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We all love how effective Jen Psaki has been as President Joe Biden’s White House Press Secretary. This was not her best moment. Jen Psaki had the perfect opportunity to swing hard See full episodes here. It was clear why the question tripped. This type of question will continue to trip up...

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  • June 5, 2021

Donald Trump kept saying “we have turned the corner” on Covid so many times one would think we were in an endless maze. Joe Biden saw it differently. His administration is conducting one of the greatest vaccination campaigns in history, starting with bringing the vaccination level up now to 44% of all Americans...

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  • May 2, 2021

The Washington Post Editorial Board made their endorsement today: IF VIRGINIA governors were allowed consecutive terms in office, Terry McAuliffe could have run for reelection in 2017 and almost certainly would have won easily. But the commonwealth is an outlier — the only state whose constitution mandates eviction for governors every four...

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  • April 27, 2021

I’m probably a lot closer on the political spectrum to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez than I am to Joe Biden—and not just because I prefer a Starbucks triple venti nonfat soy caramel baby’s blood macchiato to whatever low-rent greasy spoon baby’s blood bevvie Biden drinks. Probably has Sanka in it. Pfft. So I appreciate what AOC is saying...

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  • April 26, 2021

The land of nonsense has now been proposed, because the new America First Caucus decided they’ll advance the demand of the previous guy that all future public buildings should look like neoclassical architecture promoted by fascist movements in the last century. The RWNJ culture war is a battle of wits...

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  • April 16, 2021

The new America First Caucus advances the demand of the previous guy that all future public buildings should look like the neoclassical architecture often called Federalist. Not coincidentally it also is the official state facade style promoted by  authoritarian movements in the last century. The RWNJ culture war is a battle of wits fought by...

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  • April 16, 2021

More than 225 million doses of Covid vaccines have been delivered, more than enough to fulfill Joe Biden’s goal of 200 million vaccinations in his first 100 days. If we just maintain the recent pace averaging 3 million shots a day, we should have about 240 million vaccinations, 20 million more...

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  • April 7, 2021

CSPAN-TV is covering it live, among others.  x Live this afternoon: President Biden is holding his first formal White House press conference since taking office. Special coverage from @NPR begins at 1p, on-air and online. https://t.co/GsJh9t0M3V pic.twitter.com/Nlj5Bn6p1n— WRVO Public Media (@WRVO) March 25, 2021 < p class=”is-empty-p”> x This is...

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  • March 25, 2021

In just 50 days, President Joe Biden got our vaccine production and distribution system whipped into shape and signed a historic COVID-19 relief package to boost our economy and give a helping hand to millions of struggling Americans, but damn, what a snooze it’s been. No waking up and rushing to your phone...

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  • March 13, 2021

Don’t ask me how I stumbled onto the New York Post website. I’d like to say it was during the tail end of a turpentine-and-bath-salts bender, but no. I was sober and alert. And now my computer is chock-full of Murdochian mildew, thank you very much. These are the kinds of...

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  • March 8, 2021

Scientists have successfully cloned an endangered black-footed ferret from the genes of an animal named Willa that had died over thirty years ago. After Willa died, her remains were frozen and sent from Wyoming to San Diego Zoo Global that maintains a bank of frozen tissues for over 1,100 endangered and...

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  • February 19, 2021

Insurrection, per dictionary: “an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government.” Trump's lawyer says he's innocent because 'clearly there was no insurrection' x Here are the four questions Raskin left off with last night. Trump's team answered none of them....

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  • February 12, 2021

Eunice Foote was born in NY state in 1819. She had gone to university at the Troy Female Seminary (N/K/A Emma Willard School), where she was encouraged to attend a nearby college to study science. It was there where she learned her scientific skills for her free-thinking experiments.  In fact, she was not...

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  • January 26, 2021

Too often Americans forget to create a unity that is nothing but a scab over an infected wound. Traitors must atone for the insurrection. The insurrection must be vindicated. x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • January 21, 2021

There’s actually a White House press briefing at 7pm ET. Just in case you’re watching it live. MSM is comparing the use of press briefings already, considering the lies of the 45 Administration. x Tune in for the first press briefing of the Biden-Harris Administration with Press Secretary Jen Psaki....

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  • January 21, 2021

Elevating (the science adviser) role to member in the President's Cabinet clearly signals the administration's intent to involve scientific expertise in every policy discussion. Sudip Parikh, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Our next president is a science geek, how cool is that? The dark days of science...

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  • January 16, 2021

Elevating (the science adviser) role to member in the President’s Cabinet clearly signals the administration’s intent to involve scientific expertise in every policy discussion. Sudip Parikh, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Our next president is a science geek, how cool is that? The dark days of science...

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  • January 16, 2021

Josh Hawley wants to rule the United States; let us make no mistake about that. Claire McCaskill (whom he barely beat in 2018) said on MSNBC the other day that he had just won the race for attorney general when he started running against her, and that he hadn’t even...

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  • January 9, 2021

Another Trump-Russia participation trophy, because Devin was so stupid he won’t get an indictment until Trump leaves office. x What’s the over/under thar Trump will award himself the Medal? pic.twitter.com/vl1Rzws2Ny— Devin Nunes’ cow 🐮 (@DevinCow) January 4, 2021 Nunes has filed multiple lawsuits characterized as Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation...

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  • January 4, 2021
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It’s hard to argue that any citizens have been more targeted under the Trump administration than those living in Democratic-led states, which was by Donald Trump’s own vindictive design. Whether it was singling them out for punishment with tax legislation, stealing their medical supplies, holding out disaster relief, or even attacking their...

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  • December 4, 2020

Still waiting for those GOP senators who voted against impeachment to say something, something. David Cay Johnston calls them “jellyfish”. x Does anyone notice how quiet GOP senators are about Michael Flynn — Trump’s recently pardoned former national security advisor — calling for a military coup and martial law to...

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  • December 2, 2020

http://www.msn.com/&#8230; Within 24 hours of the FDA’s approval, Pfizer Pharmaceutical  Company is expected to ship its first 6.4 million vaccine doses to be used for health care workers. The date of the first shipment is expected to be mid-December with more shots available each following week. http://www.washingtonpost.com/&#8230; Gen. Gustave Perna, who...

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  • November 25, 2020

He’s never dropped his naive belief in herd immunity perhaps because he had someone take his statistics tests in college. A quarter-million dead soon means that by the time a vaccine comes to the general public, minus a “flu season” there will still be a quarter-million dead from COVID-19. And...

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  • October 6, 2020

Back in July, Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman had a story that Trump knew he was in trouble: “What Do I Do? What Do I Do?”: Trump Desperate, Despondent as Numbers Crater, “Loser” Label Looms. Down at the end was this tidbit: Nervous Republicans worried about losing the Senate are now...

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  • September 14, 2020

“The circus of it all, the meanness, the lies, the conspiracy theories…” Apparently GW Bush isn’t appearing at the GOP RNC event next week, so Jeb! decided to draw a line at least in terms of what might be left for the GOP. https://twitter.com/TVietor08/status/1296275539372544000?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/BostonJoan/status/1296231941688176641?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw How do terror organizations succeed? Some...

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  • August 20, 2020

I’m loving this: x YouTube Video A super PAC created by former top aides to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is set to air its first television ad, aiming to win over progressives who remain skeptical of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s center-left politics. The 30-second ad from...

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  • August 7, 2020

Antarctica is estimated to have a quarter of the world’s marine methane stores. Methane, a dangerous greenhouse gas ( 25% more potent than the greenhouse gas CO2), accelerates global heating, aggravating the planetary climate emergency and collapse of biodiversity. The first methane leak discovered in Antarctica is on the Wilkes Subglacial Basin...

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  • July 27, 2020

Considering his long-time support of the Chicago Cubs, Will was a typical conservative. He remains so. But this is something, something. Will predicts a Biden landslide. As Trump says, “we’ll see”. GOTV. The measures necessary for restoration of national equilibrium are many and will be protracted far beyond (Trump’s) removal....

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  • July 22, 2020

Looks like plenty of people are reading that book Donald Trump desperately wanted to deep-six. CNN: Mary Trump's tell-all book had sold a staggering 950,000 copies by the end of its first day on sale, publisher Simon & Schuster said Thursday.   That figure, which included pre-sales, as well as...

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  • July 16, 2020

It is a surprise to some who haven’t spent time in African-American cultural institutions that Lift Every Voice and Sing is a standard for many events. It never substitutes for the US national anthem. It is equally surprising not to know the lyrics of a song that is much more...

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  • July 3, 2020

Lot to unpack here…. so review and leave a comment as to what you think… x Today I released my first campaign ad. It was produced by my kids. Let me know if you like it.https://t.co/OeXvghcnGv pic.twitter.com/CuFKMzdrZB— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) June 21, 2020 Trump was desperate for this rally. It...

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  • June 21, 2020

President Donald Trump faced a very small crowd in Tulsa after promising a full venue with large overflows. He got neither. BIG FAIL! Tulsa proves Trump's falling polls are accurate x x YouTube Video Watch the episodes here. Trump is conducting an experiment on his own supporters by gathering them in...

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  • June 21, 2020

Angry that Dick Cheney’s cardiologist called Trump’s Tulsa rally “criminal endangerment”, Trump cleverly references Cheney’s gun accident, probably because he associates John Bolton with the Bush administration. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1273633632742191106?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The Supreme Court’s ruling today is a victory made possible by the courage and resilience of hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients...

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  • June 18, 2020

There are many people angry and hurt and I get that greatly !   I have been angry for a long long time about Police brutality.  I have witnessed it for years in different situations but the first one affected me so much that I fought back and was only 16....

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  • June 3, 2020
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Good: In a meeting with black Wilmington leaders Monday, Joe Biden said he will create a police oversight board in the first 100 days of his presidency.   The former vice president and presumed Democratic presidential nominee met with about a dozen community leaders at Bethel AME Church in Wilmington,...

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  • June 1, 2020

Republicans were not always Neanderthals when it came to science and climate. In 1901, the Theodore Roosevelt administration established the USFS, the United States Forestry Service. Along with that came the establishment of 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reserves, 4 national game preserves, 5 national parks, and 18 national...

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  • May 22, 2020

Karl Rove is back! And in related news … what the hell is this wart on my asshole? I should get that checked. Anyway, George W. Bush’s Svengali, whom the second-worst president in our history affectionately referred to as “Turd Blossom,” is back to take thinly veiled racist swipes at our...

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  • May 18, 2020

In August 2019, conservatives worried about the turning tide against Trump enough to worry about anti-Trump landslides as Trump’s Ukraine shakedown was still roiling. The next month brought the specter of impeachment. Let me point out for the hundred-eleventieth time: anything can happen between now and November 2020. Polls aren’t worth...

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  • May 17, 2020

Death on February 6 means exposure during January puts the lie to Trumpian arguments about his own inaction. Needless to say Trump will continue to demonize some abstract other as those unemployed by COVID look for new jobs. A person who died in Santa Clara County on Feb. 6 was...

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  • April 22, 2020

This is what the new slavery looks like, antiseptic slavery. When one reads between the lines of every Donald Trump press conference, it is clear he is all about making corporations whole; people damn. Hell, he is even willing to risk the lives of Americans by having them go back...

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  • April 11, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of State Senator Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) As a nation, we’re going through a crisis like we’ve never seen before in our lifetimes — and now more than...

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  • April 10, 2020

Heads up: x Not a joke, folks, we just launched our new podcast. It’s called “Here's the Deal.” For our first episode, I sat down with Ron Klain, former White House Ebola Response Coordinator, for a discussion on COVID-19. Listen at https://t.co/t11Fa0TZjc or wherever you get your podcasts.— Joe Biden...

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  • March 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: This is our first of regular newsletters we will be sending around to Team Joe supporters from Vice President Biden. We hope you find this entertaining, informative, and a place to connect with the VP and our team....

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  • March 26, 2020

Trump’s main goal is to be re-elected, he needs the con to continue. His grift requires getting past a pandemic that will not abide a timetable built on the lies and inaction of incompetence. His magical thinking now hovers around 15 days when everything gets better, it won’t. Monday will...

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  • March 23, 2020

Japan is now reporting that a female tour-bus guide has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Normally, individual infections aren’t news at this stage of the virus’s spread. Except that this patient was already being counted in the “recovered” population. She had contracted the disease initially in January, received treatment, and was declared recovered...

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  • February 27, 2020

MSNBC had James Carville on to opine on the Iowa caucuses, and he cited a Marine Corps saying as a critique of the Democratic party not providing a winning strategy for winning in 2020. I will be setting my TV on something other than the SOTU. We’ve had three years of...

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  • February 4, 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

Some good news for the north coast of Western Australia. A tropical Cyclone promises heavy rain and winds to the parched, tinder dry, NW region of the island continent. “The Bureau of Meteorology’s Neil Bennett said the cyclone’s expected path would take it into WA’s southeast and close to the...

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  • January 7, 2020
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