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Republican Jewish Coalition Denounces Rep. Matt Gaetz for Citing Them to Defend Holocaust Denier Chuck C. Johnson

Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 11:15:24 am
As we reported yesterday, Florida Republican representative Matt Gaetz is continuing to defend white supremacist Holocaust denier Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME), after inviting him to Donald Trump's State of the Union address last week. Speaking to NewsRadio 1620, Gaetz cited the Republican Jewish Coalition to defend Johnson, saying ...

Holocaust Denier Chuck C. Johnson Admits Denying the Holocaust, but Says It Was a Cunning Scheme to Do... Something

Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 12:15:40 pm
Florida Republican representative Matt Gaetz, who invited Holocaust denying white supremacist Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME) to Donald Trump's State of the Union address, went on the radio this morning and once again denied that Johnson is a Holocaust denier. Speaking on NewsRadio 1620, Gaetz said he now thinks ...

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Defends Holocaust Denier Chuck C. Johnson, Denies He's a Holocaust Denier

Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 4:17:52 pm
YouTube As we reported yesterday, Florida Republican congressman Matt Gaetz invited notorious white supremacist Holocaust denier (and infamous Rage Furby) Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME) to Donald Trump's State of the Union address, and he's been facing quite a bit of criticism for it. But amazingly (or maybe not so ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz Invited Holocaust Denying White Supremacist Chuck C. Johnson (Who Is NOT ME) to the SOTU

Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 11:28:21 am
In the seemingly interminable Age of the Trump-Thing, Republican politicians have apparently lost all compunctions about associating with known Holocaust deniers and white supremacists, and the latest example of this ugly trend is reported by the Daily Beast: Florida (Congress)Man Invited Infamous Troll Chuck Johnson to Trump’s State of The ...

Two Great Clips From Stephen Colbert: Fox News Struggles to Cover Trump's Attempted Firing of Mueller, and Trump's Climate Change Derpitude

Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 12:29:33 pm
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Another Great New Artist From NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts: AHI

Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 8:42:00 pm
YouTube Jan. 16, 2018 | Bob Boilen -- The first time I heard the music of AHI (pronounced "eye") was in the midst of listening to 120 other song submissions for the DIY Musicians Conference panel I was hosting in Nashville back in August. It simply rose above everything else ...

Trump Issues Weak, Garbled Denial of His Racist "Shithole" Comment, but Dick Durbin Says He's Lying Again

Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:18:54 am
Despite the fact that his own press office didn't deny it, and despite the fact that other White House officials boasted yesterday that the comment would appeal to his base of supporters, Donald Trump is now denying he called Haiti and African nations "shithole countries." Well, sort of denying it. His ...

Washington Post Headline: Trump Attacks Protections for Immigrants From 'Shithole' Countries in Oval Office Meeting

Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 2:14:05 pm
On one level this is completely unsurprising, because anyone paying attention already knew what was behind Trump's jingoistic nationalism. It's not like he tries very hard to hide it, after all. But on another level... damn. Trump attacks protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries in Oval Office meeting. President Trump grew frustrated ...

2018 Breaks Open With a New Book That Shatters the Trump Bubble

Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 11:27:31 am
This excerpt from Michael Wolff's forthcoming book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, lays out the appalling ignorance and incompetence of Donald Trump like nothing has before. If you read only one thing today: Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President. Most presidential candidates spend their entire careers, if ...

Trump Kicks Off the New Year by Attacking Iran and Pakistan From His Golf Course

Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 12:13:26 pm
Our so-called president has been golfing for seven straight days now (after viciously attacking President Obama over and over for playing golf, of course, and swearing that he wouldn't have any time for it himself if he were elected). But that hasn't kept him from his normal ritual of spewing randomly ...

And Now, a Great Live Version of One of James McMurtry's Classic Songs: "Levelland"

Sun, Dec 24, 2017 at 7:45:35 pm
YouTube I honestly believe this to be one of the greatest songs ever written. So much said with so few words. Flatter than a tabletop Makes you wonder why they stopped here Wagon must have lost a wheel Or they lacked ambition one On the great migration west Separated from the rest Though they might have ...

Fox News Poll Has Doug Jones Leading Roy Moore by 10 Points With Likely Voters

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 11:18:24 am
Given the source, I can't help suspecting that this is actually some kind of scheme to make Alabama voters complacent and suppress turnout, but according to Fox News Doug Jones is now leading extreme right wing child molester Roy Moore by ten points in Alabama. Democrat Doug Jones holds a ...

Video: Trump Endorses Roy Moore for the US Senate, Implies Moore's Accusers Are Lying (w/ Transcript)

Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 1:18:16 pm
YouTube And now, here's the moment we all knew was coming: Donald Trump makes it appallingly clear that he's in favor of getting an accused child molester elected to the US Senate. Here's a transcript of his barely coherent statements. Trump: I can tell you one thing for sure, we don't need ...

Washington Post Columnist: Al Franken Shouldn't Resign, and Here's Why

Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:39:23 am
Kate Harding has a column in the Washington Post today that's being roundly attacked by the right wing media, because it makes some points that need to be made about Al Franken's terrible behavior, and what it would mean for the United States if he resigns: I’m a feminist. I ...

Trump's Deconstruction of the United States Is Accelerating

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:36:15 am
Happy Friday! Today Donald Trump took big steps toward killing Obamacare and the Iran nuclear deal, appointed another energy industry-linked climate change denier to lead the White House Council on Environmental Quality, used his daughter-in-law to promote propaganda on his garbage Trump TV Facebook channel, and became the first president ...

And Now, the Great James McMurtry in an Acoustic Guitar Sessions Mini-Concert

Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 7:37:14 pm
YouTube Here's a live mini-concert that didn't take place in the NPR Tiny Desk studio for a change, featuring one of America's most gifted songwriters, James McMurtry, with his 12-string Ovation guitar, weathered voice, and an old fishing cap.

That Assange Pardon Deal With Trump Dana Rohrabacher Tried to Make? It Was Facilitated by Chuck C. Johnson.

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 6:03:26 pm
Today we learned that California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has actually been setting himself up as middleman for a deal to get Donald Trump to pardon Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, in exchange for what he says is "evidence" that exonerates Russia from accusations of meddling in the 2016 presidential election. ...

Trump's Anti-Science EPA Head Says We Shouldn't Discuss Climate Change Now

Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 12:08:42 pm
The guy Donald Trump picked to head the Environmental Protection Agency, like most of Trump's picks, is leading an agency he's determined to undermine and destroy; Scott Pruitt is a far right climate change denier in the pocket of the fossil fuel industries. And today he gave an interview to ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates' Powerful, Eloquent Essay: Donald Trump Is the First White President

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 11:21:18 am
If you read one long-form essay today, or this month, or this year, make it this stunner by Ta-Nehisi Coates: Donald Trump Is the First White President. SoundCloud To Trump, whiteness is neither notional nor symbolic but is the very core of his power. In this, Trump is not singular. But ...

Bannon Latest Casualty of White House Circular Firing Squad

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:36:32 am
Everybody saw this coming, and today Stephen Bannon is the latest Trump crony to get tossed under a very crowded bus. Let's face it, though: Bannon isn't the problem. He was just someone Trump used to get into the White House, and this will change nothing about what Trump is doing. ...

Some Much-Needed Cuteness: Aimee Mann, "Goose Snow Cone"

Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 5:02:26 pm
YouTube Here's a break from the horrific news out of Virginia, and Donald Trump's equally horrific refusal to condemn the neo-Nazis responsible -- a cute and touching video for a great song from Aimee Mann's latest album. From Aimee's Facebook page regarding the video: “I wrote “Goose Snow Cone” when I ...

Scientists Fear Trump Gang Will Suppress New Disturbing Report on Effects of Climate Change

Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:09:00 pm
In 1990, Congress passed the Global Change Research Act, requiring the government to compile a report on the effects of climate change every four years. And it's time for the next one. The National Academy of Sciences has already approved the draft of the report, but in the age of the ...

WATCH LIVE: Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Lies on Camera for the First Time This Month

Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:17:34 am
YouTube Get ready for the usual deluge of evasions and bullshit, as Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the podium now vacated by Sean Spicer. The faces change but the lies never stop.

Republican Congressman Wants to Know: Were There Civilizations on Mars Thousands of Years Ago?

Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 3:06:19 pm
YouTube During a hearing of the House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space and Technology today, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Mars) asked a panel of planetary scientists if they would rule out the possibility that there was "a civilization on Mars thousands of years ago." Somehow the scientists managed to keep a straight ...

NYT: Trump Jr., Manafort and Kushner Met With Russian Lawyer After Being Promised Damaging Information on Clinton

Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 2:31:35 pm
Yesterday the New York Times broke the news that despite his categorical denial that he ever met with Russian nationals during the Trump campaign, Donald Trump Jr. had in fact done so. The scientific term for Trump Jr.'s denial is "a lie." But today, the Times is bringing out more details ...

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