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Trump says he aced this cognitive test. Can you?

Trump says he aced this cognitive test. Can you?


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

EDITORIAL: Trump says he aced this cognitive test. Can you? Sunday, July 19, 2020 | 2 a.m. Are you a “very stable genius” like President Donald Trump? Find out today by taking this...
US should lead, not lecture, on China's crackdown in Hong Kong (Opinion)

US should lead, not lecture, on China's crackdown in Hong Kong (Opinion)


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Op/Ed  •  67 Comments  •  2 months ago

Brad Parscale 'Demoted' To Senior Advisor Of Something

Brad Parscale 'Demoted' To Senior Advisor Of Something


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  6 Comments  •  2 months ago

Brad Parscale 'Demoted' To Senior Advisor Of Something The New York Times   is   reporting   that Brad Parscale, social media guru of Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential campaign, was...
Trump understands what his critics don’t: The current lockdown is unsustainable

Trump understands what his critics don’t: The current lockdown is unsustainable


Via: heartland-american  •  Op/Ed  •  86 Comments  •  2 months ago

We need to get the country back to work.  I can’t wait to get back. It will obviously happen in stages.   By Easter it would be stupid to lock the whole country down at the same level as now....
This Is What National Decline Looks Like

This Is What National Decline Looks Like


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  29 Comments  •  2 months ago

Because of his incontinent use of it, the rhetorical mustard that the president slathers on every subject has lost its tang. The entertainer has become a bore, and foretelling his defeat no longer...
How to explain systemic racism to non-liberals like me

How to explain systemic racism to non-liberals like me


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  5 Comments  •  2 months ago

  WASHINGTON Post How to explain systemic racism to non-liberals like me JULY 14, 2020 For many on the left, the answer is easy: “systemic racism.” That answer drives...
Tammy Duckworth: Tucker Carlson Doesn’t Know What Patriotism Is. Neither does President Trump.

Tammy Duckworth: Tucker Carlson Doesn’t Know What Patriotism Is. Neither does President Trump.


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  48 Comments  •  2 months ago

Religion--accept it or ignore it!

Religion--accept it or ignore it!


By: texan1211  •  Op/Ed  •  64 Comments  •  2 months ago

The topic of religion and/or God comes up here frequently. Passions seem to run high on both sides of the issue. I know of no other topic that gets people quite so worked up. Here is a solution to...
Donald Trump: This Racism Goes Up To Eleven - Wonkette

Donald Trump: This Racism Goes Up To Eleven - Wonkette


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  13 Comments  •  2 months ago

Karens React To Covid masks

Karens React To Covid masks


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

The woman who appears at the two minute mark is special. 
Who Is More Qualified To Be President, Kanye West Or Donald Trump?

Who Is More Qualified To Be President, Kanye West Or Donald Trump?


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  15 Comments  •  2 months ago

Who Is More Qualified To Be President, Kanye West Or Donald Trump?  As John Wayne says in Rio Bravo when asked to compare the gunfighting skills of the Dean Martin character Dude to the...
Is Tammy Duckworth qualified to be president?

Is Tammy Duckworth qualified to be president?


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  148 Comments  •  2 months ago

Illinois junior U.S. senator, Tammy Duckworth , is apparently under consideration for the vice presidential nomination with Joe Biden.  I was listening to the NYT podcast The Argument and...
The National Humiliation We Need

The National Humiliation We Need


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  12 Comments  •  3 months ago

July 4 and America’s crisis of the spirit. We Americans enter the July 4 weekend of 2020 humiliated as almost never before. We had one collective project this year and that was to crush Covid-19,...
Why is there a hostility towards science?

Why is there a hostility towards science?


By: gordy327  •  Op/Ed  •  396 Comments  •  3 months ago

One thing the Covid crisis has shown us is the apparent hostility the general populace has towards science. This is (a simplification) demonstrated by people refusing to social distance or wear...
Something to think about

Something to think about


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  54 Comments  •  3 months ago

Trump’s Re-election Message Is White Grievance

Trump’s Re-election Message Is White Grievance


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  5 Comments  •  3 months ago

Republicans in D.C. just pretend not to see it. A lot of Republicans are acting puzzled about Donald Trump’s re-election pitch. “He has no message,” one Republican source told Reuters. “He needs...
Trump’s only campaign promise is to make bigotry safe again

Trump’s only campaign promise is to make bigotry safe again


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  19 Comments  •  3 months ago

Trump’s only campaign promise is to make bigotry safe again JUNE 29, 2020 “White power!” shouted the elderly man, raising his fist as he drove his golf cart past a group of demonstrators...
If Americans Grappled Honestly With Their History, Would Any Monuments Be Left Standing?

If Americans Grappled Honestly With Their History, Would Any Monuments Be Left Standing?


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  45 Comments  •  3 months ago

Trump's Grotesque Tulsa Speech and the Cult of Trump - BillMoyers.com

Trump's Grotesque Tulsa Speech and the Cult of Trump - BillMoyers.com


Via: thomas  •  Op/Ed  •  18 Comments  •  3 months ago

An interesting take on the Rally last weekend. If you would rather listen to the interview, go here
Which One Did God choose ?

Which One Did God choose ?


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  45 Comments  •  3 months ago

I would like to see someone ask Kayleigh McAnany this question at her next press briefing - Ms McAnany, you have said that God chose Donald Trump to lead America, but Al Sharpton told George...
George Floyd and the dominoes of social injustice

George Floyd and the dominoes of social injustice


Via: thomas  •  Op/Ed  •  49 Comments  •  3 months ago

A credible and astute argument regarding the social contract and the differences of the same between Black and White people.
We are in the retreat-from-Moscow phase of the Trump presidency

We are in the retreat-from-Moscow phase of the Trump presidency


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  26 Comments  •  3 months ago

we are in the retreat-from-Moscow phase of the Trump presidency https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/13/opinion/sunday/trump-presidency.html We are in the Götterdämmerung now, the final phase of...
Jon Stewart Is Back to Weigh In - The New York Times

Jon Stewart Is Back to Weigh In - The New York Times


Via: thomas  •  Op/Ed  •  25 Comments  •  3 months ago

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/06/15/magazine/jon-stewart-interview.html?searchResultPosition=1
Will Bill Barr Go to Jail When This Is All Done?

Will Bill Barr Go to Jail When This Is All Done?


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  66 Comments  •  3 months ago

Trump Gives Speech About Civil Rights Issues - Nations Fact Checkers Called In For Extra Shifts

Trump Gives Speech About Civil Rights Issues - Nations Fact Checkers Called In For Extra Shifts


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  5 Comments  •  3 months ago

Nations Fact Checkers Report For  Emergency Duty To  Check Trump's Speech On Racial Issues President* Trump gave a speech on police and racial issues a few minutes ago. The nation's fact...
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