Do You Want to Know How We Got Here?

It didn't happen in a day or even a year.  tRUMP is not an anomaly, but rather a predictable outcome.   I had no idea how horrible the republiCON party was.   tRUMP is a symptom.   Nancy MacLean wrote an amazing book called "Democracy In Chains", which I really want to read, but can't afford.  hint hint.   … Continue reading Do You Want to Know How We Got Here?

Kemp soon to be in Hot Seat in Washington

Awesome.  I want to see him squirm.  People (the bad republiCon people) keep saying Brian Kemp won Georgia Governorship 'fair and square'.    I call Bullshit! Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the incoming chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is interested in calling Gov.-elect Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) in to testify about allegations … Continue reading Kemp soon to be in Hot Seat in Washington

Comey Win

I hate how the republiCons lie so much.  Comey wisely asked that the testimony be made public, so they couldn't pull stuff out of context.   House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., issued a statement on Comey's withdrawn objection to the committee's subpoena:"I was disappointed that Mr. Comey filed a motion to quash the subpoena … Continue reading Comey Win

GM White Collar Job Losses

This is an important story, because it talks about the loss of jobs for experts in the internal combustion engine.   It's important to realize the shift toward electric and autonomous cars and the increase in automation.   This leaves people angry and then they can be taken advantage of by a snake oil salesman claiming he'll … Continue reading GM White Collar Job Losses

Holy Shit. QAnon and VP Pence

A cop wearing a QAnon patch on his uniform and nobody noticed until Mike 'nosense' Pence posted pic on Twitter.   But one of the officers wore a distinctive patch in red and black prominently on the front of his uniform that appeared to reference QAnon, the collection of baseless conspiracy theories that have animated the … Continue reading Holy Shit. QAnon and VP Pence

Voter Suppression GA Lawsuit Details

Seriously? Only Kemp would say that a security review by DHS would havegiven the federal government too much power over the state system.  The plaintiffs propose a number of reforms, including ending the use of electronic voting machines without a paper trail and stopping purges of infrequent voters, and asks that these changes be implemented … Continue reading Voter Suppression GA Lawsuit Details

Trump Tower Moscow

Wow.  tRump was still trying to build Trump Tower in Moscow After winning republicunt nomination.   Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal lawyer, made a surprise appearance at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan Thursday where he pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement to Congress regarding work he did on the development … Continue reading Trump Tower Moscow

Saudi Arabia Buys U.S. Senators

How is this shit even legal?? Republican Senators Roy Blunt of Missouri, John Boozman of Arkansas, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Mike Crapo of Idaho, and Tim Scott of South Carolina received financial contributions from lobbying firms that worked for Saudi Arabia, according to a report by the Center for International Policy released last month.Saudi Arabia spent … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Buys U.S. Senators

New ‘Guidelines’ to States on How to Break ObamaCare

I really wish all the republicant voters would read this and wake up to the fact that the orange asshole is not on their side.   The Trump administration is urging states to tear down pillars of the Affordable Care Act, demolishing a basic rule that federal insurance subsidies can be used only by people buying … Continue reading New ‘Guidelines’ to States on How to Break ObamaCare

Thanks Trump. Your words have real world consequences

Two swastikas and an anti-Semitic slur were spray-painted Wednesday on the walls of a Jewish professor’s office at Columbia University, the latest in a surge of anti-Semitic incidents in New York this year.https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/nyregion/columbia-swastikas.html