Tag Archives: Obituary

Late Condemnation, Trump Campaigning

Monday, August 14, 2017

What He Meant Was: Charlottesville, Va. Mayor Michael Signer yesterday blamed President Trump for creating an atmosphere that emboldened white racists involved in violence in his city. “Look at the campaign he ran,” Signer said on CNN. “Look at the …

“Fire and Fury,” Slipping Popularity

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Fire and Fury: President Trump promised war with North Korea yesterday if it doesn’t stop threatening the United States. Sounding like one of those statements that come from the Hermit Kingdom, not the US, Trump said, “They will be met …

Report Runs Counter to Trump, Art of Getting Hit

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Denial Ain’t a River: The New York Times reports that government climate scientists are worried that the Trump administration will bury a discouraging new report that says recent decades have been the warmest in 1500 years and the effects of …

Put a Plug in It, Our Man Flynn

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Jeff the Plumber: Under pressure from the President who’s called him “weak” on the issue, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a crackdown on information leaks from government sources to the press. Hours later, the NY Times posted a story saying …

English Preferred, Home of the Whopper

Thursday, August 3, 2017

English Preferred: President Trump came out yesterday in favor of a new immigration policy that would cut legal immigration by half within 10 years, limiting the ability of US citizens and legal residents to bring family members into the country. …

Oppo Research on Mueller, OJ Free

Friday, July 21, 2017

Pardon Me: President Trump is already making legal inquiries about his power to pardon aides, family members, and even himself in connection with the Russia investigation, according to both The Washington Post and NY Times. At the same time, the …

McCain May Take Time, Don Jr. as Fredo

Monday, July 17, 2017

To Your Health: The NY Times reports that Sen. John McCain’s blood clot surgery may be more serious than initially thought, and he may be out of action for weeks, endangering the Senate health care bill. The can’t vote without …

Health Care Re-write, He’s a Good Boy

Friday, July 14, 2017

To Your Health: The latest version of the Senate health care bill provides billions of dollars to hold down healthcare premiums while keeping two taxes on high earners that have supported Obamacare. It also keeps the deep cuts to Medicare. …

Don Jr. Told Russia Wanted to Help Father

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Russia Connection: Donald J. Trump Jr. was informed in an email before he met with a Russian lawyer that potentially damaging information he was to be given about Hillary Clinton was part of a Russian government effort to help his …

G-20 Riots, Amelia Earhart

Friday, July 7, 2017

Foreign Affairs: The gathering of the G-20 leaders in Hamburg, Germany was met last night by thousands of protesters marching in the streets and confronted by riot police backed with water cannon. The protesters promised a night of what they …