Archive for January 2019

All in all, it's just another brick in Trump's wall

All in all, it's just another brick in Trump's wall
Donald Trump promised his anti-immigrant friends that he was going to build a 20-foot concrete wall across our southern border and have Mexico pay for it. I know it sounds crazy, but he did. Remember that he started his political career in 2010 calling Barack Obama a Kenyan, then followed it up in 2015 by calling... Read more »

Trump's shutdown reveals the soft underbelly of his so-called "great" economy

Trump's shutdown reveals the soft underbelly of his so-called "great" economy
If you’re my (one) Trumpster reader, your first thought here is that the shutdown belongs to the Democrats. To Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. Maybe Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton. That’s what Fox News wants you to believe, but take a breath and consider the following: 1. On December 11, 2018 – eleven days before... Read more »

Steve King, white supremacy and the word "schvartze"

Steve King, white supremacy and the word "schvartze"
Iowa Congressman Steve King presents a challenge to America on many levels. I’ve quoted fictional President Andrew Shepard in this space before: “America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it bad, ’cause it’s gonna put up a fight.  It’s gonna say “You want free speech? Let’s see you acknowledge a man whose... Read more »
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Martin Luther King, Jr and the American Presidency

Martin Luther King, Jr and the American Presidency
The following was originally posted on January 21, 2013.  At that point in time, most Americans would have laughed at the idea of a Donald Trump presidency.  For today, let’s go back to that time: “We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Michelle Obama... Read more »

Heidi Cruz is an eyesore and Rafael Cruz killed JFK

Heidi Cruz is an eyesore and Rafael Cruz killed JFK
In case you don’t recognize the names in the title of this piece, Heidi Cruz is the wife of Senator Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz (R-TX). Rafael Cruz is Ted’s father. For the record, I don’t think Senator Cruz’s father had anything to do with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, nor do I think... Read more »

America's government must be purged of the two-headed monsters

America's government must be purged of the two-headed monsters
The Constitution establishes America’s government in three co-equal parts. Congress (Senate and House of Representatives) is created in the very first section (Article I), so it must’ve been pretty important to the Founding Fathers. Article II establishes the Executive Branch (President) and Article III establishes the Judiciary (the Supreme Court and lower federal courts). Now... Read more »
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