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Calling the recent child molestation accusations a “desperate political attack,” far-right Christian folk hero Roy Moore assures his supporters that he’ll continue his run for Senate

Well, it looks like I was right a few days ago, when, channeling my inner Johnnie Cochran, I proclaimed, “Where there are four, you know there are more.” This afternoon, an Alabama woman by the name of Beverly Young-Nelson came forward to announce that she too had been sexually assaulted by Republican Senate candidate Roy […]

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A big “thank you” to all those who died in the Chicago rail yards so that we might have the day off to grill hot dogs… Happy Labor Day

I know it’s probably cheating, but here’s something that I posted more than half a decade ago on the occasion of Labor Day. If anything, I think it’s even more appropriate today, seeing as how Michigan has since become a so-called “right to work” state, and we now how have an unquestionably anti-worker administration running […]

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Just as rumors start swirling that Trump might be getting ready to fire Mueller, news breaks that a grand jury has been impanelled in D.C., making it almost impossible for him to do so

Today, as Donald Trump went absolutely, foaming-at-the-mouth nuts in front of a crowd in West Virginia, calling the Russia story a “total fabrication,” and demanding once again that Hillary Clinton be investigated for having deleted emails, news broke that special prosecutor Robert Mueller had impanelled a grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicating that his investigation […]

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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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Richard Spencer, the face of the so called Alt-Right, quotes Cabaret, gets schooled

One of the best social media exchanges I’ve seen in quite a while took place earlier this evening between white nationalist “it” boy Richard Spencer, and Jason Kander, the former Secretary of State of Missouri. As best as I can figure it, it all started with an online dustup between Spencer and Talking Points Memo […]

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