Category Archives: Resistance Rebellion And Death

We Shouldn’t Feel Awful All The Time: Thoughts On the 538 Model

Every day, the website 538 is releasing their forecast for the House 2018 model. As of Thursday, the ‘classic’ model gave Democrats an eighty percent chance of taking back the House. This was immediately followed by (at least on Twitter) … Continue reading

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About That Anonymous NY Times Op-Ed

…a few quick points (referring to this): If this is what internal opposition to Trump looks like, then what Trump et alia want to do must be terrifying. Even though there is internal ‘resistance’, that didn’t stop the abandonment of … Continue reading

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“First Daughter”

This is not a thing (boldface mine): Woodward recounts an expletive-laden altercation between Ivanka Trump, the president’s eldest daughter and senior adviser, and Stephen K. Bannon, then the chief White House strategist. “You’re a goddamn staffer!” Bannon screamed at her, … Continue reading

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Schumer Is No Pelosi

And that’s a bad thing. While Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has her faults–notably choosing awful House candidates (and choosing bad ‘choosers’ too)–she is arguably the best floor whip of the last century. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, on … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Emoluments

It’s very weird that, since Michael Cohen’s testimony, many pundits, a fair number of whom, were opposed to impeachment, are now calling for impeachment. As we’ve noted previously, the violations of the emoluments clause (in the U.S. Constituion) are enough … Continue reading

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Democracy And Political Parties In The U.S.

Or, what does it mean to be a Democrat? A while ago, this life-long Democrat noted the following about the Democratic Party: I’ll remind readers that I’m a life-long Democrat, have donated to Democrats, and have volunteered for multiple Democratic … Continue reading

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Making Asbestos Great Again

While the caterwauling freakshow that is the Trump administration continues apace, they are also passing some hideous regulations–with bonus Russia action! (boldface mine): One of the most dangerous construction-related carcinogens is now legally allowed back into U.S. manufacturing under a … Continue reading

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