Beat the rush, start hating President Pence now

If you’re a conservative, President Mike Pence has a nice ring to it. If you’re a women’s rights, minority or LGBTQ advocate, the name gives you the willies. Arguably, Pence is a better choice than Donald Trump, but only compared to Trump, Salem witch hunters or bourka-happy Taliban. His repressive attitudes toward women’s rights and […]

Strike up the band! Special prosecutor to probe Trump-Russia ties

BULLETIN — The U.S. Department of Justice has named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special prosecutor to oversee a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including possible collusion with members of the Trump campaign. Strike up the band! Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller after Attorney General Jeff Sessions […]

How much longer?

“So,” my friend says when I answer the phone, “how much longer do you think this guy will be president?” I say he’ll never resign, Congress is too timid to impeach him, and they’ve enrolled the kid in a school in Maryland so it looks like Trump is entrenched for now. But I can hear […]

Don’t go away mad, just go away

The Shinbone Star advised readers yesterday that it’s too early to call for Donald Trump’s impeachment, even after Loose Lips decided to spill classified secrets to the Russians. Well, it’s a new day. Let the impeachment proceedings begin! It’s been just four months into Trump’s apprenticeship as Leader of the Free World, and Americans are […]