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Sympathy for the Despots

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On September 26, 2020
Well, then. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told a federal court that hundreds of high-speed mail sorting machines he ordered removed cannot be returned to service because they were stripped for parts. DeJoy and the U.S.Postal Service presented the excuse in a response filed Wednesday to a nationwide order issued by U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian […]
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The Apotheosis of Nixonism

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In democracy
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On February 23, 2020
We really are living through Nixon redux. Except with an idiot playing the part of Nixon and a totally plaint congress. The Trump White House and its allies, over the past 18 months, assembled detailed lists of disloyal government officials to oust — and trusted pro-Trump people to replace them — according to more than […]
Unlike … many people apparently, I don’t think Trump’s rhetoric and embrace of hate groups makes him significantly more alarming than the rest of the GOP. But then, I don’t think it makes him significantly different from the rest of the GOP. For as long as I can remember, the GOP has been extremely and […]
There’s a great deal of discussion about who would make the worst Republican nominee and/or president. For my own amusement here’s how I rate the GOP’s current top three. Least worst – Donald Trump, shouty ambulatory wig stand for president! Pros – None, but watching Dr. V. Frankenstein alternate between flailing at his advancing monster […]
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