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April 18th, 2021 - 7:15 pm § in America, Biden, Health, Humor, Politics

Negotiation and compromise (cartoon)

This cartoon is meant as humor, but contains a truism: Despite Biden’s bipartisan aspirations, realistically Democrats can’t negotiate with Republicans because they stonewall and their positions are unreasonable. Nor do Republicans represent America; their 50 senators were elected with 4[...]

April 16th, 2021 - 3:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Watchdog: Pompeo & wife guilty of 100+ ethics violations

Mike Pompeo, Trump’s last secretary of state (he went through a lot of them), and his wife “violated federal ethics rules governing the use of taxpayer-funded resources when [they] asked State Department employees to carry out personal tasks,” according to an inspector general repo[...]

April 15th, 2021 - 5:14 pm § in Health, Politics

Rep. Jordan vs. Dr. Fauci (video)

Let’s be clear: Fauci is a good guy trying to keep us all safe, while Jordan, even on his good days, is an ass. With that out of the way, let’s proceed to this exchange with Dr. Fauci on April 15, 2021, in which he rants about “freedom” and “rights.” Well guess wh[...]

April 14th, 2021 - 11:15 am § in Health, Law and Courts, Politics

Wisconsin court again rules against saving lives

Wisconsin’s governor, a Democrat, “did not have the authority to impose capacity limits on restaurants, bars or other businesses without the approval of the Legislature,” the state’s GOP-controlled supreme court ruled on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Read story here. The Hill ad[...]

April 14th, 2021 - 10:32 am § in News Media, Politics, Racism

Ex-Fox host rips Tucker Carlson as white supremacist

Gretchen Carlson, formerly of “Fox & Friends,” who left the rightwing network with a hefty sexual harassment settlement in her purse, used colorful language this week to describe the Murdoch family’s defense of incendiary Fox host Tucker Carlson, who’s using his show to p[...]

April 13th, 2021 - 6:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP punishes official for honesty

From CNN on Tuesday, April 13, 2021: “Want to understand the state of the Republican Party in one anecdote? Here you go: On Saturday, the Nevada Republican Party Central Committee formally censured Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske (R) for her ‘disregard of her oath of office by faili[...]

April 13th, 2021 - 12:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Three more spineless Republicans

Trump called Ted Cruz’s father a terrorist during the 2016 primary debates. Now, Ted Cruz loves Trump. More recently, like last week, Trump called Mitch McConnell “a dumb son of a bitch.” McConnell’s reply: “What I’m concentrating on is the future and what we are confront[...]

April 13th, 2021 - 11:49 am § in Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Two-faced Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley wants to be president. Specifically, she wants to be the Republican nominee for president in 2024, or 2028, or whenever. Haley wants to be president so badly she sucked up to Trump for 4 years. Then, after Trump was rejected by the larger electorate, and she saw a possible opening for he[...]

April 12th, 2021 - 1:44 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

GOP official sued for flashing gun at constituent during virtual meeting

“A 74-year-old Michigan woman filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against a county commissioner who flashed a rifle at her during a virtual public meeting,” The Hill reported on April 12, 2021. Read story here. Back in March 2020, Commissioner Ron Clous (photo, left), a Republican, invited[...]

April 10th, 2021 - 9:56 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Trump turns GOP’s spring retreat into liefest

“Trump repeated familiar lies about the 2020 election and insulted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday when speaking to Republican National Committee donors gathered for the first time since [his] defeat,” CNN reported on April 10, 2021. Read story here. The RNC held its spri[...]