Tag Archives: Donald Trump

The Twelve Lies of Christmas

It’s getting difficult to keep track of all the lies. They’re multiplying like tribbles. And I guess that’s by design. The point, I suspect, is to lie so much that we focus on the lies instead of on the underlying facts, like the fact that the stock market is having its worst December since 1931, […]

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Trump’s unilateral decision to pull out of Syria sends Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for the door

Today, in the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise decision to pull American troops out of Syria without first consulting either our allies, or our military leaders in the field, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis submitted his letter of resignation, making the revered General the most recent in a long line of people to either walk away […]

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Trump blindsides Congress and U.S. military commanders, announcing that American forces will be leaving Syria, much to the delight of Putin

This past March, Donald Trump threatened to pull U.S. troops out of Syria. “We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” the President said. “Let the other people take care of it now.” Well, today, Donald Trump made good on that promise, announcing though Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White that, “We have started the process […]

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Michael Flynn’s sentencing was postponed to give him time to cooperate more fully with federal prosecutors

One year ago this month, General Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s national security advisor, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about conversations he’d had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak while working on the Trump transition team, and, today, he was supposed to be sentenced. That, however, never happened. As I understand it, things were moving […]

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America, meet Boris, your next White House Chief of Staff

I often wonder, based on how strange things have gotten over these past two years, just how much weirder things could still get before this chapter in American history draws to a close. As I’ve mentioned here on a few occasions, I think it’s highly likely, for instance, that, before Trump leaves the White House, […]

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