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A California teacher has been placed on leave while the school district investigates her behaviour shown in an online video. A Native American student in the class recorded the incident according to the Instagram user that shared the video. The student says he felt that violence was being committed against...

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  • November 6, 2021

The raison d'être of the Republican Party for much of the past 100 years has been to slam the brakes on anything that would make the poor and middle class feel more secure and prosperous.  Look at the list of popular government programs and initiatives they’ve decried as “socialism”: unemployment insurance, Social Security,...

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  • May 1, 2021

Europe will start welcoming American tourists who can show they are fully vaccinated, currently 29% of the US population. The American government has provided at least one dose of Covid vaccine to 42.2% of its population. Some 53.6% of American adults have had at least one jab, and the percentage for...

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  • April 25, 2021

Received this e-mail today from potential U.S. Senate candidate, Rep. Tim Ryan (D. OH-13): Climate change is an existential crisis, and the window is closing for us to do something about it. We feel that impact here in Ohio, from the disappearing habitat of the Buckeye Tree to the toxic...

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  • April 22, 2021

The stress test is coming for states like Arizona as water levels likely to dip below 1075 feet in June. The mega-drought in the American west means water restrictions are looming in the next few months. Climate change has arrived in the Colorado basin much as it has in most...

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  • April 21, 2021

Activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham slams police assault on POCs. Union leader/organizer Danny Fetonte explains why Amazon unionization likely failed. Danny Fetonte on Amazon unionization failure x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 In what...

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  • April 13, 2021

Vaccinations in the US for Covid-19 should pass 100 Million people of those who have received at least one dose. The CDC report for yesterday shows 30% of all Americans getting at least one jab. For adults, that number is at 38.4% and for seniors, 73.7%. That’s a total of 153.6...

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  • April 1, 2021

Because some Americans just can’t stop being awful long enough for us to digest the last awful thing, the media spin cycle seems to have largely washed away the March 16 Atlanta-area shootings that claimed the lives of eight people, including six women of Asian descent. The massacre further highlighted the kind...

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  • March 27, 2021

Texas Republican Congressman Chip Roy exposed his true racist feelings unapologetically today at the Anti-Asian American Violence hearing. Congressman Chip Roy made it clear he is a racist See full episodes here. Chip Roy made his racist comments and comments that seem to encourage violence at the House Judiciary Committee hearing,...

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  • March 18, 2021

On this panel, Paul Krugman gets it right as Larry Summers continues his attack on the American Rescue Plan. He complains about workers getting a break. Paul Krugman & Larry summers on the American Rescue Plan See full episodes here. Yesterday I wrote a piece critical of ThisWeek’s host George...

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  • March 15, 2021

Republican Senator John Barrasso appeared on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, very prepared to lie with abandon. Unfortunately, Stephanopoulos made many of them slide. John Barrasso lied with without abandon See full episodes here. I wish George Stephanopoulos would have challenged Republican Senator John Barrasso. Unfortunately, he did not. I...

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  • March 14, 2021

In case you missed this: Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) erupted Tuesday on the House floor, imploring his Republican colleagues to stop their obsession with stoking culture wars and shift focus to helping Democrats pass legislation to aid Americans struggling through the coronavirus pandemic. “Stop talking about Dr. Seuss and start...

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  • March 10, 2021

I still remember when Donald Trump got up in front of a throng of masochistic fools and said, of his plutocrat-friendly 2017 tax cut bill, “This is going to cost me a fortune, this thing, believe me. This is not good for me. … I think my accountants are going crazy...

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  • March 8, 2021

Sublimation; all that is solid melts into air, as QAnonists, among others spread ignorance about something, something Deep State controlling the weather. The same people who faked the Moon landing must have done it on the other side of Flat Earth. How Helen Keller was able to make so much...

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  • February 23, 2021

I’m liking this: U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) said Native Americans played a significant role in the recent election, including his win in Arizona. Now that he is elected, Kelly said he will continue to work with tribes to address problems with the pandemic, which remains, by far, a top...

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  • February 3, 2021

Trump’s passive assent to events like the kidnapping/assassination plot against Michigan Governor Whitmer signaled the path to the current DC crisis. He enjoyed watching the unfolding attack on the Capitol rather than deal with it as a national crisis. x Historians are going to point to Trump’s incitement of the Michigan...

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  • January 12, 2021

Sometimes when a mirror is held in front of us, it is hard to believe. Tiffany Cross did that today. The American dream has been a nightmare for many. Tiffany Cross got it completely right. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Tiffany Cross's narrative in this soliloquy clarifies...

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  • January 9, 2021

Crimes against humanity by needless deaths, because sending Americans a check with his name on it obligated a vote. Trump needed anti-masking reactionaries and antivaxxers to merge in order to foment some naïve idea of herd immunity such that wanting to get more people infected was more important to the...

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  • December 19, 2020

Rep. Katie Porter did not mince her words as she called Mitch McConnell a liar who is solely fighting for donors' interests and not constituents. Katie Porter exposes Mitch McConnell x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA) recently called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. It was the...

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  • December 12, 2020

So what will the new conservative boogeyman be now that Republicans are finally starting to accept that Donald Trump is a lame duck à l'orange?  Well, conservative media have always played the hits from the ‘90s till today, so they’re bound to cue up a few oldies to keep the...

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  • November 25, 2020

Professor Ian Reifowitz exposes Trump using techniques of 1930s Germany to kill our Democracy. We continue our Election 2020 analysis. Ian Reifowitz exposes Trump’s techniques x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The Trump...

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  • November 19, 2020

CISA director Chris Krebs learned he was fired by reading Trump’s tweet. Trump and the bunker path of scorched earth could end in Trump fleeing Berlin and driving a scooter into a lake. “Like a drowning man, he grabs on to whatever false accusation he can as a lifeline.” x...

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  • November 18, 2020

So it was off-the-charts divisive when Hillary Clinton called some of Trump’s supporters a “basket of deplorables,” but I guess this is okay: x Progress! https://t.co/K0NrpChXuI— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 15, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> The story linked to in that tweet appears to have gone poof, but here’s...

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  • November 15, 2020

Back in 1787, as the Constitutional Convention ended, a woman came up to Ben Franklin and asked him what we got. He replied, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it.” After this election, it looks like we can’t. It doesn’t matter whether Biden wins (as is looking more likely,...

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  • November 4, 2020

Do you believe in omens? While Joe Biden was giving his final speech in Iowa, these two guys flew in circles over top of him: x There are two bald eagles flying over @JoeBiden in Iowa right now! 🦅 🦅 #America #BidenHarris2020 pic.twitter.com/ypdwoVi6Uq— Lauren Dillon (@llcdillon) October 30, 2020 I...

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  • November 3, 2020

Nancy Pelosi did not take any prisoners. She is a strong leader, whether you agree with her entire positions or not. This reply was spot on. Nancy Pelosi unplugged? x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. The President said that he wants the race called on the day of the...

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  • October 28, 2020

“It’s called the American Dream because you have to fall asleep to believe it.”  George Carlin Cover the kiddie's ears. x x YouTube Video We need a blue tsunami. Even then we will have to fight the billionaire patriarchal tooth and nail for years to come. Vote 2020, your life depends on...

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  • October 25, 2020

It is one of the GOP’s tried and untrue slanders, deployed every time a Republican President nominates an anti-abortion Catholic to the federal judiciary. The GOP and its amen corner claim Democrats are waging a “war on Catholics” and requiring a “religious test” for office. This week’s confirmation theater for...

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  • October 12, 2020

Just going to leave this here: x The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. #Scalia https://t.co/QXHfOpEY6G— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) February 14, 2016 I wanted to take yesterday to mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg but I did not want...

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  • September 19, 2020

in a new video, up today, in response to the story that broke this week in The Atlantic as expected, it pulls no punches. Watch: x Donald Trump can’t comprehend what it means to sacrifice. He’s un-American. Serving the nation is the epitome of American honor. pic.twitter.com/wHMGTbINyI— The Lincoln Project...

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  • September 6, 2020

The Military Times recently ran a poll that showed Trump running behind Joe Biden among U.S. service members. It was particularly eye-opening considering that military personnel typically favor Republican commanders-in-chief. (Who the eff knows why, but they do.) Well, that ex-advantage may erode even further in the wake of these little revelatory nuggets....

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  • September 3, 2020

Once more the media got played and with that many Americans. Joe Biden’s Latin American/African American gaffe was not a gaffe at all. Biden need not claim this gaffe Watch the full episode here. As a Black/Latino/Caribean man, AKA an Afro-Latino/Afro-Caribean married to an African American woman, I take offense to...

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  • August 8, 2020

Today’s takeaway from another presser that this time was an hour late: Trump thinks the massive fertilizer explosion in Beirut was an attack, Trump gathered new data to try to divert attention from the current economic recession. And for some reason the state of Florida has superior mail-in voting ability...

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  • August 5, 2020

Gabrielle Gurley has a great piece on Maine House Speaker and U.S. Senate candidate, Sara Gideon (D. ME), in The American Prospect that is worth the read: Sara Gideon had to be on point. When the Speaker of the Maine House took the plunge by running against Sen. Susan Collins,...

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  • July 19, 2020

Received this e-mail from former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Make no mistake: America has been knocked down. The unemployment rate is higher than it was in the Great Recession. Millions have lost jobs, hours, pay, health care, or the small business they started, through no fault of their...

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  • July 10, 2020

… in the Caribbean, of course. The Genocidal Genoan never set foot in what we now know as the United States. And he had no idea where he was. And the “American way of life” he started was slavery. And greed/plunder. And wanton cruelty. And mass murder. But other than that...

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  • July 5, 2020

This was originally posted July 4, 2018. I repost it because I find it still very relevant. On this, our nation’s birthday, I have had numerous thoughts running through my mind as I compare the idea of America, as flawed as it may have historically been in its implementation, and...

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  • July 4, 2020

Trump has just issued an executive order to protect statues. This faux martial law applies only for objects, and specifically protects by inference, right-wing extremism. Because Trump wants to sanction only one side of those “very fine people” and protect appearance rather than substance in public spaces. The farcical Trump regime...

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  • June 27, 2020

Paul Krugman has done it again. His latest column combines the erudition of a Nobel laureate with the plain speaking of an excellent writer: A Plague of Willful Ignorance. A hundred years ago, he writes, there was a plague of pellagra disease in the South. A doctor working for the...

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  • June 23, 2020

We are in some strange space where to Ted Cruz, those people taking down monuments to genocidal explorers are like fundamentalist religious fanatics practicing iconoclasm.  Ted doesn’t understand iconoclasm nor has he read kos’s book, but he went there on Twitter. x No, sweetie. THIS is the American Taliban. pic.twitter.com/VnoqlwiK5L— Adam Sank...

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  • June 11, 2020

Trump’s Inaugural Speech: REMARKS OF PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP – AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY INAUGURAL ADDRESS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens...

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  • June 1, 2020

Trump tells an African-American Roundtable “What do you have to lose”. President Donald Trump said African American residents were experiencing historic economic prosperity before “we had the plague flow in from China” and disproportionately impact minority communities. Trump convened administration officials, local elected leaders and Detroit-area business owners at Ford...

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  • May 21, 2020

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio did not take kindly to New Jersey’s former governor Chris Christie’s call to tolerate higher death rates to open up the economy. Mayor Bill De Blasio calls out Governor Christie on his inhumane statement Watch the entire episode here. The Right, led by the...

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  • May 6, 2020

Press Release: The Sanders Campaigns Changed American Politics, Establishing the Progressive Agenda for the 21st Century Contacts: Alan Minsky, PDA Executive Director alan@pdamerica.org 818-749-9497Mike Hersh, PDA Communications Director mike@pdamerica.org 301-602-9388 Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) Responds to Senator Bernie Sanders’    Announcement Suspending his Presidential Campaign.   PDA Executive Director...

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  • April 8, 2020

There is no bottom … No bottom … No, no bottom … Just stop looking for one … Please … (Second tweet) Trump has jokes: "The models show hundreds of thousands of people are going to die and you know what I want to do? I want to come way...

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  • April 4, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from American Bridge 21st Century PAC in support of former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Democratic voters are speaking loud and clear: they want Joe Biden to be our nominee. That’s why at American Bridge, we’re rallying behind Joe Biden along with top Democrats like...

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  • April 3, 2020

Matthew Yglesias from Vox has a great piece out covering Joe Biden’s recent interview on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd. It was a sobering reminder of what a real leader looks like in a time of crisis. This particular part really sticks out: x As president, I will always...

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  • March 30, 2020

Received this e-mail from People for the American Way in support of Mark Kelly’s (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign: The latest poll out of Arizona has Democrat Mark Kelly — the former astronaut and husband of former-Congresswoman Gabby Giffords — leading Trump's Republican Senator Martha McSally by 50-44! But this...

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  • March 29, 2020

If America can only clothe its medical personnel attending those infected with COVID-19 with trash bags, how can we send people back to work knowing so many are unprotected. Both Glenn Beck and Texas Lieutenant Dan Patrick are wrong. It is not necessary for the elderly to put themselves at...

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  • March 27, 2020

Trump tried to brand COVID-19 as a “Chinese virus” to distract from his incompetence. TRUMP REFUSED 1.4 MILLION TEST KITS AT THE END OF FEBRUARY BECAUSE… REASONS. x Anyone who didn't vote to impeach Trump owns this – and every death that comes because of it. https://t.co/mpO8R82wMt — Eric Garland (@ericgarland)...

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  • March 17, 2020
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