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wow, the Jefferson Davis Monument outside Phoenix has been literally tarred and feathered. Hardcore! [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by Artw, darkstar, Exceptional_Hubris, thelonius
MeFi comment - 2 minutes ago

The Pershing stuff is another one of his stuck-in-the-past references to generals most people don't remember, believe me. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by LeftMyHeartInSanFrancisco, DevilsAdvocate, mikelieman
MeFi comment - 3 minutes ago

We’re trying to blow up Washington, blow up a crony system And replace it with an even cronier one! [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by gamera, lesbiassparrow, drezdn, Melismata, OnceUponATime, suelac
MeFi comment - 4 minutes ago

Just saw a spreadsheet listing Civil War Memorials. 1488 Confederate memorials, 61 American. (My guess is they're counting statues on state land.) [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by asteria, gaybobbie, stonepharisee
MeFi comment - An hour ago

Also from Politifact:"Even if the tale is true, the pacifying effect that Trump claims is nonsense," said Michael H. Hunt, an emeritus historian at the University of North Carolina and author of Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from… [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

...in 1860 American slaves, as a financial asset, were worth approximately three and a half billion dollars — that's just as property. Three and a half billion dollars was the net worth, roughly, of slaves in 1860. In today's dollars that would be… [more]
favorited 17 times, recently by asteria, ActingTheGoat, photo guy, an animate objects, worldswalker, vibrotronica, foxfirefey, erisfree, chris24, Ray Walston, Luck Dragon, bstreep, martin q blank, gucci mane, yesster, Caxton1476, god hates math, Wilder
MeFi comment - An hour ago

Trump's Gallup approval is at its lowest level ever (34%, and that was before his Trump Tower meltdown). At the six-month mark he had "the worst approval rating in the last seven decades" (36%). Has any president ever been reelected with… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by gaybobbie, Barack Spinoza
MeFi comment - 4 ½ hours ago

The article says he gets especially mad on Mondays (Tell me why) I don't like Mondays (Tell me why) I don't like Mondays (Tell me why) I don't like Mondays I wanna shoot The fake news down [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by Xyanthilous P. Harrierstick, joseph conrad is fully awesome, chris24, tomboko, litlnemo, Joey Michaels, wobumingbai, dhartung, mmoncur, valetta, riverlife
MeFi comment - Almost 7 hours ago

“I’m Not The Angry Racist They See In That Photo”‘You’re making me out like some kind of monster at a racist rally!” we sometimes hear people say. Well, you were just photographed frothing from the mouth and chanting white power and nazi slogans at a… [more]
favorited 33 times, recently by enkiwa, vickyverky, Emily's Fist, Strange Interlude, mumimor, anthropophagous, joedan, Faint of Butt, Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks, rifflesby, skycrashesdown, Surely This, maxwelton, Allie Katamari, yesster, jenfullmoon, syzygy, The demon that lives in the air, camyram, Mental Wimp, Hairy Lobster, lesbiassparrow, jedicus, tilde, Annabelle74, Buntix
MeFi comment - 16 hours ago

"I've condemned neo-Nazis. I like Nazis who don't half-ass it, believe me." [fake] [more]
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MeFi comment - 21 hours ago

A little background on statues of Confederate generals. Most famous Confederate generals were active-duty officers in the United States Army that violated their oath of office to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against… [more]
favorited 23 times, recently by tilde, daq, snsranch, double block and bleed, Emily's Fist, Lapin, apartment dweller, Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks, a box and a stick and a string and a bear, worldswalker, salix, photo guy, Excommunicated Cardinal, MikeKD, The Great Big Mulp, Mavri, Rosie M. Banks, tonycpsu, Faint of Butt, lord_wolf, bstreep, Gelatin, OnceUponATime
MeFi comment - 21 hours ago

MetaFilter: Violent, unpredictable, and fat, with small extremities relative to its body size. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Bella Donna, Mavri, ZeusHumms, idiopath, rc3spencer
MeFi comment - 21 hours ago


They needed to stop pretending that Republicans were honest brokers about eight years ago. The Victory of ‘No’The Republicans were pumped because they saw a path out of the political wilderness. They were convinced that even if Obama kept… [more]
favorited 52 times, recently by Devoidoid
MeFi comment - Yesterday

National Review Calls for Removal of Confederate Monuments“The monuments should go. Some of them simply should be trashed; others transmitted to museums, battlefields and cemeteries. The heroism and losses of Confederate soldiers should be… [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by nangar, snsranch, cendawanita, vespabelle, Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks, One Second Before Awakening, salix, witchen, escape from the potato planet, foxfirefey, Higherfasterforwards, obliquity of the ecliptic, orbit-3, gamera, OnceUponATime, puddledork, Mavri, Artw, pxe2000, chris24
MeFi comment - Yesterday

Doxxed White Supremacist Caught Red-Handed With Torch at Charlottesville Wants to Put That Genie Back in the Bottle“I did not expect the photo to be shared as much as it was,” Cvjetanovic said. “I understand the photo has a very negative connotation… [more]
favorited 28 times, recently by rainydayfilms, Servo5678, Proofs and Refutations, skycrashesdown, yesster, vickyverky, Hypatia, Candleman, zombieflanders, camneely, Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks, percolatrix, Hairy Lobster, Rust Moranis, jedicus, supercrayon, gamera, Yowser, waitangi, Freon, camyram, The demon that lives in the air, jason_steakums, snsranch, witchen, EmpressCallipygos, Artw, pxe2000
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Apparently Miller thinks the Emma Lazarus poem on the Statue of Liberty doesn't matter because it was 'added later'? OK, so we can get rid of other "added later" stuff like In God We Trust on currency. It first appeared on coins… [more]
favorited 110 times, recently by mgar
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

We're going to win so much. You're going to get tired of winning That was a typo. It should be "We're going to whine so much. You're going to get tired of whining." [more]
favorited 64 times, recently by Devoidoid
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Sorry. I blame the beer. Never blame the beer. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Mental Wimp, Melismata, Rykey, allthinky, srboisvert, vrakatar
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Trump: Too crazy for Boys Town, too much of a boy for Crazy Town [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by sutel
MeFi comment - 3 days ago


'There is no trust between the president and Paul [Manafort],' another West Wing official said. 'There never really was any to begin with, to tell you the truth.' And that's why Trump made him his campaign chairman and chief strategist… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Trump's indecision on Afghanistan leaves generals in lurchInstead of approving their plan for more troops as anticipated, the president has caught his generals off guard by questioning whether the 16-year-long effort to stabilize Afghanistan is still… [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

It also envisioned staging a phony incident that could be used to start a war. A small group of Iraqi exiles would be flown into Iraq by helicopter to seize an isolated military base near the Saudi border. When Nazi Germany wanted an excuse… [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Venezuela's our neighbor? [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

The Nation Article About the DNC Hack Is Too Incoherent to Even Debunk...this article is neither conclusive proof nor strong evidence. It’s the extremely long-winded product of a crank, and it’s been getting attention only because it appears in a… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

May the gales of November come early. The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big law they called Mitchyoublewme [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

It's come up because on two occasions our daughter has told us that our sister said that people that know Trump personally say he's very nice. I don't care if they say that because I can only judge him by his public statements, and he's made many,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday said President Trump doesn't need congressional approval for a military strike against North Korea He does need authorization from the United Nations Security Council unless North Korea attacks the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

McCain does not specify how many troops would be necessary to 'turn the tide' There were 100,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2011. The Taliban controls a lot of Afghanistan. The tide's out and it's not coming back. And besides, the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

McCain knocks Trump while unveiling Afghan strategyMcCain said he developed his strategy, which he is filing as an amendment to the annual defense policy bill, after consulting with some of the country’s “most experienced and respected former… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Upcoming White House theme weeks I was going to say "followed by Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance Weeks" but it's always Denial and Anger Week at the White House, and Trump will never get to… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Is it time for an 80's revival? I thought we already had one of those? History always repeats, first as LOL, than as WTF?!? [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 days ago

They tried to install some in Cuba. After the US installed some in Turkey. Removing them was the tradeoff for the Soviet Union removing their missiles from Cuba. [more]
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MeFi comment - 9 days ago

to suggest otherwise is an insult to the people who voted for him But then you're insulting the millions more who voted for her. [more]
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MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Watching this video makes me think there's no way Miller hasn't been watching tape of Goebbels and practicing in the mirror since he was 14. Trump used to keep a book of Hitler speeches by his bedside. [more]
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MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Man Who Said ‘Don’t Take Vacations’ Prepares for 17-Day GetawayOften referred to as a branding genius, Trump tweeted the phrase ["Habitual Vacationer"} six times in November and December of 2011. Then he gave up. He would not, however, stop… [more]
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MeFi comment - 13 days ago

He's going to announce that he's putting everyone at the rally to work in the coal mines. "Lord, I'm so tired/How long can this go on?" [more]
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MeFi comment - 14 days ago

So are we just all going to pretend that Sarah Sanders didn't read a letter from an 11-year-old named Frank who wants to come over and mow the White House lawn for free? Well, Pickle turned out to be kosher. [more]
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MeFi comment - 14 days ago

Inside the McMaster-Bannon War Bannon waits while McMaster baits. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

It's true, 'WaPo' does sound as if it might have been a particularly obscure Nazi secret police organization Gestwapo. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

It turns out he apparently does do them, but I haven't found a week-by-week archive of them at the White House site yet. Search results for "weekly address" [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

SYCOPHANT ITALIANO - A Randy Rainbow Song Parody [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

well it definitely wasn't to spend more time with his family That's gonna leave a mark. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Talking Points Memo has a timeline of How the Hit Went Down on Reince:What they show quite clearly is that Air Force One landed. The President waited for Priebus to get off the plane before tweeting that he was fired. He then waited for Priebus to be… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Trump: Are my methods unsound? Scaramucci: I don't see any method at all, sir. This is a reference to the 1979 Francis Ford Coppola film Apocalypse Now. I changed the character names from (Colonel Walter E.) Kurtz to (President Donald J.) Trump… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Scaramucci is having dinner at the Trump Hotel tonight. Those are some spicy Moochballs! Bada bing! [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Trump Screws The Mooch [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Rampant cocaine abuse among Trump and his circle of fools could explain so much, so simply.Koka Kola advertising and kokaine Strolling down the Broadway in the rain Neon light sign says it I read it in the paper, they're crazy! Suit your… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

‘Act with honor and dignity and respect’: Anthony Scaramucci cites Joe Paterno in call to CNNRemember Joe Paterno? What would he say? Act like you’ve been there before. Act with honor and dignity and respect and hold the confidence of the presidency… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

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