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We have all seen/heard of former Trump voters who have expressed their regret for having supported him. We?ve heard from the farmers losing their family-owned farms due to Trump?s tariff wars, from the coal workers who were promised their industry would be made viable again, from factory workers who were told their jobs were secure but who are now unemployed ? the list goes on....

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That was a good debate.

I think that each and every candidate on stage tonight demonstrated that they be superior president than Trump. That should be obvious to each and every Democrat watching the debate. None of these candidates is "perfect," and every voter will not have their first choice nominated. But there is every reason to be confident that we will have a strong and capable ticket in November....



Since no one else has started one yet...


Empathy? Empathy? Who the f*ck is Empathy? Heh.

Two things have got my attention in the last 24 hours that really make me despair for a progressive future, one across the pond and one from here in Brit land. Neither of these things is shocking or breaking news, rather they reinforce the shit place we find ourselves in, and I don?t know about you, but I want my country back from these right wing nasty bastards that have hi-jacked it....


Ah, the First Shitstorm of the Year! Delightful!

Last week, I was driven right up to the edge of madness, a perfectly reasonable reaction to all the vag candle news and whatnot. If anything pushes me all the way off the cliff, it?s learning that there?re somehow folks who look around our poor, hurting, world, from the Australian wildfires to the daily assaults on the pillars of American democracy, and decide to funnel their emotional energy into yelling at Burger King for saying ?damn? in a commercial. Anyway, don?t tell One Million Moms about this blog, I don?t think they could handle it....


Do not misunderstand what the Million Moms movement is doing.

They protested because the Hallmark channel showed an ad that involved, gasp, a lesbian couple.

Now, they are protesting because a Burger King commercial included, please, no, the word damn....


They'll believe just about anything except the truth

A friend of mine told me yesterday...

"You won't believe what's happening right now in Virginia. Law enforcement is going door-to-door confiscating guns from law-abiding citizens!"

I said that I found that hard to believe. I asked him, "Literally--right now as we are talking to each other, police are knocking on doors and taking people's guns?" He said yes. "The Democrats passed a law down there, and people can't have guns anymore!" ...

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