Michelle Obama: When They Go Low, We Go High

In the summer of the 2016 presidential campaign when Donald Trump was viciously attacking his Republicans challengers and Democrats alike, Michelle Obama famously said: When they go low, we go high.

That statement embodied the Obama`s optimistic message of hope, forgiveness and change. The Obama administration gave us hope of a post-racial society where racial harmony and the brotherhood of man reign supreme. But all of our hopes for a more perfect union were demolished with Donald Trump`s victory.

The Trump regime is marked by income inequality, violence against women, white supremacy, xenophobia and nativism, and we should no longer abide by Michelle Obama`s famous saying.

You fight fire with fire, and when Trump and his enablers and sycophants go low, we should aim high and kick them right in the balls.

Hopefully our national nightmare will end soon with Trump`s impeachment and removal from office, but until that glorious day arrives we must punch back at the bully-in-chief.

We love you Michelle Obama but our new motto is: When they go low, we go postal.

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Donald Trump is a Master at Projection

Projection:

An unconscious self-defense mechanism characterized by a person unconsciously attributing their own issues onto someone or something else as a form of delusion and denial.

A way to blame others for your own negative thoughts by repressing them and then attributing them to someone else. Due to the sorrowful nature of delusion and denial it is very difficult for the target to be able to clarify the reality of the situation.

A way to transfer guilt for your own thoughts, emotions and actions onto another as a way of not admitting your guilt to yourself.

Urban Dictionary

Donald Trump is constantly criticized because he`s such a horrible human being, but like most psychopaths he`s a master at projection.

During Wednesday`s press conference Trump employed this tactic when reporters asked him legitimate questions about his nasty tone and racist rhetoric.

When PBS`s Yamiche Alcindor asked Trump in a measured tone whether his decision to call himself a “nationalist” may have emboldened white nationalists, he angrily replied:

I don`t know why you`d say that, such a racist question. I don`t believe that, I don`t believe it. To say that, what you said, is so insulting to me.

Trump calling himself a “nationalist” is one of the symphony of dog whistles that he has employed to appeal to his racist base. It is the epitome of projection for a brazen racist to call a black journalist a racist for merely doing her job.

When CNN reporter Jim Acosta asked about a racist, anti-immigration commercial, that even Fox News stopped airing, Trump bit his head off screaming that he was “a rude and terrible person.”

Acosta is a dogged reporter in the mold of Sam Donaldson, but he`s neither rude or a horrible person. Mocking losing Republican candidates who didn`t ask Trump to campaign for them because they were running in suburban districts where`s he`s anathema is the very definition of a rude and terrible person.

Trump`s strategy of projection isn`t fooling anyone, he`s universally despised in the homeland and around the globe.

Yamiche Alcindor and Jim Acosta are a dutifully serving the nation by holding Trump accountable for his toxic words. They will go down in history as heroes for speaking truth to power, and Trump will go down in history as a rude and terrible president.

Silly Chelsea Handler Poses Semi-Nude to Encourage Her Followers to Vote Blue

“The outspoken former talk show host, who has been very vocal about her political leanings in recent months, stripped down to next to nothing in an effort to promote voter participation in the upcoming midterm elections, which take place on Tuesday.

Handler took to Instagram rocking nothing more than a pair of black lace underwear, and covering her chest with her arm, while standing around in a sizeable dressing room.

“You have to vote, like your life depends on it. Vote!” a mostly nude Handler playfully intoned, before detailing her upcoming engagements stumping for Democratic California congressional candidates Katie Porter and Gil Cisneros.”

AOL

Kudos to Chelsea Handler for going to extreme measures in an effort to promote voter participation in the midterm elections. I share her desire to flip the House and the Senate as a check on Donald Trump. Over the last couple of years I`ve written hundreds of anti-Trump essays, but I`m not going to post a pic of myself in my tighty whities to urge people to vote. That would have the opposite effect of making voters turn away from politics altogether.

Although I appreciate Handler`s enthusiasm I question her judgement, a pic of a semi-nude 43-year-old woman isn`t going to convince anyone to vote. In fact only a boob would be persuaded to vote by a topless photo of a woman past her prime.

Screw anyone who thinks I`m guilty of body shaming, anyone who posts a semi-nude image of himself/herself on social media is inviting praise as well as criticism.

But Handler`s point is well taken, for God`s sake vote blue to emasculate the racist buffoon sitting in the Oval Office.

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America Will Do the Right Thing and Vote Blue! Trump Will be Humiliated!

On Election Day 2016 Americans elected an ignoramus President of the United States. Under the guise of not being politically correct Trump ran an openly racist and nativist campaign, and under the cover of an anti-establishment stance we held our noses and elected him to the highest office in our land.

The message was dutifully sent: A pox on both parties, America was sick and tired of the corrupt Bush and Clinton dynasties. The message may have been delivered, but we paid a stiff price, the racist, homophobic and misogynist presidential candidate intensified his divisive rhetoric as president and through executive orders enacted policies that discriminated against women, gays and lesbians and minorities.

In these midterm elections it`s incumbent upon us to restore some semblance of checks and balances by voting blue and flipping the House and Senate.

The electorate that elected Trump in 2016 is not who we truly are, we must prove to ourselves and to the world that America doesn`t tolerate nationalism, nativism, racism, homophobia and racism.

As I pen this essay the polls haven`t closed yet, but I`m optimistic that we`re going to do the right thing and flip the House and perhaps the Senate, and in the process deliver an unambiguous message to Trump.

Trump’s Racist Desire to Remove Right to Citizenship for Children Born in US of Undocumented Immigrants.

If a constitutional law scholar like President Barack Obama tried to amend the Constitution with a stroke of the pen via executive action I would be alarmed.

Amending the Constitution is a laborious process, and no president however brilliant he may can change or amend the Constitution with no input from Congress.

“The Constitution provides that an amendment may be proposed either by the Congress with a two-thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate or by a constitutional convention called for by two-thirds of the State legislatures.”

https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/constitution

When a president who is an ignoramus and a fuc*ing moron thinks he can amend the Constitution with the stroke of a pen that`s enough to give me a stroke.

Trump is bulldozing through constitutional norms again with his suggestion that he can remove the right to citizenship for children born in America of undocumented immigrants.

This right is enshrined in the Constitution; we live in a constitutional democracy and the law isn`t what Trump says it is, and no man is above the law.

Even the stable genius must realize that he doesn`t have the power to change the Constitution all by himself, he just wants to stoke anti-immigrant passions before the midterm elections.

Let`s keep this racist in check by voting blue on November 6, 2018.

Master of Horror Stephen King Recognizes Donald Trump as a Horror Show

The ads say President Trump is delivering results. He`s also delivering hate speech, a pack of lies, and a national debt that`s going to crush our grandchildren.

Stephen King tweet

King knows horror, and he recognizes Donald Trump as the greatest horror show ever to threaten our democracy.

King is a prolific author of horror novels, and lately he`s been just as prolific on Twitter warning America about Trump.

Trump brags that he is delivering on his promise to make America Great Again, but the frightening truth is that he`s delivering hate speech, a pack of lies and an astronomical national debt.

You don`t have to be a horror master to realize that Trump is a monster who is delivering nothing but division, racism and hatred, let`s emasculate this monster on November 6, 2018 by voting blue.

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Donald Trump is Halloween’s Scariest Monster on New Yorker Cover

“Even scary-looking characters run from a trick-or-treating Donald Trump on The New Yorker`s Halloween-themed cover.

In the artwork titled “Boo!” that fronts the Nov. 5 issue, the president grins as he saunters down the street holding two jack-o`-lantern buckets overstuffed with candy. But his presence strikes fear into other trick-or-treaters dressed in spooky costumes. They attempt to skedaddle as their hard-earned treats fall to the ground.”

Huffington Post

It boggles the mind that evangelical Christians and other assorted riff-raff look upon Trump with fondness as a heroic figure.

True believers overlook Trump`s moral failures and personality flaws out of political expedience, but nobody remains enthralled by a con man forever, and within their lifetimes they will come to their senses.

In the future Donald Trump will be universally perceived as a scary monster like Joseph Stalin or Adolf Hitler.

The New Yorker`s Halloween-themed cover depicting Trump as a trick-or-treater scaring the Bejesus out of other trick-or-treaters dressed in frightening costumes in a testament that not everybody in our generation drank the Kool-Aid.

In the artwork titled “Boo” Trump grins as he saunters down the street, seemingly oblivious that everyone is fleeing from his unholy presence.

The resistance is cognizant of the damage Trump is doing to our democratic institutions and our social norms, and we are determined to keep him in check by voting blue November 6, 1918.

Join me in defeating this Halloween monster by voting for Democrats in the midterm election.

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Save our Democracy! Vote Blue November 6, 2018

What is there left to know about Donald Trump? The blowhard billionaire doesn`t bother to put on a veneer of civility to disguise his racism, misogyny and homophobia. He`s so emboldened by the unwavering support of his base that he doesn`t bother with dog whistles, he uses a megaphone to trumpet his bigotry.

Theologians, professors, pundits and bloggers have thundered against his rhetoric and policies that hurt minorities and the disadvantaged and help the wealthy and the privileged.

In the last three years I have written hundreds of essays that chronicle his depravity, racism and misanthropy.

We don`t have to wait for Special Counsel Robert Mueller`s final report, only someone willfully ignorant or complicit in Trump`s corruption can argue that there is insufficient evidence to make the rational judgement that he should be impeached and removed from office.

If the Democrats regain control of the House Trump may be impeached, but the support of his base and the cowardice of Republican Senators ensures that he won`t be removed from office.

We can`t decapitate Trump`s administration, but we must vote for Democrats in the midterm elections so that we can at least emasculate him. The Senate looks like a lost cause, but if the Democrats win control of the House they can not only impeach him, but subpoena his tax records and launch investigations into his corrupt administration.

History will judge this generation harshly for having elected the bastard, but we can make amends by voting for Democrats in the midterms.

Vote! For God`s sake Vote!

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The MAGA Bomber is Representative of Donald Trump’s Cultists

Authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc, 56, now and forever to be known as the MAGA bomber, in connection with a series of explosive devices there were mailed to prominent Democratic leaders over the past week.

I would have a hard time saying MAGA philosopher, MAGA scientist or MAGA professor, but the words “MAGA bomber” roll of the tongue.

Batman has his Batmobile and the MAGA bomber has his MAGA van, the side and back windows of the van are covered in disturbing collages of Republican iconography and anti-Democratic memes.

The TV Batman of the 60`s was a campy figure, but there`s nothing campy or ironic about the MAGA bomber. The MAGA bomber is as subtle and nuanced as a sledgehammer, I imagine that in a conversation he would just repeat the memes and slogans that cover his vehicle.

The MAGA Van is a disturbing piece of art, it has images of Donald Trump, the American flag, and there are also red targets superimposed over progressive icons like Hillary Clinton, Michael Moore and Barack Obama.

The same violent imagery also appeared on the MAGA bomber`s Twitter feed, which has been taken down. But why in the name of God wasn`t it taken down before, violent images and hateful words are just as destructive as bullets and bombs.

Unfortunately, the MAGA bomber isn`t an aberration, he`s representative of Trump`s ignorant and racist cultists. I see the same wild-eyed rage and intolerance for minorities at Trump rallies.

Most Trump followers are able to restrain themselves somewhat, and although they may have only one “CNN Sucks” bumper sticker, they are full of the same pent-up rage as the MAGA bomber.

Trump isn`t destroying our democracy by himself, he has the tacit support of Republican leaders, and the undying devotion of his base.

Vote on November 6, 2018 as if the MAGA bomber is living next door, or as if he is your child`s teacher, because the MAGA Bomber`s mentality has infected a significant section of our society.

We must rid our democracy of Donald Trump and his MAGA followers.

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Donald Trump is the Conspiracy Theorist-in-Chief

“President Donald Trump on Friday threw his weight behind a conspiracy theory about the bomb-like devices being mailed to Democrats, suggesting without evidence that the packages were designed to suppress Republican turnout.

`Republicans are doing so well in early voting, and at the polls, and now this `Bomb` stuff happens and the momentum greatly slows,` Trump posted on Twitter. `News not talking politics. Very unfortunate, what is going on. Republicans, go out and vote!`

The tweet appeared to give credence to the `false flag` conspiracy theory that the suspicious packages mailed to prominent Democrats and CNN are actually an effort to portray conservatives as violent. Trump offered no evidence to support the claim.”

USA TODAY

Donald Trump views everything through a political prism, and in times of national trauma he reacts in a way that will energize his base, not in a way that will comfort and unite the country.

It is impossible for a narcissist to assume the role of comforter-in-chief; his tweets and speeches only serve to further polarize the electorate. Trump never acknowledged that CNN was one of the targets of the mail bomber, and he never offered public or private words of sympathy to the recipients of the mail bombs.

After Charlottesville Trump`s comments inflamed racial tensions and now Trump is seeking to gain political benefit out of the mail bomber threat by giving credence to the false flag conspiracy theory that the suspicious packages mailed to prominent Democrats, critics of the president and CNN are an effort to portray conservatives as violent.

The #NotMyPresident hashtag is very popular because Trump isn`t the president of the entire United States, he only cares about uttering words and signing bills that appeal to his racist base.

It`s imperative that we vote blue November 6, 2018 to hold Trump accountable, and we must impeach him for in these perilous times we need a president who will represent everyone regardless of political affiliation, ethnicity or social class.

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