Category Archives: Observations

He may be worth $250 million, but Senate candidate Mitt Romney is just like the rest of us… He’d rather eat a hot dog than a steak

I know, given all of the other shit happening in the world right now, it probably doesn’t warrant a mention, but I just love the fact that, in an attempt to connect with the average Utah voter, Mitt Romney, one of the richest men in America, and the former head of the evil vulture capital […]

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Holy shit, Trump’s call into Fox and Friends is fucking amazing, and completely terrifying

President Donald Trump called into his favorite television show, Fox and Friends, this morning. I’m sure some who saw the segment will say that he did an admirable job of “reclaiming” the narrative, or “reframing” the various scandals swirling around him, or some such thing. To me, though, it sounded like audio you might hear […]

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What a difference a year makes

One year ago this evening, at the Democratic National Convention, First Lady Michelle Obama, referring to the tone of the Trump campaign, coined the phrase, “When they go low, we go high.” One year ago. Michelle Obama addressed the DNC: 'When they go low, we go high'. https://t.co/2DDo0ETklD pic.twitter.com/RqIOceXUwH — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 26, […]

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This week in lies… the “dishonest media” isn’t telling you that the murder rate has never been higher, no president has ever been as disrespected as Trump, and terrorist attacks are taking place all around us

Usually, when I talk about the administration’s lies, I try to provide context. I make it a point to explain what it is that I mean by “lies,” and offer some kind of justification as to why I think it’s important that we acknowledge these events. Today, though, I’m just going to jump right into […]

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Thank you, Mike Pence, for drawing my attention to Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in business, it’s long been accepted practice to release bad news on Fridays in hopes of keeping media scrutiny to a minimum… And, I’m sure it was with this in mind that President-elect Donald Trump, this past Friday, released word that he’d agreed to pay a $25 million settlement to former students […]

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