Man, that CPAC thing was a crash course in delusion

Barack Obama strode onto the stage at the LDAC — Liberal Democrats Action Conference — and began hugging and humping the American flag near the podium. He then launched into a two hour, invective-laced hate speech directed toward conservatives and the vindictive, failing policies of the Republican Party. Then he . . . Sorry, that was […]

THE TRUMP DUMP: SOURCING TEFLON

As Iran Contra scandals washed off his back, Ronald Reagan had the honor of being dubbed the Teflon President (though he was not literally bulletproof). The Great Communicator’s smooth voice, folksy manner and sunny disposition were said to make him immune to criticism. Barack Obama enjoyed no such immunity, perhaps because he made the mistake […]

O Where, O Where Have the Democrats Gone?

Former President Barack Obama is in South Africa today where he spoke at one of his first high-profile outings since leaving office. His speech was about democracy and Nelson Mandela’s legacy of hope; of the “strange and uncertain times” and the “utter loss of shame among political leaders” who lie. He never used Donald Trump’s name, […]

Trumplandia: May 5 — 12, 2018

Slush Fund Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 42% — same as last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — down from 51% 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 […]

How the new healthcare option is like a dead mule

In “Mississippi Burning,” the character played by Gene Hackman is an old-style FBI Man who has seen and done too much. The weariness shows in his eyes. He tells his young boss, played by Willem Dafoe, about his father who lived and worked himself to death on a dirt poor southern farm.  Seems the old […]