Gen. James Mattis full statement on President Trump, the protests, James Madison, and using the military to clear peaceful protesters “for a bizarre photo op.”

Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people—does not even pretend to try. Instead he tries to divide us. We are witnessing the consequences of three years of this deliberate effort. We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership.

There’s a lot of talk on Twitter and right-wing media about Republicans being the “party of Lincoln” and the heroes of the Civil War. Yale professor and Pulitzer Prize winner David Blight explains why that’s ridiculous—

Lincoln Would Not Recognize His Own Party by David W. Blight He would see the Republicans as the antithesis of everything he fought for. By David W. Blight Dr. Blight, … Continue reading There’s a lot of talk on Twitter and right-wing media about Republicans being the “party of Lincoln” and the heroes of the Civil War. Yale professor and Pulitzer Prize winner David Blight explains why that’s ridiculous—

Barr deep dive brought from landing page to actual post

Been hearing about all those old AG Barr scandals? Sneak into the archives here. Attorney General William Barr is acting exactly as he should have been expected to act. Reading … Continue reading Barr deep dive brought from landing page to actual post

Barr Deep Dive – IRAQGATE – Bill Barr has always been a big fat liar

Deep Barr Dive – IRAQGATE – Bill Barr has always been a big fat liar

I may as well post this quickie Made-for-Tweet vid about the media’s mangling of Natalia Veselnitskaya’s name.

What happens to all the abandoned videos made in 3 minutes for use in a stupid tweet? Unloved, unneeded, they’re thrown away like trash… or recycled onto a blog post to assuage the guilt.

How NOT to redact a document, brought to you by the attorneys for former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort (video tutorial)

Obviously, these cases are all National Security cases and throughout certain things have been redacted if they pertain to a part of the investigation which is still ongoing. You might think by now that Manafort’s attorneys would have figured out how to redact a court filing, or that, considering the considerable jeopardy facing their client, they might at least consult Google on the subject.
But you would be wrong.