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Sometimes, it is nothing but a projection when one accuses another of ill-doing. It turns out voter fraud has been a Republican thing. Projection anyone? x x YouTube Video Watch Politics Done Right T.V. here. This story, along with many others, just so the lengths Republican politicians and operatives would...

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  • February 22, 2022

At home with my elder five sisters I very soon learnt that freedom of speech had consequences, by that I mean that you better had been damn ready to defend what you said. My parents had encouraged the principle that you say want you want, however the wise course of...

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  • April 27, 2021

The jewel of the US prison-industrial-complex, GITMO still has 40 prisoners. Austerity comes to pseudo ‘black-site’. “Washington: A once-secret unit within the Guantanamo Bay detention centre that had fallen into disrepair has been closed and the prisoners moved to another facility on the American base in Cuba. The prisoners at Camp...

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  • April 5, 2021

I watched Republican Senator Bill Cassidy (Louisiana) yesterday on CNN’s State of the Union, and he made a case against Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid Relief package.  Pressed to explain his differences, Sen. Cassidy said it entailed “too much money” and as support said only that the bill provides: “$112 million...

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  • March 1, 2021

Republicans continued to invoke the Bible in their speeches in support of discrimination against the LGBTQ community Thursday. When I hear people make appeals to scripture to justify their deep-seated bigotry, I often think of Patton Oswalt’s great bit about opposition to homosexuality based on biblical teaching. “These lunatics always go, ‘Well, ‘cause it...

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  • February 26, 2021

So there are supposedly 100 Republicans in the House that will vote to overthrow the election, which would disenfranchise 81 million Americans. However, as of the New Year, only 35 House members have publicly declared they will do so.  The full list so far is here. I only want to...

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  • January 3, 2021

Is this like conservatives abandoning Twitter for Parler?  Actually, no. Sounds a bit more like people threatening to move to Canada if we pass “socialized” medicine. Because, uh, where the fuck are they gonna go for cheaper shit brought to you by workers who have been more cruelly exploited? Seems...

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  • December 31, 2020

Why does it feel like Trump is hearing the Christmas story for the first time as he reads this? Tell me I’m wrong. x This is not a Saturday night live skit but it sure feels like one pic.twitter.com/XTYzrP2mqy— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) December 24, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> x x...

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  • December 25, 2020

People will not do the right thing until they are scared of NOT doing the right thing. x In the past 48 hours, at least 5,495 more Americans were killed by Covid. They and their loved ones would've been able to celebrate the holidays. The more we distance and mask...

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  • December 4, 2020

Donald Trump gave what he described as an “important” speech today. Actually, it was a bunch of hoary old lies he wanted to regurgitate into the yawning mouths of his deluded, baby-bird followers — all of whom are afraid of being kicked out of the nest to face a world where...

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  • December 3, 2020

RW logic at work: They’re so angry at GA Governor Kemp that they might urge a GOP voter boycott of the Senate Runoff in January or even write in Trump’s name. You go, nutters. Georgia has already certified the election results so their objective got a bit screwed up. There will be...

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  • November 21, 2020

I’ve argued with many a conservative over the years. No matter what the argument, be it violence against women, kids in cages, killing old people to save the economy, etc., the right-wing extremists will always try to bring up abortion. They do this for two reasons: they can’t possibly justify their...

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  • October 30, 2020

“'Tis the time's plague when madmen lead the blind.” William Shakespeare The evil of science deniers recently has been beyond the pale. Not content with killing the planet over climate change, and sowing doubt over vaccines the far-right conspiracy theorists have a new target to haunt the world with the crazy,...

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  • September 17, 2020

In less than 90 years, we’ve gone from “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” to “the only thing we have is fear itself.” FDR’s first inaugural address, in 1933 at the depth of the Great Depression, contained one of the all-time great lines in American history....

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  • August 25, 2020

Wow. And I thought Obama was cool as a cucumber. Please enjoy this short video taken of Kamala Harris before she goes live explaining how to brine a turkey. This woman has been tasked to do nothing less than save our democracy. Meanwhile, the GOP war machine has launched every...

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  • August 16, 2020

From the Leavenworth Times editorial board today: Guns should be kept safely and securely. The news that U.S. Senate candidate Kris Kobach had four guns stolen from his truck in Wichita earlier this month underscores the importance of treating firearms with respect and care. “Secretary Kobach always has at least...

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  • June 25, 2020

You know Lloyd, just when I thought you couldn’t get any dumber: A conversation between a Republican lawmaker and the leader of a civil rights group at Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Hearing on policing reform showcased a common and persistent misunderstanding about implicit bias and how it impacts American society. It also provided...

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  • June 18, 2020

The Trump Crazy Train never stops, so if you want to get on, understand you’ll have to risk your life to do it. This isn’t some snowflake cult where you get to fall asleep peacefully after drinking grape Flavor-Aid. You’re gonna cough up a lung or crack a femur or...

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  • May 24, 2020
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From Salon: Women voters who propelled Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to wins in four consecutive Senate races have increasingly soured on the so-called “centrist” Republican as her record has drifted farther right since President Donald Trump's election. Maine is a uniquely women-dominated state. About 77% of women residents are registered to vote,...

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  • May 10, 2020

Bill Mitchell, the host of YourVoice America, loves him some Donald J. Trump, and he’s got more than half a million Twitter followers hanging on his every Dadaistic dingleberry of wisdom. But … he clearly doesn’t know how averages work: https://twitter.com/mitchellvii/status/1252453257080909824?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Lookee! More than 4,000 people thought enough of this tweet to “like” it....

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  • April 21, 2020

So I’m sure you’re all caught up to speed but just in case: Three weeks ago, the Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee privately warned dozens of donors about the harrowing impact the coronavirus would have on the United States, while keeping the general public in the dark. In...

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  • March 20, 2020

For the umpteenth time, Donald Trump urges you to join him in his jaw-dropping ignorance: x Trump learns that tens of thousands of Americans die of the flu every year, insists nobody knew that. https://t.co/6qEFy5uMwi— Seth Masket (@smotus) March 3, 2020 TRUMP: “Over the last long period of time, the...

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  • March 3, 2020

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell did a segment on Donald Trump that was piercing as it was able to explain the president's pathology. Ultimately, this is a man that has never loved anyone or was ever loved. Lawrence O'Donnell dissects Trump's pathology x x YouTube Video Lawrence O'Donnell first knocked Trump's prayer...

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  • February 9, 2020

Everybody is really upset they are not getting the results right away. There will be about a sixteen hour lag. Let’s see what good is coming from this. 1. A direct illustration of the importance of having a paper trail. This is something we desperately need for all elections, right...

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  • February 4, 2020

Sen. Lamar Alexander was one of the key votes in transforming our republic into a cult of personality in which the emperor is completely unaccountable to the law or the people. So you’d think he’d be better able to explain his decision to turn Donald Trump’s impeachment trial into a sham:...

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  • February 2, 2020

I imagine after Tucker Carlson sticks his head up his own asshole, he immediately seeks out another asshole in which to wedge said head in order to avoid the next round of dispatches from the world’s enormous and growing population of non-asshole-denizens. So what you have is Tucker Carlson’s head...

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  • December 19, 2019

What is propaganda? …The notion that propaganda is a technique for spreading a coherent ideology also feels a little anachronistic. Most of what we would call propaganda today, like much of the content on Fox News, is more about pushing conspiracy theories or misleading spin than anything else. The main...

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  • November 3, 2019

Another day, more idiotic chopper talk blather. Trump distancing himself from the rest of his administration, generally: "Here's the thing. I don't have teams; everyone's talking about teams. I'M the team. I did nothing wrong." — Daniel Dale (@ddale8) October 25, 2019 Touting economic achievements and "a great thing in...

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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

The Florida governor’s office has released—apparently quite reluctantly, given their earlier denial—a map showing a new region of probable local Zika transmission in Florida. The last such map outlined a small, primarily residential neighborhood, far from areas of concern to most tourists or even most local residents. And, clearly, even...

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  • August 19, 2016

Originally posted at Eclectablog. There are two things that worry me most about Donald Trump's presidential candidacy and the national, even international, megaphone it gives him. The first is that he's so outrageous that he makes a zealot like Ted Cruz seem “reasonable”, a terrifying prospect. Second, and equally worrisome,...

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  • December 15, 2015

Pres. Obama offered his shoulder and kind words Sunday to victims and families of victims of the alleged Colorado shooter, James Holmes. What Mr. Obama said to the press afterwards was dignified and poignant. Our president can be counted on for his skill in a delicate situation. But after the...

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