Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

January 7th, 2019 - 1:23 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Former Presidents React to Trump’s Wall Speech

Trump Claimed that the Four Living Ex Presidents Support his wall.  They all issued press releases sayin, “Who me?” These are four very different guys …  a former commander of a nuke sub, a peanut farmer, a hick from Arkansas who protested the Vietnam war, a rich kid from Texas w[...]

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

Conservative leader asserts lying to the FBI isn’t a crime

Lying to the FBI isn’t a serious crime. It’s an “infraction” similar to “pulling off mattress tags, jaywalking” and “parking tickets.” So says Matt Schlapp, a Republican lobbyist and activist, when he tries to downplay the felony convictions and guilt[...]

December 11th, 2018 - 10:22 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

The tangled web of intrigue surrounding the last undecided 2018 race

New election likely for North Carolina House seat after fraud allegations If you haven’t been following this story, Democrats gained 40 House seats on Nov. 6, and one House race is still up in the air. That’s in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, where Republican Mark Har[...]

December 11th, 2018 - 7:28 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Trump appointees protect banks overcharging student customers

Many colleges encourage their students to open accounts at certain banks. What the students don’t know is the colleges are being paid for this. The banks then charge the students 3 to 4 times the normal monthly account fees in some cases. It’s a lucrative setup for everyone but the stude[...]

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[...]