To the shock of absolutely nobody, and to the delight of MAGA wingnuts who worship Vladimir Putin, the Republicult’s presidential candidate broke his 72-hour silence about the murder of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny by puking this babble on social media: “The sudden death of Alexei Navalny has made me more and more aware of what is happening in our Country. It is a slow, … [Read more...] about TRUMP WANTS TO BRING KREMLIN VALUES TO THE WHITE HOUSE
Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, at the 66th Grammy Awards on Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images William Nash, Middlebury On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her … [Read more...] about With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it
Tucker Carlson at a Moscow grocery store, praising the bread. Screenshot, Tucker Carlson Network Michael J. Socolow, University of Maine Tucker Carlson, the conservative former cable TV news pundit, recently traveled to Moscow to interview Russian dictator Vladimir Putin for his Tucker Carlson Network, known as TCN. The two-hour interview itself … [Read more...] about How you can tell propaganda from journalism – let’s look at Tucker Carlson’s visit to Russia
Michelle Bentley, Royal Holloway University of London Donald Trump has not been elected the next president of the United States. He is not even the official Republican candidate. But Trump’s presence in the 2024 electoral race is already dictating domestic and foreign political agendas – without him even setting foot in the White House for a second term. The idea that … [Read more...] about Donald Trump is already flustering foreign leaders who are trying to prepare for a possible presidency
President Biden’s signature accomplishment which ranks him in the top third of our nation’s best presidents is his ouster of our worst president (sic). Sure, the Infrastructure bill, distribution of vaccines against COVID, and leading an international coalition against Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine are all great accomplishments, but defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 … [Read more...] about You’re The Worst (Column, Cartoon and Video)
Will House Republican's crusade to impeach President Joe Biden now totally collapse? In a bombshell development, the man accused of making false accusations about Hunter Biden and his father President Joe Biden now says Russian intelligence was involved in trying to hype the allegations. CBS News reports: The man accused last week of delivering false allegations to … [Read more...] about Ex-FBI informant charged with lying about the Bidens says he got stories from Russian intelligence
Now that Taylor Swift has single-handedly delivered a House election to the Democrats, George Santos is congratulating himself for writing all her songs. But seriously, folks. Democrat Tom Suozzi’s decisive special election victory in New York’s third congressional district (part of Queens and Nassau County) is proof – yet again – that moronic MAGA is on thin ice. Less … [Read more...] about IGNORE THE POLLS. WHEN REAL PEOPLE CAST REAL BALLOTS, DEMOCRATS WIN.
by Don Hermann: They fall from the sky. Charming. Make believe. Maybe we should do a song about it. Now let’s talk reality. TMV is looking for pennies. Not from heaven but from those who rely on TMV to express their opinions and those who appreciate the importance of reading those opinions. You can understand that it takes time and effort and money to deliver our … [Read more...] about PENNIES FROM HEAVEN
Alexi Navalny’s murder last week was act of conspicuous evil by the autocratic Putin regime in Russia. Putin’s malign control of the Russian state and his actions against his political opponents mirrors those of his glorified predecessor, Joseph Stalin, during the existence of the Soviet Union. But instead of the KGB, we have its successor the FSB meting out killings and … [Read more...] about A True, Courageous Hero
“Keep your friends close; keep your enemies closer.” ~ Sun Tzu (credited) There is possibly no greater threat to U.S. democratic institutions than Donald J. Trump. From algorithmically generated disinformation to an epidemic of odds-not-stakes reporting ... it's going to "take a village" to create awareness and understanding among voters who don't eat-sleep-and-breathe … [Read more...] about Monitoring, contextualizing and sharing Trump’s rhetoric is key to keeping our democratic republic.
-- Review and analysis by Joe Gibson On March 31st, 2021, Godzilla vs Kong opened jointly in theaters and on streaming in an admittedly uphill struggle. It was late in the pandemic, and even though the trailer two months prior had garnered great interest, the earlier failure of Christopher Nolan's Tenet to "save movie theaters" threatened GvK's chances in theaters. … [Read more...] about Review: Godzilla vs Kong, the remake of ’60s classic
Tim Lindsey, The University of Melbourne Controversial former general Prabowo Subianto, the former son-in-law of long-time authoritarian leader Soeharto, looks set to be Indonesia’s next leader after securing what appears to be a convincing victory in this week’s election. It may be a month before official results are confirmed, but exit poll “quick counts” from … [Read more...] about Prabowo Subianto is poised to succeed in lifelong quest to become Indonesia’s president. This is why it’s so worrying
Some of Donald Trump's since deceased branded businesses included Trump Steaks, Trump Airlines, Trump University, Trump Wine, Trump Vodka, Trump Deodorant, Trump ties, Trump underwear and even Trump urine testing kits. Trump recently popped up in a surprise appearance at Sneaker Con after losing a $355 million civil court fraud case to a bid to become a well-heeled … [Read more...] about WELL-HEELED CANDIDATE? TRUMP LAUNCHES BANDED SNEAKER LINE AFTER $355 MILLION RULING AGAINST HIM