Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

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[...]

November 26th, 2018 - 2:34 pm § in Politics

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November 26th, 2018 - 2:19 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Cindy Hyde-Smith yard signs

  Okay, that’s not quite fair, because the GOP Senate candidate didn’t put them up. But it’s probably safe to say whoever did supports her and not the black man running against her. And Hyde-Smith does like hangings; she said so herself. Read story here. There was a time when [...]

November 26th, 2018 - 11:05 am § in Politics, Repugnants

“Ole Miss” Rhodes Scholar slams Cindy Hyde-Smith as a white supremacist

Jaz Brisack is an impressive young lady. Besides earning outstanding grades in general studies, English, journalism, and public policy, she’s president of the College Democrats, a labor organizer, and a women’s health advocate. And now, she’s a Rhodes Scholar. Brisack says Mississi[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 9:25 pm § in Politics

Chart of 2018 midterm turnout

(Source: Five Thirty Eight)[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 4:42 pm § in Politics

Avenatti slapped with protection order

Update: The L.A. District Attorney declined to file a felony charge, and referred the case to the city prosecutor for potential misdemeanor charges. Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, made news last week by getting himself arrested in California on felony domestic violence charges. Init[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 4:27 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Cindy Hyde-Smith is a relic of the Jim Crow era

A Democratic win in Tuesday’s runoff election in Mississippi could limit the party’s 2018 Senate losses to 1 seat, and controversies swirling around the GOP candidate have changed the odds of that happening from highly improbable to conceivable. The current Senate has a 51-49 GOP majorit[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 10:59 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Alternative GOP explanation for California fires

As “not enough logging” and “environmental radicals” don’t seem to be catching on, a GOP congressman is trying out another theory: (Read story here.)[...]

November 19th, 2018 - 5:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Repugnants

Ivanka emails evoke Hillary comparisons

“Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules,” the Washington Post reported Monday. “The discovery alarmed some advisers to President Trump, wh[...]