John Aravosis
Follow me on Twitter: @aravosis | @americablog | @americabloggay | Facebook | Instagram | Google+ | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the Executive Editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown; and has worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, the United Nations Development Programme, and as a stringer for the Economist. He is a frequent TV pundit, having appeared on the O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline, AM Joy & Reliable Sources, among others. John lives in New York City. Bio, .

Ronald Reagan, via Wikimedia Commons

Donald Trump is no Reagan

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Mike Pence said today that Trump is just like Ronald Reagan. Reagan would roll over in his grave at the thought.

Trump defended Putin last night re DNC hack, then criticized US

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At an MSNBC military forum, Trump praised Vladimir Putin, and suggested America was just as bad as Russia.
Donald Trump, screenshot via 60 Minutes

Why ask generals for ISIS plan when Trump already has a “foolproof” one? Where is it?

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Trump says he’ll ask generals to come up with plan to defeat ISIS. But Trump said he already had “foolproof” plan.
Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein criticizes the US in Moscow. (Is that a dead animal around her neck?)

Russian Greens blast Jill Stein’s silence on Putin’s human rights abuses

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The Russian Green party blasted Jill Stein’s appeasement of Putin’s human rights abuses against gays, enviros.
NEW YORK CITY, NY - SEP 2: Light beams are lit at the site in memory of World Trade Center destroyed on September 11. September 11, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City. Songquan Deng /

These annual 9/11 remembrances freak me out

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How many years it will take until we stop reliving that awful day in September rather than simply honoring it?

NYT invents fake scandal about one of Bill Clinton’s greatest successes

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The NYT invented a new fake scandal about the Clinton Foundation and Bill Clinton’s secret mission to North Korea.

Trump’s lawyer tweets image of Hillary as Islamic terrorist

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Donald Trump’s attorney, Michael “Says who?” Cohen, just tweeted an image of Hillary as an jihadi terrorist.

Did Trump let the Mexicans tell him he couldn’t raise Old Glory?

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Trump spoke in Mexico in front of a Mexican flag, with no American flag in sight. Why not?
Donald Trump

The media has dropped the ball on covering the election

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When is the last time you heard the media report on any of Hillary’s policy proposals? That’s right, you haven’t.
corey on cnn

Trump’s boy Corey tells biggest lie yet about the Clinton Foundation on CNN

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Corey Lewandowski claimed that half the donors of the Clinton Foundation met with Hillary at State. It’s a lie.
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Trump surrogate posts another (fake) photo of Hillary in blackface

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Donald Trump’s surrogate has posted a second, fake, blackface photo in an attempt to smear Bill & Hillary Clinton.
RNC chair Reince Priebus, by Gage Skidmore.

RNC head Priebus claims Clinton Foundation has 80% overhead — it’s actually 12%

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GOP head Reince Priebus claims whopping 80% of the Clinton Foundation’s expenses go to overhead — yeah, try 12%.
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Prominent Trump surrogate tweets blackface Hillary; suggests blacks illiterate & hate police

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A prominent Trump surrogate tweeted an image of Hillary in blackface, and suggested blacks were illiterate.
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