Tuesday, January 21, 2020
You may remember how George W. Bush was challenged frequently as not being knowledgeable enough about foreign affairs to be president. Malapropisms were Dubya's forte and he had us holding our sides when he called the Greeks "Grecians" or...
Another day, another bombshell. The Office of Budget Management, run by none other than Mick Mulvaney, broke the law by withholding aid to Ukraine, based upon a policy decision of Donald Trump. https://twitter.com/ChrisVanHollen/status/1217821544245841923?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1217821544245841923&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com%2F2020%2F01%2Ffederal-agency-publishes-bombshell-legal-opinion-showing-trumps-white-house-violated-the-law-by-withholding-ukraine-aid%2F It says right there in black and white...
Here we go again, world leaders gathering and yucking it up about Donald Trump -- and certainly we can't blame them for that. The man is nothing if not a joke. Vladimir Putin made a visit to Syria and...
I never thought I would pity Mike Pompeo, but I have to say, that he has bobbed back and forth like a plastic dippy bird ever since Qassem Suleimani was assassinated, trying to coordinate Donald Trump's latest lie on...
The Child in Chief was not happy with Matt Gaetz for backing Nancy Pelosi's resolution and not voting to give him unlimited authority to start a war. Worse yet, Gaetz' office sent an email to other Republicans, urging that...
You probably saw Donald Trump's addlepated, adderall-addicted, address Wednesday, wherein, between sniffles, he lied about cutting huge checks to Iran, when in fact, it was their own money which he claimed to give them. Sanctions were loosened, allowing Iran...
Mike Lee is not nearly as smart as he thinks. But for today, he's doing some smart and brave stuff. Senator Lee, the senior senator from Utah and (h/t Charlie Pierce) self-described "konstitooshunal skolar," acted like someone who had...
There's failed foreign policy and then there's failed foreign policy -- and then there's Donald Trump's version. three years of non-stop imploding credibility and the alienation of even our closest allies. Here's what Iran is putting over their airwaves....
Now it begins, now it starts. https://twitter.com/vplus/status/1214691589223784449?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1214691589223784449&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com%2F2020%2F01%2F10-rockets-hit-airbase-in-iraq-where-united-states-troops-are-based-report%2F https://twitter.com/ZekeJMiller/status/1214690431239380992?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1214690431239380992&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com%2F2020%2F01%2F10-rockets-hit-airbase-in-iraq-where-united-states-troops-are-based-report%2F State TV in Iran is reporting that operation "Martyr Suleimani" is in progress. In a statement issued by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard, “The fierce revenge by the Revolutionary Guards has begun." Associated Press: U.S. forces...
Since Donald Trump has been in office the bar of public discourse in this country has plummeted to where it's now somewhere down around the molten core of the earth. Now the Trump effect on civilized expression is going...

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