A Closer Look at the GOP Health Care Scam

Hear this, you who trample upon the needy, and bring the poor of the land to an end, saying, “When will the new moon be over, that we may sell grain? And the sabbath, that we may offer wheat for sale, that we may make the ephah small and the shekel great, and deal deceitfully [Read More…]

The Good News About Trump’s Boorish Insults to the UK

…is that he is too stupid to keep his mouth shut about his Travel Ban and just gives the courts stopping him the ammo they need: Today’s pack of Trumpian lies for “prolife” Christian Trump defenders to defend instead of the unborn. Kellyanne Conway, consummate Catholic liar for Jesus, stains the gospel with her continual [Read More…]

Lies vs. Truth, not Humility vs. Elitism

Ezra Klein remarks on this piece about the sheer bullshit that flows in an endless stream from the mouth of Donald Trump and from the pack of professional liars who work for him and for the Right Wing Noise Machine: Trump’s tactics, in a different context, would be understood as typical authoritarian propaganda — regimes [Read More…]

Surreal

Law firm @POTUS used to show he has no ties to Russia was named Russia Law Firm of the Year for their extensive ties to Russia. Unreal. — Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) May 12, 2017 The American electorate is divided between the 2/3 who live in reality and the 1/3 whom I call the People of [Read More…]

Trump’s Chief Achievement for His Christian Base

…has been to turn them into liars more passionate and skilled in lying than he is. Case in point, I can’t tell you how many times, in the past day, I have heard Christian Trump supporters do exactly what David French, of the leftist socialist Communist National Review, describes: But — and this is vitally [Read More…]

A common lying meme

Here is how this lie works. The people on the right have no control over the salary of the guy on the left. None. The man’s employer controls that. Likewise, the employer of the people on the right controls their salaries too. If they do not have a living wage, the obvious thing to do [Read More…]

Watching a Rumor Solidify into a Lie…

and then become a “fact” for Trumpian consumer of fake news. March 7: Liesite News publishes a piece titled “Italian archbishop: Pope Benedict retired due to ‘tremendous pressure’“. In it, a retired Italian archbishop trades in the baseless claim that, despite his flat denial to the contrary, Benedict was forced from office by pressure from [Read More…]

Idag är jag en Svensk

As a nation only just recovering from the horrors of Bowling Green, I reach across the ocean in friendship and sympathy for those guys at that thing, that terrible terrorist thing, that happened, sometime or other, somewhere or other in Sweden Friday night. Of course, there was also a real terrorist attack, by the neo-nazis [Read More…]

How the Madness of the Trump Cult

…lies to itself and is spiraling toward catastrophe (emphatically Not Safe for Work): It is mind-boggling that followers of the Way, the Truth, and the Life are the loudest exponents of the People of the Lie who now run the White House and the GOP. And the fact that the President of the United States [Read More…]

Ideology Kills

Here’s the deal: The same girl is held by different people because she got handed off a couple of times by rescuers. The people who make memes like the one above are *lying* without any regard to the welfare of this child because their ideology means more to them than the murder of children. [Read more…]