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As Kenan Thompson Would Say ” What’s Up With That?”

So I recently returned to scrolling through an ostensibly progressive Facebook page that I had seriously neglected throughout much of the last year or so, the Wisconsin Urban and Rural Progressive Coalition, and I saw a post asking people to sign a petition from National Nurses United asking Rep. Gwen…

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Thursday Music: The Last Chance Texaco – Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones has a new book out, Last Chance Texaco. Here’s the song from which the title is taken, which was a track from her eponymous debut album released in 1979. Loved this record when it came out. Still do.

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Watch as traitor Michael Flynn calls for coup

Watch as traitor to our nation Michael Flynn opines about how he thinks a coup to overthrow the democratically elected president and vice president should happen in the United States. Donald Trump may have pardoned Michael Flynn but he’s still a criminal none the less.

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Land Of The Home And Freedom Range

Can you just imagine what republicans would be saying if Joe Biden had muttered the title above during, say, a State of The Union address? ” He’s got dementia! How can a guy with dementia run the country?!?!? ” But it wasn’t Joe Biden who spoke this marvelously garbled word…

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Thursday Music: Sweetheart Like You – Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan turned 80 years old this week. Happy Birthday Bob!

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Thursday Music: Cortez the Killer – Grace Potter with Joe Satriani

Neil Young wrote it. Grace Potter and Joe Satriani nailed it. Enjoy.

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A Shitshow Sandwich With A Side Of Clusterfuck

If you have the time I highly recommend you read the entire 14 page letter the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently sent to Arizona State Senate President Karen Fann. Fann is a republican and the County Board is GOP dominated. To call the letter ” blistering ” is a…

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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos denies immunocompromised lawmaker’s request to work remotely

Because nothing says “pro-life” like forcing someone who is immunocompromised to work in person with a bunch of non-mask wearing Republicans who in many instances deny or minimize the science behind the COVID-19 pandemic. The leader of the state Assembly earlier this year rejected an immunocompromised lawmaker’s request to work…

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Covid Ronnie

Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) was born in Ireland in 1869, presumably with typhoid because her mother was infected during her pregnancy. She immigrated to the United States at age 15 and began, wittingly or unwittingly, infecting people around her with typhoid. At the time the concept of “asymptomatic carrier”…

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The Hunt For The Bamboo Ballot

Having failed to find evidence of watermarked ballots in Arizona, ( QAnoner’s believe Trump had official ballots watermarked so that fraudulent ballots, sans watermark, could be detected), republicans in Arizona are now examining ballots looking for evidence ofTbamboo fibers. Yup. Bamboo fibers. This bears repeating. REPUBLICANS IN ARIZONA ARE EXAMINING…

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