Trump & Republicans Crash Government

By |January 21st, 2018|

Poll: Half of America Question Trump's Mental Stability "WHERE'S THE president?" asked Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press." Poor, POTUS, he missed his big party down in Florida. The TrumpShutdown is because President Trump cannot be trusted. The Democrats thought they had a deal but Trump caved to Tom Cotton and the wacko [...]

Wicked’s Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump *Updated*

By |January 17th, 2018|

Stormy Daniels Confirms Affair with Donald Trump At one point, Stormy told In Touch, she excused herself to go to the bathroom. “When I came out, he was sitting on the bed and he was like, ‘Come here.’ And I was like, ‘Ugh, here we go.’ And we started kissing.” After having sex, [...]

Bannon Subpoenaed, Struck Deal with Mueller for Interview

By |January 17th, 2018|

Bannon Subpoenaed, Makes Deal with Mueller to Testify Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury, two people familiar with the process told CNN. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel, the sources said. [...]

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History as Thriller, ‘The Post’ Gives Katharine Graham Her Due

By |January 13th, 2018|

History as Thriller, 'The Post' IF THERE is a film better timed for a moment in history, I cannot think of one. And it's not only the history it tells that rivets the audience. Just when you think Meryl Streep cannot possibly give a career-topping performance, she does. The poignancy, vulnerability, and conflict [...]

Trump Immigration Bomb: Why Accept People from ‘Sh*thole Countries’?

By |January 12th, 2018|

Trump Immigration Bomb: Why Accept People from 'Sh*thole Countries'? President Trump on Thursday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norway, according [...]

Senator Feinstein Releases Testimony on Trump-Russia Dossier

By |January 10th, 2018|

Senator Feinstein Releases Testimony on Trump-Russia Dossier Steele, Simpson testified, told him the FBI also had a source inside the Trump operation, although he wasn't sure whether that meant the presidential campaign or the Trump Organization. The bureau was more inclined to believe Steele's information, he said, "because they had other intelligence that [...]

Author Michael Wolff, Under Fire, Slams Trump in Book Blowup

By |January 5th, 2018|

Author Michael Wolff, Under Fire, Slams Trump in Book Blowup There are definitely parts of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" that are wrong, sloppy, or betray off-the-record confidence. But there are two things he gets absolutely right, even in the eyes of White House officials who think some of the book's scenes are [...]

Fusion GPS Hits Back, While Trump’s ‘Snake Pit’ Takes Incoming from Steve Bannon

By |January 3rd, 2018|

Founders of Fusion GPS Hit Back: Release the Transcripts THE NEW YEAR started with a bang. First, we learn from Susan Glasser in Politico what a bunch of pit vipers there are on President Trump's foreign policy team. The dysfunction continued to plague Trump’s foreign policy team as the tumultuous year came to [...]

The Battle for Iran

By |December 31st, 2017|

The Battle for Iran WHEN I lived in Los Angeles, many of my neighbors were from Iran. They are wonderful people. What's going on there is heart wrenching. We have seen it before. Must read reporting from The Atlantic And yet, against this inauspicious backdrop, Iran’s mushrooming anti-government protests—although so far much smaller [...]

2017 Revolved Around Trump’s Fake News Era

By |December 29th, 2017|

MSNBC Rises in Fake News Era If you ask some close to President Trump what worries them most about 2018, it's not Robert Mueller's probe. It's that establishment guardrails of 2017 come down — and Trump's actual instincts take over. Next year will bring "full Trump," said one person who recently talked to [...]