whistle-blower (-gate) is still about #TrumpRussia

As we wait for more whistle-blower news and an inevitable flurry of Trumpian disinformation and diversions, we need to review that Trump’s impeachable offense in Ukraine was also a move in a corruption history favoring Russia back through Manafort. Trump’s hold on Congressional aid to Ukraine also favored a Russian-backed rebel buildup in eastern Ukraine. Military equipment…

Trump claims to put “America first”. That's a total lie.

Now that President Trump is pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal that is designed to prevent Iran from threatening the United States with a nuclear weapon, it has become increasingly clear that Trump’s claim that he puts “America first” was a total lie. Besides, Trump stole “America first” from a Merle Haggard…

The real State of our Union is in peril

This morning, the morning after President Donald John Trump gave the constitutionally-mandated State of the Union address, not since the Civil War has the state of our Union been in so much peril. Trump has repeatedly ignored the fact that America is a nation of immigrants and has repeatedly supported anti-immigration policies, such as his…

Obama's Experience in Pakistan

I just saw Dan Abrams and his guests skewering Obama for making reference to his experiences in Pakistan during a college trip in the context of a discussion regarding foreign policy credentials.  Abrams had a cute little riff about whether or not he could point to his own college/party trip to Greece to beef up…