Video of Pres. Obama Saying ‘Merry Christmas,’ Over and Over

It’s part and parcel of the right wing’s bogus “war on Christmas” that Pres. Obama never says “merry Christmas.” In fact, many people in the more fevered swamps of the conservative base believe the president has actually banned “merry Christmas” altogether.

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Help USS The Deplorables Set Sail

IMG_5807.JPGI’m usually not much of a joiner or a petition signer, but when there’s an issue I believe in, I will get behind it 100 percent.

So it is with a petition recently posted to the “We the People” site run by the White House. Someone called “D.S” has posted a petition to name the next available U.S. Navy ship USS The Deplorables. D.S. doesn’t go into a lot of detail, but suggests the name is “To honor those citizens who rose up to defend America and The Constitution from the globalists.”

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Donald Hires Foreign Workers for Mar-a-Lago

T. Caroline Taylor for Vanity Fair
T. Caroline Taylor for Vanity Fair

So much for his campaign rhetoric about giving U.S. jobs to Americans. The Donald requested permission from the U.S. Labor Department to hire 64 foreign workers in the United States on H-2B visas. Some positions will be paid less than last year, while others will see a 1 percent raise, reports the Palm Beach Post.

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Woman Goes off on Donald on Twitter – Speaks for Millions

This rant needs to go viral

“Saturday Night Live” parodied Donald’s irresistible urge to send tweets — and he took the bait. Afterwards Danielle Muscato laid into him with a Twitter rant in which she spoke for millions. Please help make sure her tweets go viral.

First, here’s Donald’s response to the SNL skit:

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Yes, Kellyanne, You Ran a White Supremacist Campaign

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Donald Voter Lost Her Home To His Treasury Nominee

"I just wish that I had not voted."
Teena Colebrook regrets voting for Donald because of his pick for Treasury secretary
Teena Colebrook regrets voting for Donald because of his pick for Treasury secretary

art-cabinet-of-deplorables-workTeena Colebrook, one of the few Californians who voted for Donald, is already deeply regretting her vote. She and others have contacted the Associated Press to express their horror of Donald’s pick for secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, whose former bank, OneWest, foreclosed on them unfairly, they say, after financial meltdown in 2008.

OneWest, a bank formerly owned by a group of investors headed by Mnuchin, had foreclosed on her Los Angeles-area home in the aftermath of the Great Recession, stripping her of the two units she rented as a primary source of income.

“I just wish that I had not voted,” said Colebrook, 59. “I have no faith in our government anymore at all. They all promise you the world at the end of a stick and take it away once they get in.”

Less than a month after his presidential win, Trump’s populist appeal has started to clash with a Cabinet of billionaires and millionaires that he believes can energize economic growth…

But the prospect of Mnuchin leading the Treasury Department prompted Colebrook and other OneWest borrowers who say they unfairly faced foreclosure to contact The Associated Press. Colebrook wishes she could meet with Trump to explain why she feels betrayed by his Cabinet selection after believing that his presidency could restore the balance of power to everyday people.

“He doesn’t want the truth,” she said. “He’s now backing his buddies.”

Why Is Donald Trying to Block the Recount in Pennsylvania?

Lawyers for The Donald have filed suit to stop the recount in Pennsylvania:

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Donald’s Latest Palinesque Word Salad

"The wind is a very deceiving thing."

The New York Times has posted the transcript from its reporters’ and editors’ sit-down with Donald last week. It reminds us again that the man is barely articulate, can’t formulate a sentence or keep a thought in his head.

The full transcript is here. Read it and weep for our country.

A brief peroration on birds and windmills follows:

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Kellyanne Conway: Presidency Will be Donald’s ‘Day Job’

It’s tempting to think that Kellyanne Conway, Donald’s robotically always-on-message spokesperson, made a classic Kinsey gaffe — meaning, she accidentally told the truth — in this Nov. 17 interview on Fox when she twice described the presidency as Donald’s “day job.” But it’s more likely it wasn’t a gaffe of any sort, but rather simply the truth.

After all, when his team tried to recruit Ohio Gov. John Kasich to run as Donald’s vice president, the conversation went like this:

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Obama Puns His Way to Final Turkey Pardon

A nice final turkey pardon speech from the guy we’re all going to miss.