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  • Jorg Aadahl 12:58 pm on June 12, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Anti-Liberal rants 

    The term “Liberal” so often meant to be derogatory by right-wingers, makes me wonder if the users have even bothered to look up the word “liberal” in a dictionary, where they would find characteristics like “generous, favoring individual liberty and social and political reform … open-minded, not prejudiced, strict or rigorous .. favoring broadening of the mind, regarding many traditional beliefs as dispensable, invalidated by modern thought, or liable to change”, – characteristics apparently not favored among the conservatives, or non-liberals, if you prefer.
    Do these people even know any so-called “liberals”, – or would such more enlightened individuals tend to shy away from their conservative circles?
    I have a vast circle of liberal, progressive, democratic and independent friends and acquaintances, in addition to many on the more conservative side, – none of which would even dream of voting for Trump, who is widely considered an incompetent, unqualified, self-centered egomaniac and a threat to our own well-fare, security and world peace. The “liberals” I know are all very well educated, intelligent and informed, generous with others less fortunate, willing to pay higher taxes than most in order to make for a more even and fair society. And, yes, that also includes at least one in the top 0.1% of income earners, – yet wouldn’t dream of voting for Trump in the hope of reducing his 50+% tax burden. Liberals believe in science and the need to protect the Earth and the environment, and as a group they are far less superstitious. i.e. religious, than Republicans.

    I don’t see any sign of the often alleged “low self-esteem and self-delusion” among my somewhat “liberal” friends, so I wonder what kind of people the more conservative crowd is so obsessed with. Those I know are decent, law-abiding working people, most of them home owners, many entrepreneurs and business executives, educators and professionals, – all striving both for their own families and to make for a better and more just society, – without being obsessed with personal gain.
    My “liberal” acquaintances are a diversified flock, spanning a wide range of social positions; however, with at least something in common: they are all well behaved, but deeply embarrassed that we have a sexual predator like Donald Trump in the WH, a habitual liar and a laughing stock around the world, reflecting badly on the gullible that voted for him, and a society that let it happen.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 7:43 am on March 22, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    “Investigate” Obama, – again! 

    Donald Trump now claims that President Obama had wire tapped him, expressing frustration because he can’t believe that none of the investigating agencies can find anything, despite an all-out effort.
    Perhaps Trumpy should engage the same investigating team he sent to Hawaii to expose Obama’s birth certificate “fraud”, to which he announced “You won’t believe what they are finding!”, – trumped up “findings” that were never disclosed.
    It may take another 5 years before he has to accept that there was nothing to the wire tapping either, – but at least it takes some attention away from his own shady activities,  – for a while.
    Who knows, – it may work again, especially among the shrinking masses of gullible still believing in him.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 12:45 pm on March 9, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Trumpy’s Religious Hypocracy 

    It has been established beyond any shadow of doubt, that Donald Trump is a liar, an uninvited groper of women, a tax avoider, a mocker of war heroes and the handicapped, a hater of people with different skin color, religion and ethnicity, several times bankrupt and three times married, – so far. He has cheated employees, banks, investors, and students at his fake Trump “university”.
    In other words, the exact opposite of what Christians would consider a good, considerate, honest, morally upright, humble and decent citizen, respectful of family values and a promoter of good will. Especially the so-called evangelicals would be very strict and rather picky before they support someone running for office. One would think …
    Trump, however, knew better! He didn’t have to, nor did he bother to live up to the evangelical ideal in order to gather their support. All he had to do, was to wave a Bible and declare it a better book than even his own, – written by someone else! How modest, – and how shrewd! The evangelicals immediately flocked to Trumpy and supported him in the presidential election, big time. That’s all it took! Nothing he had done, nothing about his behavior, not even his blatant immorality, mattered anymore. Not even his sexual assaults mattered.
    All it took to fool the gullible, evangelical masses, was a Bible wave! And a Bible, of all things, – a collection of impossible made-up stories, created by ancient people trying to outdo each other with scary stories, – stories that would make any freethinking individual understand are made up. The only really scary part, is that those stories very likely changed the results of the election, giving the highest and most important office in the world to someone not only uniquely unqualified, but so dishonest that he would stoop low enough to use the old and tired bible-waving trick! That such a cheap trick still works in a modern society, is really very, very scary!
    So, among gullible Christians, Bible-waving trumps all behavior, – so to speak.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 4:21 pm on February 7, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Guest Post: Trump, – and why not? by Jeremy Mitchell/FB 

    “I listened as they called my President a Muslim.
    I listened as they called him and his family a pack of monkeys.
    I listened as they said he wasn’t born here.
    I watched as they blocked every single path to progress that they could.
    I saw the pictures of him as Hitler.
    I watched them shut down the government and hurt the entire nation twice.
    I watched them turn their backs on every opportunity to open worthwhile dialog.
    I watched them say that they would not even listen to any choice for Supreme Court no matter who the nominee was.
    I listened as they openly said that they will oppose him at every turn.
    I watched as they did just that.
    I listened.
    I watched.
    I paid attention.
    Now, I’m being called on to be tolerant.
    To move forward.
    To denounce protesters.
    To “Get over it.”
    To accept this…
    I will not.
    I will do my part to make sure this great American mistake becomes the
    embarrassing footnote of our history that it deserves to be.
    I will do this as quickly as possible every chance I get.
    I will do my part to limit the damage that this man can do to my country.
    I will watch his every move and point out every single mistake and misdeed in a loud and proud voice.
    I will let you know in a loud voice every time this man backs away from a
    promise he made to them. Them. The people who voted for him. The ones who sold their souls and prayed for him to win.
    I will do this so that they never forget.
    And they will hear me.
    They will see it in my eyes when I look at them.
    They will hear it in my voice when I talk to them.
    They will know that I know who they are.
    They will know that I know what they are.
    Do not call for my tolerance. I’ve tolerated all I can.
    Now it’s their turn to tolerate ridicule.
    Be aware, make no mistake about it, every single thing that goes wrong in
    our country from this day forward is now Trump’s fault just as much as they
    thought it was Obama’s.
    I find it unreasonable for them to expect from me what they were entirely
    unwilling to give.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 9:38 am on January 31, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    The Trump’d up travel mess 

    It is difficult understand why we have this embarrassing Trump-caused travel mess all of a sudden!
    The first line of defense against airborne terrorists should be the visa process!
    If no visa, you won’t fly. And to get a visa, you have to prove that your background is clean, and that you have no adverse associations. You must account for what you intend to do here in the US and whom to visit, etc., especially for applicants from “trouble” nations. If it doesn’t check out, you won’t get a visa, and you won’t fly!

    If anything turns out fishy, the claimed contacts here in the US should be checked out. Thoroughly!
    Put the burden on the applicants to prove they are OK, and hold each country’s US Embassy responsible for verification and background checks before a visa is issued. Whatever time it takes, a month, 3 months, forever, – so be it.
    To visit the US is not a right for anyone, it is a privilege, and you have to prove you are a worthy visitor! The burden of proof should be on the would-be travelers, not on us!

    On the other hand, if you are a US citizen or holding a green card, you get back in without a hitch. A green card holder has already been found OK. If he/she commits a crime, the card and the holder go!

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 2:06 pm on January 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Trumpy’s voter fraud fantasy 

    Donald Trump now wants to investigate the voter fraud he claims made him lose the popular vote, while all previous studies have shown insignificant number of fraudulent votes cast, with no impact on the final results. With heavy fines and the risk of being deported, who would be dumb enough to cast an illegal vote? If that dumb, it is far more likely the illegal vote would be cast in favor of Trump!

    A much more important issue is Republican initiated voter suppression, which makes it harder for voters to
    exercise their constitutional rights. Here, a thorough, in-depth, independent and non-partisan investigation is called for, with results publicized no matter which way they go. How many were prevented from voting, and who would they have voted for if they had been able to cast their vote?
    Do such unsuccessful voters have a claim against their state for being denied their constitutional rights to cast a vote unobstructed, and without unnecessary hardship? Any reprisals due for those who set up such barriers?
    I am confident that the results of such an investigation will please the majority of voters, – and expose just another of Trump’s numerous lies!

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 3:23 pm on January 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Trump’s Backwards Cabinet 

    This is the embarrassing gallery of superstitious ignorami Donald J. Trump has picked for his cabinet:
    Carson: Evolution is from the Devil!
    DeVos: Put God in schools!
    LtGen Flynn: Christianity is at war with Islam!
    Perry: Fire? Pray for rain!
    Pompeo: Evil is all around us until the Rapture!
    Perdue: Drought? Pray for rain!
    Pruitt: Hand out bibles in schools!
    Sessions: Secular people can’t understand the truth!

    And those characters are supposed to “Make America Great Again”?
    Instead, they will set us back and “Make America Regret Again”, – not to mention making us the laughing stock of the developed world!
    As if we haven’t had enough of Republican administrations and the damage they cause! Haven’t we seen how backwards and outright dangerous they are? When will we learn? The Trump administration may even turn out to be worse than the one preceding President Obama’s progressive reign, which leaves a question of when we can expect to be back on track again to a better, safer and more equal society? Will we ever? Or, perhaps that train has left for good?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 1:19 pm on December 28, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    The Final Solution 

    Dear Red States:
    We’re ticked off at your Neanderthal attitudes and politics and we’ve decided we’re leaving.
    We in New York intend to form our own country and we’re taking the other Blue States with us.
    In case you aren’t aware, that includes California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota,
    Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and the rest of the Northeast.

    We believe this split will be beneficial to the nation and especially to the people of the new country of The Enlightened States of America (E.S.A).
    To sum up briefly:
    You get Texas, Oklahoma and all the slave states. We get stem cell research and the best beaches.
    We get Andrew Cuomo and Elizabeth Warren. You get Bobby Jindal and Todd Akin.
    We get the Statue of Liberty. You get Opry-Land.
    We get Intel and Microsoft. You get WorldCom.
    We get Harvard. You get Oral Roberts University.
    We get 85 percent of America’s venture capital and entrepreneurs. You get Alabama.
    We get two-thirds of the tax revenue. You get to make the red states pay their fair share.
    Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22 percent lower than the Christian Coalition’s, we get a bunch of happy families. You get a bunch of single moms.

    With the Blue States in hand we will have firm control of 80% of the country’s fresh water,
    more than 90% of the pineapple and lettuce, 92% of the nation’s fresh fruit,
    95% of America’s quality wines (you can serve French wines at state dinners),
    90% of all cheese, 90 percent of the high tech industry, most of the US low sulfur coal,
    all living redwoods, sequoias and condors, all the Ivy and Seven Sister schools
    including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Cal Tech and MIT.

    With the Red States you will have to cope with 88% of all obese Americans and their projected health care costs, 92% of all US mosquitoes, nearly 100% of the tornadoes, 90% of the hurricanes, 99% of all Southern Baptists,
    virtually 100% of all televangelists, Rush Limbaugh, Bob Jones University, Clemson and the University of Georgia.

    We get Hollywood and Yosemite, thank you.
    38% of those in the Red states believe Jonah was actually swallowed by a whale, 62% believe life is sacred unless we’re discussing the death penalty or gun laws, 44% say that evolution is only a theory, 53% that Saddam was involved in 9/11 and 61% of you crazy bastards believe you are people with higher morals then we lefties.
    We’re taking the good weed too. You can have that crap they grow in Mexico.
    Sincerely,
    Citizen of the Enlightened States of America
    (JLG, Internet)
    Oh, by the way, – you can keep Trumpy, too, while the majority of us will elect the best qualified, best educated and informed, most even-tempered, least ego-maniacal, research- and science-oriented, secular president we can find.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 2:05 pm on November 11, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Election rigged? 

    During the campaign, Donald Trump kept insisting that the system was rigged.
    Looks like he was right! Perhaps he knew something hidden from the rest of us?
    To third party ignoramus Gary Johnson, who received more votes than the difference
    between Trump and Clinton in certain crucial states, I would say: “Happy now?”

     
    • Al Ward 6:10 pm on November 11, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      The system is rigged according to how the Founding Fathers intended. The Electoral System deliberately gives more weight to the voters in low population states. The more populous your state, the less your vote is worth regarding election of the President. It was set up to protect the interests of the smaller states.
      Hillary’s popular vote margin is due to nothing more than California’s population. Same happened with Al Gore. If his (small) home state of TN had voted for him, he’d have been president.

      In a related topic, I saw remarks by Harry Reid and Elizabeth Warren on today’s news.
      They were disparaging Trump, saying disgusting things as foul or more-so than anything said by Trump about American politicians. What a nice way to welcome the President-Elect.
      Quite an irony that Trump owes his success to people like those two…any voter who is not a flaming progressive finds them utterly out of touch with reality and a danger to the nation.

      Another irony is the actions of the idiots in the streets violently demonstrating to protest the election results. They are demonstrating one of the phenomena that got Trump elected…mindless, lawless and violent rebellion which does nothing other than upset the stable elements of society…such as Trump voters.

    • Al Ward 11:11 am on November 14, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      On the other hand it was gratifying to hear HRC’s gracious concession speech and also Obama’s remarks wishing Trump well for his coming presidency.
      It is going to be very interesting to see what happens when Trump ascends to the throne being vacated by Obama. To quote Obama,”Elections have consequences.”.

  • Jorg Aadahl 2:25 pm on November 2, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    The True Donald J. Trump Exposed! 

    Check out “ARTICLE-Links” (upper right side) for more on Republican presidential hopeless Donald Trump’s rape charges, Mob connections, destruction of evidence and tax dodging, his role in voter suppression, endorsement lies, foreign affairs, threats and assassination calls, extremist connections and friends, reputation as a business fraud, – and complete lack of qualifications, education, experience and personal integrity for the US presidency.
    More will be added to this section as election day gets closer.

     
    • Al Ward 1:50 pm on November 3, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      It is embarrassing to note that most of the above facts, accusations and allegations apply equally to the Clintons, and there are almost unlimited quantities of circumstantial evidence so supporting (see the book “Clinton Cash”, see Bill’s approx. $800,000 payoff to one of his female accusers, etc. ).
      Hard evidence is hard to come by (they are both, after all, extremely sly lawyers) but there is some, thanks to emails (e.g. the one to Chelsey from Hillary regarding the Benghazi terror attack), thanks to the statements of FBI Director Comey, thanks to Wikileaks, etc., etc.
      There are 320,000 Americans, and Donald and Hillary are the only options for POTUS???
      How pathetic.

      • Jorg Aadahl 2:16 pm on November 3, 2016 Permalink | Reply

        I have to agree with you that the options we are left with, are rather embarrassing for a country like the US! However, Hillary’s somewhat silly mistakes can hardly be compared to Trump’s life of bankruptcies, cheating, tax evasion, lies, unauthorized p-grapping, and now even rape of an underage girl. And, while Hillary has a track record of public service, and is no doubt qualified for the job of POTUS, Donald Trump has lived a self-serving life and is clueless as to what the job requires, – not to mention how dangerous such an ill-tempered and easily provoked character would be with the power that comes with the way-over-his-head job he is foolishly seeking.

  • Jorg Aadahl 10:12 am on October 16, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Guest post: Christian values, by Marc Perkel, Gilroy (LTE, SF Chronicle Insight 10/16/2016) 

    I’m somewhat surprised that Sen. Ted Cruz is sticking with Donald Trump after all the horrible stuff that Trump did to Ted Cruz personally. Trump accused Ted Cruz’s father of being a conspirator in the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy and attacked his wife as being too ugly to be first lady.

    Ted Cruz is supposedly a Christian and yet he doesn’t have a problem with Trump going after married women while his pregnant wife sits at home, or talking about grabbing women by the crotch because he’s a “star” and he can get away with it. If this is what they call “Christian values,” all I can say is, “Thank God I’m an atheist!”

    Marc Perkel, Gilroy

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:38 am on October 5, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Advice for Trump’s next debate 

    Trump vows to hit Hillary even harder in the next debate. That sounds good to me, and it might turn out to be good for the country, too!
    Indeed, do more of the same, Trumpy, much more: interrupt more often and with more force, – both Hillary and the moderator. Shake your big, powerful head more often and more vigorously! Switch between NO! and nooooo … to whatever she says.
    Get more personal, slip in comments on Hillary’s appearance, – her hair, make-up, height, weight, – that should rattle her. And, don’t forget to mention all the hoaxes: climate change, science, NATO, NASA, gun control, public schools and middle class education, etc. Don’t be shy or too considerate, – let her know she’s nothing compared to your latest wife.
    And, by all means, – don’t reveal your tax returns! That could have a negative impact on your next reality show! You know how bigoted some people can be!
    However, let it be known that only dumb people pay taxes, – not smart ones like you! That’s always a good one to rub in.

     
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    • Al Ward 5:52 pm on October 10, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      Federal law, Title 18. Section 2071:

      (For those of us who do not have United States Code committed to
      memory, here’s what it saysJ

      “(a) Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates,
      obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so, or, with intent to do
      so takes and carries away any record, proceeding, map, book, paper,
      document, or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer
      of any court of the United States, or in any public office, or with
      any judicial or public officer of the United States, shall be fined
      under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
      (b) Whoever, having the custody of any such record, proceeding, map,
      book, document, paper, or other thing, willfully and unlawfully
      conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, falsifies, or destroys the
      same, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than
      three years, or both; and shall forfeit his office and be disqualified
      from holding any office under the United States. As used in this
      subsection, the term “office” does not include the office held by any
      person as a retired officer of the Armed Forces of the United States.”

      Yes, it explicitly states “shall forfeit his office and be

      disqualified from holding any office under the United States.”

      Hillary destroyed 33000 documents after they were subpoenaed by the

      U.S. Congress and therefore their property.

      This certainly helps explain why five of the people working for Hillary pleaded the 5th.
      The real question is not “Is Hillary guilty?”, but rather “What does she have on FBI Director Comey?”.
      Al

  • Jorg Aadahl 2:54 pm on August 31, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Guest post: “Obama deserves highest honor”, LTE by Guy Guerrero, SM Daily Journal August 23, 2016 

    Editor, Thanks to President Obama, today Americans are enjoying life and have money in their pockets and in their investment portfolios. Like the mythological Phoenix, our economy has risen from the ashes of the 2009 Great Recession, despite the unrelenting drive of the Republican party, fueled by the anger of its tea party members, to ensure his failure. From day one in 2009, when President Obama took office, conservative political operatives began hatching their plot to bring him down. It was their plan not only to cause his entire political agenda to fail, but also to destroy him personally. From the very beginning of the Obama administration, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the then House minority leader John Boehner made it clear they had a different agenda: they would automatically oppose anything President Obama put forward. McConnell famously vowed to make Obama a one-term president. The personal attacks on President Obama have been relentless and uglier than those against other presidents in the history of America. If President Obama was a foot soldier, and had he been subjected to the equivalent withering, sustained bombardment over a long period from the enemy and yet succeeded in saving his company from annihilation, he would have received the highest possible award, the Congressional Medal of Honor.
    Thank you, Guy: There is no doubt in my mind that Obama will go down in history as one of the best we have ever had! It is absolutely incredible what he has been able to do, despite compact obstruction from a Republican-infested Congress! He has also restored our respect in foreign countries, – I read European newspapers daily in several languages, so I know what I am talking about.

    “Obama truly deserving of honor”, LTE by Linda Slocum Lara, SM Daily Journal, August 31, 2016:
    Editor, I would like to say amen to Guy Guerrero’s letter of Aug. 23, 2016, “Obama deserves highest honor.” I agree with Mr. Guerrero 100 percent. It has saddened and disgusted me all these years that President Obama has been challenged and fought from every angle through the congressional leadership of Mitch McConnell, John Boehner and others. They had an agenda to undo President Obama and make him fail. To me this is shameful politics. This kind of behavior from our politicians and leaders make it really hard to respect our representatives. I agree that President Obama has brought class and dignity to the White House and to the presidency. He is a gentleman, and if I could vote for him a third time I most certainly would. President Obama most definitely does deserve a Congressional Medal of Honor as Mr. Guerrero so eloquently described.

    Thank you, Linda, for your wise words to support Guerreros’ excellent LTE! It is a shame how our duly elected President Obama has been treated, – while his predessor ‘W’ actually got away with mass murder, – and more! What Obama has been able to accomplish, after being stuck with the disaster the ‘W’ administration left him, is absolutely incredible, – especially considering the compact obstruction from a Republican-infested Congress. But, of course, there will always be intellectually challenged racists who would never accept anything good from someone of color! In that respect we’re a backwards country, unfortunately.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 5:43 am on August 30, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Trumpy white wash 

    Various Trump apologists keep trying to explain away his death threat on Hillary Clinton. One particularly irate LTE-writer “saw” Trump’s speech and “he was clearly referring to the organization’s political power and funding – not anything even remotely connected to violence”.
    My goodness, how much of a Trump apologist do you have to be to misunderstand these words, right out of his mouth, startling listeners of all political persuasions: “Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” Trump said to the crowd of supporters gathered in the Trask Coliseum at North Carolina University in Wilmington.
    “If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks.”
    “Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is. I don’t know.”
    Adding: “But that would be a horrible day”.
    Besides blatantly lying about Hillary’s plan for the 2nd Amendment, the last sentence should remove any doubt about what Trump really meant! He certainly didn’t mean it would be a “horrible day” if his opponent were prevented from picking SCOTUS judges because she didn’t win! Even Trump seemed to admit it would be a “horrible day” if another politician were gunned down, – or, did he just add that to sound more reasonable?!

    Every Southerner, black and white, knows exactly what Trump was suggesting when he said the “Second Amendment people” know what to do if Clinton is elected.
    Trump’s methods line up with the historic pattern of white hate groups who wait for politicians to use code words to call them to arms. Secret and not-so-secret political societies have been aroused by the success of multi-ethnic fusion coalitions across the South. Right there in North Carolina, political and corporate elites have spent enormous sums of money to suppress the votes of a fusion coalition mobilized by the “Forward Together Moral Monday Movement.” Just recently, a federal court overturned North Carolina’s voter-suppression law. Trump knows that just made it harder for him to win this swing state. I am not surprised that he would sink low enough to tap the repressed hatred of angry white voters. But I am surprised that someone feels so obligated to defend a sinking Trump, that he tries to misinterpret what he actually said, with entirely illogical linguistic acrobatics.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:23 am on August 5, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Trumpy’s Nazi-inspired disaster claims 

    Republican presidential hopeless Donald Trump has been flooding cyberspace with e-mails stating what a loser, even “devil”, Hillary Clinton is, and what a disaster it will be if she gets elected!
    Is he simply plagiarizing the same sentiment expressed by Republicans when Bill Clinton was running: a total disaster for the country if he, heaven forbid, should win the presidency?!
    Even worse when Barack Obama was running: that would certainly be the end of the nation as we knew it!
    We have now seen the rather positive results from two Democratic presidents, as well as the real disaster left by the Republican president-select in-between, George W. Bush!
    Still, Donald Trump keeps clinging to the old Nazi scheme that made Joseph Goebels infamous: Repeat a lie often enough, and eventually enough people will take it as the truth. And for Trumpy’s e-mails I have to add: provided enough people are dumb enough!
    Both former successful Democratic presidents are heartily supporting the current Democratic nominee, while none of the past Republican presidents were willing to at least attend the convention for the Republican contender, – not even the one who practically tore the country apart would lower himself to do so.
    Something to learn here?
    And now, evangelical Republican VP nominee, Mike Pence seems to be smitten by the Nazi lie
    trick, too, – judging from the flood of e-mails praising Trumpy: same content, different headings.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 8:14 am on August 3, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Trumpy’s fake heart 

    When handed one by a Veteran, Donald Trump declared that he had always wanted a Purple Heart, – but not obtained the hard way.
    If that important, he could have bought one from a homeless Veteran in need of money. With his alleged negotiating skills, I’m sure he could have obtained one for a very good price.
    Getting a more common red human heart might be a different matter …

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 2:25 pm on July 14, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Trump’s shield of excuse 

    Trump’s lame excuse when caught using the Nazi-reminiscent Star of David in a derogatory tweet about Hillary Clinton, was that it was actually meant to be a sheriff’s star.
    If that were true, – why wasn’t it displayed with the 7 points customary for sheriff stars, rather than the 6 for the Jewish emblem?
    Nice try, lying Trumpy!

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 8:42 am on July 14, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    WHY SERIOUS PEOPLE IGNORE FOX! 

    Since it doesn’t apply, we shouldn’t include the word “News” after the network “Fox”:
    Tucker Carlson said on Fox that more children die of bathtub drownings than of accidental shootings. They don’t.
    Steve Doocy said on Fox that NASA scientists faked data to make the case for global warming. They didn’t.
    Rudy Giuliani said on Fox that President Obama has issued propaganda asking everybody to “hate the police.” He hasn’t.
    John Stossel said on Fox that there is “no good data” proving secondhand cigarette smoke kills nonsmokers. There is.
    So maybe you can see why serious people — a category excluding those who rely upon it for news and information — do not take Fox, well … seriously, why they dub it Pox News and Fakes News, to name two of the printable variations. Fox is, after all, the network of death panels, terrorist fist jabs, birtherism, anchor babies, victory mosques, wars on Christmas and Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi. It’s not just that it is the chief global distributor of unfact and untruth but that it distributes unfact and untruth with a bluster, an arrogance, a gonad-grabbing swagger, that implicitly and intentionally dares you to believe that facts and truth matter.

    James C. Armstrong, Jr.
    james@gasherbrum.sagarmatha.com

    Tea Parties are for young children with imaginary friends
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  • Jorg Aadahl 10:07 am on June 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Brexit regret! 

    After initial glee, the British are now turning around and becoming more and more concerned about the results of pulling out of EU.
    That may very well have something to do with Donald Trump’s instant enthusiasm for the sudden dismemberment.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:38 am on June 13, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Trump’s macabre massacre claim 

    As expected, Republican presidential presumptuous nominee Donald Trump wasted no time in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre before trying to score political points, claiming he was “right”.
    Right about what?
    Right about making assault weapons illegal? Right about calling for more thorough background checks to make it harder to obtain weapons for those not responsible enough? Right about equal rights regardless of gender, religious background, ethnicity or sexual orientation?
    No, Trumpy, you were dead wrong on all accounts, and more!
    Your opponent, Democratic presidential pre-eminent nominee Hillary Clinton, was right on all accounts, and more!

     
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