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The rich and powerful Jeffrey Epstein is finally being brought to justice for the sex trafficking of minors. Will there be others?

Early yesterday evening, FBI agents took billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein into custody at his Manhattan townhouse. According to reports in the press, Epstein, who is an admitted sex offender, will be arraigned in federal court tomorrow on sex trafficking charges. This marks a dramatic reversal for the powerful and influential Epstein, who had no doubt […]

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The insane Trump “fan fiction” of QAnon goes mainstream

If for nothing else, yesterday’s Trump rally in Tampa was noteworthy for it’s insanity. Not only did Trump fans surround CNN’s Jim Acosta, screaming “you’re a liar” and “traitor”, but, for the first time ever, it would seem, there was a significant contingent from the far right, conspiratorial fringe in the audience, brandishing their “We […]

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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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