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The real emergency is in the Midwest

While Donald Trump spends yet another weekend wasting taxpayer money at Mar-a-Lago, the American Heartland is being swept away by record floods, leaving billions of dollars in destruction and wiping out homes, farms and other businesses. USA Today reported that the damage in Iowa and Nebraska alone totals at least $3 billion after flooding overwhelmed […]

Trumplandia: Mar. 16 — 23, 2019

The Mic Drop Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.9% — up from 41.5% last week Rasmussen Poll: 45% — down from 48% 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 you may have […]

Mueller completes report on Russian interference — files with the DOJ

Special Counsel Robert Mueller today completed his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible ties with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The investigation, which has already produced 37 indictments and at least seven guilty pleas, began 22-months ago following the firing of former FBI Director James Comey by the White House. No […]

A Shinbone Star Vituperative Op-Ed

The economic protectionist Peter Navarro, currently the driving force behind U.S. foreign trade policy, said war is good business in a Tuesday New York Times op-ed deifying Donald Trump for keeping open a heavy weapons manufacturing plant in Lima, Ohio. It was a publicity packet for Trump’s Wednesday visit to the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center […]

Congress: Time to Dump Totalitarian Trump

There’s a preponderance of evidence — without Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s influencing the 2016 presidential election — for Congress to fulfill its oversight responsibilities and remove Donald J. Trump and his anti-American, immoral, corrupt administration from the White House. Stating it as bluntly as possible, Trump and his acolytes couldn’t care less […]

All is not fair in love, war and politics

What traits do Americans want in their leader? Seems like a fair question since the Democrats appear to be following the 2016 Republican campaign that saw them field 16 candidates. Looks as though Democrats may have 20 in ‘20. Gads. Will the candidate be expected to be honest, ethical, intelligent, share past tax returns, not […]