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As a black American, I can understand the tumult over First Lady Jill Biden associating Latin culture with “bogades”(sic) and ‘breakfast tacos.” Talking in part before the UnidosUS annual conference, she said “ —as distinct as the bogades [bodegas] of the Bronx, as beautiful as the blossoms of Miami, and...

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  • July 13, 2022

Progressives so far are not taking the bait. They must be sure that Build Back Better supports all. Lying Republican politicians continue to be pretzels for Trump. All hail to progressives Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 11:00 AM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091...

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  • October 29, 2021

Ethics violations—involving the illegal acceptance of Saudi Arabian gifts ostensibly made from endangered species but later revealed to be cheap fakes—seem like the Trumpiest story ever. All that’s missing is a bone saw, a koi pond’s worth of meat sweats, and a Fiat-sized heap of pulverized Adderall. While norm-breaking and questionable ethical decisions were basically the...

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  • October 12, 2021

I have rolled a question around in my head for months; why are Republicans so mean? I have concluded that it is not meanness, it is fear. The fear of betraying the religion of Trump and fear of being called stupid. Having a point and blind devotion to a point...

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  • October 1, 2021

Not since, Tuco, Blondie, and Angel Eyes formed a triangle, within a circle, has greed, corruption, and self-interest intersected so destructively. Politics in America, for nearly 250 years has boiled down to money, policy, and humanitarianism in that order. Now it is strictly a good, bad, or ugly proposition. In...

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  • August 30, 2021

Speaking to a colleague this morning who asked if I was tired of writing about racial ‘strife.’ The answer was—no—I am tired of living it. In less than two weeks a white Ohio police chief thought it was a joke to leave a KKK reference on the desk of one...

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  • July 23, 2021

Stupidity adjacent, no Proud Boys or Oath Keepers threw themselves in front of Roger Stone as his office was near a styrofoam plant fire that featured an explosion. No Florida men were injured, but maybe Richard Nixon or Zippy was being targeted. x Roger Stone suggests gas explosion at Florida warehouse...

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  • April 25, 2021

It is hard to believe that our American village could elect a man that does not even know how uneducated and uninformed he is. Yes, it took a village to keep this in office for 4 years See full episodes here. It was a year ago today when the world got...

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  • April 24, 2021

The Florida Piney Point phosphate plant in Manatee county has been releasing 202 million gallons of wastewater into Tampa Bay since the risk of collapse of the holding reservoir became international news due to a risk of major collapse with flood walls of over twenty feet predicted to inundate local communities and...

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  • April 9, 2021
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Like Martin Luther objecting to Pope Leo X selling indulgences to raise money for a variety of excesses, the environmental costs of carbon markets far exceed the benefits. Austerity would have denied us Renaissance art which is less at risk in an age of non-fungible tokens. Today the consequences for the planet...

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  • March 28, 2021

We remain weary about the callow stupidity of the GOP/GQP but we must not patronize or condescend about how superfluous their grievances have been and continue to be. Now that we know more about Trump’s sexual practices, fascist fantasizing seems altogether rote and boring, but certainly redolent of a banality...

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  • March 25, 2021

He’s not the only one, of course. For instance, I’m convinced Matt Gaetz has the largest head-to-brain-size ratio in the animal kingdom and that Louie Gohmert is the lamentable result of a failed attempt to breed a white supremacist lemur with a bowl of beets. Then there’s Lauren Boebert and Marjorie...

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  • March 21, 2021

Everybody’s favorite cultural caricatures came out from beneath their rocks because they have nothing to contribute while we wait for the final chapter in the Trump era. The same idiots who hate the French and ignorantly rebranded French(sic) Fries “Freedom Fries” now want to mock the contextualizing of cultural products...

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  • March 11, 2021

It’s been a long and very busy week for me, hence why I haven’t been posting a lot of diaries. But I just wanted to pass this along: 'No idea what he's doing': Manchin perplexes with Covid aid power play In the end, it took a direct call from President...

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  • March 6, 2021

Insurrection part Deux may be coming, but it’s a distraction from an emerging Raw Story report about Russian mobsters and Trump that includes money laundering in Kazakhstan. This doesn’t even touch the tax fraud prosecution. Thank jeebus CPAC is over and that concentrated hate and stupidity is over for another year. Even...

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  • March 1, 2021

State level GOP parties are doing all kinds of stupidity, censuring its US senators, and following on the usual RW craziness, resorting to the pre-GQP tropes, as befits a state that elected Tommy “not Mr. Potato-Head” Tuberville. This is another extension of the old CT of global new-world order, something,...

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  • February 28, 2021

Sublimation; all that is solid melts into air, as QAnonists, among others spread ignorance about something, something Deep State controlling the weather. The same people who faked the Moon landing must have done it on the other side of Flat Earth. How Helen Keller was able to make so much...

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  • February 23, 2021

There’s actually a White House press briefing at 7pm ET. Just in case you’re watching it live. MSM is comparing the use of press briefings already, considering the lies of the 45 Administration. x Tune in for the first press briefing of the Biden-Harris Administration with Press Secretary Jen Psaki....

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  • January 21, 2021

We are now in the realm of stupid, since the second impeachment is apparently another “hoax”, even though actual deaths have occurred. This leaves the two prior Trump hoax claims: the numerous counts of obstruction of justice from the Mueller Report and the first impeachment’s near-conviction, short by a couple...

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  • January 17, 2021

Derrick Evans, the suuuper-genius who filmed himself participating in a violent insurrection, has resigned from the West Virginia House of Delegates. MetroNews: “I hereby resign as a member of the House of Delegates, effective immediately,” Evans said in a one-page letter submitted to Gov. Jim Justice and the House. The House...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • January 9, 2021

It’s always been obvious to people with more than a cursory understanding of politics that Republicans only pretend to care about working people and small business owners. They accomplish this by endlessly flogging cultural wedge issues like abortion, gun rights, LGBTQ rights, and perceived Christian “persecution” — while at the same...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 24, 2020

The latest bit of gross stupidity and waste of state taxpayer funds is one state suing others because fraud, something, something…. abstracting from actual votes is more representative of the will of the people….maybe…and go Constitutionally big or go home. This Texas parlor trick requires the same thing all the...

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  • December 8, 2020

Stephanie J Miller discusses how we can all reduce waste. Katie Porter exposes Steven Mnuchin. David Brooks describes Red Country’s fragility. Stephanie J Miller on zero waste x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics:...

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  • December 4, 2020

Paul O’Brien, VP of Oxfam visits with us to discuss inequality. GOP projects about voter fraud but … This reporter was not kind to Trump. Paul O’Brien VP of Oxfam visits x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK —...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • December 3, 2020

It’s not rivulets of dung cascading down the ruddy cheeks of Narnia’s mayor, but it’s pretty effing embarrassing nonetheless. Sidney Powell, the super lawyer who was too insane even for Trump, is ratcheting up the kookaburra cray-cray a notch, now that she’s no longer restrained by the bounteous gravitas of Rudy...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 1, 2020

The guy who basically invented American crassness and stupidity is calling out Rudy Giuliani for being uncommonly crass and stupid. Geraldo Rivera, who left any credibility he may have once had behind in Al Capone’s vault, thinks Rudy’s eyebrow-raising/sideburn-lowering press conference from earlier today was a shitshow of historic proportions....

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  • November 20, 2020

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/… Exclusive: GOP Sen. Sasse says Trump 'kisses dictators' butts' and mocks evangelicals Nebraska Republican Senator Ben Sasse  was privately recorded making harsh criticisms of Trump apparently in a phone call to constituents, according to David M. Drucker of the Washington Examiner. Concerning the pandemic, Sasse says some of what...

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  • October 15, 2020

George Stephanopoulos grilled Trump’s spokesman Jason Miller about the administration’s cavalier attitude on COVID. He slapped down the spin. Stephanopoulos grilled Trump spokesman See full episodes here. Jason Miller did the network rounds today effectively continuing to cement the notion that the administration is one built on lies. Jason made...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • October 4, 2020

Another day of stupidity from IMPOTUS*, but he has promised to go into exile and flee prosecution. x The President suggests his opponent will receive an injection of performance enhancing drugs “in the ass” before the debates pic.twitter.com/sXOGjrFltp — Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) September 19, 2020 x tRUmp has descended into...

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  • September 20, 2020

Feral pigs are the crying-wolf excuse for some firearm owners, as though the average hunter needed a modern sporting rifle (semi-auto long gun with large capacity magazine) to defend their home and children against predator species. Then there’s Kenosha’s 17 year-old killer and his AR-15 pattern rifle with 30-round magazine. The...

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  • September 20, 2020

Wherein Trump supporters react to “Donald Trump’s” ideas for electrifying statues, putting children to work in slaughterhouses, microwaving COVID patients (you can test it on the immigrants, natch), and releasing his own Trump-branded vaccine … x x YouTube Video Add your thoughts in the comments when you’re done hoisting your...

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  • September 17, 2020

‘Mother Earth is angry’. Speaker Nancy Pelosi Earth’s most extensive tropical wetland engulfed in a wildfire since the beginning of January. Still, recently the fires have accelerated due to climate change and human stupidity and greed. Plantlife and iconic wildlife are paying a devastating price in this human-made ecological calamity....

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  • September 11, 2020

Trump’s flailing and the lies just keep on coming. x “Why did he call it a hoax if he’s not lying?” ⁦@PressSec⁩ NO ANSWER. pic.twitter.com/jlw7pc421v— Brian J. Karem (@BrianKarem) September 9, 2020 x Trump knew the coronavirus was deadly. He knew it was not a hoax. And he knew it...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • September 10, 2020

You’ll enjoy this, folks. Former Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill appeared on MSNBC with Nicolle Wallace and, well, just watch … x oh @clairecmc just has no fucks left.pic.twitter.com/v7plxCNHop— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) September 9, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> McCASKILL: “Think about this for a minute; let’s dwell on this just for...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • September 10, 2020

Trump’s doing more law and order bafflegab among other idiocy, as Trump is whining about not getting credit for stuff. We’ll see whether he takes questions (and flees when the questions get too tough). He’s scared, especially if you compare his presser to Biden’s earlier today, replete with complete sentences. x...

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  • September 4, 2020

After all the stupidity and incompetence, Trump really does sound like he says things with no filter. And even as he says he said no such thing, his excuses are even stranger, and his lies are getting amplified by the Russians, again. A new report details multiple instances of Donald Trump allegedly...

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  • September 4, 2020

We have one job.   We don’t want to mess this up.  I am putting up vital info from Yosef and want everyone to get excited about Biden/Harris 2020.  We cannot fail. Joe Biden has a dream of Moonshot regarding cancer.  We have a cancer right here in America and it...

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  • August 12, 2020

I am so sick of stupid.  I am sick of parents putting their kids in danger right down to being canaries in a coal mine.  The people who believe the orange headed nutcase who spreads as much poison to ignorance as possible are dying from his poison kool aid. Magically...

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  • August 10, 2020

Everyone probably has the HOTS but not for Trump and his ilk. We need to find the strength for three more months of nonsense. Trumpists have a theory of causation, called “Orange man bad”, where everything bad is ultimately Trump’s fault. Note: by "perfect," I am referring to all of these goddamn...

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  • August 9, 2020

The Senate has adjourned for the weekend, after refusing to negotiate with Democrats for a desperately-needed COVID-19 relief bill. Democrats had compromised, agreeing to come down yet again to $2 trillion spent to help the country through the worst health and economic crisis in our nation's history. It’s just too expensive, Republicans say. For context, the GOP...

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  • Avatar of SemDem
  • August 8, 2020

I see the Trump campaign’s mission to define Joe Biden as a senile master of malapropisms is proceeding apace. x Trump mispronounces Thailand as “Thighland” pic.twitter.com/PgTRnHpAA8— The Recount (@therecount) August 6, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> TRUMP: “… shifting production to Thigh-land and to Vietnam, Thailand and Vietnam, two places that I...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • August 6, 2020

Michael Steele was not holding back on his interview with Joy-Ann Reid on her new show The ReidOut. Reid told him there were Trumpists who are denying that Herman Cain did not die from COVID-19. Michael Steele scolds his right flank. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Steele...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • July 31, 2020

Trump held his hate rally on June 20th at Tulsa.  Trump had workers remove “Please don’t sit here” stickers on the seats to discourage social distancing. He demanded a packed event. Three weeks later, Tulsa hit a record number of COVID patients. Thankfully, the venue was sparsely attended, or it could...

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  • July 30, 2020

By now you’ve heard the superschadenfreudeisticexpialidocious news that GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert has contracted COVID-19. A positive coronavirus diagnosis would be chastening for most people — a reason to pause and reflect. But not for the dumbest man in Congress. According to KETK-TV in Texas, he’s determined to stay a maskhole...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • July 29, 2020

That is a new Twitter thread by Seth Abramson, drawing on the research he did for his 3 books on Trump. That’s one tweet per scandal. There are 20 Tweets covering issues with the EU and some 2 dozen plus individual nations. If you want to read the original in...

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  • July 26, 2020

Judy Shelton’s candidacy for a seat on the Fed was approved in a party-line vote in the Senate Banking committee on Tuesday. All 12 Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee opposed Shelton’s nomination, making the GOP Senate majority potentially putting the 2016 Trump campaign advisor’s retrograde views onto the Fed.  Because in a...

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  • July 22, 2020

Talk about stupid.   The greedy Republicans have no clue how to even make the state money not to mention flatten the curve.  They know how to throw a fine on a seat belt violator.  They know how to throw a big fine on someone doing 45 in a 40 mph...

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  • July 17, 2020

I love The Lincoln Project, but MeidasTouch has consistently given them a run for their money. No problem. There’s room in my heart for any organization that points out Trump’s fatuousness. And MeidasTouch has released another good one: x 📺 NEW VIDEO Donald Trump’s stupidity has failed America. We need 3,000...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • July 16, 2020

It boggles the mind.   Anyone with half a brain would be terrified to come to Florida during a pandemic but especially with the Idiot in charge of Florida and hurricane season bearing down. Now the RNC is talking about moving it outdoors.  Really?  What are these people on?  Seriously?  Do...

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  • Avatar of Vetwife
  • July 16, 2020

As weary as we have become with the corruption and venal stupidity, the path to the bunker will feature even more carnage even if Trump is defeated at the polls. Reopening schools is CDC’s “highest risk” for COVID spread which is Trump’s ultimate revenge on the nation when its “second wave”...

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  • July 11, 2020