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Racist Boxing Rundown.

You have to hand it to Trump supporters; they’re nothing if not tenacious. In a battle with reality, logic, facts and basic human decency, they’ve been losing since the start and yet still stubbornly refuse to go down. Refusing to admit defeat does not seem to be in the mental playbook of Trump supporter Rod…

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Freedom City: Chapter IV

Editor’s Note: We now present the next excerpt from Philip Becnel’s new satirical novel, Freedom City. Just to remind you, in the book he envisions a fascistic post-Trump America. But, fortunately, a band of merry monkey wrenchers sets out to defend democracy. This week, we are giving you chapter 4, which is (alas) the last…

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“Thoughts and Prayers” – An Obituary

“Thoughts and Prayers” Found Dead,  World Completely Unfazed by Bette Blackwell The world reacted with a total lack of surprise at the announcement of the expected and entirely timely demise of the phrase, “Thoughts and prayers”. The cause of death was massive overuse. The first use of the phrase, most often stated as “(Our/my) thoughts and prayers…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

As always, the web is looking wild and woolly in an age of Trump. Check out some of the following: Glance at this piece by Kate Briquelet over on the Daily Beast about Trump’s reported $30K payment to a doorman at Trump Tower to kill a story about his infidelities and possible love child. Makes…

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Oh, Look. Farmers are Getting Screwed By 45

Again, put this down in the No Surprises Column… Farmers, some of wom backed Trump to the hilt, are waking up to the fact that they’d be in the middle of any trade war with China. Thus, writes David Weigel in The Washington Post, “Many of the farmers who helped propel Donald Trump to the…

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The Apu Conundrum

The Simpsons has found itself in hot water recently after they attempted to address the criticisms put forward by film maker Hari Kondabolu in his documentary “The Problem With Apu.” Some cite the documentary as an important point in ongoing conversations about race in America, whilst the usual reactionaries have dismissed it as an example…

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Anti-Trump Dating Site

File this under We Wish We’d Thought Of That … Writing over in the Cut, Amanda Arnold tells us that a Liberal Group has launched a dating site for anti-Trump folk. She notes that, “For singles who don’t simply want to unite in love, but also ‘unite against Trump,’ don’t even bother with Bumble, League,…

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Trump Vs. Aliens: A Trip Into Pure Nuttiness

Okay, have you had it up to there with right wing nutcases going on, and on, and on about their favorite conspiracy theories? Absolutely exasperated by their nonsensical babbling about Illuminati, UFOs, Multiverses, Baby-Eating Lizard People in rubber human suits…? Us, too. However, we’ve got with us today a satirical writer who can give ‘em…

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Everyone Stand Ready

Okay, everybody. Stand ready. We know the Drumpf is planning something. The question is what and when. Is he going to fire Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or who? And what do we do about it? The Week, among many other publications, is now saying that Trump wants very badly to fire…

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Trump Eases Back From Budget

From the We’re Not Really Surprised File… Emma Stefansky, writing in the Hive, tells gives the fascinating article, Signer’s Remorse: Trump Scrambling to Reverse Effects of Spending Bill He Signed Trump is reportedly planning to partially cut down to size the massive bill he just passed. It seems, she says, that he didn’t actually know what…

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