Category Archives: News & Comment

Matthew Yglesias Wins Twitter after Donald’s Fake News Awards Website Crashes upon Launch

JFK’s Family Remembers Him on His Upcoming 100th Birthday

Sen. Durbin Confirms Donald Called Haiti, African Nations and El Salvador ‘Shithole Countries’

Hillary Clinton Responds to Trump’s Re-Opening of Uranium One Investigation

Never-Trumpers? We Don’t Need Them

Start the new year a little smarter, and reset your perspective to normal. This video will also show that Never-Trumpers are not our best representatives, progressive Democrats always were and still are.

Finally – a Pollster Asks How the Majority of 2016 Voters View the Political Scene

logo-pppOn Dec. 21, Public Policy Polling sent out a series of tweets with results from recent polling of normal American voters. As the pollster put it, “We know people get sick of hearing what Trump voters think about things, so here's a thread on what supporters of the popular vote winner think about things…”

Here’s what PPP found in its poll of people who voted for the candidate who won the most votes in the 2016 election:

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In Which Pres. Obama Wishes You a Merry Christmas – Over and Over and Over

Trump is peddling the fiction that the greeting “Merry Christmas” was banned during the Obama years. This tape proves that Donald is lying yet again.

George Soros – EXPOSED!!!

Donald’s Lies: A List of 103 Lies Told by Trump in the First 10 Months of 2017

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In answer to its right-wing critics, fact checkers at the New York Times compared lies told by Donald Trump during his first 10 months in office with the lies told by Pres. Obama during his entire eight years in office.

The final tally was 103 to 18, advantage Trump. So much winning!

You can read the list of Obama’s falsehoods at the Times’ article. You’ll find the list of Trump’s lies below, but keep in mind that this list ends with October, so it does not include Donald’s recent lies, including the whopper he keeps repeating that his tax scam represents the biggest tax cut in history. Some analysts say it’s the fifth largest tax cut; others say it’s the eighth.

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Trump’s First-Year Approval Level Is a Historic Low

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Vox: “Lyndon Johnson and Gerald Ford are excluded from this chart, as their first Decembers in office didn’t come after an electoral victory, and didn’t amount to almost a full year as president. (Still, both their approval ratings were above 35 percent, though Ford’s was the lowest — at 42 percent in December 1974 — after taking office in August following Nixon’s resignation.)”