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No words for Trump supporters

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
Yes, this GIF has been used on this site before, but can’t have too much of a good thing. Ever try to convince a Donald Trump supporter that #45 is a speeding train headed off a cliff, with the nation in the caboose? It’s maddening, frustrating and incomprehensible. They…

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Trump wouldn’t know ‘high quality’ if it walked up and kicked him in the ass

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
While President Trump’s boys were working to subvert our democracy, my son, second from left behind the flag, was risking his life under the weight of the Pacific Ocean while aboard the USS Nevada with his fellow submariners, men who honor their security clearances. Dusk was falling on a…

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Why I left the GOP — THE SHINBONE STAR

The first vote I ever cast was for Ronald Reagan as president. I admired the way Reagan inspired hope and optimism about the future, as did many others given how lopsided was his win that year. I voted for George H.W. Bush, twice. I voted for Bob Dole and for George W. Bush (again, twice). […]…… Continue reading Why I left the GOP — THE SHINBONE STAR

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Protest –

I protest. I protest against the poverty and hunger in which so many children are forced to live by failing societies where greed is an economic norm. In the UK, alone, one in four children officially live in poverty… yet it is relative poverty. In many countries, poverty is the norm and means utter deprivation […]…… Continue reading Protest –

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In Montana, an assault on a reporter and an assault on truth

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
In Montana on Thursday, Republican Greg Gianforte won election to the U.S. House of Representatives despite the fact that the day before, he body-slammed a reporter for asking a question. As outraged as we are here at The Shinbone Star, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that a significant…