Trump to DPRK: US Military ‘Locked and Loaded’

By |August 11th, 2017|

Trump to DPRK: US Military 'Locked and Loaded' The motto of American forces based alongside allied troops in South Korea is “Ready to Fight Tonight,” and there has been little if any sign of mobilization that might suggest preparations for a strike. Even without nuclear weapons, North Korea has an array of conventional [...]

Political Reality Bites and So Does Bernie Sanders

By |August 8th, 2017|

Even if Democrats were to win every single 2018 House and Senate race for seats representing places that Hillary Clinton won or that Trump won by less than 3 percentage points — a pretty good midterm by historical standards — they could still fall short of the House majority and lose five Senate seats. [Five [...]

North Korea Miniatured Nuclear Warhead Confirmed *Updated*

By |August 8th, 2017|

North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. [Washington Post] AFTER THE United Nations slammed North Korea with more sanctions there was a lot of back-slapping. [...]

Congress Moves to Control Trump on Russia

By |August 3rd, 2017|

Congress Moves to Control Trump on Russia photo by Louis Jacobson, Tampa Bay Times THE VETO-PROOF legislation codifying and expanding sanctions against Russia infuriated President Trump. Russia's Prime Minister Medvedev threw shade. The US establishment fully outwitted Trump. The President is not happy about the sanctions, yet he could not but sign the bill— [...]

Trump’s Epic Health Care Failure is Republican Legacy

By |July 30th, 2017|

Trump & Republicans Fall Flat On Their Faces Trying to Governphoto: Justin Gilliland of The New York Times “Everybody knows what needs to be done to fix it, and I think everybody is coming to accept that they’re not going to happen,” said Sara Fagen, a White House political director under President George [...]

Draft-Dodging Trump Attacks Military, Ratchets Up Sessions Insults

By |July 27th, 2017|

Draft-Dodging Trump Attacks Military, Ratchets Up Sessions Insults Photo Courtesy of Logan Ireland, via Air Force Times. "I would like to see them try to kick me out of my military,” Staff Sgt. Logan Ireland said in an interview with Air Force Times. “You are not going to deny me my right to [...]

Schumer, Pelosi and Another Sucky Slogan

By |July 26th, 2017|

Schumer, Pelosi and Another Sucky Slogan DID IT never occur to Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi to introduce a new slogan by letting new faces make the announcement? By "new faces," I mean faces people are interested in seeing, hearing or meeting, preferably a New Generation of Democrat. They exist, right? [...]

Sean Spicer Quits Over Scaramucci’s New Role in Press Shop

By |July 21st, 2017|

Sean Spicer Quits Over Scaramucci's New Role in Press Shop THE GUY who wears a mean suit and whom President Trump calls "a killer," Anthony Scaramucci, was too much for Sean Spicer. Scaramucci has no experience in communications. He has no idea about how to work with Congress. Has no clue about how [...]

Trump Trashes Sessions, Moves to Mueller, & Pardons

By |July 21st, 2017|

President Trump’s lawyers and aides are scouring the professional and political backgrounds of investigators hired by the special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, looking for conflicts of interest they could use to discredit the investigation — or even build a case to fire Mr. Mueller or get some members of his team recused, according to [...]

Trump Wants to Blow Up Iran Deal

By |July 18th, 2017|

Trump Wants to Blow Up Iran Deal ...some advisers to the president argue that if they can provoke Iran into being the one to scrap the nuclear deal, it will leave the United States in a stronger position. [The New York Times] NO ONE WAS prepared for it. So when President Trump asked [...]