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MSNBC correspondent Shaquille Brewster was interrupted during live coverage of Hurricane Ida in Gulfport, Miss., when a man ran up to Brewster and his crew and heckled them. Brewster tossed back to anchor Craig Melvin, who later reported that Brewster and his crew were safe.

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  • August 31, 2021

Armed with a civil war sword, Bruce Westerman (R-AR) crouched on a commode, ready for a last stand because the lost cause insurrectionists were crashing and trashing Capitol offices. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy abandoned Westerman to an uncertain fate, because McCarthy’s security deemed him not important enough to save. ““Westerman, the only...

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  • April 27, 2021

It’s time to allow the noble elephant, which was long ago conscripted into service as the symbol of the modern GOP, to go live on a sanctuary or something. Because we’ve found the perfect totem for today’s Republican Party: a terrified loser sitting on a toilet clutching a Civil War...

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  • April 27, 2021

Former House Speaker John Boehner’s new memoir is set to be released later this month, and if the excerpts that have trickled out so far are any indication, he aims to settle scores. Not so much with Democrats—though I have no doubt he’ll have some salty words for our ilk. No, in...

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  • April 2, 2021

I’m not in a jovial mood today. I woke up on the wrong side of the bed … because my bed is still in America. If it straddled the U.S.-Canada border, I might have had a puncher’s chance—but no. I had to wake up here—in the land of the mask-free, gun-obsessed asshole....

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  • March 23, 2021

The Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) overcharged Texans, indirectly through power companies, by over $16 Billion and says it will do nothing about it. Texans screwed by their government again See full episodes here. The PUC held a meeting recently. They had to decide what to do about the overcharging...

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  • March 7, 2021

I know she has better things to do, but I wish Nancy Pelosi would show up at (alleged) insurrectionist Richard Barnett’s trial, prop her feet up on the chair in front of her, and giggle madly every time that silly sod complains about how unfair the world is. To recap:...

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  • March 4, 2021

In case you haven’t heard: Speculation raged on social media overnight that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) flew out on vacay to Cancun while his home state of Texas froze and residents scrambled to survive—but his office stayed completely silent on the rumors. However, Fox News and the Associated Press have confirmed Cruz’s completely tone-deaf trip, based...

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  • February 18, 2021

Well, this seems significant. CNN: In an expletive-laced phone call with House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy while the Capitol was under attack, then-President Donald Trump said the rioters cared more about the election results than McCarthy did.   “Well, Kevin, I guess these people are more upset about the election...

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  • February 13, 2021

I’ve seen roller coaster accidents that were easier to follow—and less unnerving—than that gory mess Trump counsel Bruce Castor presented earlier today. To say it was shambolic and meandering is to insult anyone who’s currently lost in a mall parking lot. I was half expecting a big novelty hook to...

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  • February 9, 2021

The Daily Beast has done it again; a compelling read, this time on Russ Travers, who was fired by Trump and hired by Biden as his deputy homeland security adviser. The article is lengthy but worth the read. Some critics are nervous about this hire, but I have not seen one appointment...

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  • January 21, 2021

Michael Flynn’s real time in the barrel goes back to the Mueller investigation with whatever Russian involvements Flynn had, as well as a variety of other deals like the Russian/Saudi nuclear “Marshall Plan” project, that will not relate to the lies to the FBI.  The latter had Kushner and even Bannon involved. It’s...

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  • November 25, 2020

Spin the wheel of presidential absurdity! Where will it land today? Let’s see. Nukin’ hurricanes, border moat, injecting disinfectant, dry-humping the flag, windmill cancer, invisible planes … and today it’s … ordering malts during a highly classified intelligence briefing! Politico: President Donald Trump was in the middle of receiving a highly classified...

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  • October 20, 2020

Sure, why not? Trump telling Americans outright lies about their vulnerability to a killer virus is just like Churchill trying to calm the British people during World War II. EXACTLY like it. And if you disagree, you clearly have Trump Derangement Syndrome. x Trump compares his decision to keep quiet...

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  • September 11, 2020

Imagine the moment you become a U.S. citizen being tarnished — and exploited — by Donald John Trump. And imagine you had no idea that was going to happen. I feel lucky. When I became a citizen all they did was slap me really hard on the ass and lop...

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  • August 27, 2020

One Trump tweet today, the rest are retweets. There are signs that like her “I don’t care” jacket, Melania is preparing for the end of the Trump regime as the chancellery garden gets a makeover to resemble the JFK one. OTOH IMPOTUS* doesn’t really want to leave. (CNN) Melania Trump announced Monday...

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  • July 27, 2020

From Newsweek: Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler publicized her disapproval of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) openly supporting Black Lives Matter again on Saturday. The Republican lawmaker's latest criticism came after New York Liberty and Seattle Storm players staged a national anthem walkout during an earlier game. Loeffler described the...

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  • July 26, 2020

Trump's cosplay paramilitary uses repression stunts to reinforce GOP's voter suppression message, pointing their tiny mushrooms. x “I can't turn my back. But I fear for my life”: photographer captures pictures of #TrumpsGestapo pointing their guns at him during #PortlandProtests https://t.co/GgFF9VOtmx— Julie Laumann (@Otpor17) July 23, 2020 Putting the sado...

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  • July 23, 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

Love this: x YouTube Video Democrat Jaime Harrison is returning fire on Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) in South Carolina’s Senate race with a new ad accusing the GOP stalwart of playing politics with Congress’s coronavirus relief efforts. The six-figure TV and digital ad spot is set to debut Tuesday in all four South Carolina...

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  • July 1, 2020

The unhingery continues with four months left. Trump’s doubling down on positions seems typical but has now moved to places that seem more like a scorched-earth campaign as November approaches. Trump just asked the Supreme Court to invalidate the ACA in its entirety. He is trying to take away your...

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  • June 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the People for the American Way: The coronavirus pandemic is impacting virtually every aspect of our lives – including our ability to participate in our democracy. We’ve already seen the impact that coronavirus has had on the primaries. We must ensure that moving forward, voters can...

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  • June 17, 2020

Fox News recently highlighted that Moscow Mitch is totally against the “defund the police” movement: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.” His comments referenced the growing left-wing movement in cities such as Minneapolis — where George Floyd died last month in police custody...

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  • June 15, 2020

This fucking guy: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis has joined a growing list of litigants challenging the Walz administration over the Minnesota governor’s shutdown orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Lewis’ lawsuit, filed Tuesday, is the second federal legal challenge to Gov. Tim Walz’s amended executive order...

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  • May 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Even in the face of the worst global health crisis of our lifetimes, Trump is still waging his war on Americans’ health care. On Wednesday, he doubled down on his support of a U.S. Supreme Court case that could strip away...

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  • May 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Governor Steve Bullock’s (D. MT) U.S. Senate campaign: This isn’t complicated: No one should be denied health care because of a pre-existing condition. But Washington Republicans like Mitch McConnell are working overtime to gut protections for those living with a pre-existing condition, such as diabetes...

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  • May 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Across the country, and especially in my state of Mississippi, agricultural workers are the backbone of our economy. But unfortunately, they’re not always treated that way, especially now during this pandemic. Last week, President Trump passed an executive...

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  • May 5, 2020

Kudos to Elizabeth Meyer at Iowa Starting Line for capturing this: Iowa has the fourth-highest growth rate of coronavirus in the country and some of the nation’s largest numbers of cases per capita, yet in a recent interview with Breitbart, Sen. Joni Ernst said the state “has fared pretty well” during the pandemic....

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  • April 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Colorado: A central benefit of Obamacare, say its backers, is the national health care law’s requirement that insurance companies cannot deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. That’s particularly important now, they say, because COVID-19 is especially dangerous for people with underlying conditions, like...

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  • April 21, 2020

Kudos to Julia Conley at Common Dreams for capturing this: Three weeks after government watchdogs demanded the resignation of U.S. Sens. Kelly Loeffler and Richard Burr following reports that both responded to briefings about the burgeoning coronavirus pandemic in late January by selling millions of dollars in stocks, critics slammed...

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  • April 18, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s (D. VA) re-election campaign: Our nation is facing a challenging time. Beyond the immediate health threat of the virus itself, we’re seeing people grapple with another challenge: access to health care. A record number of Americans filed for unemployment last week,...

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  • April 8, 2020

He may or may not be a savior during this coronavirus pandemic, but Democratic Kentucky Govenor Andy Beshear is so much better than the anti-vaccine, chickenpox loving, and anti-science former Governor Matt Bevin.  As Josepth Gerth of the Louisville Courier-Journal reminds us, Bevin posted this on his Twitter account on...

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  • April 4, 2020

Tell Congress to Keep the Post Office Operating During the Pandemic! Photo Credit: Alexander Marks, Public Domain Solidarity,  Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Donna, Dr. Bill, Janis, Mike H., Bryan, and Kimberly—Your PDA National Team Tell Congress To Support The USPS During This Crisis! Join Our Healthcare Emergency...

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  • April 4, 2020

This is really bad: Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) and her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, purchased and sold about $1.4 million in stock during the market panic set off by the coronavirus pandemic, the Wall Street Journal reports. Why it matters: Though the couple still lost money, they were able to limit...

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  • April 1, 2020

God/Jehovah/Allah/Buddha/The Goddess and any other possible higher power save me from the worst in human beings during this time of pandemic.  If it were not for Governor Andy Beshear, I would be in absolute despair.  If that vile putrid mound of slime and sorry excuse called Matt Bevin had been...

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  • March 30, 2020

We Need Real Leadership During The Coronavirus Pandemic! Solidarity, Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill Honigman for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Donna, Janis, Deb, Bryan, and Kimberly—Your PDA National Team ​   Healthcare Emergency Virtual Town Hall / WebinarSunday 3/29–Click Here To Email Mike Fox And RSVP   Progressive Democrats of...

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  • March 26, 2020

Wow: Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., sold as much as $1.7 million in stocks just before the market dropped in February amid fears about the coronavirus epidemic. But Georgia Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler also bought and sold stocks during the same time they were receiving briefings...

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  • March 20, 2020

Don’t worry, folks. He’s got this: x Trump is at the CDC talking to reporters about the coronavirus outbreak & just asked the Fox News reporter whether his townhall show on Fox last night got good ratings.— Jackie Calmes (@jackiekcalmes) March 6, 2020 x pic.twitter.com/3ouhulGbSd — Baseball (@baseballminutia) March 6,...

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  • March 6, 2020

For the record, a drunk Larry Kudlow and a sober Larry Kudlow are pretty much a horse apiece. I have no doubt he can do his job just as well — or better — while drunk, baked, tripping on mescaline, passed out in the bathroom stall of a Long John...

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  • February 16, 2020

First of all, no one is stopping kids from praying on the football field (see first tweet below). Secondly, liberals don’t want to “prohibit religious expression.” I support every American’s right to believe any stupid thing they want to, whether it’s that Xenu the Evil Galactic Overlord transported billions of people to...

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  • January 16, 2020

As we discussed in our previous post, Trendency has been tracking the opinions of registered voters on the impeachment of President Donald Trump since the beginning of the year. Through most of 2019, even during the height of the Mueller Report becoming public, the public did not favor the impeachment...

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  • December 19, 2019

[democracy id=”26″] New York Senator Charles Schumer said on Tuesday that Democrats will force votes during the Senate impeachment trial on calling witnesses such as acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton. Question is, will he play hardball with the Republicans who...

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  • December 18, 2019

Ranking member Devin Nunes (CA-R) needs some side-eye or at least more help traveling to his farm in Iowa, because of those Russia-related junkets Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, helped arrange meetings and calls in Europe for Rep. Devin Nunes in 2018, Parnas’  lawyer Ed MacMahon told...

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  • November 21, 2019

There is some conflicting information about what how low Senate Republicans will go to defend Trump during his impeachment trial in the Senate.  I know.  Getting ahead of yourself there Merlin, but I think it is reasonable to assume that the House will impeach Trump.  I believe most on Daily Kos...

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  • November 13, 2019

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and presidential hopeful announced Thursday that she will no longer seek re-election to the House in 2020. That’s the good news. The bad news is likely to be found in the reasons why she did it. After all that rage-tweeting Gabbard aimed at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for daring to suggest that she...

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  • October 25, 2019

I couldn’t resist posting this. Trudeau mocks Trump in front of the entire world. His face is priceless. x Justin Trudeau coughs and the look on Trump's face… pic.twitter.com/je8boVRWaJ— J.R. McGrail 📎 (@JRMcGrail) June 20, 2019 < p class=”is-empty-p”> As you recall, Trump scolded his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney...

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  • June 22, 2019

< p style=”text-align:left”>‘This is rare and strange as herbivores don’t indulge in such conflicts.’  Madhya Pradesh District, forest officer PN Mishra Around 15 primates may have died after clashing over water in 50C temperatures in India, according to reports. The previously unheard of behavior occurred during the current heatwave in...

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  • June 11, 2019
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