Archive for the ‘Rants’ Category

Debunking This Syria Conspiracy Stupidity (and saying goodbye to the tinfoil hat brigade)

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The complexities of the Syrian chemical weapons attack has driven The Conspiracy Theory crowd into overdrive. Put away the tinfoil hats. Here are the facts.

 
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April 10, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, Middle East, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Rants, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War

Trump is getting his intel from Right-Wing conspiracy theorists (and that should worry us all.)

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Our Commander-in-Chief keeps retweeting unverified claims gleaned from Far Right conspiracy theorists despite access to the entire Intelligence Community.

 
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March 6, 2017
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

This is the Way Bad Presidencies END

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Nixon declared war on The Media when they started questioning him about the chaos in his administration… well into his *second* term. Trump is on day 30.

 
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February 20, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity

Yes, Russia Hacks. And you sound like an idiot joking about it.

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Russia has a long history of hacking the computers of rival countries. People only now learning of Russian hacking don’t realize how ridiculous they sound defending them.

 
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January 9, 2017
Posted in: Crime, myth busting, Politics, Rants, rewriting history, Scandals

Nearly Ten Million Fewer Democrats Voted in 2016 Than 2008. Why?

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Democratic votes fell by a ratio of more than 28:1 in this election.

 
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November 14, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Rants, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

The Most Frightening Thing This Election is that One Of Them Will Win

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Happy Halloween. And with the latest round of “scandals” ping-ponging between the candidates each week (Trump’s sexual misconduct, now Hillary’s emails), the more I dread what’s in store for us over the next four years (notice I did NOT say “four to eight” years.) Last February, despite being an enthusiastic Bernie supporter, I conceded that if the choice […]

 
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October 31, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Predictions, Rants

BREAKING: Major Party Candidates are Duplicitous Frauds. Oh, and we’re all screwed

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There’s an old saying that “character” is who you are in private when no one is looking. Last week, WikiLeaks released thousands of emails belonging to Clinton campaign advisor John Podesta revealing (among other things) that what Clinton was telling cheering fans at her rallies or denying in those contentious televised debates was not what she […]

 
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October 10, 2016
Posted in: Election, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Scandals

Mugsy’s Pre-Debate Analysis: Four Candidates. Zero Winners.

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Four candidates are left in the presidential race and all four have serious judgement issues that renders them ill-equipped to lead the most powerful nation on Earth. Most depressing of all is that one of them will win. At this point, all that is left is to hope the Congress elected along side them ensure […]

 
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September 26, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Rants

Friday FBI Doc Dump on Email Investigation Reinforces Belief Clinton’s Play By Own Rules

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The latest revelations about the FBI investigation into Secretary Clinton’s emails shows someone who took unnecessary risks & failed to acquaint herself with procedure. Definitely not a first for the Clinton’s.

 
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September 5, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Election, Politics, Rants, Scandals

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

In Final Hours, DNC Election Misbehavior Runs Rampant

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In the final months of the race for the Democratic nomination, we’ve seen the Democratic Party engage in a host of questionable voter-disenfranchisement practices in a clear attempt to seal a victory for Clinton prior to the Convention.

 
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June 6, 2016
Posted in: Election, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Scandals, 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