Trumplandia: Jan. 5 — 12, 2019

Dog and Pony Show Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll — Day 722 — 41% Rasmussen Poll: 45% — down 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 heard […]

The Trump Dump: Why We Need a Wall

Like any red-blooded American I want to help our president. Because he’s the president he deserves everything he wants. This is, after all, not a democracy and hasn’t been for some time. Right now Beloved Ruler is having a hard time convincing anyone that a border wall is needed. He hasn’t helped the cause with […]


Editor’s Note: This offering — the first of two planned for today — is the 900th post published by The Shinbone Star. We’re proud of our anti-Trump record, and thank you for your support. * * * Like the old axiom about needing to step on a cockroach twice because the first crunch you hear is […]

Marsha Still Hates His Lips

For Trump, tonight’s address to the nation was about everything but a wall. For the Democrats it was about obstinance, unreasonableness and lying. What it wasn’t about was a flat rejection by either side for the proposals of the other. Somebody really smart got to Trump. He is too pig headed to listen to people […]

Another One Bites The Dust

The five-sided Puzzle Palace on the Potomac got more puzzling Monday when National Security Adviser John Bolton announced Demento Don’s Syrian withdrawal plan was no longer operable. The mustachioed right-wing darling and contentious former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations said Trump’s nascent plan to abandon America’s Kurdish ally to Turkish knives was on indefinite […]