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MAGA-kids: Not Just A One Off

The recent incident in which a band of MAGA-hat wearing teenagers confronted and insulted a Native American elder, Nathan Phillips, has outraged the nation. But, it turns out that it wasn’t the only case of racial harassment that the teenagers engaged in that day. New video has emerged showing an earlier incident on the Lincoln…

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Smirk-Boy’s Mom Blames Black Muslims

The boy who confronted Native American elder Nathan Phillips has still not been officially identified. However, a woman claiming to be his mother did contact the online publication Heavy.com and said the young men were innocent and that they had been provoked by “Black Muslims.” The boy appears as seemingly the leader of a mob…

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Trump…and the stab in the back

There is an instructive tale being reported on New York Times and Rawstory. Both news outlets are providing the revealing history of “Pat LeBlanc, chairman of EBW Electronics based in Michigan.” Mr. LeBlanc was a solid Trump supporter back in the day, one of the many thoughtful business executives who saw Trump as an alternative…

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Parody Project Takes On The Wall

The Parody Project, the musical “group” that mixes politics with music and a wry sense of humor, is at it again. This time, they’ve parodied Trump’s much trumpeted Wall with a does of Joshua Fit the Battle. Give it a glance, and remember you can support the group at their web page.  

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Help Get Justice For This Veteran!

On Saturday, disturbing videos emerged on the web of a group of white teenagers, most sporting MAGA hats, mocking and intimidating a Native American elder (who is also a Vietnam Vet) near the Lincoln Memorial. The teens, apparently high school students from Covington Catholic High School of Park Hills, KY, had been bused by their…

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Brexit: The Long And Winding Apocalypse

Perhaps the best metaphor for Brexit comes from my countryman Neil Gaiman, who wrote a comic series in the late 1980s called Sandman. There are, in the Sandman mythos, seven eternal beings. Death, Desire, Dreams, Destuction, Destiny, Despair, and Delerium. When a mad occultist attempts to summon and capture Death in order to make humanity…

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Flash: Then What Did You Say, Rudy?

News flash: In a tense CNN interview, 45’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said that he never claimed there was no collusion between Trump and Russia during the 2016 election. He now says that he said there may have been collusion, but that Trump was not part of it. This is an astonishing statement, and may signal…

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Flash: Atlantic Says Impeach 45

News Flash: Okay folks. Things may be starting to get real. This month, The Atlantic did a cover story calling for the impeachment of tRump. While, of course, some of us have been calling for that all along, and The Atlantic is a pretty liberal publication, still, this is serious. For a magazine as venerable…

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Flash: May Survives…sort of

News Flash: Theresa May survived a vote of no-confidence. There had been some question of this after her historic defeat on a Brexit deal. However, as John Cassidy points out in the New Yorker, that’s not necessarily good news for the people of the UK. May’s government remains in place, and remains as incapable of…

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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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