Tag Archives: bots

The redeployment of Mike Pence, agent of distraction, and the ever widening war with the NFL

This past November, just a few weeks after the presidential election, Donald Trump quietly settled a fraud case against Trump University for $25 million, rather than go to court and respond to charges that the unaccredited education company operating under his name, was, to quote a former Trump University employee, “a fraudulent scheme… that preyed […]

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The far right, with a little help from Russian bots, are gunning for McMaster

When news broke that members of the U.S. intelligence community were in possession of recordings proving that, contrary to what he’d said to the FBI, Michael Flynn had been in direct communication with Russian operatives prior to Trump’s inauguration, he was forced out as White House national security adviser, and ultimately replaced by Lt. Gen. […]

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If only Trump could kill his presidency with a tweet, the same way he appears to have killed his Muslim ban

The only tiny glimmer of hope we have as a civilization is that Trump is as incompetent as he is corrupt. Sure, the men and women of the intelligence community may eventually get to the bottom of the conspiracy that brought us to this point, assuming there are still Russians left alive for them to […]

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In Defense of Ypsi… An idea for a new AnnArbor.com related project

[I have no idea if something like this is even possible, but I thought that I’d throw the idea out there, just in case someone wanted to take it on. We can debate the content of the message, but I like the idea of having some kind of automated response on behalf of our community, […]

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