Trump's The "Because I Can!" President

There’s no great mystery to our Chaos President.  He was born into a world of privilege where you didn’t have to get permission to do something, you just DID it!  When you combine that with a completely self-centered personality, chaos is sure to follow.  What we have to steel ourselves for is the unfortunate reality... Read more »

GOP Couldn't Roast THIS Lamb!

Well, the final results are just about in and it looks as if Connor Lamb will be the next Congressman from Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District.  Obviously this is good news for Democrats and decidedly bad news for Republicans. I spent a part of my morning doing some mean TV surfing.  The purpose was to see... Read more »

Face It Illinois Democrats. Chris Kennedy Is A Boob!

I was almost twelve years old when John Kennedy was elected President and I was thrilled.  The fact that I was a Catholic boy living on the Southwest side of Chicago might have had something to do with it.  However, when Bobby Kennedy ran for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1968, I was a staunch... Read more »
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Trumponomics 101! A Hundred And Thirty Grand For Nothing!

I know there are lots of people out there who credit the present occupant of the White House with being the architect of an economic recovery that actually began eight years before he was sworn into office. Although, to give credit where credit is due, the fact that he could get millions of people to... Read more »

What's The Matter Republicans? Ural Rex Got Your Tongue?

One of the most perplexing aspects of the Russia investigations is the staggering sound of silence emanating from the Republican Party. Now, it’s not as if they’ve lost their enthusiasm for delving into political scandals. Why I bet they’d be more than happy to look into Benghazi or Hillary Clinton’s e-mails again. But here we... Read more »

Here We Go Gathering Nuts In May

The announcement that Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un will come together to negotiate an agreement to normalize relations between North Korea and the United States stunned the world. Essentially because it seems so absolutely, totally NUTS! How can these two mental midgets arrive at a solution to a problem that has plagued the world... Read more »

Will "Stormy" Days Lead To A Hurricane Melania?

One of the myriad of criticisms leveled against Hillary Clinton over the years was that she put up with Bill’s serial adultery. The implication was that this demonstrated a kind of tacit approval of Bill’s wayward ways. I suppose you could take that position if you were some kind of prig. As for me, I’ve... Read more »

Looks Like Governor Rauner Doesn't Like Spaghetti!

On Fox and Friends the other day, Bruce Rauner went on and on about the horrible state of gerrymandering in the state of Illinois. He went so far as to say that the legislative map of our beloved state resembled a bunch of spaghetti noodles. Of course, he went on to say that this state... Read more »

West Virginia May Point To Our Future

Teachers in West Virginia have been out on strike for eight days now. They are fighting for a relatively modest pay increase and against any further erosion in their health insurance benefits. What makes this turn of events significant is the fact that we’re not talking about an isolated school district being struck, we’re talking... Read more »

I Guess Hope DOESN'T Spring Eternal At The White House!

It would appear that the Trump White House will be even more hopeless than it already is in the near future, as Hope Hicks has decided to bail out. There is a growing sense that Ms. Hicks may have come to the conclusion that she would be permanently contaminated by her association with all things... Read more »