Category Archives: Politics

Newt Gingrich and the war against Robert Mueller

I’ve only spoken with former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich once. It was late ’93 or early ’94. I was living in a suburb of Atlanta, and working at Kinko’s. I’d worked an early shift that day, and, driving back home to my apartment, I decided to stop at a little park along […]

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Trump endorses accused pedophile Roy Moore, the Republicans fall in line, and we’re forced once again to acknowledge the darkness of the world we now inhabit

When news first broke a few weeks ago that Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, had been not only accused of pedophilia, but also banned from a local shopping mall because of his aggressive pursuit of young girls, a good number of Republicans did the right thing. After saying that he believed […]

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Did Trump just admit to obstruction of justice on Twitter?

The short answer is, “Yes, yes he did.” Donald Trump just posted Twitter that he knew, when his National Security Advisor Michael Flynn left his administration last February, that the retired general had committed a felony by lying to federal investigators looking into the role Russia played in our 2016 election. In fact, according to […]

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Michael Flynn pleads guilty, sounding the alarm for Republicans to push through permanent tax cuts for the wealthy before their party dies

Yesterday morning, it was announced that Michael “lock her up” Flynn, the conspiracy theorist turned foreign agent that Donald Trump tapped to be his National Security Adviser in spite of warnings from the Justice Department, had plead guilty to the charge of lying to federal investigators pursing the investigation into Russia’s involvement in our 2016 […]

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Spreading the gospel of white nationalism, alienating allies, and attacking a woman who isn’t Theresa May… just another day with Trump

This morning, our President, Donal Trump, shared three videos by way of social media that had originally been posted to Twitter by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First, an anti-Muslim extremist political organization. The three videos appear to show a Muslim man destroying a statue of the Virgin Mary, an “Islamist mob” shoving […]

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