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Post Impeachment

“I want to say again how profoundly sorry I am for what I said and did… and for the great burden they have imposed.”— Bill Clinton, February 1999. “It was all bullshit.”“It was evil, it was corrupt, it was dirty cops, it was leakers, it was liars.”— Donald Trump, February 2020.

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Romney

Regardless to anything I might have said about Mitt Romney in the past, today I want to say “Thank you”. Romney did something that I can’t imagine will benefit him personally in any way, but it was the right thing to do. That takes guts. Read why in The Atlantic. An anonymous quote, attributed to […]

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Buying Votes

Why does nothing shock or surprise me anymore? I mean, this is something I would expect in some corrupt third-world country run by a warlord, but here we are: Allies of Donald Trump have begun holding events in black communities where organizers lavish praise on the president as they hand out tens of thousands of […]

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Stop the Truth!

[A brilliantly sarcastic column by Rex Huppke in the Chicago Trubune.] Republican senators must acquit Trump in impeachment trial before any more truth leaks out As a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, I demand that Republican senators in charge of the upcoming impeachment trial swiftly acquit the commander in chief before any more truth […]

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The Cost of Our Health

A study published this week provides hard facts about the truly bad deal the US is getting for health care. Simply put, the US for-profit health system costs four times as much than Canada’s single-payer system. Even though the two systems provide roughly equivalent results. Why? Because of a veritable army of administrative workers who […]

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Dirty Job?

Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) is retiring at the end of December, but there is just one problem. He is currently the chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee, and no other senator wants the job. I mean, can you imagine being in charge of enforcing standards of behavior for senators and their staffs, investigating violations of […]

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Fascist Facebook

As usual, Jen Sorensen backs up her comics with facts: Facebook recently sponsored a Federalist Society event at which Brett Kavanaugh was the keynote speaker, despite objections from its own employees and public protests. The speech was understood by many to be an attempt to rehabilitate Kavanaugh’s image in the wake of credible sexual assault allegations. This […]

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High Crimes

The Republicans claim Donald Trump did nothing wrong because both he (the accused) and Volodymyr Zelensky (the person being extorted, so essentially had a gun pointed at his head) said there was no pressure to investigate Joe Biden. But as multiple witnesses (yes, including several first hand witnesses) have testified under oath, there was plenty […]

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No Gift

It seems like the Republicans were indeed blowing smoke when they claimed they had internal polls showing that impeachment was increasing Donald Trump’s popularity. Because the only polls that actually matter are the ones that happen on an election day, like the one yesterday. On Monday, the day before the election, Trump held a rally […]

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Going Down

Do not underestimate the power of propaganda promulgated by right-wing “news” sources. As Sorensen says in her commentary to this comic, “The fact that Facebook is bending the knee and promoting Breitbart as a legitimate news source should send chills down everyone’s spine.” Facebook has also decided that they will run any ad from a […]

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Out of excuses

The noose is slowly tightening around Donald Trump. Government employees are ignoring his orders to disobey congressional subpoenas, which is Trump’s own fault since he has shown that being loyal to him doesn’t make you any less likely to be thrown under a bus (or two). And you’ll notice that Republicans no longer dispute any […]

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This is how you trump Trump

On Wednesday, Donald Trump called the top Democrats to the White House, supposedly to talk about Syria and Turkey. But just before the meeting, the House voted to rebuke Donald Trump about his decision to withdraw all US troops from Syria and allow Turkey to invade. In a surprising display of anger against the leader […]

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Five Reporters!

This has been a very significant week in the “war on Trump” (hey, I can get away with saying “war on Trump” since Donald Trump accused a completely constitutional impeachment inquiry of being a “coup”). So many important things happened this week, you may have been a bit overwhelmed and become insensitive to their significance. […]

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George Will wants Trump Impeached

Or at the very least, defeated in the next election. And if the GOP senators don’t stand up to Trump, they should be replaced in the next election as well. Here’s the opinion piece in the Washington Post. It also has a video of him talking about this, that goes a bit further than the […]

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This is what “spine” looks like

Will Wilkinson has written a devastatingly fantastic opinion piece in the New York Times titled “Trump Has Disqualified Himself From Running in 2020“. It is short, to the point, and incredibly well written. I’m going to quote the first few paragraphs, but it gets even better after that. Go read it! “I think the American […]

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