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The Decline of the English Language Is Postponed.

There is concern spreading from the halls of academia to the barstool language purists that the English language is slipping away and being replaced with unintelligible gibberish for the spoken word and every written word an emoticon-adorned abbreviation.A typical assessment of the dire state of the mother tongue comes from ...

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Black Man Charged with First-Degree Murder in a Car Accident.

There are social penalties to being black in America. Increased difficulty in getting a job. Petty insults accrued while swimming, barbequing or selling water. And greater jeopardy in the criminal justice system. Consider the case of Cedric Mitchell.Mitchell is a black man, married to a white woman, Tiffany, who brought ...

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How the Rest of The World Sees the Decline & Fall of Brexit Britain.

(This diary is in large part a distillation of a more extensive article published in the Guardian (UK) (8/4/19) 'Something resembling hell': how does the rest of the world view the UK?)Brexit is shaping up to be one of the most monumentally stupid, self-inflicted injuries a country has ever perpetrated on ...

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Christian Leaders Warn against 'Christian Nationalism' and its Merger with White Supremacy

A group of 17 Christan church leaders under the banner of ‘Christians Against Christian Nationalism’ have issued an official statement. It condemns the Christian Right’s constant attacks on other faiths and their efforts to bring about a Christian fundamentalist theocracy in the United States. Their warning is clear: “Christian nationalism provides cover for white supremacy and racial ...

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Anti-Crime Republican Running Against Ilhan Omar Is Charged with Felony Theft.

Trump-loving, conspiracy theorist, Danielle Stella is challenging Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) in Minnesota’s 5th District. Part of her platform is a robust anti-crime stance. Stella described Minneapolis this week as “the crime capital of our country”. She has in the past complained that local police were “overworked and overburdened” and said that, if elected, she would ...

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Duncan Hunter’s Lawyers Claim Adultery Was a Business Trip.

August 5, 2019

Prosecutors of the embattled campaign cash abuser Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) have revealed him to be a cheat. This week they laid out five instances of unfaithful behavior with five different women. Hunter’s lawyers have admitted the truth of the accusations — but have also offered a defense that only a drunk in his cups could think […]

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The Democrats Dither on Impeachment.

June 28, 2019

During her weekly press conference on Thursday, Nancy Pelosi was asked what Congress should do about E. Jean Carroll’s rape accusation against Trump. She replied, “I don’t know the person — it doesn’t matter if I did or not. I respect that, but I don’t know what Congress’s role would be in this.”  It is a technocrat’s […]

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Really? 6.26.19

June 27, 2019

Trump confuses Fox Business host, Maria Bartiromo. During a telephone interview by Fox Business host, Maria Bartiromo, Trump addressed his concerns that Robert Mueller‘s investigation may have been tainted by machinations of “the two pathetic lovers” Lisa Page and Peter Strzok. Bartiromo reasonably pointed out that the authorities had all their texts so there were no secrets. “Well, Peter […]

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Really? 6.21.19 Trump Dithers on Iran. The UK’s Trump. Zom

June 21, 2019

Trump is ready to attack Iran, but then he doesn’t. Trump is famous for changing his mind. Denying he changed his mind. Claiming he never held a position he did. And lying that he said one thing when he said another. So it should come as no surprise that after tough talk on the Iranians […]

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Trump Starts His 2020 Campaign By Attacking His 2016 Opponent

June 20, 2019

Trump start to 2020 In an event designated as the official start of his 2020 re-election campaign, Trump gave the largely old white crowd usual whining they have come to know by heart. Call it the fast food of political exegesis.  So similar was it to his usual pity party of complaints, whining and woe-is-me […]

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Really? 6.11.19

June 11, 2019

San Francisco swelters in record heat. Where are the science deniers? Whenever there is a cold snap in winter, science-deniers gleefully ask ‘where’s your global warming now?’. And venerable Senators bring props to Congress, such as the winter when Sen. Jim Inhofe ‘crushed’ the science of climate change by bringing a snowball into the Senate […]

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A Narcissistic Sociopath Reacts to A Gun Massacre (Anatomy of a Trump Tweet).

June 11, 2019

A disgruntled employee takes his second amendment rights down to his place of work and massacres 12 people. The reactions are typical, liberals demand action, conservative offer mealy-mouthed pap. Not to be left out, Trump weighed in with a tweet this morning, a day after the event: Spoke to Virginia Governor @RalphNortham last night, and the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Virginia […]

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Scott Warren Faces 20 Years in Prison for Giving Water to an Immigrant.

June 11, 2019

The Trump administration decided to send a message to desperate people trying to seek sanctuary in the US: ‘Come, and we will torture you. We will rip your families apart. We will let your kids perish in our custody. And we will punish any American who tries to keep you alive if you are dying.’ […]

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If You Can’t Beat Them, Invade Them. Lindsey Graham at War.

May 27, 2019

Lindsey Graham served the military honorably on both active duty and the reserve for 33 years. He was a lawyer and as such never deployed to a war zone. But he has not allowed his failure to see combat divert him from his mission of giving America’s youth every opportunity to die in a pointless war. His latest target is Venezuela. […]

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