Archive for the ‘Donald Trump’ Category

September 23rd, 2021 - 11:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Arizona GOP’s “audit” favors Biden

     After spending $5.7 million of mostly-private money (Arizona taxpayers involuntarily contributed $150,000) on a highly partisan, non-binding “audit” of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results, a leaked draft report appears to explode the GOP’s election fraud myths, be[...]

September 23rd, 2021 - 3:15 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump demands Texas vote “audit”

He’s claiming that “fraud” and “irregularities” occurred in a state he easily won. (Read story here.) Really? Yes. “Despite my big win in Texas, I hear Texans want an election audit! You know your fellow Texans have big questions about the November 2020 Election,” T[...]

September 22nd, 2021 - 12:45 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Eric T. to keynote anti-vax confab

“Eric Trump is booked as keynote speaker next month at a conference organized by two major purveyors of vaccine disinformation that will feature leading personalities in the anti-vaccine and QAnon conspiracy theory movements,” Huffington Post reported on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (read[...]

September 22nd, 2021 - 12:28 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media

Trump sues the New York Times; why that’s a good thing

Trump sued The New York Times and several of its reporters, along with his niece, on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The Times reporters won a Pulitzer Prize for their exposé of Trump’s tax avoidance schemes. (His tax returns still aren’t public, but the Manhattan district attorney has the[...]

September 21st, 2021 - 11:52 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

The great peril of Trumpism, and what we must do

The Constitution defines our system of government and protects our freedom only while we agree to abide by it. If we don’t, it’s a useless scrap of paper, and right now 4 in 10 Americans don’t consider themselves bound by it. We are in great peril of this thing called America falli[...]

September 20th, 2021 - 4:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump has it in for McConnell; can you guess why?

Trump is trying to recruit a Kentucky Republican to mount a primary challenge against Mitch McConnell (photo, left), and “has been busy making calls” to feel out whether there’s support for replacing him as GOP Senate leader, the Daily Mail said on Monday, September 20, 2021, (read[...]

September 19th, 2021 - 1:37 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Is Biden overplaying his mandate?

A former adviser to Michael Bloomberg argues, “For most people Joe Biden was not elected last November to get us out of Afghanistan. His election was not a blank check to oversee a dramatic expansion of the federal government. His victory wasn’t even wholly about halting the spread of th[...]

September 17th, 2021 - 10:36 pm § in Donald Trump

Still beating a dead horse

Read the story behind this silly letter here. Sorry, that’s as big as I can make it. Small mind, small type. Thoughts: Even if Trump could prove his claims, which he can’t because they’re untrue, there’s no “process” to decertify the election or other “legal[...]

September 16th, 2021 - 12:24 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Elections shouldn’t be run by partisan hacks

     “Swing state by swing state, former President Donald Trump is trying to get people who tried to overturn the 2020 election chosen to be in charge of the 2024 election,” CNN says (read story here).      “Trump’s … endorsement of state Rep. Mark Finchem for Ari[...]

September 16th, 2021 - 12:13 am § in Biden, China, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Should General Milley be fired?

General Mark Milley (bio here), as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is America’s highest-ranking military officer. Following revelations that, after the attack by Trump supporters on the U.S. Capitol, he twice called China’s top general “to assure him Trump did not have plans[...]