Author Archives: Mark

With Mueller’s net tightening, Trump is said to be exploring whether or not he can pardon himself, and those close to him

With Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner all set to testify before Senate committees this coming week, I can’t say as though I was surprised to read just now in the Washington Post that President Trump, according to White House sources, has begun talking with his attorneys about the possibility of pardoning those […]

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Drip, drip, drip…

As I’m still recovering from yesterday’s never-ending, late night rant, I’d intended to take tonight off. Three things happened today, however, that I wanted to let you know about… 1. According to reports, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is considering the closing of the State Department’s cybersecurity office. While it’s possible that all of the […]

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Russia, Russia, Russia… Now that we’ve got a narrative, we can’t let go

It’s all happening so fast. It’s easy to be overwhelmed. One minute, Kid Rock, in what we can hope is just a bid to sell a few thousand more of his ridiculous “dumbfuckistan” t-shirts, announces a bid to take on Debbie Stabenow for the Senate, and, the next thing you know, Caitlyn “just because she’s […]

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Jim Damron, one of my favorite artists, gets a mention in the New York Times

I think the value of my art collection may have increased a bit today. Not only did one of my favorite Ypsi artists, Jim Damron, just make it into the pages of the New York Times, but the article included a link back to something I’d written about a painting of his that I’d purchased […]

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Keep right on pretending to pray, but not even God himself can save you now, Donald Trump

Remember how, not too long ago, I was telling you to keep an eye on Donald Trump’s religiosity? My thinking at the time was that the more ‘in peril’ our President believes himself to be, the more he’ll feign an interest in all things Christian. Well, judging by what we’re seeing in the press today, […]

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