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12 Feb 2020

Beware: Trump’s Bullshit Is Getting Worse by the Day

By Sunny Dell Lurking beneath the primary fervor with its distracting bad apps and knives-out supporters lies a growing crisis: an insane and unhinged president. The litany of assault that one moron has heaved onto this country since his campaign days is far too vast to even attempt quantification. Who

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22 Jan 2020

Hakeem Jeffries Dropped the Mic on the Impeachment Trial

The official start of the Senate impeachment trial against Donald J. Trump kicked off Tuesday with a marathon 13-hour “debate” session. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had just hours before laid out the ground rules for the process, which effectively made it impossible to call this thing anything other than

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22 May 2019

Pressure Is Mounting to Audit Alameda County Sheriff’s Department

An Oakland City Council vote does not carry weight to immediately fix all that is wrong with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and Santa Rita Jail, but it does move the conversation forward. Councilmembers unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday aimed at applying pressure on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors

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27 Apr 2018

Zuck’s Testimony and Facebook’s Recent Actions Don’t Show a Company that’s Serious about User Privacy

the company has been saying sorry for 14 years for undermining user privacy. Apart from some hilariously bad questions by our elected representatives that betrayed their lack of knowledge of how Facebook works, the hearings were revealing in how Zuckerberg thinks Facebook should be regulated

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28 Nov 2017

The Hypocrisy of Conservative Christians: Protecting Roy Moore

By Kate Harveston Jim Zeigler lives down to every possible stereotype that probably springs into your head when you read the phrase “Alabama State Auditor.” Of Roy Moore, the embattled candidate for an Alabama U.S. senate seat who’s apparently had sex with a few minors, Zeigler had this to say:

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