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Moms, Dads, Vets, Patriots Respond to Trump Gestapo Surge: Right Back Atcha
Portland moms. Getty Image. Trump's announcement he's going full fascist invasion - think Hitler into Poland - with a surge of federal troops into U.S. cities "plagued by violent crime" wasn't unexpected , especially with the smirking Barr behind him all the way. Acting thug-in-chief Chad Wolf had...
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Flying Blind: Delusional, Our "Favorite President" Is
Photo by Samuel Corum for the New York Times In less than shocking news unless you've been locked down in your cave even more zealously than we've been, on the day the U.S. reported over 1,000 COVID-19 deaths for the first time since May - along with 63,000 new cases and the third-highest number of...
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Then They Came For the Drummers, Chanters, Chalk Artists, Trash Pickers, Balloon Carriers, Bike-Helmeted Moms and Naked Athena
Photo by Dave Killen Having giddily praised the "fantastic job" his unwanted federal goons have done in Portland tear-gassing moms, medics, reporters and stubbornly peaceful protesters against racial injustice, our wannabe Benito is now threatening to invade other American cities to protect them...
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Our Conscience: John Lewis Dies
At the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. AP photo John Lewis - sharecroppers' son, civil rights icon, maker of good trouble, indefatigable "conscience of the Congress" who for 60 years strove to "redeem the soul of America" - has died of pancreatic cancer at 80. Until the end, Lewis held fast to...
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Doctors to Idiot Repubs: Listen to Fauci, Stay On Your Couchy
Five years ago, Dr. Fauci was leading the fight against Ebola as head of NIAID and its $4.4 billion research budget. Still, every day, he took a two-hour shift in the isolation unit to help treat a health care worker infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone. He cited the "unique insights into disease...
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Nepotism Barbie to Huddled Masses: Try Something New To Eat With Your Cake!
Look Daddy, I'm governmenting, sort of. Photo by AFP/Getty Marking Bastille Day though they doubtless didn't know it because, books, Trump and his clueless, plastic, handbag-designing daughter Ivanka Antoinette just launched their latest sick joke of a balm to the roughly 50 million Americans who...
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Mass Death By Public Policy: We Are All Grieving
A photo made up of the images of health care workers who have died on the front lines of COVID. Twitter image. The bodies mount, as do our resident sociopath's murderous lies and feints and deflections, which even thousands of deaths ago one epidemiologist said constitute "genocide by default - w...
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Scuzzy Crook Frees Scuzzy Crook
Mob Boss Strikes Again: In another gobsmackingly venal but entirely unsurprising move, Trump just commuted - even better than pardon! - the sentence of longtime henchman and Nixon fanboy Roger Stone, because even though Stone was convicted by a jury on seven counts of lying to Congress, witness...
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Loser
The Trump Tower's new front yard. Photo by New York Times Welcome cracks in - if not the devoutly-to-be-wished end of - the malignant morass that is Trump's "imperial presidency," founded as it is on the toxic tenet that he's above the law. Actually, nope, said the Supreme Court, ruling he'll have...
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John Prine as Tender Poet: The Best That I Could Do
Prine, a happy enchilada in his work. Getty Image Three months after the grievous loss of John Prine - songwriter's songwriter, big-hearted good ole boy of wit and grace, beloved best friend to thousands of ardent admirers he'd never met - his home state of Illinois has named him their first...
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