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January 31, 2017

Although I DO agree with Senator Collins, She can STILL go fuck herself.

She's no "moderate." She's a cowardly piece of shit in most cases. Although I DO think Bannon MUST go immediately, her protests ring hollow given the pie hole those words flew out of. . .


January 30, 2017

As a secular member of the tribe. . .

I must say that these dumb ass Jewish Republicans are only concerned when tRump does something that affects THEM. Furthermore, they SHOULD have known better than to vote for this motherfucker in the first place. Tough shit.


January 30, 2017

I don't know how much more of this I can take.

This illegitimately elected, ignorant and STUNNINGLY foolish man cannot stop assaulting the constitution. Not only is his executive order on immigration unnecessary, xenophobic and Islamophobic, but it is disingenuous as it was designed to incite the worst impulses of this terrible man's most rabid supporters. This is not only a terrible tragedy for the poor individuals caught up in this hateful and un-American game this appalling man is playing, but it is arguably a bigger tragedy for our nation and a disgrace to every single American citizen.


January 15, 2017

Congressman Lewis knows how to handle tRump.

Don't even engage with him. No invitations or offers to make peace. tRump made his bed, and now he has to lie in it. This is going to sound snotty, but truly, nobody who matters will go flocking towards that buffoon.

I've always had deep respect for Congressman Lewis, and I see now why he's been such a formidable force in Congress. He doesn't even have to raise his voice. He has quiet and steely power and knows how to use it.


January 13, 2017

Something very ugly is bound to happen on January 20.

Either tRump's goon squads or Brown Shirts or "casual" supporters will end up harming somebody. It's terrible to contemplate, but that's what happens when you have a Fascist Festival with alcohol involved.

January 8, 2017

Today is the FIRST day I've looked at the NYT since December.

And it's APPALLING. Just fucking appalling. Seriously. . . . WTF is wrong with these people?

I'm not expecting an answer per se, as there are so MANY goddamned things wrong with them: stupid and racist for starters.

But seriously. Really. WHO is so fucking dumb that they have to ask a question like this? What has happened to our country?

On edit-- this would have been a KILLER just a few years ago. This would have merited such a shit storm of outrage that NOBODY would be inaugurated (ESPECIALLY a Democrat) had there been even a "whiff" of Russian poo poo. This is far beyond outrageous for somebody my age (admittedly it is outrageous for everybody), as we remember a time when, yes, Republicans were obnoxious, hypocritical, and holier than thou, but they didn't collude with Russians in our presidential elections. Godamn. That sounds like a headline in a supermarket tabloid. Jesus fucking Christ.


January 1, 2017

Question for my DU friends in deep RED places. . .

First of all, I grew up in Hellsville, Redstate, a southern state that used to be solidly Democratic. But as most other southern states, evangelical christians, racists, the advent of right right wing news, etc, brought about a big change.

My parents still live there--two very liberal individuals--surrounded, and I mean SURROUNDED by red in a small town. I know the feeling It was claustrophobic and awful.

But what do you do if you can't leave?? Not everybody has the ability, the means, the desire, the job, or whatever-- to just pull up stakes.

I pity the lives my parents lead, as they either socialize with racist tRump supporters, or they don't socialize at all. It's the same small town my mother was born in which is somewhat worse, because many of these deplorables were childhood friends of hers. As a gay man, I have to say that I'm not terribly interested in anything my parents relay to me about their social life with these people, as I don't follow the activities of Nazis, and if they can't deal with me as I am, I have no use for them.

What do you do if you are the ONLY liberal in a small town? I guess there's DU, but outside of that, what???? I'm a baby boomer for what that's worth, so growing up in a small town for me was NOT what it's like today. Nonetheless, Donald J. Trump wasn't elected (or whatever) president, so it IS a new, unpleasant world, and it is NOT normal.

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