Category Archives: Politics

Rand Paul, just back from Russia, meets Donald Trump aboard Air Force One

Having just recently returned from Russia, Republican Senator Rand Paul was seen boarding Air Force One today in Morristown, New Jersey with Donald Trump. Given that, during the campaign, Trump had referred to Paul as “a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain,” and that the Senator from Kentucky had countered by calling Trump “delusional,” […]

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Say a little prayer for us

If we weren’t in crisis as a nation, I’d be mourning the passing of Aretha Franklin by listening to her albums, and trying to put into words what her music has meant to me. As the nation is in crisis, though, I’m just listening to every song of hers that I can find, while reading […]

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Today in Obstruction of Justice: Peter Strzok fired from the FBI without cause

After over a year of vilification by the President, the FBI today fired Peter Strzok, the former head of FBI Counterintelligence, who, by sending a few personal texts disparaging Donald Trump during the campaign, gave fuel to the Republican conspiracy theory that a “deep state” plot was in the works against the Trump Pence 2016 […]

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Now that Omarosa is out, Kellyanne Conway cannot name a single other African-American working in the West Wing

On the first anniversary of last year’s deadly “Unite the Right” event Charlottesville, as white nationalists gathered across from the White House to bemoan their loss of agency in a changing America, Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway went on ABC’s This Week to discuss the new book by fired White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman. Well, […]

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Apparently people really like it when you go on Twitter and smack down anti-Trump Republicans offering unsolicited advice to Democrats about how they need to be more moderate

Remember how, a few weeks ago, former FBI Director James Comey offered Democrats a bit of unsolicited advice in a tweet, telling us that we should eschew the “socialist left,” as “America’s great middle wants sensible, balanced, ethical leadership”? Well, this morning another high-profile former Republican, Weekly Standard founder Bill Kristol, stepped up to tell […]

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