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 2021-07-30 03:00 

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Dating A Republican...

One of the best musical comedy duos, Garfunkel & Oates, sings about dating a Republican named Dan, who felt compelled to mansplain writing music despite the fact that he is not a songwriter. The money quote: "...it's more comfortable for all us if...

 2021-07-29 22:58 

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Durbin: Report Confirms Trump Tried To Overthrow 2020 Election...

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) did not mince words after The Washington Post reported about the great lengths Donald Trump went to to try to overturn the election by bullying acting AG Rosen.. The Post reports that Donald called Acting Attorney G...

 2021-07-29 22:57 

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Gaetz, Greene And Gohmert's Stunt To 'Free Political Prisoners' Fails...

Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL), Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA), and Louie Gohmert (TX) complained on Thursday after prison officials refused to allow them to enter a facility housing people who allegedly attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Conservative news outlets ...

 2021-07-29 21:59 

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Jim Jordan Feigns Amnesia When Asked To Clarify Jan 6 Trump Conversation...

During an interview with Spectrum News, Rep. Jim Jordan flailed away trying to hide when and what he discussed with Trump during the insurrection. I've never seen him look so shaken before. "There's some confusion on what you told Brett Baier ...

 2021-07-29 21:48 

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Infrastructure Deal Is About Coping With A Warming Planet...

Bryan Keogh , The Conversation and Stacy Morford , The Conversation Congress appears close to a trillion-dollar infrastructure deal that recognizes the risks of climate change and the need to make America's coasts more resilient. On July 28, 2021, a b...

 2021-07-29 17:37 

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WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Schools Billionaire Over Social Security...

Given the absolute onslaught of news we've experienced in recent months (if not recent years), it can feel like the presidential debates for the 2020 election happened a lifetime ago. Many of us here at Daily Kos recall the countless times Massachuset...

 2021-07-29 17:22 

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CBN's Brody Screams: Unvaccinated Are Being Segregated!...

Many right-wingers' ridiculous analogies are via religious leaders -- lies, hysterical gibberish, and unserious to the point of absurdity that you can't even quantify. CBN's David Brody is now leading the charge to start a movement of the unva...

 2021-07-29 16:29 

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Fox Host: Simone Biles Should Have 'Worked On' Her Sexual Abuse Before Olympics...

During Wednesday's Ingraham Angle, guest and sometimes host Raymond Arroyo , who writes religious books and hosts a show on a Catholic network, made believe he was a sex abuse expert and attacked Simone Biles for not "sticking the landing in the O...

 2021-07-29 15:58 

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Losers: Court Denies Trump Family Arbitration In ACN Suit...

This sounds familiar! Donald Trump pretended to be an expert in business and making money. He endorsed the multi-level marketing company ACN and had their representatives on The Apprentice TV show twice. The implications were clear: "Donald Trump know...

 2021-07-29 15:04 

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Retired General Says Executive Branch 'Complicit' In Planning 1/6...

General Honor, who you may remember was in charge of the military aid effort after Hurricane Katrina, is not one to mince words -- but he's also not a blowhard. This is one of the main reasons Kevin McCarthy keeps throwing himself in front of the sele...

 2021-07-29 15:04 

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2022 Worst Nightmare Could Preview In September...

Yes, Gavin Newsom might be recalled . Californians who say they expect to vote in the September recall election are almost evenly divided over whether to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, evidence of how pivotal voter turnout will be in deciding the g...

 2021-07-29 15:00 

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Wahh! House GOPers Cry Tyranny Over Return Of Mask Rule...

Oh noes! The House chamber physician has required that people have to wear masks again! I'll tell you what: One of the first stories I read about the delta variant was about a driver waiting to pick someone up in the Sydney, Australia airport. Just st...

 2021-07-29 14:40 

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Mo Brooks Reveals He Was Wearing Body Armor On January 6th...

It's clear by now that Mo Brooks should already be under arrest for incitement and as one of the instigators for January 6th, and he'll cheerfully admit as such when asked about it as he did in this interview with Jim Newell of Slate Magazine. Sou...

 2021-07-29 12:26 

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CNN Host To 'Pro-Freedom' Guy: 'You Sound Like An Idiot'...

Chris Cuomo should have known how this was gonna go when he invited on a California restaurant owner named Tony Roman to talk about why he was only allowing unvaccinated customers into his place -- and banned masks, too. (And of course it's Huntington...

 2021-07-29 12:26 

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Geraldo Rivera Rips Anti-Vaxxers On Fox News...

Geraldo Rivera is suddenly the left-wing pundit on The Five after they booted Juan Williams, but at least he's not trying to kill Americans by being a Covid/mask denier. The heavily Trumpist show brought up vaccines and new mask guidelines and the hos...

 2021-07-29 11:14 

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Mike's Blog Round-Up...

When Republicans refuse to be vaccinated, then everybody has to be treated as if they are unvaccinated . If your are pissed at the return of masks, then take it up with unvaccinated rather than the public servants who are trying to protect the publics'...

 2021-07-29 11:14 

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Newsmax Host: MAGA World Could Have Staged 'A Real Insurrection'...

On his Newsmax show Wednesday, Trumper Steve Cortes downplayed the January 6th insurrection by suggesting MAGA world is loaded and ready for something far worse. Cortes was attacking the emotional and gripping testimony of the four officers who testified ...

 2021-07-29 03:00 

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Woman Regains Vision After 15 Years Of Blindness...

A woman known only as Connie , was misdiagnosed with glaucoma and lost her vision. She was blind for 15 years before being correctly diagnosed with cataracts, an easily operable condition. She had the operations in November of 2018. After the first one, s...

 2021-07-29 00:26 

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'Traitors And Rapists': Protesters Derail Gaetz-Greene Distraction Presser...

Several Republican members of Congress, including Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA), faced protesters on Tuesday as they held a press conference to defend suspects who are being held in jail after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-07-29 00:26 

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Montral Canadiens Embarrass Entire Organization With Shocking Draft Pick...

The NHL held its amateur draft last week and in a shocking move the Montral Canadiens, one of the most storied NHL franchises in history drafted a player who was criminally convicted in Sweden last year for sharing an explicit photo of a woman performing ...

 2021-07-28 21:11 

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Chime And Other 'Neo-Banks' Abruptly Close Accounts: Probe...

by Carson Kessler ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox . The chair of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee is calling for the...

 2021-07-28 20:05 

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Anti-Vaxxers Take It To A New Level Of Denial, Paranoia...

We have seen how the wingnuts and MAGAts, but I repeat myself, have first been in denial that COVID was really a thing. Then they tried to say that it was no worse than the flu. Since the vaccines started rolling out and are more readily obtained, they ha...

 2021-07-28 17:26 

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Republican Cowards Were 'Too Busy' To Watch Jan 6 Hearing...

"Maybe the Republicans can't handle the truth," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday in an appearance on ABC's This Week . My only quibble with Pelosi's prescient statement was her employment of the word maybe . Shortly after four po...

 2021-07-28 17:09 

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Raskin Calls Out GOP Rep For 'Tourists' Remark About Insurrection...

On Tuesday, Jamie Raskin forced Rep. Andrew Clyde to explain his awful comments that the January 6 insurrection was more like a normal tourist visit than a violent attempt to overthrow a presidential election. Josh Feldman caught the almost ten minute arg...

 2021-07-28 17:00 

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Yeah, Nancy's Had It With Kevin McCarthy: 'Such A Moron'...

Nancy Pelosi isn't sugarcoating regarding Kevin McCarthy this week. And why should she? CNN Congressional reporter Daniella Diaz noted yesterday that when she asked Pelosi about something-something the minority leader, Speaker Pelosi was blunt: "A...

 2021-07-28 16:28 

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Punk'd: Fox Airs Deep-Faked Story Stoking White Resentment...

Fox News aired a provably false story Tuesday night, and they should retract it. Turns out parents in the white and wealthy Dallas suburb of Highland Park received flyers from a group claiming the name "Dallas Justice Now." The missive told parent...

 2021-07-28 16:04 

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Jim Jordan Admits Speaking To Trump On January 6...

Fox News host Brett Baier got Rep. Jim Jordan to admit that he did speak with Donald Trump on January 6, as the insurrection was happening. During an interview on Wednesday's Special Report , host Bret Baier hounded Jordan to tell us what he discussed...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Former Oregon State Rep Gets Slap On The Wrist For Letting In Capitol Rioters...

You might remember this moron as the one who let rioters in the Capitol building in Oregon back in December. Not only that, but he coached them how first. I've written "slap on the wrist" but this is probably the extent of punishment that coul...

 2021-07-28 15:02 

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LISTEN: Obscene Voicemail Sent To Officer Fanone As He Testified...

Why do I suspect the man who left this voicemail is a cop himself? Via the Daily Beast: A Washington, D.C., police officer who was beaten unconscious during the Capitol riot shared a voicemail from a supporter of Donald Trump wishing him death Tuesday nig...

 2021-07-28 12:16 

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Prominent Sociopath Ridicules Testimony By Capitol Hill Hero...

I don't know how many different ways I can say it: TV dinner heir Tucker McNear Swanson Carlson is a deeply damaged person, and he takes it out on anyone who doesn't validate the bubble he lives in. His giggling "I'm just asking questions&...

 2021-07-28 12:15 

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AOC Warns: Republicans Do Indeed Want To Overthrow Elections...

Imploring the Democratic leadership to act before it's too late, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned Monday that the Republican supporters of newly enacted state-level voter suppression laws are laying the groundwork to overturn election res...

 2021-07-28 11:40 

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Mike's Blog Round-Up...

Today we charge into The Thunderdome: The Insurrection Commission. Compatible Creatures fills us in on the details from the Jan. 6 Insurrection Commission. Hackwhackers is in the tweets of the moment. Zander Versus The Stupid is wondering who will be subp...

 2021-07-28 11:40 

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George P. Bush Sold His Soul To Trump And Got Passed Over For Paxton...

CNN explains just how far Bush was willing to lower himself: In the run-up to the announcement of his candidacy, George P. tweeted a picture of himself on a cell phone with this caption: "Great to speak with President Trump to discuss the future of Te...

 2021-07-28 03:00 

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CARTOON: Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear...

Watching the videos from the insurrection on January 6th was a reminder that we've seen these scenes in our history before. Open thread below.......

 2021-07-28 02:00 

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Indoctrination Through Intoxication...

On Tuesday, the conservative social group, Pints & Politics, is hosting a special event on Tuesday evening. This event is sponsored in part by the RWNJ locally-produced Wisconsin Conservative Digest, run by Bob Donhal, one of Wisconsin's most insane, ...

 2021-07-27 22:14 

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Twitter Drags Charlie Kirk After He Slams Simone Biles...

In case you missed it, Olympic gold medalist and all-around amazing athlete Simone Biles withdrew from competition in the women's team gymnastics event, citing stress and her own mental health as the reason. After an uncharacteristic mistake on vault ...

 2021-07-27 19:01 

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Rioter Who Stormed The Capitol With His Mom Now Arrested...

Antony Vo's mom has not been arrested, not yet anyway. Perhaps she was smarter than her son and didn't brag about it on social media, making it all too easy for the FBI to arrest him and presumably get a speedy conviction. Source: Fox59 BLOOMINGTO...

 2021-07-27 18:25 

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'A Hit Man Sent Them': U.S. Capitol Cop Harry Dunn...

United States Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn was one of 4 brave law enforcement officers to testify at the first hearing by the January 6th Select Committee. When asked what he expected to come out of the hearings, he was clear: He wants a thorough inv...

 2021-07-27 18:08 

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Reality Check: Yes, Vaccine Mandates Are Constitutional...

CNN's John Avlon explains exactly why vaccine mandates are constitutional. "It's often said that freedom isn't free, and that implies responsibility and balance between the individual and the community," he said. "And that's al...

 2021-07-27 17:15 

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Sergeant Gonell: Trump Egged On The Insurrectionists...

Testifying at the January 6 Commission hearing, Sergeant Aquillino Gonell was asked to respond to Trump claiming the insurrectionists were a "loving crowd." Rep. Liz Cheney asked, "How does that make you feel?" Gonell replied, "It'...

 2021-07-27 16:53 

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Vaccinated America Has Had It With The Nonsense...

California Governor Gavin Newsom put words to the feelings of many responsible, vaccinated Americans: enough is enough. At a press conference Monday, Newsom gave voice to the vaccinated and called out those public figures -- Marjorie Taylor Greene and Tuc...

 2021-07-27 16:32 

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Jim Jordan Freaks Out With Recycled 'But His Emails' 'Scandal'...

Oh my GAWD: are the Republicans really launching their 2022 races with demonstrably false "but his emails" BS? What's next, Solyndra? Christmas card lists? The TARMAC? Another unverified report from the New York Post sent Rep. Jim Jordan froli...

 2021-07-27 16:15 

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Capitol Officer Dunn Testifies MAGA Rioters Used N-Word Repeatedly...

This post concerns the January 6 Commission hearing, airing live here. In a remarkable account, Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn said that he was called the N-word many times to his face by the Trump-loving rioters who overran the US Capitol. Officer Dun...

 2021-07-27 16:00 

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QAnon Convinced A Father His Son Lied About Surviving Parkland...

You would think a young person who had suffered the trauma of losing nine classmates in the 2018 shooting, followed by survivor's guilt, had suffered enough from that horrific event. But one young person is now dealing with a father ragefully insistin...

 2021-07-27 15:00 

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Tom Barrack Jeered As He Makes His Way To Brooklyn Courthouse...

Billionaire and Trump advisor Tom Barracks pleaded not guilty yesterday to federal charges that he illegally lobbied the White House on behalf of the United Arab Emirates Via the Daily Beast: As Barrack, 74, entered the Brooklyn courthouse, a protester ou...

 2021-07-27 14:45 

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Worst People In The World Attempt To Distract From Jan 6 Hearing...

The name of this website is Crooks and Liars, and here you get a three-fer. Elise Stefanik, flanked by the equally odious Steve Scalise and Jim Jordan, ran to the microphones Tuesday morning to declare that NANCY PELOSI is responsible for the January 6 in...

 2021-07-27 13:15 

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WATCH LIVE: Police Testify At First Jan. 6 Select Committee Hearing...

Today's hearing features testimony from the police officers attacked by insurrectionists on January 6th. The hearing will feature testimony from Officers Harry Dunn, Aquilino Gonell, Michael Fanone, and Daniel Hodges, who will recount their personal e...

 2021-07-27 13:00 

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Matt Gaetz Terrified Jan 6th Committee Intends To Charge GOP Lawmakers...

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) expressed concern on Monday that Republican members of Congress could be charged in connection with the evidence presented to the House's Jan. 6 select committee. During an appearance on Newsmax, Gaetz claimed that the committee...

 2021-07-27 11:06 

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Un-American Newsmax Jackass Roots For Team USA To Lose...

Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield did the happy dance last night over the loss of Team USA's men's basketball and women's soccer teams at the Olympics. How hateful is that? Now, I am indifferent to the summer Olympics. They just don't interes...

 2021-07-27 11:06 

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Newsmax Jackass Roots For 'Woke' Team USA To Lose...

Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield did the happy dance last night over the loss of Team USA's men's basketball and women's soccer teams at the Olympics. How hateful is that? Now, I am indifferent to the summer Olympics. They just don't interes...

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