Category Archive: Politics

Jan 30 2019

The Russian Connection: Protecting The Evil Spawn

In early January, it was reported the the Mueller grand jury had been given a six month extension so it could continue to hear evidence and issue indictments. In recent months, there have been several signs Mueller’s grand jury would press on. Several associates of Trump adviser Roger Stone have received grand jury subpoenas. One …

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Jan 28 2019

The Russian Connection: House GOP Obstruction

Now that the House GOP is the minority party, they are still finding ways to scuttle any investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 election and Donald Trump’s conspiracy to become president. In a segment on The Rachel Maddow Show, the Good Doctor Maddow explained how the Republicans are digging to slow the process …

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Jan 25 2019

Trump’s Retreat

I’ve been saying this to my family and friends since the Trump-McConnell shutdown began: when this starts to impact air traffic it will end immediately. Seems I was prescient. On Wednesday the head of the Air Traffic Controllers Association along with the unions for pilots and flight attendants warned that the shutdown was imperiling aviation …

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Jan 13 2019

The Russian Connection: The Manchurian Candidate

In the novel, The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon, published in 1959, the story is of an infantry platoon captured during the Korean conflict. The platoon members are brainwashed to believe that their Sargent, Robert Shaw, heroically saved their lives. Unbeknownst to them, Shaw, who is a member of a powerful political family, has been …

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Nov 27 2018

The Russian Connection: Manafort Met With Assange

What is it with these Trump characters? They don’t seem to be able to stop lying even after they’ve been cornered and confronted with the facts. It has to be pathological because it certainly isn’t for self preservation. As ek hornbeck wrote earlier, yesterday it was reported that Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort lied …

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Sep 19 2018

Hillary Speaks

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow sat down with former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton. They touched on many topics from the upcoming midterm elections to the controversial confirmation hearing to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Here are the highlights of their discussion. In the first segment, they spoke about …

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Sep 17 2018

2016 Primaries: The Aftermath and Backlash

The primary season is over, onto the November elections and hopes that the “Blue Wave” will continue. Primaries used to be called the “silly season” mostly because of the proliferation of candidates with nonsense ideas that were pretty laughable on their face. No more. Since the election of Donald Trump and surge of Republican control …

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Sep 14 2018

The Russian Connection: Manafort Agrees To Cooperate With Mueller

It has been speculated for awhile that Donald Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort would agree to a plea deal and cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign collaboration with Russia to win the 20116 election. In order to avoid another costly trial that he would inevitably loose, Friday morning Manafort pleaded …

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Sep 14 2018

Kavanaugh’s #MeToo Moment

With all the news about Hurricane Florence and Trunp’s campaign manager flipping and taking a plea deal (I’ll get to that), this report about Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy has been flying under the radar. It appears the Senate Republicans may be on the verge of appointing a sexual …

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Sep 11 2018

2018 Elections: New Hampshire State Primary

Tuesday September 11 is New Hampshire’s primary day. Voters are selecting challengers for popular Governor Chris Sununu (R) and candidates to fill the seat of retiring House Representative Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH1). Vote are also choosing a Republican challenger for Rep. Annie Kuster (D-NH2) The state is notorious for flipping between Democrats and Republicans to represent …

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