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I’ve looked at war from both sides now…

© Jack Ohman It only took one day for Donald Trump to go back to to blaming “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville. He also did something worse in a way. About the white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of protesters (killing one and putting other in the hospital), Trump said […]

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Keep Calm!

If you ever wonder what it might be like to find yourself in the middle of a terrorist incident, there is a good essay from an American who was right in the middle of the terrorist attack in London. But the most interesting part are his conclusions. I’ll just quote one of them: Keep calm […]

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When is a Travel Ban Not a Travel Ban?

Donald Trump is his own worst enemy. Twice the courts have struck down the travel ban against Muslims he promised repeatedly during his presidential campaign. In response, his spokespeople denied that it was a travel ban against Muslims. For example, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said “It’s not a Muslim ban. It’s not a […]

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Stabbing

I’m out of town for the weekend and just heard about the fatal stabbings in Portland. As someone who recently moved back to Portland and consider it home, this is deeply disturbing to me. The incident started when Jeremy Joseph Christian, who has a history of posting white supremacist screeds on social media, started screaming […]

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Today in Trump

Donald Trump’s international trip got pushed out of the news today by yet another list of bad news for his administration. Why settle for a scandal a day when you can have many? Russian agents bought ads on Facebook and other social media during the election to spread damaging stories about Hillary Clinton and influence […]

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I’m sure there is a perfectly good treason

© Tom Tomorrow So the most insane news came out today. At the meeting that Donald Trump had with the Russians, which happened the day after Donald Trump fired James Comey, Trump bragged about all the good intelligence reports that were given to him every day, and then, actually told the Russians about one of […]

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Immigration Fake News

Build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants from Mexico? Block refugees from entering the US? Ban even visitors from Muslim countries? And that’s just what the Trump administration says they want to do. It doesn’t include recent incidents like the son of legendary boxing champion Muhammad Ali being detained for hours when entering the […]

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Be Careful What You Ask For

Monday night, Donald Trump fired the interim attorney general, Sally Yates, because she expressed her (legal) opinion that Trump’s Muslim ban should not be enforced because it was not legal. And she had some pretty good reasons to believe Trump’s executive order was not legal, as since the order was signed on Friday, five federal […]

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Is Rudy Giuliani Losing It?

On Monday during a Trump campaign rally in Ohio, former NY Mayor Rudi Giuliani introduced VP candidate Mike Pence by saying “You know better than I do what a great governor he is of your state.” There’s just one problem — Pence is the governor of neighboring Indiana. Even worse, while introducing Donald Trump, Giuliani […]

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The Other Shoe Drops

Criminal prosecutors in the Ukraine investigating corruption have found the name of Paul Manafort, the man running Trump’s campaign, 22 times (for a total of $12.7 million) on a secret ledger of people who were given large amounts of cash as bribes and paybacks. This blog has mentioned previously that Manafort worked for Viktor Yanukovych, […]

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Jim Jefferies on Hate and Terrorism

“Don’t be the asshole, America” should be our new slogan.

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Having Your Back

You know those people who get to stand behind the candidate at political rallies? So they can be seen while the candidate speaks? Last week seems to have been a big ironic example of the fact that the campaigns themselves don’t have much control over who gets to stand there. First, a local TV station […]

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Trump the Terrorist Founded ISIS!

© Scott Bateman Trump continues to claim that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton co-founded ISIS. Even conservative foreign policy experts admit “What Trump is saying is not a legitimate criticism. What he is saying is just plain nuts.” And “If anybody else would be saying this, you’d be saying, ‘Oh my goodness. How on earth […]

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em

[Helen Philpot from Margaret and Helen has a good rant about Donald Trump.] Margaret, which voters have their heads farther up their asses, Trump supporters or Brexit voters? Wait a minute. Is it farther or further? I don’t know, but either way the asshats they are now wearing aren’t making anyone great again. I know […]

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Racial Profiling

Sunday, Donald Trump doubled down on racism, saying that the US will have to consider the use of racial profiling: Well I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country. Other countries do it, you look at Israel and you look at others, they do it and […]

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