Where there’s smoke there’s Donald Trump Junior

Phew, what’s that stench? I think that’s the smell of gunpowder and collusion, folks, thanks to the smoking pistol that just dropped out of Donnie Junior’s pants. If you’re reading this, then I’m betting you’re already familiar with Junior’s little e-mail problem, so I won’t go into all the details here, but if you missed […]

An American’s declaration of shame

Today is Independence Day in the United States, and across this great land we mark the occasion with the iconic images of parades, fireworks, waving flags and blackened weenies on the grill. But one thing you rarely see is the actual image of what this holiday is all about. There it is up above, the Declaration […]

America’s sad and deadly spin

My first thoughts upon learning that Republican congressmen were targeted today by a gunman at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia were: A) I hope the shooter wasn’t a Democrat. B) I hope the shooter wasn’t a Muslim. C) What kind of arsenal did the shooter have? D) How are we going to spin this? If […]

Jeff Sessions doesn’t pass the smell test

Attorney General Jeff Sessions sorta testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, and members of The Shinbone Star staff, as is our custom, sorta gathered to monitor the fall of democracy while eating popcorn and jeering. Sessions raised his right hand and swore to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, etc., […]

Comey testifies today

Fired FBI Director James Comey testifies today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and not wanting to waste our precious copy on a day when news events will probably necessitate a rapid update, our morning post here at The Shinbone Star is simply a reminder to tune in for live television coverage beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern […]