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There’s been some suggestion that Donald Trump entered Republic politics – and eventually ran for president – in order to perpetrate an affinity scam. By that I don’t mean he was interested in classic affinity fraud, but that he saw the Republican base as an easy mark; he only needed to parrot the messages coming out […]
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As you may know, Donald Trump recently appeared in front of the Israeli American Council and said some things. Here’s the Washington Post headline: Starting at around the ninth paragraph of that story, Josh Dawsey writes that: [Trump] said that some Jewish Americans needed to love Israel more, however, remarks that drew some immediate criticism. […]

Don’t Overthink It

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On September 25, 2019

The summary of the Trump’s phone call with Zelensky, as Paul argues, provides very strong evidence of corruption. Although likely only a partial account of what transpired in that single convers

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It’s Lawlessness All the Way Down

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On September 23, 2019
I still find it hard to believe that a minority of American voters, located in just the right places to activate flaws in our electoral system, gave the awesome power of the U.S. government over to a failing grifter with no vision beyond his immediate self-interest. But here we are, enjoying another round of idiot’s […]
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The Potemkin Wall

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On January 10, 2019
How effective is the kind of steel pike barrier that Trump’s been peddling? As it turns out, it can’t withstand a saw. In fact, “testing by DHS in late 2017 showed all eight prototypes, including the steel slats, were vulnerable to breaching.” My wife knows a thing or two about security and walls. She agreed […]
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