Monthly Archive: June 2017

Jun 30 2017

“This Is What’s Wrong With The American President”

I hate to bring up Trump’s misogyny but it is part of the larger problem of his mental fitness to be in any high office let alone the presidency if the United States. By now, everyone knows about his latest disgusting twitter tirade that was triggered by the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Joe Scarborough …

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Jun 30 2017

The Russian Connection: Republican Disruption

Whatever are they up to? Grassley, Graham want the FBI’s Russia surveillance warrants By Austin Wright, Politico Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and panel member Lindsey Graham are asking the FBI to turn over some closely guarded secrets: its applications for warrants to spy on people suspected of helping Russia meddle in last year’s …

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Jun 30 2017

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jun 30 2017

The Breakfast Club (Not Born That Way)

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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Jun 29 2017

When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse- Cruzcare

Just so you remember Ted Cruz’s position in the Republican Party, he’s the one they liked The Donald better than. Everybody hates him, though mostly for personal and petty reasons not because he doesn’t represent a sizeable chunk of what passes for “mainstream thought” in that cesspit of unreasoning greed and hatred (yup, I object …

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Jun 29 2017

Weird Funny

  I’m funny how? I mean funny like I’m a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny? What about peculiar? Differing from the ordinary in a perplexing, quaint, or eccentric way. How about suspicious, involving trickery or deception? Hah. I almost had you. …

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Jun 29 2017

The Breakfast Club (Higher Law)

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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Jun 28 2017

Existentialism

In this case I’m not talking about the late 19th and 20th century philosophy that examines the purpose of life and consciousness in a meaningless and absurd universe of confusion, dread, and disorientation, though I may get to that someday (the answer by the way is Wednesday, remember that, it will be on the test …

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Jun 28 2017

Grenfell and the Failure of Unenforced Regulations

This piece from the BBC is about the Grenfell fire but as you read it I want you to think about the many instances in the United States where we have failed to hold Corporations and their officers accountable for clear violations of laws and regulations. It is virtually unheard of for any except the …

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Jun 28 2017

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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