Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

July 10th, 2020 - 7:37 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump snatches Roger Stone from the jaws of prison

Commutes GOP dirty trickster’s sentence President Trump handed his political ally Roger Stone a commutation on Friday, July 10, 2020, just 4 days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month federal prison sentence for obstruction, witness tampering, and lying to Congress. These are charges fe[...]

June 30th, 2020 - 10:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Update: Police seize AR-15 from St. Louis couple who confronted BLM marchers

By now you’ve probably heard about the St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters walking by their home. Some claimed on social media they’re Democrats and BLM supporters. They’re not. Mark and Patricia McCloskey are personal injury lawyers who specialize in brain and spina[...]

June 26th, 2020 - 8:36 pm § in Politics

A pretty house; who will live here next year?

  Address: Number One Observatory Circle, Washington D.C. Year Built: 1893 Owner: U.S. Navy Current Tenants: Michael and Karen Pence Potential Tenants: Nikki Haley, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Valdez Demings, or ? Who do you think it will be?[...]

June 13th, 2020 - 4:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Lindsey Graham endorses Biden!

Back in 2015, that is. Today, he’s a deranged sycophant. Read story here and watch ad below.  [...]

June 9th, 2020 - 4:29 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Profiles in cowardice

Trump: “Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications in order to black out the equipment. @OANN I watched, he fell harder than was pushed. Was aiming scanner. Could be a set up?” Sen. Pa[...]

June 8th, 2020 - 12:14 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Bolton squeals on Trump!

A book by John Bolton scheduled for release on June 23, 2020, “could blow the lid off” the Trump administration, Huffington Post reports. The book has been held up for months for national security review, and Trump doesn’t want Bolton to release it before the election, but Bolton p[...]

June 2nd, 2020 - 10:43 pm § in Politics, Racism

Racist congressman ousted in Iowa primary

“Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, who has a long history of racist and outrageous remarks, lost his long-held House seat in a primary race Tuesday,” NBC News reported Tuesday night, June 2, 2020. Mr. King, 71, a college dropout, graduated from high school in 1967 at the height of the Vietnam War[...]

June 2nd, 2020 - 7:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Former military chief: “I cannot remain silent”

“Our fellow citizens are not the enemy, and must never become so.” — Adm. Mike McMullen, JCS chairman under Presidents Bush and Obama Mullen says he was “sickened” by Attorney General Barr’s use of soldiers to force peaceful protesters out of Lafayette Park to clear a path fo[...]

May 26th, 2020 - 12:50 pm § in America, Politics

How America stacks up against Asia in fighting Covid-19 (spoiler: not so well)

America, pop. 330 million, has 98,000+ Covid-19 deaths; six Asian nations with a combined population of 328 million have ~1,200 Covid-19 deaths. (The six nations are Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, and Vietnam.) Our death rate is 80 times theirs. On Saturday, May 23, 2020, “Ameri[...]

May 16th, 2020 - 10:07 am § in Politics

Matt Shea not seeking re-election

Controversial Spokane Valley Republican Matt Shea is not seeking re-election to the Washington legislature. The filing deadline was Friday, May 15, 2020. According to Wikipedia, “In October 2018, Shea acknowledged that he had distributed a four page manifesto which called for the killing of n[...]