It’s Time to Dump the Filibuster

by W.D. Ehrhart Let’s take a look at the Republican Party this spring of 2021. We have Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, who pumps a raised fist on January 6th in support of the MAGA insurrectionists. We have Representative Andrew Clyde of Georgia, who likens smashing windows and beating police with American flags and hockey sticks to a “normal tourist visit,” and insists that the supporters of former President Donald Trump who stormed the Capitol behaved “in an orderly fashion.” We have Representative Paul Gosar of Arizona, who says the Justice Department is “harassing peaceful patriots” who came to DC on January 6th to exercise …

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Sun. May 10

2017—President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office. He divulges classified info, exposes a foreign agent, and says firing the FBI Director relieved “great pressure” from him. 1968—Students in Paris barricade the streets. “Be realistic,” their graffiti read, “demand the impossible.” 1960—The FDA approves “The Pill.” 1945—New Hamshire adopts the motto, “Live Free or Die.” 1933—Goebbels tells students, make Germany great—burn books. 1919—In Charleston, S.C., white sailors foment the first of 33 U.S. race riots over a five-month period. 1908—The first Mother’s Day Service is held in W.Va. at the instigation of Anna Jarvis who …

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R.I.P. John McCain

Sunday, August 26, 2018—During the 2004 Presidential campaign, Vermin Love Supreme suspended his own Presidential campaign long enough to pose as a fake reporter in order to grill the late Senator John McCain about the recently fallen Old Man of the Mountain. McCain’s answer was shocking, but not surprising. Supreme, having secured this explosive footage, took it to the only news medium he knew could trust: The New Hampshire Gazette. Inexplicably, there have still been no arrests.

Portsmouth’s Welcome Home Parade
 for Iraq War Veterans

Monday, July 9, 2012 — Our Newsreel Division prepared this brief reel of Portsmouth’s Welcome Home Parade for Iraq Veterans, which took place yesterday. Our cameraman was embedded with the Veterans for Peace contingent. The enthusiastic response of the audience, evident in this brief clip, was characteristic of the entire event.