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Why do so many purposely misinterpret Senator Warren's position?

Elizabeth Warren spoke to colleagues and friends of a personal family folklore of ancestors back in the 1700's who were shunned because her great, great, great, grandfather married a Native American. Warren was never advanced in academia because of that folklore and she never claimed she was a tribal member, only that she contained "some Native American blood" as a result of that story. It was just a family story that had roots through generations of her family. As a matter of fact, it is not an uncommon story in Oklahoma....


I thought the Leslie Stahl interview with Trump was brilliant.

She was prepared.

When she asked a question, she was ready to continue her questioning after his usual response and diversion. He was not accustomed to anyone questioning him in such a manner, was my impression.

When she asked why he "loved" a tyrant like Kim Jong Un, he went into his usual spiel about how they got along, blah, blah, blah... She continued to ask, "But, you said you 'loved' him". Every time he was not prepared when she pursued the subject matter....

Tom Rinaldo

I just figured out what living through Trump's presidency is starting to feel like for me.

Hell obviously, but there is something else, something sinister in a surreal sense. I just woke up having fallen asleep on the couch feeling as though I have become a prop consumed by Trump's ever expanding ego. Then it hit me. It's like we're living inside a Philip K Dick novel. And for those of you who are familiar with his writing, I'm thinking Ubik. It's like Trump has begun to permeate our reality, transforming it into something feverish that is an extension of himself....

Roadside Attraction

"Look at me!! Look me in the eye!!"

Today I had an encounter with a Republican that . . that . . . well, that left me shaking. It's a long story. Here goes.

I live in a red, rural Virginia county. Last week, a deer struck my old Ford Explorer; took it to the local body shop for an estimate. My insurance company approved the work, so, today, I took the SUV to the shop to leave it for the work to be done.

When I arrived at the body shop, there was a lady in the office talking with the owner. I stood inside the door, waiting my turn....


I looked up every judge on my ballot

I voted NO on every damn one of them that was appointed by a republican. It was worth the effort.

Normally I only vote no if they've had suspect rulings etc. Not this time or ever again.


Liz Warren is running for reelection in November. So why would ANY Democrat criticize her

for running a great campaign video? Why should she wait till after she's re-elected? The greater her win now, the better.

I also don't understand why a representative for the Cherokee Nation criticized her. She's never claimed to be an official member of the Nation, and she repeated this in the video.

“I am not enrolled in a tribe and only tribes determine tribal citizenship. I understand and respect that distinction.”

The video is about 5 minutes long, and she's put it on Twitter. I loved it....


BREAKING NEWS: Michael survivor handed single water bottle demands paper towels thrown at him.

"It's the least I can expect," said Robert Whatley of Panama City Beach, who stood in line for three hours for the opportunity to be handed a single bottle of water from the President and First Lady. "I mean, Hurricane Maria survivors got to see President Trump engage in a rapid fire volley of paper towels as if he was competing for tickets at Chuck-E-Cheese. Me? I get handed 12 ounces of Aquafina without any of the accompanying fun, whimsical yet wildly inappropriate attitude. Frankly, I expected more. A lot more."

As of press time, Whatley was last seen sitting on the front steps of his roofless house, watching the sun set while wistfully blowing musical notes into his long-since emptied water bottle to pass the time.

Details at Eleven.


Donald Trump is the victim of lies. Vicious lies. He does NOT hate Muslims.

If you're a Muslim who's a billionaire and the leader of a repressive, autocratic regime, he loves you just fine. Hell, he'll even let you get away with murder, literally.

Of course, if you're a Muslim who's a refugee fleeing horrific violence in Syria, then of course, you're still an evil terrorist who will cut Westerners' heads off for the glory of Allah in a split second.



Does the huge majority of Americans see what is happening to their country?

I have to think that they do.

I think the Republicans are going to be in for a big surprise on Election day. That is my sincerest hope.

I believe the American people understand the disastrous road we have taken and will choose to go a different direction.

I have to believe...

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