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August 17th, 2018 - 12:26 pm § in Repugnants

Manafort judge under U.S. Marshals protection

Judge says he’s been threatened Won’t release jurors’ names for their safety The federal judge hearing Paul Manafort’s case in Virginia told reporters Tuesday he’s being protected by U.S. Marshals because he’s been threatened, NBC News reported. He declined to rel[...]

August 7th, 2018 - 9:52 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Missouri voters annihilate GOP’s “right to work” law

Missouri voters overwhelmingly passed a referendum overturning a Republican-passed “right to work” law Tuesday, by more than a 2-to-1 margin. It was a major victory for labor. “Right to work” laws, which exist in 27 states, are anti-union measures that keep wages low. Read st[...]

August 7th, 2018 - 4:45 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Don’t Republicans ever fact-check anything?

No, Churchill didn’t say that. Read story here. Photo: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spews a whopper[...]

August 7th, 2018 - 4:38 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Virginia probes GOP signature fraud

A Virginia special prosecutor has launched an investigation into whether a GOP congressman’s staffers forged voters’ signatures to get an independent candidate on the ballot to draw votes away from his Democratic opponent. Among the signatures are those of an activist who died before sig[...]

August 3rd, 2018 - 12:27 am § in Repugnants, The Ave Scene

Spokane GOP is Pro Russki!

Kootenai County GOP condemns sanctions, praises Russia for resisting ‘progressive globalist agenda’  [...]

July 25th, 2018 - 12:00 am § in Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Repugnants

THE-Ave Challenge: NEWSPEAK CHINESE STYLE

What is “democratic centralism?”[...]

July 16th, 2018 - 12:11 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Repugnants

Putin admits he wanted Trump to win

Watch the video from NBC News here. Even Republicans are criticizing Trump’s performance in Helsinki; two GOP senators called it “bizarre” and “shameful.” Read this story here and here. Putin’s confession contradicts Trump’s previous assertions that Putin [...]

July 16th, 2018 - 11:24 am § in Repugnants

Ohio woman arrested for spray painting “Hail Trump” and N-word on black neighbor’s house

Patricia Edelen of Toledo, Ohio, is in jail for spray painting hate messages on her black neighbor’s house. Read story here.  [...]

July 14th, 2018 - 8:42 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

How Democrats plan to fight Trump’s Supreme Court nomination

The Senate vote is expected to be close. Because public opinion will play a key role in the outcome, both sides are planning major ad campaigns, with Democrats focusing on abortion rights and health care. Read story here.  [...]

July 14th, 2018 - 9:38 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Speeding GOP legislator tells cop he’s above the law

When an Arizona legislator was pulled over for driving 97 mph in a 55 mph zone, he bragged that he sometimes drives 130 or 140 mph, and told the sheriff’s deputy to “not waste his time because he has legislative immunity,” CBS News reported Saturday. He happens to be wrong. Arizona[...]