Veterans Slap Trump, Force Flag to Half-Staff for McCain

By |August 28th, 2018|

Veterans Slap Trump, Force Flag to Half-Staff for McCain WELL, that was embarrassing. The accidental White House occupant's military preening was exposed for being talk not met with action. On the same day the Wall Street Journal has a scoop on the Manafort plea deal that wasn't. Things will get worse in Trumpland [...]

National Enquirer Pecker Turns on Trump

By |August 23rd, 2018|

National Enquirer Pecker Turns on Trump “Holy shit, I thought Pecker would be the last one to turn,” a Trump friend told me when I brought up the news. Trump and Pecker have been close for years. According to the Trump friend, Pecker regularly flew on Trump’s plane from New York to Florida. [...]

Omarosa’s ‘Unhinged’, Trump Squeals ‘Squirrel’ *Updated*

By |August 16th, 2018|

Omarosa's 'Unhinged', Trump Squeals 'Squirrel' When I warned Mr. Bortnikov that Russian interference in our election was intolerable and would roil United States-Russia relations for many years, he denied Russian involvement in any election, in America or elsewhere, with a feigned sincerity that I had heard many times before. President Vladimir Putin of [...]

Women with Murderous Intent Collide in New Thrillers

By |August 12th, 2018|

If you like Megan Abbott or Gillian Flynn...

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GOP Epic Fail, While Democratic Women, and Missouri, Make History

By |August 8th, 2018|

GOP Epic Fail, While Democratic Women, and Missouri, Make History photo: via Beto O'Rourke on Twitter [public domain] In both Franklin County, which includes Columbus, and Delaware County, the fast-growing suburb just north of Ohio’s capital, 42 percent of voters turned out. But in the five more lightly populated counties that round out [...]

Explosive Tweet on Clinton Dirt Meeting Exposes Trump, Don Jr. Jeopardy

By |August 6th, 2018|

Explosive Tweet on Clinton Dirt Meeting Exposes Trump, Don Jr. Jeopardy IT WAS paramount in the Russia meeting to get Clinton dirt. Don, Jr. felt invincible, it seems. Untouchable. Crimes didn't matter. Clinton dirt from Russians was the goal. Tangled in lies, there is no way out. From the New York Times Numerous [...]

The Furious Elizabeth Warren

By |July 23rd, 2018|

The Furious Elizabeth Warren “I’m optimistic,” she said to me over that lunch. “But I’m furious.” - Senator Elizabeth Warren READ the article on the furious Elizabeth Warren by Rebecca Traister. The opinions reliably fall into three categories. There are those — often political reporters and longtime Democratic denizens — who remind me [...]

When What You Know Is Tested

By |July 16th, 2018|

When What You Know Is Tested THE IMPACT of childhood trauma is as irrefutable as the description is vast. How it plays out in adulthood becomes the thriller Olivia's Turn. Two women under 30 enter into a fated confrontation. A father can't get peace, so he writes a letter to the producer of [...]

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July 4th, Our Country Calls

By |July 1st, 2018|

July 4th, Our Country Callsgraphic via Twitter, origin/artist unknown According to Becker, turnout rates dropped by 1.3 percent in Iowa, 3 percent in Wisconsin and nearly 4 percent in Ohio in 2016, a combination that became a death knell for Clinton’s presidential hopes in areas where Obama performed well during his two terms. [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Victory Stuns Democratic Elite

By |June 27th, 2018|

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Victory Stuns Democratic Elite NO TIME for white men in the Democratic Party. A former intern for the great Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and with degrees in economics and international relations, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slapped the crap out of the Democratic establishment. After her opponent Representative Joseph Crowley, an elite incumbent who [...]