Trumplandia: January 16 — 23, 2021

Democracy Prevails Edition Welcome to the last installment of Trumplandia, a place where, with a bit of wit and snark, we kept the world caught up on all the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you might have heard about but were too busy to care. Because most of this minutia occured just below the massive headlines, it was […]

Trumplandia: January 2 — 9, 2021

Un-Civil Insurrection Edition Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where, with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you might have heard about but were too busy to care. Because most of this minutia occurs just below the massive headlines, it’s in a land of its […]

Trumplandia: December 5 — 12, 2020

Duck, Duck, Doh! Edition NOV. 3, 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AT PRESS TIME: Quinnipiac University Poll — Dec. 11, 2020 BELIEVE BIDEN WON LEGITIMATELY: DEMOCRATS: 98% INDEPENDENTS: 62% REPUBLICANS: 23% Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where, with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you might […]

Trumplandia: November 21 — 28, 2020

Letting It Go Edition PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS – MSNBC: Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where, with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you might have heard about but were too busy to care. Because most of this minutia occurs just below the massive headlines, it’s […]

The Un-Funnies: August 17, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here at The Shinbone Star, we take pride in our mission of “being no longer encumbered by any sense of fair play,” and we take that mission seriously. But when you have a joke as your president, the need to laugh in the face of foolishness is cathartic and many times necessary. In […]

Trumplandia: April 11 — 18, 2020

The Idiot King Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 44.0% — down from 44.4% last week Rasmussen Poll: 46% — up from 43% last week Morning Consult Poll (4/12/20): Trump’s Handling of Pandemic — 45% Approval Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world […]

Trumplandia: March 21 — 28, 2020

Sleight of Hand Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 45.8% — up from 43.2% last week Rasmussen Poll: 46% — same as 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 […]

Trumplandia: Feb. 29 — Mar. 7, 2020

What? Me Worry? Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42.8% — down from 43.8 last week Rasmussen Poll: 47% — same as 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 […]

Trumplandia: Feb. 15 — 22, 2020

The King’s Court Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.3% — same as last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — same as 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 about […]

Trumplandia: Feb. 8 — 15, 2020

American Beauty Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.3% — down from 43.8% last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — same as 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 about […]

Trumplandia: Feb. 1 — 8, 2020

State of Dis-Union Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.8% — up from 43.4% last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — down from 50% 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 […]

Alice in Trumplandia: The King’s trial

Alice fell down, down, down the rabbit hole for what seemed like hours. She finally came to rest in the gallery of the Senate chambers, where the Mocked Turtle was waiting for faithful old Graham, the King’s sheepdog, to assemble the flock. As the sheep took their places, Alice looked around. She was pleased to […]

Trumplandia: Dec. 21 — 28, 2019

The Post Religious Holiday Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42.6% – up from 41.9% last week Rasmussen Poll: 48% – down from 49% last week 55% In Favor of Trump Conviction in the Senate: – 12/26/19 – MSN Poll Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, […]

Trumplandia: Dec. 14 — 21, 2019

The Impeachment Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.3% – up from 41.9% last week Rasmussen Poll: 50% – up from 49% last week 52% Approve of Trump Impeachment: – 12/20/19 – POLITICO/Morning Consult Poll Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught […]

Trump impeached on two articles

The U.S. House of Representatives made history last night by impeaching just the third U.S. President in history for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Voting largely along party lines, a total 230-197 Democrats voted to approve first article and a tally of 229- 198 approved the second article, sealing the fate of the […]

Trumplandia: Oct. 26 — Nov. 2, 2019

Nightmare at 1600 Pennsy Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 40.9% — down from 41.2% last week Rasmussen Poll: 45% — up from 43% last week 49% IN FAVOR OF IMPEACHMENT & REMOVAL — 11/1/19 — ABC News/WaPo Poll Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we […]

Fighting for survival

Donald Trump told Dallas, Texas supporters last Thursday that next year’s election puts “the survival of American democracy itself” at stake. That puts a lotta f’n pressure on me. Damn. Probably you, like me, find it chilling that the fate of possibly the world could rest in his hands. Just the thought — fueled by […]