The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 143)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. The EU ambassador agreed to testify against Trump in impeachment proceedings against the administration's…

A climber scaled a replica of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall … while juggling

Okay, a couple days ago I dispatched a missive telling y’all that an 8-year-old had climbed a replica of Donald Trump’s “impenetrable” wall. And it was the funniest shit I’d ever heard in my everlasting giggle-fucking-fest of a life. Until the following. The guy who invited the 8-year-old has now summoned more climbers. “Numerous people”…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 142)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1611. Denied visas to uninsured immigrants 1612. Ended the 5 year oil and gas moratorium in…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 141)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1600. Backed a Catholic Highschool on firing a gay teacher A judge ruled to block…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 140)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1591. Blocked the release of a whistleblower report on potentially illicit dealings with the Ukrainian…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 139)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1580. Cancelled California's GI bill approval power 1581. Claimed a nuclear war would be winnable Trump's…

We Must Fight Trump’s Cruelty Now

In solidarity,  Debra Schrishuhn and Dan O’Neal for Alan, Mike F, Janis, Mike H, Shayna, Dr Bill, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team The Cruelty Is The Point   Every week this administration finds new ways to persecute immigrants, whether they are documented or undocumented, seeking asylum, or speaking out against oppressive government practices. Detention…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 135)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1539. Forced workers to attend one of his speeches 1540. Threatened to label Antifa as a…

The Bland Viciousness of Stephen Miller

A few years ago I wrote a post collecting some very well-turned quotations by writers attempting to describe the dysfunction and threat of the Republican Party.  I wanted to add a worthy, new entry by Jeet Heer in the Nation, specifically describing White House aide and White Supremacist Stephen Miller: [Steve] Bannon and [Sebastian] Gorka are…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 134)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1528. Slammed by an Ex-Foreign Service Officer for gross managerial incompetence and “naked unapologetic…

The Real Reason for Opposing Immigration

The real problem is not that immigrants are destroying the American dream but that they are achieving it.  If you are in the segment of America that applauded the re-writing of the plaque on the Statue of Liberty by Ken Cuccinelli yesterday, you can no longer look her in her bronze eyes.  The truth about…

What We’re Seeing Is Nothing But Evil

In solidarity,  Dan O’Neal and Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F., Janis, Dr. Bill, Shayna, Mike H., Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Nothing But Evil! In what can only be described as consciously terroristic and evil actions, the Trump administration proceeded Wednesday with massive Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids, arresting 680 suspected undocumented…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 133)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1515. Cut legal funding for victims of human trafficking 1516. Threatened to suspend journalist Brian…

FFS – Obama had no ability to decrease the number of deportations

The dumbest argument that I heard in the last Democratic Debate was the notion (and attack on Joe Biden) that fmr. President Obama should have reduced the number of deportations.  As the NYT summarized: Other Democrats, siding with Mr. Castro, joined in piling on Mr. Biden, the front-runner. Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 132)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1505. Made repeated racially charged attacks against representative Elijah Cummings 1506. Lied to the media…

Future Generations Will Tear Down That Wall!

Join PDA Saying “No More Deportations, No Racist Wall!” In solidarity,  Debra Schrishuhn and Dan O’Neal for Alan, Mike F., Janis, Mike H., Shayna, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Go Ahead, Trump, Build Your Racist WallFuture Generations Will Just Tear It Down!   As Trump abuses his authority to declare an emergency…

Trump tells Elijah Cummings to go back to the 'rat-infested mess' he came from

Hmm, this sounds familiar, huh? Just two weeks after telling Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib to go back to their “original countries,” Trump is blowing his racist dog-whistles again. And, once again, you’d have to be a pretty deaf dog not to hear them. Now he’s going after Rep. Elijah Cummings,…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 131)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1494. Moved to change citizenship test 1495. Passed a new rule limiting abortion referrals 1496. Moved…

Stephen Miller visits 'Fox News Sunday' to gaslight the country

Stephen Miller is patient zero in the nativist, anti-immigrant contagion that’s swept across our country. Sure, Donald Trump ran on white racial grievance, but he can’t focus on anything for too long — not even his deep-seated prejudices and the cruelty that naturally springs from them. Without Miller, the administration might have drifted into something…

The 2019 “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done” 2nd Quarter Report

Since the Trump Presidency began back in January 2017, we have endeavored to maintain a comprehensive listing of all the administrations misdeeds in the Everything Awful The Trump Administration Has Done Omnibus (full list here), and have attempted to categorize and score them accordingly. Today is July 20th, which means that as of noon today we are now…

The Gang of Hate

Not only has the Republican Party allowed Donald John Trump to operate above the law, but they have also sanctioned his acts beyond humanity.  In 2013 eight Senators, 4 Democrats and 4 Republicans [The Gang of Eight] made a serious foray into ending America’s much-disputed entry policy for foreign emigres into the United States. This…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 130)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1483. Told Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes and Illhan Omar to “go back to wherever they came…

America; Love it or Leave it…

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:justify”> In the 1960s and 1970s, the pre-Twitter meme of its’ day was “America, love it or leave it.” Racism, protest to the Vietnam war and women’s rights were at issue. Like an abused spouse, dissent was stifled with a swift smack to the face of free speech. Back then, the American…

Watch Trump insist detention centers are humane while video of inhumane conditions runs

Your daily dose of Orwell: x this is fucking incredible side by side pic.twitter.com/ocQP9ADytS — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) July 13, 2019 And here’s the transcript of Trump’s remarks, straight from Whitehouse.gov. (Careful, if you click on that site you’ll see some truly disgusting shit you may never fully recover from. You might want to Google “coprophilia”…

Paul Ryan, you are Lame

‘Don’t cheat on your wife. Don’t cheat on anything. Be a good person. Set a good example.’-Paul Ryan. The preceding quote was a reported candid criticism from the book, American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump by Tim Alberta. My response to Mr. Ryan is,…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 129)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1471. Continued to push for citizenship question on the census 1472. A judge ruled…

Trump throws Don Jr. and Eric under the bus

Who wouldn’t Donald Trump throw under the bus? He just pointed two grubby little index fingers at his sons. Would he turn Melania over to ICE? Would he cut Barron open like a tauntaun if the furnace in the White House temporarily shut down? WHO THE FUCK KNOWS?!?!?!?!?!? When asked today about undocumented workers at…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 128)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1458. Revoked an Obama era rule that cut off worst performing for profit schools…

Meet the Press host disappoints serious journalist Chuck Todd

In late May, President Donald Trump shocked many when he rejected the assessments of his own administration and U.S. allies about recent North Korean violations of United Nations resolutions regarding its ballistic missile program. In response to Trump’s support for the “very smart man” in Pyongyang, Meet the Press host Chuck Todd offered a novel…

Jimmy Carter: Trump is an illegitimate president

Oh, snap! x NEW: Former president Jimmy Carter says a full investigation “would show that Trump didn’t actually win the election in 2016….He was put into office because the Russians interfered.” Does that mean he’s an illegitimate president? “Based on what I said, which I can’t retract.” pic.twitter.com/Y3UFUBIIDy — Susan Page (@SusanPage) June 28, 2019…

Thoughts on debate topics – immigration

This is the first of at least two separate posts on topics from the last two nights of debates As I listened on Wednesday to the first night of the Democratic Presidential Debate round 1, I felt as if the candidates were missing an important opportunity to reframe the discussion on immigration. By now it…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 127)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1448. Continued separating migrant families at the border 1449. Drastically reduced enforcement of financial…