Trumplandia: March 14 — 21, 2020

Tale of Two Trumps Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.2% — up from 42.3% last week Rasmussen Poll: 46% — down from 49% 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 […]

Trumplandia: Feb. 22 — 29, 2020

Praying it All Away Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.5% — up from 43.3% last week Rasmussen Poll: 47% — down from 49% 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 […]

Trumplandia: May 11 — 18, 2019

Battle Royale Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42% — down from 42.4% last week Rasmussen Poll: 45% — down from 49% 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: All Hail King Pyrrhus

Someone needs to introduce Donald Trump to the phrase Pyrrhic Victory. Trump claims victory in his government-paralyzing Wall tantrum. In truth, he gets no Wall and $3 billion less in congressional funding than he could have had a few months ago. That “victory” comes at a cost of many more billions in a month-long hamstrung […]

The Trump Dump: China likes him!

Chinese citizens, once terrified to voice their political views, speak freely now, as I learned last week touring three of the country’s (and the world’s) largest cities. At least, they talk freely when commenting on foreign leaders. Political freedom in China? Let’s not get carried away, as was the friend of one of my co-workers […]

American Farmers Face A Bleak Future Thanks to The Great Negotiator

Studying the bleak future of American soybeans and hogs isn’t nearly as titillating as reading about Stormy Daniels giving American Trade Negotiator-in-Chief Donald Trump a well-deserved spanking for being a bad boy, but American agriculture is the lifeblood of the country, dwarfing every other economic endeavor. Missouri, where your humble narrator lives in lush farm […]

Trumplandia: Nov. 4 — 11, 2017

The Manchurian Candidate Edition! APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 37% — down from 39% last week Rasmussen Poll: 44% — up from 43% 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 […]

Ivanka takes a seat

Just when you thought we could address international issues of vital importance to this country without Jared Kushner, in walks Ivanka Trump. Russian media was particularly quick to point out Ivanka’s presence at the G20 meeting in Hamburg this week as she replaced her dad at the table during a working session on African issues. […]