Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Trump Failures Demonstrating Why You Can’t Run Government Like a Business

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Despite having absolutely NO experience in public office, Donald Trump ran for president on his record as a successful businessman, promising to run the country like a business. 100 days of failure in, we are seeing why that’s a strategy doomed to fail.

 
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May 1, 2017
Posted in: General, Greed, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Seems Obvious to Me, Taxes

First 100 Days: Can We Say the Honeymoon Is Over If It Never Began?

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Saturday marks Trump’s 100th day in office. He now says the 100 Day benchmark is ‘ridiculous’, but it was HE who made it a big deal.

 
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April 24, 2017
Posted in: General, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity

(Hiatus)

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Sorry folks. I know I punked out last week following Super Bowl Sunday, but my father went in for Triple-Bypass surgery this week (he’s okay. Surgery was a success) so I’ve been a bit too distracted this week to write my regular weekly Op/Ed. I hope to return to my regular duties next Monday. Sorry for […]

 
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February 13, 2017
Posted in: General

First Official Act of Trump Press Secretary is to Lie About an Easily Disprovable Fact?

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Press Secretary Spicer falsely claims Trump had “largest inaugural crowd in history. PERIOD!” Lying about easily disprovable facts is one thing, but why over such petty stuff?

 
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January 23, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, General, myth busting, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

 
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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War

Trump Camp Desperate To Convince Us His Gaffes Are All According to Plan

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A string of rookie mistakes, incontinent AM tweeting and a swampy cabinet are “all according to plan” say Trump supporters to worried critics.

 
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December 5, 2016
Posted in: General, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Trump is the Living Embodiment of Plato’s ‘Republic’

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In Plato’s most famous novel “Republic”, he used the technique of magnifying small problems to reveal their true nature. Trump IS that magnification of the GOP.

 
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August 22, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

How Does One Support Hillary without rewarding DNC misbehavior?

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The Democratic Party took sides in the race from Day One and actively harmed the Sanders campaign. Now they want Sanders’ endorsement and the votes of his supporters offering NOTHING in return but threats & ridicule.

 
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June 20, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

Why a Sanders Victory is More Likely than Hillary

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All explanations for an inevitable Clinton victory in November hinge on how BAD Donald Trump will do, NOT how much better of a candidate she is.

 
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May 2, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, myth busting, Politics, Rants, Seems Obvious to Me

Meet the Press’ Bad Delegate Math. Misstates delegate math suggesting Sanders can’t win

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MtP claims that if Super Delegates were apportioned the way Bernie wants, he’d still be way behind, but their numbers are completely wrong.

 
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April 4, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, myth busting, rewriting history

Facebook Shut Me Down. Demands I reveal my identity in the name of “security”. Whose?

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Facebook is demanding I reveal my identity in the name of “security”. Whose?

 
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March 1, 2016
Posted in: General

Cruz Comfortably Beats Trump in Iowa. Dems still too close to call. Suspicious Clinton bounce repealed.

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Going into the wee hours of the morning, I was watching Hillary Clinton’s delegate lead shrink all night, when around 9pm CST, with 18% of precincts left to go, leading by only 11 delegates, the Clinton campaign declared victory despite all the pollsters saying it was “too close to call.” Her lead continued to shrink with every update. By […]

 
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February 2, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, Politics, Predictions, voting