A New Hero.

“The respondent admittedly removed a framed photograph of the President of the United States from the lobby of the Los Angeles Immigration Court, and upon exiting the building, put the picture in a garbage can… The respondent contends that his ‘aberrational conduct’ was motivated by an emotional reaction that occurred while he was serving as a pro…

Biden Signals How He Will Take On Warren And Sanders In Tomorrow's Debate.

Not that Warren and Sanders had not already figured this out, but CNN reports that Biden will obliquely criticize Warren — and IMO Sanders — with the line “We need more than plans” from the eventual Democratic nominee.  According to Biden, you need someone who knows how to get things done and has a proven track record…

Sharpies are not Funny…

On this day in 2001, 2,977 people were killed (with some still dying) by 19 terrorists in three separate attacks on the United States, including New York City, Washington, D.C. and near where I live in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. One of those attempts failed to hit its target, either the White House or the United States…

Andrea Mitchell: Bolton won't leave quietly, will return to trash Trump

John Bolton never got his childhood wish of bombing thousands of innocent people into oblivion, but it looks like he may get to (metaphorically, alas) napalm a guilty one. According to MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, since his ouster/resignation early yesterday morning, Bolton has been making persistent noises about tearing our asshole-in-chief a new one. The Hill:…

The Daily Bucket–Live From The Heron Feeder

The Great Blue Heron abruptly appeared at my back yard this morning at 10:13, and promptly ate two large goldfish in two minutes.   Good bye, Goldie. It strolled to another spot on my ponds, and ate two more. Having roiled the waters, it switched ponds. Ask not for whom the heron tolls. I snuck outside…

Media coverage of Trump rallies is completely broken

The good news is cable news channels, even including Fox News, no longer treat Donald Trump rallies as must-air events. The bad news is that news outlets still cover the redundant, news-free rallies religiously and in the process help spread unchecked Trump lies. This week he was in North Carolina falsely claiming that “America-hating” Democrats were engaged in “a…

Media coverage of Trump rallies is completely broken

The good news is cable news channels, even including Fox News, no longer treat Donald Trump rallies as must-air events. The bad news is that news outlets still cover the redundant, news-free rallies religiously and in the process help spread unchecked Trump lies. This week he was in North Carolina falsely claiming that “America-hating” Democrats were engaged in “a…

TX-23, IL-03 & WV-Gov: PCCC Goes All In For These Elizabeth Warren-Endorsed Democrats

Received this e-mail from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Stephen Smith (D. WV) CBS News reports: “Elizabeth Warren endorses progressive House primary challengers as she rises in polls.” The challengers are Jessica Cisneros, running to unseat Henry Cuellar in TX-28 and Marie Newman, running against Dan Lipinski in IL-03. Warren also endorsed Stephen Smith, who is running to…

Is Trump Tweeting About His Economy, or the U.S. Economy?

Cheeto Mussolini is up early this morning and thinking about what else he could do to screw over the U.S.  — he came up with this…. x ….The USA should always be paying the the lowest rate. No Inflation! It is only the naïveté of Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve that doesn’t allow us to…