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 […]

‘Witch Hunt’ Knocking on Donald’s Door

Terrible Tuesday, Donald? Your head hurt? Are you tongue-tied? Feeling a little burnt? Yes, this is a “witch hunt,” but it sure isn’t rigged. You’re the “witch,” Donald, and the hunter, Robert Mueller, will soon be knocking on your door in the wake of your once “fixer” Michael Cohen pleading guilty in federal court to violating […]

It only takes one bozo

The jet-setting dapper dandy from small potatoes Connecticut who used his burning ambition to be someone, certainly is a someone of the moment. Today his case goes to a jury of 12 people from around Alexandria, Va. The city is currently a Democratic bastion, but that can change in the region’s volatile politics that are […]

Trumplandia: June 9 — 16, 2018

Two Virgins Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 42% — up from 41% 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 about […]

Manafort checking in to the Hotel Ironbar

You’ve been a bad boy for a long time, Paul, and that little witness tampering ploy has earned you some quality time in the Hotel Ironbar. Here’s hoping that you meet some really interesting people there. Be sure to read tomorrow’s Trumplandia column for more on Manafort and a review of the other outrages that […]