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April 20th, 2018 - 11:56 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Democrats sue Trump campaign, Russians, and Wikileaks for 2016 election conspiracy

     The Democratic Party filed a federal lawsuit against Trump’s presidential campaign, the Russian government, and Wikileaks on Friday, seeking millions of dollars of damages for what the DNC called an illegal conspiracy to “bolster Trump and denigrate the Democratic Party nominee[...]

April 18th, 2018 - 3:44 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP legislators punish Memphis for removing symbols of rebellion, slavery, racism, and lynchings.

“Hateful, unkind, un-Christian, and unfair,” is how Memphis legislators describe a bill passed by Tennessee’s GOP-majority legislature stripping funding from the city’s upcoming bicentennial celebration in retaliation for removing statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford[...]

April 15th, 2018 - 12:21 pm § in Politics, The Ave Scene, UW

McMorris Rogers May Fall

  Cougar pride is fungible in the voting booth! The Elway poll l  of Washington’s 5th Congressional District suggests that longtime Republican incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers could lose to her very popular Democratic opponent, Lisa Brown. In a District usually seen as overwhelmingly Republican,[...]

April 11th, 2018 - 8:21 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Paul Ryan leaving Congress with a tarnished reputation

“This year will be my last year as a member of the House. I have given this job everything I had, and I have no regrets.  To be clear, I am not resigning [now]. We’re going to have a great record to run on.” If the GOP has such a great record to run on, […][...]

April 10th, 2018 - 9:19 am § in Politics

Imperial China vs. Imperial Trump

China should fight the trade war as it did the Korean War A strategic resolution is being established in China, which is to fight the Trump administration’s trade aggression in the same way the country fought US troops during the Korean War (1950-53). The Korean War caused China much losses bu[...]

April 8th, 2018 - 9:16 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

A Crime Against All Humanity

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April 8th, 2018 - 9:52 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Ted Nugent: “Shoot Democrats on sight”

Ted Nugent isn’t a musician; he can’t play an instrument or carry a tune. He makes his living, if you want to call it that, by making noise. Most of the noise he makes is nothing you’d call “music;” he’s a prolific trafficker in rightwing violent rhetoric. Why doe[...]

April 1st, 2018 - 10:19 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Michael Flynn Jr. says Parkland survivor’s parents didn’t beat him enough

Michael Flynn Jr. is lashing out at teenager David Hogg, a Florida school shooting survivor, for his gun control advocacy, saying his parents “didn’t smack this kid much” when he was growing up. Read story here. The comments by Flynn Jr., whose father has pleaded guilty to lying to[...]

March 31st, 2018 - 6:55 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Photo of the Week

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March 28th, 2018 - 8:53 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

So, as the ultimate expert on guns … my 3 cents

1. Universal registration including serial numbers. Penalties for illegal possession, including if someone else uses your gun, should be massive.  Penalties for possession of a gun without serial numbers should be huge. 2. Insurance and licensing. Owning a gun should require a license. Possession w[...]