Category: Politics

Trump Supporters: Drop and Give Me 10...if you can!

To my friends, former friends, frenemies, colleagues, and the voting public at large: Just give me 10. 10 things that Donald Trump has accomplished in just under 4 years as President. Not four things you like about him. I don’t care that you think he says what he means, or that he doesn’t take any BS.... Read more »

Trump Endorses Universal Health Care Plan

Satire “I want to get for you what I got and I’m going to make it free. You’re not going to pay for it. ” With those words in yesterday’s Twitter video, President Donald Trump tacked a new direction as he at last revealed his health plan for America.  Mitch McConnell, in a follow-up interview, confirmed... Read more »

The Car Wreck That Was Last Tuesday's Debate

I have been conflicted. Should I post about last Tuesday’s debate between President Trump and Vice-President Biden, or should I let more informed and more politically savvy writers carry the load? Barb was surprised that I didn’t have my two cents in print yesterday, and I am still not sure what I can say today. Barb... Read more »
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The Shumer-McConnell Telephone Call I Would Like To Hear

The phone call I would love to hear… Hello Mitch, did I wake you? Not at all Chuck. You know we are up at the crack of dawn here in Kentucky. Mountain men! How is the lad from New York doing today? Just fine Mitch, but I  have to ask you. Are you going to go... Read more »

In Surprise Move, Trump Nominates Self for Supreme Court Justice

SATIRE Washington, DC Acting just hours after the death of the beloved Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump indicated that he would submit his own name to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as her replacement. In a rambling statement on the White House lawn, and responding to questions by reporters, Trump stated “I had... Read more »

The Speech Trump Should Have Given

February 8, 2020, Washington DC. My fellow Americans: I come to you today with the truth. America is under attack. The attacker is not your neighbor or my political foes. It is not China or Russia, South Korea or Iran. The attacker is a virus, tiny, insidious, and very hard to stop. But working together... Read more »
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Trumpers Don't Need Truth

All lies and jests Still a man hears what he wants to hear And disregards the rest Paul Simon I have a few conservative “friends” on Facebook. Craig is one of them, a guy I knew casually in high school.  Another is Martin, a naturalized American who was always a friendly guy in our weekly tennis league.  They were added... Read more »

You Trump's Have Got It Wrong. I'm Not sending You A Dime

  How did I get so lucky? Through no effort or fault of my own, I have earned a place on Donny Trump’s messaging list. How did I get here? I don’t think that I have signed into any Republican National Committee websites. I don’t think I have ever worn a MAGA hat or signed... Read more »

Trump Calls Harris Nasty--Nothing New Under the Sun

So now we know. Kamala Harris, Senator from California, will be Joe Biden’s running mate in the November election. And President Trump has wasted no time in bringing out the “nasty” adjective. That gives me an opportunity for me to resurrect a blog post from 2016 when Trump called Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman.”... Read more »
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Donald Trump Is No Doctor Ben Casey

    We have been inundated with the news that Donald Trump successfully remembered for a few minutes the sequence “person, woman, man, camera, TV” as part of his recent cognitive skills test. Well, I can remember five words with a similar cadence, and they are from a lot more than a few minutes ago. In fact,... Read more »