Rage

An unprecedented and intimate tour de force of original reporting on the Trump presidency from Bob Woodward. Rage goes behind the scenes like never before, with stunning new details about early national security decisions and operations and Trump’s moves as he faces a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest. Woodward, the #1 internationally bestselling…

True Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Investigation of Donald Trump

by Jeffrey Toobin Donald Drumpf’s campaign chairman went to jail. So did his personal lawyer. His long-time political consigliere was convicted of serious federal crimes, and his national security advisor pled guilty to others. Several Russian spies were indicted in absentia. Career intelligence agents and military officers were alarmed enough by the president’s actions that they…

QAnuts

Remember when the Tea (Taxed Enough Already) Party was the darling of conservatives. They elevated the profiles of people like Michele Bachmann, Sharron Angle, and Scott Brown.  The group of so-called grassroots activists was in reality bankrolled by a group called FreedomWorks and given free media access by Fox News. Freedom Works was headed up…

The Daily Bucket–Frog Court Confidential

I’m Red Woodman, Senior Investigator for what we call the “Frog Court.”  If I can just get through today, I can retire with a pension.  But a whole bunch of new cases just hit my in-basket and I came to work to find a guy sobbing over a couple of baby robins.  “Erm, please don’t cry…

Biden Expands National Lead to 11% in Top Rated Marist Poll

The Marist Poll shows Joe Biden has a 53% to 42% national lead over Trump, the largest lead ever for this poll. Marist is rated as an A+ poll by 538. In the Marist late June poll Biden’s lead was 52% to 44%. In February it was 50% to 44%. NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll of 1,261 …

Greenland ice cap melt has reached the point of no return.

Devastating and scary news from the Arctic as Greenland has reached the tipping point.  The melting of our northern freezer which allows our civilization to flourish has reached the point of no return, even if we cut our emissions to zero. The tipping point is where snowfall “that replenishes the ice sheet each year cannot keep up…

MS-Sen: Mike Espy's (D) Internal Polling Has A 5 Point Race Between Him & Cindy Hyde-Smith (R)

Here’s some encouraging news today out of Mississippi: x #Mississippi Senate Poll: Hyde-Smith (R-Inc) 47%(+5)Espy (D) 42% Garin-Hart-Yang / D Internal— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) August 13, 2020 An internal poll released by Democrat Mike Espy’s U.S. Senate campaign on Thursday reports he’s gaining ground and is within five points of incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith,…

what, another Trump Presser? LiveBlog

“To Joe, I would say stop playing politics with the virus. Too serious. Partisan politics has no place here,” the president says while delivering an attack on his election opponent from the White House briefing room. Expect a brag on the Israel UAE agreement, a dodge on sabotaging the postal service, and workshopping on attacking Biden-Harris….

Trump's Egomaniacal Plot to Upstage the Democratic National Convention

There is nothing that irritates Donald Trump more than when he is not the center of attention. His malignant narcissism kicks in bigly if something in the news cycle is deemed more important than his promulgation of lies, undeserved boasts, infantile insults, or relentless hostility and petulant whining. After all, this is the man-baby who…

For Trump, quiet parts get said out loud on the scorched-earth path to the bunker: Nobel Prize!

Unhingery abounds at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. When it comes to voting rights in our pandemic election year, President Donald Trump has a habit of saying the quiet part out loud. Is it a short-circuit in the super-ego or Trump jettisoning the filters because there are 80 days left. And the distractions emerge, because doesn’t Trump deserve the Nobel Prize (his COVID “policy” promotes…