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Two More Bite the Dust

Senator Rand “Aqua Buddha” Paul announced that he was “suspending ” his bid for the Republican presidential nomination after a dismal fifth place showing and dwindling campaign funds. He will now concentrate on his Senate re-election which isn’t going to be easy. This is the smart play. Senator Aqua Buddha moved heaven and earth to …

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2016 Election: The Iowa Caucus

The results are in for the most undemocratic method of selecting the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates, the Iowa Caucus, or any caucus for that matter. If you disagree, read this article MSNBC’s by Zachary Roth. Plus, I have family in Iowa who think this system stinks and most of them are Republicans. Leaving that …

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Maine’s Full Racist Governor

Update 1630 1/8/16 These are the drug dealers LePage was referring. Hey @Governor_LePage, which one is D-Money? The middle guy? I think it’s the middle guy https://t.co/khDMA0Wa16 pic.twitter.com/42TQmBMgKq — Nick Wing (@nickpwing) January 8, 2016 Which one is D-Money? Maine’s very bigoted Tea Party Governor Paul LePage went all out racist at a town hall …

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Cracking the Overton Window

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow discussed how Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims proposal is not so different from the other GOP candidates. What will be the new “normal” in the Republican party for minority bashing politics after this campaign is over? She is joined by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Guns For Christmas

Santa Claus explains to Larry Wilmore, host of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, that his route on Christmas Eve just got a lot shorter. Why? He’s by-passing the USA because the gun nuts here scare the crap out of him.

The GOP’S Worst Nightmare

The problem that Republicans are having with presidential candidate Donald trump is that he is everything that they have embodied since the 1960’s. Senator Lindsey Graham bluntly stated the problem: “If you’re a xenophobic, race-baiting, religious bigot, you’re going to have a hard time being president of the United States, and you’re going to do …

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Managing Anger

I’ve been really much too angry to talk about many of recent events both here in the US and overseas. Since the bombing of the Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctor Without Borders) hospital by the US military in Kunduz, Afghanistan to Friday’s mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, trying to remain objective …

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What John Said Last Week Today

One of my favorite pundits is comedian John Oliver. Since leaving “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” he has made his mark on the premium cable network HBO with “Last Week Tonight.” Once a week, John takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events, often laced with “colorful” language, videos and costumed characters. …

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

Remember, remember! The Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot! So the poem starts that commemorates the Gun Powder Plot of 1605 and Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, was arrested while guarding explosives the plotters had placed beneath …

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2015 Election Results

The first results are in. In Kentucky, Republican Matt Bevin, the tea party favorite, has been projected as the winner in the governor’s race. Up Date 21:30 ET In Michigan. one of the two state representatives who were expelled, Cindy Gamrat has lost her bid to regain her seat. Republican Mary Whiteford was declared the …

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