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It’s Beyond Parody How Beyond Parody Donald Trump Really Is

“You can’t make this stuff up!” is an all-purpose punch line to point out something in reality that’s so absurd that a punch line would shrivel in comparison. And it’s…

WTF? Krazy Krauthammer Gleefully Imagines Possible Preemptive Nuclear Strike On North Korea

John Amato Displayed with permission from Crooks and Liars There was a lot of nervous chatter today in the Beltway after it was reported that the White House is hosting…

Why Are We So Sure A Government Shutdown Will Be Seen As A Trump Faceplant?

There might be a government shutdown soon, and conventional wisdom says that this will be a disaster for the GOP, especially for Donald Trump, because America will realize it's all…

What Happens If Congress Doesn’t Pass a Federal Budget?

Government shutdowns are nothing if not looming. The specter of a shutdown often floats on the horizon every year as Democrats and Republicans barter over how to allocate money. This…

Rule Britannia!

There are so many many places on our tiny island that can make you feel life is always worth living. You can stroll through the New Forest - which, oddly,…

How Our Former Presidents Can Prevent America From Being Unrecognizable in 2020

The first weeks of Trump’s presidency—our introduction to this man as chief executive—visited havoc on the nation. His tweets were impolite, immature, and menacing, from targeting a sitting federal judge…

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un, and the Nedelin Disaster

The almost instant explosion of the North Korean missile test launch brings to mind another missile failure, with deadly consequences and a remarkable change in the direction of world history.…

Will The Far Left And Far Right Ever Learn?

Britain and, I believe, much of the west are instinctively politically centre right with certain centre left tendencies. Alternatively perhaps centre left with centre right tendencies. Take your pick. Either…

In America You Can’t Rule By Fiat

Barack Obama signed less executive orders than Bush, but that did not stop conservatives laying the false allegation at Obama's feet that "we don't live in a monarchy," and your…

The United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland-A One Party State.

Now we all know that Putin runs Russia. I’m somewhat aghast that, as I write that, I have no idea what his political party is. I assume it’s the Communist…

White House Staff: It Smells Like Pigs Around Here!

Apparently Ted Nugent expressed his opinion that Hillary Clinton is a "worthless bitch" and President Obama a "subhuman mongrel." By not having him thrown out immediately, Trump affirms that opinion…

Emperor Trumpicus the ‘Madman’ Brings Pigs Into the White House

Antiochus IV "Epiphanes" devastated Jerusalem in 168 BC, defiled the Temple, offered a pig on its altar, erected an altar to Jupiter, prohibited Temple worship, forbade circumcision on pain of…

Senator Warren: ‘Ugly Stew of Racism’ Helped Trump Win

Senator Elizabeth Warren launched another attack on U.S. President Donald Trump on April 19, describing his election win as partly the result of an “ugly stew of racism” on the…

Praising Fox News and Herr Trump: What Is ‘Morning Joe’ Thinking?

As I sit here watching Joe Scarborough extol praise upon Fox News, going so far as to say that the reason #45 is in office is due to late night…

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