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February 21st, 2019 - 7:45 pm § in Repugnants

Proud Boys lawyer gets 3 month suspension for death threat

The Texas Bar Association has suspended Jason Lee Van Dyke, ex-Proud Boys leader, from the practice of law for 3 months for threatening to kill an opposing party in a lawsuit. Van Dyke allegedly has threatened other individuals, was charged with filing a false police report related to burglarizing h[...]

February 19th, 2019 - 11:54 am § in Repugnants

Alabama editor urges KKK to “ride again” and lynch Democrats

Update: Racist owner hires black female editor to take paper “in a new direction,” but will retain ownership, NBC reports. Goodloe Sutton, who began working for a small-town newspaper in Linden, Alabama, in 1964 and inherited it from his father in 1985, has a long history of publishing r[...]

January 30th, 2019 - 11:02 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Kentucky’s GOP governor: Let kids freeze

He compares closing schools to Chamberlain appeasing Hitler Kentucky GOP Gov. Matt Bevin is decrying his state’s school closures during a polar vortex that is sending temperatures plunging into the minus teens. In a radio interview on Tuesday, he accused America of “getting soft” a[...]

January 25th, 2019 - 11:34 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

TRUMP ENDS SHUTDOWN WITHOUT WALL FUNDING

Trump agreed Friday to back a House and Senate agreement to reopen the government. First are the details and then, the real challenge of fashioning a policy in 3 WEEKS. “Congressional¬†leaders are zeroing in on an agreement to reopen the federal government, that includes a short-term continuin[...]

January 23rd, 2019 - 10:04 am § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

A word worth a thousand pictures

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes a word says more than any picture. Here, an Iowa farmer bemoans what tariffs and the government shutdown are doing to him, but he still supports Trump. There’s a word for people like him, and he knows what it is. (Click on photo to [&[...]

January 17th, 2019 - 10:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Trump accusation in doubt; BuzzFeed mishandled story

Controversy and confusion continue to swirl this weekend around a story, published by BuzzFeed on Thursday, that Trump directed his lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. That Cohen lied to Congress is not in dispute. If he did so at Trump’s instigation, that was suborning perjury, a federal[...]

January 11th, 2019 - 8:14 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

WHAT IT’S REALLY ABOUT

It isn’t about the wall. Outside of Trump’s rallies, nobody really wants it very much. Most people who live near the border don’t. Many Republicans in Congress don’t, but are backing Trump for the sake of party unity. Even Trump didn’t push it until he was pushed by rig[...]

January 10th, 2019 - 10:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy, Politics, Repugnants

Idled federal workers recalled to reopen wildlife refuges to hunting

There’s no money to pick up trash or prevent vandalism at our national parks and monuments, but the Trump administration has found money to recall 244 furloughed USFWS wildlife refuge employees so hunters can shoot wildlife. And the BLM is still processing oil drilling applications. Read story[...]

January 10th, 2019 - 3:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Wheels and walls

“They say a wall is medieval. Well, so is a wheel,” Trump argued. The problem with his remark is that this   isn’t the same as this: He’s made a stupid argument that assumes technology is static and never evolves or improves. Nobody uses medieval wheels or builds medieva[...]

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[...]