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Aug. 16, 2018
It is worth noting that The House members present the prosecution case, and Trump would mount a defense with his own attorneys. Rudy? That would be amazing.
There is no comparision to Clinton because his impeachment was bogus. A blue dress is hardly the same as conspiring with the Red Menace.
'The Greatest Intelligence Operation of Our Time': Investigative Journalist Details How Trump Has Been Compromise by Russia for Years
Aug. 12, 2018
My Daily Kos story for today:
Watch the extraordinary secretly recorded firing interview between Omarosa and Gen. Kelly
Aug. 11, 2018
Aug. 10, 2018
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I published this a few days ago on Daily Kos with a different title and photo. I used to write a weekly column on Capitol Hill Blue.
Laura Ingraham’s racist rant: Fueling fears of a changing America is GOP’s midterm strategy - Heather "Digby" Parton, Salon
Laura Ingraham’s “demographic changes” rant is not a matter of law and order — it’s a rallying cry to Trump’s base
Aug. 9, 2018
Today's Daily Kos story:
How on earth have we let Trump get away with hiding his tax returns? WaPo
The answer to that question is the same answer we could give to a lot of equally urgent questions over the last year and a half: Republicans abandoned any shred of principle and backed him 100 percent; the news media lost interest; and Democrats had too many other things to worry about.
What do do?
Aug. 8, 2018
Today's stream of consciousness:
Missy car grove took a limited tour of the intellectual odyssey named wonton soup and decided that perhaps life would be better spent looking out the window of a speeding train rather than in the window of an oncoming media right or left or indistinctly shallow grave
There's a reference to Duty to Warn founder Dr. John Gartner is this, from The Federalist of all places:
Photo of the Day
This photo illustrated the NY Times Opinion essay Let's Not Throw the Word Treason Around, although it has nothing to do with the subject of Christopher Buskirk's piece. It is a stand-alone commentary. Does this woman, who apparently special ordered this sleeveless shirt, really think she stand a chance of getting an ice cream cone in Hell of having Trump give her a hug?
The companion piece to photo above should be this article.
Related: This is how hardcore Trump supporters visualize him
From Jon McNaughton’s pastoral portraits to Dinesh D’Souza’s apocalyptic poster, the ways Trump’s fans depict him have everything to do with what they think he represents.
Summary: Wilbur Ross is accused of swindling $120 million from associates and 'could rank among the biggest grifters in American history,' according to a bombshell Forbes report
Maybe it’s true that no one thing can destroy Trump. But immigration, Russia and trade are hurting him badly
Happy Birthday Robert Mueller
DOB: Aug. 7, 1944
Today's Daily Kos Story
Donald Trump’s endgame: He may admit collusion — and claim he was saving America from Hillary - Chauncy DeVega
Chris Hayes on Stephen Colbert - video
Unless you read ELLE you probably missed this story. It's a good one.
Aug. 6, 2018
Portland makes the national news in a bad way:
Aug. 5, 2018
Aug. 2, 2018