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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 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.┬áRead story here. QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory that asserts the existen[...]

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 29th, 2018 - 4:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

Controversial Trump judicial nominee goes down in flames

In a surprise defeat for Trump, a North Carolina lawyer bitterly opposed by civil rights groups and the Black Congressional Caucus will not become a federal judge after all. Throughout his career, Thomas Farr, 64, has worked aggressively to keep his state’s black citizens from voting. He autho[...]

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 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 - 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.)[...]