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Month: June 2016

June 27, 2016
Donald Trump and the 53-Inch Penis

With their national convention in Cleveland now less than a month away, Congressional Republicans and many in their amen corner among the right-wing media are horrified by their party's 2016 presumptive nominee for President. As well they should be; Donald Trump may not just cost them the White House, but their Senate majority and potentially […]

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June 20, 2016
Netanyahu Tries to Appropriate American Grief over Orlando for Israel

A week after the slaughter of 49 people in The Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, there is still much we don't know. Topping the list is Omar Mateen's motivation for his mass killing. The long-troubled 29 year old American son of Afghan immigrants hardly fits the mold of so-called "radicalization." Mateen's lack of religious commitment […]

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June 14, 2016
The GOP's Dance with the Devil

This week, the GOP's best and brightest were shocked--SHOCKED!--to discover that the man who easily captured their party's presidential nomination is a racist. In the wake of Donald Trump's repeated attacks on Trump University case judge Gonzalo Curiel, Senator Lindsey Graham proclaimed, "This is the most un-American thing from a politician since Joe McCarthy" and […]

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June 8, 2016
So Trump Fans Say They Want a Businessman as President...

From the beginning of his unlikely quest for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump has enjoyed the strong backing of those GOP voters who say they want a successful businessman in the White House. After only his outsider status, Gallup polling showed earlier this year, backers of the real estate mogul turned reality TV […]

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June 7, 2016
California Dreamin'

During the 1984 race for the Democratic nomination, I worked as a field organizer for the insurgent presidential campaign of Senator Gary Hart (D-CO). After a string of early wins in New Hampshire and states in New England and the northwest, Hart got battered in New York and the industrial Midwest. But a late surge […]

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June 5, 2016
Trump Just the Latest Republican to Threaten Judges

Republican leaders are shocked--shocked!--to find out that their 2016 presidential nominee launched a vicious campaign targeting Judge Gonzalo Curiel as "a Mexican" who is "a hater of Donald Trump." In response to Trump's repeated, racist attacks against the presiding judge in the Trump University fraud case, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could muster only, "I'm […]

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Jon Perr
Jon Perr is a technology marketing consultant and product strategist who writes about American politics and public policy.

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