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They’re trying to downplay Ocasio-Cortez’ win this week — but we know better

While I thought the I’m-not-your-Liberal-donor-class flow of Congressperson-elect Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez was a refreshing breeze from the stale bullets spit by the ruling corporatist wing of the Party of No Guts, my crystal ball didn’t predict an Ocasio-Cortez primary victory over … Continue reading

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CONGRESS VOTED TO SHUT DOWN YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW WHERE THE GMO FOODS ARE

Have any of you noticed the way Congress creates bill names which are the complete opposite of what the legislation will actually do? Remember the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996? Removing Welfare recipients from the rolls … Continue reading

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PSYCHOTIC DIPLOMACY TOWARD IRAN

I can’t say that the now-infamous letter to Iran that was written by Senator James Cotton and signed by an additional 46 senators from the Party of No Brains is a treasonous document, but the letter shows that we have … Continue reading

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NETANYAHU = NERVE

How would you describe a lot of damn nerve? Let’s say you were cold busted framing one of your neighbors for a robbery. That’s nerve. You then wanted to address your block association to reaffirm your neighbor’s so-called guilt. That’s some … Continue reading

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FREEDOM – DEADLY WHEN EXPORTED

The Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 is another piece of legislation the US Congress managed to push through before year’s end—in addition to that banking oligarchy-scented spending bill. “Freedom?” This should be Ukraine’s signal to run away… Who—other than … Continue reading

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IMMIGRATION GAME GOES ‘ROUND & ‘ROUND…

The current immigration fight brewing between the Party of No Brains and the Party of No Guts-in-Chief is another example of why I think partisan politics is a weapon of mass distraction from bigger issues like income inequality, oversized bankers … Continue reading

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POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN AMERICA (AND THEREFORE, THE WORLD)

Some of you may be offended by me equating the Republican takeover of Congress with political instability—a reference that’s normally reserved for developing nations. But it’s hard to resist posting about the volatile chemistry between Party of No Brains’ new … Continue reading

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AMERICA’S GIFT TO RUSSIAN GAS KINGS AND QUEENS

    The logic is straightforward – NPR reports that the Ukraine government spends about 7.5 percent of the country’s GDP on gas through a subsidy to its citizens. Over 60 percent of Ukraine’s gas comes from Russia. Plus, Ukraine’s gas … Continue reading

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THE GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN CLOSED – BUT THERE’S WORSE NEWS.

  This government shutdown is pretty friggin’ amazing in that I’ve never seen such dysfunctional behavior in large organizations. But what’s more amazing to me is how America is on its way to completing a 16-year journey to nowhere. 16…years. … Continue reading

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WE’RE CUTTING YOUR FOOD, B***HES. NOW WORK

    US Congress voting to cut the food stamps program under the disingenuous title of Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act is not only heartless, but dumb. “Work Opportunity” is a real laugher since Congress has proven during the … Continue reading

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