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Sunday, January 24, 2021

A fascinating focus group with Trump voters is conducted by Frank Luntz, and we discuss the implications about deprogramming Trumpists


Saturday, January 23, 2021

Arizona Republicans passed resolutions on Saturday to censure three of the state's most prominent party leaders who have found themselves at odds with former President Trump: Gov. Doug Ducey; former Sen. Jeff Flake; and Cindy McCain, widow of the longtime Sen. John McCain.


Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.


It was a tough day for Donald Trump supporters, who watched the former president leave office. "I'm sad. I'm very sad. I really believed that he had the country's and the people's best interest in mind and in hand and I feel he did a really good job," said Jackie Lewis, a Trump supporter in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Election integrity was a big concern among supporters. Many said they felt the election was stolen from Trump, despite the dozens of court rulings upholding the election results. Read more


The first dinosaur butthole ever discovered is shedding light where the sun don't shine. The discovery reveals how dinosaurs used this multipurpose opening " scientifically known as a cloacal vent " for pooping, peeing, breeding and egg laying. The dinosaur's derrire is so well preserved, researchers could see the remnants of two small bulges by its "back door," which might have housed musky scent glands that the reptile possibly used during courtship " an anatomical quirk also seen in living crocodilians, said scientists who studied the specimen. Read more


She also is clearly intelligent, highly qualified for the job, seems to be direct and honest and every other sense a massive upgrade from everybody that Donald Trump had in this job.


Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87.


While paramedics were on a call, a Texas man last night jumped into an ambulance and drove the vehicle, with its lights flashing, to a Jack in the Box, where he ordered food at the drive-through lane, cops say.


Unearthed Facebook posts from 2018 show U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) touting wild, false conspiracy theories around the Parkland High School shooting, in the latest instance of the freshman representative either currently or in her past promoting baseless allegations around U.S. events. On May 15, 2018, Greene shared a Fox News article questioning why an officer who didn't enter the high school during the massacre was continuing to get paid, saying "WHAT is going on in Parkland, Fla???" Greene in multiple comments agreed with baseless conspiracy theories that the officer was involved in an inside job, in one instance replying to the comment "It's called a pay off to keep his mouth shut since it was a false flag planned shooting" with "Exactly."


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) attracted attention last week when he said in a floor speech that former President Donald Trump "bears responsibility" for the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. But since then, he has seemed to walk back his criticism. On Thursday, he told reporters that he didn't actually believe Trump had "provoked" the mob of his supporters. In an interview airing Sunday on Gray Television's "Full Court Press With Greta Van Susteren," McCarthy insisted he wasn't changing his tune. "No, I have not changed in that," he said. He stood by his assertion that Trump does bear some responsibility for what happened. But, he added, so does every other person around the country. "I also think everybody across this country has some responsibility," he said.


Friday, January 22, 2021

Hank Aaron, the Hall of Famer slugger who starred with the Atlanta Braves, has passed away at the age of 86.


A Florida man knew he was wanted by authorities for being at the US Capitol riots but returned to Washington, DC, to attend the inauguration, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday.


Thursday, January 21, 2021

Protesters in the Pacific Northwest smashed windows at a Democratic Party headquarters, marched through the streets and burned an American flag on Wednesday in a strident challenge by antifascist and racial-justice protesters to the new administration of President Biden, whose promised reforms, they declared, "won't save us."


Ivanka Trump and Trump kids cried as they seemingly realized that the presidency could no longer protect them, and the law is closing in. The Trump children are crying because for the first time in their lives, they have had to confront the delusion foisted on them by their father that they are entitled winners. Ivanka Trump has maintained the belief that she has a future in politics and will be the first female president. Eric Trump is wanted for questioning by the Manhattan District Attorney in connection with Trump Organization fraud.


Wednesday, January 20, 2021

22-year old Amanda Gorman, America's first National Youth Poet Laureate, reciting her original poem, "The Hill We Climb", at today's event.


As Joe Biden was sworn in as president, QAnon followers finally saw their hope for the "storm""when President Donald Trump would bring down the "deep state" and expose a far-reaching child-sex-trafficking ring"disappear, leaving followers of the unhinged conspiracy theory in despair and searching for answers, while one of the most prominent adherents gave up.


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