Archive for February 2020

The 23rd Psalm and the inevitable ignorance of Donald Trump

Gustave Dore   “‘I think that there’s a chance that it [coronavirus] could get worse, a chance it could get fairly substantially worse, but nothing’s inevitable,’ Trump told reporters at the White House.”    [NDTV]     Trump says that nothing is inevitable. Which took away my breath. Let’s see him scape the March of Time,... Read more »

Can a moderate Democrat squelch the Bern? Seriously.

  There are Democrats praying to God That Sanders will not get the nod. To them he does seem On the left too extreme; They’d prefer someone totally mod.

Time to dethrone Trump: A triolet

    “So a lot of these things, they seem odd. A lot of people aren`t paying attention to some of them. They accrue over time, a month later, and two months later, and something else. And if you don`t focus on the whole picture, he`s not standing out and giving a speech about saying... Read more »

An unintended consequence of Trump's exercise of Article II, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution?

  Across the land in prison cells Whose space would harden me. The inmates are more courteous And now say “Pardon me.”    

Bill Barr is a cancer on our body politic and must be excised

  “Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy or too frightened, when we fail to speak up and speak out, we strike a... Read more »

Presidents' Day Quiz

  Match the President in the left column with an event during his term in the right column.         1. George Washington                      A. The 13th Amendment 2. John Adams                                   B. XYZ Affair 3. Thomas Jefferson                          C. John Brown’s Raid 4. James Madison                              D.Treaty of Ghent 5. James Monroe                                E. First to die... Read more »

Awarding the Medal of Freedom to Limbaugh is worse than a joke. It's criminal.

    In 2019, Limbaugh claimed that “the entire homosexual community is going to become pro-life” if it’s “discovered that homosexuality is genetic.” In 2017, Limbaugh used an anti-trans slur while saying that Republicans should not “provide a comforting atmosphere for the tranny community and the gay community.” In 2016, Limbaugh claimed that the Iowa... Read more »

Let's face it: Mike Bloomberg can beat Trump

  I’ve heard that the wind’s at Trump’s back. And that now he will counterattack. He’ll resort to his cheatin’ But he still can be beaten If Mike Bloomberg at him gets a crack.

Pelosi's response to Trump's State of the Union was poetic justice

  “’He shredded the truth so I shredded his speech,’ Pelosi told House Democrats during a closed-door caucus meeting, according to sources in the room. Like she did the night before, she called his 90-minute address ‘a manifesto of mistruths.'”              [THE HILL]   After being acquitted when we did impeach. He shredded the truth, so... Read more »