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Trump, Iran, and Christians United For Israel: A Question

I want to get some feedback on a topic I’m researching for my book on religion: the degree to which some Christian fundamentalists may be actively working to trigger the apocalypse. I’m not going to get into the weeds here (keep your sighs of relief

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Pompeo condescends to NPR's Kelly: 'I hope she finds peace'

The Mike Pompeo/Mary Louise Kelly/NPR saga continues: x Pompeo just spoke on his plane about his NPR meltdown, said “there’s a lot of history with NPR” and that he hopes ⁦@NPRKelly⁩ “finds peace.” Comments via ⁦@TracyKWilkinson⁩: — Eli Stokols (@EliStokols) January 29, 2020 “Look,

Mr. President meet the King You will Never Be

We are in the midst of investigations that may eventually lead to the ouster of a criminal President; one responsible for possible physical threats, to not only the country of Ukraine but to an American citizen, Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch.  Mr. Trump has blatantly disregarded

An Announcement is Worth a Thousand Smears

Facts and figures are second to innuendo and hollow announcements in the current political climate.  Three years past the Clinton/Trump presidential race the press is still biting and snarling while circling the floor and chasing its’ tail.  The former head of the FBI, James Comey,


seven months of imminence

We now know the time range possible for imminent threats in Iran. Dog wagged, as the four US embassies claimed by Trump that were targeted have yet to be identified. In yet another qualification, IMPOTUS now claims “it doesn’t really matter” because Soleimani’s “horrible past” merited

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 155)

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. Dramatically escalated the threat

“I Left Parts of My Body in Iraq”

There has been a lot of flack from IMPOTUSies these past few days about how the Democrats “love terrorists” and “hate America.” Sen. Tammy Duckworth gave what in any normal universe would be an unanswerable response: ‘I left parts of my body in Iraq’: Duckworth

An accident waiting to happen…

Once is an accident, twice is a coincidence and three times is a trend.  My kids will tell you, and a few of my readers may remember me using this phrase over and over to explain purposeful chaos.  Donald John Trump went before the nation,