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Police said a New York City bus was hijacked in Queens and crashed into a pole by a suspect Thursday. No one was hurt and the suspect was arrested.

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  • October 28, 2022

“[The debt limit suspension] ensures our federal government will not approach any kind of short-term debt crisis in the coming weeks or months. It secures our nation’s full faith and credit and ensures that Congress will not throw this kind of unnecessary wrench into the gears of our job growth...

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  • September 27, 2021

“The universe has been to them.” (Resident Alien) Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what...

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  • March 13, 2021

Oprah Winfrey’s query of the exiled Royals was a superfluous gesture to most black Americans. That was until she brought up the subject of the baby royal, Archie. By exposing what most black men and women around the world know, that racism exists from the commoners to literal Kings and...

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  • March 10, 2021

The country needs to take a second look at the meaning of radical and change. Since January of 2019, the Republican party has drawn from their quiver, poisoned conservative-tipped arrows, sharpened and aimed directly at the liberal heart of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. As has been consistent with the Republican party for...

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  • March 8, 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

An initial note — I’ve always thought that the most effective tool by far against Trump is to mock him.  That weakness has been central to this rube from Queens who spent a lifetime craving Manhattan’s (unavailable) approval. With that in mind, I need to point out one of the weirdest (although typical)...

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  • February 24, 2021

In strikingly optimistic prose, Anand Giridharadas gets the insurrection on the Capitol correct. It is the funeral for white supremacy. Funeral for white supremacy x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Lawrence O'Donnell examined an article that Anand Giridharadas wrote in “The.Ink,” his newsletter, titled “We are falling on our face...

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  • January 17, 2021

Back when Donald John Trump was impeached …. erm … the first time, the Queens Daily Eagle tickled its readers with the cheeky headline “Queens man impeached.” Well, they’re back at it, and it’s still really fucking funny. Queens man impeached — again A Queens-born real estate developer made history Wednesday when he...

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  • January 14, 2021

The summary of today's Trump presser: Trump defended Kyle Rittenhouse x Trump actually offers a defense of Kyle Rittenhouse, his right-wing supporter who killed two protesters. “I guess he was in very big trouble, he probably would've been killed.” pic.twitter.com/XFBtDOHP8y— Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) August 31, 2020 x To be...

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  • August 31, 2020

PPP’s latest poll decided to test how voters in the home towns of Joe Biden and Donald Trump feel about the candidates: Last week Donald Trump claimed that Joe Biden had abandoned Scranton, so we thought it would be interesting to do a poll of voters in Scranton to see...

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  • August 24, 2020

        In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the...

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  • August 15, 2020

One of the biggest mysteries in the universe — more vexing than the search for a unified field theory — is how in the hell Donald Trump got into Wharton, one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. Well, Mary Trump’s upcoming book, Too Much and Never Enough, about her...

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  • July 7, 2020

So much more than meets the eye, and then there’s stupid fruit of the loins. So much lying and falsehoods in a masque of masks. x Kellyanne Conway: “People are not wearing masks. And I don't think they're not wearing masks because the President of the United States is not...

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  • July 3, 2020

I would gouge my own eyes out with a Swiss Army knife corkscrew, have new eyes surgically implanted in my head, and then gouge those out with an ice auger before I’d ever buy John Bolton’s book — because fuck that low-rent Pepperidge Farm pitchman. But Mary Trump’s forthcoming book...

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  • June 25, 2020

So this happened. Back when I was a relative newcomer to these environs, I penned a bilious screed in response to some stupid shit Donald Trump had disgorged from his Vesuvian Ding Dong-hole. It was after a long holiday journey from Wisconsin, and I was peeved with pretty much everything,...

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  • April 6, 2020

The lingering insult considering the number of fatalities is the willingness of people to capitalize on the necessity of PPEs. The biggest insult is Trump assuming that profit always trumps people. x Thankfully @jonkarl pressed him again. Trump said the supplies are being saved for surges, and ultimately said yes,...

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  • April 4, 2020

No, not Sean Hannity. Trump could mail out smallpox blankets in Swiss Colony cheese boxes and Hannity would scold us for not being grateful. It’s New York sportscaster Mike Francesa, who is seeing this American carnage up close and went on a righteous tirade on Monday: “We’re watching one thing happen in...

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  • March 31, 2020

There are 11 Democrats still standing in the breach between democracy and autocracy in America. Last night President Trump’s deliverance of the State of the Union subjected us to another cavalcade of lies and showmanship. The uncontrolled immorality of President Donald Trump was on full display, from awarding the Medal...

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  • February 5, 2020

Under the terms of a 1947 treaty, the US is obligated to permit entry of any foreign dignitary who is coming here to speak to the United Nations as an official representative of the country. Foreign Policy is now reporting that, in violation of the treaty, the Trump administration has...

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  • January 6, 2020

Archives In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Deb, Janis, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, Donna, and Dan—Your PDA National Team PDA And Our Allies Were Among The First To DemandAccountability And Consequences For Trump’s CrimesSupport Our Justice Or Bust Efforts With Automatic Gifts   Presidents are not kings or...

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  • December 16, 2019

So many underlings doing their jobs, so much disloyalty. Mr. Trump first expressed his dismay about Michael Atkinson around the time the whistle-blower’s complaint became public in September. In recent weeks, he has continued to raise with aides the possibility of firing him, one of the people said. The president has...

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  • November 12, 2019

Trump announces at a Pittsburgh shale conference that his wall will be built in Colorado. Senator Patrick Leahy observes that Trump could do it with a SharpieTM. https://twitter.com/MollyJongFast/status/1187138147949469703? More Trump lies in yet another quasi-campaign speech because he’s fracked. Trump is being introduced at the shale conference by campaign donor Harold...

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  • October 23, 2019

This comes courtesy of Trish Regan at — oh, here it is — Fox Business. Other reporters have followed up on this and confirmed it’s real. Yes, 100 percent real. Though I’m still holding out hope that my brain has been floating placidly in a vat of dive-bar egg brine...

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  • October 16, 2019

I wonder just how many people know the truth of old Fred, the Daddy of the current Con in Chief. The apple does not fall far from the tree but in this case, it fell right down at the root.   When young Donnie two scoops asked his Daddy, and I...

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  • October 10, 2019

Growing up as a black kid in America, the running blaxploitation film theme was getting “the man” before he got you. Donald Trump is un-circling the wagons for the white man’s last stand.  That last statement is not a blanket thrown over every white man or woman in America, and...

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  • September 27, 2019

Let’s just let the whole bag of cats loose.  This so called president thinks brown and black and every color but orange and white should be caged or deported upon entering the country.   He is a projector.   He projects everything, including this whole immigration problem.    Did he wish his...

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  • July 17, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: This is a big deal. After progressive Tiffany Cabán clinched the nomination for Queens District Attorney two weeks ago and declared victory in the national spotlight, a review of paper ballots determined that her out-of-touch opponent was ahead by just 16 votes. You know...

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  • July 11, 2019

Hey, look! Donald Trump said/tweeted/belched/farted/semaphore-flagged something profoundly dishonest, and he’s being called out for it! x Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “I think we have a very real risk of losing the Presidency to Donald Trump.” I agree, and that is the only reason they play the impeach card, which cannot be...

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  • June 17, 2019

It was shortly after 8 AM in the old Women’s Hospital in New York City.   According to the certificate the mother was Sylvia and the father was Louis, both now long since passed away, the mother, born in 1915, in 1963, the father, born in 1911, in 1995. Since coming...

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  • May 23, 2019

Progressive Democrats of America An Open Letter to the Congress and People of the United States As economists, we understand that a single-payer “Medicare for All” health insurance system for the U.S. can finance good-quality care for all U.S. residents as a basic right while still significantly reducing overall health...

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  • May 21, 2019

An epic hero, Justin Bolognino of Brooklyn N.Y., got some amazing video of the Con Ed transformer explosion Thursday night… Pajiba.com x So this is happening in #LongIslandCity #Queens #LIC what the… went on for many minutes and now is dark. pic.twitter.com/dLDinfkWaI — jUSTIN bOLOGNINO (@jbolognino) December 28, 2018 And...

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  • December 29, 2018

Henry Olsen at National Review has both a serious and humorous take on tomorrow’s election — first the fun part: National Review “Conservatives love animals, but there is one species they have long wanted to make extinct: the RINO. Not the horned African rhino, mind you, but rather the hoity-toity political...

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  • November 6, 2018

One of the least surprising news stories of all time concerned a group of researchers who were forced to abandon a controlled study on the effects of porn because they couldn’t find a single man who had never watched it.  So, yeah, we know people watch porn. And maybe they sometimes drift...

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  • August 31, 2018