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In His Great and Unmatched Wisdom: WTF GOP?
Bonkers City. Having made the wildly capricious, deeply uninformed, universally excoriated - even by uber-sycophant Lindsey Graham ? - "decision" to abandon the Kurds in Syria who long fought with us against ISIS, Cadet Foggy Bone Spurs then rushed to Twitter to assure everyone it's all good folks...
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Free Speech: Use It or Lose It
Photos from Freeway Bloggers Awash in what Charlie Pierce calls our national, sputtering, demonic "John Le Carré novel starring the Marx Brothers" - now at its "smoking arsenal" stage - it's comforting to remember the resisters out there. Since the Bush era, tireless Freeway Bloggers largely in...
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Nobody Had To Die: A Jury Finally Decided It Was Unreasonable For A Cop To Kill An Innocent Black Man
Jean's mother Allison after the verdict. All photos by Tom Fox/Dallas News In what some deem "a seismic shift " in a criminal injustice system that has long seen police shoot innocent black men and women without being held in any way accountable, a Dallas jury has found former cop Amber Guyger...
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On the End of the Arduous, Triumphant Second Civil War: It Was A Battle of Wits. Our Opponents Were Unarmed.
The Second Civil War has come to an end. It was a battle of wits. Our opponents were unarmed. Yes, the beleaguered Trump's pernicious summoning of the specter of civil war is reprehensible, irresponsible, dangerous, as stupid and nasty as everything else he's done. For a slimy mob boss already...
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Wow Minneapolis: Trump Boldly, Stupidly Heads to The Belly of the Beast
Photo of evil by EPA. Front photo by Fibonacci Blue Awash in the the chaos, incompetence and serious sleaze factor of our national crime drama, it can be hard to remember how deeply, daftly factious our political landscape has become. How's this: The (so-called) president of these United States...
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Time After Time
Trump's bitch. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP As the wheels rapidly tumble off the clown car and the shadowy specter of accountability hovers on the horizon, let us not forget the toxic kingmaker who got us here - soulless, slimy, colluding, obstructing lowlife Mitch 'Douchebag McTurtle'...
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People Have the Power
Asylum seekers protest on the border fence. Liberation photo For a break from the madness and slime, here's ever-cool Patti Smith joining the fabulous Choir! Choir! Choir!, led by Canadian artists Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, who transform crowds of strangers into a joyful, impromptu, powerful...
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Game On
The bar at Trump Tower today. Press pool photo So it begins. Finally, the Dems found a fragment of a spine. Pelosi's declaration of the whimsical, better-late-than-never notion that "nobody is above the law" came on a day chock full of weirdness. There was Trump's sweaty, babbling, shouting...
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A Child Is A Child: The Kids Are Definitely Still Not All Right
Front photo by Peter Pereira/ New Bedford Standard Times via Washington Post. All other photos by John Moore/ Getty Images. Amidst the latest noise about the latest outrage - treason and Ukraine and extortion oh my - a grisly reminder: Crimes against small, brown humanity are ongoing. Thousands of...
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Blessed Freedom From Health Care, Because GOPers Always Have the Best Ideas
Photos: Screenshot from live-stream of Congressional campaign launch in Auburn. Last week here in Maine, Eric Brakey, the libertarian-leaning, gun-loving, socialism-hating, immigrant-maligning conservative you've never heard of, announced he's running for Congress in our 2nd District on the wonky...
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