Posts in category "Commentary"

Some Questions For Our So-Called President To Think About Before He Unleashes His Next Tweet Storm

Some Questions For Our So-Called President To Think About Before He Unleashes His Next Tweet Storm
These questions, Mr. So-called President are in no particular order, appearing the way they popped into this blogger’s head. If you find yourself offended by the title, “Mr. So-called President,” you should know that I, too am offended. You show no respect for yourself, for the American people or for the office of President of... Read more »

Half of Trump Supporters Are Even More Deplorable Than Originally Feared

Half of Trump Supporters Are Even More Deplorable Than Originally Feared
We’ve known for a while that many of Trump’s strongest supporters are a bunch of bigots, and not a very well informed bunch, at that. While not everyone who voted for Donnie is an ignorant racist, plenty of them are and the proof is that racist groups across the country celebrated his election. In these... Read more »

President Donnie Favors Nazis Over Jews, But Vlad Is His One True Love

President Donnie Favors Nazis Over Jews, But Vlad Is His One True Love
President Donnie seems to have a soft spot for some of the worst examples humanity has to offer. It may explain why he seems to draw the type of follower that fits neatly into a basket of deplorables. We all know about Donnie’s boy crush on Vladimir Putin, a murderous, psychopathic tyrant. Based on Donnie’s... Read more »
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Donald Trump and the Lies of a Lying (Unpopular) Liar-in-Chief*

Donald Trump and the Lies of a Lying (Unpopular) Liar-in-Chief*
Donald Trump is a liar and it gives me no great pleasure to say that. Full disclosure, it gives me a little pleasure, but not enough to offset the pain of waking up every morning to a Donald Trump America. That Trump is a liar is no surprise, but not all lies are created equally.... Read more »

Kellyanne Conway, Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Bizzaro World of Alternative Facts

Kellyanne Conway, Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Bizzaro World of Alternative Facts
Kellyanne Conway laced up her boxing gloves Sunday morning and climbed into the ring with Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet The Press.  The winner, as always will be decided by the body politic.  No doubt the scoring will fall along party lines. Leaving the boxing metaphors behind, I suspect that the next four years will... Read more »

Carrie Underwood Teaches Women What Not To Do When Their Man Cheats

Carrie Underwood Teaches Women What Not To Do When Their Man Cheats
Carrie Underwood is a multiple Grammy winning country artist who first rose to fame as the Season 4 (2005) winner of American Idol. With more than 150 worldwide awards, Underwood did exactly what Simon Cowell predicted she would do when he said, “you will sell more records than any other previous winner.” She did that... Read more »
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An Open Letter from President Barack Obama to His Successor

An Open Letter from President Barack Obama to His Successor
Along with the peaceful transition of power (something about which we are all growing tired of hearing), comes a tradition of the outgoing president leaving a note for the next in line on the desk in the Oval Office. Caught up in the spirit of the moment, the owner-operator of this platform has tasked his... Read more »

For Sale: 3' X 5' American Flag. Almost New, But Not in Great Condition Right Now

For Sale:  3' X 5' American Flag.  Almost New, But Not in Great Condition Right Now
The first time this flag was flown was on July 4, 2016. The last time it was flown was on November 11, 2016. I don’t think I can get it up the pole right now. The flag itself is priceless, but I need to find it a good home for a while. I used to... Read more »

Donald Trump May be Too Stupid to Appreciate Intelligence

Donald Trump May be Too Stupid to Appreciate Intelligence
If you read my last piece, “Donald Trump Promises to Keep Intelligence Out of His Administration” , you know that it was a bit fluffy and that I promised to follow it up with something more comprehensive. I even suggested a “readers’ choice” for the title of that piece, offering up the following two titles... Read more »
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James Comey May Be a Boy Scout, But He Sure Acts Like a Girl Scout Sometimes

James Comey May Be a Boy Scout, But He Sure Acts Like a Girl Scout Sometimes
Originally posted on October 30, 2016: James Comey has been called a “Boy Scout” by those who seem to think that he is above reproach.  Maybe the Boy Scout thing refers to his self-righteous TV persona or it could just be that haircut. In any case, I find his behavior more closely aligned with Girl... Read more »