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Abusing national security for domestic political gain is just something Republicans do

Abusing national security for domestic political gain is just something Republicans do.

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Devil’s Advocate Total Lawn Care

The defining feature of the Faustian Bargain is that the devil gives you what you ask for and you are worse off for it. The defining feature of doing business with Trump is that every single person who makes a deal with Trump get access to the MAGAverse and is worse off for it.

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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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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 […]

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The Three’s Company Defense and the Raffensperger call

I know it sounds like someone was attempting a coup by overturning the legitimate election results but in reality Janet was just about to sew a button on Jack’s pants.

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Don’t be fooled by the President Coffee Boy act

Trump? Never heard of him. I think he might have gotten us coffee and helped us appoint judges. It’s really easy to feel a sense of schadenfreude reading this, but you shouldn’t. This isn’t good news. This isn’t the GOP fever breaking. This is the GOP taking off their MAGA hats, putting them in the […]

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Trump’s payroll tax deferral: It’s just burning down the country to collect the insurance money.

There are many ways to describe the GOP policy of running up the debt and then using it to justify draconian cuts in public spending. Bruce Bartlett called the Two-Santa Theory. I prefer a more direct and honest description: Burning down the country to collect the insurance money.

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Obamagate is just Benghazi 2.0

Bill Barr’s DOJ has just released a report showing that the 29 FISA warrants met the appropriate standards, showing that the Russia investigation wasn’t a hoax or a witch hunt. And this can mean only one thing: there will be multiple investigations into those 29 FISA warrants.

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The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: President Trump appointed Jared to lead the task force.

The Republican party is willing to play politics with American lives. In this case, they were willing to do nothing in the face of a pandemic, allow the virus to kill American citizens and use those deaths to attack Democratic governors

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Why don’t Republicans know what American values, history and culture are?

Looking back at historic events and people involved, putting it in context and attempting to evaluate those people and events with modern understanding is history. That is literally what history is and what historians do. Statues aren’t history. The story of why those statues are there, what they meant for the people who put them […]