Category Archives: Civil Liberties

Obama declares the Senate health care bill, “a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America,” and he’s right

Well, after weeks and weeks of secret discussions, Senate Republicans today shared a draft of their their health care bill, which, if passed, would replace Obamacare. Knowing the bill would be unpopular, the White House barred the news media from airing the press conference live. And, in hopes of diverting attention, Trump, at roughly the […]

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If only Trump could kill his presidency with a tweet, the same way he appears to have killed his Muslim ban

The only tiny glimmer of hope we have as a civilization is that Trump is as incompetent as he is corrupt. Sure, the men and women of the intelligence community may eventually get to the bottom of the conspiracy that brought us to this point, assuming there are still Russians left alive for them to […]

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DAY 105: Yes, Trump’s fucking his supporters, and shortening their lifespans today, but it’s OK… He’s also allowing them to discriminate against homosexuals.

Word is that, on Thursday, as House Republicans are voting to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something that will leave tens of millions of Americans without health coverage, President Trump will sign two executive orders. The first, we’re told, will restore “religious liberty,” allowing anyone who claims to have deeply held religious beliefs, the […]

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White Power shoutouts from the White House

As everyone else is writing about the Trump’s first hundred days, how he didn’t accomplish anything that he’d said that he would, and how he just responded with yet another lie, telling the American people that, despite what we might hear from the “lying press,” he’s kept his promises, I’ve decided to spend my time […]

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DeVos’s choice to run the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Office once claimed discrimination for being white

A few days ago, right before the Easter holiday, when no one was paying attention, Betsy DeVos, our public education hating Secretary of Education, announced that she’d be bringing on a 39-year-old attorney by the name of Candice Jackson to be her deputy assistant secretary in the Office for Civil Rights. Here, if you’re unfamiliar […]

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