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So It's A Joke Not A Hoax: John Cornyn Is Nero Redux
Stay classy, GOP Man, these people. Appointing himself our first pandemic comedian, Texas Sen. John Cornyn made a funny on Twitter as he enjoyed a leisurely long weekend off, posting a photo of a Corona beer with lime and urging America not to panic because, "We will get us through this," because...
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The world right now. Front line health workers arrive at an infected nursing home in Washington. Reuters photo "Leadership: Whatever happens, you're responsible. If it doesn't happen, you're responsible." - Donald J. Trump, Nov. 8, 2013 Hell of a week, or in the words of one meme making the...
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Chelsea Manning Is Freed
Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images A federal judge has abruptly ordered that Chelsea Manning be released from jail in Virginia, where she has been held over a year for refusing to cooperate with a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. The ruling that her testimony "is no longer needed, in light of...
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This Is What Justice Looks Like
Some of Weinstein's accusers Time's up , for real. In a stunning victory for "the resilience of every moral person who stands up and says ‘enough,” longtime sexual predator and former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison - at 67, given his health issues,...
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Homeless, Not Voiceless
All photos by Dallas Street Choir For a break from the madness, a small story out of Dallas, where the country's largest street choir seeks to remind a privileged world and each other, "We may be homeless but we never gave up." Created in 2014 by Jonathan Palant, a music professor at the University...
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Grandstanding, Lying, Praying It Away: Dear God and Hookers For Jesus, Please Send Help
God help us. Photo by Reuters. Front photo by Tаrо Yаmаsаkі Oh man. Apocalypse now or soon: Spreading virus, plunging markets, growing evidence of "gross amateur hour incompetence" by our ill-equipped fake prez and his band of Christian zealots, headed by inept Vice-Pastor Pence. On Monday, WHO...
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Thank You Elizabeth
AP Photo A respectful, sorrowful, grateful farewell to Elizabeth Warren, the smartest, fiercest candidate in the race and one who deserved better from our still deeply sexist culture. In a typically eloquent and combative statement, Warren stressed that, in one way or another, she will nevertheless...
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American Citizen: Texas GOP Wants to Shut Out Black and Brown Voters, But They're Not Having It
The evening line at Houston's historically black Texas Southern University. Photo by Allyn West Urging, "Let people vote!," critics are calling out the insanely long lines thousands of Texas voters of color endured on Super Tuesday, the result of a recent GOP purge of hundreds of polling sites,...
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Biden: "You Know, The Thing." Yeah, Sure, Let's Go With This Guy.
Biden speaking in Texas. Screenshot Even as anti-Bernie Dems - Amy, Pete, Beto, Reid - rush to embrace his deeply deficient campaign, Joe Biden repeatedly, woefully, often wincingly shows he's not up to the task. He is, to be clear, neither a villain nor a fool like the monster in the White House...
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To Redeem the Soul of America
Lewis speaks to the crowd, including Warren, Sharpton and Buttigieg. Photo by Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Arguing, " We're one people, we're one family," tireless civil rights icon and "the conscience of Congress" John Lewis made a moving, surprise appearance Sunday at Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge,...
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