Tag: Politics

The Nuclear Option (The Real One)

There has been a lot of talk, especially on MSNBC, and controversy over the veracity of a report by MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Joe Scraborough, that back in May of this year, the GOP presidential nominee contender Donald Trump had a “security briefing.” Scarborough alleged that during that briefing Trump asked, three times, since the …

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Hillary Clinton Accepts Nomination To Be President

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination od the Democratic Party to be the first woman President of the Untied States. Introduced by her daughter, Chelsea, she strode out onto the stage to deliver a strong, positive speech about who she is and what she would do for America as its president. At …

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2016 Democratic National Convention Day 4

Tonight is Hillary Clinton’s night as she makes history as the first woman to be nominated to be President of the United States by a national party. Last night, President Barack Obama painted the image of two America’s, the one he knows and the dark, divided country that Donald Trump imagines. He carefully laid out …

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2016 Democratic National Convention Day 3

Last night the Democrats made history nominating former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to be their candidate for President of the United States Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party into the general election. Delegates …

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The Putin Connection

The Republican nominee for president has deep ties to Russia and it’s head of state Vladimir Putin that long preceded his friendship with Paul Manafort. And, as Charlie Pierce said, this should raise alarm bells for anyone concerned about democracy. Pierce leads us to an in depth article by Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo …

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The Republican National Convention: Day 3 (The Pain Continues)

It’s another day of obsessing over Melania Trump’s speech with a Trump business staffer and close family friend came forward to take responsibility for the plagiarized speech. There is also much discussion of last night’s convention that officially named Donald Trump the GOP nominee for president. The theme of the night was “Make America Work …

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Republican National Convention: Day 2 (Off To Work We Go)

The big news, or at least what the msm is obsessing over, is that a significant portion of Melania Trump’s speech was plagiarized from the one given by First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Apparently no one in the Trump campaign ran the speech through a Google search. Naturally, they can’t …

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John Oliver: 2016 Suicide Pact

“Last Week Tonight” won’t be back until July 24 but the host, John Oliver, checked in with a web exclusive to tell us who he is endorsing.

The Logo That Say’s It All

Along with the announcement that presumptive GOP presidential nominee has chosen Illinois Governor Mike Pence as hios running mate, the campaign released it’s new logo. Leave it to Samantha Bee, host of TBS’ “Full Frontal,” to get the true message and put it in motion. Breaking the mattress of America. pic.twitter.com/M4Cq62YS2c — Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) …

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Protecting The 2nd Amendment At Any Price

On Monday the Senate voted on four bills on gun control. Needless to say, the wholly owned Senate defeated even the most reasonable measure that would have closed the loop hole in back ground checks at gun shows and on line. Instead Congress panders to the right wing gun lovers and idiots who think that …

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2016 Primaries: District of Columbia – The Last Hurrah

The first half of the silly season is over tonight with the Democratic Primary and Republican Convention in the District of Columbia. Hillary Clinton is the projected winner with over 78% of the vote. She met tonight with Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Capitol Hilton for a one on one conversation. They left after 90 …

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2016 Primaries: It’s Almost Over

Except for the District of Columbia caucus on June 14, voters in the last five states went to the polls this morning. It’s been over for the Republicans for awhile. It was essentially was over yesterday for the Democrats when Hillary Clinton, after winning 36 delegates in the Puerto Rico primary, gained enough elected and …

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