Wednesday, July 8, 2020
How democracy ended up leaving the rails one election year, cursing us with this bizarre permutation of a presidency, is a topic that will be debated and written about for decades to come. First of all, it brings to...
While Donald Trump is holed up in the White House tweeting about “presidential harassment” his slogan de jour, the president of the Air Line Pilots Association, International, representing 61,000 pilots, wrote a candid letter to his nibs, breaking down the reality...
The impact of Trump’s shutdown continues to unfold. https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/status/1083396086658682880 Here are the key points in more readable form. 1. FBI Special Agents are subject to high security standards that include rigorous and routine financial background checks to ensure that agents are routinely...
Today is “D” day, for “dreaded” for TSA workers because this is the first paycheck they’ve missed and the heat is on. The average TSA worker makes $35,000 a year, and the majority of them live paycheck to paycheck....
President Donald Trump stepped up, put his big-boy pants on, and took the mantle of leadership. “I’ll take responsibility for shutting it down, I won’t blame you for it,” he famously told Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office. “I’ll...
What do the most power-mad senate majority leader in modern history and a television producer known for shows described as “a potent cocktail of repulsion and attraction”  have in common? Between the two of them, they assured the journey...
I fought the law, and the law won   The Clash As a serious comedian (a true oxymoron if I’ve ever heard one), I’ve always had a favorite pet phrase. If I heard somebody say it, I knew where my next...
Political columnist Charles P. Pierce recently opined that somebody should get Donald Trump a Civics coloring book so that he can learn the basics of government. Trump was huffing and puffing about doing the State of the Union address...
The toxic political atmosphere which has led to the deaths of five journalists and threats to lynch a  black Congresswoman, just this week, is being promulgated regularly by midlevel appointees at the Department of Health and Human Services. Weaponizing...
When last we saw our intrepid hero, Cantaloupe Calves King was in a bad way. Being chased by a ravenous pack of 434 wolves through a forest, all seemed lost. The situation only got more dire when, finally bursting...

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