Category: American values

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 »

Trump wants to dim Lady Liberty's lamp. Another norm torched.   The Statue of Liberty, long we’ve been told, Welcomes the poor and those left in the cold. But Trump wants to change it To something quite strange; it Now will invite only those who have gold.

Mr. Comey, admit it. Your choice was political.

There are those who praise Comey’s sincerity; But his actions lacked balance and clarity. It’s a hoot and a joke That in her case he spoke, But in Trump’s case he lacked the temerity.

As Trump tramples on our rights, where are the Republican leaders?

  When he flouts an American value and tenet, Trump’s barely called out by the House or the Senate. But a line must we draw In this country of law Says the Constitution by the men who did pen it.  

Trump is taking us back to 1984

  “On Sunday’s ‘Meet the Press,’Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, called easily disproved claims made by White House press secretary Sean Spicer ‘alternative facts.’ A bewildered Chuck Todd responded, ‘Alternative facts are not facts. They are falsehoods.’ While the phrase ‘alternative facts’ reminded many of the terms ‘falsehoods,’  ‘lies’ and ‘untruths’ it reminded many... Read more »

Senate is poised to confirm EPA scourge

  “In 2014, for instance, Pruitt sued to block the EPA’s Regional Haze Rule. The rule is built on a 15-year-old program meant to ensure that air around national parks is especially clear. Pruitt lost his case.”  []   For the EPA Trump’s nominee is Scott Pruitt Who as Sooner A.G. did oppose it and... Read more »

Message to Putin: Stroke Trump's huge ego and he's your amigo

“If Putin likes Donald Trump, guess what folks, that’s an asset. Not a liability.”     The hacking by Russians of Hillary mattered. Her chances of winning were certainly battered. What was Trump’s reply When told Putin did try? Shocked? Furious? Outraged? No, flattered.

Trump's heart pumps bad blood for the disabled

  “Kellyanne Conway has a prescription for what ails the media’s relationship with President-elect Donald Trump. In defending Trump’s months-old mocking of a disabled reporter, Trump’s senior adviser said we need to look into Trump’s heart.”   Though Kellyanne Conway’s completely denied Trump would ever a handicapped person deride. Though you’ve seen him on tape The... Read more »

Michael Lewis uncovers student bewilderment over Trump's political success

    “There they were, eight extremely bright, well-informed young people trying as hard as they could to imagine some event or action that would prompt the American people to compel their elected representatives to acknowledge that Donald Trump was unfit for office—and they were stumped.” [“Donald Trump and the Rules of the New American... Read more »

Reality for Progressives sinks in after Trump's dubious victory

  So we’ll move on with tearful  knowledge That Hillary won the total vote But due to an archaic college We’re stuck with Trump.  That’s all she wrote.