Tag Archive: TMC Politics

Aug 20 2018

The Russian Connection: Without A Clue

The prime reason the media is fixated on Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Russian interference of the 2018 election is Donald Trump’s narcissistic fueled paranoia and inept members of his legal team and administration. They just don’t know how to remain silent Over the weekend the New York Times published a puff piece on White …

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Aug 17 2018

The Russian Connection: Trump Admits To Obstruction

For a man who claims that there is no obstruction or “collusion” and that he has done nothing wrong, Donald Trump sounds and acts guiltier by the day. On Wednesday he revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan outside of the normal clearance review and adjudication process. In a 255 word statement …

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Aug 16 2018

2018 Primaries: 8/14/2018 Results

Four states, Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin, held primaries on Tuesday. Besides those primaries, we got a concession from one of the undecided elections from last week. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer conceded the election to Trump backed State Attorney General Kris Kobach. Colyer conceded Tuesday night, hours after a tally of provisional ballots in Johnson …

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Aug 14 2018

2018 Elections: Four State Primaries

Four states are holding primaries today: Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin. Connecticut: Governor Danal Malloy (D) is retiring after two terms. The Republicans are looking for a win here due to Malloy’s unpopularity. There are five candidates for the nomination Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton; former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst; Steve Obsitnik; Bob Stefanowski; and …

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Aug 13 2018

That Grassroot Maybe Astroturf

Atroturfing is a practice intended to give the statements or organizations credibility by withholding information about the source’s financial connection. The term astroturfing is derived from AstroTurf, a brand of synthetic carpeting designed to resemble natural grass, as a play on the word “grassroots.” The implication behind the use of the term is that instead …

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Aug 13 2018

The Russian Connection: FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has fired Agent Peter Strzok who helped lead the bureau’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election until officials discovered he had been sending anti-Trump texts. Strzok’s lawyer said FBI deputy director David Bowdich ordered the firing on Friday – overruling the bureau’s office of professional responsibility and going …

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Aug 10 2018

Dr. Who’s Message To Trump

After Donald Trump declared that the people of Scotland “love” him, former Dr. Who David Tennant had this massage from the Scottish people.

Aug 09 2018

No More Dog Whistles

The right wing talking heads are coming out of the closet and showing their true racist colors. Fox News host Laura Ingraham let loose with a racist rant on how immigration and demographic change are ruining America. Poor Laura whined, “the America we loved doesn’t exist anymore.” What Ingraham was really saying is that both …

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Aug 08 2018

2018 Elections: Aftermath of Tuesday Primaries and Special Election

Update 23:45: The Ohio 12 special election results have changes and the gap between the two candidates has narrowed to 1564 votes. From the Cincinnati Enquirer, this is what to expect: 1,564: Balderson’s margin of victory in the unofficial, final results Tuesday 3,435: The number of provisional ballots to be counted. These include people who …

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Aug 08 2018

Another Gift For Democrats

Update 20:00: In a public statement this evening, Rep. Collins announced that he is not going to resign his seat and will remain on the ballot in November. He refused to take any questions from the press. Shades of felon Michael Grimm (R-NY11). Arrogance and stupidity can be a fatal combination, especially to a Republican …

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