To Beto Or Not To Beto

When second-string Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” is Beto full of it? Probably. Did his defiant stand on guns help the Democrats? Probably not. When Beto made his promise during last Thursday’s televised Democratic presidential debate, at best he was drawing a symbolic line […]

Trumplandia: Sept. 7 — 14, 2019

9/11 For Phonies Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.6% – up from 41.4% last week Rasmussen Poll: 47% – up from 46% 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 […]

The Un-Funnies — Sept. 13, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here at The Shinbone Star, we take pride in our mission of “being no longer encumbered by any sense of fair play,” and we take that mission seriously. But when you have a joke as your president, the need to laugh in the face of foolishness is cathartic and many times necessary. In […]

The Un-Funnies — Sept. 10, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here at The Shinbone Star, we take pride in our mission of “being no longer encumbered by any sense of fair play,” and we take that mission seriously. But when you have a joke as your president, the need to laugh in the face of foolishness is cathartic and many times necessary. In […]

Trump’s Latest Sucker Punch Pounds American Children Overseas

Last Friday afternoon, The Shinbone Star took a quick shot at Dangerous Donald’s alarming order to misappropriate congressionally mandated funding from allegorical Peter to pay undeserving Paul. But what really stood out was Trump-appointee Secretary of Defense Mark Esper’s decision to deny American military dependent children living overseas a decent education in order to deny […]

Trumplandia: Aug. 31 — Sept. 7, 2019

Weatherman Donnie Sunshine Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.4% — up from 41.3% last week Rasmussen Poll: 46% — down from 47% 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 […]