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economics

Burning the country down to collect the insurance money was always the plan.

The time and effort wasted on trying to shame republicans into not being awful would be better spent explaining that the whole point of the tax cuts is to create an excuse to gut social spending.

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Repulsicans

Justice Thomas will not resign.

The time and effort devoted to explaining why Justice Thomas must resign or all that is unprecedented about Ginni Thomas’ activism is wasted effort. It would be better spent explaining these two points.

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Repulsicans The Stupid Coup

Catch 1/6 is the new Catch 22

If you take the GOP at it’s word, you can not investigate Trump for anything he did before he became president-that’s a witch hunt. You can’t investigate Trump for anything he did while in office because that is subverting the will of the voters. You also can’t take action once he leaves office, it’s too […]

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The Stupid Coup

Many people saw Jan 6th coming. We should be listening to them.

If you have been following the decline of the GOP since the tea party era, or since the Gingrich era-you knew this was happening.

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The Long Game

Republicans really do think voter fraud is common and unpunished

Fox viewers think that voter fraud is both common and unpunished. They think people vote illegally all the time and never get caught. And they think this because of Republican messaging on the topic that is sent out via Fox and other right wing media sources.

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Repulsicans

How the GOP could push millions of kids back into poverty and blame Biden

It’s a Republican version of win-win. Destroy a social program that works while blaming Biden for the consequences.

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trumpsterfire

How the NY Times covered Trump’s extrajudicial schemes in 2016.

As long as the Times allows Republicans to be normalized, you are never going to reach the large number of people who tune out politics and are not aware of what is at stake in the midterms.

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Repulsicans

Orwellian Conservatism

The term for this kind of conservatism is Orwellian.

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The Long Game

Right-wing moms prove critical race theory by attempting to ban MLK Jr. book

Tennessee Republicans earlier this year passed a law in response to the conservative panic about “critical race theory,” barring the teaching of certain concepts in classrooms including “teaching that one race or sex is inherently superior to another; ascribing character traits, values, moral or ethical codes to a specific race or sex; that the United […]

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trumpsterfire

Trump told us overturning Roe “will happen, automatically” back in 2016.

Trump: I’ll appoint Supreme Court justices to overturn Roe v. Wade abortion case From: cnbc.com “Donald Trump said the overturning of the landmark Supreme Court decision giving women the right to abortion “will happen, automatically,” if he is elected president and gets to appoint justices to the high court. “I am pro-life,” Trump said during […]