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On the eve of Montana’s special election, the Republican candidate, tech millionaire Greg Gianforte, assaults a journalist on tape, throwing him to the ground and punching him in the face

Sadly, I suspect it could help him with some percentage of the Republican base, but, earlier this evening, Greg Gianforte, the tech millionaire running for Montana’s single House seat, literally attacked a reporter from the Guardian, throwing him to the ground and breaking his glasses in the process. Reports are sketchy, but it sounds as […]

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My last post on the hypocrisy and broken promises of Donald Trump

To quote John Lydon, “Did you ever get the feeling that you’ve been cheated?” I think, pretty soon, I’m going to stop talking about Trump’s hypocrisy, as I think it’s probably no longer all that effective as a tool to convince his supporters to rethink their alliances. Almost everyone capable of rational thought, I’m pretty […]

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Just because Mueller’s been appointed to investigate the Trump-Russia connection, doesn’t mean we should allow Congressional Republicans off the hook

Saying, “The public interest requires me to place this investigation under the authority of a person who exercises a degree of independence from the normal chain of command,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein this evening announced that he had appointed well-respected, former FBI Director Robert Mueller to head an independent investigation into Russia’s involvement in […]

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One way or another, we’re going have a resolution soon

It’s getting difficult to keep up these days. There was a lot to keep track of before, but, once Comey was fired, it was like the flood gates were thrown wide open. I know it’s probably not good to get my hopes up, but it seems like things are finally beginning to move toward some […]

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So, is this what a coup looks like?

Curiously, on the same day CNN confirmed that federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of Michael Flynn as part of the FBI’s ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian operatives we know to have interfered in our presidential election, it was announced that Donald Trump has fired […]

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