Friday, August 23, 2019
"Facts don't lie. The numbers don't lie." Science doesn't lie." People keep talking about all of the things that never lie. Maybe that's why they're like sunlight to a truth vampire like Donald Trump. Or maybe there's another reason...
I tell myself that I can't hold out forever, I say there is no reason for my fear   REO Speedwagon Full Disclosure: Since the day this mondo primary season started, I promised myself as well as everybody else here that I...
Traditionally, even in presidential years, this is the slowest time of the year for political news. Congress is on their August recess, and most vacations are over with, or just wrapping up. Parents are just finishing up last minute...
Change is inevitable, we all know that. But change is always easier when it's incremental. A big change can lead to fear and trepidation, and often leads to outright resistance to the change, while smaller changes are easier to...
I go to parties, sometimes until 4. It's hard to leave when you can't find the door   Joe Walsh   Life's been good to me so far No, I'm not talking about that Joe Walsh. That Joe Walsh doesn't need politics, he has...
The New York Times recently ran a front-page story illustrating the stark similarities in the language Fox News commentators and right-wing radio personalities routinely use to describe migrants from south of the border and the El Paso shooter’s screed he posted on 8chan...
August 14 was the worst day of the year for the stock market. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 800 points, or 3% and that makes for a net loss of almost 7% in the past three weeks. Additionally,...
Corporations are people too, my friends.   Mitt Romney Anybody remember that old line from the Mittster? I sure as hell do. It was pundit gold, and along with his imbecilic "47%" comment from a closed fund raiser, sealed Romney's 2012...
For nigh on a year and a half now I have been saying that Donald Trump is literally killing the Republicans as a viable national party going forward. As a result, I have taken my fair share of incoming...
Charlie Pierce introduced this topic better than I can: There is simply no way to argue that the 2016 presidential election was a legitimate exercise in democratic self-government. There are too many bread crumbs leading in the same direction, somewhere...

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