Posted on Jan 31, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Want You To Vote

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An epidemic is plaguing the Republican Party these days. For some reason, perhaps it’s their consciences or perhaps it’s the pressure of backstopping an incompetent nincompoop in the White House, who knows, it could be anything. Whatever the root cause, it appears as if the Republicans can’t stop accidentally blurting the truth. Rudy Giuliani does it every time he’s on television. Donald Trump Jr. posted all of his incriminating...

Posted on Jan 30, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: The Support We Received During Trump’s Shutdown Was Humbling

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Over the five weeks of Trump’s idiotic shutdown over a wall he will never build, my wife and I discovered just how much support we had from our friends and family. It was a humbling experience and one we were not expecting. To be honest, Deb and I were a little bit jaded. And not without reason. We were among the last to get married in Debbie’s age group...

Posted on Jan 29, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: The Real Reason Why Conservatives Are Petrified Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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The emergence of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a major player in the American political scene has been astonishing to watch. The 29 year old Latina from the Bronx is not only a fearless progressive, but captivatingly self assured and incredibly well informed. This potent mix has unnerved the political establishment, and put the fear of God into the Republican Party — and for very good reason. The attacks on Ocasio-Cortez have been...

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: Roger Stone Has Been Arrested, Now Congress Needs To Impeach Before It Is Too Late

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News broke today that former Trump campaign adviser and notorious conman Roger Stone was arrested in Florida by the FBI on charges of obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering.  Stone is facing a total of seven counts related to Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, and was released on $250,000 bail. Reported the Guardian: Mueller alleged in a long-anticipated indictment that Stone was asked by Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign to get inside information about emails that...

Posted on Jan 24, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: Trump Needs His Shutdown To Last Forever

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  We should probably brace ourselves for an extended Trump shutdown because there’s ultimately no reason for the president to end his ongoing temper tantrum. He straight up needs this. Even though his poll numbers are crashing, the longer the shutdown continues, the less time we’re discussing the other catastrophes circulating around the White House. There’s continued news about Trump Tower Moscow, with Buzzfeed dumping a series of documents...

Posted on Jan 18, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: How Vice Rewrites The Rules of Biopics

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(Photograph courtesy of CBS News) Since its release last month, Vice, Adam McKay’s satirical biopic of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has become an awards season juggernaut. Christian Bale won a Golden Globe for his performance (and in his acceptance speech, he thanked his inspiration for playing Cheney – Satan), and McKay has received both Directors and Writers Guild nominations. The film will likely receive several Oscar nominations next week,...

Posted on Jan 17, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: Nancy Pelosi Has Checkmated Trump

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In a matter of weeks on the job, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has managed to checkmate Trump over his government shutdown in spectacular fashion. Not only has Pelosi refused to back down from Trump’s childish threats over his border wall, she has managed to bully the bully and forced him into a completely impossible situation. While Trump may have been good at ripping people off in business with his...

Posted on Jan 17, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: No, Gillette Wasn’t Talking About You–Unless You’re A Sexual Predator, Mansplainer, Or Bully

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Don’t look now but a group of a-holes are busily destroying another retail product they’ve already purchased. You might recall the last time this happened when wizards in red hats were smashing their televisions, televisions they already paid for, in protest against something-something-something. This time, they’re destroying their Gillette products because of a new commercial in which the razor manufacturer calls for an end to “toxic masculinity.” In the...

Posted on Jan 15, 2019

MEMBERS ONLY: I Stood On Line At A Food Bank For The First Time. Why Should I Feel Humiliated?

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This past Saturday, my wife Deb and I drove out to the Giant supermarket in Groveton, a neighborhood in the southeastern part of my hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. We were not going to go food shopping. We were going to stand on line at a food bank for federal workers who are not being paid during Trump’s stupid shutdown. It was humiliating and it shouldn’t have been. Let’s rewind...