Keeping informed is a choice and a responsibility

A funny thing happened on the road to autocracy: life got in the way. Since 2016 when Donald Trump and his Russian master stole the election, I’ve been writing incendiary articles for The Shinbone Star, while at the same time reading news and opinion in our sister papers, The Washington Post and New York Times. When I wasn’t […]

Bloviation is More Than A Gas

As my colleague MACINELLI craftily pointed out last Thursday, Captain Chaos, temporarily of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, is the capstone of bloviators. It is an important distinction with the question of our nation’s fate apparently in the hands of the gods instead of the people. It is fair to say that any writer worth their salt […]

Trumplandia: July 20 — 27, 2019

Theater of the Absurd Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42.5% — down from 42.7% last week Rasmussen Poll: 47% — 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 […]

Nothing to see here?

Perception is a bitch these days. In Donald Trump’s America, you can’t believe your lying eyes half the time and the other half your political party, not facts, determines whether a racist is a racist or a patriot and whether paying hush money is an illegal act or just a sound business decision. Facts are […]

Someone Needs to Punch Donald Trump in His Mouth

  The Democrats better SHOW black and brown folks how they’re gonna kick Donald Trump’s ass because he is trying to start some serious shit and he is desperate enough to do crazy stuff. Don’t talk policy, talk shit. While Congressional Oversight continues and various jurisdictions investigate Trump, party Democrats not involved in oversight or […]

Trumplandia: May 25 — June 1, 2019

Mueller Time 2.0 Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.2% — same as last week Rasmussen Poll: 48% — up from 46% 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: May 4 — 11, 2019

Biggest Loser Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42.4% — up from 42.3% 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 heard […]