Republican God Gains Exciting New Powers

Apparently the Republican God, once powerless to intercede in U.S. presidential politics, is now taking credit for ensuring that Donald Trump became president.

The GOP’s Worst Nightmare Has Come True

The shutdown taught many of us how much we actually need the government, but we need it to function properly. We need it to be properly funded, and we need it to be properly led.

Yes, You Can Be Impeached

If evidence exists that a President — ANY PRESIDENT — engaged in bribery, treason or other high crimes and misdemeanors, impeachment is a duty of the House of Representatives. It is not a matter of convenience or political expediency, it is a constitutional imperative.

Donald Trump’s Amazing Verbal Goulash

Donald Trump may have promised us that he has “the best words” but he apparently forget to mention that those words are often jumbled up they make no sense at all.  Seriously, this guy has served up enough word salad to provide the entire country with enough dietary fiber to ensure a decade’s worth of healthy bowel movements.

Is The NY Times Op-Ed a Literary Reichstag Fire?

This op-ed does not constitute loyal opposition, nor does it represent patriotic intent.  It is, if legitimate, a confession of sedition and implication of co-conspirators. It will be used by the Trump administration to justify new, abrupt and draconian measures to silence dissent both within and outside of the White House, no different than the Reichstag Fire was used by the Nazi Party to do the same.  The constant mantra of the media being the  “enemy of the people” which Trump has been chanting since the nascent days of his administration, now has even greater salience within his core of followers and catamites within congress.

Putin Denies Missile Video Targets Florida: He is Lying

Does Putin think we are that stupid?  Are we to believe him and not our own eyes? It is fully within Putin’s character to lie easily and without compunction.  As a former spymaster and KGB agent, he has been well trained to do just that.

Russia’s Strategy for November 2018

So know this republicans, Russians did not attack democrats, they attacked Americans, they attacked the very system which put you in power.  Putin’s goal is not a convenient gift to you, it is your county’s destruction.  You need to wake up and come to the table, because you are most likely the next target.

Yes, We Are a Republic — Also, We Have a Democracy

A republic and democracy are not mutually exclusive.  It defies logic to say “We are not a democracy, we are a republic”; it belies any semblance of understanding of what a republic or what democracy actually is.

The Word of the Day is: Kakistocracy

The United States is currently a kakistocracy… Trump, as President, is an outcome of a process that was started decades ago, but that is the subject of another article for a later date.  I am going to blame the Senate, the Republican Party, and the right-wing media for this state of affairs.

Trump’s Tax Cuts are Driving Us Off a Cliff

Has this tax plan really met the benchmark of an “economic miracle”, or is it more like a ticking economic time-bomb which will detonate years from now so Trump and his financial acolytes can deny any responsibility and most blame what ever president is left holding the bag? My money is on the latter, because so far the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has been a complete disaster.

Zara’s Weird and Wild Connection with Fascism

the Blackshirts, were the paramilitary militia charged with maintaining the brutal internal order of the citizenry.  Their motto, Me Ne Frego which was taken from a song  and literally translates to “I don’t care”. 
Zara has now an established history of quasi-cryptic fascist and far-right symbols embedded on their clothes. 

It’s Not Just The Al Franken Thing…

I suppose my point is this: If you don’t want to support Kirsten Gillibrand because of what happened to Al Franken, that is fine; but there are plenty of other reasons to throw your support to other candidates as well.

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