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The Supreme Court’s Demise

By this time, everyone knows that Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is retiring. Everyone also knows that the consequences of that will be horrific. Trump will almost certainly appoint a Hard Right individual to the court, and probably not one particularly well qualified. He or she will be as brainless, aggressive, and “libertarian” (i.e.,…

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It’s Only Just Begun…Alas

There’s a terrifying article over on Splinter this week. In This Is Just the Beginning, Hamilton Nolan argues that popular resistance to the Trump administration, its billionaire supporters, and it GOP enablers is just getting started. Very soon, he says, they are going to be facing real violence. Maybe it won’t be a revolution, but…

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The Progressive Surprise That Wasn’t

By this time, of course, everyone knows that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Hispanic woman and newcomer to politics, won a stunning victory over Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York. She will now carry the Democrat’s Banner into the election of 2018. It was, we are told, a complete surprise. How on earth, ask the pundits,…

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Trump Threatens America’s Favorite Iron

Just in case you missed this particular fracas, Der Drumfter slapped some tariffs on our trading partners, and none other than Harley-Davidson responded by moving some of its critical operations out of the country to avoid the aforesaid tarrifs. And then Trump, characteristically, had a hissy fit and announced that he was going to tax…

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Erik Prince in Mueller’s Sights

Well, isn’t this interesting? You remember Erik Prince? The chap who ran the Blackwater mercenary operation? And who is the brother of Betsy (“Kill A Teacher For Christ”) De Vos? Well, ABC news is reporting “…that [Special Counsel Robert] Mueller is also reviewing Prince’s communications, a sign that Mueller could try to squeeze Prince, as…

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Trump and His War on Immigrants

Over the past couple months we’ve seen the Trump administration implement a zero tolerance policy at the US’ southern border. This has caused us to watch the unlawful detainment of people looking for asylum here in the US, and the kidnapping of their children as well as the placement of these children in kiddie concentration…

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Protesters Stopping Child Migrant Buses

More good news about liberal Americans—protestors are stopping the buses meant to take migrant children to ICE’s detention centers. Check out this story by David Boddiger in Splinter, ICE Protests Spreading As Demonstrators Block Buses Transporting Migrant Children. It seems that people are actually using their bodies to block ICE buses and vans carrying children…

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Tough Times for #PermitPatty

You remember that white woman who called the cops, or pretended to call the cops, on an eight-year-old girl for selling bottles of water without a license? Well, it looks like she’s pretty much ruined her life in the process. And this all may a little lesson in to people in general in not screwing…

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Arizona Republican Says US Not White Enough

Ever wonder on what is really behind the appeal of Trump to a certain class of Americans. You can stop wondering, now. An Arizona State Rep., David Stringer, has just been caught on video saying that America has to stop immigration, and now, or America won’t be a white country any more. “Sixty percent of…

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