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Cohen Taped Trump

We know, now, that Michael Cohen taped himself having a chat with Trump about paying off one of his former lovers, a Playboy model. What’s interesting about the story, though, is not that Trump employed Cohen to spread a little hush money, or even that he was having affairs while still married. That is common…

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Trump In Helsinki: Putin’s “Craven Sycophant”

It has been fascinating to watch while the more rational and talented members of the American Right have turned on Trump after his degrading behavior in Finland. For example, writing in Weekly Standard (no liberal rag by any measure) Charles J. Sykes recently took 45 apart. “It seems only moments ago that Republicans derided Barack…

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Drudge…Drudge!…Is Pissed At Trump?

Okay, someone grab the trans-dimensional hotline, phone up Lucifer, and find out if hell’s frozen over. None other than the Drudge Report …the Drudge Report!…is criticizing Trump for the way he behaved in Helsinki with Putin. Writing in Newsweek, Paul Lablanc says that, “The Drudge Report, a conservative news aggregation outlet, did not shy away…

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Golden Shower Reports Still Rain Down

So the Putin/Trump meeting in Helsinki is done, leaving behind no end of jokes about the Russian leader getting a…er, ah…gust occupation (work it out with your thesaurus) from the American president. But, what we find surprising is that another type of humor is also flourishing—to wit, speculation that Russian agents filmed Trump either getting…

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Martial Law: We Told You So

We really, really, really hate to say this, but we told you so. This week, in the New York Times, Roger Cohen offers a chilling article entitled, Trump’s Road To American Martial Law. In it, he argues that Congress has failed its duty shamefully, that the GOP has become a fascist cult, and that, in…

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Even Conservatives Are Appalled At Trump

Donald Trump’s behavior at Helsinki was grotesque. He was so obviously dominated by Russian dictator Vladimir Putin that he did everything short of kiss the man’s feet. And, here is the one hopeful sign about the whole ghastly fiasco, even Conservatives are beginning to be alarmed about it. In rapid succession, the Drudge Report criticized…

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Ex-Foxer Says Trump Working With Russians

In a terrifying interview with ThinkProgress, former Fox news pundit Carl Cameron says that not only did Trump work with the Russians to win the 2016 election, he is working with them still, and laying the groundwork for a massive cyber-attack meant to keep him in office. In EXCLUSIVE: Former Fox News reporter warns that…

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Putin and His Useful Idiot

Today, 16 July, Donald (“The Dim”) Trump is supposed to meet with Vladimir (“The Impaler”) Putin. If that fact doesn’t terrify you, then you’re either a Russian or on serious drugs. The general betting is that Trump, who is a notoriously poor negotiator, will end up giving away the farm. But the question plaguing diplomats…

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