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When a group of Islamic radicals terrorized the country on September 11, 2001, the resolve of Americans was mobilized, and the GOP doubled down on the hate. Despite the fact former President George W. Bush made it clear that Islam was not the culprit for the actions of a few...

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  • September 12, 2022

Florida bans its schools from teaching critical race theory On Thursday, Florida’s State Board of Education unanimously voted in favor of an amendment banning the teaching of critical race theory in schools throughout the state. The theory, according to PolitiFact, is a collection of ideas about systemic bias and privilege...

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  • June 12, 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

Big news today out of Missouri: Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO): "After 14 general election victories, three to county office, 7 to the US House of Representatives, and four statewide elections, I won't be a candidate for reelection to the United States Senate next year."https://t.co/6HOm3KamIL — Dylan Wells (@dylanewells) March 8,...

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  • March 8, 2021

For a brief moment after Trump sent his myrmidons to storm the Capitol where Mitch McConnell was telling the Senate the Biden election was legal, he was angry at what had just happened that he actually showed emotion. “The mob was fed lies,” the GOP leader said on the Senate...

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  • January 28, 2021

Trump may have only toyed with the idea of a third party until he realized how much money he needed to grift up front from people who would need to stay out of prison. Gaslight is indeed political vaporware. Wow, it really is shocking that the people who incited an...

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  • January 25, 2021

I’m not entirely sure why Rand Paul’s neighbor beat the crap out of him—and I certainly don’t condone such behavior (only God can judge—and subsequently beat the shit out of—Rand Paul)—but figuring it out isn’t exactly like searching for a unified field theory. I assume it had something to do with...

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  • January 21, 2021
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Contradictions and false consciousness inhabit many Trumpists and Trump voters, demanding a crypto-fascist election outcome, a sad commentary on the times. Trump himself is left with autocratic fantasies fed by his closest sycophants. x Sources who have gotten used to Trump’s eruptions over four years sound scared by what’s transpired in...

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  • December 20, 2020

The Georgia Senator runoff elections are critical to the country’s ability to move forward, and to move out from under the heavy thumb of Moscow Mitch. But they are critical to the GOP’s return as a legitimate force in American politics — which can only happen if they lose in...

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  • December 5, 2020

Trump really wants Iran to do something stupid before he leaves office, whether it’s a terrorist strike by proxies or something, something Revolutionary Guard attack. x If killing Iranian general Qassem Soleimani didn’t change Iran’s behaviors or its strategic policies and objectives, I doubt that killing it’s top nuclear scientists...

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  • November 27, 2020
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I’m all in for this: President-elect Joe Biden will join the lineup of influential Democrats involved in Georgia's ongoing senatorial campaigns, according to his recently-named forthcoming chief of staff. Ron Klain—who will formally step into the role when become Biden assumes office in January—discussed the outcomes of Georgia's two runoff...

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  • November 16, 2020

From The Intercept: IF SEN. DAVID PERDUE wins reelection in Georgia’s runoff in January, the Republican Party will almost certainly maintain its Senate majority. Perdue, an outspoken climate denier, urged President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords; voted against a Senate resolution that affirmed that climate change is real and that...

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  • November 14, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election in Georgia finds President Trump leading Biden by less than a point, 49% to 48%. Two percent (2%) of voters plan to vote for someone else...

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  • November 2, 2020

Negligence is not a feature of libertarianism but it is a tasty bug as the Trump campaign ignores local ordinances and continues to spread the pandemic, mainly in smaller US cities that have large enough airport hangars. The Trump strategy of herd immunity will kill over a half-million people before a...

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  • October 14, 2020
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“Let's understand what this is: Donald Trump has confessed, on tape, to the greatest and most deadly lie in all the long history of the United States bar none.” — Steve Schmidt #TrumpLied200KDied  Trump creates a new term, the opposite of downplaying — “up-playing”, because BS is too smelly. Trump doubled down...

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  • September 16, 2020

(This was previously posted under an offensive title. I apologize for that.) I almost never read WaPo house conservative Henry Olsen. He’s not as bad as Marc Thiessen, but the two of them do hang out together at the kool-aid water fountain. Olsen refused to see anything nefarious in the...

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  • September 3, 2020

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Georgia House Speaker David Ralston (R. GA) reached out to both U.S. Senators David Perdue (R. GA) & Kelly Loeffler (R. GA) last week about Congress approving a $500 billion relief package to help states stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Ralston emphasized helping...

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  • August 10, 2020

From Salon: Embattled Republican Sen. Martha McSally of Arizona promised voters that her campaign would “suspend all campaign fundraising” for the first two weeks of April in favor of “15 Days of Giving,” but finance records released last week show that the campaign seems to have raised $300,000 in that time, and apparently kept all...

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  • July 28, 2020

Some big news today: Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Wednesday rolled out the policy recommendations reached by its joint task forces with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of the Democratic National Convention, which is slated for next month. The 110-page document has been submitted to the Democratic National Committee’s...

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  • July 8, 2020

One of the biggest mysteries in the universe — more vexing than the search for a unified field theory — is how in the hell Donald Trump got into Wharton, one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. Well, Mary Trump’s upcoming book, Too Much and Never Enough, about her...

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  • July 7, 2020

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea, which may be more for domestic consumption, but also signifies the impotence of US-DPRK diplomacy. Easier to develop disinformation blaming South Korea and the US than the PRC. Trump’s incompetence continues as in the aggregate, any diplomacy with the DPRK...

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  • June 17, 2020

Bloomberg has declared a second wave even before the first has achieved a trough in the US for any new uptick. South America and Africa remain in their first wave and have yet to reach a peak. Remember that the current recession began before the COVID-19 outbreak, and that Trump’s...

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  • June 15, 2020

I’m liking CNN’s Chris Cillizza’s take here: On Thursday, Senate Democrats got a bit of an unexpected boost when Jon Ossoff eked above the 50% plateau in the party primary and, in so doing, avoided a runoff for the right to face Republican Sen. David Perdue in Georgia in the fall. In...

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  • June 12, 2020

Rachel Maddow exposes a very cruel act by the President as he cuts national guard deployment by one day to avoid giving them retirement and educational benefits. Rachel Maddow exposes another Trump evil Watch full episodes here. Rachel Maddow reported the story written in Politico recently. More than 40,000 National...

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  • May 20, 2020

Below is a collection of things that I’ve been saving up — including the problems of CV-19, MMT, neoliberalism, and other things relating pandemics to the economy. If there’s a point to this selection it is to remind ourselves what will happen in 2021 with Larry Summers now advising the Biden...

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  • April 26, 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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  • April 25, 2020

Some very good news today out of North Carolina courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: Joe Biden leads Donald Trump 48-47 in the Presidential race. Fitting the pattern we’ve seen in most swing states the undecided voters are Democratic leaning- they voted for Hillary Clinton by 29 points and they support...

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  • April 16, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D, OH) in support of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: I want to talk to you about my friend Joe Biden. Joe Biden has dedicated his life to serving our country, and has never forgotten whom he fights for: the millions of Americans...

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  • April 15, 2020

I’m liking this: Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came out in support of a pair of Wisconsin school district referendums on Tuesday, a week before the state's presidential primary election. The highly unusual move of a presidential candidate weighing in on a local school referendum comes as Biden and other...

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  • March 31, 2020

Today’s WH COVID-19 presser featured IMPOTUS* rambling through reading numbers of items like field hospitals allocated but not actually delivered, and ad libbing campaign speech rhetoric “people are saying we’re very united”. Repeated how proud he is and how victory is at hand. He actually starting getting bored while reading numbers. x...

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  • March 22, 2020

The Federal government excels at producing documents, in this case the head of the Executive Branch “looked the other way until it was too late.” This not-yet-released HHS report on COVID-19 projects an 18-month-long tsunami of nationwide disease and death. The Trump administration could’ve stemmed the tide but looked the...

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  • March 18, 2020

This is going to seem a little screwy, but given the age we’re living through, it may fit right in. I am concerned whether some of Trump’s actions are deliberately or unintentionally abetting the desire of his millennialist backers (John Hagee in particular) to see the apocalypse. This will happen,...

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  • February 8, 2020

I don’t even know where to begin with this: x I’ve got white people and Diamond and Silk.— Schooley (@Rschooley) February 7, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> REPORTER: “How do you unify the country …” TRUMP: “Do you know what’s going to unify the country, and it’s already unified in a...

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  • February 7, 2020

They tried to beat Bernie Sanders by ignoring him. They found out that it was impossible to beat a real message especially one that is existential. Bernie Sanders on the rise What most in the corporate media fail to understand is that it is less about Bernie Sanders and more...

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  • December 27, 2019

Poised to pass two articles of impeachment in the full House this week, Democrats have remained extraordinarily united throughout the process while nearly half the country stands in favor of taking the drastic action of removing Donald Trump from office. Yet press coverage in recent days has suggested (surprise!) that Democrats...

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  • December 15, 2019

x Does this man-child's mother know where he is? Isn't it past his bed time? Shouldn't he be in school?— Stephen Rozov (@stephen_rozov) October 24, 2019 x The first thing they did was order pizza. — The unified self is just my MacGuffin. (@GregCfollows) October 24, 2019 x The only...

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  • October 24, 2019

This dunce. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1184129825231069184? And here’s the screen grab just in case he takes this down while I’m meditating, working on a unified field theory, or getting ferociously baked on my patio: Okay, I’m fairly confident he meant to say “impeach the press,” but hey, the actual president of the United States...

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  • October 15, 2019

x David Remnick asked Nancy Pelosi if impeachment could backfire. “It doesn’t matter,” she said. “He has given us no choice. Politics has nothing to do with impeachment, in my view.” https://t.co/H02qlDEJ6Y — Hassan Hassan (@hxhassan) September 29, 2019 WaPo did a graphics segment about how we got to the impeachment...

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  • October 12, 2019

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Shayna, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. Join PDA Opposing Horrible “Trade” Deal Revisions   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) opposes so-called “free trade” deals that sell out our environmental, consumer, and labor protections to soulless multi-national...

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  • August 15, 2019

If Donald Trump were Superman, Lois Lane would be in the hands of kidnappers.  One of the recurring themes in the plot line of superhero movies is their discretion and humility, all meant to protect their loved ones.  Donald Trump for obvious reasons, except the ones in his head, is...

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  • June 14, 2019

Press Release | Progressive Democrats of America For Immediate Release CONTACT: Rebecca Sharer, on behalf of National Nurses United, rsharer@fenton.com, 703-585-0404 Ben Palmquist, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, 510-838-1259 Dylan Dusseault, Business Initiative for Health Policy, 727-743-7809 Alan Minsky, Progressive Democrats of America, 818-749-9497   WASHINGTON, DC – May 21, 2019 – 209 economists...

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  • May 21, 2019

Progressive Democrats of America An Open Letter to the Congress and People of the United States As economists, we understand that a single-payer “Medicare for All” health insurance system for the U.S. can finance good-quality care for all U.S. residents as a basic right while still significantly reducing overall health...

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  • May 21, 2019

I used to have a favorite pet phrase when I was raising my kids. They’d do something goofy,and I’d tell friends, “You buy ‘em shoes, you dress ‘em up nice, you give ‘em breakfast, you send ‘em out the door, and wadda they do? They eat the covers off of...

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  • May 15, 2019

As an Irish Catholic, it broke my heart to see that magnificent spire collapse through the flames, and down to the floor so far below a few days ago. But you don’t have to be an Irish Catholic, or even religious, to feel the sadness and loss of an iconic...

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  • April 18, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Rep. Ro Khanna (D. CA-17) on behalf of the organization, Our Revolution: Rep. Ro Khanna (D. CA-17)   There is a dangerous new policy designed to keep progressives out of Congress. The worst part? It's coming from within the Democratic Party. Cheri Bustos, the Democratic Congressional...

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  • March 31, 2019

By, Alan Minsky, Executive Director – Progressive Democrats of America The Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) stand in full solidarity with the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA), who have gone out on strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). We feel that this strike is a landmark...

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  • January 16, 2019

As we face our third government shutdown under unified GOP control, a lot of people will be impacted. Veterans who depend on disability checks are always in danger of not getting paid during a shutdown. Some non-essential government employees will be forced home without pay, and aren’t guaranteed back pay.  The worst...

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  • December 22, 2018

Keep an eye on this. The US Senate is preparing to hold a vote on actually taking concrete action against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over Kreepy Kushners newest kash kow, Inglorious MBS, over the murder of journalist and permanent US resident Jamal Khashoggi. besides the importance of this country...

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  • December 12, 2018

You know, Der Gropinfuror really should stop calling it a “witch hunt.” At last check, small as it is, Trump still had a teenie-weenie, so he really should be referring to Mueller’s investigation as a “warlock hunt.” There’s no doubt about it, Robert Mueller is the #12 reason for soaked...

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  • November 23, 2018

You know, it’s one thing for a politician to lack common sense, Lord knows that happens occasionally, but when they lack political sense, that’s like feasting on grapes at a Borgia family banquet in your honor. But these days, the House GOP seems to be having a wee problem closing with...

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  • November 23, 2018