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William Braddock, a little-known GOP candidate in one of Florida’s most competitive congressional seats, was secretly recorded threatening to send “a Russian and Ukrainian hit squad” to a fellow Republican opponent, Anna Paulina Luna, to make her “disappear.” Read more here: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/06/17/secret-recording-florida-republican-threat-hit-squad-494976

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  • June 17, 2021

Because you shouldn’t pay any attention to the attempt to extort votes from Georgia election officials. Remember a current Trump delusion revealed by the latest tape kerfuffle is that because the states near to Georgia went for Trump, it must be a “Trump state”, and he needs to pimp his speech today. President Trump on...

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  • January 4, 2021

Trump is once again asking the Supreme Court (PDF) to overturn the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s multiple rulings on the mail-in ballots in the election. Rick Hasen on Election Law blog said that the petition was ridiculous, that John Eastman should be ashamed of himself, and that the petition’s citing to...

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  • December 21, 2020

Because if 17 GOP states want to overthrow the nation’s choice of POTUS, they should? Trump thinks tenacity is more important than democracy, as the COVID death toll exceeds the equivalent of 9/11’s deaths each day now. President Donald Trump warned Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr not to rally other Republican...

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  • December 10, 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

Trump really thinks like a mafia don, granting and withholding favors (and sometimes killing people) according to his whim and needs. He that the government is his personal business, that he can dole out taxpayer money to his friends and withhold essential services from his enemies as though he were...

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  • October 28, 2020

​Aside from being charged hourly for the fence around the Portland federal building because it blocks the street ($192,000 at last count), federal forces will be withdrawn beginning Thursday. Trump apparently hasn’t gotten the memo. “We're not leaving until they secure their city … if they don't secure their city soon,...

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  • July 29, 2020

Yes, I remember the field trip we all took to Weather Underground HQ. It was eye-opening, and some of us got ice cream afterwards as a reward for making the best fertilizer bombs. So let’s go after the universities now! You know, if all those eggheads who invented these annoying...

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  • July 10, 2020

Trump: “I was honored as the Man of the Year in Michigan… 5 or 6 years before I even thought about running for President.” x Here's my old fact check about “Man of the Year in Michigan.” Former GOP Rep. Dave Trott called me up to solve the mystery of...

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  • May 20, 2020

CNN just posted a story about yet another Trumpertantrum, as the Great Orange Shitgibbet goes increasingly and noisily and totally insane: Trump erupts at campaign manager as reelection stress overflows As he huddled with advisers on Friday evening, President Donald Trump was still fuming over his sliding poll numbers and...

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  • April 29, 2020

“I want you to do me a favor, though.” Attention blue states! If you want your people to live, be more racist! So Donald Trump, because he’s an irredeemable asshole, apparently wants states to follow his racist lead on sanctuary cities before they can expect to receive federal aid as...

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  • April 28, 2020

A WaPo story just out: Trump makes veiled threat toward Schiff over classified briefing on Russian 2020 election interference President Trump on Sunday made a veiled threat toward House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff, claiming without evidence that the California Democrat had leaked information from a classified briefing in...

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  • February 23, 2020

It’s no secret that Donald Trump hates media outlets that challenge him and his administration. In the past, he’s singled out The Washington Post and CNN, corruptly using his office to try to punish them and their parent companies. Now he appears to be threatening NPR’s funding following a recent dustup between...

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  • January 26, 2020

Because “enemies of the people” like the press should roam free. And even the US Secretary of Defense knows nothing about the “four embassies” supposedly targeted by Soleimani. “The only problem is he doesn’t want them to roam free in the U.S., because he says to us a free press...

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  • January 13, 2020

Over sixty hours of golf over the past two weeks. His ‘head’ is worth less than his federal golf expenses, but enough to buy a lottery ticket for everyone in Iran Trump now on the golf course; his 257th day at a Trump golf club and 338th at a Trump property...

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  • January 5, 2020

Master Bootlicker and All-Around Toady Matt Gaetz, whom GQ calls the “Trumpiest Congressman in Washington,” is out there again lighting fires for his master. Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) wants to appoint Kerry Loeffler, a local finance executive and owner of the local WNBA franchise, to replace Sen. Johnny Isakson when...

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  • November 30, 2019

So many underlings doing their jobs, so much disloyalty. Mr. Trump first expressed his dismay about Michael Atkinson around the time the whistle-blower’s complaint became public in September. In recent weeks, he has continued to raise with aides the possibility of firing him, one of the people said. The president has...

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  • November 12, 2019

Trump threatened by association the diplomatic corps even as the NY Times got closer to identifying the Whistle-Blower as a male CIA officer formerly assigned to the WH. “You know what we used to do in the old days when we were smart? Right? The spies and treason, we used...

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  • October 12, 2019

Yesterday, I posted a diary with a long (but still staggeringly incomplete) history of Kurdistan. Which brings us to more recent events… When 2017 began, Iraqi Kurdistan was maybe the most-autonomous region in the world which was nevertheless not truly independent. Kurdistan had its own military, its own police force. It...

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  • October 4, 2017
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