Babies and Blockades. A Canadian Tale.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sick of Donald Trump? So are we, so The Shinbone Star’s Canada Bureau Chief decided to give American readers a view of what’s been happening north of the border. Hey, it’s tough all over. By MADMEGSBLOG On Monday,  March 2, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat through a Cabinet meeting while holding a […]

The Biggest Lies: Trump’s Campaign ‘Big Bribes’ (Unkept Promises)

EDITOR’S NOTE: During the run-up to the 2020 presidential sweepstakes The Shinbone Star will highlight Big Lies uttered and promoted by the current occupant of the White House, lies that hurt our country. Today we tackle The Donald’s “big bribes” (unkept promises) offered to many Americans during the 2016 election season. These were payola pledges that helped land him […]

Trump’s Empty Promises Crippling America Financially

It’s abundantly clear that Donald J. Trump was all talk about making America great again during the 2016 presidential campaign and his first two years as the scandal-ridden chief executive of our government. Fact is, Trump is crippling America financially and blaming everyone but himself for the problem created by a businessman who is in […]

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 Wall: A Failed Campaign Promise and More

No matter how The Donald slices it, The Wall is a failed campaign promise. He can pull money — American taxpayer dollars — from departments or agencies in the federal government to cover construction costs, but Mexico will not pay for the concrete “white elephant” as he promised on the 2016 presidential campaign trail. The […]