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Justice is Done! Trump Pardons Sheriff Arpaio

President Trump pardoned Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Arizona lawman facing six months imprisonment and a fine. Sheriff Arpaio’s ‘crime’ was apparently not complying with a court order by U. S. District Judge Susan Bolton, a Clinton appointee also responsible for blocking much of Arizona’s  SB1070 from being enacted in [Read More]

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Trump Tweet Tempest

By: Mike McDaniel   The First Amendment to the Constitution reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government [Read More]

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Donald Trump: The Resistance Strikes 2

By: Mike McDaniel    Gentle readers: I know this didn’t happen mere hours ago, but I’m not a news outlet, so I normally wait a day or two to try to gather more complete information before commenting on such things. I’m sure you understand… Some may be making the mistake [Read More]

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A Friendly–For Now–Letter To Congressional Republicans

By: Mike McDaniel     “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” Groucho Marx  Republican politics is the art of begging voters to give you complete political power to accomplish wonders, getting it, and then ignoring the bastards.” [Read More]

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Obamacareless

By Mike McDaniel    The grand promise of Obamacare repeal went down in flames today as President Trump ordered the hapless Paul Ryan to postpone the scheduled vote on their Obamacare semi-sort-of-partial repeal bill, phase 1.whatever. Oh, it would be easy for me to observe that the Republicans had seven long [Read More]

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Mexico: Ryan goes to US-Mex border UPDATED with livefeed of Tillerson press conference

House Speaker Paul Ryan is at the border; the WaPo reports, Ryan makes trip to U.S.-Mexico border as lawmakers mull building Trump’s wall House Speaker Paul D. Ryan led a delegation of House Republicans on a six-hour tour of the U.S.-Mexico border Wednesday, seeing firsthand by helicopter, horse and boat [Read More]

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TRUMP?! Trump.

By: Mike McDaniel   Struggling with a nasty sinus infection, I went to bed last night about 2200, uneasy about America’s future. I awoke to a new reality. Donald Trump? President -Elect Donald J. Trump?! Trump. For many years now, I’ve been reduced to voting for the candidate I believed would do [Read More]