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Song Of The Day: Dec. 3, 2018

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Here was the event.  Here’s the song:

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Republican Presidents Ranked from Least Horrible to Most Horrible

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Republican Presidents Ranked from Least Horrible to Most Horrible

Abraham Lincoln, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Theodore Roosevelt, William McKinley, George H. W. Bush, Gerald R. Ford, Ulysses S. Grant, William H. Taft, Calvin Coolidge, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes, Chester A. Arthur, Herbert C. Hoover, Warren G. Harding, Ronald W. Reagan, Richard M. Nixon, George W. Bush, Donald J. Trump

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Dec. 2 Open Thread: All Over But the Whining

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It wasn’t hard to see that winning the presidency would be Trump’s ultimate undoing. His sleazy, corrupt business model can only exist in darkness, and Trump won an office that affords its occupants almost no privacy. That barely worked while the entire GOP colluded to keep an illegitimately elected president safe. Now that most of […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 2, 2018

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This guy had more than one great song in him.  But he’ll be remembered most for this one:

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Song Of The Day: Dec, 1, 2018

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Maybe everybody has one memorable song in them. Danny O’Keefe did:

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George H.W. Bush Died

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George H.W. Bush Died

FWIW – If you lined up all Republicans from most horrible to least horrible. George H.W. Bush would be among horrible but not terribly horrible like his son. And nothing like the abjectly horrible guy we have now. HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory […]

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Very high levels of intelligence

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Very high levels of intelligence

One of the problems that a lot of people like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence, but we’re not necessarily such believers. You look at our air and our water and it’s right now at a record clean. But when you look at China and you look at parts of Asia and when […]

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 30, 2018

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I scour the internets so that you don’t have to. Sometimes I come up with something as mind-blowing as this: 28 trombonists performing the following:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 29, 2018

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This collaboration with the N’awlins ‘Indian’ tribe, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, helped convince Neville Brothers to become a band on their own. This is the America that I love:

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Trump’s Tweets

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Trump’s Tweets

I’ve said from the beginning that the press should not call them “tweets” but “statements.” We’ve given Trump’s statements through twitter a special status. Because they mostly seem like nonsense, and because they tumble out like jazz improvisations, they don’t get any real scrutiny from the press and public. As a result, they shield the President from the outrage that they should produce.

We’ve laughed at a shrugged off the most appalling changes in our democracy that Trump has made because they were made through Twitter.

Now Trump states on Twitter that he reserves the right to obstruct justice and use the power of Presidential pardon to free Paul Manafort if Manafort continues to obstruct the investigation into Russian interference in the election.

Trump reserves the right to obstruct justice by pardoning Paul Manafort. He said it on Twitter.

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When voters have a legitimate choice – we win

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When voters have a legitimate choice – we win

The last unresolved House Race Of 2018 was won by the Democrat. The Dems flipped 40 seats. A huge wave. The aggregate Democratic House vote this year is 90.6% of the total votes cast for Hillary Clinton in 2016. See collaborationist Democrats? When voters actually have something to vote for during the midterms, we win. […]

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Carney’s Pitiful Uselessness Laid Bare

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Carney’s Pitiful Uselessness Laid Bare

This is some good blogging by Delaware Dem.

For me, it tends to support El Som’s assertion that Carney may be a dead man walking.

Read the whole thing, but this is where Carney gets his ass beaten raw by Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster:

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Nov. 28 Open Thread: We Are All Mr. Jones

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We know something is happening but we don’t yet know what it is. Dominoes are falling in the Mueller probe, but even the most plugged-in pundits are struggling with what it all means. The consensus seems to be that Mueller played Manafort, perhaps to spring one of his infamous perjury traps on Trump. Rather than […]

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