Trump says 'the American way of life' started when Columbus landed …

… in the Caribbean, of course. The Genocidal Genoan never set foot in what we now know as the United States. And he had no idea where he was. And the “American way of life” he started was slavery. And greed/plunder. And wanton cruelty. And mass murder. But other than that — inspirational, Mr. President! x…

The 4th or the 19th?

President Donald Trump said a few days ago that in a mask, he believes he looks like the “Lone Ranger.” Setting aside, that even the simplest of comparisons escape him—the Lone Ranger wore his mask over his eyes, the irony of his Lone Ranger analogy is far beyond his comprehension.  According to TV lore, the…

Republicans routinely ignore GOP Hatch Act violations

Writers, bloggers, commenters, and pundits nearly exhausted the dictionary in the runup to the president’s July 4th Trumpapalooza™. With his tanks, parades, flyovers, and personal address, Donald Trump’s appropriation of America’s Independence Day rightly earned descriptions ranging from inappropriate, disgusting, and self-serving to grotesque, Orwellian, and masturbatory. But word that the Republican National Committee was…

BREAKING: Flash Flood Watch for DC Tonight (Updated)

At 11:45 EDT, the National Weather Service issued a flood watch for the DC area: Flash Flood Watch for portions of Maryland, The District of  Columbia, and northern Virginia, including . . . The District of Columbia. . . Until 8 PM this evening. Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop  after 1…