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“Left” Accused of Hating “Patriotism”

USAToday published an opinion on 7/5/2019 by Gary Varvel, entitled “The real reason why the left was against Donald Trump’s July 4 speech“. As you can imagine, this is a right-wing reaction to the agitation in the media regarding Trump’s decision to break a long-standing tradition by inserting himself into the ceremonies with a presidential […]

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The Polls and Headlines of Modern Propaganda

A recent poll question sponsored by USA Today/Suffolk University has caused quite a stir in the media… President Trump has called the Special Counsel’s investigation a ‘witch hunt’ and said he’s been subjected to more investigations than previous presidents because of politics. Do you agree? Unless they are tuned for detecting bullshit, poll respondents will […]

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Bush’s 2-Hour Show in Iraq Does NOT Send a Message to Iraqis

This is a quote from an anonymous Bush-fan on the Hannity discussion site a few days ago. Basically, President Bush showing up in Baghdad sends a clear message to the Butcher that while he can’t make public appearances anymore, the President of the United States could. …and my response: Bush had to sneak in, only […]