Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

December 6th, 2018 - 5:37 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Wisconsin’s GOP dictatorship

Wisconsin residents live under a Republican dictatorship. As a result of the 2018 midterm elections, the state will now have a Democratic governor and attorney general, but the GOP-controlled legislature is burning the midnight oil to strip them of power in order to thwart the will of the voters. Th[...]

December 6th, 2018 - 10:18 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jews, Politics

HANNUKAH: Can Israel Survive Trump?

An Israel Based on Saudi Barbarism Will Fall Israel, under Netanyahu and Trump, has enthusiastically entered an alliance with the worst thugs of the Muslim world .. the Saudis and Sisi. As a result Israel’s survival may be dependent on Trump’s incompetence. From its beginnings in 1948 th[...]

December 3rd, 2018 - 6:38 pm § in America, Bill of Rights, Politics, Repugnants

Republicans don’t believe in democracy or respect elections.

It’s bad enough that Republicans enjoy unequal voting power in the Electoral College and U.S. Senate,* and obtain further electoral advantages from gerrymandering and vote suppression. But for them, that’s not enough. If the voters comprising the Not-Republicans majority can get over the[...]

December 1st, 2018 - 10:54 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Florida sheriff demotes deputy who flashed QAnon patch at VP photo-op

Vice President Pence was photographed Friday greeting Broward County sheriff’s officers, one of whom is wearing a QAnon patch on his uniform (officer at left in photo below), later identified as Sgt. Matt Patten. Read story here. QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory that asserts the existen[...]

December 1st, 2018 - 9:55 am § in Politics

A single voter decided control of Alaska legislature

Think your vote doesn’t matter? A single voter decided which party will control Alaska’s lower house. Republicans also won the governorship and state senate after the November elections. The GOP now has a 21-19 majority in Alaska’s lower house after a recount gave Republican Bart [...]

November 30th, 2018 - 7:20 pm § in Politics

GOP House win in North Carolina comes under scrutiny

State election board investigating theft of absentee ballots; new election possible The outcome of a House election nominally won by the GOP in North Carolina was thrown into doubt Friday when the state election board declined to certify a winner, and instead opened an investigation into whether an[...]

November 30th, 2018 - 12:08 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Tim Eyman files for bankruptcy

Tim Eyman, the rightwing agitator who grew his promotion of Washington tax-cutting initiatives into a lucrative business empire, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, and asserted the financial burden of his legal fights are also forcing him to divorce his wife of 25 years. (Read story here.) Both fili[...]

November 27th, 2018 - 7:32 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

A black senator from Mississippi? Nah.

That’s asking too much. Mississippi is a third world country that pretends to be a state. They’ve just returned a Confederate sympathizer who likes public hangings and thinks college students shouldn’t be allowed to vote to the U.S. Senate. As CNN put it, “In the end, it was [...]

November 27th, 2018 - 3:33 pm § in Politics

Heather Heyer’s killer claims self-defense!

Really? Is he serious? James Fields Jr. will claim “he thought he was acting in self-defense” when he drove his car into a crowd, killing Heather Heyer and injuring 28 others, according to his defense attorney. Fields is charged with murder, hate crimes, hit and run, and other felonies.[...]

November 27th, 2018 - 12:51 am § in Politics

Last uncalled House race flips blue

Democrat T. J. Cox has taken the lead in CA-21, the last remaining undecided House race, and one which had been called for the GOP. A victory here would raise the Democratic House gains to 40 seats, the Democrats’ largest gain in House seats since the Watergate year of 1974, and would mean Dem[...]