Category Archives: Can’t make this stuff up

Gather at your city halls tomorrow. Let’s count the votes in every town and community: The Electoral College will create catastrophe. Say No Way.

The only profoundly true thing that DT said during the campaign is,”The vote is rigged.” Indeed it was. What the heck is this about an Electoral College; the institution that has now shoved TWO deeply unqualified men into the White … Continue reading

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It’s a Trumpster Fire of a Convention

I am rendered speechless by the overt hate shown at the Republican Convention. But I can still type. I started out as a Republican at age 16. I was told that Republicans held the moral high ground. That lasted until … Continue reading

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The scary empleomaniacs in our midst: Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Scott Walker (eww!) and the lessers, Rand Paul, etc.

Olivia LaRosa, August 29, 2014 “A strong effort should be made to extirpate the empleomania, the eternal place-hunting, which is the bane of Spain.” — The Times (London), 3 Aug. 1854 this word tends to be used for people who … Continue reading

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Google: why don’t I see the movie “Black Orpheus” in your suggested sites?

Google, you have rushed right past mediocre and on into evil. When I began to type black o nothing came up. I had to type in the EXACT WORDS Black Orpheus to get to a website with normal info. WHY? … Continue reading

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10 good examples of the ways bad logic leads to bad conclusions

Here’s another poor example of bad propaganda about cannabis. This author has an addicitive personality and she got addicted to marijuana. She could just as well become addicted to any other substance she took, including sugar and chocolate. Therefore everyone with … Continue reading

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GOP, Who Do You Think You’re Kidding! Imperiling Women’s Lives

by Olivia LaRosa, a former Republican, October 6, 2014 GOP, who do you think you’re kidding? Your party is waging a war on women, and also lying about waging a war on women.  When your National Party Chair Reince Priebus … Continue reading

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Two Thumbs Up for Republican version of helping working families; 5 Thumbs Down

Last night, I had a dream that the Republican Party finally started representing people with incomes below $1 Million a year. Behold! The Republican Party today announced a series of…the stale old political objectives of the 1% covered with pretty … Continue reading

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Eleven reasons to avoid being Republican or Republican-like

Everyone knows that a successful political party in the 21st century welcomes women’s voices and power, is smart to listen to our scholars and scientists, and actively avoids creating harm for its citizens. So below, gathered from news of just … Continue reading

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