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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

Yet another wild week on the Internet, folks. So, check out: Trump legal team readies attack on Flynn’s credibility, by Carol D. Leonnig, in the Washington Post. Seems the Dumpsters are going to try to smear Flynn. Much easier than actually proving their own innocence. Particularly since they’re not. Innocent, we mean. While you’re missing…

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Der Drumpf, Anti-Vax, Biowar

Usually it is the Right that gets to play the conspiracy game…Obama is a Muslim, Pizzagate, chem trails, and all that other absolute nonsense. But, heck, why should they have all the fun? Let’s have an untrue, unproven, and idiotic conspiracy theory or two of our own. I mean, why not? It could be fun.…

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When Kansas Rules The Globe

By William Albee Editor’s Note: The Trump administration has based its economic policy largely on the pseudo-libertarian theories of the Hard Right in American politics. This means that we have, now, a nation-wide version of the disastrous strategy which the Koch Brothers forced on Kansas, and which nearly bankrupted that state. In the follow commentary,…

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Going Full Nazi

By William B. Turner Paul Ryan has at least two declared Democrats running against him in 2018. He also has a Republican opponent, Paul Nehlen, who is running against Ryan for the second time. As the Daily Banter has reported, Nehlen has already gone full Nazi, accusing a Jewish person on Twitter of “pretending” to…

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Malta, Yet Again

By Peter H. Salus While I have been most attentive to Catalonia, much has transpired in Malta. According to Reuters:  “The bomb used to kill Maltese anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia was probably triggered by a call from a boat off Malta, an investigator said on Tuesday, laying out initial evidence against three suspects.  ……

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We Don’t Want To Be Like That

By Michael Jay Tucker So I’m reading a piece in the Washington Post by Marc A. Thiessen entitled, “The past 100 days have been a disaster — for Democrats.” Thiessen is one of those conservatives who, for whatever reason, elects to write for a liberal paper, and the Post is reasonably (if not radically) left…

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Racist Pizza News

By Luke Haines, LiberalResistance.net UK Correspondent You have to take your hat off to John “Papa John” Schnatter. You might have some sort of fancy college degree in “Pizza Franchise Sabotage” or even a Reverse Advertising qualification from the New Coke School of Bad Ideas. Maybe you’re the guy that came up with that Kendal…

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Xmas Gifts: Hope For 2018

It has been a hell of a year for all of us in the Anti-Trump (i.e., rational and sane) camp, but there is some hope to be had. Evidence? There are a few excellent articles floating around the web at the moment that offer a great look ahead and explore how things may, finally, be…

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Christ Was Our Kinda Guy

Happy Day After Christmas, y’all. So there’s a lovely piece you ought to read on the day after the Holiday. Christmas turned the world upside down by E.J. Dionne Jr. over in the Washington Post. I know. I know. It’s hard for us. We on the Left have had our problems with Christianity, particularly in…

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I Love Donald Trump

by Stephen Miller Editor’s Note: Stephen Miller is a musician, clergyman, poet, and a political activist. This poem, originally written a year ago, seems a fitting commentary for Christmas of 2017.   I love Donald Trump. I’m horrified that he is President of the USA. I consider him a terrorist. I’m terrified of the damage…

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