Trump-less News Cycle for a Day? A Week?

Cable news outlets couldn’t fill their 24-hour news cycles without Donald Trump. Well, they probably could but ratings would drop dramatically if reporters working the various federal beats — White House, Congress, Supreme Court and all the affiliated departments and agencies — weren’t writing about this master marketer mouthing monumental misinformation or lying to us […]

Trump stokes imaginary war on Christmas

Another war on Christmas? It’s October. Can’t wait ’til the holidays are over. No mainstream person or group in the United States is conducting a war on Christmas, or on Christians, or even Christ. Once again the “faithful” have fallen for a con, by the meanest of cons, Donald Trump. Apparently not satisfied with the […]

Trumplandia: Oct. 14 — 21, 2017

The President is a F*ing Moron Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 35% — down from 39% last week Rasmussen Poll: 43% — same as last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all of the tasty Nuggets- O-Trump […]

Trump’s big problem with words

I don’t like being out of step with my left-leaning cohorts here at The Shinbone Star, but this whole Donald-Trump-and-the-Green-Beret thing has left me feeling queasy. Look, I’ve bashed the bejesus out of the Orange Shitstain right along with the best of ‘em, and while I’d dearly love to keep right on bashing him, this […]