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Fear of a Red Hat: as much as Liz Cheney is toast, more troubling is Elise Stefanik’s Führereid, because Trump is too stupid to see that he’s blazing an even tighter path to obscurity. As Greg Sargent observes, there is an increased likelihood of another attempt at stealing an election, further...

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  • May 8, 2021

These two police officers should not only be fired but prosecuted for assault. The police officers are thugs, animals that have no right to be on the police force. For those who wonder why we talk about #DefundThePolice, this is a constant for some of us. Police hunting POCs See...

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  • April 12, 2021

Returning to normal shouldn’t mean returning to gridlock. Guys, I think Joe Manchin just "cancelled" Neera Tanden, and the right-wing is fine with it. Isn't that supporting cancel culture? Someone please let me know. — Wajahat Ali (@WajahatAli) February 19, 2021 The West Virginia senator announced on Friday that he...

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  • February 20, 2021

You may know Lindsey Graham as one of Donald Trump’s favorite — and most expendable — colon polyps. But there was a time he pretended to be a senator … with his own opinions and everything. When he ran against Donald Trump for the GOP presidential nomination, he was among the...

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  • December 18, 2020

I heard Steve Bannon spent tons of  accused fraudently money on cosmetic surgery, jewels and other things.   The only person better at conning would be  any doctor who talked him into having such a procedure. After further looking into the matter, it seems the vet in the scheme handed  loot over to...

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  • August 22, 2020

One of the better parts of the DNC day-3 coverage was watching a happy and exuberant Joy-Ann Reid as she stated that the DNC is showing what America could become. Joy-Ann Reid Could not hold back her exuberance. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Joy-Ann Reid, Rachel Maddow,...

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  • August 20, 2020

Allow me a moment of personal reflection as we watch the country once again get torn apart over race. I’m not Black; I’m Jewish. (There are very very few Black Jews.) I grew up on the history of 2000 years of persecution. I study the history of religion and I’ve...

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  • May 29, 2020

Loving this: Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) teamed up to call several small-dollar donors to his presidential campaign for a new video released Sunday by the Biden campaign. In the video, Biden and Warren thank several of the former vice president’s supporters for their donations, mirroring videos released...

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  • May 17, 2020

Trump hasn’t yet reached his personal Vietnam death toll numbers, because bone spurs. The GOP will parse his numbers because somehow Democrats are to blame, what with all the stress of impeachment and all those conspiracy theories. This assumes that we believe all that disinforming gaslight and malarkey incessantly repeated...

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  • May 10, 2020

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews remains on the air as ABC capitulates to another James O’Keefe stunt by suspending a reporter for expressing their personal political views in private. x ABC News suspended correspondent David Wright after he was secretly recorded by Project Veritas calling himself a socialist and criticizing both President...

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  • February 26, 2020

Today is Sunday, which means tomorrow I report for pre-operative stuff at the hospital for the forthcoming operation on Wednesday to address the stenosis (blockage) in my left carotid artery that caused my recent stroke.   While I have no intimations of forthcoming disaster, I will be undergoing general anesthesia, so...

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  • December 15, 2019

So remember those two Rudy Giuliani associates who were arrested on campaign finance charges 11 days ago? Donald Trump, of course, had no idea who there were, but acknowledged he might show up in some photos with them: Asked about two men with ties to Rudy Giuliani arrested earlier today,...

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  • October 21, 2019

Trump still did it. x The corruption associated with @realDonaldTrump is unprecedented in our nation's history. https://t.co/FZfazCMENU— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) October 7, 2019 It’s perfectly clear now that Rudy was also motivated by the grifting possibilities of Ukraine but this doesn’t change Trump’s actual impeachable acts. There will be so many...

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  • October 7, 2019

abcnews.go.com/… ABC News is reporting that a second whistleblower has spoken to the inspector general for the intelligence services and has personal knowledge of some of the events that led first whistleblower to complain about the actions of Donald Trump. The information comes from Mark Zaid, the attorney who now represents...

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  • October 6, 2019

and that was only one of many memorable lines in one of the most remarkable political speeches I have ever heard. My wife called me down when Mayor Pete came on stage.  I watched.  I listened. No, the speech was not on an overarching theme. It did not offer specific...

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  • April 14, 2019
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