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“Centrism”- Danger To Democracy

Call it what you will, the D.C. Consensus, Both Siderism, Neo Liberalism, “Centrism” has at it’s core a belief that the right and proper political order is a Platonic Despotism of the Elite, rule of the Proletariat by “Philosopher Kings” who are by definition so much better– more wise, cultured, and educated than the 99% …

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It Blowed Up. It Blowed Up Real Good.

Blondie, Sentenza, and Tuco ICE, ICE Baby Eudaimon Arabia

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The Rise of Fascism

A Good Night For Democrats, A Bad Night For The DNC

I’m not going to call it a pattern because it isn’t, yet, but more and more frequently candidates endorsed by the conservative Democratic National Committee and it’s conservative legislative cousins the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (House) and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (Senate) are losing Primaries to candidates who bill themselves as “progressives” (there is …

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Before he was War Machine, Don Cheadle was… Captain Planet! Post Credits Scene

Supreme Court Ruling Side With Big Business

Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that businesses can force workers to settle disputes with arbitration and virtually shuts workers out of the courtroom banning class action lawsuits. In a 5-4 decision, Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote that the Federal Arbitration Act of 1925 allows employers to require one-on-one arbitration hearings. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called Gorsuch’s …

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No Respect

“Respect My Authoritah!” Can’t you see? I’m easily bothered by persistence One step from lashing out at you You want in to get under my skin and call yourself a friend I’ve got more friends like you, what do I do? Is there no standard anymore? What it takes, who I am, where I’ve been, …

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A “Smoking Gun”

“No Collusion. No Collusion.” Well, first of all it’s not “Collusion”, it’s conspiracy to commit a Felony, or rather several of them, by a Criminal Enterprise. These people should be charged under RICO like the Mafiosi they are (sure, it’s The Gang Who Couldn’t Shoot Straight– doesn’t matter, still crimes). Second- there’s already a mountain …

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Spying

You think I was going to talk about the FBI Informant? It’s not a story. Ok, briefly. This guy, whoever he is, is just like thousands of other FBI informants. He knows a person who is an FBI Agent (or more rarely is specifically recruited because of specialized knowledge or access) and he works at …

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Jenny Nicholson Fifty Shades Only Darker and Freed I’m afraid. Darker Freed

Season Finale

That’s it for Saturday Night Live this year. I suppose they’ll be back again in early September, maybe late August. It’s always sucked ever since the original crew (minus Chevy Chase, plus Bill Murray) left in 1980 but this year didn’t suck as badly as most. The criticism of Trump & Co. was scathing and …

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The Breakfast Club (One Melanie in May)

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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