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How progressives talk about July 4 and our national history in the post-Trump presidency era

I always enjoy Meteor Blades’ post about July 4, which highlights Frederick Douglass' iconic speech, "The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro," delivered...

New book reveals what Obama really thought of Trump

Since his ignominious defeat in the 2020 election, up through and including the violent insurrection he incited on Jan. 6, Donald Trump has continued...

Yeah, I admit it: I was wrong about Biden. So, so wrong. And I couldn't be happier about it

You could go back to the primary days and read headlines I wrote about then-candidate Joe Biden. They weren’t flattering. You see, he was...

Jen Psaki takes on GOP’s pearl-clutching over deficits, reminds them their concern is years late

After Sean Spicer, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Stephanie Grisham, and Kayleigh McEnany, anyone or anything would have been an upgrade as press secretary. A wheel of...

Merrick Garland just left Josh Hawley in a smoldering heap

I never thought to hear such snark from someone as genteel as Merrick Garland. And maybe he wasn’t trolling the poster boy of domestic...

Have you ever heard a journalist ask a Republican politician this basic question?

  The claim by a former KGB spy that a former U.S. president had for decades been a Russian asset should be stunning, but in Donald...

McConnell’s white supremacist roots are showing in his filibuster fight

With every day that passes in which Minority Leader Mitch McConnell filibusters the organizing resolution for the Senate to pass unless Democrats promise him he...

This is the real reason Trump is so upset

Yesterday I went to the local BJ’s (our local “club” chain for purchasing food and other items) to do some pre-Christmas stocking up. As...

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House Select January 6th Committee Hearings

EDIT: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 · 5:02:04 PM +00:00 · Toro Blanco And with that, the hearing is adjourned for...
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W E L C O M E TO THE SHADE YOU WILL FIND in the DIARIES a LOT of POLITICS AND EVEN...

McCarthy "privileged resolution" to re-seat Jordan and others on Jan 6 committee goes down in flames

GOP House leader McCarthy pulled a last minute stunt by offering a privileged resolution that condemned Speaker Pelosi and demanded...

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The exploiting of and problems with the 1st amendment

We have to guard against the victors and monied...
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