Michael Avenatti just withdrew from the field of candidates for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020. https://twitter.com/MichaelAvenatti/status/1070000911559192577 While things were warm and fuzzy for Avenatti when he was Stormy Daniels’ champion and crusader for the #MeToo movement, they have decidedly...
New York City Mayor John Lindsey was quite the character back in the day. Lindsey was Republican from the time he was involved in Youth For Eisenhower back in the early 50’s and he met his wife at a...
If you’re old enough, you know exactly what I meant by the reference to “American Pie” in the title. If you’re not, then just substitute “Born in the USA,” or maybe “Staying Alive” instead. Every once in a while,...
My, my, my. What a mess.   Tommy Lee Jones   The Fugitive Things like this pop up in politics occasionally, although not all that often. Shit happens, or as a coworker of mine at United used to say “Ka-ka occurs.” Although,...
Well hell, if there’s one thing I hate, it’s coming off looking like an idjit, but as Britney Spears sings,:Ooops, I did it again.” For years now, I’ve been  ridiculing the end-of-days nuts, and survivalist goofballs who blow their...
The times they are a changin’. Racism may not be gasping it’s last breath in the deep south, but it is not flourishing unimpeded as it once did. Two interesting developments today: As Trump prepares to go to Tupelo...
Steve Bannon had a war room in the White House, replete with a portrait of himself as Napolean, an oversized white board which contained every promise Trump made during the campaign, and most importantly, a “shit list” which he...
Sometimes it’s almost hard to wrap your head around. It was only 29 days ago that we all hit the bricks for the polling places in the midterms, and yet, here we all are, officially on “candidate watch” for...
Every election is different. There are different candidates, different issues, and different personalities and scandals to consume and digest. But just as every election is different, so is every election the same in some ways. Until this one. Elections in...
OK, this is just getting ridiculous. I’m not even going to say “I’m old enough to remember” because this didn’t happen all that fucking long ago! Many of you can remember when “Black Friday” meant that people lined up...

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