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The beleaguered Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, his tit firmly in the wringer, fights for survival

We’ve known for some time that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a liar, but we’re finally beginning to get a sense of just how deep it goes. This past January 10, during his confirmation hearing, Jeff Sessions, when asked by Senator Al Franken whether or not he’d had any contact with any representatives from the […]

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With the news that Sessions lied under oath about his communications with Russia, one gets the sense that the net might be starting to tighten around Trump

I know this is old news, as the story first broke last night, but sometimes it helps me to write this stuff down… So, with that said, here’s what I think is going on. Please correct me if I get anything wrong. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that the new Attorney General of the United […]

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Maybe now would be a good time for us to surround a local school, join hands, and let it be known that we intend to fight to preserve public education

We got beat today. We just needed one vote to keep Betsy DeVos away from the Department of Education, and we couldn’t manage it. We waged one hell of an assault… occupying the offices of our Senators, jamming their phone lines, going after them with unprecedented enthusiasm them on social media… but it just didn’t […]

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We need to come together the same way we did when we crushed SOPA, and pass the DISCLOSE Act on Monday

As of right now, it looks as though the DISCLOSE Act is set to go before the Senate for a cloture vote on Monday afternoon. If you haven’t done so already, I’d appreciate it if you would join me in signing the petition now. And, if you have the time, it would great if you […]

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Goodbye Olbermann, hello Comcast

Keith Olbermann was let go from MSNBC yesterday. I’ll admit that I wasn’t the biggest fan of his Murrow-aping delivery, but I liked knowing that he was out there every night, calling the conservatives out on their bullshit. He was, as far as I know, the first person in the media to speak up against […]

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