The California recall is a microcosm of what has become the GOP’s strategy of trickery

Larry Elder speaking at the 2016 FreedomFest at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada in July 2016, Gage Skidmore

The stakes of the California recall election of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom couldn’t be higher. Voting, either by mail or in person, ends Tuesday, and if Newsom is recalled, the bluest state in the country will not just have a Republican governor, but Larry Elder, a right-wing talk radio host who is a loon even by the standards of the party that elected Donald Trump.

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The real reason the right-wing elites are so threatened by Biden’s vaccine mandates

Republican leaders are really mad about President Joe Biden’s executive order issued last week, which mandates vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing for employees of any company with 100 employees or more. Within less than a day, the battle cry of the virus’s best advocates was ringing out across the land: We’ll sue!
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared that he was “working to halt this power grab.” South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, always on hand to assist the coronavirus’s efforts to reproduce wildly, declared, “see you in court.

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Greg Abbott is not ignorant — he’s a liar

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit 2016, Wikimedia Commons

So often progressives, many of us missing the school days of gold stars on our spelling quizzes, love nothing more than to dunk on Republicans for saying stupid stuff. And boy, don’t conservatives know how to weaponize that “um, actually” gene they trigger against us? Take, for instance, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Greg Abbott is not ignorant — he’s a liar

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit 2016, Wikimedia Commons

So often progressives, many of us missing the school days of gold stars on our spelling quizzes, love nothing more than to dunk on Republicans for saying stupid stuff. And boy, don’t conservatives know how to weaponize that “um, actually” gene they trigger against us? Take, for instance, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Playing dumb: The cruel lies of Gov. Abbott about abortion are much worse than ignorance

Greg Abbott speaking at FreePac, hosted by FreedomWorks, in Phoenix, Arizona in 2012, Gage Skidmore

So often progressives, many of us missing the school days of gold stars on our spelling quizzes, love nothing more than to dunk on Republicans for saying stupid stuff. And boy, don’t conservatives know how to weaponize that “um, actually” gene they trigger against us? Take, for instance, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Playing dumb: The cruel lies of Gov. Abbott about abortion are much worse than ignorance

Greg Abbott speaking at FreePac, hosted by FreedomWorks, in Phoenix, Arizona in 2012, Gage Skidmore

So often progressives, many of us missing the school days of gold stars on our spelling quizzes, love nothing more than to dunk on Republicans for saying stupid stuff. And boy, don’t conservatives know how to weaponize that “um, actually” gene they trigger against us? Take, for instance, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Theocratic Christianity has come to Texas

Trolling is largely associated with humor-impaired right-wing bullies, but there are still some on the left who know how to troll with wit and style while serving the forces of good instead of evil.
Take, for instance, the Satanic Temple of Salem, Massachusetts, a perennial thorn in the side of Christian fundamentalists who try to pass off their theocratic impulses as “religious freedom.

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Theocratic Christianity has come to Texas

Trolling is largely associated with humor-impaired right-wing bullies, but there are still some on the left who know how to troll with wit and style while serving the forces of good instead of evil.
Take, for instance, the Satanic Temple of Salem, Massachusetts, a perennial thorn in the side of Christian fundamentalists who try to pass off their theocratic impulses as “religious freedom.

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Theocratic Christianity has come to Texas

Trolling is largely associated with humor-impaired right-wing bullies, but there are still some on the left who know how to troll with wit and style while serving the forces of good instead of evil.
Take, for instance, the Satanic Temple of Salem, Massachusetts, a perennial thorn in the side of Christian fundamentalists who try to pass off their theocratic impulses as “religious freedom.

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The Supreme Court’s latest salvo exposes the trick John Roberts has played on the country

At the stroke of midnight on Wednesday, the Supreme Court suddenly overturned Roe v. Wade.
The move was quiet and it very well may be temporary (they could still issue a short decision any minute now, or not) but make no mistake, a Roe overturn is exactly what it is. But headlines across the country aren’t coming right out and saying so, because the Supreme Court used a dastardly legal manipulation to let states ban abortion without actually issuing a straightforward decision to end abortion protections.
Earlier this summer, Texas passed a law banning abortion at 6 weeks.

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