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Michelle Obama vs Donald Trump Jr.

Michelle Obama vs Donald Trump Jr.

Marty’s photos of the day #3088: I took this photo last December in Verona, Italy. As it was in this display, Michelle Obama’s book was everywhere. Now, with the recent news that the Republican Party bought copies of Donald Trump Jr’s book—earning him a rare asterisk on the New York Times Best Seller List—and the […]

Vote out the führer. Don’t impeach!

Vote out the führer. Don’t impeach!

Yesterday Führer Trump tweeted: “I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to be a far bigger & better apology. On this one they will have to get down on their knees & beg for forgiveness-they are […]

Fake news and alternative media

Fake news and alternative media

Yesterday I posted a rant about how Republicans have co-opted the term “fake news” for nefarious purposes. In response, someone suggested that mainstream news sources could not be trusted because they were all owned by a small number of huge corporations. While I agree that giant media conglomerates are troubling, that does not automatically make […]

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