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Ok, this is Sunday and I try to stay away from political posts on Sunday.   Something happened yesterday and took me back 30 years and I smiled.  My car had just stopped and would not crank at the drive through at CVS.  I called my husband to come down and jump...

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  • March 14, 2021

The anticipated Trump 2024 grift begins as he also gets closer to real prosecution in New York. Remember that “the biggest story today should be the fact that every House Republican just voted against $1,400 stimulus checks, funding to reopen schools, and unemployment benefits, legislation that 76% of Americans support.”...

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  • February 27, 2021

If his puckered lips are moving, he’s lying, but the circular limit to that lie is that Ivanka has Chinese trademarks for, …. wait for it, voting machines. So this is all a delusional branding exercise,.. again. The firehose of disinformation is dribbling again, alwaystm but it dependstm on the...

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  • December 19, 2020

“Most importantly, Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Great Lakes that could devastate our economy and way of life. That’s why we’re taking action now, and why I will continue to hold accountable anyone who threatens our Great...

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  • November 14, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Morning Consult is waking us up this morning  with a number of great state polls, with the Arizona poll being about the only one that’s not great. The polls were taken October 11-20 of likely voters. This pollster is rated B/C by 538. State Presidential Polls 10/22 from Morning Consult State...

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  • October 22, 2020

My snark-astic reputation likely precedes me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t occasionally have real human feelings. Like when I’m eating nachos and the pace of my cheese* and chips consumption becomes badly staggered, leaving me with a sad, dry-ass pile of un-cheesed chips. That sends me into a very...

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  • October 21, 2020

That a former 2016 Gary Johnson voter would vote for Donald Trump because she believes the economy is better & he kept promises is a media fail. Trump didn't fulfill promises & the economy is in depression, period. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. It is hard to...

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  • October 11, 2020

The callow, callous, careless, cow-eyed cocksplat … Er, is that too far? Maybe. Okay, dialing it back a bit …  Anyway, the aforementioned pissflap doesn’t give a shit about anyone but himself. And that’s never been more obvious than in the past week, when he contracted COVID, unnecessarily sapped our federal...

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  • October 9, 2020

Erm … what? x “President Trump today had a great day. A day that any president could only dream of” pic.twitter.com/gUZHTqGOxF— Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) September 9, 2020 LOU DOBBS: “Good evening, everybody. President Trump today had a great day — a day that any president could only dream of. President Trump...

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  • September 9, 2020

Chris Hayes, in no uncertain terms, lays out how America arrived at being the laughing stock to the rest of the world because of Trump's doings or the lack thereof. Chris Hayes lays it out on Trump x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Chris Hayes points out an...

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  • September 8, 2020

in a column posted for tomorrow’s paper titled ‘I Keep My Promises,’ Trump Said. Let’s Check. It has a subtitle of Here’s a report card on whether the president met his 2016 campaign pledges. In case your wondering, this report card has a clear grade of F since Trump has...

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  • September 5, 2020

Donnie Diaper Rash ain’t gonna like this one: x Donald Trump has refused to take serious action to combat the COVID-19 crisis. And as a result, he got what he’s always wanted — the U.S. isolated from the rest of the world. pic.twitter.com/owvNL4ul74— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 9, 2020 <...

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  • August 10, 2020

The weird have turned pro, but the advantage of mask-wearing is the disruption of facial recognition software without having to use geometric pattern disruption makeup or wearing special glasses. The Economist magazine continues to model the 2020 Electoral College outcome with Trump dropping another 1% this week. for the night...

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  • August 3, 2020

Republicans and their amen corner in the right-wing media are trying to perpetuate yet another hoax on the American people. In a nutshell, they claim that history ended in 1865 or, at the latest, 1965. But sadly for them, three of their leading lights past and present—Cindy Hyde-Smith, Trent Lott...

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  • July 31, 2020

Led with Pfizer vaccine trial progress and exaggerated its availability. More than a few lies spewed. Trump implies that the wall is keeping the virus out, spins that protests are spreading the #TrumpVirus. Goes blah-blah on a variety of cherry-picked data. Went bleak and dire about cities, even though they aren’t....

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  • July 22, 2020

Joe Biden just released an ad aimed at Texas: x x YouTube Video as reported by Greg Sargent in the WaPo: Biden is advertising in Texas. That’s ominous for Trump. This ad never once mentions Trump. It focuses on how Texas is trying to cope with the coronavirus and how...

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  • July 14, 2020

It’s late and I should be back in bed, but this one was just too delicious: Joe Biden Mocked In Trump Campaign Ad For Kneeling — In A Church A campaign ad for President Donald Trump took a giant step beyond criticizing protest kneeling to mocking Democratic presidential rival Joe...

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  • June 12, 2020

The redoubtable Gabe Sherman has another missive from the bottomless bowl of Kooky Krunch that is the White House. As you probably guessed, Donald Trump thinks the coronavirus that’s circled the globe and killed 100,000 Americans and counting has been totally unfair … to His Majesty. Vanity Fair: As he headed...

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  • May 26, 2020

Soon the US death toll from COVID-19 will reach that of the US military in World War One. Trump just retweeted tweets calling Stacey Abrams fat and HRC a skank, just adding that to calling Joe Scarborough a killer. Trump is calling Biden racist while attacking Stacey Abrams and refusing...

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  • May 24, 2020

Sure. You’re not working right now anyway for some reason. Right? Hit the highways. Check out some roadside diners. Jump feet first into the Grand Canyon. Why the fuck not? I hear Amity Island is relatively shark-free this time of year. Talking Points Memo: During an interview with Fox Business...

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  • May 4, 2020

We have reached some strange place but it’s on the path to the bunker and it’s a scorched earth. x Even the most stable democracy is threatened by having a sizable chunk of the electorate whose only governing philosophy is basically social resentment. Income redistribution or a bigger social safety net...

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  • April 18, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • April 11, 2020

Help Us Flip The Senate With Great Progressive Candidates! Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Deb, Janis, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, and Donna—Your PDA National Team Help Re-Elect Senator Ed Markey   Help Elect Progressive Betsy Sweet   Help Elect Progressive Andrew Romanoff   Click Here to Join the...

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  • April 2, 2020

Dr. David Price of the Weill Cornell Medical Center is a pulmonary (lung) specialist who has lately been working exclusively with COVID-19 patients. He made a video on March 22nd where he explained to some friends what the virus is, how it’s transmitted, and how to protect yourself. It’s a...

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  • March 31, 2020

Let’s Bring Home Wins For These Great Progressive Congressional Candidates. In solidarity, Mike Fox for Alan, Donna, Mike H., Deb, Dr. Bill, Janis, Dan, Kimberly, and Bryan—Your PDA National Team   Pitch In Time And/Or Money To Help Us Win   Since our first day of operations in 2004 we’ve been...

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  • March 27, 2020

Help Elect Two Great Progressives To Congress In solidarity, Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Donna, and Janis—your PDA national team. Pitch In To Elect Marie Newman Pitch In To Elect Mike Siegel Progressive Champions   Volunteer to Help Elect Progressives   Progressive Democrats...

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  • March 6, 2020

On February 3, 2020, several chorus frogs assembled around my back yard ponds and began singing, successfully, for mates.  I dug out these ponds six years ago and frogs began breeding in them immediately.  The frog’s numbers have increased every year for the last six years. A few outlier chorus frogs...

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  • February 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D. MA) presidential campaign: Here are 5 facts to know about Elizabeth Warren. If you want to know if she can win, why Warren over Bernie, why she energizes our base and swing...

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  • February 1, 2020

I have read about and listened to commentary on McConnell’s proposed rules for the Senate impeachment trial beginning tomorrow.  It is for me the final straw. Perhaps I can provide some context with a tweet I posted after reading them. I wrote: simply put – if you vote to deny...

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  • January 21, 2020

There is a lot to this story but it boils down to one thing,  disrespect and unpatriotic.    The legs were returned…unadjusted and unuseable. I know and many vets know there are hoops to jump through but many get tired of waiting for permission to do things like walk without...

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  • January 12, 2020

This is exactly how stupid and incompetent Donald Trump is — he allowed Tom Steyer of all people to snake a key campaign URL out from under him. Bloomberg: Billionaire and Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer’s “Cyber Monday Special” was purchasing the website domain for President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign slogan “Keep...

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  • December 2, 2019
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I attended public school growing up in Oklahoma. After I graduated from the University of Houston, a public university where tuition cost only $50 a semester, my first job was as a special education teacher at a public school in New Jersey. I later attended a public law school. I...

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  • November 18, 2019

Like Jerry Falwell Jr and his pool boy, everybody’s got stakes in the Rapture. Speaking in tongues, handling snakes, and laying on hands is not going to save Trump. #TurkeyIsNotOurFriend x Pat Robertson is “appalled” by Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria: “The President of the United States is...

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  • October 7, 2019

x Sitting next to a couple in their 80’s as they talk about #Syria He adjusts his hearing aid as she says, “We’re abandoning the #Kurds who fought w us, now ISIS May make a comeback.” 😬😬 — heather nauert (@HeatherNauert) October 7, 2019 Turkey roll. The dealmaking poobah failed...

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  • October 7, 2019

This is interesting. Nobody knows where or why these apex predators have vanished to, but they have disappeared from their feeding grounds at Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa. Their disappearance has never been recorded before, the city of Cape Town noted. Clearly, something is wrong in this particular...

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  • August 29, 2019

Originally posted at​ Eclectablog. An anonymous Eclectablog reader pointed me to this video from 2010 of Donald Trump talking to Larry King about undocumented Mexican workers working in this country. In a sharp contrast to his more odious 2016 campaign trail rhetoric about Mexicans being murderers and rapists and the...

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