Category Archives: Politics

Trump promises to permanently eliminate the funding mechanism for Social Security and Medicare if reelected

The past few days have been absolutely fucking nuts. Donald Trump promised to defund Social Security and Medicare if reelected, accelerated his work to destroy the U.S. Postal Service in advance of the 2020 election, and once again claimed wrongly that it was him, and not Barack Obama, who signed “Vetrans Choice” into law. Oh […]

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Why are GOP operatives working so hard to get Kanye West on the Wisconsin ballot?

For any of you who thought the Kanye West’s presidential run was anything but a cynical attempt to peel Democratic votes away from Joe Biden in order to advantage the Trump campaign, I give you the following footage, shot today in Madison, of Lane Ruhland, an election lawyer with the Wisconsin Republican Party, dropping off […]

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I thought we could discuss Trump’s new health plan today — the one he promised to have signed into law yesterday — but apparently it doesn’t exist yet… In Trump’s defense, he’s only had 3.5 years.

Before the election in 2016, Donald Trump promised the American people “something terrific” to replace the Affordable Care Act. “You’re going to have such great health care, at a tiny fraction of the cost — and it’s going to be so easy,” he said. Of course, it never came to fruition. Now in office for […]

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A communal response to a local conspiracy theorist

As I don’t have very much time today, I thought that perhaps I could count you to help in drafting a response to the following comment, which was left on the site earlier this morning by one of our resident conspiracy theorists. If you want, we can take them sentence by sentence. As I’ve got […]

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Behind in the polls, Donald Trump threatens to delay the presidential election. One Republican cuts ties.

This morning, citing the non-existent threat of mail-in voting, Donald Trump suggested that he may try to delay the upcoming election. And apparently this was the final straw for Steven G. Calabresi, a co-founder of the staunchly conservative Federalist Society. Upon reading this tweet of Trump’s, Calabresi drafted an opinion piece for the New York […]

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