Archive for July, 2022

July 31st, 2022 - 7:09 pm § in Misc.

Old McTrump had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!

What Trump’s Bedminster golf course looks like: What it looks like for tax purposes: Bet you didn’t know it’s a farm on the tax rolls, did you? To be fair, Trump’s not the only person exploiting this tax loophole. Lots of other rich celebrities do it, too. Read about it here [...]

July 31st, 2022 - 11:22 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAHY: Homeless solution

Private citizens are illegally placing concrete blocks, dubbed “eco-blocks,” on Seattle streets to keep homeless people from parking RVs and lived-in cars in front of their businesses and homes. This doesn’t really solve anything, because homeless people have to be somewhere. Story[...]

July 30th, 2022 - 7:24 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Will Trump go to prison?

Trump lied about election fraud, but that’s not a crime, it’s free speech. And while he’s engaged in shady business practices and dodged taxes, many Americans don’t see those actions as real crimes, just “smart business” — and hating paying taxes as much as [...]

July 30th, 2022 - 4:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Find-a-Grave, Ivana Trump

Who the hell buries their family on a golf course? Looks like they put her in the rough, too. Read story here. And the marker looks like it was recycled from a kitchen countertop salvaged from a rental property. To answer the question, somebody harvesting tax breaks, that’s who. Details here. [...]

July 30th, 2022 - 3:55 pm § in Politics

How violent are Trump supporters?

On Jan. 6, 2021, they erected a gallows outside the U.S. Capitol building and chanted “hang Mike Pence!”, went hunting for Nancy Pelosi with zipties, used flagpoles as spears and threw fire extinguishers at police officers, and stashed guns in a motel room to arm a “quick reaction [...]

July 29th, 2022 - 6:35 pm § in Law and Courts, Religion, Schools & Colleges

Seattle Pacific U. sues for right to discriminate against gays

Seattle Pacific University, a private Christian college, sued the Washington attorney general on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, to halt an investigation of its hiring practices. SPU doesn’t hire LGBQT faculty or staff. In May, its trustees reaffirmed that policy, triggering protests by faculty and [...]

July 29th, 2022 - 2:01 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media

Judge tosses MAGAteen’s lawsuits against news media

“Nicholas Sandmann … has lost his defamation lawsuits against several media companies,” Insider reported on Friday, July 29, 2022 (story here). “A federal judge struck the cases filed by Sandmann against The New York Times, CBS News, ABC News, NBC Universal Media, Rolling Sto[...]

July 29th, 2022 - 12:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Rogue sheriff backs vote fraudsters, not election laws

At its heart, it’s a partisan stunt, but also a crime. Kinda like setting fire to a barn to “prove” an arsonist is on the loose. In Wisconsin, GOP activists fraudulently applied for absentee ballots using the names of prominent people, including the state assembly speaker, to ̶[...]

July 28th, 2022 - 11:34 pm § in Politics

Tina Peters coughs up $255K for quixotic recount

Rogue county clerk Tina Peters, who’s been indicted for election-related crimes, held in contempt of court, and ordered by a judge to stay away from her office (see details here), lost her bid for Colorado secretary of state in the GOP primary (see story here). That’s an understatement; [...]

July 28th, 2022 - 12:09 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics

The worst Democrat in Congress

Henry Cuellar (D-TX), widely considered the most conservative Democrat in Congress, and already notorious for firing a pregnant staffer (details here) even before the FBI raided his house in what looks to possibly be a bribery investigation (details here), thinks the $7.25 federal minimum wage is to[...]