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SARASOTA, FL - NOVEMBER 07: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rubber mask of his face during a campaign rally in the Robarts Arena at the Sarasota Fairgrounds November 7, 2016 in Sarasota, Florida. With less than 24 hours until Election Day in the United States, Trump and his opponent, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, are campaigning in key battleground states that each must win to take the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

save a stock market, don't cough on Trump

Cooties! Sinophobia! Trump White House Resists Calls To Appoint A Coronavirus Czar (Jared Kushner?) (and he tries to blame the Democrats for the stock market drop) x After HHS Sec. Alex Azar says he doesn't currently anticipate a czar to be appointed to coordinate the government's


Hurricane Sharpie Wipes Out Coronavirus

Trump really hates it when reality gets in the way of his fantasies. When Hurricane Dorian was threatening the southeast coast, Trump mistakenly included Alabama in a tweet, and Alabama residents, who had thought they were not in its path, started to panic. NOAA Birmingham,


Trump in India for Fat Tuesday, has verbal slap-fight with Jim Acosta

It was the same thing, Trump stands with the Russians and fails to acknowledge accountability for the revenge tour. CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta again traded verbal blows with President Donald Trump during a news conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. The fiery exchange saw Acosta tell

This infographic, created by the people at Sound Vascular, charts the epidemics that defined their era, from the Justinian Plague that killed 25 million people across the Roman Empire in 541AD, to Ebola and Zika today.

is there a bubble for responding to a pandemic

Like financial bubbles, health epidemics also appear to be based on implausible or inconsistent views about the future. Trump could double-down on his inaction and use the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to implement more incompetent misuses of power. x 2. Trump also cut funding for the CDC, forcing

Trump Threatens Schiff, Who Is Not Impressed

A WaPo story just out: Trump makes veiled threat toward Schiff over classified briefing on Russian 2020 election interference President Trump on Sunday made a veiled threat toward House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff, claiming without evidence that the California Democrat had leaked information

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 04: U.S. President Donald Trump (R) references a map held by acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan while talking to reporters following a briefing from officials about Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office at the White House September 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. The map was a forecast from August 29 and appears to have been altered by a black marker to extend the hurricane's range to include Alabama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cheetolini Cheatz: “Trump is going to cheat”

The Atlantic article by Sarada Peri assumes an event will occur that is endemic. Trump has destabilized facts and their media frames. If he’s going to cheat what was he doing before this moment, starting with when he lied about the wealth inherited from his father.


coat tails – can Sanders calm 'down-ballot jitters' in 2020

Republicans up and down the ballot are already casting their Democratic rivals as socialist puppets who would remake the economy in Sanders’ collectivist vision. The play is straightforward: President Donald Trump has repelled college-educated suburban voters since he took office; Republicans want to win them


#KremlinAnnex week 84 protest Saturday

x At DOJ this evening. Not giving up. Not sitting home. @hr_indivisible @LiteraryMouse — Aimee Daigle (@daigle_aimee) February 21, 2020 x While he’s in Congress, Attorney General Barr should also come testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Democratic Senators have questions for him too.

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What, me expedient – “it's clobbering time”

I will vote #BlueNoMatterWho, but I started with Harris and have just sent more $ to Warren. In the age of Citizens United, it is time to, as Al Davis said, “Just Win, Baby”. x I sat with Warren’s decision not to disavow a superPAC