Trashed

It’s probably a good thing that Matt Gaetz keeps getting chastened like this. I don’t want him to get a big(ger) head. I mean, how trashed does your reputation have to be to get turned down by Newsmax? It’s like getting turned away from a North Dakota cockfight over a dress...

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  • June 8, 2021

Carnage could be a permanent condition, but Trump made it a brand. Between April 10, 2020 and January 3, 2021, Donald Trump either tweeted (or retweeted) the term “China Virus” 44 times. Like Trump’s claim of a “bad” flu for COVID, the coincidence was many times worse amid a population experiencing...

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  • March 21, 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

There’s going to be a lot of swearing in this. Let me begin: What the fucking fuck? A woman accused of participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol asked a federal judge for permission to leave the country on vacation later this month – and got it. …...

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  • February 3, 2021

If you have not seen this, it is well worth examining.   adage.com/… time.com/… Time magazine today released the cover of its Feb. 1-8 double issue showing President Joe Biden in an Oval Office that has been thoroughly trashed by its previous occupant. In the illustration by longtime Time contributor Tim...

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  • January 22, 2021

From The New York Times: x YouTube Video The first television advertisements of the 2022 campaign cycle are on the air in Wisconsin. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Wednesday morning began a week’s worth of television and digital ads pounding Senator Ron Johnson for his role in fomenting doubts...

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  • January 13, 2021

It was all fun and games on Wednesday. In an extraordinary display of white privilege, a mob of fascists celebrated as they overran U.S. Capitol Police, smashed windows, terrorized staff, trashed the place, left pipe bombs outside of offices on Capitol grounds, and assaulted people with metal pipes while hunting for House representatives, senators, and most of...

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  • January 8, 2021

You know, at this point I’d almost rather have a literal mob boss as president. At least they occasionally have some honor. The Washington Post: President Trump on Monday is expected to give Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, according to someone...

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  • January 4, 2021

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: x GEORGIABiden 49% (+4)Trump 45%.#GAsen:Ossoff (D) 44%Perdue (R-inc) 44% Opinion Insight/@AAF (R), LV, 10/12-15https://t.co/aYPXpogmS8— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 23, 2020 x #GAsenWarnock (D) 31%Loeffler (R-inc) 19%Collins (R) 18%Lieberman (D) 3%Johnson (R) 2%Johnson-Shealey (D) 2%Bartell (I) 2%Winfield (D) 1%Tarver (D) 1% Opinion Insight/@AAF (R),...

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  • October 23, 2020

I like this: x Some Bangor residents are throwing a retirement party for Sen. Susan Collins. “We are hosting a party because we need to feel some hope for a change and that people vote the Republicans out,” said an organizer. People can also stop by and register to vote...

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  • July 13, 2020

The ego trip of absolute immunity has been thoroughly trashed. x Donald Trump likes to use the term 'commander in chief' but he's in command of nothing except his own ego. pic.twitter.com/rO3aX0IbL2— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) July 10, 2020 x Good morning. #SupremeLoser is trending number 3 in the United States....

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  • July 10, 2020

New reporting from CNN: From pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring his own advisers, Trump's phone calls alarm US officials In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues, so often outplayed in...

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  • June 29, 2020

Suprisingly, the 2020 Kentucky Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate was probably the major driver for the higher than expected voter turnout (initial estimate of 32% voter participation statewide).  Yes, I know that is still a terrible number for any democracy, but the usual voter turnout in Kentucky is around 20%...

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  • June 24, 2020

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 you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • June 20, 2020

Something is definitely going on in Kentucky’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.  The latest sign is a poll that shows progressive Charles Booker surging past Amy McGrath. A new poll shows Charles Booker surging past Amy McGrath in Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary, with Election Day rapidly approaching on Tuesday....

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  • June 18, 2020

Karl Rove is back! And in related news … what the hell is this wart on my asshole? I should get that checked. Anyway, George W. Bush’s Svengali, whom the second-worst president in our history affectionately referred to as “Turd Blossom,” is back to take thinly veiled racist swipes at our...

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  • May 18, 2020

The Daily Beast has been on a roll with terrific pieces about the upcoming U.S. Senate races and Eleanor Clifft’s latest piece highlights three Senate GOPers hypocrisy on their claims to their constituents that they are protecting and defending the Affordable Care Act: With the election looking iffy for the...

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  • May 10, 2020

The Disney Company will stop paying another 43,000 workers this week, according to USA today. Disney normally employs 79,000 workers in Orlando, Florida but only a staff of 200 will continue to work in the park. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World plans to stop paying wages to 43,000...

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  • April 12, 2020

Received this e-mail just now from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: x YouTube Video Imagine a revolutionary army following a fearless leader into battle…up a mountain…and falling over a cliff. In last night’s debate, Elizabeth Warren said clearly, “Bernie and I agree on a lot of things, but I think...

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  • February 27, 2020

Mike Bloomberg has been attaching himself to the hip of Obama in all his commercials as if they've been mutual supporters. Yet in newly exposed tapes, he trashed his endorsement of Obama. A new Bloomberg tape emerges that proves who he is. x x YouTube Video English Catholic historian, politician,...

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  • February 25, 2020

Donald “Tiny, Little, Delicate Christmas Whoville Snowflake — the Very First Snowflake of This Wondrous Christmas Season” Trump apparently didn’t like getting his fee-fees hurt while the popular kids talked about him behind his back at the recent NATO summit. The Daily Beast reports that Trump recently lit into Emmanuel Macron and Justin...

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  • December 12, 2019

So fucking stupid: The White House is sending mixed messages about Louisiana’s economy while President Donald Trump tries to unseat Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards. Trump trashed Edwards’ economic performance Wednesday at a Monroe rally, as he works to replace the Deep South’s only Democratic governor with Republican businessman Eddie...

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  • November 8, 2019

It’s always nice when they say the quiet part out loud. What is the Republican Party even about anymore? They used to oppose tariffs, stand for family values, recoil at deficit spending, and pretend that everything from wearing a tan suit to using a selfie stick fatally undermined the dignity...

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  • September 28, 2019

I never thought we’d have a major scandal over weather forecasts, but I guess anything is possible in the Trump era. The New York Times is now reporting that Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney pressured Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to force the NOAA to issue the now-infamous...

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  • September 11, 2019

Biggest, best, greatest in history. We have heard ad nauseam those words from the mouth of the self-professed greatest President, if you do not believe it—just ask him.  Donald Trump’s biggest and greatest problem is that his measurables of success have no moral component. Slap me for mentioning Abraham Lincoln...

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  • August 26, 2019

I figured I’d skip tonight’s State of the Union address, for the same reason I’m not driving to the local tavern to watch drunk idiots order hardboiled eggs floating in brine: I don’t need to hear what they have to say, and I’d prefer not to vomit if I can...

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  • February 6, 2019

NPR was doing it’s damndest to get newly elected Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger to trash her fellow Democrats and the Democratic Party.  The questions by the NPR inteviewer were centered around if the Democratic Party needed to change.  And in case anyone missed what the interviewer meant by change, it wasn’t...

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  • November 16, 2018

I have decided to bring any updates on KY and IN races to the folks here on Daily Kos.  Some of it is info you may have already seen.  But I tried to see if I could get info on Maine and West Virginia, and I thought, “You might as...

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  • October 6, 2018

In my last article, I opined that I thought that Jeff Flake was sincere in his stand in forcing the reopening of the FBI background check into Brett Kavanaugh’s behavior before the Senate could vote on his nomination. I feel that Flake actually has a conscience, and the combination of...

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  • October 2, 2018

I hate when this happens. I've been obsessing over this for like, 20 hours now, it even woke me up at 2:30 this morning. But when you spend as much time watching this shit as closely as I do, you can almost sense when something is up, just by what...

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  • September 19, 2018

So remember when this happened a few weeks ago? x Am no fan of Jones — among other things he has a habit of repeatedly slandering my Dad by falsely and absurdly accusing him of killing JFK — but who the hell made Facebook the arbiter of political speech?  Free...

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  • August 25, 2018

     Memo To: Donald Trump Jr Get to know who your friends are, moron! Love, Dad You can always tell when the Duffer in Chief misses a 6″ putt on the 11th green at Bedminster, he goes straight to Twitter, and starts beheading caddies. God knows his handicap is...

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  • August 5, 2018
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