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Deport Melania Trump First, then We’ll discuss the Wall

I sincerely believe that if we follow the narrow Republican logic that all immigration needs to follow “proper procedure” then Melania Trump should be deported. This is an excellent opportunity for Republicans to prove once and for all that they aren’t racist hypocrites and that immigration laws should be enforced equally towards all. Melania Trump…

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Of Such Things Dictatorships Are Made

One of the strangest movies ever made in Hollywood was Gabriel Over The White House (1933), which basically called for some sort of Fascism in America. (Among its financial backers was William Randolph Hearst, which will tell you something if you know anything about his history. Think Citizen Kane.)   But, the premise of the…

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Flash: Trump Looks Like Russian Asset

News Flash: Congressional Democrats are rushing to investigate Trump’s behavior. They are concerned that his behavior is that of a Russian asset in place. It is excellent that they beginning the investigation. But you have to wonder why the Republicans didn’t see the same obvious signs and react long ago. They are, after all, supposed…

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Maybe Some Euros After All

So, yesterday, I wrote about a recent article in the New York Review of Books (NYRB) about the newest European “New” Right. (We get a new New Right about once each twenty to thirty years or so. Last time it was the “libertarian” New Right of Reagan and Thatcher.) Anyway, I wrote about the newest…

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Music Video: A Mongolian Throat Singing Heavy Metal Band

Today, we are going to recommend a Mongolian Throat Singing Heavy Metal Band… No. Really. Could we make that up? Anyway, the Hu Band mixes Mongolian throat singing and traditional instruments with Western heavy metal music. It is, actually, pretty fantastic. Give them a listen below. Now, why are writing about Hu when we’re such…

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Flash: May Suffers Historic Defeat

Britain’s PM, Theresa May, suffered an historic defeat on Tuesday when MPs rejected her Brexit deal by almost two to one. Analysts are suggesting this could be the end of her PMship. The question is what it will do to Brexit.        

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Flash: Christie Says Jared Was A B*stard

News Flash: Chris Christie’s new book says that Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and main go-fer, basically stabbed him in the back. According to excerpts published in The Guardian, Christie says that Kushner had never forgiven him for prosecuting his father for a variety of white collar crimes and so made sure that Christie would get…

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She isn’t the future, she’s the NOW

Interesting article over on the Washington Post, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is freaking out the news media. And it’s working for her, by Margaret Sullivan. Seems that AOC has infuriated Republicans, the Media, and not a few Democrats. Good for her, we say. News flash to mainstream Democrats. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not the future. She is the…

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