Welcome To Trump’s Slave World

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky, from ‘The House of the Dead’ President Donald Trump is the fountainhead for many favors dispensed to the menagerie of powerful people willing to pay for them. One of the most despicable and profitable opportunities his regime provides […]

Godspeed John McCain

In the Army, the recruit sentenced to scrub pots and pans in the mess hall sink while on kitchen police (KP) duty is called the “admiral of the vessels” for his 20-hour days lording over the pots and pans floating in greasy dishwater. In the White House, the admiral of the vessels is President Donald […]

Trump’s Inviolate Gotcha Clause

On this Memorial Day weekend, while Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and rattled President Donald Trump battle over the meaning of the U.S. Constitution, another lopsided contest over presidential power is quietly being waged in Congress. It is the second time this spring that Congress had engaged Trump in a bipartisan attack of House […]

And Then The Persian Gulf Went Boom

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan, the former Boeing technocrat Donald Trump selected to run the Defense Department, is desperately pounding the Pentagon’s war drums to the dismay of the generals and admirals at the Puzzle Palace who have to send Americans into harm’s way. It is reasonable to assume that Trump is directly behind […]

Trump’s Pit Bull Is Really Mean And Nasty

Trump’s National Security Affairs assistant is former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, the combative former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who sports an anemic walrus mustache and a know-it-all attitude. The Washington Post is claiming the former king of my-way-or- the-highway is knee deep in doo-doo for rushing a U.S. Navy battle group to threaten […]