The USS Harry Truman is based in Norfolk, VA. I had a pal there once who told me a drill ditty of theirs, "We don't drink and we don't smoke, Norfolk, Norfolk." (If the joke isn't obvious, "Norfolk" is...
I wrote recently on the difficult dichotomy of whether to impeach, or not impeach. I touched on the risks and benefits of both courses of action. I personally was ambivalent, leaning slightly towards investigating the shit out of Trump...
It's no secret at this point that William Barr read one thing in the Mueller report (obstruction) and then reported another (no obstruction) for the self-serving purpose of shielding Donald Trump. It's also no secret that Mueller's disinclination to...
I love boycotts, and have for years. There’s just something empowering about a whole bunch of us small, insignificant little pissants using collective action to “stick it to the man,” regardless if it’s a country, a personality, or a large,...
The year is 1998, and William Jefferson Clinton is President. And the GOP is highly pissed about that, because he beat George HW Bush down for a second term, and then stared down that sanctimonious little twit Newt Gingrich....
Donald Trump is many things, and grim, humorless bastard is one of them. Like other people utterly lacking in humility, he is constitutionally unable to laugh at himself. That makes hosting the annual White House Press Correspondents Dinner an...
Jared Kushner has been annoying all sorts of folks the past few days, First, he was at the 2019 TIME Magazine 100 summit, declaring, “I think the investigations and all of the speculation that’s happened for the last...
The Washington Post just broke this story at 9:32 a.m. EDT: President Trump and his business on Monday sued House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) in a bid to block a congressional subpoena of his financial records. The lawsuit seeks...
"No collusion, no obstruction" is the happy mantra that Russian state television is broadcasting on its airwaves in the wake of the release of the redacted version of the Mueller report Thursday, and who have they chosen to be...
(After Seth’s first tweet I used a Twitter thread unroll to make the diary more readable. I made one exception when he linked to the BBC News article. Set asked for his work to be widely disseminated, so I...

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