Author Archives: Mark

That was a meteor, right?

Just when you thought this story couldn't possibly get any weirder… Apparently the aliens have given up hope that the Republicans will act, and they've come to take Trump from power. pic.twitter.com/OnL9jjfJWC — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) January 17, 2018

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75 hours in Baltimore…. celebrating the Monkey Power Trio’s 23rd day as a band

The weekend of October 21st marked the 23rd meeting of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. On the spur of the moment, we’d […]

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Desperate to restore dignity to the White House, Donald Trump pays porn star Stormy Daniels $130K for her silence to ensure victory

I have a vague memory of proclaiming a while back that I was done posting about the hypocrisy of Trump supporters, as it doesn’t seem to do any good. The evangelical members of the Trump base didn’t abandon him when they heard him talking about grabbing women ‘by their pussies’ without consent, so, really, what’s […]

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Facing the threat of a million Brits protesting his visit, Trump backs out, blaming Obama

With 48% of Brits saying they don’t want Donald Trump in their country, and members of Parliament debating whether or not he should be banned from the country for spreading the incendiary racist propaganda of known hate groups, our President today announced that he would not be visiting England as planned this February. Of course, […]

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Donald Trump didn’t drain the swamp, but he’s filling the shithole

My intention was to spend my time this evening researching changes to the Medicaid program announced today by the Trump administration that will give states the ability to refuse Medicaid to any individual who is not either working, going to school, acting as caregiver, or participating in some sanctioned form of “community engagement”. But, then, […]

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