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This is why progressives are apoplectic about Donald Drumpf

The other day I wrote a piece about how Donald Drumpf is like a Rorschach test, and that the Coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to change the perception of people who are Drumpf supporters and those who are not. The post … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be funny if the Coronavirus turned out to be a big April Fool’s Day hoax?

Wouldn’t it be funny if the Coronavirus turned out to be a big April Fool’s Day hoax? Not so much, I guess. Personally, I didn’t know that it goes back as far as it does. Geoffrey Chaucer and The Canterbury … Continue reading

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We had been warned about the coming Coronavirus pandemic, but we didn’t listen.

We had been warned about the coming Coronavirus pandemic, but like with so many other things, we didn’t listen. Back in 2015, Bill Gates — who went from a morally suspect businessman with an incredible streak of luck to one … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus response is not likely to change who does and doesn't support Donald Drumpf

It’s long been known that Donald Drunpf is a kind of Rohrsach test for the American public, with some people seeing him as refreshing and virile and willing to give it to the “Libtards,” and others (like me) seeing as … Continue reading

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While no one was watching, Tulsi Gabbard dropped out and endorsed Joe Biden

With everyone focused on the Coronavirus pandemic, barely anyone noticed that Tulsi Gabbard dropped out of the Presidential race and endorsed Joe Biden. Given how much she had proven to be an Iconoclast, it was a bit of a surprise … Continue reading

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The Economic response to the Coronavirus

If you’ve been following the coronavirus pandemic — and who hasn’t? — you know that there are two problems: the public health problems and the economic problems. The public health problem is obviously how to contain the outbreak itself. The … Continue reading

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The problem with Drumpf’s huge budget deficits is that it leaves him little flexibility for stimulus spending as the economy tanks.

It’s hardly a secret that the Republicans, once the stalwarts of fiscal responsibility, have let the deficit rise exponentially since Drumpf became President and since the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The problem with having … Continue reading

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President Drumpf has lied so often that people don’t even believe that he has tested negative for the Coronavirus.

I subscribe to the Hill, which provides the latest news on goings on up on Capital Hill. Yesterday the news came in that Drumpf had tested negative for the Coronavirus. I posted something on Facebook relative to how “disappointed” I … Continue reading

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The argument for Bernie Sanders: he is the candidate of authenticity

Color me amazed that Bernie Sanders is proving to be about as popular in 2020 as he was in 2016. Longtime readers of the blog know that in the 2016 Democratic primary, I voted for Bernie Sanders because it “tickled … Continue reading

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The argument for Joe Biden: he is the candidate of African Americans

If you’re a Bernie supporter and you consider yourself not to be racist, you should really consider supporting Joe Biden. Why? Because African Americans have spoken, and he is their man. African Americans, and especially African American women, are the … Continue reading

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