Posts Tagged ‘Repugnants’

September 23rd, 2021 - 11:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Arizona GOP’s “audit” favors Biden

     After spending $5.7 million of mostly-private money (Arizona taxpayers involuntarily contributed $150,000) on a highly partisan, non-binding “audit” of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results, a leaked draft report appears to explode the GOP’s election fraud myths, be[...]

September 23rd, 2021 - 3:15 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump demands Texas vote “audit”

He’s claiming that “fraud” and “irregularities” occurred in a state he easily won. (Read story here.) Really? Yes. “Despite my big win in Texas, I hear Texans want an election audit! You know your fellow Texans have big questions about the November 2020 Election,” T[...]

September 23rd, 2021 - 1:26 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Health, Politics

The stupid stuff Trumpers believe

Better skip the salad dressing at your next outing in a no-masks-allowed restaurant. The government is sneaking vaccine into it. At least, that’s what rightwing conspiracy-mongers like Mike Flynn are saying now. Allow me to let you in on a closely-guarded liberal secret. If we’re going t[...]

September 22nd, 2021 - 1:42 pm § in America, Health, Politics

Who’s responsible for the Covid-19 mess we’re in?

Covid-19 has savaged America. Our country’s death rate is 40 times that of Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand and Taiwan. Here: Over 2,000 per million of population. There: Under 50 per million. Why? They have common sense; we have Republicans. “Many lives would have been sa[...]

September 22nd, 2021 - 12:45 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Eric T. to keynote anti-vax confab

“Eric Trump is booked as keynote speaker next month at a conference organized by two major purveyors of vaccine disinformation that will feature leading personalities in the anti-vaccine and QAnon conspiracy theory movements,” Huffington Post reported on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (read[...]

September 21st, 2021 - 11:52 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

The great peril of Trumpism, and what we must do

The Constitution defines our system of government and protects our freedom only while we agree to abide by it. If we don’t, it’s a useless scrap of paper, and right now 4 in 10 Americans don’t consider themselves bound by it. We are in great peril of this thing called America falli[...]

September 21st, 2021 - 12:41 pm § in Health, Politics

Kicked out for wearing masks

The owner of Hang Time Sports Grill & Bar in Dallas, who only wants to be known as “Tom,” doesn’t like masks. To him it’s political; he thinks masks are “ridiculous.” So part of his restaurant’s dress code is that no masks are allowed, and he says itR[...]

September 20th, 2021 - 4:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump has it in for McConnell; can you guess why?

Trump is trying to recruit a Kentucky Republican to mount a primary challenge against Mitch McConnell (photo, left), and “has been busy making calls” to feel out whether there’s support for replacing him as GOP Senate leader, the Daily Mail said on Monday, September 20, 2021, (read[...]

September 17th, 2021 - 11:58 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Update: South Dakota’s AG problem

One Saturday night in September 2020, texting-while-driving on his way home from a fundraiser, South Dakota’s attorney general veered off the highway and killed a pedestrian. He drove off, and the next day reported to police he’d hit a deer. (See details here.) There was a big hole in hi[...]

September 16th, 2021 - 10:09 pm § in Politics

Have GOP candidates quit crying wolf about elections?

Something is happening. Larry Elder conceded the California recall election, referred to Gavin Newsom as “Governor,” told his crowd he “lost,” and implored them to “be gracious in defeat” (read story here). In the Virginia governor’s race, the GOP candidate [...]