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Just broke by the New York Times and picked up by Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow: Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress As the Justice Department investigated who was behind leaks of classified information early in the Trump administration, it took a highly unusual step: Prosecutors subpoenaed...

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  • June 11, 2021

Trump's DOJ secretly obtained Washington Post reporters’ phone records “The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post journalists' phone records and tried to obtain their email records over reporting they did in the early months of the Trump administration on Russia's role in the 2016 election, according to government letters...

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  • May 8, 2021

Remember when Trump said: “I know people that like the Confederate flag and they're not thinking about slavery”. Maybe we can finally get to that obstruction of justice because the former United States President tried to blackmail Ukraine into helping him cheat in our 2020 election. We’ll have more chances...

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  • April 29, 2021

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

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) We’ve been looking over the results from our last survey and you’ve made your priorities loud and clear: we need to win the Georgia runoffs...

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  • December 21, 2020

There was a partial unsealing in the DC district court involving a bribery for pardon scheme several months ago. Lots of redaction in the document, and it’s unclear who was involved other than an attorney acting as an intermediary in a ‘pay-to-play’ scheme. One element was a lobbying scheme, and then there was...

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  • December 2, 2020

I’ve argued with many a conservative over the years. No matter what the argument, be it violence against women, kids in cages, killing old people to save the economy, etc., the right-wing extremists will always try to bring up abortion. They do this for two reasons: they can’t possibly justify their...

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  • October 30, 2020

Received this e-mail just now from the Wisconsin Democratic Party: With voters across Wisconsin receiving their mail-in ballots this week, it’s more urgent than ever to reach every last one of them to share positive messages about Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Wisconsin elections are always close, and our state...

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  • September 24, 2020

There are a number of issues to address, but let me start with this, from the 14th Amendment: But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of...

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  • September 24, 2020

There are a number of issues to address, but let me start with this, from the 14th Amendment: But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of...

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  • September 24, 2020

It took credible evidence and the words of the self-identified victims of underage sexual advances, to allow Doug Jones to defeat Roy Moore for the Alabama Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions in 2017. Mr. Jones deserved to win the race on integrity alone. Confirmed in 1997 as the United...

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  • September 23, 2020

The toast is not yet burnt. Trump will need to win all three events. Won’t happen because all Trump has are bizarre lies and falsehoods. x One week from today, President Trump and former VP Biden will meet on the debate stage for the first time. Rachel @Maddow, @NicolleDWallace, @JoyAnnReid...

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  • September 22, 2020

Just another news day and at least one or two more news cycles with 54 days left. x Donald Trump is the first president in 39 years to not start a war but still manage to kill 190,000+ Americans.— ray waldin (@rwaldin) September 10, 2020 How pathological is this tweet....

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  • September 10, 2020

The are numerous attempts to make the election closer, few credible. Trump’s accelerationism is like Emilio LIzardo hitting a wall with a faulty overthruster in the film Buckaroo Banzai. This remains the path to the bunker on scorched earth, as Trump raves on… x ….His problem is interesting. He must always...

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  • August 31, 2020

Mary Trump audio-recorded her conversations with Maryanne Barry Trump a couple of years ago, and WaPo has a few more details beyond what’s in the new book. Maryanne Trump Barry, 83, was aghast at how her 74-year-old brother operated as president. “His goddamned tweet and lying, oh my God,” she...

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  • August 23, 2020

Trump, the troubled teen described in several biographies, got “sent to military school” as the cliche goes, and his personality disorder remains fixated on burning ants and destroying institutions on the way to the bunker. Everything is still owning a switchblade and being in charge of a gang, hopped up...

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  • August 17, 2020

Other than Sean Spicer, who’s spent his post-White House years defending Donald Trump when not dancing like an elderly canary being sucked into a vacuum hose attachment, how many ex-Trump staffers have rushed into the fray to support the guy? “Yay, evil!” Where are the detailed books and articles about Trump’s...

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  • August 17, 2020

The Republican Party is falsely worshiping at the Yeezy clad feet of new ecclesiastic fundamentalism, all hail Kanye West. Mr. West is the subject of daily jokes and has become a virtual walking meme on every social media platform in the world. The GOP has launched an insulting and racist...

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  • August 7, 2020

This guy is such an asshole: Alabama GOP Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville is fundraising and holding face-to-face meetings in Washington this week, defying orders from the city that visitors from certain coronavirus hot spots quarantine upon arrival. Tuberville spent at least some of his time in D.C. at the Trump International Hotel, according...

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  • July 31, 2020

Fox News reporter Chris Wallace followed in his father’s footsteps yesterday, accountability framed by hard questions; or were they? Wallace, the host of Fox News Sunday, did what every other journalist since 2015 should have done with the President, in essence, make him prove it. Obviously, Mr. Trump granted the...

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  • July 20, 2020

Apparently Trump originally wanted to do a rally to support Tommy Tuberville against Jeff Sessions, but no one in Alabama wanted it. Then the campaign wanted to use that slot to do an airport-hanger rally in New Hampshire, but now a storm may rain on the Trump parade, probably fortuitous...

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  • July 10, 2020

I mean no disrespect to the citizens of Alabama, but boy, they have strange taste in politicians! I mean, they came this close to electing a pedophile to the Senate in 2018. Plus the guy he was trying to replace, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, was another piece of work (though...

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  • July 10, 2020

< p class=”AlignCenter”>You may not be interested in the State, but the State is interested in you. Socialism is on the rise in America, specifically Democratic socialism. 43% of Americans now say that some form of socialism is good for the country, compared to just 25% in 1942. President Donald Trump has already started...

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  • July 4, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Slate Magazine’s The Slurge that highlights seven U.S. Senate races to keep your eye one: 1. Kentucky The national Democratic establishment gets its way in Senate primaries. It’s a rule. Democratic primary voters aren’t like Republicans. When Republican voters hear that Mitch McConnell has recruited...

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  • June 19, 2020

Antifa still hasn’t taken over Seattle as much as Trump might wish it, since Boeing is still not the #CHAZ state airplane company, nor has Amazon been nationalized. Trump’s alternate reality imagines some radical left left over from Nixon’s paranoia and Reagan’s red-baiting. x Does anyone notice how little the Radical...

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  • June 14, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of his colleagues, U.S. Senators Doug Jones (D. AL) and Gary Peters’ (D. MI) re-election campaigns: Sen. Doug Jones (D. AL) This November, Democrats can flip the Senate by gaining just four more seats, and polls...

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  • June 14, 2020

Stealing valor is not like taking your taser, much like renaming military bases happens normally. Jeff Sessions is desperate for “his” voters  x … whose courage & duty reached the highest levels, on both sides. Naming U.S. bases for those who fought for the South was seen as an act...

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  • June 13, 2020

We already know why Donald Trump hates the idea of mail-in voting. If citizens can easily exercise their right to vote, Republicans won’t do so well. That’s why the GOP is the voter-suppression party. Voter ID is one method they’ve used to tamp down participation. Another recent (failed) tactic was forcing...

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  • May 26, 2020

Trump’s information warfare is nothing if but consistent, but he’s now pushed some of his opportunistic brood of RW pundits to the brink of disassociation because the 2020 outcome is in jeopardy. x Re Trump's crazed tweets suggesting @JoeNBC is complicit in murder, our book “Donald Trump and His Assault...

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  • May 24, 2020

The Trump Crazy Train never stops, so if you want to get on, understand you’ll have to risk your life to do it. This isn’t some snowflake cult where you get to fall asleep peacefully after drinking grape Flavor-Aid. You’re gonna cough up a lung or crack a femur or...

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  • May 24, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Through Pennsylvania’s first ever Vote By Mail campaign, PA Dems are building a HUGE advantage that could make all the difference this fall. To date, more than 850,000 Democrats have signed up to vote from home—relative to just 400,000 Republicans. Our 450,000+ ballot...

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  • May 20, 2020

Even when I’m not high I have a hard time following Donald Trump’s “logic,” and today was no exception. Being high doesn’t help either, come to think of it. Neither does huffing solvent. Or glue. Or Clorox. You pretty much have to fill your mouth with steel wool, drop three...

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  • May 9, 2020

Remember that DoJ dropping charges against Flynn is being done in the context of a diversion and a pandemic. There are Mueller investigation files being unsealed. With imminent release of #RussiaTranscripts Fox News is already spinning it as raising doubts about @RepAdamSchiff saying there was evidence of collusion. So, here's...

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  • May 7, 2020

Remember that DoJ dropping charges against Flynn is being done in the context of a diversion and a pandemic. There are Mueller investigation files being unsealed. x With imminent release of #RussiaTranscripts Fox News is already spinning it as raising doubts about @RepAdamSchiff saying there was evidence of collusion. So,...

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  • May 7, 2020

From the book The Man Who Knew Too Much, there is a quote that reads “I am the man who knows too much to know anything, or, at any rate, to do anything,” –G.K. Chesterton The Party that detests the government seems obsessed with getting in office and breaking it...

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  • May 1, 2020

I shoudn’t let it surprise, shock, or bother me, but the fact that Kentucky Republicans are politicizing the coronavirus pandemic makes me very angry.  We have already lost 23,000 people nationally, and we are most likely going to break a total of 100 deaths today in Kentucky.  But never let...

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  • April 13, 2020

Live Blog below (Trump rarely starts on time, today it has been announced to begin at 6pm EDT) Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing at The White House Trump didn’t ask Ukraine to announce a bogus investigation into Bernie or Harris or Warren or Booker. Trump was afraid...

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  • April 9, 2020

x REPORTER asks about “OVERSIGHT” of the $500 BILLION slush fund in the senate GOP bill Trump wants to dish out with no transparency. TRUMP: “I’LL BE THE OVERSIGHT.” OH-KAYYYY 🤔🤔💰💰💰💰💰 pic.twitter.com/NPW4hmYxON — The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) March 24, 2020 Trump is jonesing for a substitute for his campaign rallies and...

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  • March 23, 2020

How do Kentucky rednecks respond to the coronavirus pandemic?  First up, treat it like terrorists and 9/11 and go out and live your lives! State Rep. Jim Gooch received applause from fellow Republicans after a House floor speech Wednesday defending the legislature's decision to continue meeting amid the pandemic, urging...

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  • March 20, 2020

Angeliina Lawson proves an adage that is becoming real to most. Progressives are generally the ones that keep the house in order. She is the sole progressive on the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees (JCCC) in Kansas City, Kansas, trying to be fiscally accountable and transparent. Angeliina Lawson, a...

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  • February 18, 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

The e-mails in support of U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D. AL) for voting to convict Donald Trump keep coming in. First from Democracy For America: There’s been a lot of talk about Mitt Romney this week, but he’s not the only Senator who put the country above politics. Senator Doug Jones is a...

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  • February 8, 2020
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If you’re like me, you probably have received several e-mails from congressional Democrats and progressive groups united in support of U.S. Senator Doug Jones’ (D. AL) re-election campaign and for his courageous vote to convict Donald Trump. To me, it’s a huge sign of First off, VoteVets: Yesterday was a...

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  • February 7, 2020

The Advocate has a great piece out today about how LGBTQ activists in Iowa are leaning towards support Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in the Iowa caucus. I wanted to highlight this because they bring a very big issue that is the key reason I support Warren’s campaign: her call...

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  • February 3, 2020

More of the same in 2020. x Given the Trump ad just aired during the Super Bowl, re-sharing our reporting from last year documenting efforts by Trump’s DOJ to lock back up the people freed by Trump’s First Step Act https://t.co/HaDbAsvT1k — Wesley (@WesleyLowery) February 2, 2020 The president has...

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  • February 3, 2020

McConnell lays out ground rules for Trump’s impeachment trial and compressed schedule to consider the charges In a four-page resolution, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the opening arguments would begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, with each side given 24 hours to present their case over a two-day...

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  • January 20, 2020

Uh … Nada. Zip. Bupkis. The Washington Post: A Justice Department inquiry launched more than two years ago to mollify conservatives clamoring for more investigations of Hillary Clinton has effectively ended with no tangible results, and current and former law enforcement officials said they never expected the effort to produce...

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  • January 10, 2020
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With yesterday’s big news about impeachment, I wanted to highlight another big thing that happened yesterday: Hundreds of veterans of Barack Obama’s campaigns and administration have signed on to endorse Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president, as multiple Democratic presidential candidates compete to claim the popular former president’s political coalition and legacy. With the Iowa...

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  • December 19, 2019

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Georgia) during today’s impeachment hearing: x “…When Jesus was falsely accused of Treason, Pontius Pilate gave Jesus the opportunity to face his accusers. During that sham trial, Pontius Pilate afforded more rights to Jesus, than Democrats have afforded this president in this process.” #ShamImpeachment pic.twitter.com/n8FZRe64eo— Barry Loudermilk...

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  • December 18, 2019

This is part two of our three-part series comparing all major electric vehicles that will be on sale in the US in 2020.  For “Part 1: Offerings, Basic Stats, Safety, and Manufacturers”, click here.  “Part 3: Cargo, Internal and External Dimensions, Purchasing” will be posted tomorrow! Electric 2020 Every Electric...

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  • December 18, 2019
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