human carnage. We already have more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Trump claimed on Feb. 26 that the outbreak would soon be “down to close to zero.”...

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  • April 6, 2020

Donald Trump in his most recent press conference began using his rhetoric to brainwash as he equates American's safety from coronavirus with him as president. Watch Trump try to brainwash us x x YouTube Video Back in 2016 many did not believe that Trump's rhetoric would be effective. In fact, one would...

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  • March 23, 2020

Trump may be responsible for many more untimely deaths, because he wanted to be re-elected (because it’s the stupid, economy). x Today Trump admitted that yesterday’s Press Conference was to lift the Markets. He only cares about the Stock Market!!! You can hear and see how proud of himself he...

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  • March 14, 2020

Okay, this photo is creepy AF. x Look at the face. Look at the eyes. The face of a man in prayer; or being prayed to? It’s about the attitude you bring to your prayer. It’s about how much you humble yourself before God, even when others are praying for...

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  • March 1, 2020

You might also want to put on your fanciest snake-handlin’ pants, because the guy who doesn’t believe in natural selection (i.e., the mechanism behind the mutation of viruses and bacteria) is now in charge of our country’s response to the global COVID-19 outbreak. Yay! The Washington Post: Trump announced at a news...

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  • February 27, 2020

The moral imperative remains, to remove Trump no matter who the Democratic candidate might be. Regardless of one’s moral compunctions, the deadly prospect of continuing the Trump regime cannot justify defecting to anything other than its defeat. The greatest indicators are the malign forces meant to disrupt the 2020 election in ways...

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  • February 18, 2020

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell did a segment on Donald Trump that was piercing as it was able to explain the president's pathology. Ultimately, this is a man that has never loved anyone or was ever loved. Lawrence O'Donnell dissects Trump's pathology x x YouTube Video Lawrence O'Donnell first knocked Trump's prayer...

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  • February 9, 2020

There’s squandering decency and then there’s squandering democracy. Trump moves the US toward a post-Soviet satellite autocracy, currently in a HR reign of terror against impeachment witnesses. Expect a Senate subpoena for the whistleblower. (Thread) Mafia States Each of Trump's outrageous actions push us one step closer to what Hungarian...

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  • February 8, 2020

I was transported yesterday from the East Room of the White House back to 1997 when the President spoke yesterday before an assembled group of embarrassing open-mouthed American political seals. In that year, the Seinfeld episode entitled the Strike aired December 18, 1997 and introduced the pseudo-celebratory idea of Festivus....

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  • February 7, 2020

First of all, no one is stopping kids from praying on the football field (see first tweet below). Secondly, liberals don’t want to “prohibit religious expression.” I support every American’s right to believe any stupid thing they want to, whether it’s that Xenu the Evil Galactic Overlord transported billions of people to...

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  • January 16, 2020

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. Democrats released documents revealing the Trump’s involvement in the...

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  • January 16, 2020

x The #KremlinAnnex team is thankful for representing and passing the massage to @SenTimKaine! Thank you, @hr_indivisible from all of us! ✌️🇺🇸 https://t.co/KCvPisWjYY — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) January 10, 2020 x RIGHT NOW at the Lincoln Memorial: “Trump is guilty!” “Remove Trump!” #RemoveTrump #SwarmTheSenate pic.twitter.com/8MYMMlB0XE — Remove Trump #SwarmTheSenate (@Remove_TrumpNow)...

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  • January 12, 2020

I believe everyone has a right to choose to believe or not believe in their own way.  What I don’t believe in, is that some of the non believers commenting with their slurs of others commenters who choose faith instead of non belief.   We have been called out as being simple,...

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  • December 15, 2019
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