Happy New Year, Suckers

Hard to believe Mr. Trump has survived almost two years of demolishing American domestic and foreign policy, to say nothing of America’s diplomatic, military and economic standing in the critical eyes of the world. His latest gambit to declare victory against ISIL is a conundrum that is going to bite him in the ass. In […]

How the Pentagon wages war even when it says it is broke

April 13, 2018, 8:09 p.m. (Damascus Time) Damascus Radio: Explosions are being heard around Damascus. We also have good information that fighter aircraft are involved, launching air-launched cruise missiles from over the Eastern Mediterranean with the help of tanker support. French SCALP-EG, the UK’s Storm Shadow, and the American JASSM are likely to have been used, as […]

Trumplandia: Apr. 7 — 14, 2018

Catch-And-Kill Edition * No animals were harmed in the posting of this material APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: Gallup Poll: 41% — up from 39% last week Rasmussen Poll: 50% — up from 47% last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up […]

‘A New Sheriff In Town’

“There’s a new sheriff in town,” Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley crowed after Donald Trump’s April 7 Syrian missile attack, when 59 or 60 Tomahawk cruise rockets hit around a relatively uninhabited air field. Six people were killed, according to Syrian sources. (“Where’s that box of badges?”) But what this Yankee lawman doesn’t understand is […]