The Big Lies: Trump Fills the ‘Swamp’ With ‘Alligators’

EDITOR’S NOTE: During the run-up to the 2020 presidential sweepstakes — hopefully without any interference from Russian operatives promoting Trump’s re-election bid — The Shinbone Star will highlight Big Lies uttered and promoted on a daily basis by the current occupant of the White House and provide commentary on new “whoppers” that hurt the working men and women […]

Trump celebrates with a fine whine

Donald Trump told reporters Sunday that the release of a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe findings represented a “complete and total exoneration,” calling it “an illegal takedown that failed.” Trump spoke as he prepared to board Air Force One to return to Washington from his Mar-A-Lago estate in Florida. Even as Trump […]

Congress: Time to Dump Totalitarian Trump

There’s a preponderance of evidence — without Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s influencing the 2016 presidential election — for Congress to fulfill its oversight responsibilities and remove Donald J. Trump and his anti-American, immoral, corrupt administration from the White House. Stating it as bluntly as possible, Trump and his acolytes couldn’t care less […]

All is not fair in love, war and politics

What traits do Americans want in their leader? Seems like a fair question since the Democrats appear to be following the 2016 Republican campaign that saw them field 16 candidates. Looks as though Democrats may have 20 in ‘20. Gads. Will the candidate be expected to be honest, ethical, intelligent, share past tax returns, not […]