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The Emails Of 2020

Sure we have legitimate news today. Elizabeth Warren has announced she’s forming an exploratory committee for 2020. She’s not my personal favorite at the moment because she has serious gaping Left flaws but she’s a damn sight more Left than Uncle Joe “Anita Hill” Biden. It did not take 5 minutes for MSNBC to raise …

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Not A Rant

The Daily Show of course.

Manafort Pro Quo

Ok, among the things we’ve pretty much known forever is that Convicted Felon Manafort worked as a political consultant for pro-Russian Ukrainian Parties of various designations. He doesn’t even bother denying it because the record of his activities (well, not all of them) is public and it’s not illegal to work for a foreign political …

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Too Bad. So Sad.

Que lastima pobrecitos. Lo siento tanto por ti. ‘You Control Nothing’: House Republicans Brace for Life in the Minority By Carl Hulse, The New York Times Dec. 29, 2018 About two-thirds of Republicans returning to the House for the 116th Congress this week have never experienced the exquisite pain of being on the outs in …

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Bad Paperboy

Academy Award winner, but a bad paperboy.

About That Border Shut Down

Do you know what you do when a toddler threatens to hold their breath until they die? You let them try. It’s impossible. If they are incredibly strong willed and stubborn the best they can accomplish is to pass out, after which their body will take over and they’ll start breathing again. Thus we can …

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Rattle Shaking Shamen

Herr Doktor Professor gives them too much credit. Bad Faith, Pathos and G.O.P. Economics By Paul Krugman, The New York Times Dec. 27, 2018 What you need to know when talking about economics and politics is that there are three kinds of economist in modern America: liberal professional economists, conservative professional economists and professional conservative …

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Score One More For The Pee Tape

Ok, I’ll admit I was skeptical about the Steele Dossier. I mean, you’d have to be monumentally stupid not to understand that Russia monitors, minds, taps, and tapes every single thing you do. Well, you remember how Michael Cohen insisted he was never in Prague and couldn’t possibly have met with the Internet Research Agency’s …

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The Law Of Averages

Ahem, when I drive I don’t move slowly. I frequently take moderately long road trips, anywhere from an hour or three up to 14 straight. I used to be able to do 22 but now I find my butt gets numb and I have to find someone to pry me from behind the wheel at …

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Hessians

A reprint from 2007 (with Updates) but as true today as it ever was. As U.S. troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow By Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart, Reuters Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:17am EST The U.S. government is preparing to boost the number of private contractors in Iraq as part of President …

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Not A Rant

Cody Johnston The Truth About The War On Christmas Told you he was funny.

Robert Reich Is An Optimist

Do you want to tell the story? No, you’re doing fine. Because if you think you can tell the story better, I would absolutely love to hear you try. Well I guess technically I am more qualified… Are you? How so? Because unlike you… I’m an optimist. Almost ek’smas and I’m in my usual funk …

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