Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Climate Denier Gets EPA, “They Will Own It”

Thursday, December 8, 2016

In Denial: Donald Trump has chosen Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a climate change skeptic and ally of the fossil fuel industry, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.  Pruitt has been a leader in the fight against President Obama’s climate …

Indonesia Quake, Air Force None

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Earthquake: A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the Aceh province on the island of Sumatra, burying an unknown number of people in homes and buildings. Indonesian authorities say up to 100 people are already known to be dead. Aceh was …

Donald Won’t Prosecute, “Thinly Thought”

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

In Transition: Breaking with his campaign threat and the chant of supporters who said “Lock her up!” Donald Trump said he will not push for further investigations of his former opponent. Trump told a meeting of reporters and editors at …

Trump Settles Fraud Suits, Zika is Permanent

Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Trump Business: The president-elect decided to settle three fraud lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University for $25 million. The “university” was supposed to be a real estate sales seminar that would impart the wisdom of Trump. Six thousand former …

Transition in Disarray, Cashing In

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In Transition: The abrupt departure of two members of the Trump transition team indicates turmoil in forming the next White House administration. In the second major shakeup since the election, Mike Rogers, a former Michigan congressman who was handling national …

The Candidates Are the Issue

Friday, November 4, 2016

E Minus 4: Forget about education, income inequality, national defense, healthcare, the wall, tax cuts, and tax hikes. Forget about all of it. There are only two issues in the final days of the presidential election: Donald Trump and Hillary …

The Obamacare Gift, It’s About Character

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

E Minus 13:  Donald Trump and other Republican candidates immediately pounced on the news that the cost of Obamacare insurance policies is going up. Speaking in Florida Trump said, “Obamacare is just blowing up and even the White House, our …

Nobel to Bob Dylan, Trump “Like an Octopus”

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Like a Rolling Stone: The Nobel Prize for literature has been awarded to the enigmatic singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, who in the 1960s was considered the voice of his generation. The Nobel citation says the award is “for having created new …

Ryan Abandons Trump, Locker Room Talk

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

E Minus 28: House Speaker Paul Ryan gave up on Donald Trump, announcing that he’ll no longer campaign on behalf of his party’s candidate for president and will instead spend his time until election day defending the Republican majority in …

More Trump Tapes, Pity for Tic Tacs

Sunday, October 9, 2016

E Minus 30: Tonight’s town hall might have been Donald Trump’s last chance to establish presidential demeanor, but his feet have been swept from beneath him by the release of recordings featuring him crudely bragging about his sexual prowess and …