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The Democrats’ “Donut” Meme, Annotated

By mike flugennockSaturday - August 12th, 2017Categories: 2016 Election, Party Animals, elections, media

This cartoon was inspired by the latest in a series of lame, insipid Democratic Party memes in the tradition of “covfefe” and the immortal “Love Trumps Hate”.

This week, The Nation magazine published a bombshell article that basically blew the Democrats’ Russian Hacker conspiracy wankery clean out of the water. According to a team of IT experts and digital forensics specialists, there was no Russian hack at all, but a good old-fashioned home-grown leak, an inside job by somebody with a thumb drive or other portable media who simply copied the data in question and just walked out with it.

And if that wasn’t worthy of a “woo hoo” from those of us who aren’t cracked out of our minds, this curt, elegant editors’ note from The Nation made it even more delightful. I felt a disturbance in The Farce — as if a million Liberals cried out, and then were silent.

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J20 Defendants’ Solidarity Posters

By mike flugennockThursday - July 6th, 2017Categories: 2016 Election, DC Local, Middle East, Trumpism, War on Terror, elections, environment, liberty

Crimethinc writes in their Call For An International Week Of Solidarity, July 20-17, 2017:

We are calling for a Week of Solidarity with the J20 defendants from July 20 to 27, 2017. July 20 marks six months from the initial actions and arrests during Donald Trump’s inauguration, and on July 27, a motion to dismiss the charges will be argued in court. The case has finally begun to receive the media attention it warrants; with this court date approaching and the cases underway, this is a crucial time for a second Week of Solidarity.

On January 20, 2017, thousands of people came to Washington, DC to protest the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. In the early morning, blockades shut down security checkpoints and discouraged people from attending the inauguration itself, while impromptu marches and direct actions occurred throughout the day. There was a spirit of defiance in the air.

Midmorning, an “anticapitalist and antifascist” march of several hundred people made clear its opposition not just to Trump but also the system that made Trump possible… After about half an hour, the march was brutally attacked by police, who used chemical and crowd control weapons along with physical force, then boxed in (“kettled”) and mass-arrested people. Everyone on an entire city block was arrested and given the same charge of felony rioting. Approximately 214 arrestees now face a total of eight felony charges, including conspiracy and destruction of property. All of the J20 defendants are now facing up to 75 years in prison.

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Tinfoil Hatter

By mike flugennockMonday - June 12th, 2017Categories: Party Animals, elections

Anyone who’s been paying any attention at all to what’s going on in this country knows that we’ve got a veritable buffet of issues waiting to be dealt with — healthcare, civil liberties, the neo-fascist threat, bloated war spending, police brutality, you name it.

So, what’s the Democratic Party up to? Yep, that’s right — they’re still pitching a tantrum, looking for someone to blame for their abject impotence, their sucking on toast in the last election, with their teeth clamped around their Russian hacking conspiracy theory like a dog with an old shoe.

Still blaming the Greens, the Berniecrats, the Left and the Russians, it’s looking like the Democrats are right on track to get their asses crushed again in the midterms next year. They’re going to go down hard and I, for one, am loving it.

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