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Tornado Swarm Kills 19, Alternative Facts

Monday, January 23, 2017

Nation: A swarm of tornadoes accompanied by violent thunderstorms ripped through Mississippi and Georgia over the weekend, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 40. Mobile homes were blown away, roofs torn off, and entire houses demolished. Seven …

Millions March, Trump, the CIA and Himself

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Women’s March: Never before has there been such a display of opposition to an American president on his first day in office. Millions of people marched yesterday in Washington, New York, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, London, Paris and cities …

President Donald J. Trump, Women March Today

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Change of Guard: Donald Trump’s first action in office was to sign a broad order directing federal agencies to scale back the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, the signature accomplishment of President Obama. The order gives federal agencies wide …

Inauguration Day, The Russia Connection

Friday, January 20, 2017

Number 45: The businessman, billionaire, reality-show host, self-promoter, and manic tweeter Donald Trump is set to be sworn in at 11: 30 this morning as the 45th president of the United States. Trump and his staff have promised a philosophical …

Hoax Gets Warmer, Obama Leaves With Hope

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Chinese Hoax: Scientists reported yesterday that Earth reached its highest temperature ever recorded, setting a record for the third year in a row. Periodic spikes in temperature can happen, scientists say, but a trend becomes alarming. The NY Times …

Obama Pardons Leaker, Trump’s Low Approval

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Freedom: President Obama Commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning,  originally known as Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who handed over a trove of secret documents to WikiLeaks. She will be released this May rather than in 2045. A White …

Shooter’s Wife Arrested, Trump Makes Enemies

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Nation: The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter has been arrested on charges of obstructing justice. Noor Salman, whose husband, Omar Mateen, killed 49 people and wounded dozens last June, was also charged with aiding and abetting by providing material …

Trump Promises Healthcare for All

Monday, January 16, 2017

Promises and Protests: President-Elect Donald Trump told the Washington Post in a telephone interview that he is close to have a healthcare plan that will replace Obamacare. Trump declined to give specifics, but promised “lower numbers, much lower deductibles.” Trump …

“Greatest Show” Is Over, The Coming Storm

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Show’s Over: After 146 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, “The Greatest Show on Earth,” announced that with rising costs and diminished public interest, they are putting on their last show in May. It’s the end of …

Dems Angry With Comey, Chicago Police Thugs

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Federal Case: After a briefing on Russian hackers by the intelligence chiefs, Democratic congressional leaders are furious that FBI director James Comey, who spoke openly about the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email, wouldn’t say whether his agency is investigating whether …