Death on the Border

Like many Americans, I don’t know a lot about Guatemala. Of course there’s this fine cup of coffee I’m sipping, freshly ground beans from Guatemala that had less trouble crossing the border than some 7-year-old girl who had to die to get my attention. Fact is, I don’t know a lot about Honduras, El Salvador, […]

Dear Little Brown Girl

Dear Little Brown Girl: Sorry, kid, you should have been born Norwegian. With blonde hair, blue eyes and a lighter complexion — you know, Aryan good looks like Ivanka’s — President Donald Trump would have welcomed you with open arms. Instead, you got the tear gas. Not coming from a “shithole country” certainly has its […]

Trumplandia: Oct. 27 — Nov. 3, 2018

Trick or Treat Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 40% — down from 44% last week Rasmussen Poll: 51% — up from 48% 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 […]

Remember the children, and remember who took them away

Tuesday 6/26/2018 10:44 pm: Politico reports a federal judge has ordered the federal government to reunite migrant parents with children taken from them under the Trump administration’s family separation policy. U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw, based in San Diego, issued a preliminary injunction that all children younger than 5 be returned to their parents within […]