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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…

The Appearance of Stupidity

by Glenn R. Geist Three times in a 30 second conversation on MSNBC: talking heads have picked up the business school babble and have replaced “appearances” with “Optics.” Forcing “optics”…

Disgusting Republicans

by Bill Formby As I sit here every morning reading the news from the local paper to the New York Times and Washington Post, my disgust toward the Republicans simply…

Why Men Can’t Tell When Women Aren’t Interested

The rules of attraction are complicated, and sometimes it’s hard to discern if someone is interested in you or just sending mixed signals. However, a recent study found that men…

As sea levels rise, where will all the people go?

Climate change could do a number on inland cities PIxabay Rising sea level will push Americans inland. Shishmaref, Alaska. Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana. The Outer Banks, North Carolina. These…

How Climate Change Is Affecting Us Right Now

Climate change is already being felt in innumerable ways today. Climate change is one of the underlying contributors to some of the most major stories of the past decade and…

ISIS: They Are Not Imaginary…They Are Not A Joke

by Glenn R. Geist I can’t remember who said it on MSNBC this morning, but it’s been bothering me all day. To paraphrase:  “The entertainment value of Donald Trump’s Circus…

This Is What the War on Abortion Rights Looks Like

Saturday is usually the busiest day for protests outside EMW Women’s Clinic in Louisville, the last remaining abortion provider in Kentucky that came dangerously close to shutting down last week. …

First There Was the MOAB And Now There is the MOWHAND

by Neil Bamforth The ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ is actually called something else (‘Massive Ordnance Air Blast’ apparently, although it could be ‘Management Of Aggressive Behaviour’ which would be pretty…

Tripwire: Trump’s Syria Dilemma

by Burr Deming President Trump’s pattern of military force brings to mind another set of decisions nearly 6 decades ago, decisions that may have saved us from nuclear war. I…

In the Chair For Donald Trump

The small town barbershop: it's a place of a certain kind of social interaction, much like the small town bar only more sober. …

Breaking Down Trump’s Travel Expenditures

The Trumps are set to become the most expensive first family in history if they don’t immediately begin reducing their lavish spending habits and frequent trips across the globe –…