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Cue the Rocky theme song…

Boxing gloves clipart, illustration psd

The ultimate nepo baby, George Dubya Bush and his Good Ol’ White Boy (mostly) Club O’ Iraqi War Criminals drove me from the once honorable (if you go back to Lincoln anyway) and still somewhat sane (at least before unrecallable Reagan) Republican Party, and Trump, the antepenultimate nepo baby, of course coming just before his first two nepo offspring (and not counting Eric, who would, or the other two (as far as we know) burgeoning and relatively unknown (thank god) offsprings), and his dangerous cult drove me, not only from politics as a whole, but from any engagement online with anyone who might be maga-inclined, meaning I stopped posting entries here and I deleted all my social accounts.

And it was a good thing I did…

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A bad day for clowns…

Clown collage element vector

A good day for Democracy.

Democracy – 2 | Clowns – 0

UPDATE: What’s Einstein’s definition of insanity again? >> House Is Paralyzed as Jordan Fails in Third Bid for Speaker

Image courtesy of Reuters

The House has been without a leader for more than two weeks, and Jordan has twice failed to secure the 217 votes needed to claim the speaker’s gavel as he has faced opposition from Democrats and more than 20 of his fellow Republicans.

Jordan suspends bid for US House speaker, backs McHenry, Reuters, October 19, 2023


FLASHBACK: Rep. Jim Jordan accused of participating in OSU sexual abuse cover-up by ex-wrestler

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The Kraken has left the building…

Papagallo no.15 la Piovra Russa Anno VI by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), a cartoon depiction of Europe in 1878, using caricatures and monster kraken. Original from Library of Congress. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

A lot of mindboggling, dangerously silly things happened in the Trump aftermath that made it hard to look away… this human clown perhaps was the most riveting and embarassingly entertaining of them all.

Image courtesy the New York Times

Few defenders of Mr. Trump promoted election fraud theories after his 2020 defeat to Joseph R. Biden Jr. as stridently as Ms. Powell. In high-profile appearances, often alongside other members of the Trump legal team, she pushed conspiracies involving Venezuela, Cuba and China, as well as George Soros, Hugo Chávez and the Clintons, while baselessly claiming that voting machines had flipped millions of votes.

Sidney Powell Pleads Guilty in Georgia Trump Case, New York Times, October 19, 2023

Yup, gonna be a lot, and I mean a lot, of Kraken jokes floating around the webosphere today…


UPDATE: Just noticed in the featured image, courtesy of Openverse, that the kraken has Russia written across its forehead. Coincidence?