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I was surprised this weekend when I looked out my window and did not see masked marauders carrying clubs, knives, or guns. My neighbors were not cowering in fear, trying to reach their cars or go to the mailbox. Teens were not armed to the teeth, and adults were not...

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  • November 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

I wonder what happens this coming February; you know, Black History Month. Will the contingent of book banners and people who fear the delicate little psyches of white children will be permanently marred by black history prevail. Since the first enslaved Africans stepped out of the bowels of slave ships...

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  • November 1, 2021

…suppressing your opposition with power; strong regimentation of society and economy, and dictatorial power- Fascism In the collegial setting, politics is taught as a science. It is meant to be an apolitical study based upon history or comparison, its global effects i.e. international implications, and accepted theory. Although modern fascism...

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  • September 3, 2021

Democrats, since the time of Franklin Roosevelt, have fought the accusation of wanting a Nanny State; equal access to housing, healthcare, fair wages, and education have been guiding tenets of the Democrats since the New Deal, the War on Poverty through the Covid Recovery Act—not always successful—but good principles, nonetheless....

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  • July 30, 2021

The misplaced displays of so-called love for the U.S. by Republicans will eventually strangle her to death. We heard evidence of that in the opening testimony from one of four officers present at the Capitol insurrection on January 6. Faced with a frothing mob of white supremacists, fascists, and riotous...

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  • July 28, 2021

To keep their relevance after losing viewership to OAN and NewsMax, Fox News chose further radicalize their lies. Fox News caves to further deviancy See full episodes here. Brian Stelter appeared on All-In with Chris Hayes. He discussed his article “‘We turned so far right we went crazy:’ How Fox News was radicalized...

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  • June 12, 2021

A 12-year-old boy with an AK-47 and a 14-year-old girl were arrested after allegedly shooting at cops while boasting “it’s like Grand Theft Auto.” Florida authorities said two armed children engaged in a violent shootout with law enforcement in the town of Enterprise on Wednesday. Travis O’Brien and Nicole Jackson...

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  • June 5, 2021

#RacistAttacksProtesters #MarvinScottIII #JusticeForMarvin During a peaceful protest and demonstration at the intersection between the cities of Plano and Frisco in North Texas, a racist white man runs up screaming, cursing and swinging at Kamona Young, a black woman and others as we blocked traffic. We block traffic for Marvin Scott...

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  • May 10, 2021

Have you ever asked yourself, why are so many GOP political theories race and gender-based? The latest is that voter ballots in Arizona were smuggled in from China. The GOP has decided the best way to expose this absurd idea is to exploit a silly stereotype and check the ballots...

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  • May 7, 2021

If you take a moment and listen to the so-called moderate wing of the Republican party, they are as extreme as the rest. This weekend Utah Senator Mitt Romney was roundly booed by members of his party at the Utah GOP convention. The crime that elicited the verbal censure from...

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  • May 3, 2021

Politico constructed an oral history of the bin Laden raid and it’s worth the read to get a sense as one can from on oral history, of the authenticity of the event, as well as some interesting details, the rosary held by Biden, and especially the trashing of previous guy...

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  • May 1, 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

As many here know I am a Democratic Socialist and a long time Bernie supporter. I listened to Biden today and was impressed as he sounded like a democrat of old, i.e. what present day republicans would term as a screaming raving socialist. I was happy with my vote for...

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  • March 25, 2021

Remember when Brett Kavanaugh was embroiled in controversy during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing and we all thought the powerful and seismic testimony of Christine Blasey Ford would move the needle, but then Lindsey Graham started screaming his head off like an absinthe-besotted wood elf, Kavanaugh did his whole oppressed...

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  • March 16, 2021

Like Chicago gangsters a century ago prosecuted for tax evasion, the Chicago way may catch up to Trump. As Elliot Ness is purported to have said, “no deals”. Cy Vance and Leticia James continue an untouchable investigation into only one aspect of Biglygate. Except, as Mother Jones confirmed, the loan wasn’t sold to Trump,...

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  • March 9, 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

Here’s the latest news today out of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D), who announced a 2022 Senate bid earlier this month, said in a statement Tuesday that he will not accept donations from the fossil fuel industry in his run. Fetterman said in the statement obtained by The Hill via...

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  • February 16, 2021

I’ve seen roller coaster accidents that were easier to follow—and less unnerving—than that gory mess Trump counsel Bruce Castor presented earlier today. To say it was shambolic and meandering is to insult anyone who’s currently lost in a mall parking lot. I was half expecting a big novelty hook to...

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  • February 9, 2021

The national madness of 74 million people sent to the fainting couch by voting for a persistent complainer and his tweeted grievances, often as impure as their iteration. Courtesy must end if only because Trump ignored his intel briefings while in office. His only reason to want them would be...

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  • January 18, 2021

​Please practice greater situational awareness from January 17 to January 20. We all trust that those whose jobs it is to keep the nation safe are doing that effectively despite the numbers of law enforcement officials participating in violent anti-government demonstrations. x Police departments across the United States are opening probes...

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  • January 10, 2021

After President Donald Trump ignited his riotous group of seditionists with the words “fight like hell” and ‘take our country back,’ the return shouts and whoops from the crowd were foreboding. In the subsequent hours, Trump's followers proved that walls do not work when they scaled the stone porticos of...

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  • January 8, 2021

So did anything newsworthy happen last night? I was screaming at absinthe fairies until 4 a.m. Wasn’t there some election in one of those deep-red states or something? Oh, I remember now. Donald Trump set fire to the Republican Party and then exiled himself to Florida to stare at gimpy...

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  • January 6, 2021

Pardon the quick post, but it’s 2am here and I have a few thoughts I need to get down before I try to sleep—which I won’t. Kelly Loeffler has never won an election, and last night was no different. Raphael Warnock won. Big. Right now he’s over 40 thousand votes....

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  • January 6, 2021

If Trump vetoes the Covid-19 relief bill, much of the government will shut down: U.S. faces risk of government shutdown as Trump balks at COVID-19 relief deal Americans on Wednesday faced the prospect of a government shutdown during a pandemic as outgoing President Donald Trump, angry at his fellow Republicans...

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  • December 24, 2020

Throughout the Democratic primaries, the dueling campaigns, and finally the day of November 3rd, I feared the United States would let me down. I have blown the horn of warning to anyone who would listen that this election was not a referendum on Donald Trump it was a referendum on...

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  • November 25, 2020

RW logic at work: They’re so angry at GA Governor Kemp that they might urge a GOP voter boycott of the Senate Runoff in January or even write in Trump’s name. You go, nutters. Georgia has already certified the election results so their objective got a bit screwed up. There will be...

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  • November 21, 2020

Masha Gessen writes this article in the New Yorker Magyar divides the autocrat’s journey into three stages: autocratic attempt, autocratic breakthrough, and autocratic consolidation. The attempt is a period when autocracy is still preventable, or reversible, by electoral means. When it is no longer possible to reverse autocracy peacefully, the...

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  • November 12, 2020

Discovery and disinformation are ahead as RWNJs are looking for reasons to overturn the election, but are perhaps more about grifting. The reality remains that Trump tried to manipulate processing of ballots by installing a crony in USPS, among other things yet to be determined. Attempts to manipulate the system...

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  • November 9, 2020

x Biden: “We both know tensions are high. They can be high after a tough election…But remember, we have to remain calm, patient. Let the process work out as we count all the votes…your vote will be counted. I do not care how hard people try to stop it. I...

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  • November 7, 2020

This is so much more serious but just as annoying.   I was sitting outside on the porch tonight when I thought back of the time  when my 4 year old could not get his way about something.  I don’t quite recall what it was but I think it had to...

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  • November 7, 2020

Over a year ago, tv host and comic Bill Maher told the world he feared that if Donald Trump were voted out of office he would not leave. People like me, poo-pooed the idea and laughed not with Maher, but at Maher. Even to speculate seemed so outlandish, that only...

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  • November 6, 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

He’s making a habit of this, and I love it. Who ever said Democrats shouldn’t appear on Fox News? How else are its viewers ever supposed to hear the truth? x Damn. Don’t invite @PeteButtigieg on your show fools, UNLESS YOU WANT TO GET SCHOOLED! Go get ‘em, Mayor Pete....

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  • October 23, 2020

As usual GOP/Trumpian evidence makes no sense and given the Impeachment, will not make a difference. Some of us have held out hope for Tara Reade to make an appearance. x Trump aides have been telling people that the big surprise in store for tonight's debate is he's bringing Tony...

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  • October 22, 2020

Another day, another unflattering tell-all from one of the people who knows Donald Trump best. There are some juicy excerpts here, but in case you’re short of time, the bottom line is this: Pretty much anyone who knows Trump, has worked with Trump, or has done business with Trump thinks...

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  • October 17, 2020

Kathy Lewis is the grassroots candidate the Democratic Party should be yearning for throughout the country. Yet they failed her. If Kathy Lewis wins, she will have an earned independence x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. While doing hourly perusing at on articles by my favorite authors at DailyKos,...

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  • October 14, 2020

There’s better news for 2020 because the Dornsife poll had predicted the approaching bad news for Clinton in the 2016 election, however accidentally. Biden is in much better shape with three weeks left. But there will be disinformation as the GOP gets desperate. For example, it can be hazardous to draw broad conclusions...

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  • October 12, 2020

Everyone is screaming over Trump’s absolute indifference to the safety of the Secret Service agents sworn to protect him at their risk of the own lives. The speculation is that he needed the adulation of his supporters, or that he wanted to keep the campaign momentum going, or that he...

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  • October 5, 2020

Jason Miller, ready to dose your smoothie with Plan B, now with miraculous Trump recovery. Trump may have only had a panic attack, given all that disinformation. x Jason Miller, Trump's chief strategist just said the President is ready to lead on Covid because he's been through it. So for...

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  • October 5, 2020

Recent Trump appearances have revealed that his giving lip service to vaccines has remained secondary to a continuing belief in herd immunity as if death would be a luck of the draw, or just bad luck, perhaps sacrifices rationalized by some religion. The vaccine is a panacea in terms of any pre-November announcement...

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  • September 17, 2020

Men’s basketball has been in the Bubble and fittingly (I guess) the women are in the Wubble. Baseball is playing before packed houses of canned noise and football began in earnest yesterday, before empty seats of orange, blue, and green. Boxing and professional wrestling (if you consider that a sport)...

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  • September 14, 2020

Look, I know Nancy Pelosi is human but she is also a political genius.  What in the world possessed her to trust a RWNJ owner of a hair salon tell a stylist to go inside for a hair shampoo against all common sense this close to an election? Pelosi took...

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  • September 3, 2020

Imagine, for a moment, if in 2008 Obama campaign manager David Plouffe had coordinated with Wiki Leaks and the Russians to infiltrate and influence the readers of America's social media apparatus. Imagine then, if Mr. Obama was caught on tape regaling his exploits of how he molested women; only to...

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  • August 19, 2020

OK, I was browsing and saw this and did not know if it was even a real thing but apparantely it is.   Someone is going to have to sedate him soon.    This is his latest tweet. x SAVE THE POST OFFICE!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2020 Someone...

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  • August 17, 2020

These two words should never be used in close proximity, and that is the problem. The first function of the president is to protect the United States and its people from “all enemies, foreign and domestic.” The President’s Daily Brief, the collection of the best intelligence, is the daily summary...

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  • August 12, 2020

I almost preferred the dog whistles to the train whistles. But hey, at least they’re out in the open now. Tucker Carlson from last night’s Shit Your Pants in Fear, Rural White People Hour. Via Media Matters: TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What will be the aftermath of all of this? What...

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  • August 11, 2020

Trump claims to be holding a News Conference but some of the media doesn’t feel it is.  CNN and MSNBC cut away.    All he is doing they claim is name calling and distorting the truth.   WOW…What else is new?  He has been on the campaign trail via the presidential...

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  • August 8, 2020