Donald Trump

14 Aug 2019

Liberty for ‘All’ is Not Up for Debate

The Great Experiment. The land of promise. The home of the free. This country can be a cruel beast but even in our darkest days, we’ve held tight to glimmers of hope. From the Mayflower to the southern border, people of all stripes have come to this country in search

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07 Aug 2019

Boycott: Stephen Ross’s Trump Fundraiser Sparks SoulCycle, Equinox Backlash

What happens when a very rich developer who happens to act as chief executive officer for a very large fitness franchise decides to throw a fundraising party for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign? Shit gets boycotted – that’s what happens. It should come as no surprise to Stephen Ross that when

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07 Aug 2019

Tucker Carlson Is a Prophet…for White Supremacists

Don’t worry, folks. Nothing to see here. Everything is all good – just fine and dandy. Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson says there is no white supremacy problem in the United States – like the whole Russia thing, the issue of people espousing white supremacist ideology and terrorizing communities is

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17 Jul 2019

Yes, It Is Ethical and Appropriate to Call Trump a Racist

A large chunk of the country is up in arms about recent tweets and public comments made by the president that seem to project a, well, super racist tone. In a recent swarm of posts, he’s dubbed a group of four Congresswomen the “squad” and has called on them to

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05 Jun 2019

Manny’s Hosts an All-Day Live Mueller Report Reading

Have you read all 448 pages of the Mueller report? If you haven’t, you’re in the good company of most Americans and majority of Congress. But have no fear, you can have the whole dang thing read to you Thursday. Manny’s is hosting an all-day, word for word, reading of

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29 May 2019

Mueller to Congress: I Did My Job, Now Do Yours

Throughout the entire Special Counsel process, every move and absence of word by Robert S. Mueller has been methodical and, at least from all outward appearances, professionally ethical at the highest level. Mueller’s surprise announcement from the seventh-floor podium of the U.S. Department of Justice did not deviate from what

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22 May 2019

Dems Might Lose If They Impeach, We All Lose If They Don’t

According to Donald J. Trump, he doesn’t “do cover-ups,” but the claim is difficult to accept given that he also doesn’t do facts. You can’t be a conscious being living anywhere near reality without acknowledging that the president has lied, at least a few times, about things that are easily

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01 May 2019

William Barr Doesn’t Seem to Know Much but Somehow Knows He’s Right

Sen. Lindsey Graham has proclaimed that all things Robert S. Mueller III, Russia, collusion, obstruction and basically anything skeptical of Donald J. Trump, are done. Done, dammit! Done. The setting for Graham’s grand judgement was at the outset of Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where Attorney General William Barr was

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