Maybe This Isn’t the Best Time to Teach the Democratic Party a Lesson

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In the battle for the Democratic nomination in 2008, things got pretty damned ugly and a lot of scary promises were made. More than a few Clinton supporters insisted, “If Obama gets the nomination, I’m writing in Hillary.” According to the Federal Elections Commission, there were 112,597 miscellaneous write-in votes, among which it can be assumed votes for Hillary Clinton could be counted. Keep in mind, this is also where you’ll find votes for cartoon characters, inanimate objects, deceased historical figure and your garden variety Honeys Booboo. Meanwhile, Obama received 69,498,516 votes. Continue reading “Maybe This Isn’t the Best Time to Teach the Democratic Party a Lesson”

Let’s Not Talk About Gun Control

It’s uniquely terrifying to consider the absurd extent to which many gun people are willing to suspend reason just so they can remain armed and dangerous. It’s like they are all in abusive relationships and every time there’s another shooting, they show up at work the next day with a black eye and a split lip. And they say, “You don’t understand. My guns LOVE me. They’d never do anything to hurt anyone. It’s the rest of the world that’s wrong.”

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Baptism of Mud: The Inevitability of a Woman President and the Incredible Burden of Being First

by Chris Henson

Emails, people! EMAILS! Just in time for Election Day! Who could have ever seen this coming?

Basically, the GOP views a Hillary administration as inevitable (and even preferable to a Trump presidency) and they’ve predicted it for nearly three decades. At this point, all this email bullshit is intended to impact the down-ballot races, weaken Hillary before she is inaugurated, and keep her down by maintaining a dark cloud over her for her first term. Expect obstructionism like you’ve never seen over the next four years and a safe as milk Republican presidential nominee in 2020. This was always the plan. Just sayin’…

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Taste the Rainbow of Terror

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According to the New York Times: “Donald Trump Jr. — a close political adviser to his father, Donald J. Trump, the Republican nominee for president — posted on Twitter on Monday night an image of a white bowl full of rainbow-colored Skittles. The image came with this text: ‘If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you. Would you take a handful? That’s our Syrian refugee problem.'”