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“Before Obama came along, we didn’t have any successful radical Islamic terrorist attacks” inside the US, declares Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani

Not only is Obama “the founder of ISIS“, but, according to Rudy Giuliani, who was the Mayor of New York City when the 9/11 attacks took place in 2001, no terrorists had successfully struck the United States until Obama took office in 2008. Here’s the video. Rudy Giuliani: In 8 years before Pres. Obama "we […]

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I know we live in a post-fact word where shit like this doesn’t matter to voters, but damn…

This morning, on the ABC News program “This Week”, George Stephanopoulos asked Donald Trump about a number of subjects, including his ties to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. And, during the course of the interview, Trump was asked specifically about the fact that members of his campaign staff recently fought to change the GOP platform, removing […]

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This is about more than just racist cops

I’d been working on something about the killings of Alton Sterling and Philander Castile. My premise was pretty simple… While it’s certainly appropriate to focus our anger at the police, I was going to suggest, we can’t lose site of the fact that there are larger forces at play. We can’t just blame the police […]

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Running out of things to say about mass shootings… well, almost

I tried to write something last night about the Orlando shooting that just left 50 people dead, but I gave up an hour or so into it. I’d sliced my hand open earlier in the day while working on the renovation of 209 Pearl Street, which made it difficult to type. [My right thumb was […]

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Obama attributes Flint visit to invitation from 8 year old Mari Copeny

I suspect that President Obama would have come to Flint anyway, but I think it’s kind of lovely that he’s attributing next week’s visit to the invitation he received from 8 year old Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny, the daughter of Flint activist LuLu Brezzell… I know I’ve said it before, but I’m going to miss him […]

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