This is going to be short and to the point. Let's consider just some of the worst things Trump, his administration, his cronies, and his hate-maddened cult followers have done. Consider every one of them before moving on. They tore...
We are seeing something that has never happened in our lifetimes -- unidentified "Federal" "law enforcement officials" stalking the streets of a major American cities, kidnapping innocent civilians, shoving them into unmarked vehicles, and making them disappear for hours...
Yes, I know, it's the national pitched battle for control of the House and Senate that is widely seen as the battle for the soul of democracy. But don't forget, it's kind of hard to have a functional national democracy if...
This is what happens when you let the imbeciles go to the mall for a field trip. With asylum credit cards. The next thing you know, your Amex bill rivals the GDP of Saudi Arabia. This Mel Brooks version of A Nightmare...
America needs more Maxines.  In particular we need Maxine Waters.  If Democrats take the House back in November, the Chair of the Financial Services Committee has the power to subpoena Trump's bank records.  This person who has subpoena power...
There seems to be a lot of confusion about who’s a hero and who’s a traitor these days. Former NSA contractor Reality Winner was sentenced to 63 months prison on one felony count under the Espionage Act for leaking...
Fellow diners aren't chanting shame at Ted Lieu, nor are bartenders chasing him into the street and flipping him off. Rather, restauranteurs are thanking him and comping him as well. https://twitter.com/tedlieu/status/1016352479917703168?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1016352479917703168&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rollcall.com%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2Ftrump-officials-heckled-restaurants-lieu-boasts-free-dessert Maxine Waters extolled people to peacefully protest members of Trump's...
Rob Reiner should be commended for his activism.  He, unlike other people who have been mentioned all to often lately in the media, is using his celebrity influence to endorse social justice issues and calling out what needs to...
As the branch is bent so grows the tree. This is disturbing, but not the slightest bit surprising, listening to little kids spew white supremacy in the age of Trump. https://twitter.com/real_farmacist/status/1015204362925367296?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1015204362925367296&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailykos.com%2Fstories%2F1778552%2Fedit Their shit eating grins betray the fact that they know...
Last night I wrote a piece about Kyle Rittenhouse, the baby-faced 17-year old who murdered two people and maimed a third during the Kenosha protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. As with every chaotic, violent, fast-moving story like...

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