Tag: michael bloomberg

Shiesty Smiley

Billionaires’ Retribution

It’s both shameful and depressing how many billionaires, including much of the Silicon Valley crowd, have been “coming back” to Donald Trump in recent weeks, ...
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Biden and Trump

Feeling Helpless to Stop Trump

Will anyone do anything to stop Donald Trump from becoming president again?  Journalists and commentators have been regurgitating the threat he poses to our democracy ...
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An assault rifle laying on top of the American flag

Stormy Daniels and Cricket the Dog

Two events in the news last week highlight MAGA’s ugly machismo tendencies, its pent-up anger and readiness to engage in violence: ambitious up-and-comer Kristi Noem, ...
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Capitol Building during January 6th insurrections

Conspiracy Against Democracy

This humble spirit hates to sound like a wacko QAnon conspiracy theorist, but that’s how I’m feeling lately.  I’m not so concerned that everything is ...
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My Body My Choice

Make America 1864 Again

An abortion ban dating back to 1864?  Are you kidding me?!  That’s only a year after this former Confederate officer lost his life fighting (on ...
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Man selling fake elixir

Snake Oil Salesman… in Chief

Surely you’ve already heard all about it, but it’s impossible not to comment on the aspiring snake oil salesman in chief. Donald Trump was, is, ...
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Nibbling at the Edges

How did the Democratic Party become the party of college educated “elites”?  What happened to the party of the American middle class, the working people?  ...
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MAGA Hat

MAGAs Defining “America”

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) always contains disturbing revelations, but this year they outdid themselves.  As a sample, right-wing activist Jack Posobiec opened the ...
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Trump and Putin

White Christian Existential Panic

Lately it’s hard to ignore MAGAs’ dangerous attraction to white, male authoritarian rulers.  What the hell?!  Donald Trump and other prominent MAGAs, including House Speaker ...
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Texas Border Crisis

Civil War at the Border

As someone who lost his life fighting (on the wrong side, of course) in the American Civil War, your humble spirit humbly suggests that MAGAs ...
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Davos Summit

The World Economic Forum

Committed to improving the state of the world?  Who do those people at Davos think they’re fooling?  The only world most of them want to ...
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Trump or Death

New Year’s Realizations

As unrealistic as they may be, your humble spirit has some heartfelt wishes for 2024.  Wishes for Donald Trump and MAGA: Putting aside the obvious—such ...
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Donald Trump Mugshot

Happy New Year!

This humble spirit has been hovering about the earth for well over 150 years now and I can hardly recall a grimmer holiday season or ...
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Adolf Hitler

Happy Genocide!

What a grim holiday season this has turned out to be.  Talk about the Grinch who stole Christmas!  There are more wars going on around ...
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Titanic Stamp

“Bidenomics” Going Down with the Ship

The White House seems determined to make “Bidenomics” the center of the president’s 2024 presidential campaign, and given how things stand (Trump and Biden in ...
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Trump Behind Bars

Trump Gets His Comeuppance

Last week, Yusef Salaam, one of the “Central Park Five” who were wrongly convicted for the 1989 rape and beating of a white jogger in Central ...
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Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson
(Speaker of the Christian Right)

It turns out that Mike Johnson, the new House Speaker, is no less a far-right MAGA bomb thrower than Jim Jordan, only he’s quiet and ...
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Donald Trump

It’s All About Him

Judging from how he talks (and tweets!), it’s clear that Donald Trump thinks he’s still President of the United States, or maybe a co-president with ...
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Capitol Building behind a fence

Barbarians at the Capitol Fence

When retiring Army General Mark Milley referred to Donald Trump as a “Wannabe dictator” in response to the former president suggesting he might deserve execution ...
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Donald Trump Mugshot

All Becomes Clear

As Agatha Christie’s famous fictional detective, Hercule Poirot, liked to say, “in time, all will become clear.” Well, in case we still had any doubts, ...
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