Category Archives: Politics

The Grand Old Party is now the Party of Chickenshits

Oh my friends in the Grand Old Party, WTF has happened to you all. You’ve turned into the Party of Chickenshits. Today we had an early and completely unnecessary test by the new Head Cockswaddle, Mr. Rand Paul, who also … Continue reading

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We’re getting a Preview in how the Republicans are going to defend against the “Big Lie”

If you watched “This Week with George Stephanopolous” on Sunday and watched his interview with Rand Paul, you got a good idea of how the Republicans are planning to defend against the “Big Lie.” Apparently, the best defense is a … Continue reading

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There is Something about Bernie that can’t be Denied

As readers of my blog know, I’ve been a Bernie fan for a long, long time, although I did not get caught up this time around with the Bernie Mittens Memes. (I was, to be fair, caught up with Bernie’s … Continue reading

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Cordial is what happens when you’re not straight up Lying to the Press Corps

Jen Psaki held her first news conference on Wednesday night, which mostly made news for not making news. She adopted a new and less combative tone than all of the press secretaries under Trump had adopted. I don’t watch Fox … Continue reading

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The Irony of an Atheist welcoming a Man of Faith back into the White House

One of the ironies that I’m well aware of is that, while I’m a rather public atheist, I’m mightily relieved to see a man of sincere personal faith coming back into the White House. This morning, Biden went to church … Continue reading

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Pardon Me, or the Limits of Trump’s Pardon Power

Well, today is the day on which President Trump will have to grant whatever pardons he’s going to grant before leaving office tomorrow. Speculation runs rampant about what he’s going to do. Legal Background One of the things the Trump … Continue reading

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The Difference between Germany in 1930 and the USA in 2020

Although the week still has to complete, it looks like our Democracy is going to hold. Regardless of how many insurrectionists protests or other trouble we have the rest of the week, our Democracy is going to hold. There had … Continue reading

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White Supremacists. Not the Sharpest Tools in the Shed

Recently I had a conversation with some of the insurrectionists, trying to understand better what they hoped to accomplish by breaking into the Capitol Building and kidnapping and assassinating a few legislators.  Here’s how the conversation went: Me: So, you … Continue reading

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Kyle Rittenhouse, not the sharpest tool in the Shed

Kyle Rittenhouse — he of the August 25, 2020 Kenosha protests where he shot two people, supposedly in self-defense — was seen partying with the Proud Boys the other day. Rittenhouse had argued at his parole hearing that he (at … Continue reading

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There is a Remarkable Story Unfolding relative to Ayanna Pressley’s Panic Button

There is a remarkable story unfolding relative to Ayanna Pressley’s panic button. Ayanna Pressley is the bald black congresswoman from Boston (she has alopecia areata) who is also a member of “The Squad.” This, in conjunction with the suspicious tours … Continue reading

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