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October 17th, 2019 - 5:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP fundraising mailers scam citizens by posing as census surveys

The Republican National Committee is trying to raise money for Trump’s re-election by sending out bogus surveys designed to look like census forms, the Washington Post and Huffington Post reported Thursday. “Two civil rights groups demanded that the Republican National Committee immediat[...]

October 9th, 2019 - 10:01 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Lindsey Graham, then and now

Then: Now: “Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Wednesday tried to derail the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump by asking Senate Republicans to sign a loyalty oath. … According to the South Carolina Republican, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats ‘are about to destroy t[...]

September 24th, 2019 - 5:01 pm § in Donald Trump

“Mitch McConnell criticizes ‘Washington Democrats’ opening an impeachment inquiry into Trump”

That was CNN’s headline on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, after House Democrats met to decide on a course of action. (Read story here.) Screw him.* If a Democrat did a fraction of what Trump has done, he’d be calling for his head. McConnell is loyal to his party and its agenda, not his country[...]

September 17th, 2019 - 1:16 pm § in Politics

GOP lawmaker claims rape is consensual

CNN reports that Barry Hovis, a Republican and ex-cop elected to Missouri’s legislature in 2018, claimed in support of an unconstitutional anti-abortion bill that most rapes are “date rapes or consensual rapes.” Read story here. I think a lot of women would be surprised to learn th[...]

September 14th, 2019 - 5:36 pm § in Donald Trump

Chickenhawk math: They lose 150 million people. We lose only 20 million people. We win.

“President Donald Trump’s acting national security adviser, former Reagan administration official Charles Kupperman, made an extraordinary and controversial claim in the early 1980s: nuclear conflict with the USSR was winnable and … in a scenario in which 20 million people died in the [...]

September 13th, 2019 - 9:50 am § in Politics

Texas GOP legislator threatens Beto O’Rourke over proposed assault rifle ban

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s not-entirely-unreasonable remark in Thursday night’s debate that, “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47, we are not going to allow them to be used against fellow Americans anymore,” prompted an angr[...]

August 6th, 2019 - 12:16 pm § in Politics

McConnell’s campaign uses tombstone to depict his opponent

On the same weekend as deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign circulated this photo depicting his Amy McGrath, Democratic opponent as dead and buried (lower right in photo). Honestly, this is how today’s Republicans think about people[...]

July 23rd, 2019 - 2:34 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment

TRUMP TAKES TROPHIES IN GOP TAKEOVER

Trump administration legalizes elephant trophies. In  a nod to the GOP roots in Teddy Roosevelt’s day as a great hunter, the Trump Fish and Wildlife Service announced a repeal of the ban on the importation of elephant-hunt trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.  This will allow Americans to brin[...]

July 2nd, 2019 - 7:14 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Politics, Religion

Fox News pastor calls Democrats “godless”

Robert Jeffress, the pastor of a Dallas megachurch with about 13,000 members, a Fox News contributor, and an ardent Trump supporter, told attendees at an evangelical conference in Washington D.C. on Saturday that the Democratic Party is “a godless organization” and urged the crowd to be [...]

June 20th, 2019 - 7:23 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Misc., Racism

Concentration Camps: an America First Phenomenon

Rep. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (D-NY) reference to “concentration camps” at the border led to a social and broadcast media frenzy. Denials that they are actually concentration camps, because they are not as bad as those which killed six million Jews, neglect crucial facts. Most significa[...]