The Big Lies: It’s your immigration policies, Donald, that are killing children

EDITOR’S NOTE: During the run-up to the 2020 presidential sweepstakes The Shinbone Star will highlight Big Lies uttered and promoted by the current occupant of the White House, lies that hurt our country. Today we tackle The Donald’s ongoing lie that President Obama initiated a policy of separating children from parents seeking asylum in the United States.  Let’s be […]

Welcome To Trump’s Slave World

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky, from ‘The House of the Dead’ President Donald Trump is the fountainhead for many favors dispensed to the menagerie of powerful people willing to pay for them. One of the most despicable and profitable opportunities his regime provides […]

What to the slave is the Fourth of July?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Today, the Fourth of July, The Shinbone Star heeds the plea of staff member Macinelli by declining to cover the charlatan and criminal currently taking up space in the White House. Instead, we are reprinting the famous speech of a true statesman, Frederick Douglass, who, despite ignorant public assertions to the contrary, sadly left […]