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Since the legal  FBI search—not a raid—was revealed to have taken place at the Trump property in Mar-a-Lago, my phone has rung off the hook; what do you think, what did they get, who ratted him out? Since the punditry’s heart-pumping nonreporting began, leaning on former members of Trump’s inner...

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  • August 10, 2022

Again, the invasion and war crimes in Ukraine demonstrate how the GOP is habitually wrong. Whether it be something as serious as our southern neighbors trying to escape the same types of violence and death in El Salvador and Honduras—like women and children in Ukraine, or if a green M&M...

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  • March 7, 2022

President Joe Biden delivered the State of the Union Address last night, and the GOP performed human-pet tricks. The popping up and down like a Whack-A-Mole game may be great exercise for the knees but is more distracting to the rhythm of a speech than helpful. Republicans turned away from...

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  • March 2, 2022

The most shocking part about this story isn’t Marco Rubio’s hypocrisy. That’s a given, like Donald Trump’s slovenly ineptitude or early summer squalls that drop hailstones the size of Louie Gohmert’s head. No, the truly surprising part is that his hypocrisy was so incandescent it actually drew flak from Fox News. Donald...

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  • February 15, 2022

It is time to stop using government “we the people” as the inflation scapegoat for the greedy immoral private sector, Republican, and Neo-Liberal policies. INFLATION has a cause and it ain’t government x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 11:00 AM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live...

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  • February 14, 2022
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Not surprised by this: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a rising star in the Republican Party. But many of his former staffers told Politico they felt used and abused by the MAGA politician. A group of former DeSantis staffers have formed a “support group” to regularly discuss their adverse experiences...

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  • May 7, 2021

Previous guy added a page to his website, one which mimics Twitter and Facebook in its appearance, because the grift needs to be fed. In a related story, Bloomberg reports that demand for butt implants rose during the pandemic. “Knowingly repeating a lie — an act of immorality — is...

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  • May 5, 2021

The Facebook Oversight Board sustained the ban on Trump — for now. Previous guy added a page to his website, one which mimics Twitter and Facebook in its appearance, because the grift needs to be fed. In a related story, Bloomberg reports that demand for butt implants rose during the pandemic....

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  • May 5, 2021

If the previous guy doesn’t run, the 2024 POTUS field seems “wide-open” with dark horses, stalking horses, mudders, and nags. With a seven figure advance, the Pence memoir is going to need a lot of bulk purchasers. And we know how reliable John Bolton’s thinking has been. John Bolton, Donald...

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  • April 21, 2021

Little Marco Rubio thinks the Covid-19 relief bill is all about helping Pelosi and Schumer: This isn’t a #Covid relief bill pic.twitter.com/YrptBJQssD — Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) March 3, 2021 At 1:49, he says this: “I’m not going to get punked into voting for a bill that helps Pelosi bail out...

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  • March 3, 2021

Ted Cruz still blames his daughters for that Cancun trip and Trump’s daddy’s girls are not quite as political as we had previous thought. Trump may have also gotten a “target letter” indicating that something something is coming for him. Much like Trump trying to get Ivanka in at the...

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  • February 19, 2021

Well, I will send one to old Rubio as well. Senator Scott,    You are an embarrassment to the people of Florida and have been for a long time. I must congratulate you however, for being in the presence of  likeminded company such as yourself in the Senate with  bootlicking...

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  • February 9, 2021

Fucking idiot: The Florida senator once again found himself in Twitter-roasting territory on Wednesday with his misguided tweet blaming the media for the rise of QAnon-sympathizer Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) within the GOP — conveniently ignoring his own history of enabling former President Trump to run wild with false...

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  • February 4, 2021

This morning in his latest batch of rescinded Executive Orders issued by his predecessor, President Joe Biden reinstated the rights of transgender men and women to serve in the armed services. Biden was quoted as saying, “Allowing all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform is better for the...

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  • January 25, 2021

On the day when Republicans lost control of the US Senate, Mitch McConnell is being warned that he could be voted out as Republican leader if he votes to convict former President Trump during the impeachment trial. Republicans who know McConnell well believe he will take the temperature of the Senate...

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  • January 21, 2021

While I didn’t plan on getting back to posting election diaries until after today, I figured it was important to post this: x This was tweeted by field director of @NRSC run by @SenRickScott. pic.twitter.com/ej5rTL82Qu— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) January 20, 2021 So this is a preview of what we are...

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  • January 20, 2021

 Impeachment? Trump will be impeached in the House but in the Senate all but a few republicans will vote against him and thus be complicit in an attempted coup. They missed the ideal opportunity in 2019 to get rid of Trump, but no, they obsequiously bent their knees and lauded...

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  • January 10, 2021

If Marco Rubio really wants to upbraid people who have lied and been disingenuous about COVID-19, he doesn’t have to look far. For instance, there’s Donald Trump, who told Bob Woodward how he downplayed the virus early on and, indeed, always intended to downplay it. You also have Donald Trump, who...

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  • December 27, 2020

To be fair, no one can scrub away the Trump stink. No one. Including me. It’s like a raccoon has been living in your car for the past four years. That car is fucked. Let’s just see if we can get it started, stick our heads out the window as...

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  • December 23, 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

Imagine being scared shitless of the half-literate tweets of the most witless man on the planet. That’s where Republicans clearly are right now, and it’s more than a little sad.  Of course, Republicans aren’t really scared of Trump, per se. They’re afraid of the troglodytic horde he commands with his venal...

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  • December 5, 2020
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A loser’s victory rally, what a message. In his Valdosta, Georgia speech on Saturday Trump will essentially repeat his 46 minute Facebook rant from Wednesday with a few local references and additional stupid ad libs. Save that hour for more productive activities that don’t involve super-spreading. They’re “not dumb in Georgia” but...

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  • December 3, 2020

It moves… there will still be monkey business even as one good sign has been put into place: x Good evening, one and all. Please note that the FAA has restricted the airspace around Wilmington, Delaware, also known as the location of @JoeBiden. You know, similar to how they restrict the air...

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  • November 5, 2020

I am so tired of the story being Florida, Florida, Florida.   The pundits agree  even with doom and gloom, the case they all agree on is  Florida is the state where Trump has to win.   A Biden win and it’s all over.   We have the highest number of veterans, seniors, and it...

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  • November 2, 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

Received this e-mail yesterday from health care activist, Ady Barkan, and his Super PAC, Be A Hero: Ady Barkan It's official. Just moments ago, the NYTimes reported that Trump will be nominating Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. Amy is a notorious, ultra-conservative...

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  • September 26, 2020

Remember when the Tea (Taxed Enough Already) Party was the darling of conservatives. They elevated the profiles of people like Michele Bachmann, Sharron Angle, and Scott Brown.  The group of so-called grassroots activists was in reality bankrolled by a group called FreedomWorks and given free media access by Fox News....

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  • August 14, 2020

From Westword: During recent interviews, Gardner has said positive things about the way Colorado has conducted mail-in voting, and he did so again, more or less, during a forum not meant for public consumption: an August 5 telephone fundraiser. But in a transcript from the event obtained by Westword, he also sought to...

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  • August 13, 2020

So I’m sure you heard of this: Here’s Sen. Marco Rubio, in a since-deleted tweet, eulogizing the late John Lewis by confusing him with the late Elijah Cummings (whom Fox News confused with John Lewis back in October). x Wrong black guy pic.twitter.com/qYnWSuw177— Wesley (@WesleyLowery) July 18, 2020 He got it right...

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  • July 19, 2020

In a new ad whose tag line is “Learn. Their. Names.” It goes after McConnell, Graham, Tillis, Gardner, McSally, Cruz, Ernst, Rubio, Collins, Daines, Cotton…. (Yeah, I know, the picture I used lacks the two not running as welll as Daines and Cotton and has the two from Georgia who...

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  • July 8, 2020

Reporter: “Is that your bible” Trump: “It's A bible” x He's using the American military against the American people. He tear-gassed peaceful protesters and fired rubber bullets. For a photo. For our children, for the very soul of our country, we must defeat him. But I mean it when I...

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  • June 2, 2020

Sen. Marco Rubio appeared on Fox & Friends the other day to workshop some stupid shit he wanted to say. Brian Kilmeade, who has long been Stupid Shit’s earthly avatar, was happy to oblige him. So it seems people don’t want to work because they’re making more sitting on their...

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  • May 1, 2020

Interviewing Republicans and/or Trump supporters is like interviewing the devoted parents of a criminal.  No matter how guilty or how much evidence exist they will always say, ‘oh no not my child!’  It took a moment to calm down before I decided to put pen to paper, or in this...

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  • March 30, 2020

With all due respect to Pete Wehner, an evangelical Christian, former George W. Bush White House aide, and the author of the above quote, this analogy undersells Donald Trump’s depravity by a damn stretch. A person born blind would surely be curious about what color is. Further, he or she wouldn’t scorn...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • February 12, 2020

The first blush of commentary after the New Hampshire debates looks relatively conventional, even as small movements up and down in polling have occurred. MSM is far too obsessed with the media framing of socialism, despite a Chris Matthews rant about Fidel Castro. Four days before the New Hampshire primary,...

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  • February 8, 2020

I’m not a lawyer nor a constitutional scholar, but the Media has not being doing its job when it comes to covering the upcoming Senate trial of Trump.  I know.  “A real shocker there Merlin.  Have you thought about auditioning for the role of Captain Obvious?” Hear me out for...

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  • January 19, 2020

OK, it’s not Kabuki as much as it is Shadow Puppetry. What makes anyone think Trump won’t run to court to get an injunction against Bolton, claiming executive privilege and national security, if Bolton receives a subpoena? Any competent court would rule against Trump, but Trump would appeal. That litigation...

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  • January 7, 2020

The FBI has received Spanish wiretaps from an investigation of Russian money laundering through NRA that implicates Donald Trump Jr. Then there’s the money that GOP leadership received including the transfers made during the GOP convention.  x Oligarch Len Blavatnik in 2016 gave Trumps pac $7.35 million. Marco Rubio, John...

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  • December 24, 2019

After years of using derogatory language towards dogs, applying that language to people he doesn’t like and also being the first president since McKinley not to have one livening up the White House, drumpf is now courting the woozle vote: weird thing about this is that the dog is almost...

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  • October 30, 2019

First, Elizabeth Warren’s brilliant response to a recent question about “traditional” (i.e., noninclusive and oppressive) values: x Elizabeth Warren's pro-equal marriage putdown is the best thing you'll see today pic.twitter.com/rfCQ7RzpkN— The Independent (@Independent) October 11, 2019 QUESTIONER: “Let’s say you’re on the campaign trail …” WARREN: “I have been …...

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  • October 12, 2019

I have got to hand it to Republicans, their ability to ignore the irony of their talking points is breathtaking.  In 1998 erstwhile Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich voted to impeach former President Clinton on obstruction of justice charges.  In June of 2017, when questioned about Donald Trump, Mr....

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  • October 7, 2019

Long before Trump, today’s GOP lost any ability to be constructive on just about anything. If something is good, they reflexively oppose it.  People having healthcare? Oppose. People going to college? Oppose. Stopping gun massacres? Oppose.  Renewable energy? Oppose. Their entire policy on immigration is bigotry and hate. Their policy...

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  • September 29, 2019

One of the most disheartening things I deal with on social media is confronting the fact that some of my veteran friends have accepted Donald Trump, or at least his perverted view of patriotism. We’ve been through some tough situations together, so our bond is very strong, even though we hate...

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  • July 24, 2019

I adore this woman… x Rashida Tlaib Protested a Trump rally in 2016 Where she was told to “get a job” by his supporter 2 years later Rashida Tlaib became the first Palestinian-American woman in Congress and simultaneously one of the first two Muslim women in Congress. ❤ Sweet baby...

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  • July 23, 2019

Not only has the Republican Party allowed Donald John Trump to operate above the law, but they have also sanctioned his acts beyond humanity.  In 2013 eight Senators, 4 Democrats and 4 Republicans [The Gang of Eight] made a serious foray into ending America’s much-disputed entry policy for foreign emigres...

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  • July 19, 2019

I am not going to make the declarative statement that you may be expecting.  The winner in last night’s debate was the American people. First debates are usually feeling out exercises with onlookers breathlessly waiting for the zinger of the night. Fortunately, the Democratic party did something unusual, they did...

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  • June 27, 2019

When Beto announced he would run for president, I was genuinely excited. He was my top choice. Yet Beto made a fatal mistake: he decided to engage in what he referred to as an “anti-media” strategy.  In other words, he refused to go on TV.  While his distant rivals held...

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  • June 21, 2019

I guess the NRA thought the Parkland school shooting would follow the script of every other massacre: Americans would call for our politicians to finally do something  The NRA would then fundraise off the tragedy, and donate to their politicians to keep them in line  The NRA politicians would then offer thoughts and prayers to the victims Rightwing...

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  • May 12, 2019

There are rough seas ahead for the John Roberts led Supreme Court, with no safe harbor in sight. Over the next 6-12 months, there are quite likely three critical issues that will be thrust in a national spotlight to their chamber by The Pampers President, issues that the court would...

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  • April 10, 2019

Well, this is awkward. Herman Cain, who’s best known for not understanding that nein-nein-nein means no, is reportedly Donald Trump’s pick for a spot on the Federal Reserve Board because — well, don’t think about it too much. He just is. I mean, Trump would nominate a Labradoodle if it humped...

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  • April 4, 2019