Tom Toles for April 07, 2020


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    sevaar777  4 months ago

    There’s always time in the most serious medical crisis in almost a century for petty revenge….

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    superposition  4 months ago

    Nota all leaders are divisive like the resident, as Queen Elizabeth illustrates:

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    BearsDown Premium Member 4 months ago

    Add Christi Grimm to the enemies list.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 4 months ago

    Terrifyingly accurate!

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    Darsan54 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Standard GOP operating procedure for the last 35+ years.

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    mourdac Premium Member 4 months ago

    2 symbols of the U.S. which were flawed in the casting and developed significant cracks.

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    PraiseofFolly  4 months ago

    NOTE: Sing to “The Liberty Bell,” the march by John Philip Sousa

    (Verse parts relate to the theme for “Monty Python’s Flying Circus.”)

    “The Autocratic Trio March”


    This terrible viral pandemic seems to be going well,

    All over the word disorder spreads, things slide slowly to hell.

    The loads of money we’ll make from this will make us quite wealthy —

    We’ll divvy up the nations, then, among Putin, Xi, and me.


    The Liberty Bell was made cracked, a new one cast.

    Autocracies are more solid, today’s toughest made to last.

    Democracies aren’t in fashion now, as always it is true,

    When people get scared they give up rights, dictatorships ensue.


    When a convenient crisis happens, make haste when time’s just right,

    Intentional wrong decisions extend a plague’s bell curve height.

    Meanwhile those pesky freedoms we’ll deflate and box away,

    Assuring crowds we’ll re-inflate them to float them back some day.



    For just a few months, let the people mourn,

    When all is done and in place, a stricter world be born!

    And we will make the rules, the masses be our tools,

    And Orwell’s vision will come true.


    Bad thoughts will be known!

    Privacy o’er thrown!

    The people may groan — just silently.


    The Future then will be ours!

    We’ll be Superstars!

    Smoke money cigars (metaphoric’ly).


    And as high rulers, we’ll control it all,

    The oligarchists will be with our thrall.

    The world bows once again

    Beneath our weight, and then

    Remaining freedoms bid adieu!

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    Rockaway Beach Guy  4 months ago

    Melt it down for Trump “Freedom Medals”.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member 4 months ago

    Basically the Republicans said it was ok for the Russians to help them in our next election, even though that goes directly against the Constitution. Expect a lot of lying, cheating and stealing at the next election because Republicans can’t win otherwise.

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    Bookworm  4 months ago

    The inscription on the Liberty Bell reads; “Proclaim LIBERTY Throughout all the Land unto all the Inhabitants Thereof: Lev. XXV.” What kind of dangerous left-wing socialist crap is THAT? /S

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    yimhere  4 months ago

    When this crisis is finally over, the hardest part for the survivors will be listening to the Creature crow over how he is solely responsible of the successful outcome ….. greatest, most incredible feat of all time ever in the history of the entire world or the beginning of time.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member 4 months ago

    ‘Follow the money’: MSNBC contributor blows the lid off Trump’s personal stake in drug he’s pushing as COVID-19 cure

    Scarborough pointed to new revelations from the New York Times, which reported that Trump and his family had investments in a Dodge & Cox mutual fund, whose largest holding is Sanofi — the French drugmaker that produces the brand-name version of hydroxychloroquine and sells it overseas.

    Other Trump associates and administration officials — including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Republican donor Ken Fisher and pharmaceutical executive Chirag Patel — also have ties to companies that produce the drug.

    “So two things are possible here,” Robinson said. “It is possible that Donald Trump is perfectly aware of these investments, and his potential stake in this drug, and that this is all deliberate. It’s also possible that he, he’s open to manipulation by friends and cronies, his billionaire Mar-A-Lago friends, who have these investments, and who are pushing him in this direction.”

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    SukieCrandall Premium Member 4 months ago

    Meanwhile, in NJ the feds have seized a county’s order of face masks that were ordered to protect First Responders, Nurses, and Physicians:

    so that can possible be considered scatter shot murder, and similarly scatter shot murder is happening in Wisconsin where Trump political and court cronies are forcing poll workers and voters to face risks instead of simply delaying the election day.

    My hope for both is that as many people around the world as possible learn of these things, and my hope for the second is that enough Wisconsin Republicans write-in vote for someone OTHER than Trump for the Republican candidate to signal to the nation that not everyone is willing to completely surrender their morals to go along with these attacks on American citizens.

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    comixbomix  4 months ago

    T Rump – “Putting the Crack in the Liberty Bell since 2016”.

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    Kip W  4 months ago

    A friend of mine worked for the Whitechapel Bell Foundry to the end. They responded to claims that their casting of the Liberty Bell was faulty by pointing out that it was shipped incorrectly, against their recommendation, but that if we will send it back to them, they will gladly recast it, using the original mold—which they still had!

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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member 4 months ago

    Wow. Brilliant.

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    ferddo  4 months ago

    It was cracked anyway… I inherited this defective cracked Liberty Bell – it’s the fault of everybody who isn’t loyal to me…

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    Don.Petterson  4 months ago

    Waay Past time to flatten the wealth inequality curve in this country.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member 4 months ago

    Will no one stop this anti-American, lawless perverse Republican evil?

    Trump removes independent watchdog for coronavirus funds, upending oversight panel

    The move comes as Trump makes a broad push against inspectors general scrutinizing his actions.

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    bakana  4 months ago

    His staff is putting in a Lot of Overtime on that project.

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