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Category Archives: Hypocrisy

Pack Rats

The idea of “court packing” the US Supreme Court has been getting attention lately, in the wake of Mitch McConnell and the Republican controlled Senate ramming through the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett less than a month before the presidential election. The media seems intent on pressing Joe Biden — including during Biden’s town hall […]

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Visualizing Covid-19

This is a fascinating interactive visualization of Covid-19 by state over time, created by Dan Goodspeed. The color of the bar indicates whether the state is “blue” or “red” (based on the Cook Partisan Voting Index). The length of each bar shows the number of Covid-19 cases per million people in each state. For example, […]

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Trump Knew!

Yes, Donald Trump knew that Hope Hicks had Covid-19 and that he had been exposed to her many times. And yet he still attended a fundraising event on Thursday with 30-50 donors (who paid as much as $250,000 to get a great bit more than they bargained for). Not only that, but he met privately […]

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Hypocrisy Incarnate

Not a single spine among the lot of them.

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“A Fire Hose of Lying”

Daniel Dale fact-checks claims made by Donald Trump during the ABC town hall. It has gotten to the point that the majority of what Trump says is a baldfaced lie.

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Panic

Donald Trump claiming that he totally downplayed the seriousness of Covid-19 and the pandemic to “prevent panic” is one of the most hilarious things I have ever heard come out of his mouth. If it weren’t for Trump’s incompetence, far, far fewer people would have spread the disease. Did he not think that hundreds of […]

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Trump Commits another Felony

Everyone has probably heard that Trump told Republicans in North Carolina to vote twice, once by absentee ballot and once in person. That’s actually a Class I felony in North Carolina. For any person with intent to commit a fraud to register or vote at more than one precinct or more than one time, or […]

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Villains and Heroes

I think a better example of this would be talking about the American Revolution and how Trump would have responded to it. Like calling the (real) Boston Tea Partiers “thugs and lowlifes who destroy property and deserve to be shot”. Or another example would be comparing how Ronald Reagan talked about the Nicaraguan Contras as […]

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No Semblance of Truth

Donald Trump lies. A lot. That has been going on for a long time. However, Trump is now approaching a new state of negative enlightenment where he virtually never says anything that is actually true. An article in the Washington Post lists every significant claim that Trump made last night about Joe Biden, and fact […]

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What’s Really Going On

I haven’t been watching Stephen Colbert as much as I used to, as he seems to have lost some of his biting wit when he lost his live audience due to the pandemic. But last night’s monologue hit the ball out of the court. Colbert is angry, and he goes on a 15-minute rant that […]

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Who Cares?

The Hatch Act is a law from 1939, which prohibits federal employees from political campaigning on the taxpayer’s dime. That means not on government time, nor using government property. The POTUS and Vice President are explicitly exempted from the law, but no other federal employees are allowed to participate along with them. Which brings us […]

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Any Idiot?

Republicans on Fox News are downplaying Biden’s speech, saying that any idiot can read a speech off a teleprompter. I guess Donald Trump doesn’t qualify as even an idiot. Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump (who is a “senior advisor” in the administration) told NBC News that the president will be part of the GOP convention “every […]

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Wither Blackness?

I love this segment from Trevor Noah, pointing out the hypocrisy of conservative blowhards who question whether Kamala Harris is “black enough”.

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Traitor Trump

The final report of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian interference in the 2016 election has been released. Even the public redacted version “confirms that Donald Trump and his campaign operatives solicited, welcomed and benefited from Russian assistance.” “The report also details extensive evidence of contacts between Trump campaign operatives and people tied to the […]

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Thinking inside the Box

Donald Trump’s attempt to throw the election by destroying the US Post Office is already backfiring. Here are articles from a number of key swing states: Arizona Republic: “Postal Service warns 46 states about ballot delays” Miami Herald: “USPS warns Florida some of its mail ballots could be rejected” Tampa Bay Times: “Mail-in votes are […]

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