Author Archives: Mark

Trump breaks campaign promise, proposes federal budget that would cut Medicare by $845 billion and Medicaid by $241 billion

During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly promised that, if elected president, he would cut neither Medicare nor Medicaid. [See video below.] Today, however, his administration proposed a federal budget that would cut Medicare by $845 billion, and Medicaid by $241 billion, while giving the Pentagon more than requested, and allocating $8.6 billion for the […]

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Lady in Red

I had a plan for tonight. I was going to post about how Donald Trump ordered that his daughter Ivanka be given top-secret security clearance over the warnings of national security officials, and then how both of them lied about it lied about to the press. But, then, on my way home from the grocery […]

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Jerome Corsi, Julian Assange and the attempt to blame the DNC hack on the Democrats

Yesterday, Jerome Corsi, the man who once held the hilariously ridiculous title of “InfoWars DC Bureau Chief,” publicly apologized for his role in spreading the disgusting conspiracy theory that 27 year old Seth Rich, an employee of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), had been murdered in Washington, DC the early morning of July 10, 2016, […]

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Trump threatens to withhold research funding from universities that aren’t more welcoming to those who disregard facts and refute science

Last night, after watching highlights from Donald Trump’s disturbing performance at CPAC, I posted the following to Twitter. And, as a few people have asked me what I meant by it, I thought that I’d post an explanation here. McCarthyism started this way, with threats against institutions of higher education designed to force out liberal […]

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Casting myself in a reboot of The Swimmer

I know I’ve yet to make good on my last great film idea — a shot-for-shot remake of the Hall and Oates video for the song “She’s Gone,” starring me and Dr. Pete Larson in the roles of Hall and Oats respectively — but, laying here in my sickbed tonight, I think I’ve got an […]

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