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Democrats Use the Force in #GA06 Special Election, Strike a Blow Against ‘Darth’ Trump

If you are part of the Resistance to Trump, the Georgia 6th Congressional District’s special election Tuesday has given you something to cheer about. Feel free to read the rest of this article as if it’s the opening crawl of a… 709 more words

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Post-Brexit UK Offers ‘Barista Visas’ to Solve Immigration Crisis but Says No to Africans

There are many subtle, and not so subtle, ways to let somebody know, “You can stay here, but I don’t really want you here.” Like, letting someone stay at your house, but making them leave when you go to work because you “don’t have another key.” Or constantly asking someone sleeping on your pullout couch, “When does your flight leave again?” Then there’s the all-time classic: pretending that you have… 793 more words

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Donald Trump Sets Stage for James Bond Villains to Take Over Africa

All James Bond villains are alike. They’re almost always some 50-something smarmy white guy who has some weird personal tick (rubs a cat, … 853 more words

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Special Elections Prove Democratic Resistance Is Still Weak

I got a lot of conflicting messages about winning and losing as a kid. I remember hearing, “It’s not how you win or lose, it’s how you play the game” from my dad when my eighth-grade youth football team lost Every. 793 more words

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Ferguson Stays in the Sunken Place: Re-Elects Failed Mayor

This is why we can’t have nice things. Not because they are taken from us. Or hidden from us. Or placed behind a thousand-foot wall we can’t scale. 938 more words

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April Ryan, Maxine Waters and Now Susan Rice: Black Women Are Natural Enemies of Trump Administration

Nature shows us many examples of “natural enemies” in the wild. Mongooses will take on poisonous snakes without a thought, sea lions will mob up and attack killer whales, and a pack of hyenas will take on a lion three times their size. 762 more words

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Understanding #TrumpFlop on Obamacare in 7 Easy Memes and GIFs

Brutal. Shameful. Embarrassing. America hasn’t seen a politician take an L this bad since Papa Pope read Fitz. In case you missed the sound of a million souls crying out in joy, then suddenly drowned out by loud laughter, the Republicans’ ill-fated attempt to scrap and replace Obamacare flopped miserably today. 956 more words

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