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As a nation, we began by declaring that 'all men are created equal.' We now practically read it 'all men are created equal, except negroes.' When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read 'all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners,… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 minutes ago


As a sidenote, in about five minutes, we have already seen more black women on stage in this convention than all last week. "Only 18 African-Americans served at the GOP gathering, a turnout that reportedly marked a historic low for the… [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

Open Phone Banks on Clinton's web site. [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

The polls are always bouncing to the left and to the right It's my belief that my big polls should be held every night. [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

Mom can I have a cookie? Mom can I have a cookie? Mom can I have a cookie? Mom can I have a cookie? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 ¾ hours ago

FLOTUS crush renewed. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 ¼ hours ago

Anywhere I can get clips of Silverman and Franken? Maybe I should've checked YouTube. Watch Sen. Al Franken’s full speech at the 2016 DNC Sarah Silverman Democratic National Convention FULL Speech [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 ½ hours ago

I didn't know who Demi Lovato was so it was a little disconcerting to see her go from talking about her mental health issues to bursting into song. And it was a kickass song. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 ¾ hours ago

Kaine managed to go from opposing Hillary Clinton when she needed him most to persuading her — and her husband — that he’s the person who should be president in the event of her death. So this is the second time (counting Obama) that… [more]
favorited 67 times, recently by obliterati, rainydayfilms, kelborel, jedicus, Hairy Lobster
MeFi comment - 7 hours ago

When's Obama coming for the guns? He'd better get off his ass; he's running out of time. [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 hours ago

Philadelphia booed Santa. Santa. [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 hours ago

Was that... "The Impression that I Get" by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones? Yes. [more]
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MeFi comment - 8 hours ago

Lots of love for Tommy Tutone. [more]
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MeFi comment - 9 hours ago

The Biggest GOP Names Backing Hillary Clinton—So Far [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Hairy Lobster, scaryblackdeath, Spathe Cadet, Blue Jello Elf, sumdim, bukvich
MeFi comment - 10 hours ago

Marcia Fudge is about to go back there and give her pointers on how to give the crowd a good staredown. I was surprised to find that Ms. Fudge is single. Those definitely looked like some mom- and grandma-staredowns. But then she has to… [more]
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MeFi comment - 11 hours ago

Clinton-Kaine say they won't sling mud at Trump:SCOTT PELLEY: He calls you Crooked Hillary. HILLARY CLINTON: Hmm. SCOTT PELLEY: What do you call him? HILLARY CLINTON: I don't call him anything. And I'm not going to engage in that kind of… [more]
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MeFi comment - 11 hours ago

How many women spoke for Trump that weren't related to him or employed by him? [more]
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MeFi comment - 11 hours ago

I have a lot of booze left over from my RNC drinking game. (If you see a person of color, drink!) [more]
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MeFi comment - 12 hours ago

What Clinton and the Democrats offer isn't a competing narrative, it isn't a story, it's just a bunch of policy proposals. And policy is great, but it isn't narrative. Hillary Clinton victory speech, June 8, 2016:Now, I know it never feels… [more]
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MeFi comment - 12 hours ago

Trump Threatens to Pull The U.S. Out of the World Trade Organization Trump Says He’s Expanded His Proposed Muslim Ban [more]
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MeFi comment - 13 hours ago

It was always going to be Kaine:People close to Clinton were telling me, as early as February, that there really wasn’t anyone else on their short list. The main reason Clinton chose Kaine is so simple as to be unbelievable: She thinks he could serve… [more]
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MeFi comment - 14 hours ago

The Hillary Haters: "Few figures in American political life have inspired such deep and decades-long contempt. But why?" [more]
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MeFi comment - 14 hours ago

We believe the Constitution was written not as a flexible document, but as our enduring covenant. Article Five of the United States Constitution:The Congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose… [more]
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MeFi comment - 17 hours ago

Moon. [more]
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MeFi comment - 18 hours ago

A little spite music: The songs—and subtle trolling—of the RNC band:For the most part, Smith’s garage-dad band filled it with the kind of innocuous classic rock and soul songs you’d expect to hear at the wedding of your dental hygienist cousin. ..… [more]
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MeFi comment - 21 hours ago

Might want to pick another country given that Trump is outspoken in his opinion that Iraq was a giant mistake and Hillary well, y'know... Trump initially supported the invasion of Iraq and has been lying about it. Clinton called her vote a… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Driving from Seattle to San Francisco
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Ask MeFi post - 2 days ago

Vote for me. Look at the percentage of applause I get! Mew York Times interview:HABERMAN: What do you think people will take away from this convention? What are you hoping? TRUMP: From the convention? The fact that I’m very well liked. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Oh my goodness, those towel charms cost $6.25 each, not for a whole set! I spend less than $6.25 on the beach towel. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Women Will Vote for Trump Because Their Husbands Can't Pay the Bills, Trump Adviser Says:MANAFORT: Many women in this country feel they can’t afford their lives. Their husbands can’t afford paying for the family bills... MATTHEWS: You know what you… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

The Case for Tim Kaine [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

So the harmonica playing is several steps down the Cool Scale from Bill Clinton playing saxophone on Arsenio Hall, but it will help bring in the dorky dad vote. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Meanwhile Trump is still complaining about Cruz. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

From the Newsweek article:During his 2005 run for governor, Kaine was hit repeatedly by his Republican foe over his opposition to the death penalty in a state where the vast majority of voters support it. Kaine pledged to respect state laws and the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

I hate the way that he pronounces 'latino'. Be gentle. It's his first time. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Wow, Trump is a sore winner. He can't go 12 hours after being coronated as the Republican candidate for president without having a public tantrum about Cruz. Dude, you won. Despite his hurting your feelings the only thing you should show in public is… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

How do Trump's supporters square the constant (and mostly false) accusations of Clinton lying with Trump's continual, blatant, easily-proven lies? [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

MAKE AMERICA GROUT AGAIN [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

MAKE AMERICA ONE WHAT??? One People. One Empire. One Leader. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Trump Fact Check: No, Crime Is Not Getting Worse in the United States Fact Check: Trump Again Claims US Among Highest Taxed Nations in World [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

This crowd is unbelievably tepid for a nominating convention. Applause is not coming from the whole crowd consistently. But Trump has assured us the party is completely unified. And Trump is an honorable man. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

In 2009, pre-Hillary, ISIS was not even on the map. ISIS was al Qaeda in Iraq and started under Bush. In fact, her single greatest accomplishment may be committing such an egregious crime and getting away with it OMG Hills is… [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

What if the lion's running from the gazelles? [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

An Advance Fact-Check of Trump’s Remarks [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, and Donald Trump all signed a pledge to support the party's nominee. [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Transcript: Donald Trump on NATO, Turkey’s Coup Attempt and the World [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Hillary Clinton, you have failed our Latino community and you don't deserve our votes. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Endorses Hillary Clinton at the RNC:It's the first time the group has ever endorsed a candidate for president in the general… [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Don't the candidates usually make themselves scarce during the convention to build up excitement for their acceptance speech? Trump's been there every day (and apparently flying back to NYC every night), right? [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Isn't Mark Sanford the guy who ran off to Argentina to be with his mistress? Long time no see, buddy. AKA "hiking the Appalachian Trail." [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

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