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My dogs are pretty loyal. I give them loads of treats, ear scratches, and belly rubs, and in return they look at me adoringly while mostly refraining from pooping in or near my shoes. I could start selling holiday gift baskets stuffed with panda sausage, baby seal tears, and black...

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  • March 6, 2021

On a day when Trumpite dead-enders vigorously blasphemed out of pretty much every orifice (I kinda wanted to show up to their faux-Christian pity party with a giant “Where’s Your God Now?” sign), this might be the craziest thing you’ll see today. Needless to say, this is bonkers times infinity: x...

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  • December 12, 2020

What did Donald Trump say? “What do you have to lose?” NBC News: Eight out of 10 voters believe that things are out of control in the United States, with majorities still concerned about the spread of the coronavirus, pessimistic about the economy's returning to normal before next year and down...

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  • June 7, 2020

Before you start throwing out accusations of violating site rules about using Republican talking points, hear me out.  I am providing this link to an opinion piece from the Murdoch owned Wall Street Journal on the public option as a preview of incomming fire from Republicans for 2020.  I am...

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  • January 24, 2020

The “saying the quiet part out loud” award of the week goes to Sen. Chuck Grassley, Republican of Iowa: Whoever keeps watch on @realDonaldTrump at WH have the economist there especially Navarro read WSJ oped by Henninger This is what I’ve been preaching to the President for two yrs./President wld...

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  • January 2, 2020

Nancy Pelosi called the GOP's impeachment bluff this week, and in doing so she completely undercut the “process” attacks they have been making about the House inquiry. Demanding that a formal House vote be held on impeachment, Republicans have insisted the lack of a vote represents a tell-tale sign that...

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  • October 29, 2019

Donald Trump's stupefying public performances last Wednesday as the widening collusion scandal continued to gain momentum were stunning, even by his erratic standards. Trump uncorked rambling, incoherent, angry, whiny monologues that were filled with lies and rattled conspiracy theories. That's when he wasn't yelling at a Reuters reporter and threatening...

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  • October 6, 2019

Donald Trump's stupefying public performances last Wednesday as the widening collusion scandal continued to gain momentum were stunning, even by his erratic standards. Trump uncorked rambling, incoherent, angry, whiny monologues that were filled with lies and rattled conspiracy theories. That's when he wasn't yelling at a Reuters reporter and threatening...

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  • October 6, 2019

Sometimes it feels like the press has just completely surrendered to Donald Trump's relentless lies, and that reporters have essentially thrown up their hands, signaling that Trump has complete permission to fabricate whatever wild fantasies he wants and journalists won't really do much. Perhaps it's one part laziness, one part...

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  • September 15, 2019

Sometimes it feels like the press has just completely surrendered to Donald Trump's relentless lies, and that reporters have essentially thrown up their hands, signaling that Trump has complete permission to fabricate whatever wild fantasies he wants and journalists won't really do much. Perhaps it's one part laziness, one part...

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  • September 15, 2019

As the slow-motion meteorological nightmare known as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida's coast with life-threatening rain totals and historic wind speeds that are likely to leave a path of brutal devastation in its path, the media has shifted into its well-rehearsed weather disaster mode. As correspondents and reporters scour the coastline in...

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  • September 3, 2019

As the slow-motion meteorological nightmare known as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida's coast with life-threatening rain totals and historic wind speeds that are likely to leave a path of brutal devastation in its path, the media has shifted into its well-rehearsed weather disaster mode. As correspondents and reporters scour the coastline in...

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  • September 3, 2019

The Pulitzer Prize winners were announced today, and two of the selections put a renewed focus on some of our pr*sident’s most corrupt dealings. The Explanatory Reporting prize went to The New York Times for its reportage on the Trump family’s (most likely illicit) tax-dodging schemes: David Barstow, Susanne Craig and...

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  • April 15, 2019

I wouldn’t wish what’s happening to Donald Trump on my worst enemy. Would I wish it on the country’s worst enemy? Oh, fuck yeah. This and more. (I’m still pondering what Trump’s punishment should be when/if he’s frog-marched out of the White House. I’m torn between pouring molten gold down his...

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  • December 16, 2018
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