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The sad, desperate and likely coerced hypocrisy of Lindsey Graham

Again, I know it doesn’t do any good to post here about Republican hypocrisy. I know that not one of my conservative readers will change his or her mind just because I’ve demonstrated beyond a shadow of a doubt that Donald Trump, or one of his defenders in Congress, is a hypocrite. With that said, […]

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Fuck the Emmys. We’re in crisis.

We somehow allowed the Russia investigation to be framed in such a way that about 50% of Americans, even when confronted by evidence of Donald Trump’s multiple instances of obstruction of justice, still seemed to think that he should not be impeached. The Republicans, to their credit, had successfully set the ground rules at the […]

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Rand Paul, just back from Russia, meets Donald Trump aboard Air Force One

Having just recently returned from Russia, Republican Senator Rand Paul was seen boarding Air Force One today in Morristown, New Jersey with Donald Trump. Given that, during the campaign, Trump had referred to Paul as “a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain,” and that the Senator from Kentucky had countered by calling Trump “delusional,” […]

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Nikki Haley promises that Russian sanctions are coming, and the Trump administration responds by saying that she was suffering from “momentary confusion”

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Face the Nation this past Sunday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would soon be announcing sanctions against Russian companies known to have aided in the development of Bashar al-Assad’s chemical warfare capabilities. The Trump administration, she said, would be sending a “strong message” over the […]

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President Trump chooses not to pursue the sanctions against Russia demanded by Congress… We are officially in crisis…

Back in July, in the words of Senator Nancy Pelosi, “Congress passed a bill on an overwhelmingly bipartisan basis requiring the Administration to impose defense and intelligence sanctions on entities purchasing Russian military equipment.” This legislation, we were told at the time, was necessary, among other things, to both punish the Russians for having meddled […]

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