Category: Donald Trump

UPDATED: You can’t shame the shameless: Take the fight over Trump’s immigration atrocities to members of Congress

UPDATED: You can’t shame the shameless: Take the fight over Trump’s immigration atrocities to members of Congress

“I did try and fuck her. She was married… I moved on her like a bitch.” “You can do anything. Grab ’em by the pussy. You can do anything.” “[John McCain]’s not a war hero. I like people who weren’t captured.” “If Hillary Clinton can’t satisfy her husband what makes her think she can satisfy the country?” “[Kim Jong Un] […]

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We can’t count on the press to save us from Trump

We can’t count on the press to save us from Trump

But we can pressure them to stop spreading Trump’s lies How do you deal with a pathological liar who has admitted to at least one journalist that his goal is to destroy the credibility of objective journalism? At the very least don’t spread his lies for him. The AP deleted a tweet on Friday in which it repeated Trump’s virulently […]

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G7 Summit Clown Donald Trump takes his alpha male, narcissistic circus on the road, gets trolled by his international counterparts

G7 Summit Clown Donald Trump takes his alpha male, narcissistic circus on the road, gets trolled by his international counterparts

President Trump arrived to the G7 trade summit late, left early, and held a single press conference where he threatened the other global leaders with a trade war and portrayed the United States of America as a weak global player that has been had by its allies for decades. At a gender equality breakfast, Trump arrived late so the other […]

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You can’t separate Trump’s policies from his crimes

You can’t separate Trump’s policies from his crimes

This is why Republicans want to let him get away with everything Donald Trump has declared that he is above the law, any law. He did this in a letter his lawyers sent to special counsel Robert Mueller’s office in January that his Trump likely leaked this weekend so Fox News employees and AM radio hosts don’t have to bother […]

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The case against repeating or retweeting Trump

The case against repeating or retweeting Trump

If you’re using Trump’s language, you’re helping him Either corporations waste trillions of dollars repeating their advertisements at you or you’re helping Donald Trump every time you retweet him or use his words. This is true even if you’re owning him with your comment attached to the retweet or accusing him of being “the swamp” or telling America to “Make […]

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The ‘War on Work’ is a crisis on par with climate change

The ‘War on Work’ is a crisis on par with climate change

We could be running against Neil Gorsuch for the next 50 years The theft you’re most likely to experience is wage theft. And Neil Gorsuch just made it more likely that it will happen to you and you’ll never be able to recover your losses. Slate‘s Mark Joseph Stern: The Supreme Court issued a 5–4 decision Monday in Epic Systems […]

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Trump’s fascist dehumanizing of Mexican criminals paves the way to treating all immigrants inhumanely, calls them “animals” 10 times in one press release

There are a variety of definitions of “dehumanization” but this one is as succinct as I have seen: Dehumanization is the psychological process of demonizing the enemy, making them seem less than human and hence not worthy of humane treatment. This can lead to increased violence, human rights violations, war crimes, and genocide. History is rife with this demonizing of […]

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Don’t count on people knowing how badly the Trump administration is ripping them off

Don’t count on people knowing how badly the Trump administration is ripping them off

Candidates need to run against their opponents; but someone needs to run against Trump Democrats are fueled by massive disapproval of Donald Trump but they’re actually running against their Republican opponents. The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent has been making that case for months: If Democrats are running against Trump, it’s subtle: They are trying to project calm, stability, decency and […]

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Trump only betrays the voters who need him most

Trump only betrays the voters who need him most

Only billionaires — from Sheldon Adelson to King Salman of Saudi Arabia — can count on Trump You’ve probably heard that this week Paul Ryan convinced Sheldon Adelson to give Republicans $30 million to save the party’s House majority. This unholy act of corruption was only “legal” because Paul Ryan left the room for the literal money shot. For the […]

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Political artist Michael D’Antuono displays a fleet of truck-mounted billboards in Washington, DC, highlighting Trump’s unsavory alliance with Vladimir Putin

Political artist Michael D’Antuono displays a fleet of truck-mounted billboards in Washington, DC, highlighting Trump’s unsavory alliance with Vladimir Putin

These Billboards Are Thrilling DC Tourists And Driving the GOP Nuts Regular readers of Eclectablog know that I am a BIG fan of the political art of Michael D’Antuono. Through his provocative and thought-provoking artwork and installations, D’Antuono is documenting the political climate of the USA in a way few other artists are. This week, D’Antuono is taking his art […]

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Trump is just made a mistake four times larger than the Iraq War

Trump is just made a mistake four times larger than the Iraq War

Imagine repeating the worst strategic error of this century to the magnitude of four Let’s say you’ve spent the last few years following an agreement that you made with the United States and its allies that prevents you from attaining a nuclear weapon. Your proof of this is repeated verification, per the agreement, by the International Atomic Energy Agency. And […]

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