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Peak cynicism has arrived. Tucker Carlson pimps a version of the nanny-state with more police confrontations because he thinks cops should stop children from wearing masks by enforcing child abuse laws. Apparently making a child wear a mask is like punching them in the face or the equivalent of exhibitionism....

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  • April 27, 2021

He’s now posing as his own Walmart greeter. Trump regularly crashed random wedding receptions at his Bedminster NJ golf club, because he simply likes that opening-the-car-dealership shtick, and copping a feel from the bride seems more acceptable as perv-adjacent. Try the attention-seeking veal, and tip your cow. Unfortunately Facebook may allow him back by next...

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  • March 29, 2021

The Center for Disease Control reports that 60.1% of US residents over the age of 65 years have been vaccinated with at least one shot of Covid vaccine as of yesterday. It also reports that the three vaccine manufacturers, Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson and Johnson, have delivered a total over 123 million...

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  • March 9, 2021

I’m not sure if this is toxic masculinity so much as toxic schlubbery. How women, men, children, or companion animals look in public is pretty much no one’s business but their own. I mean, I live in Eugene, Oregon, where each day I see something that could have been torn...

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  • March 7, 2021

A worthwhile article in the NYT Some highlights: Amazon has embarked on an advertising blitz this winter, urging Congress to follow the company’s lead and raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. American workers “simply can’t wait” for higher pay, the company said in a recent blog post....

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  • March 5, 2021

This Green Energy-loving Conservative will impress you. The GOP Civil war is on. Walking while black still an offense? January 6th FBI bias. Conservative fighting for green energy Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The Republican Party...

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  • February 24, 2021

About 2.2 million Covid shots  were given in the US yesterday as a limited number of pharmacies joined in efforts to vaccinate everyone. Pfizer and Moderna are now averaging 1.5 million doses a day in deliveries. http://www.msn.com/…And a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says that nearly a third of Americans — 31%...

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  • February 13, 2021

Mitch McConnell did not hold back as he threw Donald Trump under the bus for the unpatriotic seditious insurrection on the Capitol of the United States. Mitch McConnell comes clean? x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. “The mob was fed lies,” McConnell said. “They were provoked by the President...

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  • January 19, 2021

This is why we’ll have a new POTUS in three weeks, x So last year 37,000 Americans died from the common Flu. It averages between 27,000 and 70,000 per year. Nothing is shut down, life & the economy go on. At this moment there are 546 confirmed cases of CoronaVirus,...

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  • January 1, 2021

Is this like conservatives abandoning Twitter for Parler?  Actually, no. Sounds a bit more like people threatening to move to Canada if we pass “socialized” medicine. Because, uh, where the fuck are they gonna go for cheaper shit brought to you by workers who have been more cruelly exploited? Seems...

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  • December 31, 2020

Philip Bump has the goods: it is nearly impossible for the fraud claimed by Trumpists to have occurred in 2020. No evidence has emerged to support an already conspiracy-ridden and ignorance-addled group of crypto-fascists bent on creating a dictatorship for a game-show demagogue. Yet they are even grifting money from...

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  • December 15, 2020

Van Jones cried as he expressed the reality for many Americans who feel liberated from a nightmare that engulfed the country for 4 years. Van Jones gets it right x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. After CNN called the race for the Biden/Harris ticket, Van Jones gave an emotional statement that...

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  • November 7, 2020

Look, I know Nancy Pelosi is human but she is also a political genius.  What in the world possessed her to trust a RWNJ owner of a hair salon tell a stylist to go inside for a hair shampoo against all common sense this close to an election? Pelosi took...

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  • September 3, 2020

Sometimes I really wonder if we deserve to survive as a species. CNN is reporting that this guy walked into a Walmart store in Springfield, MA, walked up to random shoppes and gave them a hug, then told them “Just giving you a Covid hug. You now have Covid.” Man...

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  • August 23, 2020

Ok, so we know about Trump’s “executive order” on the coronavirus stimulus relief package: President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders Saturday in an effort to bypass congressional negotiations and extend financial relief to tens of millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. One order would extend enhanced unemployment benefits at a...

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  • August 10, 2020

He isn’t the winner of the  Republican asshole of the week, but Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas will be issuing a mandate for wearing masks to combat the coronavirus on…Drum roll please…Monday. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced he would issue a mask mandate in Arkansas, effective...

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  • July 16, 2020

http://www.cnn.com/… Walmart Stores, including Sam’s Clubs, will require all its customers to wear a mask starting July 20. The world’s largest retailer is joining a growing list of national store chains that require facial coverings as the cases of Covid-19 are increasing at more than 60,000 a day in the United States. The...

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  • July 15, 2020

Rick Wilson is correct that “Everything Trump touches dies,” but Trump has little helpers — call them Trump Mini-Mees — who assist him in dealing out death to Americans with COVID-19.  And those Trump Mini-Mees are commonly referred to as “Republican Governors.”  They really are a rouges gallery, and it is truly...

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  • July 11, 2020

Ron DeSantis, who’s doing a fantastic job as the Joker’s top henchman but a horrible job as governor of Florida, has OD’d on his crazy pills again. The man who’s currently presiding over one of coronavirus’ favorite summer vacation spots wants to open the schools posthaste because … wait for it!...

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  • July 9, 2020

From The New York Times: As Representative Doug Collins went booth to booth at a recent Republican jamboree in northeast Georgia’s Rabun County, he was a hero, not an insurgent. No one knocked him for splitting the party with his bid against the state’s junior senator, Kelly Loeffler, who is...

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  • July 9, 2020

Generational wealth is the key to familial long-term success. Currently, the three richest families in America are the Waltons of Walmart, the Mars Candy family, and the Koch Brothers. Those three families according to a Guardian article have ‘4 million times the median wealth’ of American families. That combined accumulation...

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  • June 19, 2020

Stephanie Ruhle made an important point about the Trump bailout stimulus. The big businesses will get bigger as the small businesses disappear. Stephanie Ruhle on the bailout x x YouTube Video Watch full episodes here. One can make large structural changes when economies take the kind of hit the world economy is...

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  • May 19, 2020

No, no we do not hate anybody—we have heard that from our parents, our teachers, and our clergy since we have been able to decipher words. From the first time, you said to a sibling, ‘I hate you’ after they kicked over your blocks or for a new generation, disconnected...

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  • April 29, 2020

No link yet, but Stephanie Ruhle of MSNBC is reporting that CEO’s of some major companies are pushing back against Trump’s “plan” to reopen the economy on May 1st.   Quick takes from what she reported: Dartagnan wrote a blog about how Trump is trying to get American business leaders to sign...

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  • April 15, 2020

I spoke to my brother this morning by phone because he is currently recovering from COVID-19 related pneumonia and I cannot visit him. My nephew is in the last four days of his quarantine in Georgia where he serves as a member of the U.S. Army. My sister works as...

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  • April 10, 2020

Everyone! Wear masks! The CDC says you should! To protect yourself and others from the deadly coronavirus! Just do it! (Unless you’re black, of course.) x Wood River, Illinois. Two black men were kicked out of Walmart, escorted out by a cop who had his hand on the gun…FOR WEARING...

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  • April 7, 2020

It’s enough to steam your pants. x “He took a gamble and got it wrong.” They know he blew it. Now they will spend eight months lying to America about it. https://t.co/GUsI9owSun — subscribe to my newsletter (@brianbeutler) April 2, 2020 x How Kushner and Hope Hicks are the main...

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  • April 2, 2020

What follows are excerpts from four report backs by Andrea Henson, of Where Do We Go Berkeley, (@WhereDoWeGoBerk, Facebook) whom I first spotlighted in October, 2019. She has been on the front lines, fighting for and with local homeless people to create conditions where they can live in peace, in sanitary...

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  • March 30, 2020

There’s moron-in chief and then there are morans(sic) on the ground. x Trump dismissing both #ClimateChange AND #Coronavirus as hoaxes. Juxtaposed for your consideration (courtesy of awesome young Sydney filmmaker Genevieve Wright: https://t.co/NqY44MDD5C). pic.twitter.com/RGgENa8lgA — Michael E. Mann (@MichaelEMann) March 26, 2020 x Imbecile Who Licked Toiletries on a Store...

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  • March 26, 2020

Today, during Donald Trump’s coronavirus press conference/Walmart plug, PBS’ Yamiche Alcindor asked the pr*sident about his administration’s decision to disband the National Security Council’s office on pandemics x My Q: You said you don’t take responsibility for slow response to coronavirus but your administration disbanded the White House office on...

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  • March 14, 2020

Many people do not want Medicare for All because they do not believe healthcare is a right and because they feel no responsibility for the sick who 'brought it onto themselves' according to them. Medicare for All opponent: Sick did it to themselves x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode...

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  • January 15, 2020

Those outside of Kentucky are already betting heavily on Amy McGrath as the Democratic nominee to take on Moscow Mitch in 2020.  However, Kentucky progressives are not happy with McGrath, and I one of those people.  Before all you centrists jump down my throat and give me shit, I will...

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  • November 29, 2019

Everybody gather near. Dyin’ time is here   Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome As all of you know, I have been a frequent commentator, and will continue to be a frequent commentator on the stunning internal collapse of the National Rfle Association. My beef with the NRA isn’t in its original...

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  • September 18, 2019

Cross-posted from Eclectablog.com During the time when the Flint water crisis was unfolding, right wing conservatives spent a lot of time trying to convince the country and the world that it was all the fault of the local government. They portrayed these local leaders as incompetent buffoons who poisoned themselves,...

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  • August 16, 2019

This morning the acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Ken Cuccinelli announced the White House plan for further mistreatment of those most in need. Setting aside all the controversy over terms like “illegals” and “undocumented,” the fantasy of invading hordes of migrants as rapist and killers at every...

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  • August 12, 2019

this time in Springfield MO. You can read all the details, and see the relevant video, here. A young man drove into the parking lot, donned body armor over military fatigues and went into the store with loaded tactical weapons and 100 rounds of ammunition. He then grabbed a cart,...

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  • August 8, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Mark Kelly’s (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign: Mark Kelly (D. AZ) On Saturday, a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas where at least 22 people were killed and 24 more wounded. Hours later, 9 people were shot and killed and 26...

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  • August 5, 2019

Another week another mass shooting in America by a white supremacist in America. How long will it take most to recognize the face of terrorism in America instigated by the Trump Effect, our racist president? Today White Supremacist Patrick Crusius massacred at least 20 people in San Antonio with at...

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  • August 4, 2019

Remember those two dreaded words? after the intense backlash to Trump’s presidency with the Women’s march, in the months that followed, as atrocity after atrocity piled up, and daily life seemed to devolve into one long, endless episode of “One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest,” many people feared that the...

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  • May 20, 2019

Even if I ate chicken sandwiches — which I don’t — I’m sure I could find a better place to get them than Chick-fil-A. Like, say, a Hardee’s dumpster. Or a the beak of a seagull in a Walmart parking lot. Because, well, fuck them. Thankfully, I’m not the only...

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  • March 22, 2019

A drive-by murder.  Now a manhunt. The father of a 7-year-old girl killed in a drive-by shooting pleaded with the public to help authorities in the manhunt for a gunman who opened fire on a mother and children in a car near a Houston-area Walmart. “I just want anybody, whoever,...

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  • January 2, 2019

Now I know for sure that I’m getting up there in years, because I find myself ore and more pining for “the good old days.” A kinder, simpler time, when everything was well defined, and things were black and white. You know, like 2017? Donald Trump beat the odds, and...

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  • December 15, 2018

This year, unlike previous years, it feels particularly egregious to suffer Fox News and their moronic flock’s annual persecution complex over f-ing Starbucks red cups (or whatever) after what they did to promote the actual persecution of immigrants and minorities. 2018 will be remembered as a year the GOP went off...

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  • November 27, 2018

Relax. No, I'm not spiking the ball on the 1 yard line, and I'm not slowing down to look for the checkered flag at mile 499 of the Indy 500 either. But if we do the “sweat equity” to be the offshore earthquake, the impending “blue wave: that people keep...

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  • September 11, 2018

Happy Sunday bunkies! I saw something funny on the news yesterday, so I thought I'd share it with you to lighten up your day before I hit the makeup chair at 4:30 for my big interview. And yes, I know it's a radio interview, but that just shows you how...

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  • July 29, 2018

Q: What do Stormy Daniels and soy bean farmers have in common?   A: They both got schlonged by Donald Trump The story is like a cross between a Mel Brooks movie and a Steve Martin movie, we'll call it Young Jerkinstein. An aging, dumpy, philandering faux billionaire, with the...

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  • July 25, 2018

As you read this today (I wrote this last night), we are 108 days away from the November 2018 midterm elections. Polls continue to show high levels of Democratic enthusiasm, and the future hold the prospect of a world class bummer for His Lowness and the GOP 109 days from...

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  • July 24, 2018

If you live in Florida, you know Publix. It’s a large, regional grocery chain with the overwhelming majority of its stores located here in the Sunshine State. It’s typically more expensive than other grocers, and they don’t do discount cards like other stores. Yet people here don’t mind paying. We...

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  • May 17, 2018

This morning, the morning after President Donald John Trump gave the constitutionally-mandated State of the Union address, not since the Civil War has the state of our Union been in so much peril. Trump has repeatedly ignored the fact that America is a nation of immigrants and has repeatedly supported...

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  • January 31, 2018

With primary season at an end, it appears that Democratic delegates won’t come to their senses and nominate a candidate who can unite the party to defeat Trump. Bernie Sanders supporters who listened to months of condescending, belittling language of force about accepting Hillary Clinton as the inevitable nominee will now...

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