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Trump manages to unite Iran and Iraq

Well, as everyone knows, we have a very stable genius in the White House. He decided, in his infinite wisdom, to assassinate Gen. Qassem Soleimani of Iran three days into 2020, getting the New Year off to a rocking start. … Continue reading

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Is Trump wagging the dog with his assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani?

Like most of you, I had never heard of Gen. Qassem Soleimani before yesterday. I read in the media that he was a bad guy. Maybe he was. Maybe he was just an Iranian patriot. (You know, one man’s terrorist … Continue reading

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How does an Atheist celebrates Christmas?

How does an Atheist celebrate Christmas? Pretty much like the rest of you: with pagan rituals, family, and sometimes sappy music. Happy holidays everyone. And looking forward to a better New Year.

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What the DOJ Inspector General's Report did not say

I’m not, as I have repeatedly explained, a fan of equating Donald Trump with Adolf Hitler. While Trump is surely a malignant narcissist, Hitler was an extreme sociopath completely devoid of a conscience. See the Night of the Long Knives … Continue reading

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The notion that Trump did not get due process before the House Committees is laughable on its face

In the impeachment debate before the House there some remarkable claims relative to the due process that President Trump allegedly did not receive (if you can believe the GOP) before the House Intelligence Committee and the House Judiciary Committee in … Continue reading

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It's a House Divided, and there is essentially no common ground in between

One thing which is immediately clear, in listening to the impeachment debate yesterday, is that it’s a House divided, and there is essentially no common ground between the parties. Democrats believe that Trump abused his power, and that it’s a … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs, Part 22

Listening to the impeachment hearings at the House Judiciary Committee, it really is extraordinary to recognize the extent of the hypocrisy of the Republican members. If you were coming to this debate for the first time, their arguments might sound … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Polling in 2016 that may (or may not) occur again in 2020

There was a New York times article published the other day headlined Four Problems With 2016 Trump Polling That Could Play Out Again in 2020. The four problems were identified as: “Weighting” by education (or not giving enough weight to … Continue reading

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The Impeachment Process is not going to change the mind of Most Americans

National Public Radio recently reported on an according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll that confirms what I think most of us already know: impeachment process is not going to change the mind of most Americans. Overall, 65% of poll … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs, Part 21

Given the hysteria about Hillary Clinton’s emails, it was highly amusing to hear David Holmes‘ description of the now infamous phone call that EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland had with President Trumpelthinskin on July 26, 2019. Let’s look at the details … Continue reading

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