Colbert's Cartoon Team Take The Piss Out Of Rick Wilson & The Lincoln Project. If you watch closely, about half way through this interview, Rick Wilson gets angry and you wonder if he's just going to get up and leave.
He doesn't, but you can just tell he's seething inside. Their argument that Wilson and the rest of the Lincoln Project are just another bunch of savvy grifters, looking to make quick money working against a failed administration that devastated the United States in Trump, as opposed to working for a failed administration that devastated the United States in George Bush has real resonance among liberals. WATCH: Mark Cuban mocks Sean Hannity to his face over his pathetic ‘softball’ interviews of the president. Does Jordan Peterson Misconstrue “Myth”? “This, however, poses another problem because it presumes that mythical truth is somehow free from ideology.”
In Maps of Meaning, Jordan Peterson argues that myth is an antidote to ideology. He insists that myth, as opposed to ideology, offers complete truth. By complete truth, Peterson means that mythical narratives can represent the totality of conflicting forces in any given situation. In contrast, ideology is biased and one sided; it celebrates positive characters of the story while leaving aside negative dimensions. Cartoons. Both Parties Acting Exactly How Everyone Expected Them To Restores Nation’s Faith In Political Process. AKRON, OH—As President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial ended with an acquittal in the Senate, sources confirmed Friday that both parties acting exactly how everyone expected them to had restored the nation’s faith in its political process.
DNC Mulls Asking Donald Trump To Run As Democrat In Effort To Stop Sanders. WASHINGTON—As the beginning of primary season upped the stakes in their search for an alternative candidate, Democratic National Committee officials reportedly mulled Monday asking Donald Trump to run for president as a Democrat in an effort to stop Bernie Sanders.
Trump Was Presented Multiple Options In Iraq. He Chose Them All, Including The Worst. A rocket attack against an Iraqi military base near Kirkuk on Dec. 27 left one American, described as a “private contractor,” dead and four soldiers wounded.
The four soldiers have since returned to duty. Even though there have been at least 1,570 private contractor deaths since the United States invaded Iraq, Donald Trump decided to make an example of this incident. The military presented him with multiple options ranging from “moderate” to “far out.” It appears Trump decided to go with all of the above. Why Pete Buttigieg Enrages the Young Left. The Los Angeles Times’ Matt Pearce compiled a list of potential explanations on Twitter, including that the left may perceive him as a traitor to his generation, a stark opportunist, or the representative of a shadowy and discredited D.C. professional class.
The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson also surveyed the theories, ultimately concluding that the continuity with the Obama era that Buttigieg promises might be too much for progressives to stomach. The answer, of course, is likely “all of the above.” But those explanations are still too general to explain the fury inspired by a fourth-place presidential contender and Midwestern college-town mayor. The unspoken truth about the furor Buttigieg arouses is that his success threatens a core belief of young progressives: that their ideology owns the future, and that the rise of millennials into Democratic politics is going to bring an inevitable demographic triumph for the party’s far left wing. One-Eyed Man Who Kamala Harris Locked Up 25 Years Ago Quietly Removes Tulsi Gabbard Mask. KAPOLEI, HI—Wiping the sweat from his brow and contemplating his long road to vengeance, one-eyed man Calvin Simmons, who was locked up by Kamala Harris 25 years ago, quietly removed his Tulsi Gabbard mask Tuesday after learning that the California senator had dropped out of the presidential race.
“The day she locked me up for marijuana possession, I looked her in the eye and swore I would have my revenge,” said Simmons, rubbing the long scar on his head while staring into the dark, empty room around him and ruminating on how his lifelong quest to destroy Harris’s presidential ambitions was finally complete. “Fifteen years of my life gone—you took them from me Kamala, but it looks like I’ve had the last laugh. He defended the Confederate flag and insulted immigrants — now he’s a judge. When South Carolina lawmakers confirmed a batch of new magistrates this year, one nominee stood out from the pack: Mike Pitts.
The former state House member had made a name for himself in Columbia as a staunch defender of the Confederate flag, and on Facebook he has penned anti-immigration screeds and used racially charged language. In May, for example, he posted a photo of New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, an African American Democrat running for president. His caption: “Cory Booker alway [sic] looks like he just hit crack real hard.” None of this, however, prompted any discussion in June, when the state Senate confirmed Pitts along with 33 other nominees for the lower courts. The End of the Rule of Law. — from Truthdig Bruce Fein, a former senior official in the Department of Justice and a constitutional scholar, has identified 12 impeachable offenses committed by Donald Trump.
‘I Yield The Remainder Of My Time To You, The Viewer At Home,’ Says Adam Schiff During Impeachment Hearing Before Staring Into Camera For 3 Minutes. The Top 10 Most Bipartisan Members of the 115th Congress. Partisan politics have dominated much of the legislative agenda during the 115th Congress.
However, this October a handful of key bipartisan legislative efforts have made headlines including the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, the Alexander-Murray health care bill, and most recently, the Warner-Klobuchar-McCain Honest Ads Act. Lessons From Six Women Running for President. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris. Photo: Getty Images It’s the end of the first year in the history of the United States in which six women made (mostly) serious runs for the Democratic presidential nomination, just three years after the defeat of the first female nominee. The arrival of multiple women to presidential contention should have been a convulsive shock to a political system. We have never seen anything like this before. Yet it has been oddly glossed over — how extraordinary, how totally bananas it is to have had six women standing on presidential-nomination debate stages for the past five months.
Profile: Tulsi Gabbard and Her 2020 Presidential Campaign. It was 1970-something, and Sina was not yet teaching at the University of Hawaii — a Samoan poet who had not yet become the first Samoan full professor in the States, and who had not yet written of our oceans the watery skin of earth pulled back to expose a webbing of coral rough & prickly She was back in Samoa at a traditional Sunday feast with her mother, her brother Mike, her American sister-in-law, Carol, and three little boys so strikingly beautiful one would model professionally as a teen. GOP “Never Trumpers” Just Think He’s Bad for the Brand. — from Truthout Colin Powell — retired four-star general, national security adviser to Ronald Reagan, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff under George H.W. Bush and secretary of state under George W. Bush — had some mildly scolding words for Donald Trump and the Republicans, and for some reason this is supposed to be a big deal. Speaking alongside fellow former Secretary of State Madeline Albright on October 1 at the New Albany Community Foundation in Ohio, an event hosted by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, Powell was gently walked toward an opportunity to criticize both Trump and the party he has so thoroughly subsumed.
Democrats Launch New ‘Listen Up, Hayseeds’ Campaign To Connect With Rural Voters. Republicans block effort to save the Great Lakes from invasive Asian carp. This article was paid for by Raw Story subscribers. Not a subscriber? Try us and go ad-free for $1. Prefer to give a one-time tip? Click here. Elitists Roll Out “Stop Rebelling And Support Biden, You Insolent Little Shits” Campaign. Conservative tells CNBC the GOP is doomed because young people view them as ‘the dumb party’ – Raw Story. Conservative columnist George Will went on CNBC Wednesday to dig a grave for the Republican Party. There is hard data that shows that a centrist Democrat would be a losing candidate.
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