Paul Revere by Cyrus Dallin, North End, Boston



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday!

Here's a Conservative writer, Ross Douthat, with some harsh truths about the people who voted for and still support the bullying Liar-in-Chief :

What's the Matter with Republicans?

A depressing percentage of American conservatives seem perfectly happy with the bargain that [Thomas] Frank claimed defined their party, with a president who ignores their economic interests and public policy more generally and offers instead the perpetual distraction of Twitter feuds and pseudo-patriotic grandstanding. 

 This dispiriting contentment is the sentiment you see from … those who plainly prefer his brutish braggart’s style to … public decency…. What’s the matter with the Republican Party? Many things, but right now above all this: Far too many Trump supporters, far too many conservatives, have … become exactly what their enemies and critics said they were, become a movement of plutocrats and grievance-mongers with an ever-weaker understanding of the common good.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

McCain: "I have faced tougher adversaries."

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a warning shot after Republican Sen. John McCain questioned “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in America’s foreign policy. Trump said in a radio interview with WMAL in Washington that “people have to be careful because at some point I fight back.” 

The president added “I’m being very, very nice but at some point I fight back and it won’t be pretty.” 

 McCain, a former Navy pilot who spent 5½ years in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp and is battling brain cancer, offered a simple response to Trump: “I have faced tougher adversaries.”

#45 threatens John McCain: "You better be careful; I fight back."

John McCain: "I have faced tougher adversaries."

#45 was heroically avoiding the draft while John McCain was being beaten every day by the enemy while in a POW camp in Vietnam.

#45 bragged to Howard Stern that he was getting laid so often during the Vietnam war that he called it his "own personal Vietnam" because of his fear of catching an STD. 

Trump:  "Vaginas Are ‘Landmines … It Is My Personal Vietnam’ "

#45 is too stupid and too malignantly narcissistic to understand that the American people know all about his craven boasts that make him look like a weak, ridiculous strutting chicken, threatening a real man who faced a real enemy, not some puerile, pussy-grabbing coward. 

Who are the people who still support this repulsive worm?

Monday, October 16, 2017

"I Thought You Were Better Than This."

From a friend on facebook:

If you voted for Trump I am disappointed and mad as hell at you regardless of why you voted for him. When you stepped into that voting booth and pulled that lever you knew exactly what kind of man he was.
You knew that Trump had made fun of a man with a physical disability ..and you didn't care
You knew that Trump said, " John McCain was not a war hero, He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”..and you didn't care
You knew that Trump tweeted “Jeb Bush has to like the Mexican Illegals because of his wife.”... and you didn't care
You knew Trump said that Meghan Kelly had " blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever" ...and you didn't care
You knew that Trump said, "Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?!” about GOP candidate Carly Fiorina ...and you didn't care
You knew that Trump said, " I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters" ...and you didn't care
You knew that Trump said, Look at my African-American here!” ...and you didn't care
You knew that Trump belittled the parents of a slain Muslim soldier ...and you didn't care
You knew that Trump said , "I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn't get there, and she was married. Then all of a sudden I see her, she's now got the big phony tits and everything" ...and you didn't care
You knew that Trump said, "I'm automatically attracted to beautiful [women]—I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait. And when you're a star they let you do it. You can do anything ... Grab them by the p-say. You can do anything," ...and you didn't care
You knew it all and you overlooked it ,every vile thing he said and did....
And you didn't care
I thought you were better then this
Do you actually believe that a person who speaks this way has the character and integrity to lead this nation?
Would you want you sons or daughters.. grandsons or granddaughters saying or going any of these things?
Would you want any man grabbing your wife, daughter or granddaughter by the genitalia? Would you find it funny if your son or grandson grabbed someone else's daughter?
I do not understand.
Here is what I do know,
You can never again be offended by the word
p-ssy, you own it now
You can not say that our men and women in uniform need to be honored, you negated that right when you accepted Trump's comment about John McCain's time as a POW
If a women you know tells you she was touched by a man in an unacceptable way, you can not be outraged
If you hear someone belittling a person due to their looks, you no longer have the right to be upset
Trump showed us who he was and you embraced him and in doing so you have shown us who you are.
We knew the moral compass Trump held, now you hold it. It is yours.
I thought you were better then this


I thought people who call themselves "Christian Value Voters" would, y'know, actually have "values." Their support of Trump proves they don't. And, no, they are NOT better than this. They own this perversion of a presidency. 

Never let them forget it.