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Posts Tagged ‘Republicans’

November 7th, 2016 - 5:12 am § in America, Science

Radical Republicans

Senator Mark Kirk‘s statements denying climate change were not only confusing, but also historically and scientifically inaccurate. We were glad to se…e him come out and clarify his views on climate change today, but we want him to take the next step. It’s time for Senator Kirk to [...]

October 20th, 2016 - 8:43 am § in Misc.


trumo-terror-halloween-icoFACEBOOK Matthew Ward One thing at least seems certain; That Donald Trump has assured his place in history. A century from now, in high school civics classes across America, Trump will still be mentioned with the likes of Father Coghlin and Joe McCarthy. As a branding exercise, his has been an effor[...]

October 19th, 2016 - 3:39 pm § in The Ave Scene

YOU ARE INVITED: DEBATE #3: “This may be the time for Mike Pence to protect his gonads.”

Wednesday night THE-Ave.US, 43rd LD Democrats and the Hotel-Hotel bar are going to host the third Presidential Debate.  SPECIAL GUESTS: #THEREALDONALD #VLADIMIRLENIN The Hotel-Hotel bar is a great place to watch the debate.  There is a huge projection screen TV as well as smaller flat screens[...]

October 18th, 2016 - 8:37 am § in Misc.

Repugnant Republican Racism

“When you say black lives matter, that’s inherently racist,” Rudolph Giuliani said on CBS‘s Face The Nation. Rudolph Giuliani Lashes Out at Black Lives Matter Mr. Giuliani said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the movement unfairly focused on killings at the hands[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 10:49 am § in Misc.

Commentary By David Brewster: The permanence of Trumpism

David Brewster thumbnail icoDavid Brewster Trump and Trumpism are likely here to stay for years, history suggests. Over the years, they lower norms of behavior in politics and infiltrate a party with narrow loyalists. It’s part of an international trend toward “elected autocrats.” Some hope a landslide loss w[...]

October 10th, 2016 - 3:11 am § in Misc.

DEBATE 2: Trump attempts to paint Hillary as “the devil.”

debate-trumo-clinton-sms-icoTHE PREDATE PEEP SHOW: For ninety minutes before the debate began Trump hosted a news conference with four women, all of whom he claimed had been mistreated by  president Bill Clinton. In effect, Mr. T was accusing Mrs. C of being Bill’s pimp. Mr. T even tried to blame Mrs. Clinton “Hillar[...]

October 5th, 2016 - 5:46 am § in Misc.

George Will on Trump and Republican Hypocrisy

“The nation, however, is not immune to the lasting damage that is being done to it by Trump’s success in normalizing post-factual politics. It is being poisoned by the injection into its bloodstream of the cynicism required of those Republicans who persist in pretending that although Trump l[...]