The Night Before Trumpmas

T’was the night before Trumpmas, and down in Palm Beach An old fashioned holiday seemed out of reach The guests all stood silent, not touching the food As their host stormed around in a terrible mood He ranted and raged and he made quite a scene As he screamed how “The whole damn impeachment’s obscene!”…

Charles M Blow: Remembering the Poor on Christmas

is a column I strongly urge people here to read. It is subtitled “It’s easy to forget those left behind in a strong economy.” Blow writes powerfully about his own childhood as the youngest of 3 sons raised without his father after his mother ended her marriage to his philandering father, and  moved into a…

She did better this Christmas but let's set the record straight.

The Christmas season is upon us and even the decorations get politicized.  I saw a commercial of Be Best Melania walking through her decorative WH theme this year.  I have to admit she did so much better than the bloody trees and spooky decorations of Christmas Trump past.    I started reading the comments of…

Repost. 2016's 'Twas The Right Before Christmas

Ursulafaw requested a repost of this Christmas classic from 2016.  Hope you enjoy! 'Twas the Right before Christmas   Twas the right before Christmas, when all through the states, – 'Thug legislatures were ginning up hate. – In Charlotte they dimmed the new Democrat's lights, – And Columbus nixed women's health care rights. – 'Thug…

The Dow is almost certain to end the year in the red now

Trump promised a red wave this year, and it looks like he got it. Rivers of red ink are flooding Wall Street. The Dow closed at 22,445.37 today, ending a terrible week, month, and year for stocks — and, frankly, it’s hard to see a bottom. Unless you’re talking about this, of course: See? This…

New York magazine: 'Donald Trump hates Christmas parties'

You’ll never believe this. Donald Trump — devout Christian, tenderhearted philanthropist, and devoted public servant and family man — was only pretending to love Christmas. I’m shocked, shocked, I say. Despite his ham-handed efforts to appear as the eternal defender of Christianity and its most festive of holidays, Donald Trump is about as Christmasy as…

Scott Walker using Wisconsin National Guard to promote religious mythology

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The author of this story is not an attorney and is not a religious scholar. In the latest battle in the Republican Party’s War on the Constitution, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) is using the Wisconsin National Guard and Wisconsin Emergency Management to promote the religious fiction that Santa Claus is a real person…