Friday, January 20, 2017

What Obama Leaves for Trump

Nancy LeTourneau, writing for the Washington Monthly, compiled a short list of vital indicators on the day that President Obama leaves office. You should read the entire article, but here's an excerpt:



Washington Monthly | Political Animal Blog: "As we await Donald Trump’s swearing in today, I thought it might be helpful to take a look at some of the key indicators as a baseline for a dashboard of performance by the incoming administration. This is a summary of a few of the metrics they will inherit:


  • Unemployment rate: 4.7% 
  • Underemployment rate: 9.2%
  • Labor Force Participation Rate: 62.7% 
  • Federal deficit: 3.2% of GDP 
  • Dow Jones: 19,732 
  • Uninsured rate: 9% 
  • Medicare is projected to be solvent until 2028 
  • Number of troops deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria: 14,700 (6,000/8,400/300)"


It's your move, Comrade Donnie...

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Saturday, January 07, 2017

Richard White's answer to How has Hillary Clinton not been charged, indicted, or arrested for anything regarding the email scandal? - Quora

I'm sure your Crazy Uncle Who Watches Fox News will mutter or already has muttered something about Hillary Clinton being corrupt, and will wonder or has wondered why she isn't in jail. Of course, the short answer is that we don't jail people because Fox News doesn't like them. But here's a longer, more succinct answer:Richard White's answer to How has Hillary Clinton not been charged, indicted, or arrested for anything regarding the email scandal? - Quora:

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Donald Trump said 560 false things, total | Toronto Star

Daniel Dale, the Washington Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star, kept track of every lie Donald Trump told on the campaign trail. The total number of lies -- 560 -- worked out to 20 lies per day.

Twenty. Lies. Per day.
Here's the article; you should go read it right now.


Donald Trump said 560 false things, total | Toronto Star:



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Friday, December 02, 2016

There have been just 4 documented cases of voter fraud in the 2016 election - The Washington Post

The Washington Post takes a look at how much voting fraud occurred in the 2016 election. Donald J. Trump, a known con-man from New York who once ran a fake "University," claimed that there were "millions of illegal votes." The Washington Post found... (wait for it...) four cases. One fewer than five, one more than three. Four cases. Four cases of Republicans voting twice or altering absentee ballots.

Four.
Cases.
All Republicans.

Read it for yourself: There have been just 4 documented cases of voter fraud in the 2016 election - The Washington Post:



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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Don't Use This Image!

Donald Trump has informed NBC News that he does not want them to use the photograph below anymore. You can ensure that his wishes are respected by reposting this photo in as many places as you can, so that people will know which photograph they shouldn't use. We present this information to you as a public service.



Saturday, November 19, 2016

Donald? About That Pesky Constitution...

From Article I, Section 9 of the Constitution of the United States of America:
No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Washington Monthly | Hillary’s Emails: a Socratic Dialogue

One more time, for the willful idiots out there who want to keep bringing this email "controversy" up, even though they don't have the slightest clue as to what it's all about:

Washington Monthly | Hillary’s Emails: a Socratic Dialogue:



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Monday, September 26, 2016

Donald Trump’s Week of Misrepresentations, Exaggerations and Half-Truths - POLITICO Magazine

Here's the money quote from the article:

Trump averaged one falsehood every 3 minutes and 15 seconds over nearly five hours of remarks.
Donald Trump’s Week of Misrepresentations, Exaggerations and Half-Truths - POLITICO Magazine: "Trump averaged one falsehood every 3 minutes and 15 seconds over nearly five hours of remarks."



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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

E-Ghazi: The FBI report that exonerates Clinton

E-Ghazi: The FBI report that exonerates Clinton:



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Donald Trump Is An Idiot, Part MCCXXXVI

You'll be shocked -- shocked, I tell you -- to learn that Donald Trump doesn't know what he's talking about when it comes to... well, this time, it's economic matters:

Guest Contribution: “Column by Trump Adviser is Not Economically Literate” | Econbrowser:



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Thursday, August 25, 2016

So... The Clinton Foundation is Top Rated

Donald Trump calls it a corrupt organization, among other things. Professional watchdogs, who actually know about these things, have a different opinion. Read for yourself:



Charity Ratings | America's Most Independent, Assertive Charity Watchdog | CharityWatch:



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