America’s Greatest Threat Isn’t Immigrant, Migrant, or Muslim
Why My East Texas Neighbors are Voting for Trump
It’s not because they’re stupid rednecks. Voting for Trump is about being part of a large reality show. Really. https://www.texasobserver.org/east-texas-trump-voters-lansdale/
15 reasons why: Donald Trump’s supporters will never abandon him Most journalists still don’t get it: Republicans will never abandon Donald Trump, and he’s the 2020 frontrunner https://www.salon.com/2018/08/30/15-reasons-why-donald-trumps-supporters-will-never-abandon-him/
Trump and Republicans Appeal to Men with Fragile Masculinity, Researchers Find https://www.newsweek.com/trump-appeals-men-fragile-masculinity-1236701?fbclid=IwAR1a-D9WfUPqrE53R6O53asGZY6zFpg4iOBgjjQkfbduja7e6IUDfDClQ8s
Linguistic data analysis of 3 billion Reddit comments shows the alt-right is getting stronger https://qz.com/1056319/what-is-the-alt-right-a-linguistic-data-analysis-of-3-billion-reddit-comments-shows-a-disparate-group-that-is-quickly-uniting/
Why My Student Voted for Trump I asked my student why he voted for Trump. The answer was thoughtful, smart and terrifying.
The Dunning-Kruger Effect May Help Explain Trump’s Support A new study suggests some people grossly overestimate their political knowledge. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mind-in-the-machine/201808/the-dunning-kruger-effect-may-help-explain-trumps-support
A new analysis of Trump supporters has uncovered 5 key psychological traits about them
WATCH: TV reporter breaks Ohio racist’s brain by asking who won the Civil War
White nationalists shouting “RECLAIM AMERICA” through my neighborhood.
This isn’t Charlottesville.
This is Washington, DC.
The group is called Patriot Front, and they’re marching near Union Station
Marsha Blackburn spiritual advisor
Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump took part in a fraudulent scheme to sell units in a luxury New York condominium-hotel and “knew they were lying”, according to a new book that explores how the current US president built his business empire.
Questions have long surrounded a criminal investigation into the Trump family’s dealings around the Trump SoHo that was dropped in 2011. Public disclosure of email correspondence revealed that Don Jr and Ivanka knowingly used figures that exaggerated how well the condos were selling in a ploy to lure more buyers.
Sen. Lindsey Graham: “You think I am in Trump’s pocket.” The Hill on Twitter
Students for Trump co-founder pleads guilty to $46,000 fraud scheme | Fox News Students for Trump co-founder pleads guilty to $46,000 fraud scheme
Trump’s Request of an Ambassador: Get the British Open for Me Woody Johnson, the N.F.L. owner, Trump donor and ambassador to Britain, was warned not to get involved in trying to move the tournament to a Trump resort in Scotland, but he raised the idea anyway — and he failed. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/21/world/europe/trump-british-open.html
Alabama GOP legislator who was bashed for honoring a KKK leader charged in theft case https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/08/07/will-dismukes-kkk-theft-alabama/
State Department inspector general resigns after less than 3 months in job Stephen Akard was installed as the department’s acting internal watchdog in May upon the ouster of Steve Linick. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/05/state-department-ig-resigns-391797?cid=apn
Man has a bizarre encounter with Kappa Sigma & their weird mom at a University of Kansas COVID party
Inside the Falwell, Cohen, Granda ‘Totally Normal Nothing to See Here’ Den of Iniquity | Talking Points Memo
Let’s talk about this eye-popping story from Reuters which claims that back in 2015 Michael Cohen helped early Trump endorser and now-consummate supporter Jerry Falwell, Jr. make some embarrassing photos disappear. This is at least the third story Aram Roston has written on this saga (this one at Reuters, the earlier two when he was at Buzzfeed). Each has reported a series eye-popping or bizarre facts. But each also reads with the clear sense that Roston either knows more than he can write or believes there’s much more to the story than he can prove.
Violent Trump supporter at a rally in Texas assaults a peaceful counter-protester https://twitter.com/rexchapman/status/1312490927525515270?s=21
Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving unlawfully Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed by the Senate as required under the Constitution, the judge ruled. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/judge-removes-trump-public-lands-boss-serving-unlawfully-n1241172
One of the men involved in the plot to kidnap Michigan governor had ‘rage issues,’ report says https://www.businessinsider.com/man-involved-with-plot-kidnap-michigan-governor-had-rage-issues-2020-10
Gilt elitism Attention Trump supporters: Trump is an elite. This is how he chose to decorate his home. Gilt,gold,mirrors. He doesn’t see you, he uses you. Claire McCaskill on Twitter
Cult sprint This MAGA stampede sprinting for a front row seat to see their cowardice leader – with the Village People blaring in the background is peak 2020… https://twitter.com/RexChapman/status/1304974989121204225
Parkway blocked by Maga taliban
West Virginia nurse, 39, who spoke at RNC and worked on NYC frontlines during height of the pandemic is arrested for ‘shooting woman in the stomach during an argument’ https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8827325/amp/West-Virginia-nurse-39-worked-NYC-frontlines-arrested-shooting-woman-stomach.html
New Report by Office of Inspector General Suggests Kristjen Nielsen May Have Perjured Herself Before Congress may have given false testimony to Congress about whether the Trump Administration was taking steps to reduce the processing of refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border.https://lawandcrime.com/immigration/new-report-by-office-of-inspector-general-suggests-kristjen-nielsen-may-have-perjured-herself-before-congress/
The Unbearable Weakness of Trump’s Minions Senator Josh Hawley isn’t just engaging in civic vandalism—he is an emblem of a weak and rotten Republican Party. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/12/cowards-are-destroying-the-gop/617534/
“Who needs a new war when, as of this week, more Americans died from the coronavirus on your father’s watch, in less than 11 months, than died in *World War 2* over four years,” asked NBC journalist Mehdi Hasan.