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NPR's Mara Liasson Can't Get the Joke

Oct
15

Why can't Mara Liasson just go back to Fox? In today's episode of 'All Things Considered' her perspective was entirely GOPer certified. All she could come up with while discussing the political chances of Elizabeth Warren was doom for the lefties:

"...there is a real undercurrent of worry that she is too far left to beat Donald Trump in a general election."

She then proceeded to misrepresent Warren's policy goals claiming they were "2-to-1 unpopular with general election voters". Yeah, right. And then to show her complete bias, she refused to take Warren's joke at the LGBTQ forum for what it was, namely a joke -- despite the burst of laughter from the audience.

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Chicago's Climate Strike

Sep
20

Pictures from today's Climate Strike. They include:

  1. March heading from park to Federal Plaza
  2. Crowd at Federal Plaza
  3. One Kid's Sign
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The Queen of Bothsiderism

Sep
17

Sorry to hear of the passing of Cokie Roberts. Honestly the biggest impression she made on me was the bothsiderism of her reporting and the upset reaction of progressive blogs throughout the aughts and teens. (See Cokie's Law or DailyKos.com.)

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Germany : Looking Away No Longer Works

Sep
01

Bad news from two local elections in the former East Germany. The Berlin Tagesspiegel reports on the sign from a protester that made its way on tv.

See also these recent articles...

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Leave What?

Jul
16

Trump's totally confused. If you're not happy with how things are going, you don’t leave this country -- you take it over (through something called ‘popular sovereignty’). Dude's gonna find out soon enough.

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Coming Back to Haunt Trump

Apr
18

The Mueller Report came out today. Everyone's talking about it. Don't quite know why the Administration is running around claiming it's a victory (spouting words like, 'great day' and 'exonerated'). The thing contains a load of details that even taken individually would tank anyone dumb enough to remain in office and, even more pathetic, seeking reelection. This is not over; not by a long shot. @LetCorruptionSpeakForItself

More here ...

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Succession Ain't the Illinois Way

Apr
14

If you can't beat 'em, try leaving -- that's the approach of a couple GOPer dead-enders. Problem is, it didn't work in the 1860s and it most certainly won't work in the 2020s.

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School Strike 4 Climate

Mar
15

Love those signs at the Schools Strike for Climate rallies. The one on the right (in French) says: 'Les Adultes - C'est Qui?' ('The Adults - Who's That?') [source] #schoolstrike4climate #fridaysforfuture

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Our Leader

Feb
27

None dare say it better: 'He Is a Racist, He Is a Con Man, and He Is a Cheat'. (source)

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