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By barkstm / April 14, 2018

Republican Family Values in Full Flower

"Republican National Committee Official Admits to Payoff to Pregnant Playboy Model" (Excerpt) A top GOP fundraiser and prominent backer of...

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By barkstm / April 14, 2018

Homelessness Grows, as Does Republican Indifference

Headline: "Homeless Deaths Surge." Opioids, extreme weather, soaring housing costs contribute to the spike across the country IndieDems Comment: Our...

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By barkstm / April 14, 2018

Are Trumpists behind Little League Plot to Bean Girl Player?

Headline: Two youth baseball coaches reportedly hatched plan to bean 11-year-old girl IndieDems Comment: Not hard to believe, is it,...

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By barkstm / April 12, 2018

Trump’s anti-Mueller Tirade Is an Attack on Rule of Law

Trump blasts Mueller probe as ‘attack on our country’ IndieDems Comment: Trump's tirade yesterday was a brutal, frontal assault on...

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Conservatives, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 12, 2018

Paul Ryan’s Exit: “A Scam of a Party Says Goodby to Its Top Fraud”

Paul Ryan has announced he will not seek re-election in November, stating as his main reason the need to spend...

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Georgia, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 7, 2018

How Does David Perdue Betray America? Let Us Count the Ways…

“With the blessing of Republican leaders, the lickspittle wing of the GOP is now firmly in charge. The existence of...

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Conservatives, Religion, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 4, 2018

Trumpism Is Normal? Like the Republicans’ Previous Normal, McCarthyism?

Gary Abernathy, the publisher and editor of the Hillsboro (Ohio) Times-Gazette and a Washington Post columnist, has written another apologia...

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Conservatives, Religion, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 4, 2018

The New Roseanne: Remember When Saying ‘Martin Luther Coon’ Was Funny?

The Washington Post on April 4 published an article by Gary Abernathy, "I don’t care if ‘Roseanne’ is pro-Trump. I...

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Religion, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 2, 2018

Christians Choose Trump over 10 Commandments, Golden Rule

America's religious leaders and their ignorant yahoo followers who are apologists for Trump can dodge and weave all they want,...

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Conservatives, Religion, Republicans
By barkstm / April 2, 2018

Besides Trump, Evangelical Leaders Face sex Scandals of Their Own

In an age of Trump and Stormy Daniels, evangelical leaders face sex scandals of their own (Excerpts) As white evangelicals...

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By barkstm / March 28, 2018

Have Christian Leaders Forsaken Bible to Accommodate Trump?

In December, I sent the letter below to several American religious leaders, quoting the growing chorus of religious and conservative...

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By barkstm / March 28, 2018

How Has Johnny Isakson Betrayed America? Let Us Count the Ways

“With the blessing of Republican leaders, the lickspittle wing of the GOP is now firmly in charge. The existence of...

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Georgia, Republicans
By barkstm / March 27, 2018

Georgia Republicans Welcome Dr. Strangelove as National Security Chief

President Trump has selected right-wing hawk John Bolton as his new National Security Adviser. Bolton’s chief credential for the job...

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By barkstm / March 22, 2018

Trump’s Derangement and Extremism, i.e., The Republican Mainstream

President Donald Trump’s history of tweets and words show him to be an unhinged, deranged person and an outright racist....

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By barkstm / March 22, 2018

Georgia Republicans’ Separation from Basic American Values

Read the following with this in mind: Georgia Republicans like Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, and U.S. Representatives Barry...

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Conservatives, Republicans
By barkstm / March 22, 2018

Conservatives Denounce Trump

Prominent American conservatives are among the most severe critics of Donald Trump. Here is a sampling of their commentary. David...

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By barkstm / March 22, 2018

Georgia Republicans Follow Trump into the Sewer

The publication of Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury” has sent the Republican Party into free fall, setting off a...

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