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The Bigger the Lie: Propagandizing the Republican Tax Plan

You have heard me argue, more than once, that our nation is in the grips of three specific phenomenon which appeal to Trump's base: Americans placing high value on short-cuts,…

Alabama Evangelicals Prove Their Hypocrisy

The fact that we need to have this conversation today, tells us everything we need to know about how far from grace the republican party has fallen. They are now…

The President Who Might Have Been But Never Was

As Trump scandals begin moving into actual criminal indictments, with looming prison time, one sports event symbolizes, at least for me, the tragedy of our 43rd President, the President whose…

Why Did the Trump Gang Sign Off On Shocking Climate Report?

The latest peer-reviewed assessment was produced by hundreds of scientists generating 1,500 reports and studies. It clearly stated the only solution is to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases, especially…

Unhinged Trump Salivator Jeanine Pirro Screeches “lock her up” During Sunday Show

Crazy Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro, in a lengthy show opening Saturday night exclaimed it’s “time to shut it down, turn the tables, and lock her up,” referring to former Democratic…

Manafort Surrenders, White House Trembles

Paul Manafort, once Trump's head toadie, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for money laundering, and various tax violations.  At 8:15AM he and his lawyer walked into the…

Why General Mattis is Beating the Drums of War

On Saturday, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused North Korea of "illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs," pledging to repel any strike. Mattis went on to say in a speech…

Right Wing or Left Wing: The Dangers of Pigeonhole Polarization

Here in our relatively comfortable western democracies we have many rights. If I listed them all then I would be typing - well, a list really. That would be pretty…

Donald Trump: Embodying the Difference Between a Bastard and a Stupid Bastard

by Burr Deming I was thinking about the abrupt decline of a favorite film star of my youth and one of his best films. In the early 1960s, a fictional…

Trump Toadies Indicted: Monday Arrests Anticipated-White House Blames Clinton

Now the criminal prosecutions of the Trump gang begin, in earnest, and the White House is in attack mode, scrambling to find a narrative that will distract from reality and…

The United States Of Europe

I have mentioned the European Union and 'Brexit' from time to time - oh alright then, lots of times - but, generally as part of an article on something else…

Dear Media: Our Democracy Is Depending On You

Donald Trump gave an off the cuff interview with the very press, he so 'hates'  before leaving the White House yesterday, for Dallas, Texas. As usual, he spent nearly fifteen…

Donald Trump the Jesus Barrista!

The quote “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel” is attributed to Samuel Johnson and I have no reason to doubt that or its truth. These days we have…

Crazy Rick Santorum Loves Waterboarding

One of the craziest senators to ever stalk the grounds of the capitol is Rick Santorum, and he gets crazier everyday. He supports torture as a means of extracting…

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