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The enduring beauty of the deep state… Marie Yovanovitch provides the best counterpoint to Trumpism to date

I had the good fortune to be on vacation this past Friday, so I was able to watch quite a bit of Marie Yovanovitch’s courageous testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in real-time. While there’s a great deal that I could say about the shameful behavior of Republicans on the committee and the response to […]

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Happy Birthday to Q

I’ve just been informed that the mass delusion known as QAnon turned two today. It was apparently on this day back in 2017 that the following was posted to 4Chan, marking the beginning of what is probably the most ridiculous chapter to date in American history. Spoiler alert… Hillary Clinton, fearful of prosecution, did not […]

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Rocked by the Taylor testimony, Trump commands his loyalists in Congress to physically obstruct the House Intelligence Committee’s lawful impeachment inquiry

Yesterday, after Bill Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, gave closed-door testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, things began to take a noticeable turn in Washington. As word came out that Taylor had described in detail, under penalty of perjury, the President’s demand that Ukraine publicly announce a corruption investigation into Joe and Hunter […]

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The Mueller report open thread

I have absolutely nothing new to say about the Mueller report, but, as I suspect many of you will be looking for a place to start trading “OH MY GOD”s for “I TOLD YOU SO”s once it’s been released, I thought that I’d start a new thread. So, here it is…. Have fun with it. […]

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Today in Obstruction of Justice: Peter Strzok fired from the FBI without cause

After over a year of vilification by the President, the FBI today fired Peter Strzok, the former head of FBI Counterintelligence, who, by sending a few personal texts disparaging Donald Trump during the campaign, gave fuel to the Republican conspiracy theory that a “deep state” plot was in the works against the Trump Pence 2016 […]

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