Author Archives: a1skeptic

About a1skeptic

A disturbed citizen and skeptic. I should stop reading the newspaper. Or watching TV. I should turn off NPR and disconnect from the Internet. We’d all be better off.

WTF, Eric Schneiderman?

It came as a bit of shock when, at the beginning of the week, I found out that crusading Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had suddenly resigned from his office because of accusations from four women with whom Schneiderman had had … Continue reading

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President Moron-in-Chief pulls out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Most of you heard the news on Tuesday that President Moron in Chief had withdrawn the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. Back in July of 2015, I posted an … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy on display (again!) after White House Correspondent’s Dinner

Last Saturday night we had the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which seemed to generate a little controversy because of the monologue provided by Michelle Wolf. I don’t like to judge things without seeing them, so I decided to take a … Continue reading

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The Smearing of Robert Mueller (Propaganda in Action)

Here at the blog we have promised to expose propaganda from time to time, and today we have a very clear example of it. It involves Sean Hannity at Fox “News” who, despite all his ethical lapses is, remarkably enough, … Continue reading

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Giving Andrew McCabe a kick in the pants on his way out the door

Last week FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired a couple of days before his twenty year retirement date, thereby depriving him of a substantial portion of his pension. Boy, what a kick in the pants for that guy.   … Continue reading

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Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

This month in autocrats, we’ve had some interesting examples of déjà vu “all over again.” In an election that had all the suspense of a Harlem Globetrotters match, Vladimir Putin has won re-election to a six  year term as President … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration actually can ask the citizenship question on the Census

Today I’m going to be separating myself from some of my progressive friends on whether or not the Trump administration can ask the Census Bureau whether a respondent is a United States citizen as part of the Decennial Census questionnaire. … Continue reading

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