August 2017 archive

Aug 31

The Russian Connection: Teaming Up

Last night Politico reported Special Counsel Robert Mueller has teamed up with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on the case of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. Part of the reason for the duel investigation is the possibility that Trump will pardon Manafort and others of federal charges involving the Trump campaign’s conspiring …

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Aug 31

Texas: A Tale of Fire and Rain

Yesterday Charles Pierce at Esquire Politics pointed out that Hurricane Harvey is rapidly becoming an ecological disaster that neither Texas or the federal government is prepared to handle. It is the result of bad decisions made by states that have deregulated industry over the years. To the point that even knowing if there is a …

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Aug 31

The Breakfast Club (Every Highway)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Aug 30

Net Neutrality Activism!

  We’ve got less than 24 hours left to protect net neutrality by Trevor Timm, The Guardian Wednesday 30 August 2017 Giant corporations shouldn’t dictate how we use the internet. Most people agree with that principle, and that’s why the Federal Communications Commission passed the incredibly popular net neutrality rules in 2015. The Trump administration’s …

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Aug 30

Why Feinstein Needs a Primary

And a swift kick to the curb. Feinstein surprises SF crowd by expressing hope for Trump By John Wildermuth, SFGate Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (N)ear the end of the political lovefest, the senator shocked the crowd when she declined to say that Trump should be impeached, and warned the audience that they should expect to …

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Aug 30

The Breakfast Club (Après Le Déluge)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Aug 29

Media Morons

I am certainly not one of those who cry bitter tears that The Donald is destroying the credibility of our respected and reliable News Media. I don’t respect them at all and they are reliable only in their bootlicking obsequious sycophancy. Charles P. Pierce, a man with a natural thesaurus as good as my own, …

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Aug 29

The Russian Connection: Trump’s Tower In Moscow

The New York Times uncovered an e-mail from a Trump associate that boasted about a deal in Russia that would “get Trump elected” president. The business associate? None other than then guy with the margarita glass, convicted felon Felix Slater, the Russian immigrant from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. A business associate of President Trump promised in …

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Aug 29

The Breakfast Club (Walk Don’t Run)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Aug 28

The Russian Connection: About That Dossier

Remember the 35 page dossier that was handed to Senator john McCain (R_AZ) that contained explosive information that Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia to undermine Hillary Clinton? You know, the on that contained lurid details of The Donald’s getting Russian prostitutes to urinate on a Moscow hotel room bed on which Barack and Michelle Obama …

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Aug 28

The Breakfast Club (Waltz)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Aug 27

The Big Brexit Fight

There is certainly a Left, democratic case to be made against the European Union as currently constituted and I find ‘Leave’ sentiment among Labour Party members and supporters pretty justifiable using those arguments. On the other hand Brexit endorsement among Conservatives seems based on chauvinism, xenophobia, and bigotry as well as a massive misunderstanding of …

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