Saturday, November 30, 2019

Just a thought

When narwhal tusks are illegal, only criminals will have narwhal tusks.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Deal Maker Strikes Again

The world's Greatest Deal Maker has done it again- made one of the most consequential diplomatic deals of the century.

No, not between the United States and another country; the deal he has brought about is between two other countries.

Here are the details of this epochal agreement, which has been almost totally ignored by the mainstream press, while they have been busy declaring the impeachment of the President for extortion and bribery a boring snooze fest.  From the Telegraph (yes, people in England do seem to have noticed this story:)

"China signs defence agreement with South Korea as US angers Seoul with demand for $5bn troop payment... 

The defence ministers of South Korea and China have agreed to develop their security ties to ensure stability in north-east Asia, the latest indication that Washington’s long-standing alliances in the region are fraying.  

An editorial in Monday’s edition of The Korea Times warned that the security alliance between (the US and South Korea) “may fall apart due to Washington’s blatantly excessive demands”.  

Mr Trump has previously threatened to withdraw US troops if his demands are not met, with the editorial accusing the president of regarding the Korea-US mutual defence treaty “as a property deal to make money”.

The vast majority of Koreans agree, with a recent survey by the Korea Institute for National Reunification showing that 96 per cent of people are opposed to Seoul paying more for the US military presence."

Get it? One of our oldest and most vital defense agreements in Asia is being thrown in the trash can by Trump, and our former steadfast friend is now turning to its long term enemy for help; an action which must bring a glow of happiness to Russia and China.  This is a catastrophic failure, the frightening implications of which we cannot afford to ignore.  It is one more time that a former ally has been forced to turn to our enemies for a defense pact; the same thing happened in Ukraine.


"Daniel Pinkston, a professor of international relations at the Seoul campus of Troy University, was more blunt in his assessment. 

“It’s just extortion”, he told The Telegraph. “It’s little more than a mob boss going around and demanding protection money."

Just like Ukraine, as I said.  This man is nothing but a criminal in thrall to a foreign dictator, and he is openly working to destroy our country.  Meanwhile, every member of his party works constantly to devise some sort of lie that makes this treachery seem okay.

We are on the edge of a precipice, with one leg over the edge, and this story is being almost totally ignored.  It is hard to imagine a situation more terrible for our country, and most Americans will never even hear about it, let alone understand its significance or care. God help us.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Removing Trump

The new oval office?

We hear over and over again that, if the Democratic House impeaches Trump, he cannot be removed from office, because it would be impossible to get 20 Republican Senators to stop cowering in fear of the deranged base they spent decades creating, in order to provide the two thirds majority needed to ditch him.

This is almost certainly true, but all is not lost.  As usual, this argument comes from people who talk about the Constitution without having really read it very thoroughly.

Here is what the Constitution actually says about the Senate trial that follows impeachment:

Article I, Section 3, Clauses 6 and 7:
The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two-thirds of the Members present"

Note that the vote required is not two thirds of all senators, but two thirds of those who are present.

So here is my plan:  Let the Senate, including all of the many Republicans that want nothing to do with this idiot, vote to finally honor Trump with a gigantic military parade, perhaps celebrating his glorious, total victory over the Kurds, who have always been our enemies.

Something like this would be appropriate, I think.

Make it clear that any Republican that does not come to the parade will be chewed alive by Trump's base.  Then, in tacit agreement with Mitch McConnell, a Senate vote to convict will be held during the parade, allowing Trump to be kicked out of office by a unanimous vote of those Senators who are present, all of which will be Democrats; at which point, Trump could be frog marched off of the reviewing stand and thrown in the street, and all the troops in the parade can go home and enjoy the rest of the afternoon with their families.

Cue the deafening screeching and yelling by the Republicans, which may go on for years; but who gives a damn as long as Trump is gone?

Of course, nothing will stop Trump from declaring the next day that he is still running to be re-elected, like it or not.  Some may be tempted to point out that the Constitution also says:

"Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor"

At this point it is necessary for me to digress and repeat a few lines from a scene in "My Little Chickadee" in which W. C. Fields tries to lure a rube into playing poker with him.



Rube:  "Poker...but isn't that gambling?"
Fields:  "Not the way I play it, no."

Trump's answer to the Constitution, and I must confess that he is likely on firm legal ground here, is that as long as he is in the White House, being President is not an "office of honor."  Might work, who knows?

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Separated at Birth?

By sheer coincidence yesterday I came across one of those clickbait stories at the bottom of a post, about Schlitzie the Pinhead.


Schlitzie was one of the most famous sideshow attractions in his day, appearing at the top circuses, and having a featured role in Tod Browning's cult film, "freaks." He had the mentality of about a four year old, and loved being in the circus.

Well, just saying:


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Taking Us Down the Road to Hell

The mainstream press, which has apparently made up their minds how they want the 2020 elections to work out.

From the Washington Post (passed off as a paragon of the liberal press) today:
"On eve of open hearings, GOP and Democrats lay out competing cases
The memos show the parties are fundamentally at odds over everything from key pieces of evidence to the legitimacy of the process."
I heard the same thing on NPR this morning, which did a long segment on the "competing narratives" about impeachment coming from our two political parties.

Neither one of these miserable excuses for journalists thought it worth mentioning that one of these "narratives" is true and the other, as they all know damned well, is a compendium of vicious lies. 

And that is what we are going to get this time around, just as we have had stuffed down our throats every election for decades.  One side is telling the truth and the other side is lying; but that is of no significance.  Maybe Trump is the bad guy, maybe it's Biden and Hillary. Who can say?

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Chutzpah

Donald Trump was today fined two million dollars because his "charity" diverted a large part of the money it gathered (some, for example, supposedly for kids with cancer) into the pockets of himself and his family.  The judge in the case determined that the money should go to a number of charities, which were selected as part of the court process.

Trump's statement about this humiliation?

"I am therefore happy to donate $2 million to the following worthy charities..."

He donated the money!  Not, he was fined two million dollars for criminal activity; he donated the money!  It was a noble thing that he did, getting fined two million dollars for an abominable criminal act.  And he's happy to be fined the two million dollars.  He's proud of his generosity!

Was there ever a more degraded human?

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Wingnut Wrapup

So Gordon Sondland, Trump's only defender that we know of in the impeachment hearings, suddenly changed his story today, and instead of denying that there was a quid pro quo demanded of Ukraine, admitted that there was.  Enough, finally, for Republicans to admit that maybe something was wrong with Trump's behavior? Of course not; they just have to amp up the lying:
Julio Rosas, Town Hall:  "Mark Meadows: Gordon Sondland's Testimony Does NOT Confirm Quid Pro Quo" 
I have gone back to writing Wingnut Wrapups because the level of right wing deceit that is going to be necessary to counter the truth, which is beginning to spill out like water over Niagara Falls, is staggering.  Yet tens of millions are going to at least claim they believe this malignant nonsense; this is going to form the foundation of Trump's campaign to be elected, and we had better be ready for it.

Beth Baumann, Town Hall:  "WATCH: Project Veritas Confronts CNN President on His Personal Vendetta to Get President Trump Impeached"
This is like "Project Veritas Confronts George Washington on His Personal Vendetta to Capture Benedict Arnold."  It is not a "vendetta" when the guy you are trying to stop is a traitor, it's an act of patriotism.
Scott Morefield, Town Hall:  "It’s Time For Republicans To STOP Whining About The ‘Process’ And Defend This President"
Good luck with that, buddy.  They don't have a defense, seeing as how he confessed on TV to the crime.
Humberto Fontova, Town Hall:  "Dead Terrorist Who Filmed Murders and Tortures Hailed by Many Democrats and Pundits"
Bullshit.
Beth Baumann, Town Hall:  "Warren Acknowledges Medicare For All Will Displace Health Insurance Workers."
This is presented as something horrible.  To me, it's pretty much like complaining that drug laws are unfair because they take jobs away from Heroin dealers.
Matt Vespa, Town Hall:  "Well, We Now Know Who President Trump’s Enemies Are at The State Department"
Yeah, everyone there who gives a damn about our country.
Timothy Meads, Town Hall:  "Donald Trump Wanted To Build a Giant Crystal Mega-Church"
Where, on Mars?  Come on, how pathetic can you get, defending this man?  We all know that he might have collected millions for this crystal church, but that he would have just kept the money, as he always did with his "charities."
Elizabeth Vaughn, Red State:  "Children Played ‘Build the Wall’ at White House Halloween Party; Liberal Heads Explode"
It always amuses me how wingnuts imagine that every piggish thing they do causes liberals endless pain.  I have never heard one word about this story from sources that could be considered liberal, but I have now seen it multiple times on right wing websites.
Michael Van Der Galien, PJ Media:  "NeverTrumpism Is a Mental Illness"
To Republicans, every decent instinct is a mental illness.
Newsmax:  "Dr. James Dobson: Dems abuse impeachment process"
Because we always turn for advice on constitutional law to a crooked TV evangelist.
World Net Daily:  "Authorities link Bibles and porn in communist campaign"
How dare they?  Oh, maybe this has something to do with it:
"A state-level analysis has found that religion is correlated to searches for online pornography in the USA.
The study, published in the The Journal of Sex Research, found that states with a higher percentage of Evangelical Protestants, theists, or biblical literalists had a higher proportion of Google searches for “porn” from January 1, 2011, to July 31, 2016. The same was true of states with higher average levels of religious service attendance.  States with more individuals who didn’t identify with a religion, on the other hand, tended to have proportionally less Google searches for pornography."
Communists- there they go, telling the truth again.
Larry Klayman, World Net Daily:  "Depoliticize and disinfect federal judges...The chief justice of the Supreme Court, the ever leftist-oriented John Roberts..."
Ever leftist John Roberts.  That's pretty much where I tuned out on this garbage, although I will note that Larry's article seems to be motivated by Federal judges having thrown out two of his endlessly bogus lawsuits in one day.
World Net Daily:  "Taliban kicked Jews out of prison for arguing too much"
Finally, a World Net Daily story that I can believe.
Ted Noel, American Thinker:  "Hillary's Health Coming Up Again"
Coming up.  By Ted Noel, whoever the hell he is.  Because of course it is; Republican smears never die.  Ted apparently wrote a number of times during the 2016 campaign that Hillary had Parkinson's disease.  Now, four years later, and absent a shred of evidence that she does, and with her being a private citizen and all now, he feels it necessary to try to spread this lie again.
Daniel John Sobieski, American Thinker:  "Why Is Vindman a War Hero but Flynn a Traitor?"
Oh I don't know, maybe because Flynn is a convicted felon, having confessed to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russians, while Vindmann told the truth. That's my guess.  Got a different explanation, Daniel?  Oh yeah, deep state something something.
Thomas Lifson, American Thinker:  "Pelosi in 1998: Impeachment has a ‘traumatic impact on the confidence that the American people have in government’
That may be true, Thomas, but it doesn't change the fact that Trump is a traitor.  Nice try though.
Newsmax:  "Doctors Stunned: Bible Scripture Crushes Cancer With Zero Side Effects"
Why do we never see good news like this at liberal sites like Daily Kos?
Amanda House, Breitbart:  "Watch Live: Activists Hold Second Amendment Rally on Capitol Hill"
I did! And here are a couple of views from the rally:


That'll put the fear into those gun grabbers!  Seriously, if I can be serious for a moment, it is this sort of thing that leads me to believe that when the great Civil War Part Two comes along, virtually none of these freedom blabbers will show up.  Okay, back to the comedy.
Breitbart:  "How To Entirely Empty Your Bowels Every Morning"
Please, I don't want to know. Not if it actually involves reading this article.  P.S.- this is the title of a real article at Breitbart today, I swear to God.
Branson Stocking, Town Hall:  "Steve Scalise Says Law Required Trump To Ask Ukrainian President About Corruption"
Yeah, but in what fantasy world did the law require Trump to extort the Ukranian president into telling lies for him?
Beth Baumann, Town Hall:  "Trump Vows to Withhold Federal Aid For California Wildfires Until Gov. Newsom Gets His Act Together"
I.e. toes the Republican line.  This is another grotesque example of extortion, just like what happened in Ukraine.  This bastard can't stop committing crimes for one week.
Nick Arama, Red State:  "Trump Tidbit: There May Be More Coming on Vindman"
Of course there will be.  As soon as the Republicans manufacture it.
Elizabeth Vaughn, Red State:  "Hell No, The Whistleblower Isn’t Entitled to Anonymity"
Unless you believe in Federal law.  Which Republicans obviously don't.
"In this case, I strongly disagree because this whistleblower is not a whistleblower."
No, if you reveal anything bad about a Republican, you are not a whistleblower, you are a Communist traitor.  Or at least that seems to be Elizabeth's argument.
"his safety is his own concern. He should have thought about that before he decided to play with fire."
"Play with fire, i.e. tell the truth in a Congressional hearing.  Now if he is killed by a right wing terrorist, it's his own fucking fault.  I swear to God, that is what this woman says.  It's like a mob movie from the 1930's.
Streiff, Red State:  "Donald Trump Retweets UFC Champ’s Words And The Media Run For The Fainting Couch"
Because who could be better to assess Trump than a guy who gets punched in the head for a living?
Nick Arama, Red State:  "Warren’s ‘Plan’ for What People in Private Insurance Will Do After She Kills Their Jobs Is Incredibly Bad"
What, get jobs in the massively revitalized coal industry that Trump promised us?
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "President Trump: Media, CNN Knows Who Whistleblower Is – You Just Don’t Want to Report It!"
Because that would be illegal, you dumbass.  Not that you or any other Republican toady cares.  Of course, that didn't stop you from revealing the purported name a couple of posts later.
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "NO MORE MR. NICE GUY!"
Referring to Trump.  I'd like someone to explain when Trump was ever a nice guy, but apparently according to Jim, Trump hasn't come anywhere close yet to the not niceness he is capable of.  Jim is probably right there, as we are soon to find out.
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "HUGE! Top Obama Official Funneled Steele Documents to Dem Lawmakers in Late 2016."
HUGE!  The Steele dossier was not a classified document, but apparently it is now an abomination for anyone to pass around anything which reveals Republican corruption.
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "Gatekeeper Adam Schiff Releases Approved Transcripts from Two Secret Star Chamber Witnesses — But Only the Material That Is Favorable to Democrats:
That is to say, all of it.  Schiff did in fact release the statement of Gordon Sondland, which as noted above, seemed to agree with Trump's claims, but that has gone under the wheels of the bus today, so I stand by my statement:  All of the evidence incriminates Trump.  Believe me, if there was any evidence that didn't, the Republicans would have leaked it in a microsecond.
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "Former US Attorney General: Whistleblower Is Not Guaranteed Anonymity, He Does Need to Publicly Testify and Be Open to Cross Examination"
That would be "former US attorney general," convicted felon and master Trump bootlicker, Matt Whittaker.  Only the best people in the Trump administration, yes sir!  P.s.- Jim, when you never were the Attorney General, you can't be a former Attorney General.  Think about it.
Katie Pavlich, Town Hall:  "Sean Spicer Keeps Winning Dancing With the Stars and the Left is Pissed"
Pissed.  They're PISSED, I tell you.  At least they weren't pissed on, like Donald Trump in that Moscow hotel.
Katie Pavlich, Town Hall:  "Impeachment Inquiry: Adam Schiff Finally Releases Testimony Transcripts"
Finally!  It's been almost three weeks!  Say, how many years has it been since Trump promised to release his taxes?
Elizabeth Vaughn, Red State:  "Devin Nunes: House GOP Will Call Adam Schiff as Their First Witness"
Anything to turn impeachment into a circus.
Eric A. Blair, Gateway Pundit:  "Up To One Million ‘Cannibal Ants’ Trapped In Soviet Nuclear Bunker Have Escaped"
Just in case you don't have enough to worry about.  Back soon with more, don't you worry.

How About This as an Impeachment Count?

From Daily Kos today:

"Nearly 5,500 migrant kids were stolen by Trump admin since 2017, according to new count"


Don't crimes against humanity count as real crimes, if they are committed by Republicans?  Or will it just be too confusing to ordinary Americans if they are confused by adding this act of bestial brutality to the charges of extortion and treason?

Let Senate Republicans vote against holding him responsible for this atrocity.


A Week to Remember, Indeed

That's their story and they are sticking to it.  Kimberley Guilfoyle at Town Hall, assessing the last week's political news:
"In 365 Days, It’s Weeks Like This One That Voters Will Remember"
That's for sure, what with the impeachment vote, and the release of transcripts conclusively demonstrating that Trump is a criminal.  No, that's not what Kimberley was talking about?
"The week started in the morning of Sunday, October 27th, as President Trump took to the podium in the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room to announce that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in an American-led military operation...However, even more disappointing than the media twisting themselves in knots to avoid saying anything that might be interpreted as praise for President Trump was the deafening silence from Democrats. They were seemingly unable to acknowledge that the Commander-in-Chief — even in this just one specific instance — made the world safer."
False, of course.  Democrats were very happy about the elimination of Al Baghdadi, in contrast, you might note this statement, from October 2012:
"Stop congratulating Obama for killing Bin Laden. The Navy Seals killed Bin Laden....Why don't we ask the Navy SEALs who killed Bin Laden? They don't seem to be happy with Obama claiming credit. All he did is say O.K."
Who said that?  Who do you think?

And then, this event that will be eternally stamped in the minds of the American people:
"the president went immediately from celebrating a major national security victory on Sunday to visiting Chicago on Monday to honor law enforcement at the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police."
He gave a speech to some policemen!  Amazing! But wait, there's more:
"On Wednesday, President Trump’s administration took an important step to help Americans suffering from substance abuse by launching FindTreatment.gov, a website that will enable visitors to access a database tailored to addressing their specific needs and treatments."
The government launched a website!  Again, this is the kind of decisive action to meet the nation's concerns that will be honored for years.

Now, let's think...did anything else happen in the last week that Americans might recall a year from now?
"In an almost tiring week of winning for America, the Democrats had to sully our enjoyment of America’s greatness with a meaningless, partisan charade on the floor of the House of Representatives."
I.e. they voted to begin the process of kicking him out of office for being a criminal and a traitor.  Hardly worth even noticing.  Well, that was the week that was. 

The article finishes with this disclaimer:
"Kimberly Guilfoyle is a Senior Advisor to Donald J. Trump for President, Inc."
Oh.



Monday, November 4, 2019

An Electoral Solution

We all know that the electoral college tilts the balance of power in the selection of the President in favor of small States, and consequently in favor of the Republican party.  We are living through the disaster that this undemocratic feature of the Constitution has created.  I hardly need tell anyone that this is true.  And yet, we all know that it would prove virtually impossible in our current political environment to change the Constitution to allow Presidents to be selected by popular vote.

What is this flaw in the Constitution that allows Republicans to maintain an unfair advantage? Well, here is the text, from Article 2, section 1:

"Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress"

The problem is that representatives are apportioned according to population, while Senators are not; resulting in, for example, every person who votes in Wyoming having 69 times the power of everyone who votes in California; a gross injustice.

Here is my proposal:  An amendment be passed that limits the quantity of electors to the number of representatives, by simply eliminating the words "Senators and."  This will have the effect of moving the Presidential election process so it corresponds much more closely to the will of the population, without any major change in the Constitution.

Of course, Republicans will scream their heads off to stop this, because they benefit from the current law's unfairness, but I suspect it would be far easier to muster support for this elimination of two words from the Constitution, than to eliminate the electoral college altogether, and my proposal would have largely the same effect of moving to a popular vote for President.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Wingnut Wrapup

Before I begin, I would like to mention the following fact:  Most of you have heard of the abominable driving of freshman Congresswoman Katie Hill from the House by the publication of revenge porn pictures of her supplied by a bastard of an ex-husband.  I just want to tell you that these pictures were originally published by Red State, a blog whose lies and hate have made it a staple of Wingnut Wrapup throughout its entire existence.  Anyway, on we go:

Cortney O'Brien, Town Hall: "Here's When the Nats Stadium Stopped Booing Trump at World Series Game 5"
See, that's what is important.  They booed him- that means nothing.  That they stopped, well...
"But, as you can see and hear, when the jumbotron revealed who Trump's guests were, the crowd quieted. The president invited five wounded veterans to sit with him in his suite."
So he used wounded veterans as human shields, which proves what a great patriot he is.
"Booing the president of the United States the same day he announces we’ve killed the leader of ISIS is completely un-American and childish."
Booing him in the same century is un-American to them, because they want a dictatorship, and he is willing to be the dictator.
"I’d wear getting booed in the swamp as a badge of honor. If you’re pissing them off you’re doing something right!"
The swamp...anywhere other than his rallies with packs of ignorant racist haters.
Brandon Stocking, Town Hall:  "Parents of Killed ISIS Hostage Praise Trump, Slam Obama"
Whoo, that's impressive.
"Kayla's parents are strong supporters of President Trump. Carl, Kayla's father, has spoken at Trump rallies."
Oh.

And now, time for a little Conservative "humor"
Keep telling yourself that Schiff is a clown, guys.  You are about to reach the end of that smear pretty soon.
Brandon Morse, Red State:  "Trump: “We’re Thinking About” Releasing Video of Raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Over the Weekend"
Because of course he is. By the way, what is it with people named Brandon today?
Elizabeth Vaughn, Red State:  "Anti-Trumper Chris Wallace Presses Mike Pence: ‘Why Didn’t the President Tell Nancy Pelosi’ About Raid?’
Because of course, if someone is against Trump, they have no right to ask why he violated the law.
Elizabeth Vaughn, Red State:  "A Total Disgrace: Trump Gets Booed at World Series Game, Fans Chant, ‘Lock Him Up’
Of course, it is not a disgrace for the President of the United States to spend years actually leading chants of 'lock her up' directed at Hillary Clinton who, unlike Trump, is not a criminal traitor.
Roger L. Simon, PJ Media:  "After Baghdadi Action, Dem Candidates Have Their Work Cut Out for Them."
Not if they are running in an electorate of Washington Nationals fans.
Rick Moran, PJ Media: "U.S. Military Vehicles Enter Syria to Protect the Oil"
Because of course they do.  Uh, by the way, guys, that should be "to STEAL the oil."
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "President Trump: Adam Schiff Went Before Congress and Made Up My Words… It’s a Fraud… That’s a Criminal Act. What He Did is a Criminal Act "
What?  Another lie about Adam Schiff from Trump?  I can hardly believe it.
Timothy Meads, Town Hall:  "CNN New Hampshire Primary Poll: 51 Percent Think Trump Shouldn't Be Impeached"
51%.  Before the public hearings have even started.  In a massively Republican State. Boy, that must be a lot of comfort to Trump.
Beth Baumann, Town Hall:  "Republicans Torch Pelosi's Sudden Decision to Hold Impeachment Inquiry Vote"
After screaming their heads off demanding it, the minute they got it, they started screaming their heads off about that.

And how about a little more Conservative humor?
 Right, because having committed an endless series of criminal acts gives Trump the right to commit another one.
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "TODAY’S SHOW TRIAL: Tuesday’s Basement Chamber Secret Witness Wears Full Dress Uniform to Testify on His Dislike of President Trump’s Ukrainian Policy"
Ahh, gender equality.  Remember when it was only girls who had their testimony ignored because of what they were wearing?
Cristina Laila, Gateway Pundit:  "NEW: Shifty Schiff Announces House Intel Committee to Hold Public Hearings in New Phase of Sham Impeachment Inquiry"
Because what could be more shifty than holding hearings in public?
Timothy Buchanan, Renew America:  "The Russians are better at keeping military secrets guarded than the current crop of Democrat Congressional leaders"
Timothy, I know this probably never occurred to you, but the Russians are the ones we are trying to keep our secrets from.  Once they have them, they don't need to leak them.  By the way, just to be clear, the claim about Democratic leaders leaking things is a total lie, told like so many Republican lies, to distract from the endless leaking of their own administration.
Matt Vespa, Town Hall:  "AG Barr Delivers A Professional Knifing Of James Comey And His Tenure As FBI Director"
That's nice.  It wasn't enough that Comey destroyed himself helping to elect Trump.  He wouldn't debase himself further, after Trump thanked him by lying about him, firing him and trying to humiliate him in public.  No, three years later, they are still smearing him.
Brandon Morse, Red State:  "Look Out! Deadspin Writer Is Subtly Threatening Media Figures Who Aren’t On Board with Her Revolt"
Deadspin.  A sports site.  Brandon had nothing to say about the President of the United States openly threatening media figures who aren't "on board" with his criminal Presidency.
Stephen Kruiser, PJ Media:  "Kelly Clarkson Changes 'Baby It's Cold Outside' Lyrics Into Pro-Choice Propaganda"
The abomination!
Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "WOW! Top Democrat Witness and Pompous Nutjob Col. Vindman Tried and Failed to Tamper with Rough Draft of President’s Call to Ukrainian President"
That would be "Tried and failed to correct rough draft," asshole.  And by the way, with Donald Trump as your leader, I'd be careful about calling anyone a pompous nutjob.
Pat Buchanan, Town Hall:  "50 Years Ago: The Day Nixon Routed the Establishment"
I presume Pat "I never met a Hitler I didn't like" Buchanan was not talking about August 9, 1974.

No, that was the day the establishment routed Nixon.
Stu Cvrk, Red State:  "The First Four-Star Flag Officer In US History Joins The Effort To Void The Election Of The US President...It’s time an example is made of retired FOGOs who violate their continuing oaths and disparage the President. Admiral McRaven should be recalled to active duty and then charged under Articles 88 and 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice."
These provisions concern active duty military only, which McRaven is not.  To engineer a punishment of him for violating them would constitute a clear step toward Stalinism.  By the way, article 134 forbids statements "disloyal to the United States," not "disloyal to Donald Trump."  I am sure that change in the wording is coming soon if we do nothing.
Streiff, Red State:  "Whistleblower’s Attorneys Make a Desperate and Pathetic Attempt to Silence the Free Press and a Free People"
Or, in actual English, "Whistleblower’s Attorneys Make a Desperate and Pathetic Attempt to force the treacherous traitors at places like Red State to follow the law and not reveal his name."
Joe Hoft, Gateway Pundit:  "This Is A Seditious Coup – Last Time Democrats Did This They Eventually Hanged for Their Sedition"
This article is illustrated with the following photo:


This is a picture of the execution of the conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  Interesting that Republicans have now changed these defenders of their beloved Confederacy into Democrats.  There is no end of the lies.

There is, however, an end to this batch of garbage, and this is it.  Bye.