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August 27, 2018

Because of his skin color, MS & RW media are unable to racially demonize and demagogue him

precisely because everybody (including the RW) knows all white people are not bad. Accordingly, they had to resort to demonizing the perp as a member of the anti Trump resistance.

July 30, 2018

He failed to cite the preservation of American slavery as an uncomfortable revolutionary truth.


What was a stronger motivation for southern representatives at Philly - taxes on tea or total financial ruin?

June 21, 2018

Stevie Wonder saw this 48 years ago.

We are amazed but not amused
By all the things you say that you'll do
Though much concerned but not involved
With decisions that are made by you
But we are sick and tired of hearing your song
Telling how you are gonna change right from wrong
'Cause if you really want to hear our views
You haven't done nothing

It's not too cool to be ridiculed
But you brought this upon yourself
The world is tired of pacifiers
We want the truth and nothing else, yeah
And we are sick and tired of hearing your song
Telling how you are gonna change right from wrong
'Cause if you really want to hear our views
You haven't done nothing

We would not care to wake up to the nightmare
That's becoming real life
But when mislead, who knows a person's mind
Can turn as cold as ice un hum
Why do you keep on making us hear your song
Telling us how you are changing right from wrong
'Cause if you really want to hear our views
You haven't done nothing
Yeah, na, na, nothing
May 4, 2018

Pence Doctor Resigns After Jackson Debacle

Vice President Mike Pence’s physician has resigned, the latest fallout from the collapse of Ronny Jackson’s nomination for secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Jen Peña, who like Jackson is a military physician detailed to the White House, was among those who detailed claims of professional misconduct against Jackson to senators considering his nomination, according to a person familiar with the events.

Mother must have discovered that a female doctor was telling VP to turn his head and cough.
March 11, 2018

Trump Calls For Drug Dealers To Be Executed And Cites China President For Life Xi As Inspiration.

Source: Newsweek

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that China’s President Xi Jinping first got him thinking about introducing the death penalty for drugs dealers.

“We catch a drug dealer, death penalty. That’s it,” Trump told the crowd.

Read more: http://www.newsweek.com/trump-calls-drugs-dealers-be-executed-and-cites-chinas-president-life-xi-839767

The DEA says most of the fentanyl comes from China, with traffickers sending the product through the mail directly to customers in the U.S. or supplying Mexican cartels, which cut the fentanyl into heroin.


Add that to the list of things of which *45 is ignorant.
Personally, I believe China is exacting vengeance for the Opium Wars.
January 31, 2018

I am a Republican. Why is my party gaslighting America?


Riddle me this: If Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have smoking gun evidence of a deep-state conspiracy that threatens American democracy itself, wouldn’t they be doing more than playing silly hashtag games, such as #ReleasetheMemo?

My question: If Congress has evidence of a Russian conspiracy that threatens our democracy, wouldn’t they be doing more than playing games?

Apparently the answer to both questions is “No”.
January 24, 2018

Michelangelo had an answer.

January 5, 2018

I don't say I would never vote for a Republican.

I cast my first Presidential ballot as a teenaged New Yorker against Jimmy Carter because I did not believe in the New South. I was wrong.

Nonetheless, the doctrine of "No permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests" seems wise in the long run. The Compromise of 1877 was collusion among Democrats and Republicans that spawned Jim Crow and stultified America for a century.

However, given current political demographics (Almost 70% of Americans identify as white and half of those give Trump his 35% approval rating) I can foresee no realignment.

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