Archive for the ‘Repugnants’ Category

January 3rd, 2019 - 12:56 am § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

Time to Override! DO THE MATH

Time to override Trump;s  veto. On the 20th, Trump’s own Senate passed the house CR on a voice vote.   Trump threw a tantrum! Do the math! The Constitution mandates that Congress convene at noon on January 3.  What I would do is let tRump circle the drain until then.  Offer him a “[...]

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 15th, 2018 - 7:27 pm § in America, Repugnants

Alt-Right Theme Song

This is for all you White Nationalists out there. This is you, you, you.  [...]

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 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[...]

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[...]