Tuesday, January 28, 2020
*Announcement* The last 4 1/2 years have been the most emotionally satisfying of my life, and I thank you all for making my more or less home confinement so satisfying. But, as whiny country singers love to warble at...
Nazism took hold in Germany during the worst economic depression since the Dark Ages. Most people were crushingly poor. Wheel barrels filled with useless cash rolled around cities fighting sky-rocketing inflation. People worried that it would take generations to...
We speculated yesterday that McConnell might have just been sounding people out, throwing statements around, by saying he had unanimous agreement with a bought and paid for Republican party (millions to Collins), to move forward on an impeachment, utilizing...
It says a great deal when one examines the low expectations one has now for an "acceptable" presidential speech. Nowadays, any speech in which Trump doesn't commit, or pledge to commit, a crime is a pretty good one. I...
The brazen killing of Iran's second most important leader, General Qassem Soleimani, a revolutionary freedom fighter with enough personal charm and charisma to be worshiped as a folk hero, and considered as a presidential candidate, was not the smoothest...
No one would fault Mick Mulvaney for sweating a bit over his exposure in the whole Ukraine matter. Makes sense. After all, if the worst happens, and Trump is deposed, Pence will surely pardon Trump "for the good of...
As hard as it is to believe, we have underestimated the intensity and breadth of the fight within the White House about Trump's hold on Ukrainian aid. Surprisingly high and formerly undisclosed officials desperately fought against Trump's plan. A devastating...
It took Republicans and their need to please Trump to invent the term "electoral college landslide" to describe one of the closest elections in American history, one in which Trump came in second with respect to total votes. I find...
Jesus Christ on the judiciary committee, come on Lindsey. We all know you've had the shit blackmailed out of you (we only hope it isn't criminal, and just plain greed or something), but have some pride in remaining loyal. This...
Geez, I leave you guys alone for six hours to roar up to a meeting 2 hours away, get back and look at this place! Trump went and made a mess of things again! I am sorry, this is like...

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